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7.7

Generally favorable reviews- based on 29 Ratings

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  • Summary: The born-again Christian rap-metal band returns with a follow-up to their 2001 hit 'Satellite.' Jason Truby replaces departed guitarist Marcos.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 7
  2. Negative: 1 out of 7
  1. 75
    Payable on Death's heaviest tracks... easily outcrunch the competition. [Dec 2003, p.124]
  2. 70
    P.O.D. have evolved into one of the more inventive bands among metal's dimwitted hierarchy. [Dec 2003, p.112]
  3. More quintessentially "metal" in his approach -- think Metallica -- and more of a conscientious technician than Marcos, Truby unfortunately lacks some of the unexpected spark that Marcos brought to P.O.D.
  4. On track after formulaic track, perfunctory verses rush into roaring refrains of compressed guitar arrgh and charmless didacticism. [7 Nov 2003, p.70]
  5. At excessive volume, Payable On Death sounds like a state-of-the-art metal album, but there's a painful dearth of decent ideas. [Jan 2004, p.118]
  6. Ultimately, the inspirational message... gets lost in uninspired rhymes.
  7. 30
    Skimps on warmth and even grit except on a few blood-curdling screams--when, blessedly, you don't have to hear their words. [Nov 2003, p.119]
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 17 out of 21
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 21
  3. Negative: 4 out of 21
  1. SophieB
    Nov 20, 2003
    10
    Dang, those critics are harsh, man! I rated this album a 10/10 for excessive use of creativity, an overabundance of positivity, and awesome Dang, those critics are harsh, man! I rated this album a 10/10 for excessive use of creativity, an overabundance of positivity, and awesome members! Rock on, guys! Expand
  2. JonnyBoy
    Nov 20, 2006
    10
    The best christian rock band ever. P.O.D. has been my favorite artst since thier first album with Atlantic records.Mike B. must be like a The best christian rock band ever. P.O.D. has been my favorite artst since thier first album with Atlantic records.Mike B. must be like a devil worshiper or something. Expand
  3. ameenm
    Nov 30, 2003
    10
    This cd is gr8
  4. AdrianS
    Jan 10, 2004
    10
    this cd is the best ever
  5. tajg
    Jan 23, 2005
    10
    iam rating this album cuz each songs has some kind of believe ness in it if you hear the sounds of this album you would feel the same way as iam rating this album cuz each songs has some kind of believe ness in it if you hear the sounds of this album you would feel the same way as it sounds .... like as the way you feel you are on the same place where you feel alive abotu love far away from home ,this album is FULL OF SOUNDS OF REVOLUTION Expand
  6. edgardj
    Sep 13, 2004
    8
    It is a cool CD but i think that they were better with the style that they brote on the satellite albun.No mater what p.o.d brings on i will It is a cool CD but i think that they were better with the style that they brote on the satellite albun.No mater what p.o.d brings on i will always be there to soport them.GOD BLESS YOU GUYS! ROCK FOR LIFE Expand
  7. Ben.
    Nov 22, 2003
    0
    Someone just needs to make this album NOT a 10....0, son!

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