The Users are Americans stuck in a time warp. Their songs are
reminiscent of Jimi Hendrix and Led Zeppelin, although they claim Pink
Floyd as more of an influence. However, this band doesn't even
approach the footslopes of those legends. It starts promisingly with
'Comin' Down' having enough moments to call it an above average song,
but 'Loveless Life' is poor and 'Jam Time' is self-indulgent trash.
'The Meld' on the other hand is a melody of beauty and an instrumental
to be proud of.
'Vodka Wisconsin Orgy' is poor and the less said of 'Meyoh-Myeoh' the
better. 'Bone Picker' sounds like Joy Division warbling and fails to
excite. 'YBIF' is just dreadful toned-down Marilyn Manson. The other
songs lack originality and have been done far better. If The Users
want to make a living out of music they should consider becoming a
by Neil Callanan