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Hammer Swings Down

Posted on Monday, March 16, 2009 at 12:02AM by Registered CommenterAllyson B. Crawford | Comments11 Comments
Is "Hammer Swings Down" by Babylon A.D. the most underrated Glam tune of all time?


If you don't know the song, you're about to be in for a real treat. The song truly owns - and is basically everything that's great about Glam Metal.


Babylon A.D. for Rocklahoma 2009 I say!


Reader Comments (11)

cool song

stupid video; ultra contrived
March 16, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterstevie fag
that was beautiful.
I hadnt heard of Babylon A.D. before...
But that was sick.
March 16, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterLucifer
The most underrated glam song is Blue Tears - Rocking With The Radio! Check it out! the best song Bon Jovi never made
March 16, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterNikkeSixx
Ive always liked these guys since u posted about bang go the bells last year. this song is amazing. shoulda been a hit.
March 16, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMotleyCrue666
A solid band but their potential was limited; Babylon AD was only going to be "so big." This song is similar to "Bang Goes the Bell." If you like Kix, you'll like Babylon AD, as they share elements, including very basic, repetitive but catchy guitar riffs.
March 16, 2009 | Unregistered Commentergerry g
I totally agree with ya Allyson!
Babylon A.D. is extremely underrated...
March 16, 2009 | Unregistered CommenteraXe mAn
I was CRAZY for this band when they came out! Great debut record. Kid Goes Wild and Bang Go the Bells, over and over and over. I wore out the damn cassette! Now, this is what I would call a DAMN good addition to Rocklahoma! BRING IT!
March 16, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterkari
I loved Babylon A.D. back when they came out! "Kid Goes Wild" is totally kick-ass, and the ballad "Desparate" was one of my favorites of that time. But alas, not even Sam Kinison's voiceover on Kid Goes Wild could save them. Their first album got a bit lost in the glut of glam that came out in 1989, and by the time their second album was released, the scene was in its death throes.
March 16, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterbryon
Youre absolutely right. GREAT band!
March 16, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterKenny Crawford
Very cool!
March 17, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterlooksthatkill
i grew up with these guys in fremont ca ,went to school with ron fresci the guitar player at mt eden high he's one of the best guitar players around they used to play niles station all the time great times
August 14, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterdannywild

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