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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
Symphony X

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

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