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Texas Platters

Bonus Tracks

Reviewed by Darcie Stevens, May 12, 2006, Music


Volume One

If Matthew Drenik could trade in his Josh Homme for a little more Bon Scott, Lions' debut, Volume One, would catch fire. Like QOTSA on a bicycle, Lions play it straight, but the production and enthusiasm knock 'em up a rung. "Underground" smokes and addicts, especially up against ballad "Systems Down." With a pack of Luckies and a fifth of SoCo, Lions will roar some day soon. **

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