All Hope Is Gone

Slipknot - All Hope Is Gone
Critic Score
Based on 9 reviews
2008 Ratings: #589 / 778
User Score
Based on 284 ratings
2008 Ratings: #117
Liked by 12 people
August 26, 2008 / Release Date
LP / Format
Roadrunner / Label
Dave Fortman, Slipknot, Chris Vrenna / Producer
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Easily my favorite Slipknot album. From front to back, All Hope Is Gone is packed full of some of the best songs Slipknot has ever written (Sulfur, Psychosocial, Dead Memories, Gehenna, This Cold Black, Snuff, the title track).
I've never really been a fan of the type of music Slipknot plays. The nu metal style combined with Corey Taylor's vocal style definitely isn't for me. So it's kind of obvious that this album really doesn't interest me that much. I like some riffs, but overall nearly every song feels like it's the same thing. There's not enough melody or epic instrumentals for me. There's one huge exception to this, though. Snuff is actually a really good soft metal song which comes out of nowhere after nearly ... read more
Ксения essentials (16/36)

Насколько ярко проходят первые 6 треков, настолько блеклыми кажутся следующие. Группа отошла от вдохновения к дэт-металу, который породил монстра с именем "Iowa", и в этой работе больше слышны элементы грув и хэви-метала. И это пошло группе на пользу. ... read more
slipknot really got full of themselves and thought that whatever they put out would be good but it ended up falling flat in their face.

fav track: gematria (the killing name), sulfur, psychosocial

least fav track: gehenna
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Added on: January 5, 2013