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John Petrucci


Progressive Metal

3.05 | 140 ratings

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5 stars This album is absolutely underrated in progarchives.

This is a completely flawless, fun, amazing album that all guitar players should own.

Jaws of Life: It has intense heavy riffs in 6/8 that demand you rock to. There's an incredible solo with no rhythm backing, and overall its a brilliant guitar track. 10/10

Glasgow Kiss: Perhaps the highlight of the album. Very technical, very interesting feel, and JP shows he can play guitar like no other rocking it out at the end. 10/10

Tunnel Vision: This is very JS influenced, with heavy 7-string rhythms and brilliant melodies. Once again he pulls off a very progressive and heart pounding song that brings happiness and joy whilst inspiring you to play. 9/10

Wishful Thinking: this is a brilliant, feel good ballard, with more guitar harmonies than you can imagine, and an ending solo that gives him godlike guitar status. 9.5/10

Damage Control: Very progressive, very rocking, so many riffs, so many moments of beauty. His solo songs are just as long as with Dream Theater here. 10/10

Curve: At first all I heard was JS, but the sweeping part in the solo just gives this song a whole new status. 8.5/10

Lost Without You: A beautiful ballard with a brilliant bass solo and great melodies 9.5/10

Animate-Inanimate: Very long for a guitar track, but that just prooves all the better. He pulls out more riffs than you thought existed here and it has the kind of progressive transitions that create moments. This is an incredible ending to an amazing guitar instrumental album. 10/10

John Petrucci shows why he is one of the greatest guitarists of all time and has played as the third guitarist in G3 more than any other. This album is a must for all Dream Theater fans and guitarists

nathan058 | 5/5 |


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