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Music review by
Kathi Kamen Goldmark, Common Sense Media
Results May Vary Music Poster Image
Posturing angry young men -- big yawn.

Parents say

age 14+
Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 15+
Based on 2 reviews

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
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
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
Teen, 16 years old Written byA Dandelion October 14, 2010

Appropriate for teens over 15, contains violence, inappropriate language, sexism, substance abuse, etc.

Limp Bizkit rode the nu-metal wave started by KoRn in the early 90s to the heights of rock stardom. Frankly, they don't deserve it. While most nu-metal ba... Continue reading
Kid, 10 years old April 9, 2008

this is a fun awesome nu metal band that you must listen to

limp bizkit is a band with a different band with a different sound than other bands there more hip hop with some guitars and ''metal'' sound... Continue reading

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.

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