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BYOB is on here. This rating is an estimate though, I still have to figure out my full feels.


"Mezmerize" by System of a Down is the band's 4th studio album & first of 2 they'd release in 2005 before going on hiatus for a few years. Up to this point, it's probably the most consistent System of a Down album up to this point in terms of sound, a lot of fast chugging riffs with Serj Tankian & Daron Malakian both taking vocal duties almost equally. In fact, the last song on the album "Lost In Hollywood" is sung entirely by Daron (Serj only does backing vocals). ... read more


yeah this is my favorite system album.. it takes the loud verses. quiet chorus/vice versus formula popularized on toxicity and improved on it. old school hollywood and cocaine are the only bad moments


It makes me kinda sad that I didn’t enjoy this as much as I thought I would, because I really love Toxicity. However, this album didn’t do it for me, it is not bad by any means and it has its fair share of high points, but it doesn’t even touch the level of Toxicity

Flat 6/10
Fav song: Question!


I am thrilled to talk about System of a Down's fourth studio album, "Mezmerize." Released in 2005, this album stands out as one of the most powerful and politically charged works of the band. It features a range of different musical styles, from punk rock and metal to progressive and alternative rock. With its intense energy and provocative lyrics, "Mezmerize" is a masterpiece that deserves to be appreciated by music lovers all around the world.

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old school Hollywood keeps it from being higher
hate that vocal effect

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Added on: January 14, 2013