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3.60 | 16 ratings

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3 stars Their third album named Glory lies ahead is by far their best work from all 3, here they changes a little bit the style combining in a good measure hard rock with progressive leanings, here they succeded to come with a pleasent album all the way. Mixing, this time, some intristing arrangements from progressive rock with more rockier ones, solid bass lines, good vocal arrangements, 2112 tries and give to the listner a good album. Much more in vein of an heavy prog album, the keyboards are more elaborated, not only as background, this time it has , some spacy moments, some solos aswell, good job. The guitar aswell is more polishe, good riffs, intristing and above all the vocal parts are far better then before. I don't knoew who plays the keyboards here, becus ethe previous musician Katz left the band soon after the release of Intro, this time all musicians works as an unit, an compact one and with good musicianship. IN some parts, specially on guita lines, the Rush influences are obvious, but to me they sound like a good combination rougher progressive music. The instrumental passages are more elaborated, are better and noting boring at all here, lots of minutes are only dedicated to instrumental arrangements, the vocal parts are left aside, good thing because here they relly shine on every piece. All tracks stands as good, again, nothing really something groundbreaking, but pleasent most of the time, definetly 3 stars. A band that for some resons falls into oblivion, IMO.
b_olariu | 3/5 |


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