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BLACKJAZZ

Shining

 

RIO/Avant-Prog

3.76 | 102 ratings

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sirfragalot86
4 stars Well all I have to say is wow with this album. To explain this album imagine if frank zappa made a metal album. It is very out there but that makes it unique. I have not really heart metal bands go this route much where they have very odd time signatures and changes throughout the song. It's very different but it does a good job keeping you interested the whole way through.

While the album does have this aspect going for it, it also tries a bit too hard at some points. There are some areas where it just feels like they threw in noise that doesn't particularly sound good. It happens at a few points in the album. While they do a good job with the songs, I don't get the perfection feel out of it, I mean it's a great album and a great listen but at the end of the day I don't get the polished feeling of a good 5 star album. I will give it a 4 star rating because it does deserve it and offers enough unique ideas to keep things fresh.

sirfragalot86 | 4/5 |

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