Rolling Stone's Scores

For 4,728 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 33% higher than the average critic
  • 3% same as the average critic
  • 64% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 6.8 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Music review score: 65
Highest review score: 100 Late Registration
Lowest review score: 0 Scream
Score distribution:
4728 music reviews
    • 35 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    The limp rhythm section and layered guitars expose the rote melodies, ridiculously dull lyrics and cruise-control tempo. [27 Jan 2005, p.60]
    • Rolling Stone
    • 50 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    If you are not Jah, however, you may lack the stomach for Sinead's megasincere tributes to Curtis Mayfield and Jesus Christ Superstar.
    • 53 Metascore
    • 10 Critic Score
    The Papercut Chronicles II is the year's most charmless album, 11 punishingly dull rock-rap tunes with hooks that would've sounded dated a decade ago.
    • 15 Metascore
    • 10 Critic Score
    Federline's rhyme flow is the opposite of tight.
    • 42 Metascore
    • 0 Critic Score
    Scream veers between drab–sleek and rock–dude soulful; Cornell's yowl never sounds at home.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 0 Critic Score
    Nowhere amidst all the confusion is there even a worthwhile tune to be salvaged. Hideously dull.