TRACK REVIEW: Gwailo – Innocent | NARC. | Reliably Informed | Music and Creative Arts News for Newcastle and the North East

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Gwailo’s track is located somewhere in the immediate space between the classic rock sound of Use Your Illusion-era Guns N’ Roses, and the pounding stoner rock of Queens Of The Stone Age, with some sprinkling of the finest rock drawl of The Black Crowes’ Chris Robinson thrown in for good balance, Innocent takes just about every 90’s classic rock combination and combines them into a well-conceived head-banger.

Driven by a central Izzy Stradlin punk-meets-rock guitar riff, and a Nick Oliveri styled popping bass line, Innocent kicks straight off into a full-on rocker with its middle finger directed straight towards societal conformity and straight living: “I’m not innocent, you won’t ever take me alive

Angry, edgy and full of identity – this is one for the devil horners.

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