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Fates Warning — Theories Of Flight

Estimated reading time: 2 minute(s)

★★★☆ The band’s crazy time signature changes are a little more restrained (relatively speaking; the opening track is largely in 9/4), and their latent power metal side is more nuanced than ever. I’m also detecting stronger undertones of Porcupine Tree and Rush, alongside their signature prog stylings. If you’re already a Fates fan, you’re gonna dig this. If not, I’m not sure this will convert you… but at least it’s an interesting and unique ride.