Sound — 7
OK. I boyght this album about three days ago, and in honesty, on the first listen, I thought to myself, "What the hell! I think I bought a CD full of fillers!" It starts of all heavy, but I can't help but admit that every song begins to sound the same. The sound is great, I love their Industrial Metal Heaviness, and in further inspection, the CD becomes bareable after a few listens. Personally, Cannibal, Chemical Logic, and maybe Destroyer are the only songs I really like, but everything sounds like fillers crambed into a CD! I feel there was a lack of effort put into this CD!
Lyrics — 6
OK, has anyone really read the lyrics while listening to the song? If you havn't, then maybe you should, you will realize something. I could have wrote this! That is not a compliment, my english is bad enough, listening to this album makes me go brain dead, and not because it's Heavy. The chorus is almost always the same, Wayne Static just screaming the song title over again. Now, I love Wayne Static, the guys got a unique singing style, but someone please give him some lyrics to sing, not just words! The only time Wayne actually roles with the song is in Destroyer. But even that, he says, "Oh! You do it again! Destroyer!" over and over again, I don't mind it all that much, it does get annoying though.
Overall Impression — 6
This album is not a must buy, it's amazing that it is even on the billboard charts! Now, in Chemical Logic, the guitarists could have done more than a simple riff! Everytime I listen to it I think, "Hey, I can play that on my guitar!" That isn't a compliment either. They must be one of the easiest bands to play a guitar too! So basically, you can tell I am most disappointed. I have Start A War and that isn't great but it's better than this CD. If someone were to steal this album from me, I would just laugh while I watched them run away. Oh! one more thing! I was so disappointed with this CD that I went back and bought the Pantera greatest Hits CD, I should have bought that instead, but I spent nearly 30 dollars on both CD's. Thank you Static-X, you guys are the masters of making money off almost descent albums!