|UserReviews 31Approval 72%Soundoffs 336Album Ratings 629Objectivity 69%Last Active 03-04-14 10:31 pmJoined 01-12-12Forum Posts 139Review Comments 4,433
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| ||Testament Souls of Black||4.0|
| ||The Smashing Pumpkins Adore||3.5|
| ||Stone Temple Pilots Core|
STP's masterpiece. The music is epic, and this is one record I'd listen to again and again.
| ||The Smashing Pumpkins Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness|
The major issue with Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness is the concept itself. Corgan's ambition definitely went overboard when it came to effective songwriting. While the first disc is very solid, with only two weak tracks ("Love" and "Cupid de Locke") the second disc is absolutely bursting with filler, especially on the second half (this would be the 4th quarter of the album). It's a shame that this album fails in that regard, because songs like "Bullet With Butterfly Wings", "1979, "Zero" and "Tonight, Tonight" rank amongst the Pumpkins' very best.
| ||Nirvana Nevermind||4.0|
| ||Alice In Chains Dirt|
Dirt is truly an album for the depressed. Ten is a hybrid of emotional ups and downs and Superunknown is a dense, layered trip of introspection. But if ever you were looking for an album that understood your angst, suffering and pain Dirt is that album. From the sudden metallic opening of "Dem Bones" to the impressive closure of "Would?", AiC gave us here one of the indispensable albums of the 90's.
| ||Slayer Seasons in the Abyss||4.0|
|SitarHero Yes it is. Every instrument is me. :-)|
|DominionMM1 just remember that when things appear to get heated, most of the time it's really not. as for brick, i just pretty much ignore him. he does his thing, and while it may not contribute to anything in any way, he seems to get a kick out of it so it's just kinda whatever.|
|zakalwe Hard one to call dude, I appreciate em but they didn't do an album as good as the others.Big four for me were Nirvana,PJ,Pumpkins,Blind Melon (they weren't grunge in the slightest though)|
|SitarHero Ha yeah I did that a while back. My ratings philosophy is simple: 5 = classic/must listen, 4 = good album/should listen, 3 = average album/won't lose much by listening or not, 2 = bad album/avoid listen, 1 = terrible album/listen only for the lulz.|