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    Adrenaline
    Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
    Audio CD (03 October, 1995)
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    Call it what you want: emo-core, alternative, sneaker metal...the Deftones seemed the most unlikely quartet to come out on Madonna's Maverick Records. The music is agro, abrasive, and damn near primal from the disc's first few seconds. Tool-like whisperings of frontman Chino Moreno can bring the mood from disconcerting to downright dangerous in seconds. Heavy, chunky guitar riffs, mad raps, and testy tempo changes make this a must-have for fans of whisper-to-a-primal-scream alterna-rock. Killer tracks: "Bored" and "7 Words." --Denise Sheppard ... Read more

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    5-0 out of 5 stars Masters of setting the mood
    I love this album, this and Tools Aenima was the main influences for the band I played in at '96. It has meant very much for me over the years. I love the mood this record gets you in. To call this Nu-metal is wrong I think, the genre didn't exist at the time it was made and I don't want to put it in the same genre as alot of bands that doesn't have the same quality as Deftones. The sound is abit rough, but I like that. That puts the focus more on the songs and the lyrics, which are great. At the beginning of owning this album Root was my favourite, but now I think it's Minus Blindfold or Lifter. The music isn't technically advanced, and I think that's good, actually. Music is about feeling, and you should do what it takes to convey the feelings you want to convey. To play advanced stuff just because you're able isn't good. Then you're just showing off, forgetting about the point of it all. I give this album a 5, because of the historical aspect of it, and the fact that they are masters of setting the mood and expressing strong feelings. Along with Tool Deftones is the best metal band out there, period.

    4-0 out of 5 stars It's Rough, But Still A Great Debut
    This is probably Deftones' worst album, but it's a good CD. The style is a little harder than Around the Fur or White Pony, and the production values are rather low. Sometimes it sounds like the music is being made up on the spot, just people hammering away on their instruments with convoluted lyrics that aren't really about anything, but it somehow works, which is pretty amazing. Chino's vocals are as good as ever and most of the riffs are catchy enough. The only song I don't really like here is "Minus Blindfold".

    Definitely pick this up if you own the other albums, but those new to Deftones should probably buy White Pony first, it makes this easier to get into.

    3-0 out of 5 stars I'm impressed. Good debut.
    Considering this genre of music (nu-metal, alternative metal, etc.) I think the Deftones were definatly at the top of the game from the beginning. Nu-metal, rap metal, and alternative metal bands usually just plain suck, but Deftones albums manage to pull together enough interesting influences, smart musical ideas, talented musicianship and good hooks to earn them all at least an "above average" grade.

    Adrenaline is a good album. It's not amazing, or even very consistent, and to be completely honest, it's probably their worst album, but it's definatly still good. I was blown away when I first heard this. I thought to myself, "an alternative metal band with guitars that sound like actual guitars, instead of massive bubbly farts? And the guitars are playing actual RIFFS, instead of overdistorted power chords laden with hip sound-effects?" Hardly believeable. In truth, there's nothing fundamentally wrong with this album, but the reason I gave it only 3 stars is because, although the energy level is high and the playing is great, some of the songs don't really go anywhere. "Engine Number 9", in particular, sucks. "One Weak" starts off pretty decent, but it's poorly arranged and not very interesting, so it usually passes by without me even noticing.

    Overall, though, the band sticks with good riffs, and keeps the listener entertained with plenty of nice tempo-changes, off-kilter arrangements, and smart transitions.

    The songs on Adrenaline are, on the whole, well-crafted, but when they're not, they're pretty annoying and sometimes so mediocre that they go unnoticed, and Chino's voice got MUCH better later. Also, a lot of these songs sound pretty similar to one another. The production is awesome, so sure all the songs SOUND cool, but a well-trained ear will realize that some of the riffs on here are pretty awkward. Although this is a good raw high-energy album, it's missing the stylistic diversity and texture of their later albums. ... Read more

    Asin: B000002N2Z
    Subjects:  1. Alternative Metal    2. Alternative Pop/Rock    3. Grunge    4. Heavy Metal    5. Pop    6. Post-Grunge    7. Rap-Metal    8. Rock   


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    Around the Fur
    Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
    Audio CD (28 October, 1997)
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    3-0 out of 5 stars Great album.
    My introduction to the Deftones was back in 97 when this album came out. They had this whole thing about them on MTV and i was intrigued by their heavy and obnoxious sound.

    All this band does is scream and moan. But that's what's great. If you don't like stuff that's pretty obnoxious, you won't like this. But once you get passed the teenage angst sound coming from the room upstairs, then you can get into the sheer beauty.

    Chino is a great singer and sounds genderless, if that doesn't sound too strange. But sometimes he just sings much too sensually for his own good, which makes the music come off as too indulgant in...heck, I don't know, but I don't feel like a man listening to it.

    It's a short album and the recording is a little bit annoying, but it pays off.

    I could say so much about this album and I'm afraid I'll forget something, but I hate writing long reviews.

    Nevertheless, if you like heavy music with amazing melody, rap-metal, stuff like that, basically all the stuff that's out now that sucks, only these guys can actually pull it off.
    And even if you don't like this album, check out their new stuff. SOMETHING of these guys has got to give!
    They're one of my favorite bands just because of how consistent they've remained over the years and how they're not afraid to do what they really want to do and don't appeal to the masses.

    P.S. don't listen to the Finnish guy with the one star review. If you look at all the reviews he's given, he has like ten full pages of things that he gave a one star review. The only thing that he gave a five star review was a hammer. He loved the hammer.

    1-0 out of 5 stars Awful!
    I hate this album! This is so bad! i hate it! Try somethinge else instead but not Tool or U2....or Saxon! They are all terrible bands!

    5-0 out of 5 stars My first and Favorite
    This is the first cd that I ever purchased when I got my first job(with my own money that is), and I believe that there is no other album on which my money would've been better spent.The deftones single-handedly changed the way I listen to music, and continue to do so to this day.With that being said, I really do believe this is their finest work.Some would say that white pony is their best, and all of the big three (adrenaline, around the fur, white pony) are absolutely amazing in different ways.Adrenaline has raw, somewhat unfocused power (that a debuting badn should have).Around the fur is more focused, andthe album just flows a little bit better than adrenaline.White pony is easily their most experimental work (coincidentally their best selling also), but still doesn't fail to have the trademark deftones "feel" (and if you listen to the deftones, you know what I'm talking about).Around the fur just stands above the other two to me just by having songs that stick out more in my head.The entire album is phenomenal, and I honestly don't think it has a bad track or "filler".Some are stronger than others of course.My favorites are Dai the flu, damone, lhabia, my own summer, and lotion.Can't wait for their new album! (supposedly due out this fall) ... Read more

    Asin: B000002NIW
    Sales Rank: 8924
    Subjects:  1. Pop    2. Rock   


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    White Pony
    Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
    Audio CD (20 June, 2000)
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    Sensual and mellow haven't been adjectives associated with aggro band Deftones--until now. The quintet's third outing finds their aural punch softened and deepened, lending songs such as "Digital Bath" a sultry, layered edge. More Tool than Pantera in its sonics, White Pony, in fact, includes a collaboration with Tool/A Perfect Circle singer Maynard James Keenan in the haunting "Passenger." Fans of the band's earlier, harder albums will still find some satisfaction in these developments. "Elite" boasts chunky riffing and metal/rap leanings, while "Korea" is anguished and edgy. More striking, however, are songs like the quirky, futuristic, fervent "RX Queen" and the gentle "Teenager." If you're in the mood to mosh, 1995's Adrenaline and '97's Around the Fur are better choices. For a different Deftones journey, however, delve into this diverse, dynamic, and heady album sans preconceived notions and let White Pony take you on a wondrous ride. --Katherine Turman ... Read more

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    4-0 out of 5 stars My first Deftones album...
    I'm a big fan of Chevelle, Slipknot, and Linkin Park. Yes Linkin Park, and from the reviews I've read about Deftones' albums it doesn't seem like many of their fans like Linkin Park. But oh well, I like Linkin Park and Deftones. This is my first Deftones album and overall I have to say its pretty good. It has some good songs and some alright songs but you have to listen to most of them several times to get to really like them. Anyway, here are my ratings on the songs:

    1. Feiticeira 2/5 - Not a great song to start the album off with but its an alright song.
    2. Digital Bath 3/5 - I like this song. Its got a nice beat to it.
    3. Elite 1/5 - Too much screaming. Not a very good song at all.
    4. Rx Queen 4/5 -Love the song. Great beat. Well done.
    5. Street Carp 2/5 - Lame lyrics.
    6. Teenager 2/5 - An ok slow beated song. Kinda boring.
    7. Knife Prty 4/5 - Don't like the lyrics. Love how he mixes the guitar with his voice.
    8. Korea 3/5 - In my opinion the heaviest song on the album.
    9. Passenger 5/5 - My favorite song on the album. Love the lyrics. Love the beat. Just wish the 1st chorus could have been repeated a few more times. The 2nd one just isn't as great.
    10. Change(In the House of Flies) 4/5 - Good song.
    11. Pink Maggit 1/5 - Worst song on the album.

    5-0 out of 5 stars Go Deftones!!!
    Hell yes! This album finally sees Deftones reaching damn near sonic perfection! I liked Adrenaline, I VERY much enjoyed Around the Fur, and I LOVE this album. This album is filled to the brim with everything I love about this band! "Feiticiera" is brilliant...did you notice how the song has no chorus, but it flows so well, you don't even realize it at first?? This is a very easy album to get totally lost in. Chino's voice sounds better than it ever sounded before, the guitars grind, blister and blugeon the ears, while trippy synth washes and strange soundscapes interweave themselves into the songs, the bass is deep and rich and the whole album has a very subtle and hypnotic intensity to it. Although it's considerably less in-your-face than Adrenaline and Around the Fur, I think White Pony is in some ways, even heavier than those albums. The guitars here are about as sludgey and razor-sharp as they always were, but in terms of mood and atmosphere, this is one hell of a heavy, heavy album. I remember when I bought this album...it was at the beach one summer. I went out and bought this and came back to relax in the sun and listen to it. It was a GREAT experience...This is perfect blasting VERY loud on lazy hot summer days. Just let it play and don't worry about skipping any tracks...they're all good. Actually "Elite" is the only track I get a bit tired of sometimes, but it's still a good song. If you get one Deftones album, get this one. It's filled with more great, smart musical ideas than most alternative metal bands have EVER thought of in their entire careers.

    3-0 out of 5 stars Party, Party!
    Deftones is just another nu metal band. The album is alright but it feels like they had not nothing special to give. I personally like this Deftones album more than any other album...well I have only listened to "Around the Fur" album and this, so I cannot much to say...but at least this album seems to have many fans and critics popularity. The music is like some kind of between Tool And Korn. I think this band has had influences from them...if not straightly then other way. Also Machine Head and Venom can be very close. The riffs are just like Korn's at least "Korea" sounds like some riff in Korn's Issues..."Falling Away from Me" or Korn's "Here to Stay". The peaceful one "Teenager" is so bad that I have to say I hate that song...I don't think nu metal bands should make peaceful songs because they (most often) sound terrible. The album's opening is great...the songs "Digital Bath", "Elite", and "RX Queen" are quite OK...but then two next ones are horrible...they have that kind of sound that they sound like they would have been sung by death people...quite creepy. I also hate the song "Change (in the House of Flies)"...it sounds like some sick p*rv*rt would be harassing me. "Pink Maggit" is also horrible...and it is too long too...and too peaceful. It is a good thing that there's some good song in the middle of the album...like "Knife Party" and "Korea"...also "Passanger" is quite OK...after some listening times...it sounds like Tool's "Schism" in "Lateralus" album...the only Tool track I like.
    Stars: Elite, Korea, RX Queen ... Read more

    Asin: B00004TL21
    Subjects:  1. Alternative Metal    2. Alternative Pop/Rock    3. Heavy Metal    4. Pop    5. Post-Grunge    6. Rap-Metal    7. Rock   


    Bleach
    Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
    Audio CD (14 October, 1991)
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    When it first appeared, Bleach seemed like a tuneful approximation of what grunge rock in the Northwest United States was supposed to sound like--gruff, enraged, sometimes tuneful, sometimes silly. Singer Kurt Cobain had the pipes to belt out such power trash as "Mr. Moustache" and the Shocking Blue's "Love Buzz," but considering the sheer volume of frustrated tuneage coming out of Seattle in 1989, it was easy to miss Bleach's subtler textures. In retrospect,"Negative Creep" and "About a Girl" are the obvious standouts that point toward the strum and bang attack that would catapult Nevermind to the top of the charts. But this is also a band without drummer Dave Grohl; his predecessor, Chad Channing (and also the Melvins' Dale Crover), while competent, is no Grohl. Producer Jack Endino gave this album the best sound $600 could buy. --Rob O'Connor ... Read more

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    4-0 out of 5 stars No Nirvana Without Grohl
    This is a great first album by Nirvana.....but without Dave Grohl on the drums....it lacks a certain energy that you get with the other Nirvana albums....but otherwise with songs like About A Girl and Blew......this is a primetime example of pure grunge rock....and its awesome.

    5-0 out of 5 stars The best
    Nirvana's bleach was the best album they ever done. Kurt Cobain was a talented guitarest and Singer. The other alubms are very good to but Bleach is the best they ever done for their 1st cd they ever made.

    5-0 out of 5 stars GREAT!
    I think this is Nirvanas best album. Its there 1st and best in my opinion. This is a great cd for Nirvana fans but for the people that are getting into them they might not like it, definatly a cd where you like it or are confused by it. Good over all but I just wish they had Grohl for this one, Channing's okay but Grohl is one of the greatest. ... Read more

    Asin: B0000035E7
    Subjects:  1. Alternative Pop/Rock    2. Grunge    3. Pop    4. Rock   


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    The Height of Callousness
    Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
    Audio CD (10 October, 2000)
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    Look beyond the headline-grabbing shock-rockers and public enemies that populate the thriving sphere of nu metal, and there's an often fascinating legion of young pretenders desperately eager to set the agenda. Spineshank, however, appear to have forgotten that it takes a little more than misanthropic attitude and clunky samplers to spar with an Antichrist Superstar. Sure, The Height of Callousness works the industrial hip-hop template for all it's worth (sometime Rage Against the Machine producer GGGarth works the controls), but with the likes of "New Disease" and "Cyanide 2600" offering precious little content between their clichés, this album begs to be pigeonholed. When this stuff works--see the electrified taboo pantomime of Static X's Wisconsin Death Trip, or the heavy black gothic mass of NIN's The Downward Spiral--it's because there's a splendidly contrary charismatic ringmaster running the whole bleak circus. Here? Well, let's just say that all this negativity isn't making any positives. --Louis Pattison ... Read more

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    5-0 out of 5 stars Brutal Agro-Rock At It's Finest
    Dear God, to call this CD brilliant is an understatement. A nice touch of anger in every last song that I've heard on the album, it truly is a shame that Spineshank broke up, because these guys frigging rock! Seriously, the way everything melded into a unique sound unlike anything I've ever heard is just mind-blowing. If you're a fan of agro-metal at all, do yourself a favor and buy this album, it rocks!

    5-0 out of 5 stars Sweet......
    This album is amazing. I never heard anything like it. It's very original and is probably one of the best albums I've ever heard. This is a must in everyone's metal collection. Metal blended with industrial is a magnificent match. Johnny Santos' voice and lyrics are probably the best and original that I've heard in the longest time. It was sad to hear that he had left Spineshank, but then I was shown a web-site called SilentCivilians.com. Silent Civilians is the new band that Johnny Santos is singing in. It's a straight up metal band. Although I would love to hear Johnny with Spineshank again, it was great to hear him in a band again. Especially one that was really heavy. If you liked Height Of Callousness, you're going to love his new band. Look for it to be the next best thing to happen to metal.

    5-0 out of 5 stars Another Gem From The Vaults Of Roadrunner Records
    Spineshank is a kick ass industrial/aggro metal band that is much better than those poor excuses for music on the radio. This CD proves it. "Synthetic"...you gotta love that song. The guitars...everything makes this song a classic, but if you think this song rules, how about "New Disease", a very brutal track that tends to shatter the restricted barrier of nu-metal. You gotta pick this up, along with the other releases. It sucks Johnny Santos left, though... ... Read more

    Asin: B00004WMXQ
    Subjects:  1. Alternative Metal    2. Heavy Metal    3. Pop    4. Rock   


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    Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Silence
    Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
    Audio CD (09 May, 2000)
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    1-0 out of 5 stars Another Teenage Nu-Metal band!
    What rubbish! This is awful! Listen to this kind of sh**??? This is garbage! Listen to great nu metal bands like Slipknot, Korn etc. instead!

    5-0 out of 5 stars great album, period!
    For those that think that this album is all about misogeny or actually beating up on women, I'd have to say you're really missing the point.First off, this album (or daryl specifically on this album) is insanely angry towards woman/women, but it's pretty focused anger, it's not vague in anyway.So to say it's just about hatred for women is ridiculous.If anything this album is about being hurt, and lashing out.The following album is much more of a resolution of these feelings, that's why it's much more calm (or tame, depending upon how you look at it) than this one.And as for the beating on women part, the only way that could possibly be assumed is from the song "piano".But I've seen quotes from dayrl regarding that song, and he claims that it's a song about rock stars, not real events.Heh, but about the songs.This album is an angry, emotional (although I don't know if you can lump it with a lot of the emo that it is lumped with), but above all it's beautiful.If you've ever been through a breakup with another person, you know what the anger feels like, this album is pure channeled anger for the most part.A warning however: to anyone who doesn't like screaming, DO NOT GET THIS ALBUM.Favorite songs: ry ry's song, piano, lovebites and razorlines, pretty lush.

    3-0 out of 5 stars Decent
    I like this album to a certain extent, I think some of the songs are pretty catchy and I do like how Mr. Glassjaw sings, it's just he doesn't sing very impressive lyrics.The whole album is about beating up b***ches (apparently you can't write that word) and being mad at sluts.Ummmm... yeah.I think the album after this was a wee bit better, actually a lot better.I mean how could you call this a classic?I really don't get how people are so obsessed with Glassjaw I went to some local show a week ago and half the bands were ripping off Glassjaw, huh?I guess they like beating on b***ches too.But I must say I don't hate the album becuase it's un-pc (it's usually the other way around, damn I hate when bands are all self righteous) I just don't like the lyrics, they are dumb.I mean even 50 Cent writes better lyrics (whatta loser).But the music is good and I like Mr. Glassjaw's singing style, but but but they aren't as classic as people would lead you to believe and to top it all off Daryl influenced Vinnie from the Movielife to break his edge, woe! ... Read more

    Asin: B00004SCYA
    Sales Rank: 46484
    Subjects:  1. Alternative Metal    2. Emo    3. Heavy Metal    4. Pop    5. Rock   


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    Gift
    Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
    Audio CD (27 June, 2000)
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    Gift is an acerbic and uncompromising tour de force that never once allows directionless bombast to triumph over stylistic artistry. That said, Taproot are certainly no slouches when it comes to bludgeoning. The band's Smashing Pumpkins-like wall-of-guitar soundscapes, disconcerting staccato rhythms, and vocalist Stephen Richards's vocal assaults are accentuated beyond sanity by Ulrich (Pantera, Static-X) Wild's trademark production chops to devastating effect. Eastern accents haunt the nagging choruses of "Again & Again." "Now" showcases the band's seductive light-and-shade dynamism and harmonic sensibility, while the closer "Impact" boasts a merciless, scorching delivery. Based upon Gift, star status seems assured for Taproot. --Ian Fortnam ... Read more

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    5-0 out of 5 stars If I could i would give this a higher rating
    To me this might be the greatest album ever.Not because they are my favorite band (the tattoo on my arm will prove it though) but for me their lyrics hit home. Their music is not the greatest but good enough to keep you going. The lyrics are what keep me coming back to their 2 albums with my ears craving more. To give you an idea of some things in here like the song "I" for example he says "I hate myself sometimes,
    I love myself,
    I need this way of life because it holds me" This is going to appeal to everyone but to some people that are having hard times and need help or guidance this really does the trick. The groups message is the same positive and uplifting giving you reason to go on when there really seems like none. I thank god if there is one that i stumbled on to this group because they have helped me in ways you could never believe.

    1-0 out of 5 stars ugh
    Ok, I'll admit that I bought into the hype generated by the music scene in MI. Already familiar with early demos recorded by the band (very Limp Bizkit-esque, at least they got away from that), I bought this CD the day it came out and was seriously disappointed. Why, do you ask? First of all, the music is very derivative of bands like Deftones and Glassjaw. But, with the guitarist's solid riffs, that is excusable to a certain point. If only Taproot had a different singer, they could still be a pretty good band. However, the real downfall is their HORRIBLY OBNOXIOUS vocalist. The vocals incessantly grate throughout almost every song - Incredibly whiny and incredibly boring. The uninspired vocal performance bleated over the majority of the songs is simply laughable. After saying all of that, I will admit that 'I,' 'Smile,' and 'Again & Again' are good songs. However, three tracks are hardly enough to revive a lifeless album.

    5-0 out of 5 stars Worthy of the highest honors
    I can't believe none of the last few reviews have been five stars. These guys are one of the most original bands of their time. I grew up listening to every metal band out there from 1986 on and these guys are great. Crunchy guitar with diverse singing and growling. The samples on Amazon don't even do them justice because this album is a lot harder than the clips they play. ... Read more

    Asin: B00004TTGI
    Subjects:  1. Alternative Metal    2. Alternative Pop/Rock    3. Pop    4. Post-Grunge    5. Rap-Metal    6. Rock   


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    Inches From the Mainline
    Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
    Audio CD (03 October, 2000)
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    4-0 out of 5 stars production is sloppy but music is good
    slaves on dope may scare away some based on their name, but they just produce a heavy,numetal sound.there are several standout tracks, including "pushing me", "i can't die","b**** slap",and "no more faith".every song is fairly listenable.the only donwfall is jason rockman's vox can become quite annoying,as his screams are somewhat higher pitched.also,many of the songs sound very similar,causing them to melt into each other,making the album sound like one giant track.all in all though,they are quite original for the genre,and i give them kudos for that.for fans of reveille,endo,and taproot.

    1-0 out of 5 stars How come 0 stars isn't an option?
    well...I'd like to personally [...] each member of this disgraceful band...My friend recommended them to me, and after listening to them, I was so insulted by the complete trash I heard that I dont know how I'll be able to talk to the poor kid again...I can only hope that this band is just joking, that they're not serious when they make such songs, and that people who gave them 5 stars are joking as well...if not, I'm absolutely speechless. please ignore any praise this band may receive, and dont buy this CD...if for some reason u do feel compelled to hear this compilation of trash, just steal it, because it's not worth a single penny

    5-0 out of 5 stars More Than Average Nu Metal
    When I put this album in my CD player and listened to the second track, "Pushing Me", I'm like, "Holy crap! This is Slaves On Dope?" I bought "Metafour" not too long ago. My response for that: "Cool. It doesn't suck." Then I popped "Inches From The Mainline" in my CD player, and I love this record. I love Vision of Disorder, and this record sounded just like a mix between "Imprint" and the self-titled debut.This album is much more than nu-metal. It's blistering nu metal! Listen to "Pushing Me" and "I Can't Die". Both tracks kick ass! ... Read more

    Asin: B00004YMU6
    Sales Rank: 46480
    Subjects:  1. Alternative Metal    2. Alternative Pop/Rock    3. Pop    4. Post-Grunge    5. Rap-Rock    6. Rock   


    Soulfly [Bonus Disc]
    Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
    Audio CD (19 October, 1999)
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    5-0 out of 5 stars TRIBE!!!
    I'll admit. I found out about Soulfly before Sepultura. I realize that Sepultura 1985-1996 is a lot better than Soulfly in Comparison. But with this in mind, I still am able to Enjoy almost anything Max Does. (Almost, I hate the Record 3) When I picked this Double Record up, I was just starting into the Metal Scene. I feel that it doesn't take a minute long Guitar solo with millions of cords to make a good song/band. What I did feel that mattered were good drums. I am not the Average person, who listens to average music. I like it different, just look at some of my other reviews. I am a drummer/percussionist in a band right now. (Part of my drum set is scratch built)I love Tribal drums, and when I found out about Soulfly, it was an opportunity I couldn't refuse. I picked up this record and the Primitive Digipak with 4 bonus songs. Now that's a lot of Tribal Metal. And while Primitive has somewhat faded, this 2 disc version remains as strong as ever.

    Some people say this is Nu-metal. I disagree. The only part that I feel is Nu-Metal is the Verse that Fred Durst "Sings" in Bleed. My definition of Nu-Metal is Rock combine with Rap Elements and no solos. This, my dear reader, is Tribal Metal, something Sepultura started with the record Chaos A.D. What will stand out in Tribal Metal more is focus on the drums and atmosphere. While guitar solos do make an occasional appearance, you're not going to find Beneath the Remains here.

    The first Disc, the actual record, is 5 Stars in itself. You can tell that Max was Pissed when they recorded it. This was due to his Stepson's Murder.

    1. Eye for an Eye (10/10) Great opener that really gets your attention.
    2. No Hope = No Fear (10/10) It used to make my hair stand on end if I got really into it.
    3. Bleed (9/10)is where some Sepultura fans following Max, (when this was first released) may have snapped due to Fred Durst making an appearance. I would like to point out that, this was release in 1998, Bizkit didn't start to sell out until the next year, and not that it mattered much. This was probably the best lyrics the D-bag ever wrote.
    4. Tribe (10/10) is classic, with Max Cavelera starting out on the Berimbau.
    5. Bumba (6/10) is what I could consider filler, while it has a reggae atmosphere and all, I am just tempted to press the skip button.
    6. First commandment (9/10) eerie, great song with creepy drums and features Chino from the Deftones. I don't like the Deftones, and they make too many appearances with Max, but they manage to do a good Job.
    7. Bumbklaatt (9/10) I guess is an insult Max made up, and the Guitars are what make the song stand out so much.
    8. Soulfly (7/10)it's a very nice, calm instrumental.
    9. Umbabarauma (9/10)is a Portuguese song about Soccer. Very nice.
    10. Quilambo (6/10)is like Bumba. And while it has a good message behind it, it isn't that great. Features Guest Benji from the Reggae Metal Band Dub War.
    11. Fire (7/10)it's a really catchy tune, even though the lyrics are very simple, also has a good solo.
    12. The Song Remains Insane (10/10) brutal and strange and wheni it starts, it doesn't let go.
    13. No. (10/10) If people followed these rules, society would be better. Very Vulgar.
    14. Prejudice. (10/10)Benji returns with a better performace than Quilambo. It lists Max and Benji as using Chains on here but I don't here them.
    15. Karmageddon (6/10)closes the album with a bizarre instrumental. Good way to close the Album but a little boring.

    Disc 2: honestly, why buy the normal version for $17 when you can throw in 3 more dollars and get a bonus disc with 15 songs and extra artwork?

    Remix's I feel that the Remixes of Tribe and Soulfly are the only ones that have a real big change. The Eternal Spirit Mix feels like it was combined with First Commandment. The Quilambo and Umbabarauma Mix's sound very similar to each other; it's just played at a different distortion level with some techno noises in the background.

    The Live Songs are great and have Crystal Clear Quality. The Opener Eye For an Eye and Tribe are found on the Digipak of Primitive. And after No Hope = No Fear there's supposed to be Spit (Sepultura). I don't know about the rest of the missing Live Songs though. The live version of Bleed with Dana's little brother is hilarious. The kid doesn't know how to sing into the microphone or isn't used to it, because at one point you can tell he isn't close enough to it or he forgot a line.

    The Eye for an Eye (Live at Indigo Ranch) 10/10 is basically a Live Demo. (Indigo Ranch is where they recorded it) Somewhat different and pretty cool. In the credits, it proudly states that the drummer mixed it in 5 minutes.

    The 2 B-sides. Cangaceiro (6/10) and Ain't no Feeble Bastard (Discharge Cover)(8/10) are short songs that have a Punk atmosphere to them and sound somewhat like Demos.

    The B-Side that for some Reason wasn't put on the 2nd disc but should have.

    Possibility of Life's Destruction (Discharge Cover) 10/10 it's 1 and a half minutes of Pure Thrash. Very fun!!!

    5-0 out of 5 stars GOOD CD
    a cool cd but it takes a while to get used to.

    4-0 out of 5 stars Raw emotion, anger and passion.
    The pain and emotion that went into this album is incredible. Max is trully inspirational and emotional vocalist. The pain Max puts into writing his songs sets the standard for any angry poltical band. The guitaring and bass I find to be rather repetative and similar from song to song, but the vocals, lyrics and tribal percussion more than makes up for it. The greatness of Sepultura rubbed off onto this album, but is almost gone on Soulfly's latest album, "Primitive". If you like Sepultura then you will like tracks: 1,2,3,4,6,9 and 13,14. ... Read more

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    Primitive [Bonus Tracks]
    Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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    3-0 out of 5 stars The beginning of the downward spiral
    I feel that Soulfly's first CD was absolutely awesome, simply put.And for a while I thought this was even better.I may have felt this way because I bought the self title (2 disc version) with this 16 track version of Primitive.Now that's a lot of Tribal Metal.But it wasn't until the next record 3 came out that the cracks began to show.For me, 3 not only stunk, but it managed to drag Primitive down with it. I haven't listened to this in ages.Soulfly went overboard with the guest spots and no solos what so ever.This is also the start with a dude simply tapping on drums (Bring it), something very annoying that is found frequently on 3.

    But all is not lost.A few of the songs are pretty good, Back to the primitive, Pain, Jumpdaf***up (minus the last minute which is a boring fade out), Boom, the Prophet, and yes even terrorist to some extent.The guest appearance with Tom Araya (Slayer) doesn't live up to expectations (no solos), but the combination of lyrics from Inner Self (Sepultura) and Criminally Insane (Slayer) is rather interesting.And the instrumental Soulfly II, is ok and is the last good instrumental from Max.His best was either Kaiowas or We Who are not as Others.(Anyone willing to disagree?)I also like the cover art with the Phoenix rising up from the ground.And believe it or not, I find the only real rap track that Soulfly has done, In Memory Of... to be listenable.I'm not quite sure how this is possible because (c)Rap is poor music in general.Now it may sound like I like this CD but the overall effect is that it sounds like a collection of B-sides, there is hardly an double bass, and if I were to rate the songs, none of them would get a 10/10 rating.


    BONUS TRACKS

    The four bonus tracks are somewhat unnecessary, but they do help the CD overall.WE have live versions of Eye for an Eye and Tribe.These are some of the best songs on the whole record, and are from the same concert as that of the live songs from the second disc of the re-released self title.(Why they are not there instead, I have no clue).We are then joined by a pointless remix of Fire and an even more pointless remix of the first Soulfly instrumental.The Eternal Spirit mix on the re-release of the Self title is better (pattern here?)And there you have it.This is Primitive, and if your going to buy it, then definitely buy this version, the 4 tracks do help somewhat.And in the store this is normally the same price.(When I bought it, it was actually a dollar cheaper)You can decide for yourself if you want to buy this or not, I'll leave it up to you.I hoped this helped.

    5-0 out of 5 stars Oh boy.
    Well I just bought this album and im very impressed with soulfly.Iv just recently started to become a fan of Metal and let me tell you c.d's like this are gonna keep me hooked on the metal scene for a while. Iv listened to lots of metal and none are as emotional or as musicaly talented as Soulfly. Anyways This C.D wont be for the Nu Metal fan , more for the industrial fan , and if you dont like MOBO influlences then just forget it as its got Hip Hop & R&B in it. If you like bands like Fear Factory/Slipknot/V-Mob/ ect ect ya'll dig this c.d alot.

    5-0 out of 5 stars Soulfly at their best!!!
    i love this cd. it's a lot better than the first one. i just recntly went to see them with pantera and soulfly tore the place apart. ... Read more

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    Introduction to Mayhem
    Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
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    5-0 out of 5 stars overlooked?
    This album is still a blast to listen to(and I've had it for around 5 years now).From the beginning track "loose", the album is an assualt (that is until about song 14) that doesn't stop.I know most will dismiss it immediately because of the rap/metal (it's not as bad a mixture as some would lead you to believe if it's done correctly) origins that it has, but don't be deterred, buy this album it'll definitely be worth your time and money (if you don't mind a decent helping of rap that is).Favorite tracks: dose, set it off, pigs, supa-freak love.

    5-0 out of 5 stars Pretty Decent..
    I dont understand why people are saying its unoriginal .. i mean , if youre trying to express that bands like linkin park or limp bizket are around and there are bands that are ''starting'' to follow , you have to be kidding . This style has been around before those bands and when this style is finally broken in , nobody will complain cause it will become natural like other types of music .. look at ska, im sure people said the samething about it and called it unoriginal .. Back to the cd . Most overlooked band which is sad cause it has a bit more to offer than its ''cousins'' in this style of music . Check out Reveille also , they are another band whos fairly decent and overlooked .

    4-0 out of 5 stars primer 55
    primer 55 is a good band with a sweet sound. I hung out with the guys after a show in columbus and they really love having the crowd join in the shows. This cd is good because its a metal hip hop mix, the second cd i thought was better because it was more metal. ... Read more

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    Godsmack
    Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
    Audio CD (25 August, 1998)
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    In a post-Seattle Sound rock world, there's still a hunger for music that's dark, dirgelike, and heavy. And the void left by Soundgarden and company is being filled by a spate of bands, including Boston's Godsmack, who even nicked their name from an Alice in Chains song. Like Creed and Days of the New, Godsmack are raging and disenfranchised, as singer Sully Erna's lyrics illustrate: "I am in a living hell / Makes me wonder if I'm alive" or "You're pathetic in your own way / I don't like you anyway." Though the territory being mined isn't new, Godsmack's grungy grooves, potent energy, and strong hooks are irresistible. With a dash of Tool and a smattering of Filter seeping through, Godsmack are on the money, especially on "Whatever," the tantalizing "Get Up, Get Out!," and the strident and syncopated "Bad Religion," on which Erna puts one in mind of James Hetfield. While Godsmack's approach may not be fresh, the foursome's strong songs and powerful energy are still intensely tasty--especially for those with a taste for songs on the sober--but never staid--side. --Katherine Turman ... Read more

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    2-0 out of 5 stars who really cares if they sound like AIC?
    i dont see the problem in godsmack sounding like alice in chains. that isnt really a bad thing. the bad thing is that this band is actually kinda crap. they sound very monotonus and while this might appeal to fans of early 90s grunge it certainly does not appeal to me. the idea of not using guitar riffs and replacing them with one single chord with a bend on the E string every now and then is madness and godsmack should be hung for such treason! go and buy the other side EP instead. it is an entirely acoustic album and it is brilliant. godsmack show what they can do on that album. on this album they just show that they are a bunch of smacked (no pun intended) up losers who are wannabe AIC's and Soundgarden's. sorry 'smack you dont do anythin for me.

    4-0 out of 5 stars Good album, very good. so, BUY IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! NOW!!!!!!!
    This is a pretty good album, but it takes awhile to get used to it. In my opinion the #1 best song on the album is "whatever"
    But don't get me wrong it's not the only good song on the album the rest are pretty darn good.

    5-0 out of 5 stars Awesome Debut Album!
    First of all, i hope everyone posting reviews of amazon knows that this band's name is NOT taken from Alice in Chains' God Smack song! Sully follows the Wiccan religion, a karma-based religion that he makes references to throughout this band's albums. This unique religion states that if you bring pain to another, whether physical or emotional, it will come back to you three-fold. This probably explains why many of the lyrics heavily express an amazing level of "pissed-offness" and pain. The powerful vocals of Sully backed by Rambola's wicked self-taught guitar mastery and the tribal-based drums make this album, along with the other Godsmack albums, well worthy of a chance. ... Read more

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    Slipknot
    Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
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    The album cover of this self-titled release depicts the members of Slipknot in creepy masks, the dark image confirmed by the presence of a parental advisory sticker. Inside, foul language and subversive lyrics complete the picture. Yet Slipknot are no Insane Clown Posse, using hyperbole to mask a lack of talent. Slipknot's sound, while indebted to the likes of Korn, is more aggressive and creative. Indeed, it's a closer kin to Slayer and death metal, yet listenable and surprisingly melodic. The common denominator among Slipknot and the late '90s crop of neo-metal-rap bands is producer Ross Robinson (Korn, Limp Bizkit), who discovered the Iowa-bred Slipknot and signed them to his label, I Am Records. His stellar production, melded with wonderfully creepy percussive elements, a sampler, a DJ, metallic-grind guitars, and singer Corey Taylor's immense passion and wide melodic range, makes Slipknot immensely listenable. Slipknot isn't for everyone, but they provide a visceral and satisfying ride for fans of the hard stuff. --Katherine Turman ... Read more

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    5-0 out of 5 stars My Review For... Slipknot(self-titled)
    This album is the heaviest of the three.This is when they were more for the "heavy heavy metal' fans.The best thing about this album is the fact that he sreams and sings.He is truely a great singer.I'm a metal person all the way, but some of the stuff thats out now is pure crap.Back when this came out is when some other good stuff came out.Bands like Strapping Young Lad is just plain out trash.Other then the singer being half bald, the music sucks.I dont see why people like that band.Slipknot is for sure a different story.I highly recommend this album to any hardcore fan.I noticed that on my other Slipknot review, I got no good review remarks, so i'll talk more about that now.I know that because Slipknot and Iowa was so heavy, it made Vol. 3 a dissapointment to many.I'm more into the harder Slipknot.It just had a lot more emotion.As you may know the Stonesour thing is what messed up album as far as heaviness goes.I still think Vol. 3 is a great album.You should pick that one up to.Now back to Slipknot.The songs are great and worth every penny.The enhanced version has 2 extra songs so check that out.Heres what i did. I'm cheap so i just downloaded those 2 songs and added them to a burnt copy of "slipknot".Hey, thats using your brain.

    5-0 out of 5 stars not under 13 just didnt wanna waste time with a password
    i just got into slipknot n i burned this cd from a friend of mine. its amazing.
    i think everyone should stop trying to stamp a genre on slipknot and just think of them as slipknot. not numetal or death metal or whatever. listen to bands people, not genres. thats the way it should be but unfortunately it isnt.

    1. 742617000027- this is an intro thats just a repeated sample that says "the whole thing i think is sick" at varying pitches, with background noise. as a song, which it isnt it usually gets bad scores, but its actually just an intro, and its pretty good at that. makes the message of the album pretty clear, like the thesis of an essay. 5/5.

    2. (sic)- this is the song that originally had the name that the band picked for themselves. very heavy, and towards the end the guitars get especially heavy, almost having that juicy, grating sound to them, backed by Corey's hysterical moaning. 5/5.

    3. Eyeless- this song is actually about Corey's dad. "I am my father's son 'cause he's a phantom, a mystery, and that leaves me NOTHING!" the chorus is more often attributed to the literal story behind it (about the crazy man in NYC) but it actually has meaning as a metaphor. Corey makeshis lyrics especially personal in this song, an in some of the verses his screams are interrupted by compulsive yelps that make the emotional impact even greater. 5/5

    4. Wait and Bleed- the typical single. you can see why they picked it, as Corey's melodic singing in the chorus is much more mainstream friendly. The lyrics are especially surreal however, "I wipe it off the tile/The light is brighter this time/Everything is 3D blasphemy/My eyes are red and gold/The hair is standing straight up" despite the song being a single (most singles are the shallower, easy to understand songs). 5/5.

    5. Surfacing- a crowd pleaser, and its easy to see why. The intro of screaching high-end notes that continue throughout the song with interesting variations, and the bridge consisting of a rollercoaster of powerchords, followed up with drums that could beat asphalt into black sand, Surfacing is a stroke of genius. good scratching by Sid too. 5/5, probably the best single off the album.

    6. Spit it Out- the worst single, but still a good song. Corey definately has a knack for rapping while screaming at the same time. The lyrics in this song are the most offensive but it doesnt really matter cause you cant really hear them that well. The bass lines and the DJing are very good here, when you can hear them. I would give it a 5, but the guitars in this song sound like crap. i dunno what happened or what button they pushed, but they sound overly muted, flat, and blunt, and it definately stands out after the crisp, roaring/screaming guitars from Surfacing. 4/5.

    7. Tattered and Torn- a good song, gives Corey, James, and Mick a break and showcases growling basslines, freakish samples, and spooky percussion. And its good at that, but its just not one of those songs you will want to listen to over and over, unless its Halloween. 4/5.

    8. Me Inside- it takes awhile for this song to get started. The high-pitched, warped guitar notes in the verses are perhaps the first thing to grab you. the next thing will undoubtedly be Corey's anthemic singing in the chorus, backed by heavy but on-key powerchords. Definately could have been a single. 5/5.

    9. Liberate- this song contrasts to the last one in that it starts out strong and gets exhausted at the end. But everything in between is amazing. from Corey's screaming come rapping vocals to the sucker-punch rhythm of his words in the chorus, backed by equally rhythmic guitar chords and vibratos. This song reintroduces Corey's raw emotion and yelping, as he often lets himself trail off from screaming while rapping, even letting his voice crack. to me this shows that Corey is interested in the emotion and intensity of his vocals, not whether or not they sound cool or whether people will make fun of him. 5/5.

    10. Prosthetics- The longest normal song on the record at 5 minutes flat, this is also, to me, one of two stand-out, non-single songs. It starts out slow, but with 5:00 to burn you know it has time to build up to something strong. The creepy guitars and tribal percussion. The reverb the Corey uses on his voice in the verses is very powerful in its effect, and this is followed by his screaming before the chorus which is enveloped in the effects of the guitars behind him. The chorus of this song has an incredible instrumental melody in the powerchords used by the guitars and the repeated, ghostly echo of "You brought it out of me" which contrasts with the screaming in between. The bridge of the song merely ascends to the second and final chorus in which Corey's screams grow more wounded and more violent than before, creating a miasma of emotion over the melodic guitars and echoing vocals. 5/5.

    11. No Life- this track stands out purely from the guitar effects. The chorus is broken up with quirky harmonics and in the verses Mick and James use effects that make their guitars sound like machines that have just had wrenches thrown in their gears. There is more melodic singing later in the song like there was in Me Inside, which is nice but its not what makes this song stick out. but overall, good, fast, propulsive, and catchy. 5/5.

    12. Diluted- this is the other stand-out non-single song. You must pay attention to the lyrics of this song because they really show a lot of drama and hurt, and good intentions met with cruel responces- "Why am I so fascinated by bigger pictures, better things?/I don't care what you think, you'll never understand me" these closing lyrics of the song put in general terms the wounded and accusatory nature of the words in the body of the song, but Corey's recurring interrogative bellowing of "What the hell... did I... do to deserve... all of this!?" also affirms the pain behind this song. The moaning guitars and the powerchords in the chorus that seem to repeat themselves in an ascending/descending way mimic the repetitive nature of Corey's problems. Sid also shows skill here with the visceral whirring squeels that lead up to the violent chorus, adding atmosphere and emotion to perhaps one of the best songs on the record. 5/5.

    13. Only One- this is a good song, but by this point in the record, its nothing you havent already heard. It just wasnt necessary to put in. 2/5.

    14. Scissors- An outro that is overflowing with emotion, hate, and sadness, this song isnt really describable. It goes in many different directions, and by the end Corey is gasping hysterically. The hidden track afterwards is good, but like track 13, it isnt anything you haven't heard yet. but Scissors by itself is something you will have to listen to for yourself to get the full affect. 5/5.

    ok im done. sorry, but i figured i would be different from all the people who just say "this is a good song, liked the guitars" and "this song wasnt so good, i dont really know why"
    At least now you know what to expect :)

    happy head-banging.

    1-0 out of 5 stars ooooooook..........wow
    so this is "death metal". I can't believe people listen to this stuff. I was reading a review for Led Zeppelin{which is 500X better than this} and this guy said that you should listen to "talented" music like Slipknot. I was tired of hearing about Slipknot so I wanted to see and hear what they were like. Just what I thought. (...)
    If you want good music PLEASE dont listen to "death in song" and listen to rock music like Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nirvana, Led Zeppelin,Ramones, or just ANYTHING instead of this. even rap. ... Read more

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    From the Muddy Banks of The Wishkah
    Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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    Kurt Cobain's former bandmates Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl clearly had an agenda in compiling From the Muddy Banks of the Wishkah, the second of what will no doubt be a long line of posthumous Nirvana albums. Because of its somber, intense nature, the first post-Cobain release, MTV Unplugged in New York, was largely perceived as music for a wake--an impression reinforced by MTV's constant airings of the special in the days following Cobain's suicide. But that acoustic detour aside, the Nirvana live experience was always about displaying a lust for life--not a death wish--with all the energy the musicians could muster.Wishkah offers 16 songs spanning the band's career, all delivered in the loudest, most frenzied, and sometimes the sloppiest versions imaginable. In the opening "Intro," a snippet of pre-show noise, Cobain screams his heart out in joyful contrast to the haunted screams on "Where Did You Sleep Last Night." Then the group launches into "School," which ends with the spirited chorus "Don't be sad." Indeed, it's impossible to dwell on the maudlin when listening to these renditions of "Smells Like Teen Spirit," "Sliver," "Heart-Shaped Box," and "Negative Creep"--they're too loud and too full of life. But while it should be applauded, Wishkah isn't the great lost Nirvana album--there are no unheard gems to add to the catalog--and in the end, it isn't nearly as essential as any of the band's studio albums--or even the downbeat but revelatory Unplugged. --Jim Derogatis ... Read more

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    5-0 out of 5 stars Awesome Album
    This is an awesome compilation of some of nirvana's live shows. We've all heard amazing live recordings of all of their songs and this album gives a chance at hearing some of them, but also at hearing some of their earlier work, such as breed. The highlights of the album have to be Aneurysm, Lithium and Teen Spirit, one of the best live recordings of it ive heard. Some of the reviewers on here really have no idea what they are talking about, sure some of the vocals sound a bit rough and some, and only some, of the instrumentation is a bit lacking compared to the studio versions, but these were recorded live and are full of emotion and power.

    Kurt's vocals suit the live versions perfectly contrary again to some of the reviewers on here, do they not realise that the 'rough' sounding voice of kurt was nirvana's style and most songs would sound lame if they were sang in any other way.

    All in all this is a great album containing some of the very best of their live work and well worth buying. I would advise to listen to studio versions before you listen to this, as very well suggested by a previous reviewer, in order to appreciate the live versions.

    Lastly, the dude who said 'They ruined a great song' in relation to breed..this version was recorded in 1988, prior to the song even being called breed, and at least 3 years prior to the final 'breed' being released that we all know and love, ergo saying they 'ruined' a great song really doesnt make sense and just emphasises your determination to needlessly criticise their later work

    5-0 out of 5 stars this cd is really good
    I like the songs on this cd i thank it is really good. I am a fan of nirvana I have been listening to them for about 4 years. I have the box set with the lights out .

    5-0 out of 5 stars ???
    Who told you that he was saying "don't be sad", or was it your untrained ears that told you. He says "NO RECESS", all facts are against you, now that we've got THAT out of the way.This is a great compilation of live recordings, it's Nirvana, no more to be said. ... Read more

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