Italian rockers Machine Gun Kelly drop their third, and what seems to be their best album yet. These guys just keep getting better and better. On No Easy Way Out they bring the hard and heavy classic and 80’s rock influence they are known for once again. The songs are riff heavy and full of head banging anthem style hard rocking feelings. They really have started to define the modern-day heaviness that bands like LA Gun, Dokken and Mamas Boys started so many years ago. Machine Gun Mike has some great bluesy and deep vocals with just the right amount of grit to them. The whole album just rocks from start to finish. The bass is just thunderously awesome as well. I love it when you can feel that thunder in your gut all through the song. “Nothing Ever Changes” and “Hard Times” have a tinge of 90’s grunge to them but the hard rock feel is never drowned out. “No Easy Way Out” is straight ahead pure rock n roll. The music has that “raw” sound to it where you hear guitar, amp, drums and bass, and no bull shit fillers or tons of effects. This is a great release for the band and will no doubt help elevate their worldwide status among the rock n roll faithful. No Easy Way Out is a must have, so don’t miss this this one.
(Groovy the Metal Chicken)