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Ultracrepidarian Opinion Of D-D-D-D-Djent Forerunners

Advantages: Vocals, Musicianship, Technicality, Theme, Original
Disadvantages: Songs Too Short & Too Long, Recycled Riffs, Pompous

Djent Radar Hailing from only an hour away in Milton Keynes, the progressive metal 5 piece Tesseract have long been on the Djent radar. Back in 2011 when the genre was witnessing a turn to digital tones and seven (eight and sometimes nine) strin ...

SirJoseph 03.08.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Altered State - Tesseract

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Symphony of the Underworld

Advantages: Creative, fast, melodic...
Disadvantages: None

When the first ever Prog Rock charts were issued in September 2015, a few people would have been surprised with the inclusion of Symphony X, nestling strongly alongside the likes of Pink Floyd and Muse, but there they were in the top ten. And well deserve ...

Borg 26.10.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Underworld - Symphony X

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One Tesseract, Eight Cells, Twenty-Four Faces & Thirty-Two Edges

Advantages: Deception, Technical Ability
Disadvantages: Long Names, Long Songs, Not Catchy or Melodic enough

Two Tickets To Paradise With the sweet, surprising and ever so sumptuous Christmas gift of 2 tickets to see British 5-piece band Tesseract in London for the coming months, it is only fitting that I should review their debut album - and give it m ...

SirJoseph 08.01.2016 · Read full review
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Review of One - Tesseract

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A change in direction.. but not quality

Advantages: Slight change in style, still dark, exceptional mystical lyrics
Disadvantages: Doesn't work well being played backwards!

Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats I came across and Uncle Acid song years ago on Youtube, at the time they hadn't released any albums but there were a few copies of an album called Volume 1, which was either never officially released or only sold in limit ...

dangaroo 25.01.2016 · Read full review
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Review of The Night Creeper - Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats

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Uncle Acid's latest offering

Advantages: Change of direction, still catchy and dark
Disadvantages: Some might not appreciate some of the more gentle numbers

Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats are a band that I've been praising since their inception, I'm fortunate enough to have their first album, simply titled 'Volume 1', it's almost impossible to get hold of and I prize it highly. It felt like my recommendations o ...

dangaroo 03.07.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Mind Control - Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats

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