Customer Reviews for

Temple of the Dog

Average Rating 4
( 4 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star


4 Star


3 Star


2 Star


1 Star


Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation


  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing all of 2 review with 5 star rating   See All Ratings
Page 1 of 1
  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Brilliant! Absolutley beautiful.

    This is a great grunge album. Combine Pearl Jam and soundgarden and you get TOTD. I remember the 90's like yesterday. 90-96 was a period of time like no other. Now I feel like a dweeb still clad in flannel with a 2 ft long hairdoo. Were still out there though!! p.s. cant wait for new Pearl Jam album.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    The Best of Both Worlds

    I can't believe nobody's reviewed this! First off, this is a remarkable album, and if you don't own it, go out and get it now. This album would appeal to a wide audience, especially if you like Pearl Jam or Soundgarden. But there even if you like classic rock, which is my main musical focus, you should enjoy this, you can feel the Led Zeppelin influence, which is a very good thing. Well the history of this, is that this is a tribute to these musicians friend, the deceased Andrew Wood, lead singer of Mother Love Bone. Although his death was tragic, I think Andrew Wood would be happy to see his bandmates rising to such success (Pearl Jam). Wood's unfortunate death did two great things for music, gave us Pearl Jam, and Temple of the Dog. Basically, Temple of the Dog is what Pearl Jam would sound like with Chris Cornell in controll of the group, and Eddie singing background vocals. Now I am a big fan of both Eddie Vedder and Chris Cornell, and i think they are the two best frontment around today, but their musical styles are much different, and this is an experiment that produces astounding results. Cornell shines, and gives us a good glimpse into the musical territory he would later explore on his brilliant solo debut album "Euphoria Morning." This is not to say that Pearl Jam's most prominent member is just shoved to the side. Vedder even duets with Cornell, and this is his recording debut World meet Eddie Vedder, Eddie Vedder, world. Anyway, it would be great to produce a follow up (possibly a tribute to Layne Stayley??) and this album is a knockout from start to finish.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing all of 2 review with 5 star rating   See All Ratings
Page 1 of 1