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Grenade Thermo Detonator Thermogenic Weight Management Capsules - Tub of 100
Grenade Thermo Detonator Thermogenic Weight Management Capsules - Tub of 100
Price: 28.99

1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars COOOOOOL!!! It's shaped like a Grenade!!!, 29 Sep 2013
Do these things help you lose weight? I don't really know. I'm sceptical, but it does definitely a nice energy boost and does NOT cause jitters or anxiety or any of the other nasty side effects I once experienced with another similar product. I don't really feel any difference with "The Grenade" until I start moving about, and that's when it seems to kick in. Even walking around town on this stuff, I seem to walk a bit faster. I go bezerk in the gym, much to the dismay of the other gym users.

One thing I have noticed is that I seem to sweat loads these days. I'm not sure if that's due to my having spent a considerable length of time somewhere hot prior to moving back to the UK, or if it's a direct effect of "The Grenade," but in any case it doesn't really matter - If you want a fairly nicely "managed" (for want of a better term) energy boost this is probably the product to go for.

Oh, and as cool as the container is, it's a bit of an arse getting the lid back on sometimes.


CUT TO THE CHASE
CUT TO THE CHASE
Offered by westworld-
Price: 12.98

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Cheesy., 30 May 2008
This review is from: CUT TO THE CHASE (Audio CD)
Brilliantly produced, well written and catchy pop tunes with some big names to boot. It should really be quite an impressive album...

But it's really, really, really cheesy.

Sincere is a million times more classy than Cut To The Chase, and if you're considering buying this album on the strength of Matt's aforementioned debut, I reckon you'll be disappointed.


St. Anger [CD + DVD]
St. Anger [CD + DVD]
Offered by CMS MEDIA UK
Price: 9.99

1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars The only Metallica album worth having..., 10 Mar 2008
This review is from: St. Anger [CD + DVD] (Audio CD)
In my humble opinion, of course.

I am not a Metallica fan by any means, although for some strange reason (probably their musical significance) I do own a number of their albums. I can't say I especially like any of them, including the black album which is probably their most accessible to date, but there's something different about St. Anger.

It feels grown up and somehow genuine and - above all else - it feels fresh. The difficulties encountered by Metallica during the making of this album are well documented, but somewhere beneath the music lies a real sense of enthusiasm and determination which really sets this album apart from the rest of their catalogue.


Era Vulgaris
Era Vulgaris
Offered by Sent2u
Price: 7.99

13 of 14 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars "Da best eazy listenin' album in da world. Not..", 23 Dec 2007
This review is from: Era Vulgaris (Audio CD)
It's a bit of a funny one, this... Almost a statement of intent rather than just another album:

As has already been stated numerous times, this is certainly one album that takes a bit of getting used to. If you're just discovering QOTSA this probably isn't a great starting point and even if you're already a bit of a fan it probably won't grab you straight away.

For one thing, you'll have to get your head around the way it's been mixed - On first listen certain high frequencies you'd expect to hear in a music recording simply aren't there, meaning that the album sits in a slightly uncomfortable, not-quite-low-fi sounding grey area... And if you're anything like me (ie. already concerned that you listen to far too much loud music) it might cause you to panic temporarily in the belief that you've gone fifty per cent deaf overnight. Repeated listens however, will reveal that the album is actually quite cleverly mixed and although it may not sound particularly conventional, somehow it helps the album to feel that little bit more twisted and awkward and a bit, well, seedy really.

Once you've gotten used to the mix you then have to contend with the hugely raw, angular nature of the songs. Genuine use of melody is pretty sparse but therein lies the secret of this album - The more you listen to it, the more little hooks and catchy lyrics start to leap out at you seemingly from nowhere, and that's when the cleverness of it all dawns on you. It's almost as if the songs in their entirety aren't really the focal point of the album at all but are merely Generation Game style conveyor belts laiden with lots of cool stuff and the occaisional grand prize; a means of keeping everything moving along until you see something you really like.

This is a daring album in the sense that it will cause even the biggest of QOTSA fans to abandon their preconceptions of where the band is (or isn't) headed, and to once again face the music with a completely open mind, and in that sense it's actually quite refreshing.
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