Valley of Tears Tank

Mick Tucker and Cliff Evans are all that remain in their version of the English power metal troupe TANK. For their tenth album, “Valley of Tears”, TANK is once again rebuilt following the departures of Doogie White and Chris Dale. This time, Tucker and Evans recruit DRAGONFORCE singer ZP Theart, BLIND GUARDIAN bassist Barend Courbois and former SODOM drummer Bobby Schottkowski. While this new lineup presents the opportunity for a massive display of metal mayhem, “Valley of Tears” merely chugs instead of rumbles. Professionally played and laid out, the album’s general lack of dynamics and dialed-down tempos barely make it a hard rock album. Frankly, “Valley of Tears” sounds like a British DOKKEN album instead of a British power metal album.

Source: Blabbermouth