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Fates Warning (Warlord/Dream Theater) – A Pleasant Shade Of Gray


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Fates Warning has weathered nearly two decades of shifting musical trends with a steadfast fan base. Operating for many years below the trend radar, the group has nonetheless resolutely generated a commendable and ever strengthening catalogue of work, which finally broke into widespread recognition. The Hartford, Connecticut band was initially titled Misfit in their original formation in 1982 but changed their name the year after. A couple of demos in 1984 enabled the band to include a track on the 'Metal Massacre V' compilation album and the resulting appreciation resulting in a long term deal with Metal Blade records. The eight album April 1997's 'A Pleasant Shade Of Grey' found bassist Joey Vera, known for his lengthy tenure with Armored Saint, joining the ranks, with Kevin Moore (Dream Theater) becoming a full-time band member as the band travelled a more Progressive direction than previously. 'A Pleasant Shade Of Grey', produced by Terry Brown at the Carriage House, Stamford in Connecticut, was Fates Warnings first foray into the progressive tradition of a full-blown concept, involving a fifty five minute, twelve installment suite capped by a chorus of bell chimes. With Warlords Mark Zonder on drums Track listing: 1. Part I 2. Part II 3. Part III 4. Part IV 5. Part V 6. Part VI 7. Part VII 8. Part VIII 9. Part IX 10. Part X 11. Part XI 12. Part XII

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