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Grief_Of_Adoration
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 8:50 am 
 

A Canorous Quintet - As Tears

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inhumanist
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 8:51 am 
 

Deicide - Satan Spawn,The Caco-Daemon
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Grief_Of_Adoration
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 9:13 am 
 

Loudblast - Sublime Dementia

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Ancient_Sorrow
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 10:05 am 
 

Emperor - The Burning Shadows of Silence

...I still don't think I get it. I listen to Emperor every couple of months to see if I get it, but it doesn't hold appeal that a lot of black metal does for me.
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Grief_Of_Adoration
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 10:32 am 
 

Protector - A Shedding Of Skin

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Aszfargoth
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 10:43 am 
 

Ancient_Sorrow wrote:
Emperor - The Burning Shadows of Silence

...I still don't think I get it. I listen to Emperor every couple of months to see if I get it, but it doesn't hold appeal that a lot of black metal does for me.


I've had the very same "problem", if you should call it that, too. Then, only very few months ago, I gave "In the Nightside Eclipse" another attempt at listening closely, and it suddenly resonated with me, although I have no idea as to what the reasons for this sudden change in perception were (a point of connection for me was the ostensible similarity with Mayhem's "De Mysteriis Dom. Sathanas", one of my favourite black metal albums). Nonetheless, I suddenly came to understand the influence it exerted on many black metal bands, which I believe is - especially in branches of contemporary black metal like the so-called Orthodox movement, in my opinion - an incredibly prevalent one. Still, it isn't one of my most personally appreciated works in black metal, but I now consider it a very good album, as opposed to a mediocre to outright bland one, like I had previously thought of it.

Maybe I will soon revise my (firmly negative) opinion on Emperor's other albums, too, although I still cannot imagine myself liking any of them, other than possibly "Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk".

Svartrit - Den inre svarta flamman

Normally, I am not too fond of this style of overly melodic black metal, but Svartrit are somehow different. Striving to create an ambiance of sublimity and definitely succeeding, and impressive musicianship, too.

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Ancient_Sorrow
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 11:12 am 
 

In the Nightside Eclipse is sounding better every time I re-listen, but at the same time, I think I'm still missing the "point". I get the same with DMDS actually - it has great moments, but it's never an album which cries out "listen to me!" when I scroll past it or see it on my shelves.

Electric Wizard - Ivixior B/Phase Inducer

...this needs to stop. There are so many bands that I need to listen too more, and I'm still stuck in the psychedelic wilderness of Electric Wizard... It's not unpleasant, but I used to listen to so much more variety.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 11:18 am 
 

Trail of Murder - Shades of Art

This might be the catchiest song all year, barring Sonata Arctica's "Only the Broken Hearts"...
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Grief_Of_Adoration
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 11:36 am 
 

Mefisto - The Truth

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det fael utyske
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 11:40 am 
 

Arcturus - Ad astra

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 11:48 am 
 

Blut Aus Nord - Son of Hoarfrost
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 12:14 pm 
 

Absu - Pillars of Mercy

This band should be required listening, they're so good.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 12:18 pm 
 

Mystic Charm - Shadows Of The Unknown

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Classy
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 12:40 pm 
 

Sinner - Little Head

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det fael utyske
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 12:46 pm 
 

Subrick wrote:
Absu - Pillars of Mercy

This band should be required listening, they're so good.


Yey you´r so right!

So:

Absu - A magician's Lapis-Lazuli

Hail Sir Proscriptor! Just watch him perform live! He´s so enthusiastic it almost seems that he can´t decide whether he enjoys singing or smashing his drumkit more.

Pure awesomnes!!!

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 2:05 pm 
 

Mourning Beloveth - A Murderous Circus

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Subrick
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 2:14 pm 
 

Cradle of Filth - The Abhorrent
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 2:14 pm 
 

Atheist - Why Bother?
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det fael utyske
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 2:24 pm 
 

Brujeria - El patron

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 2:43 pm 
 

Angel Dust - Inhuman, off Of Human Bondage

Punishing song from one of the most muscular power metal bands ever. This album was a good buy.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 2:45 pm 
 

Darkspace - Dark 3.11

Holy fuck! I am just discovering this band...why have I not listened before? This is amazing.

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 3:15 pm 
 

Gorguts - Considered Dead

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 3:27 pm 
 

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Fuck! I would NOT be too relaxed in the middle of a hunting listening to music with headphones!
Do you know how much people dies every year because of accidental shots while hunting in my country?!?
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Materal from (2012) Enslaved - RIITIIR.
And another one for Enslaved! REALLY enjoyable album!

I was orange from head to toe. No need for concern.
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forestcorpse
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 3:52 pm 
 

Urfaust - Unter Töchtern der Wüste

Just got a confirmation some days ago that I got tickets to the ''Nidrosian Black Mass IV'' in February, so finally I will se Urfaust live :D
Sickly good band.

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det fael utyske
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 4:10 pm 
 

Helheim - Vinterdøden

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colin040
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 4:12 pm 
 

Trail of Murder - Your Silence

As Empyreal described this is indeed very vocal-oriented heavy metal Well, those sound awesome and though I don't really know what to think of the album so far I assume it's a decent album after all. Maybe not great, but enjoyable enough.

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BasqueStorm
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 4:45 pm 
 

Ancient_Sorrow wrote:
Emperor - The Burning Shadows of Silence
...I still don't think I get it. I listen to Emperor every couple of months to see if I get it, but it doesn't hold appeal that a lot of black metal does for me.

Aszfargoth wrote:
I've had the very same "problem", if you should call it that, too. Then, only very few months ago, I gave "In the Nightside Eclipse" another attempt at listening closely, and it suddenly resonated with me, although I have no idea as to what the reasons for this sudden change in perception were (a point of connection for me was the ostensible similarity with Mayhem's "De Mysteriis Dom. Sathanas", one of my favourite black metal albums). Nonetheless, I suddenly came to understand the influence it exerted on many black metal bands, which I believe is - especially in branches of contemporary black metal like the so-called Orthodox movement, in my opinion - an incredibly prevalent one. Still, it isn't one of my most personally appreciated works in black metal, but I now consider it a very good album, as opposed to a mediocre to outright bland one, like I had previously thought of it.
Maybe I will soon revise my (firmly negative) opinion on Emperor's other albums, too, although I still cannot imagine myself liking any of them, other than possibly "Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk".

Ancient_Sorrow wrote:
In the Nightside Eclipse is sounding better every time I re-listen, but at the same time, I think I'm still missing the "point". I get the same with DMDS actually - it has great moments, but it's never an album which cries out "listen to me!" when I scroll past it or see it on my shelves.
Electric Wizard - Ivixior B/Phase Inducer
...this needs to stop. There are so many bands that I need to listen too more, and I'm still stuck in the psychedelic wilderness of Electric Wizard... It's not unpleasant, but I used to listen to so much more variety.

I was not hooked inmediately too but... give it time!
I should continue listening to the Wizard cause it didn't last long for me.

det fael utyske wrote:
Arcturus - Ad astra

ghost223 wrote:
Blut Aus Nord - Son of Hoarfrost

Subrick wrote:
Absu - Pillars of Mercy
This band should be required listening, they're so good.

det fael utyske wrote:
Absu - A magician's Lapis-Lazuli
Hail Sir Proscriptor! Just watch him perform live! He´s so enthusiastic it almost seems that he can´t decide whether he enjoys singing or smashing his drumkit more.
Pure awesomnes!!!

orionparker wrote:
Darkspace - Dark 3.11
Holy fuck! I am just discovering this band...why have I not listened before? This is amazing.

Nice ones!

metaldiscussor666 wrote:
I was orange from head to toe. No need for concern.

Ok, no problem then, I suppose.

Hail Darkness Hail from (2012) Shining - Redefining Darkness.
REALLY enjoying this album despite my initial perception!

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 5:54 pm 
 

orionparker wrote:
Darkspace - Dark 3.11

Holy fuck! I am just discovering this band...why have I not listened before? This is amazing.

They are amazing. That style of black metal is not something I always enjoy but Darkspace are just awesome. Dark Space III is the best, really. Can't wait for IV.

Red Harvest - HyBreed

The best Red Harvest album by a country mile. Every song is unique and the 78 minutes of running time goes by in a fraction. You know you've made a great album when that happens. In my top 10 albums of all time.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 6:53 pm 
 

Napalm Death - The Wolf I Feed
Seeing them on Friday. I absolutely cannot wait. :headbang:
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 7:11 pm 
 

Playing Diabolical Fullmoon Mysticism once again. Feels good, really.

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TheJizzHammer
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 7:46 pm 
 

Helloween - I'm Alive

Too much old school death metal lately, I'm taking it down a few notches for the next few minutes....
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Harlequin_Fetus
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 8:00 pm 
 

Amenra - Dearborn And Buried

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 8:19 pm 
 

Harlequin_Fetus has the best username this board has ever seen and it hearkens back to that awesome thread of bodily disfigurements or whatever it was... Delicious!

NP: Iron Maiden - Flight of Icarus.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 8:25 pm 
 

Hunter's Ground - No God But the Wild
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 10:40 pm 
 

Kamelot - Song for Jolee

Holy shit, this album's way better than the last time I heard it a month ago. Weird.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 10:55 pm 
 

Plebeian Grandstand their last 2 albums.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 10:59 pm 
 

Samael-Baphomet's Throne
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androdion
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 11:11 pm 
 

Hate - Anaclasis (and the rest of the extremely long title)

All the talk about their upcoming 2013 album has made me recheck some of their albums I already knew for years and some others I hadn't heard properly. As things stand now I'm feeling like there's little love to be found on albums prior to this one, when they were more of a second rate Deicide. I rather prefer them being a second rate Behemoth! :p
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 11:29 pm 
 

Eyes of Noctum - Eyes of Noctum
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 11:49 pm 
 

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YEAAAAHHHHH. One of the classics!
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