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Suicidal Tendencies - Lights...Camera...Revolution ((Vinyl))
Suicidal Tendencies: Mike Muir (vocals); Rocky George, Mike Clark (guitar); Robert Trujillo (bass); R.J. Herrera (drums).
Producers: Mark Dodson, Suicidal Tendencies.
Engineers include: Mark Dodson, Chris Steinmetz, Brian Scheuble.
Recorded at Rumbo Recorders, Canoga Park, California and Amigo Studios, North Hollywood, California.
Arguably Suicidal Tendencies' finest, and certainly most adventurous, album, 1990's LIGHTS CAMERA REVOLUTION features little in the way of the Los Angeles-based band's brash hardcore roots. Instead, it opts for an inventive thrash-metal-influenced sound, as best revealed on the opening mini-epic, "You Can't Bring Me Down," which presents frontman Mike Muir at his furious best, and showcases guitarist Rocky George's fierce lead work. LIGHTS also finds the group moving in a funk-metal direction on the stomping tunes "Lovely" and "Send Me Your Money," tracks that shine the spotlight on bassist Robert Trujillo, who would form the Infectious Grooves side-project with Muir. Skate-punk purists will be further dismayed by the surprisingly melodic "Alone," which finds Muir singing rather than shouting, rounding out a dynamic album that places ST in the eclectic alt-metal category inhabited by acts such as Fishbone--who, incidentally, would welcome George as a member years later.
- RSD Release Date: DDD
- Genre: Pop