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Album Review: 'The Action Is Go'

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The Action Is Go

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
genre:
Metal

We gave it an A-

FU MANCHU The Action Is Go (Mammoth) Invoking the legendary thunder of Blue Cheer as well as the clanging cowbell boogie of Mountain, this Santa Monica quartet creates a near-perfect facsimile of circa-’71 heavy rock. Lyrically, Fu Manchu’s songs (about strolling astronomers, burning roads, abominable snowmen) mean next to nothing, but the music’s sheer goonish density should strike a chord in the hearts of rock-addled mall rats across America. A-