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Symphony X Survivor - Home Thread
« on: August 31, 2017, 05:55:59 AM »
Hello DTF & welcome to the 2017 Symphony X survivor. This survivor will go through all of Symphony X's discography (including bonus tracks) as well as an album survivor to start out with to decide how many songs from each album go into the finals. First place in the album survivor gets five tracks to the finals, second & third get four, fourth to sixth get three, seventh & eighth get two, last gets one. Apart from that it's standard survivor rules for the most part going through all of Symphony X's discography. All rounds will last 24 hours, & the album survivor begins in one week (September 7th). All results, along with vote tables & round links, will be posted in this thread, but until then, there's nothing here. Hope to see you on when the survivor begins.  ;)

Album survivor results:
#1. The Divine Wings Of Tragedy
#2. Underworld
#3. V: The New Mythology Suite

#4. The Odyssey
#5. Paradise Lost
#6. The Damnation Game

#7. Twilight In Olympus
#8. Iconoclast

#9. Symphony X

|#|Title                      |R1|R2|R3|R4|R5 T5|R6 T6|R7|R8|
|1|The Divine Wings Of Tragedy|  |  |  |  |     | 2   | 3| 2|
|2|Underworld                 |  |  | 1| 2| 1   | 2   | 5|11|
|3|V: The New Mythology Suite |  | 1|  | 1| 4  6| 5  7| 6|

|4|The Odyssey                |  |  |  | 1| 2   | 5  8|
|5|Paradise Lost              |  |  | 2|  | 4  8|
|6|The Damnation Game         |  | 4| 4| 6|

|7|Twilight In Olympus        | 2| 3| 6|
|8|Iconoclast                 | 1| 5|

|9|Symphony X                 |12|
| |Didn't vote                | 1| 2| 1| 3| 1  3| 1  2| 3|  |


Self-titled album survivor results:
#1. A Lesson Before Dying
#2. Premonition
#3. The Raging Season
#4. Masquerade
#5. Shades Of Grey
#6. Thorns Of Sorrow
#7. Rapture Or Pain
#8. Absinthe & Rue
#9. Taunting The Notorious
10. Into The Dementia

| #|Title                 |1|2|3|4|5|6|7|8|9|
| 1|A Lesson Before Dying | | | | | | | | | |

| 2|Premonition           | | | | | |1|2|2|7|

| 3|The Raging Season     | | | | | | | |4|
| 4|Masquerade            | | | | | |1|4|
| 5|Shades Of Grey        | |1|1|1|3|4|
| 6|Thorns Of Sorrow      | | | |2|4|
| 7|Rapture Or Pain       | | |1|3|
| 8|Absinthe & Rue        | | |5|
| 9|Taunting The Notorious| |6|
|10|Into The Dementia     |8|
|  |Didn't vote           |1|1|1| | |1|1|2|1|


CONSOLATIONS:
1. Premonition
2. [song from The Damnation Game]
3. [song from The Divine Wings Of Tragedy]
4. [song from Twilight In Olympus]
5. [song from V: The New Mythology Suite]
6. [song from The Odyssey]
7. [song from Paradise Lost]
8. [song from Iconoclast]
9. [song from Underworld]

FINALS:
1. A Lesson Before Dying
2. [song from The Damnation Game]
3. [song from The Damnation Game]
4. [song from The Damnation Game]
5. [song from The Divine Wings Of Tragedy]
6. [song from The Divine Wings Of Tragedy]
7. [song from The Divine Wings Of Tragedy]
8. [song from The Divine Wings Of Tragedy]
9. [song from The Divine Wings Of Tragedy]
10. [song from Twilight In Olympus]
11. [song from Twilight In Olympus]
12. [song from V: The New Mythology Suite]
13. [song from V: The New Mythology Suite]
14. [song from V: The New Mythology Suite]
15. [song from V: The New Mythology Suite]
16. [song from The Odyssey]
17. [song from The Odyssey]
18. [song from The Odyssey]
19. [song from Paradise Lost]
20. [song from Paradise Lost]
21. [song from Paradise Lost]
22. [song from Iconoclast]
23. [song from Iconoclast]
24. [song from Underworld]
25. [song from Underworld]
26. [song from Underworld]
27. [song from Underworld]
28. [song from consolations]
29. [song from consolations]
« Last Edit: October 03, 2017, 05:49:20 AM by IDontNotDoThings »

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Re: Symphony X Survivor - Home Thread
« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2017, 05:57:27 AM »
...as well as an album survivor to start out with to decide how many songs from each album go into the finals.

Yay! my favorite approach! I'm in, it was a pity to abandon the previous one halfway through.
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Re: Symphony X Survivor - Home Thread
« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2017, 07:50:03 AM »
Yeah, I was waiting for that one! I even start to relisten Symphony X discography yesterday, I have 7 evenings to listen to them all :)
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Re: Symphony X Survivor - Home Thread
« Reply #3 on: August 31, 2017, 03:08:06 PM »
I'm in like Flynn.

No Consolation round?
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Re: Symphony X Survivor - Home Thread
« Reply #4 on: August 31, 2017, 06:14:01 PM »
Let's get it on!

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Re: Symphony X Survivor - Home Thread
« Reply #5 on: August 31, 2017, 06:32:37 PM »
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Re: Symphony X Survivor - Home Thread
« Reply #6 on: August 31, 2017, 11:20:40 PM »
 ;D I see that all the best survivor lovers are here  ;D
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Re: Symphony X Survivor - Home Thread
« Reply #7 on: August 31, 2017, 11:27:48 PM »
I'm in like Flynn.

No Consolation round?

Forgot to mention that. Whoops :lolpalm:

1 extra song from each album goes to consolations, top 2 consolations go to finals.

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Re: Symphony X Survivor - Home Thread
« Reply #8 on: September 01, 2017, 04:27:21 AM »
I'm in like Flynn.

No Consolation round?

Forgot to mention that. Whoops :lolpalm:

1 extra song from each album goes to consolations, top 2 consolations go to finals.

If I'm doing the math right (it's still early, only one sip of coffee so far), that's 27 songs in the finals?
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Re: Symphony X Survivor - Home Thread
« Reply #9 on: September 01, 2017, 04:28:56 AM »
I'm in like Flynn.

No Consolation round?

Forgot to mention that. Whoops :lolpalm:

1 extra song from each album goes to consolations, top 2 consolations go to finals.

If I'm doing the math right (it's still early, only one sip of coffee so far), that's 27 songs in the finals?

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Re: Symphony X Survivor - Home Thread
« Reply #10 on: September 06, 2017, 12:26:18 PM »
So I relistened all Symphony X discography, Iconoclast and Underworld were new for me because I never heard them before. And it was a mistake, great albums, with not so many neo-classical elements like their earlier albums. Very solid discography though, hard to pick the best or the worst. I think it will be the battle between new Symphony X ( after The Odyssey) and the old ( from self-titled to The Odyssey).
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Re: Symphony X Survivor - Home Thread
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Re: Symphony X Survivor - Home Thread
« Reply #12 on: September 17, 2017, 02:55:40 AM »
The album survivor results are in!

Round 8 results:
The Divine Wings Of Tragedy - 2 votes (15.4%)
Underworld - 11 votes (84.6%)

Underworld has been eliminated.

#1. The Divine Wings Of Tragedy
#2. Underworld
#3. V: The New Mythology Suite

#4. The Odyssey
#5. Paradise Lost
#6. The Damnation Game

#7. Twilight In Olympus
#8. Iconoclast

#9. Symphony X

|#|Title                      |R1|R2|R3|R4|R5 T5|R6 T6|R7|R8|
|1|The Divine Wings Of Tragedy|  |  |  |  |     | 2   | 3| 2|
|2|Underworld                 |  |  | 1| 2| 1   | 2   | 5|11|
|3|V: The New Mythology Suite |  | 1|  | 1| 4  6| 5  7| 6|

|4|The Odyssey                |  |  |  | 1| 2   | 5  8|
|5|Paradise Lost              |  |  | 2|  | 4  8|
|6|The Damnation Game         |  | 4| 4| 6|

|7|Twilight In Olympus        | 2| 3| 6|
|8|Iconoclast                 | 1| 5|

|9|Symphony X                 |12|
| |Didn't vote                | 1| 2| 1| 3| 1  3| 1  2| 3|  |


Self-titled album survivor tomorrow  :metal
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Re: Symphony X Survivor - Home Thread
« Reply #13 on: September 17, 2017, 06:29:27 AM »
I get that for the more metal fans, PL is a high ranking album.  But how the hell did TIO fall behind TDG?  Seriously, that's just ridiculous.
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Re: Symphony X Survivor - Home Thread
« Reply #14 on: September 17, 2017, 07:19:41 AM »
I'm bit surprised of Iconoclast poor result. Is it really a bad album? I like it very much, I was hoping see it in the top 5.
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Re: Symphony X Survivor - Home Thread
« Reply #15 on: September 17, 2017, 08:11:20 AM »
It's not bad per se, it's monothematic. Save the final token ballad / slowish piece, all songs give or take are fast, heavy, brooding and with cliched lyrics. There's no variety.
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Re: Symphony X Survivor - Home Thread
« Reply #16 on: September 17, 2017, 08:36:29 AM »
It's not bad per se, it's monothematic. Save the final token ballad / slowish piece, all songs give or take are fast, heavy, brooding and with cliched lyrics. There's no variety.

Plus ... marble-vocals
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Re: Symphony X Survivor - Home Thread
« Reply #17 on: September 17, 2017, 08:41:58 AM »
It's not bad per se, it's monothematic. Save the final token ballad / slowish piece, all songs give or take are fast, heavy, brooding and with cliched lyrics. There's no variety.

Plus ... marble-vocals

Yeah, also that.
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Re: Symphony X Survivor - Home Thread
« Reply #18 on: September 22, 2017, 09:00:31 PM »
Sorry for the wait, but the self-titled album survivor has begun.
http://www.dreamtheaterforums.org/boards/index.php?topic=50921.0

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Re: Symphony X Survivor - Home Thread
« Reply #19 on: October 03, 2017, 05:41:22 AM »
Self-titled album survivor results are in!

Round 9 results:
Premonition - 7 votes (100%)

Premonition has been eliminated.

Current rankings:
#1. A Lesson Before Dying
#2. Premonition
#3. The Raging Season
#4. Masquerade
#5. Shades Of Grey
#6. Thorns Of Sorrow
#7. Rapture Or Pain
#8. Absinthe & Rue
#9. Taunting The Notorious
10. Into The Dementia

| #|Title                 |1|2|3|4|5|6|7|8|9|
| 1|A Lesson Before Dying | | | | | | | | | |

| 2|Premonition           | | | | | |1|2|2|7|

| 3|The Raging Season     | | | | | | | |4|
| 4|Masquerade            | | | | | |1|4|
| 5|Shades Of Grey        | |1|1|1|3|4|
| 6|Thorns Of Sorrow      | | | |2|4|
| 7|Rapture Or Pain       | | |1|3|
| 8|Absinthe & Rue        | | |5|
| 9|Taunting The Notorious| |6|
|10|Into The Dementia     |8|
|  |Didn't vote           |1|1|1| | |1|1|2|1|


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Re: Symphony X Survivor - Home Thread
« Reply #20 on: October 03, 2017, 05:59:22 AM »
No votes for A Lesson !!  :metal
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Re: Symphony X Survivor - Home Thread
« Reply #22 on: November 09, 2017, 04:30:01 AM »
The Damnation Game survivor results are in!

Round 7 results:
Dressed To Kill - 6 votes (85.8%)
The Edge Of Forever - 1 vote (14.2%)

Dressed To Kill has been eliminated.

Current rankings:
#1. The Edge Of Forever
#2. Dressed To Kill
#3. The Damnation Game

#4. A Winter's Dream
#5. Whispers
#6. The Haunting
#7. Secrets
#8. Savage Curtain

|#|Title              |1|2|3|4|5|6|T|7|
|1|The Edge Of Forever| | | | | | | |1|
|2|Dressed To Kill    | | | |1|1|4|3|6|
|3|The Damnation Game | | | |1|2|4|4|

|4|A Winter's Dream   | | | | |4|

|5|Whispers           | | |2|6|
|6|The Haunting       | | |5|
|7|Secrets            | |7|
|8|Savage Curtain     |6|
| |Didn't vote        | |1| | |1| |2|1|


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Re: Symphony X Survivor - Home Thread
« Reply #23 on: November 09, 2017, 04:32:18 AM »
The Divine Wings Of Tragedy survivor has begun:
http://www.dreamtheaterforums.org/boards/index.php?topic=51204.0