RICHMOND SLUTS, THE: Self-titled: CD

This is ballsy cranked-to-the-max garagerock swagger at its most volatile, potent, and explosively uncontrollable! The Richmond Sluts cacophonously combine the most raucously loud and energetically frenzied elements of The Sonics, The Stooges, New York Dolls, The Saints, and The Heartbreakers and then crazedly kick out the jams like a destructively catastrophic full-force hurricane. The taunting attitude-drenched vocals (snottily similar to “Raw Power”-era Iggy Pop!), the over-amped psycho-distorted guitars, the savage rockin’-and-rollin’ piano pummellings, the swirlin’ out-of-control maddaddy organ riffings, and the lively skull-fracturing interplay between the bass and drums all make this a frenetically intense listening experience. Motherfuckin’ yeh, my ears are irreversibly addicted to the concussive sonic fury of The Richmond Sluts!

 –Roger Moser Jr. (Disaster)