Songs For The Deaf Image
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Universal acclaim- based on 422 Ratings

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  • Summary: Stoner metal is back in the form of the third LP from Queens of the Stone Age, who are supplemented for this release (and supporting tour) by drummer Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters, Nirvana) and former Screaming Trees vocalist Mark Lanegan.

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No One Knows
We get some rules to follow That and this, these and those No one knows We get these pills to swallow How they stick in your throat Tastes like... See the rest of the song lyrics
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 21 out of 23
  2. Negative: 0 out of 23
  1. Entertainment Weekly
    100
    The year's best hard-rock album. [6 Sep 2002, p.86]
  2. Uncut
    100
    [A] breathtaking, virtually flawless album. [Sep 2002, p.104]
  3. Queens Of The Stone Age are the greatest heavy rock band on the face of the planet and soon everyone will know it.
  4. Musically and vocally, the band sounds tighter and more accomplished than ever.
  5. Blender
    80
    While cliches abound... this huge music is delivered with panache. [#9, p.154]
  6. Mojo
    80
    All the elements which made its predecessor so great are here, but in excelsis, and occasionally excess. [Sep 2002, p.95]
  7. [The opening] quartet of tunes blows the band's wad, leaving the rest of the album scattered with only moderately cool mid- tempo metal, all of it delivered with gusto but not enough serious hooks to make anything stand out.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 3 out of 114
  1. calez1q
    Aug 29, 2002
    10
    Compared to the rest of the hard rock garbage out there, this album stands out like a beacon of welcome light.
  2. Jan 15, 2011
    10
    You like good rock, you like good music? How about a trip- how about a rolling, thundering blast of grit and rock- shot into your skull, stillYou like good rock, you like good music? How about a trip- how about a rolling, thundering blast of grit and rock- shot into your skull, still yeah? Then, do this album! Do it now! Expand
  3. AaronT
    Feb 16, 2004
    10
    great album, powerful songs, superb riffs, I new hope in heavy. thank GOD, this musical genre is in good shape, and very alive.
  4. BrydenS.
    Nov 26, 2007
    10
    Best metal album of the 00's. Even Dave Grohl admitted it was the best album he had ever played on. The fact that it is a loose concept Best metal album of the 00's. Even Dave Grohl admitted it was the best album he had ever played on. The fact that it is a loose concept album and flows cohesively is the icing on top of the fact that it rocks harder than any of the other crap currently plaguing modern rock radio. Anyone who doesn't give this album at least an 8 doesn't know anything about hard rock and should stick to the Adult Alternative section of the record store. Expand
  5. Jul 10, 2018
    10
    The good, pointless and old rock and roll. The best QOTSA album, among with Rated R (2000). Josh Homme isn't a virtuoso guitar player, butThe good, pointless and old rock and roll. The best QOTSA album, among with Rated R (2000). Josh Homme isn't a virtuoso guitar player, but this fact doesn't prevent that he compose many of his best songs. Another goal is the marvelous band that accompanies Homme. Mark Lanegan that lend his powerful voice, Nick Oliveri always offering amazing bass lines and finally the sacred rock's monstrer Dave Grohl that occupies the drumsticks masterfully. Materpiece. Expand
  6. Dec 27, 2018
    9
    Un album pesado, de gran sonido stoner, mezclado con sonidos de la musica en español, grandes canciones del rock, un impredicidble
  7. FuckingJesus
    Aug 23, 2002
    0
    Fuck yall fucking posers!! PUNK NOT DEAD!!!!!!!

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