Mid-way through the first verse of the opening track, My Life, you know that D.O.G.S. is here to play with the big boys! By the time the band hits the chorus, you're already on a trip back to the 80's, when rock n roll was soaring falsettos, hugs guitar riffs, and pounding percussion.
Standout tracks on Unleashed include One and Only, which showcases lead singer Vince Garcia's powerhouse vocal range, and Alive, which brings into the forefront the aforementioned riffs of guitarist Steve Deblanc.
By the time you've made your way thru the album and reached Frustration, you really feel the impact of the tight percussion section comprised of drummer Charles Ortiz and bassist Scott Oliver.
Unleashed is an extremely well put together effort. The album flows effortlessly from track to track, and the production is very even keeled. Not one aspect, be it the vocals or the instruments, overshadows the other to try to hide any deficiency. In today's land of over-slicked, auto-tuned big label renderings, Circle the D.O.G.S. shows that they are the little indie band than can save rock n roll for the fans of REAL music.
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