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Il Rovescio Della Medaglia


Rock Progressivo Italiano

4.17 | 304 ratings

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5 stars "Help me out! Find the key! Break the lock! Set me free..." This is what I'm talking about!! Simply divine. After 2 medium/poor albums, R.D.M. suddendly jumps both feet in the big leagues with this record. A record, by the way, that you will never be ambarrassed to play loud. I heard it on an LP (the english version), and now I finally posess the original italian version (way easier to find). This don't disappoint. Pure gold. No kidding. Along with "Felona e Sorona" and "Per un Amico", this record jumps right in the all-time italian classics. It's groundbreaking and agressive but also fragile and subtle. A perfect approach of a (true) story by combining heavy rock with Bach's work. And what a marvelous combination. It's not in Trace's way (dazzling and speedy baroque),'s like attempting to an extravagant play featuring R.D.M. and Bach. It takes it time to breathe and to shake you at the right time. My hat to Rovescio della medaglia for being an obscure band and showing us that talent is not always hiding in dazzling performances but also in crafting and building a record that stands proudly on it's feet, not being afraid to compete with prog giants. UNDENIALBLE CLASSIC. * 5 CONTAMINATED STARS*
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