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Dream Theater


Progressive Metal

3.18 | 1290 ratings

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5 stars Amazing debut. This album really doesn't deserve much credit from most DT fans, but I think it's their 3rd best. Dominici's voice really suits the music and Myung's bass sound on this album is great. The intro to "The Ones Who Helped to Set the Sun" is very dark and really is appreciated at later times in the night. "The Killing Hand" is a DT masterpiece, exemplifying many different emotions with powerful lyrics. "Ytse Jam" is one of their best instrumental's. The guitar sound is unique on this album compared to their other releases. This was the first DT I ever got and it's really a joy to listen to. This was the start of the band that truly changed the prog metal spectrum, highly recommended as a starting point for newcomers!

Highlights are: "Status Seeker," "The Killing Hand," "Afterlife," and "Only a Matter of Time."

billyshears'67 | 5/5 |


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