THUNDER ARE BACK WITH A DOUBLE ALBUM
Thunder is if nothing else consistent. They are a band that should have been much bigger around the world. Akin to what they are in the UK, headlining arenas, festivals, and the such. You can argue that they came along too late, broke up too soon, or for a million other reasons. But to their fans, they’ve been delivering the goods for 35 years.
Dopamine is a double album. It is full of twists and turns, peaks and valleys, and takes you on a musical journey. It reminds me of albums I listened to growing up. Albums that didn’t just have one single, or where a single, a B, C, and D version of that single. When you think you knew all of the answers to Dopamine, Thunder changes the questions. No two songs sound similar.
Sure it sounds like Thunder, they didn’t all of a sudden become a boy band. But they mix all types of hard rock throughout the album to continue to show why they’re one of Britain’s best-kept secrets.
If you’ve never heard the band before, Dopamine may be a good introduction to Thunder. If you’re a long-time fan, you’re checking this album out because they’ve hardly if ever let you down in the past.
Here is Thunder with the track "The Western Sky" off of their latest album Dopamine.
Interested in checking out Dopamine by Thunder before picking the album up?
Pick your poison, check out the album on either Spotify or Apple Music here.
HERE ARE SOME OTHER NEW RELEASES THAT MAY INTEREST YOU
Rammstein – Zeit
The Gathering – Beautiful Distortion
Ted Nugent – Detroit Muscle
Ann Wilson – Fierce Bliss
Robin Trower – No More Worlds To Conquer
Watain – The Agony & Ecstasy Of Watain
Crashdiet – Automaton
Paddy And The Rats – Wasteland To Wonderland
Poets Of The Fall – Requiem For My Harlequin
Spill Your Guts – The Wrath It Takes
Space Vacation – White Hot Reflection
Suppression – The Sorrow of Soul through Flesh
Devil Master – The Vigour Of Evil
No/Más – Consume / Deny / Repent
Luzifer – Iron Shackles
Lament Cityscape – A Darker Discharge
Downfall of Mankind – Vile Birth
The Spirit – Of Clarity and Galactic Structures
Melvins & Dumb Numbers – Broken Pipe
The Gathering – Interference
Chile Bite / Black Rheno – Split
D.R.I. – 4 Of A Kind
Various Artists – Forever Reigning – A Tribute to Slayer
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