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3.34 | 35 ratings | 2 reviews | 17% 5 stars

Good, but non-essential

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Singles/EPs/Fan Club/Promo, released in 2021

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. The Alien (9:32)

Total Time 9:32

Line-up / Musicians

- John Myung / bass
- John Petrucci / guitars, additional vocals
- James LaBrie / vocals
- Jordan Rudess / keyboards
- Mike Mangini / drums

Releases information

Release date: August 12, 2021
Label: InsideOut Music

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DREAM THEATER The Alien ratings distribution

(35 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(17%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(43%)
Good, but non-essential (20%)
Collectors/fans only (14%)
Poor. Only for completionists (6%)

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4 stars This single sounds very promising. It's not a masterpiece in any way but it has a sense of dynamic that I definitely enjoy. The star is without a doubt Mangini, not only is his drum sound excellent but his fills are very creative and unexpected. John Petrucci has an amazing guitar tone and his stop- ... (read more)

Report this review (#2585809) | Posted by Ian McGregor | Friday, August 13, 2021 | Review Permanlink

2 stars Honestly, I kind of don't think this track is very good. This sounds like they took a bunch of ok Dream Theater songs from throughout their career, and threw them in a blender. I really liked Distance Over Time because they didn't throw in random 17/32 fills between every single transition, rather t ... (read more)

Report this review (#2585615) | Posted by dougmcauliffe | Thursday, August 12, 2021 | Review Permanlink

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