MAAX (U.S.) “Unholy Rock & Roll” DIGI CD review by www.queensofsteel.com

MAAX (U.S.) “Unholy Rock & Roll” DIGI CD review

by www.queensofsteel.com

By Sergio Fernandez

MAAX Americans remain in continuous evolution, their first album was a work acceptable Thrash / Heavy Metal Black Metal with hints of old school while its follower EP, “Dawnbringer” made it clear that this band was totally serious. Now, with his novel “Unholy Rock N Roll”, want to continue to devastate eardrums with maximum brutality and aggressiveness made music.

From the first issue of the compact, the mission statement is straightforward and concise; Pure Metal dirty and full of expedited ideal for headbanging riffs. Although the essence of the guitar sound are MAAX, other instruments form a perfect combo with its getting completely original sound. On one hand, the bass is audible in a larger than usual while the battery is like a hammer hitting knows when required, without any brilliance. The guitar-riffs, together with themselves, causing the sound to make different changes of pace, but in general, the rate is high and the songs happen almost without respite. Meanwhile, the voice is dirty, hard, rough, all combined to fit like a charm.

If we talk about the issues, we can highlight some as “Fight With Fire”, “Rot And Roll” or “Do What Thou Wilt” guitar whose sound reminds me enormously to about MOTLEY CRUE in its principles.

Great new work from a band whose sound is as the result of the mixture of Thrash / Heavy / Black / Rock N Roll Punk and even some of the dirtiest and ruthless.

Rating: 8.5 / 10

This review was originally written in Spanish and has been translated using Google Translate. To view the original review in Spanish click the link below.

Review link: www.queensofsteel.com/2011/10/maax-unholy-rock-n-roll/

Maax links:

Myspace: www.myspace.com/maaxmetal

Facebook: www.facebook.com/maaxmetal

Reverbnation: www.reverbnation.com/maax

Last fm: www.last.fm/music/Maax

Abyss Records links:

Label & Online Music Store: www.officialabyssrecords.com

Myspace: www.myspace.com/abyssrecordsofficial

Facebook: www.facebook.com/OfficialAbyssRecords

Reverbnation: www.reverbnation.com/label/abyssrecords

Last fm: www.last.fm/label/AbyssRecords

Youtube: www.youtube.com/user/MinionfortheAbyss

Other links:

To purchase MAAX “Unholy Rock & Roll” DIGI CD and other Maax merchandise go to: www.officialabyssrecords.com/advanced_search_result.php?keywords=maax

To preview a song from their 2010 release “Six Pack Witchcraft” go to: www.youtube.com/watch?v=giNCctZobOE

and to preview a song from their debut album “Dawnbringer” go to: www.youtube.com/watch?v=7uNDPFcYcdw

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