Some bands come locked and loaded with a cast of individuals that banded together should make for a mighty fine arsenal of musical expertise and thus there should be no doubt that they have what it takes to pull off an album that immediately captivates and holds the audience it was crafted and created for. Just the fan base each of these individuals on their own has accumulated in their career in itself should feed into a massive pool of fans that would insistently grab at this release. “More Pain, More Gain” is the first release for Badass, which are a four piece Heavy metal band based from out of Italy. With the acclaimed musical expertise involved herein, “More Pain, More Gain” needs to impress right out of the gates. There is certainly a confidence and pride attached to such a release, and chests are puffed out, but can the talk meet the walk.
So who are Badass? Well they are as follows: Vocals: Titta Tani , Bass: Alberto Rigoni , Guitars: Alessio “Lex” Tricarico, Drums: Denis “Denzy” Novello, and on their facebook info page they state, “BADASS: Powerful vocal, killer heavy bass, massive rhythm guitar riffs, drums from hell… isn’t that enough to kick your butt??”. These are very confident words, they also state that they play metal like you have never heard it before, again there is a certain swagger and confidence that you pick up from the words, but do those words translate into something that truly effectively have body to them? Let’s find out!