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Fallen Ghost
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Age: 25
From: Norway

  08.01.2013 at 10:38
I hate when that happens: You love a band. What happens? Many of the members are leaving, and what does this lead to? Their next album is a huge disappointment, and their sound is not "that band" anymore.

The danish band Mercenary did that (in my opinion at least). They had GREAT albums, then the lead singer, keyboard player and the drummer quit. The singer nowadays have no chance to sing most of the older songs, so they are not playing them live anymore, and going from a fresh melodic death metal sound, they now sound like a metalcore band.

In your opinion, what other bands have done the same?

(The two first links is the good version of the band)







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Masterchief

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Age: 31
From: Sweden

  08.01.2013 at 18:05
When band cut hair .... but seriusly i dunno, when because saeems to me band change personalities, many sinply get merry what is anti metal, have children, many never had been true metalheads but simply play music and leither are bored, getting richer, getting older, each band has its own reason

single forever, forever single is more metal how long hair
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Dinruth

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From: Austria
  08.01.2013 at 22:37
Written by Fallen Ghost on 08.01.2013 at 10:38

I hate when that happens: You love a band. What happens? Many of the members are leaving, and what does this lead to? Their next album is a huge disappointment, and their sound is not "that band" anymore.

The danish band Mercenary did that (in my opinion at least). They had GREAT albums, then the lead singer, keyboard player and the drummer quit. The singer nowadays have no chance to sing most of the older songs, so they are not playing them live anymore, and going from a fresh melodic death metal sound, they now sound like a metalcore band.

In your opinion, what other bands have done the same?

(The two first links is the good version of the band)










just my opinion, but I really like the Metamorphosis album .. a different sound, sure .. but not a bad one
Fallen Ghost
Metal & Beer

Posts: 544

Age: 25
From: Norway

  08.01.2013 at 23:34
Written by Dinruth on 08.01.2013 at 22:37

Written by Fallen Ghost on 08.01.2013 at 10:38

I hate when that happens: You love a band. What happens? Many of the members are leaving, and what does this lead to? Their next album is a huge disappointment, and their sound is not "that band" anymore.

The danish band Mercenary did that (in my opinion at least). They had GREAT albums, then the lead singer, keyboard player and the drummer quit. The singer nowadays have no chance to sing most of the older songs, so they are not playing them live anymore, and going from a fresh melodic death metal sound, they now sound like a metalcore band.

In your opinion, what other bands have done the same?

(The two first links is the good version of the band)










just my opinion, but I really like the Metamorphosis album .. a different sound, sure .. but not a bad one


I'm sure there are many who like that album, but for me it is so totally un-Mercenary.. Now when the leadsinger is no longer there.. Personally it's just a way to big difference from before and today
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Masterchief

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Age: 31
From: Sweden

  09.01.2013 at 00:49
Dont quote 10 times orginal post whit videos, I cant follow to conversation
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john_mcc

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Age: 44
From: UK

  09.01.2013 at 01:43
Written by Bad English on 08.01.2013 at 18:05

When band cut hair .... but seriusly i dunno, when because saeems to me band change personalities, many sinply get merry what is anti metal, have children, many never had been true metalheads but simply play music and leither are bored, getting richer, getting older, each band has its own reason

single forever, forever single is more metal how long hair


Are you seriously suggesting that getting married is "anti-metal"?

Please tell me it was a joke.
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Masterchief

Posts: 43540

Age: 31
From: Sweden

  09.01.2013 at 01:50
Written by john_mcc on 09.01.2013 at 01:43

Written by Bad English on 08.01.2013 at 18:05

When band cut hair .... but seriusly i dunno, when because saeems to me band change personalities, many sinply get merry what is anti metal, have children, many never had been true metalheads but simply play music and leither are bored, getting richer, getting older, each band has its own reason

single forever, forever single is more metal how long hair


Are you seriously suggesting that getting married is "anti-metal"?

Please tell me it was a joke.


no all what I know what get meeried metal listening from 6h in day turns to 2 h in week ... so
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enumaelis

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Age: 33
From: Spain

  09.01.2013 at 02:47
I agree with the Mercenary matter, the first band that came to my mind reading this post was Black Tide
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Dinruth

Posts: 276
From: Austria
  09.01.2013 at 12:19
Written by Bad English on 09.01.2013 at 00:49

Dont quote 10 times orginal post whit videos, I cant follow to conversation


you're totally right .. my bad
skrog1

Posts: 111
From: USA

  10.03.2013 at 02:03
I mean, Metallica's the obvious one in my opinion. But on a more relevant and "today" topic, I even know about some local bands in my area that have the same problem. Money is almost always the culprit here. Either the band collectively changes their sound and image to get more money (metallica) OR a member or series of members have to leave due to them not being able to afford being in a band anymore. Or they have to take more hours at their day job and just don't have time to be in a band anymore. That was the case with Nile. Their lead singer left for those exact reasons a few years ago. I know Frank's not with Suffo at the moment. It's fucking hard to be in a band. It's a real labor of love, that's for sure.
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Infernal Eternal

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From: Greece

  26.07.2013 at 11:22
When you give all you got in a certain style, it rational to change style in order not to repeat yourself. Fans don't like this, though.
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Enteroctopus

Posts: 104
From: USA

  08.03.2016 at 22:06
Opeth. Mikael really seemed to lose interest in death metal after Blackwater Park. I felt like he actually forced the brutality after that, again for money but in a different way.

I actually like the newest album quite a bit although it is not death metal whatsoever. I feel it is what he/they truly want to do, so whatever. Still, aint My Arms Your Hearse or Still Life anymore!! So that is a negative direction, I would say.

Less brutality more wankage!

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