You see, to me it’s the biggest disappointment in 2013 so far. My former melodic metal heroes have developed in the totally wrong direction. Guys, please put the epicness and your darker/modern approach aside and bring back the great melodies and all the metal anthems you’ve written in the last seven years.
Aside from one fairly minor issue, LMO is every bit as good as I was hoping it would be, and fans of Rage and specifically their more symphonic side are sure to be very pleased with it. I’d also recommend this to anyone wanting to hear a symphonic album with a more traditional metal sound to it at points, as this album certainly has some great riffs to go along with the expected orchestra and choirs.
Nigel Kennedy has been widely acknowledged as one of the most important violinists Britain has ever produced, and is the best-selling classical violinist of all time.