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NonApplicable
April 3rd 2012


2012 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

Love, love, loved Killing Joke on Absolute Dissent, but I primarily listen to metal. This band is
regarded as having an amazing catalog, but I don't where/if to start. Is their older stuff too
different for me?

jefflebowski
April 3rd 2012


8257 Comments


Wasn't a huge fan of absolute dissent but this is sounding better and better the more i read about it. Pandemonium will always be my favorite joke though

SowingSeason
Staff Reviewer
April 3rd 2012


16919 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

The best parts of Absolute Dissent top this but this is far more consistent. Not a single track that's even average.

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AtavanHalen
April 3rd 2012


17927 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

actually most if not all of them are

Decapod
April 3rd 2012


1016 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Anyone know why this cd is like $24 on amazon? I spent $32 on this album... Well worth it, but kinda expensive.

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Decapod
April 3rd 2012


1016 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Pandemonium will always be my favorite joke though.


Same here brotha. That album is soooo good!

MarvinLapsus
April 3rd 2012


133 Comments


The few songs I've listened to from this album are also leading me to think that this is a stronger album that their last. "Rapture" is one hell of a track.

jefflebowski
April 3rd 2012


8257 Comments


rapture sounds a bit like KJ by numbers to me

Imperial
April 3rd 2012


1739 Comments


I'm really disappointed by this album. Maybe a few more listens will help but overall it feels really dated and lacklustre.

someguest
April 3rd 2012


21390 Comments


going to listen right fucking now

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Danyll
April 3rd 2012


19 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5 | Sound Off

Really great review, and couldn't agree more!

derkaderka
April 3rd 2012


61 Comments


Never listened to these guys until I came across this review but so far the first three songs have been pretty damn good.

SowingSeason
Staff Reviewer
April 3rd 2012


16919 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Glad you are all liking this

Definitely an epic album

Irving
Staff Reviewer
April 3rd 2012


7321 Comments


K so now I'm like super-interested.

Albus
April 4th 2012


82 Comments


Yeah, this album is very good. KJ, IMHO, is one of the most consistent bands nowadays. Finally production on the album is very good. "Absolute Dissent" was rather terribly produced. Raw, but overbassy, overwarmy, and loud as f*ck.
Best straightforward rock band, anyone?

NonApplicable
April 4th 2012


2012 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

^ They don't sound very straightforward on this release IMO.

Don't see the variety people are talking about. Seems like similar production and instrumentation throughout.

Wolfhorde
April 4th 2012


13688 Comments


Just for the record: A nuclear meltdown is by definition not a "natural disaster".

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Wizard
April 4th 2012


19641 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

killing joke rules

You are now on my list of "Cool Staff" hahahahaha. If I've ever read a more fitting review for this band, you certainly pulled it off in style. Have a gold star.

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MTObsidian
April 4th 2012


118 Comments


"the band’s fifteenth studio album in thirty two years"

Wow... I've never heard of these guys before, but after reading this I think I'll have to take a look.

Good review, by the way. Very well written.

KILL
April 4th 2012


72280 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

lol never heard of killing joke

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