Blackwater Commotion, the Finnish hard rock group formed in 2012,
publishes its debut CD “Strike One” via Concorde Music Company on May 10th 2019.
The album includes nine original songs from the group that draws inspiration from the 80’s metal and the rock’n roll grooves of the 70’s.
Tracks of the album range from metal (Make It Throught The Night) to hard rock (Sled Of Coming),
all the way to moody ballads (I Wish You Know), thus offering the listener a roller coast ride of emotions.
The lyrical themes revolve around the love, relationships as well as the trials and tribulations of rock’n roll lifestyle,
while maintaining the twinkle in the eye.
"Strike One" Album Review
Release: Blackwater Commotion - Strike One
Format: CD & Digital
Release Date: May 10th 2019
Record label: Concorde Music Company
Genre: Hard Rock
When Finnish rockers, Blackwater Commotion formed in 2012 they wanted to put together a band that they would want to go see.
Living by the oath, that all men play on 10. Seven years later, the band release their debut outing, 'Strike One!', staying true their word and putting out a high octane album.
Blackwater Commotion incorporating the very successful formula and style of vintage rock and metal from start to finish with well written, energetic tracks
that are presented full throttle and gets the volume cranked over "10".
The band is comprised of, Henkka Hako-Rita on vocals, Toni Saari on guitar and backing vocals, Ilkka Uusitalo on guitars, Mika Tikka on bass and Perttu Tähtelä on drums.
Blackwater Commotion took this album to new high's beyond expectations and joins the ranks of spectacular vintage steel produced across the ages. The energy of their debut starts high right off the bat with the opening song, “Sled Of Coming”, one of the heaviest songs on the album followed by extreme rockers in the form of, "Waiting", (Our favorite track)"Metal Child" a great fist pumping track and maintains throughout the album. "I Wish You Know" offers a very pleasing step down from the harder sound on the album, reminiscent of old Judas Priest slow rockers we instantly made a connection with the track."You Better Hide Out", "Long Hard Ride" and "Make It Through The Night" all had us dancing and banging heads to the jams which flowed smoothly from one to the next. "Prelude" brings the album to it's closing track "Black Water" which is a great finisher for the album with it's gritty rock n' roll beat and scorching lyrics.
Blackwater Commotion blends their own style and sound with hint's of rock n' roll and vintage metal that stands out from the crowd on vocals, musical style and extreme band energy.
If you're a fan of vintage music this album is sure to place in your all time favorites with all 9 killer tracks and no filler!
Recommended for fans of vintage Judas Priest, Accept, Saxon, Running Wild, Kreator, Dio and more!
Blackwater Commotion "Strike One"
"All Killer & No Filler"
We give the album a 10/10 perfect scoring for the following
lyrics and vocals | overall sound | band creativity | originality | replay value
you can hear this awesome vintage rocker on our radio stream 24/7 - expect heavy rotations for this album!
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