Singer/guitarist Stevie Salas and his band Colorcode deliver a set of rockers that recall Prince, Hendrix, Pat Travers, and some of the guitar heroics of Van Halen. Salas' fretwork is the star of the show here, although his songwriting competes for equal billing on muscular tunes like "Two Bullets and a Gun," "The Harder They Come," and "Stand Up!" A strong pop sensibility runs throughout the album, making it enjoyable for people who are not just guitar aficionados. "Indian Chief," a touching, Hendrix-inspired ode to Salas' father, is an understated highlight. Co-produced by Bill Laswell.
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AllMusic Review by Andy Hinds