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AWAKE

Dream Theater

 

Progressive Metal

4.12 | 2068 ratings

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Xeroth
5 stars Darkest album aside from Train of Thought, last album that Kevin Moore played with Dream Theater *tear*, and probably a collection of Dream Theater's finest works of thier earliest days. I'll be frank, Dream Theater is my all time favorite band aside Rush, Kamelot, Ayreon, Porcupine Tree, and many, many others. Along with these guys there isn't an album that's disapointed me, except for thier first When Dream and Day Unite, as of this I can't acredit much just to say this is another masterpiece of DT! Because to me, all thier albums are incredible with thier own unique style and emotion. This album, Awake, is darker, harder, and full of lyrical power from the creative mind of Mr. Moore. Awake is for those of you who are Porcupine Tree, Opeth, Riverside and Green Carnation fans. All of these bands seem to have relations to this album and even that of Train of the Thought, probably for the complexity of darkness! All the songs have that aroroa about them defining that dark feeling that Riverside and all the other bands seem to contribute. hey, it's good my friends, in fact, it's incredible. Awake as the awsome singles of Lie, Silent Man, and Innocence Faded. Are those the good songs? Well, no because ALL the songs are good! Space-Dye Vest is by far my favorite tune ont this album, and ifyou like melocholonic (if that's even a word) and ballad, then you HAVE to listen to this song! Scarred is genious with The Mirror, Voices, Caught in the Web and more more more more! Six-o-Clock is ingenious and a great start into the album and it doesn't let up. Erotomania is a great instrumental and one of my favorites as well. All together I'd have to say the second successful album after Images and Words, IS a success, in fact, it IS a masterpiece. It was worth pushing the "OK" button when they warned me not to put to much 5 stars on my record... ha, funny. Anywho. Awake is incredible! 5/5 DT! You guys keep going and release a new album soon!
Xeroth | 5/5 |

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