KISMET

"Shades of Clarity" (Dust on the Tracks; 2014)

Reviewed by R. Scott Bolton

Kismet's "Shades of Clarity" is an effective, if not overwhelming, collection of modern alternative rock tracks that are solid and well-performed. To my taste, it seems that the heavier the guitar is in each song, the more successful the song. Slower tracks like "Time" simply bored me. Others were a little too radio bland for my taste but, overall, this is a very listenable CD.

Fans of bands such as Linkin Park, Papa Roach and the like will find something to like here on "Shades of Clarity."

For more information, check out http://www.kismetband.com/.  

Rating Guide:

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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