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Iconoclast: News/Info Thread

Discussion in 'Symphony X (Unofficial)' started by proulxski, Feb 25, 2011.

  1. Marwen

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    ^ this is most probably the new album cover. If that is the case, then I would describe it as "not bad".
     
  2. proulxski

    proulxski Welcome To Kanata Eh!

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    Its grown on me if that is the case. At first glimpse it was a little weird. But its so different, but so Symphony X. Its a wonderful piece of art none the less.
     
  3. The Stormbringer

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    Why did I post that in this thread and not the one about the tour? :D The new songs where much in the vein of Paradise Lost, really heavy and intense... they really appealed to me as a big fan of their last two albums.
     
  4. proulxski

    proulxski Welcome To Kanata Eh!

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    UPDATED: New song up, pretty fucking sweet for a first time performing if I do say so myself :)

    Things I noticed...

    Sounds heavier on the keyes, at least the song 'End of Innocence' does anyways, song is approx 5:10 long. And its full of kick ass.

    Can't wait to get my hands on the album later this year :)
     
  5. proulxski

    proulxski Welcome To Kanata Eh!

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    I'm so very surprised that Nuclear Blast doesn't update symphony x's page... Ever it seems. They have everyone else, and their upcoming releases on their page. But not Iconoclast. All in due time I suppose, perhaps they will surprise us with some awesome announcement, probably a music video. Just saying....
     
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    Awesome song, Russell Allen sounds fantastic and yes...the return of keys.:headbang:
     
  7. proulxski

    proulxski Welcome To Kanata Eh!

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    Damn straight :headbang:

    UPDATES:
    -End of Innocence Live in Stuttgart (First ever live performance)
    -Some new photos
    -Review of their live performance (all of the bands present on the tour)
    -Removed a few of the videos, some of them where cool but not important. That includes the many Paradise Lose videos... upload something different people!
     
  8. Detective Clarence Beauregard

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    I dig the new song; definitely more Pinnella! Pretty heavy yet also melodic, and Russ sounds absolutely amazing! Parts of it remind me of Revelation a bit (the emotive chorus, some of the riffage). Good quality video/sound, too!

    On another note, the photos on the Eyes of Medusa site are of incredible quality!

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    Looks like Romeo chipped his guitar!

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    Anyone know what he uses that little keyboard on the side for? I never noticed it before...
     
  9. WhoFooldU

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    Triggering samples of choir passages has been the most common use.

    Glenn
     
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    End of Innocence reminds me of something off V, like Fallen or Grand Design, but heavier. I'm loving that super clean chorus.
     
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    He's got nothing on Andre, the lead guitarist of Blind Guardian. His signature red ESP has been fixed with a large patch of duct tape for quite some time now. :D
     
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    LOVING the vocals on the new song.
     
  13. Phanto

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    great thread, thanks for the updates. I like the End of Innocence song, it feels like a "grower" just like V songs.
     
  14. proulxski

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    Indeed, the photos from the Eyes of Medusa page are very good quality. I added a few of them, will post a few more here. But most importantly if you guys want to browse through the photos, here is the link;

    http://dragonden.free.fr/Photos/Stuttgart%202011.htm

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    Cool pics! I see Pinnella is using an m-audio controller. Never noticed that before either.
     
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    The thing that i'm noticing the most in all of these photos, and live videos. Is that the band is having a great time, great to see. Keep it up guys \m/
     
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    Anyone know exactly what bass Mike LePond is using now? I'm pretty sure it's a Peavey by the looks of it but I'm not sure which one it is.
     
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    Interesting; thanks Glenn!

    They are excellent! It seems that there's some harmonies in the chorus ("feel my pain" and "don't look away"), but it's hard to hear them live (you can see Pinnella and Lepond singing at one point). It's funny - Lepond actually misses one of his lines in the first chorus cause he's too busy ROCKING THE FUCK OUT! Anyway, I love the way Russ sings "calculate, anticipate your every move, beware the ruthless hearts of men" at the end of the first verse. So catchy!

    Anyway, I still can't believe how much Pinnella is all over this song! I want to hear this album NOW!!!
     
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    Thanks proulxski for the updates.

    The link to the Heavy Metal Mayhem interview didn't work for me. This one did:

    http://www.blogtalkradio.com/heavy-metal-mayhem/2011/02/20/heavy-metal-mayhem

    I had to click pause and then play again after the buffer finished loading.

    Russ starts around 38:30.

    Russ' 7-month-old kid is fussing in the background, which I can identify with. Now my twins are 4 and love headbanging in their car seats listening to "Daddy Music" (e.g. Rediscovery pt. II) on the way home from the preschool. Is that wrong?
     
  20. Xtopher

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    wheres the 2nd new song u talk about? theres only one, End of Innocence.
     

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