Often used to describe bands like Pantera and Exhorder. With mid-tempo riffs similar to those found in Thrash Metal and a tendency to focus more on groovy syncopation and heaviness than outright speed.
Nice. I'm an Ambush fan. Played 'Desecrator' to death when it came out, 'Infidel' is ok but probably need to devote more time to it. Tried getting some merch a while back and found it almost impossible.
The return of Blackfire has lit a serious fire under Angelripper's ass. This new single sounds like it was written for Persecution Mania. Interesting production/mix.
Ok I am on a roll, some serious listening going on down here this last week or so, best summarized thus:
New LIK album: ripper, old school death metal.
New Draconian: it's symbolic when an old band returns to their original logo, Draconian, a band I had long written off, have delivered here.
New Uada: really like these guys, melodic black metal blend. Some tracks drag on but good stuff.
Ultravox: mixed. Hymn & Vienna must be two of my favorite non-metal songs ever.
Sodom: Agent Orange. No need to explain why.
Bullet for My Valentine: The Poison. An album full of gold in a career full of shite. Do yourself a favor and give it a go.
Having spent the afternoon setting up a new turntable and failing for ages to get it to connect to my new bluetooth speakers (a battle I have since won) I will attest first-hand to how impractical vinyl is. I mean the levelling of the turntable, the alignment of the arm and cartridge head is all massively important but took me a good couple of hours to get right, that having been said the sound quality is much superior and right now I am as close to 13 year old me as I ever have been (although 13 year old me had more vinyl) but I can now build my sound system to have a cd player and I am sure cassette also.
With my new speakers I can get the PC to play my music through them also so double win.
I'm going to try routing "dishes", "laundry", and "childcare" through one of the external loops, and see if I can program my expression pedal to make the morning coffee. I'm pretty sure all these settings are accessible through the Big Knob. I'll let you know how it works out.