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The Great Metal Standoff – Dream Theater vs Queensryche w/Art Smitten

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MOSHPIT B-SIDE PODCAST The Great Metal Standoff’, listen to every episode here:

It’s the first official ‘Prog’ battle, and the first concept battle. Dream Theater ‘Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From A Memory‘ goes one-on-one with Queensryche ‘Operation: Mindcrime“. Jason is joined by Moshpit’s newest contributor Ben, and the Executive Producer of SYN’s local arts & culture show ‘Art Smitten‘, Tom Denham. To help dissect what makes the music and stories put both of these records as some of the all time greats. This, will be a tight one!

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