Deftones - Around the Fur
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Based on 757 ratings
1997 Ratings: #58
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ibrokemylefttoe
99

Man, idk where to begin with this.

So I won't! Haha, get baited you absolute fucking hooligans. No meaningful review for you! You now have to wonder why this album is 1 point off a 100 for all of eternity. Suck my dick in hell losers, go cry in your little reviewer pants about being a reviewer and how this website's bad and how ibrokemylefttoe is problematic and a bad user because he refuses to articulate his points. Yeah!!! Yeah!!

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SnowyFighter
81

Yeah this album will make you deaf toned because of how fucking loud it is

Deftones are great, and this is just another example of how great they are. This album is filled with energy, anger, and thick production and performances. I think that White Pony is a better album overall, but this thing still kicks so much ass. Be Quiet and Drive (Far Away) is potentially one of their best songs. The production on that song is so good and rich, and it’s exactly what you want for a song like ... read more

Plats
92

[UPDATE BELOW REVIEW... but also read the review]

Deftoes. Yummy.

Improving and developing their sound from "Adrenaline" tenfold, "Around the Fur" is what I consider to be one of the knights in shining armor when it comes to the mostly egregious hellhole that is nu-metal. Honestly, though I don't really consider this album to be totally specific to the genre. It still has that hip-hop tinge to it without suffering from any of the severe flaws of nu-metal, and I think this ... read more

MoaningOnVinyl
82

Very hard-hitting, wet production and sludgey nu-metal. An uneven classic. The final track is bullshit.
Favorite tracks: My Own Summer, Be Quiet And Drive, Rickets, Headup, Lotion
Least favorite tracks: Mascara, MX

teh_nutgobbler
87

they really forced their entire deftussy into this

88

Hard

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