Hello Tange, it seems you're refering to my review ;)
Well yes I don't see the point of having a drum solo on an album, but
that's only MY opinion you know...
No doubt about the fact that Robb is a great drummer, it's just I
don't like this kind of stuff on a studio album, and even live most
of the time.
It recalls me that last week Mike Terrana did a 20 (!!) minutes drum
solo, live with Rage...oooch! ;)
Anyway I really enjoy Still Going Strong, and I "broadcast" (what's
the right english word?) some songs of it on my local metal radio
And I've never said that only Anvil fans will like it, but sometimes
you are very disapointed by your favorite bands, don't you? ;) (For
example the last Scanner album for me...)
Ok I maybe meant "mainly Anvil fans"...why? Because I know so few
metalheads here who like Anvil, sorry to tell you that...nearly each
time I try to make them discover it's like "duh, it's boring, sorry I
don't like it..."
No offense in my words, but Anvil is too "old school" for most french
Metal fans I think...damn them! :)
By the way very few french websites talk about Anvil, so I hope some
Metal fans visiting mine will wonder about the band and try to have a
--- In academyofanvil@y..., "Élaine R." <prot@m...> wrote:
> I went on Tony's page for the reviews and I saw one from France.
It's a good
> review (7.5), except the guy found the White Rhino "without
> guess it's because he never had the chance to see and hear Robb
> drum solo! I think that Anvil have to go in France...to update the
> Most of the reviewers finished their reviews with "Anvil's fan are
> love..". Isn't it stupid to write this? These guys described the
> an excellent or a good album and only Anvil's fans are going to
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