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more music like the odyssey

Discussion in 'Symphony X (Unofficial)' started by vivi3rd, Oct 29, 2006.

  1. vivi3rd

    vivi3rd New Metal Member

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    yo dudes and dudets, just wondering if there are any bands who do music like the frist 3 mins of the odyssey. best part is around the 2 min mark dogs bollocks ;)

    yea so know any bands that do similliar music to the frist 3 mins of the edyssey plz let me know,

    British dude, Tucker/Vivi3rd
     
  2. ProgMetalFan

    ProgMetalFan In the attic

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    check out Roger Glover's "Butterfly's Ball and Grasshopper's Feast" from 1974... it even features the vocals of a young Ronnie James Dio!
     
  3. Horus

    Horus and his imaginary friend

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    The closest thing I've ever seen to the Overture of The Odyssey, is certain parts of Ghost Love Score by Nightwish. Not too many bands seem to do much scoring in their music. I wouldn't mind hearing some other bands that do that though.
     
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    snakeey11 Tool of the Devil

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    six degrees of inner turbulence
     
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    Iced Dog The Stormrider's Pooch

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    Yeah, I've been getting into Dragonland lately and they do some nice score work. Epica is another that composes very well...and of course Therion.
     
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    Heh, I just checked them out on myspace and well they sound a LOT like dragonforce except for the fact that they are swedish (+1) and their singer can actually sing (probably because he's swedish) (+1).
     
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    RequiemX King of Ithaca

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    Dragonland's cover of Neverending Story FTW!
     
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    A bit off genre but Igor Stravinsky (especially The Rite of Spring) sounds a lot like the orchestral work in the Odyssey. Claude Debussy also works with similar dense textures and sonority.
     
  10. DoomsdayZach

    DoomsdayZach The Professor was right

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    I think Dragonland is one of the most bland and mediocre power metal bands i've ever heard.
     
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    Their singer > ZP Theart
     
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    They are not, trust me :) If they were what you said, i wouldn't listen.
     
  13. DoomsdayZach

    DoomsdayZach The Professor was right

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    Well have fun with that. It was way more worth it to sell Holy War for some extra cash.
     
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    One word: Therion. I've been getting into them recently. Awesome symphonic metal.
     
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    I don't know if this classifies anything close to the Odyssey, but Pain of Salvation's "Be" has a lot of orchestration and it's an incredible album from start to finish.

    Adagio's "Dominate" has a lot of symphonic elements and dark atmospheres, might wanna check them out too.
     
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    RequiemX King of Ithaca

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    You mean Dimmu Burger? ;)
     
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    Dimmu Burger?
    Di mu Burger?
    Da moo Burger?
    Steak Burger??
    Yum??
     
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    So bollocks is bad, and dogs bollocks is good? :p

    EDIT: Oh and somewhat more on topic, while it is not the norm for them, Finntroll has a few symphonic dances that are quite enjoyable scattered throughout their albums.
     
  20. DoomsdayZach

    DoomsdayZach The Professor was right

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    haha, finntroll and dimmu are both quite the opposite of symphony x. Great bands, but that's like being like "oh yeah, Nightwish has some truly Symphony X moments on once... check that out! And while your at it, Satyricon's "Dark Medeival Times" also has some rather large symphonic stylings".

    Yeah... not the same.
     

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