title 'Geoff Starr Rock 'n' Roll Band' conjures up a certain image in your head
as to what the band should sound like, and then to be confronted by Geoff amidst
leopard skin artwork, that image is sealed, or so you'd believe... but don't
be mislead, because 'Don't Blame Me' is one of those CDs you get the complete
To be honest, I expected Geoff's approach to be calmer with a touch more smooth groove than that of his previous 'Sonic Boom Boys', a band renowned for its feisty punk rock attitude and leaning, alas
Here, we have a hardcore rendition of SBB with its brashness still intact, however there's something missing and I can't quite place my finger on what. Unfortunately, whatever that missing element is, I really feel that the Geoff Starr Rock 'n' Roll Band need it to make this mix work.
Whilst GS RnR Band may not be to everyone's liking; and the fact that I feel the SBB approach was by far more suited to Geoff's vocal skills, I can definitely say you diehard hardcore punks and maybe even some of you pop punk fanatics will get your enjoyments (and pennies) worth.
One important note to be
made for both myself and like minded people (which is probably far and few)
is, Sonic Boom Boys were a 'live' band so perhaps the Geoff Starr Rock 'n' Roll
Band are too
maybe they just need to prove their worth... only time will
by Spice D. Warlock
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