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Adagio - Archangels In Black

Discussion in 'Symphony X (Unofficial)' started by Ultimate_Symphony, Jan 18, 2009.

  1. Ultimate_Symphony

    Ultimate_Symphony Rusted Angel

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    Phanto Alalalalalalalala.

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    I think that's the worst song title I've ever seen and the music is horrible. The screams sound like a fucking camel falling over. Then again I've never really liked Adagio much.
    The sample from "Undead" was much better but he's still fucking horrible at screaming.
     
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    Hahaha!

    I actually completely agree. Not really my type of music to begin with, though.
     
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    Ugh. Yeah, Phanto pretty much said everything I was about to say.
     
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    Wow. I love Adagio, but I'm not crazy about this song. The instrumental middle is nice (like most of their stuff), but the vocal melodies just aren't that good.
     
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    It's ok but it sounds too nu metalish and lamb of god like for my liking
     
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    I do agree with the remarks about the singer, the worse thing they did was part ways with David Readman. That guy is IMO one of the greatest voices in metal right now.
     
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    Didn't like the start at all, as others have commented. But I liked it more as it went on. Perhaps that's because the vocals subsided...
     
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    Who does he sing with now?
     
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    Hmmm...not their best effort but it has some redeeming qualities. I'll probably check out the album when it is released, but I dunno....I want to like it but I'm just not sold. I really think they peaked with Underworld.
     
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    Looking forward to the album, but they really should either put less emphasis on the screaming (ie: No shitty intro screams.) or geti rid of it all together.
     
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    Last thing I heard him on was Alex Beyrodt's Voodoo Circle
    (KILLER cd btw)

    I think PC69 is still a band, but I haven't heard anything about them for a while.
     
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    Like Dubya said, Voodoo Circle. He's still in PC69 (though they haven't released anything lately) and also released a solo record.
     
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    I have been keeping a watch on this album for awhile; however I had forgotten about it over the last several months and did not realize this song was released.

    Thoughts: They have definately changed a lot since the Sanctis Ignus/Underworld (David Readman) days. Even though I liked Dominate for the most part it was absolutely nothing compared to Underworld, which I still consider one of my favorite albums of all time. I really think David Readman had a lot to do with it as well where I really didn't care for that Brazilian vocalist they had on Dominate. This new track has a new vocalist that I think fits much better than the last guy did. He is no David Readman but his vocals have a few small similarities with his and do not sound so stereotypically power metalish as the last guy's did. On the note of the growls, Stephan started doing them on Dominate and they sounded decent, in this song they sound kind of not well done and out of place. Maybe they will be done better on other tracks but only time will tell.
     
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    I found this...the music video for the song "Fear Circus". Now this sounds a little more familiar to the pre-Dominate Adagio that I remember.



     
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    Except for the lyrics in the first verse it's not very bad. A little bit like a symphony x filler.

    First10 seconds: RE! SPECT! WALK!
     
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    ^Except SyX have never sounded that dark before, not even in The Odyssey Or Paradise Lost.

    I quite enjoyed it, better than the one I posted that's for sure. I somehow think they won't top Underworld, though.
     
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    I've listened to it (Fear Circus) a few more times and it really has a few elements that remind me a bit of Underworld. The keyboard melodies are quite similar, the singer sings the choruses very much in the same way as David did, and there is even an orchestra section in the middle that sounds almost identical to something from Underworld.

    I actually really like the song myself! Even the video itself was quite nice to look at I think. I even like the Vamphyri song in the original post for the most part except that the growls seemed a little out of place. I think I will probably pick this album up..
     
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    Indeed, it sounds like something out of the Underworld sessions.
     
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    :lol: All I can do is laugh and mumble "power metal... power metal... tsk tsk"
     

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