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by Chris R
Fri Jan 11, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Dream Theater - "Distance Over Time" Album Teaser
Replies: 29
Views: 3143

Re: Dream Theater - "Distance Over Time" Album Teaser

2nd track is out.....can you say Metallica? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JFxH4kky6z4&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR2VHqoXPT7dAUuba5bJ3qkXkqlzx1Eh-Eq_8Xve7omc45NbVbmexEjs_qg Yep John writes better Metallica licks than Metallica has in 30 years,right down to the guitar tone. This is EXACTLY ...
by Chris R
Wed Jan 02, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: I Did not officially say yet what is my favorite album of the 70s...
Replies: 17
Views: 2269

Re: I Did not officially say yet what is my favorite album of the 70s...

I would have to say that my favorite album of the 70s, and one of my favorites of all time - is RUSH / 2112......... that album was life changing for me in many ways. First album I ever owned (at age 7 no less,)to the dismay of my mother who though the only good music was music that had a good beat...
by Chris R
Wed Jan 02, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: 2018 - Top 50 Albums
Replies: 20
Views: 638

Re: 2018 - Top 50 Albums

Great list.A lot in common A few quickies 1.Ghost For those people who have the "there is no fun in metal"attitude,(which we know there are way too many),screw them.Its pure cheesy satanic bubblegum pop rock with an edge and a funny gimmick (seeing pics of a satanic pope playing sax onstag...
by Chris R
Thu Dec 27, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: My Top 10+
Replies: 14
Views: 824

Re: My Top 10+

Great list
Forgot about Dying Planet as well.....oops

Good to see someone se still like Haken as while they are drifting away from someone they are moving in a direction more and more to my liking.

I'll get to my list (I promise I'll get to it this time,lol)sometime in the next few days.
by Chris R
Thu Dec 20, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: My top 10 of 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 910

Re: My top 10 of 2018

RE:Life in Digital
Predictably I'll be picking this up

BTW
That looks totally like Scott Mosher graphics on those images with all those random planets all over the place in the sky
by Chris R
Thu Dec 20, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: My top 10 of 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 910

Re: My top 10 of 2018

1 - Keor - Petrichor So, at the end of the year I discovered this fantastic album. It's not perfectly executed in any way, but it has IT. The nerve. Something that speaks to my heart. And the songwriting is exceptional. Cant't get the songs out of my head. Hint's of Opeth, Devin and Porcupine tree,...
by Chris R
Thu Dec 20, 2018 10:45 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Discs that didn't make my Top 10 & Disappointments...
Replies: 14
Views: 1409

Re: Discs that didn't make my Top 10 & Disappointments...

Haken / Vector - I've never gotten the appeal of Haken. Something about them always comes off as if they're trying too hard, or they're playing something that isn't them. I don't care much for Leprous either, but they have a much more formulated identity. Haken is just sort of.... there, and they d...
by Chris R
Thu Dec 20, 2018 12:35 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: My Top 10 of 2018.......
Replies: 13
Views: 1488

Re: My Top 10 of 2018.......

I have your back with the Mystery disk
As does my girl
Yes even the nights are better.

Kingcrow and Redemption are in my top tier(yes I'm doing tiers again).

Tried but lost interest in Arena

Shocked that Seventh Wonder and Haken dont make the cut.
by Chris R
Thu Dec 13, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: New Myrath tune
Replies: 12
Views: 1470

Re: New Myrath tune

Love it
by Chris R
Fri Dec 07, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Dream Theater - "Distance Over Time" Album Teaser
Replies: 29
Views: 3143

Re: Dream Theater - "Distance Over Time" Album Teaser

Really? It sounds painfully generic, and paint-by-numbers DT to me, and I'm the guy who put ADTOE #1 that year. I'm fine with paint-by-numbers DT. Do what you do and do it well. This song fits perfectly. Sonically, this is a mix of "Train of Thought" and ADTOE. And what I like about this ...
by Chris R
Fri Dec 07, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Dream Theater - "Distance Over Time" Album Teaser
Replies: 29
Views: 3143

Re: Dream Theater - "Distance Over Time" Album Teaser

This is really good.
Killer hook there,cool.solo break downs(Rudass has a cool solo tone here)

I guess I can officially pretend the Astonishing never happened.
by Chris R
Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:35 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Antimatter – “Black Market Enlightenment” (New album)
Replies: 9
Views: 1644

Re: Antimatter – “Black Market Enlightenment” (New album)

My.girl is really digging this,good sign

I have to get this still but love the posted songs..
by Chris R
Fri Nov 30, 2018 1:22 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Top 50 Albums of 2018
Replies: 27
Views: 3894

Re: Top 50 Albums of 2018

Harvester wrote:
Chris R wrote:As usual when k see your list
1.i see things I completely forgot about(Amaranthe,Tesseract Ostura
2.Things that i have to check out


Sisare has your name all over it.


After listening to that link i agree.
I hear a bit of The Cure in that song,maybe the guitar parts but it's a great sound .
by Chris R
Thu Nov 29, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Top 50 Albums of 2018
Replies: 27
Views: 3894

Re: Top 50 Albums of 2018

As usual when k see your list
1.i see things I completely forgot about(Amaranthe,Tesseract Ostura
2.Things that i have to check out
by Chris R
Wed Nov 28, 2018 10:58 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: New Evergrey album
Replies: 29
Views: 3906

Re: New Evergrey album

I enjoy Nos' writing and his reviews. He sticks to his guns and is brutally honest in what he feels. You just have to keep his tastes in perspective. I pay attention when he critiques pop and melodic rock. That's his wheelhouse and he is spot on. However, with prog and power, he's basically the ant...
by Chris R
Wed Nov 28, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Lance King - Reprogram...
Replies: 8
Views: 1790

Re: Lance King - Reprogram...

Dont forget the new Flotsam and new Evergrey
by Chris R
Mon Nov 26, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Conception back with classic line-up!
Replies: 89
Views: 13648

Re: Conception back with classic line-up!

The EP is quite good indeed. Roy sounds great. But damn it's mellow! Lacks some crunchy riffing IMO... Besides a few tracks (“cardinal sin” and “tell me when i’m gone”) so was FLOW. Most fans didn’t like it when that came out because it was such a change in style from the power progressive metal of...
by Chris R
Mon Nov 26, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: My 2018 top 10 list...
Replies: 22
Views: 3351

Re: My 2018 top 10 list...

Definitely some overlap with ne with that list for sure

Like everyone else it seems Firepower might have been the biggest surprise in the past 15 years,I doubt anyone saw Judas Priest making an album like this ever again
by Chris R
Fri Nov 23, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: New Evergrey album
Replies: 29
Views: 3906

Re: New Evergrey album

gazinwales wrote:First single is out and it's killer too
https://youtu.be/J1vedv2gPio

Everything I hoped for and more
Well done
by Chris R
Tue Nov 20, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Antimatter – “Black Market Enlightenment” (New album)
Replies: 9
Views: 1644

Re: Antimatter – “Black Market Enlightenment” (New album)

Need to check this out as I really liked the last one
by Chris R
Fri Nov 16, 2018 11:27 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Queensryche new album & tour with Fates Warning
Replies: 24
Views: 3690

Re: Queensryche new album & tour with Fates Warning

Sounds quite good
by Chris R
Tue Nov 13, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Haken - Vector - my track-by-track review
Replies: 54
Views: 8001

Re: Haken - Vector - my track-by-track review

Did not like Bent Knee at all
Gave them 2 songs before I stepped out of the venue
Way too quirky for me
by Chris R
Tue Nov 13, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: I'm stuck in a 3-way decision for disc of the year......
Replies: 11
Views: 2150

Re: I'm stuck in a 3-way decision for disc of the year......

Heh
I cheat and break it down into tiers unless there is a clear cut by a mile.number one for me.
(Anathema-Distant Satellites was my last clear cut winner)

So my top tier is probably going go be Kingcrow,Redemption and the Conception EP
by Chris R
Sun Nov 11, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Haken - Vector - my track-by-track review
Replies: 54
Views: 8001

Re: Haken - Vector - my track-by-track review

We get it, you hate the Haken singer. FYI if you are interested, they have several great instrumental songs, plus instrumental version of their records including Vector. So the setlist is not really the fault of Haken and hipsters after all. :wink: Hate is a strong word - he isn’t horrible, just we...
by Chris R
Fri Nov 09, 2018 10:53 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Haken - Vector - my track-by-track review
Replies: 54
Views: 8001

Re: Haken - Vector - my track-by-track review

Just to throw in a couple of pennies here, having seen the Haken\Leprous gig in Tampa last night. Leprous just owned the evening. Flawless. The vocals were just jaw-dropping. Absolutely perfect. For Haken, I will say that between the two latest releases, I have probably given Vector more play time....
by Chris R
Thu Nov 08, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Haken - Vector - my track-by-track review
Replies: 54
Views: 8001

Re: Haken - Vector - my track-by-track review

Live now in Tampa

Ross sounds amazing
Band is killing it!
See this if it comes near you
by Chris R
Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Holy Shit: Lifeson and Minnemann?
Replies: 2
Views: 850

Re: Holy Shit: Lifeson and Minnemann?

What what WHAT?
by Chris R
Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Neo-Prog: Where should I look now?
Replies: 7
Views: 1371

Re: Neo-Prog: Where should I look now?

Enchant
by Chris R
Sun Nov 04, 2018 2:55 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Dream Theater - "Distance Over Time" Album Teaser
Replies: 29
Views: 3143

Re: Dream Theater - "Distance Over Time" Album Teaser

Is it wrong that I like those teasers more than anything from Astonishing?
by Chris R
Fri Nov 02, 2018 8:01 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Conception back with classic line-up!
Replies: 89
Views: 13648

Re: Conception back with classic line-up!

So...

Can a 3 song EP(with one of then being a minute mong intro) be considered CD of the year?
Or does it roll over to 2019 where it's already CD of the year


Asking for a friend



Holy fuck
Definitely Flow with a little Multitude feel ...
by Chris R
Fri Nov 02, 2018 7:03 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Conception back with classic line-up!
Replies: 89
Views: 13648

Re: Conception back with classic line-up!

Yup, it’s the single (a short intro and two real songs). It’s also available on iTunes for those who didn’t use the pledge campaign. Sounds great - definitely more in the “Flow” vein than “Parallel Minds”/“In Your Multitude” style. This is laid back prog, no power metal. Then this is right up my al...
by Chris R
Tue Oct 30, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Haken - Vector - my track-by-track review
Replies: 54
Views: 8001

Re: Haken - Vector - my track-by-track review

I want to like this band so bad. I've tried for a long time, but the vocals are like nails on a chalkboard to me. Similar situation with Leprous, for some reason the vocals just don't work for me. As Todd said, vocals are very polarizing and very personal. I can't explain why I like Geddy Lee &...
by Chris R
Tue Oct 30, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Haken - Vector - my track-by-track review
Replies: 54
Views: 8001

Re: Haken - Vector - my track-by-track review

Many of these mind of prog bands seem to have a unique style of vocalist that ends up giving the band an unique stamp.
Even going back to Rush with Geddy Lee.
Ross is a perfect fit
by Chris R
Tue Oct 30, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Queensryche new album & tour with Fates Warning
Replies: 24
Views: 3690

Re: Queensryche new album & tour with Fates Warning

O town !
Love how all of a.sudden all these tours are hitting central Fla after how many years of Fla being basicly called the passover state(all the good tours pass over Fla)

Hell even Marillion starting their latest tour in Orlando was incredible
by Chris R
Tue Oct 30, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: New Riverside in September....
Replies: 39
Views: 6845

Re: New Riverside in September....

Think some of you might be underrating this album a touch. I don't think the loss of the second guitarist is really obvious. The more noticeable change for me is the diminished role for the keyboards. There's a more stripped-down, acoustic feel to large sections of this album, although _LFTM_ previ...

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