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Album Review

The eponymously titled Vicious Rumors isn't their first album, but it definitely is one of the finest moments in their lengthy career. At times sounding like hybrid of Bruce Dickinson and Geoff Tate on vocals with Judas Priest as a backing band, Vicious Rumors do one thing and they do it well: rock hard. There is very little here that rings innovative or distinctive from the rest of the heavy metal pack, but Vicious Rumors do their thing without venturing into pop-metal fluff territory or prog rock workouts galore. Die-hard fans will celebrate the recent reissue of this disc by Wounded Bird in 2005, and those who missed the boat the first time will be well-served in taking this for a spin.

Biography

Formed: 1979

Genre: Metal

Years Active: '80s, '90s, '00s

Vicious Rumors were formed in 1980 in Santa Rosa, CA, by guitarist Geoff Thorpe. Filling out the original lineup were vocalist Mark Tate, guitarist Jim Cassero, bassist Jeff Barnacle, and drummer Walt Perkins. The band first received recognition that same year when they began performing at Metal Mondays in Bill Graham's Old Waldorf night club. These shows represented the birth of what would become known as the Bay Area metal scene: the biggest, longest-lasting, most important metal community in the...
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  • $10.99
  • Genres: Rock, Music, Hard Rock, Hair Metal, Metal
  • Released: 1990

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