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Bai Bang - Rock Of Life album review

The best Melodic Rock you can get this month

Cover art for Bai Bang - Rock Of Life album

Back after an absence of four years, Bai Bang still keep things nice ‘n’ raunchy. Rock Of Life, the Swedish band’s eighth album, is insistent but reliably smooth. The band may strut around in a slightly goonish manner during Hey Hey You and also during Smoking Hot, but their hearts are in the right place and Rock Of Life offers bags of fun and then some.

Dave Ling was a co-founder of Classic Rock magazine. His words have appeared in a variety of music publications, including RAW, Kerrang!, Metal Hammer, Prog, Rock Candy, Fireworks and Sounds. Dave’s life was shaped in 1974 through the purchase of a copy of Sweet’s album ‘Sweet Fanny Adams’, along with early gig experiences from Status Quo, Rush, Iron Maiden, AC/DC, Yes and Queen. As a lifelong season ticket holder of Crystal Palace FC, he is completely incapable of uttering the word ‘Br***ton’.