Dream Theater The Astonishing
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Mythodea
November 3rd 2018


4273 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0 | Sound Off

I think it would be best if they actually took some time to charge batteries. They said they would take it slowly this time to make things right and they took only three years, which is the avg time for them.

rockandmetaljunkie
November 3rd 2018


8221 Comments


If their contract with their record company says otherwise, they have to return they've been told to

Voltimand
November 14th 2018


1056 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

So, one of the tracks on the new record is called "Barstool Warrior", which sounds bright and melodic and inspired by the UK and Peter Gabriel, and is a concept song:



https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/dream-theater-john-petrucci-interview-distance-over-time-755486/?fbclid=IwAR0yU2mv31nmFzbvrykHjnyJmsi71NZsqdz0tDux20hSNa5kjAf-cNpUv50

kalkwiese
November 14th 2018


3913 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

Tbat was an interesting read, but I think I'm a little more worried now haha

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kalkwiese
November 28th 2018


3913 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

I kind of dif The Menswer

Davil667
November 30th 2018


3814 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0

"...features some of their most aggressive music to date."



"...they still managed to find new and unique ways to approach the writing and recording process."



I'm not just worried, I'm pretty scared tbh. The whole article emphasizes in painful clearness there's no inspiration left in them. I desperatly hope they will prove me wrong but it all reeks of total failure.

Beardog
November 30th 2018


2875 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0 | Sound Off

I get the feeling that they tried way too hard to appeal to their fans with this record, and I don't really think that's going to work. Oh well, I can't really be dissapointed tbh

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Davil667
November 30th 2018


3814 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0

It's hard indeed to feel disappointed after listening to this one but I still wish and somehow hope so hard they will recover and come up with something amazing again, so there's still room for disappointment here.

Beardog
November 30th 2018


2875 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0 | Sound Off

If they make something just as good as their self-titled I'd be surprised. I don't think they really have anything left in them

Davil667
November 30th 2018


3814 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0

Yeah, same here... It sounds like they're trying to be extra mega special heavy this time to compensate for this one. Despair's looming over the new record :-/ I can't shrug off this feeling. Still hoping for the best and not only for some kind of damage control.

kalkwiese
November 30th 2018


3913 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

I am most scared of James' vocals to heavy instrumentals at this stage. I actually grew to like his voice with time, but since the self titled one it's growing to be grating. The teaser didn't help at all

kalkwiese
December 3rd 2018


3913 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

I had the ultimate idea. Instead of letting James sing he should play the melodies on a kazoo. The shows would improve immediately

Meridiu5
December 3rd 2018


2558 Comments


Petrucci sounds as good as ever. Mangini still sounds like he's on autopilot tho. So flat, jeez. Also suspicious that the teaser had no vocals. Not too excited.

kalkwiese
December 3rd 2018


3913 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

There is a teaser with vocals though. And it wasn't that good

MikePornToy
December 5th 2018


35 Comments


It was quite good. All you fucking bellends who believe you are better then Dream Theater, just get over yourselfs. Fucking wankers.

chug73
December 6th 2018


3799 Comments

Album Rating: 1.0

New song is out, it's ummm....a song by DT I guess.



Beardog
December 7th 2018


2875 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0 | Sound Off

Don't really find myself coming back to it. It was pretty boring and it's a shame the production is STILL bad hahah

Davil667
December 7th 2018


3814 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0

New track is better than anything on here but production will indeed be terrible it seems, up to the point that it kills any intricacies the music might contain making it feel cold and emotionless.

BigPleb
December 7th 2018


59553 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

Petrucci needs to get someone else to produce, he sucks.

Beardog
December 7th 2018


2875 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0 | Sound Off

That's the largest void Portnoy left imo, atleast he had an ear for decent sound quality.



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