• Record Label:
  • Release Date:
Metamorphosis Image
Metascore
46

Mixed or average reviews - based on 5 Critics What's this?

User Score
5.9

Mixed or average reviews- based on 33 Ratings

Your Score
0 out of 10
Rate this:
  • 10
  • 9
  • 8
  • 7
  • 6
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • Summary: Jay Baumgardner returns to produce the California rock band's sixth album with James Michael.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 5
  2. Negative: 1 out of 5
  1. Metamorphosis, which follows 2006's commercially stillborn "The Paramour Sessions," is the most polished and wide-ranging of Papa Roach's six releases.
  2. Metamorphosis has a dire determination to its purported good times, its riffs grinding instead of greasy, its rhythms clenched where they should be loose.
  3. The problem is that Papa Roach don't rise far enough above the radio-rocking competition--it's hard to remember the band's identity at this point.
  4. There’s nowt nu about this nu metal.
  5. With one bright, surprising exception, the songs here either make a terrible impression or they make none at all.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 7
  2. Negative: 3 out of 7
  1. GregL.
    Jul 9, 2009
    9
    This CD will grow on you as you give it a chance Papa Roach has grown lyricly on this CD give it a chance you wont be disappointed.
  2. Ikarus
    Jun 26, 2009
    7
    Nothing special but it IS better than their last album. Believe me it is.
  3. JasonG
    Jun 24, 2009
    6
    Papa Roach are just average at best.
  4. Jul 29, 2011
    5
    3 songs that I like, the rest... I can tolerate, but it's not their best. I wish Papa Roach was back to lovehatetragedy, which was my3 songs that I like, the rest... I can tolerate, but it's not their best. I wish Papa Roach was back to lovehatetragedy, which was my favourite album (and the most coherent as well). Expand
  5. Sep 10, 2011
    3
    Disappointing. I was hoping this would have songs that went to the point of "Scars" or "Last Resort", but the only song on here that's evenDisappointing. I was hoping this would have songs that went to the point of "Scars" or "Last Resort", but the only song on here that's even "so-so" is "Lifeline". Expand
  6. Aug 18, 2010
    2
    Really not one of their best. The song that KINDA liked was Lifeline, but this album is just not one of their best ones. One thumb down, andReally not one of their best. The song that KINDA liked was Lifeline, but this album is just not one of their best ones. One thumb down, and the other thumb right in the middle.. Expand
  7. ArturoC.
    Jun 8, 2009
    0
    Terrible.