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Zodijackyl
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 26, 2013 12:09 pm 
 

"A community that insists that heavy metal forever remain a laughing stock, an obscure joke that no one in the real world gives a fuck about. How many Columbine massacres do we need for you fools to wake up?"

What the fuck? That's gone.

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Wilytank
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 26, 2013 4:13 pm 
 

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"your type isn't the type to allow themselves to emotionally connect to lyrics or songs about REAL LIFE."


Well for the record,

Manilla Road singing about using the power of heavy metal to defeat evil >>>>>>>>>>>>> Dream Theater singing about emotions and feelings.
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Wilytank
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 04, 2013 10:10 am 
 

http://www.metal-archives.com/reviews/D ... urtheCruel

This one's a little too scant.
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OzzyApu
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 14, 2013 1:43 pm 
 

http://www.metal-archives.com/reviews/T ... oderndeath

The amount of errors in this 2002 track-by-track piece of garbage is insane. Grammar nazis have been warned.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 15, 2013 1:12 pm 
 

OzzyApu wrote:
http://www.metal-archives.com/reviews/The_Crown/Crowned_in_Terror/573/Warriorofmoderndeath

The amount of errors in this 2002 track-by-track piece of garbage is insane. Grammar nazis have been warned.


Oh god the horror. NUKED
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ravagingthemassacred
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 16, 2013 7:05 pm 
 

http://www.metal-archives.com/reviews/S ... ult/14470/

this is pretty shitty. review from '03

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MutantClannfear
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 19, 2013 5:55 am 
 

http://www.metal-archives.com/reviews/P ... rutalitaet

This is literally the entire review:
Quote:
The Netherlands have always had an excellent brutal death metal scene. Prostitute Desfigurement is the proof of the previous statement. Embalmed Madness is their debut album. In it these guys created some of the most brutal and fast death metal ever. The drummer keeps impressing me everytime I play the record, so do the guitar players. And the vocalist is a plus for his really low grunts and extreme style. There are some songs like Choking on Defecation, Rotting away..., and Dissector that are real lessons about musical structure. Some others (the less) might become a little bit boring, since they do not follow the composition principles upon which the other ones are based. I hope these guys fix that problem on their next album, because it is the only thing we could recriminate to them.

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MutantClannfear
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 19, 2013 8:37 pm 
 

Short story inspired by song titles/lyrical themes ≠ musical review.

On a similar note: http://www.metal-archives.com/reviews/S ... 34/Noktorn

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Woolie_Wool
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 20, 2013 12:16 am 
 

Zodijackyl wrote:
"A community that insists that heavy metal forever remain a laughing stock, an obscure joke that no one in the real world gives a fuck about. How many Columbine massacres do we need for you fools to wake up?"

What the fuck? That's gone.

Does anyone still have a way to quote this review in full so we can see the full insanity again?

Maybe this guy is that asshole from metalsucks.com who keeps making fun of "metal geeks" and talking about his favorite hipster bands on what is supposed to be a metal website.
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XcKyle93
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 24, 2013 11:35 pm 
 

Here's this gem of a review on The Black Dahlia Murder's debut album: http://www.metal-archives.com/reviews/T ... OfTheRealm

About half of the review is bitching about the band, and the music review isn't even accurate; he insinuates the ubiquity of metal-core breakdowns, which if any of you have heard the album, is completely fallacious.
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Maniac Matis
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 1:52 am 
 

This review isn't half bad (yes it is), even though I disagree with all of it. But does this guy realize Despised Icon is not a death metal band? Hopefully all people that like this band aren't this retarded.

http://www.metal-archives.com/reviews/D ... /DeadFetus
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Opus
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 5:54 am 
 

MutantClannfear wrote:
This is literally the entire review:
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The Netherlands have always had an excellent brutal death metal scene. Prostitute Desfigurement is the proof of the previous statement. Embalmed Madness is their debut album. In it these guys created some of the most brutal and fast death metal ever. The drummer keeps impressing me everytime I play the record, so do the guitar players. And the vocalist is a plus for his really low grunts and extreme style. There are some songs like Choking on Defecation, Rotting away..., and Dissector that are real lessons about musical structure. Some others (the less) might become a little bit boring, since they do not follow the composition principles upon which the other ones are based. I hope these guys fix that problem on their next album, because it is the only thing we could recriminate to them.


Is shortness a problem in and of itself?
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MutantClannfear
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 5:07 pm 
 

Not necessarily, but when your entire review is nine short sentences it becomes extremely difficult to adequately describe the music. That review basically says "Prositute Disfigurement are a Dutch, fast brutal death metal band with impressive drums and guitars [impressive how?]. The vocalist uses low grunts and this makes him good. Some songs are constructed well and some songs are boring [with no distinction or justification for either]."

Reviews usually need to tell me what the music actually sounds like, a handful of sentences just saying "X is good, Y is bad, Z is also good" shouldn't be enough.

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Wilytank
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 5:21 pm 
 

On that note, this isn't that great then. http://www.metal-archives.com/reviews/S ... en_Says_Hi
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Ilwhyan
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 28, 2013 12:17 pm 
 

http://www.metal-archives.com/reviews/T ... 612/DustFC

Rather short on musical description. Mentions the music being melodic death metal, repetitiveness/sameness, clean vocals, a melancholy break and instrumental proficiency. Not much to gather from that.

http://www.metal-archives.com/reviews/S ... /DarkDryad

Very short on content. Rendered obsolete by other reviews. Minimal musical description.

http://www.metal-archives.com/reviews/M ... /DarkDryad

The shortest review I've ever seen. Not much content.

The following are all either very short on content or poor enough to have been made completely obsolete by other reviews.

http://www.metal-archives.com/reviews/S ... 1745/orphy
http://www.metal-archives.com/reviews/H ... 9425/orphy
http://www.metal-archives.com/reviews/T ... 9741/orphy

A short Weakling review made redundant by others written for the same release:
http://www.metal-archives.com/reviews/W ... rerockfury

Same user, no musical description beyond going on about the attitude of the album:
http://www.metal-archives.com/reviews/N ... rerockfury

Other reviews from him that are short, have no content, are redundant due to the high amount of reviews for the release:
http://www.metal-archives.com/reviews/C ... rerockfury
http://www.metal-archives.com/reviews/O ... rerockfury
http://www.metal-archives.com/reviews/C ... rerockfury
http://www.metal-archives.com/reviews/C ... rerockfury
http://www.metal-archives.com/reviews/T ... rerockfury Not as bad, but considering how many reviews there are, this is redundant. Incidentally, some ridiculous thoughts there aswell.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 09, 2013 1:37 pm 
 

I don't frequent this thread, but I feel the need to bring attention to the following; this user submitted the same review twice. For different albums.

Yeah.

EDIT: Oh, I've seen that they've been deleted. Well..... Alright.
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Ilwhyan
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 12, 2013 3:50 pm 
 

Short, redundant, bad formatting:
http://www.metal-archives.com/reviews/F ... nterkaelte
http://www.metal-archives.com/reviews/P ... nterkaelte

This one is also poor, but it's the only positive one besides one negative one, so perhaps it should stay:
http://www.metal-archives.com/reviews/P ... nterkaelte
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droneriot
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 12, 2013 4:51 pm 
 

Morrigan once clarified that reviews aren't deleted for being "redundant", if they are acceptable by the rules they stay on the site no matter if there are 50 other reviews saying the same thing.
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Ilwhyan
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 13, 2013 2:21 am 
 

I see. I was under the impression that a borderline unacceptable review would be more unlikely to be deleted if it was the sole review for an album, or the sole review representing a certain viewpoint.
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MutantClannfear
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 13, 2013 5:09 am 
 

This review blows: http://www.metal-archives.com/reviews/W ... /Meatbreak

Short, says very little, pretty unacceptable in every regard.

EDIT: Aaaaand it's gone. Thanks, Tony! :thumbsup:

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OzzyApu
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 18, 2013 5:51 pm 
 

http://www.metal-archives.com/reviews/T ... 94/Skyklad

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You looking for some Progressive Metal that doesn´t only concentrate on the "pro" part of the name but also on the "gressive" half as well ? Look no further than this band as they offer up "Ascension", an album of utter brilliance. With clean, strong vocals that remind me a lot of Geoff Tate from QUEENSRYCHE, as you can hear these guys are very influenced by the 'Ryche, and technical musicianship they portray exquisite and very skilled symphonies combined with a good amount of heaviness. Another band who doesn´t just sit around and wank the guitar but actually make some fantastic and memorable songs. Great band and well worth investigation.


Is this good enough? I dunno, Skyklad's reviews are really, really old and they always JUST seem to fit a smidgen of description while still being pretty bad.

Same can be said about this: http://www.metal-archives.com/reviews/D ... 84/Skyklad
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Here´s yet another (yawn) band from the US that plays a mixture of Hardcore and the Swedish Melodic Death sound (think Gothenburg). They lean more towards Melodic Death than Hardcore but you can still hear a bit of the Hardcore influence in there (in the vocals mainly). Musically they are decent but I´m not into the vocalist at all. This is just more of the same and extremely unoriginal. No matter how many times I listen to the album it passes by without grabbing me and a few times I even zoned out from it completely. Not a good thing. If you can´t get enough of this style then by all means check these guys out, I´ll stick with SHADOWS FALL or KILLSWITCH ENGAGE.


Drops 2 genre names and says it's unoriginal. Most of her work is this bad.
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caspian
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 18, 2013 7:08 pm 
 

:( Always feel a bunch of regret when people come in here looking to delete old reviewers (snxke, skyclad, dawn of the shred etc).. Feels like a bit of MA history disappears. That review is really brief but it's not that badly written and you know exactly what it's going to sound like.
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OzzyApu
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 18, 2013 7:21 pm 
 

caspian wrote:
:( Always feel a bunch of regret when people come in here looking to delete old reviewers (snxke, skyclad, dawn of the shred etc).. Feels like a bit of MA history disappears. That review is really brief but it's not that badly written and you know exactly what it's going to sound like.

I don't think this is a part of MA's history that's worth keeping. If the reviews don't follow the rules / guidelines then that alone should be enough to even mention them.

Skyclad's work are more like generic as hell comments the size of forum posts with the occasional ALL CAPS BAND NAME.

Would you feel the same kind of regret if it was some random reviewer from 2002? Saving Cheese's Whoracle review I get. Saving UltraBoris' Master of Puppets review I get. Crap like Skyklad's isn't even worth the thought.
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caspian
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 18, 2013 7:35 pm 
 

I meant the first review more than the second, which is a bit of a generic comment, for sure. It's super short but yeah, the word I'd be using more is succinct- you know what it's going to sound like. The music has been described. I guess I'm also a fan of no-nonsense levity when it's done well.. I rarely if ever read 1200 word essays if I'm wondering about an album
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 18, 2013 11:47 pm 
 

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Awesome - 94%
PrevFirst
Nevermore have their newest since 2003's "Enemies of Reality" not as developed as their best: 1998's epic concept album "Dreaming Neon Black". On "This Godless Endeavor" every idea is fully developed, every note perfectly considered and every instrument part of a concentrated whole.

This is, make no mistake genre-transcending doom metal built on the staple dual guitar, bass, drums, vocals metal line up. They create an unprecedented sense of space on this album, enveloping the listener between the solid foundation of Loomis and Smyth's blistering guitarwork shadowed by the impressive rhythm section Sheppard's bass and Van William's mechanical drumming.

The mix is so full its almost overwhelming. There's some seriously good production for it to all remain audible and the album's far better for it. This is certainly a testament to high production values enhancing already magnificant material. Produced in a different way, this album would be just another fine metal release. Its deliberate, calculated, suffocating and gives the album its true impact.

Then there's the amount of music on this record, almost an hour rich with musical ideas. I can say little beyond that it will be one of this year's top releases no matter what else is released.
- a8o, July 14th, 2005

http://www.metal-archives.com/reviews/N ... /83688/a8o

This album has 16 reviews and this review is very minimal in description.
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Zodijackyl
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 19, 2013 12:00 am 
 

I get the point from that first one, it's a very poor review but it does give me an idea of what the band sounds like that wouldn't be there otherwise.

That Darkest Hour review was awful - a poor review from 2003 that can't quite grasp the concept of metalcore really is antiquated and it wasn't good in the first place.

edit: "This is, make no mistake genre-transcending doom metal built on the staple dual guitar, bass, drums, vocals metal line up. "

Nevermore? Doom metal? Poor grammar? Gone.

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 19, 2013 11:32 pm 
 

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supreme brutality NOT for trendies - 100%
Enmity is one of those underrated bands from Arizona. Their music is incredibly obscure and so technical that every single last little move on the guitar is followed on the drums. This is written by two brothers who form the core of Enmity, on guitars/vocals and drums respectively, while all of their other band members are people who come and go. Given the nature of the music and the incredible complexity, this is not hard to understand. I don’t know how people can play this music at all, it seems entirely alien and beyond human capacity to reproduce, yet we know people wrote this music and recorded it to sound the way it does intentionally. All of you ‘critics’ have got your heads up your ass on this band, and it is understandable, this is not a joke metal band or one that sits well with trendies. This is not a cliché band and as such is very hard to digest. Their music is pushing the boundaries of musicality in general, and the amazing technicality is not punctuated by primitive riffs or anything other than more blasting and more technicality, and more brutality. This album they still sound somewhat human, and are still noticeably people, although barely. Highly recommended to all true fans of brutal music. If you are in it for the trend and the atmosphere forget this, if you are in this for self-enlightenment through brutality, get this!
I can mention no other bands who are similar to them so I won’t even try. High lights in this album are ‘Inhumanity’, ‘Perverting the Ministries of Christ’ and the track from their demo ‘Emotionless Addiction to Butchery’. This phrase defines their music one hundred percent, this precisely what this is, no emotions, just merciless aural slaughter. Hail this sickness!!!!!
- optimuszgrime, February 12th, 2008


http://www.metal-archives.com/reviews/E ... imuszgrime

All I got from this is that it is brutal and technical and alien, yet barely human. Also 2 other reviews with better musical description. The rest of this guy's reviews are not really any better either so others may be worth the axe.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 02, 2013 1:39 pm 
 

Hi

I was checking out the Surgical Steel reviews ahead of writing one myself when I found someone had given it a 0. Now that's pretty ridiculous by itself but if you can justify then fair enough

however this guy, who goes by the name of 'bitterman', is obviously trolling and just sullying the reviews of various albums. His profile states 12 good metal albums have been released since 1993

http://www.metal-archives.com/user-reviews/bitterman

19 reviews since September and 15 of them are 0s, the others don't get above 20

People have differing opinions but no one reviews 20 albums they absolutely loathe - this bloke is just skewing album ratings for everyone who may use them and the most shocking thing is that they were all accepted.

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 02, 2013 1:55 pm 
 

There is no rule against disliking albums.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 02, 2013 2:08 pm 
 

droneriot wrote:
There is no rule against disliking albums.


so you're alright if I go give every single Death album a 0? it's trolling pure and simple

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 02, 2013 2:44 pm 
 

bitterman is an attention seeking tool, yeah, but his reviews are all acceptable (though I'm not at all a fan of how he's gone and changed so many scores to 0% over the last few days, clearly just trying to stoke the fire with that move) and there's nothing wrong with him hating so much music. Most people hate a ton of music but they lack the conviction or drive to review them all. That's where bitterman's different.
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Jiggy
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 02, 2013 5:41 pm 
 

Fair enough I suppose. Should probably get my review out a bit quicker to counter it

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Ilwhyan
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 03, 2013 4:27 am 
 

Jiggy wrote:
Fair enough I suppose. Should probably get my review out a bit quicker to counter it

I suggest you refrain from doing that. "Countering" reviews is an extremely bad practice, as it most often results in reactionary diatribe of questionable quality that are far inferior to what the writer would be technically capable of. Reactionary reviews are generally bloated beyond belief with apologism and anger towards detractors, which is something absolutely nobody wants to read.

If you think he's a troll, why do you take the bait so eagerly?
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Jiggy
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 03, 2013 4:10 pm 
 

Bad choice of words, I was already writing it anyway. It won't affect the score I give it so quit worrying.

I just thought review trolling is something that negatively impacts the community aspect here, sorry for being conscious of that.

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Ilwhyan
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 03, 2013 5:15 pm 
 

Jiggy wrote:
I just thought review trolling is something that negatively impacts the community aspect here, sorry for being conscious of that.

First of all, :roll:

As far bitterman's possible trolling intent goes, the only thing it impacts is the average ratings of the albums he reviews, as long as he's recognised by readers as a (possible) troll. A quick look at his profile will immediately reveal a certain point of reference where the reader can compare his or her sensibilities, and when those suggested by his profile prove to be quite distant from the readers, there is the choice to entirely ignore his output. Making overmuch fuss over average ratings is simply unreasonable. If you consider his opinions to somehow misrepresent the metaldom's views, you may not realise how many people there are who think alike about modern metal. The existence or even the voicing of such opinions doesn't in any way invalidate any contesting opinions, nor does it place any greater demand for the expression of the consensus. The prospect of countering a review, in this context, seems particularly asinine in how it suggests the notion of "drowning out" the voice of the dissenter, so that it can be safely ignored. When albums that he reviews have received little but overwhelming praise besides, proposing that detractory views are somehow invalid seems like an incredibly conceited thing to. This is not to take a stand regarding your motives for reviewing the album.

My only issue with his ratings is that they don't make proper use of the scoring system, as far as I can tell. It seems that everything even slightly offensive to his tastes will receive a rating below 30%, and nine times out of ten a whopping 0%. Still, they are merely numbers.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 05, 2013 4:27 pm 
 

http://www.metal-archives.com/reviews/S ... ru_Jericho

Vague descriptions of the music, and spends most of the body of it saying what is good... then gives it 28%, the sole justification of this score being that it is unoriginal. Talk about your score and words not matching up...
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 05, 2013 4:33 pm 
 

Goodly Hah wrote:
http://www.metal-archives.com/reviews/Serenity/Fallen_Sanctuary/197887/Daru_Jericho

Vague descriptions of the music, and spends most of the body of it saying what is good... then gives it 28%, the sole justification of this score being that it is unoriginal. Talk about your score and words not matching up...

This has nothing to do with your post but your username references one of the funniest things that has ever happened on MA so I already love you.

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Goodly Hah
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 05, 2013 4:40 pm 
 

MutantClannfear wrote:
Goodly Hah wrote:
http://www.metal-archives.com/reviews/Serenity/Fallen_Sanctuary/197887/Daru_Jericho

Vague descriptions of the music, and spends most of the body of it saying what is good... then gives it 28%, the sole justification of this score being that it is unoriginal. Talk about your score and words not matching up...

This has nothing to do with your post but your username references one of the funniest things that has ever happened on MA so I already love you.


Haha, it was a choice between that and GrainsInMyFace. I'm addicted to that goddamn thread.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 11, 2013 9:52 pm 
 

His rank is Fred Durst, but these reviews of his are all plagiarized from Metal Crypt: http://www.metal-archives.com/users/Dio ... of%20Metal
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 11, 2013 10:19 pm 
 

Jiggy wrote:
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I was checking out the Surgical Steel reviews ahead of writing one myself when I found someone had given it a 0. Now that's pretty ridiculous by itself but if you can justify then fair enough

however this guy, who goes by the name of 'bitterman', is obviously trolling and just sullying the reviews of various albums. His profile states 12 good metal albums have been released since 1993

http://www.metal-archives.com/user-reviews/bitterman

19 reviews since September and 15 of them are 0s, the others don't get above 20

People have differing opinions but no one reviews 20 albums they absolutely loathe - this bloke is just skewing album ratings for everyone who may use them and the most shocking thing is that they were all accepted.

He's from ANUS - American Nihilist Underground Society. You know, that website about romantic hessian high culture with a hint of nationalism. They rebranded themselves as Death Metal Underground recently.

Take from that what you will.
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