Kerrang!'s Scores

  • Music
For 683 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 62% higher than the average critic
  • 2% same as the average critic
  • 36% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 1.1 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Music review score: 73
Highest review score: 100 Siamese Dream [Deluxe Edition]
Lowest review score: 20 ...Ya Know?
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 8 out of 683
683 music reviews
    • 68 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Musical joie de vivre courses through Dos!, along with enough variety to ensure this is more than just, um, Uno! Part 2. [10 Nov 2012, p.52]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A deeply unsettling, murky digital fog of a release. It's also brilliant. [24 Nov 2012, p.54]
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    • 65 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's brighter, somehow more optimistic album, in which sweet melodies surface from growling, howling guitars and a storm of whirling noise. [1 Sep 2012, p.51]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Depth, emotion and spirit seem to infuse everything. [20 Oct 2012, p.52]
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    • 87 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Rage Against The Machine's debut is still a record that would shock and shake foundations were it released today. [1 Dec 2012, p .48]
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    • 88 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    For a serious Pumpkins fan, this is a gold mine. [15 Dec 2012, p.49]
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    • 64 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The final album in the set is the best of the bunch, [8 Dec 2012, p.50]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    (Nasty) business as usual, then, from Anaal Nathrakh. [13 Oct 2012, p.54]
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    • 66 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    With singer Lacey Sturm plastering every word in M-E-L-O-D-Y, she ensures that the choruses of Fire Fire, Cage On The Ground and the title track all pirouette around you brain for days. [13 Apr 2013, p.60]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Grueling and utterly uncompromising, Widowmaker is a gift to humanity from a band that despises it. [17 Nov 2012, p.53]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Photo Of Photos retains a gloriously untethered and instinctive quality, but is brought into sharper focus by the occasional moment of clarity. [20 Oct 2012, p.54]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Signed And Sealed In Blood finds Boston's finest as raucous, rowdy and riotous as ever, without sounding hoary or hackneyed. [5 Jan 2013, p.55]
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    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    In amongst their sleeker, poppier, but still hard-hitting grooves, they're not afraid to tackle big issues, either. [26 Jan 2013, p.55]
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    • 64 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    While Wretched And Divine might not be a game changer, for many people it could--and it should--be an opinion changer. [5 Jan 2013, p.54]
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    • 68 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The overall effect is one of a versatile, diffuse, but somehow far more focused collection of songs than were present in Neighborhoods. [22 Dec 2012, p.68]
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Lovers of folk rock take note: Arbouretum are likely to be a deserving early entry in your best of 2013 list. [19 Jan 2013, p.54]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    As with all of Bad Religion's albums, True North is music played in glorious technicolour. [12 Jan 2013, p.53]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Anyone who remembers Mike covering Italian pop songs from yesteryear ion his 2010 album Mondo Cane will know, strictly speaking, a few of his recent projects have sounded more interesting than they have incredible. Thankfully, Oddfellows is both. [2 Feb 2013, p.54]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    That Voivod have made a killer album is no surprise at all. The sounds they've pulled from the void, however as ever, are. [19 Jan 2013, p.54]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    This is an album full of stirring, stadium-sized melodies. [2 Feb 2013, p.53]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The result is jaw-dropping. [12 Jan 2013, p.52]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Like all good follow-ups, this album retains the qualities you loved about the first installment. [2 Feb 2013, p.54]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It all adds up to The Bronx's most accomplished record. [26 Jan 2013, p.54]
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    • 68 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Conduit may not be an album to please those who fell in love with Tales... but for anyone pining for a return to Funeral For A friend's earliest EPs, it's very exciting. [2 Feb 2013, p.53]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    As compositionally impetuous as they are lyrically intelligent, Pissed Jeans are amongst rock's most uncompromising outfits. [16 Feb 2013, p.51]
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    • 60 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    While it isn't Bullet's best album, it's certainly their most mature and interesting effort to date. [2 Feb 2013, p.52]
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    • 59 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    This is eclectic stuff. [16 Feb 2013, p.51]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A nonstop riot of positivity that might not change the world, but will certainly make it seem a less dismal place for the 37-odd minutes. [19 Jan 2013, p.52]
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    • 62 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's the new songs (and remixes) that deserve the attention. [23 Feb 2013, p.52]
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    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Chelsea Light Moving's debut is fantastic. [2 Mar 2013, p.51]
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