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Re: Michael Romeo solo track off upcoming solo album!!
« Reply #35 on: June 29, 2018, 08:41:25 AM »
Listening to this album, I find it very good, it's very cinematic, like a soundtrack for a Marvel movie lol. I am loving it.

Anyone up to review it?

Uh, it's not out yet... :huh:

Itís not, but we got a promo copy.

So - that means what?  You're offering it to us in exchange for posting our opinions about the album?  Cool, why not?  :P  Or, are you asking random people on a DT forum to write an "official" review for whoever "we" are?  Just curious... :)

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Re: Michael Romeo solo track off upcoming solo album!!
« Reply #36 on: June 29, 2018, 11:49:12 AM »
Listening to this album, I find it very good, it's very cinematic, like a soundtrack for a Marvel movie lol. I am loving it.

Anyone up to review it?

Uh, it's not out yet... :huh:

Itís not, but we got a promo copy.

So - that means what?  You're offering it to us in exchange for posting our opinions about the album?  Cool, why not?  :P  Or, are you asking random people on a DT forum to write an "official" review for whoever "we" are?  Just curious... :)

In the past I have done the same, in that way Rodrigo Altaf and Friedrich Stenzel (both members of DTF have had the chance to review albums and do interviews with band members of many bands and later we post such reviews/interviews in our online magazine.

Si, if anyone wants to do it with the Michael Romeo album said person should contact me privately to get the directions and the link to the album. Get it now?

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Re: Michael Romeo solo track off upcoming solo album!!
« Reply #37 on: June 29, 2018, 05:29:14 PM »
DJINN is  :metal

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Re: Michael Romeo solo track off upcoming solo album!!
« Reply #38 on: June 30, 2018, 01:40:14 AM »
The end part of the solo in Djinn, 3:56+ reminds me of a Dream Theater/JP solo I can't quite figure out. Is it just me?

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« Reply #39 on: June 30, 2018, 02:22:49 AM »
Intro reminds me of Shattered Fortress.
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« Reply #40 on: July 01, 2018, 05:52:18 AM »
So, a Michael Romeo solo album that sounds just like Symphony X...............okay, take my money.

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« Reply #41 on: July 01, 2018, 05:58:06 AM »
The end part of the solo in Djinn, 3:56+ reminds me of a Dream Theater/JP solo I can't quite figure out. Is it just me?

The solo is different but the whole thing reminds me of the short heavy solo in Ministry of Lost Souls

EDIT:  Actually, how about Illumination Theory?  I think that's it.

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« Reply #42 on: July 01, 2018, 07:19:43 AM »
Since I dig the two released tracks a lot, I just read the information and missed it was a two parter. Apparently the other part is almost ready as well, but will be released later so that people can soak the first one in.

And SX seems to be on track to do another album (next year?) as well, so suddenly we will see significantly more Romeo awesomeness than we have gotten in long time  :metal

So, a Michael Romeo solo album that sounds just like Symphony X...............okay, take my money.

Haha, yes, that seems to be basically it.

Don't know who it is, but the vocals sound mighty fine as well thus far. It is not like, say, Withem by members of Seventh Wonder, where I am really missing Tommy's vocals but the rest of the band sounds really similar.

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Re: Michael Romeo solo track off upcoming solo album!!
« Reply #43 on: July 01, 2018, 08:02:18 AM »
I've seen a lot of remarks how this is just SX with a different name, but to me this sounds more inspired than the past few SX albums.

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« Reply #44 on: July 01, 2018, 08:51:38 AM »
I've seen a lot of remarks how this is just SX with a different name, but to me this sounds more inspired than the past few SX albums.

Then it sounds like inspired Symphony X with a different singer. 
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« Reply #45 on: July 01, 2018, 11:25:00 AM »
I've seen a lot of remarks how this is just SX with a different name, but to me this sounds more inspired than the past few SX albums.

Well, it sounds similar to SX but that doesn't mean it is necessarily better or worse. If the album is full with this quality, I may actually prefer it to most SX albums. These tracks are some quality metal.

Black sounds totally like a SX track to me but Djinn differs a tad more, also reminding me a bit of DT, as others have mentioned.


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« Reply #47 on: July 08, 2018, 08:35:48 PM »
Cool interview  :tup
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« Reply #48 on: July 09, 2018, 05:22:29 PM »
Cool interview  :tup

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« Reply #49 on: July 09, 2018, 05:46:14 PM »
Done!
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« Reply #50 on: July 09, 2018, 06:11:35 PM »
Could I suggest some proof reading for the content on that site?  It's just a little thing but could go a long way.

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« Reply #52 on: July 09, 2018, 06:17:19 PM »
Could I suggest some proof reading for the content on that site?  It's just a little thing but could go a long way.

Thanks man, and I agree. We're not native English speakers, but that's no excuse! We'll try to improve.

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Re: Michael Romeo solo track off upcoming solo album!!
« Reply #54 on: July 16, 2018, 12:47:12 AM »
He looks like he's lost weight and is healthier. That's nice.

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Re: Michael Romeo solo track off upcoming solo album!!
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Re: Michael Romeo solo track off upcoming solo album!!
« Reply #56 on: July 19, 2018, 08:51:43 AM »
I like what I am hearing on this album.  My review is coming shortly.
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Re: Michael Romeo solo track off upcoming solo album!!
« Reply #57 on: July 19, 2018, 09:37:37 AM »
Cool interview  :tup

Thanks man! It would mean a lot to us if you guys shared it on Facebook, and/or liked our page: https://www.facebook.com/lotsofmuzik/

Metal and prog are dying genres, and we can only survive if you give us your support - it costs ZERO dollars to do it!
Is metal really a dying genre? Seems like metal is more mainstream than ever before. I would say prog in a way too but not as mainstream as metal I guess.

How we consume music is of course diffrent these days.
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Re: Michael Romeo solo track off upcoming solo album!!
« Reply #58 on: July 19, 2018, 11:39:35 AM »
Cool!  :tup

Can't wait to get this Next Friday!  :2metal:
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« Reply #59 on: July 19, 2018, 07:50:55 PM »
Cool interview  :tup

Thanks man! It would mean a lot to us if you guys shared it on Facebook, and/or liked our page: https://www.facebook.com/lotsofmuzik/

Metal and prog are dying genres, and we can only survive if you give us your support - it costs ZERO dollars to do it!
Is metal really a dying genre? Seems like metal is more mainstream than ever before. I would say prog in a way too but not as mainstream as metal I guess.

How we consume music is of course diffrent these days.

Michael Romeo seems to agree with me...have you read what he said in the interview?

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Re: Michael Romeo solo track off upcoming solo album!!
« Reply #60 on: July 19, 2018, 08:34:31 PM »
Cool interview  :tup

Thanks man! It would mean a lot to us if you guys shared it on Facebook, and/or liked our page: https://www.facebook.com/lotsofmuzik/

Metal and prog are dying genres, and we can only survive if you give us your support - it costs ZERO dollars to do it!
Is metal really a dying genre? Seems like metal is more mainstream than ever before. I would say prog in a way too but not as mainstream as metal I guess.

How we consume music is of course diffrent these days.

Michael Romeo seems to agree with me...have you read what he said in the interview?

It doesnít matter if Romeo agrees, metal is not a dying genre at all. Many great metal albums still come out every year.

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Re: Michael Romeo solo track off upcoming solo album!!
« Reply #61 on: July 20, 2018, 07:11:36 AM »
Cool interview  :tup

Thanks man! It would mean a lot to us if you guys shared it on Facebook, and/or liked our page: https://www.facebook.com/lotsofmuzik/

Metal and prog are dying genres, and we can only survive if you give us your support - it costs ZERO dollars to do it!
Is metal really a dying genre? Seems like metal is more mainstream than ever before. I would say prog in a way too but not as mainstream as metal I guess.

How we consume music is of course diffrent these days.

Michael Romeo seems to agree with me...have you read what he said in the interview?

It doesnít matter if Romeo agrees, metal is not a dying genre at all. Many great metal albums still come out every year.
Yea I mean is there a better time too be a metal fan?

So many great tours, festivals and new albums every year. Sure everything is not for everyones taste but that's the thing, there's something for everyone.
I would say you get spoiled being a metal fan these days almost.  :biggrin:

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« Reply #64 on: July 24, 2018, 10:37:03 AM »
Thanks for the great review Bosk,  I will definitely buy the album.  :tup
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« Reply #65 on: July 24, 2018, 10:46:09 AM »
Cool.  Glad you found it to be a good read.  I tried not to be overly effusive, but it was hard not to.  This is just a fun and well done album all around.
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« Reply #66 on: July 24, 2018, 11:24:01 AM »
 I'm glad you mentioned it has some unexpected twists, and interesting to hear about the big ballad type song drawing the listener in. I think it's important that even metal albums should have that element in them.   I'm sure Michael Romeo kept in mind to not sound too much like SX. I really liked the single I heard from it so far.
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« Reply #67 on: July 24, 2018, 01:49:48 PM »
I'm sure Michael Romeo kept in mind to not sound too much like SX.

It was hard to articulate in detail, but there are definitely moments where it sounds A LOT like Symphony X.  I mean, there are plenty of times where songs were very derivative of the sound of V, or The Odyssey, or Paradise Lost.  But then other times where it was definitely way outside the box.  It is a good mix of both.  And yet, I somehow NEVER felt like I was listening to something that wasn't written by Michael Romeo.
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« Reply #68 on: July 24, 2018, 02:27:35 PM »
Romeo's guitar tone in the last 2-3 albums has been monstrous. Absolutely love it.
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« Reply #69 on: July 24, 2018, 02:47:58 PM »
Great review, bosk!!!