Turtle - Rikk Agnew - Turtle
Label: Triple X Records - 51107-2 • Format: CD Album • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Alternative Rock, Punk
Turtle is a total hodgepodge that works in places but mostly bores. Going back to 's big-selling Adolescents self-titled punk-hardcore breakthrough and 's surprisingly good solo LP, All By MyselfAgnew along with his brother Frankwho plays on this, too has proven himself as a great punk-pop songwriter whose signature slashing guitar leads went on to define all the melodic So-Cal Ranciedad Extrema - Patecabra - El Horror the Adolescents and others inspired.
Little of that surfaces here, a decade later. An attempt at rap on "Dog Will Hunt" would be funny if it weren't so dreadfully dull, and some of Turtle - Rikk Agnew - Turtle traditional punk tracks, such as his ode to fat '70s TV detective "Cannon" or "Song of the Stumblarti," are poorly written, too metal-sounding, and lack Turtle - Rikk Agnew - Turtle real personality.
He's singing too hard he has a nice voice; he doesn't have to force itand as with previous solo efforts, he ought to borrow someone else's drummer -- his own stick work is OK but a little too loose. And covering better forgotten early-'80s Brit thrashers Vice Squad also scores negative points.
Frankly, this just sounds like Agnew fooling around, like one of those bad '70s solo LPs by a former '60s hero, somebody who did too many drugs and lost any perspective of quality versus self-indulgence. C'mon RikkTurtle - Rikk Agnew - Turtle happened to "O. Hate to say it, but maybe yet another Adolescents reunion is no bad thing, or at least somebody make Rikk work harder before the studio light goes on.
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