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Posted by Oaken on 02.09.2012 at 04:32
How many albums from a bands discography do you listen to before putting them in your list? Do you add them after one album or do you have to be a die hard fan who listened to their whole discography?
Personally, I used to put a lot of bands in my favorite bands list that I didn't really like and only listened to a few songs from, but now, I only add bands that I really like and listen to most albums in their discography.



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Thrashette

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  04.09.2012 at 16:18
Written by Oaken on 03.09.2012 at 00:36

Actually, it's the opposite for me. On MS I put only the bands I thoroughly enjoy, while on FB I throw in all bands that I've listened to an album by. I think that MS is strictly about metal, so I should only list stuff I enjoy a lot, whereas FB is more loose when it comes to music and likes in general (I've seen people who like artists they never heard).

If anything, I see that as a reason to give MS users a list of lots of bands I enjoy and to only list actual favourites on Facebook. I know what you mean though. Lots of my metalhead Facebook friends have hundreds of bands listed as favourites and as much as I try to narrow it down, I probably list too many bands as well.
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  05.09.2012 at 14:55
I prefer to add a band without being a die hard fan, since it's that band's music, right?
ANGEL REAPER

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  05.09.2012 at 20:45
I add a band once i start to like 50% or more of their material ... usually that means about a half of their discography
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  06.09.2012 at 04:46
Its a general feeling for me, if I really like an album or an era of the band a lot, then I like them. If i like all there albums, I love them love them. And I guess if Im craving for more, I get more of their stuff. Simple really, lol.
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  06.09.2012 at 06:48
I add them after they have consistently impressed me for a string of albums, or absolutely blow me away for about three, four releases or more.
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Guib

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  06.09.2012 at 08:15
Dont you automatically receive bands update when you add them to your favorites cuz I added some for that reason mainly... not because im a die hard fan Lol. I think theres a way to do it through the bands page aswell but idk I think Im too lazy for that so I just put few bands at the same time there and BANG ! lol If it would be only my all time favorites it would be shorter than that for sure lol
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  21.01.2014 at 19:37
When I really like the band. Two cases: 1. I feel the lyrics, 2. The music is so fucking awesome I don't care about the lyrics. If one of those happens for many songs of this band, then it's a favourite instantly.
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Jtbmetal123

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  05.02.2014 at 18:13
I usually choose a band to be my favorite if their albums constantly impress me and they dont sell out.
andyschultz

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  21.03.2014 at 16:59
Any band that i feel ive been listening to enough of their music and for long anough i start to refer to them as one of my favorites.
no one

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  21.03.2014 at 20:45
Written by andyschultz on 21.03.2014 at 16:59

Any band that i feel ive been listening to enough of their music and for long anough i start to refer to them as one of my favorites.

yeah i'm the same

i get the feeling that some people on here just listen to a band once or twice and decide they like them so add them to the list
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  30.03.2014 at 14:08
Simple answer to this question is... Multiple albums that make me go "wow". Its quite rare really and I can probably only count on one had that this has happened.
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