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In what world is Linkin Park even good, let alone great?
The album was hated back in the day and still is to an extent because fans claimed that Metallica "sold out" and became more mainstream.
It's a stupid reason to hate this album for 3 reasons:
1. You need to have metal bands in the mainstream because it's how you get more people into metal, otherwise the metal community would consist of nothing but hipsters who complain about a band who reaches a certain degree of success. Also having mainstream metal bands allows metal to be better understood by fans of other music genres.
2. Black Sabbath, Judas Priest and Iron Maiden all had top 20 albums before Metallica released The Black Album, Pantera had a number 1 album in 1994.
3. Judas Priest changed their style to a more mainstream sound on the album Killing Machine and yet nobody complains. Megadeth did the same on the album Countdown To Extinction and while metal hipsters do make claims of "sell-out" towards Megadeth it does not seem to be as prevalent as the ...more - OC96
Not in the same level as American Idiot or Dookie but still a good album
Well it's not A Rush Of Blood To The Head but it's better than Mylo Xyloto and A Head Full Of Dreams
Similar case with RHCP's One Hot Minute. Smack dab between two iconic prog albums, this had too much to live up to after Awake. Then again, it ain't the band's fault entirely; executive meddling played a huge role in gutting it of what it could have been.
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