RE: Looking for bands with BIG PRODUCTION!
Posted by: The Other Joe ()
Date: January 22, 2001 11:42AM

Devin Townsend's Ocean Machine and Infinity projects are both incredibly amazing. Another good one is the first, self-titled VAST cd. All three of these discs will knock you over with their wall of sound approach. For pure sonic perfection, two older discs that you must check out if you are looking for some kind of ultimate high-end equipment reference discs are Brasse - Pawn and Glass Hammer - Perelandra. A side project of the Glass Hammer guys titled Wyzards - The Final Catastrophe is another great, older work that is harder edged rock with less keys. The Saviour Machine - Legend discs are incredibly well-produced if you can get past the overt Christianity, the depressing nature of the music itself, and the somewhat cheesy baritone vocals. If a teeny weeny little bit of growling background death vocals don't annoy you too much, After Forever's - Prison of Desire is a tasty chunk of gothic metal perfection with an incredibly great female lead singer. If you are looking for pure and unadultered cheese-fests in the production department - you can't go wrong with Ayreon's Into the Electric Castle or Universal Migator sets, the newest Symphony X - V disc, and anything by Rhapsody - those fine purveyors of all things unicorny. If you are looking for a very well produced Rush semiclone with an excellent female vocalist, I would recommend Persephone's Dream - Moonspell disc.

I hate to say it, but you can't really go wrong in terms of production with any of those newer POP pop major label groups such as Backstreet Boys, Celine Dion, NSync, or Savage Garden.

If you are strictly looking at the official melodic rock underground as approved by the board's official committee for narrow tastes, the only one I can recommend (in terms of production) over the last couple of years is John Elefante's Defying Gravity.

Good Luck!

Joe (the non-sarcastic on this board Joe)

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Looking for bands with BIG PRODUCTION! 160 koogles 01/22/2001 10:27AM
RE: Looking for bands with BIG PRODUCTION!163 The Other Joe 01/22/2001 11:42AM
RE: Here you are the pick off the bunch !!! 110 Melodic Lover ( SPAIN) 01/22/2001 12:34PM
Braindance 152 Mister Pomp 01/23/2001 05:06AM
Masquerade is amazing!! 127 koogles 01/23/2001 06:30AM
RE: Masquerade is amazing!! 170 Carl 01/23/2001 07:12AM
Re: Roadmaster Bootlegs are available. 198 The Other Joe 01/23/2001 11:54AM
Roadmaster 160 Mister Pomp 01/23/2001 05:58PM
RE: Masquerade is amazing!! 120 coco 01/23/2001 09:06AM
RE: Masquerade is amazing!! 125 koogles 01/23/2001 09:41AM
RE: Masquerade is amazing!! 138 coco 01/23/2001 09:56AM
RE: Masquerade is amazing!! 128 coco 01/23/2001 09:58AM
RE: Masquerade is amazing!! 152 koogles 01/23/2001 11:07AM
RE: Masquerade is amazing!! 158 coco 01/23/2001 10:36PM
oops! 155 koogles 01/24/2001 01:13AM
RE: Here you are the titles , Coco !! . 130 Melodic Lover ( SPAIN) 01/24/2001 07:05AM
RE: Here you are the titles , Coco !! . 140 coco 01/24/2001 08:01AM
RE: wellcome back - KOOGLES - THE SHARK !!! 137 Melodic Lover ( SPAIN) 01/23/2001 10:04AM
RE: wellcome back - KOOGLES - THE SHARK !!! 170 coco 01/23/2001 10:30AM
Do you prefer \" you asshole Scottish TWAT \& 141 Melodic Lover ( SPAIN) 01/23/2001 11:19AM
RE: Do you prefer \\\" you asshole Scottish T 161 koogles 01/23/2001 11:30AM
Surface of Pain is a great disc. 116 Joe 01/23/2001 12:38PM
RE: Looking for bands with BIG PRODUCTION! 140 the dok 01/23/2001 08:03PM
Valentine\'s Day! 140 koogles 01/24/2001 01:17AM

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