Zoo

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 15 out of 21
  2. Negative: 0 out of 21
  1. Kerrang!
    Mar 20, 2012
    80
    It packs a ferocious, formidable bite. [3 Mar 2012, p.54]
  2. 80
    In just two years, Ceremony has leaped aggressively forward in its evolution, and Zoo captures this over 12 tracks that reconfigure the group into something unique and vital.
  3. Mar 7, 2012
    80
    [Zoo will piss you off if you think] their Fugaziish formative albums are sacrosanct and that any deviation voids them in the eyes of The Living Christ Our Lord Henry Rollins. Two, you hate loud noises.
  4. Mar 6, 2012
    70
    On Zoo, Ceremony obliterate more discriminately, recalling the post-punk of Joy Division, the Fall and Wire – if those bands had spent more time in weight rooms than art galleries.
  5. Uncut
    Mar 13, 2012
    70
    Less reactionary souls will thrill to the dynamic Zoo. [Apr 2012, p.73]
  6. Mar 9, 2012
    70
    While still mostly a success, Zoo marks the first time where Ceremony do not seem 100% sure of their own identity.
  7. Mar 22, 2012
    40
    The song writing is passable, the sound is passable, but passable is usually as boring as it sounds.

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Score distribution:
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  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. Mar 30, 2012
    7
    Although on the Ceremony's album "Zoo" you will find a few shortcomings - generally record shows quite high levels. Just to mention a solid,Although on the Ceremony's album "Zoo" you will find a few shortcomings - generally record shows quite high levels. Just to mention a solid, punky "Hysteria" and "Citizen". And although there is somewhere a subdued interlude "Hotel", it's succeeding "Ordinary People" sells the listener a solid, energy rebel kick. Expand