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Valient Thorr - Legend of the World (Cover Artwork)

Valient Thorr

Valient Thorr: Legend of the WorldLegend of the World (2006)
Volcom Entertainment

Reviewer Rating: 3.5
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Contributed by: Ben_ConoleyBen_Conoley
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The second I popped Valient Thorr's new album on, I knew there was only one place to listen to this roughed up Southern-style rock record, so I headed on down to the local leather jacket bar, Bugaboo, and asked the bartender to pop it on. Bugaboo is the kind of bar where the bartender looks at yo.
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The second I popped Valient Thorr's new album on, I knew there was only one place to listen to this roughed up Southern-style rock record, so I headed on down to the local leather jacket bar, Bugaboo, and asked the bartender to pop it on.

Bugaboo is the kind of bar where the bartender looks at you funny if you order anything other than a beer or a whiskey. They also don't really give a shit about their customers. I remember this one time I got a Keith's on draft. The first sip tasted like shit, so I walked up to the bartender and said, "Excuse me, I think you hit the bottom of the keg. Can I grab another beer?" To which he replied, "Naw man, you just let it get warm." This is coming from the guy who handed me the beer about three minutes before I came back with it.

It's also the kind of bar where the lady who owns it, who has a drinking problem, likes to stand on the counter and spray bands and show-goers with whatever button she happens to hit on the beverage hose.

Dudes in this bar wear leather jackets with one of two patches on the back:

  1. Old AC/DC
  2. Turbonegro
When the province made it illegal to smoke in bars, Bugaboo still gave out ashtrays and then complained in the newspaper that "we can't help it if people hide in the bathroom and smoke."

Nashville Pussy played there a few years ago and every Saturday night there's one bartender who wears his Nashville Pussy shirt from that night.

Valient Thorr fit right in, though I'm not sure if I did.

 

 
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Kursk (August 5, 2006)

I've been using this and the new albums by The Bronx and The Sainte Catherines as my drinking/party CDs. Nice, dirty, and fun.

skolarx (July 31, 2006)

i really thought these guys were all hype but i decided to check out the album anyway, i figured they dress similar to he is legend and i love those guys so why not. also they kept making me laugh when i would see pictures of them, which is a plus in this instance. i was amazed at how solid the album is. just good southern rock to chill and drink some beer to. also its a huge plus to be rocking either a stache or a beard while rocking out to this

Anonymous (July 27, 2006)

this band is incredible live.

this cd is also much better than the last, however the last is awesome too.

i'd suggest you buy both.

Anonymous (July 27, 2006)

This band sounds nothing like Motorhead, what the fuck.

SilentStorms (July 27, 2006)

Yeah this review was pretty good, I like the original factor. Can original have a factor? Fuck I don't know.

feeeding5000 (July 26, 2006)

Is this the band that sounds like Motorhead?

Anonymous (July 26, 2006)

" enjoyed the writing, but I'll be damned if I know what the hell the disc is like"

i dunno bout that. i think this review gave me a very specific idea of what to expect from this album.

Anonymous (July 25, 2006)

Who cares about Valient Thorr? What's the address to the Bugaboo?

ElVaquero (July 25, 2006)

this review is a lot better than the jesse one that everyone was complaining about. i mean the recent one that everyone's complaining about.

Ven89 (July 25, 2006)

I don't know about buying a record from them, but Valient Thorr's a lot of fun live.

Anonymous (July 25, 2006)

hah, shitty southern rock band that tricked the punx into buying their shit. Oh, and they claim to be from another planet too.....geeks.

Mute98 (July 25, 2006)

very creative review, and a great cd

Fuzzy (July 25, 2006)

This review is spot-on fucking perfect.

kirbypuckett (July 25, 2006)

...bring back Superdude.

Superdude 4 Life

- Kirby

sirens (July 25, 2006)

that review, is spot on, exactly what Sir Valient himself would agree on. Sweet dudes, sweeter band. This guys are bringing it back.

SalsaShark (July 25, 2006)

This man would make a good comedy writer. This review is hilarious.

However, next time sneak more of an actual album review in-between the anecdotes.

DarrenMcLeod (July 25, 2006)

enjoyed the writing, but I'll be damned if I know what the hell the disc is like.

sickboi (July 25, 2006)

Fuck Ben, bring back Superdude.

Cheesetits (July 25, 2006)

THE entertaining band of the moment. Saw them at Warped, only heard vague rumors as to what they were about, and they were great. I think they're one of those bands that are better live, however.

niveK82 (July 25, 2006)

I started off hating the review, but you painted such a good scene. My score is for your review.

Anonymous (July 25, 2006)

i like this review. entertaining.

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