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ROAD SALT TWO

Pain Of Salvation

 

Progressive Metal

3.56 | 300 ratings

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ppl
5 stars let's take it from the top..POS,DT and SX are my fav prog metal bands..but my POS is my FAV band after all..one of the reasons is that they keep changing their style album after album with such incredible results..don't get me wrong..i don't say that the other bands play the same over and over again,but come on POS manages WITHOUT fear and guilts to play 70's prog/psychedelic you name it rock in 2011!!!!!!When i first heard RS1 i was shocked..it blew my mind away..then RS2 came and it changed my world..forget the cliche prog metal..long songs without meaning..solos and solos and solos..i get bored of it..All i want from my fav band and generally from any prog band is to progress..and daniel and his company do it with so much style..let's go down the ROAD SALT road..

1.Road Salt Theme:A very melodic and catchy intro that leads to........

2:Softly She Cries:..........with this bombastic guitar work that made my body move from my haed to my knees..Excellent vocal work from daniel too..a hard rock tune that intoduces you to the RS's2 world..

3:Conditioned:it's really a simple track but so wonderful only POS can deliver..nice,catchy song..Love at first sight..haha...

4.Healing Now:A ballad song actually that earns you in an instant..when i hear it i imagine the band alone in a cabin upon a hill.....and Daniel says''now guys i want us to write a song straight from our bottom of our hearts''...and then we hear this song..Well done lads..very nostalgic tune..

5.To the Shoreline:this tune reminds me the Sisters from RS1..wonderful melody,nice vocals from daniel..

6.Eleven:The best track in this album..only POS can create these sounds combined perfectly with each other..loved the Zeppelin-like intro..loved the cresendo..loved the progressive part..top nutch!

7.1979:Short track,ballad,OUTSTANDING melody,piano-oriented,fantastic...

8.The Deeper Cut:i can't describe it with words guys,sorry,,just listen to it..that refrain..oh my god....

9.Mortar Gring:the only metal song in this album..very heavy with amazing riff..very aggressive tune that forces your body to move according to the rythm..

10.Through the distance:A nearly 3 minutes composition that shines on it's own..EMOTION!!!

11.The Physics of Gridlock:the longest composition,very unusal tune from POS that grows inside you..Give to it time and it'll reward you..

12.End Credits:and the grande finalle..the closer part of the album with it's mainly melody taken from the RS theme..nice song that concludes the ''trip'' and now the only thing you have to do is to press the REAPET button..

ppl | 5/5 |

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