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5.0 classic
At the Drive-In Relationship of Command
Closure in Moscow Pink Lemonade
Copeland Ixora
Daughters You Won't Get What You Want
Deftones Ohms
Elvis Depressedly New Alhambra
There's no such thing as a rock and roll, bless my reptilian soul
Glassjaw Worship and Tribute
Joliette Principia
La Dispute Wildlife
Night Verses Lift Your Existence
O'Brother Garden Window
O'brother is a growing musical behemoth, and this album is a perfect example of that.
O'Brother Endless Light
Tanner's vocals have gotten a lot better and the music as powerful as its ever been. This is exceptional. I thought the singles were good but they might be the weakest songs on the album.
Parabelle A Summit Borderline/A Drop Oceanic
Excessively ambitious and lamentably produced are two ways to accurately describe Parabelle's initial double album, but the songwriting somehow shines through because of it. "Blur" deserves a separate mention for being Kevin Matisyn's outright best song.
Radiohead Kid A
Gets better with every listen. From the first 5 notes of Everything in Its Right Place to the final sweeps in Motion Picture Soundtrack, an emotional trek takes place over slowly devolving wasteland imagined through music that only Radiohead could produce.
Radiohead OK Computer
Run the Jewels RTJ4
Sufjan Stevens Carrie and Lowell Live
The Hotelier Home, Like NoPlace Is There
Took a few listens but there is a lot of emotional depth here and the music is woven together to match it perfectly
The Menzingers On the Impossible Past
Thrice The Artist in the Ambulance
I found Thrice through the title track. Impressive songwriting, impressive instrumentation, very impressive vocals and lyrics. Love the guitar tone on this album, it has a real unique flavor
Thrice Vheissu
This is Thrice's equivalent of Radiohead's Kid A.
Thrice Beggars
Thrice The Alchemy Index Vols. I & II
Thrice Live At The House Of Blues
Thursday No Devolucion
It took me a couple of listens to realize how good this album is. It's perfect for sleeping to, but not in a bad way. Every song is captivating and ends up producing a visual image in my mind that I only experience when listening to bands like Tool and Radiohead.
xSPONGEXCOREx How Tough Are Yah?

4.5 superb
Alexisonfire Alexisonfire
Alexisonfire Watch Out!
Between the Buried and Me Colors
Blue October Any Man in America
Lyrically hit and miss, musically here and there, and emotionally overwhelming
Blue October Argue With A Tree...
Brand New Deja Entendu
This is a 3.5 at best if you take the lyrics out of the equation. But the lyrics are where most of the album is at. Both youthful and deep in thought
Brand New The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me
The many moments of genius throughout don't change the fact that Not the Sun, Archers, Untitled, and Handcuffs feel extremely out of place.
Brand New Daisy
Breaking Benjamin Saturate
Carissa's Wierd Songs About Leaving
Chamillionaire Ultimate Victory
Chevelle La Gárgola
My go-to riff album from 2014 so far. I liked HOTTB but this feels like a stronger effort in every aspect
Chevelle Sci-Fi Crimes
Choking Victim No Gods, No Managers
Circa Survive The Amulet
Closure in Moscow First Temple
Cloudkicker Solitude
Clutch Earth Rocker
What's this about limits? Sorry, I don't know none.
Clutch Blast Tyrant
Copeland You Are My Sunshine
Copeland In Motion
Corelia Nostalgia
Counterparts The Current Will Carry Us
This is how you do screaming vocals. Counterparts puts their best foot forward and it's a great listen
Dangers Anger
David Bowie Blackstar
Dead Kennedys Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables
Death Grips The Money Store
Deftones Diamond Eyes
Deftones Koi No Yokan
This is the slickest Deftones album to date. Flows beautifully from start to finish
Deftones White Pony
Deftones Around the Fur
Dyne Side Immigrant
Well, this is wicked cool. The Glassjaw and Fugazi comparisons are unavoidable, but there's more going on here. The production bounces between lo-fi hardcore, standard metalcore, and newer techno sounds to provide for a lot of variety, but more memorable is the vocal performance. I'm a sucker for the passionate, barely-on-key vocals in old post-hardcore and emo. Dyne Side's Emmanuel Costa-Maya nails it.
Elliott Smith Either/Or
Elliott Smith Elliott Smith
Evans Blue The Pursuit Begins When This Portrayal of Life Ends
This isn't an exceptional album in any objective way, but I'm attached to it regardless. Kevin Matisyn's vocals rand lyrics are something special, and this album is him and Evans Blue's musicians at their best.
Evans Blue The Melody and the Energetic Nature of Volume
This was my favorite album for a good while. Why? Because it captures the emotions of falling in and out of love and moving on in such a way that you can remember that first love as if you were there. There are so many different melodies in this song, and each member shines in his own. Kevin Matisyn's unique voice is the most earnest I've ever heard in music. A Girl and a Cross, Eclipsed, and Dark that Follows are perfect.
Explosions in the Sky Those Who Tell the Truth...
Facing New York Get Hot
This is what indie music is supposed to be. What happened to these guys?
Fiona Apple Fetch The Bolt Cutters
Fleetwood Mac Rumours
Foxing Nearer My God
Frightened Rabbit The Midnight Organ Fight
Gang of Youths Go Farther in Lightness
Gatherers We Are Alive Beyond Repair
Glassjaw Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Silence
I like the first 5 tracks the best. The rest of the album is good, but them first 5 tracks are unbeatable
Glassjaw Our Color Green (The Singles)
5 amazing songs, start to finish. This is Glassjaw at their most innovative and rhythmic moments
Glassjaw Coloring Book
As a opposed to Glassjaw first two LP's, which were all about rhythm and melody and energy and such, Coloring Book is all about texture.
Glassjaw Material Control
Gospel The Moon Is a Dead World
Hurt Vol. 1
IDLES Brutalism
In The Arms of Providence Lost My Voicebox in a Seaside Town
ISIS Oceanic
This was the first post-metal album I really got into, but it made me want to get in a band and just jam to this kind of sound for hours.
Jimmy Eat World Futures
Joliette Luz Devora
Karnivool Themata
Karnivool Sound Awake
Kendrick Lamar To Pimp a Butterfly
La Dispute Somewhere at the Bottom of the River Between Vega and Altair
letlive. Fake History
letlive. The Blackest Beautiful
Weak production but still some of the best post-hardcore of the year
Lizzo Cuz I Love You
Not sure how you make an album both intensely personal and incredibly fun but this manages to pull it off and it slaps all the way through
Loathe (UK) I Let It In And It Took Everything
Look What I Did Atlas Drugged
Look What I Did Minuteman For The Moment
Manchester Orchestra I'm Like a Virgin Losing a Child
Manchester Orchestra Mean Everything to Nothing
Manchester Orchestra Simple Math
I don't think I've been enamored with Manchester Orchestra, but boy is this a solid indie rock album with memorable songs front to back.
Massive Attack Mezzanine
Matthew Good Hospital Music
Matthew Good? More like Matthew Superb! I wrote a review, check it out. Beware, puns
Matthew Good Avalanche
Matthew Good Band Beautiful Midnight
Neurosis Through Silver in Blood
Night Verses From the Gallery of Sleep
Nothing The Great Dismal
Opeth Blackwater Park
Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here
Pompeii Nothing Happens for a Reason
Porcupine Tree In Absentia
Porcupine Tree Deadwing
Pretty Girls Make Graves Good Health
Protest the Hero Kezia
Protomartyr Relatives in Descent
Radiohead In Rainbows
Radiohead A Moon Shaped Pool
Rage Against the Machine Rage Against the Machine
Rage Against the Machine The Battle of Los Angeles
Regina Spektor Live in London
Regina Spektor is both quirky and original, two traits most songwriters don't have. She's also a phenomenal singer. Her live show is not to be missed.
Run the Jewels Run the Jewels
Senses Fail Let It Enfold You
Slipknot 9.0: Live
This album helped me get through my senior essay in high school. The album is mostly texture over anything musical, but it definitely succeeds in that aspect.
Spanish Love Songs Schmaltz
Spanish Love Songs Brave Faces Everyone
I really liked Schmaltz and this just blows it out of the water. The writing, the hooks, the vocals, the production... everything is so much tighter and powerful. Yes, the lyrics are all thematically similar, and yes, the vocals do walk the line between shouting and lamenting. That's the point. For me, those have always been the band's strengths. With Brave Faces Everyone, they have added that compelling musical element that was lacking at times in Schmaltz. This thing is straight fire front to back.
State Faults Clairvoyant
Streetlight Manifesto Everything Goes Numb
Streetlight Manifesto Somewhere in the Between
Stuck Out Here Until We're Each Someone Else
Taking Back Sunday Tell All Your Friends
Tenemos Explosivos La Virgen de los Mataderos
The Beatles Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
The Beatles Abbey Road
The Cambiata Into the Night
Shards of Pornography so damn good. Chris Moulton has the best vocals and it's a shame the band never got big like Glassjaw or Letlive
The Hirsch Effekt Holon: Anamnesis
The Hirsch Effekt Eskapist
The Menzingers After the Party
The Menzingers Chamberlain Waits
The National Boxer
The National Trouble Will Find Me
The Paper Chase Someday This Could All Be Yours Vol.1
The Smiths The Queen Is Dead
Took me a while to get into this, but it deserves the 5
The Story So Far What You Don't See
The Story So Far Under Soil and Dirt
The Velvet Underground Loaded
The Xcerts There Is Only You
Thrice The Illusion of Safety
Thrice Major/Minor
Probably the best example I've ever seen of straight up brilliant songwriting. No two verses sound alike, and Dustin's voice and lyrics have only gotten better. Seeing these songs live made me realize just how good this album is. Thrice is just one of those bands that can work their instruments to create a unique and magical sound that only a select few bands are capable of.
Thursday War All the Time
Thursday Full Collapse
Thursday Common Existence
Titus Andronicus The Monitor
Tom Waits Small Change
Tori Amos Little Earthquakes
I like this album, but there's something more than that to it. It's infectious, it's emotional, and it's so well-done that I have to question why this album doesn't get more attention. So many powerful lyrics throughout the album, matched by Tori Amos' incredible voice and a decent band behind her, make this quite the album.
Tropical Fuck Storm A Laughing Death in Meatspace
While She Sleeps Brainwashed
I put this album to the side for a while but when I finally listened to it... wow. It's well-crafted and gets heavy and quiet in all the right places.

4.0 excellent
10 Years Feeding the Wolves
A bit more radio friendly than usual from 10 Years, but that's not necessarily bad. After another listen or two, Feeding the Wolves really grew on me.
10 Years Division
A Perfect Circle Thirteenth Step
A Silent Film Sand & Snow
A Thorn For Every Heart Things Aren't So Beautiful Now
A Tribe Called Quest We got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your service
AFI All Hallow's E.P.
Against Me! Transgender Dysphoria Blues
Alexisonfire Crisis
All Get Out No Bouquet
All That Remains The Fall of Ideals
All Them Witches Nothing as the Ideal
American Football American Football
American Football American Football (LP3)
Anathema Judgement
Animals As Leaders The Joy of Motion
Arcane Roots Heaven and Earth
Arcane Roots Melancholia Hymns
Ariana Grande Dangerous Woman
Ariana Grande positions
This feels like a return to the gorgeous polished production of Dangerous Woman, and I really think it suits Ariana best. Any of the folks who loved the experimentation in Sweetener and in parts of Thank U, Next will probably feel let down, but I'm in the opposite camp where those albums didn't stick with me quite as well.
Armor For Sleep What To Do When You Are Dead
Atomship The Crash of `47
Balance and Composure The Things We Think We're Missing
Banks The Altar
Baroness Purple
Baths Obsidian
BATS Red In Tooth and Claw
Bay Faction Bay Faction
I think this is the first emo album in a while to actually have an emotional impact on me. Well done
Be Well The Weight And The Cost
Big Wreck Ghosts
Everything about this album at first glance bores me. It doesn't have an exciting sound. There's no angst or edge. It's not confessional or deeply personal. And in spite of all of that, it's incredibly well crafted and a very pleasurable listen.
Birds in Row We Already Lost The World
Blink-182 blink-182
Blue October Foiled
Beautiful album, though maybe a little self-indulgent. Justin's vocals are phenomenal
Blue October Consent to Treatment
Blue October History for Sale
Bon Iver For Emma, Forever Ago
A very passionate album, which is odd given how mellow all of the music is. I haven't bothered to pay much attention to the lyrics, but the music definitely a pleasure to listen to
Brand New Your Favorite Weapon
What can I say? This is one the most fun albums ever. "Is that what you call getaway? Tell me what you got away with / cause I've seen more spine in jellyfish / I've seen more guts in eleven year old kids"
Brand New Science Fiction
So it's a good album but Jesse Lacey is also a creepy guy so...
Breaking Benjamin We Are Not Alone
Brontide Artery
Cage Grind Noir Pilots
I don't normally enjoying grindcore, but this is very well done. I expected it to be a joke about the glorious Nic Cage, but the music is surprisingly great
Caligula's Horse Bloom
Caligula's Horse In Contact
Cave In Jupiter
Chelsea Wolfe Abyss
Chelsea Wolfe Hiss Spun
Chevelle Hats Off To The Bull
Chevelle Wonder What's Next
Chevelle The North Corridor
Cigarettes After Sex Cigarettes After Sex
Circa Survive On Letting Go
CityCop Seasons
CityCop Loner
"Are we so spoiled as human beings that we can actually be 'bored' with something as beautiful and
extraordinary as life? Maybe we aren't pushing ourselves hard enough to change this fact. Because, I'm not
bored, I'm busy. Oh what i would give to be 'bored'"
CityCop Nesh
Claw The Thin Ice Colour Phase
Cloud Nothings Attack on Memory
Clutch Psychic Warfare
Clutch Robot Hive/Exodus
Cold Moon (USA-CA) Rising
Coma Cinema Posthumous Release
Converge Jane Doe
Converge You Fail Me
Counterparts The Difference Between Hell and Home
Counterparts Tragedy Will Find Us
Counterparts You're Not You Anymore
Counterparts Nothing Left to Love
Crash of Rhinos Distal
Crossfade We All Bleed
Very dark and emotional (with the exception of a song or two). The instrumentation is great (especially the drumming on Lay Me Down). Personally, I just love the sound of the album. It's so dark and different from every other rock band. There are couple radio-friendly songs, but the chord progressions and lyrics touch a darker place that most bands can't reach.rThe range of the album is also great. There's some heavy metallic songs as well as some slower acoustic songs. I wish they could've used fewer electronic elements and brought in some screaming vocals, but for a band that was off for half a decade, it's definitely more than I ever expected.
Cult Leader Lightless Walk
Cult of Luna Vertikal II
Curtis Mayfield Superfly
Danny Brown Old
Danny Brown Atrocity Exhibition
Daytrader Twelve Years
Deaf Havana Old Souls
Deafheaven Sunbather
Deafheaven New Bermuda
Death Cab for Cutie Transatlanticism
Death From Above The Physical World
Death From Above Outrage! Is Now
Death Grips Exmilitary
YUH............ IT GOES IT GOES IT GOES IT GOES GUILLOTIIIIIIINE
Death Grips The Powers That B - Part II: Jenny Death
Death Grips Bottomless Pit
Defeater Empty Days and Sleepless Nights
Deniro Farrar Rebirth
Denzel Curry Imperial
Denzel Curry TA13OO
Denzel Curry Zuu
Denzel Curry and Kenny Beats Unlocked
Diabolic The Disconnect
dredg El Cielo
Eisley I'm Only Dreaming
Elder (USA-MA) Reflections of a Floating World
Elvis Costello This Year's Model
Elvis Depressedly Depressedelica
Elvis Depressedly Hotter Sadness
Emarosa 131
END (NJ) Splinters From An Ever-Changing Face
Endless Heights Vicious Pleasure
Exhorder Mourn the Southern Skies
Explosions in the Sky How Strange, Innocence
Fall Out Boy From Under the Cork Tree
Father John Misty I Love You, Honeybear
Finch What It Is to Burn
Pop punk and post-hardcore working together. Nothing here is really new, but it's just such a fun and upbeat album to listen to, with surprising depth in a couple of the songs (Project Mayhem for instance).
Finch What It Is to Burn X
Finch Say Hello to Sunshine
Fitz and the Tantrums Pickin' Up the Pieces
FJORT Couleur
Flaw Through the Eyes
This is the best nu metal that I've ever heard, and although that isn't saying much, it really is good.
Forever Came Calling Contender
Foxing The Albatross
Frail Body A Brief Memoriam
Frank Ocean channel ORANGE
Frau Potz lehnt dankend ab
From First to Last Dear Diary, My Teen Angst Has a Body Count
Funeral for a Friend Casually Dressed & Deep in Conversation
Gates Bloom and Breathe
Get Dead Dancing with the Curse
WE DON'T GOT NO GOD DAMN BAND. WE DON'T NEED NO FUCKIN' PRACTICE, RANDY. WE DON'T NEED A SHITTY ASS MANAGER NEITHER.
Ghost Bath Moonlover
"AARRRRGGH URRRRGGGH" this is one hell of a quotable album
Ghostface Killah Twelve Reasons to Die
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Slow Riot For New Zero Kanada
Godspeed You! Black Emperor F♯ A♯ ∞
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Yanqui U.X.O.
Greet Death New Hell
Cigarettes After Sex just got stoner rock pedalboards. Greet Death sound so massive when they want to be, but a lot of the album time is spent meandering through slower, quieter passages. This would be an easy 5 if they leaned into the heavier side like on Do You Feel Nothing.
Hail the Sun Elephantitis
Hands Like Houses Dissonants
Hans Zimmer Rush
Have Mercy The Earth Pushed Back
Helms Alee Noctiluca
Heroes del Silencio Senderos de Traicion
High on Fire Luminiferous
Hopesfall A Types
Everything I've ever wanted in an alternative rock album.
Hopesfall The Satellite Years
Hot Mulligan Pilot
Cute Without the E by Michelle Branch! No actually I kinda dig this. It's solid pop punk/emo but rthey wear their influences so hard that it's difficult to tell if the band even has the potential rto come into their own. Otherwise they're just feeding off my nostalgia.
Hot Mulligan You'll Be Fine
Hot Water Music Caution
HRVRD From the Bird's Cage
Hum You'd Prefer an Astronaut
Hum Inlet
Hurt Vol. II
IDLES Joy as an Act of Resistance
IDLES A Beautiful Thing: Idles Live At Le Bataclan
IDLES Ultra Mono
In This Moment Black Widow
In This Moment finally gets the "pop metal" formula right. It's sure to offend a lot purists, but I see that as a
strength, not a weakness.
Intronaut The Direction of Last Things
Iron Chic Not Like This
ISIS Panopticon
Islander Violence and Destruction
This clicked from the first time I heard it. Writing is top notch and the little nod to Thrice in "Kingdom" is the kind appeal I can't resist. This sort of post-hardcore seems to have largely gone out of style, and it's nice to find a band still continuing it
Ithaca The Language of Injury
Jack White Blunderbuss
Jack White being Jack White with a little more piano than expected. The guitar work and songwriting, as always, shines like a candle in a blackout (not sure if that really means anything).
Janus Nox Aeris
Jeff Buckley Grace
Jimmy Eat World Bleed American
Jimmy Eat World Integrity Blues
Jimmy Eat World Surviving
Joan Red Side Effects Of You
RIP Anthony Basurto, and thank you for this great album
Joliette Convertirse En Agua
Who would have expected one of the best hardcore acts in recent years to be a Spanish-singing band from Mexico?
Joliette Voltean​/​Están Felices
July Talk July Talk
Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
Katatonia The Great Cold Distance
Kendrick Lamar good kid, m.A.A.d city
Knuckle Puck Copacetic
Kvelertak Meir
Laura Stevenson The Big Freeze
Left Behind No One Goes To Heaven
Less Art Strangled Light
Linkin Park A Thousand Suns
Linkin Park Road to Revolution
Linkin Park Hybrid Theory
Linkin Park Meteora
Lionize Jetpack Soundtrack
Little Feat Waiting For Columbus
Local Natives Violet Street
Lord Mantis Death Mask
Lorde Pure Heroine
Lorde Melodrama
Apt title but a great album. It's much more ambitious and personal than Pure Heroine, and while it doesn't always work, it's impressive when it does.
Mammal Hands Captured Spirits
Manchester Orchestra A Black Mile to the Surface
Marilyn Manson Mechanical Animals
Marissa Nadler The Sister
Marissa Nadler July
Mass of the Fermenting Dregs MASS OF THE FERMENTING DREGS
Matthew Good Vancouver
Mayday Parade A Lesson In Romantics
mclusky McLusky Do Dallas
mewithoutYou Ten Stories
mewithoutYou Pale Horses
mewithoutYou [Untitled]
Microwave Death is a Warm Blanket
Misery Signals Controller
Misery Signals Absent Light
This is how you do heavy vocals. This is how you metal
Modern Life Is War Witness
Mongol Horde Mongol Horde
Mortality Rate You Were the Gasoline
This is the best 10 minute stretch of metalcore I've heard in a long time. Gimme more
Movements No Good Left To Give
Mrs. Piss Self-Surgery
Muse The 2nd Law
Bash this all you want, this is a fun album. It's not stellar musically or lyrically, but it's crazy and a mess and just a hint of m-m-m-m-ma-mad-ness.
Muse Showbiz
My Bloody Valentine Loveless
My Chemical Romance Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge
My Ticket Home Strangers Only
Native Tongue Driftwood Head
I don't care for comparing anything to Brand New. It's cliche. This is actually really gone its own and deserves attention for that.
Neutral Milk Hotel In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
Nickelback The State
Sad what happened to the band after Silver Side Up, but I love this album. Unlike every Nickelback album that followed, this does get better the more you listen to it.
Nickelback Silver Side Up
I'm convinced the back half of this album is the best thing in Nickelback's discography. Sure beats a lot of the music that it inspired
Night Verses Into the Vanishing Light
Night Verses Copper Wasp
Nirvana MTV Unplugged in New York
Norma Jean Polar Similar
Norma Jean All Hail
Numenorean Adore
O'Brother The Death of Day
O'Brother Disillusion
Oedipus Vicious Little Smile
Off With Their Heads Home
Origami Angel Somewhere City
Parabelle Reassembling the Icons
Parabelle Your Starry Eyes Will Never Make Us Even
Pentimento Pentimento
Periphery Periphery IV: Hail Stan
Pianos Become the Teeth Keep You
Pierce the Veil Collide with the Sky
Planet Of Zeus Vigilante
Policewomanwithfangs. policewomanwithfangs.
A lot calmer than In the Arms of Providence or The Cambiata, but it really feels right.
Pomegranate Tiger Entities
Porcupine Tree Fear of a Blank Planet
Porcupine Tree Lightbulb Sun
Prince and Beggar Surfacing at Zero
Propagandhi Victory Lap
Ramones Ramones
Red (USA) Of Beauty and Rage
Red Animal War Black Phantom Crusades
Rivers of Nihil Where Owls Know My Name
Roanoke Beautiful People
Rolo Tomassi Time Will Die And Love Will Bury It
Royal Blood Out of the Black
This one EP is better than anything The Black Keys have done in years
Run the Jewels Run the Jewels 2
Russian Circles Memorial
Russian Circles Geneva
Russian Circles Empros
Russian Circles Enter
Russian Circles Guidance
Russian Girlfriends In The Parlance of Our Times
Saosin Saosin
Sasquatch Maneuvers
Senses Fail The Fire
Shai Hulud Reach Beyond the Sun
Silent Planet When the End Began
Silversun Pickups Swoon
Sixx:A.M. Heroin Diaries Soundtrack
Very memorable and emotional album. It has a little of everything: acoustic ballads, intense rock songs, some radio hits, and commentary throughout. The lyrics fit extremely well and blow most contemporary rock bands out of the water in that category. Van Nuys never gets old.
Slipknot Slipknot
Slipknot We Are Not Your Kind
Slugdge Esoteric Malacology
Snarls Burst
Snowing Fuck Your Emotional Bullshit
Soundtrack (Disney) Mulan
Stella Donnelly Beware of the Dogs
Stone Sour Stone Sour
Stone Sour House of Gold and Bones - Part 1
Streetlight Manifesto The Hands That Thieve
Sufjan Stevens Carrie and Lowell
SUMAC What One Becomes
Sunny Day Real Estate Diary
SZA Ctrl
Telepathy Burn Embrace
I think I like this more than the last Russian Circles album
Tenemos Explosivos Derrumbe y Celebracion
Thank You Scientist Maps of Non-Existent Places
That Handsome Devil The Heart Goes to Heaven, The Head Goes to Hell
The Antlers Hospice
The Apex Theory Topsy-Turvy
The Beatles 1
The Beatles Revolver
The Beatles Rubber Soul
The Black Heart Procession 1
The Black Heart Rebellion Har Nevo
The Black Queen Fever Daydream
The Chariot One Wing
The Cure Disintegration
The Dead Weather Horehound
Jack White's playing drums and singing here and there. By default, you're gonna have a good time listening.
The Dear Hunter Green
The Dear Hunter Indigo
The Dear Hunter Act IV: Rebirth in Reprise
The Drones Feelin Kinda Free
The Gaslight Anthem Handwritten
The Harmaleighs She Won't Make Sense
The Jesus Lizard Goat
The Lulls in Traffic Rabbit in the Snare
The Menzingers Rented World
Like I expected, this album grew on me a lot. Short but sweet running time. A well-rounded album in general.
The Menzingers A Lesson in the Abuse of Information Technology
The National Alligator
The National Sleep Well Beast
Can't help but feel like this is a slight misstep. The National needed to play around with their sound, but Sleep Well Beast feels like a transition rather than a completion. The songs with more electronic elements don't grab me at all, but there's still a few classic tracks on here that make it worthwhile listen regardless.
The National High Violet
The Ongoing Concept Handmade
The Republic of Wolves His Old Branches
The Sidekicks Runners in the Nerved World
The Tallest Man on Earth The Wild Hunt
The Tubes The Tubes
The Used The Canyon
The Velvet Underground The Velvet Underground & Nico
The Weeknd After Hours
The Western Den A Light Left On
This is the chillest thing I've heard since Carrie & Lowell. The Western Den mixes carefully crafted instrumental passages and haunting melodies in their debut LP. Not sure if comparing this to Sufjan Stevens is accurate in anyway but it's having a similar impact on me. As someone who isn't drawn to slower acoustic jams, this is surprisingly captivating.
The Wonder Years The Greatest Generation
The World Is a Beautiful Place... Whenever, If Ever
The Zeta Magia Infinita
There Will Be Fireworks The Dark, Dark Bright
Thrice Anthology
Pretty much all you can hope for in a live album. The performance feels distant at times, especially with the early songs. Under a Killing Moon and Of Dust and Nations are highlights
Thrice Red Sky
Thrice To Be Everywhere Is to Be Nowhere
I think some of Dustin's lyrics here might lag behind the band's music, but the music is sublime. Thrice have done something really special here by coming back from a hiatus to deliver possibly their best musical album to date. They kept talking about their equipment and search for a great guitar tone in interviews, and it's easy to see what they're talking about. They absolutely nail it there.
Tiny Moving Parts This Couch Is Long & Full of Friendship
Tom Waits Nighthawks At The Diner
Too Close to Touch Nerve Endings
Too Close to Touch Haven't Been Myself
Tool 10,000 Days
Tool Ænima
Tool Undertow
Touche Amore Is Survived By
Touche Amore Lament
Trophy Scars Alphabet Alphabets
Troubled Coast Awake and Empty
Feels a bit monotonous at a couple points, but a couple dynamic points show Troubled Coast's great potential here. "Missoula/Big Sur" is the stand out track for me
Twenty One Pilots Blurryface
I wasn't expecting this to be so good. It has all the energy that an alternative pop album should have.
U.S. Girls In A Poem Unlimited
Ulver The Assassination of Julius Caesar
United Nations The Next Four Years
Unwound Repetition
Unwound Challenge For a Civilized Society
Varials In Darkness
This as good as you all seem to think Knocked Loose is
Vientre Las Huellas Que Dejamos
Violent Soho Hungry Ghost
We Never Learned To Live The Sleepwalk Transmissions
While She Sleeps This Is the Six
Yellowcard Southern Air
If you're going to listen to pop punk, Yellowcard is essential
Yellowcard Ocean Avenue

3.5 great
10 Years Minus the Machine
10 Years The Autumn Effect
10 Years (How to Live) As Ghosts
36 Crazyfists A Snow Capped Romance
A Lot Like Birds Conversation Piece
A Perfect Circle Mer de Noms
ABBA ABBA Gold
Abel (NY) Make It Right
Adebisi Shank This is the Album
Adele 21
After the Burial Evergreen
AJJ People Who Can Eat People are the Luckiest People
Alabama Shakes Sound & Color
Alice in Chains Live
Alice in Chains The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here
Considering how repetitive and generic the grunge genre gets, Alice in Chains reaches as far as they can into the murky abyss and pulls out an album that combines the dirtiest of guitar tones with the most polished production available. Not groundbreaking, but quite enjoyable.
All Get Out The Season
'Me and My Lovers' stands out as great track. Everyone who says this sounds like Manchester Orchestra is right. Looking forward to seeing what they do in the future
Alter Bridge Fortress
Anarbor The Words You Don't Swallow
Anberlin Cities
Antarctigo Vespucci Love in the Time of E​-​Mail
Aranda Aranda
Arc & Stones Arc & Stones
Arch/Matheos Winter Ethereal
Architects All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us
Arctic Monkeys Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not
Ariana Grande My Everything
Ariana Grande Thank U, Next
Astronoid Astronoid
Atreyu Long Live
Avenged Sevenfold The Stage
Bane Don't Wait Up
Basement Promise Everything
What year is this? I don't care I like this. Pretty standard emo grunge rock but that's okay
BATS Alter Nature
Bayside Interrobang
Beach Bunny Honeymoon
Beach House 7
Beach Slang The Things We Do to Find People Who Feel
Even if there's nothing new and I feel like I've heard it all before, this is still a fun listen
Beach Slang Who Would Ever Want Anything So Broken?
Beach Slang Cheap Thrills On A Dead End Street
Better Off Reap What You Sow
Birds Of Tokyo BRACE
Black Mirrors Look Into The Black Mirror
blis. No One Loves You
Blue October The Answers
Bob Dylan The Bootleg Series Vol.13: Trouble No More
Born Ruffians SQUEEZE
Boysetsfire Tomorrow Come Today
Boysetsfire After The Eulogy
Breaking Benjamin Phobia
Bright Eyes I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning
Bring Me the Horizon Sempiternal
Bruno Mars 24K Magic
24K Magic is a fun and superficial experience with great funky music and some fairly cringeworthy lyrics. "You need to activate your sexy," and, "Fellas grab your ladies if your lady fine," probably aren't the greatest lines ever written
Brutus (BE) Nest
Bush Sixteen Stone
Caligula's Horse Rise Radiant
Can't Swim This Too Won't Pass
Carly Rae Jepsen Emotion
Carly Rae Jepsen Dedicated
Casper Hinterland
Caspian Dust and Disquiet
Caspian On Circles
Catfish and the Bottlemen The Balcony
Cave In Perfect Pitch Black
Cave In Final Transmission
Ceres We Are A Team
Charli XCX Charli
Childish Gambino Because the Internet
Childish Gambino "Awaken, My Love!"
CHON CHON
CHVRCHES Every Open Eye
Cigarettes After Sex Cry
I get that they've done basically the same song for two entire records now, but they do it so well that I don't really mind. The compositions are decent, the production is terrific, I personally love the vocals. I'd like to see a bit more experimentation, but I can't say I'm disappointed with this one overall.
Circa Survive Juturna
Circa Survive Descensus
Circle Takes the Square Decompositions: Volume Number One
City Lights In It To Win It
cleopatrick the boys
Cloakroom Further Out
Coheed and Cambria The Second Stage Turbine Blade
Copeland Blushing
Strange vocal effects, awkward transitions, always-stumbling drum beats, and a distracting hodgepodge of different instruments keep Blushing from ever feeling comfortable. It's powerful, memorable, but it's not exactly beautiful the way Copeland's other work is.
Covet technicolor
Crossfade Crossfade
Cult of Luna A Dawn to Fear
Cursive Vitriola
Dance Gavin Dance Downtown Battle Mountain
Dance Gavin Dance Afterburner
Danko Jones Below The Belt
Daughters Hell Songs
Dear Seattle Don't Let Go
Death Cab for Cutie Plans
Death Grips Government Plates
Deftones Adrenaline
Deniro Farrar Red Book, Vol. 1
Dogleg Melee
Doves (UK) The Universal Want
Elder (USA-MA) Omens
Ellie Goulding Halcyon
Emarosa Versus
Emarosa Peach Club
Emery ...In Shallow Seas We Sail
Equipment Madrigal
Every Time I Die From Parts Unknown
Every Time I Die Low Teens
exhalants Atonement
Facing New York Dogtown
Fightstar Behind the Devil's Back
Filter The Sun Comes Out Tonight
Filter Crazy Eyes
Fitz and the Tantrums More Than Just A Dream
This deserves a higher average. Fitz and the Tantrums is one of the best indie pop bands out there right now. While this is a step down from their debut album, it's still loaded with hits.
Fleet Foxes Crack-Up
Floral Tattoo You Can Never Have a Long Enough Head Start
Foo Fighters Wasting Light
Foo Fighters Concrete and Gold
Framing Hanley The Moment
Frightened Rabbit Painting of a Panic Attack
Frog Whatever We Probably Already Had It
Frog Count Bateman
Fugazi Red Medicine
Funeral for a Friend Hours
Gnarls Barkley St. Elsewhere
Godspeed You! Black Emperor 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
Great Grandpa Four of Arrows
Greywind Afterthoughts
Haken Vector
Halestorm The Strange Case Of...
Halestorm Live in Philly 2010
Their live show is great. Arejay is one of the flashiest drummers I've seen, so fun to watch
Hammock Silencia
Heads. PUSH
Heavy Hearts Bliss
Straightforward but consistently good radio rock. The final track, Rust, is absolutely worth checking out
Highly Suspect Mister Asylum
Highs HIGHS EP
Hinds The Prettiest Curse
Holy Fawn Death Spells
Hopesfall Arbiter
Hot Water Music A Flight and a Crash
Hugh Laurie Let Them Talk
Hurt Goodbye To The Machine
Hurt The Re-Consumation
i hate sex Circle Thinking
Icarus the Owl Icarus the Owl
If These Trees Could Talk If These Trees Could Talk
In Her Own Words Steady Glow
In:Aviate 1985
Iron Chic You Can't Stay Here
ISIS Live 3
Jack White Lazaretto
Jack White Boarding House Reach
Japandroids Celebration Rock
Here's a band that deserves the hype and recognition that The Black Keys get
Jeff Rosenstock Worry.
Jessie Ware What's Your Pleasure?
Jimmy Eat World Chase This Light
Jimmy Eat World Clarity
Jimmy Eat World Damage
Joey Badass ALL-AMERIKKKAN BADA$$
Joliette Atáxico
Jon Lajoie I Kill People
Jon Lajoie You Want Some Of This?
Justin Timberlake The 20/20 Experience
Kacey Musgraves Golden Hour
Kali Uchis Isolation
Kasabian Velociraptor!
Kayak Jones You Swear It's Getting Better Every Day
Kelly Clarkson Breakaway
KEN mode Loved
Kvelertak Splid
La Dispute Rooms of the House
They kept the powerful storytelling of Wildlife but lost the edgy sound. Oh well. It's still pretty good
Lagwagon Railer
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV
Some great songs and some songs that are boring and fall flat. But it's legendary
Leprous Malina
Lisa Miskovsky Umea
Loma Don't Shy Away
Makari Elegies
Marika Hackman Any Human Friend
Marilyn Manson The Pale Emperor
Marilyn Manson Antichrist Superstar
Marilyn Manson We Are Chaos
Maroon 5 Songs About Jane
Mastodon Emperor of Sand
Matthew Good White Light Rock & Roll Review
Matthew Good Chaotic Neutral
It's all great but nothing particularly stands out to me, sadly. It could be the production. This
is one of those albums that feels just a bit overproduced. I think Matthew Good is at his best
when imperfections, especially in his voice, are noticeable. I personally love that and it seems
to be lacking on Chaotic Neutral.
Maya Hawke Blush
Mayday Parade Black Lines
mclusky The Difference Between Me and You...
Meg Myers Sorry
Melissa Etheridge Greatest Hits: The Road Less Traveled
Melissa Etheridge Fearless Love
Melissa Etheridge The Awakening
Metallica Hardwired... to Self-Destruct
Minority Of One GLORY DAYS
Modern Life Is War Fever Hunting
Mogwai Every Country's Sun
Moon Tooth Crux
Mothership High Strangeness
Mumford and Sons Sigh No More
I imagine listening to this album on a sunny winter day with a light breeze would be very nice.
Muse HAARP
Nas Illmatic
Necrot Mortal
Neurosis Fires Within Fires
Nick Murphy (fka Chet Faker) Built on Glass
Nickelback Curb
Nickelback Feed the Machine
Half of the tracks are well within Nickelback's normal mediocrity, but the other half are frankly solid rock songs that warrant a bit of praise. This is definitely the best album they've put out in a decade.
No Knife Fire In The City Of Automatons
No Knife Riot For Romance!
Nonpoint Nonpoint
Nonpoint The Return
Nonpoint doing basically what they've always done - and that's great
Norma Jean Wrongdoers
Nothing More Nothing More
Even though they're relatively young in the alt rock scene, they WILL be one of the biggest bands
in five years' time
O'Brother You and I
Of Monsters and Men Fever Dream
One Less Reason Everydaylife
Opeth Still Life
orchards Lovecore
Overgrow The Name We Share
Palm Reader Braille
Panic! at the Disco A Fever You Can't Sweat Out
Papa Roach Infest
Papa Roach lovehatetragedy
Parabelle Air
Good stuff, though some of the songs don't translate as well on acoustic as others.
Parabelle The Kill Plan
This is Parabelle's most predictable album to date. They do what they do rather well, and it's fairly catchy. I wish it were a bit more innovative and varied from song to song but the release of the rerecorded A Summit Borderline & A Drop in the Ocean songs make up for it.
Parabelle The Rose Avail
On first listen this seems like improvement over The Kill Plan, but there's a few too many dull songs on this for me to get really excited.
Paramore After Laughter
Parquet Courts Wide Awake
Pelican Nighttime Stories
Pentimento I, No Longer
Periphery Juggernaut: Alpha
Periphery Juggernaut: Omega
Pet Symmetry Two Songs About Cars. Two Songs With Long Titles.
Pig Destroyer The Octagonal Stairway
Planes Mistaken for Stars Prey
Polaris (AUS) The Death of Me
Protest the Hero Volition
Protomartyr Consolation
Protomartyr Ultimate Success Today
Puig Destroyer Puig Destroyer EP
Baseball, in my humble opinion, is one of the most boring sports. I don't understand the attraction. The (ex?)-drummer from my favorite band, Riley Breckenridge, seems to enjoy it though. He manages to make baseball interesting on this EP.rProtip: don't bunt
PUP Morbid Stuff
Puppy The Goat
Pusha T King Push – Darkest Before Dawn: The Prelude
PVRIS White Noise
Queen Of Jeans If you’re not afraid, I’m not afraid
Quicksand Interiors
Ra From One
Rains Stories
Red (USA) Declaration
Refused The Shape of Punk to Come
Regina Spektor What We Saw from the Cheap Seats
Regina Spektor Remember Us To Life
Rise Against Appeal to Reason
Rise Against The Sufferer and the Witness
Rise Against Siren Song of the Counter Culture
Roly Porter Kistvaen
Royal Blood Royal Blood
Rush Clockwork Angels
Russian Circles Blood Year
Sadistik Flowers For My Father
Saosin Along the Shadow
Say Lou Lou Lucid Dreaming
Senses Fail Life Is Not a Waiting Room
Senses Fail Renacer
Seratones POWER
Seth Glier Things I Should Let You Know
Sevdaliza Shabrang
Sevendust Home
Sharon Van Etten Remind Me Tomorrow
Short Fictions Fates Worse Than Death
Silverstein This Is How the Wind Shifts
Silverstein I Am Alive In Everything I Touch
Silverstein Discovering the Waterfront
Silversun Pickups Widow's Weeds
Silversun Pickups Neck of the Woods
Silversun Pickups Carnavas
Single Mothers Single Mothers
Single Mothers Through A Wall
Slipknot Iowa
Slipknot Vol. 3: The Subliminal Verses
Slow Crush Aurora
Smoulder Times of Obscene Evil and Wild Daring
Soilwork The Ride Majestic
Soilwork The Living Infinite
Sorry 925
Sparrows Let the Silence Stay Where It Was
St. Vincent MASSEDUCTION
Staind Staind
Staind Break The Cycle
Starset Transmissions
Steven Wilson Hand. Cannot. Erase.
Stone Sour Come What(ever) May
Stone Temple Pilots Core
Storm{O} Finis Terrae
Strata Strata
Stray From The Path Subliminal Criminals
Stray From The Path Internal Atomics
Strung Out Transmission.Alpha.Delta
SUMAC Love In Shadow
Sunny Day Real Estate How It Feels To Be Something On
Supertramp Breakfast in America
Svalbard When I Die, Will I Get Better?
Swans The Seer
Taylor Swift 1989
1989 reminds me of the most painful fact that Taylor Swift is 5 years older than me. If only this were named 1994
Tears for Fears Songs from the Big Chair
Teenage Wrist Chrome Neon Jesus
Tenemos Explosivos Victoria
The Afghan Whigs In Spades
The Blood Brothers This Adultery Is Ripe
The Blood Brothers Crimes
The Clash London Calling
The Comet Is Coming Trust in the Lifeforce of Deep Mystery
Tried playing this for my girlfriend in the car, halfway for the first track she turns to me and
asks "is this whole album just going to be one self-important horn?"

Oh well. She likes Kanye and as far as self-important horns go...
The Dear Hunter Migrant
The Dear Hunter Red
The Dear Hunter Orange
The Dillinger Escape Plan One of Us Is the Killer
The Drones I See Seaweed
The Gaslight Anthem The '59 Sound
The Gaslight Anthem has a big rock sound that is so familiar to everyone, yet makes it contemporary. Well done
The Gracious Few The Gracious Few
The Hotelier Goodness
The Jezabels Synthia
The Juliana Theory Emotion is Dead
The Killers Hot Fuss
The Menzingers No Penance/ Cemetery's Garden
The Menzingers Hello Exile
The Receiving End of Sirens Between the Heart and the Synapse
The Republic of Wolves Shrine
The Smith Street Band Don't Waste Your Anger
The Story So Far The Story So Far
Overall a more mature outing for The Story So Far. The production lets the album down quite a bit though. The instruments feel muddier than ever, whereas the production on What You Don't See really made it stand out. "Heavy Gloom" is going to stay a jam though
The Strokes Is This It
The Weeknd Beauty Behind the Madness
The White Stripes Icky Thump
The Wonder Years No Closer to Heaven
The Zeta L'Antiteoria del Todo
Thirty Seconds to Mars A Beautiful Lie
thoughtcrimes Tap Night
Three Days Grace Three Days Grace
Thrice Identity Crisis
Thrice's first full album is a fun listen even if it doesn't get remotely close to the greatness of the rest of their career. Phoenix Ignition and T&C will always be jams
Thrice The Alchemy Index Vols. III & IV
Thrice If We Could Only See Us Now
Thursday A City By the Light Divided
Tiny Moving Parts Pleasant Living
Tiny Moving Parts Swell
Tiny Moving Parts Breathe
Title Fight Floral Green
Todd Terje It's Album Time
Together to the Stars An Oblivion Above
Tom Waits Rain Dogs
Tove Lo Sunshine Kitty
Track Fighter Band Aids for Bullet Wounds
Tremonti All I Was
All I was expecting was a fun hard rock album with some excellent guitar work, and I was
very satisfied. Great drums too. Wait did I just make an unintentional pun? Fuuuuu...
Tremonti Cauterize
Trivium What The Dead Men Say
Trust Company The Lonely Position of Neutral
Trust Company Dreaming In Black and White
Turnover Peripheral Vision
Two People First Body
Tycho Past is Prologue
Tyler, the Creator IGOR
Underoath Lost in the Sound of Separation
United Nations Never Mind the Bombings, Here's Your Six Figures
Vein Errorzone
VIS No Waves
There's lots of potential shown in this debut EP. Songwriting is great, but the overall sound is just a little too generic in my opinion. "Static in the Air" is cool
We Lost the Sea Departure Songs
Weyes Blood Titanic Rising
While She Sleeps You Are We
It's catchy and fun but doesn't stand out quite like it should. Certain parts can get a bit annoying like the
"hooOoOo" in the chorus of Silence Speaks, an otherwise great song.

I preferred the darker tone of Brainwashed. You Are We gets there a couple times, but not nearly as often or as
powerfully.
While She Sleeps So What?
Within the Ruins Phenomena
Without Waves Lunar
Wolf Parade Thin Mind
Xiu Xiu Girl with Basket of Fruit
xSPONGEXCOREx Don't Mess With TexXxas

3.0 good
10 Years From Birth to Burial
A.A.L. (Against All Logic) 2012-2017
Alter Bridge AB III
Anberlin Vital
Aranda Stop the World
Architects Holy Hell
Asking Alexandria The Black
Astral Display Prometheus
Atreyu Lead Sails Paper Anchor
I think this is the first metal album I ever got into, so I'm still attached to some of the songs. I don't care what people say, "Blow" is fun to listen to, especially if you don't like the band. For Lead Sails Paper Anchors, it really comes down to what you're expecting. This is basically a pop-punk meets nu-metal album. The pitch correction can get very annoying though.
Avenged Sevenfold Avenged Sevenfold
Bad Rabbits American Love
American Love is fun, pleasant, and upbeat. Not necessarily immediately catchy, but that makes it feel more mature than it is at first glance.
Banks III
Beach Slang A Loud Bash of Teenage Feelings
Beartooth Disgusting
Between the Buried and Me Coma Ecliptic
Big Nothing Chris
Big Thief U.F.O.F.
Big Wreck Grace Street
Black Veil Brides Black Veil Brides
Blink-182 Neighborhoods
Blood Incantation Hidden History of the Human Race
Blue October Approaching Normal
Blue October Sway
Another good album from Blue October. Some catchy songs, some emotional songs, Ryan Delahoussaye bringing everything together... pretty much everything you'd expect from the band. My only criticisms are that the album lacks any particular focus, and that Justin Furstenfeld's lyrics seem unusually vague.
Bob Dylan Shadows in the Night
Boys Like Girls Boys Like Girls
Breaking Benjamin Dear Agony
Breaking Benjamin Dark Before Dawn
Bring Me the Horizon That's the Spirit
This isn't good and I can't stop listening to it. So come rain on my paraaaaaaade
Bring Me the Horizon There Is a Hell, Believe Me I've Seen It...
Bullet For My Valentine The Poison
Bullet For My Valentine Fever
Cafe Tacuba Jei Beibi
Charli XCX Sucker
Cheerleader (USA) The Sunshine of Your Youth
Chiodos Illuminaudio
clairo Immunity
Cloudkicker Unending
Colbie Caillat All of You
Coldplay Mylo Xyloto
Color Film Living Arrangements
I was really excited for this but I don't think it quite lives up to its singles. "I Need a Parasite" is easily the worst song I've ever heard from Daryl.
Cosmonauts Star 69
Daft Punk Random Access Memories
Dance Gavin Dance Instant Gratification
dangerkids Blacklist_
Dayseeker Origin
Slightly above average metalcore. The clean vocals are solid
Death Cab for Cutie Kintsugi
Death Grips Year of the Snitch
Deftones Saturday Night Wrist
Deftones Gore
Gore is a bit of a disappointment when I was expecting greatness from Deftones. It's not a bad album, but it really fails to stand out in any meaningful way.
Depeche Mode Spirit
Digital Summer Breaking Point
Dinosaur Pile-Up Celebrity Mansions
Disheveled Cuss Disheveled Cuss
dne These Semi Feelings, They Are Everywhere
Dream Wife So When You Gonna...
Duran Duran Rio
Нервы (Nervy) Всё что вокруг
Earl Sweatshirt I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside
Evans Blue Graveyard of Empires
Evans Blue Evans Blue
Ex Friends Twisted Around
Explosions in the Sky The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place
Facs Void Moments
Fall Out Boy Folie a Deux
Finch Back to Oblivion
Just like in Elder Scrolls IV, Finch produces an Oblivion that seems edgy and chaotic, but becomes boring and repetitive before its end.
Flaw Divided We Fall
This was a trip straight back to nu metal territory. Flaw doesn't bring anything new with their reunion album, but it was fun to listen to regardless. The moments when they revisit the Through the Eyes style (Fed Up, Bleed Red, Heal) stand above the rest.
Foals What Went Down
Franz Ferdinand Franz Ferdinand
Freddie Gibbs and The Alchemist Alfredo
Ghost (SWE) Meliora
Green Day Dookie
Halestorm Halestorm
Hayley Williams Petals For Armor
Helms Alee Sleepwalking Sailors
Hurt The Crux
I wanted this album to be better than it really is... half of it is just so forgettable and the other half, while good, doesn't quite compare to either Vol. 1 or 2.
I the Mighty Where the Mind Wants to Go / Where You Let it Go
IAMDYNAMITE Supermegafantastic
In This Moment A Star-Crossed Wasteland
Issues Black Diamonds
Kasabian Kasabian
Kendrick Lamar DAMN.
Kevin Matisyn Alice Ofelia Kira
Sounds good so far. I might end up reviewing it, if I get through some of the other reviews that I've been meaning to do.
Knocked Loose A Different Shade of Blue
Land Of Talk Indistinct Conversations
Less Than Jake Sound the Alarm
letlive. If I'm the Devil...
Lifehouse Who We Are
Lifehouse Smoke and Mirrors
Lin-Manuel Miranda Hamilton - Original Broadway Cast
Marmozets Knowing What You Know Now
Pretty standard rock album by all accounts. The band showed on their debut that they're capable of more, but the riffs are still here. I just wish they experimented more.
Mathew Lee Cothran Judas Hung Himself in America
Mathew Lee Cothran My First Love Mends My Final Days
Metallica Master of Puppets
Here's the thing about this album. There's a reason it's called Master of Puppets. Everything in that song is basically expanded in other songs in the album.rI heard the song Master of Puppets before listening to the album, and my initial reaction was, "So Metallica found a way to increase the length of one song into a full album."rMaybe it's only fair to say that because the song has so much in it, but it really seems like there's not much reason to listen to the whole album if you only have to listen to one song to experience the whole thing.
Moaning Uneasy Laughter
Mudvayne Lost and Found
Muse Drones
My Chemical Romance The Black Parade
Nails Abandon All Life
Nickelback No Fixed Address
Kings of radio rock doing what they've always done: adapting current pop trends to the easiest and most
digestible format possible. At least they decided to take a couple risks, and they are easily the best songs on
the album. Check out "Got Me Runnin Round" for proof
Nickelback The Long Road
Nickelback All the Right Reasons
Nirvana Nevermind
No Devotion Permanence
Those last four tracks are something special. Expect this to get some repeated listens in the coming months
O'Brother In Comparison To Me
Pain of Salvation Panther
Papa Roach Time For Annihilation
Papa Roach The Paramour Sessions
Papa Roach Getting Away With Murder
Paramore Riot!
Pill Friends Blessed Suffering
Pinegrove Marigold
Pompeii Loom
Portrayal of Guilt Let Pain Be Your Guide
Post Animal Forward Motion Godyssey
Queens of the Stone Age Songs for the Deaf
Redd Kross Beyond The Door
Rob Thomas ...Something to Be
San Cisco San Cisco
San Cisco Gracetown
Saving Abel Bringing Down the Giant
Saving Abel Saving Abel
Secret Band LP2
Sevendust Blood and Stone
Shinedown The Sound of Madness
I don't really like Shinedown, but there are some good songs on here if you can skip the radio hits. Call Me is excellent.
Skillet Awake
Skillet Comatose
Slipknot Mate. Feed. Kill. Repeat.
Slipknot All Hope Is Gone
Sorority Noise Joy, Departed
Staind The Singles: 1996-2006
A good collection of Staind hits. Epiphany and Price to Play always get me. The bonus tracks are great too. The Sober cover is excellent, Aaron matches Maynard's emotion very well.
State Champs Around the World and Back
Stone Sour Audio Secrecy
Only a couple of songs I liked here. Most were just too forgettable
The Black Keys Brothers
The Black Keys Attack & Release
The Bombpops Death in Venice Beach
The Dear Hunter Blue
The Front Bottoms Back On Top
The Neighbourhood I Love You.
The Script Science & Faith
The Smashing Pumpkins Oceania
The Tubes Young And Rich
The Used Heartwork
The Voidz Virtue
This is eclectic alright, but feels a lot more like listening to an indie rock mixtape of a dozen bands that don't really have anything unique to them.
The Weakerthans Left and Leaving
The Weeknd Starboy
The xx xx
The Zeta No Somos Marineros / Zeta split
Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra Fuck Off Get Free We Pour Light on Everything
Not sure what the deal with this album is. There are a couple of good parts but they don't justify the monotony of the rest of the album
Three Days Grace Live at the Palace (DVD)
Thrice First Impressions
Thrice Palms
Half of this is a generic mess, half of this is Thrice's usual brilliance. I'll never understand how Hold Up a Light got past everyone and onto this album. It might just be the worst song they've put out since Identity Crisis.
Thursday/Envy Thursday/Envy
Toh Kay The Hand That Thieves
Tool Fear Inoculum
Track Fighter Revenge
Trapt No Apologies
I like a couple of the songs on here, especially the title track, but I can't even get through the rest of the songs.
Trapt Only Through the Pain
Radio rock that I'll openly admit to liking... Black Rose is amazing.
Tropical Fuck Storm Braindrops
There's the same frayed wires guitar tone but so much of the explosive edge that I loved on A
Laughing Death in Meatspace is absent here. They do get loud on occasion and it's awesome when
they do, but there's also a lot of drawn-out quiet instrumental mush in there that doesn't feel
like it's building into anything. At least the backup vocals are abundant. They're the best part
about this album.
Tycho Awake
Various Artists (Punk) Punk Goes 90s Vol. 2
Vennart The Demon Joke
Violent Soho Everything Is A-OK
Weezer The White Album
Weezer The Teal Album
Wolves at the Gate Eclipse
Woods of Desolation As the Stars
Yours Truly Self Care

2.5 average
All That Remains ...For We Are Many
Ariana Grande Sweetener
The two Max Martin songs (Everytime and No Tears Left to Cry) are fantastic. The rest are extremely hit or miss.
Art Of Dying Vices and Virtues
Atreyu Congregation of the Damned
Avenged Sevenfold Nightmare
There are only a couple moments in Nightmare where I really enjoy listening. The rest feels like a chore. God Hates Us and Natural Born Killer are good
Blues Pills Holy Moly!
Buckcherry Fifteen
Bullet For My Valentine Scream, Aim, Fire
Cavo Bright Nights Dark Days
CHVRCHES Love Is Dead
Dead To A Dying World Elegy
Dead! The Golden Age of Not Even Trying
Disturbed Ten Thousand Fists
Dustin Kensrue Carry the Fire
Maybe I'm just stuck in the past because this doesn't even compare to anything Thrice has done. Boring production, boring songwriting. It sounds like Switchfoot, Matchbox Twenty, Three Doors Down, or any of those other bands that continue to put out absurdly generic music
Elder Brother Heavy Head
Saw these guys live. Absolutely nothing to stand out. The guitars and vocals sound okay on the recording, but they're still so dull
Fall Out Boy American Beauty/American Psycho
Do you like Fall Out Boy? Their early work was a little too 'pop punk' for my taste, but when Folie a Deux came rout in '08, I think they really came into their own - both commercially and artistically. The whole album has a rclear, crisp sound, and a fresh varnish of pop culture idealism that really gives the songs a big boost. They've rbeen compared to My Chemical Romance, but I think Fall Out Boy has a far more comprehensive, satirical rsense of humor. In '15, Fall Out Boy released this, American Beauty/American Psycho, their most raccomplished album. I think their undisputed masterpiece is "Centuries", a song so catchy most people rprobably don't listen to the lyrics - but they should! Because it's not just about the pleasures of being famous, rand the importance of trends, it's also a personal statement about the band itself! Hey Futures!r
FEVER 333 Strength In Numb333rs
Five Finger Death Punch War Is The Answer
Foo Fighters Sonic Highways
Framing Hanley A Promise to Burn
Good Charlotte Good Morning Revival
Hands Like Houses -Anon.
Hinder Extreme Behavior
Hoobastank Push Pull
Hour Cast Dystopia
Imagine Dragons Night Visions
James Durbin Memories of a Beautiful Disaster
Lacuna Coil Broken Crown Halo
Linkin Park Minutes to Midnight
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis The Heist
Marilyn Manson The High End of Low
Maroon 5 It Won't Be Soon Before Long
Papa Roach Metamorphosis
Papa Roach F.E.A.R.
Mediocre nu metal music combined with popular overdone metalcore production. Still has some catchy moments
Pop Evil Onyx
Queens of the Stone Age ...Like Clockwork
Homme's vocals are boring. The guitars are boring. The drums are boring. The whole band is pretty boring.
Red (USA) Release the Panic
Rev Theory Light It Up
There are some catchy songs here, but all around, it's a fairly hollow album. Album art is pretty cool though
Rev Theory Justice
Rise Against The Black Market
Rise Against has been at it for a while and they sound exactly the same. Their complete refusal to take risks makes for a frustrating listen. It's not a bad album, but there's simply nothing there to differentiate it from everything else they've done
Santana Guitar Heaven: The Greatest Guitar Classics
Senses Fail If There Is Light, It Will Find You
Senses Fail made an album of 2004-era pop punk with pretty mixed results. There's a few catchy moments, a few embarrassingly bad cliches, and quite a bit of forgettable in between. I can't shake the feeling that I've heard this album before.
Silverstein A Beautiful Place to Drown
Simple Plan Simple Plan
Sixx:A.M. This Is Gonna Hurt
There's a couple songs I'm going to skip and there's a couple songs that I can't stop listening to... seems to be the case with most mainstream rock albums these days.rSure Feels Right, Deadlihood, and Help Is On the Way are my favorites, and Skin is beautiful
Sophie Lemonade/Hard
Sound City Players Sound City: Real To Reel
Sunn O))) Pyroclasts
Taylor Swift Reputation
Reputation is much longer and much less interesting than I was hoping for. That cover art is fantastic though.
The Black Keys El Camino
I don't understand why The Black Keys are so highly praised. Their music is fairly bland, and they sell themselves at duo but can't play half their songs without two extra players.rEvery live video of them I've seen is the same way. Mediocre energy, mediocre music. There's better music in the genre, so I'm not sure why people are settling for this stuff.
The Veer Union Against the Grain
Thirty Seconds to Mars This Is War
Three Days Grace Life Starts Now
Three Days Grace Transit of Venus
Interesting album, although it falls victim of a common issue in this genre, where the promise of sincere and emotional lyrics just reveal how hollow and emotionless they are. Thank god for that opening track, Sign of the Times, which is the only track worth mentioning.
Thrice Deeper Wells
I'm not sure what I should have expected with a group of songs that didn't make the cut on Thrice's worst album. Outside of Stumbling West, these are instantly forgettable tracks marred by awful production and even worse lyricism.
Void Of Sleep Metaphora
War Charge New World Justice
Young Guns Bones

2.0 poor
3 Doors Down Away from the Sun
3 Doors Down The Better Life
All That Remains A War You Cannot Win
Avenged Sevenfold Hail to the King
Black Veil Brides We Stitch These Wounds
Bring Me the Horizon Amo
Buckcherry All Night Long
Buckcherry Black Butterfly
Bullet For My Valentine Temper Temper
Daughtry Leave This Town
Daughtry Daughtry
Deuce Nine Lives
Embarrassingly fun to listen to at some points, though ultimately still quite embarrassing.
Dustin Kensrue The Water and the Blood
As nice as it is to hear Dustin's voice, that's all there is on this record. This doesn't feel like real music.
Egypt Central White Rabbit
If you're listening to album with a song titled "Kick Ass", you're gonna have a bad time.rMotley Crue would be able to get off with something like this, but Egypt Central can't and doesn't. There are a couple good songs, but overall, the album is disappointing.
FEVER 333 Made An America
Fight Or Flight A Life By Design?
Painfully average. Given the people creating the album, I had some doubts but was also optimistic. Unfortunately, every doubt was realized. It's yet another mediocre mainstream rock album, with only a few interesting moments that give it a 2.
Fitz and the Tantrums All The Feels
It's not without a few catchy moments but most of its 17 tracks are the same uninspired electronic-infused pop rock that you can find in a dozen other identical bands.
Flaw Vol IV: Because of the Brave
Green Day 21st Century Breakdown
Green Day Bullet In A Bible
Green Day Awesome As Fuck
Greta Van Fleet From the Fires
Hell or Highwater Begin Again
I really wanted to like this, but I just couldn't. The songs seem extremely overproduced and devoid of any real emotion. It's very dry and the only thing keeping it from being 3 Doors Down is Brandon Saller's voice, which seems like the only focus this album ends up with. Even "Find the Time to Breathe", which Saller made a demo of and released on Youtube, ends up being a boring mainstream rock song.
Hinder Take It to the Limit
Hinder All American Nightmare
John Mayer Battle Studies
Kanye West Jesus Is King
Linkin Park Living Things
Nickelback Dark Horse
Nickelback Here and Now
Papa Roach The Connection
Pedro the Lion Phoenix
Rains From the Ashes
Sloppy and uninspired follow up record. I'm really disappointed with it since I know the band is capable of more
Rise Against Endgame
Saint Asonia Saint Asonia
It's like One X and 14 Shades of Grey had a child. A couple good tracks but outside of the nostalgia, there's nothing of substance here.
Shinedown Amaryllis
Starset Divisions
Sun Kil Moon Benji
Pretty sure I never want to listen to this album again. Once was enough
The Fray How to Save a Life
The Menzingers From Exile
Maybe it's that I didn't love Hello Exile, but these versions are mostly miss for me. For stripped-down renditions, they feel overproduced and lifeless. There's way too much echo, the drums might as well be a drum machine, and the acoustic strumming on some tracks is aggressively high in the mix that it's grating.
Theory of a Deadman Scars and Souvenirs
Theory of a Deadman Savages
The songwriting is pretty bad, but this is one of the most overproduced albums I've ever heard. Every single song has some unnecessary effects on the vocals to make Connolly sound even more ridiculous than he normally does
Thirty Seconds to Mars Love Lust Faith + Dreams
Three Days Grace One-X
Remember TDG's self-titled released had a song called Overrated? It's an excellent example of foreshadowing.

1.5 very poor
3 Doors Down Time of My Life
Alexisonfire Live at Copps
Alexisonfire is incredible in the studio, but unfortunately it doesn't seem to translate at all in this live
performance. I'm surprised the band signed off on this when the mix is so clearly atrocious. Can't tell if it was
mixed poorly live or in postproduction, but either way the band and their fans deserve a better farewell
Avicii True
Black Veil Brides Set the World on Fire
Black Veil Brides, I dare you to stop wearing absurd amounts of makeup and re-writing glam metal songs that have already been done.
Buckcherry Warpaint
Darkthrone Transilvanian Hunger
This will be my go-to black metal rating. I don't get it. The awful production is aurally painful and it's absolutely devoid of musical value. Can't tell if it's of any lyrical value because the the vocals are unintelligible.
Five Finger Death Punch American Capitalist
Barely metal music, total pop lyrics. But hey, it's catchy sometimes.
Green Day ¡UNO!
Hinder Welcome to the Freakshow
Hollywood Undead Swan Songs
In This Moment Blood
Laughably bad lyrics and pop-metal in sound. Seeing them live just made it worse, as all Maria is capable live is screaming half decently and lap dancing for the audience. Waste of time
John Mayer Heavier Things
Yawn. Not really interested in John Mayer's vague attempt at tapping into deep emotions. The music doesn't move me and his lyrics make my eyes roll more often than not.
Molecular Corporation Ambient Sputnik and The Dancing Government
Welcome, ladies and gentlemen (oh who are we kidding, Sputnik is a boys' club), to the audiobook companion of the self-help bestseller, Plebbing for Dummies.
Theory of a Deadman The Truth Is...
Train California 37
It's just... ew... I can't stand music like this, if that's what you want to call it. Maybe it will be a hit on the radio, but the vocal melodies aren't infectious; they're just annoying.

1.0 awful
3 Doors Down Us and the Night
brokeNCYDE I'm Not a Fan, but the Kids Like It!
Falling in Reverse Fashionably Late
Five Finger Death Punch The Wrong Side of Heaven and The Righteous Side of Hell, Volume 1
This what the skit at the end of Deftones' Pink Cellphone sounds like when made into a full album. Inaudible bass, uninspired drumming, mediocre chugging and riffing on guitar, and some of the most pretentious of vocals on the planet. As for the lyrics: more vague than Breaking Benjamin, more cliche than Nickelback.
Five Finger Death Punch The Wrong Side of Heaven and The Righteous Side of Hell, Volume 2
I'd say these guys are the Nickelback of nu metal, but that wouldn't be fair to Nickelback
Five Finger Death Punch Got Your Six
My rating is a half fist pump... but since Sputnik doesn't accept that, awful it is
Hello Kitty Suicide Club ^_^
Lifehouse Almería
This one is a dud if I've ever heard one. Absolutely nothing of value to be found
Nickelback The Best of Nickelback Volume 1
A lot of these songs are nostalgic for me, but most of Nickelback's better songs are the ones that never became hits.rI also find it strange that this is a part 1 with 19 songs on it. 19 songs is about 25% of the band's discography.
The Black Eyed Peas The E.N.D. (The Energy Never Dies)
Trapt Shadow Work
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