Wednesday, March 6, 2013


This is the band's second release after their debut album, "Symmetrical", in 2011 which received some very good reviews from all over the net. This time the band takes a more classic rock approach without loosing its standard progressive elements of their debut one.

Lyrically the new album is structured around an ambitious concept about the alienation of mankind, in an era where everything tends to be severely damaged or even destroyed in the name of progress. In this album, we,also, find the participation of Michele Luppi in the song "It's So Late". The artwork was handled by Carl Glover at Aleph Studio in London, UK.

The truth is that this is a very interesting release. Their music moves, as I said above, from rock to progressive rock/metal paths with powerful vocal performances, solid arrangements and generally a tight and 'fat' sound. Some impressive and extremely melodic solos and heavy riffs are giving the extra flavor to the final result and in all over the album you have a Dream Theater-esque feeling. Yes, the influences from the legendary proggsters Dream Theater are more than obvious but that's no problem at all 'cause Odd Dimension aren't loosing their own identity at all. The highlight of the album is definitely the one with Michele Luppi on vocals. Brilliant!!! Listen, also, the amazing AOR-ish tune of "Another Time" and "The New Line Of Time".

Overall, I have to say that I enjoyed every single minute of this album. For sure, they are not the new Messiahs of Progressive rock/metal but I can assure you that this is an album that will be played in a regular daily basis in your cd player and will earn some new fans with its brilliant melodies and solid sound. Trust me!! 
Heavy Paradise's Rating : 8/10

Track List : The Unknown King, Under My Creed, Dissolving Into The Void, It's So Late, Another Time, Fortune And Pain, The New Line Of Time, Far From Desire

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