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g_k
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 17, 2013 10:32 pm 
 

Hetroertzen - Exaltation of Wisdom

love the production on this album, cold and evil!
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 17, 2013 11:56 pm 
 

Utada Hikaru - Sakura Nagashi

Haunting and beautiful, which is pretty unusual for the typically loud and unsubtle Utada...
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Royal Trux - (Edge of the) Ape Oven
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 12:12 am 
 

Iced Earth - Burnt Offerings

This really is a pretty damn good song. The atmosphere is magnificent. Based on the fact that they never had any kind of atmosphere again, much less anything this good, I'm guessing it was accidental.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 12:31 am 
 

Darkthrone - Dead Early
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Grief_Of_Adoration
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 3:55 am 
 

Accidental Suicide - Deceased

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Believer - Sanity Obscure

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FateMetal
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 5:51 am 
 

Adramelch - Was Called Empire

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 6:28 am 
 

Swans - The Seer

Apocalyptic music at its best. Swans are still more metal than most metal bands.

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 6:34 am 
 

Strapping Young Lad - Aftermath

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Delirium - Zzooouhh

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Slidhr - The Eyes Of All

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Electrocution - Inside The Unreal

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 9:14 am 
 

Darkthrone - Leave No Cross Unturned
The production on this record is brilliant. I love it.

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Excidium - Innocent River

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 9:44 am 
 

The Berzerker - The Berzerker

Awesome!!

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Metallica - Kill Em All

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:37 am 
 

Sonata Arctica – Weballergy

Power Metal on sunny days makes me happy
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Vacant Grave - Life or Death

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 12:02 pm 
 

Dune by Klaus Schulze

This one goes out to Under_Starmere.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 12:45 pm 
 

^ Man, I need that album. Preferably before I finish the trilogy.

Rainbow - Man On The Silver Mountain
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 12:54 pm 
 

Bolt Thrower - Entrenched

Probably not the perfect essay background music, but it's giving me a determination-boost.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 1:28 pm 
 

Empyreal wrote:
Iced Earth - Burnt Offerings

This really is a pretty damn good song. The atmosphere is magnificent. Based on the fact that they never had any kind of atmosphere again, much less anything this good, I'm guessing it was accidental.


I agree - they just nailed consistent songwriting on that one. From the haunting verses and catchy chorus to the dark, creepy part where Barlow growls out in agony - it all comes together perfectly. Too bad the rest of the album sucks.

NP: Virgin Steele - On the Wings of the Night

This sounds so silly. :lol:

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 1:32 pm 
 

colin040 wrote:
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Iced Earth - Burnt Offerings

This really is a pretty damn good song. The atmosphere is magnificent. Based on the fact that they never had any kind of atmosphere again, much less anything this good, I'm guessing it was accidental.

I agree - they just nailed consistent songwriting on that one. From the haunting verses and catchy chorus to the dark, creepy part where Barlow growls out in agony - it all comes together perfectly. Too bad the rest of the album sucks.

Damn Colin, I thought you were my friend :aww:

King Diamond - Eye of the Witch, off The Eye

This album is badly underrated. It's as if everyone forgot that KD exists after Conspiracy!
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Burnt Offerings isn't even the best song on that album, motherfucking Dante's Inferno, Iced Earths peak.

See this guy? This guy knows what he's talking about! :-D
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 1:38 pm 
 

Attacker - Trapped

Yessssss. :np:
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 1:46 pm 
 

Burnt Offerings isn't even the best song on that album, motherfucking Dante's Inferno, Iced Earths peak.

Riot – Flight Of The Warrior
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 2:06 pm 
 

Xlxlx wrote:
King Diamond - Eye of the Witch, off The Eye

This album is badly underrated. It's as if everyone forgot that KD exists after Conspiracy!


The fact that that's one of the best rated albums on the archives speaks otherwise. ;) It's easily my second favorite in his catalogue, and an amazing album from start to finish.

Was playing: Deathrow - Deception Ignored

The zenith of thrash composition in my eyes. It's one of those few albums that makes you wonder how it could even be created from scratch.

NP: Rigor Mortis - Die in Pain

Yeah, really loving the classics today. This probably has the most astounding guitar-work I've ever heard on an album. The solo in this song is just like... :aww: :drool:

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Metal_Detector wrote:
Xlxlx wrote:
King Diamond - Eye of the Witch, off The Eye

This album is badly underrated. It's as if everyone forgot that KD exists after Conspiracy!

The fact that that's one of the best rated albums on the archives speaks otherwise. ;) It's easily my second favorite in his catalogue, and an amazing album from start to finish.

Yeah, I know that. Thing is, people don't talk about it as much as I'd like :-P But yes, it's a badass album. By the way, Deception Ignored kicks ass. All of the ass.

King Diamond - The Trial (Chambre Ardente), off The Eye

Really bloody sinister tune. I wouldn't like to be in the protagonist's shoes, to be honest.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 2:36 pm 
 

Manticora - Nightfall War

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 2:38 pm 
 

Dragged into Sunlight - Buried with Leaches

There's a lot more death-metal in the recipe than I remember when I last listened to the album, and I like it.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 2:52 pm 
 

Leathers from (2012) Deftones - Koi No Yokan.
And again... I keep coming back to this album lately!

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 3:10 pm 
 

Hammerfall – Steel Meets Steel
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Leathers from (2012) Deftones - Koi No Yokan.
And again... I keep coming back to this album lately!

It is good, isn't it? I was going to see them in Boston back in October but they had to postpone because of the hurricane. They're playing next month but I already got my refund and I don't think I'll bother. Anyway, I haven't bought the album yet but I listened to the stream for days on end when it came out. Koi No Yokan sounds fresher than ever. It's got that sleek, sexiness I crave from Deftones, and the songs are beautifully consistent.

Manilla Road - Mysterium

The song unfolds into a heavy epic, but a laid back feel pervades the track, I think it's great.
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Bolt Thrower - ...For Victory
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Overflash - Threshold to Reality

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Runemagick – The Black Wall

Very atmospheric death metal
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Satan's Satyrs - Electric Witchwhipper

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Exodus - Tempo of the Damned

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Cult Of Luna - The One

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Blind Guardian - Under the Ice. A Night at the Opera is definitely my favorite Blind Guardian album hands down I could listen to it for days.
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