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    Posted: October 25 2006 at 01:51
I don't see many reviews for MAgna carta label artists.... that label is dying I think, but it had a lot of very, very original bands and albums alongside works by the traditional forces of today's prog.... Why is that?
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 25 2006 at 02:07
Magna Carta did have many great acts-- but also alot of bad ones. Even some of the bigger names put out some mediocre stuff on that label, though I was pleased with several from them; Liquid Tension Experiment, Jordan Rudess, some others.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 25 2006 at 02:12
why so few people know magellan, or better said, trent Gardner...why? why? Leonardo absolute man is a piece of art, as is the first explorer club....why....why....
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 25 2006 at 02:16
Magna Carta signed their death certificate with the explosion of tributes they made.
 
Some were good (Encores, Lregends & Paradox), others average (Tales from Yesterday), some terrible (The Fox Lies Down) but the real problem is that many of their musicians started to be recognized as copyists more than real composers and even when a Tribute is great you can't avoid nasty comparisons with the real deal.
 
They selected the easy path of using an already successful formula, but listening Wetton singuing instead of Lake, Gabriel or Anderson bored.
 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 25 2006 at 03:26
magne carta use to have a lot of good bands but now most of them are in inside out
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 25 2006 at 19:47
Originally posted by The T The T wrote:

why so few people know magellan, or better said, trent Gardner...why? why? Leonardo absolute man is a piece of art, as is the first explorer club....why....why....
 
 
Im a Magellan fan. Their first two albums are excellent, In my opinion. Very underrated band!
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