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5.0 classic
Brand New The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me
Some albums grow on you and some albums hit you hard on the first go. This is both. It's a demanding album that rarely lets up its unrelenting wave of depression and doubt, with countless moments of catharsis along the way. Jesse's tortured shouts make the album, cutting deep to the center of the soul. Just try to listen to "You Won't Know"'s thunderous chorus without getting chills. I dare you.
Jack's Mannequin Everything in Transit
This is the ultimate summer pop album. With a emotional, yet laid-back style, Andrew McMahon croons his way into your heart with catchy piano melodies and an unshakably sunny atmosphere.
Neutral Milk Hotel In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
What it lacks in quality recording, it more than makes up for in Mangum's passionate vocals and abstract lyrics that almost make you feel like you SHOULD know what they mean. The man can do more with one chord than most bands can do with four. Two-Headed Boy is a definite contender for the best acoustic song of all time.
Say Anything ...Is a Real Boy
Bemis carefully walks the line between "beat you over the head" bluntness, and "what the hell does that mean?" cryptic lyricism, and does so while a rock opera plays out in the background, complete with la's, da's, and doo's. Every song on here is intensely catchy as well as thought-provoking, perfectly capturing Bemis's schizophrenia in one of the best albums ever concocted.
Say Anything ...Is A Real Boy (re-release)
Bemis carefully walks the line between "beat you over the head" bluntness, and "what the hell does that mean?" cryptic lyricism, and does so while a rock opera plays out in the background, complete with la's, da's, and doo's. Every song on here is intensely catchy as well as thought-provoking, perfectly capturing Bemis's schizophrenia in one of the best albums ever concocted.
Say Anything In Defense of the Genre
Whereas ...Is a Real Boy was carefully structured (albeit with some memorable spastic moments), In Defense of the Genre does no such thing. Bemis throws absolutely everything at the wall, including showtunes and minute-long Italian influenced laments, and just about everything sticks. While it is a bit difficult to digest due to its length, once you scarf it all down, you will be completely satisfied for a long while.
Taking Back Sunday Tell All Your Friends
This album is laced with such a ridiculous urgency and melodrama that it's almost impossible not to get sucked in. Lazzara and Nolan complement each other perfectly with their imperfect yet passionate vocals, and each song builds to capacity, never letting down until the anthemic release of Head Club.
The Beatles Abbey Road
There's not much to say about this record that hasn't been said. The first side is a great selection of catchy, varied songs, while the suite on the second side is brilliant in it's flow and feeling. It's home to some of Paul's greatest work, and certainly Ringo and George's as well. Definitely the best Beatles album as a whole.
Weezer Pinkerton
This album is far too personal. And that's what makes it great. It's pure, unadulterated Rivers Cuomo doing what he does best. With much of the album being remnants of a failed space rock opera, you'd think it wouldn't rise and fall as well as it does. But by the time "Butterfly" rolls around, you reflect back on the album, and what a great journey it was, and how it felt to live inside Cuomo's head for half an hour.
Weezer Weezer
This might be the catchiest album of all time. Complete with Beach Boys harmonies and Rivers' least direct lyrics of his whole career, this album is impossible not to love.

4.5 superb
Brand New Deja Entendu
Dashboard Confessional The Places You Have Come To Fear The Most
Dashboard Confessional A Mark, A Mission, A Brand, A Scar
Fall Out Boy Folie a Deux
Letlive. Fake History
My Chemical Romance Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge
My Chemical Romance The Black Parade
Say Anything Say Anything
Say Anything Hebrews
Although a bit gimmicky, the album has a surprising amount of heart and ambition not seen for a couple of albums mixed in with the typical Max Bemis flare and gusto.
Soundtrack (Film) Once More With Feeling
Soundtrack (Television) Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog
Taking Back Sunday Where You Want To Be
The Beatles Revolver
The Beatles Rubber Soul
The Beatles A Hard Day's Night
The Beatles Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
The Killers Hot Fuss

4.0 excellent
Anberlin Cities
Brand New Daisy
Dashboard Confessional The Shade of Poison Trees
Defeater Travels
Fall Out Boy Infinity on High
Four Year Strong Enemy of the World
Jack's Mannequin The Glass Passenger
La Dispute Wildlife
La Dispute Rooms of the House
Letlive. The Blackest Beautiful
Panic! At the Disco A Fever You Can't Sweat Out
Red Hot Chili Peppers By the Way
Red Hot Chili Peppers Stadium Arcadium
Rise Against Siren Song of the Counter Culture
Rise Against The Sufferer and the Witness
Say Anything Menorah/Majora
System of a Down Toxicity
Taking Back Sunday Live from Orensanz
Could have swapped some New Again material around (the title track does not need to be on here; where is Swing or Cut Me Up Jenny?) and some more tracks from Tell All Your Friends, but it otherwise a very solid and incredibly interesting live album.
The Beatles Please Please Me
The Beatles Help!
The Decemberists Picaresque
The Decemberists The King Is Dead
The Offspring Ixnay on the Hombre
The Used Artwork
Weezer Maladroit
Weezer Make Believe
Yellowcard Ocean Avenue

3.5 great
Anberlin New Surrender
Arcade Fire Funeral
Billy Talent Billy Talent II
Bon Jovi Crossroad
Brand New Your Favorite Weapon
Dashboard Confessional Dusk and Summer
Dashboard Confessional The Swiss Army Romance
Dashboard Confessional Alter The Ending
Catchy melodies and heartfelt lyrics once again. Took a few listens but it's definitely on par with their older stuff, and the idea to have both an electric version and acoustic version of every track is absolutely brilliant. Typically the acoustic tracks are where Chris shines brightest, but some of the more upbeat songs (Until Morning, The Motions) benefit from the distortion.
Dramarama Cinema Verite
Escape the Fate Dying Is Your Latest Fashion
Fall Out Boy From Under the Cork Tree
fun. Aim and Ignite
Further Seems Forever Penny Black
Some great melodies, but why water down Carrabba's fantastically raw voice with so much pitch correction? Seems counter-productive.
Islands Return To The Sea
Islands Arm's Way
Jack's Mannequin People and Things
La Dispute Somewhere at the Bottom of the River...
Lorde Pure Heroine
Metallica Master of Puppets
Metallica ...And Justice for All
Metallica Death Magnetic
My Chemical Romance Danger Days...
OK Go Of The Blue Colour Of The Sky
Say Anything Baseball
Say Anything Anarchy, My Dear
I don't need a reason. I'm an anarchist.
Senses Fail Still Searching
Senses Fail Life Is Not A Waiting Room
Taking Back Sunday Taking Back Sunday
The most inspired the band has sounded since WYWTB. The closer is one of the best things they have written to date.
Taking Back Sunday Happiness Is
The Beatles The Beatles
The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour
The Beatles With the Beatles
The Decemberists Her Majesty the Decemberists
The Lonely Island Turtleneck and Chain
The Offspring Splinter
The Offspring Smash
The Offspring Americana
The Offspring Conspiracy of One
The Offspring Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace
The Used The Used
The Used In Love and Death
Thirty Seconds to Mars A Beautiful Lie
Weezer The Green Album
Weezer The Red Album (Deluxe Edition)
Weezer Hurley
Weezer Death to False Metal
Yellowcard Southern Air

3.0 good
American Football American Football
Anberlin Dark Is the Way, Light Is a Place
Arcade Fire Neon Bible
At the Drive-In Relationship of Command
At the Drive-In In/Casino/Out
Atreyu Lead Sails Paper Anchor
Avenged Sevenfold City of Evil
Avenged Sevenfold Avenged Sevenfold
Avenged Sevenfold Nightmare
Avril Lavigne Let Go
Avril Lavigne The Best Damn Thing
Avril Lavigne Goodbye Lullaby
Billy Talent Billy Talent
Blink-182 Blink-182
Bloodhound Gang One Fierce Beer Coaster
Bowling for Soup A Hangover You Don't Deserve
Dropkick Murphys The Warrior's Code
Dropkick Murphys The Meanest of Times
Fall Out Boy Save Rock and Roll
Glassjaw Worship and Tribute
Glassjaw Everything You Ever Wanted To Know...
Green Day American Idiot
Kesha Cannibal
Linkin Park Minutes to Midnight
Matchbook Romance Stories and Alibis
Max Bemis and The Painful Splits Max Bemis and The Painful Splits
Max Bemis and The Painful Splits Max Bemis and The Painful Splits 2
Metallica Ride the Lightning
Metallica Metallica
My Chemical Romance I Brought You My Bullets...
OK Go Ok Go
OK Go Oh No
Panic! At the Disco Pretty. Odd.
Panic! At the Disco Vices & Virtues
Paramore Riot!
Protest the Hero Kezia
Protest the Hero Scurrilous
Rise Against Endgame
Senses Fail Let It Enfold You
Senses Fail Renacer
Serj Tankian Elect the Dead
Sum 41 Chuck
System of a Down Mezmerize
Taking Back Sunday Louder Now
Taking Back Sunday New Again
Taylor Swift Speak Now
The Beatles Let It Be
The Beatles Beatles for Sale
The Decemberists Castaways and Cutouts
The Killers Battle Born
The Lonely Island Incredibad
The Republic of Wolves Varuna
The Republic of Wolves The Cartographer
The Used Lies for the Liars
Thirty Seconds to Mars This Is War
Thrice The Illusion of Safety
Thrice The Artist in the Ambulance
Underoath Define the Great Line
Weezer Raditude
Yellowcard When You're Through Thinking, Say Yes

2.5 average
Against Me! Transgender Dysphoria Blues
All That Remains The Fall of Ideals
All That Remains Overcome
As I Lay Dying An Ocean Between Us
As I Lay Dying The Powerless Rise
Atreyu The Curse
Atreyu A Death-Grip on Yesterday
Atreyu The Congregation of the Damned
Avenged Sevenfold Waking the Fallen
Avril Lavigne Under My Skin
Billy Talent Billy Talent III
Blink-182 Enema of the State
Bullet for My Valentine The Poison
Bullet for My Valentine Scream, Aim, Fire
Emery The Question
Emery ...In Shallow Seas We Sail
Good Charlotte The Chronicles of Life and Death
Green Day Dookie
Kesha Animal
Linkin Park Hybrid Theory
Linkin Park Meteora
Matchbook Romance Voices
Mayday Parade Anywhere But Here
Muse The Resistance
Protest the Hero Fortress
Rise Against Appeal to Reason
Scars on Broadway Scars on Broadway
Senses Fail From The Depths Of Dreams
Senses Fail The Fire
System of a Down Hypnotize
The Flaming Lips Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots
The Republic of Wolves His Old Branches
Thrice Identity Crisis
Titus Andronicus The Monitor
This album is alright. Not great, not bad. It's okay.
Trivium Ascendancy
Trivium Shogun
You, Me, And Everyone We Know Some Things Don't Wash Out

2.0 poor
A Day to Remember Homesick
All That Remains For We Are Many
Breaking Benjamin We Are Not Alone
Bullet for My Valentine Fever
Dimmu Borgir Abrahadabra
Got it as a gag gift from a friend on Christmas because I'm always making fun of 'extreme' metal. I wouldn't say this one's good, but it's kind of fun in a super cheesy symphonic way.
Emery The Weak's End
Emery I'm Only A Man
Falling in Reverse The Drug in Me Is You
Green Day 21st Century Breakdown
Metallica Kill 'Em All
Patrick Stump Soul Punk
Three Days Grace Three Days Grace
Three Days Grace One-X
Trivium The Crusade
Yellowcard One for the Kids

1.5 very poor
Atreyu Suicide Notes and Butterfly Kisses
Avenged Sevenfold Sounding the Seventh Trumpet
Bowling for Soup Sorry for Partyin'
Breaking Benjamin Phobia
Escape the Fate This War Is Ours
Evanescence Fallen
Of Mice and Men The Flood
One Direction Up All Night
Skeletonwitch Breathing the Fire
Got it as a gag gift from a friend on Christmas because I'm always making fun of 'extreme' metal. Yeah it's pretty bad. The guitar is pretty cool but it suffers from the two major things that all black/death/thrash/metal/core does: the vocalist sucks, and every song sounds the same. Awesome name though.
The Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza Danza IIII: The Alpha - The Omega
Whitechapel This Is Exile
Wormrot Noise

1.0 awful
Abandon All Ships Geeving
Bleed from Within Uprising
Blood on the Dance Floor EPIC
Blood on the Dance Floor Anthem of the Outcast
brokeNCYDE I'm Not a Fan, but the Kids Like It!
Design the Skyline Nevaeh
Dot Dot Curve:) Til the Wheels Fall Off
Dot Dot Curve:) I'm Still Here
Etienne Sin The Art of Stealing Hearts
Falling in Reverse Fashionably Late
Five Finger Death Punch American Capitalist
Florida Georgia Line Here's to the Good Times
Future Pluto
Interrupting Cow Gorsmotchua
Jordan Blake and Etienne Sin The Legend, The Leader
Kid Rock Rebel Soul
Muse The 2nd Law
Rose Funeral The Resting Sonata
The Acacia Strain Wormwood
The Flaming Lips The Flaming Lips And Heady Fwends
tUnE-yArDs BiRd-BrAiNs
tUnE-yArDs w h o k i l l
Underoath Cries of the Past
Underoath Act of Depression
Upon a Burning Body Red. White. Green.
Waking the Cadaver Perverse Recollections of a Necromangler
Waking the Cadaver Beyond Cops, Beyond God
Whitechapel The Somatic Defilement
Whitechapel A New Era of Corruption
Woe, Is Me Genesi[s]
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