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3.22 | 32 ratings

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2 stars Savatage in the recording sessions of their debut album "Sirens" recorded 15 songs, 9 of which appeared on that album, the other 6 tracks appeared the next year (late 1984) on this EP entitled "The Dungeons are calling".

As you can expect the style and approach is exactly the same on this EP as on the previous album, although it seems they managed to put the best tracks of those sessions here. As was the case on "Sirens", most of these songs became live favourites for a good while, most notably "City beneath the Surface" which was the show-opener for years.

My conclusion is similar to that of my review of "Sirens". This is damn good ol' heavy metal, but not prog at all. 2 stars for a prog record, 4 stars for a metal record.

Prosciutto | 2/5 |


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