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    Posted: July 18 2016 at 05:46
Released the same year this is the fifth studio albums by Porcupine Tree and Dream Theater.Sleepy

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Aussie-Byrd-Brother Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 18 2016 at 06:03
`Stupid Dream' was a bit of a shock when it came out! (Mostly) Gone were the longer ambient stretches of `Signify' and much of anything from the the Delirium Records era, instead replaced by strong and intelligent song-writing grafted to the proggy elements. It's a bit of a classic of `crossover-prog', a perfect mix of experimental qualities worked around accessible songs. It gets an easy vote from me!

`Scenes from a Memory' is definitely the defining Dream Theater album for me. Labrie was finally starting to calm down a bit as a singer (although his screeching version on the `Live Scenes from a Memory' DVD is borderline unlistenable), and the mastubatory instrumental stretches were very strongly written and arranged. I don't think they've come close to matching it before or since, but I'm sure some die-hard DT fans will happily tell me otherwise!
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Stupid Dream easily!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote digdug Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 18 2016 at 09:28
I could go either way on this one.

My fave DT album versus a good but not great PTree

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Man With Hat Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 18 2016 at 10:09
This is probably the poll that will be the closest.

I could actually vote for DT here...but I wont. :p
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Stupid dream of course. It seems like PT will win them all.
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DT, although neither are among my favorites from the bands.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Mellotron Storm Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 18 2016 at 16:05
Wow this is actually close. Thanks for the votes and comments everybody. We'll see how this turns out.
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This was perhaps the closest vote for me so far, as Stupid Dream is one of the weakest PT albums and Scenes From a Memory is one of DT's strongest. I still voted for Porcupine Tree, though, so I don't envisage Dream Theater getting any of my votes in the forthcoming matchups.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote verslibre Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 19 2016 at 11:01
Not as great a divide this time...
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Mellotron Storm Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 19 2016 at 16:06
Originally posted by Forgotten Son Forgotten Son wrote:

This was perhaps the closest vote for me so far, as Stupid Dream is one of the weakest PT albums and Scenes From a Memory is one of DT's strongest. I still voted for Porcupine Tree, though, so I don't envisage Dream Theater getting any of my votes in the forthcoming matchups.

I'm just doing one more as this fight is too one sided, I thought maybe DT would pull this one out even though PT is my pick here.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Progmind Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 19 2016 at 20:08
My fav PT album vs DT post Kevin Moore

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Mellotron Storm Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 22 2016 at 18:01
Alright I'm calling it. Batman demolishes Superman by a TKO. In the words of that great Canadian Band Our Lady Peace "...Supermans dead!"
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Stupid Dream
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Stupid
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Porcupine Tree..........Even Less is on that one and it's a favorite of mine...not to mention several other excellent tracks.  I have tried liking DT over the years but always found them tedious...but then I'm not a fan of prog metal.
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Originally posted by Pastmaster Pastmaster wrote:

DT, although neither are among my favorites from the bands.


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