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5.0 classic
2Pac Me Against the World
If this were his only ever album, Tupac would still be considered one of the greatest rap artists of all time.
AC/DC Back in Black
Recorded and released only months after the tragic passing of vocalist Bon Scott, AC/DC unleashed the second of their two magna opera with new vocalist Brian Johnson. What resulted was something nobody thought possible- a classic album even after the death of a vital member. Sure, Brian might not be as truly awesome as Scott but his signature screech fits the bluesy rock n roll boogie to a T. Absolutely essential classic hard rock.
AC/DC Highway to Hell
The final album for Bon Scott, who tragically passed away a few months after the album's release. Tied with Back In Black for their best record, it is surely impossible to resist the rock n roll boogie of this album. Everyone likes some AC/DC, even if they don't want to admit it. Many would call this their greatest album of all time. I wouldn't be too slow in agreeing with that.
Aerosmith Toys in the Attic
The make it or break it album for Boston rockers Aerosmith, and as I'm sure we all know, they made it. And the album itself is no less classic because of its intense popularity containing a wide variety of meaty rocking cuts made to just rock the fuck out to, simple as.
Aerosmith Rocks
The crowning achievement by the Bad Boys of Boston, marginally surpassing the amazing Toys in the Attic and raising the bar for all cock rock (nice try, Bon Jovi)
Alice Cooper Billion Dollar Babies
Alice Cooper Welcome to my Nightmare
Vincent Furnier's first solo outing, albeit still under the name of his old band Alice Cooper, and also his best. Sure, albums such as Trash and more recently Along Came A Spider are rock solid and well worth listening to, nothing he has done after this has come close to it in eeriness or just plain general kickassness. A cracking storyline and nothing but awesome tracks, Welcome To My Nightmare is a purely classic record through and through.
Alice in Chains Dirt
Alice In Chains' second album expands on Facelift and is indeed much more experimental following their acoustic dalliance Sap. Heavier and sometimes even mellower than their debut, Dirt showcases an even bleaker side to AIC, evidently inspired by their ongoing drug addictions. Featuring the all-time classic track Would?, Dirt is also packed with other memorable tracks like Rooster, Junkhead, Dam That River, Them Bones and much more. Probably their finest effort.
Alice in Chains MTV Unplugged
Alice In Chains captured live and acoustic. The band has always shined in their live shows and their acoustic EPs Sap and Jar of Flies are just as enjoyable as their hard hitting full lengths, and this awe-inspiring record takes their live greatness and their acoustic prowess and mixes it all together to make a fine record indeed. One of the best Unplugged albums, Layne Staley's deteriorating condition (most evident on the DVD) makes this, one of their final performances together before Staley's drug-induced demise, a somewhat tragic and sombre listen.
Annihilator Never, Neverland
Anthrax Among the Living
Anthrax's classic third album, in brief, rules face. Being the most underappreciated of the 'Big Four', Anthrax always had a certain quirkiness that was nowhere to be found in the archives of Metallica, Megadeth or Slayer. Among The Living is a true classic of thrash metal that will live forever in the hearts of true metalheads.
Arcade Fire Funeral
Bjork Homogenic
Black Flag Damaged
Black Sabbath Paranoid
The debut may have laid the foundations, but the Sabs' sophomore effort a few short months later is what really created what we know today as heavy metal. Sure, many have taken metal in more extreme directions, but nobody would ever take simple riffs and make them so powerful and montrous like Tony Iommi could. Basically every band that plays metal is ripping off Black Sabbath in some way. Geezer Butler is undoubtedly one of the most talented bassists to ever live. Bill Wards rhythm-keeping and fills are among the finest to grace the world of rock. Ozzy Osbourne may not be the greatest singer of all time but his vocals suited Paranoid to a T. Every song here has been covered multiple times and every knows at least the title track or 'Iron Man'. The album's legacy alone makes it a classic, but the fact that the music herein is so kickass and has stood the test of time even after over 40 years, its classic status is more than justified on that front as well.
Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
Black Sabbath Heaven and Hell
Blind Guardian Imaginations from the Other Side
Blind Guardian Nightfall in Middle-Earth
Bob Dylan Blonde on Blonde
Bob Dylan Highway 61 Revisited
Bob Dylan Blood on the Tracks
Boston Boston
Bruce Springsteen Born to Run
Candlemass Epicus Doomicus Metallicus
Carcass Heartwork
Celtic Frost To Mega Therion
Cream Disraeli Gears
Cryptopsy None So Vile
Cynic Focus
David Bowie The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust...
David Bowie Hunky Dory
David Bowie Low
David Bowie Heroes
David Bowie Station to Station
Death Human
Death Individual Thought Patterns
Death Symbolic
Deep Purple Machine Head
Deep Purple Made in Japan
Deftones White Pony
Depeche Mode Violator
Devin Townsend Terria
Dio Holy Diver
Dr. Dre The Chronic
Dream Theater Images and Words
Dream Theater Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory
Electric Wizard Dopethrone
Eric B and Rakim Paid in Full
Faith No More Angel Dust
Genesis The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway
Genesis Selling England by the Pound
Green Day Dookie
Guns N' Roses Appetite for Destruction
GZA Liquid Swords
Heathen Victims of Deception
Helloween Keeper of the Seven Keys Part I
Helloween Keeper of the Seven Keys Part II
Ice Cube Death Certificate
Iggy Pop The Idiot
Iggy Pop Lust For Life
Iron Maiden Powerslave
Iron Maiden Seventh Son of a Seventh Son
Iron Maiden The Number of the Beast
Jeff Buckley Grace
Jeff Buckley Live at Sin-é (Legacy Edition)
Judas Priest Sad Wings of Destiny
Judas Priest Screaming for Vengeance
Judas Priest Painkiller
King Crimson In the Court of the Crimson King
King Crimson Red
King Diamond Abigail
Kraftwerk The Man-Machine
Kyuss Welcome to Sky Valley
Kyuss Blues for the Red Sun
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV
Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti
Lou Reed Transformer
Lynyrd Skynyrd Pronounced Leh-Nerd Skin-Nerd
Megadeth Rust in Peace
Mercyful Fate Melissa
Mercyful Fate Don't Break the Oath
Metallica Master of Puppets
One of the greatest albums ever made, and I'm not saying that lightly. MoP is as close to perfect an album as I have ever heard, with just the right blend of melody, heaviness and raw production. My only real complaint? Bass needs to be louder, and I hope that they go back and rectify this someday. For now, the album is still classic even after almost a quarter of a century. It raised the bar for both Metallica themselves and all metal bands thereafter. To some it may seem dated but in 1986 this was one of the heaviest and unique-sounding albums, from the chilling acoustic intro of Battery, the melodic instrumental interlude of the awesome title track, the sheer heaviness of The Thing That Should Not Be and the amazing bass work on Orion. Truth be told, if you don't like this album, you're not a real metal fan, you only think you are.
Michael Jackson Bad
Mike Oldfield Tubular Bells
Minor Threat Out of Step
Misfits Walk Among Us
Misfits Earth A.D.
Misfits Static Age
My Bloody Valentine Loveless
N.W.A. Straight Outta Compton
Nas Illmatic
New York Dolls New York Dolls
Nightwish Oceanborn
Nightwish Dark Passion Play
Nirvana Bleach
Nirvana MTV Unplugged in New York
Nirvana In Utero
Nirvana Nevermind
Oasis Definitely Maybe
Oasis (What's the Story) Morning Glory?
Opeth Blackwater Park
Opeth Still Life
Overkill The Years of Decay
Pantera Vulgar Display of Power
Patti Smith Horses
Patti Smith Radio Ethiopia
Patti Smith Easter
Pearl Jam Ten
Pink Floyd The Wall
Pink Floyd Animals
Pink Floyd The Dark Side of the Moon
Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here
Pixies Surfer Rosa
Pixies Doolittle
Porcupine Tree Fear of a Blank Planet
Prince 1999
Prince Purple Rain
Queen Queen II
Queen A Night at the Opera
Queens of the Stone Age Songs for the Deaf
Queensryche Operation: Mindcrime
R.E.M. Murmur
R.E.M. Automatic for the People
Radiohead OK Computer
Raekwon Only Built 4 Cuban Linx...
Rage Against the Machine Rage Against the Machine
Rainbow Rising
Ramones Ramones
Ramones Leave Home
Ramones Rocket to Russia
Ramones Road to Ruin
Red Hot Chili Peppers Blood Sugar Sex Magik
Rory Gallagher Irish Tour '74
Rory Gallagher Top Priority
Rory Gallagher Photo-Finish
Rory Gallagher Calling Card
Rush A Farewell to Kings
Rush Hemispheres
Rush Moving Pictures
Rush 2112
Rush Permanent Waves
Sepultura Chaos A.D.
Sex Pistols Never Mind the Bollocks
Slayer Seasons in the Abyss
Slayer South of Heaven
Slayer Reign in Blood
Sodom Agent Orange
Soundgarden Superunknown
Stevie Ray Vaughan Texas Flood
Sting Ten Summoner's Tales
Strapping Young Lad City
Tears For Fears The Hurting
The Beatles Rubber Soul
The Beatles Revolver
The Beatles Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
The Beatles The Beatles
The Beatles Abbey Road
The Clash London Calling
The Cure Pornography
The Cure Disintegration
The Jimi Hendrix Experience Axis: Bold as Love
The Jimi Hendrix Experience Electric Ladyland
The Jimi Hendrix Experience Are You Experienced
The Mothers of Invention Freak Out!
The Mothers of Invention Absolutely Free
The Mothers of Invention We're Only in It for the Money
The Notorious B.I.G. Ready to Die
The Smashing Pumpkins Siamese Dream
The Smiths The Smiths
The Smiths The Queen Is Dead
The Stone Roses The Stone Roses
The Stooges The Stooges
The Stooges Fun House
The Stooges Raw Power
The Strokes Is This It
The Velvet Underground White Light/White Heat
The Velvet Underground The Velvet Underground & Nico
The Velvet Underground The Velvet Underground
The Velvet Underground Loaded
The Who Tommy
The Who Who's Next
The Who Quadrophenia
The Yardbirds For Your Love
The Yardbirds Having a Rave Up
Thin Lizzy Black Rose: A Rock Legend
Thin Lizzy Jailbreak
Thin Lizzy Live and Dangerous
Tool Aenima
Tracy Chapman Tracy Chapman
Type O Negative Bloody Kisses
Van Halen Van Halen
Van Halen 1984
Van Morrison Astral Weeks
Van Morrison Moondance
Weezer Weezer
Wu-Tang Clan Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)
Yes The Yes Album
Yes Fragile
Yes Close to the Edge
Yes Relayer

4.5 superb
2Pac Makaveli
AC/DC Let There Be Rock
AC/DC Backtracks
A pure tsunami of a wet dream for any AC/DC nut, the special edition features a fully working amp, a massive book and a 180 gram vinyl as well as all the CDs of rarities and what not. Only thing keeping this from being a classic is the price!
AC/DC AC/DC Live
Accept Balls to the Wall
Accept somewhat drop their speedy aggression for a more anthemic sound but are no less fantastic for it. An all-time classic milestone for European metal as well as heavy metal in general, Balls to the Wall is one of those records that no true rocker should be without
Alice Cooper Love It To Death
Alice in Chains Music Bank
Alice in Chains Jar of Flies
Alice in Chains Black Gives Way to Blue
Against all odds Alice In Chains' fourth album rivals the mighty Dirt as their finest studio effort. Sure, the loud production leaves a little to be desired but the music and lyrics are top notch, containing some of their best work and perhaps is the only AiC album on which I like every song. Layne is dead and gone, Jerry and William share vocal duties and almost perfectly recreate the classic harmonising that was so characteristic of their previous work. One of the best albums of 2009, an absolutely essential release.
Alice in Chains Nothing Safe: Best of the Box
Annihilator Alice in Hell
Anthrax Spreading the Disease
Arcade Fire Neon Bible
Arcade Fire Her
Arch Enemy Wages of Sin
At the Gates Slaughter of the Soul
Atheist Piece of Time
Bjork Post
Bjork Vespertine
Black Flag My War
Black Sabbath Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath Master of Reality
Blind Guardian Somewhere Far Beyond
Bob Dylan The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan The Times They Are A-Changin'
Bob Dylan Another Side of Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan Bringing It All Back Home
Bob Dylan Desire
Bon Iver For Emma, Forever Ago
Bruce Springsteen The Wild, the Innocent, and the E Street Shuffle
Bruce Springsteen Darkness on the Edge of Town
Candlemass Nightfall
Celtic Frost Morbid Tales
Children of Bodom Hatebreeder
Children of Bodom Follow The Reaper
Cream Wheels of Fire
Cynic Traced in Air
Danzig Danzig
Danzig Danzig II: Lucifuge
Danzig Danzig III: How The Gods Kill
David Bowie The Man Who Sold the World
David Bowie The Next Day
Death The Sound of Perseverance
Deep Purple In Rock
Deftones Around the Fur
Deftones Diamond Eyes
Depeche Mode Black Celebration
Depeche Mode Music for the Masses
Depeche Mode Songs of Faith and Devotion
Devin Townsend Ocean Machine: Biomech
Dio The Last in Line
Dream Theater Awake
Dream Theater Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence
Edguy Theater of Salvation
Eric B and Rakim Follow the Leader
Exodus Fabulous Disaster
Faith No More The Real Thing
Genesis Foxtrot
Ghostface Killah Supreme Clientele
Godspeed You! Black Emperor F#A# (Infinity)
Green Day Insomniac
Heathen Breaking the Silence
Heaven and Hell The Devil You Know
Husker Du Zen Arcade
Ice Cube AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted
Ice Cube The Predator
In Flames The Jester Race
In Flames Colony
Iron Maiden Somewhere in Time
Iron Maiden Piece of Mind
Iron Maiden Iron Maiden
Jane's Addiction Nothing's Shocking
Jay-Z Reasonable Doubt
Judas Priest Stained Class
Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
King Crimson Larks' Tongues in Aspic
King Crimson Discipline
King Diamond ''Them''
Kraftwerk Trans-Europe Express
Led Zeppelin Mothership
Led Zeppelin Houses of the Holy
Lynyrd Skynyrd Second Helping
Lynyrd Skynyrd Street Survivors
Mastodon Leviathan
Megadeth Countdown to Extinction
Megadeth Peace Sells... but Who's Buying?
1986 is well-regarded as being an amazing year for metal. In that year alone, the world was given new bona fide classics from metal giants such as Slayer (Reign In Blood), Iron Maiden (Somewhere In Time), Kreator (Pleasure To Kill), Candlemass (Epicus Doomicus Metallicus) and Metallica (Master of Puppets). MegaDave also stepped up to the plate with a thrash opus in the form of Peace Sells. Long considered a classic of thrash metal, with fans including Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich, Dave and co. churn out amazing riffs on their sophomore release in a much more cohesive and professional fashion than on their debut a year earlier. There isn't a single song on here that is below average in quality, with each member demonstrating immense talent and precision with their instruments. However, Mustaine was never regarded as the greatest singer in the world, and while more tolerable than on the KIMB, the vox may still take some getting used to. A definite must for all fans of metal. Also, try and get your hands on the non-2004 remaster, as the new reissue is overly-compressed and clips to hell.
Metallica Kill 'Em All
Metallica Ride the Lightning
A thrash opus by all accounts, superstars-to-be Metallica were on a roll. Following on from their impressive debut, thrashers Metallica added a lot more melodic and progrssive elements that would be perfected on their monster third album. That is not to say that this album pales in comparison, with some awesome tracks such as opener Fight Fire With Fire, the brilliant ballad Fade To Black and the crushing Creeping Death. However, the album has two very obvious flaws- Trapped Under Ice and Escape. These two filler tracks bring the album well below the Master of Puppets standards. Still, a very powerful and important album, it comes recommended for any and all metal fans.
Metallica ...And Justice for All
Metallica Live Shit: Binge & Purge
Michael Jackson Thriller
Mike Oldfield Ommadawn
Muse Origin of Symmetry
Nightwish Wishmaster
Nirvana Live at Reading
Opeth Ghost Reveries
Opeth Damnation
Opeth My Arms, Your Hearse
Overkill Feel the Fire
Overkill Horrorscope
Overkill Ironbound
Pantera Far Beyond Driven
Pantera Cowboys from Hell
Pearl Jam Pearl Jam Twenty Soundtrack
Pearl Jam rearviewmirror
Pearl Jam Live at the Gorge 05/06
Pearl Jam Vs.
Pearl Jam Ten (2009 Remix & Remaster)
Porcupine Tree Stupid Dream
Porcupine Tree Deadwing
Porcupine Tree In Absentia
Prince Sign o' the Times
Queen Sheer Heart Attack
Queen A Day at the Races
Queen The Platinum Collection
Queens of the Stone Age Queens of the Stone Age
Queens of the Stone Age Rated R
Queens of the Stone Age ...Like Clockwork
Queensryche Queensryche EP
Queensryche Rage for Order
R.E.M. Reckoning
R.E.M. Lifes Rich Pageant
Radiohead In Rainbows
Radiohead The Bends
Raekwon Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt II
Rage Against the Machine The Battle of Los Angeles
Rainbow Long Live Rock & Roll
Red Hot Chili Peppers Mother's Milk
Red Hot Chili Peppers Californication
Rory Gallagher Live In Europe
Rory Gallagher Tattoo
Rory Gallagher Blueprint
Rush Clockwork Angels
Rush Signals
Scorpions In Trance
Scorpions Lovedrive
Sepultura Beneath the Remains
Sepultura Arise
Slayer Hell Awaits
Sodom Persecution Mania
Sodom M-16
Soundgarden Badmotorfinger
Soundgarden Telephantasm
Stevie Ray Vaughan Couldn't Stand the Weather
Stevie Ray Vaughan In Step
Sting ...Nothing Like the Sun
Stone Temple Pilots Core
Strapping Young Lad Alien
Symphony X The Divine Wings of Tragedy
Symphony X V: The New Mythology Suite
Tears For Fears Songs from the Big Chair
Testament The Legacy
Testament The New Order
The Beatles A Hard Day's Night
The Beatles Help!
The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour
The Clash The Clash
The Clash The Singles
The Devin Townsend Band Accelerated Evolution
The Gaslight Anthem The '59 Sound
The Mars Volta De-Loused in the Comatorium
The Mothers of Invention Uncle Meat
The Mothers of Invention Over-nite Sensation
The Mothers of Invention One Size Fits All
The National Boxer
The Prodigy The Fat of the Land
The Smiths Meat Is Murder
The White Stripes Elephant
The Who Live at Leeds
Thin Lizzy Bad Reputation
Thin Lizzy Johnny the Fox
Tool Undertow
Type O Negative October Rust
Van Morrison Saint Dominic's Preview
Van Morrison Veedon Fleece
Van Morrison Poetic Champions Compose
Venom Welcome to Hell
Venom Black Metal
Weezer Pinkerton
ZZ Top Tres Hombres

4.0 excellent
2Pac 2Pacalypse Now
2Pac Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z.
2Pac Thug Life
2Pac All Eyez on Me
AC/DC If You Want Blood You've Got It
AC/DC Live From The Atlantic Studios
AC/DC High Voltage (International)
AC/DC Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap
AC/DC Powerage
AC/DC '74 Jailbreak
AC/DC Live At River Plate
Accept Restless and Wild
Aerosmith Get Your Wings
Alice Cooper Killer
Alice Cooper School's Out
Alice Cooper Alice Cooper Goes to Hell
Alice Cooper From the Inside
Alice Cooper Trash
Alice Cooper Hey Stoopid
Alice Cooper The Last Temptation
There's no doubt about it- 40 years on and the man still knows how to rock the pants off anyone and anything on this planet. A fully revitalised Vincent Furnier ditches the trendiness of 80's pop metal and mixes in some garage and modern hard rock to give an underrated but no less classic album from the 90s. Is it as good as Welcome To My Nightmare? No, but then again, not much else is either. An infectiously consistent record, the most so in a while, Last Temptation is an essential Alice Cooper record that you will spin again and again.
Alice Cooper Brutal Planet
Alice Cooper Theatre Of Death: Live At Hammersmith 2009
Alice in Chains The Essential Alice in Chains
Alice in Chains Facelift
Alice in Chains We Die Young
Alice in Chains The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here
Alter Bridge Blackbird
Alter Bridge One Day Remains
Alter Bridge Fortress
Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe
Annihilator King of the Kill
Annihilator Carnival Diablos
Annihilator Waking the Fury
Anthrax Worship Music
Anthrax Persistence of Time
Arcade Fire The Arcade Fire
Arcade Fire The Suburbs
Arcade Fire Reflektor
Arch Enemy Burning Bridges
Arch Enemy Doomsday Machine
At the Drive-In Relationship of Command
At the Gates Terminal Spirit Disease
Avantasia The Metal Opera
Avantasia The Metal Opera Pt. II
Avantasia The Wicked Symphony
Avantasia The Mystery Of Time
Avenged Sevenfold City of Evil
Bjork Debut
Black Flag Slip It In
Black Sabbath Vol. 4
Black Sabbath Sabotage
Black Sabbath Mob Rules
Black Sabbath Dehumanizer
Black Sabbath Live Evil
Black Sabbath Reunion
Blind Guardian Tales from the Twilight World
Blind Guardian A Night at the Opera
Blind Guardian At the Edge of Time
Blind Guardian Live
Blur 13
Blur Parklife
Blur Blur
Blur Modern Life Is Rubbish
Bob Dylan John Wesley Harding
Bob Dylan Nashville Skyline
Bob Dylan The Basement Tapes
Bon Iver Bon Iver, Bon Iver
Boston Greatest Hits
Boston Don't Look Back
Brand New Deja Entendu
Brand New The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me
Bruce Springsteen Nebraska
Bruce Springsteen The Promise
Bruce Springsteen Born in the U.S.A.
Bruce Springsteen The River
Bruce Springsteen Wrecking Ball
Bruce Springsteen Live In Dublin: With The Sessions Band
Bruce Springsteen Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J.
Bruce Springsteen The Rising
Bruce Springsteen Magic
Candlemass Ancient Dreams
Candlemass Tales Of Creation
Candlemass King of the Grey Islands
Candlemass Death Magic Doom
Cannibal Corpse Torture
Carcass Necroticism: Descanting the Insalubrious
Carcass Swansong
Carcass Surgical Steel
Celtic Frost Emperor's Return
Celtic Frost Into the Pandemonium
Children of Bodom Something Wild
Children of Bodom Hate Crew Deathroll
Cream Fresh Cream
Cryptopsy Blasphemy Made Flesh
Cryptopsy Whisper Supremacy
Cynic Carbon-Based Anatomy
Cynic Kindly Bent to Free Us
Daft Punk Discovery
Danzig Danzig 4p
Danzig Deth Red Sabaoth
David Bowie Heathen
David Bowie Space Oddity
David Lee Roth Eat 'em And Smile
Death Angel The Ultra-Violence
Death Angel Act III
Death Angel Relentless Retribution
Death Angel The Dream Calls For Blood
Deep Purple Fireball
Deep Purple Concerto for Group and Orchestra
Deftones Deftones
Deftones Saturday Night Wrist
Deftones Koi No Yokan
Depeche Mode Some Great Reward
Depeche Mode Playing The Angel
Devin Townsend Infinity
Devin Townsend Project Ki
Devin Townsend Project Addicted
Devin Townsend Project Deconstruction
Devin Townsend Project Ghost
Dio Dream Evil
Dio Magica
Dio Holy Diver - Live
Dio At Donington UK: Live 1983 & 1987
DJ Muggs Vs GZA Grandmasters
Dr. Dre 2001
Dream Theater Train of Thought
Dream Theater Octavarium
Dream Theater Black Clouds & Silver Linings
Dream Theater Live Scenes From New York
Dream Theater Live at Budokan
Dream Theater Score
Dream Theater A Change of Seasons
Edguy Vain Glory Opera
Edguy The Savage Poetry
Edguy Mandrake
Edguy Hellfire Club
Edguy Space Police - Defenders of the Crown
Edguy Fucking With F***
Eric B and Rakim Let the Rhythm Hit 'Em
Eric B and Rakim Don't Sweat the Technique
Exodus Bonded by Blood
Exodus Pleasures of the Flesh
Exodus Tempo of the Damned
Exodus Exhibit B: The Human Condition
Exodus Another Lesson in Violence
Exodus Let There Be Blood
Faith No More King for a Day... Fool for a Lifetime
Fleet Foxes Fleet Foxes
Fleet Foxes Helplessness Blues
Foo Fighters Wasting Light
Seventeen years together and six albums, one live effort and a best of compilation, each of which selling in the millions, is quite a string of feats for a group of rock and roll kids. Not much has changed across the years in the Foo's discography, and Wasting Light, save for the lack of acoustic tracks that permeated most of their later efforts, hardly deviates from their tried and tested Foo Formula. And that is precisely the reason why this album rules. Repetitive radio rock this is not, but rather, a raw, raunchy rifftastic rocking monster of a record. Bands like Nickelback should take note- THIS is how you rock the mainstream. In what is sure to be a much-lauded return to roots, Wasting Light is also going to be looked back upon fondly as one of the standout releases of 2011, particularly in the world of rock. Is it groundbreaking or very innovative? No. Would you ever listen to a Foo Fighters record seeking that? Hell no. Just fucking turn it up loud, because the Foos are back Fighting harder than ever.
fun. Aim and Ignite
fun. Some Nights
Genesis Nursery Cryme
Genesis A Trick of the Tail
Ghostface Killah Ironman
Ghostface Killah Fishscale
Ghostface Killah Apollo Kids
Ghostface Killah Twelve Reasons to Die
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas...
Gorillaz Demon Days
Green Day Kerplunk
Guns N' Roses G N' R Lies
Guns N' Roses Greatest Hits
GZA Beneath the Surface
Heathen The Evolution of Chaos
Heaven and Hell Live From Radio City Music Hall
Heaven and Hell Neon Nights: 30 Years of Heaven and Hell - Live at Wacken
Helloween The Dark Ride
Helloween Keeper of the Seven Keys: The Legacy
Helloween 7 Sinners
Hole Live Through This
Hugh Laurie Let Them Talk
Husker Du New Day Rising
Ice Cube Lethal Injection
Iggy Pop Kill City
Iggy Pop New Values
Iggy Pop American Caesar
In Flames Whoracle
In Flames Clayman
In Flames Come Clarity
Interpol Turn on the Bright Lights
Iron Maiden A Matter of Life and Death
Iron Maiden Killers
Iron Maiden The Final Frontier
Jack White Blunderbuss
Jane's Addiction Ritual De Lo Habitual
Jane's Addiction The Great Escape Artist
Jay-Z The Blueprint
Jay-Z The Black Album
Jeff Buckley Sketches for My Sweetheart the Drunk
Jerry Cantrell Degradation Trip Volumes 1 & 2
Johnny Marr The Messenger
Judas Priest Sin After Sin
Judas Priest Killing Machine
Judas Priest British Steel
Judas Priest Defenders of the Faith
Judas Priest Redeemer of Souls
Kanye West The College Dropout
Kanye West Late Registration
King Crimson In the Wake of Poseidon
King Crimson Lizard
King Crimson Starless and Bible Black
King Diamond Fatal Portrait
King Diamond Conspiracy
King Diamond The Eye
Kings of Leon Youth and Young Manhood
Kraftwerk Autobahn
Kraftwerk Radio-Activity
Kraftwerk Computer World
Kyuss ...And the Circus Leaves Town
Lamb of God Ashes of the Wake
Lamb of God As the Palaces Burn
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin III
Led Zeppelin Presence
Led Zeppelin In Through the Out Door
Led Zeppelin The Song Remains The Same
Led Zeppelin BBC Sessions
Led Zeppelin How the West Was Won
Linkin Park Hybrid Theory
This was pretty much he album that took me from listening to shitty post-grunge and got me into much better stuff. My mid-to-late- teens can be summed up by this entire album, full of zit-faced socially-awkward angst. Sure, I've moved on to bigger and better things, but this album was there for me at the best possible time. Trends come and go but for a Nu Metal album Hybrid Theory stands the test of time quite well regardless of the many tropes of the genre contained herein. Kids today are still getting into this album so it goes to show. Another ten years from now and this could well be considered a classic of the noughties.
Little Green Cars Absolute Zero
Lou Reed Berlin
Lou Reed Lou Reed
Lou Reed Metal Machine Music
Lou Reed Coney Island Baby
Lou Reed Street Hassle
Lou Reed The Blue Mask
Lou Reed New York
Lynyrd Skynyrd Nuthin' Fancy
Lynyrd Skynyrd Gimme Back My Bullets
Mastodon Once More 'Round the Sun
Mastodon Blood Mountain
Mastodon Crack the Skye
Megadeth Endgame
So here's the deal- after their 90's dabbling in radio rock, Megadeth felt an itch to start thrashing again like during the good ol days. Except they scratched slowly, easing back into a genre that's long since been out of the mainstream eye. The albums that succeeded the abysmal Risk of 1999 have brought Megadeth slowly back into their position as Thrash Lords. 2007's United Abominations had the most promise and sounded more like Megadeth than anything else since Countdown to Extinction. Now is the time for Dave and co. to reach and reclaim their place amongst the metal Gods.
Juggernauts and once bitter rivals to Megadeth, Metallica, made their thrashing comeback last year, and with the other two members of the former 'Big Four', Slayer and Anthrax, to release new albums later this year or early next year, we could be seeing a resurgence of the golden days of 80's Thrash.
Is it the Rust In Peace Part II that deluded 'fans' claim is coming? No. The only things better about this album than their 80's efforts is production and Dave's vocals, which have been steadily improving as of late (better late than never, what?). With a little filler the album is far from perfect but is still a modern metal masterpiece and a top contender for 2009's Metal Album of the Year. 4/5
Megadeth United Abominations
Megadeth Rust in Peace Live
Megadeth Youthanasia
Megadeth Countdown to Extinction Live
Mercyful Fate In the Shadows
Meshuggah Destroy Erase Improve
Meshuggah Chaosphere
Meshuggah Nothing
Meshuggah Catch Thirtythree
Meshuggah obZen
Metallica Metallica
Metallica Death Magnetic
Metallica S&M
Metallica Orgullo, Pasion, Y Gloria
Metallica Francais Pour Une Nuit
Metallica The Videos: 1989 - 2004
Metallica Through the Never
Method Man Tical
Michael Jackson Off the Wall
Mike Oldfield Hergest Ridge
Misfits American Psycho
Mother Love Bone Mother Love Bone
Mother Love Bone Apple
Muse Absolution
My Bloody Valentine Isn't Anything
My Bloody Valentine m b v
N.W.A. Efil4zaggin
Nas It Was Written
Nas STILLmatic
New York Dolls Too Much Too Soon
Nightwish Angels Fall First
Nightwish Century Child
Nightwish Once
Nightwish Imaginaerum
Nightwish End Of An Era
Nightwish Over The Hills And Far Away
Nirvana Nirvana
Opeth The Roundhouse Tapes
Opeth Watershed
Opeth Deliverance
Opeth Morningrise
Opeth Pale Communion
Overkill Taking Over
Overkill Under the Influence
Overkill The Electric Age
Overkill White Devil Armory
Patti Smith Wave
Patti Smith Gone Again
Patti Smith Banga
Pearl Jam Live On Two Legs
Pearl Jam Lost Dogs
Pearl Jam Live On Ten Legs
Pearl Jam Backspacer
Pearl Jam come roaring back with a more simplified approach, bringing with them a much more focused album that many fans have probably been craving for. Its a far cry from the likes of Ten and doesn't quite live up to their debut but id a worthy get anyways. 4/5
Pearl Jam Vitalogy
Pearl Jam Lightning Bolt
Pixies Come On Pilgrim
Pixies Bossanova
Pixies Trompe Le Monde
Porcupine Tree Up the Downstair
Porcupine Tree The Sky Moves Sideways
Porcupine Tree Signify
Porcupine Tree Lightbulb Sun
Possessed Seven Churches
Primal Scream Screamadelica
Primal Scream Vanishing Point
Primal Scream XTRMNTR
Primal Scream More Light
Prince Dirty Mind
Prince Controversy
Prince Around the World in a Day
Prince Parade
Prince The Black Album
Prince O(+>
Queen Queen
Queen News of the World
Queen Jazz
Queen Live Killers
Queens of the Stone Age Lullabies to Paralyze
Queens of the Stone Age Era Vulgaris
Queensryche The Warning
Queensryche Empire
Queensryche Queensryche
R.E.M. Fables of the Reconstruction
R.E.M. Document
R.E.M. New Adventures In Hi - Fi
Radiohead Kid A
Radiohead The King of Limbs
Raekwon Shaolin vs. Wu-Tang
Rage Against the Machine Evil Empire
Rainbow Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow
Rainbow On Stage
Rammstein Reise, Reise
Rammstein Sehnsucht
Rammstein Herzeleid
Rammstein Mutter
Ramones It's Alive
Ramones Greatest Hits
Ramones Ramones Mania
Red Hot Chili Peppers By the Way
Red Hot Chili Peppers Greatest Hits
Rory Gallagher Rory Gallagher
Rory Gallagher Deuce
Rory Gallagher Wheels Within Wheels
Rory Gallagher Notes From San Francisco
Rory Gallagher Fresh Evidence
Rory Gallagher Defender
Rory Gallagher Jinx
Rory Gallagher Against The Grain
Rush Vapor Trails Remixed
Rush Power Windows
Rush Grace Under Pressure
Rush Counterparts
Rush Vapor Trails
Rush Snakes & Arrows
Rush Fly by Night
Rush Caress of Steel
RZA Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai
Samhain Initium
Samhain November-Coming-Fire
Scorpions Fly To The Rainbow
Scorpions Virgin Killer
Scorpions Taken by Force
Scorpions Animal Magnetism
Sigur Ros Agaetis byrjun
Sigur Ros ( )
Sigur Ros Takk...
Slash's Snakepit It's Five O'Clock Somewhere
Slayer World Painted Blood
Slayer Show No Mercy
Slayer Decade of Aggression
Slipknot (sic)nesses [DVD]
Slugdge Born of Slime
Slugdge Gastronomicon
Sodom Obsessed by Cruelty
Sodom Tapping the Vein
Sodom Sodom
Sodom In War and Pieces
Sonata Arctica Ecliptica
Sonata Arctica Silence
Sonata Arctica Winterheart's Guild
Sonata Arctica Reckoning Night
Soundgarden Down on the Upside
Soundgarden Louder Than Love
Soundgarden Alive in the Superunknown
Soundgarden King Animal
Soundgarden A-Sides
Soundtrack Inside Llewyn Davis
Stevie Ray Vaughan Soul to Soul
Sting The Dream of the Blue Turtles
Sting The Soul Cages
Sting Brand New Day
Stone Temple Pilots Purple
Strapping Young Lad Strapping Young Lad
Strapping Young Lad The New Black
Symphony X Twilight in Olympus
Symphony X The Odyssey
Symphony X Paradise Lost
Tears For Fears The Seeds of Love
Temple of the Dog Temple of the Dog
Testament Practice What You Preach
Testament The Gathering
Testament The Formation of Damnation
Testament Dark Roots of Earth
The Answer Rise
The Beatles Beatles for Sale
The Beatles Let It Be
The Beatles Past Masters, Vol. 1
The Beatles Past Masters, Vol. 2
The Beatles Live At The BBC
The Beatles On Air: Live at the BBC Volume 2
The Beatles 1967 – 1970
The Beatles 1962 - 1966
The Beatles 1
The Beatles Let It Be… Naked
The Clash Give 'Em Enough Rope
The Clash Sandinista!
The Clash Combat Rock
The Cure Boys Don't Cry
The Cure Seventeen Seconds
The Cure Faith
The Cure The Head on the Door
The Cure Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me
The Dead Weather Horehound
The Dead Weather Sea of Cowards
The Devin Townsend Band Synchestra
The Gaslight Anthem Sink or Swim
The Gaslight Anthem American Slang
The Killers Hot Fuss
The Mothers of Invention Weasels Ripped My Flesh
The Mothers of Invention Burnt Weeny Sandwich
The National Alligator
The National High Violet
The National Trouble Will Find Me
The Notorious B.I.G. Life After Death
The Offspring Ignition
The Offspring Smash
The Police Outlandos d'Amour
The Police Reggatta de Blanc
The Police Zenyatta Mondatta
The Police Synchronicity
The Prodigy Experience
The Prodigy Music for the Jilted Generation
The Raconteurs Consolers of the Lonely
The Smashing Pumpkins Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness
The Smashing Pumpkins Gish
The Smashing Pumpkins Oceania
The Smiths Strangeways, Here We Come
The White Stripes De Stijl
The White Stripes White Blood Cells
The White Stripes Get Behind Me Satan
The White Stripes Icky Thump
The Who My Generation
The Who The Who Sell Out
The Who The Who by Numbers
The Yardbirds Yardbirds (Roger the Engineer)
Them Crooked Vultures Them Crooked Vultures
Thin Lizzy Fighting
Thin Lizzy Nightlife
Thin Lizzy Vagabonds of the Western World
Tool Lateralus
Tool 10,000 Days
Tracy Chapman Crossroads
Type O Negative Slow, Deep, and Hard
Type O Negative World Coming Down
Van Halen A Different Kind of Truth
Van Halen Women and Children First
Van Halen Diver Down
Van Halen Van Halen II
Van Halen Fair Warning
Van Morrison His Band and the Street Choir
Van Morrison Tupelo Honey
Van Morrison Into the Music
Van Morrison Common One
Van Morrison No Guru, No Method, No Teacher
Van Morrison Hymns to the Silence
Van Morrison Born to Sing: No Plan B
Velvet Revolver Contraband
Velvet Revolver Libertad
Venom At War With Satan
Within Temptation Hydra
Within Temptation The Silent Force
Within Temptation Enter
Wu-Tang Clan Wu-Tang Forever
Yes Tales from Topographic Oceans
Yes Going for the One
ZZ Top ZZ Top's First Album
ZZ Top Rio Grande Mud

3.5 great
2Pac R U Still Down? (Remember Me)
AC/DC Who Made Who
AC/DC Flick of the Switch
AC/DC Volts
AC/DC The Razor's Edge
AC/DC Black Ice
AC/DC For Those About to Rock We Salute You
Accept Breaker
Accept Metal Heart
Accept Objection Overruled
Accept Death Row
Accept Predator
Accept Blood of the Nations
Accept Stalingrad
Aerosmith Night in the Ruts
Aerosmith Permanent Vacation
Aerosmith Aerosmith
Aerosmith Draw the Line
Aerosmith Pump
Aerosmith Get a Grip
Aerosmith Nine Lives
Aerosmith Just Push Play
Aerosmith Honkin' on Bobo
Alice Cooper Muscle Of Love
Alice Cooper Lace and Whiskey
Alice Cooper Flush The Fashion
Alice Cooper Constrictor
Alice Cooper Raise Your Fist and Yell
Alice Cooper Dragontown
Alice Cooper The Eyes Of Alice Cooper
Alice Cooper Dirty Diamonds
Alice Cooper Along Came a Spider
Alice in Chains Greatest Hits
Alice in Chains Sap
Alice in Chains Live
Alice in Chains Alice in Chains
Alter Bridge AB III
Annihilator Set the World on Fire
Annihilator Refresh The Demon
Annihilator Criteria for a Black Widow
Annihilator Schizo Deluxe
Annihilator Annihilator
Annihilator Feast
Anthrax Fistful of Metal
Anthrax We've Come for You All
Anthrax Sound of White Noise
Anthrax Attack of the Killer B's
Anthrax State of Euphoria
Anthrax The Greater of Two Evils
Arch Enemy Black Earth
Arch Enemy Stigmata
Arch Enemy Anthems of Rebellion
Arch Enemy Rise of the Tyrant
Arch Enemy The Root of all Evil
Ash 1977
Ash Meltdown
Ash Free All Angels
At the Drive-In In/Casino/Out
At the Drive-In Acrobatic Tenement
At the Gates The Red in the Sky Is Ours
At the Gates With Fear I Kiss the Burning Darkness
Audioslave Audioslave
Audioslave Out of Exile
Audioslave Revelations
Avantasia Lost in Space Part I
Avantasia Lost in Space Part II
Avantasia The Scarecrow
Avantasia Angel of Babylon
Avenged Sevenfold Nightmare
BABYMETAL Babymetal
Between the Buried and Me Colors
Bjork Medulla
Bjork Biophilia
Black Flag In My Head
Black Sabbath Born Again
Black Sabbath The Eternal Idol
Black Sabbath Past Lives
Black Stone Cherry Folklore and Superstition
Black Stone Cherry Black Stone Cherry
Black Stone Cherry Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
Blind Guardian Battalions of Fear
Blind Guardian Follow the Blind
Blind Guardian A Twist in the Myth
Blink-182 Take Off Your Pants and Jacket
Blink-182 Blink-182
Blur The Great Escape
Blur Think Tank
Bob Dylan Bob Dylan
Brand New Your Favorite Weapon
Brand New Daisy
It's okay, I guess. Hardly special though, I guess its another one of those Sputnik albums that I'm just not supposed to 'get'
It's okay, I guess. Hardly special though, I guess its another one of those Sputnik albums that I'm just not supposed to 'get'
It's okay, I guess. Hardly special though, I guess its another one of those Sputnik albums that I'm just not supposed to 'get'
It's okay, I guess. Hardly special though, I guess its another one of those Sputnik albums that I'm just not supposed to 'get'
It's okay, I guess. Hardly special though, I guess its another one of those Sputnik albums that I'm just not supposed to 'get'
It's okay, I guess. Hardly special though, I guess its another one of those Sputnik albums that I'm just not supposed to 'get'

But don't quote me on that or anything
Breaking Benjamin Saturate
Breaking Benjamin We Are Not Alone
Bruce Springsteen Tunnel Of Love
Bruce Springsteen The Ghost of Tom Joad
Bruce Springsteen Devils & Dust
Bruce Springsteen We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions
Bruce Springsteen Working On A Dream
Bruce Springsteen High Hopes
Candlemass Candlemass
Carcass Wake Up and Smell the Carcass
Celtic Frost Parched With Thirst Am I and Dying
Celtic Frost Cold Lake
Celtic Frost Monotheist
Children of Bodom Are You Dead Yet?
Children of Bodom Halo of Blood
Coldplay Parachutes
Coldplay A Rush of Blood to the Head
Converge Jane Doe
Corrosion of Conformity Corrosion of Conformity
Cream Goodbye
Cryptopsy And Then You'll Beg
Cryptopsy Cryptopsy
Cynic Re-Traced
Daft Punk Homework
Daft Punk Random Access Memories
Daft Punk Tron: Legacy
Danzig 6:66 Satans Child
David Bowie Reality
David Bowie Let's Dance
David Bowie Diamond Dogs
David Lee Roth Skyscraper
Death Scream Bloody Gore
Death Leprosy
Death Spiritual Healing
Death Angel Frolic Through the Park
Death Angel The Art of Dying
Deep Purple The Book of Taliesyn
Deep Purple Shades of Deep Purple
Deep Purple Deep Purple
Deep Purple Who Do We Think We Are
Deep Purple Burn
Deep Purple Stormbringer
Deep Purple Made In Europe
Deep Purple Perfect Strangers
Deep Purple Purpendicular
Deep Purple Now What?!
Deftones Adrenaline
Depeche Mode Speak And Spell
Depeche Mode Construction Time Again
Depeche Mode Sounds Of The Universe
Depeche Mode Delta Machine
Devin Townsend Physicist
Devin Townsend Ziltoid the Omniscient
Devin Townsend Project Epicloud
Dio Sacred Heart
Dio Killing The Dragon
Dio Master of the Moon
Dio Intermission
Dio This Is Your Life
Disturbed Ten Thousand Fists
Disturbed Indestructible
Disturbed Asylum
Disturbed The Lost Children
DragonForce Sonic Firestorm
Dream Theater When Dream and Day Unite
Dream Theater Falling into Infinity
Dream Theater Systematic Chaos
Dream Theater A Dramatic Turn of Events
Dream Theater Dream Theater
Dream Theater When Dream and Day Reunite
Dream Theater Dark Side of the Moon
Dream Theater Made in Japan
Dream Theater Live at the Marquee
Dream Theater Once in a LIVEtime
Edguy Rocket Ride
Edguy Age of the Joker
Evanescence Fallen
Evanescence The Open Door
Evanescence Evanescence
Exodus Shovel Headed Kill Machine
Exodus The Atrocity Exhibition: Exhibit A
Exodus Good Friendly Violent Fun
Faith No More Album of the Year
Foxboro Hot Tubs Stop Drop and Roll!!!
Genesis Trespass
Genesis Wind & Wuthering
Genesis Duke
Genesis Invisible Touch
Ghostface Killah More Fish
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Yanqui U.X.O.
Gorillaz Gorillaz
Gorillaz Plastic Beach
Green Day 1039/Smoothed Out Slappy Hours
Green Day Slappy
Green Day Sweet Children
Green Day 39/Smooth
Green Day Nimrod
Green Day American Idiot
Green Day International Superhits
Green Day Bullet In A Bible
Guns N' Roses Use Your Illusion I
Guns N' Roses Use Your Illusion II
Guns N' Roses Chinese Democracy
Guns N' Roses Live Era '87-'93
GZA Legend of the Liquid Sword
GZA Pro Tools
Helloween Walls of Jericho
Helloween Helloween
Helloween Master of the Rings
Helloween The Time of the Oath
Helloween Better Than Raw
Helloween Gambling With The Devil
Helloween Metal Jukebox
Helloween Unarmed
Hole Pretty On The Inside
Hole Celebrity Skin
Husker Du Everything Falls Apart
Husker Du Flip Your Wig
Husker Du Candy Apple Grey
Husker Du Warehouse: Songs and Stories
Ice Cube Raw Footage
Iggy Pop Brick by Brick
In Flames Lunar Strain
In Flames Reroute to Remain
Interpol Antics
Interpol Our Love to Admire
Iron Maiden No Prayer for the Dying
Iron Maiden Fear of the Dark
James Vincent McMorrow Early In The Morning
Jane's Addiction Jane's Addiction
Jay-Z In My Lifetime, Vol. 1
Jay-Z Vol. 2: Hard Knock Life
Jerry Cantrell Boggy Depot
Judas Priest Point of Entry
Judas Priest Ram It Down
Judas Priest Angel of Retribution
Judas Priest Nostradamus
Kanye West Graduation
Killswitch Engage Alive or Just Breathing
King Crimson Islands
King Diamond The Spider's Lullabye
King Diamond The Graveyard
King Diamond Voodoo
King Diamond Abigail II: The Revenge
King Diamond The Puppet Master
King Diamond Give Me Your Soul...Please
Kings of Leon Because Of The Times
Kings of Leon Aha Shake Heartbreak
Korn Korn
Korn Follow the Leader
Korn Issues
Korn Korn III: Remember Who You Are
Kraftwerk Electric Cafe
Kraftwerk Tour De France Soundtracks
Kyuss Wretch
Lamb of God Resolution
Lamb of God Sacrament
Lamb of God Wrath
Led Zeppelin Coda
Linkin Park Road To Revolution
Linkin Park The Hunting Party
Lou Reed Sally Can't Dance
Lou Reed The Bells
Lou Reed Legendary Hearts
Lou Reed New Sensations
Lou Reed Magic and Loss
Lou Reed Ecstasy
Lou Reed Hudson River Wind Meditations
Lou Reed and Metallica Lulu
Changed my mind. This album has somewhat clicked with me. I gave it a score above 3. Deal with it, Sputnik
Lynyrd Skynyrd God & Guns
Mastodon Call of the Mastodon
Mastodon Remission
Mastodon The Hunter
Mastodon Live at the Aragon
Megadeth Th1rt3en
Th1rt3en, while not as evolutionary as 'Endgame', continues to show that older bands can remain relevant in the modern metal scene. Axework is undeniably great and more memorable songs are added to the Megadeth repertoire and are sure to be staples of live sets to come. More of a side-step, but a sure-footed one.
Megadeth The System Has Failed
Megadeth Cryptic Writings
Megadeth Killing Is My Business...
The first step in Dave Mustaine's quest to become bigger and better than his old band Metallica. 'Killing Is My Business...' heralded the birth of another metal juggernaut. The entire album is a flurry of technical riffage and drug references. Some would go so far as to say this is better than Metallica's debut, 'Kill Em All'. Hrm, not by my reckoning, though I will admit that this is an essential listen for all metal fans. No real fillers except for the laughably terrible cover of These Boots. However, there are some great flaws. The production is just wickedly bad. Sure, production comes second where pure balls-to-the-wall thrash is concerned, just look at the early Venom releases, but the intense amount of reverb alone makes this record come off as quite amateurish. Now the remaster clears this up a great deal in fairness. Also there's Mustaine's vocals. Usually it's love em or hate em when it come to Dave's singing but on this record it's just really bad. But again in fairness who listens to metal for the singing when the vast majority of vocalists are tone deaf anyway. In all, KIMB is a great album but not exactly a thrash classic. But for those who love thrash, Megadeth or just plain balls-to-the-wall rock and roll, this is a worthwhile listen indeed.
Megadeth So Far, So Good... So What!
Somewhat unfortunately, for this album at least, MegaDave and Co. were letting their indulgences affect the quality of their music. While SFSGSW is by no means a bad album, and in fact still a great slab of metal, the hunger and rage of PSBWB just doesn't come across as well here. While it opens with an amazing instrumental, and indeed includes one of MegaDave's greatest songs ever (In My Darkest Hour), it feels a bit more dull than what came before, and certainly what was to come after...
Megadeth Hidden Treasures
Mercyful Fate Time
Meshuggah Koloss
Metallica Beyond Magnetic
Metallica Six Feet Down Under Part II
Metallica Six Feet Down Under
Metallica Garage Inc.
Metallica Cunning Stunts
Metallica Live At Grimey's
Method Man Tical 2000: Judgement Day
Michael Jackson Dangerous
Michael Jackson HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I
Misfits Famous Monsters
Misfits The Devil's Rain
Mother Love Bone Shine
Muse Black Holes and Revelations
Muse Showbiz
Nas God's Son
Nas Untitled
Nas Life Is Good
Newsted Heavy Metal Music
Newsted Metal
Nirvana From the Muddy Banks of the Wishkah
Nirvana Incesticide
Nirvana Sliver: The Best of the Box
Oasis Be Here Now
Oasis Don't Believe the Truth
Oasis Dig Out Your Soul
One Day As A Lion One Day As A Lion
Opeth Heritage
Opeth Orchid
Overkill I Hear Black
Overkill W.F.O
Overkill The Killing Kind
Overkill From the Underground and Below
Overkill Necroshine
Overkill Killbox 13
Pantera The Great Southern Trendkill
Paramore Riot!
Patti Smith Dream of Life
Patti Smith Trampin'
Pearl Jam Pearl Jam
Pearl Jam Binaural
Pearl Jam Yield
Pearl Jam No Code
Pink Floyd The Piper at the Gates of Dawn
Pixies Pixies (EP)
Porcupine Tree The Incident
Possessed Beyond the Gates
Primal Scream Evil Heat
Prince Lovesexy
Prince Batman
Prince Diamonds & Pearls
Prince The Gold Experience
Prince 3121
Protest the Hero Kezia
Queen The Game
Queen A Kind of Magic
Queen The Miracle
Queen Innuendo
Queen and Paul Rodgers The Cosmos Rocks
Queensryche Operation: Mindcrime II
Queensryche American Soldier
R.E.M. Green
R.E.M. Monster
R.E.M. Up
R.E.M. Accelerate
R.E.M. Collapse Into Now
Radiohead Hail to the Thief
Radiohead Pablo Honey
Radiohead Amnesiac
Rage Against the Machine Renegades
Rainbow Finyl Vinyl
Rammstein Liebe Ist Für Alle Da
Rammstein Rosenrot
Ramones End of the Century
Ramones Too Tough to Die
Red Hot Chili Peppers The Uplift Mofo Party Plan
Red Hot Chili Peppers Stadium Arcadium
Red Hot Chili Peppers Freaky Styley
Red Hot Chili Peppers I'm with You
Red Hot Chili Peppers One Hot Minute
Red Hot Chili Peppers What Hits!?
Red Hot Chili Peppers Out in L.A.
Rush Rush
Rush Test for Echo
Rush Presto
Rush Hold Your Fire
Rush Roll the Bones
RZA RZA as Bobby Digital in Stereo
RZA Digital Bullet
Samhain Final Descent
Sepultura Schizophrenia
Sepultura Roots
Serj Tankian Elect the Dead
Serj Tankian Imperfect Harmonies
Sigur Ros Med sud i eyrum vio spilum endalaust
Sigur Ros Kveikur
Slash Slash
Slash's Snakepit Ain't Life Grand
Slayer Christ Illusion
Slayer Divine Intervention
Slayer Haunting the Chapel
Slayer Live Undead
Slipknot Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses)
Slipknot All Hope Is Gone
Sodom Better Off Dead
Sodom Code Red
Sodom The Final Sign of Evil
Sodom Epitome of Torture
Sonata Arctica Unia
Sonata Arctica Pariah's Child
Soundgarden Ultramega OK
Soundgarden Live on I-5
Staind Dysfunction
Sting Mercury Falling
Stone Sour Stone Sour
Stone Sour Come What(ever) May
Stone Temple Pilots Tiny Music... Songs from the Vatican...
Stone Temple Pilots No. 4
Stone Temple Pilots Stone Temple Pilots
Strapping Young Lad Heavy as a Really Heavy Thing
Sum 41 All Killer No Filler
Sum 41 Does This Look Infected?
Sum 41 Chuck
Symphony X The Damnation Game
Symphony X Iconoclast
Tears For Fears Elemental
Testament Souls of Black
Testament The Ritual
Testament Low
The Answer Everyday Demons
The Answer Revival
The Beatles Please Please Me
The Beatles With the Beatles
The Beatles Yellow Submarine
The Cure Three Imaginary Boys
The Cure Wish
The Cure Bloodflowers
The Gaslight Anthem Handwritten
The Mothers of Invention Cruising with Ruben & the Jets
The National Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers
The Offspring The Offspring
The Offspring Ixnay on the Hombre
The Offspring Americana
The Police Ghost in the Machine
The Prodigy Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned
The Prodigy Invaders Must Die
The Prodigy More Music For The Jilted Generation
The Raconteurs Broken Boy Soldiers
The Smashing Pumpkins Adore
The Stone Roses Second Coming
The Strokes Room on Fire
The White Stripes The White Stripes
The Who A Quick One
The Who Who Are You
The Yardbirds Little Games
Thin Lizzy Thin Lizzy
Thin Lizzy Shades of a Blue Orphanage
Thirty Seconds to Mars 30 Seconds to Mars
30STM's debut sees them take the listener on a bizarre, pretentious and unfocused journey through the pseudo-philosophical ramblings of their actor-cum-have-a-go- frontman. Spacey alternative metal is the name of the game here, with several references to popular sci-fi and Sun Tzu's 'The Art of War' scattered throughout. The heavy alternative vibe is what carries these shaky ideas more than the band's average skills as musicians and Jared Leto's forced vocal range, but it remains an interesting listen but hardly one that warrants a lot of time when so many bands do it better. That is to say that the band certainly like to wear their influences on their sleeves more so than taking the tried and tested ideas of alternative and heavy rock and making them their own. Somebody certainly should have told Jared Leto that chucking Metallica, Tool and Radiohead in a melting pot together doesn't produce as refined a work as he would like to believe.
Three Days Grace One-X
Tool Opiate
Tracy Chapman New Beginning
Tracy Chapman Telling Stories
Tracy Chapman Let It Rain
Tracy Chapman Where You Live
Trivium Shogun
Type O Negative Origin of the Feces
Type O Negative Life Is Killing Me
Type O Negative Dead Again
Vampire Weekend Vampire Weekend
Van Halen 5150
Van Morrison Blowin' Your Mind
Van Morrison Hard Nose The Highway
Van Morrison A Period Of Transition
Van Morrison Wavelength
Van Morrison Beautiful Vision
Van Morrison The Inarticulate Speech of the Heart
Van Morrison A Sense of Wonder
Van Morrison Irish Heartbeat
Van Morrison Avalon Sunset
Van Morrison Enlightenment
Van Morrison Back On Top
Van Morrison What's Wrong with This Picture?
Venom The Waste Lands
Weezer The Green Album
Weezer Maladroit
Weezer Hurley
Needs more listens but seeing as Hurley was my favourite character I'll most certainly give this some more time
Weezer Death to False Metal
Within Temptation The Unforgiving
Within Temptation The Heart of Everything
Within Temptation Mother Earth
Wu-Tang Clan The W
Wu-Tang Clan Iron Flag
Yes Time and a Word
Yes Drama
ZZ Top Fandango!
ZZ Top Tejas

3.0 good
+44 When Your Heart Stops Beating
2Pac Still I Rise
2Pac Until The End of Time
2Pac Better Dayz
AC/DC Stiff Upper Lip
AC/DC Blow Up Your Video
AC/DC Fly on the Wall
AC/DC Ballbreaker
Accept Russian Roulette
Aerosmith Done With Mirrors
Aerosmith Rock in a Hard Place
Aldious Determination
Alice Cooper Easy Action
Alice Cooper Special Forces
Alice Cooper DaDa
Alice Cooper Welcome 2 My Nightmare
Annihilator Remains
Annihilator All for You
Annihilator Metal
Anthrax Stomp 442
Anthrax Volume 8: The Threat Is Real
Arch Enemy Khaos Legions
Arch Enemy War Eternal
Ash Trailer
Ash Nu-Clear Sounds
Avantasia Avantasia
Avenged Sevenfold Waking the Fallen
Avenged Sevenfold Avenged Sevenfold
Avenged Sevenfold Hail to the King
Avenged Sevenfold Diamonds in the Rough
Between the Buried and Me The Silent Circus
Between the Buried and Me Alaska
Bjork Volta
Black Flag Family Man
Black Flag Loose Nut
Black Sabbath Technical Ecstasy
Black Sabbath Seventh Star
Black Sabbath Headless Cross
Black Sabbath Live at Last
Blink-182 Cheshire Cat
Blink-182 Dude Ranch
Blink-182 Enema of the State
Blink-182 Neighborhoods
Blur Leisure
Bob Dylan New Morning
Bob Dylan Planet Waves
Boston Walk On
Boston Third Stage
Breaking Benjamin Phobia
Breaking Benjamin Dear Agony
Bruce Springsteen Human Touch
Bruce Springsteen Lucky Town
Burn the Priest Burn the Priest
Busted Busted
Busted A Present For Everyone
Candlemass Chapter VI
Candlemass Dactylis Glomerata
Candlemass From the 13th Sun
Celtic Frost Vanity/Nemesis
Children of Bodom Blooddrunk
Children of Bodom Relentless Reckless Forever
Coldplay X & Y
Coldplay Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends
Coldplay Prospekt's March
Converge When Forever Comes Crashing
Converge You Fail Me
Converge Axe to Fall
Hardcore punkers Converge release yet another album of brutal incomprehensible noise that either appeals to you or does not. Why anyone thinks this band is actually metal is beyond me, metalcore maybe but not metal. But here we go again with Jacob's emotionally charged screams that do not seem to be saying anything but reading the lyrics shows that each of his AAARGHS and WUUURRRGHS vaguely resembles the word on paper. Not to mention the insane punk riffing and brutal rhythms. This isn't my bag but for what its worth Axe To Fall is a good enough record that will appeal to Converge fans but those who want more coherent rocking need to look elsewhere.
Converge All We Love We Leave Behind
Cryptopsy Once Was Not
Daft Punk Human After All
Damageplan New Found Power
Danzig Blackacidevil
Danzig 7:77 - I Luciferi
Danzig Circle of Snakes
David Bowie David Bowie
Death Angel Killing Season
Deep Purple Come Taste the Band
Deep Purple Bananas
Deep Purple Rapture of the Deep
Depeche Mode A Broken Frame
Depeche Mode Ultra
Depeche Mode Exciter
Devin Townsend Devlab
Devin Townsend The Hummer
Dio Lock up the Wolves
Dio Strange Highways
Dio Angry Machines
Disturbed The Sickness
Disturbed Believe
DragonForce Valley of the Damned
DragonForce Inhuman Rampage
Dream Theater Master of Puppets
Dream Theater The Number Of The Beast
Ed Sheeran x
Ed Sheeran +
Edguy Kingdom of Madness
Edguy Tinnitus Sanctus
Exodus Impact Is Imminent
Exodus Force of Habit
Faith No More Introduce Yourself
Fall Out Boy Take This to Your Grave
Fall Out Boy Believers Never Die: Greatest Hits
Fall Out Boy Save Rock and Roll
Genesis ...And Then There Were Three...
Genesis Abacab
Genesis Genesis
Ghostface Killah Bulletproof Wallets
Ghostface Killah The Pretty Toney Album
Ghostface Killah The Big Doe Rehab
Ghostface Killah Ghostdini: The Wizard of Poetry in Emerald City
Gorillaz The Fall
Green Day 1,000 Hours
Green Day Shenanigans
Green Day American Idiot: Original Broadway Cast Recording
Green Day Awesome As Fuck
Guns N' Roses "The Spaghetti Incident?"
GZA Words From the Genius
Helloween Pink Bubbles Go Ape
Helloween Rabbit Don't Come Easy
Hole Nobody's Daughter
Ice Cube War & Peace Vol. 1 (The War Disc)
Ice Cube Laugh Now, Cry Later
Iggy Pop Soldier
Iggy Pop Zombie Birdhouse
In Flames Soundtrack to Your Escape
In Flames A Sense of Purpose
In Flames Sounds of a Playground Fading
Interpol Interpol
Iron Maiden The X Factor
Iron Maiden Virtual XI
James Vincent McMorrow Post Tropical
Jane's Addiction Strays
Jay-Z Vol. 3: Life and Times of S. Carter
Jay-Z American Gangster
Johnny Marr and The Healers Boomslang
Judas Priest Rocka Rolla
Judas Priest Turbo
Judas Priest Jugulator
Kanye West 808s and Heartbreak
Kanye West Yeezus
Killswitch Engage Killswitch Engage
Killswitch Engage The End of Heartache
Killswitch Engage Killswitch Engage: Remastered
King Diamond House of God
Kings of Leon Come Around Sundown
Korn Life Is Peachy
Korn Untouchables
Korn Take a Look in the Mirror
Korn See You on the Other Side
Korn The Path of Totality
Kraftwerk Kraftwerk
Kraftwerk Kraftwerk 2
Kraftwerk Ralf und Florian
Lamb of God New American Gospel
Lil Wayne Tha Carter
Lil Wayne Tha Carter II
Linkin Park Live In Texas
Linkin Park Meteora
Linkin Park Living Things
Lorde Pure Heroine
Lou Reed Rock and Roll Heart
Lou Reed Growing Up in Public
Lou Reed Mistrial
Lou Reed Set the Twilight Reeling
Lou Reed The Raven
Lynyrd Skynyrd Last Of A Dyin' Breed
McFly Room On The 3rd Floor
McFly Wonderland
McFly Motion In The Ocean
McFly Above The Noise
Megadeth The World Needs a Hero
Megadeth Super Collider
If Th1rt3en was a side-step, then Super Collider is a definite miss-step. The fury and velocity of the previous albums are almost gone and the music is a lot more by-the-numbers than previous works. The opening track is still very good and the Thin Lizzy cover is suh-weet. Do yourself a favour- don't go into this album with the viciousness of 'Rust In Peace' or 'Endgame' in mind and you'll come out fine. Which is as much a problem as it is a solution.
Mercyful Fate Into the Unknown
Mercyful Fate Dead Again
Mercyful Fate 9
Meshuggah Contradictions Collapse
Metallica Load
Metallica Reload
Metallica St. Anger
Metallica Some Kind of Monster
Metallica The Unnamed Feeling
Method Man Tical 0: The Prequel
Method Man 4:21... The Day After
Michael Jackson Got to Be There
Michael Jackson Ben
Michael Jackson Music & Me
Michael Jackson Forever Michael
Michael Jackson Blood On The Dancefloor: HIStory In The Mix
Muse The Resistance
Easily the worst Muse album to date. I can't see this growing on me any more than it has, and I'd even go so far as to say that a 3 is being VERY generous. Yes it has the Exogenesis suite and though pretentious it gets the job done and is certainly worth great praise, but on pretty much everything else they have gone from interesting to bland as hell.
Nas I Am...
Nas Street's Disciple
Nas Hip Hop Is Dead
New York Dolls One Day It Will Please Us To Remember...
New York Dolls Cause I Sez So
Nickelback Silver Side Up
Nightwish Made In Hong Kong
Oasis Standing on the Shoulder of Giants
Oasis Heathen Chemistry
Overkill Bloodletting
Overkill Relix IV
Overkill Immortalis
Pantera Reinventing the Steel
ANGRY!
ANGRY!
ANGRY!
AAAANGRRRRYYYYY!!!!!
In summation, what we have here is a very angry album indeed
Paramore All We Know Is Falling
Paramore Brand New Eyes
Patti Smith Peace and Noise
Patti Smith Gung Ho
Patti Smith Twelve
Pearl Jam Riot Act
Pixies Indie Cindy
Porcupine Tree On the Sunday of Life
Primal Scream Sonic Flower Groove
Primal Scream Primal Scream
Primal Scream Give Out But Don't Give Up
Primal Scream Riot City Blues
Primal Scream Beautiful Future
Prince Prince
Prince Graffiti Bridge
Prince Come
Prince Chaos and Disorder
Prince Musicology
Prince Planet Earth
Prince MPLSoUND
Prince LOtUSFLOW3R
Prince 20Ten
Protest the Hero Fortress
Queen Hot Space
Queen The Works
Queen Made in Heaven
Queen Flash Gordon
Queensryche Promised Land
R.E.M. Out Of Time
R.E.M. Reveal
Radiohead TKOL RMX 1234567
Raekwon Immobilarity
Raekwon The Lex Diamond Story
Rainbow Down To Earth
Ramones Pleasant Dreams
Ramones Subterranean Jungle
Ramones Animal Boy
Ramones Mondo Bizarro
Ramones Adios Amigos!
Red Hot Chili Peppers The Red Hot Chili Peppers
RZA The World According to RZA
RZA The Birth of a Prince
RZA Digi Snacks
Scorpions Lonesome Crow
Sepultura Morbid Visions
Sepultura Dante XXI
Sepultura Kairos
Sigur Ros Von
Sigur Ros Valtari
Slash Apocalyptic Love
Slayer God Hates Us All
Slayer Diabolus in Musica
Slipknot Slipknot
Slipknot Iowa
Slipknot 9.0: Live
Sodom Get What You Deserve
Sodom Masquerade in Blood
Sodom 'Til Death Do Us Unite
Sonata Arctica The Days of Grays
Sonata Arctica Stones Grow Her Name
Soundgarden Screaming Life/Fopp
Staind Break the Cycle
Staind Chapter V
Staind Staind
Sting Sacred Love
Sting Songs From The Labyrinth
Sting Symphonicities
Sting The Last Ship
Stone Sour Audio Secrecy
Stone Temple Pilots Shangri-La-Dee-Da
Sum 41 Underclass Hero
Sum 41 Screaming Bloody Murder
Tears For Fears Raoul and the Kings of Spain
Tears For Fears Everybody Loves a Happy Ending
Testament Demonic
The Cure The Top
The Cure The Cure
The Cure 4:13 Dream
The Dillinger Escape Plan Calculating Infinity
The Dillinger Escape Plan Miss Machine
The Dillinger Escape Plan Option Paralysis
The Dillinger Escape Plan One of Us Is the Killer
The Gaslight Anthem Get Hurt
The Killers Sam's Town
The Mars Volta Frances the Mute
The National The National
The Notorious B.I.G. Born Again
The Offspring Conspiracy of One
The Offspring Splinter
The Offspring Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace
The Offspring Days Go By
The Smashing Pumpkins Machina - The Machines of God
The Smashing Pumpkins Machina II - Friends and Enemies of Modern Music
The Stooges Ready To Die
The Strokes Angles
The Strokes First Impressions of Earth
The Who Face Dances
The Who It's Hard
The Who Endless Wire
Three Days Grace Three Days Grace
Three Days Grace Life Starts Now
Three Days Grace Transit of Venus
Thrice The Illusion of Safety
Thrice The Artist in the Ambulance
Thrice Vheissu
Tracy Chapman Matters Of The Heart
Trivium In Waves
Trivium The Crusade
Trivium Ascendancy
Trivium Vengeance Falls
Vampire Weekend Contra
Vampire Weekend Modern Vampires of the City
Van Halen OU812
Van Halen For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge
Venom Possessed
Venom Temples of Ice
Venom Cast in Stone
Weezer Make Believe
Weezer The Red Album
Wu-Tang Clan 8 Diagrams
Yes Yes
Yes Tormato
Yes 90125
Yes The Ladder
Yes Magnification
Yes Fly from Here
Yes Heaven and Earth

2.5 average
2Pac Loyal To The Game
2Pac Pac's Life
Accept Accept
Accept I'm a Rebel
Alice Cooper Pretties For You
Alice Cooper Zipper Catches Skin
Angels and Airwaves We Don't Need to Whisper
Angels and Airwaves Love
Angels and Airwaves Love Pt 2
Ash Twilight Of The Innocents
Atreyu The Curse
Between the Buried and Me The Parallax II: Future Sequence
Black Sabbath Never Say Die!
Black Sabbath Tyr
Black Sabbath Cross Purposes
Bob Dylan Self-Portrait
Boston Corporate America
Boston Life, Love & Hope
Brandon Flowers Flamingo
Carcass Symphonies of Sickness
Coldplay Mylo Xyloto
Converge Petitioning the Empty Sky
Converge No Heroes
Creed My Own Prison
David Lee Roth A Little Ain't Enough
David Lee Roth DLR Band
Deep Purple The House of Blue Light
Deep Purple Slaves and Masters
Deep Purple The Battle Rages On...
Deep Purple Abandon
DragonForce The Power Within
Fall Out Boy From Under the Cork Tree
Fall Out Boy Folie a Deux
Fall Out Boy ****: Live In Phoenix
Genesis From Genesis to Revelation
Green Day Warning
Green Day 21st Century Breakdown
Helloween Chameleon
Ice Cube War & Peace Vol. 2 (The Peace Disc)
Ice Cube I Am the West
Iggy Pop Blah Blah Blah
Iggy Pop Instinct
Iggy Pop Naughty Little Doggie
Iggy Pop Avenue B
Iggy Pop Beat 'Em Up
Iggy Pop Skull Ring
Iggy Pop Préliminaires
Jay-Z The Dynasty: Roc La Familia
Jay-Z The Blueprint²: The Gift & the Curse
Jay-Z Kingdom Come
Jay-Z The Blueprint 3
Judas Priest Demolition
Killswitch Engage As Daylight Dies
Killswitch Engage Disarm the Descent
Kings of Leon Only By The Night
Korn Untitled
Lil Wayne Tha Carter III
Linkin Park Minutes to Midnight
Linkin Park Reanimation
Megadeth Risk
Michael Jackson Invincible
My Chemical Romance I Brought You My Bullets...
My Chemical Romance Life on the Murder Scene
Nas Nastradamus
New York Dolls Dancing Backward In High Heels
Nickelback The State
Nickelback All the Right Reasons
Panic! At the Disco A Fever You Can't Sweat Out
Panic! At the Disco Vices & Virtues
Prince For You
Prince Emancipation
Prince Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic
Protest the Hero Scurrilous
Protest the Hero Volition
Queensryche Hear in the Now Frontier
Queensryche Tribe
Queensryche Take Cover
R.E.M. Around The Sun
Rainbow Difficult to Cure
Rainbow Straight Between the Eyes
Rainbow Bent Out of Shape
Rainbow Stranger in Us All
Ramones Halfway to Sanity
Ramones Brain Drain
Ramones Acid Eaters
Sepultura Against
Sepultura Roorback
Staind Tormented
Staind 14 Shades of Grey
Staind The Illusion of Progress
Symphony X Symphony X
The Cure Wild Mood Swings
The Dillinger Escape Plan Ire Works
The Killers Day & Age
The Mars Volta Amputechture
The Stooges The Weirdness
The Velvet Underground Squeeze
Thirty Seconds to Mars This Is War
30STM shake off their godawful emo tendencies and take a step forward at last, not that that would have been too difficult a task but rather than establishing themselves as a credible musical act worthy of being taken seriously, they jump on another bandwagon, this time that of sterile, wannabe- U2, radio-ready arena rock. Somewhat paradoxically, however, it works very well for them. The music is more layered, ideas more interesting, songs hook-laden and initially epic in scope to the casual music listener. Upon closer examination, however, glaring flaws are revealed. Leto is trying so hard to channel Bono that his vocals sound even more forced and unnatural. Too many songs rely on the assembled choir of (allegedly, over 2000) fans and if one mentally removes them, average intrumentation is all that lies beneath. The songwriting itself is all too derivative, much like the debut, only this time the lads want to be U2, newer Kings of Leon and Rush all at once, again betraying a supreme lack of focus on the band's part. Rather than establishing a separate identity for themselves, they hover dangerously above the homogenous hordes of radio rock artists who are best suited for background music at IKEA only rather than for intensive individual listening. Though not a bad album by any means, once the hype dies down, This Is War is left in the dust as yet another trendy, of-the-moment record which will not stand the test of time, just like their other two albums, which is a shame given their potential.
Thrice The Alchemy Index Vols. I & II
Thrice The Alchemy Index Vols. III & IV
Thrice Major/Minor
Van Halen Balance
Van Halen Van Halen III
Venom Calm Before the Storm
Venom Prime Evil
Venom Resurrection
Venom Metal Black
Venom Hell
Venom Fallen Angels
Yes Big Generator
Yes Union
Yes Talk

2.0 poor
Accept Eat the Heat
Angels and Airwaves I-Empire
Atreyu Suicide Notes and Butterfly Kisses
Avenged Sevenfold Sounding the Seventh Trumpet
Between the Buried and Me Between the Buried and Me
Between the Buried and Me The Great Misdirect
Between the Buried and Me The Parallax: Hypersleep Dialogues
Black Sabbath Forbidden
Bob Dylan Dylan
Botch American Nervoso
Botch We Are the Romans
Bring Me the Horizon There Is a Hell, Believe Me I've Seen It
Bring Me the Horizon Sempiternal
Bullet for My Valentine Scream, Aim, Fire
Carcass Reek of Putrefaction
Coldplay Ghost Stories
Creed Human Clay
Creed Weathered
David Lee Roth Your Filthy Little Mouth
David Lee Roth Strummin' With The Devil
DragonForce Ultra Beatdown
Fall Out Boy Fall Out Boy's Evening Out With Your Girlfriend
Fall Out Boy Infinity on High
Funeral for a Friend Memory and Humanity
Funeral for a Friend Welcome Home Armageddon
Genesis We Can't Dance
Green Day ¡UNO!
Green Day iDOS!
Green Day iTRE!
Iggy Pop Party
Iggy Pop Après
Insane Clown Posse Riddle Box
Insane Clown Posse The Amazing Jeckel Brothers
Jay-Z Magna Carta... Holy Grail
Killswitch Engage Killswitch Engage II
Lil Wayne Tha Carter IV
Linkin Park A Thousand Suns
Michael Jackson Michael
My Chemical Romance Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge
My Chemical Romance The Black Parade: The B-Sides
Nickelback Curb
Nickelback The Long Road
Panic! At the Disco Pretty. Odd.
Panic! At the Disco Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die!
Queensryche Q2K
Sepultura Nation
Sepultura A-Lex
Sting If On A Winter's Night...
The Clash Cut the Crap
The Killers Battle Born
The Mars Volta Octahedron
The sheer epitome of pretentious drivel
Only Cotopaxi saves this from being a complete 1
Zzzzzzzzzzzzzz moving on
The Mars Volta The Bedlam in Goliath
The Smashing Pumpkins Zeitgeist
Thrice Beggars
Trivium Ember to Inferno
Weezer Raditude
Yes Open Your Eyes

1.5 very poor
Black Veil Brides Set the World on Fire
Bring Me the Horizon Count Your Blessings
Bullet for My Valentine Fever
Bullet for My Valentine The Poison
Bullet for My Valentine Temper Temper
Circle Takes the Square As the Roots Undo
Creed Full Circle
Cryptopsy The Unspoken King
David Lee Roth Diamond Dave
Enter Shikari Common Dreads
Enter Shikari A Flash Flood of Colour
Funeral for a Friend Hours
Funeral for a Friend Casually Dressed & Deep in Conversation
Funeral for a Friend Conduit
Genesis Calling All Stations
Insane Clown Posse Carnival of Carnage
Insane Clown Posse Ringmaster
Insane Clown Posse The Great Milenko
Insane Clown Posse Bizaar
Insane Clown Posse Bizzar
Insane Clown Posse The Wraith: Hell's Pit
Lil Wayne I Am Not a Human Being
My Chemical Romance The Black Parade
My Chemical Romance The Black Parade Is Dead!
Nickelback Dark Horse
Nickelback Here and Now
Queensryche Dedicated to Chaos
Queensryche Frequency Unknown
The Ting Tings We Started Nothing
Thirty Seconds to Mars A Beautiful Lie
Rather than taking a step forward from their shaky but moderately interesting debut, the Leto brothers and guests take a massive step back abd hop onto the zeitgeist bandwagon, committing a cardinal sin in the process- selling out to scene/ pseudo emo rock. Though opening in a somewhat promising fashion, A Beautiful Lie descends into a vomit-inducing frenzy that strips the band of any artistic crediblility they may have once held. There isn't really much more that can be said about this one. Sure, it made them mega-popular and lots and lots of money, but shit with icing and sprinkles on it is still shit.
Thrice Identity Crisis

1.0 awful
5 Seconds of Summer She Looks So Perfect
Aiden Nightmare Anatomy
Aiden Disguises
Aiden Some Kind of Hate
Aiden Conviction
Aiden Knives
Aiden Our Gangs Dark Oath
Atreyu The Best of Atreyu
Atreyu The Congregation of the Damned
Atreyu Visions
Atreyu A Death-Grip on Yesterday
Atreyu Lead Sails Paper Anchor
Blood on the Dance Floor All the Rage
Blood on the Dance Floor Evolution
Blood on the Dance Floor Bad Blood
Bring Me the Horizon Suicide Season
brokeNCYDE Will Never Die
brokeNCYDE I'm Not a Fan, but the Kids Like It!
Circle Takes the Square Decompositions: Volume Number One
Enter Shikari Take to the Skies
Funeral for a Friend Tales Don't Tell Themselves
Hollywood Undead Swan Songs
Hollywood Undead American Tragedy
Hollywood Undead Notes From the Underground
Insane Clown Posse The Wraith: Shangri-La
Insane Clown Posse The Tempest
Insane Clown Posse Bang! Pow! Boom!
Insane Clown Posse The Mighty Death Pop!
Lil Wayne Rebirth
Lil Wayne I Am Not a Human Being II
Metro Station Metro Station
My Chemical Romance Danger Days
Nicki Minaj Pink Friday
Nicki Minaj Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded
One Direction Up All Night
One Direction Take Me Home
Paramore Paramore
Rizzle Kicks Stereo Typical
Rizzle Kicks Roaring 20s
The Ting Tings Sounds from Nowheresville
Tokio Hotel Scream
Tokio Hotel Humanoid
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