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5.0 classic
Tool Lateralus

4.5 superb
After Forever Reimagine
After Forever After Forever
Barenaked Ladies Gordon
What cartoons are to real life, BNL are to pop music. They somehow manage to escape all the laws that restrict musicianship in pop music and come out with songs that you fall in love with. Listening to songs like Grade 9 you realize the music is like the dynamite exploding in the coyote's face and nothing happening to him other than his fur turning black. And it is exactly that. Pure and simple fun. And that's just on the surface. Scratch it and you see a wealth of talent and musicianship that completely takes you by surprise. Pure gold.
Dream Theater A Change of Seasons
Fates Warning Disconnected
Iron Maiden Powerslave
Iron Maiden Seventh Son of a Seventh Son
John Mayer Trio Try!
Kamelot Epica
Metallica Master of Puppets
Mudvayne Lost and Found
This album is a real grower. Has some gems and is very well made technical nu-metal. More than just stuff to headbang to. From the epic Choices to straight all out headbangers like Determined, this album might go onto become a nu-metal classic of sorts, showing how diverse it can sound (not a quality generally associated with the genre)
Pearl Jam Ten
Planet X Quantum
Red Hot Chili Peppers Live at Slane Castle
Red Hot Chili Peppers Blood Sugar Sex Magik
Tool Aenima
U2 The Joshua Tree
WhiteRoom WhiteRoom

4.0 excellent
AFI Decemberunderground
I didn't hear any AFI material before this but this album is completely enjoyable with some very catchy yet goth punk (not exactly a very common combo). In fact the tracks that sound like "The Killers" only slightly darker are the best. A killer opening to dance tunes like Miss Murder to more emotional songs like Summer Shudder and Love like Winter, it also grows on you the more you listen to it. The only song I felt was out of place was Kill Caustic and the album could have done without it IMO
Alanis Morissette Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie
Angra Rebirth
Apocalyptica Inquisition Symphony
Arctic Monkeys Whatever People Say I Am, That's What...
Clint Mansell and Kronos Quartet Requiem for a Dream
Coldplay A Rush of Blood to the Head
Coldplay Parachutes
Deftones Deftones
Evanescence The Open Door
Fates Warning Parallels
Foo Fighters In Your Honor
Guster Parachute
Ihsahn The Adversary
Incubus Morning View
Incubus S.C.I.E.N.C.E.
Iron Maiden Dance of Death
Iron Maiden Brave New World
Kamelot The Black Halo
Korn Korn
Korn Issues
Korn Life Is Peachy
Madonna Ray of Light
Metallica Metallica
Metallica S&M
Mushroomhead XIII
Mushroomhead XX
Pearl Jam Vitalogy
Porcupine Tree In Absentia
Porcupine Tree Deadwing
Porcupine Tree Fear of a Blank Planet
Red Hot Chili Peppers By the Way
Red Hot Chili Peppers Californication
Rodrigo y Gabriela Rodrigo y Gabriela
Sigur Ros Takk...
Sting Ten Summoner's Tales
Stone Temple Pilots Purple
System of a Down System of a Down
System of a Down Toxicity
The Dresden Dolls The Dresden Dolls
Tool Salival

3.5 great
3 Doors Down Away from the Sun
3 Doors Down The Better Life
A Perfect Circle Thirteenth Step
A Perfect Circle Mer de Noms
ABBA ABBA Gold
After Forever Invisible Circles
Alter Bridge One Day Remains
Angra Temple of Shadows
Arch Enemy Doomsday Machine
Arch Enemy Anthems of Rebellion
Coldplay X & Y
Coldplay The Blue Room
Dashboard Confessional The Swiss Army Romance
Deftones White Pony
Deftones Around the Fur
Disturbed Ten Thousand Fists
Evanescence Fallen
Evanescence Anywhere But Home
Fates Warning A Pleasant Shade of Gray
Goo Goo Dolls Gutterflower
Hoobastank Hoobastank
Incubus A Crow Left of the Murder...
Iron Maiden Fear of the Dark
Jem Finally Woken
Korn Untouchables
Korn See You on the Other Side
Korn Greatest Hits Vol. 1
Korn MTV Unplugged: Korn
Lamb of God Ashes of the Wake
Lamb of God Sacrament
Marilyn Manson Holy Wood
Maroon 5 Songs About Jane
Maroon 5 It Won't Be Soon Before Long
Massive Attack Mezzanine
Metallica Kill 'Em All
Metallica Ride the Lightning
Metallica ...And Justice for All
Metallica Load
Metallica Garage Inc.
Mudvayne The End of All Things to Come
Muse Absolution
Muse Black Holes and Revelations
Nirvana Nevermind
Our Lady Peace Healthy In Paranoid Times
P.O.D. Satellite
Pearl Jam No Code
Shade Empire Intoxicate O.S.
Shade Empire Sinthetic
Simple Minds Black & White 050505
Sting The Soul Cages
Sting Mercury Falling
Stone Temple Pilots Core
Sum 41 Chuck
System of a Down Mezmerize
System of a Down Hypnotize
The Killers Hot Fuss
U2 All That You Can't Leave Behind
U2 How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb

3.0 good
Alanis Morissette Jagged Little Pill
Alanis Morissette Under Rug Swept
Audioslave Out of Exile
Auf Der Maur Auf Der Maur
I've wanted to review this for a long time but always put it off thinking that rating a more or less obscure artist with something just above average wouldn't really generate interest. More or less because, let's face it, Melissa Auf Der Maur used to be famous, with bass gigs with both The Hole and The Smashing Pumpkins in her career kitty but this is very close to lame. There are some interesting songs here but the cliches outweigh the positives. Further, well, seems Ms. Auf Der Maur was some sort of sex symbol in the 90s. This record sounds like she's still trying to live those days, with premature lyrics (and ironically mediocre bass). The redeeming factor is the other instrumentation though resulting in some very good alt. rock moments. It's good for a few listens, as music somewhere in the background. Not for serious listening
Dashboard Confessional MTV Unplugged
Dimmu Borgir Death Cult Armageddon
I got this album after watching the Progenies video and well.... I was a little disappointed. It's brutal, there's no doubting that and Progenies (minus the second verse) is a pinnacle of sorts as far as metal goes IMO but the overall album is a little more droning. Maybe my opinion here stems from the fact that I don't listen to a lot of extreme metal, but I felt that the production let down the album a lot. I heard very little lower end bass frequencies making distortion just seem like noise instead of heavy and as such all the tracks began to sound alike. But it does have its positives too of which some are the brilliant use of symphony to add to the "brutal"-ity of the songs, Shagrath's vocals and the technical yet melodic (most of the times anyway) instrumentation; this album, in the end, holds the distinction of making me revisit a set of genres I had shunned as meaningless noise.
Disturbed The Sickness
Disturbed Believe
Dream Theater Systematic Chaos
Foo Fighters The Colour and the Shape
Godsmack Faceless
Hoobastank The Reason
Korn Follow the Leader
Lostprophets The Fake Sound Of Progress
Metallica Reload
Panic! At the Disco A Fever You Can't Sweat Out
This is definitely a solid album but fails to stand out in terms of musicianship with the sound coming off as many other pop punk bands today in the first half. Where they really show their uniqueness is in the second half. There's no denying that this is catchy stuff and the lyrics are much more offbeat than what most bands of the genre deal with, making them a little less creative American version of the Arctic Monkeys
System of a Down Steal This Album!

2.5 average
3 Doors Down Seventeen Days
A Perfect Circle eMOTIVe
Korn Take a Look in the Mirror
Limp Bizkit Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog...
Limp Bizkit Results May Vary
Linkin Park Minutes to Midnight

2.0 poor
Adema Unstable
Limp Bizkit The Unquestionable Truth - Part I
Puscifer "V" Is For Vagina
Static-X Start a War

1.5 very poor
Adema Planets
Metallica St. Anger
Static-X Machine
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