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Symphony X


Progressive Metal

3.80 | 543 ratings

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The Crow
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4 stars Symphony X needed five years to offer us the continuation of their acclaimed The Odyssey!

And in my opinion, they did it with a superior album in every way, offering perhaps the best sound of the band to date, and with a collection of songs where none is filler, and that offer us a somewhat more aggressive and less symphonic compositions.

This may seem heresy to the staunchest fans of the group, but for me this more direct and less baroque orientation suits this Paradise Lost very well, which in general terms is an excellent album and which knew how to keep the great status of the band.

Best Tracks: Domination (pure strength, and a great chorus), Serpent's Kiss (I like the Savatage touch it has in the riffs and guitar solos), Paradise Lost (an enigmatic halftime, with a hypnotic piano melody, wonderful vocal lines and another absolutely memorable chorus, almost as good as Egypt's one) and Revelation (another compelling epic!)

My Rating: ****

The Crow | 4/5 |


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