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Dream Theater


Progressive Metal

3.37 | 713 ratings

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4 stars People can say what they want... But this is a beautifull album. A lot of reviewers are complaining about there not being one or two real STAND OUT tracks on this album, but the reality is, this album should be taken in as two huge and magnificent pieces. Each with their own themes and the waves of energy.

While there is a lack of metal coming from this band, only Dream Theater could make something so wondrous and beautiful. And while sure the drums sound a little compressed and generated, Mike Mangini is still one of the best drummers in the world, and it is clearly evident in The Astonishing.

I do not think the star rating system gives great accuracy to the rating of this work to Dream Theater fans. So, from a rating of Falling To Infinity to Metropolis Part 2, this album is a solid Images and Words.

Rockstar10908 | 4/5 |


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