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The Chariot The Fiancee3.0
josh y u do this me. "The Fiancee" has some good ideas but a majority of the record comes across as
unnecessary noise.
Pelican City of Echoes4.0
I guess I may be alone in thinking this was just some neat as hell Post Rock huh
Madvillain Madvillainy4.5
While Madvillain deserves all the praise it earns and then some, I still can't help but wish that certain tracks were longer. (I'm looking at you, "Supervillain Theme")
The Unicorns Who Will Cut Our Hair When We're Gone?3.5
Why am I not surprised this band is Canadian? Anyway this record is so strange I can't help but find it charming.
Descendents Milo Goes to College3.5
Four angry nerds in the 1980's create what may be one of the most important punk records ever.
Coheed and Cambria The Second Stage Turbine Blade4.0
Coheed's first proper release lays the groundwork for the rest of their discography and remains as one of the high points in their said discography... Still pales in comparison to IKSOSE:3 though
Say Anything In Defense of the Genre4.0
Hella props the Max Bemis for making a double album that doesn't drag on (for the most part). A huge grower for me might I add.
Bomb the Music Industry! Goodbye Cool World!5.0
Jeff Rosenstock for president until the heat death of the universe. Goodbye Cool World is just too fun to ignore
Fear Before The Always Open Mouth4.0
La Dispute Wildlife4.5
Bad Religion Against the Grain3.0
Why does every song sound alike? "21st Century Digital Boy" is easily a standout though.
Beach House Bloom2.5
Yyyyyyyyaaaaaaaaaaaaaaawwwwwwwwwwwnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn.
At the Drive-In In/Casino/Out4.5
Rush Permanent Waves4.0
Oceansize Frames4.0
Circa Survive Blue Sky Noise4.0
Queens of the Stone Age Queens of the Stone Age4.0
Queens of the Stone Age Songs for the Deaf4.5
The Arrogant Sons of Bitches Three Cheers For Disappointment5.0
This album flows like a dam-less river holy hell 10/10
mewithoutYou It's All Crazy! It's All False!3.5
Cave In Jupiter3.0
Animals As Leaders Animals as Leaders4.5
The Blood Brothers March On Electric Children3.5
The Blood Brothers Young Machetes4.0
The Blood Brothers Crimes3.5
Tyler, the Creator Cherry Bomb1.5
Finch (US) Back to Oblivion3.5
Taking Back Sunday Where You Want To Be2.5
Taking Back Sunday Tell All Your Friends4.5
Say Anything ...Is a Real Boy5.0
Refused The Shape of Punk to Come4.0
Jimmy Eat World Bleed American3.5
Jimmy Eat World Static Prevails4.0
Weezer The Green Album2.5
Touche Amore Is Survived By3.5
Pearl Jam Vitalogy4.5
easily one of Pearl Jam's best albums. Some of the strange filler drags it down however
Pig Destroyer Phantom Limb3.5
This album is great music to play at a wedding. Trust me
Alkaline Trio Alkaline Trio4.0
Alkaline Trio This Addiction3.0
Alkaline Trio Agony and Irony3.5
Alkaline Trio Crimson2.5
Alkaline Trio Good Mourning3.5
Alkaline Trio From Here To Infirmary4.0
Alkaline Trio Goddamnit5.0
A Tribe Called Quest The Low End Theory4.5
Death Grips The Powers That B - Part I: Niggas on the Moon3.5
Death Grips Government Plates3.5
Death Grips No Love Deep Web4.0
Death Grips The Powers That B - Part II: Jenny Death4.5
Acid Bath When the Kite String Pops4.5
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) What It Takes to Move Forward5.0
Rise Against Appeal to Reason2.5
Rise Against The Sufferer and the Witness4.0
A Lot Like Birds No Place4.0
A Lot Like Birds Conversation Piece4.5
Between the Buried and Me The Silent Circus3.0
Between the Buried and Me Alaska3.5
Between the Buried and Me The Parallax II: Future Sequence3.5
Between the Buried and Me Between the Buried and Me4.0
August Burns Red Constellations3.5
Pearl Jam Ten4.5
Hail the Sun Wake4.0
Immolation Close to a World Below3.0
Is it bad that I can't make it through 2 minutes of the first song without the vocals making me want to laugh like a madman? The instrumentation is nice though.
Carissa's Wierd Songs About Leaving4.5
Hahahahaha Now I'm clinically depressed, thanks Carissa
Funeral Diner The Underdark3.5
Orchid Chaos is Me5.0
Tyler, the Creator Wolf3.0
Tyler, the Creator Goblin2.0
Tyler, the Creator Bastard3.5
Every Time I Die From Parts Unknown4.5
Dance Gavin Dance Instant Gratification4.0
Shark Dad will be song of the decade just you all wait
Edit: I was correct.
The Smashing Pumpkins Gish4.0
The Smashing Pumpkins Adore4.0
Once you're able to get passed the seeming bait and switch Billy and Co. pulled with lead single "Ava Adore's" brooding Gothic sound, one can find a solid soft and dark album that's very fitting for a long drive at night.
Weezer The Red Album2.5
Weezer Make Believe3.0
Weezer Everything Will Be Alright in the End4.0
The Fall of Troy Ghostship3.5
The Fall of Troy Manipulator4.0
The Fall of Troy The Fall of Troy4.0
Radiohead Amnesiac4.0
Radiohead The Bends4.5
Converge No Heroes3.5
Converge When Forever Comes Crashing4.0
Converge Axe to Fall4.0
Converge Petitioning the Empty Sky4.0
Kayo Dot Choirs of the Eye4.5
No Doubt Tragic Kingdom3.5
brokeNCYDE I'm Not a Fan, but the Kids Like It!1.0
Death Cab for Cutie We Have the Facts and We're Voting Yes4.0
Chevelle Sci-Fi Crimes4.5
Cursive Domestica4.5
Kidcrash Snacks4.5
Weezer Raditude1.5
Weezer Hurley3.5
Weezer Maladroit3.5
Modest Mouse Good News for People Who Love Bad News4.0
Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here5.0
The National Alligator4.5
My Chemical Romance I Brought You My Bullets...3.5
Emarosa Relativity3.5
Saetia A Retrospective4.5
Built to Spill Keep It Like a Secret4.5
Tiny Moving Parts Pleasant Living4.0
NOFX White Trash, Two Heebs and a Bean3.5
Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy5.0
Unwound New Plastic Ideas4.0
The Dillinger Escape Plan Irony Is a Dead Scene4.5
The Dillinger Escape Plan One of Us Is the Killer4.0
The Dillinger Escape Plan Ire Works4.0
The Dillinger Escape Plan Miss Machine4.5
Fall Out Boy From Under the Cork Tree3.5
Fall Out Boy Take This to Your Grave3.5
Fall Out Boy Infinity on High2.0
Fall Out Boy Folie a Deux2.0
Macintosh Plus FLORAL SHOPPE2.0
Kyuss Welcome to Sky Valley5.0
Three Days Grace One-X1.0
Three Days Grace prove they're just another forgettable mainstream rock group.
Between the Buried and Me Colors4.0
Between the Buried and Me The Great Misdirect4.5
Saves the Day Stay What You Are4.5
Kendrick Lamar good kid, m.A.A.d city4.0
Falling in Reverse The Drug in Me Is You1.0
Blink-182 Cheshire Cat3.0
Blink-182 Neighborhoods3.5
A good comeback album, but nothing TOO amazing, except maybe 'After Midnight" and "Hearts All Gone"
Blink-182 Enema of the State3.5
Blink-182 Dude Ranch4.0
Blink-182 Take Off Your Pants and Jacket2.5
Off Minor The Heat Death of the Universe4.5
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.
Chiodos Devil1.0
More like ChiodNO. Or Chodeios. Yeah. Chode. Fuck this band and fuck Craig Owens.
Linkin Park Hybrid Theory2.0
My Bloody Valentine Loveless4.5
Finch (US) Say Hello to Sunshine4.0
Circa Survive Juturna4.0
Dance Gavin Dance Dance Gavin Dance3.5
Dance Gavin Dance Happiness4.5
Dance Gavin Dance Downtown Battle Mountain4.0
Hopesfall Magnetic North4.0
Foo Fighters Foo Fighters4.5
Nine Inch Nails The Downward Spiral3.0
Japandroids Celebration Rock4.0
mewithoutYou A to B: Life3.5
Yellowcard Southern Air4.0
Yellowcard Paper Walls4.0
Modest Mouse The Moon & Antarctica4.5
Korn Untitled1.0
Tiny Moving Parts This Couch Is Long & Full of Friendship4.0
Protest the Hero Volition4.0
Protest the Hero Fortress4.5
Issues Issues1.0
This album is just cringe worthy from start to finish
Slipknot All Hope Is Gone2.0
Slipknot Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses)3.0
Slipknot Iowa1.0
Slipknot Slipknot2.5
Train Drops of Jupiter1.0
Envy All the Footprints You've Ever Left...4.0
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.
The Contortionist Language4.0
Mudvayne L.D. 504.0
Saves the Day Through Being Cool5.0
Disturbed The Sickness1.0
The Dillinger Escape Plan Calculating Infinity5.0
System of a Down System of a Down4.5
Converge All We Love We Leave Behind4.5
Converge You Fail Me4.5
Death Grips Exmilitary4.5
Glassjaw Coloring Book4.5
Glassjaw Our Color Green (The Singles)4.5
Glassjaw Everything You Ever Wanted To Know...4.5
Deftones Koi No Yokan4.0
Deftones plus Shoegaze equals Koi No Yokan, one of 2012's best albums because Deftones
Deftones White Pony4.5
Deftones Deftones4.5
Deftones Adrenaline4.0
Deftones Around the Fur4.5
Alexisonfire Crisis4.0
Brand New Daisy4.0
Brand New The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me4.5
Brand New Your Favorite Weapon4.0
Thrice Identity Crisis3.5
Thrice The Alchemy Index Vols. III & IV4.0
Thrice Major/Minor5.0
Thrice Vheissu4.5
Thrice Beggars4.0
Thrice The Alchemy Index Vols. I & II4.0
Death Grips The Money Store5.0
Dance Gavin Dance Downtown Battle Mountain II4.0
Kidcrash Jokes4.0
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.
Tool 10,000 Days2.0
The World is a Beautiful Place... Whenever, If Ever4.0
Queens of the Stone Age ...Like Clockwork4.5
Deftones Saturday Night Wrist5.0
Underoath Lost in the Sound of Separation4.0
Mineral The Power of Failing4.5
Attack Attack! (US) Someday Came Suddenly2.0
Oh man I hope I'm the first one to metaphorically shoot this fish in the barrel of shite- God dammit.
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.
Kanye West Yeezus3.0
The Blood Brothers ...Burn, Piano Island, Burn4.5
Gospel The Moon Is a Dead World5.0
Circle Takes the Square As the Roots Undo4.0
The Fall of Troy Doppelganger5.0
Blink-182 Blink-1824.5
Coheed and Cambria In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 34.5
The Dillinger Escape Plan Option Paralysis4.5
Letlive. Fake History5.0
Mastodon Leviathan4.5
Alkaline Trio Maybe I'll Catch Fire4.5
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.
Queens of the Stone Age Rated R5.0
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.
Jimmy Eat World Clarity4.5
The Smashing Pumpkins Siamese Dream5.0
Converge Jane Doe5.0
Brand New Deja Entendu5.0
Thrice The Artist in the Ambulance5.0
Thrice The Illusion of Safety4.5
Modest Mouse This Is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think About4.0
Japandroids Post-Nothing4.5
Yellowcard Ocean Avenue5.0
Protest the Hero Kezia5.0
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.
Incubus Make Yourself5.0
Foo Fighters The Colour and the Shape5.0
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.
Dance Gavin Dance Acceptance Speech5.0
Fuck it. Upon further revaluation this is easily my AOTY from last year. Fite me irl
Dance Gavin Dance Whatever I Say Is Royal Ocean4.0
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.
Neutral Milk Hotel In the Aeroplane Over the Sea4.5
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