|Stuff I Didn't Like: 2014 Edition|
rip 2014, 2014-2014. This is stuff that was bad.
|1|| ||Sonata Arctica|
This is just a fairly weak outing from the group. It just feels lacking in something. It isn't even easy to say what it is, it's just a bit... less than what it should be.
Blood of Legends
This is another power metal album that just feels lacking in some indescribable quality. It's not even offensively bad or anything, it's just all around not strong enough to warrant much of a mention.
|3||Killer Be Killed|
Killer Be Killed
This is the type of album that just doesn't hold much value in my eyes. It's okay to make music that doesn't reinvent the wheel, but at least make some effort to distinguish it. Killer Be Killed more or less lives from the fact that they're a supergroup, to me. It doesn't seem like they genuinely sought to make overly impressive music, and thus the album isn't really that impressive.
Victim of Yourself
It's probably the first thing someone would use as an example of a "by the books" outing. There's absolutely nothing that could compel someone to choose this over some other, better offering in the thrash metal genre. Outclassed and plodding.
I probably shouldn't count this. It's a troll album with troll ratings. It's like two and a half minutes long. Just, give it a 1 if you want a free objectivity boost.
This is amongst the most boring albums I can recall ever having heard in my life. There's no spirit at all. There's nothing that might point to the group as giving a damn about what they're writing.
I know it's not nice to pick on other Sputnik users, but to hell with it. This is bad. Really bad. I honestly don't know if it's a genuine effort or a troll album. It straddles the line between the two above, so either it's supposed to be terrible or it's so lazy it just happens to be. It's hard to even tell what's happening in most moments, partially because the audio quality is atrocious, but mostly because I feel like this was a parody of... something. Maybe it would be cool if I could tell what was going on.
No Sound Without Silence
I don't want to waste time writing words about this album, because it's obvious no time was wasted writing songs for it. They were just sort of transplanted from elsewhere.