[published]: 1981, April 20
[in]: Edmonton Journal, p. A11
[article]: Rock Seldom Varies
[by]: Graham Hicks

Kick Axe (Riveria Rock Room)

At least Kick Axe, 451's juniors by at least 10 years, has the natural enthusiasm of gung-ho young rockers

But not an ounce of originality in the Vancouver flash-rock band which appeared in the Riviera Rock Room Saturday.

Another heavy-breathing Plant imitator up front - the medallions, the unbuttoned high-sheen polyester shirt, the perm. Non-stop wonka-wonka guitar screeches hiding a boring drummer. The usual cliches. Bo-ring.