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A SOCIAL GRACE

Psychotic Waltz

 

Progressive Metal

4.10 | 270 ratings

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fystikis07
5 stars Ok, let me get this straight.. This album is the best in progressive metal history and one of the best albums in history of music in general. It has this atmosphere which can be described as psychotic paranoia. The album starts with ...And The Devil Cried which is actually progressive metal at its best with influences from watchtower. But don't get me wrong here, it's not cold technical metal, it is metal at its best.. Halo Of Thorns is like a power ballad in which we can notice majestic acoustic guitars and a perfect chorus. Another prophet song has this incredible atmospheric passage in the middle of the song. Awesome!! Successor gives this futuristic vibe with drop of epic, power, traditional metal while In This Place you are starting to drown and surrender in their skill to write songs. I Remember is like a tribute to Jethro Tull master-mind Ian Anderson, Buddy Lackey calls him teacher. Sleeping Dogs is like the epilogue of Successor, an instrumental song with some space samples. I Of The Storm is probably the most powerful song in the whole album while Psychotic Waltz is the best in it. Only In Dream is more of a heavy metal song complexed with the variety of prog music. Spiral Tower is probably the craziest one..Strange and Nothing are trying to show you that this masterpiece of music is going to end soon.. I remember when we had the right to be sad all the time..
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