Them Crooked Vultures - Them Crooked Vultures
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Universal acclaim- based on 119 Ratings

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  1. j30
    Dec 6, 2011
    A near classic album from the ultimate super group with John Paul Jones (Led Zeppelin), Dave Grohl (Nirvana & Foo Fighters), and Josh Homme (Queens of the Stone age). Everybody's musical style complements each other in a surprisingly fresh way.
  2. Mar 11, 2015
    Huge personalities, **** snare hits. The lyrics going off humorously and sleazily; perfectly. The songs move along with a life of their own. At once heavily stomping, always buzzing rhythmically. The only thing anyone would have to worry about is the sound production, which, by the way, is flawless. It cracks in your ears and echoes in your brain. 9.3.

Generally favorable reviews - based on 23 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 17 out of 23
  2. Negative: 0 out of 23
  1. It’s an oddball groove-rock album, played very well, imprinted with Homme's undeniably interesting personality. Yet when all’s said and done, it's not particularly memorable and entirely lacks the type of yee-haw exuberance that might have made it a sloppy treat.
  2. This stomping, panting, sweaty monster is a great listen.
  3. Homme and Grohl are old hands at this kind of thing--see their excellent Zeppelin homages on the Queens' "Songs for the Deaf." But they definitely seem inspired by Jonesy's presence, and he helps them keep it light.