- Summary: Former Nirvana drummer (and sometime Queens of the Stone Age drummer) Dave Grohl returns to the front of the stage for his role as vocalist, guitarist, and bandleader of the Foo Fighters on this, their fourth studio recording.
- Record Label: RCA
- Genre(s): Rock, Alternative
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Apr 8, 2014the second best foo fighters album since All My Life till Come Back, real rock, & a great album that have the worth listening & why not, havethe second best foo fighters album since All My Life till Come Back, real rock, & a great album that have the worth listening & why not, have it in the private collection, a great album of a great band… Expand
Mr.FooAug 12, 2003well let me be honest and try not to hurt any feelings. I'm not a fan of Nirvana...I really like Foo Fighters. I have listened to maybe well let me be honest and try not to hurt any feelings. I'm not a fan of Nirvana...I really like Foo Fighters. I have listened to maybe a couple of Nirvana songs but I just don't like them. I think Foo Fighters just have this thing that I can't explain and it makes them, in my opinion, ONE OF THE BEST BANDS OF ALL TIME!! Ok well I also don't like that other group Good Charlotte. I'm really not a fan of there's either. I think all that crap sounds the same. Well that's about it. And If any of all are Nirvana fans, well yall may like that but It just don't work for me. FOO FIGHTERS RULE!!!!!! THEY ARE THE BEST!!! NIRVANA DOES SUCK AHHHHHHHH THEY STINK THEY ARE WORSE THAN GOOD CHARLOTTE!!! me and my friend are at an argument if you have anything to say about this matter please complain at the guestbook www.geocities.com/jd242007 thank you for your time...… Expand
HectorGFeb 28, 2008The Foos are the ONLY real rock band out there today... and that isn't just a situational statement. They could hold their own against The Foos are the ONLY real rock band out there today... and that isn't just a situational statement. They could hold their own against ALL the great bands. Anyone who tries to deny the brilliance of Dave Grohl is just being foolish. This is our modern-day LedZep, folks. As close as we'll ever get to "all original sound rock-and-roll".… Expand
JoshHOct 28, 2002Much better than their last one. Only a few songs are uninteresting. Very good album.
bobujfgMar 27, 2005Great album! but it is the foo fighters so what else do you expect! Second best foos album but still very good.
AndyFeb 25, 2004Stephen Thomas Erlewine mentioned in his review of this CD that "it's hard not to wish the songs stuck in your head the way they used Stephen Thomas Erlewine mentioned in his review of this CD that "it's hard not to wish the songs stuck in your head the way they used to". While I agree with his assessment (there really isn't anything quite as catchy as, say, "Everlong"), that's hardly a reason to give this CD a mediocre rating. Personally, the only song that was a letdown to me was "Tired of You" - the rest are all good. Even the lesser moments, however, eclipse most or all of the music on a CD by your average neo-punk-clone or nu-metal-survivor. It's not really fair to judge, say, the Rolling Stones' later CDs by the greatness they used to come up with. Along the same line, this most excellent CD doesn't in any way deserve an "average" rating.… Expand
Nov 9, 2013Sorry I don't mind the Foo Fighters but I found this to be a very sterile and uninspired album. For a band of this type hard-rockingSorry I don't mind the Foo Fighters but I found this to be a very sterile and uninspired album. For a band of this type hard-rocking crowd-pleasers these songs try their best to tear town walls but just sound stilted thanks to the smooth, slippery-slick production and formulaic songwriting. Even "One By One" doesn't do as much as penetrate the eardrum. These melodies just don't amplify. "Low" in particular is just horrible.
Ironically, it's where the Foos sit back and run on autopilot that the best track on this album comes about. "Time Like These" is by far the catchiest song on here and doesn't actually TRY to shatter the room. It is just a well-constructed power-ballad that hits the mark. The rest, though, is so polished you can't keep hold of it.… Expand
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