You Asked For It: Bomber
Best Song: I will have to agree with the Coyotes on this one and go with "Game Face." In spite of choosing a cliché song title (at least it wasn't a cheesy oxymoron this time), the band makes it work. The air-raid siren to open the song is a bit much, but what follows more than makes up for it. It's a fantastic mix of metal riffs, Sepultura-esque vocals with a punk chant of "hey! hey! hey!" thrown in there for good measure. How could you not get all riled up waiting for the puck to drop while this song blares? Lead singer Quick also manages to soften/deepen his singing style for the chorus, adding another layer to this song. Just don't make Bobby Knight listen to it (he doesn't take kindly to the cliché of "game face" -- skip to the 2:43 mark).
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