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DAMN THE MACHINE

Damn The Machine

 

Progressive Metal

3.34 | 9 ratings

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b_olariu
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3 stars 3.5 stars really

Damn the machine is an american prog metal band formed by ex Megadeth member Chris Poland in 1991. Only one album saw the light in 1993 self titled and then they disbanded a couple of years later going under the radar of prog listners. This album is pretty great, imagine something between Fates Warning same era with some hints of Queensryche , the arrangements has that typical american feel all over. Pieces are shot, all are under 6 min, but to my ears are good for sure, Chris Poland really know to handle the instrumen and has some good guitr parts specially on first half of the album. Dave Clemmons has an ok voice for this type of music and I like it here. "The Mission" and "Fall Of Order" are solid tunes, I think this album worth a far more recognition from prog metal fans, even is far from excellent, but is still a damn fine album old school type of prog metal. Chris Poland will join jazz fusion band Ohm: later on and done a great job there. 3 solid stars rounded to 3.5 for this unknown prog metal album.

b_olariu | 3/5 |

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