Toxicity (studio album) by System Of A Down

Toxicity
Toxicity by System Of A Down
Year: 2001
Overall rank: 310th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
78/100 (from 892 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 10 albums of 2001 (9th)
Award Top 50 albums of the 2000s (50th)
Award Top 500 albums of all time (310th)
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System of a Down 2-Disc CD Set Toxicity [Limited] American CK 86059 Chop Suey
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System of a Down - Toxicity - 1 Disc CD Album - 2003 Alternative Rock, Nu Metal
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Toxicity is ranked as the best album by System Of A Down.

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Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 81 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Average Rating: 
78/100 (from 892 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 4% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 77.8/100, a mean average of 76.5/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 77.8/100. The standard deviation for this album is 18.0.

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From 06/29/2020 01:41
Once I began to embrace what this band had to offer, I fell right in. This record especially, in large part thanks to the unbelievable flow, terrific production, and gripping performances. The dueling nightmarish vocals, erratic guitar, and often times brutally honest message make this a record that demands attention and deserves it.

I understand this band isn't for everyone, but my love for this record, this band, and what this record represents in rooted deep inside me.
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From 07/04/2019 20:51
Awesome album!

Favorites: Chop Suey, Toxicity.
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From 11/19/2018 17:05
First listen: Wtf is this?
Second listen: Ok some of these songs actually slap
Third listen and beyond: WAKE UP! GRABABRUSHSHOULDPUTALITTLEMAKEUP!!!
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80/100
From 01/19/2018 00:09
FUCCCKKKKKKK YEAAAHHHH!!! Amazing metal from start to finish
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75/100
From 12/16/2017 07:38
Great politically charged lyrics, a real blast from the past
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From 09/24/2017 09:22
I've listened to these songs from this album so many times and it is with great honour that I say this is the best album I have listened to (within the last few months or so). There isn't a song I dislike from this album because from start to finish, it is fantastic (I never get tired of listening to Chop Suey, Toxicity, Aerials, etc). I mean, who doesn't like this album? no one! This is just beyond brilliant, I do also enjoy System of a Down's earlier and later albums as well but this? This is just amazing.

100/100 for me.
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80/100
From 06/29/2017 13:52
Wow! Very glad I decided to listen to this one. Wasn't sure what to expect and then I was hit with a fantastic and refreshing piece related to my favorite genre metal. The creativity here was overflowing and the lyrics were political but there was the tone of the tracks that made things not seem so serious. Hard to explain but amazing to listen to. I've never heard anything like it.
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From 12/11/2016 02:51
System of a Down released the best political album of the 2000s (Sorry Green Day) and my favorite political album of all time. It is also my favorite metal album of all time, even though it is only technically alternative metal. Let me enjoy it. Toxicity is an album about the political situation in LA, in America, and throughout the world. It has a global message that impacts everyone. It was one of 3 albums I took with me on a trip to Cambodia. I didn't know much about the political content at the time, but after listening to it I realized how relevant the political themes were to the nation I was in. Not only does System of a Down identify the problems they see, they provide solutions to the cause of our downfalls. It is so common to see people critiquing our world, but it is rare to find people who will give solutions, stick to them, and work to make them a reality. With Toxicity, System of a Down achieved just that, and that is why I love this album. It has a very strong message that is applicable at varying degrees to any part of the world. It is also creatively a masterpiece as it fuses elements of many genres to create an incredibly unique sound. System of a Down showed their fantastic innovation, and their Armenian roots play a strong influence as well, which adds to their identity and shows the importance of roots and culture. As Serj Tankian sings in "Aerials", 'Life is a waterfall', and even when we feel as though we are falling between two rivers, there is always a solution if the people of the world will rise up to defend and protect our planet and our nations.
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From 09/01/2016 04:37
This album rocks hard all the way through. I have tremendous respect for any group that can breakout with a sound that is unique and their own. From the very first prison song you knew you were going to have a good ride
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