Tag Archives: Symphony X

Metal Review: Lalu: Atomic Ark (2013)

Lalu Atomic Ark

Lalu is the brainchild of French composer and keyboardist Vivien Lalu and is a sort of supergroup consisting of familiar names from the progressive metal scene such as Mike LePond (Symphony X), Martin LeMar (Mekong Delta) and Simon Mularoni (DGM).  “Atomic Ark” is the band’s second effort coming 8 years afters its predecessor “Oniric Metal.”

Symphony X Drummer Suffers Heart Failure: Expected to Make Full Recovery

I hate hearing news list this. Symphony X drummer Jason Rullo last week was admitted into a hospital for heart failure. He spent a week there and was ultimately released. He has begun a rehab program and is being told that his recovery will take a minimum of 3-6 months under doctors’ care. Below is

Metal Review: Adrenaline Mob – Omerta (2012)

Adrenaline Mob is listed as a supergroup of sorts, but they do not exactly have high profile names in the band. The band originally was comprised of Mike Portnoy (ex-Dream Theater) on drums, Russell Allen (Symphony X) on vocals, and Mike Orlando on guitar. They were soon joined by Paul DiLeo (Fozzy) on bass and

Metal Review – Seven Witches – Call Upon the Wicked (2011)

Bringing us their first release since 2007’s Deadly Sins, and their eighth release overall, Seven Witches is back with Call Upon the Wicked. Guitar wizard Jack Frost reunites with their former vocalist James Rivera (of Helstar fame). The lineup is rounded out by Mike LePond (Symphony X) and drummer Taz Marazz. Jack Frost brings us