Operation: Mindcrime (studio album) by Queensrÿche

Operation: Mindcrime
Operation: Mindcrime by Queensrÿche
Year: 1988
Overall rank: 736th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
79/100 (from 321 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 1988 (12th)
Award Top albums of the 1980s (111th)
Award Top 1,000 albums of all time (736th)
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Queensryche: Operation MindCrime (Mind Crime) - LIVE - Box Set - VHS and CD 
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Operation: Mindcrime is ranked as the best album by Queensrÿche.

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  Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 82 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Rating: 78 (35 votes)Comments: 2
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Average Rating: 
79/100 (from 321 votes)
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06/07/2021 13:11 EyeKanFly  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 2,53866/100
 
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This album is rated in the top 3% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 78.6/100, a mean average of 77.1/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 78.8/100. The standard deviation for this album is 20.0.

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From 10/16/2019 14:04
This is a masterpiece of progressive metal.
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From 08/28/2019 17:43
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why this is rated so low???
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From 04/15/2018 10:09
An absolute masterpiece and probably the best concept album ever. Changed my life.
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From 11/22/2017 21:11
Not a fan of metal, but this is simply my favorite album of that genre, it feels epic and it´s better aprecciated as a whole.
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From 11/18/2017 13:13
If only had better production...
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From 02/26/2017 09:52
One of the best, most well-written and consistent concept albums in metal history, pretty much the best Queensryche album to date.
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From 05/31/2016 23:32
A classic metal album. Operation:Mindcrime, is an incredibly ambitious piece of work, but there is absolutely no question of it's passion and desire. It's a slightly confusing concept record but the performances of the band and the quality of the songs hold the record together. Late eighties head metal, as opposed to hair metal, something to think about. Good stuff.
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From 06/22/2014 18:24
I may be a little biased since I pretty much love everything Queensryche does... well did... after the turn of the millennium it kind of went downhill however the undeniable excellence put forth on this album is well..... undeniable.
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From 11/04/2013 22:44
For a band that's often lumped into a group with all of the hair metal bands of the time, Queensryche is pretty sick, this isn't just a great hair metal album, this is just a great album in general.
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