Average Rating: 4.14
Rating Variance: 0.45
Objectivity Score: 52% (Somewhat Balanced)
Sort by: Rating | Release Date | Rating Date | Name5.0 classicAgalloch Ashes Against the GrainAlice in Chains Jar of FliesAlice in Chains DirtAlice in Chains FaceliftAt the Gates Slaughter of the SoulAtheist Piece of TimeBlack Sabbath Master of RealityCrimson Glory Transcendence Darkthrone A Blaze in the Northern SkyDavid Bowie "Heroes"Death The Sound of PerseveranceDeath SymbolicDeftones Around the FurDio Holy DiverDismember Like an Ever Flowing StreamDream Theater Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a MemoryA fantastic concept album and Dream Theater's masterpieceEdge of Sanity CrimsonFaith No More The Real ThingFrank Zappa Hot RatsGenesis Selling England by the PoundIsis OceanicJeff Buckley GraceKing Crimson RedKorn KornKreator Extreme AggressionKyuss Welcome to Sky ValleyMad Season AboveMahavishnu Orchestra The Inner Mounting FlameMastodon Crack the SkyeMercyful Fate MelissaMetallica Ride the LightningMr. Bungle Mr. BungleNeil Young Rust Never SleepsThe ultimate Neil Young album, showcasing his beautiful acoustic side for one half, only to then unleashing "Old Black" to massive enjoyment. Music rarely eclipses the brilliance Neil layed down on this tremendous release.Neurosis Through Silver in BloodNine Inch Nails The Downward SpiralOpeth Still LifeOverkill HorrorscopePearl Jam Vs.Pink Floyd Wish You Were HereI can barely explain how much this album means to me. One of my favourites of all time from arguably my favourite group.Pink Floyd MeddleA dimply breathtaking record. "Echoes" sends shivers up my spine like no other song..Porcupine Tree In AbsentiaQueens of the Stone Age ...Like ClockworkRage Against the Machine Rage Against the MachineThis is perhaps my favourite album of all time. There's not a damn flaw on this record: absolutely mind-blowing, an prominent, powerful and exciting record that should belong in everyone's music collection.Rainbow RisingRush HemispheresSteely Dan AjaStrapping Young Lad CityTelevision Marquee MoonTestament The GatheringThe Clash London CallingThe Jimi Hendrix Experience Electric LadylandThe Stooges Fun HouseThe Who Who's NextThin Lizzy Live and DangerousTool Lateralus4.5 superbAC/DC Back in BlackI initially had this rated a 3, but I realised I was being stupid. It really is a superb album, but it brings back a great deal of nostalgia.Agalloch The MantleNot as grand in my opinion as Ashes Against The Grain but still an outstanding effort.Alter Bridge BlackbirdAlter Bridge FortressAnathema JudgementAnthrax Among the LivingAt the Drive-In Relationship of CommandAudioslave AudioslaveBlack Flag DamagedBlack Sabbath ParanoidBlack Sabbath Black SabbathBlack Sabbath Heaven and HellBlack Sabbath SabotageBlack Sabbath Mob RulesBlack Sabbath 13Blind Guardian Imaginations from the Other SideCamel MirageCarcass HeartworkCreedence Clearwater Revival Cosmo's FactoryCynic FocusDavid Bowie The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust...Death LeprosyDeath Individual Thought PatternsDeath HumanDeftones White PonyDevin Townsend TerriaDevin Townsend Ocean Machine: BiomechDevin Townsend Project EpicloudDire Straits Love Over GoldDire Straits Brothers in ArmsDire Straits Dire StraitsDream Theater Images and WordsDream Theater A Change of SeasonsElliott Smith Either/OrEmperor In the Nightside EclipseFaith No More Angel DustFleetwood Mac RumoursFrank Zappa Joe's GarageGenesis FoxtrotIron Maiden The Number of the BeastIron Maiden Iron MaidenIron Maiden Piece of MindIron Maiden KillersJudas Priest PainkillerJudas Priest Sad Wings of DestinyKatatonia The Great Cold DistanceKing Crimson DisciplineKing Crimson In the Court of the Crimson KingKing Crimson Larks' Tongues in AspicKing Diamond AbigailKreator Pleasure to KillKs Choice Paradise in MeLed Zeppelin Led ZeppelinLou Reed TransformerLynyrd Skynyrd Pronounced Leh-Nerd Skin-NerdManic Street Preachers The Holy BibleMastodon LeviathanMastodon The HunterMegadeth Rust in PeaceMelvins StagMetallica Master of PuppetsMetallica MetallicaMinutemen Double Nickels on the DimeMuse Origin of SymmetryNeil Young After the Gold RushNeil Young Everybody Knows This Is NowhereNick Drake Pink MoonNine Inch Nails Pretty Hate MachineNocturnus ThresholdsObituary Slowly We RotOpeth MorningriseEasily ranks as one of Opeth's greatest ever achievements. A must listen for any new fans.Opeth DamnationOverkill The Years of DecayPantera Cowboys from HellPearl Jam TenPink Floyd AnimalsPink Floyd PulsePorcupine Tree Fear of a Blank PlanetPublic Enemy It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold UsQueen A Night at the OperaQueen Queen IIQueens of the Stone Age Songs for the DeafQueens of the Stone Age Rated RRadiohead The BendsRage Against the Machine The Battle of Los AngelesRainbow Long Live Rock & RollRed Hot Chili Peppers By the WayRush Moving PicturesRush 2112Sepultura Beneath the RemainsSoundgarden BadmotorfingerStevie Ray Vaughan Texas FloodStevie Wonder InnervisionsStone Temple Pilots CoreStone Temple Pilots PurpleStreetlight Manifesto Everything Goes NumbTestament The New OrderThe Afghan Whigs GentlemenThe Butterfly Effect Begins HereThe Contortionist ExoplanetStill can't believe how much I really like this album. One of my favourites from the 2010's thus far.The Cure DisintegrationThe Doors The DoorsThe Jimi Hendrix Experience Axis: Bold as LoveThe Jimi Hendrix Experience Are You ExperiencedThe Mars Volta De-Loused in the ComatoriumThe Mars Volta Frances the MuteThe Prodigy The Fat of the LandThe Smashing Pumpkins Siamese DreamThe Stooges Raw PowerThe Velvet Underground The Velvet Underground & NicoThe Velvet Underground White Light/White HeatTool AenimaX Japan Art of Life4.0 excellentA Perfect Circle Thirteenth StepA Perfect Circle Mer de NomsAC/DC LiveAlan Parsons A Valid PathAlice Cooper TrashAlice in Chains Alice in ChainsAlice in Chains Black Gives Way to BlueAlice in Chains The Devil Put Dinosaurs HereAnata The Conductor's DepartureAngra Temple of ShadowsAnnihilator Never, NeverlandAudioslave Out of ExileBad Brains Bad BrainsBlack Flag My WarBlack Sabbath Vol. 4Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody SabbathBob Dylan Highway 61 RevisitedBrand New The Devil and God Are Raging Inside MeCamel CamelCandlemass Epicus Doomicus MetallicusDavid Bowie Hunky DoryDeath Scream Bloody GoreDeep Purple Machine HeadDef Leppard Vault: Greatest Hits 1980 - 1995Deftones DeftonesDeftones Diamond EyesDevin Townsend Project AddictedDream Theater Train of ThoughtDream Theater Six Degrees of Inner TurbulenceDream Theater Falling into InfinityVery underrated. Not a masterpiece, but man does this contain some truly brilliant tracks.Dream Theater AwakeDream Theater Systematic ChaosDream Theater Black Clouds & Silver LiningsDream Theater Dream TheaterFrank Zappa Zoot AlluresGojira From Mars to SiriusIron Maiden PowerslaveIron Maiden Seventh Son of a Seventh SonIsis In the Absence of TruthJudas Priest Stained ClassJudas Priest Screaming for VengeanceKatatonia Brave Murder DayKing Crimson LizardKing Crimson Starless and Bible BlackKorn Follow the LeaderKorn UntouchablesKreator Phantom AntichristKyuss Blues for the Red SunLed Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IIILed Zeppelin Houses of the HolyLou Reed BerlinMastodon RemissionMastodon Blood MountainMegadeth Countdown to ExtinctionMegadeth YouthanasiaMegadeth Peace Sells... but Who's Buying?Megadeth So Far, So Good... So What!Melvins HoudiniMetallica Kill 'Em AllMetallica ...And Justice for AllMetallica Garage Inc.Metallica Beyond MagneticMiles Davis Bitches BrewMr. Bungle CaliforniaMuse AbsolutionMuse Black Holes and RevelationsMuse The ResistanceMuse The 2nd LawMy Morning Jacket ZNine Inch Nails Hesitation MarksNocturnus The KeyOpeth Blackwater ParkA bit overrated, but still a great album. "Harvest" and the title track are incredible.Opeth My Arms, Your HearseOpeth Ghost ReveriesOpeth WatershedOverkill Feel the FirePantera Official Live: 101 ProofPantera Vulgar Display of PowerPestilence Consuming ImpulsePink Floyd The Dark Side of the MoonPixies DoolittlePorcupine Tree DeadwingPrince Purple RainQueen Sheer Heart AttackQueen News of the WorldQueens of the Stone Age Queens of the Stone AgeQueens of the Stone Age Lullabies to ParalyzeRadiohead Kid ARage Against the Machine Evil EmpireRainbow Ritchie Blackmore's RainbowRammstein MutterRammstein SehnsuchtRammstein Reise, ReiseRed Hot Chili Peppers CalifornicationRed Hot Chili Peppers Mother's MilkRed Hot Chili Peppers Blood Sugar Sex MagikRush A Farewell to KingsRush Permanent WavesRush RushRush Snakes & ArrowsRush Clockwork AngelsSepultura RootsSilverchair Neon BallroomSilverchair Freak ShowSlayer Hell AwaitsSlayer Decade of AggressionSlint SpiderlandSoundgarden SuperunknownStrapping Young Lad The New BlackThe Beatles The BeatlesThe Mars Volta Scab DatesThe Mars Volta AmputechtureThe Mars Volta The Bedlam in GoliathThe Smashing Pumpkins Mellon Collie and the Infinite SadnessThe Smiths The Queen Is DeadThem Crooked Vultures Them Crooked VulturesTool UndertowTool OpiateActually a better release than what some might think. Very impressive debut E.P.rTool 10,000 DaysYes Close to the EdgeYes Fragile3.5 greatAC/DC Highway to HellAC/DC Black IceAnthrax Spreading the DiseaseAnthrax State of EuphoriaAnthrax Fistful of MetalBlack Sabbath Headless CrossDeath Spiritual HealingDream Theater OctavariumHusker Du New Day RisingIron Maiden Somewhere in TimeJudas Priest British SteelLed Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IVMegadeth Killing Is My Business...Metallica LoadMuse ShowbizOasis (What's the Story) Morning Glory?Overkill The Electric AgePantera Far Beyond DrivenPantera The Great Southern TrendkillPink Floyd The WallPorcupine Tree The IncidentQueens of the Stone Age Era VulgarisQueensryche Operation: MindcrimeRadiohead AmnesiacRed Hot Chili Peppers The Uplift Mofo Party PlanRed Hot Chili Peppers Stadium ArcadiumRush SignalsSilverchair FrogstompSilverchair DioramaSlayer Seasons in the AbyssSoundgarden Louder Than Love3.0 goodAudioslave RevelationsGood, but weak in comparison to their first two records. Boasts some good tracks but overall it's rather bland.Dream Theater A Dramatic Turn of EventsThe only two tracks that are really good are "On The Backs Of Angels" and "Outcry", the remainder being average. Genesis The Lamb Lies Down on BroadwayGorguts ObscuraKing Crimson In the Wake of PoseidonKorn Take a Look in the MirrorMetallica Death MagneticIf the production quality was better, this would be worthy of a 4. Musically, not a bad album however.Opeth OrchidA good debut, despite it being rather monotonous and poor sounding. Worth checking out, but Opeth have offered us much better since.Opeth DeliveranceMy least favourite of Opeth's discography. Overall it is actually quite decent in most areas but falls below par compared to other releases that the bad had output thus far in their careers. There's definitely more aggression and heaviness, but at times the record feels monotonous and some riffs drag on for a very long time, so there is a mixture of pros and cons.Opeth HeritageWith Heritage, Opeth recorded a very audacious record featuring no death growls and barely any elements of a Progressive Death Metal group. This album combines classic 70's Prog with a touch of Jazz Fusion. Overall it doesn't take your breath away but perhaps in retrospect it will be looked upon more positively.Pantera Reinventing the SteelPantera's last hurrah resulted in a sound that was heavier than ever, combing a mixture of elements and incorporating sounds from all the band's previous outings, which sounds absolutely fantastic, but in reality, it was like drinking coffee and tea at the same time. Well, maybe not that bad but it doesn't capture the skill and amazement of the first two Pantera albums. There is definitely some ferociousness that results in some memorable moments such as "Revolution Is My Name" and "Uplift" but it is let down by inconsistency. Lets put it this way: overall, it's actually good and listen after listen it gradually grows on you but this is my least favourite Pantera release and not the record I would play to introduce people to this Heavy Metal juggernaut.Radiohead OK ComputerRed Hot Chili Peppers I'm With YouIt sounds crisp, almost perfect in a way, but the overall approach isn't spectacular. I was expecting Josh Klinghoffer to show off his guitar playing and prove to everyone why he is a worthy replacement for John Frusciante but instead we were treated to Flea's bass that at times vastly overpowers the guitar. Other than that, Kiedis' vocals are great and the catchiness of the album cannot be ignored.Slayer South of Heaven2.5 averageDream Theater When Dream and Day UniteThere's actually some good material present here ("Ytse Jam" is a major highlight) but the remainder of the album is average, but for a first time effort it showcases a great deal of potential for the future.Immolation Close to a World BelowI Don't understand all the hype that surrounds this. Listened to it, thought it was very average, not terrible but very overrated.Korn See You on the Other SideThe beginning of Korn's journey into the mediocre, if not poor string of releases that do nothing to capture the magnificence of this one time juggernaut in Nu-Metal.Metallica ReloadLoad, surprisingly, brought us a bunch of memorable tracks, more good than bad. ReLoad is split down the middle: half the songs are good, half are not. Therefore, it receives the 2.5 rating. That's it.Slayer Reign in BloodSlayer World Painted Blood2.0 poorBlack Sabbath Born AgainLed Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IIRanks for me as one of the dullest and most uninteresting Hard Rock albums of all time, yet most people will tell you it's a crown jewel, which I just find unfathomable. Led Zeppelin Physical GraffitiI've never been a massive Zeppelin fan, I enjoy them but I'm not overly obsessed with them. It's obvious that they're a huge influence and a pivotal part of Rock music, but I don't get they hype that surrounds this double L.P. and that there are people that consider it their best work. Very few memorable songs and even those tracks that feature some redeeming features are not enough to redeem the entire ordeal being presented to us here.Lou Reed and Metallica LuluYes overall, this is a piece of shit. Musically monotonous and uninteresting, with dull vocals and lyrics and awful riffs and licks, and the fact it?s a two disc release that lasts for more than 90 minutes you will never get back, however it didn?t bother me as much as other fans. Some definitely took Lulu too close to heart not realising it?s not the tenth Metallica record, it?s just something on the side I guess, even if it?s not very, well, good.Metallica St. Anger"Well at least it was heavy." Yes, but Load and ReLoad in my opinion contain some memorable tracks, whereas this has none, perhaps that is more to do with the atrocity of the sound (the kitchen pot snare drum) and the nasty Guitar sound, with Hetfield's rubbish vocal delivery over the top. Had all that been of a higher standard, it would've be perceived as more of an accomplishment.Red Hot Chili Peppers The Red Hot Chili PeppersSounds poor, musically and vocally not a fantastic start and the production is lacking desperately. Certain qualities that would make up the Chili Peppers in the future, most notably funk and groove are almost absent.Red Hot Chili Peppers One Hot MinuteIt's always been difficult for bands to follow up a multi-platinum critically acclaimed release with another of the same, if not greater value and importance. The Chili Peppers on this occasion failed to release a solid album due to poor songwriting and an unbalanced sound. The biggest issue is the absence of guitarist John Frusciante, who departed the group and was replaced by Jane's Addiction's Dave Navarro, who is not a bad player but not only does his technique and ability not match up to that of Frusciante's but more importantly the sound generated from his playing doesn't match the funk bass of Flea or the vocal style of Anthony Kiedis, particularly on the track "Coffee Shop". As for the songwriting, it feels as though certain songs try a little to hard to write songs better than their previous album. "My Friends" especially falls flat, feeling as though the band attempted a song to eclipse "Under The Bridge" in terms of meaning and success. There are a couple of decent tracks present on this LP however, but they're not Chili classice and they don't make up for the album's overall disappointment.1.5 very poorSilverchair Young ModernThese guys were favourites of mine when I was younger, but once I heard "Straight Lines" and the rest of the release, almost all my appreciation for them had vanished out the window. This was truly selling out and it reflected negatively on not just myself but many others who love or loved the albums Frogstomp and Neon Ballroom.Slayer Diabolus in Musica1.0 awfulBetween the Buried and Me ColorsJust plain awful and atrocious to listen to. How this band is being heralded as one of the greats of the last ten or so years is beyond me. Very poor in every way.
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