Visions

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In their brief existence, Haken are already highly respected within the British metal community, and their unique and imaginative genre-bending approach to music has garnered praise from all corners of the globe.

Haken’s debut “Aquarius” was well-received by world wide media including Classic Rock Presents Prog, Outburn, Decibel, Progression as well as webzines. Their new release, “Visions” is yet another conceptual work encompassing sci-fi themes. Haken seamlessly meld metal with progressive rock, drawing influences from contemporary bands like Dream Theater and IQ as well as “old school” icons Genesis and Queen. Often bombastic and over the top, “Visions” features the addition of a string section and audiophile production from Spacelab Studios in Germany.

During the past year, the band has toured extensively in Europe highlighted by an appearance in Germany at the prestigous Night Of The Prog festival in support of Dream Theater. The band made its US debut at ProgPower USA in September 2011.

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Wow. This CD has blown me away and is definitely in my Top Ten for 2011. Nice mixture of British metal (Threshold) and Dream Theater. Think progressive symphonic metal and you've got it. Highly recommended.
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Sun, 2011-12-04 18:37
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This CD is simply Brilliant. Their first disc was also very good and here they have taken it to another level. This is what progressive music is all about. GH
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Wed, 2012-02-15 17:16
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What can one say regarding Haken, that hasn't already been said, they're a dynamic band that continues to push the boundaries of progressive music sans genre. Stylistically, they remind of the likes of King Crimson, Pink Floyd, early Genesis, Rush, latter period Beatles, with a smattering of Metallica. Though they're never a derivative of any of the aforementioned. To me, they are what bands like Transatlantic, and even the mighty, vaunted Dream Theater haven't been, for a long time.... namely original, exciting, and innovative. Simply put, the new Genesis, has arrived, with a swagger all they're own, Haken. Chalk up another winner for Progressive music's most prolific, finest label. Easily co-album of the year, along with Symphony X great ICONOCLAST. THANK GOD FOR KG, AND LASER'S EDGE, SAVING THE WORLD FROM MINDLESS POP DRIVEL, ONE BAND AT A TIME..
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Product Review

[email protected]
Sun, 2011-11-20 12:40
Rate: 
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Wow. This CD has blown me away and is definitely in my Top Ten for 2011. Nice mixture of British metal (Threshold) and Dream Theater. Think progressive symphonic metal and you've got it. Highly recommended.
[email protected]
Sun, 2011-12-04 18:37
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This CD is simply Brilliant. Their first disc was also very good and here they have taken it to another level. This is what progressive music is all about. GH
[email protected]
Wed, 2012-02-15 17:16
Rate: 
0
What can one say regarding Haken, that hasn't already been said, they're a dynamic band that continues to push the boundaries of progressive music sans genre. Stylistically, they remind of the likes of King Crimson, Pink Floyd, early Genesis, Rush, latter period Beatles, with a smattering of Metallica. Though they're never a derivative of any of the aforementioned. To me, they are what bands like Transatlantic, and even the mighty, vaunted Dream Theater haven't been, for a long time.... namely original, exciting, and innovative. Simply put, the new Genesis, has arrived, with a swagger all they're own, Haken. Chalk up another winner for Progressive music's most prolific, finest label. Easily co-album of the year, along with Symphony X great ICONOCLAST. THANK GOD FOR KG, AND LASER'S EDGE, SAVING THE WORLD FROM MINDLESS POP DRIVEL, ONE BAND AT A TIME..
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