Sound — 10
It's a heavy sound, with cool riffs, not very fast but still good. It annoys me when people dismiss this album as rubbish because it isnt like master of puppets, that is one metallica album, they are different now get over it. Metallica have agood heavy sound, early meatllica is speed metal, I like that aswell but newer metallica has slower but heavyer riffs. I love this album.
Lyrics — 10
The lyrics are very good, most people say they are rubbish because they have only lissened to Frantic "Fran tick tick tick tock", true that bit doesnt't make a lot of sence on it's own but with other bits it does. The lyrics in Sweet Amber and Some kind Of Monster are fabulous, "wash your back so you wont stab mine" is a excellent line, the story behind it is that the radio said if you don't do this then we will not play your songs, give bad reviews etc.
Overall Impression — 10
Comparing to other albums it's way at the top if not the top, I think it's fabulous, good riffs, good lyrics, the DVD Some Kind Of Monster behind the making of this album, is excellent I wrote a review of that aswell. very very good in general. If it were lost I would deffo get a new one.