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1967/ 1976
4 stars Groundhogs, one of the most enduring bands in the Rock history, an institution of British Blues. Really amazing this live, recorded in Leeds in 1971 and printed in 100 copies for American radio stations. However you will not find even one second of Prog. Or rather, Prog Blues is there in spades. In reality this is a live album of pure Proto Heavy Metal, raw and rotten.

As is normal for the genre, the music played here is very energetic, psychedelic, and also technical. Is music that captivates the soul! As usual it is a guitar, throbbing and weeping, screaming and unhappy Tony TS Mc Phee to be absolute protagonist. However, it becomes impossible to think of the guitar without the drums of Ken Pustelnik, powerful, searing, precise, button... It is perfect to accompany the guitar, forming a whole impossible to break. In this type of music the bass is also crucial, because many times it is used as a melodic instrument, although not in the way of Jazz. Peter Cruickshank is a practical and technically perfect bassplayer for music recorded here.

"Live At Leeds '71" is just an excellent Prog Blues/ Proto Heavy Metal live albums. But it still sounds great and immediate, better than too many other albums. I advise all of you this live, fans of good music. That made from the heart and soul, technique and passion.

1967/ 1976 | 4/5 |


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