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Advenas
Mallcore Kid

Joined: Sun Sep 25, 2016 6:47 am
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Location: France
PostPosted: Sun Sep 25, 2016 6:55 am 
 

Hello everyone,

so, a quick introduction : I'm a huge Death/Black Metal fan for some years now. My top bands, to point some of them, are Immolation, Immortal, Nile, Death - and the list goes on.

I NEVER got into Heavy Metal since I'm listening to, well, Metal. The ambiance, the riffs, the "softness" compared to Death and Black Metal weren't for me, something was lacking.

However, I tried Heavens Gate "Livin' in Hysteria" a week ago. And bam, like a revelation, I just can't get my hears off it. I can't even listen to Death and Black anymore, and I'm not exagerating. I've also borrowed from my father "Under Jolly Roger" from Running Wild, and even if I'm not in shock like for Heavens Gate, I love it so much.

So, the point is : I want to discover Heavy Metal. I must say : Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, I tried them again, and it didn't work, just like before.
I would like listening to bands sounding at least a bit like Heavens Gate or Running Wild, as they got me like nothing.
Basically, a Heavy Metal with epicness, a bit fast and melodic.

One more thing : I'm not allergic to Power Metal and that sort of thing. I'm okay with all of this, except maybe if there only is a female voice. I love women, don't worry, but I have a hard time appreciating them in voices. But hey, I could try it anyway.

Thank you for your answers in advance, and have a good day !

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schizoid
Metalhead

Joined: Mon Jul 19, 2004 8:35 am
Posts: 1200
Location: New Zealand
PostPosted: Sun Sep 25, 2016 10:49 am 
 

Your taste sound similar to mine. Therefore I recommend to you...

Youtube: show


and...

Youtube: show


These were basically my introductions to Power Metal I love (the Blind Guardian being the exact song that got me into them).

As for something stylistically a little more similar to Heaven's Gate...

Youtube: show
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Diamhea
Eats and Spits Corpses

Joined: Wed Feb 14, 2007 7:46 pm
Posts: 7664
Location: At the Heat of Winter
PostPosted: Sun Sep 25, 2016 2:43 pm 
 

That's the best Falconer song IMO

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3D3N
Mallcore Kid

Joined: Wed May 28, 2014 8:00 pm
Posts: 6
Location: Germany
PostPosted: Sun Sep 25, 2016 2:58 pm 
 

Two more obvious mentions for "heavy" Heavy/Power Metal would be

Grave Digger
Youtube: show


and

Brocas Helm
Youtube: show
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TrueDynamite
Metalhead

Joined: Sun Dec 28, 2014 9:13 pm
Posts: 925
PostPosted: Sun Sep 25, 2016 3:52 pm 
 

Orden Ogan - https://youtube.com/watch?v=S9H2KhI_B8I

Galloglass - https://youtube.com/watch?v=g5FLq0-2T18

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DuchessOfDoom
Mallcore Kid

Joined: Mon Sep 12, 2016 10:10 pm
Posts: 4
Location: United States
PostPosted: Sun Sep 25, 2016 4:33 pm 
 

Stargazer is probably my favorite Rainbow song. \m/

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Erotetic
Metalhead

Joined: Tue Feb 16, 2010 8:05 pm
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Location: New Zealand
PostPosted: Mon Sep 26, 2016 3:00 am 
 

the cover's good, too

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9xKCV8eqfto
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cvac
Metal newbie

Joined: Thu Aug 30, 2012 4:36 pm
Posts: 123
Location: United States
PostPosted: Mon Sep 26, 2016 11:09 am 
 

Advenas wrote:
So, the point is : I want to discover Heavy Metal. I must say : Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, I tried them again, and it didn't work, just like before.


You might want to mention what albums you tried by each band.

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