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“Transformers: Roll Out” by Various Artists

Artist: Various Artists
Title: “Transformers: Roll Out”
Label: Sony Music
Release Date: 4/29/2016
Genre: Alternative
Rating: 2.5/5

Now this might be interesting for all of you Rock loving fans of the “robots in disguise” the one and only Transformers who now have an album of all original tunes done by what I am reading are some up and coming names in the Alternative Rock scene. There’s even a tune by Alt-Rock superpowers Bush thrown in for good measure but I had to admit that they were the only band that I recognized across the whole release. While I like the idea of these kinds of releases, I often find myself on the fence about whether or not to purchase it based on there being too many “new” bands on the album versus a healthy amount of things that I am aware of. Sure bands like Mount Holly, Mew and Ella Rae did some fine stuff here but with the prices of everything rising these days, unless you are already a fan of these musicians you might take a pass on the overall album which is kind of unfair since there is some good stuff here.
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