Generally favorable reviews- based on 19 Ratings
Sep 11, 2014Stone Sour is basically Nickelback with Corey Taylor on vocals. The instrumentals and even Taylor at times, sound a lot like Nickelback. I'm not saying this album is bad, but it ain't good either. If you like heavy, brutal, in your face, chaotic music like Slipknot you will hate this album. If you like Nickelback and Creed then you will love this album.… Full Review »
Apr 24, 2013I really love this album, it has everything could i want in a good album:
melody and hardness, but the melody predominates.
Overall this is a good album with good production and good ideas, especially the guitars. Corey Taylor plays a proper role for the voice, though much less extreme than in Slipknot.
You can not miss it.… Full Review »
Feb 22, 2012First of all, I'm a massive Stone Sour, Slipknot and Corey Taylor fan, and have been for years. That being said, I expected so much more from everyone involved. Aside from 2 or 3 great songs, this is a lazy album that doesn't do much to differentiate itself from every other rock band out there. After two amazing and definitive albums, Stone Sour has become bland. Here's hoping Corey Taylor and Co. can come up with something more exiting next time around. As an edit, I thought I'd give a seasoned take on the album. It's worse than ever, and a shame that Stone Sour released it. There are maybe two singles worth listening to a few times. Not worth buying. Not really worth listening. Great band. Bad album… Full Review »