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2 Oct, 2012

Summer Nite - Plasmatics (2) - Beyond The Valley Of 1984 (CD, Album)

Still, as a former Alice Cooper drummer, Smith knows his way around a kit and his rock intuitions make him a formidable asset on his lone Plasmatics LP. Compared to Deutsch's performance on the last record, this is more varied with fills aplenty and a solo or two. The recording quality is so sharp it injects some of that live energy. Come for the topless chick blowing up a Caddy, stay for the impeccable musicianship. That song is unique for another reason: it has no vocals. A weird happening considering the album marks a turning point for Wendy O.

Subsequent performances would dwarf this one, but there's no room for complaints when she has eradicated the faults that ruined New Hope for the Wretched. Rather than sounding like the product of troubled digestion, her vocals are a fiery metal yell. Angry is her default, yet other modes of expression are represented.

Some say the band was all performance; one in an endless line of pop music acts full of sound and fury. These critics would have better standing—or any standing at all—had the Plasmatics story ended in By proving the band possessed the talent to survive past the initial media hubbub, Beyond the Valley of is important in Plasmatics history. As an early melding of punk rock and heavy metal, it is also important in music history.

Pig Is a Pig. Song previews provided courtesy of iTunes. Plasmatics: Wendy O. Additional personnel: Neal Smith drums ; The Angels background vocals. The late, confrontational Wendy O.

Williams was, for a few years at least, the battered face of punk rock. She and her Plasmatics were one of the first acts of the punk era to push their performances beyond the club scene--blowing up cars, smashing televisions, and engaging in public nudity and other acts that made them a police target. At times as much metal and New Wave as it is punk, the album features the meaty drums of Alice Cooper's Neil Smith and increasingly metallic guitars.

Williams uses her croak to maximum effect, flirting with Blondie girl-group pop on "Summer Night" and approaching hardcore on "Sex Junkie.

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That Summer Night The Night I Will Never Forget We Took The Subway To The Rock And Roll Club Three Hours Later The Ambulance Came And Took You Away Forever The Summer Night Was Hot And Sticky They Searched For Knives And Weapons At The Door We Got Inside The Club.

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  1. By proving the band possessed the talent to survive past the initial media hubbub, Beyond the Valley of is important in Plasmatics history. As an early melding of punk rock and heavy metal, it is also important in music history. All that aside, the album is very good, offering ten springy songs that nevertheless rock hard.
  2. Special attention should be paid to "Summer Nite" a great tale of romantic tragedy, and the closing track "A Pig is a Pig" which was dedicated to the police offers who brutally beat Wendy and Rod Swenson. All in all, this album is a masterwork that belongs in the collections of punkers and metalheads alike/5(31).
  3. The Plasmatics' release, "Beyond the Valley of ," is a destructive album that continues attacking the vultures of society. While mixing the rawness of punk with frantic speed metal, the group used this CD to unleash politically-charged hatred upon Reviews:
  4. NEW VINYL RE-RELEASE 'BEYOND THE VALLEY OF - Classic Wendy O. Williams - Plasmatics album new vinyl release. Condition: MINT, NEW. Features Masterplan, Headbanger, Nothing, Summer Nite, Fast Food Service, Hitman, Living Dead, Sex Junkie, Pig is a Pig. Produced by Rod Swenson.
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  6. Plasmatics - Beyond The Valley Of, - xirobormamowecetinidemawal.coinfo Music Skip to main content Hello, Sign in Beyond The Valley Of, by Plasmatics Audio CD $ Only 5 left in stock (more on the way). Special attention should be paid to "Summer Nite" a great tale of romantic tragedy, and the closing track "A Pig is a Pig" which was dedicated to /5(31).
  7. ‎Album · · 11 Songs 11 Songs, 42 Minutes Preview. Beyond the Valley of Plasmatics Rock ; Listen on Apple Music. Listen on Apple Music. Preview. TITLE TIME; 1 Incantation 2 Masterplan 3 Headbanger 4 Summer Nite 5 Nothing 6 Fast Food Service 7 Hitman (Live In Milan) 8.
  8. BEYOND THE VALLEY OF CD - THE LANDMARK WENDY O. WILLIAMS/PLASMATICS ALBUM First released in Featuring classics including: Masterplan, Headbanger, Nothing, Summer Nite, Fast Food Service, Hitman, Living Dead, Sex Junkie, Pig is a Pig.
  9. Beyond the Valley of sounds like the soundtrack to a show which leaves you without the excitement of watching the band blow things up, but it does reveal a more distinct musical personality than the group's earliest recordings, and suggests they could have won a following with the thrash metal crowd if they'd emerged a few years later.7/

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