Kerrang!'s Scores

  • Music
For 1,016 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 63% higher than the average critic
  • 3% same as the average critic
  • 34% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 1.6 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Music review score: 74
Highest review score: 100 Siamese Dream [Deluxe Edition]
Lowest review score: 20 What The...
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 8 out of 1016
1016 music reviews
    • 91 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    While Unto The Locust has much within it that will appeal to unreconstructed customers, parts of this work showcase a unit whose creative appetites are still restless and free.
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    • 88 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    By channeling everyone from Sonic Youth to Alice In Chains, Milk Teeth's debut hits with the power of a dozen brilliant bands at once. [23 Jan 2016, p.51]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    This is not a time-weathered, diluted imitation of Faith No More. This, ladies and gents, is still "The Real Thing." [9 May 2015, p.52]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Impressive act of defiance or not, when the dust has settled, this will also be rightly remembered as simply a great album. [19 Oct 2013, p.52]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Sixteen years in, and it's clear Soilwork still have fertile imaginations. [9 Mar 2013, p.51]
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    • 64 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A very impressive album. [26 Nov 2016, p.51]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Brilliantly delirious or deliriously brilliant, International Blackjazz Society is the mark of a band that are losing their minds in the best possible way. [7 Nov 2015, p.52]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's certainly an album fuelled by dissatisfaction, but it's more frantic than furious. [27 May 2017, p.52]
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    • 71 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Damage finds them rejuvenated. [8 Jun 2013, p.53]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The fiery swagger and coursing vitriol of these, Jonathan's final recordings, now stand as monuments. [23 Jan 2016, p.52]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Weird, arty, heavy excellence, thy name is (still) Therapy?. [9 May 2015, p.53]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    So far so grandiose. Fortunately, Coheed's music mirrors the scope of the project as a whole here. [ 6 Oct 2012, p.54]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's this complete departure from the norm, this clean break from Greg Puciato's day job, that's the key to Fever Daydream's success. [30 Jan 2016, p.50]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Their diverse tunes are rough and smooth in all the right places. [20 Aug 2016, p.68]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Across its 10 tracks, Promise everything is immediate, yet charged with subtleties that offer an increasing number of things to fall in love with each passing listen. [30 Jan 2016, p.52]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The result is an album that's constantly looking for new ways to kick your teeth in, reasserting Napalm Death's status as national treasures of the homegrown extreme music scene. [25 Feb 2012, p.51]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    All songs were recorded in one take, no editing, no bullshit, and the album simply seethes with this urgent rawness. [5 Apr 2014, p.53]
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    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Jesse Hughes and Queens Of The Stone Age main man Josh Homme's capacity for throwing out sexy grooves has only improved with age. [3 Oct 2015, p.52]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
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    Pup have come out spitting, sounding like Dookie-era Green Day dipped in tar and broken glass. [12 Apr 2014, p.53]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's an album best-judged as its monumental whole: the sound of endless possibilities. [18 Jun 2016, p.52]
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    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
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    Fidlar can still party; they just know they can't do it every night now. [3 Oct 2015, p.53]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    With Teeth Dreams' measured and sometimes elongated songs, ideas both lyrical and musical are given room to breathe and to reach their fullest potential. [12 Apr 2014, p.53]
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    • 89 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Words such as gorgeous, intricate, haunting, and even magnificent are easily applied across all 10 tracks here. [6 Oct 2012, p.54]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    This 11-song set is a good deal of fun to listen to. [14 Jan 2012, p.50]
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    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    At its finest, this album is indecently exciting. [16 Apr 2011, p.50]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    This is music to be inspired by. [27 Apr 2013, p.54]
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    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's a visceral, straightforward assault,, and what really shines through is a grasp of songwriting that was once sorely underused and a sense of commitment and passion that was never really in doubt. [27 Jul 2013, p.52]
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    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Like Patton's day job, Nevermen succeed in making the world a much weirder and interesting place. [13 Feb 2016, p.54]
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    • 92 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's not for the light-hearted, but Deafheaven have delivered a deranged, damaged, majestic treat here. [8 Jun 2013, p.54]
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    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    This is a record that seethes with fury. [25 Jul 2015, p.50]
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