30 Seconds To Mars - This is War
Critic Score
Based on 9 reviews
2009 Ratings: #805 / 834
User Score
Based on 80 ratings
2009 Ratings: #164
December 8, 2009 / Release Date
LP / Format
Virgin, EMI / Label
Suggest a Genre
Add
Abuse of this feature may prevent future contributions from your account.
Tags
Your Review
Sign In to rate and review
goncalocouto
40
"This is War" is just forgettable and meaningless.

✅ Night of the Hunter | 100 Suns | Vox Populi
aaron
73
While this album follows a path far too well documented by bands we used to love, but make terrible music now.
This album never loses its artistic integrity, therefore it is worth a listen, and stands as 30STM's last album in the sun, its all downhill from here.

Jared Leto's vocals are fucking stunning, and its annoying how people ignore that fact.

Yes, this album does seem to be born from stadium-rock, the ooooh-wayy-ooooh moments are meant to be preformed live with thousands singing it ... read more
40
Not terrible but it's the beginning of the end for the Jared leto ego train. The title track remains catchy and powerful, all be it still containing the melodrama from ABL (just not executed as well)

This is one of the most forgettable pop-rock albums I have ever heard, it does not stand out at all and does what many bands have tried to do with switching to a more mainstream sound, and that's coming off cringe. Even in comparison to their previous two efforts
bisensual
40
i'm scared
holsgr
20
½ ~ This sounds like hell.
Purchasing This is War from Amazon helps support Album of the Year. Or consider a donation?

Track List

  1. Escape
  2. Night of the Hunter
  3. Kings and Queens
  4. This Is War
  5. 100 Suns
  6. Hurricane
  7. Closer to the Edge
  8. Vox Populi
  9. Search and Destroy
  10. Alibi
  11. Stranger in a Strange Land
  12. L490
Sign in to comment
No one has said anything yet.
In Library (13)
GreNewl
GroovyAMFS
nize
superadi
SilentScream213
chan
inferno
FrankD
MatchstickMan
Valefor


Added on: November 7, 2013