The Unquestionable Truth (Part 1)

May 3, 2005 | Format: MP3

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  • Original Release Date: May 3, 2005
  • Release Date: May 3, 2005
  • Label: Flip/Interscope
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  • Total Length: 29:26
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  • ASIN: B001O3SOMS
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (246 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #65,349 Paid in Albums (See Top 100 Paid in Albums)

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149 of 178 people found the following review helpful By Daniel Ferguson-Maltzman on May 3, 2005
Format: Audio CD
Limp Bizkit is back with their fifth album "The Unquestionable Truth, Part I" which is a surprisingly good effort.

Limp Bizkit were never a great band, but they did know how to make good frat-boy rock. Their first three albums "Three Dollar Bill Ya" (1997), Significant Other (1999) and "Chocolate Starfish" (2000) are a lot of fun. They were one of the better bands of the Nu-Metal genre, and cranked out heavy songs, with good hooks, and sing-along-choruses. It was perfect music for High School and College kids. "Nookie" was like the "Cherry Pie" of the late 90s.

After reaching their plateau with "Chocolate Starfish," the Bizkit Empire started to crumble. First, guitarist Wes Borland left the band. He was not only the most creative member of the band and their biggest talent, but was their guiding force. Then there was Fred Durst's embarrassing public infatuation with Brittany Spears. The bands search for a new guitar player, in which they had the contenders sign a contract forfeiting any music they played at the tryout, further damaged their reputation. Then after hooking up with guitarist Mike Smith, the band released the horrific "Results May Vary" album. Although it went platinum, it was almost universally panned by both critics and all, but the most hard-core of fans. Add to this the fact that by the mid-`00s, the whole Nu-Metal genre was passé. Limp Bizkit, were, like, sooo 1999. By the release of "Results" Limp Bizkit was going down. They were about as cool as Warrant and their future looked bleak...

But then guitarist Wes Borland returned to the fold, so it seemed that all was not lost. Could his return revitalize the band? The answer is, quite simply, yes.

"The Unquestionable Truth, Part I, is a strong comeback for the band.
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14 of 17 people found the following review helpful By Ryan on June 2, 2005
Format: Audio CD
What I am about to say is directed towards those of you who hate Limp Bizkit without having any real reason to...

First, I shall say this. I am a huge music fan. I listen to all kinds of music, from metal to electronica to acoustic to you name it. My musical taste expands from all realms, including Marilyn Manson, Prince, Bjork, Green Day, etc. I am not some teenage punk who spends his days in Hot Topic looking over the newest "The Used" t-shirts. But I am a teenager, 16 years old.

Limp Bizkit was introduced to me back in 1999. Since then, I have fallen madly in love with them, disliked them (as well as all other nu metal bands), and then matured. My musical tastes had drastically changed over time, and I didn't even want to give this band or my once favorite, Korn, a second chance. Then, one day, out of pure curiosity, I listened to these bands again, especially LB with the release of this new EP, and discovered that I liked them for a reason. I wasn't some dumb little kid who didn't know good music from bad, though I would agree that I listen to much better music now overall. But these bands had a heart, a reason, something to say (even if they didn't say it in the best way they could have). And that's something these new "punk" bands like New Found Glory, Simple Plan, Good Charlotte, etc. could never say about themselves without crossing their fingers behind their backs.

Now, later nu-metal overall did become watered down and repetitive. But look at LB and Korn's earlier works and you'll feel a raw energy, something much deeper that most people seem to overlook. The music isn't only heavy, but funky, head bobbin. The number one fault of everyone who has become a typical LB hater is that they look at the band and especially Fred Durst in the complete wrong light.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Greg Robinson on May 3, 2005
Format: Audio CD
In reading these reviews, I have found two things that I disagree with. One, anyone who uses the word "Hater" in their review, I usually bypass, because in general, they are probably some young punk who would rate Limp's album a 5 no matter how bad it was.

I also found that a lot of people are comparing this album to St. Anger from Metallica. I do not think this is a fair comparison whatsoever. Although it wasn't Metallica's best, St. Anger is a much better album musically/lyrically than The Unquestionable Truth. If you watch Some Kind of Monster, you can appreciate every single song on the album much more. I guess the difference between these two is that James speaks from HIS OWN experiences through his music, while Fred lives through someone else', which you can see in the music.

Are the people on here listening to the same album I am? I cannot fathom that they are. I am a fan of both Limp and Metallica and personally I believe The Unquestionable Truth is one of the worst albums I have ever heard from a band with past success like Limp Bizkit. I honestly wouldn't even recommend downloading it for free if you have the option. There isn't a single "catchy" song of the entire SIX songs on the album.

On a side note, what is with Limp going after NIN's sound on the last song on the album? I also see they are supporting them on their website. Wasnt the first track on Starfish written to trash NIN? When did they kiss and make up?

Once again. I am not "hatin" on Limp Bizkit. I am just stating that this is their worst album to date.
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