Re: [ProgAndOther] The E's Continued And The Start Of The F's........
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I actually have this album, and you're the only person I've ever seen> 281. MADS ERIKSEN – SUBURBAN COWBOY – 1997
mention it. The crazy thing is, looking at the cover, it looks like it
should be completely terrible, but it is actually really good. If I
recall correctly, this ended up at WRUR during the brief period when I
had a radio show in Rochester, and I picked it up when they pitched it.<<I don't remember exactly where I found out about this guy. I think he has quite a few albums out but this is the only one I own. I agree the cover is not really indicative of what is inside.
at>>I'll grant you that. I should make a point of picking this up used
some point (shouldn't be hard), as I do enjoy what I've heard of this.
Acts like Evanescence, System of a Down and Mars Volta having commercial
success gives me hope for the future.<<Yes, this album is all over the place used. They have a new one out, but I don't have it. I like what I have heard from it however. I'll be getting to both System and Mars Volta later in my reviews.
This is probably my single favorite Fates Warning album. Absolutely> 287. FATES WARNING – DISCONNECTED – 2000
marvellous use of mood throughout, some really great playing from
everyone involved, and Ray Alder's voice is in great form. Reminiscent
of Queensryche' s "Promised Land", and not just because that one also has
a song called "Disconnected" on it.<<Interesting that you compare it to "Promised Land" as both albums are favorites of mine, but seem to get real mixed reactions from fans of the bands.
Eh. This was a big disappointment to me, after the albums that> 288. FATES WARNING – X – 2004
immediately preceded it; seems like the best of Matheos' compositions
lately have been going to OSI.<<I would agree that it is not as good as the two previous studio albums, but I still like it a lot.Steve SlyProgDay 2007(NP - QOPH - Pryola)
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