While this album does have its flaws, it is certainly a diamond in the rough. It certainly has an edge over most of the other albums I have from 2006. Tracks that you have to check out are The Forfeit, Fingers Like Daggers, Redeeming the Wretched, and A Steady Decline. Possibly even the title track. Maybe the album could have been better if they had a better vocalist and a few less breakdowns, perhaps. But the catchy melodies and intense riffs more than make up for it.