Podcast Episode
Season
Five
number
244
Type
Album Review
Post Date
Sep 15, 2015

The Almighty

Powertrippin'

Label
Polydor
Release year
1993
Producer
Mark Dodson

The Almighty give us down-tuned guitars, double bass drum pedals and Motorhead meets Alice In Chains riffage on 1993's Powertrippin'

We’re getting to one of our own picks, and Jason has brought us some prime debate material - 1993′s Powertrippin’ by The Almighty. Down-tuned guitars, double bass drum pedals and Motorhead meets Alice In Chains riffage, this band made zero impact in the United States, but their sound is familiar to anyone who has listened to hard rock in the last 20+ years. Has all that time made the band sound derivative, or were they from the start?

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Songs in this episode

  • Intro - Instinct
  • 5:40 - History of the Band
  • 19:36 - Out of Season
  • 24:39 - Takin’ Hold
  • 28:48 - Sick And Wired
  • 35:24 - Meathook
  • Outro - Powertrippin’

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