These are what we call the 'YMMV items.' Things that some people find in this work. We call them 'your mileage might vary' because not everyone sees these things in the same way. This starts discussions in the trope lists, a thing we don't want. Please use the discussion page if you'd like to discuss any of these items.
Broken Base: Primarily between the fans of their older, more uniformly metalcore sound on their eponymous debut album and The Silent Circus and the fans of the more progressive and experimental Colors, The Great Misdirect, Hypersleep Dialogues EP, and Future Sequence. Alaska serves as a dividing line and is generally well-liked by both groups.
Even the more prog-oriented section of the fanbase seems broken on one particular album: The Great Misdirect. Depending on who you ask, it's either one of their best albums or one of their worst.
Future Sequence is also fairly polarizing. It's either an excellent comeback from Hypersleep Dialogues (which is already a Base Breaker) and their best album next to Colors, or it's a collection of lazy, disjointed bits and pieces that they just slapped together and called songs and the point where the band truly demonstrated that they ran out of good ideas a long time ago.
Their decision to only play songs from Colors onwards live also brought this about. Some people just saw it as a mere formality based on how little they've been playing earlier material to begin with, understood their reasoning, and had no problem with it, while others were pissed about it and saw it as a slap in the face to older fans (the band did clarify that "Mordecai", "All Bodies", "Selkies", and one or two other fan favorites from that era would still show up here and there, but that that was about it).
Crowning Music of Awesome: Opinions vary, but the most agreed upon are the songs "Selkies: The Endless Obsession" from Alaska, "Mordecai" from The Silent Circus, and "White Walls" from Colors.
Ear Worm: I'm floating towards the sun... The sun of nothing...
"This is all we have... when we die/It's what's left of us... when we die"
Magnum Opus: Generally considered to be either Alaska or Colors, although The Parallax II: Future Sequence is starting to creep up on a lot of people's lists as well.
Seasonal Rot: The Great Misdirect often seems to get this treatment from the fans. Many thought the band set the bar too high with Colors and much of the album just sounded like leftovers from the Colors sessions, not offering anything new. This sentiment also extended to Hypersleep Dialogues, and, depending on who you ask, Future Sequence is either where they catapulted themselves out of this or a further descent into it.
So Okay, It's Average: Despite being a Base Breaker, the general consensus agrees that The Great Misdirect isn't a bad album, and actually has one of the band's best known songs (specifically "Swim to the Moon").