Sound — 10
From the hanting introduction "initiation", to the dark hardcore of "the nephilim" to the cataclysmic beauty of "six to eight", this album is everything you could want from AFI and far, far more.
Lyrics — 10
It's Davey Havok...what do you expect? Pure genious, and that's exactly what you get! There is not one line of lyrics on this album that is anything less than brilliant, the only thing I wonder is...how does he do it?
Overall Impression — 10
This is my favourite AFI album, because it covers their hardcore style, their dark shroud, their experimental style and their slower style. If you like this, I'd recomend everything from "shut your mouth and open your eyes" and onwards. If it were stolen, I'd find the person who stole it, pound them, take it back, and buy another copy. Also noteworthy is the solo in "six to eight", magnificence...