Limited double 180gm audiophile vinyl LP pressing in gatefold jacket including six page insert. Mudvayne was an American heavy metal band from Illinois formed in 1996. The band became known for it's strong visual appearance, which included horror film-styled makeup. The band has sold over six million records worldwide, including nearly three million in the United States. L.D.50 was appraised by critics for it's technical and heavy style of music. It features a style which has been referred to by the band as math metal. For the album they experimented with a ragged, dissonant sound; a sound collage prepared specially for the album that was used as a series of interludes. Furthermore L.D.50 was produced by Garth 'GGGarth' Richardson and executive production by Slipknot member Shawn 'Clown' Crahan. In the year of it's release the album peaked at #1 on the Billboard Top Heatseekers chart and #85 on the Billboard 200. The singles 'Dig' and 'Death Blooms' peaked at #33 and #32, respectively, on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart.