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Unhealer
Eclecticist

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Age: 23
From: Argentina

  08.12.2012 at 02:01
There are albums like Tiamat's Wildhoney, Soulfly's Prophecy, Paradise Lost's Draconian Times, Sirenia's At Sixes And Sevens, Sólstafir's Svartir Sandar and a few others that made me realize I could be missing a few lovely albums even though I don't really like the band and the rest of their discography too much. For instance, I checked out Tiamat several times and never liked but I ended up loving WIldhoney a LOT when a friend insisted me to check it.
This may have happened to some of you as well, share your experiences so I can try out some albums I may be overlooking.
Delvestius

Posts: 14

Age: 21
From: USA

  08.12.2012 at 04:58
I like Savatage's Hall of the Mountain King a ton, but I could never get into anything else I heard of theirs so far. Of Metallica, I only like Ride the Lightning.
helofloki

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Age: 29
From: USA
  08.12.2012 at 07:08
Ion Dissonance's 'Solace' is an utterly devastating work of technical hardcore. The production is that perfect rawness that of heavyness, and the vocals on that album speak vicious violent authority. I'm not really into much metalcore or hardcore, but this album just blows me out of the water. One of the most intense I've ever listened to. Every one of their other albums I've listened to with a shrug. This one grabs my attention by the neck and smashes it into the pavement.
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  08.12.2012 at 21:30
We have it here
http://www.metalstorm.net/forum/topic.php?topic_id=40414
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Unhealer
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Posts: 1978

Age: 23
From: Argentina

  09.12.2012 at 03:16
^ Yup, I looked for an already opened thread and saw that but it's not exactly what crossed my mind.
Apatheria

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Age: 27
From: USA

  09.12.2012 at 12:04
Continuing on the Tiamat thread, I think "Deeper Kind of Slumber" is one of the most perfectly introspective records I've ever heard, and it is firmly among my all-time favorites. Its smooth flow, palpable atmosphere, and overall subtly psychedelic vibe make it a thoroughly engrossing listen. And yet, as much as I adore every moment of that album, I can't seem to work up much of an interest for anything else in their discography aside from Wildhoney, which I'm still kinda 50/50 on.
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Fallen Ghost
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Posts: 403

Age: 23
From: Norway

  10.12.2012 at 09:50
Amorphis - Skyforger (Really great album, can't catch the other ones though)

Omnium Gatherum - New World Shadows

Dimmu Borgir - Stormblåst 2005 and In Sorte Diaboli

Gojira - L'Enfant Sauvage
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JohnDoe

Posts: 2132
From: Romania

  10.12.2012 at 10:49
Theatre of Tragedy - I only listen to Aegis
Flowing Tears - I only like Jade
Diabolique - only The Black Flower
Amorphis - I only enjoy their music starting with Tuonela and i did not like Eclipse ( )
Agalloch - only The Mantle and Ashes against the Grain
Bloodbound - only Tabula Rasa
Negura Bunget - albums starting with Om
Forbidden - only their first 3 albums
Suicidal Tendencies - the albums between 1988 and 1994
Obituary - the albums between 1990 and 1994
Sodom - first four albums especially
Bonfire - only their first 3 albums
Living Colour - only their first 3 albums
Platitude - Nine - it's their only album I enjoyed.

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Brütal Legend

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Age: 27
From: USA

  10.12.2012 at 15:36
Actually, I think this may be almost every band I listen to.
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Fradd
Defunct

Posts: 1314

Age: 23
From: Egypt

  10.12.2012 at 16:01
Trans-Siberian Orchestra. I FUCKFUCKFUCKING LOVE Beethoven's Last Night but the rest is just meh.
chronic-headache

Posts: 206
From: USA

  10.12.2012 at 21:36
Gojira - From Mars to Sirius
Shadows Fall - War Within
Mudvayne - LD 50
Paradox0
Unasuming Madnes

Posts: 584
From: USA
  10.12.2012 at 23:32
Dream theater - Images and Words
Cadaveria - in Your Blood
Transcending Bizarre - The Four Scissors
Deep Purple - Machine Head
Stratovarious - Visions
King Diamond - abigail
Behemoth - demigod
Apatheria

Posts: 122

Age: 27
From: USA

  11.12.2012 at 09:04
Oh, "Spirit" by Eluveitie. It's one of my all-time favorite folk metal albums. I love the energy, the layered use of multiple folk instruments, and the very authentic Celtic melodies. But everything else in their catalogue is fairly underwhelming. After Spirit they got glossy, over-produced, and seemed to lose the magic they had on Spirit. Slania's got a handful of decent tracks, though.
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John Sandman

Posts: 53

Age: 24
From: Portugal

  12.12.2012 at 04:34
Anvil's Metal on metal and Forged in fire.
Don't care about anything else they after that.

Immortal from 1999 to this day.

Ozzy Osbourne's stuff from 1980 to 1991. I don't like any stuff he did after that.
JohnDoe

Posts: 2132
From: Romania

  12.12.2012 at 09:59
Written by John Sandman on 12.12.2012 at 04:34


Ozzy Osbourne's stuff from 1980 to 1991. I don't like any stuff he did after that.


I tottally agree with you about Ozzy, I forgot to mention him.
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Alex Fenger
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  12.12.2012 at 18:33
So many. Gojira, Metallica, Megadeth, Emperor, A Forest of Stars, Abigail Williams, Absu, Amorphis (i like about 4 of their albums), Annihilator, Anthrax, Artillery... I'm not going to go through all of them needless to say there are a myriad of bands whom make one album of value and a shitstream of... well shit
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Skandino

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Age: 21
From: Sweden

  12.12.2012 at 19:57
Written by Alex Fenger on 12.12.2012 at 18:33
A Forest of Stars


Quite surprising to me (looking at your ratings)... I can understand if you don't like the latest but to me there aren't many differences between the first 2 albums. Oh well...
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musclassia

Posts: 162

Age: 22
From: UK

  12.12.2012 at 20:22
Written by Mr. Doctor on 12.12.2012 at 19:57

Written by Alex Fenger on 12.12.2012 at 18:33
A Forest of Stars


Quite surprising to me (looking at your ratings)... I can understand if you don't like the latest but to me there aren't many differences between the first 2 albums. Oh well...


Idk, I'm kind of in the same boat, I love the first one but the second one, whilst still good, doesn't quite have the same spark. It's decent, but there's a few times when it gets a bit, dare I say it, dull. Tbh, I probably prefer Shadowplay to Thieves.
As for the topic at hand, there's a great many but the first album that comes to mind is NOLA by Down - haven't heard their second, but III, whilst good, isn't in the same league, and their EP from this year was a bit meh. Quite a lot of the bands I could give as examples are because I've only got round to hearing one album by them, but another couple that definitely come to mind are (Despite the fact I like other albums by them) King Diamond with Abigail, and Machine Head with The Blackening
Unhealer
Eclecticist

Posts: 1978

Age: 23
From: Argentina

  13.12.2012 at 02:50
Written by musclassia on 12.12.2012 at 20:22

the first album that comes to mind is NOLA by Down - haven't heard their second, but III, whilst good, isn't in the same league, and their EP from this year was a bit meh.


Oh, I should have mentioned that one too. It's ridiculously good compared to the rest of their discography.
Machiavelli

Posts: 399
From: USA

  13.12.2012 at 10:13
Trivium--Shogun
Soulfly--Enslaved
ErnestoLeighton

Posts: 6


  13.12.2012 at 13:08
Man, I think you really have to try Soulfly's Conquer... its really awesome, just like the old Sepultura stuf.. I could really insist on it, just like your friend did hahahhaa
squidrick420

Posts: 187

Age: 22
From: USA

  21.01.2013 at 04:04
Celtic Frost, I LOVE their first couple albums, but after that i lost interest.
skrog1

Posts: 111
From: USA

  10.03.2013 at 00:46
Marylin Manson for SURE. Antichrist Superstar was a good album, over all. There's a song or two that isn't on that album but overall, imo, that's his crowning achievement. Everything else he's done... Meh.

Immortal - Sons Of Northern Darkness. LOVE that album. Unfortunately, I feel that Immortal just rehashes their stuff over and over again. SoND just happened to catch everything flawlessly to me.
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