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Storm In A Teacup
October 28th 2013



12688 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

This was very digestible.

unforgiven89
October 30th 2013



97 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

This is one of their best albums in a while. Really good songwriting and a nice mix of rockers/ballads.

Inbetween a 4 and a 4.5

thetempler
October 31st 2013



52 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

some twats on here if people dont like the bands why talk shit about them?
anyway back to the album only got this a few days back and first play i thought it was standard fair no real stand out every track merging into each other but with every listen it sorts itself out some real good moments on here if you like pj then you ll like this album i must say im enjoying it think its the best they have done for a while

NightProwler
October 31st 2013



6130 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5 | Sound Off

I agree (both on you view on the album, and the twats complaining on sputnik). The title track and Sirens are some of the best they've done

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unforgiven89
November 2nd 2013



97 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

For me it took a few listens to really start digging it. I was a bit underwhelmed at first.

Green Baron
November 2nd 2013



11114 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Sirens is a grower

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Davil667
November 7th 2013



254 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

Getaway is an insanely good track and very addictive. Album is not bad overall but too poppish for my taste. A bit more crispness would suit it well.

Pheromone
November 9th 2013



2945 Comments


Just got this, the new AFI and the new Black Sabbath on physical CDs a few minutes back. Got a lot of jamming to do.

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emprorzurg
November 9th 2013



488 Comments


Sabbath first, always Sabbath first

linguist2011
Contributing Reviewer
November 13th 2013



1777 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Cool album. Admittedly I've not listened to Pearl Jam's latter records (Mainly the albums released in the last ten years), but this has a well-balanced set of songs. There are more straightforward, punk rock-style tracks (Pretty much the first few songs) and then there are acoustic ballads which sometimes remind me of the Country/Southern rock genre. A few songs get a bit repetitive, and sometimes Vedder's voice is just weak in comparison to the instrumentation, but it's simply another great PJ album.

Underflow
December 4th 2013



2182 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Much better than Backspacer.

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Inveigh
December 4th 2013



24191 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

idk if it's much better than Backspacer (I liked that record), but it's better


picking nits i know, but had to stand up for my boy 'spacer

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Bigbadbob
December 6th 2013



16 Comments


I dunno about ratings... it dont matter. Music sounds best live and PJ live, wether its 10 or Lightn Bolt is a damn good show.

jtswope
December 21st 2013



1204 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

Some great songs on here, but the second half kinda lags imo

Rsetness9
December 29th 2013



597 Comments


I actually enjoy that Pearl Jam is keeping its sound. It could retread the "same musical territory" for all eternity and I would be happy.

Green Baron
December 29th 2013



11114 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

getaway rocks so haard

Tunaboy45
December 31st 2013



877 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

This is an amazing album. I think 3.0 is slightly too low.
But good review, pos.

mryrtmrnfoxxxy
January 20th 2014



7815 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

my father's son is fukn killer

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greencorn5
January 20th 2014



168 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0 | Sound Off

Yeah great vocal performance on My Fathers Son. Especially the last verse.

Itwasthatwas
January 29th 2014



729 Comments


This is better than I thought it would be



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