I enjoyed “Sinner” quite a bit, so I was anxious to hear what the Aussie King of the Badasses had in store for us, with his new disc “Judgement Day”.
Dave brought in his writing mate Mark Tinson to craft nine new tunes to get you rocking.
If you are familiar with the sound of Australian pub rock, then you will know what to expect with this CD. You get a bunch of hard rocking tunes with loud guitars that will get your blood pumping.
55 year old Dave Evans can still get in done in 2008. His vocals combined with the bluesy guitar licks of Ngariki makes this a fun disc to listen to. Guitarist Ngariki is a very good player, and his bluesy fretwork greatly augments the songs on “Judgement Day”.
Just listen to his playing on my favorite cuts “We Don’t Dance To Your Song”, “Little Headbanger” and “You Talkin’ To Me?”. He really kicks ass. I would love to see him handle these tunes in a live setting.
Bob Dylan, The Animals, Geordie, and countless other bands have covered “House of the Rising Sun”. Dave Evans doesn’t really add any new twists to the song, but I like his version.
I don’t think the songs on “Judgement Day” are quite as strong as Dave Evans last disc “Sinner”, but I still thought the CD was pretty good nonetheless. It is another solid effort from Dave Evans and company.
The two song clips below will give you a brief taste of “Judgement Day”. Check them out, and if you like what you hear, You can purchase your copy of “Judgement Day” at Chaos.com, CDWow or through iTunes!
For more information on Dave Evans, check out his myspace page.
1. We Don’t Dance To Your Song
2. Little Headbanger
3. Another Boy On The Street
4. You Talkin’ To Me?
5. Ain’t Gonna Do You To Me Anymore
6. Band Molls
7. Shoot On Sight
8. Helluva Night
9. Judgement Day
10. House Of The Rising Sun
Dave Evans Band is:
Dave Evans – Lead Vocals
Ngariki – Lead Guitar and Background Vocals
Steve (Mac) McLennan – Drums and Background Vocals
Craig Foster – Bass and Background Vocals
Mark Tinson – Rhythm Guitar and Background Vocals
Trevor Dare – Capo Guitar (Judgement Day and House of the Rising Sun)
Following the Australian and UK release of his new album,JUDGEMENT DAY, Dave Evans – former singer with Australian Rock Legends AC/DC & RABBIT – has signed with USA label MoonDancer Records for the album’s release in the USA & Canada. He has also signed with German label, STF Records, for release in Europe. Both labels to release JUDGEMENT DAY at the end of the year. Dave is currently based in the USA and performs with his backing band – The Badasses.
He will return to Australia in early December to perform with Australia’s Party Boys at the closing ceremony of theAdelaide International Guitar Festival.