Revolver's Scores

  • Music
For 225 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 57% higher than the average critic
  • 6% same as the average critic
  • 37% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 0.3 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Music review score: 72
Highest review score: 100 Relentless, Reckless Forever
Lowest review score: 30 Cattle Callin
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 1 out of 225
225 music reviews
    • 50 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    While Lions roars with all of the classic rock bombast and Stones-y swagger we've come to expect from the Crowes, the album is sorely lacking in the magic that can only be achieved when the innately talented drive themselves to distraction in the pursuit of perfection. [May/June 2001, p.110]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Despite some high points, this is hardly the definitive live Springsteen album. [May/June 2001, p.116]
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    • 43 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    This collaborative overkill is the same misstep that hobbled the group's last comeback attempt, 1993's Down With The King. [#4, p.108]
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    • 65 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    The Constant is best when going fast and loud, keeping your heart racing (and your mind off the subpar lyrics), but it loses momentum with cookie cutter ballad "holding On To You and a track, "Remember A Time," that oddly sounds more like Weezer than Warped Tour. [Mar/Apr 2010, p.92]
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    • 63 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Nothing here grabs you as immediately as "Bring Me To Life" did. Still, the group's pummeling disco-grunge version of "Like A Prayer?" Totally awesome. [May/Jun 2010, p.100]
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    • 66 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Interesting, but hardly the band that made Meantime. [Sep/Oct 2010, p.90]
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    • 69 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    In resurrecting their original sound, Filter get caught up in the same monotonous industrial atmosphere that kept Short Bus from being an essential album. [Sep/Oct 2010, p.92]
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    • 61 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Having tasted success, it's not surprising that most of the vocal tracks on 7th Symphony are decidedly commercial. Almost to counter that, however, Apocalyptica's instrumental pieces are among their heaviest and most grandiose yet. [Sep/Oct 2010, p.90]
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    • 69 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    While the sound may flirt with alt-rock and electronica, the underlying sensibility is prog like BTBAM, in its melodic complexity and lyrical depth. Mar/Apr 2011, p.92]
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    • 69 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    For all of its ferocity and force, though, Scurrilous is a surprisingly pleasant listen, in part due to frontman Rody Walker's high-pitched melodic vocals which belie the aggressiveness of the blistering guitars. Recommended, definitely. Diverse and innovative, definitely not.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Rather than pat themselves on the back for still being alive, the guys in Soundgarden went on a nostalgia trip, and honestly, it's for the best.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    While her vocals alone are unlikely to gain Within Temptation too many new listeners, fans who have stuck with the band throughout their career will likely forgive The Unforgiving's occasional missteps.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    The heshers who crave this Viking death-march death-metal will have it, and those who aren't inspired by what they stream on the internet won't. Even with a lesser work, Amon Amarth have done their job.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    For all its polish and sonic approachability, this is no sell-out record. Rescue may go down easy, but at the album's core, it's still an appealingly bitter pill.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Pressure & Time can bog down in its own retro pretensions, but singer Jay Buchanan is an undeniable vocal force.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    An inconsistent record with flashes of brilliance, In Waves should keep diehard Trivium fans happy.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    These ominous minor-key workouts routinely change direction on a dime, not unlike a tornado or a hurricane.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Too many songs build and build and never explode, and though Keenan has never sounded growlier, Parole never really breaks loose.
    • 48 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    While not terribly mindblowing, this EP is a quick and entertaining listen.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    The new songs sound similar to those on the the band's last full length release, The Powerless Rise.... The remixes, meanwhile, aren't exactly noteworthy.
    • 52 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Sometimes, Blood's industrial metal is the kind that got overdone a decade ago. Still, it's a mostly good set-and a cool comeback for Seinfeld.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Meandering and dirge-like, the eight songs here live up to the band's moniker, weaving slow and snaky through the album's 42 minutes and what we can only presume is a veritable wall of amplification. Tune in and nod out.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    AFI fans will no doubt miss the guitar muscle, but adventurous listeners will appreciate the retro-synth theatrics.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A 72-minute concept album that includes some of its freshest material yet, but also some of its dullest.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Unfortunately, every song ends up sounding too similar, even as the band breaks, as always, from black metal's norms.
    • 56 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    British Lion might surprise longtime Ed Heads in that it's more redolent of the sort of '80s hard-rock bands who dominated the radio waves when Maiden couldn't, like Dokken and even Whitesnake.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    The best odds and sods collected here are those on which they stray from relentless shouting.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    OWTH aren’t covering ground that Against Me! or the Bouncing Souls haven’t already tread in the past, but there’s a palpable passion in frontman Ryan Young’s voice that keeps these songs sounding inspired for the duration of the record.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    The Color Morale never strays too far from the tried-and-true tropes of their subgenre on full-length No. 3, but still manages to craft tunes that are passionate and memorable.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A 12-song set that went through a couple of permutations but still bristles with industrial-strength angst.