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|1.0 awful||Pedro B. | April 23rd 10|
If you never thought you'd see a song called "Ride My Rocket" on a Pantera album, boy, do we have an album for you!
"Metal Magic" sees the Texas quartet, then led by terrible singer Terry Glaze, embark in a piss-poor brand of hard'n'heavy with shameless glam overtones. There's even an attemptive ballad with keyboards! The songs veer between the unremarkable and the god-awful, often directly ripping off KISS, an admitted influence for the Darrell brothers. Heck, "Ride My Rocket" itself rips its title off an Ace Frehley song and its music off "Detroit Rock City"! The sad part is, it doesn't get much better from there, causing this album to be almost completely worthless. The only nearly acceptable song is the title track, whose riff hints at what would come years later.
Unfortunately, there would still be two more albums of this tripe before Pantera came to their senses, switched Glaze for Phil Anselmo, and set about redefining thrash metal. Avoid.
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|1.0 awful||miaow | May 26th 13|
one of the big reasons i avoid trying weed is that i don't want to end up like people who listen to these guys
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|2.5 average||conesmoke | August 2nd 12|
Best album art ever??????????????????????????????????????????
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|0.0 ||NationalMidnightStar | December 24th 12|
chandler callahan alex preavett andrew preavett chandler carter ivan gonzales devonte sudduth
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|2.0 poor||John Marinakis | July 14th 11|
Pantera sounded so different in their early days. Their debut (glam style) is rather poor with stupid vocals, weird drumming and common bass lines. Guitar sounds ok and the solos are good. We shouldn't forget that the founders of Pantera Vinnie Paul and Dimebag Darrell were inexperienced and very young at that time, i think 19 and 17 respectively. However Dimebag shows some potential.
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|1.0 awful||MammatusClouds | November 19th 14|
This is one of the most horrible audio experiences I've ever had in my life.
|1.0 awful||Brendan Nixon | August 24th 14|
Pantera before they were Pantera, brings the laughs.
|1.5 very poor||FirstStrikeIsDeadly | May 19th 14|
IN THIS DAY AND TIME...OF METAL MAGIC...WE NEED...ROCK AND ROLL...WE NEED...a much better album. The title track's riffage is actually slightly neat, and the first song's kinda catchy, but the vocals are so, so awful, and most of the album just sucks.
|1.5 very poor||Ikarus14 | September 30th 12|
Guilty pleasure at best. The guitars make it just about listenable and there's a few spots that I enjoyed, but the lame lyrics, mediocre drum and bass and piss poor production (even for its time) just means it gets old quickly.
|1.5 very poor||TheNotrap | March 13th 12|
Probably the greatest album cover ever made. Well the dudes needed to start somewhere, right? RIP Dime.
|0.0 ||Eric | October 22nd 10|
lmfao!!!! needs 50 characters.. lalalalalalalalalala
|2.5 average||mark7477 | September 16th 10|
This was way before cowboys or vulgar also 1983 whole different time period and the music reflect that as well.You can hear all the influences april wine,motley crue the snyths similar to journey and lover boy.Other than that not so bad for a recording of a bunch of guys only in their teens even darrel was kicking ass on guitar back then.And of course i prefer the heavier pantera over this but it's a nice start to say the least.
|2.0 poor||Saxonfire | November 12th 09|
Just what the heck is this album supposed to mean anyway?. The worst thing about it is the album cover itself. Makes no sense whatever, The songs don't mean anything.
|3.0 good||Jorge | December 30th 14|
|2.0 poor||Krimea | December 24th 14|
|2.5 average||Antony | December 19th 14|
|2.5 average||Corona | November 22nd 14|
|1.5 very poor||BlackSun | November 15th 14|
|1.5 very poor||DrDom | October 23rd 14|
|1.0 awful||Jarek | September 1st 14|
|1.5 very poor||Marxman | July 17th 14|
|1.5 very poor||Betray | July 1st 14|
|1.0 awful||Sithese | February 17th 14|
|1.0 awful||Sami K | January 8th 14|
|1.0 awful||Nash J. CONTRIBUTOR | January 8th 14|
|2.5 average||Fra | January 1st 14|
|1.5 very poor||G2Santos | December 30th 13|
|1.0 awful||Durmo | November 13th 13|
|1.5 very poor||Potating | September 23rd 13|
|1.0 awful||Matski | September 21st 13|
|1.5 very poor||TK | June 4th 13|
|1.0 awful||Spanky | April 12th 13|
|2.5 average||rompho | March 22nd 13|
|1.5 very poor||ANJ45 | March 20th 13|
|2.0 poor||fg89 | March 5th 13|
|1.5 very poor||manosg | January 1st 13|
|1.0 awful||Zeg | December 30th 12|
|2.5 average||Kalhur | December 16th 12|
|1.5 very poor||Nrap | November 11th 12|
|2.0 poor||boff | July 30th 12|
|1.5 very poor||MrElmo | June 10th 12|
|1.0 awful||Thomas | April 6th 12|
|1.5 very poor||emc2691 | March 31st 12|
|2.5 average||Jackus | February 7th 12|
|1.5 very poor||Vyndax | January 30th 12|
|1.5 very poor||Siamois | January 13th 12|
|1.0 awful||gazanga | November 23rd 11|
|2.0 poor||Jack | October 28th 11|
|3.5 great||Matty | October 18th 11|
|1.0 awful||SteveP | October 8th 11|
|1.5 very poor||endtell | October 7th 11|
|1.5 very poor||Josh C. | August 30th 11|
|1.5 very poor||endtyme | August 3rd 11|
|2.5 average||Totes | July 20th 11|
|1.5 very poor||Aether | July 3rd 11|
|1.0 awful||HHx66 | May 26th 11|
|3.0 good||tnp101 | April 16th 11|
|2.0 poor||Jumaos | January 6th 11|
|1.5 very poor||wyn10 | December 13th 10|
|1.0 awful||Majk | December 10th 10|
|2.0 poor||J. | April 12th 10|
|1.0 awful||bakor | January 21st 10|
|2.5 average||aeuk | November 22nd 09|
|2.5 average||Triple6 | November 11th 09|
|1.0 awful||Skyler | August 15th 09|
|2.5 average||KILL | February 2nd 09|
|1.0 awful||Hugoj33 | November 15th 08|
|2.0 poor||RJayZ | February 28th 08|
|2.0 poor||Jmaj14 | September 13th 07|
|2.0 poor||E5150 | August 7th 07|
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