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Band
SOS
Title
A Guide to Better Living
Type
LP/EP
Company
Independent
YOR
2006
Style
Hard Rock
11/7/2008 - Review by: Sinnercorp

SOS
A Guide to Better Living

Company: 3:16 Productions
Release: 2006
Reviewer: Sinnercorp
Genre: Hard rock, hardcore, punk

  • This is way too much too handle for a bunch of mediocre songs



  • SOS returns with their third release, "A Guide to Better Living" After a 5 year hiatus of studio silence, SOS has been touring NYC playing hundreds of gigs in between the recording of this album. SOS has a new drummer, P.A. Harrison, a new sound, and new material. The only thing holding them back is that, "A Guide to Better Living" isnít breaking any new ground. The mix between punk, hard rock, alt-rock, hardcore and metal just doesnít give the listener anything to hold to. The total length of this effort is 60 minutes with 17 tracks. At times this album seems to drag on and on. This is way too much too handle for a bunch of mediocre songs. This is the stuff youíve heard 10 times over from the bands in your local punk scene, and it definitely sounds like it was recorded by a local band as well. I am not sure what the band was shooting for but the target was a little off. Maybe the live experience will give the listener more than what is on the album.


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      2.5 :AVE RATING

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    COMPANY
    REVIEWER DATE MADE RATING
    A Guide to Better Living
    2006
    Independent
    Sinnercorp11/7/2008
    2.5

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