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Crimson Glory


Progressive Metal

3.58 | 80 ratings

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2 stars Crimson Glory - 'Crimson Glory' 2.5 stars

The cousin of Queensryche and Fates Warning.

Those two bands come heavily into mind when listening to this band. I wouldn't call this a brother because this band was left in the dust when Queensryche and Fates Warning put out albums to be remembered, but I am sure very few found this band to be better and their impact on the progressive metal scene should be pretty close to what the above did also.

This is a very dated record. The compositions aren't exactly intricate and explorative and the vocals scream hair metal. The guitars can still hold up to be pretty interesting, even by today's standards with all the giants now like Dream Theater and Symphony X.

I can't really bring myself to listen to this ever again regardless of any circumstances. It is just too dated of a record to bring any listening joy. I would only give this 2 stars for collectors of the genre of progressive metal. Things just got far better than this twenty years later.

ProgBagel | 2/5 |


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