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Rock Progressivo Italiano

3.24 | 11 ratings

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2 stars After having released a fully prog metal and average album in 2006 ("Terramare"), the band comes back with an album which sounds more Italian this time (thank god!).

There are lots of acoustic guitar as well as sweet vocals during this short "Rocconto D'Inverno". Not only is this short album: under the 45 minutes mark which is OK with me, but it holds lots of very short tracks which makes it quite difficult to really appreciate. It is difficult to be thrilled with half the tracks clocking at less than two minutes. At least, I feel so.

This is only a suite of disparate tracks without any atmosphere. None of these nineteen songs features passion and very few do hold some decent melody. Some might also say that there aren't any bad tracks either. Accordingly.

This album sounds too much of the same stuff and I really don't like it too much. Somewhat dull and too uniform to my standards. The fantasy of the Italian genre is absent; the emotions of RPI are absent. So, there is only some regular music proposed on this "Racconto".

Two stars, no more.

ZowieZiggy | 2/5 |


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