I'd give it 2.5 out of 5. It's dry, clinical and lacks any real feel - seems to me they are trying to recapture some the metal 'technical' patterned stuff from AJFA, but it just doesn't work for me. It's better than 'St.Anger' but then the turd I snapped off last night was better than that, as well.
Rubin didn't do them any favours IMO, especially Hetfield.
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