2nd Avenue

nojustice.jpg

This five-piece band is the latest musical export from Stillwater, Okla., joining Cross Canadian Ragweed and Garth Brooks. Still, the crunchy guitar licks of “WWIII” have more in common with most rock bands than with Garth. “5 More Minutes,” reminiscent of Pat Green’s “Wave on Wave,” is one of the better tracks, thanks to lead singer Steve Rice’s rugged vocals. On the moody “Just Get Going,” No Justice continues straddling the line between country and rock. Producer Dexter Green (Collective Soul) smoothes out the band’s edges for the ballad “Gone Ain’t Far Enough,” and the acoustic-blues vibe of “Coming up the River” (with guest vocals by Rebecca Lynn Howard) and the grungy “Love Song” make the second half of the album more pleasing than the first.

Comments

Recent Music Posts More

More News

Fifth season of “Trisha’s Southern Kitchen” premieres Aug. 23 and new line of Precious Metals cookware arrives spring 2015.
Second No. 1 becomes first No. 1 as a songwriter.
Reba turned to social media to make a plea for people from around the world to send in their videos.
“Rising Star” contestant will join Brad at Holmdel, N.J., show.
Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Tim McGraw and others dumping ice for a good cause.