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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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  1.   Song
  2.   Set the World on Fire (The Lie of Lies)
  3.   King of Terrors
  4.   Fallen
  5.   Inferno (Unleash the Fire)
  6.   Evolution (The Grand Design)
  7.   The Eyes of Medusa
  8.   Out of the Ashes
  9.   Wicked
  10.   Of Sins and Shadows
  11.   Smoke and Mirrors
  12.   The Odyssey: Pt. 1: Odysseus' Theme/Overture/Pt. 2: Journey to ...
  13.   Paradise Lost
  14.   Nevermore
  15.   Iconoclast
  16.   When All is Lost
  17.   Savage Curtain
  18.   Legend
  19.   To Hell and Back
  20.   Charon
  21.   Overture
  22.   Prometheus (I Am Alive)
  23.   Eve of Seduction
  24.   The Sacrifice
  25.   Accolade II
  26.   Transcendence (Segue)
  27.   In My Darkest Hour
  28.   Kiss of Fire
  29.   Without You
  30.   Underworld
  31.   The End of Innocence
  32.   Heretic
  33.   Dehumanized
  34.   Children of a Faceless God
  35.   Oculus Ex Inferni
  36.   Domination
  37.   Revelation
  38.   Awakenings
  39.   Fallen - Transcendence(Segue)
  40.   Masquerade
  41.   Secrets
  42.   The Haunting
  43.   Whispers
  44.   The Witching Hour
  45.   Through the Looking Glass (Pts. 1, 2, 3)
  46.   In the Dragon's Den
  47.   Sonata
  48.   Church of the Machine
  49.   A Fool's Paradise
  50.   Death Of Balance/Lacrymosa
  51.   Egypt
  52.   On the Breath of Poseidon(Segue)
  53.   Communion and the Oracle
  54.   Through the Looking Glass
  55.   Pharaoh
  56.   Death Of Balance/Candlelight Fantasia
  57.   Prelude
  58.   Reign in Madness
  59.   Light Up the Night
  60.   Electric Messiah
  61.   Bastards of the Machine
  62.   The Serpent's Kiss
  63.   Seven
  64.   Incantations of the Apprentice
  65.   The Edge of Forever
  66.   Dressed to Kill
  67.   Candlelight Fantasia
  68.   The Divine Wings of Tragedy
  69.   Sea of Lies
  70.   Lady of the Snow
  71.   Rediscovery Part 2: The New Mythology
  72.   Bird-Serpent War/Cataclysm
  73.   Orion - The Hunter
  74.   Absence of Light
  75.   Swan Song
  76.   The Walls of Babylon
  77.   The Turning
  78.   Rediscovery (Segue)
  79.   The Relic
  80.   The Damnation Game
  81.   The Lords of Chaos
  82.   Run with the Devil
  83.   The Bird-Serpent War
  84.   The Accolade

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