[published]: 2004, October 5
[in]: (Vancouver) Province
[article]: 'Kick Axe IV' album review
[by]: Tom Harrison

Years later, Kick Axe reconvenes and records. Might be timely, if The Darkness revives the public taste for overdressed melodic hard rock. These 14 songs skirt heavy metal and would be retro were it not for the maturity the members bring.

**1/2 out of 5