Quite loud, tight, aggressive and decent band from Philadelphia (much better than another PA act - King of the Black Sunrisealso re-released on pirate CD by Kismet), formed by Paul Venturini (organ) and Edward Leonetti (guitar) - often introduced as ex-members of Soul Survivors (not an achievemnt, or a compliment), although they were just backing musicians. Venturini and Leonetti recruited drummer Tommy Brannick and Jack Douglas (bass) and soon emerged as a promissing power act with good potential (far better than Soul Survivors). Hendrix and Isley Brothers are mentioned as main influences (I cannot understand why) - the band played aggressive acid/hard rock with excellent fuzzy guitars,heavy organ, paranoid drumming, hysterical singing backed by good vocal harmonies - very much like Grand Funk (listen to "People" and "Easter"). All songs for the debut album (produced by the Isleys) were penned by Leonetti and Venturini - without boring covers. The album was released in August 1969 on T-Neck Records (Isleys' own label) and went nowhere, in spite of the fact that it was (is) bloody good. Nothing else is known about the band. In 2001 this excellent album was re-issued on CD by Lizard, and 10 years later pirated by Kismet
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