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Namespaces Article Talk. Views Read Edit View history. Help Community portal Recent changes Upload file. Download as PDF Printable version. Man Raze performing live. I hope they get the band out and in front of as many people as possible, it deserves to be seen by people outside of the obvious Def Leppard circle. His playing is tight and economical, and although he was undoubtedly the frontman the music had enough space and scope to allow all three band members to assert their own identities.
Fan photos and reviews from any past tour can be submitted - Here. Friday, 27th September By dltourhistory. Subscribe to the RSS feed. Subscribe to the Mailing List. Due to the various album delays and re-recordings and Phil's day job with Def Leppard they would not play live gain until Sadly the venue was forced to close two years later on 27th September due to a dispute over rent. It's got a great mix of Police-type reggae influence with rock mixed in.
Some superb guitar work by Phil. The studio version has lots of different parts going on at the same time but you hardly noticed the difference live. Wait until you hear the Instrumental Dub and you'll agree with how good it is!
And again this would be good as a single to showcase their range of songs. The final track Shadowman is a superbly crafted multi-faceted song. A song about living with your dark side, it's fittingly a blend of the different sides of Man Raze themselves. The production of the album deserves a mention. It's superb; multi-layered yet clear.
The power of the group is captured yet the production allows the band to display their vast range of skills. No matter how intricate or subtle, you can hear it. Having seen them live, I knew how good Man Raze were and what they were capable of. To finally have it captured in the studio was always going to be special. Surreal is extra special. It's a feast for the ears of any rock fan. I was taken aback that Man Raze sound so distinctive throughout, despite the vast range of influences and styles.
They've brought their rich pedigree to the party and created a unique sound. Energy and swagger, reggae and dub, wrapped up in a rock 'n' roll sensibility.
It featured four tracks including a remix of the single and an instrumental dub version of 'Runnin' Me Up'. The promo video for 'Turn It Up' was also included, the band's first video. The single was released on their own label, Surrealist Records. Due to the various album delays and re-recordings and Phil's day job with Def Leppard they would not play live gain until Songs from the Sparkle Lounge Def Leppard. Some superb guitar work by Phil. The album was due for release in September and then delayed to Januarydue to external commitments of band members. The debut single by Man-Raze is a steamroller of a song.
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