This band are actually Finnish. Obvious influences are Def Leppard, Whitesnake, AC DC, Classic Heavy Rock of the early 80s and yes, a touch of ZZ Top. Both the guitarists (Ben Granfelt and Muddy) played guitar with Wishbone Ash as from the early ’00s.
Category: Hard Rock /southern boogie.
Label: Dig it Records(Finland – Suomi) + inner with lyrics etc.
Richard G. Johnson lead, backing vocals
Muddy Guitars, lap steel
Ben Granfelt guitars
Masa Maijanen bass, backing vocals
Edu Kettunen additional percussion (on “Susie”)
Kim “The Plant” Lönnholm additional backing vocals
1. Higher Than High 3:49
2. Sweet Little Sisters 3:12
3. Jealousy 4:01
4. Mountain 3:57
5. I Ain’t Braggin’ 3:31
6. Mean Rock’N’ Roller 3:32
7. Susie 4:45
8. Shout 4:01
9. Bad Lucks Lament 4:05
10. Tough Kid 4:09
11. The Blues 3:55
Total Running Time: 42:47
Gringos Locos was formed in Helsinki, Finland in 1986. Their recording deal with PolyGram International received much attention back then. Three albums down the road the band decided to take a short break in 1991.
this disc reminds me of early Dokken when they were in their prime. Great album !!!
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