Thread: Mike Portnoy
View Single Post
  #409  
Old 11-15-2008, 03:00 AM
trkdrmr
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default Re: Portnoy and Dream Theater

Quote:
Originally Posted by jonescrusher View Post
I have to say that the more albums they keep turning out, the more it sounds like it's taking them a few weeks to make them. They've found a formula which they tweak here and there to produce a new album. DT are a band that's coasting, and doing very nicely out of it too. It's a shame they don't still have the musical curiosity they showed on 'Awake'.
Well, I agree in part. "Train" was a sledgehammer. I love it to death. "octavarium" was middling to me, but "Systematic" was a step back into a grittier realm. I admit I enjoy thier latter efforts a bit more than you do, but agree they aren't as original sounding as previous efforts.
Reply With Quote