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Big Air Experience

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Designed to entice never-subtle Motocross enthusiasts, Big Air Experience is a full-bore flamethrower of alternative metal and west coast hip-hop. The set puts two fists through the wall with Hatebreed's "Proven" ("Who are you to judge us?!") and the thrashing tumult of Slayer's "War Zone" before transitioning via Saliva's boisterous rap-metal into vintage gangsta material from Ice Cube ("Wicked") and N.W.A. ("Appetite for Destruction"). Big Air really could have used some more hip-hop, since its second-half is clogged with capably fiery, yet totally forgettable material from post-grunge also-rans like Shortie and Audiovent. By the time the irritating blare of Kottonmouth Kings' alt metal/rap hybrid signals a return to the hip-hop, there's only time for a couple of tracks from Snoop and Westside Connection. While this clunky sequencing does make Big Air Experience perhaps less of an, er, fun experience, it's still heavy enough on the swearing and screeching to please the average extreme sports fanatic.

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