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Classy
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:20 am 
 

Frost Giant - "The Harlot Star" from The Harlot Star

There is no reason that I should love this album as much as I do. First pleasant surprise of 2018
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Empyreal
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 12:41 pm 
 

Johnny Winter - Boot Hill

Pure rock and roll glory... just gusto, attitude and screaming heavy blues. The vocals are a whiskey-soaked holler and it's glorious.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 12:43 pm 
 

Pagan Altar - Judgement Of The Dead

Sadly overshadowed by Motorhead, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Venom and Saxon. Pagan Altar and Witchfinder General really helped in kick starting the Doom Metal movement on the scale that Motorhead and Diamond Head did for Thrash.
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BasqueStorm
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 12:53 pm 
 

TrooperEd wrote:
Because a song of theirs can't be underrated.

I didn't say so but... fuck this band, really.

TheConqueror1 wrote:
Darkspace - Dark 3.12
I've decided to listen to the album that this song is on due to the reviewers high praise of this release. To be quite honest, I'm not really impressed at this moment. Maybe it'll get better later into the album.

Give this time, man. My first live show by them at Hellfest was amazing... from outside cause the sound was shitty inside. Then, I had to enter the tent.

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Slayer - "213"
One of the outstanding tracks from 'Divine Intervention', an album that is arguably Slayer's last finest effort. This song works similar in framework to 'Dead Skin Mask', it has a slow to mid-tempo and continue the serial killer theme they were high on back then.

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Death - Lack Of Comprehension
The art of brutality and technicality!

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Pantera - "It Makes Then Disappear"
Moving at slow to mid-tempo this song trudges along while detaching your skin from your bones with its sharp riffs. Dimebag's guitar solo fits right in as it slithers its way around the rhythm.

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NP: Summoning- Night Fell Behind
One of my favourite tracks from the new record (Which hasn't really stuck with me yet).

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In Flames - "Dead God In Me"
In Flames when they were good from their best album. This is probably my most favorite track of theirs.

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Orange Goblin binge.

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BenjaminC81
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 2:09 pm 
 

Ramesses - Cult of Cyclops - Damn, now that's what i call crushing doom metal. Love the dirty black metallish vocals and Mark Greening's killer drum work. Hope he resurrects Ramesses in the near future now that he is out of With The Dead.

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metalistkrieg
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 2:20 pm 
 

Deadly Blessing - Ascend from the Cauldron

Currently spinning this classic platter of power/thrash awesomeness.

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Xymosys
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 3:13 pm 
 

Nocte Obducta - Vorbei (Stille EP)

...mega multilayer devastation!
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TrooperEd
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:28 pm 
 

Master's Hammer- Fascinator


Not sure what to think. The guitars are a bit too buried.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:38 pm 
 

Visigoth - Salt City, off Conqueror's Oath

I'm digging this habit they're stablishing of throwing in a rockier, more NWOBHM flavoured track amongst all the epic warrior stuff. Should sound out of place, but it works very well.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 5:00 pm 
 

Xlxlx wrote:
Visigoth - Salt City, off Conqueror's Oath

I'm digging this habit they're stablishing of throwing in a rockier, more NWOBHM flavoured track amongst all the epic warrior stuff. Should sound out of place, but it works very well.


I would say that's one of my favourites off the album, but who am I kidding, they're all my favourites!

Gatekeeper - Blade of Cimmeria

This is a total fuckin' banger! Get hyped for the new album, lads!
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ChildClownOutlet
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:53 pm 
 

Falconer-Locust Swarm
Man this is their heaviest album, not my favorite song personally(The Priory and Dawning of a Sombre Age are perfect) but still a kickass song.
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Diamhea
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:13 pm 
 

Yeah that recent one is really heavy for them, which is nice because the couple of albums before it did nothing for me.
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TheConqueror1
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:17 pm 
 

Forest - Obscurity

The album is terrific but Obscurity is exceptional. The atmosphere of this track is just beautiful and I absolutely love everything about this song.
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jimbies
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:56 pm 
 

W.A.S.P - Tormentor

I ignored this album for a decade and a half because of the imagery, but there are some great songs on it. This is one of them.

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Dooders
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:13 am 
 

Mantar - The Spell
Possibly my favorite Mantar track and its on an EP! Think their next album is gonna be top tier if this is any indication.

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colin040
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 4:04 am 
 

Tiamat - Ancient Entity

For years this fell under the ''it's not really bad, just not my thing'' category I always found a little odd since this sort of doom/death/atmospheric stuff is usually the kind of metal I love. Now somehow this just managed to click since a couple of days, surprisingly enough! Are you happy now, LegendMaker? :lol:

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DividerOfShadows
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Joined: Tue Sep 13, 2016 1:58 pm
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 6:09 am 
 

Immortal666 wrote:
Megadeth - "Sweating Bullets"

Absolutely the worst Megadeth song ever written. I would blame it to the laughable spoken word-style vocals that Mustaine employs here. While not a vocal prodigy, Mustaine usually chooses appropriate vocals that fits the music he creates. For this song though, the results are cringe-worthy.


I dunno, man, to me that's a fun song. I don't take it seriously because I can't take it seriously. It has the same effect as "Crush 'Em", for which I believe even the Big Dave himself commented it was dumb...

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...even though I like that song as well. The whole of Risk can be enjoyable when it's not put against the rest of Megadeth's catalogue. At least in my opinion.
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Daysbetween
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 7:09 am 
 

Fates Warning - Awaken The Guardian (1986 Dutch LP)

Recently got a copy of the first pressing vinyl and have been playing it daily ever since. Probably my fave by this band.

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Face_your_fear_79
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 7:38 am 
 

War Ensemble by Slayer recorded in 1989? Released in 1990. Good introduction to the Compact Disc.

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Everflowingstream
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 9:18 am 
 

New Necrophile. Really decent death metal done by an old band. Worth checking out.

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:14 am 
 

Artillery - Delusions of Grandeur

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 11:20 am 
 

Judas Priest - Saints In Hell

"Beyond the Realms of Death" is great and all, but the real winners on Stained Class for me are the title track and then this absolute banger of a song. So good.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 7:20 pm 
 

Anthem - Bound to Break. Find Anthem more enjoyable than Loudness, but I guess we don't need a Japanese 'Priest v Maiden' topic......or do we?

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Metal_Kitty
Mallcore Kid

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 9:29 pm 
 

In Solitude - To Her Darkness

I miss this band so much!
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:38 pm 
 

Falconer - Upon the Grave of Guilt

Thanks to Diamhea's thread I popped this on. This album made me an instant fan back in the day. Love these guys. Sadly, I never got to see them.
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YouWereMYGhost
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 11:31 pm 
 

Khemmis-The Hunted and earlier today Hooded Menace-Fulfill The Curse

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Metal_Jaw
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 18, 2018 3:29 am 
 

Empyreal wrote:
Judas Priest - Saints In Hell



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Darkthrone- "En as I Dype Skogen"

Epic, evil, melodious, even hypnotic. Not my favorite track on the album, but a solid closer.

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BasqueStorm
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:30 am 
 

(1991) Massive Attack - Blue Lines and (1994) Massive Attack - Protection while having breakfast.

:bow: and :bow: .

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iRaptr
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:47 am 
 

mjollnir wrote:
Falconer - Upon the Grave of Guilt

Thanks to Diamhea's thread I popped this on. This album made me an instant fan back in the day. Love these guys. Sadly, I never got to see them.


They posted a picture in the studio last November, so you will probably still have the chance to see them (just like me)! :p
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Classy
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 18, 2018 8:56 am 
 

Miscreant - "Virgin Snow" from Oppressive

Following along and trying to decipher the lyrics on this album is just as entertaining as the music itself.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:51 am 
 

Kaledon - Clash of the Titans

First listen to this record (Legend of the Forgotten Reign - Chapter IV: Twilight of the Gods), and it's getting the job done. Lots of high-speed power metal so far. This is the first track to really grab my attention, but perhaps with repeat listens, the rest will grow on me. And there's still about 30 minutes to go, so hopefully more material as strong as this track.

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mjollnir wrote:
Falconer - Upon the Grave of Guilt

Thanks to Diamhea's thread I popped this on. This album made me an instant fan back in the day. Love these guys. Sadly, I never got to see them.


They posted a picture in the studio last November, so you will probably still have the chance to see them (just like me)! :p

They announced a few years ago that they would stop touring and become a studio band, so it's quite likely that there won't be any more shows. They were never really a major touring band (nor all that good live).
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 18, 2018 10:13 am 
 

Mob Rules - Astral Hand

Big and cinematic, with a great chorus and loud, pounding guitars. Great tune and great album.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 18, 2018 10:40 am 
 

Biohazard - Punishment

Thrashy Rapcore done right! Refreshing to return to them after so many years!
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DividerOfShadows
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 18, 2018 1:08 pm 
 

Erik Satie - Gymnopédie No. 1: Lent et douloureux

My final exam is in three days and Satie's music is the only thing I'm okay with listening to at the moment.
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CradleOfBurzum, about the new Summoning album snippet, wrote:
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And I'm still hoping for Katy Perry to do another Christian album.


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The_Minstrel51
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:22 pm 
 

Rush - Power Windows

Much better than I remember it being.
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RedMisanthrope
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:48 pm 
 

Anaal Nathrakh- The Joystream

While Desideratum isn't their most rock solid effort, and honestly the same can be said about every album after In the Constellation of the Black Widow, this one tics all the right boxes, while still following the traditional AN song structure. Impressive.
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Napalm_Satan
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:19 pm 
 

Megadeth - Rust in Peace

State of the art.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 18, 2018 10:27 pm 
 

Falconer - Waltz with the Dead

I have made a grievous error all these years...
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Sepultura - Arise

Awesome.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 18, 2018 10:58 pm 
 

Cauldron- Queen Of Fire

First time ever hearing this record. I really enjoyed "In Ruin", so I decided to try another one. Not digging this one quite as much, but it has a few good tracks.

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