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SharkTooth
July 1st 2014


8113 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

Dead Meadow, Colour Haze, Clutch, and Truckfighters are where I'd start

(especially Colour Haze)

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Mad.
July 1st 2014


4401 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Colour Haze like HELL man, Tempel or the s/t are modern classics.

Phi is probably Truckfighters' best album, Josh Homme even said they were the "best band the the universe" so take it from him. Also Monster Magnet - Dopes to Infinity, Causa Sui - Summer Sessions vol. 1, Samsara Blues Experiment - Long Distance Trip.



If you want darker, try Black Willows - Haze (bandcamp it).



Seriously man, you just cannot dismiss stoner rock like that, it's a pretty damn vast and varied genre

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TalonsOfFire
July 1st 2014


11653 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

Hmm I'll have to check those bands, thanks for the recs. Yeah didn't mean to dismiss the whole genre I just get tired of the

people who shit on new qotsa just because it doesn't stick to the kyuss sound their debut had. Not that any of you were doing

that, and I do like their debut a lot

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SharkTooth
July 1st 2014


8113 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

hey, just remember this quote from a Metallica review

"in terms of resistance to change and unwillingness to embrace new ideas, old school metal fans generally rank somewhere between Noel Gallagher and the Unabomber, and anything less than a faithful retread of old tracks was bound to be met with hostility, and even then…"

just replace 'old school metal fans' with 'obsessed fanboys'

mryrtmrnfoxxxy
July 19th 2014


14155 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

i never loved anything til i loved you

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tempest--
July 19th 2014


15453 Comments


seriously how good is this album

Rowan5215
July 19th 2014


29290 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

yeah

conesmoke
July 19th 2014


5333 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

It's great. Does wear off fast with overlistening tho.

Froot
July 19th 2014


1611 Comments


Aside from the opener and closer, I still don't feel like there are enough standout tracks for it to measure up to the likes of Rated R

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tempest--
July 19th 2014


15453 Comments


every track besides opener is standout

TalonsOfFire
July 19th 2014


11653 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

If I had a tail-I appear missing are the standouts

ValarMorghulis
July 20th 2014


829 Comments


fuck this finally clicked with me, rules hard

Jacquibim
Contributing Reviewer
July 20th 2014


15885 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

I really like the opener :/

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DrGonzo1937
July 20th 2014


8111 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Opener kicks ass, so dark.

TalonsOfFire
July 20th 2014


11653 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

Yeah it's probably 5th or 6th best

tempest--
July 20th 2014


15453 Comments


I like it too, it's a great song, but literally every single other track I enjoy more. says something about how much I love this record.

TalonsOfFire
July 20th 2014


11653 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

Perfect album. They played every song on here except I Appear Missing ugh. And the opener

Artuma
July 20th 2014


17964 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0 | Sound Off

haha i appear missing is like the best song they've ever made

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TalonsOfFire
July 20th 2014


11653 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

I know, SOTY! it was pretty irritating haha

Artuma
July 20th 2014


17964 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0 | Sound Off

nah wasn't soty but ye



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