Royal Blood

Royal Blood - Royal Blood
Critic Score
Based on 21 reviews
2014 Ratings: #572 / 989
Year End Rank: #45
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Based on 492 ratings
2014 Ratings: #206
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its combination of instruments, or lack thereof, is bold.

‘royal blood’ is one of the best hard rock debut albums ever made because there’s no guitar; just killer drums and bass.

of any debut in the hard-rock genre, this is the most memorable for me.
"Man I WONDER what would HAPPEN if we COMBINE some DEATH FROM ABOVE 1979 and QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE! But with like slower drums and shit because our drummer can't play that well. I'll make it up by pretending to be Jack White though!"
---Mike Kerr

Honestly it's not that bad but hell it is so boring. Whenever I listen to any song from this album I wish I'm listening to a DFA song instead
i don't care man, this still slaps hard 7 years later
An insanely entertaining and well polished debut, with songs that will most certainly be stuck in your head for weeks and weeks to come. And that's pretty impressive coming from one of rocks new big titans.

Favorite jams: Out Of The Black, Ten Tonne Skeleton, Loose Change

Lest favorite: Better Strangers

1. Out of The Black: 8,0/10.
2. Come on Over: 7,5/10.
3. Figure Out: 8,5/10.
4. You Can Be So Cruel: 8,0/10.
5. Blood Hands: 7,0/10.
6. Little Monster: 7,5/10.
7. Loose Change: 8,0/10.
8. Careless: 8,5/10.
9. Ten Toone Skeleton: 7,0/10.
10. Better Strangers: 7,5/10.

Average: 7,7/10.
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Added on: August 18, 2014