Mudvayne - The End Of All Things To Come
In 2000, the world was introduced to L.D. 50 and it literally tore the roof down. It gave nu-metal the push into the spotlight that everyone had been waiting for. It freaked out parents and it gave kids an excuse to go nuts whever they pleased. People were immediatly hooked on Mudvayne. Now fast forward two years. It's 2002, and people around the world are shaking in anticipation of what will come next. What we got was not another L.D. 50 like most people were expecting. What we got was a toned down, radio-rocky, bullshit excuse for an album. Ladies and gentlemen, I give you The End of All Things To Come.
The End of All Things To Come was a huge disappointment in the eyes of the fans. Everyone loved L.D. 50 and they couldn't get enough. But they weren't ready for the cold hard truth that wa waiting just around the corner a short year later. The End of All Things To Come is a very solid album, it's just not what we, the fans, wanted. What we wanted, was more fist pumping, head banging goodness. Not this toned down radio crap. We wanted more of the costumes with the face paint and the insane hair. We wanted more of that screaming with double bass that was in your face. We wanted our anthems like "Dig" and Death Blooms", not radio friendly songs like "World So Cold". The whole album just seemed like Mudvayne was trying to distance themselves as far away from nu-metal as possible. Well Mudvayne, congratulations, you alienated every single one of your true die hard fans.
If any other artist released The End of All Things To Come, it would have been a phenomenal album, but that fact that Mudvayne, the bad boys of nu-metal, released this somber, half-assed attempt as a follow up to L.D. 50 just makes it horrible. Who knows why Mudvayne exchanged their glorious nu-metal anthems for this radio crap, but it was the worst move of their career. If they had just released one more heavy album before jumping the ship to mainstream glory, then this wouldnt have dealt such a big blow, but because we only got one albums worth of good Mudvayne, it just seemed like a one night stand for nu-metal fans everywhere.
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on 2010-02-09 twisted700r Said:
Calling this album crap is like sayin you had sexeith your sister and it was good you missinformed moron. It's a good album regardless of who made it so what if it didn't mimic ld50 like you apparently wanted it too I'm guessing you haven't listened the new albums either because they are all polar opposites of one another this is the mark of a talented band theycan make a varietyof good music. Yes it's all metal but it's different and finally fuck you and your opinion delete me report me whatever I just wanted to tell you I dissagre entirely with your diagnosis of this the third album from mudvayne.
on 2009-03-24 hstisgod Said:
Agreed, mudvayne was on a slow steady decline since LD50, but after reviewing their most recent release from 2008, theres nothing slow or steady about their decline. Interesting thought Kevin (solitary), had they never got big with Dig, perhaps we wouldnt have a blood sucking band on our hands. Some great things do come of it...I dont care what it takes, but this is one of those musical jewels, if anyone can find it, download the last track off Mr. Dibbs CD, "The 30th Song". A sample of Dig is being used as the backbone for a hip hop scratch, its friggin phenomenal
on 2009-03-18 SolitaryMan Said:
It seems like they let the fame go straight to their heads. Hell, if they never wrote the song "Dig", maybe we'd have seen another solid album or two out of them? Who knows...but I agree with you on this one and "LD50", the only good album these guys have mustered so far if you're asking me.