Admitted by the band itself to being "basically Hybrid Theory Part 2" Repetitive and horrible lyrics "I wanna heal I wanna feel I slipped on a banana peel Mike Shinoda clubs baby seals Zoolander's best pose is Blue Steel", the constant whining about pain and being ignored. USE ALL THE POWER CHORDS Producer-pressured to make everything catchy (also well-documented via the whole "We wrote Somewhere I Belong over 30 times until Don Gilmore was satisfied") Can I reiterate HT part 2? I mean, literally every song on Meteora is a carbon copy of a song from Hybrid Theory. Hit The Floor. Get dirty with the people spreading the dirt. EDIT: Also see http://lpassociation.com/forums/showthread.php?t=37226 EDIT 2: And as the above thread clearly shows, those that consider Meteora the best LP album tend to be on the, um, "mindless" side.