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LIVE OVER EUROPE

Fates Warning

 

Progressive Metal

4.56 | 7 ratings

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javajeff
5 stars If this ends up being the Fates Warning swan song, it will be a perfect ending full of stellar performances. With several sing along moments with the crowd, I am sure people had a blast at this concert. The sound quality is excellent, and the collection of songs in this juggernaut will keep Fates fans satisfied for years. You get a double album with well over two hours of music, and what is most important about this release is that it contains live tracks from their most recent studio release Theories Of Flight. So you get live releases of Seven Stars, From the Rooftops, and the incredible The Light and Shade of Things. The future of the band is unknown at this time, and Ray Alder has a new album coming this month with Redemption. With Theories Of Flight being so good late in the band's history, it would be great to see them continue on with more studio releases. Anyone new to the band can start here since this can act as a Fates Warning compilation. Then possibly work backwards with Theories Of Flight, Parallels, Perfect Symmetry, and my favorite, A Pleasant Shade of Gray. For Fates Warning fans, this is a must get. Many of the songs reside on some of the best Progressive Metal albums of all time. However, it is hard to give a live album masterpiece status. Consider this rating as where it stands in relation to other live albums.
javajeff | 5/5 |

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