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MISGUIDED

Infinite Spectrum

 

Progressive Metal

3.51 | 7 ratings

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Ovidiu
4 stars INFINITE SPECTRUM is a new band ,emerged from the New York prog metal scene!It's a very ambitious and skilled band,which managed to release the debut album MISGUIDED at the end of 2012!The first impression of this album is-of course-the superbe art cover,trully excellent and intriguing!Then,the timing of the album is more than impressive too-almost 80 minutes...79 ,to be more preciselly-wow!that's trully spectacular and huge!The cd is self produced,but it's 100 % proffesional and carefully made,with a nice booklet and a very attractive presentation!Musically speaking,on MISGUIDED,we have solid prog metal music,crunchy guitar riffs,superbe keyboard interventions,powerful drumming and an excellent vocalist,with a very wide range of musical expression,just perfect for this pretentious style!Definitelly,the Dream Theater comparison is obvious,but the guys have their own personality and musical vision!The instrumental parts are trully impressive,and we are spoiled with long instrumental passages,where all the guys in INFINITE SPECTRUM are delivering the whole passion,technical skills and belief for this great music that is prog metal!Duels between guitar and keyboards,impressive technical chops and twists,everything is more than catchy and impressive,because we speak here about a debut album!It's simply unbelieveble how high this guys have put the musical quality standard with this album!Amazing indeed!!!!The monster tracks of the album,the killer compositions-Day and night and The challenge are breathtaking!All the imagination of the band and the great musical ideas that they have are exposed here-more calm passages,very emotional lyrics and vocal interpretation,then an technical explosion where all the guys seem to deliver all their impressive technical skills in a very spectacular form!!A special mention for the quality for the lyrics,an aspect that is very much taken in consideration by the band,showing that the guys have a very precise and clear musical vision about theis music!Being a strong concept album,we have some cinematic passages a la Pink Floyd,with voice overs and shattered glasses sounds or dramatic voices-everything id so interesting and intriguing!Definitelly,a major musical discovery this album and I strongly recommend to all good high quality prog metal lovers to grab this album,because it's simply sensational!INFINITE SPECTRUM prove with this album that they seem to have an infinite inspiration for great prog metal compositions and the future seems to be more than shining and promissing for them!Congratulations and endless respect!4.5 stars for something impressive!!!
Ovidiu | 4/5 |

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