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The Mars Volta


Heavy Prog

3.84 | 535 ratings

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5 stars My first review!

I chose Amputechture for my first review because iīm truely addicted to it! To be honest i donīt know The Mars Volta members names (not all) and i donīt even care... neither do i know all the trackīs names...not that much important to me, sorry! What i do know is that iīm a happy, complete, fulfilled person when i listen to any of TMVīs albuns, these guys are really brilliant!

TMV really takes progressive music one step ahead, very unlike Dream Theatre and all the new prog clones that only make technical advances and forget that music is supposed to have a Soul! (Sorry DT fans,not an offense,just an opinion)

Back to Amputechture: What can i say? Itīs mindblowing! The mad and angry Sax solos are of a superior kind, jazzlike stuff, sometimes it reminds me of VDGG, i dare to say theyīre even better! The words for it, Omarīs a genious! The Vocals are flawless, and the Drums...OH MY GOD...i dare some Drum nīBass DJīs to do better! The effects are very good too, everythingīs perfect about this album! My favourite tracks are: Tetragrammaton and Day of the Baphomets... and all the rest too! lol

Even if you donīt like it at first you should give it a chance and listen to it a few more times, youīll love it! This one is truely an essential, go ahead and buy it, you wonīt regret it! 5 stars!

progLee | 5/5 |


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