When hair metal was unceremoniously snuffed out by grunge in the '90s, it seemed that Kix were destined to go down as a footnote in the genre's rowdy history after their breakup in 1995. After reuniting in 2005, it seems the Hagerstown, Maryland rock heroes have found a second life, returning with their first album in 19 years, Rock Your Face Off. Making good on the title, the band delivers an album of tight, no-frills hard rock with plenty of snarl and grit that evokes the early years of AC/DC. For those out there who have kept the fire burning for Kix, Rock Your Face Off marks a solid return from the band, and fans of classic hard rock should definitely not hesitate to check this one out.
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AllMusic Review by Gregory Heaney