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CON-TEST

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2.34 | 21 ratings

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SouthSideoftheSky
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Symphonic Team
1 stars Stop!

Five years after the previous City Of Fear, FM gave us Con-Test. Nash the Slash returns to the band here but don't let that fool you into believing that Con-Test is a return to the progressive Rock of the Black Noise. To the contrary, Con-Test continues to push FM ever closer to New Wave territory. This album often reminds me of The Cars. The traces of progressive Rock that could still be found on City Of Fear are eradicated here on this streamlined effort. It should be remembered that we are deep into the 80's here and, like so many of their peers, FM were moving with the times. The mid 80's was the worst period ever for progressive Rock.

All of the nine tracks on Con-Test are around four to five minutes in length and not one of them stands out which makes Con-Test a weak and forgettable album.

Not recommended!

SouthSideoftheSky | 1/5 |

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