Sorry for the length.
REVISED 3-17-2023 REVIEW:
Yes. I did not input the score incorrectly. Yes I gave this very coveted number (only 3 albums are at a 100 for me rn and there’s like only 5 or 6 others out there that are truly 100s for me) to this EP. Am I crazy? Probably. I had to republish this entire review because the original couldn’t express how this EP makes me feel.
A Screw is the Swans’ magnum opus. Yes, an incredibly ... read more
If I didn’t know about the rest of this band, this is the album where I would throw my white flag and hands up. This is a good album. Not even just a good album, but a great one. If I didn’t know what was gonna come up in the Brian Johnson “pop rock” era AC/DC, this album would almost entirely convince me to like this band. This is such a good album. It has such good standouts and ... read more
I’m very shocked so far how much I… don’t dislike this band. With Led Zeppelin I basically immediately started putting their albums in red and with R.E.M. it took me a hot minute to warm up to them, but everything I’ve heard from AC/DC has been pretty okay so far. I know it really goes down once Bob Scott died and that could be why, but this is a very solid album. I’m very shocked how ... read more
This is where AC/DC truly becomes AC/DC. While to a large extent they still have that very early jollyness and glee, they really abandon the pop rock direction of the previous album a lot. It’s not that last album was great, but it wasn’t bad at all. This album in comparison is a sort of fun mess. This easily has some of the best AC/DC songs on here, but the tonal and quality inconsistencies prevalent are crazy. ... read more