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I Am the Law
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PostPosted: Mon May 26, 2014 3:14 pm 
 

colin040 wrote:
Are Sol any good? Any bands they can be compared to and what's their best album?


Their first two albums are pretty good. I haven't really followed them since Old Europa Death Chants. I waited a while for it to come out and was pretty disappointed. I don't really remember why other than thinking it was different from the albums. They do have some weird ambient work and really long intros/outros that don't really work for me. Maybe they went more down that path. I can't remember since that release came out years ago.

But anyway, yeah, if you like doom/death I'd give their first two a shot.

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Supreme Gentleman
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Joined: Mon May 26, 2014 2:42 pm
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PostPosted: Mon May 26, 2014 6:18 pm 
 

more metal like rippikoulu, disciples of mockery, unholy, disembowelment, doom snake cult, winter, sempiternal deathreign. Just extremely heavy thick scary shit, please.

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TheUnhinged
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Joined: Sat Jul 26, 2008 2:28 pm
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PostPosted: Mon May 26, 2014 8:44 pm 
 

Supreme Gentleman wrote:
more metal like rippikoulu, disciples of mockery, unholy, disembowelment, doom snake cult, winter, sempiternal deathreign. Just extremely heavy thick scary shit, please.


Anhedonist
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Paradise Lost (first album and early demos)
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Ceremonium
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Hearse
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Thaclthi (HIGHLY recommended)
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Decomposed
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Gorement
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Eternal Darkness
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I can think of plenty more, if those don't satisfy you.

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winteragain
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Joined: Sat Nov 30, 2013 5:00 am
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 05, 2014 4:04 am 
 

Dooders wrote:
Looking for any kind of melodic Doom that incorporates beautiful and longing melodies like that of Forest of Shadow's Where Dreams Turn to Dust EP. Harmonizing guitars and acoustic guitars are a plus.
The chorus is a good example of what I am looking for. (skip to 2:40) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ebt0g8kxPV0


Early forest of shadows is really really good . I havent found anything close . Have you heard Ningizzia? its from the same guy of Forest , its similar. Only one album.

If anyone can recomend anything similar , thank you

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winteragain
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 05, 2014 4:36 am 
 

Im looking for good somewhat gothic doom / death , like early Lacrimas profundere , Im memorandum album , even Burning a wish.




MDB , How like a Winter , Tales of Dark , The Foreshadowing and others dont cut it , any recomends would be eternally thankfull since I cant seem to find anything close.

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TheUnhinged
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 06, 2014 8:39 pm 
 

winteragain wrote:
Im looking for good somewhat gothic doom / death , like early Lacrimas profundere , Im memorandum album , even Burning a wish.




MDB, How like a Winter, Tales of Dark, The Foreshadowing and others dont cut it , any recomends would be eternally thankfull since I cant seem to find anything close.


I'm a pretty big fan of Lacrimas Profundere's early work, so I hope this helps.

Considering how Memorandum is practically Anathema-worship, you'd best look into their second album, The Silent Enigma.

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Celestial Season is pretty close as well.

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Also, Serenades from Italy is pretty good.

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winteragain
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 08, 2014 4:39 am 
 

TheUnhinged wrote:
winteragain wrote:
Im looking for good somewhat gothic doom / death , like early Lacrimas profundere , Im memorandum album , even Burning a wish.



MDB, How like a Winter, Tales of Dark, The Foreshadowing and others dont cut it , any recomends would be eternally thankfull since I cant seem to find anything close.


I'm a pretty big fan of Lacrimas Profundere's early work, so I hope this helps.

Considering how Memorandum is practically Anathema-worship, you'd best look into their second album, The Silent Enigma.


Celestial Season is pretty close as well.



Also, Serenades from Italy is pretty good.



thank you very much for the sugestions , i´m really looking foward to hearing them if theyre anything close it will be great.

I dont know if you like their album Burning a Wish as well? if you have any similar to that album that would be great too.

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I Am the Law
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 14, 2014 12:37 am 
 

Winteragain: That style is pretty hard to match. There aren't many bands that explored it. There are bands that are somewhat similar that I can recommend though. I would try Draconian (Swe) if you aren't already familiar with them. They are more into the gothic doom/death style and use more female vocals than Lacrimas Profundere but at least kinda similar to their earlier stuff.

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You may be interested in Sincarnate from Romania as well.

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And maybe Somber Serenity from Germany would interest you.

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Jimmy Calhoun
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 19, 2014 4:28 am 
 

Just had MDB - 'The Light at the End of the World' on a little while ago - seems like an album just about any death/doom fan would love. It's not as whiny as their clean-vocal-only albums and has awesomely clear production compared to their early stuff like 'As the Flower Withers.'

TheUnhinged, those are some great picks. Please do keep them coming. I remember now that Hearse had some of the dudes from GBK - and they do in fact sound like it. Gorement is classic and underrated. Eternal Darkness I don't think I'd heard before, but they sound fucking sick.

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Jimmy Calhoun
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 09, 2014 12:36 am 
 

Anybody ever heard this Argentinian band called Pandemia? I just randomly found them on YouTube, pretty decent stuff. The production is fairly rough but not much worse than, say, 'AtFW'-era MDB.

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Occultcannibal
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 09, 2014 2:51 am 
 

I'm trying to find some bands that are similar in sound/atmosphere to the third Ahab album, if anyone can recommend me something I'd hugely appreciate it.
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colin040
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 09, 2014 5:36 am 
 

Look what I've found!


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androdion
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 10, 2014 7:30 pm 
 

Hey guys, can anyone here shed some light on the differences in sound between the original and remastered versions of Esoteric's debut album? Because the difference in price between the two is rather steep... Are there any considerable differences to be found in the remaster?
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Jimmy Calhoun
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 10, 2014 9:17 pm 
 

I've only heard the first Ahab album (which is quite good, mind you). Is the third substantially different?

As far as general funeral doom recs, I won't insult you by assuming you're unfamiliar with Skepticism, Thergothon, Funeral (FIN), Mournful Congregation, Evoken, though just in case, those are all very much recommended. Evoken are in fact probably one of the best metal bands of any genre out there today.

@colin: Hell yeah! Good find. :thumbsup:

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androdion
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 13, 2014 7:50 pm 
 

androdion wrote:
Hey guys, can anyone here shed some light on the differences in sound between the original and remastered versions of Esoteric's debut album? Because the difference in price between the two is rather steep... Are there any considerable differences to be found in the remaster?

Anyone?!
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Occultcannibal
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 17, 2014 11:33 pm 
 

Jimmy Calhoun wrote:
I've only heard the first Ahab album (which is quite good, mind you). Is the third substantially different?


Yeah man, the third album reminds me far more of a really slow and forlorn sounding Opeth honestly, it's a cool sound and i'm having issues finding other albums that sound similar. I'm a big funeral doom fan, but I can't really find anything that sounds overly similar to "The Giant".
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