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STIFF DONUT - "I Did It All For The Cookie" - 2006 - self released

Track Listing
1.We Love Fat Chicks
2.I Egged Arnold Schwarzennegar
3.Kill Everyone Who Has A Cell Phone
4.Drugs Are Bad
5.Emo Guys Love To Fuck
6.You're Really Hot But You're A Nut
7.Who The Hell Are The Hilton Sisters
8.Fuck Iron Maiden
9.I'm With Stupid
10.Urethral Earthquake
Every local scene in the world has a band like STIFF DONUT. You know the type. Strange beyond genre classification, humorous lyrics, and a shtick all their own, and nothing else at all. Seriously, this a horrendous. The best thing about the CD is the lyric sheet, and to their credit, there are some chuckles. Beyond that, I am one of the few that like novelty bands, and I am not feeling this one at all. The synthesizer is fucking annoying. There are a few OK riffs, although they are anything but groundbreaking. The vocalist uses a couple different styles, although they seem to compete for which sounds more terrible. The drums sound electronic, which they likely are. There really is nothing else to say about this.







--Death Metal Shawn 12.05.06

Maximum Metal Rating Legend - Click for Full Details
5 Excellent - Buy it and say a prayer to the metal gods that you were tuned on to this masterpiece. A classic.
4-4.5 Great - Almost perfect records but there's probably a clunker or a lacking somewhere to keep it from perfection. You won't feel bad about dropping some bones on these.
3.5 Good - Most of the record is good, but there may be some filler. This is the OK range where you'd search for the record on sale or used.
3 Average - Some good songs, some bad ones at about a half/half ratio. Could show skills but be dull overall. Redeeming qualities for indy bands are effort and passion. Majors that don't try or suck outright end up here.
2-2.5 Fair - Worth a listen, but best obtained by collectors. There is much better metal out there.
1-1.5 Bad - Major problems with music, lyrics, production, etc.
0 Terrible or an otherwise waste of your life and time.

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I Did It All For The CookieStiff Donut
2006
Death Metal Shawn12/7/2006


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