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PARANORMAL HUMIDOR

Somnambulist

 

Crossover Prog

3.59 | 36 ratings

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lor68
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3 stars The album of their maturity for this band, characterized by a modern dark mood, enriched with an heavy sound of a dissonant guitar, sometimes reminding me of that one by "Deus Ex Machina", in other circumstances resembling a different style, but anyway closer to such a modern "progressive steel" sound (probably a "3 stars and an half" score is righter for the present work being sometimes a bit boring)... anyway I prefer a diverse orientation, talking about this genre, that is somewhat more "fusionesque" and less "Crimsonian",closer to the stuff by "Gamalon", but it depends on my tastes naturally!! The present work is more personal in comparison to their debut album, beng always harsh, but for sure it's more personal. Nevertheless honestly, by comparing for instance another heavy progressive album of the same period, that is "Conservation of mass" by the Canadian "Hamadryad", I prefer these latter, because the poliphony and dynamics too- contained inside their remarkable debut album- are better performed and arranged in a more clever way...well I don't like to affect your opinion, so you can choose according to your personal tastes!!

Very interesting stuff!!

lor68 | 3/5 |

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