"Nine Days Wonder" (Asgard Music)
Reviewed by Snidermann
I have been reviewing CD's for RoughEdge.com since the very beginning and - most of the time - I've found that it's easy to tell how good an entire CD will be based on its first few tracks. However, Blue Honey has proved me wrong. When I first began listening to "Nine Days Wonder" my first instinct was that this band sucks. But I was dead wrong: a few bad songs does not necessarily make a bad band.
After you get past those first few songs, Blue Honey gets pretty damn good. Music and lyrical content that is tight, powerful, slyly meaningful and just plain fun. The band is awesome. They have a bright energy that burns passionately and is highly contagious. Screaming vocals and guitars (both six-string and bass) and pounding drums provide a roller coaster of a musical adventure that is partly twisted, partly metaphysical and mostly bitchin'. Note to Blue Honey: Sorry I didn't dig your first few songs, but the rest of your CD is awesome!
BLUE HONEY is: J.D., vocals; Eric Belt, guitar; Phil Kring, drums; Bud, bass.
A classic. This record will kick your ass.
Killer. Not a classic but it will rock your world.
So-so. You've heard better.
Pretty bad. Might make a nice coaster.
Self explanatory. Just the sight of the cover makes you wanna hurl.
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