Thursday, November 7, 2013
Ayreon - The Theory Of Everything (2013 NN Promo)
"After many years of waiting, a new Ayreon disc is finally upon us. The last album 01011001 was released in 2008 and that was five years ago. So, was it worth it? Well, that simply depends on what you were expecting from the album. The last few Ayreon records have had more of a heavy metal focus, even inviting more extreme artists to play a role in the operas. But this new opera seems to be based in the realms of the project’s roots, think Into The Electric Castle but with several different parts. Though the album is separated into four tracks, there are technically forty-two pieces here which I don’t necessarily like and would rather have heard just the four long tracks. But as far as the music is concerned, it’s still definitely top of the line musicianship and offers just what I would and should expect from a name like Ayreon. Without a doubt, it’s remarkably good..."
Read More Here: http://newnoisemagazine.com/album-review-ayreon-the-theory-everything/