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3.88 | 101 ratings | 4 reviews | 29% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 2020

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Terminal Velocity (6:07)
2. The Oddfather (6:25)
3. Happy Song (6:01)
4. Gemini (6:05)
5. Out of the Blue (5:46)
6. Glassy-Eyed Zombies (5:55)
7. The Way Things Fall (7:33)
8. Snake in My Boot (4:04)
9. Temple of Circadia (7:10)

Total Time 55:06

Line-up / Musicians

- John Petrucci (Dream Theater, Liquid Tension Experiment) / guitars
- Dave LaRue (Dixie Dregs, Flying Colors) / basses
- Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater, Transatlantic, Winery Dogs, Sons of Apollo) / drums

Releases information

Second all-instrumental solo album

Label: The Orchard Music

Digital album (August 28, 2020)

CD, 2LP (October 30, 2020)

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JOHN PETRUCCI Terminal Velocity ratings distribution

(101 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(29%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(30%)
Good, but non-essential (33%)
Collectors/fans only (6%)
Poor. Only for completionists (3%)

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4 stars This album has some stunning craftsmanship! So cool to see Portnoy and Petrucci working together again! It is an improvement on the previous solo album - which I already felt was a strong record. "Glasglow Kiss" and "Damage Control" to me are perfect tracks - absolute killers! Petrucci has a ... (read more)

Report this review (#2698869) | Posted by Kassimatis | Thursday, March 10, 2022 | Review Permanlink

5 stars A very strong one from Mr. Petrucci! Far better and more mature than his first solo, fifteen years ago. Terminal Velocity is a showcase of John Petrucci's technique and composition skills and he nails both of them flawlessly! Every single instrumental is worth your time and can be entertaining and j ... (read more)

Report this review (#2495339) | Posted by Isaac Peretz | Monday, January 18, 2021 | Review Permanlink

3 stars John Petrucci is back to solo efforts after a 15 year interregnum. TERMINAL VELOCITY presents the listener with a lighthearted sound that takes few risks and never attempts to explore new audio-scapes. There are hints of excellence here and there, but the record never grows to firmly hook up the lis ... (read more)

Report this review (#2451695) | Posted by Luis de Sousa | Monday, September 28, 2020 | Review Permanlink

5 stars it's a pleasure to review for the first time in this site for PETRUCCI's masterpiece "Terminal velocity" terminal , gemini , temple of are very good songs for a guitar player and guitar lover. out of the blue (inspired by Vai's tender surrender ) is perfect ... snake in my boot a nice hard ... (read more)

Report this review (#2448047) | Posted by Floyducci1967 | Wednesday, September 16, 2020 | Review Permanlink

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