- 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.
- Record Label: Interscope
- Genre(s): Rock, Alternative, Metal
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Entertainment WeeklyThe year's best hard-rock album. [6 Sep 2002, p.86]
Uncut[A] breathtaking, virtually flawless album. [Sep 2002, p.104]
BlenderWhile cliches abound... this huge music is delivered with panache. [#9, p.154]
MojoAll the elements which made its predecessor so great are here, but in excelsis, and occasionally excess. [Sep 2002, p.95]
DennisMOct 11, 2002F+#@ing Rules!! Best ever!!!
Jan 15, 2011You 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
TomasZJun 3, 2004Great Album! 'Nuff said...
BrydenS.Nov 26, 2007Best 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
Apr 22, 2012If God and Satan copulated to spawn a child made of music, Homme, Oliveri and Lanegan (on this album) would be the sound of its voice. AIf God and Satan copulated to spawn a child made of music, Homme, Oliveri and Lanegan (on this album) would be the sound of its voice. A genre-defying - and career-defining - LP. A must-have for any rock fan. Find it, buy it and listen to it - again and again.… Expand
Sep 7, 2010this is queens of the stone age at there absolute best. almost every song is a revolution of modern hard rock; the key songs from theirthis is queens of the stone age at there absolute best. almost every song is a revolution of modern hard rock; the key songs from their career: No one Knows, Go with the flow, Songs for the dead, the sky is falling, millionaire, are all found on this incredible album. Anyone wanting to get into QOTSA, this is the album to listen to...… Expand
FuckingJesusAug 23, 2002Fuck yall fucking posers!! PUNK NOT DEAD!!!!!!!
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