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7dayBinge

self titled

 

 

7dayBinge are made up of members of 3 Doors Down, Muzik Mafia & Kid Rock’s band and play the sort of music that swims through the befuddled depths of your mind just before closing time.

 

That means the riffs are f*ckin’ heavy, the solos shred forever, the choruses are easy to yell along to, and the lyrics are often nihilistic but upbeat – if you’re a dedicated booze hound you’ll understand.

 

As befitting the drunken moniker, the sounds herein are rawer and dirtier than the muso’s day jobs allow them to be, with an abundance of Tennessee whiskey charcoal filtered riffs and guitar solos worthy of future Guitar Hero immortalisation.

 

The title track conjures up the ghosts of death-defying hangovers past then ‘Oak Tree’ channels a drunken Rage Against The Machine jamming with Black Stone Cherry, and that pinch of Southern fried Skynyrdness oozes through just about every guitar riff and solo herein all the way through ‘I’m No Good’ with it’s Kings of Leon finger picking and “run away from me, cos I’m no good” chorus, to album closer ‘Good Times’, a ten and a half minute jammy romp which has an almost mantra-like effect in it’s droll repetition of the “good times are gone again, good times” refrain.

 

The more I play this album the more it draws me in, hypnotically – give it a chance and you might just like it too.

 

Shane