Bob Dee With Petro - Idolmaker - Reviewed By Metal Digest! Monday February 14 2022, 5:01 PM
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Bob Dee With Petro - Idolmaker - Reviewed By Metal Digest!

Bob Dee With Petro - Idolmaker - Reviewed By Metal Digest ! Check it out here at this link: https://metal-digest.com/2022/02/10/bob-dee-with-petro-idolmaker/

Bob Dee and Petro have been straddling the line between Power Pop and Rock for some years now. ‘Idolmaker’ will appeal to older fans and assuredly garner several more. At first listen, these songs may be grouped into disposable fare. And you would be remiss to do so. There are a number of intangibles that merit further listening.

Songs alternate between the beefy and Blues-tinged (“Baby”) to shimmering and oddly hypnotic (“Light of the Moon”) to the forlorn (“Lost On You”).  A cover of the Paul Revere and the Raiders’ classic (or Monkees, depending on your memory) “Steppin’ Stone” is an interesting choice. The heavy compressed guitars, galloping drum patterns and Dee’s signature vocal delivery make this song quite compelling. And (bonus) may introduce younger folks to artists of yesteryear. 

Although the result is stellar, Dee’s voice is a bit too heavily enhanced at times, a bit more than on the band’s previous releases. I would like to hear Dee’s voice without the effects. My intuition tells it’s quite good. One way to find out; right Bob?


I found myself with these songs stuck in my head throughout the day. No mean feat, considering the amount of music I listen to. In other words, there are good and powerful forces at work here. Dee and Petro are on a positive trajectory; with ‘Idolmaker,’ I foresee more good things to come. -  Metal Digest

Release Date: January 7, 2022

FFO: Cheap Trick, Goo Goo Dolls, Beatles

Location: New York, USA

Label: Sony Music

Bob Dee with Petro : New York City's premier rock band with a sound reminiscent of Cheap Trick , has developed a significant worldwide fan base, as well as selling CDs & Video's on all major internet sites worldwide. Bob Dee's New York City band consists of Bob Dee (singer/guitarist), TJ Jordan (guitar) Alison Jones (bass) and Scott Campbell (drums). The band never sleeps with their tireless touring schedule worldwide. Bob Dee billed as "The International Pop-Star", has toured Japan, Europe and several east and west coast tours including SXSW music festival in Austin, Texas, The Canadian Music Week Festival featured artist and The Kansai Music Festival in Osaka, Japan, a rocking West Coast Tour support for " Enuff Z'Nuff " playing the World Famous " Whisky A Go Go ". Bob Dee's UK tour from Newcastle to London playing support for former Wasp guitarist " Chris Holmes " and in New York City at The Gramercy Theatre . The band's hard driven melodic pop resonates well with fans worldwide. Bob Dee with Petro’s highly anticipated new "EP" entitled " Idolmaker " released through AMG and SONY records, the 5 song EP features the hit single “ Steppin Stone ” a classic Monkees remake, mixed by Lou Giordano ( Goo Goo Dolls ) and mastered by Alex Saltz ( Vampire Weekend ) Bob Dee is endorsed by DR strings, Voodoo Amps, Zemaitis Guitars and Namba Gear .

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