Songs For The Deaf Image
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Universal acclaim- based on 415 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. TimmyL
    Oct 1, 2002
    10
    Best album ever....just plain great
  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. JasonD
    Mar 28, 2004
    10
    Great album from a great band. Takes a while to get into but its worth it.
  4. snolarbear
    Dec 17, 2007
    10
    A slick and powerful album. music doesn't get much better than this!
  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. Mar 26, 2018
    9
    I was kid, confused and didn't know what I should listen. I was searching something new. I my music taste didn't form yet and I found what II was kid, confused and didn't know what I should listen. I was searching something new. I my music taste didn't form yet and I found what I want, I found many new albums, music ,singer and one of the albums was this. Thank for the memories. If you like rock, metal, if you brain can take loud music, this album will be treasure for you. Expand
  7. FuckingJesus
    Aug 23, 2002
    0
    Fuck yall fucking posers!! PUNK NOT DEAD!!!!!!!

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