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Gamma Ray - Insanity and Genius

Advantages: Very catchy songs.
Disadvantages: The production is not perfect.

The year is 1993, 5 years has passed since Kai Hansen, the mastermind behind this band, left Helloween to create his very own band. This is their 3rd effort and despite their previous album, Sigh no more, was more a melodic commercial hardrock album than ...

jmp_1981 11.09.2002 · Read full review
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Majestic, indeed.

Advantages: Accessible, VOCALS, catchy, good quality, intelligent theme, variation, song structure, introductions, guitar work
Disadvantages: a little hectic for some

This is probably one of my favorite albums of all time, so I'll try to avoid bias as much as possible here. If you are not familiar with this genre of music, I could describe it as in the same general realm as Metallica, though completely different. It's ...

ShadowCreator 29.09.2007 · Read full review
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Power metal at its best

Advantages: Fast, clean, heavy, epic
Disadvantages: A couple of fillers

The original version of this album was released over 10 years ago, and it hasn't lost any of its appeal since then. It's fast, heavy, melodic power metal. There are a number of stand-out tracks on this album. The very first track, entitled "Beyond the ...

pdavid 16.01.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Somewhere Out In Space [Remastered] - Gamma Ray

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