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Wolfmother
Cosmic Egg - Modular
FILTER Grade: 85%

By Lauren Barbato on January 12, 2010

 

Wolfmother

The comparisons are more apparent than ever on Cosmic Egg, the Australian band’s sophomore record that conjures images of shaggy-haired teenagers hot-boxing El Caminos with its ear-splitting guitars, heavy distortion and vocals reminiscent of Roger Plant—especially on quieter rock ballad “In the Morning.” Despite the classic rock pastiche, Cosmic Egg somehow manages to strike a balance between being a carbon copy of a legendary rock album and a tribute to an era—call them the Quentin Tarantino of hard rock.

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