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What in the Devil? Moonshine XXX
Their album, Moonshine XXX, radiates all the signs that it was produced and packaged with tender loving care and a large dollop of rock 'n roll madness on the side
By Kat Tosi
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2013-05-26
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Why do devils wait at crossroads? To tempt people down the wrong road. Devils at the Crossroad have been alluring people down their rocking road by maintaining a solid presence on the Beijing music scene for more than two years and by giving their audience an archfiend of a good time.

This was ever so evident at their record release party at Temple Bar on April 27th. For a self-described "...crazy bunch of three lazy dudes playing dirty rock'n'roll in China," I would have to say that they are extremely ambitious and devoted to their craft. Their album, Moonshine XXX, radiates all the signs that it was produced and packaged with tender loving care and a large dollop of rock 'n roll madness on the side.

While Joris Zylberman (singer/guitar), Cedric Sadako (drummer) and Marco Benitez (bass) make up the group, their album and record release party exhibits the collective soul of the music community found in Beijing. A crowd of musicians joined them on stage in a series of 'guest spots' to celebrate the release of the album and to melt heads at Temple.

Released on Chinese Label Scream Records 嚎叫唱片, the album is solid, with all members showcasing their talents. Bassist Marco Benitez shows us that he can do way more than perform with Fantastic artwork within the liner notes. Full lyrics in both English and Chinese make the CD very user friendly and tantalizing. Driving drums and bass make me want to climb on a Harley Davidson. Tenor gravel vocals with lyrics of substance keep me listening. Strong energy and bite abound, but truth be said, one must truly see Devils at the Crossroad live to truly appreciate the full potential and raucousness of the band.

A crossroad is a piece of land that belongs to no one. Crossroads are considered a suitable place to perform magic and cast spells. Crossroads can also be used as an improvised altar for ritual and sacrifice. Devils at the Crossroad lead their audience into this dark and questioning place, where listeners and followers of their musical sorcery will revel in the ride.

Devils at the Crossroad have balls out wall of sound that combines hard driving rock, blues, stoner rock and elements of punk into a very head-banging good time. I would not recommend the album to the weak of heart or those fond of Hello Kitty.

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