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2014
The Contortionist Language4.0
Tiny Moving Parts Pleasant Living4.0
Secret Band Secret Band3.5
"Secret Band's" first full length effort is an experience. From the killer riffage from the very reliable Will Swan, to
the blaring drumming from Matt Mingus, to Jon Mess's nonsensical lyricism and consistent howling. While far
from being consistent, and Jon Mess as a musician is somewhat of an acquired taste, "Secret Band" is a strange
beast that deserves to be listened to for all who know what they're getting themselves into.
Chiodos Devil1.0
More like ChiodNO. Or Chodeios. Yeah. Chode. Fuck this band and fuck Craig Owens.
The Hotelier Home, Like NoPlace Is There3.0
What would have been a wonderfully emotional record, 'Home, Like NoPlace Is There" is instead bogged down by an at time, terrible vocal performance that becomes too noticeable to ignore. The instrumentation is somewhat simple yet very effective however. While the end result left me rather mixed; I do recommend anybody interested to give this album a listen.
Issues Issues1.0
This album is just cringe worthy from start to finish

2013
Protest the Hero Volition4.0
Dance Gavin Dance Acceptance Speech5.0
Fuck it. Upon further revaluation this is easily my AOTY from last year. Fite me irl
The World is a Beautiful Place... Whenever, If Ever4.0
Kanye West Yeezus3.0
Queens of the Stone Age ...Like Clockwork4.5
The Dillinger Escape Plan One of Us Is the Killer4.0
Tiny Moving Parts This Couch Is Long & Full of Friendship4.0

2012
Deftones Koi No Yokan4.0
Deftones plus Shoegaze equals Koi No Yokan, one of 2012's best albums because Deftones
Kendrick Lamar good kid, m.A.A.d city4.0
Converge All We Love We Leave Behind4.5
The Chariot One Wing4.5
Yellowcard Southern Air4.0
Japandroids Celebration Rock4.0
Death Grips The Money Store5.0

2011
Macintosh Plus FLORAL SHOPPE2.0
Blink-182 Neighborhoods3.5
A good comeback album, but nothing TOO amazing, except maybe 'After Midnight" and "Hearts All Gone"
Thrice Major/Minor5.0
Falling in Reverse The Drug in Me Is You1.0
Death Grips Exmilitary4.5
Protest the Hero Scurrilous4.0
Dance Gavin Dance Downtown Battle Mountain II4.0
Glassjaw Coloring Book4.5
Glassjaw Our Color Green (The Singles)5.0
2010
Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy5.0
Weezer Hurley3.5
The Contortionist Exoplanet4.0
Deftones Diamond Eyes5.0
"Diamond Eyes" is both Deftones heaviest ("Rocket Skates", "CMND/CTRL"), atmospheric ("Beauty School",
"Sextape"), and somewhere in between ("You've Seen the Butcher"). A modern classic in my own humble
opinion.
Circa Survive Blue Sky Noise4.0
Letlive. Fake History5.0
The Dillinger Escape Plan Option Paralysis4.5

2009
Weezer Raditude1.5
Between the Buried and Me The Great Misdirect4.5
Thrice Beggars4.0
HORSE the band Desperate Living3.5
i honestly don't know how this album makes me feel, and in this case I'm actually considering it a good things. "Desperate Living" is, when all is said and done, a good album. However it's like listening to a muppet have a temper tantrum while a mixture of metal and a SNES soundtrack play in the background.
Brand New Daisy4.0
Chevelle Sci-Fi Crimes4.5
brokeNCYDE I'm Not a Fan, but the Kids Like It!1.0
Dance Gavin Dance Happiness4.5
Japandroids Post-Nothing4.5
Kidcrash Snacks4.5

2008
Fall Out Boy Folie a Deux2.0
Attack Attack! (US) Someday Came Suddenly1.0
Oh man I hope I'm the first one to metaphorically shoot this fish in the barrel of shite- God dammit.
Underoath Lost in the Sound of Separation4.0
Slipknot All Hope Is Gone2.0
Dance Gavin Dance Dance Gavin Dance3.5
Emarosa Relativity3.5
Thrice The Alchemy Index Vols. III & IV4.0
Protest the Hero Fortress4.5

2007
The Dillinger Escape Plan Ire Works4.0
Thrice The Alchemy Index Vols. I & II4.0
Radiohead In Rainbows4.5
Between the Buried and Me Colors4.0
Korn Untitled1.0
Yellowcard Paper Walls4.0
Kidcrash Jokes5.0
Hopesfall Magnetic North4.0
Dance Gavin Dance Downtown Battle Mountain4.0
Fall Out Boy Infinity on High2.0

2006
Brand New The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me4.5
Dance Gavin Dance Whatever I Say Is Royal Ocean4.0
Deftones Saturday Night Wrist5.0
Alexisonfire Crisis4.0
Three Days Grace One-X1.0
Three Days Grace prove they're just another forgettable mainstream rock group.
Red Hot Chili Peppers Stadium Arcadium2.5
There are album that are bogged down with filler tracks, and then there's Stadium Arcadium; a double album that
while it has its fair share of really great tracks, is countered by the fact that the album has an exhausting amount
of songs that just come off as anywhere from pointless while still listenable, to straight up bad.
Tool 10,000 Days2.0

2005
Thrice Vheissu4.5
Protest the Hero Kezia5.0
The Fall of Troy Doppelganger5.0
Finch (US) Say Hello to Sunshine4.0
Gospel The Moon Is a Dead World5.0
Fall Out Boy From Under the Cork Tree3.5
Circa Survive Juturna4.0
The National Alligator4.5
2004
Isis Panopticon5.0
Truth time children! I'm not a big Post Metal fan. It's not that I dislike the genre, I admitingly have a difficult time sitting through long songs. However, Isis managed to make not only one of my favourite gems from the genre, but one of my favourite albums period.
Converge You Fail Me4.5
Mastodon Leviathan4.5
Slipknot Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses)3.0
Modest Mouse Good News for People Who Love Bad News4.0
Circle Takes the Square As the Roots Undo4.0
The Dillinger Escape Plan Miss Machine4.5

2003
Blink-182 Blink-1824.5
Coheed and Cambria In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 34.5
Thrice The Artist in the Ambulance5.0
Brand New Deja Entendu5.0
Deftones Deftones4.5
Fall Out Boy Take This to Your Grave3.5
The Blood Brothers ...Burn, Piano Island, Burn4.5
Off Minor The Heat Death of the Universe4.5
Yellowcard Ocean Avenue5.0

2002
Hopesfall The Satellite Years4.0
The Dillinger Escape Plan Irony Is a Dead Scene4.5
Glassjaw Worship and Tribute5.0
My Chemical Romance I Brought You My Bullets...3.5
mewithoutYou A to B: Life2.5
Weezer Maladroit3.5
Thrice The Illusion of Safety4.5
Coheed and Cambria The Second Stage Turbine Blade4.0

2001
Envy All the Footprints You've Ever Left...4.0
Brand New Your Favorite Weapon4.0
Converge Jane Doe5.0
Slipknot Iowa1.0
Blink-182 Take Off Your Pants and Jacket2.5
Saetia A Retrospective4.5
Train Drops of Jupiter1.0
Saves the Day Stay What You Are4.5

2000
Linkin Park Hybrid Theory2.0
Radiohead Kid A2.0
I don't regret rating this 2.0. It's an overrated, boring album. but I do give the band credit for trying something new
Mudvayne L.D. 504.0
Glassjaw Everything You Ever Wanted To Know...4.5
Deftones White Pony4.5
Cursive Domestica4.5
Modest Mouse The Moon & Antarctica4.5
Queens of the Stone Age Rated R4.5
From the opening bass line of 'Feel Good Hit of the Summer" to the blaring horns at the end of "I Think I Lost My Headache". "Rated R" manages to become varied yet very consistent all the way through.
Alkaline Trio Maybe I'll Catch Fire4.5
Thrice Identity Crisis3.5
Disturbed The Sickness1.0
Death Cab for Cutie We Have the Facts and We're Voting Yes4.0
1999
The Dillinger Escape Plan Calculating Infinity5.0
Incubus Make Yourself5.0
Slipknot Slipknot2.5
Blink-182 Enema of the State3.5
Jimmy Eat World Clarity4.5
Built to Spill Keep It Like a Secret4.5
Saves the Day Through Being Cool5.0
1998
System of a Down System of a Down5.0
Neutral Milk Hotel In the Aeroplane Over the Sea4.5
1997
Deftones Around the Fur5.0
Modest Mouse The Lonesome Crowded West5.0
I'M GOING TO COLORADO, TO UNLOAD MY HEAD. I'M GOING TO NEW YORK CITY, THAT'S IN NEW YORK, FRIENDS.
Blink-182 Dude Ranch4.0
Foo Fighters The Colour and the Shape5.0
Mineral The Power of Failing4.5
1996
Weezer Pinkerton5.0
Modest Mouse This Is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think About4.0

1995
No Doubt Tragic Kingdom3.5
Deftones Adrenaline4.0
Foo Fighters Foo Fighters4.5
Faith No More King for a Day... Fool for a Lifetime5.0
Faith No More crafted an album that cannot be pigeon-holed into one specif genre, instead hopping from the bands typical Alt. Metal, Country, Jazz, and countless others. A masterpiece to this Pencil's eyes if I do say so myself.
Blink-182 Cheshire Cat3.0
1994
Kyuss Welcome to Sky Valley5.0
Weezer Weezer5.0
Unwound New Plastic Ideas4.0
Nine Inch Nails The Downward Spiral3.0
1993
The Smashing Pumpkins Siamese Dream5.0

1992
NOFX White Trash, Two Heebs and a Bean3.5

1991
My Bloody Valentine Loveless4.5
A Tribe Called Quest The Low End Theory5.0

1978
Rush Hemispheres4.5
1975
Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here5.0
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