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KilliT - 'Shut It Down' Hot

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I'd welcome the chance to see KilliT live as, if they are as good on stage, it would be a damn fine evening.

Based in London but originally hailing from Hungary, Israel, Argentina and Britain, KilliT was founded at the beginning of this year and they quickly released their first video for single 'Shut It Down' which has to date racked up over hundred thousand views. This, the resultant album of the same name, was planned for an independent release but KilliT were quickly snapped up by Lions Pride which clearly indicates the guys have something special to offer.

The title track really is indicative of the hard-edged, but still melodic, Rock the band create. It's "radio-friendly" and despite their international mix, sounds very Anglo American in style. It's hard to find a comparison but little bits of The Treatment and Heavens Basement spring to mind with a little bit of "Yank" thrown in for aural pleasure.

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We have ballsy Rockers like 'I Ain't Playing Your Game' and 'Say My Name', the Bluesy sounding 'Dragging Me Down' (slightly reminiscent of The Dead Daisies) and the more soulful 'Calm Before The Storm' and 'Our Last Goodbye'.

The good thing about 'Shut It Down' is that it's hard to be critical of the album in any way. There are no fillers and the production is clear and crisp. The band are making themselves visible on the gig circuit and this album is the perfect platform for onward progression. I'd welcome the chance to see KilliT live as, if they are as good on stage, it would be a damn fine evening!

Steve Price

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