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Amber Gray
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Joined: Sat Jan 21, 2012 12:30 am
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 22, 2018 4:57 pm 
 

Ok I might have a little bit of trouble explaining this. I would've put it in one of the general threads but I'm not going for any specific genres (though extreme metal subs are probably preferable).

Anyway, it's a specific kinda sound I wanna hear more of from metal guitar. Especially in black/death metal it seems like a sense of "coldness" often rules the tones and timbres, and that's all well and good but some select bands have this warm-ish, cozy thing going on, with riffing that sounds like like the chords/notes melt into a gooey whole as opposed to freezing together in an icy embrace. Does that even make sense?

The best example of this I can think of would be Drudkh, who have perhaps my favorite guitar work in atmospheric black metal. Another could be Horrendous from Ecdysis and onward. Forgive me if I'm being too vague.
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Morn Of Solace
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Joined: Tue Apr 01, 2014 2:19 am
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2018 8:16 am 
 

It's a bit a shot in the dark, but your description immediately reminded me of Totenmond's Reich in Rost. the guitar sound in that album immediately makes me think of lava :lol:

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zonfar
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Joined: Thu Sep 27, 2018 4:13 pm
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Location: United States
PostPosted: Thu Oct 04, 2018 12:04 pm 
 

It's always hard trying to explain a certain type of sound or tone that you know what it sounds like in your head. I like your description of "Melty" tone though, i've never heard that one before XD

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Kommanderhooyah
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Joined: Sat Aug 02, 2014 3:56 pm
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Location: United States
PostPosted: Wed Oct 24, 2018 12:35 am 
 

Perhaps try some Greek black metal.
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