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Tech/Extreme Prog Metal

4.13 | 142 ratings

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5 stars This is a milestone in prog metal history

An absolute treasure for me and sure for many of you. 5 stars, essential album and highly recommended for fans of Fates Warning era Perfect symetry or later on Spiral Architect, Power of Omens and at some point Anacrusis. Techno trash i might say offers Watchtower here but with a good cantity of prog elements, they succeded not to sound like many trash bands from the late '80. Complex album with a lot of stunning pieces like Instruments Of Random Murder, great opener, in fact all the tracks are awesome. Ron Jarzombec uses his style of technical guitar to create some catchy thrash metal riffs as well as some intelligent solos. The next highlight of this album is the unique sound of Doug Keyser's bass. His bass sound is incredible and adds a lot to the overall sound of the album. This band is a classic band of 80's prog metal and this album should be added to your collection if you do not have it, a masterpiece of prog metal and why not of metal in general. Many bands from today find this album as a major influence on their music. 5 stars

b_olariu | 5/5 |


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