Music Paul Has Loaded Up Now

Last Revised October 18th, 1998

I haven't been keeping up with this list, mostly because it's been largely replaced by my list of all CDs. Here's a look back at what it used to hold.

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Contents of Paul's 100-CD Changer

1Mutha's Day OutMy Soul Is WetMy friends from Arkansas
2ClawfingerClawfingerGreat CD, but this is a CD-rom burn made by a friend in Finland
3Steve MorseHigh Tension WiresSplendid instrumental album
4Joe SatrianiFlying in a Blue DreamOne of Joe's better efforts
5Dead Can DanceA Passage in TimeCompletely unique and an extraordinary live show
6Ozric TentaclesBecome The OtherExcellent Ozrics CD, but then, they're all great!
7Rage Against the MachineRage Against the Machine"Rahhhh!"
8Dream TheaterMajestic HarmoniesA good DT bootleg
9Sisters of MercyFloodlandPerhaps Sisters' finest hour
10Dream TheaterAwakeExcellent third DT album
11Dream TheaterAcoustic DreamsOne of many great Net boots from Mike Bahr
12Dream TheaterMind Control disc 1A good 2-CD boot
13Dream TheaterMind Control disc 2
14Dream TheaterImages and WordsTheir near-legendary second CD
15Dream TheaterA Change of SeasonsA 60 min. long EP? Sure! It's DT!
16Type O NegativeBloody KissesGreat blend of goth/punk/metal
17HelloweenKeeper of the Seven Keys Part 2Old-but-good CD, a prog classic
18Fear FactoryObsoleteExcellent new CD from FF
19Blue Oyster CultImaginosA horribly undernoticed CD from friends
20Nine Inch NailsPretty Hate MachineArgue all you want, this is the best NIN so far
21Alice in ChainsDirtAnother good AiC CD
22Big WreckIn Loving Memory Of...Grew to like these guys while they were opening for DT. This is actually pretty good stuff compared to the usual commercial crap
23SavatageHandful of RainThis is my favorite Savatage CD so far
24Dream Theater"The Silent Man" single
25Dream TheaterLive at the Marquee EPThis is the German pressing, with "Surrounded" live -- better than studio!
26Joe SatrianiThe ExtremistAnother good CD from Joe
27Jean-Michel JarreLive at Houston/LyonGreat live recording. Houston still remembers lasers projected on downtown buildings....
28Jean-Michel JarreRendezvousMy quieter side. :)
29Jean-Michel JarreOxygene(And besides, he's damn good.)
30Dream TheaterWhen Dream and Day UniteTheir first CD
31The ChangelingsThe ChangelingsAtlanta's best goth band
32MetallicaRide the LightningA band we've known since 1989; I know Kirk the best
33MetallicaMaster of Puppets
34Metallica...And Justice For All
36MetallicaLive Shit/Binge and Purge disc 1
37MetallicaLive Shit/Binge and Purge disc 2
38Metallica Live Shit/Binge and Purge disc 3
39Metallica"Sad But True" single
40MetallicaLive at Wembley EP
41AnthraxStomp 442It's those guys from Brooklyn again!
42King's XEar CandyMore good harmonic metal from K'sX!
43MetallicaMetallica (Japanese ed) w/"So What?"
44Metallica"Unforgiven" single
45The ChangelingsAmphibianThird great CD from this band, Atlanta's best goth band
46BonedanceDemo CD-RMy friends' band from here in Atlanta -- now on hiatus
47Ozric TentaclesSliding Gliding WorldsGreat and rare OT release
48U2Under a Blood Red Sky EPShort, succinct, excellent
49David ArkenstoneQuest of the Dream WarriorGreat concept progressive-folk CD; based on a story by the ever-tantrumic Mercedes Lackey
50(show)Michael Flatley's Lord of the DanceExcellent CD
51Liquid Tension ExperimentLiquid Tension ExperimentOne of the best CDs of 1998. Terrific all-instrumental jam.
52RushCaress of SteelCanada's best export
54RushAll the World's a Stage
56RushA Farewell to Kings
57RushPermanent Waves
58RushMoving Pictures
59RushExit...Stage Left
61RushGrace Under Pressure
62RushPower Windows
63RushHold Your Fire
64RushA Show of Hands
66soundtrackStar Trek: the Wrath of KhanMy copy of RTB is on loan :)
68RushTest For EchoGood new Rush CD, but not as good as Counterparts on third listen
69QueensrycheOperation: MindcrimeOne of the best concept prog-metal CDs there ever will be
70King's XBuilding BloxBest Internet freebie I've ever received!
71Lemur VoiceInsightsOne of Magna Carta's best bands
72SuperiorBehindAmong the very best overall prog-metal CDs of the last ten years -- really!
73Ozric TentaclesErpsongsGreat early OT release
74Dream TheaterWhen Dream and Today UniteAnother great Net boot from The Bahr
75Pink FloydWish You Were HereA classic moment in prog
76Pink FloydThe Dark Side of the MoonA classic moment, period
77Mutha's Day Out"My Soul is Wet" single (UK)A true rarity here
78soundtrackMortal KombatExcellent soundtrack even without my friends in Mutha's Day Out on it :)
79Dream Theater"Lie" single
80soundtrackThe Lost BoysGreat film, great soundtrack
81soundtrack (Queen)Flash GordonDitto!
82The ChangelingsTerra FirmaNewest CD from this excellent local-gone-worldwide goth band
83HawkwindLive Chronicles disc 1A great live show from 'Awkwind
84HawkwindLive Chronicles disc 2
85Dream TheaterFalling Into InfinityDT's latest and excellent CD
86Ozric TentaclesPungent EffulgentTerrific CD, and this release contains remastered material
87SoundtrackTitanicExcellent movie, great soundtrack
88Ozric TentaclesArborescenceOzrics are so unique -- groove-instrumental excellence
89(Various)Dragon Attack -- Tribute to QueenSome really cool covers on here, and some less great :)
90Ozric TentaclesStrangeitudeTerrific Ozrics CD -- listen in headphones....
91Fates WarningA Pleasant Shade Of GrayGreat concept CD from this band
92soundtrackHeavy MetalFinally! on CD
93Dream TheaterSubconsciousThe first of many excellent Net boots from Mike Bahr
94Ozric TentaclesLive UnderslunkyOutstanding live CD from Ozrics -- best of all, it's long!
95Ocean MachineBiomechStunning solo release from Devin Townsend
96Type O NegativeOctober RustSplendid new CD -- they stuck with what makes them truly unique.
97variousWorking Man - A TributeRush's nasty attitude toward this tribute CD led me to boycott Test For Echo for a week.
98Ozric TentaclesJurassic ShiftArguably their best studio CD
100Dream TheaterThe Way It Ought To BeA true DT rarity, one of only three copies made. Compilation of their B-sides and FII leftover tracks

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