Actually, Funky, I'v only heard a few samples from Poetry, not enuff to form any opinion. It seems rather dark ... but that's the way Kamelot have been developing over the past years. Ghost Opera is very dark too. They probably lost some sanguine fans on that account (like Mad). But for you, Funky, with your caliginous mind (like mine), GO, and probably Poetry, are perfect choices
Yay for October - Halloween , nights drawing in , Christmas is getting closer
Or maybe your mind is due Cimmerian
Cim·me·ri·an /sɪˈmɪəriən/ [si-meer-ee-uhn]
1. Classical Mythology. of, pertaining to, or suggestive of a western people believed to dwell in perpetual darkness.
2. very dark; gloomy: deep, Cimmerian caverns.