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3.62 | 11 ratings

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4 stars Malpractice is a prog metal band from Finland who has 'till now 3 albums. Deviation from the flow is their second album from 2005. For 2 years I want to listen to this band but always something interfear in my plans geting this band. I put my hand last year in december on their last two albums, this one and Triangular. I was realy impressed, melodic prog metal with some very good moments. Everything what is on this album is pleasent for my ears, of course is nothing special or groundbreaking , but is well played, well produce and with great musicianship. Contrary with the previous reviewer who gives 2 stars to this album, I find it damn catchy, sometimes remind me in manner of interpretation and ideas with Vanishing Point from Australia. Malpractice delivers a kind of prog metal without wankery of other bands like Dream Thater or other bands from this subgenre, is motre straigh melodic power metal with a good doze of progressive elements. Even they use the keyboards as background, only to keep the mood of the piece in right direction, without solos or something spectacular, but good and well played all the time. All the pieces to me are winners and desearve at least some spins if you listen to prog metal. Great vocal parts, great musicianship, good chops, riffs and solos. To me Deviation from the flow is a 4 star album and a pleasent surprise. If you listning to prog metal give this band a try they worth it. Similar bands Vanishing Point or Poverty's no Crime at some point.
b_olariu | 4/5 |


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