First and foremost, this is an instrumental album, so all focus is on the guitars. Once a guitar player develops a style of his own, there are certain aspects of his playing that clearly give him a distinctive sound. The songs have absolutely no distinction between each other. AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. The bass on this album doesn’t get a lot of attention, obediently following the guitar and not getting in anyone’s way. However, I don’t believe Mustaine paired up with Chris because of his riffs. Return to Metalopolis Chris Poland.

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However, I don’t believe Mustaine paired up with Chris because of his riffs. Well played, obviously, but static. One song leads to another, and so on, so forth. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Anyone who aquires this album and reads a release date of They just sit there and go through the return to metalopolis. It is not that loud, so don’t expect your car to bounce mstalopolis from Point A to Point B. Chris Poland may not be the best guitar player in the world but then again Return to Metalopolis finds the highly underrated guitarist returning to form on a lean, muscular instrumental album.

Return to Metalopolis

Chris Poland is a great guitar player. Being a solo album, you’d hope so. I’m sorry that Return to metalopolis even picked it up, because I realize Chris must’ve done shit all for Megadeth in the early years. And that is the ultimate flaw with this debut effort. The riffs if you can tk them that are all ideas taken from Megadeth tunes and the soloing is everything metalopokis sells is, except more boring. As a big fan of his work in Megadeth, I placed this album into my CD player with high expectations.


I suppose if Chris had vocals and structured the songs to fit the singing, it would have been a more refreshing album. Jazz Latin New Age.

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The production makes the drums actually sound organic; again, something not every band gets right Beneath the Massacre, you are good but you don’t sound good. It’s too much pineapple. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. While thinking about getting this instrumental album, I must say that the one thing that made me interested and ultimately led me return to metalopolis pick it up is the fact that Poland was a part of Megadeth.

It was his solos and flat-out weird playing that got him on that metal train, and that is where this album excels. Unfortunately, he didn’t seem to change much when he went and did Metalopolis. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully.


Not by a long shot. It doesn’t get any emotion pumping through me, expect rturn a nod that says ‘That’s alright. NET reserves the right to “hide” comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to “ban” users that violate the site’s Terms Of Return to metalopolis.

First and foremost, this is an instrumental album, so all focus is on the guitars.

If a new comment is published from a “banned” user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will retutn have limited visibility the “banned” user’s comments will only be visible to the user and the user’s Facebook friends. Styles Hard Rock Heavy Metal. Its all a matter of preference to the listener And he proves it on this album.

The disc will feature unreleased studio and live tracks from this era of Chris ‘ career as well as video footage. Streams Videos All Posts.

Spacey melodies that bring return to metalopolis mind Satriani and Vai dominate throughout, over the top of interesting rhythms and jazzy influenced riffs.