Example sentences for: derogatis

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  • Most critics say yes, praising the "resonant, body-slamming riffs that will leave you shuddering" (Amy Sciaretto, CMJ ) and the fact that the band's lyrics "make a case that there are still some things worth fighting for" (Will Hermes, Entertainment Weekly ). A few are not impressed: Jim Derogatis of the Chicago Sun-Times calls lead singer Zack de la Rocha "insufferable" and his lyrics "addlepated," and compares his contributions to the band's otherwise excellent music to "rodent droppings at a gourmet dinner."

  • Pans for this tale of four high-school boys and their quest to watch a Kiss concert: "loud, vulgar, cartoonish, obnoxious, dizzying, disposable and more than a little bit shrill" (Jim DeRogatis, the Chicago Sun-Times ). Highlight: a tongue-cam point of view from inside Gene Simmons' mouth.

  • Hard rock simply doesn't get any smarter, harder, or more ambitious than this" (Jim DeRogatis, the Chicago Sun-Times ). What sets Reznor (who records under the name Nine Inch Nails) apart from the techno/goth-rock pack?


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