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Dream Theater - Six Degrees Of Inner Turbulence CD (album) cover


Dream Theater


Progressive Metal

4.13 | 1843 ratings

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3 stars Of their studio albums after Awake, this is their best, but that's not saying too much, considering the poor and uncreative songwriting that has become more or less a style of the band after Kevin Moore's departure.

Six degrees gives us one of Dream Theater's better tracks in The Glass Prison. The best part about this song is that despite its technicality, they seem to just let everything flow and put it all out there without trying to be pretentious or forced. It is more or less wankery, but at least its somewhat coherent and structured, and gives us an entertaining track. Blind Faith has promise at the beginning, but falls apart at about the 4 minute mark where it turns into a jam session.

Misunderstood is very suprising for the band at this stage, you would have thought they would have grown past these ideas. Great Debate is a message song, and there is nothing wrong about that, but the music doesn't seem to fit.

Disappear is a surprisingly good and interesting song. It is probably the best song they've done over the last few years because it is so unlike their writing style, a very unique and worthy song.

The 2nd cd is more or less a wash. Anyone who really thinks it is one long song is fooling themeselves. These songs have no connection to each other, with the exception of the reprise. More or less some pop metal here.

An acceptable and enjoybale album in some parts, but not quite all there. Probably the last decent/good album of the bands career.

OpethGuitarist | 3/5 |


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