Ryan Hoffman

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Album Ratings 484
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Last Active 01-14-15 8:14 pm
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Average Rating: 2.83
Rating Variance: 1.18
Objectivity Score: 91%
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5.0 classic
Dream Theater Images and Words
Dream Theater A Dramatic Turn of Events
Equals Images and Words in melody, musicianship, creativity and emotional depth.
John Williams A.I.: Artificial Intelligence
Linkin Park A Thousand Suns
An album that confronts modern-day issues of technology fearlessly and creatively. Hybrid Theory may be one of the best nu-metal albums, but this album may go down as LP's best and most misunderstood record.
Metallica ...And Justice for All
Nine Inch Nails The Downward Spiral
Porcupine Tree The Incident
A much more personal and haunting record than Fear of a Blank Planet ever was. Steven Wilson said he wanted FoaBP to be a "50-minute piece of continuous music", but that record had plenty of gaps between tracks. This, however, fulfills that promise more than adequately. Sound quality is better, too.
Public Enemy Fear of a Black Planet
Radiohead OK Computer
Rage Against the Machine Rage Against the Machine
Red Hot Chili Peppers Blood Sugar Sex Magik
The Beatles Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Thomas Newman Wall-E

4.5 superb
Converge Jane Doe
Deftones Diamond Eyes
Deftones Koi No Yokan
Dream Theater Awake
Dream Theater Black Clouds & Silver Linings
One of the best of latter-day DT. Their "comeback" album, much like Metallica's Death Magnetic.
From First to Last Throne to the Wolves
Touches on social and cultural topics never thought possible from a band like this. A post-hardcore album that criticizes other post-hardcore albums.
Green Day 21st Century Breakdown
An extremely misunderstood record. The amount of work the band put into this one is astonishing, and the lyrics are better written than American Idiot. Sure, it's varied in content, but that's what makes it work so well. Possibly Green Day's most relevant album.
Helmet Meantime
James Horner Avatar
James Newton Howard Maleficent
Justin Timberlake The 20/20 Experience
Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
Korn Follow the Leader
One of the cornerstones of nu-metal. Very well recorded and mixed as well.
letlive. Fake History (Re-Release)
Metallica Master of Puppets
Nirvana Nevermind
Of Mice and Men The Flood
Porcupine Tree Fear of a Blank Planet
Radiohead Kid A
Slipknot Iowa
Soundtrack (Film) Jesus Christ Superstar
Soundtrack (Film) Digimon: The Movie (Music from the Motion Picture)
Steely Dan Aja
Steven Wilson Grace for Drowning
Sufjan Stevens The Age of Adz
One of the craziest and most emotional electronic records ever recorded.
System of a Down Toxicity
The Beatles The Beatles
The Dillinger Escape Plan Option Paralysis
The Disco Biscuits They Missed the Perfume
The Word Alive Deceiver
Thomas Newman Finding Nemo
Tom Tykwer, Johnny Klimek and Reinhol... Cloud Atlas
Yellow Magic Orchestra Yellow Magic Orchestra

4.0 excellent
40 Below Summer Invitation to the Dance
Amaranthe The Nexus
Biffy Clyro Puzzle
Biffy Clyro Only Revolutions
Biffy Clyro Opposites
Brian Tyler Now You See Me
Bring Me the Horizon There Is a Hell, Believe Me I've Seen It
Bring Me the Horizon Sempiternal
Chevelle Wonder What's Next
Crying Get Olde Second Wind
Deftones Saturday Night Wrist
Disturbed Believe
Disturbed Ten Thousand Fists
Dream Theater Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence
Green Day Dookie
Green Day Nimrod
Hans Zimmer The Simpsons Movie: The Music
Herbie Hancock Future Shock
IAMX Metanoia
Incubus Make Yourself
Incubus Morning View
James Horner The Amazing Spider-Man
An excellent score for a pretty good film, though it had its inconsistencies. Music is one of the best things about the movie.
Janet Jackson Rhythm Nation 1814
Janet Jackson Control
Kanye West Graduation
Korn Korn
Korn Life Is Peachy
Kraftwerk The Mix
Kraftwerk Tour De France Soundtracks
Limp Bizkit Significant Other
Limp Bizkit Gold Cobra
Linkin Park Hybrid Theory
Linkin Park Reanimation
Madonna Music
Metallica S&M
Michael Jackson Thriller
Ministry Psalm 69
Motionless In White Creatures
Mudvayne L.D. 50
Muse Absolution
Muse Black Holes & Revelations
Nine Inch Nails Pretty Hate Machine
Nirvana In Utero
OSI Office of Strategic Influence
Our Lady Peace Spiritual Machines
Parkway Drive Deep Blue
Passion Pit Manners
Pokemon Pocket Monsters Original Soundtrack Best 1997-2010
Porcupine Tree Nil Recurring
Public Enemy It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us
Soundtrack (Anime) Naruto Soundtrack 1
Soundtrack (Film) The Rugrats Movie (Music from the Motion Picture)
Steven Wilson The Raven That Refused to Sing
System of a Down System of a Down
System of a Down Steal This Album!
The Beatles Abbey Road
The Dillinger Escape Plan Miss Machine
Thirty Seconds to Mars A Beautiful Lie
Thrice Beggars
Thursday Full Collapse

3.5 great
Amaranthe Massive Addictive
Animals As Leaders Weightless
Avril Lavigne Under My Skin
Bjork Post
Brian Tyler Final Destination 5
Brian Tyler The Final Destination
Britney Spears Femme Fatale
Deftones White Pony
Device Device
Dr. Dre The Chronic
Dream Theater Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory
Dream Theater Images and Words Demos
EMF Schubert Dip
From First to Last Heroine
Gallows Grey Britain
Glassjaw Worship and Tribute
Green Day American Idiot
Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard The Dark Knight
Incubus A Crow Left of the Murder...
Jane's Addiction Nothing's Shocking
Janet Jackson Velvet Rope
Justin Timberlake FutureSex/LoveSounds
Justin Timberlake The 20/20 Experience: The Complete Experience
Kanye West 808s and Heartbreak
Kendrick Lamar good kid, m.A.A.d city
Korn Issues
Korn Untouchables
Korn The Paradigm Shift
Lady Gaga Born This Way
letlive. The Blackest Beautiful
Limp Bizkit The Unquestionable Truth - Part I
Limp Bizkit Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog...
Linkin Park Meteora
Linkin Park Sweet Hamster Like Jewels From America!
Linkin Park The Hunting Party
Linkin Park The Hunting Party: Acapellas + Instrumentals
Maroon 5 It Won't Be Soon Before Long
Metallica Metallica
Metallica Death Magnetic
Metallica Beyond Magnetic
Michael Jackson Bad
Michael Jackson Off the Wall
Muse Origin of Symmetry
Nine Inch Nails The Fragile
Nine Inch Nails Broken
Nine Inch Nails Purest Feeling
Nirvana MTV Unplugged in New York
Pokemon 2BA Masta
Porcupine Tree In Absentia
Radiohead Amnesiac
Radiohead The Bends
Radiohead In Rainbows
Radiohead In Rainbows Disk 2
Rage Against the Machine Evil Empire
Rage Against the Machine The Battle of Los Angeles
Say Anything Say Anything
Sepultura Chaos A.D.
Slipknot Slipknot
Slipknot Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses)
Soundtrack (Disney) Tarzan
Soundtrack (Disney) Lilo & Stitch
Soundtrack (Film) The Spongebob Squarepants Movie - Music
Soundtrack (Film) Twilight Official Soundtrack
Steve Jablonsky Transformers - The Score
Steven Wilson Hand. Cannot. Erase.
Stone Temple Pilots Core
Storm Corrosion Storm Corrosion
System of a Down Mezmerize
System of a Down Hypnotize
The Dillinger Escape Plan Ire Works
The Killers Sawdust
The Lonely Island Incredibad
The Used Vulnerable
Thirty Seconds to Mars 30 Seconds to Mars
Thirty Seconds to Mars This Is War
Thomas Newman Spectre
Thrice The Artist in the Ambulance
Timbaland Timbaland Presents Shock Value
Vayden Children of our Mistakes
We Came As Romans Understanding What We've Grown to Be
Wolfmother Wolfmother

3.0 good
Attack Attack! (US) Someday Came Suddenly
Avril Lavigne Let Go
Backstreet Boys Millennium
Blessthefall His Last Walk
Blessthefall Awakening
Bring Me the Horizon Suicide Season
Britney Spears Blackout
David Bowie Blackstar
Deftones Around the Fur
Disturbed Indestructible
Dream Theater Train of Thought
Escape the Fate Dying Is Your Latest Fashion
Good Charlotte Good Morning Revival
Gwen Stefani Love. Angel. Music. Baby.
Hans Zimmer Inception
Janet Jackson Janet.
Jay-Z Reasonable Doubt
Justin Timberlake The 20/20 Experience 2 of 2
Kanye West The College Dropout
Kelly Clarkson Breakaway
Kendrick Lamar Section.80
Kendrick Lamar To Pimp a Butterfly
Korn Take a Look in the Mirror
Korn MTV Unplugged: Korn
Lady Gaga The Fame Monster
Limp Bizkit Three Dollar Bill Y'all
Linkin Park Minutes to Midnight
Madonna Bedtime Stories
Madonna Confessions on a Dancefloor
Metallica Reload
Metallica Load
Metric Synthetica
Mew No More Stories
Miss May I Apologies Are for the Weak
Muse Showbiz
Muse The Resistance
Nas Illmatic
New Order Music Complete
Nine Inch Nails With Teeth
Nine Inch Nails Further Down the Spiral [UK]
Nine Inch Nails And All That Could Have Been
Nine Inch Nails Further Down the Spiral [US]
Nine Inch Nails Year Zero
Nine Inch Nails Fixed
No Doubt Rock Steady
Of Mice and Men Of Mice and Men
Parkway Drive Atlas
Passion Pit Gossamer
Phoenix Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
Pokemon Pokemon 3: The Ultimate Soundtrack
Pokemon Pokemon - The First Movie
R.E.M. Murmur
Radiohead Hail to the Thief
Radiohead I Might Be Wrong: Live Recordings
Rage Against the Machine Renegades
Rise Against Appeal to Reason
Seether Finding Beauty in Negative Spaces
Sepultura Roots
Slipknot All Hope Is Gone
Slipknot .5: The Gray Chapter
Soundtrack (Film) Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie
Soundtrack (Film) Spawn: The Album
Soundtrack (Film) The Hunger Games
Soundtrack (Film) Rugrats in Paris (Music from the Motion Picture)
The Birthday Massacre Walking With Strangers
The Joy Formidable Wolf's Law
The Killers Hot Fuss
The Killers Sam's Town
The Lonely Island Turtleneck and Chain
The xx xx
We Came As Romans To Plant a Seed

2.5 average
'N Sync No Strings Attached
A Day to Remember Homesick
Animals As Leaders The Joy of Motion
Arctic Monkeys AM
Asking Alexandria Stand Up and Scream
Asking Alexandria Reckless and Relentless
Avril Lavigne The Best Damn Thing
Blessthefall Witness
Bloc Party Four
Britney Spears ...Baby One More Time
Britney Spears Circus
CHVRCHES The Bones of What You Believe
Crown the Empire The Fallout
David Bowie The Next Day
Dayshell Dayshell
Deftones Adrenaline
Disturbed Asylum
Dr. Dre 2001
Dream Theater Dream Theater
Ellie Goulding Lights
Escape the Fate This War Is Ours
Falling in Reverse The Drug in Me Is You
Green Day ¬°UNO!
Green Day iTRE!
Grimes Visions
Gwen Stefani The Sweet Escape
Hans Zimmer The Dark Knight Rises
How to Destroy Angels Welcome Oblivion
John Williams Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Kanye West Yeezus
Korn See You on the Other Side
Korn Untitled
Korn Korn III: Remember Who You Are
Lady Gaga The Fame
Lights Siberia
Linkin Park Live In Texas
Linkin Park Living Things
Linkin Park LIVING THINGS (Acapellas & Instrumentals
Madonna Hard Candy
Maroon 5 Hands All Over
Mew No More Stories EP
Miss May I Monument
Modest Mouse Strangers to Ourselves
Muse The 2nd Law
Muse Drones
Nickelback All the Right Reasons
Nicki Minaj Pink Friday
Nine Inch Nails Things Falling Apart
Nine Inch Nails Y34RZ3R0R3M1X3D
Nine Inch Nails Hesitation Marks
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds Chasing Yesterday
Owl City Ocean Eyes
Pink Funhouse
Pokemon Pokemon X - Ten Years Of Pokemon
Purity Ring Shrines
Radiohead The King of Limbs
Rise Against Endgame
Say Anything Anarchy, My Dear
Soundtrack (Disney) Frozen: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Soundtrack (Film) Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
Soundtrack (Film) Avengers Assemble
Soundtrack (Film) Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1
Soundtrack (Film) The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
Steely Dan Gaucho
Steve Jablonsky Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen - The Score
The Black Eyed Peas The Beginning
The Devil Wears Prada Dear Love: A Beautiful Discord
Actually has a number of interesting ideas, the band just fail to execute them properly, and the production doesn't help.
The Devil Wears Prada Dead Throne
The Horrors Luminous
Album is meh and you probably won't enjoy it, outside of some decent moments here and there (unless you have a populist-sounding username).
The Lonely Island The Wack Album
The Word Alive Life Cycles
Thirty Seconds to Mars Love Lust Faith + Dreams
Timbaland Timbaland Presents Shock Value II
Velvet Revolver Contraband
Wolfmother Cosmic Egg

2.0 poor
A Day to Remember What Separates Me From You
Attack Attack! (US) Attack Attack! (Deluxe Reissue)
Attack Attack! (US) This Means War
August Burns Red Leveler
August Burns Red Rescue & Restore
Avril Lavigne Goodbye Lullaby
Bjork Vulnicura
Blessthefall Hollow Bodies
Cymbals Eat Guitars LOSE
Dr. Dre Compton
Escape the Fate Escape the Fate
Falling in Reverse Just Like You
Green Day iDOS!
Hans Zimmer Mission: Impossible II
Hans Zimmer Interstellar
Hinder Extreme Behavior
Johnny Marr Playland
Kelly Clarkson All I Ever Wanted
Metallica St. Anger
Mew +-
Miley Cyrus Breakout
Miss May I At Heart
Motionless In White Infamous
Nine Inch Nails Ghosts I-IV
Nine Inch Nails The Slip
Of Mice and Men Restoring Force
Of Mice and Men Cold World
They definitely took a bit more of a Tool influence with the opening track and a few other moments here and there (, but OM&M were clearly dead when they made Restoring Force and this is mostly just its rotting corpse.
Pink The Truth About Love
Radiohead A Moon Shaped Pool
Rise Against The Black Market
Seether Holding Onto Strings Better Left to Fray
Slayer World Painted Blood
Steve Jablonsky Transformers: Dark of the Moon - The Score
Strike Anywhere Iron Front
The Black Eyed Peas The E.N.D. (The Energy Never Dies)
The Devil Wears Prada 8:18
The Joy Formidable The Big Roar
The Last Internationale We Will Reign
The Strokes Comedown Machine
The xx Coexist
Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross The Social Network
Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross Gone Girl
We Came As Romans Tracing Back Roots

1.5 very poor
A Day to Remember Common Courtesy
Abandon All Ships Abandon All Ships!
Abandon All Ships Geeving
Architects Lost Forever // Lost Together
Arctic Monkeys Suck It and See
Asking Alexandria From Death to Destiny
Attack Attack! (US) Attack Attack!
August Burns Red Found in Far Away Places
Avril Lavigne Avril Lavigne
Britney Spears Britney Jean
Buckcherry Fuck
Actually, the first track isn't all that bad and kinda catchy, and the last track gives me NIN vibes, but in between... it's pretty much what you expect.r
Built to Spill Untethered Moon
Chris Brown Fortune
CHVRCHES Every Open Eye
Disturbed Immortalized
Dream Theater The Astonishing
Escape the Fate Ungrateful
Falling in Reverse Fashionably Late
From First to Last Dead Trees
Grimes Art Angels
Hans Zimmer Man of Steel
Hans Zimmer Winter's Tale
A 5 Balls? C'mon dude, Zimmer's done much better than this boring pile of tripe.
Hinder Take It to the Limit
Imagine Dragons Night Visions
Jamie xx In Colour
Junkie XL Mad Max: Fury Road
Justin Bieber Believe
Katy Perry One of the Boys
KMFDM Our Time Will Come
Korn The Path of Totality
Lady Gaga Artpop
Lights Little Machines
Maroon 5 Overexposed
Metric Pagans In Vegas
Mike Posner The Truth
Miley Cyrus Can't Be Tamed
Motionless In White Reincarnate
My Morning Jacket The Waterfall
Neon Trees Pop Psychology
Nickelback Dark Horse
Nicki Minaj The Pinkprint
Nine Inch Nails Pretty Hate Machine: 2010 Remaster
Nine Inch Nails Recoiled
OneRepublic Native
Owl City All Things Bright And Beautiful
Owl City The Midsummer Station
Parkway Drive Ire
Passion Pit Kindred
Periphery Juggernaut: Omega
Purity Ring Another Eternity
Slayer Repentless
Soundtrack (Film) Pitch Perfect 2
Sufjan Stevens Carrie and Lowell
After the out-of-this-world musical progression and experimentation of The Age of Adz, Sufjan, when we needed him most, falls back into his own safe folkish routine where he started from. And that, people of Earth, is a crying shame.
The Devil Wears Prada Space
Thom Yorke Tomorrow's Modern Boxes
Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
We Came As Romans We Came as Romans

1.0 awful
3 Doors Down Time of My Life
3 Doors Down Us and the Night
Abandon All Ships Infamous
Abandon All Ships Malocchio
Asking Alexandria Stepped Up and Scratched
Blessthefall To Those Left Behind
Blood on the Dance Floor Evolution
Blood on the Dance Floor Bitchcraft
Bring Me the Horizon That's the Spirit
Capture the Crown Til Death
Escape the Fate Hate Me
Florida Georgia Line Here's to the Good Times
Florida Georgia Line Anything Goes
Hans Zimmer The Amazing Spider-Man 2
Hans Zimmer Chappie
Hans Zimmer and Junkie XL Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Hinder All American Nightmare
Hinder Welcome to the Freakshow
Hinder When the Smoke Clears
Imagine Dragons Smoke + Mirrors
Junkie XL 300 : Rise of an Empire
Justin Bieber My World 2.0
Justin Bieber Purpose
Katy Perry Teenage Dream
This is one of my most hated albums, and is everything I resent about the current music industry. The fact that this sold as much as it did contributes to the dumbing down of America (and yes, I sound like an old geezer when I say that).
Katy Perry Prism
Kelly Clarkson Stronger
Kelly Clarkson Piece by Piece
Kesha Animal
Kesha Cannibal
Linkin Park Recharged
Maroon 5 V
Mike Posner 31 Minutes To Takeoff
Miley Cyrus Bangerz
Miley Cyrus Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz
Miss May I Rise of the Lion
Nickelback Here and Now
Nickelback No Fixed Address
Nicki Minaj Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded
Quite possibly the worst album I have ever heard. Yes, there are a couple of good-tracks production-wise (the ones by Hit-Boy are, as usual, the standouts), but 99% of this record is so heinously bad that it almost makes me want to quit being a musician. Almost.
Owl City Mobile Orchestra
Say Anything I Don't Think It Is
Soundtrack (Film) Transformers - Age of Extinction
Steve Jablonsky Ender's Game
Steve Jablonsky Battleship
Theory of a Deadman The Truth Is...
Theory of a Deadman Savages #Willpower

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