Well, to be totally honest, those guys aren't fat, whereas most Americans their age are.
Raw but not rough they were tight as fuck in 80/81Yeah, well they were a bit "rough" and then Mutt came along and polished them up, adding fairy dust for good measure.
Credit to the band for having the maturity to allow this IMHO when many wouldn't have, thereby missing out on the crazy success ride they "enjoyed".
I absolutely agree with you on the fact music is now drenched in post-production, and live performances are locked to a click... Alot of modern AOR and Hard Rock is run through the same plugins and all aim for the same sound.
However, there are still bands out there absolutely doing what you've described, but hard rock and metal isn't mainstream anymore, so these bands don't get radio play. It involves a bit more digging, but you will seriously find some real great modern writing and production. The 70s rock revival a while back brough out amazing bands like Vintage Caravan etc with that old sound.
Seeing these new bands with flares and big Marshall stacks is really cool. (Not including Greta Van Fleet lol)
Yeah. The greatest rock albums that are ever to be.Didn't Mutt also produce Highway to Hell and Back in Black? Nothing wrong with those albums. I lost interest in Def Lep after Pyromania. That album was probably my first branching out album into harder rock other than VH.
Yeah. The greatest rock albums that are ever to be.
but let us shit on all of that. 60+ year old men, write music like 60 year old men.