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climactic
December 23rd 2013


19983 Comments


so does this suck or

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jmnewcomer18
December 23rd 2013


3408 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0

I don't think it sucks, but it's not particularly great either. If anything just check out the first two tracks and the final track.

Green Baron
December 23rd 2013


20327 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

i can't escape from THE ENEMY INSIDE

D41V30N
December 25th 2013


949 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0

This album is like all the fillers prog tracks from all the prog albums ever.

fromtheinside
December 25th 2013


19169 Comments


pretty much

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OmairSh
December 25th 2013


11924 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

pretty much not

OmairSh
December 25th 2013


11924 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

taaaaaaaake everrryyythiiiing from the insiiiiiiide, and throoow it aaaall awaaaaaaayy

DiegoPujolT
January 15th 2014


12 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5 | Sound Off

I like the album overall, Petrucci and Rudess are amazing musicians. Myung is the same as he's always
been, and LaBrie can still put solid studio performances... But I DON'T like Mangini. Sure, the guy's
a machine, an incredible drummer with amazing speed and technique, who plays more complex stuff than
Portnoy... But as a musician (at least for DT, for obvious reasons), Pornoy's better. Every riff that
Portnoy played sounded the best it could... Every riff that Mangini plays in, could be a lot better.
Portnoy played what was best for the song or for individual parts, and I sometimes hear that lacking
in Mangini. This is my favorite band, but I really think they should take a break... And come back
with Portnoy. Unlikely, though. "False Awakening Suite", "The Looking Glass", and "Illumination
Theory" are the best songs, by far.

InbredJed
January 15th 2014


6106 Comments


lol DT

OmairSh
January 15th 2014


11924 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

Dude

InbredJed
January 15th 2014


6106 Comments


seriously, I've listened to these guys so many
times over the years.

Lots of respect for learning how to fap their
instruments in synchopated rhythms together but
I'll be damned if I can find a single shred of
humanity in this mess.

Rowan5215
January 15th 2014


28913 Comments


Yeah I understand if you've only heard their latest albums
But dude, I&A and Awake...

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InbredJed
January 15th 2014


6106 Comments


Awake I do enjoy, yeah

Rowan5215
January 15th 2014


28913 Comments


That's good because you don't really need to enjoy them outside those two
If you think there's no humanity in their music then listen to I&A again, a lot of emotion in there

InbredJed
January 15th 2014


6106 Comments


oh yeah, I forgot about that one too, just checked their page.

Seriously LaBrie just drives me up the wall tho dude.

Rowan5215
January 15th 2014


28913 Comments


Yeah LaBrie sucks hard now he hasn't been good for ages, but back in the day man could he hit the notez

jmnewcomer18
January 15th 2014


3408 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0

Love Illumination Theory. Prob should lower to a 2.5

rockandmetaljunkie
January 18th 2014


3868 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

Can't decide which one is worst, this or ADTOE. Both are painfully average though.

manosg
January 18th 2014


6732 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

Between those two I'd say this one but overall Systematic Chaos.

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peartnoy
January 18th 2014


1228 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

no humanity in this?

So the orchestral part in Illumination Theory did not make you feel anything?



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