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Universal acclaim- based on 23 Ratings

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  • Summary: Probot is the all-star metal band founded by Nirvana/Foo Fighters drummer Dave Grohl and fronted by a variety of singers, including King Diamond, Max Cavalera (Sepultura), and Lemmy Kilmister (Motorhead).
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  1. Positive: 17 out of 21
  2. Negative: 1 out of 21
  1. There is a clear passion and enthusiasm in Grohl’s instrumentals and a potency and power in the performance of every singer.
  2. Not only has Grohl released a fantastic album, he has done a wonderful job giving several aging metal vocalists another fifteen minutes of fame.
  3. Not for the weak (or for Foo fans, really), this is some heavy hard-core stuff that's supernaturally superb.
  4. A full-blooded, affectionate and occasionally very funny album.
  5. It's a righteous and wholly legitimate throwback to old-school metal's power and fury.
  6. Musically, this is as solid a hard-rock offering as fans of Motorhead and obscure Swedish crunch fans could ask for. Lyrically, however, Probot is a different story.
  7. There is some entertainment value in Probot. The manufactured praise accompanying Grohl, supplied by a corps of pro fuglemen who lead and escort the illustrious on his vanity venture, is grand.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 16 out of 16
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 16
  3. Negative: 0 out of 16
  1. MikeJ
    Apr 15, 2007
    10
    My favorite Metal Album, it rocks!
  2. DavidS
    Feb 19, 2004
    10
    the metal is back...finally. thank you Mr. Grohl.
  3. Nerov
    Mar 2, 2004
    10
    awsome just wish i knew who the hidden track was.
  4. KevD
    Feb 17, 2004
    9
    Grohl attacks this CD with menace. The guest vocalists sound happy (if that can be used accurately) and at home. Top notch stuff. Highly recommended.
  5. JCase
    May 6, 2004
    9
    I don't think I've enjoyed a metal album more upon first hearing it than Probot since I first put Master of Puppets in the CD I don't think I've enjoyed a metal album more upon first hearing it than Probot since I first put Master of Puppets in the CD player. Grohl is amazing. Expand
  6. EvanP
    Feb 23, 2004
    8
    If for any reason you think you will like this, you will like this.
  7. noone
    Mar 15, 2004
    6
    hidden track artist = Jack Black of Tenacious D

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