The correct title of this article is V: The New Mythology Suite. The substitution or omission of the colon is because of technical restrictions.
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is the fifth studio album by V: The New Mythology Suite progressive metal band Symphony X. It is a concept album dealing with the story of Atlantis, ancient Egyptian mythology, and astrology. It is the first Symphony X album to feature bassist Michael Lepond, whilst drummer Jason Rullo rejoins the band after being absent on 1998's . Twilight in Olympus
Overview [ edit ]
As well as being a
heavier continuation of the band's established progressive metal style, V also includes a multitude of excerpts from classical composers, including Giuseppe Verdi's ; Messa da Requiem Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Requiem Mass in D minor; Johann Sebastian Bach's Concerto for Harpsichord in D minor, BWV 1052 and Cantata No. 188; and Béla Bartók's Concerto for Orchestra, Sz. 116, BB 123.
Similarities to V by Spock's Beard [ edit ]
There are several notable similarities between
V: The New Mythology Suite and , an album by V progressive rock band Spock's Beard. Both albums feature cover art bearing a near-identical desert background image; they were released within months of each other in 2000; they are both bands' fifth studio releases; they were released through the Inside Out label; and they are nearly equal in duration, differing only by eleven seconds.
Track listing [ edit ]
"Evolution (The Grand Design)"
Michael Romeo, Russell Allen, Jason Rullo Romeo,
Michael Pinnella 5:20
Romeo, Allen, Rullo
Michael Lepond, Rullo 5:51
"Communion and the Oracle"
"The Bird-Serpent War / Cataclysm"
"On the Breath of Poseidon (Segue)"
Romeo, Allen, Rullo
Romeo, Pinnella, Lepond
"The Death of Balance / Lacrymosa"
"Absence of Light"
"A Fool's Paradise"
"Rediscovery (Part II) - The New Mythology"
Romeo, Pinnella, Allen
Romeo, Pinnella, Rullo
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