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Symphony X


Progressive Metal

2.87 | 237 ratings

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3 stars This album has received just 3 starratings by prog reviewers so far. And guess what I am going to give. It's no coincidence, I'm sure of that. This album is no way good enough for 4 stars and is in the end too good for 2.

At the start of their career Symphony X was not yet with their great singer Russel Allen. Also bass player Michael LePond was not yet present. Singer Rod Tyler is not really competition for Russel Allen and that's already a big minus for this debut line-up. Another thing is the compositions. Most songs are just average with exception of Absynthe and Rue and the epical Lesson before dying. These are two great tracks showing that this band had potential already in 1994.

But other than that this is a mediocre debut by Symphony X. A good album but non-essential which explains all the 3 starratings so far. I add one more of those.

progrules | 3/5 |


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