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“Unreal” by Spheric Universe Experience

Artist: Spheric Universe Experience
Title: “Unreal”
Label: Sensory Records
Release Date: 5/19/2009
Genre: Progressive Metal
Rating: 4/5

Thanks to the forward moving efforts of the mighty Dream Theater the world’s Progressive Metal listeners are able to enjoy rising star after rising star based on their accomplishments. Proof that the genre’s realm is only getting more interesting as time marches on comes the band Spheric Universe Experiment who hail from France and have delivered an incredibly tasty album with “Unreal” courtesy of Sensory Records. While this is the bands third release I had to admit that their material had escaped me until this time but if I am reading the critiques of the recording properly it seems that I have jumped on board at the best possible time. It’s safe to say that the band will appeal to you based on its super high melodic nature and big sounding choruses. We see this coming into play with my very favorite track on the recording “3rd Type” that found me playing air drums, guitar and singing along quite loudly much to my neighbors dismay I am sure. “Down Memory Lane” is another winner and an earlier track that showcases the bands abilities in the Melodic Metal realm. The showcase some deft technical skills during opener “White Willow” and some serious groove crushing with “Lost Ghost” that offers drama and mood that proves to be very effective.
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