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Rhythmeen

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Rhythmeen

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season

We gave it a B-

Like the Ramones or AC/DC, the long- running Texas trio has its formula — salacious blues/boogie for the Bud-and-barbecue brigade — down cold. But despite the abundance of salty lyrics and tasty licks, Rhythmeen is a Southern-fried smirkfest that feels oddly monochromatic, leading one to conclude that ZZ Top has its collective butt in a rut. As they sing on ”What’s Up With That,” ”How much blues do you use before you use it up?” B-