AOTY 2019

Vicious

Halestorm - Vicious
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
2018 Ratings: #573 / 736
User Score
Based on 36 ratings
2018 Ratings: #913
July 27, 2018 / Release Date
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Atlantic / Label
Hard Rock / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

83
Consequence of Sound

Despite popular music trends, Halestorm continue to wave the flag for hard rock with pride and power.

70
Metal Injection

It's a very catchy collection of hard rock/pop metal songs. They don't stray far from the path they've blazed on previous albums, but it's a formula that has worked extremely well for them.

70
AllMusic

Vicious doesn't deviate too much from the stock hedonism of its predecessor -- the holy hard rock trinity of sex, drugs, and rock & roll is alive and well -- but it connects on such a visceral and familiar level that listeners will likely be unable to resist the urge to turn things up to 11.

ryanreviews
35
This new album by Halestorm is one of the most contradictory albums I’ve heard. There are a lot of great riffs but the band doesn’t do much with them. And lead singer Lzzy seems to be singing as if what she is singing about is the most important thing ever but the lyrics are not the least bit compelling. There are moments where she’s trying so hard it’s kinda painful to listen to, namely on the track “Heart of Novocaine”. That being said there are a few ... read more
gas_souza
72
Black Vultures - 75
Skulls - 70
Uncomfortable - 75
Buzz - 70
Do Not Disturb - 70
Conflicted - 70
Killing Ourselves To Live - 70
Heart Of Novocaine - 75
Painkiller - 75
White Dress - 65
Vicious - 70
The Silence - 75
Vitaminchick
50
While it has better production than the last album it just sounds bland and uninteresting.
MrMclainy
80
Such a fucking fun hard rock/pop/hot topic album. Nothing super special at the end of the day, but Halestorm didn’t bore me to tears and make me cringe my teeth out of my gums on this thing.
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Track List

  1. Black Vultures
  2. Skulls
  3. Uncomfortable
  4. Buzz
  5. Do Not Disturb
  6. Conflicted
  7. Killing Ourselves To Live
  8. Heart Of Novocaine
  9. Painkiller
  10. White Dress
  11. Vicious
  12. The Silence
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