Progarchives, the progressive rock ultimate discography
Dream Theater - Distance Over Time CD (album) cover

DISTANCE OVER TIME

Dream Theater

 

Progressive Metal

3.67 | 280 ratings

From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

javajeff
4 stars This is a solid release of progressive metal with excellent sonic quality. I have to say the mastering is superb. My next kudos go to Mike Mangini since this is the best drums that I have heard from him out of his Dream Theater releases. The rest of the band sounds fantastic as well, and everyone sounds like they are at the top of their game. With that being said, Distance Over Time is not a better album than the Portnoy masterpieces. While comparing albums is inevitable, this could be the best album from the new lineup. Out of Reach is a fantastic ballad taken from Images and Words style, and the rest of the album just rocks. It does feel like they went back to basics, and killer guitar licks, amazing keyboards, and superb vocals are all present. If I had any issues with the mix, it would be that the basslines are a little transparent. Myung is an excellent bassist, but doesn't stand out. This collection of songs is an excellent choice for Dream Theater and Progressive Metal fans. It is far removed from an ultra long concept album, but delivers the style of music that Dream Theater helped to pioneer.
javajeff | 4/5 |

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

Share this DREAM THEATER review

Social review comments () BETA







Review related links

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: JazzMusicArchives.com — jazz music reviews and archives | MetalMusicArchives.com — metal music reviews and archives