Progarchives, the progressive rock ultimate discography
Votum - Metafiction CD (album) cover

METAFICTION

Votum

 

Progressive Metal

4.00 | 83 ratings

From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

Candlejack
5 stars Boasting much, much better production and overall songwriting than debut "Time Must Have A Stop', Votum's 'Metafiction' is about as good as it gets for straightforward progressive metal. Vast, spacious and mellower than Riverside, there is some amazingly tasteful guitar work on display here, along with a lead vocalist who...*gasp*...doesn't sound like everyone else! Holy monkeycrabs!!!!!

Basically, I find it difficult to have qualms with a progressive metal album that knows that less is more. The noticeable lack of cheesy keyboards solos is also a plus, and these factors and more contribute to my overall impression that this may be among the best that came out in the progressive metal world in 2009.

A shame, then, that nobody else has bothered to find out this truth.

Candlejack | 5/5 |

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 VOTUM 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

Donate monthly and keep PA fast-loading and ad-free forever.