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5.0 classic
Black Sabbath Black Sabbath
Blink-182 Enema of the State
Blink-182 blink-182
Brand New The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me
Catch 22 Keasbey Nights
Circle Takes the Square As the Roots Undo
Converge Jane Doe
I swear to God that this is the perfect album for a girl breaking your heart. The lyrics, the music, the atmosphere...It's all there. I just wish this record didn't mean as much to me as it does, because my heart can't take it anymore.
Thank you Jacob Bannon. Sometimes I wish I could grasp the emotion and pain that you express in this album. Then again, at other times I realize that that is a burden my body doesn't want to bear.
Dinosaur Jr. You're Living All Over Me
Jay Mascis is most likely my favorite guitarist. He takes the most simple of ideas and expands of them, he flows with the music, and he showcases his talent in the most subtle and most powerful moments that one can. With his slight country draw, his wailing leads, and consistent songwriting, he has proven Dinosaur Jr to be the premier Indie Alternative Rock band of the last twenty years, yet he would not be anywhere if it were not for their legendary 1987 album, You?re Living All Over Me. Although it may never reach the same highs as his later works, it?s production may be lower, and his voice may be a bit off key, the Dino composed 10 songs that work more solidly together than any other outing of the entire 1980s (what a shitty decade). His lyrics are always simple, sweet, and genuine. The basslines never stray far enough outside the rhythm guitar, and the drums never take center stage, but it is in this album that Dinosaur Jr. is one band rather than a single man project, it is the embodiment of their energy and raw sound. 8 songs that add upon each other?s strengths, leading into the most chilling song they ever put out, Poledo. Quite simply put, creepy and confusing, it is a window into a different part of Mascis that is never shown again. It fades out with a long drone, into a cover of Just Like Heaven by the Cure, and they do it so much better than Robert Smith could have. Plus Lou Barlow?s growling mixed in with alternative music is just awesome.
Dream Theater Images and Words
Drudkh Blood In Our Wells
Drudkh Forgotten Legends
Drudkh Autumn Aurora
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Slow Riot For New Zero Kanada
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven
Gospel The Moon Is a Dead World
GZA Liquid Swords
Have a Nice Life Deathconsciousness
Iron Maiden Killers
John Frusciante Niandra LaDes and Usually Just a T-Shirt
King Crimson Red
Lynyrd Skynyrd Pronounced Leh-Nerd Skin-Nerd
maudlin of the Well Bath
Neutral Milk Hotel In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
Nick Drake Pink Moon
Nobuo Uematsu Final Fantasy VI: Original Soundtrack
Off Minor The Heat Death of the Universe
Opeth Still Life
Opeth My Arms, Your Hearse
Pg. 99 Document #8
Radiohead OK Computer
Rush 2112
Sigur Ros ( )
The Mars Volta Frances the Mute
The short listed giant named Frances the Mute more than met anyone's expectations to follow De-Loused in the Comatorium. The Mars Volta switched to a stronger progressive rock approach with more tone and pace changes, song intricacies, and song lead ins. Cassandra Gemini, the album closer, is a 32 minute monster and a masterpiece of prog rock. After a few strong listens, it has become a looking forward to what I call the magnum opus of the album and The Mars Volta thus far. But that aside, the rest of the album shouldn?t be discarded either. The entire album has a Latin flare to it that is undeniably enjoyable and relieving to hear. Cyngus...Vismund Cyngus and L'Via L'Viaquez are both great songs that have long outros that feature talking, birds chirping, post rock elements, and near ambience. This effect takes getting used to, and in my opinion is a little long between tracks 3 and 4, but still done quite well. The Widow, the radio hit of the album, is very entertaining, and the album's equivalent of Televators, but its ending is just too damn long. After such a great track, the music editing and effects just drag on for two minutes without change, a slight disappointment. Lastly, Miranda That Ghost Just Isnt Holy Anymore is an extremely beautiful slow song that is the most emotional and experimental of the five tracks. I wish it's beginning was shorter once again, but i have learned to put up with this. This album is an absolute must have, a grower that nestles into your heart with each listen. The Mars Volta define themselves with their sophomore effort.
Titus Andronicus The Monitor
From whence shall we expect the approach of danger? Shall some Trans-Atlantic military giant step the earth and crush us at a blow? Never. All the armies of Europe and Asia could not by force take a drink from the Ohio River or make a track on the Blue Ridge in the trial of a thousand years. No, if destruction be our lot we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of free men, we will live forever or die by suicide.
Ulver Bergtatt - Et eeventyr i 5 capitler
Wolves in the Throne Room Diadem of 12 Stars

4.5 superb
7 Angels 7 Plagues Jhazmyne's Lullaby
At the Drive-In Relationship of Command
Bear vs. Shark Right Now You're in the Best of Hands
Between the Buried and Me Colors
Black Sabbath Master of Reality
It might be a little too bold of a statement to say that this album gives the framework for the history of metal that followed, but I'm going to say it anyway. It has the subject matter, the atmosphere, and the RIFFS to rival the best of the best. When it comes to metal, Tony Iommi started it all. This album may not have the eponymous "Black Sabbath" or the mainstream staples "Iron Man" and "Paranoid," but damn does it have everything else.
Burzum Hvis lyset tar oss
Burzum Filosofem
Cat Stevens Tea for the Tillerman
Converge You Fail Me
Converge Petitioning the Empty Sky
Converge When Forever Comes Crashing
Cursed I
Cynic Focus
Cynic Traced in Air
Daniel Bjarnason Processions
Dark Tranquillity The Gallery
Deafheaven Sunbather
Death Human
It is quite simply put, the greatest expression of traditional Death Metal ever written. Albeit only 34 minutes in length, Chuck Shuldiner?s 4th studio album with his legendary band named Death is the embodiment of what Death Metal, and all extreme metal should strive for. There is no wasted time, no weak riffs, nothing that isn?t inspiring and powerful. From the beginning ferociousness of Flattening Of Emotions, to the ending cascade of Vacant Planets, these 8 songs showcase the ingenuity of the premature subgenre, while still being able to go beyond the constraints of it to unseen territory, that many could argue have yet to have been equaled. Not to mention that the fact that this beast was written by the Godfather of Death Metal, in a time as early as 1991, speaks enough for itself.
Death The Sound of Perseverance
Defeater Empty Days and Sleepless Nights
Deltron 3030 Deltron 3030
Disillusion Back to Times of Splendor
Dismember Like an Ever Flowing Stream
Downfall of Gaia Suffocating in the Swarm of Cranes
dredg El Cielo
Elliott Smith Either/Or
Eluvium Copia
Giles Corey Giles Corey
Godspeed You! Black Emperor F♯ A♯ ∞
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Yanqui U.X.O.
Iron Maiden Iron Maiden
Iron Maiden The Number of the Beast
Iron Maiden Seventh Son of a Seventh Son
Jesu Silver
Jesu Jesu
John Frusciante The Empyrean
John Frusciante Estrus
maudlin of the Well Leaving Your Body Map
Megadeth Rust in Peace
Mew Frengers
mewithoutYou It's All Crazy! It's All False! It's All A Dream! It's Alright!
Modern Life Is War Witness
Moonsorrow V: Havitetty
Neurosis Times of Grace
Off Minor Innominate
Off Minor Some Blood
Opeth Blackwater Park
Opeth Morningrise
Panopticon Collapse
Panopticon Roads to the North
Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here
Porcupine Tree Fear of a Blank Planet
Pulling Teeth Paranoid Delusions/Paradise Illusions
Queens of the Stone Age Rated R
Radiohead The Bends
Say Anything Say Anything
Solstafir Köld
Sombres Forets Quintessence
Sombres Forets Royaume De Glace
Suffocation Pierced from Within
Summoning Oath Bound
Summoning Minas Morgul
Sun Kil Moon April
Sun Kil Moon Ghosts of the Great Highway
The Allman Brothers Band Eat a Peach
The Allman Brothers Band Idlewild South
The Mars Volta De-Loused in the Comatorium
The Tallest Man on Earth The Wild Hunt
The Velvet Underground The Velvet Underground & Nico
Thrice Vheissu
Thrice The Artist in the Ambulance
Unbroken Life. Love. Regret.
We Lost the Sea Departure Songs
Wolves in the Throne Room Two Hunters
Yndi Halda Enjoy Eternal Bliss

4.0 excellent
A Place to Bury Strangers Exploding Head
Against Me! Reinventing Axl Rose
Agalloch The Mantle
Alcest Souvenirs d'un autre monde
American Football American Football
Anberlin Dark Is the Way, Light Is a Place
And So I Watch You From Afar And So I Watch You From Afar
Aquilus Griseus
Arcade Fire Funeral
Arcade Fire The Suburbs
Arghoslent Hornets of the Pogrom
Arvo Part Litany
Arvo Part Tabula Rasa
At the Drive-In Vaya
Atheist Unquestionable Presence
Baroness Red Album
Batushka Litourgiya
Between the Buried and Me The Silent Circus
Black Sabbath Mob Rules
Black Sabbath Dehumanizer
Bob Dylan Blood on the Tracks
Bon Iver For Emma, Forever Ago
Buried Inside Spoils Of Failure
Comadre A Wolf Ticket
Converge No Heroes
Converge All We Love We Leave Behind
Cursed III: Architects of Troubled Sleep
Cursive Domestica
Dark Tranquillity Fiction
Dark Tranquillity Damage Done
Dark Tranquillity The Mind's I
Darkest Hour Undoing Ruin
Dinosaur Jr. Beyond
Dinosaur Jr. Where You Been
At first the album seemed linear, one-angled, and it dragged on a bit towards the end. Yet, upon further, deeper listens, the music began to speak to me in a different way. It doesn't grasp the listener at the first, or second, or maybe even fifth listen. But suddenly it becomes different notes, different vocals, different music on that Nth listen. On that Nth listen it just fits, it works, and it hit me. Where You Been is a deeper and more complex album than you would initially realize on first listen. It might boil down to be alienating at first, Johnson's inaudible bass may begin peeve you, or simply J Mascis doesn't end up having your style of voice. Yet, the impurities of this album is what makes it so honest and fascinating. There is no heart wrenching pain, no hidden messages, no joyous celebration, no over-production. It's crude, unperfected, surface oriented alternative rock. Yet, whenever i spin this CD, it makes me just want to sit down
Dinosaur Jr. Farm
j mascis gets a blowjob from his guitar and makes it sound good for an hour
Dio Holy Diver
Dream Theater Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory
Edge of Sanity Crimson
Electric Wizard Come My Fanatics...
Ellende Todbringer
Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP
Emperor In The Nightside Eclipse
Entombed Left Hand Path
Funebrarum The Sleep of Morbid Dreams
this has WAR, 666% HEILWORTHY RIFFS, and a sprinkle of AAARRRGGGGHHHH
Garden of Shadows Oracle Moon
Godflesh Streetcleaner
Godspeed You! Black Emperor 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
Gorguts The Erosion of Sanity
Gorguts Considered Dead
Gwynbleidd Nostalgia
Have a Nice Life Voids
Heaven In Her Arms Paraselene
Iced Earth The Glorious Burden
In Mourning Shrouded Divine
In Pieces Lions Write History
Iron Age The Sleeping Eye
Isis Wavering Radiant
Isis Oceanic
Jesu Pale Sketches
Joanna Newsom Ys
John Frusciante Shadows Collide with People
John Frusciante Curtains
John Frusciante Smile from the Streets You Hold
Judas Priest Painkiller
King Crimson In the Court of the Crimson King
Knut Challenger
Krallice Krallice
Kyuss Blues for the Red Sun
Linkin Park Hybrid Theory
Mastodon Crack the Skye
maudlin of the Well Part the Second
maudlin of the Well My Fruit Psychobells... A Seed Combustible
Mesa Verde The Old Road
Mortification Scrolls of the Megilloth
Mortification Mortification
Mos Def The Ecstatic
Mount Eerie Wind's Poem
Muse Origin of Symmetry
My Chemical Romance Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge
My Education Bad Vibrations
My Heart To Joy Seasons In Verse
Panopticon Autumn Eternal
Pg. 99 Document #5
Pig Destroyer Terrifyer
Pink Floyd The Dark Side of the Moon
Porcupine Tree Stupid Dream
Punch Punch
Queens of the Stone Age Songs for the Deaf
Quo Vadis Day Into Night
Radiohead Hail to the Thief
Radiohead Kid A
This album is given so much praise for its shock value and uniqueness. It's not as unique as people make it out to be either. The album starts off with some of its more electronic influenced songs, pulls out a jazzy/bass-driven song, brings in a beautiful acoustic ballad, How to Disappear Completely, that is haunting as it is moving. The next three songs can wane on anyone's patience as they either deliver nothing new, or are a crappy attempt at ambiance (treefingers). Then we get to the highlights. Idioteque is the most accessible, fun, and yet deepest lyrics of the album, and yet has all the stops of extreme electronica. Then is Morning Bell which drops the ball from amazing to just good, and then the album concludes on the wonderfully emotional Motion Picture Soundtrack. It's a beautifully moving track reminiscent of 'A Day in the Life' by the Beatles. This album takes some good listens to get into, but it keeps you hooked from then on.
Rome Flowers From Exile
Rosetta Wake/Lift
Rush Moving Pictures
Sigh Imaginary Sonicscape
Sigh Hangman's Hymn
Sigur Ros Med sud i eyrum vid spilum endalaust
Quite possibly the most surprising release of 2008, having followed the almost uninspired 4th studio album by Icelandic Post-Rock legends Sigur R?I did not think that this would show anything more than a continued downward trend. In fact I played the opening song Gobbledigook once, and immediately turned it off thinking that it was nothing more than crap. Then after my visit to UT in early November, I was asked why I don?t listen to happy music by two of the women I went to see there. I was quite simply put, offended. A day later from returning from the trip, I put this album back on and was completely and utterly floored by it.
With A Buzz In Our Ears We Play Endlessly is quite simply put, a more powerfully hopeful record than anything I?ve ever heard before. From the playfulness of Inn??Syngur Vitleysingur, the unforeseen epic nature of Festival and ra B?r, to the lamenting hope of All Alright, Jonsi Birgisson creates the perfect environment for a reflective and joyous beauty. That even in the darkest and most subtle times, we can smile and listen to our music.
Six Organs Of Admittance Luminous Night
Steven Wilson Insurgentes
Summoning Let Mortal Heroes Sing Your Fame
Summoning Dol Guldur
Summoning Stronghold
Summoning Old Mornings Dawn
Symphony X The Odyssey
The Allman Brothers Band Beginnings
The Beatles Abbey Road
The Flaming Lips Clouds Taste Metallic
The Mars Volta The Bedlam in Goliath
The Microphones The Glow Pt. 2
The Music Welcome To The North
Different than the previous debut album, Welcome to the North's pace is much quicker, precise, and an all around better record. It's quality is spread pretty cleanly through the eleven tracks, and the jam band rock is easily described as both fun and satisifying for those deep listeners. However not the most original of the British Indie bands, The Music only offers a different tone. Their almost calming ambience on some tracks is very nice. It's a hard difference to describe, but whatever it is, it's there, and it brings the record to a very solid outcome. This is by far the best album i ever bought on accident.
The National Boxer
Thrice The Alchemy Index Vols. I & II
Thrice The Illusion of Safety
Transatlantic Bridge Across Forever
Trophy Scars Never Born, Never Dead
Ulver Nattens Madrigal
Underoath Define the Great Line
United Nations United Nations
Unwound Leaves Turn Inside You
We Lost the Sea The Quietest Place on Earth
Weakling Dead as Dreams
Weekend Nachos Unforgivable
Windir Arntor
Wolves in the Throne Room Black Cascade
Woods of Desolation Toward the Depths
Yes Close to the Edge
Zao The Funeral of God
Zao Where Blood and Fire Bring Rest

3.5 great
Adebisi Shank This is the Album
Agalloch Pale Folklore
Agalloch Ashes Against the Grain
Animal Collective Strawberry Jam
Animal Collective Merriweather Post Pavilion
Animal Collective Fall Be Kind
Arcade Fire Neon Bible
Arghoslent Incorrigible Bigotry
Arsis A Diamond for Disease
Arvo Part Te Deum
At the Drive-In In/Casino/Out
Baroness Blue Record
Black Flag Damaged
Black Sabbath Heaven and Hell
Blackfield Blackfield II
Blink-182 Greatest Hits
Blue Sky Black Death Late Night Cinema
Boris Pink
Botch We Are the Romans
Burnt By the Sun Soundtrack to the Personal Revolution
Burzum Det som engang var
Candlemass Epicus Doomicus Metallicus
Capsule (US) Blue
Cave In Until Your Heart Stops
Coalesce 0:12 Revolution in Just Listening
Coalesce Functioning on Impatience
Converge Axe to Fall
CSTVT Summer Fences
Cursed II
Cursive Mama, I'm Swollen
Daitro Y
Dark Tranquillity Character
Dark Tranquillity Haven
Death Individual Thought Patterns
Death Symbolic
Deerhunter Microcastle
Desidia Desidia
DeVotchKa 100 Lovers
Dinosaur Jr. Bug
Dinosaur Jr. I Bet on Sky
Do Make Say Think Other Truths
Dornenreich Flammentriebe
Dr. Octagon Dr. Octagonecologyst
Dream Theater Train of Thought
dredg The Pariah, The Parrot, The Delusion
Drudkh Microcosmos
Drudkh Estrangement
Edge of Sanity Crimson II
Elderwind The Magic of Nature
Electric Wizard Dopethrone
Elliott Smith Elliott Smith
Eminem The Slim Shady LP
Enisum Arpitanian Lands
Explosions in the Sky The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place
Fleshgod Apocalypse Oracles
Foo Fighters The Colour and the Shape
A very solid performance by Dave Grohl Inc. indeed. I personally think its there stand out album with such tracks as "My Hero", "Monkey Wrench", and my personal favorite "Everlong". However, unlike most Foo Fighter's albums, there are other songs you wont skip. The first 11 songs are pretty strong, and i find none of them filler. Maybe Doll isnt the most appropriate minute and a half opener to Monkey Wrench, but its fairly good, and it's not too sappy like Grohl's later efforts at the acoustic. Anyway, this is must for any Foo fan, Nirvana fan, and just Alternative rock jock in general. However, after Everlong i would quickly press stop. The last two songs make me cringe with mediocrity.
Gaza He Is Never Coming Back
Genghis Tron Board Up the House
God Is an Astronaut All Is Violent, All Is Bright
Gorillaz Demon Days
Gray Ghost Deep In The Shallow End
Harvey Milk Life... The Best Game in Town
Hope For The Dying Hope For The Dying
Hot Cross Cryonics
Iced Earth Horror Show
In Flames Colony
In Flames Whoracle
In Flames The Jester Race
Interpol Turn on the Bright Lights
Intronaut Prehistoricisms
Iron Maiden Powerslave
Jaga Jazzist What We Must
Jeff Buckley Grace
Jesu Conqueror
Jesu Why Are We Not Perfect?
Jesu Sun Down / Sun Rise
Jesu/Battle Of Mice Jesu/Battle Of Mice split
John Frusciante The Will to Death
Johnny Foreigner Grace And The Bigger Picture
Josh Reichmann Oracle Band Crazy Power
Judas Priest Screaming for Vengeance
Judas Priest Stained Class
Judas Priest Sad Wings of Destiny
Kayo Dot Choirs of the Eye
Killing The Dream Fractures
Killing The Dream In Place, Apart
Krallice Dimensional Bleedthrough
Kylesa Static Tensions
Kyuss Welcome to Sky Valley
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV
Long Distance Calling Avoid The Light
Lynyrd Skynyrd Second Helping
Madvillain Madvillainy
Magrudergrind Magrudergrind
Melvins Houdini
Meshuggah Catch Thirtythree
Metallica Ride the Lightning
This is an absolutely amazing album. Not only does it constitute as one of the greatest Metal albums of all time, it brings forth a new intricacy into Thrash Metal, with some tracks verging on Progressive. For starters the sound and production in this album is leagues better than Kill 'Em All. It feels like a Metal album as the tone of the guitars explode into your ears. Every song on this album is top notch, with Creeping Death and Escape being the closest thing to filler. If you call really good songs instead of amazing songs filler...
Anyway, the two highlights are the heart-wrenching Fade to Black, describing a man's travel into death. The string arrangement by Hetfield is absolutely amazing, followed by the heavy burst of Kirk's metal guitar rampage. The other is The Call of Ktulu. Although it is no Orion, it defines the album's progressive and thrash elements with a certain edge and power that hadn't been created by a metal band yet, in my opinion. Ktulu powers along for 8 solid minutes riffing, switching time signatures into a more ballad-like approach (if you can call it a ballad), and then returns with the wail of another Kirk solo. Now this might seem familiar, but if sounds like nothing 1984 had ever heard.
Mew No More Stories
Minus the Bear Menos El Oso
Mirrorthrone Carriers of Dust
Mirrorthrone Gangrene
Modern Life Is War Midnight in America
Moonsorrow Verisakeet
Moonsorrow Kivenkantaja
Morbid Angel Altars of Madness
Moss Tombs of the Blind Drugged
Motorhead Overkill
Each of these songs are purely fun and nostalgic (even though this album was released 11 years before i was even born). Their simple, raw nature is what makes each one of them so individualistic and appealing. From the raspy speech to grinding guitar chords, excellent drumming, and headbanging bass 'riffs'. To anyone who loves their classic metal origins, buy this album. In its veins lie some of the real roots of metal in its purest form. One word can summarize this album. Baddassery.
Motorhead Ace of Spades
My Bloody Valentine Loveless
Naked City Naked City
Nas Illmatic
Negura Bunget OM
Neurosis The Eye of Every Storm
Nick Drake Bryter Layter
Nirvana In Utero
Nobuo Uematsu Distant Worlds: Music From Final Fantasy
Omar Rodriguez-Lopez A Manual Dexterity: Soundtrack Vol. 1
Pain of Salvation Remedy Lane
Paint The Sky Red Not All Who Wonder Are Lost
Paysage d'Hiver Winterkaelte
Pig Destroyer Phantom Limb
Pink Floyd The Piper at the Gates of Dawn
Pink Floyd Animals
Porcupine Tree Deadwing
Porcupine Tree Nil Recurring
Porcupine Tree In Absentia
Porcupine Tree Lightbulb Sun
Pulling Teeth Funerary
Radiohead In Rainbows
It doesn't age very well -- but there are a couple stand out tracks to love. Videotape in particular.
Red Hot Chili Peppers Californication
Refused The Shape of Punk to Come
Regina Spektor Far
Relient K Forget and Not Slow Down
Reverend Bizarre In The Rectory Of The Bizarre Reverend
Rome Confessions D'Un Voleur D'Ames
Rosetta A Determinism of Morality
Rush A Farewell to Kings
Rush Permanent Waves
Russian Circles Station
Sigh Scenes from Hell
Sights and Sounds Monolith
Sigur Ros Agætis byrjun
Skycamefalling 10.21
Slayer Reign in Blood
Sleep Sleep's Holy Mountain
Slough Feg Ape Uprising
Spires (USA) Flowers And Fireworks
Stevie Ray Vaughan Couldn't Stand the Weather
Suffocation Effigy of the Forgotten
Suffocation Blood Oath
Sunny Day Real Estate Diary
Symphony X The Divine Wings of Tragedy
Taking Back Sunday Where You Want To Be
Taking Back Sunday Louder Now
Taking Back Sunday Tell All Your Friends
The Allman Brothers Band Brothers and Sisters
The Allman Brothers Band The Allman Brothers Band
The Chasm Farseeing the Paranormal Abysm
The Decemberists The Hazards of Love
The Flaming Lips Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots
The Flashbulb Soundtrack to a Vacant Life
The Mars Volta Amputechture
There isnt as much to say about this album as there was about the two predecessors. The first four songs are quite strong and have taken a more "precision first" and an almost jazzy influence. Asilos Magdalena is the middle eastern string arrangement that makes me skip it everytime, except i have to give it credit for the good lyrics that it contained. Then is Viscera Eyes, the more radio friendly song from their At-The Drive In days which is great, but doesnt offer as much growth as the rest of The Mars Volta's work. Next, Day of the Baphomets tops the list on the level of experimentation, and it seems to switch time signatures the most out of all. Not that this is necessarily a bad thing, but it is just simply put, a grower and isnt easy to get into at first. Lastly, El Ciervo Vulnerado is a little repetetive at times, without the same flare as Vicarious Atonement, but still is a powerful track and is a good ending to Amputechture. Even though a slight drop in performance for Omar and Cendric, it is still an overall great album, and is a must for any Mars Volta fans or prog rockers.
The Mars Volta Tremulant
The Mars Volta Octahedron
The Music The Music
Having listened to Welcome to the North first, i already heard the more precise and perfected sound of The Music. However, that isnt to say their self-titled album isnt good. They have a different tone to most British rock bands, and although somewhat underground in name and fame, they hold a very nice effect over all that seems natural and seemingly mainstream at times. It's a good album that only really trips up on the track Getaway, but its still a good buy for those who are British Indie/Jam fans.
The National High Violet
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart The Pains of Being Pure at Heart
The Saddest Landscape You Will Not Survive
The Sawtooth Grin Cuddlemonster
The Tallest Man on Earth Shallow Grave
The Who Tommy
Throne Of Katarsis Helvete - Det Iskalde Mørket
Trapped Under Ice Secrets of the World
Twilight Monument To Time End
Unbroken Ritual
Violet Cold Anomie
Waldo Wittenmyer & The Wall Of Sound Let's Get Connected
Walknut Graveforests And Their Shadows
Wolves in the Throne Room Demo
Wolves in the Throne Room Celestial Lineage
Woods of Desolation As the Stars
Yes The Yes Album
Yes Relayer
Yo La Tengo I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One
Yo La Tengo Popular Songs
Zao (Self-Titled)
Zao The Fear Is What Keeps Us Here

3.0 good
+44 When Your Heart Stops Beating
Against Me! White Crosses
Aghora Formless
Ahab The Divinity Of Oceans
Aletheian Dying Vine
Ametsub The Nothings Of The North
And So I Watch You From Afar Gangs
Animal Collective Feels
Arcturus The Sham Mirrors
Arsis A Celebration of Guilt
Arvo Part Alina
As I Lay Dying Beneath the Encasing of Ashes
As Tall As Lions You Can't Take It With You
Asphyx Death... The Brutal Way
At the Gates Slaughter of the Soul
Becoming The Archetype Terminate Damnation
Black Pyramid Black Pyramid
Black Sun Aeon Darkness Walks Beside Me
Blacklisted No One Deserves To Be Here More Than Me
Blink-182 Take Off Your Pants And Jacket
Blonde Redhead 23
Bob Dylan Highway 61 Revisited
Bon Iver Bon Iver, Bon Iver
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy Beware!
Borknagar The Olden Domain
Brutal Truth Evolution Through Revolution
Burzum Aske
Caladan Brood Echoes Of Battle
Candlemass Nightfall
Carcass Necroticism: Descanting the Insalubrious
Cat Stevens Teaser and the Firecat
Children of Bodom Something Wild
Cigarettes After Sex I.
CKY Volume 1
Coldplay X & Y
Coldplay A Rush of Blood to the Head
Cymbals Eat Guitars Why There Are Mountains
Dan Deacon Bromst
Dan Swano Moontower
Darkest Hour The Eternal Return
Darkthrone A Blaze in the Northern Sky
Darkthrone Transilvanian Hunger
Deerhunter Halcyon Digest
Destroyer Kaputt
Dinosaur Jr. Green Mind
Dinosaur Jr. Without a Sound
Dinosaur Jr. Dinosaur
Dissection Storm of the Light's Bane
Doomriders Darkness Come Alive
dredg Leitmotif
dredg Catch Without Arms
Eagles Hotel California
Edge of Sanity Purgatory Afterglow
Eminem Curtain Call: The Hits
Emperor Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk
Emyn Muil Elenion Ancalima
Envy/Jesu Envy/Jesu Split Ep
Envy side was kind of a disappointment in my eyes. All three songs featured fairly standard post rock song structures. The first song had Japanese spoken word, which worked against the song, and the heavy post-hardcore build up at the end of the second song felt severely out of place. The third Envy song was by far the best, but still nothing that great.
As for Jesu, the first song takes a fairly standard, yet still good, Jesu idea and played it for way too long. 13 minutes of an electronica heavy loop, with only mild guitar distortion leads to a song twice as long as it should be. Nearly every other Jesu song over 10 minutes surpasses this one. However, the second Jesu track completely saves the split in my opinion. A fantastic , heart-warming track that still keeps the nihilistic attitude of past Jesu releases. The double bass buildup towards the end was definitely the kicker, seeing as its something Broadrick hasn't yet tried with his new project thus far.
Excoriate On Pestilent Winds...
Falls of Rauros The Light That Dwells in Rotten Wood
Fleet Foxes Fleet Foxes
Gorod Process of a New Decline
Grizzly Bear Veckatimest
Have a Nice Life Time of Land
Heaven and Hell The Devil You Know
Hilltop Hoods State of the Art
Hopesfall The Satellite Years
Infinite Body Carve Out The Face Of My God
Insomnium In the Halls of Awaiting
Intronaut Void
Iron Maiden Piece of Mind
Iron Maiden Somewhere in Time
Japandroids Post-Nothing
Jesu Lifeline EP
Jesu Opiate Sun
Jimmy Eat World Bleed American
jj jj n° 2
John Frusciante DC EP
John Frusciante To Record Only Water for Ten Days
John Frusciante and Josh Klinghoffer A Sphere in the Heart of Silence
Laconist Adveniat Infernus
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin III
Linkin Park Meteora
Living Sacrifice The Hammering Process
Martin O'Donnell Halo 2, Vol. 2 OST
Mastodon Remission
Megadeth Killing Is My Business... and Business Is Good!
Metallica Master of Puppets
mewithoutYou Brother, Sister
MF DOOM Born Like This
Minsk With Echoes in the Movement of Stone
Mirrorthrone Of Wind and Weeping
Mogwai Happy Songs for Happy People
Mortification Post Momentary Affliction
Muse Absolution
My Chemical Romance The Black Parade
Neuraxis The Thin Line Between
Nirvana Nevermind
Obscura Cosmogenesis
Omar Rodriguez-Lopez & John Frusciante Omar Rodriguez-Lopez and John Frusciante
Panopticon Kentucky
Passenger Action Passenger Action
Pelican What We All Come to Need
Pete Yorn musicforthemorningafter
Pink Floyd Atom Heart Mother
Pissed Jeans King of Jeans
Raekwon Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt II
Rage Against The Machine The Battle of Los Angeles
Red Hot Chili Peppers Blood Sugar Sex Magik
Considered a landmark in Funk Metal and Alternative history, Blood Sugar Sex Magik is considered the Magnum Opus of the Red Hot Chili Peppers. I partially agree with the former statement. This is the magnum opus of the RHCP as we know them by 1991. The first 13 songs rock like hell, but starting with The Greeting Song, the RHCP provide their age old problem of filling the tail end of the album with unneeded and mediocre filler. Apache Rose Peacock isnt an album ender, but anything is better than ruining the last tracks of an album. I dunno, im not a fan of the last four tracks. It really brings the album down for me.
Red Hot Chili Peppers Stadium Arcadium
What surprised me about Stadium Arcadium is that there is none of the old 'Red Hot Filler' that plagues the second half of the album like in BSSM, Californication and By the Way. Sure there a 3 or 4 songs that I dislike, but for the peppers to pull of a 28 track double album like this blew me away. They pull from all of their styles, extreme funk to slow jam to an almost ballad-like approach. The first two songs are very easily the highlights of the album next to "Readymade", "Wet Sand", and the title track, but nearly ever song on here is enjoyable and well crafted. Another noticeable thing is that the amazing Frusciante /actually/ showcases his talent on more than one song. Unfortunately, that doesn't take away from the fact that there aren't enough great moments to outweigh the just good moments. Inevitably, the album consists of too many just "slightly-better-than-filler" tracks.
Relient K Mmhmm
Relient K Two Lefts Dont Make a Right But Three Do
Rush Signals
Rush Hemispheres
Saetia A Retrospective
Say Anything ...Is a Real Boy
Sigur Ros Takk...
Skogen (SE) Vittra
Slint Spiderland
Slough Feg Hardworlder
Sol Let There Be A Massacre
Solstafir Masterpiece of Bitterness
Spectral Lore Gnosis
Stevie Ray Vaughan Texas Flood
Streetlight Manifesto Everything Goes Numb
Sum 41 Does This Look Infected?
The Appleseed Cast Sagarmatha
The Beatles Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour
The Decemberists The Crane Wife
The Flaming Lips Transmissions From the Satellite Heart
The Flaming Lips The Soft Bulletin
The Mountain Goats All Eternals Deck
The Olivia Tremor Control Dusk at Cubist Castle
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart Belong
The Smashing Pumpkins Gish
The Thermals Now We Can See
The Weeknd House of Balloons
The Who Who's Next
These Arms Are Snakes Tail Swallower and Dove
Thrice The Alchemy Index Vols. III & IV
Thrice Beggars
Thursday A City By the Light Divided
Tiamat Wildhoney
Trapped Under Ice Stay Cold
Urna Iter Ad Lucem
Weezer Weezer
Why? Eskimo Snow
Wodensthrone Loss
Wolves in the Throne Room Malevolent Grain
Woods of Desolation Sorh
Wu-Tang Clan Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)
Xasthur The Funeral of Being
Xasthur To Violate the Oblivious
Zao Liberate Te Ex Inferis

2.5 average
Absu Absu
AC/DC Highway To Hell
AC/DC Back In Black
Being one of the best selling and most legendary albums of all time is more than enough reason to purchase this album. However, it's main notary is that AC/DC and Brian Johnson were able to come back from the devastating loss of Bon Scott with an even more powerful album than the last. Not to mention that Back In Black and You Shook Me All Night Long are amazing anthems which have become a pure definition of AC/DC and the 70's rock n' roll they represent (Irony aside of its '80 release). The difference between Back in Black and Highway to Hell is that this album doesnt have the consistent good filler songs that Highway to Hell had. Particularly Givin the Dog a Bone and What Do You Do For Money Honey are a foreshadowing of Johnson's weak and clichd lyrics later in the 80's. However, that aside, when the song was was amazing, non-stop rock n' roll.
Amorphis Silent Waters
Arch Enemy Doomsday Machine
Arch Enemy Wages of Sin
Architects Hollow Crown
At the Drive-In Acrobatic Tenement
Audioslave Out of Exile
Audioslave Audioslave
Battle Of Mice A Day Of Nights
Battles Mirrored
Becoming The Archetype The Physics Of Fire
Between the Buried and Me The Great Misdirect
Black Flag My War
Black Sabbath Paranoid
Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
Boston Boston
Box Car Racer Box Car Racer
Built to Spill There Is No Enemy
Burst Lazarus Bird
Carcass Heartwork
Ceremony (USA-CA) Rohnert Park
Children of Bodom Hatebreeder
Cigarettes After Sex Affection
Dark Tranquillity Skydancer/Of Chaos And Eternal Night
Deftones Diamond Eyes
Dirty Projectors Bitte Orca
Dream Theater Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence
Dream Theater Octavarium
Drudkh The Swan Road
Eagles On the Border
When it comes down to this album, On the Border has some very nice tunes and catchy hooks, but all in all, the great songwriting ability of the Eagles doesn't always shine through. Too often do they find themselves rehashing the same old material, or they exhibit their obligation to a southern jam. Intended to be fun, they often drag and bore, losing at the song's most obvious purpose. The album is also often plagued with clich? unoriginal lyrics about love. Being from a time where love and women are all that is sung about in popular music, the Eagles contribute yet another album that would have been lost with the test of time had it not been for their future releases and great singles.
Eldamar The Force of the Ancient Land
Eminem Recovery
Emyn Muil Túrin Turambar Dagnir Glaurunga
Give up the Ghost Background Music
God Is an Astronaut Far from Refuge
Green Day American Idiot
Guns N' Roses Appetite for Destruction
High on Fire Death Is This Communion
Iced Earth Burnt Offerings
Iced Earth Framing Armageddon
Immortal Diabolical Fullmoon Mysticism
Incubus Morning View
Incubus Light Grenades
Insect Warfare World Extermination
Interpol Antics
Jesu Infinity
Jimmy Eat World Invented
John Butler Trio Grand National
John Frusciante Inside of Emptiness
Kayo Dot Dowsing Anemone With Copper Tongue
Killing The Dream Lucky Me
Killswitch Engage Alive or Just Breathing
Led Zeppelin Houses of the Holy
Lynyrd Skynyrd Street Survivors
Mastodon Blood Mountain
Megadeth Peace Sells... But Who's Buying?
Metallica Kill 'Em All
Misfits Walk Among Us
Modest Mouse Good News for People Who Love Bad News
Mumakil Behold The Failure
Nirvana Bleach
Bleach is an "Alright" album. It doesnt get more above average than this really when it comes to rock. It starts fairly solid with Blew and Floyd the Barber, then gives a more Alternative foreshadowing with About a Girl, and it slowly gets more and more mediocre. It helps that Nirvana made this, i'm sure, but the album isnt too exciting for non-Nirvana fans. Then again, for $600, i guess this record is a "masterpiece" in some retrospects. It also makes one wonder how Nirvana jumps from this album to their next Magnum Opus, Nirvana in just two short years. One has to wonder...
No-Man Schoolyard Ghosts
Opeth Ghost Reveries
Oranssi Pazuzu Muukalainen Puhuu
Fantastic Ideas, but extremely dry album that drags
Ozzy Osbourne Blizzard of Ozz
Peste Noire Ballade cuntre lo Anemi francor
pg.lost It's Not Me, It's You!
Porcupine Tree Signify
Primordial To the Nameless Dead
Propagandhi Supporting Caste
Rage Against The Machine Rage Against The Machine
Riverside Anno Domini High Definition
Saor Aura
Solstafir Svartir Sandar
Sum 41 All Killer No Filler
Summoning Lugburz
Taking Back Sunday New Again
Talk Talk Laughing Stock
The Antlers Hospice
The Beatles 1
The Beatles Let It Be
The Black Dahlia Murder Nocturnal
The New Pornographers Twin Cinema
The New Pornographers Mass Romantic
The New Pornographers Electric Version
The Receiving End of Sirens The Earth Sings Mi Fa Mi
The White Stripes White Blood Cells
The Who The Who Sell Out
The Who My Generation
Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra 13 Blues for Thirteen Moons
Thom Yorke The Eraser
Toby Driver In the L..L..Library Loft
Touche Amore Parting The Sea Between Brightness And Me
tUnE-yArDs w h o k i l l
TV on the Radio Dear Science
Ulcerate The Destroyers of All
Underoath Lost in the Sound of Separation
Woods of Desolation Torn Beyond Reason

2.0 poor
AC/DC High Voltage
When it comes to straight up, hardcore, and simple rock n' roll, High Voltage is a milestone. First released in 1975, its main songs are quite catchy, memorable, and above all, exciting to listen to. AC/DC is awesome. But it suffers where they also lack. Depth. Little Lover and She's Got Balls are stupid lyrics with a decent riff behind them, and The Jack's cool blues theme barely boosts it to an above average song with its also shallow poker lingo. But with that aside, It's a Long way to the Top is one of AC/DC's most famous songs ever, along with personal favorites of TNT and High Voltage. When AC/DC does it right, they do it damn good.
AC/DC Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap
To me Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap is by all means equal in entertainment and playable to its predecessor High Voltage. It's title track along with Rocker are the stand out tracks, and overall the album seems to cohere better than High Voltage. However, there is no monstrously awesome song that serves as a climax or milestone in the album. Not to mention it has Squealer and Big Balls which brings the whole album down with its ineffective double entendres and almost annoying lyrics. Although this album receives high praise as their #3 release, I think it?s the weakest of Bon Scott's.
Air Pocket Symphony
Alexisonfire Old Crows / Young Cardinals
Amon Amarth Fate of Norns
Amorphis Eclipse
Angels and Airwaves We Don't Need to Whisper
Arch Enemy Anthems of Rebellion
As Cities Burn Son, I Loved You At Your Darkest
As I Lay Dying An Ocean Between Us
As I Lay Dying Shadows Are Security
As I Lay Dying Frail Words Collapse
As I Lay Dying A Long March: The First Recordings
Asia Asia
Audioslave Revelations
August Burns Red Messengers
Bathory Hammerheart
Beherit Engram
Blackfield Welcome To My DNA
Blink-182 Dude Ranch
Brand New Daisy
Burial Untrue
Burzum Burzum
Children of Bodom Hate Crew Deathroll
Chiodos Bone Palace Ballet
Coalesce OX
Coldplay Parachutes
Deerhunter Weird Era Cont.
Def Leppard Hysteria
Destroyer 666 Defiance
Dio The Last in Line
Dr. Dre The Chronic
DragonForce Inhuman Rampage
DragonForce Sonic Firestorm
Drudkh Eternal Turn of the Wheel
Eagles Of Death Metal Death By Sexy
Embrace Of Thorns Atonement Ritual
Eminem The Eminem Show
Extra Life Made Flesh
Fen The Malediction Fields
Foo Fighters Foo Fighters
Franz Ferdinand Franz Ferdinand
Green Day Dookie
In Flames Clayman
Incubus Make Yourself
Intronaut Valley of Smoke
Iwrestledabearonce It's All Happening
J Dilla Jay Stay Paid
Kayo Dot Blue Lambency Downward
Killswitch Engage As Daylight Dies
Kroda Fimbulvinter
Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti
Linkin Park Live In Texas
Lostprophets Start Something
Lynyrd Skynyrd Nuthin' Fancy
Mastodon Leviathan
Mayhem De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas
Megadeth So Far, So Good... So What!
Menomena Mines
Metallica ...And Justice for All
I'm sorry, i just finished this album again...start to finish...and these tracks seem to run all together and sound so similar. They weren't given the same effort, have the same beauty, and nothing memorable when it comes to hooks. The musicianship is amazing, and Kirk's solo's have never sounded so good, but once you get past that, there is really nothing deeper to find in the record. Everything is surface based.
Excluded from these thoughts are Blackened, the title track, and One of course. One is absolutely amazing. I think any Metal fan should purchase the album just for these tracks, but be prepared to grow tired of the recycled guitar sounds and riffs throughout the whole second half of the album.
Where's my bass guitar?
MGMT Oracular Spectacular
Modest Mouse The Lonesome Crowded West
Muse Black Holes & Revelations
This album could have been great. Starlight through Map of the Problematique is absolutely killer to listen to. However my main problem with this album is firstly it alludes to the slow song overdose on Showbiz. Secondly, the political theme. There is a difference between a political song and a political album to me. A political song is one's opinion and holds the same weight as a girlfriend to that person at times, but a political album about their disproval over two guys seems really shallow. Take a Bow, Soldier's Poem, and Exo-Politics suffer because of the blatant overdose of hatred for these people rather than disagreement and their frustration with it. I don't take lightly on such shallow abuse of one's ability to communicate their ill-conceived opinions on something they really have no intelligence about. But that's just me. If you took a hacksaw to this and came out with six songs, it would be one of my favorite EP's ever, but not so much as an LP.
Muse Showbiz
A good starter album for Muse, one of my favorite bands by the way, but its problem is that its less of an album and more of a collection of songs. The flow lacks and its cohesiveness leaves a little to be wanted. Showbiz followed by Muscle Museum are the main stand out tracks, and the first nine songs stand fairly well seperately as songs, but the last three really lack. They are slow and plainly put, unentertainingmy main falldown with the album.
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds Dig, Lazarus, Dig!
Opeth Watershed
Orphaned Land Mabool (The Story of the Three Sons...)
Pharoahe Monch Desire
Pink Floyd The Wall
Poison the Well The Tropic Rot
Primordial The Gathering Wilderness
Protest the Hero Kezia
Queens of the Stone Age Queens of the Stone Age
Radiohead Amnesiac
Radiohead Pablo Honey
Rage Against The Machine Evil Empire
Red Hot Chili Peppers By the Way
This is worst and has most filler of all of the Red Hot Chili Pepper's albums with Frusciante. By the Way starts off with an absolutely stellar song, followed by another 5 great songs, and then hits a brick wall and remains average to above average at best (minus Venus Queen). By the Way also offers the most radio-friendly selection of songs (if RHCP weren't friendly enough), but this effort comes out as more of an entourage of half-baked slow songs for the RHCP. Don't get me wrong, they are good songs since Flea, Frusciante, and Chad Smith help make the Peppers possibly the most talented band of the '00's, but for the Peppers, they should also make music on par with their style and talent.
Streetlight Manifesto Somewhere in the Between
The Clash London Calling
The Clash The Clash
The Decemberists Castaways and Cutouts
The Good, The Bad & The Queen The Good, The Bad & The Queen
The Jimi Hendrix Experience Axis: Bold as Love
The Jimi Hendrix Experience Electric Ladyland
The New Pornographers Challengers
The Smashing Pumpkins Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness
The Weakerthans Reunion Tour
The White Stripes The White Stripes
The White Stripes Get Behind Me Satan
Thrice Identity Crisis
Trophy Scars Bad Luck
Ulcerate Everything Is Fire
Wardruna Runaljod - Gap Var Ginnunga
Wintersun Wintersun
Wodensthrone Curse
Wolves in the Throne Room Wolves in the Throne Room
Xerath I

1.5 very poor
'N Sync No Strings Attached
Abigail's Ghost d_letion
AC/DC Let There Be Rock
AFI Decemberunderground
All Shall Perish Hate. Malice. Revenge
Anaal Nathrakh In the Constellation of the Black Widow
Arch Enemy Rise of the Tyrant
Arsis We Are the Nightmare
As I Lay Dying The Powerless Rise
Atreyu A Death-Grip on Yesterday
Black Sabbath Vol. 4
Boston Don't Look Back
Children of Bodom Follow the Reaper
CKY Infiltrate Destroy Rebuild
David Bazan Curse Your Branches
Def Leppard Pyromania
Demon Hunter Demon Hunter
Drudkh Handful of Stars
Eagles Of Death Metal Peace Love Death Metal
Eminem Encore
Foo Fighters One by One
Foo Fighters In Your Honor
Good Charlotte The Young And The Hopeless
Guns N' Roses Use Your Illusion I
Guns N' Roses Use Your Illusion II
Impending Doom Nailed. Dead. Risen
Jay-Z The Black Album
Kansas Leftoverture
Kansas Point of Know Return
Kanye West Graduation
Kasabian Kasabian
Keane Under The Iron Sea
Killswitch Engage The End of Heartache
Killswitch Engage Killswitch Engage
Led Zeppelin In Through the Out Door
Leviathan The Tenth Sub Level of Suicide
Limp Bizkit Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water
Lostprophets Liberation Transmission
Metallica Death Magnetic
Modest Mouse We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank
Modest Mouse The Moon & Antarctica
Nirvana Incesticide
Ohana Dead Beat
Pantera Cowboys From Hell
Pantera Vulgar Display of Power
Powderfinger Golden Rule
Radiohead The King of Limbs
Scar Symmetry Holographic Universe
Sex Pistols Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols
Shadows Fall Of One Blood
Slayer World Painted Blood
So Many Dynamos The Loud Wars
The Decemberists Her Majesty the Decemberists
The Music Strength In Numbers
The White Stripes Elephant
The White Stripes De Stijl
Ulver Wars of the Roses
Unexpect Fables of the Sleepless Empire
Vektor Outer Isolation
Whitechapel This Is Exile
ZZ Top Tres Hombres

1.0 awful
AC/DC For Those About To Rock We Salute You
AC/DC Powerage
After Forever After Forever
All Shall Perish The Price of Existence
Angels and Airwaves I-Empire
Art Brut Art Brut vs. Satan
Atreyu Suicide Notes and Butterfly Kisses
Atreyu The Curse
Atreyu The Best of Atreyu
Atreyu Lead Sails Paper Anchor
Backstreet Boys Millennium
Britney Spears Blackout
CKY An Answer Can Be Found
Creed Greatest Hits
Def Leppard On Through the Night
DragonForce Valley of the Damned
Foo Fighters There Is Nothing Left to Lose
Franz Ferdinand You Could Have It So Much Better
Girl Talk Feed the Animals
Gorillaz Gorillaz
Guns N' Roses G N' R Lies
Hawthorne Heights If Only You Were Lonely
HIM Dark Light
Hollywood Undead Swan Songs
Incubus A Crow Left of the Murder...
Jay-Z and Linkin Park Collision Course
Journey Escape
Kasabian Empire
Korn See You on the Other Side
Linkin Park Reanimation
Linkin Park Minutes to Midnight
Anyone that gives this above a 2 is insane, or being forced.
I hate politically charged albums. They are so shallow and inconceivably limiting. Don't care if i agree with you, just don't sing about it.
Metallica Metallica
Metallica St. Anger
Muse The Resistance
My Chemical Romance I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love
My Chemical Romance Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys
Pearl Jam Pearl Jam
Pearl Jam Ten
Queens of the Stone Age Era Vulgaris
Ramones Ramones
Red Hot Chili Peppers Mother's Milk
"A wide array of hardcore funk metal" is the best deion i can think of. Mother's Milk is fairly refined without really being precise. Johnny Frusciante guitar doesnt wail and doesnt melt your face off like he will in the future, but the rhythm and funk levels are still pretty spot on. Chad Smith and Flea are as excellent as ever, but the really problem is Anthony Keidis. He has yet to develop a singing voice, and for those fans of the later RHCP, this is a major turnoff. An even larger hindrance to the album's success is Keidis's lyrics. It doesn?t possess anything besides surface meaning, and the hooks of the fun songs are lacking. Not to mention there is a fair share of filler that seems rushed and not taken care of. Higher Ground is the obvious track pick, but besides that, you have to dig way too hard to find some other good music for non-funk fanboys.
Simple Plan Still Not Getting Any...
Soulja Boy
System of a Down Steal This Album!
The All-American Rejects The All-American Rejects
The All-American Rejects Move Along
The Black Eyed Peas Elephunk
The White Stripes Icky Thump
Tool 10,000 Days

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