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The Grand Trick — The Decadent Session
(Transubstans Records Trans 010, 2005, CD)

by Henry Schneider, Published 2006-05-01

The Decadent Session Cover artTo tell you the truth, I have a difficult time getting into this music. I have made several attempts to listen to this CD, but I was never a real big fan of heavy rock music, even in the seventies. Now I guess I am just too old. The Grand Trick is a Swedish band that formed in 2003 and released their first non-self-released CD The Decadent Session in 2005. They have the look and the sound. The music is well produced and performed. It reminds me a bit of Deep Purple. So, if you yearn for those days of yore and heavy rock, The Grand Trick is the heavy rock band of the new millennium for you.

Filed under: New releases, Issue 33, 2005 releases

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