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Non-stop Incredible, Amazing Metal!
on August 6, 2011
I never heard Machine Head before "The Blackening", but once i heard this album, I became an instant fan. This album is by far in the top 5 of the best albums ever produced. Machine Head said they were aiming to create this generation's Master of Puppets, and in my opinion they surpassed their goal. Each song has intelligent lyrics which explain their emotions about the world. Rob Flynn's voice is phenomenal, especially in "A Farewell To Arms". I bought the original album because it was the only version available at the music store. Then i saw the Special Edition here on Amazon and just had to get it. Great album along with 2 bonus tracks, both covers: one of Metallica's Battery and the other of Maiden's Hallowed Be Thy Name. It comes with a bonus dvd which is totally worth it. A good bit of live footage, music videos, and the making of. Incredible album all together. I recommend this to anyone looking for unique, crushing music with amazing vocals. I would also recommend Machine Head's album "Through the Ashes of Empires", Metallica's album "And Justice For All", Kamelot's "The Black Halo, Epica's "Design Your Universe", and Jeff Loomis instrumental album "Zero Order Phase"