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Symphony X

Michael Romeo formed Symphony X in New Jersey in 1994. The original lineup of the group included Thomas Miller (bass guitar), Rod Tyler (vocals), Jason Rullo (drums), and Michael Pinnella (keyboards). They released their self-titled debut later that same year. The next year they put out the follow-up The Damnation Game. 1995 also saw Tyler leave the group, his replacement coming in the personage of Russell Allen. Their next release came out in 1997. It was the critically acclaimed The Divine Wings of Tragedy. In addition to the critical praise, this disc became the group's biggest commercial success to date. Before recording their next album, Rullo left the band. He was replaced by Thomas Walling. With this lineup, the group released Twilight in Olympus, which garnered both greater critical kudos and greater sales. In a unique turn of events, however, the band faced a new lineup change. Newcomer Walling and bassman Thomas Miller both decided that they were not up to touring for the album. The recently departed Rullo rethought his exodus and came back into the Symphony X fold. Andy DeLuca was brought in on bass for the duration of the tour. After the tour was over, the group found a permanent replacement in Mike LePond. This formation of the group released their fifth album in 2000 -- V: The New Mythology Suite. The following year, Symphony X released their first live album, Live on the Edge of Forever, which captured performances from their 2000 European tour. In 2002, the band continued to mine mythology with their sixth studio album, The Odyssey, which was based on Homer's epic of the same name. They band a bit of a break while its members released solo albums, but came together again in 2007 with the released of Paradise Lost, a concept album based on Milton's tale. Taking a break from mining the past, the band looked to the future for the theme of their next album. The result was 2011's Iconoclast, which featured a darker tone and a cautionary story about machines taking over the world. After a global tour, the band took an extended break. They began working on new material in 2014. Their ninth studio offering, Underworld, was announced in May of 2015. Though not conceptual, it was loosely inspired by Dante's Divine Comedy, particularly its first section, The Inferno. The album was released at the end of July. ~ Gary Hill
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Top Songs by
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  1.   Song
  2.   Set the World on Fire (The Lie of Lies)
  3.   King of Terrors
  4.   Fallen
  5.   Inferno (Unleash the Fire)
  6.   Wicked
  7.   Smoke and Mirrors
  8.   Evolution (The Grand Design)
  9.   Out of the Ashes
  10.   The Eyes of Medusa
  11.   Of Sins and Shadows
  12.   Paradise Lost
  13.   Nevermore
  14.   Orion - The Hunter
  15.   Run with the Devil
  16.   The Lords of Chaos
  17.   The Walls of Babylon
  18.   Fallen - Transcendence(Segue)
  19.   On the Breath of Poseidon(Segue)
  20.   To Hell and Back
  21.   When All is Lost
  22.   Children of a Faceless God
  23.   Oculus Ex Inferni
  24.   The Serpent's Kiss
  25.   The Divine Wings of Tragedy
  26.   The Accolade
  27.   Sea of Lies
  28.   Lady of the Snow
  29.   Rediscovery (Segue)
  30.   Prelude
  31.   Legend
  32.   The End of Innocence
  33.   Light Up the Night
  34.   Iconoclast
  35.   Heretic
  36.   Electric Messiah
  37.   Dehumanized
  38.   Eve of Seduction
  39.   Seven
  40.   Secrets
  41.   Whispers
  42.   Savage Curtain
  43.   The Damnation Game
  44.   Candlelight Fantasia
  45.   The Relic
  46.   Rediscovery Part 2: The New Mythology
  47.   A Fool's Paradise
  48.   Egypt
  49.   Transcendence (Segue)
  50.   Communion and the Oracle
  51.   Bird-Serpent War/Cataclysm
  52.   In My Darkest Hour
  53.   Kiss of Fire
  54.   Without You
  55.   The Sacrifice
  56.   The Odyssey: Pt. 1: Odysseus' Theme/Overture/Pt. 2: Journey to ...
  57.   Incantations of the Apprentice
  58.   Through the Looking Glass
  59.   Masquerade
  60.   Dressed to Kill
  61.   The Witching Hour
  62.   Through the Looking Glass (Pts. 1, 2, 3)
  63.   Church of the Machine
  64.   Death Of Balance/Lacrymosa
  65.   Overture
  66.   Reign in Madness
  67.   In the Dragon's Den
  68.   The Haunting
  69.   Absence of Light
  70.   Underworld
  71.   Bastards of the Machine
  72.   Awakenings
  73.   Accolade II
  74.   Death Of Balance/Candlelight Fantasia
  75.   The Bird-Serpent War
  76.   Sonata
  77.   Pharaoh
  78.   The Edge of Forever
  79.   Swan Song
  80.   Charon
  81.   The Turning
  82.   Prometheus (I Am Alive)
  83.   Revelation
  84.   Domination

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