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5.0 classic
Alice in Chains Dirt
Alter Bridge AB III
Beastie Boys Licensed to Ill
Becoming The Archetype Terminate Damnation
Black Sabbath Heaven and Hell
Brand New The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me
Buckethead Electric Tears
Chevelle Wonder What's Next
Code Orange I Am King
Creedence Clearwater Revival Chronicle, Vol. 1
Cynic Focus
Dc Talk Jesus Freak
Dc Talk Intermission
Dc Talk Free at Last
Dinosaur Jr. You're Living All Over Me
Don McLean American Pie
dredg El Cielo
Emery ...In Shallow Seas We Sail
Etienne Sin The Art of Stealing Hearts
Extol Undeceived
Faith No More Angel Dust
Faith No More The Real Thing
For Today Breaker
Gospel The Moon Is a Dead World
He Is Legend I Am Hollywood
Hollywood Undead Swan Songs
Hollywood Undead Notes From the Underground
Howard Shore The Last Mimzy
The album that defined a generation.
Hurt Volume One
Judas Priest Painkiller
Mac Lethal The Original 11:11 Sessions
Mr. Bungle California
Neurosis Pain of Mind
Opeth My Arms, Your Hearse
Orphaned Land Mabool (The Story of the Three Sons...)
P.O.D. Satellite
Pantera Cowboys from Hell
Pearl Jam Ten
Rage Against the Machine Rage Against the Machine
SikTh The Trees Are Dead and Dried Out
Stevie Wonder Innervisions
Streetlight Manifesto Everything Goes Numb
Teeheehee Rainbow Stab Brain Bubbles
Forget any misconceptions you may have about this album. Leave them at the door and allow Teeheehee Rainbow Stab take you on a journey; a journey that not only reveals the album's true nature, but also teaches you things about yourself you never knew. The cover's subtly manic appeal juxtaposes perfectly against the soothing aural pleasure that awaits you. The name itself is full of wonder and mystery, of a time and place where juvenile whimsy is commonplace and where dreams come true to give breath to your every thought. Where the world fits, and where love abounds in even the shadows.rIn short, don't believe the hype. The hype will never measure up to the amount of praise Brain Bubbles is due. Instead, with an open mind, press play and receive something that even the albums grandest in scope never achieve: a majestic adventure. Eat your heart out, Tolkien.
Tourniquet Psycho Surgery
Training for Utopia Plastic Soul Impalement
Uncompromisingly heavy, Ryan Clark's vocal performance easily matches many of the metalcore elite. To think he moved on to Demon Hunter is a shame. Absolute classic for the metalcore genre, and a great reminder of what solidstate was.
Underoath Define the Great Line
Underoath Lost in the Sound of Separation
xSPONGEXCOREx How Tough Are Yah?
Zao The Funeral of God

4.5 superb
7 Angels 7 Plagues Jhazmyne's Lullaby
Against Me! Reinventing Axl Rose
Against Me! Against Me!
Anacrusis Screams and Whispers
Anberlin Cities
Andrew W.K. I Get Wet
Andy McKee Art of Motion
Antestor The Forsaken
Anthrax Spreading the Disease
Anthrax Among the Living
Aspid Extravasation
Atheist Unquestionable Presence
Atmosphere God Loves Ugly
This album is simply amazing. While the minimal beats, sparse instrumentation and thin production might speak of low quality, the opposite couldn't be more true. The instrumentation isn't the focus here. The focus is on Slug's heartfelt lyrics that cut through the bullshit and define his murky schism between loving and hating. This isn't Eminem's shock-based hatred of Kim. This is the result of immense heartbreak, and the deeply bipolar feelings that lay within. It is a journey through the fractured mind of a grieving Slug, one that can elicit deep feelings of sympathy (or perhaps empathy) from the pure emotion he pours into the music. In my opinion, this is the soundtrack to a breakup. EDIT: after re-reading this...it is extremely gay, but damn if it isn't exactly how I still feel.
August Burns Red Constellations
Bad Company Bad Company
Beautiful Eulogy Instruments of Mercy
Believer Gabriel
Beloved Failure On
Between the Buried and Me Alaska
Brand New Daisy
Cake Fashion Nugget
Cake Comfort Eagle
Called to Arms Peril and the Patient
Catch 22 Keasbey Nights
Chimaira Chimaira
CityCop Seasons
Clandestine Umarle konie
Coalesce OX
Converge You Fail Me
Converge Petitioning the Empty Sky
Dc Talk Supernatural
Deadguy Fixation on a Coworker
Deftones White Pony
That's right, White Pony just ripped your face off.
Deftones Koi No Yokan
Destruction Infernal Overkill
Diamond Head Lightning to the Nations
Doomtree False Hopes XII
dredg Leitmotif
Dustin Kensrue The Water and the Blood
Frank Turner England Keep My Bones
Frost Like Ashes Tophet
Glass Casket We Are Gathered Here Today...
Glass Casket Desperate Man's Diary
Grammatrain Lonely House
Hurt Vol. II
Hypno5e Des Deux l'une Est l'autre
Immolation Close to a World Below
Insect Warfare World Extermination
Living Sacrifice The Hammering Process
Living Sacrifice Reborn
Mastodon Leviathan
Metallica Kill 'Em All
Michael Jackson Off the Wall
Misery Signals Of Malice and the Magnum Heart
Mortification Scrolls of the Megilloth
Mortification Mortification
Mudvayne L.D. 50
Muse Origin of Symmetry
Nas Illmatic
Needtobreathe The Outsiders
Off Minor The Heat Death of the Universe
Opeth Morningrise
Opeth Blackwater Park
Opeth Damnation
P.O.D. Fundamental Elements of Southtown
P.O.S Audition
P.O.S Never Better
Pantera Vulgar Display of Power
Pantera The Great Southern Trendkill
Panzerballett Panzerballett
Panzerballett Starke Stücke
Panzerballett Hart Genossen: Von Abba Bis Zappa
Paramaecium Exhumed of the Earth
Porcupine Tree Deadwing
Rage Against the Machine The Battle of Los Angeles
Schaliach Sonrise
Sepultura Beneath the Remains
Sepultura Chaos A.D.
SikTh Death of a Dead Day
Streetlight Manifesto Somewhere in the Between
Sublime Sublime
The Birthday Massacre Pins and Needles
The Clash London Calling
The Dillinger Escape Plan Calculating Infinity
The Gaslight Anthem The '59 Sound
The Ocean Precambrian
The Shizit The Shizit
Fan the flames of discontent and douse your fire with gasoline.
Thrice Vheissu
Tourniquet Pathogenic Ocular Dissonance
Tourniquet Microscopic View of a Telescopic Realm
Trophy Scars Darkness, Oh Hell
Twelve Foot Ninja New Dawn
Twelve Foot Ninja Smoke Bomb
Twelve Foot Ninja Silent Machine
Underoath Disambiguation
Vengeance Rising Human Sacrifice
Woe Of Tyrants Kingdom of Might

4.0 excellent
(sic)monic Somnambulist
2Pac Better Dayz
311 Music
AC/DC Highway to Hell
AC/DC Back in Black
Advent Naked and Cold
Alcest Souvenirs d'un autre Monde
Alcest Ecailles De Lune
Aletheian Dying Vine
All Shall Perish The Price of Existence
All That Remains The Fall of Ideals
Alter Bridge Blackbird
Amon Amarth Once Sent from the Golden Hall
Anberlin New Surrender
Anberlin Dark Is the Way, Light Is a Place
Anberlin Vital
Animals As Leaders Animals as Leaders
Animosity Shut It Down
Architects Ruin
Arms of Ra Arms of Ra
Arsis A Celebration of Guilt
Arsis A Diamond for Disease
As Cities Burn Hell Or High Water
As I Lay Dying An Ocean Between Us
As I Lay Dying The Powerless Rise
At the Drive-In Relationship of Command
At the Drive-In In/Casino/Out
Atheist Jupiter
August Burns Red Thrill Seeker
August Burns Red Messengers
August Burns Red Leveler
Avenged Sevenfold Waking the Fallen
Band of Horses Everything All the Time
Barren Earth Curse of the Red River
Beastie Boys Ill Communication
Becoming The Archetype The Physics Of Fire
Becoming The Archetype Dichotomy
Between the Buried and Me The Silent Circus
Black Flag Slip It In
Blind Guardian Battalions of Fear
Blindside About A Burning Fire
Blindside A Thought Crushed My Mind
Blood Has Been Shed Spirals
Bolt Thrower War Master
Bomb the Music Industry! Album Minus Band
Bomb the Music Industry! Scrambles
Boston Greatest Hits
Botch We Are the Romans
Boysetsfire The Misery Index: Notes From The Plague
Brand New Deja Entendu
Brand New Your Favorite Weapon
Bulletproof Messenger Arm Yourself
Bullets And Octane In the Mouth of the Young
Caleb McAlpine Science Fiction
The best ever? No. Wait, Caleb McAlpine??? THE BEST EVER.
Car Bomb w^w^^w^w
Cave In Perfect Pitch Black
Celeste Morte(s) Nee(s)
Chevelle Vena Sera
Chevelle Sci-Fi Crimes
Chevelle La Gargola
Chimaira Resurrection
Circle of Dust Brainchild
Release your haterDEVIATE
Clutch Clutch
Coalesce 0:12 Revolution in Just Listening
Coheed and Cambria From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness
Cold 13 Ways to Bleed On Stage
Converge Jane Doe
Crimson Moonlight Veil of Remembrance
Crowbar Broken Glass
Crucified Coldest Winter; Darkest Reaches of the Mind
Cursed I
Cynic Traced in Air
Cynic Demo 1991
Daughters Hell Songs
Deftones Deftones
Deftones Saturday Night Wrist
Deftones Diamond Eyes
Descendents Milo Goes to College
Destruction Release from Agony
Disciple (USA-TN) Scars Remain
Disturbed Ten Thousand Fists
dredg Catch Without Arms
Embodyment Embrace the Eternal
Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP
Extol Synergy
Fair to Midland Fables From a Mayfly...
Fair to Midland Arrows and Anchors
Fluxious Why So Serious
Great release by this relatively unknown Swiss band. They mix jazz and hard rock into a beast utilizing the best parts of each respective genre. Oh and they have a female vocalist. Definitely worth a listen for fans of fuuuuuuusssssion - HA!
Grits The Art of Transformation
Guns N' Roses Appetite for Destruction
Gwen Stacy ...I Belive in Humility
Hacksaw to the Throat Wastelands
He Is Legend 91025
He Is Legend Suck Out The Poison
He Is Legend It Hates You
Hella Hold Your Horse Is
Hurt Goodbye To The Machine
Immolation Majesty and Decay
In Flames Come Clarity
In Vain Mantra
Indwelling And My Eye Shall Weep
Inhale Exhale I Swear...
Integrity Those Who Fear Tomorrow
iNTRiKeT The Woods
Jeff Buckley Grace
Katatonia Night Is the New Day
Killswitch Engage Alive or Just Breathing
Kreator Extreme Aggression
Lamb of God Ashes of the Wake
Life of Agony River Runs Red
Linkin Park Reanimation
Linkin Park Live In Texas
Living Sacrifice Conceived In Fire
Living Sacrifice In Memoriam
Living Sacrifice The Infinite Order
Living Sacrifice Living Sacrifice
Living Sacrifice Death Machine
Living Sacrifice Ghost Thief
Loma Prieta I.V.
Lostprophets The Betrayed
Machine Head Burn My Eyes
Mastodon Crack the Skye
Maylene and the Sons of Disaster Maylene and the Sons of Disaster
Maylene and the Sons of Disaster II
Meshuggah Destroy Erase Improve
Meshuggah Nothing
Meshuggah obZen
Metallica Master of Puppets
Metallica Ride the Lightning
mewithoutYou I Never Said That I Was Brave
Misfits Static Age
Mortification The Evil Addiction Destroying Machine
Mortification Hammer of God
Mr. Bungle Mr. Bungle
Murs Murs 3:16: the 9th Edition
Needtobreathe The Heat
Needtobreathe Rivers In The Wasteland
Nesseria Nesseria
Ninjaspy Pi Nature
No Innocent Victim To Burn Again.
Nonpoint Statement
Obliteration Perpetual Decay
Of Machines As If Everything Was Held In Place
Opeth Orchid
Orchid Gatefold
P.O.D. Greatest Hits: The Atlantic Years
Pantera Far Beyond Driven
Pg. 99 Document #8
Phutureprimitive Kinetik
Poison the Well The Opposite of December
Project 86 Drawing Black Lines
Project 86 Songs to Burn Your Bridges By
Project 86 Picket Fence Cartel
Rabbit Junk REframe
Rabbit Junk Project Nonagon
Radiohead OK Computer
Raekwon Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt II
Rage Against the Machine Evil Empire
Red Innocence and Instinct
Rising Moon Hate From Heaven
Sepultura Arise
Shadows Fall Of One Blood
Shai Hulud Misanthropy Pure
Shaolin Death Squad Intelligent Design
Showbread The Fear of God
Skillet Comatose
Skycamefalling 10.21
Soul Embraced Dead Alive
Spitfire The Dead Next Door
Straight Line Stitch When Skies Wash Ashore
Sympathy Arcane Path
Sympathy Anagogic Tyranny
The Contortionist Exoplanet
The Dear Hunter The Color Spectrum (Complete Collection)
The Dillinger Escape Plan Option Paralysis
The End Elementary
The Fall of Troy Manipulator
The Gaslight Anthem Sink or Swim
The Mars Volta De-Loused in the Comatorium
The Offspring Americana
The Red Chord Fed Through the Teeth Machine
The Shizit Soundtrack For The Revolution
The Showdown A Chorus of Obliteration
The Sorrow Origin of the Storm
The Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza Danza III: Series of Unfortunate Events
The Weeknd House of Balloons
Theocracy As The World Bleeds
Thrice The Illusion of Safety
Thrice The Artist in the Ambulance
Thrice Beggars
Tourniquet Stop the Bleeding
Tourniquet Antiseptic Bloodbath
Yet another solid entry from this thrash standby. The musicianship is topnotch as always, and the song writing has improved from the often plodding nature of Most and Rust. The lyrics and vocals are still far from the peak of Psychosurgery, but Luke Easter continues to grow more comfortably into his range, though tone is still an acquired taste. In any case, the most redeemable aspect of Tourniquet is still the brilliantly composed instrumentation which after all these years hasn't seen worthy competition.
Underoath They're Only Chasing Safety
Underoath The Changing of Times
Underoath Cries of the Past
Unearth III: In the Eyes of Fire
Vektor Outer Isolation
They thrash with both direction and magnitude. Oh yeah.
War of Ages Eternal
Warren G Regulate...G Funk Era
Woe Of Tyrants Threnody
Wrench In The Works Decrease/Increase
YUREI Night Vision

3.5 great
12 Stones 12 Stones
12 Stones Anthem For The Underdog
12 Stones The Only Easy Day Was Yesterday
3 Doors Down Away from the Sun
A City Safe From Sea Throw Me Through Walls
Aeon Zen Enigma
Aerosmith Greatest Hits
Aesop Rock None Shall Pass
Alien Ant Farm ANThology
Alien Ant Farm Greatest Hits
All Shall Perish Awaken the Dreamers
All That Remains This Darkened Heart
All That Remains Behind Silence and Solitude
All That Remains Overcome
Anberlin Never Take Friendship Personal
And Then There Were None The Hope We Forgot Exists
Animosity Empires
As I Lay Dying Frail Words Collapse
As I Lay Dying Shadows Are Security
Ash Borer Ash Borer
Audioslave Audioslave
Austrian Death Machine Total Brutal
Austrian Death Machine Double Brutal
Band of Horses Cease to Begin
Becoming The Archetype Celestial Completion
Between the Buried and Me The Great Misdirect
Blind Guardian Follow the Blind
Bloodsimple A Cruel World
Bloodsimple Red Harvest
Bon Jovi Crossroad
Boysetsfire Tomorrow Come Today
Bring Me the Horizon Suicide Season
Buckethead The Elephant Man's Alarm Clock
Bulletproof Messenger The Crucial Line
Caligula's Horse The Tide, The Thief & River's End
Cancer Bats Hail Destroyer
Chevelle This Type of Thinking (Could Do Us In)
Chevelle Point #1
Chimaira The Impossibility Of Reason
Chimaira The Infection
Chiodos Illuminaudio
Clinging to the Trees of a Forest Fire Songs of Ill Hope and Desperation
Coal Chamber Dark Days
Conducting from the Grave When Legends Become Dust
Converge Axe to Fall
Creed Human Clay
Crossbreed KE 101
Cryptic Slaughter Convicted
Cynic '88 Demo
Damageplan New Found Power
Dead Can Dance The Serpent's Egg
Deftones Adrenaline
Deftones Around the Fur
Demon Hunter Summer of Darkness
Demon Hunter Demon Hunter
Departures Teenage Haze
Dessa False Hopes
Destroy The Runner Saints
Destruction Spiritual Genocide
Disturbed Believe
Disturbed Indestructible
Doomtree Doomtree
Downstait Separation Anxiety
An above average alternative metal band with glimpses of great songwriting. Several sub-par moments detract greatly from the album, and tread the waters of radio mediocrity.
Dry Kill Logic Of Vengeance and Violence
Emery The Question
Emery We Do What We Want
Essence (DNK) Lost in Violence
Every Time I Die Gutter Phenomenon
Fallen Figure Devival
Fear Factory Archetype
Flight of the Conchords Flight of the Conchords
Flight of the Conchords I Told You I Was Freaky
For Today Portraits
Fort Minor The Rising Tied
Gallows Gallows
Gojira The Link
Hella Church Gone Wild/Chirpin' Hard
were this a review i would be bumping it {? @}
HORSE the band R. Borlax
HORSE the band The Mechanical Hand
Inhale Exhale The Lost, the Sick, the Sacred
Lamb of God As the Palaces Burn
Lamb of God Sacrament
Lamb of God Wrath
Limp Bizkit Three Dollar Bill Y'all$
Linkin Park Hybrid Theory
Living Sacrifice Inhabit
Living Sacrifice Nonexistent
Lostprophets The Fake Sound Of Progress
Maroon 5 Songs About Jane
Maylene and the Sons of Disaster III
Meshuggah Catch Thirtythree
Metallica ...And Justice for All
More Than Life Love Let Me Go
Mudvayne Mudvayne
Murs Murray's Revenge
N.E.R.D. In Search Of
Needtobreathe The Reckoning
Neurosis The Eye of Every Storm
Oh, Sleeper When I Am God
P.O.D. Testify
P.O.D. When Angels and Serpents Dance
Pantera Reinventing the Steel
Paramore Riot!
Paramore? More like Parasemidecentbutstillutterlyaverageboobsthataremadebetterbecauseitshayleywilliams, or something.
Parkway Drive Horizons
Periphery Periphery
Pillar The Reckoning
Protest the Hero Fortress
Rabbit Junk This Life Is Where You Get Fucked
Radiohead The Bends
Rage Against the Machine Renegades
Red End of Silence
Rev Theory Light It Up
Roadrunner United The All-Star Sessions
Sepultura Roots
Shadows Fall The Art of Balance
Showbread No Sir, Nihilism Is Not Practical
Silverchair Frogstomp
Slipknot Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses)
Slipknot All Hope Is Gone
Soulfly Primitive
Spitfire Self-Help
Spitfire Cult Fiction
Sybreed Antares
Sydonia Given To Destroyers
The Ascendicate To Die As Kings
The Birthday Massacre Violet
The Birthday Massacre Walking With Strangers
The Chariot Long Live
The Dillinger Escape Plan Miss Machine
The Famine The Raven and The Reaping
The Great Commission And Every Knee Shall Bow
The Letter Black Hanging On By A Thread
The Offspring Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace
The Showdown Temptation Come My Way
The Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza The Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza
The Word Alive Empire
Thousand Foot Krutch Phenomenon
Thousand Foot Krutch The Flame in All of Us
Three Days Grace Three Days Grace
Three Days Grace One-X
Thrice The Alchemy Index Vols. I & II
Thrice The Alchemy Index Vols. III & IV
Thrice Major/Minor
Throwdown Venom & Tears
Tourniquet Vanishing Lessons
Tourniquet Crawl to China
Tourniquet Where Moth and Rust Destroy
Trivium Shogun
Twelve Gauge Valentine Shock Value
kentucky fried metalcore. now I just need some coreslaw and I'll be good.
Weird Al Yankovic Straight Outta Lynwood
With Blood Comes Cleansing Horror
xDEATHSTARx We Are The Threat
ZZ Top Eliminator

3.0 good
12 Stones Potter's Field
3 Doors Down 3 Doors Down
311 Uplifter
A Hero a Fake Volatile
Across Five Aprils Collapse
Alexx Calise Morning Pill
All Shall Perish Hate. Malice. Revenge
Anberlin Blueprints for the Black Market
And Then There Were None Who Speaks For Planet Earth?
Apocalyptica Worlds Collide
As Cities Burn Son, I Loved You At Your Darkest
Avenged Sevenfold Nightmare
Barren Earth Our Twilight
Becoming The Archetype I Am
Black Stone Cherry Black Stone Cherry
Born of Osiris The Discovery
Breaking Benjamin We Are Not Alone
Breaking Benjamin Phobia
Bullet for My Valentine The Poison
Bullet for My Valentine Scream, Aim, Fire
Burial Untrue
Cancer Bats Birthing the Giant
Chimaira Pass Out Of Existence
Demon Hunter The Triptych
Demon Hunter Storm the Gates of Hell
Demon Hunter The World Is a Thorn
Disturbed The Sickness
dredg Conscious
Dry Kill Logic The Dead and Dreaming
Ellie Goulding Lights
Evanescence Fallen
Flyleaf Flyleaf
Godspeed You! Black Emperor F#A# (Infinity)
Adam Downer has this as a 5 and has written his signature sound-off.
I shall stay away.
Gwen Stacy The Life I Know
Gym Class Heroes The Papercut Chronicles
Hatebreed Rise of Brutality
Hella The Devil Isn't Red
i have it on good authority that he is in fact a deep reddish color
House of Pain House of Pain
Impending Doom The Serpent Servant
Inhale Exhale Bury Me Alive
Inhale Exhale Movement
Kanye West Graduation
KJ-52 It's Pronounced Five Two
KJ-52 KJ-52 Remixed
Machine Head The Blackening
Maylene and the Sons of Disaster IV
Metallica Metallica
My Chemical Romance I Brought You My Bullets...
Nas Hip Hop Is Dead
No Heat Tomorrow This Man Will Self-Destruct In 10... 9...
Melodic mainstream metal, much in the same vein as Bloodsimple. Also, listen to the chorus riff to One Step and tell me that ISN'T the intro to Unholy Confessions.
Oh, Sleeper Son Of The Morning
Paramore Brand New Eyes
Pillar Where Do We Go from Here
Pillar For the Love of the Game
Psychostick We Couldn't Think of a Title
Slipknot Iowa
Texas in July Salt Of The Earth
Texas in July I Am
The Chariot Everything Is Alive, Everything Is...
The Devil Wears Prada Patterns of a Horizon
The Faceless Planetary Duality
The Showdown Back Breaker
Thousand Foot Krutch Set It Off (Remastered)
Thrice Identity Crisis
Throwdown Deathless
Toby Keith Shock'n Y'all
Tourniquet Onward to Freedom
Trivium Ember to Inferno
War from a Harlots Mouth Voyeur
Weird Al Yankovic Running With Scissors
Wu-Tang Clan Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)

2.5 average
Arsis Starve for the Devil
Atreyu The Curse
Avenged Sevenfold Sounding the Seventh Trumpet
Avenged Sevenfold Avenged Sevenfold
Blake Lewis Audio Daydream
Perhaps one of the most unique contestants to ever grace American Idol, Blake Lewis sadly dilutes his talents for Top 40 drivel that fails to deliver even his signature beatboxing. Some tracks do save this album from complete mediocrity, but it's much too little much too late. Hopefully, a little more leash will allow him to branch out and find his own niche on the CD rack.
Breaking Benjamin Saturate
Bullet for My Valentine Fever
DragonForce Inhuman Rampage
dredg Orph
Dry Kill Logic The Darker Side Of Nonsense
Emmure Goodbye to the Gallows
Eyedea and Abilities By the Throat
Fabolous From Nothin' To Somethin'
Five Finger Death Punch The Way of the Fist
Impending Doom Nailed. Dead. Risen
Impending Doom There Will Be Violence
Killswitch Engage As Daylight Dies
Metallica Death Magnetic
Magnetic with a capital F
P.O.D. Payable on Death
Parkway Drive Killing with a Smile
Pillar Fireproof
The Beatles Abbey Road
The Devil Wears Prada Dear Love: A Beautiful Discord
The Faceless Akeldama
The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus Don't You Fake It
Underoath Act of Depression

2.0 poor
50 Cent Get Rich or Die Tryin'
Across Five Aprils Tragedy in Progress
Animal Collective Merriweather Post Pavilion
Bleep boop beep beep bloop beeeeeeeeeeeep

Avenged Sevenfold City of Evil
Blessthefall His Last Walk
Blessthefall Witness
Breaking Benjamin Dear Agony
Circle Takes the Square As the Roots Undo
This album comes across as empty, but not intentionally. There is a strict disconnect between the album and the listener. I suppose the heart of the problem is that I don't "get" it; the pretension and avant-garde vocals irreparably degrade the music. As the Roots Undo isn't so much an earnest musical expression, as it is an experiment in excess and indulgence. As I search for a metaphor for this album, a single word comes to mind: faux. Faux is a French word, meaning fake or false. It carries connotations of upper-crust verbiage and men in bowler hats exclaiming Capital! It fits the album insofar as it is nothing that hasn't been said better and more concisely, without the affectation. Like many who use that word for the sake of using that word, they aim high yet hit low. Songs like "Kill the Switch" show the best of Circle Takes the Square and what they can be, while other tracks are plagued by chaotic structuring, generally horrendous vocals and rambling lyrical concepts. To say I hate As the Roots Undo would be a false (faux?) assessment. I enjoy what this group does when they do it well. Sadly though, Circle Takes the Square had too high of aspirations and too low of effort.
Dance Gavin Dance Dance Gavin Dance
Fall Out Boy Infinity on High
Kid Rock Devil Without a Cause
Kid Rock The History of Rock
Kid Rock Rock N Roll Jesus
Linkin Park Minutes to Midnight
Metallica St. Anger
My Chemical Romance Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge
I can't.... I can feel my lifeblood seeping into the bathtub as I type this, its sanguine viscosity tracing subtle lines in the wat...wait! What am I doing with a computer in the bathtub! That's dangerous!
Thank you, MCR, for saving me from a horrible death by electrocution.
My Chemical Romance The Black Parade
Vampire Weekend Vampire Weekend

1.5 very poor
Atreyu Lead Sails Paper Anchor
brokeNCYDE I'm Not a Fan, but the Kids Like It!
Lil Wayne No Ceilings
My Chemical Romance Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys
Vampire Weekend Contra

1.0 awful
Between the Buried and Me Colors
brokeNCYDE The Broken
DoomThrone Skeleton Veiled in Flesh
Lil Wayne Rebirth
Soulja Boy Souljaboytellem.com
Soulja Boy iSouljaBoyTellEm
Waking the Cadaver Perverse Recollections of a Necromangler

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