In all fairness this was my favorite SOAD album two years ago. I couldn't get enough of it. However, jumping back into it I can kinda get the feeling they were ready for that hiatus of theirs. A bunch of really cool ideas are in the air and the end results are a mixed bag.
In my opinion the album is incredibly front loaded with some if their best material. Violent, dark, comical and somehow poignant. Well...with the exception of Cigaro. A love or hate track that's essentially 'Bounce' if it ... read more