it is disappointing becuase all of them keep their mask to a general theme(except for Sid in this last album too, thats another topic), and their mask evolve over albums. His mask originally came from a crash test dummy mask he put his own drealocks out, then when that one broke appart came blah(dont remember the name exactly where it came from), but it always held up to it, up to All Hope is Gone. Then the gray chapter came in and he basically trow away that theme and did a new thing. I wasnt a fan of his mask there, but at least it looked fine with his overall clothes. At least he looked like a crazy angry thing Now this new one doesnt fit anything previously done. It looks like a basketball face protective mask thing (or a burn victim thing mentioned before here), and the fact a "big name VFX artist" created it pisses me off more. He went down the quick way, give him whatever and called it "art". BTW all the other guys were made by VFX artixt too, few instagram accounts you can see them working on them...... but its the "art" part that I hate the most, I dont care if it has some kind of deaaaaap menifull twisted something something hiden meaning... it still looks like crap and to call it "art" is just a cheap excuse. The problem is not the "mask" alone (kinda, as it is crap).... but it is in the context of his clothes and overall looks. Starting from the fact that the mask doesnt quite cover his face in a nice matter, so it bends outwards making him look like a fat hamster, but also It is the paint behind, the big stupid "scarff" or neck thing that "oooh look how cool it looks when it covers half your face for a photoshoot... but not live as you need to sing".... it is the big winter "homeless" jacket, it is the gloves, it is the old lady's hair..... all that combined is what (for me) it makes him look like the crazy pigeon lady of central park of home alone you put this mask with short hair and wearing their traditional jumpsuits and he would looks fine. Made the mask a solid color like Mick's or Jim's and it would be perfect and most of us wouldnt care much, it would be "Slipknot"