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3.36 | 69 ratings | 2 reviews | 10% 5 stars

Good, but non-essential

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Studio Album, released in 2009

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Lost (6:09)
2. Guilt (6:15)
3. Numb (6:09)
4. Leave (6:52)
5. Death (9:38)
6. Change (7:19)
7. Seek (5:40)
8. Risk (3:52)
9. Torn (4:45)
10. Vow (7:01)
11. Change Reprise (5:05)

Bonus track on 2011 remaster:
12. Someone Else (by RPWL) (5:51)

Total time 74:36

Line-up / Musicians

- Karlheinz Wallner / guitars, bass, backing vocals, composer

- Paul Wrightson / vocals
- Yogi Lang / backing vocals, production & mixing
- John Jowitt / bass
- Sebastian Harnack / bass
- Michael Schwager / drums
- Iggor Cavalera / drums (11)

Releases information

Artwork: Stefan Wittmann

CD Red Farm Records ‎- 47110815-21 (2009, Germany)
CD Gentle Art Of Music ‎- GAOM 007 (2011, Europe) Remastered, with a bonus track by RPWL

Thanks to el rey carmesí for the addition
and to Quinino for the last updates
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BLIND EGO Numb ratings distribution

(69 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(10%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(48%)
Good, but non-essential (38%)
Collectors/fans only (4%)
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)

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Review by Marty McFly
SPECIAL COLLABORATOR Honorary Collaborator
3 stars Maybe this was meant to be concept album. And definitely prog metal, not neo prog. But I know that genres are changing. Bad thing about Numb record is that it sounds like very common metal. Not Dream Theater like, but more average one. "Death" for example is one of these better songs. Long, solid composition, full of guitar solos. After all, vocals are also good. But for power metal it's too slow, for slow metal it has too many faster parts and as for normal metal, it's definition is that it lacks progressiveness. Nothing to catch my attention, to show something new.

Therefore, 3(-)

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2 stars I'm going to keep this review short because I'm not quite sure what to say about this album. Although labeled as prog, this album feels a lot more mainstream to me, almost veering into modern rock/AOR. Blind Ego is a side project of Karlheinz "Kalle" Wallner, who is the guitarist of a prog ban ... (read more)

Report this review (#225146) | Posted by natewait | Wednesday, July 8, 2009 | Review Permanlink

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