CD Review: Death "N.E.W." - BassPlayer.com

CD Review: Death "N.E.W."

Another early-’70s adopter of the Rickenbacker 4001, Death’s frontman and bassist Bobby Hackney soaked up the sound of rock’s heavyweights (Entwistle and Glover especially) and channeled it into his band’s signature Detroit punkpsych onslaught.
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Another early-’70s adopter of the Rickenbacker 4001, Death’s frontman and bassist Bobby Hackney soaked up the sound of rock’s heavyweights (Entwistle and Glover especially) and channeled it into his band’s signature Detroit punkpsych onslaught. N.E.W. showcases the reconstituted trio’s first new material in decades, and from the opening rush of “Relief,” Hackney lays down a deep, unrelenting pocket.

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