The O3 (Ozone) story continues... This is the third
and final chapter of Charlie Dominici's conceptual trilogy, which began in 2005
with the purely acoustic Part 1 and was followed by the good second part in 2007
where Charlie introduced electricity to the songs as well as a band.
Part three is the grand finale, and a very electrifying one it
is... We are served almost an hour worth of well constructed progressive metal
songs, played by some very skilful musicians. The blend of long instrumental
parts, virtuoso solo passages and Charlie's haunting vocals makes this a worthy
closing chapter to the story.
This one has a few extra layers compared to part two; the
songs are more complete, better executed and simply a lot better overall.
Everything has moved a step closer to perfection, without ever reaching that
Part 3 is a sonically and musically eventful joyride, with
eight very convincing progressive metal songs that finishes on a very high note
with the last three songs, which really elevates this album to a level where
they can compete with the best of the best. But the rest doesn't have to hide
from these three songs, and I can only recommend that you give this one a