Big Elf / Hex
Album: Hex   Collection:General
Artist:Big Elf   Added:Jan 2008

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2008-01-13 Pull Date: 2008-03-16
Week Ending: Mar 9 Mar 2 Feb 24 Feb 17 Feb 10 Feb 3 Jan 27 Jan 20
Airplays: 1 1 2 1 2 2 2 5

Recent Airplay
1. Mar 08, 2008: Bloodstains Across Atherton - Yeah That One!
Pain Killers
4. Feb 20, 2008: Baptism of Solitude
2. Mar 01, 2008: Bloodstains Across Atherton - With The Sickness
Pain Killers
5. Feb 16, 2008: Bloodstains Across Atherton - Not Fit For (Most) Humans Consumption
Bats In The Befry ||
3. Feb 21, 2008: A2Z
Carry The Load
6. Feb 09, 2008: Bloodstains Across Atherton
Pain Killers

Album Review
Ragnar of Ravensfjord
Reviewed 2008-01-14
Totally out of left field band doing a modern take on classic rock. These Swedes combine parts of Black Sabbath (think “Sabbath Bloody Sabbath” era), some Merseybeat vocals and Pink Floyd-ish psych. Unlike some bands that have attempted these blend of styles – these elves really succeed by sounding bold and yes, big.

((((((1))))) Severe Sabbath worship like ’75 in ’07. Crackin’ good & heavy as fuck!
(((((2)))) WTF? Are you SURE this isn’t an unreleased tune from “The Wall”? Trippy synths and dead on Gilmour impression (with a ‘lil Ozzy & E.L.O. in the mix).
((((3)))) Bombastic 70’s hard rawk with er…Billy Squier-ish vocals? Tony Iommi’s dobbleganger’s playing lead.
(((4))) Early 70’s balladry with a bit of psych.
((5)) Piano based, Queen-like, sarcastic pop number about the music industry. Amusing but too sugary.
(((6))) Weird, off-kilter histronic boogiee with a ton of vocal harmonies.
(((7))) Distant vocals – spacey then total power pop (!). Plus a few heavy riffs and a nod to prog. Cool for what it is.
(((8))) Slooww quiet then loud, “doomy pop” Nice in places but too schizo.
(((((9))))) Burly metal riff, over the top organs, poppy & rockin’ all the way. Killer!
((((10)))) Very 70’s organ-laden hard rock like Sounds like Journey’s “Make Up Your Mind.” That’s the Pre-Steve Perry Journey, emphasis on pre.
((12)) Angry, drunken piano ballad that’s dangerously close to Supertramp.

Track Listing
1. Madhatter   7. Falling Bombs
2. Bats In The Befry ||   8. Black Moth
3. Pain Killers   9. Carry The Load
4. Disappear   10. Burning Bridges
5. Rock & Roll Contract   11. Bats In The Belfry I
6. Sunshine Suicide   12. $