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