Sound — 9
Twilight Dementia; Dragonforce's first live album says everything that millions of fans have been screaming for years. They can play, and can they ever. The set-list includes; Heroes of our Time, Operation Ground and Pound, Reasons to Live, Fury of the Storm, Fields of Despair, Starfire, Soldiers of the Wasteland, My Spirit Will Go On, Where Dragons Rule, The Last Journey Hom, Valley of the Damned, Strike of the Ninja, and Through the Fire and the Flames. Each song is performed with sonic precision paying exacting tribute to its studio glory. This is the album every DF fan has been waiting for as the millions of critics out there can be silenced. The mixing on this album is very impressive for a live album and is an enjoyable alternative to the sometimes overcrowded sound of the studio albums.
Lyrics — 8
If you're a big enough fan to buy this album then you know the lyrics :P. I give the lyrics 8 not because of their literal context but because of how effective the vocals are as another instrument. Due to Zp's very intense singing and "enthusiasm" his voice sometimes goes in and out on very high notes but this is to be expected in a live show when there is a lot of moving and crowd interaction. In my honest opinion this is the weakest point on a very strong album. This is not to say his vocals are in any way lacking.
Overall Impression — 9
I love this album as it came at a time after ZP Theart departed the band. And for those who have seen Dragonforce in concert, and even those who haven't, this is a great refresher and a tribute to their accomplishments with him. I also don't know how it could be stolen on account of an iTunes purchase but I wouldn't mind a physical copy :). On a final note, I'm glad they listed Through the Fire and the Flames last. Maybe not for the reason I think but it is nice for people to listen to other perhaps less appreciated tracks and gain respect for them because they certainly do not sound the same.