John Petrucci - Terminal Velocity

7.8 | 95 votes |
Release date: 28 August 2020
Style: Progressive metal


28 have it
7 want it

01. Terminal Velocity
02. The Oddfather
03. Happy Song
04. Gemini
05. Out Of The Blue
06. Glassy-Eyed Zombies
07. The Way Things Fall
08. Snake In My Boot
09. Temple Of Circadia

John Petrucci - guitars

Session musicians
Mike Portnoy - drums
Dave LaRue - bass

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30.08.2020 - 07:23
Rating: 7
A few good tunes, a few average, overall not a bad listen.
30.08.2020 - 08:43
Rating: 6
An average music by Petrucci.
No one can question his technical skills but his music has no soul. Anyway, he isn't Satriani, right?
31.08.2020 - 01:02
Pretty good, not Petrucci's best but I dug it a lot more than the last DT album. Also production stood out to me as good.
01.09.2020 - 15:46
Rating: 7
Mountain King
K i K o
The album is decent and there is not weak instrumental track however, nothing has changed in Petrucci's universe since the early 2000s. There is no evolution of playing or style, on the contrary, the technicality is less which is why I rated it as a 7 rather than an 8. If it was a new guitarist or at least not Petrucci, I would give it an 8.
This album doesn't add any new side of Petrucci's playing and if I compare it to Kiko Loureiro's latest, then it's evident that Kiko tried to innovate and incorporate a new style to his playing which is Djent.
My favorite tracks are "Gemini" and "Temple Of Circadia" followed by "Glassy-Eyed Zombies" and the typical yet nice "Out Of The Blue" (I think x number of players have done these solos over the same bluesy chords minus some shredding). The only 2 track that is somehow not typical of Petrucci's style is "Glassy-Eyed Zombies".
12.09.2020 - 20:35
Rating: 7
Cannot tell it's a bad album. But it's the same thing since the time of Dream Theater. Petrucci did not change anything. More like presentation of his techniques.
In the beginning I was made of clay. Then I bit the apple and they changed me to metal 🤘

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