Friday, July 2, 2010

System of a Down - Hypnotize (2005)

System Of A Down - Hypnotize
Hypnotize is the fifth and final album by System of a Down before they split in 2006 and the second half of the Mezmerize/Hypnotize double album. It was released on November 22, 2005, six months after the release of companion album Mezmerize. The album opened at #1 on the Billboard 200 with 320,000 copies on November 22, 2005. The album was certified gold and platinum by the RIAA on December 13, 2005.

* Entertainment Weekly (No. 851, p. 100) - "They're flaunting a heretofore underexplored sensitive side, offsetting their trademark stampeding riffology with flashes of delicate lyricism." - Grade: B+

* Rolling Stone (No. 988, p. 117) - 3.5 out of 5 stars - "Hell immediately runneth over on Malakian's scoured-staccato guitars and Dolmayan's furious hammering."

* Spin (p. 62) - Ranked #20 in Spin's "40 Best Albums Of 2005."

* Uncut (p. 109) - 3 stars out of 5 - "System succeed through their skill at wielding complex, progressive heaviness in a pop context."



Tracks:
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01. Attack
02. Dreaming
03. Kill Rock 'n' Roll
04. Hypnotize
05. Stealing Society
06. Tentative
07. U-Fig
08. Holy Mountains
09. Vicinity of Obscenity
10. She's Like Heroin
11. Lonely Day
12. Soldier Side