2011, Hailing from Italy, a country well known for its robust melodic heavy and power metal, Dream Of Illusion delivers much the same on DECADENCE. Certainly not near the grandiose theatrics of, say, Rhapsody Of Fire, Dream Of Illusion still delivers melodic metal on the heavier side and with some rock'n'roll sensibility. After a short intro, the album opens with one of the best songs of the album. Heavy riffs, good vocal performance and a very melodic and catchy refrain form the solid base of this song. Most of the songs are very open, but they sound progressive too. The biggest advantage is that they know how to write catchy choruses, that makes their songs very accessible.