00:03 - Korah Yeah, MS ratings on new albums are totally f****ed! You just have to watch ratings from 2000 and ratings from 2016! Metal was'nt so much better than today releases.
23:53 - Czerny Reiter There's a dearth of reviewers on the site and most of what gets reviewed ends up getting a good grade (on the grounds that pro-bono reviewers mostly review what appeals to them).
23:48 - Overrwatcher I feel as if SSUS's review backlash is a perfect example of this. When he gave a 2/10 people didn't say much. When he gave a 9/10 people questioned his review integrity.
23:42 - Overrwatcher I will always bring up BMTH's "There Is A Hell" in this regard. Very well received literally everywhere but MS. Here it's one of the lowest rated albums in the database.
23:38 - Overrwatcher Bands can put out similar quality records to 10 years ago yet get over 1 point less. People have been much more negative recently. And MS also seems to shit on some albums at random.
23:36 - Overrwatcher I'd say that MS is generally somewhat close to the general consensus, with exceptions. Melodeath gets overrated, metalcore underrated. And there is a notable difference in modern album scores.
23:28 - !J.O.O.E.! One could argue that that album's appeal is underground =V
The California groove machine DevilDriver have confirmed that they will be touring North America this summer, alongside co-headliners Whitechapel. Support on the tour will come from Revocation, Carnifex, Rivers Of Nihil and Fit For An Autopsy. If this bill looks interesting to you, check out the dates below.
Frontman Dez Fafara says: "You all thought winter was over? Well Winter Kills continues. We are pumped to tour the USA in further support of Winter Kills. It's an insane line up of great bands and great friends. Come on out."
DevilDriver released their sixth studio album Winter Kills in August 2013 via Napalm Records. Below you also find their recent lyric video for cover of the Awolnation hit single "Sail".
5/17: Denver, CO - Summit Music Hall
5/18: Albuquerque, NM - Sunshine Theater
5/19: Tempe, AZ - Marquis Theater
5/20: West Hollywood, CA - House of Blues
5/21: San Diego, CA - House of Blues
5/22: San Francisco, CA - DNA Lounge
5/23: Sacramento, CA - Ace of Spades
5/24: Portland, OR - Hawthorne Theater
5/25: Boise, ID - Knitting Factory
5/26: Spokane, WA - Knitting Factory
5/27: Seattle, WA - El Corazon
5/29: Calgary, AB - Marquee Beer & Market Stage
5/30: Edmonton, AB - Union Hall
5/31: Regina, SK - Riddell Centre
6/1: Fargo, ND - The Venue
6/2: Minneapolis, MN - Mill City Nights
6/3: Milwaukee, WI - The Rave
6/4: Joliet, IL - Mojoes
6/5: Kokomo, IN - CenterStage Bar and Grill
6/8: Cincinnati, OH - Bogarts
6/10: Toronto, ON - The Opera House
6/11: Pittsburgh, PA - Altar Bar
6/12: New York, NY - Stage 48
6/13: Philadelphia, PA - Theater of the Living Arts
6/14: Baltimore, MD - Baltimore Sound Stage
6/15: Charlotte, NC - Tremont Music Hall
6/16: Atlanta, GA - The Masquerade
6/17: Orlando, FL - Firestone Live
6/18: Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Revolution
6/20: Houston, TX - Scout Bar
6/21: Corpus Christi, TX - House of Rock
6/22: Dallas, TX - Gas Monkey Bar 'N Grill (Outside)
6/23: Austin, TX - Mohwak