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

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