"Cryptic? I didn't see it that way.
Metaphors work well in discussions. Semi off-topic, but if you're interested in reading about metaphors, get your hands on a book called Metaphors We Live By. It was required reading for one of my…"
"I'd say you took away an entirely different message than I did.
First off, the album title, and the repeat in The Catalyst "A Thousand Suns", or more specifically, the "fires of a thousand suns" is a clear reference to the…"
They didn't do anything "new" with ATS.
Shinoda regarding the different direction of MTM:
"We were looking back at the things that we had done in the past... and I think we just figured that we had exhausted that sound.…"
"More posts presuming people who dislike the album want them to go back to Hybrid Theory.
Not true, at least in my case. But is it too much to ask for music that doesn't sound the same as MTM and is nothing but radio friendly garbage that will…"
"Keep telling yourself they did something new. They didn't.
Spend an hour listening to 99X Atlanta and you'll notice this sounds like almost everything else that station plays.
Many other bands put in filler tracks that are far better than…"
"PProphet nailed it. Different doesn't always mean better.
This album is half filler, half radio friendly fluff that is entirely forgettable. Hell, some of this album could go straight to the radio station that my 70-year-old mother listens to…"