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Music review by
Kathi Kamen Goldmark, Common Sense Media
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Posturing angry young men -- big yawn.

Parents say

age 14+
Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 12+
Based on 4 reviews

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A lot or a little?

The parents' guide to what's in this music.

Positive Messages

This band comes off as intolerant and nasty.

Violence

Macho threats with a cynical edge.

Sex

"I ain't looking to screw till the vibe's right" ("The Only One") is one of the more sweetly sentimental moments on this CD.

Language

A lot of graphic language throughout.

Consumerism

CD comes with a "limited edition" DVD promoting an upcoming product.

Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

There are a few drug references, too.

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that this angry album has sex, violence, drug references, intolerance, and sexism.

User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Parent of a 1, 10, 14, and 17-year-old Written bySystemOfANintendo October 4, 2010

Limp Bizkit---Band Name Explains A Lot. The music is limp and weak.

I hate Limp Bizkit. Fred Dirst sounds like a drunk prev. Violence, sex, sexism, and graphic language is from beginning to end, as well as tedious writing, horri... Continue reading
Adult Written byTogomago May 18, 2009

A fine CD by a fine band

First off, I'd like to say I love limp bizkit, but they are NOT for everyone. They take profanity to a new level,( some of their songs are violent (Head fo... Continue reading
Kid, 10 years old September 17, 2020

Bad album by an amazing band :/

This album is more of the mild Limp Bizkit albums.Take in mind there are swears and sexual content,but this album is not worth buying or even streaming because... Continue reading
Kid, 9 years old September 25, 2018

Not bad but a lot of cursing.

This album has a lot of cursing in it but it is still great!

What's the story?

Yes, you'll find sex, violence, drug references, intolerance, and sexism here, but the worst offender on Limp Bizkit's RESULTS MAY VARY is tedium. Musically, the band offers little to get excited about.

Is it any good?

New guitarist Mike Smith gamely tries to shine, but it's an uphill battle all the way. The singing and arrangements lack passion; overall the production feels perfunctory. The end result is disappointing, a lowest-common-denominator effort. This is a good one to skip.

There are a few moments that transcend, almost worth the price of admission. "Red Light, Green Light" features a guest appearance by Snoop Dogg along with a welcome blast of energy. The lyrics ("Red Light, Green Light, you ready to roll? Tell me when you're ready to go...") are filled with sexual innuendo that's actually a tiny bit clever, and the fact that the question is asked at all passes for considerate behavior (however superficially) with this crew.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about how not to behave around your peers, using graphic examples from this CD.

Music details

  • Artist: Limp Bizkit
  • Release date: September 8, 2003
  • Label: Interscope Records
  • Genre: Rock
  • Parental advisory: Yes
  • Edited version available: No
  • Last updated: July 15, 2015

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