My post probably reads more negatively than intended because I had high hopes for the album. It's a decent album, I was just expecting a great one. I'll be sure to check out the others though, especially Thunder and Golden Earring.
New Halestorm album is out today.
I had a listen yesterday via an AUS proxy and came away a little disappointed. The album is heavier than its predecessors but this has come at a cost as far as the catchiness and hooks of the songs are concerned. Perhaps I expected too much given the fantastic...
I think there are a few objective ways of measuring if a song isn't filler:
1 - It was released as a single
2 - It was included on a compilation album
3 - It was played on a tour after the respective album tour
For example, I think the only songs from TNOTB you can fairly argue might be filler...