Originally Posted by x-voltage
Screw popularity. I'm talking in sense of musical terms. Vol. 3 was very popular, don't get me wrong, but it is no where near a classic album as MOP was. The Blackening is brilliant. Every song is perfect. I'm not saying it's as good as MOP, I'm just saying it's as close to a MOP as any other album in the past 11 years. You can't argue that.
You're certainly entitled to your own opinion, but I don't understand how anyone can view The Blackening as anything more than a mediocre album.