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Morn Of Solace
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 1:00 am 
 

TrooperEd wrote:
Running Wild- Riding The Storm


Welp, here's hoping everyone's right about this.


I'd say yes, it's among the best of best :)
Overall I prefer Port Royal by a very little margin, but monsters like Tortuga Bay and Marooned are unreally good.

Judas Iscariot - Heaven in Flames (full)

Color me surprised: I've regretted my 18 year old hype-based blind buy of Distant.. wich i found almost completely unexciting, but this is really good.

The core sound is still largely the same, but those incredibly simple keyboard bits add a whole new dimension to it, great work!

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Cat III
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 2:45 am 
 

Impaled Nazarene - Nihil

Huge improvement over Rapture.
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DividerOfShadows
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 8:58 am 
 

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Dodheimsgard - A Humbra Omega

I've heard this compared to Ordo Ad Chao but it doesn't sound similar at all save for a general experiental-ness. There's way more traditional structuring and riffage here. It's actually almost proggy, wheras Ordo sounds broken and regressive. Still really fucking amazing. Really really fucking amazing.


A Umbra Omega is an amazing album. It took me a couple of listens to really stomach it given its really fucked up nature, but it's worth every listen for sure. And yeah, Ordo ad Chao has no connection to this thing, at least I can't hear any.
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CradleOfBurzum, about the new Summoning album snippet, wrote:
I was hoping for some material that resembles closer to "Lugburz"


And I'm still hoping for Katy Perry to do another Christian album.


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TrooperEd
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:49 am 
 

Morn Of Solace wrote:
TrooperEd wrote:
Running Wild- Riding The Storm


Welp, here's hoping everyone's right about this.


I'd say yes, it's among the best of best :)
Overall I prefer Port Royal by a very little margin, but monsters like Tortuga Bay and Marooned are unreally good.



It's definitely awesome, but it's no Blazon Stone. Honestly after it was over I found myself wondering if Port Royal wasn't just a pinch better as well. But it's only been one listen, I'm sure things can change. And yes, Marooned is a masterpiece, as is The Battle of Waterloo.


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jimbies
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:07 am 
 

Amorphis - The Golden Elk

Still getting into the new Amorphis. Love the hook in this one.

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BastardHead
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2018 11:32 am 
 

I'd say Death or Glory is probably my third or fourth favorite RW album (current overall favorite is Blazon Stone but that could change any day) but that isn't saying much considering how absurdly good they were for like a solid decade. Riding the Storm is one of my all time favorite songs.
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Morn Of Solace
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2018 12:04 pm 
 

So much love for Blazon Stone? I remember enjoying it a lot (well, it's old RW!) but i don't spin it so often, i should remedy

Sigh - Hail Horror Hail

This song doesn't waste a second, what a start :lol:

Can't wait for the next H album!

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Ace_Rimmer
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2018 12:27 pm 
 

Rush - Time Stand Still.

Probably my favorite Rush song. Probably a lot of do with growing older and seeing those you love grow older with you or die and move into the past where they are just memories and echoes. No more passing the evening with a drink and a friend in too many cases. Plus the drumming is perfection, the vocals earnest and honest, and the general musicianship is...well Rush.

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TrooperEd
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2018 12:46 pm 
 

Morn Of Solace wrote:
So much love for Blazon Stone? I remember enjoying it a lot (well, it's old RW!) but i don't spin it so often, i should remedy


I can only speak for myself, but hearing that album was like Rolf Kasparek put a seismograph to my brain, found out exactly what I wanted to hear, and translated the chart results to music.

Status Quo- Roadhouse Blues (live)

They stole this song right out from under Jim Morrison's nose.
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OzzyApu
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:45 pm 
 

TrooperEd wrote:
Morn Of Solace wrote:
So much love for Blazon Stone? I remember enjoying it a lot (well, it's old RW!) but i don't spin it so often, i should remedy


I can only speak for myself, but hearing that album was like Rolf Kasparek put a seismograph to my brain, found out exactly what I wanted to hear, and translated the chart results to music.

Blazon Stone is tops but DoG is the pinnacle. Flat out 100% from me for a good reason. Blazon, Black Hand Inn, and Port Royal are pretty much equaled.
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Ferneyhough
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2018 4:02 pm 
 

Elffor - Son of the Shades (Alternate Version)

Nagelfar - Hünengrab im Herbst

Bathory - Under the Sign of the Black Mark

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DividerOfShadows
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:12 pm 
 

Ace_Rimmer wrote:
Rush - Time Stand Still.

Probably my favorite Rush song. Probably a lot of do with growing older and seeing those you love grow older with you or die and move into the past where they are just memories and echoes. No more passing the evening with a drink and a friend in too many cases. Plus the drumming is perfection, the vocals earnest and honest, and the general musicianship is...well Rush.


I'm genuinely, but pleasantly surprised that somebody likes a track off Hold Your Fire. Great album that is really underrated. And an awesome track too!
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CradleOfBurzum, about the new Summoning album snippet, wrote:
I was hoping for some material that resembles closer to "Lugburz"


And I'm still hoping for Katy Perry to do another Christian album.


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TrooperEd
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:23 pm 
 

Hold Your Fire is problematic. Even Neil admits they went too far on that one. That said, Force Ten and Mission are great songs, especially live.

Power Trip- Manifest Decimation
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ChildClownOutlet
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Location: United States
PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:04 pm 
 

Dalriada-Hajnalunnep

I am in love with Laura's vocals.
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LordStenhammar
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2018 6:59 am 
 

Survivor - Poor Man's Son

'Premonition' sounds very good in YouTube. Got to get that in some format. Ordered 'Vital Signs' as a used LP, don't know if I made a right choice, hah.
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jimbies
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Location: Ontario, Canada
PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:42 am 
 

Kalmah- Waiting In The Wings

Decent album from Kalmah. I find myself going back to individual songs rather than the album start-to-finish. This song has a complete rip off of one of the riffs from "Seek & Destroy".

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DividerOfShadows
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2018 12:40 pm 
 

Melechesh - Enki - Divine Nature Awoken

Yeeeeeeeeeeeeeees.
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Earthcubed wrote:
CradleOfBurzum, about the new Summoning album snippet, wrote:
I was hoping for some material that resembles closer to "Lugburz"


And I'm still hoping for Katy Perry to do another Christian album.


My Last.fm

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Xymosys
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2018 12:42 pm 
 

WASP - Dominator album

amazing!!
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LuciferionGalaxy
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 12:45 am 
 

Ulcerate - The Destroyer of All

Tsunami-inducing energy. Earth-shattering vigor. Are you ready for a death so abrupt?
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ksevile
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 8:39 am 
 

Ulcerate's a mighty good band, I should point out.

Nihilist -- Abnormally Deceased

I am afraid when it rums the gamut at the end of the day, classic Swedish death metal for me remains the purest embodiment of the old school sound!
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DividerOfShadows
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 4:54 pm 
 

Blut aus Nord - Epitome XV

The beginning is weird as hell. It gets better later on. The whole album is great, despite this awkward hiccup.
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Earthcubed wrote:
CradleOfBurzum, about the new Summoning album snippet, wrote:
I was hoping for some material that resembles closer to "Lugburz"


And I'm still hoping for Katy Perry to do another Christian album.


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raumr
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Joined: Sat Jan 28, 2012 7:11 pm
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Location: Norway
PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:11 pm 
 

Black Sabbath - Solitude

I am doing a Black Sabbath marathon tonight. From the 1st to their 5th album. This little beauty is something I had forgotten for some reason. Really beautiful. I sat outside listening to it with my dog on my lap.

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Napalm_Satan
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 7:11 pm 
 

No Sabotage? :/

np The Body & Thou - Released From Love
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MammothRider
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 23, 2018 1:05 am 
 

Iron Maiden - Rime of the Ancient Mariner As far as I'm concerned, this is their best song.

raumr wrote:
Black Sabbath - Solitude

I am doing a Black Sabbath marathon tonight. From the 1st to their 5th album. This little beauty is something I had forgotten for some reason. Really beautiful. I sat outside listening to it with my dog on my lap.


Gotta include Sabotage in this my dude.
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forestcorpse
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 23, 2018 12:31 pm 
 

Necromantia - Devilskin

The two first Necromantia albums are among my favorite greek BM albums.

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hallowed78
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Location: LV-426
PostPosted: Sat Jun 23, 2018 12:46 pm 
 

Denouncement Pyre - He Who Conquers All

I love this band, this song really does conquer all.

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halfformedfetus
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Location: Melbourne, Australia
PostPosted: Sat Jun 23, 2018 1:54 pm 
 

Cruel Force - Under the Sign of the Moon

This is some killer old school black/thrash, has a very primitive almost Heavy Metal vibe to it. And the vocals are barbaric.

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The_Minstrel51
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 23, 2018 4:16 pm 
 

Varathron - Walpurgisnacht

One of my favorite albums from that era. Unparalleled atmosphere. :bow:
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DividerOfShadows
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 23, 2018 6:04 pm 
 

Devin Townsend Project - Lady Helen

After a day of blasting Pantera and Damageplan in Vinnie's honour, some laid back stuff is more than welcome.
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Earthcubed wrote:
CradleOfBurzum, about the new Summoning album snippet, wrote:
I was hoping for some material that resembles closer to "Lugburz"


And I'm still hoping for Katy Perry to do another Christian album.


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colin040
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Location: Netherlands
PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 6:30 am 
 

Dream Theater - Scarred

Although my love for this band has vanished quickly over the years, I'm still convinced some of their early tunes were pretty damn good. Maybe you'll leave me here to burn! :headbang:

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LordStenhammar
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 6:47 am 
 

Survivor - Eye of the Tiger (album).

Rules. Full of great tracks; Eye of the Tiger, The One That Really Matters, I'm Not That Man Anymore, Children of the Night, American Heartbeat. My gf said I'm getting too sensitive listening to this pussy hard rock, but I don't care.
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 7:08 am 
 

I did listen to (2011) Blut Aus Nord - 777 Sect(s), (2011) Blut Aus Nord - 777 - The Desanctification and (2009) Blut Aus Nord - Memoria Vetusta II - Dialogue With The Stars yesterday and to (2012) Blut Aus Nord - 777 Cosmosophy just now.

:eek:

Vindsval is a FUCKING monster on guitars! The way he morphs the riffs and melodies during songs... :bow:

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DividerOfShadows
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 8:25 am 
 

BasqueStorm wrote:
I did listen to (2011) Blut Aus Nord - 777 Sect(s), (2011) Blut Aus Nord - 777 - The Desanctification and (2009) Blut Aus Nord - Memoria Vetusta II - Dialogue With The Stars yesterday and to (2012) Blut Aus Nord - 777 Cosmosophy just now.

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Vindsval is a FUCKING monster on guitars! The way he morphs the riffs and melodies during songs... :bow:


Indeed he is. The guy is a genius in both musical and playing department.
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CradleOfBurzum, about the new Summoning album snippet, wrote:
I was hoping for some material that resembles closer to "Lugburz"


And I'm still hoping for Katy Perry to do another Christian album.


My Last.fm

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gabalgabow
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 9:54 am 
 

MORTAL WHISPER,
Great old school heavy metal from Chile, with some speed moments.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PDY-cIHJBQE
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 10:38 am 
 

Phobocosm - "Fallen"

This is the only song by this band that I think is really good.

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 10:55 am 
 

CIST
Great old school death metal from Russia
that sounds like early DEATH and old PESTILENCE !

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9YAoChGYFtU
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Xymosys
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 12:46 pm 
 

Kreator - Endless Pain from start to finish...

my kind of thrash...
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 4:01 pm 
 

Deep Purple - No One Came

Understated little masterpiece. An epic, rambling, hard rocking and attitude filled closer.
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henkkjelle
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 4:04 pm 
 

Marduk - The Blond Beast

Saw them live at Graspop Metal Meeting yesterday, they crushed. Riding out that high with some Frontschwein.
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 5:13 pm 
 

The Sisters of Mercy - First and Last and Always

what a killer album
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