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Re: Metal

Postby novax6 » Tue Mar 09, 2010 1:02 pm UTC

Reborn wrote: Ylem. Dark Tran's album is beautiful and if you haven't listened to Dark Fortress now is the time. I think that's my favourite album from them.


I was actually looking forward to this, I thought their last one was interesting, but after the first listen or two I'm not really rushing to go back a third time. I'll defintely give it more time, but right now i'm not that impressed. Although this might be due to all my melodic/black metal needs being dominated by that Code album I pimped earlier.

There's a band I had previously not heard of, Ikuinen Kaamos, who came out with a new album and after giving it a few listens (more then one in a row), i've decided it's very excellent. Sort of like early Opeth, but with sometimes a more folky or black slant, not sure what, but they add their own style to it for sure. Good stuff.

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Re: Metal

Postby hawkmp4 » Tue Mar 16, 2010 6:45 pm UTC

Well. A snap decision has led me to go to the Kreator/Evile/Lazarus AD/Lightning Swords of Death concert tonight. I've seen Lazarus AD twice before, they're a great live band. I'm pumped for Evile, they're one of my favorites. Lightning Swords of Death...well...I can't even say their name without laughing. They must be black or power metal.
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Re: Metal

Postby iddqd » Wed Mar 17, 2010 10:21 am UTC

Dragonfail! :mrgreen:

Why aren't there any headbanging smileys on this board?

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Re: Metal

Postby Amie » Wed Mar 17, 2010 2:37 pm UTC

iddqd wrote:Why aren't there any headbanging smileys on this board?


I was having the same thing in mind! It'd be so awesome!
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Re: Metal

Postby Clumpy » Sun Mar 21, 2010 8:23 am UTC

hawkmp4 wrote:
Clumpy wrote:
Now, speaking of Slayer, their new record World Painted Blood is just damn good:

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It does so much very well, has a more punk tinge to it than their most recent records, is just as fast and energetic as their earlier work and in my mind pretty much reaffirms their status as my bread-and-butter thrash band of choice once again.

Eh...I felt like it was a watered down, more accessible, Bob Rock-ified Reign in Blood. World Painted Blood offered nothing to me that Reign in Blood didn't. Granted, that's not even my favorite album of theirs...Show no Mercy and Hell Awaits are. Why do those always get forgotten? (That's not addressed to you, Clumpy, specifically.)

Anyone heard Oblivion - Mastodon? What do you think?


I think I like World Painted Blood because it sounds like a more straightforward punk sort of album. It's not as heavy or unhinged as Reign in Blood, or as Hellish as Hell Awaits with lots of reverb, and I think the crisp, somewhat lo-fi production does it well. Granted, I really only love five or six songs on the album but I think it's a return to form since what I feel to be their last really good album, Seasons in the Abyss.

Love Mastodon. Crack the Skye feels a little clumsy and doesn't have that supercompetent blending of heavy layers that their previous albums do but it's still a worthy record, just less rewarding.

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Re: Metal

Postby Reborn » Sat Mar 27, 2010 11:53 am UTC

For 12 dollars, Katatonia, Kreator and Deathstars(and Sepultura, which is not sepultura =|). "WOW" i thought.
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Re: Metal

Postby Dasboard » Sat Mar 27, 2010 5:44 pm UTC

Reborn wrote:For 12 dollars, Katatonia, Kreator and Deathstars(and Sepultura, which is not sepultura =|). "WOW" i thought.
Profestival from Turkey. It's a 3 days festival BUT all the groups i wrote are on the first day :D


Katatonia is amazing live :D

Friends told me that Deathstars are pretty good live too.
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Re: Metal

Postby Reborn » Sat Mar 27, 2010 10:37 pm UTC

Dasboard wrote:Friends told me that Deathstars are pretty good live too.

Hope so, I love them.
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Re: Metal

Postby Dasboard » Sun Mar 28, 2010 12:48 pm UTC

They were good enough to make them buy shirts, so I guess you're good. :D
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Re: Metal

Postby hawkmp4 » Tue Mar 30, 2010 1:19 am UTC

Evile stole the show. AMAZING. They were surprised that people in Denver knew who they were, but they played with so much energy I'm surprised they're not headlining tours now.
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Re: Metal

Postby Cathode Ray Sunshine » Tue Mar 30, 2010 8:11 am UTC

I love Katatonia, and although I haven't seen them live, the youtube videos I've seen haven't really made me want to see them live. Also their last album was pretty meh, I was expecting something better after The Great Cold Distance (which I think should have been a 4/5 song EP). I wonder if this change in style is what made Mattias and Fredrik leave. Oh well, I still like their other stuff.

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Re: Metal

Postby Dasboard » Tue Mar 30, 2010 3:26 pm UTC

Agreed, their newest album was a bit of a bummer.

And well, instrumentally they're not very amazing live but their singer really did a good job. It caused a very nice contrast between the vocals and the rest.
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Re: Metal

Postby tryptanymph » Sun Apr 04, 2010 10:15 pm UTC

Jeff Loomis.

Oh god Jeff Loomis.

Possibly my favourite living guitar player right now. He played in Nevermore, and shredded like a beast there. But I am digging his solo album rather a lot. In my mind I categorise him as Yngwie Malmsteen if he were given a 7 string, got rid of that awful screechy guitar tone, and was told to play something other than harmonic minor and locrian for a while.

And didn't give off an air of so much elitist cockheadedness that every living being wants to beat his face in.

Jato Unit - Here is Jeff doing a live thing for EMG
Miles of Machines - Despite my bashing on Yngwie, this is about as Yngwie as Jeff gets, but it's a goddamn good song
Devil Theory - My favourite track from his solo album, by a long shot. I like the mixing techniques and the drums just hit the sweet spot for me too. Heavy as hell.

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Re: Metal

Postby novax6 » Sun Apr 04, 2010 10:27 pm UTC

Hell yes, Jeff Loomis is awesome, and his solo album is surprisingly good. I hope he puts out another one eventually.

Also, new Nevermore this year. Should be kickass.

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Re: Metal

Postby tryptanymph » Sun Apr 04, 2010 10:37 pm UTC

I would very much like another solo album out of him. I liked how easily he slid from the Vai-esque smooth stuff to the full on in your face shredworthy goodness.

New Nevermore should be very very good. Very good. Looking forward to it.

The thing about Jeff Loomis for me is how every time I listen to him, I get another idea for a song.
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Re: Metal

Postby Cathode Ray Sunshine » Mon Apr 05, 2010 3:23 am UTC

Ben giving Dreaming Neon Black a lot of listens lately. Such an emotional album.

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Re: Metal

Postby Reborn » Thu Apr 29, 2010 10:36 am UTC

Kreator-Katatonia-Deathstars-Sepultura was yesterday and it was beautiful.
We started with Deathstars and they were fucking funny :D I just love these guys. They stayed only 1 hour, i was hoping for more =|
Then Sepultura came and my neck went out for a walk.
I was sitting when Katatonia came but they were pretty good too.
At last KREATOR! I was buying some beer when they started but a pogo here a pit there i went to the front :D Then the amazing part started. Every single metalhead in my row started pushing barriers(with security behind them) to the VIP area. MILLE WANTED A HUGE MOSH PIT. We couldn't resist. Me and my two friends held the barriers while other metalheads went to VIP. And my two friends went too :D I was the only one left, of course, i fell down. Then we organized one last push. Broke two barriers and smashed the security. Before they could stop us me and 40-50 brothers rushed into VIP. While we were rushing mosh started :D My whole body feels like shit and i cannot move my neck too much but no pain no gain yeah.
And btw, when Kreator raised the flag of hate, some brothers threw a homemade flag of hate - a very badly damaged pillowcase.
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Re: Metal

Postby Judd » Fri Apr 30, 2010 3:51 am UTC

BONGRIPPER

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Re: Metal

Postby 1337geek » Sun May 02, 2010 7:37 pm UTC

Just wanted to mention that Christopher Lee just came out with a symphonic metal album called Charlemagne. Also wanted to mention that it is AWESOME.
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Re: Metal

Postby the_stabbage » Mon May 03, 2010 10:20 am UTC

I think Christopher Lee's also worked with Rhapsody/Rhapsody of Fire/whatever they're called now.

But for his solo album he's got a 100 person orchestra! Holy balls!

On another note, anyone who likes black metal should like these guys:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PeuKwAUtZBs
The high-quality video link is down, but anyway I think Taake would be a fun show to see live. Also if I grew long hair I'd look pretty much the same as the lead vocalist :P

EDIT: Found a (hopefully) working link to the video:
http://www.ekstrakt.net/?page_id=53

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Re: Metal

Postby Midnight » Wed May 05, 2010 5:23 am UTC

Cathode Ray Sunshine wrote:Ben giving Dreaming Neon Black a lot of listens lately. Such an emotional album.

Man. I never got the dream theater appeal. Pandora keeps telling me I might like them. but that could be because I seed it with stuff I like (opeth, as an example) and stuff I find amusing to listen to (dragonforce, for example).

I just... don't like their drummer, because he makes all the time changes and shit they do really APPARENT. Which I think is an extension of me not liking the whole "we-formed-at-berklee" thing. How they go "HEY, WE CAN PLAY IN 19/16 AND THROW BARS OF 15/16 AND PI/e IN THERE, BITCHES!".
I mean, it might sound arrogant or something, but this phenomenon is really hard for me to quantify. But I think an excellent example is one song I was listening to called under a clear glass moon or something. there's a part where the time just goes completely whack (4:15 and on in this video). It just sounds disjointed and impossible to headbang to. (also I find the vocals sort of... not effeminate, but power-metally and kinda retarded. but that could just be the hair and shirt and stuff. Regardless, his voice gets too high for my taste. That's a personal preference thing though and not something their singer can easily change, so i'm not putting that as a strike against them)


I prefer people like Gavin Harrison. This song has a 7/4 verse and a 4/4 chorus, but I don't NOTICE. I keep headbanging or whatever! the groove stays a-grooving, man! Also, porcupine tree is fucking awesome. Indisputably.
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Re: Metal

Postby novax6 » Wed May 05, 2010 5:53 am UTC

Midnight wrote:
Cathode Ray Sunshine wrote:Ben giving Dreaming Neon Black a lot of listens lately. Such an emotional album.

stuff about dream theater


Uh, you know Dreaming Neon Black is a Nevermore album...?

I've been listening to the newest Gorod album a ton, probably my favorite tech-death album ever.

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Re: Metal

Postby TheAmazingRando » Wed May 05, 2010 6:33 am UTC

Midnight wrote:truth
(fun fact, one of the first shows I ever went to had both Nevermore and Dream Theater playing)
James LaBrie is probably the worst thing to ever come out of Canada. They're so sterile live, too. They've got all these official bootlegs out too, and more live albums than they do studio albums, like they want to be seen as a jam band or something. Maybe I just caught them on a bad night, but their live sound is all studio and no soul. It impressed me at the time, but even then it was in a "wow, that was perfect, it sounded exactly like the album" sort of way, with none of the qualities that make the live recordings of, say, the Grateful Dead so essential.

But the worst part about it is, no matter how much I hate them, I'll always know every song off Awake, Images and Words, and Scenes from a Memory by heart, since I used to be absolutely obsessed with them.

I could rant about them for ages, but I think the video for Another Day says it all. Cheesy 90s everything aside, the highlights are the sax solo ripped straight from Kenny G, and LaBrie's misguided attempts at going even higher than his already poorly executed choice of octave.

I don't doubt that they're all highly proficient musicians, technically (except LaBrie, and Portnoy doesn't seem to understand the importance of subtlety), but their mechanical approach to songwriting is pretty much the antithesis of what I look for in music.

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Re: Metal

Postby Midnight » Thu May 06, 2010 4:53 am UTC

novax6 wrote:
Midnight wrote:
Cathode Ray Sunshine wrote:Ben giving Dreaming Neon Black a lot of listens lately. Such an emotional album.

stuff about dream theater


Uh, you know Dreaming Neon Black is a Nevermore album...?

I've been listening to the newest Gorod album a ton, probably my favorite tech-death album ever.

WELL. I"M A GOT-DAYUM RETARD. BUT I AM STILL CORRECT EXCEPT ABOUT WHO MADE DREAMING NEON BLACK.
who also doesn't really like nevermore, BUT FOR DIFFERENT REASONS. Jeff Loomis is ridiculous though. but too shredshredshredshredMUSTSHREDshred for me. guitarists need to chill out sometimes.

looking at wikipedia, I think the reason I mixed 'em up is cause there's a few dream theater albums (and band names) involving dreaming. and then their last album had the word black in it.




also, theamazingrando, thank you for condensing everything I said into the word "Subtlety". That is what they lack. and I'm cool with studio-perfect (i want to see opeth live someday. and their live shit is absurdly exact), and i much prefer people that support bootlegging than don't. in fact, from what i've heard of dream theater's live shows (instrument switching, doing covers and stuff)--I really, really like that. And if I play live with a band, I would do that.

but as far as live albums go, I think everyone should go Tom Petty status: go through decades of your catalogue and find the best-ever performance of that song. and put it on the album. trawl through five thousand performances of a song to get the best cut of American Girl.



I want to start listening to type o negative. i like deep voices. i think i might like gothic metal. i like doom metal like warning, after all. and opeth. so. man i'm tired.
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Re: Metal

Postby Cathode Ray Sunshine » Thu May 06, 2010 2:00 pm UTC

Check out October Rust. Album's so depressing but godly. Of course, Type O is a band that I don't think ever released a bad album, but start from there.

As for Dream Theater, I think you've all said what needs to be said (but that won't stop me from giving my 2 cents). I was never much of a fan, but a lot of the people into metal here seem to love them. Awake is a great album, albeit a bit too proggy for my tastes. Having said that though, Space Dye Vest is one of the most beautiful, heartbreaking songs I have ever heard in my life (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6O4_C68PmFI). I think Images and Words is quite good, also. Other than that, their other releases haven't really made an impression on me, but the new one isn't bad. I think the problem is, and I'm sure a lot of rabid fanboys will tear me a new one for this, is that I'd describe most of their playing as soulless. The technical aspect is there, no doubt, but it's as if I were listening to musical masturbation. Guitar solo, then drum solo, then keyboard solo, yeah, that's cool that you are so talented musicians, but, how does that blend in with the music? How does it fit? I think I like those 2 albums I mentioned because they were an ensemble, no one tried to "outdo" anyone, it was definitely more cohesive.

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Re: Metal

Postby Midnight » Fri May 07, 2010 4:20 am UTC

Cathode Ray Sunshine wrote:Check out October Rust. Album's so depressing but godly. Of course, Type O is a band that I don't think ever released a bad album, but start from there.


You, sir, are a very smart man.


Who likes ATHEIST?
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Re: Metal

Postby Reborn » Fri May 07, 2010 8:16 am UTC

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Re: Metal

Postby DecemberSoul » Wed Jun 02, 2010 11:09 pm UTC

I LIKE ATHEIST TOO! Yay! I'm Harley--Quinn on last.fm, lots of metal and other stuff too. Going to Bloodstock for the third year in a row, the lineup is pretty stellar. They finally got AMORPHIS! Who maybe are my favourite band ever :D
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Re: Metal

Postby Cathode Ray Sunshine » Thu Jun 03, 2010 2:01 am UTC

I really liked their last album Skyforger. Had the perfect mix of heaviness and melody.

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Re: Metal

Postby Malus Rune » Fri Jun 18, 2010 9:22 pm UTC

I'm not fully into Amorphis's early stuff- nothing against the style, the songwriting just doesn't appeal to me- but I'm quite fond of their later stuff. Skyforger and Eclipse were both really brilliant albums; I love their melodies. I'll say this against them, though- while they have a really good singer (can't remember his name), I sometimes get the feeling that they switch between growling and singing just for the sake of it. He's a decent growler and an awesome singer, but I don't feel that he has a need to growl in all the sections where he does. Whereas better dual-style users I find contrast in order to achieve a particular atmospheric effect, to help get the point of the song across.

Also, Bloodstock? I really, really, really want to go this year, it's really going to come down to how much funding I have by the time tickets sell out. If I can, it's pretty much given that I'll go- I have nothing else planned for those days and I've already missed two recent chances to see Opeth (Download last year and their concert in the Albert Hall)

Okay, so maybe it's a bit trademark noobish of me to make my first post into a thread bump, but meh, I decided to join after reading this thread XD

Anyway, I listen mainly to melodic death metal, progressive metal, groove metal and thrash metal. My favourite bands would be:

Opeth (Probably my favourite overall)
In Flames (Mid-early stuff- Colony, Clayman, Whoracle)
Dark Tranquillity
Lamb of God (Earlier stuff was a little scrape-y for me but anything from As the Palaces Burn onwards is awesome)
Pantera (Groove metal era)
Testament (Early stuff + The Formation of Damnation, really awesome new album)
Mastodon
Sonata Arctica (Tony Kakko is an INCREDIBLE singer)
Arch Enemy (I adore the Amott brothers)
Cynic
Meshuggah
Amon Amarth (Hail to the beard!)
DevilDriver (Probably the most promising to come out this century, progressively better with every release)
Dimmu Borgir (Poppy as NBM goes, but so atmospheric)
Judas Priest (Wasn't as fond of British Steel as a lot of people were, but Painkiller and Screaming for Vengeance are aweosme)
Dream Theater (Really overrated on the prog metal front, but good nonetheless)
Metallica
Stratovarius
Slayer

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Re: Metal

Postby novax6 » Fri Jun 18, 2010 9:58 pm UTC

Don't worry, you can't go wrong bumping the metal thread. :D

Cool favorite bands, I was with you until I saw:
Malus Rune wrote:DevilDriver (Probably the most promising to come out this century, progressively better with every release)


:shock:
I've been a fan of DevilDriver for a while, but the best thing this century?? Not even remotely close man.

Anyways, welcome to the (best) thread.

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Re: Metal

Postby Malus Rune » Fri Jun 18, 2010 10:53 pm UTC

XD

Meh, the thing that draws me to DevilDriver over a lot of other newer bands is that I don't get the feeling that they're trying to impress anyone. I tend to find that metal is suffering a little from inbreeding; the fact that nowadays more and more metal musicians learnt instruments trying to play metal is resulting in a lot of newer metal bnads trying to "outdo" older ones in terms of technical complexity, and I'm just not very fond of that- it seems to be getting more and more about trying to play faster and heavier then anyone before them, and less and less about trying to create a particular atmosphere or point or effect with the song- it's more about the pride of being able to create it then it is about the actual finished project. Then on the other hand you get the more watered down modern bands- naming no names :P- which try to appeal to the mainstream and blend with hardcore and such. DevilDriver find a nice bit of middle ground for me; they don't oversimplify themselves or overcomplicate themselves, they just create music using the talent at their disposal. They don't ape the sound of older metal bands, but they seem to ape the values in songwriting.

That and I'm fond of DevilDriver's improvement within their own style. I'm not really that fond of many bands that formed after the turn of the century, but I was quite fond of Scar Symmetry until they got rid of their old vocalist (Their new vocalists are alright, but nothing on Alvestam). They've improved steadily throughout the course of their albums and I'm interested to see where they're going.

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Re: Metal

Postby novax6 » Sat Jun 19, 2010 12:16 am UTC

Malus Rune wrote:XD

Meh, the thing that draws me to DevilDriver over a lot of other newer bands is that I don't get the feeling that they're trying to impress anyone. I tend to find that metal is suffering a little from inbreeding; the fact that nowadays more and more metal musicians learnt instruments trying to play metal is resulting in a lot of newer metal bnads trying to "outdo" older ones in terms of technical complexity, and I'm just not very fond of that- it seems to be getting more and more about trying to play faster and heavier then anyone before them, and less and less about trying to create a particular atmosphere or point or effect with the song- it's more about the pride of being able to create it then it is about the actual finished project. Then on the other hand you get the more watered down modern bands- naming no names :P- which try to appeal to the mainstream and blend with hardcore and such. DevilDriver find a nice bit of middle ground for me; they don't oversimplify themselves or overcomplicate themselves, they just create music using the talent at their disposal. They don't ape the sound of older metal bands, but they seem to ape the values in songwriting.

That and I'm fond of DevilDriver's improvement within their own style. I'm not really that fond of many bands that formed after the turn of the century, but I was quite fond of Scar Symmetry until they got rid of their old vocalist (Their new vocalists are alright, but nothing on Alvestam). They've improved steadily throughout the course of their albums and I'm interested to see where they're going.


Maybe that's true for a lot of new big name bands, and I know that the technical wankery war you mention is evident in a lot of new thrash bands, but I can think of 30 bands I would put before Devildriver in terms of the most promising and progressive. To be honest I thought their last one was a big step back, about half of it sounded like filler to me. I think their best was The Last Kind Words, so I'm hoping their next is more along that line.

I don't know though man, there are a TON of great bands IMO that have only been around since 2000 or later. Arsis, Alcest, Martriden, Skeletonwitch, Gojira, Gorod, Code, Wintersun, Ahab, Cobalt, Giant Squid, Vreid, Woburn House, Oranssi Pazuzu, Shrinebuilder, Isole, those are some off the top of my head, and if I actually looked I could find a shitload more.

You know Alvestam is in a new band now, Solution .45, which based on the little i've heard sounds a lot like Scar Symmetry, maybe a bit better, I wasn't really a big fan of the last couple Scar Symmetry albums though.

Speaking of Alcest though, has anyone heard their new one, Ecailles De Lune? It's really good sounding so far, they have a great mix of softer atmospherics and harder almost black metal-ish bits.
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Re: Metal

Postby TheAmazingRando » Sat Jun 19, 2010 2:11 am UTC

novax6 wrote:Speaking of Alcest though, has anyone heard their new one, Ecailles De Lune? It's really good sounding so far, they have a great mix of softer atmospherics and harder almost black metal-ish bits.
How did I forget about this? I'll have to check it out.

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Re: Metal

Postby Malus Rune » Sat Jun 19, 2010 8:42 am UTC

Arsis, Alcest, Martriden, Skeletonwitch, Gojira, Gorod, Code, Wintersun, Ahab, Cobalt, Giant Squid, Vreid, Woburn House, Oranssi Pazuzu, Shrinebuilder, Isole


Okay, fair enough, I haven't heard most of those, so you might have a point over me here :P That said, another little point that turns me off among those of those I have heard is vocals- maybe it's just a side effect of the bands being newer (whereas DevilDriver have the advantage because Fafara was doing vocals before he joined them) but at the moment, the vocals on a lot of newer bands tend to run dry for me. Ahab, for example, are a bit too repetitively deep for me.

Wintersun and Alcest are pretty awesome, though ^__^

You know Alvestam is in a new band now, Solution .45, which based on the little i've heard sounds a lot like Scar Symmetry, maybe a bit better, I wasn't really a big fan of the last couple Scar Symmetry albums though.


Yeah, I've got their For Aeons Past album, it's pretty awesome. I really like that they had Stanne doing lyrics; although they're not quite as good as some of his lyrics with Tranquillity, he's a pretty excellent lyricist in general and he's done good work here. That said, I slightly preferred Scar Symmetry's Holographic Universe; it's a bit more melodic then their earlier stuff, but the songwriting is probably my favourite out of their work.

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Re: Metal

Postby Cathode Ray Sunshine » Sun Jun 20, 2010 3:25 am UTC

Malus Rune wrote: Skyforger and Eclipse were both really brilliant albums; I love their melodies. I'll say this against them, though- while they have a really good singer (can't remember his name)


Tomi Joutsen.

In Flames (Mid-early stuff- Colony, Clayman, Whoracle)

I listen to Whoracle and most of The Jester Race (check it out of you haven't) at least daily.

Judas Priest (Wasn't as fond of British Steel as a lot of people were, but Painkiller and Screaming for Vengeance are aweosme)


Don't know if you'd be interested in their 70s material as it's closer to classic rock with some bluesy stuff, but Sad Wings of Destiny and Stained Class are a must listen for any Priest/metal fan. As for their 80s output, I love everything, even Point of Entry and Turbo. Ram it Down was surprisingly good and I'd rank it as high as Painkiller and Defenders of the faith.

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Re: Metal

Postby Redjack443 » Tue Jun 29, 2010 9:18 pm UTC

My tastes are varied when it comes to metal. Bands include:

Alestorm
Amon Amarth
Baroness
Black Label Society
Dethklok
Down
Eisbrecher
Fear Factory
Gama Bomb
Heidevolk
In Extremo
Machine Head
Metallica (Everything, not just old or new stuff)
Nightwish
Oomph!
Pantera
Rammstein
Sigh
Slayer
Slipknot
Testament
Within Temptation (just the first album)

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Re: Metal

Postby DecemberSoul » Tue Jun 29, 2010 11:09 pm UTC

Malus Rune wrote:Wintersun and Alcest are pretty awesome, though ^__^

YUS. Alcest are playing at Damnation in Leeds :O And it's the day before my birthday. I'll keep an eye as the lineup develops, it would involve travelling from Glasgow. Got Anaal Nathrakh too :D
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Re: Metal

Postby Midnight » Tue Jun 29, 2010 11:36 pm UTC

Baroness but no mastodon? shame, shame.
uhhhh fuck.

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Re: Metal

Postby novax6 » Sun Jul 04, 2010 9:11 am UTC

Been listening to the new Rosetta album a bunch, it's really good. Probably my most listened to post-metal-ly type album this year, although i've been digging into Mono's back catalog a bunch (although they're more rock then metal).


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