Ruining It for Everybody - Iwrestledabearonce
Metascore
74

Generally favorable reviews - based on 4 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 4
  2. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. Aug 9, 2011
    80
    This preposterously technical mish-mash of progressive metal, full-throated hardcore, operatic female vocals and lounge jazz interludes triumphantly evidences a band taking an absurd amount of joy in kicking against the pricks.
  2. Aug 9, 2011
    80
    It's hard not to get swept along by the torrent of farce and sheer loose-footed skill on show. [30 Jul 2011, p.52]
  3. Aug 9, 2011
    70
    The songs on Ruining It for Everybody don't feel slapped together, and despite the fact that they don't seem like they should work, the band pulls off their sound well. Add the album's concise running time to the mix and you have an album that works like Ritalin for anyone with a serious case of heavy metal ADD.
  4. 60
    IWABO prove there's some actual technique beneath their gimmickry. [Aug 2011, p.118]

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