Progarchives, the progressive rock ultimate discography
X-Panda - Reflections CD (album) cover

REFLECTIONS

X-Panda

 

Progressive Metal

3.53 | 15 ratings

From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

b_olariu
Prog Reviewer
3 stars X-Pamda second offer is from 2016 named Reflections. They needed 5 years to come with this second album and I don't know, this is definetly not their best for sure. They are still on same coordonates as before, prog metal played with balls and with nice orchestrations, but this time something is missing. There are some nice hooks for sure like on 12 min piece Denial, also there are some top orchestrations here, and the musicianship is top notch, nice tune. Another worthy one is the instrumental prog jazz fusion metal type On The Way, very much as we used to on previous album. Nice release in the end but sometimes is sounded like a combination of Muse ( a band that I've never liked) with big fat sound and prog metal a la Symphony X because of the grandious orchestrations, not bad really, but I prefer much more Flight of fancy it was like a fresh bood 5 years ago in prog metal scene. 3 stars , maybe 3.5 in places, not excellent but not bad aswell. The art work is far less intresting as on debut.

b_olariu | 3/5 |

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

Share this X-PANDA review

Social review comments () BETA







Review related links

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: JazzMusicArchives.com — jazz music reviews and archives | MetalMusicArchives.com — metal music reviews and archives