My Top 10 Favorite Songs by Nightingale

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…as played on Mostly Metal, 103.1FM, Valparaiso, IN the week of Wed Apr 29.

10. Misery, off Invisible (2004).

9. The Dreamreader, off The Breathing Shadow (1995).

8. Steal the Moon, off The Closing Chronicles (1996).

7. Trial and Error, off White Darkness (2007).

6. Chasing the Storm Away, off Retribution (2014).

5. Still in the Dark, off I (2000).

4. On Stolen Wings, off Retribution (2014).

3. Shadowman, off Alive Again 2003).

2. Atlantis Rising, off Invisible (2004).

1. Eternal, off Alive Again (2003).

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My Top 10 Favorite Songs by The Alan Parsons Project

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…as played on Mostly Metal, 103.1FM, Valparaiso, IN the week of Wed Apr 22.

10. Standing on Higher Ground, off Gaudi (1987).

9. Nothing Left to Lose, off Turn of a Friendly Card (1980).

8. (The System of) Dr Tarr & Professor Feather, off Tales of Mystery and Imagination (1976).

7. Old & Wise, off Eye in the Sky (1982).

6. One More River, off Pyramid (1978).

5. Games People Play, off Turn of a Friendly Card (1980).

4. I Wouldn’t Want to Be Like You, off I, Robot (1977).

3. Don’t Answer Me, off Ammonia Avenue (1984).

2. Silence and I, off Eye in the Sky (1982).

1. Damned If I Do, off Eve (1979).

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My Top 10 Favorite Songs by Testament

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…as played on Mostly Metal, 103.1FM, Valparaiso, IN the week of Wed Apr 08.

10. Careful What You Wish For, off The Gathering (1999).

9. F.E.A.R., off Formation of Damnation (2008).

8. Murky Waters, off Demonic (1997).

7. Do or Die, off The Legacy (1987).

6. Hail Mary, off Low (1994).

5. Malpractice, off Souls of Black (1990).

4. Electric Crown, off The Ritual (1992).

3. Practice What You Preach, off Practice What You Preach (1989).

2. The Preacher, off The New Order (1988).

1. Nightmare, off Practice What You Preach (1989).

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My Top 10 Favorite Songs by Angra

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…as played on Mostly Metal, 103.1FM, Valparaiso, IN the week of Wed Apr 15.

10. Travellers of Time, off OMNI (2018).

9. Wishing Well, off Temple of Shadows (2004).

8. Nothing to Say, off Holy Land (1996).

7. Angels and Demons, off Temple of Shadows (2004).

6. Perfect Symmetry, off Secret Garden (2014).

5. Speed, off Fireworks (1998).

4. Carry On, off Angels Cry (1993).

3. The Voice Commanding You, off Aurora Consurgens (2006).

2. The Shaman, off Holy Land (1996).

1. Millennium Sun, off Rebirth (2001).

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My Top 10 Favorite Songs by Edenbridge

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..as played on Mostly Metal, 103.1FM, Valparaiso, IN the week of Wed Apr 22.

10. Paramount, off MyEarthDream (2008).

9. Red Ball in Blue Sky, off Aphelion (2003).

8. Fly On A Rainbow Dream, off Arcana (2001).

7. Return to Grace, off The Great Momentum (2017).

6. October Sky, off Shine (2004).

5. See You Fading Afar, off The Grand Design (2006).

4. Where Oceans Collide, off Dynamind (2019).

3. Live and Let Go, off Dynamind (2019).

2. The Greatest Gift of All, off The Great Momentum (2017).

1. Shine, off Shine (2004).

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My Top 10 Favorite Songs by Fates Warning

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…as played on Mostly Metal, 103.1FM, Valparaiso, IN the week of Wed Apr 29.

10. The Apparition, off The Specter Within (1985).

9. At Fates Hands, off Perfect Symmetry (1989).

8. Anarchy Divine, off No Exit (1988).

7. The Eleventh Hour, off Parallels (1991).

6. Monument, off Inside Out (1994).

5. The Ivory Gate of Dreams, off No Exit (1988).

4. The Ghosts of Home, off Theories of Flight (2016).

3. We Only Say Goodbye, off Parallels (1991).

2. Another Perfect Day, off FWX (2004).

1. A Pleasant Shade of Grey, off A Pleasant Shade of Grey (1997).

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My Top 10 Favorite Songs by REO Speedwagon

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…as played on Mostly Metal, 103.1FM, Valparaiso, IN the week of Wed May 06.

10. Lost in a Dream, off Lost in a Dream (1974).

9. Tired of Gettin’ Nowhere, off Life As We Know It (1987).

8. Riding the Storm Out, off Riding the Storm Out (1973).

7. Wheels Are Turnin’, off Wheels Are Turnin’ (1984).

6. Say You Love Me Or Say Goodnight, off You Can Tune A Piano But You Can’t Tuna Fish (1978).

5. Live Every Moment, off Wheels Are Turnin’ (1984).

4. Golden Country, off T.W.O. (1972).

3. Time For Me To Fly, off You Can Tune A Piano But You Can’t Tuna Fish (1978).

2. Stillness of the Night, off Good Trouble (1982).

1. Roll With the Changes, off You Can Tune A Piano But You Can’t Tuna Fish (1978).

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My Top 10 Favorite Songs by Nocturnal Rites

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…as played on Mostly Metal, 103.1FM, Valparaiso, IN the week of Wed May 13.

10. Change the World, off Tales of Mystery and Imagination (1998).

9. Hold on to the Flame, off The Sacred Talisman (1999).

8. Break Away, off New World Messiah (2004).

7. Birth of Chaos, off Shadowland (2002).

6. The King’s Command, off The Sacred Talisman (1999).

5. Till I Come Alive, off The 8th Sin (2007).

4. Something Undefined, off Grand Illusion (2005).

3. Never Again, off The 8th Sin (2007).

2. Welcome to the End, off Phoenix (2017).

1. Still Alive, off Grand Illusion (2005).

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My Top 10 Favorite Songs by Symphony X

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…as played on Mostly Metal, 103.1FM, Valparaiso, IN the week of Wed May 20.

10. Shades of Grey, off Symphony X (1994).

9. Of Sins and Shadows, off The Divine Wings of Tragedy (1997).

8. The Edge of Forever, off The Damnation Game (1995).

7. Smoke and Mirrors, off Twilight in Olympus (1998).

6. Evolution (The Grand Design), off V: The New Mythology Suite (2000).

5. Communion and the Oracle, off V: The New Mythology Suite (2000).

4. The Accolade / Accolade II , off The Divine Wings of Tragedy / The Odyssey (1997/2002).

Yes, I’m considering this two parts of the same song, per the titles. No refunds.

3. The Divine Wings of Tragedy , off The Divine Wings of Tragedy (1997).

2. Legend , off Underworld (2015).

1. The Odyssey , off The Odyssey (2002).

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My Top 10 Favorite Songs by Saga

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…as played on Mostly Metal, 103.1FM, Valparaiso, IN the week of Wed May 27.

10. You’re Not Alone, off Images At Twilight (1980).

9. Always There, off House of Cards (2001).

8. Here I Am, off Behavior (1985).

7. Don’t Be Late, off Silent Knight (1980).

6. Will It Be You? (Chapter 4), off Saga (1978).

5. Sideways, off 10,000 Days (2007).

4. It’s Your Life, off Trust (2006).

3. We’ll Meet Again, off House of Cards (2001).

2. On the Loose , off Worlds Apart (1982).

1. No Stranger (Chapter 8), off Worlds Apart (1982).

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