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Q (1/01, p.131) - 3 out of 5 stars - "...[It] was no Van Halen I, but it has its moments. That and Alex Van Halen on the back cover with his drumsticks on fire..."72.12788

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Rolling Stone (p.95) - 5 stars out of 5 - "Eddie crammed a whole season of soap-opera plot twists into every solo, making liberal use of the whammy bar but never losing the melody."Q (8/00, p.127) - Included in Q's "Best Metal Albums Of All Time" - "...Eddie Van Halen reinvented rock guitar on his band's debut....America's favorite party band....this dazzling debut remains their trump card."Kerrang (Magazine) (p.52) - "Van Halen combined a dazzling live show with a party-hearty motto..."71.89064

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Rolling Stone (3/23/95, p.122) - 3.5 Stars - Very Good - "...BALANCE is pro forma pomp rock--but with VH in top form, power aplenty remains in their slick machine....Gleefully, [Sammy Hagar] surfs Eddie's guitar waves, apparently getting as much kick as any fan does when they crash and tumble the studio walls--and that's a kick indeed..."57.25946

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Q (1/01, p.131) - 4 out of 5 stars - "...[This album] remains their best variation on the theme since their first record, housing both Eddie's most dynamic riffs and Roth's best gibberish lyrics..."57.25946

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Spin (1/97, p.89) - "They all but invented pop metal with `Runnin' With The Devil' and Eddie's merger of Bach and rock, transcended it with `Jump' and `Panama,' Sammy Hagar came and went like the dream year on Dallas..."Q (12/96, p.161) - 3 Stars (out of 5) - "...this collection revives some truly vibrant hard rock songs, none, ironically, better than the synth-riffed `Jump.'"50.10203

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Rolling Stone - #81 in Rolling Stone's "100 Greatest Albums Of The 80s" survey. (November 1989)Q (5/95, p.136) - 3 Stars - Good - "...12 years on, it sounds fine, thanks to its ability to surprise and its dextrous, disciplined execution..."Billboard - "[W]hile it marked the beginning of a hugely successful era -- the next four VH albums would debut at No. 1 -- it marked the end of Roth's first tenure with the band..."Kerrang (Magazine) (p.52) - "[T]his may have been Lee Roth's swansong, but he left on the highest of notes."50.10203

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No Depression (p.138) - "Roth gets bluegrass, and fits his arena-sized yee-haw/hee-haw between a Kentucky violin and a banjo as effortlessly as he does with Marshall stacks and feuding band members."35.78716

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Q (4/93, p.91) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "...Van Halen have continued to prosper under the saw-toothed leadership of chief belter and shouter Sammy Hagar....120 minutes of prime time Van Halen from the last seven years..."0.5535544

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CMJ (3/13/00, p.26) - "...dizzying combinations of high voltage funk, powerful punk and frenetic ska....the music delivers like a mailman on steroids....Fishbone is as untouchable and sacred as David Lee Roth-fronted Van Halen."0.3914221

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Spin (p.104) - "Nothing on POPSICLE sounds like it was made after 1978. Which means the album's a hoot at times - a cinnamon-scented throwback assembled from the factory remnants of Cheap Trick, Van Halen, and Raspberries..." - Grade: BEntertainment Weekly (No. 840, p.89) - "...Diamond Nights gleefully plunder the sludgy sleaze-rock epoch that the Darkness and Electric Six preceded them in resurrecting...." - Grade: B0.2795872

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Rolling Stone (p.83) - 3 1/2 stars out of 5 - "[With] powerful examples of the greatest party band of the past twenty-five years."Spin (p.123) - "Three decent new cuts add modern sludge riffs and digital voice effects to the usual pop-metal spritz."0.2530761

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Spin (4/03, p.105) - "...These career spanning radio sessions function as an overdue best-of..."0.2147422

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Rolling Stone (2/6/97, pp.47-48) - 3.5 Stars (out of 5) - "...IXNAY's smoking chords, chunky bottom, surprising mode shifts and melodic good humor suggest Van Halen's late-'70s California more than Black Flag's....Dexter Holland's hefty high register keeps the group's eccentric beats light on their feet..."Spin (2/97, p.83) - 7 (out of 10) - "...Holland wails about out changing the world, but his music is more about finding a place in it....These songs are imploring you to rip it up, but they always feel like a prelude to getting on with the rest of your life."Entertainment Weekly (2/7/97, pp.66-67) - "...tight, razor-sharp body-surfing rock that feels pumped with steroids. IXNAY ON THE HOMBRE is the culmination of the new punk rock's transformation into anthemic, up-with-party-people music--music for beating up nihilistic skinheads..." - Rating: B+0.1677523

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Rolling Stone (12/26/02, p.112) - Included in Rolling Stone's "50 Best Albums of 2002"Rolling Stone (6/6/02, pp.75-6) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...This album shows the band just absolutely in love with rock and dedicated to upholding its form and spirit....weird in the most palatable, respectful way possible..."Spin (1/03, p.70) - Ranked #6 on Spin's list of 2002's "Albums of the Year"Spin (6/02, pp.101-2) - 7 out of 10 - "...Cuomo has penned the Pinto-rocking Van Halen record of his dreams..."Q (12/02, p.69) - Included in Q Magazine's "50 Best Albums of 2002"Q (May 2002, p.118) - 4 out of 5 stars - "...Weezer fashion three-minute calling cards to thaw the coldest of hearts..."CMJ (12/30/02, p.11) - Ranked #9 on CMJ's "Top 10 of 2002"CMJ (6/02, p.4) - "...It's all triumphant, three-chord nerd rock anthems here...drenched in addictive pop hooks, plenty of perky "woah woah" harmonies, and big 'n' simple rock riffs....Weezer at its best...MALADROIT is vindicating and rewarding..."NME (Magazine) (5/18/02, p.36) - 8 out of 10 - "...Cuomo's most welcome psychotic moodswing to date....A misery-affirming, gut-pummelling, soul-ragged and triumphant return to form..."0.1397936

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Rolling Stone (12/26/02, p.112) - Included in Rolling Stone's "50 Best Albums of 2002"Rolling Stone (6/6/02, pp.75-6) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...This album shows the band just absolutely in love with rock and dedicated to upholding its form and spirit....weird in the most palatable, respectful way possible..."Spin (1/03, p.70) - Ranked #6 on Spin's list of 2002's "Albums of the Year"Spin (6/02, pp.101-2) - 7 out of 10 - "...Cuomo has penned the Pinto-rocking Van Halen record of his dreams..."Q (12/02, p.69) - Included in Q Magazine's "50 Best Albums of 2002"Q (May 2002, p.118) - 4 out of 5 stars - "...Weezer fashion three-minute calling cards to thaw the coldest of hearts..."CMJ (12/30/02, p.11) - Ranked #9 on CMJ's "Top 10 of 2002"CMJ (6/02, p.4) - "...It's all triumphant, three-chord nerd rock anthems here...drenched in addictive pop hooks, plenty of perky "woah woah" harmonies, and big 'n' simple rock riffs....Weezer at its best...MALADROIT is vindicating and rewarding..."NME (Magazine) (5/18/02, p.36) - 8 out of 10 - "...Cuomo's most welcome psychotic moodswing to date....A misery-affirming, gut-pummelling, soul-ragged and triumphant return to form..."0.1397936

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Rolling Stone (12/29/94-1/12/95, p.181) - "...Buddy Guy proves unstoppable....Guitarists from Clapton to Van Halen have marvelled at Guy's Strat work...; if anything, his singing...is even more eloquent, fiery and fully human..."Entertainment Weekly (11/18/94, p.106) - "...Eric Clapton, listen up: Here's a way to play the blues in the '90s without shellacking the music with a thin coat of irony. Guy's go-for-the-throat versions of songs...showcase his slashing guitar and jagged vocals..." - Rating: A-Down Beat (12/94, p.52) - 4 Stars - Very Good - "...[SLIPPIN' IN] advances his reputation as one of the best--if not THE best--blues guitarists alive. With no two solos remotely similar, Guy flexes his muscle and torches this set, whether he's offering smoldering leads on the slow tunes or scorching licks on mid- and uptempo numbers..."Vibe (11/94, p.139) - "...Guy doesn't just play the blues, he preaches its gospel through the stinging sounds of his Stratocaster..."Musician (12/94, p.91) - "...[Buddy Guy's] soul-on-fire theatrics recall prime Hendrix...."Slippin' Out, Slippin' In" approaches brilliance, with Guy's fury and the party groove of Denise Lasalle's cheatin' tune meshing perfectly..."Living Blues (11-12/94, p.65) - "...Guy unleashes a genuine blues album--one that should please even those diehards who prize his 1960's Chess catalog over anything he's cut since..."0.1397936

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Rolling Stone (12/26/02, p.112) - Included in Rolling Stone's "50 Best Albums of 2002"Rolling Stone (12/26/02, p.104) - Ranked #4 in Rolling Stone's list of 2002's "10 Best Debuts"Rolling Stone (4/11/02, p.130) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...The loudest and funniest metal you've heard in ages....tossing in Axl, Slash, Queen, Aldo Nova, early Falco, late Gino Vanelli and the Village People into his own private meat grinder..."Entertainment Weekly (3/22/02, pp.107-8) - "...An unapologetic barrage of WWF-ready headbangers filtered through hedonistic hair metal...music that marks the advent of 2nd-generation '80s power metal..." - Rating: B+Q (12/01, p.128) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Bracing, cynical, state-of-the-art fun in the spirit of Little Richard, Van Halen and The Damned..."Alternative Press (4/02, p.65) - 8 out of 10 - "...[Andrew W.K.] smashes up pop melodies, metal riffs and industrial beats with a hammer, creating something that teeters on parody yet heralds an enthusiastic return to the days when hair metal knew how to get the crowds loaded..."CMJ (4/1/2002, p.5) - "...I GET WET is a slick collection of party anthems built on towering power chords, big drums, tasty new-wave synth licks and admonitions to 'Party 'Til You Puke'....it's joyful, liberating, vital..."Mojo (Publisher) (12/01, p.112) - "...Thrilling brutality..."NME (Magazine) (12/29/01, p.59) - Ranked #9 in NME's "Albums Of The Year 2001"NME (Magazine) (11/3/01, p.32) - 8 out of 10 - "...An amazing experience...it's for people who like the smell of hot crack in the morning....It's entirely one-dimensional, but - hey, what a dimension...His sound is furious, muscular and relentless..."0.1118349

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