Chickenfoot, ‘III’ – Album Review
by: Matthew Wilkening
True to lead singer Sammy Hagar‘s recent promises, Chickenfoot‘s new album ‘III’ finds the rock supergroup expanding their sound considerably beyond the range of their slightly awkward self-titled 2009 debut.
Of course there’s a fair share of Zeppelin-inspired stomp to be had on ‘III,’ but the band also tries out a few surprisingly direct heartland-style rock songs, as well as a sultry, R&B-influenced bedtime come-on, during the record’s compact 45-minute running time.
Not everything fits together perfectly, but an impressive amount of the material connects in a very strong manner, and it’s clear that the time the band spent touring together in support of their first album has resulted in
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