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Dream Theater


Progressive Metal

4.16 | 2325 ratings

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5 stars A fantastic follow up to "Images and Words".

The guitar work and drumming style have definately improved with Dream Theatre and is upon my favourite Dream Theatre album, I found 'Awake' more aggressive and metallic compared to the previous albums they made!!!!

They really skillful and talented in my own opinion and are definetaly better than ever before!!. "6 o'clock" is the opener and I enjoyed it throughout, my favourite Awake track!!!,very 80s progressive sounding (ahhh neo is the word I'm looking for!!) wand is awashed with keyboards and nice modern drum technique, 5/5.

"Erotomania" is another good track but not my favourite though it has a nice atmospheric sound to it, scores a resonable 4/5!!!

"Silent man" and "Voice" are other good tracks "Silent Man" was fairly a relaxing song with nice guitars, bass and keyboard sounds and "Voice" closed with nice acoustic sound, 5/5 for both!!

"Lifting Shadows Off a Dream" the intro of "Lifting Shadows Off a Dream" has very good keyboard playing in it and is a great track to listen too!!! 4/5!!!

"Scarred" opens with a percussion sound of cymbal, next comes a excellent lead guitar solo and lush drumming,excellent musicianship skillfully played on this track 5/5!!!.

"Space-Dye Vest". It has a very nice piano intro and touchy melody! Try this track first before you try any other track

"Innocence faded" oh no a ballad nevermind, sang very gentler than other track sang by LaBrie, and is unfortunately my least favourite 2/5!!

A fanntasic follow up to the previous Albums and is highly recommended, 92%!!

craig4 | 5/5 |


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