Songs For The Deaf

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89

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9.1

Universal acclaim- based on 320 Ratings

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  • Summary: Stoner metal is back in the form of the third LP from Queens of the Stone Age, who are supplemented for this release (and supporting tour) by drummer Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters, Nirvana) and former Screaming Trees vocalist Mark Lanegan.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 21 out of 23
  2. Negative: 0 out of 23
  1. Entertainment Weekly
    100
    The year's best hard-rock album. [6 Sep 2002, p.86]
  2. Uncut
    100
    [A] breathtaking, virtually flawless album. [Sep 2002, p.104]
  3. Queens Of The Stone Age are the greatest heavy rock band on the face of the planet and soon everyone will know it.
  4. Musically and vocally, the band sounds tighter and more accomplished than ever.
  5. Blender
    80
    While cliches abound... this huge music is delivered with panache. [#9, p.154]
  6. Mojo
    80
    All the elements which made its predecessor so great are here, but in excelsis, and occasionally excess. [Sep 2002, p.95]
  7. [The opening] quartet of tunes blows the band's wad, leaving the rest of the album scattered with only moderately cool mid- tempo metal, all of it delivered with gusto but not enough serious hooks to make anything stand out.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 4 out of 119
  1. DennisM
    Oct 11, 2002
    10
    F+#@ing Rules!! Best ever!!!
  2. Jan 15, 2011
    10
    You like good rock, you like good music? How about a trip- how about a rolling, thundering blast of grit and rock- shot into your skull, stillYou like good rock, you like good music? How about a trip- how about a rolling, thundering blast of grit and rock- shot into your skull, still yeah? Then, do this album! Do it now! Expand
  3. TomasZ
    Jun 3, 2004
    10
    Great Album! 'Nuff said...
  4. BrydenS.
    Nov 26, 2007
    10
    Best metal album of the 00's. Even Dave Grohl admitted it was the best album he had ever played on. The fact that it is a loose concept Best metal album of the 00's. Even Dave Grohl admitted it was the best album he had ever played on. The fact that it is a loose concept album and flows cohesively is the icing on top of the fact that it rocks harder than any of the other crap currently plaguing modern rock radio. Anyone who doesn't give this album at least an 8 doesn't know anything about hard rock and should stick to the Adult Alternative section of the record store. Expand
  5. Apr 22, 2012
    10
    If God and Satan copulated to spawn a child made of music, Homme, Oliveri and Lanegan (on this album) would be the sound of its voice. AIf God and Satan copulated to spawn a child made of music, Homme, Oliveri and Lanegan (on this album) would be the sound of its voice. A genre-defying - and career-defining - LP. A must-have for any rock fan. Find it, buy it and listen to it - again and again. Expand
  6. Sep 7, 2010
    9
    this is queens of the stone age at there absolute best. almost every song is a revolution of modern hard rock; the key songs from theirthis is queens of the stone age at there absolute best. almost every song is a revolution of modern hard rock; the key songs from their career: No one Knows, Go with the flow, Songs for the dead, the sky is falling, millionaire, are all found on this incredible album. Anyone wanting to get into QOTSA, this is the album to listen to... Expand
  7. FuckingJesus
    Aug 23, 2002
    0
    Fuck yall fucking posers!! PUNK NOT DEAD!!!!!!!

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