Airbourne - Black Dog Barking


7.6 | 70 votes |
Release date: 21 May 2013
Style: Hard rock

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Disc I
01. Ready To Rock
02. Animalize
03. No One Fits Me (Better Than You)
04. Back In The Game
05. Firepower
06. Live It Up
07. Woman Like That
08. Hungry
09. Cradle To The Grave
10. Black Dog Barking
11. Jack Attack [Deluxe Edition]
12. You Got The Skills (To Pay The Bills) [Deluxe Edition]
13. Party In The Penthouse [Deluxe Edition]

Disc II [Special edition - Live at Wacken Open Air Festival 2011]
01. Raise The Flag [live]
02. Born To Kill [live]
03. Diamond In The Rough [live]
04. Chewin' The Fat [live]
05. Blackjack [live]
06. Bottom Of The Well [live]
07. Girls In Black [live]
08. No Way But The Hard Way [live]

Line-up
Joel O'Keeffe - vocals, guitars
David Roads - guitars, backing vocals
Ryan O'Keeffe - drums
Justin Street - bass, backing vocals

Additional info
Produced by Brian Howes.
Mixed by Jay "JVP" van Poederooven.
Engineered by Jay "JVP" van Poederooven.
Recorded at Van Howes Studio, Los Angeles, CA and The Armoury, Vancouver, BC.
Drum tech: Jay Benison.
Drum recording assisted by Paul Dutil.
Drum recording runner: Spencer Bleasdale (Dr Spence).
Digital editing by Jay "JVP" van Poederooven.
Additional editing by Misha Rajaratnam.
Mixed at Van Howes Studio, Los Angeles, CA.
Vocal production for "Animalize" by Kevin Churko.
Mastered by Ted Jensen at Sterling Sound, NYC.
Sound effects on "LIve It Up" by Tim McCann.

Bonus tracks:
Produced by Airbourne & Craig Harnath.
Engineered by Jez Giddings.
Recorded at Hothouse Audio, St. Kilda, Melbourne Australia.

Live tracks:
Recorded live straight from the board to the CD at Wacken Open Air Festival 2011.

Artwork: Ben Couzens.
Cover illustration: The Sharp Brothers.
Photography: Martin Philbey.

Staff review by
ScreamingSteelUS
Rating:
7.9
It goes without saying that Airbourne is essentially a carbon copy of AC/DC, a redundancy which needs no explaining. They made it work for two albums, though, and they have a decent shot at continuing the trend.

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10.06.2013 - 17:36
Rating: 8
NocturnalStalker
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Airbourne rock hard once again. The only problem I got with this album (as well as with its predecessors) is a lack of diversity. But, nevertheless, it's a perfect musical supplement to your party.
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