Living Colour : Stain (1993)

living colour stainBy Scott Goldfine

Progressive foursome Living Colour’s third outing is their most straight-ahead effort to date. Continuing to dwell on themes of prejudice, injustice and ignorance, the band adheres more to tried-and-true heavy metal nuances than in the past.

Crack funk bassist Doug Wimbush has joined the fray and he, along with guitar genius Vernon Reid, help make up for a general lack of memorable hooks.

GRADE: C+

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