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Dream Theater - Chaos In Motion 2007/2008 CD (album) cover


Dream Theater


Progressive Metal

3.43 | 223 ratings

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Andy Webb
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3 stars Another live release, another average Dream Theater release.

*note* I'm reviewing the CD audio, I have not seen the full DVD movie. As I have said in previous reviews, Dream Theater are known for their live prowess, and also their prolific live releases. Here we see the live release for their tour for Systematic Chaos. A simple description of this album is simple: it's average. The performance of the band is fantastic, with all the music being played spot on and the production is good. However, LaBrie's performance, although I am usually never once to judge his amazing vocal capacity, it pretty awful. On some tracks he does fine, but the real killer for the album is Blind Faith's chorus. The vocal effort on this track is simply atrocious. It sounds he swallowed a sleeve of golf balls! Away from this rather major flaw in the band's performance, the experience is good, awarding the listener with a rather average live album. However, of what I've heard the DVD content is quite good, so I will elevate the rating to accommodate for such. 3+ stars.

Andy Webb | 3/5 |


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