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Dream Theater - Made in Japan [Official Bootleg] CD (album) cover


Dream Theater


Progressive Metal

3.39 | 71 ratings

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5 stars Absolutely STUNNING!

Im a huge fan of DT and early Deep Purple, but this cover live show is just superb. It's actually not a cover.It's masterfully expanded & twisted original DP compositions into DT vision of their music. DT knows these songs like their own pockets! Connections like John Petrucci / guitars - Ritchie Blackmore, Mike Portnoy / drums - Ian Paice, James LaBrie / vocals - Ian Gillian, John Myung / bass - Roger Glover, Jordan Rudess / keyboards - Jon Lord /organ, piano, work amazingly well! There are lots of differences, but this makes this bootleg almost as worthy as new DT album, as all originaly compositions are greatly expanded into more proggy, floowy, energic DT way, without ever sounding to owerhelming or without melody. James Labrie shows great rock attitude & vocals, which would sound even more powerful with professional recording. His voice is twisted as music; with cool rappy style & screams that are beyond almost equaly great Gillian vocals! He really become great live singer in recent years! Ruddes makes a Space Truckin' sounding like space rock. Petrucci adds, great flow , melody & improvisation, while Portnoy & Myung keep one of the best rythem sections. (as ever in DT albums) This is one of the best bootlegs I ever heard - a "cover" & medal of honour to originall classic! If you are DP or DT fan ,or best, BOTH, you must own this. Listen it after u heared original, so you can fully appreciate it.

mp3killer | 5/5 |


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