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  2. General

    1. Deep and Meaningful

      This section is for Metal connoisseurs. Well thought out discussions and debates using good grammar.

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    2. Album Reviews

      Just got a new album or want to share your favourite? Come review it here!

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    3. Events / Promotion

      If you have something to promote then promote it here. This is a dedicated forum for offers, events, gigs and merchandise.

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    4. Metal Festivals

      Talk about your Metal festival experiences.

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    5. VS. Forum

      Got something to compare? Post it up in here and see what everyone else thinks!

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    6. General Chat

      Talk about general goings on in the Metal world.

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    7. Off Topic

      Talk about anything NOT related to Metal in here.

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  3. Metal Talk

    1. Mosh Pit!

      Everyone welcome. 5 words about your favourite band and 5 word replies only! No wall of deaths.

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    2. Gothic Metal

      The heaviness of doom metal with the dark melancholy of gothic rock

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    3. Groove Metal

      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.

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    4. Industrial Metal

      Repeating metal guitar riffs, sampling, synthesizer or sequencer lines, and distorted vocals.

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    5. Progressive Metal

      Powerful, guitar-driven sound of metal with complex compositional structures, odd time signatures and diverse philosophical lyrics.

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    6. Battle Metal

      Elements Black, Death, Epic with a changing tempo. Similar to folk but always portrays battle!

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    7. Heavy / Traditional Metal

      Mid-to-fast-tempo riffs, by thumping basslines, crunchy riffs, extended lead guitar solos, and clean vocals.

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    8. New Wave of British Heavy Metal

      The New Wave of British Heavy Metal was a heavy metal movement that started in the late 1970s, in Britain, and achieved international attention by the early 1980s.

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    9. Doom Metal

      Slower tempos, low-tuned guitars and a much "thicker" or "heavier" sound.

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    10. Black Metal

      Fast tempos, shrieked vocals, highly distorted guitars played with tremolo picking, blast beat drumming and raw recording.

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    11. Djent

      Progressive Metal, "djent" is an onomatopoeia for a heavily palm-muted, distorted guitar chord. Coined by the band Meshuggah.

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    12. Nu-Metal

      A fusion genre which combines elements of heavy metal with other genres, including grunge and hip hop.

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    13. Power Metal

      Fast tempo and melodic harmonies, the sound tempered by characteristics of speed metal.

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    14. Stoner Metal

      Slow-to-mid tempo and features standard-tuned guitars, a bass-heavy sound, melodic vocals, and 'retro' style production.

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    15. Folk Metal

      Fusion of heavy metal with traditional folk music. This includes the widespread use of folk instruments and vocal style.

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    16. Death Metal

      Heavily distorted guitars, tremolo picking, deep growling vocals, blast beat drumming and minor keys.

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    17. Thrash Metal

      Fast tempo and aggression, fast percussive and low-register guitar riffs, overlaid with shredding-style lead.

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    18. More Sub-Genres

      Talk about as many niche sub-genres of metal as you like i.e. Metalcore, Deathcore, Melodic Metal etc.

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    1. Metal Legends

      The place to trade stories of admiration and awe for the legends of Metal.

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  7. Misc

    1. Metal Photography

      A place to share your favorite Metal photos. These can be anything from gig photos you have taken to professional portraits you like. Yes you can also post photos of Alt Girls here.

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    2. Best Metal Quotes

      What is your favourite Metal quote? It doesn't have to be from a song, just... Metal.

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    3. Best Metal YouTube

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    5. Metal Cooking

      Everyday tasty recipes with a Metal twist. One thread per recipe including: Name, Description, Ingredients and Method (In a numerical list).

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    6. Hobbies

      Conversation about your hobbies and projects in here. Metal heads can share a lot in common!

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    8. Other Music Talk

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    • Bloodclot Currents of Metalcore on CACOPHONY!           ~C A C O P H O N Y~ Christchurch's very own HEAVY METAL radio show on… RDU98.5FM Tuesday's 10pm-12pm Radio Addington 107.5FM, Friday & following Monday at 10pm Listen or Download CACOPHONY at www.cacophonynz.podomatic.com We're on Facebook! [Who isn't?]  www.facebook.com/cacophonynz www.metalradio.co.nz to hear the best Metal Radio NZ has to offer... This week the LostMessiah gets a Second Choke of Metalcore as we get through a swag of releases from mid-year. Bloodclot and Currents feature with new releases from Righteous Vendetta, 8Kids, Deez Nuts, Sikth and Polaris. As always we squeeze in as many NZ Metal bands as possible including, Shitripper, The Dauntless, Fuelset, Deny, Mutangent, The Rising Tide, Blacktooth, Bor'Tas, Second Gear Grind and Majera. Bloodclot [USA] [Groove - Metalcore] - Up In Arms [14th Jul, 2017]
      www.myspace.com/bloodclotnyc
      www.facebook.com/bloodclotmusic
      www.metalblade.com
      www.maricmedia.com.au Currents [USA] [Metalcore] - The Place I Feel Safest [16th Jun, 2017]
      www.currentsct.bandcamp.com
      www.facebook.com/currentsct
      www.nuclearblast.de/en Clots of Blood Playlist Shitripper [NZ] - Vultures
      Polaris - Consume
      Integrity - Burning Beneath The Devils Cross
      The Dauntless [NZ] - Hereward The Wake
      * Bloodclot - You'll Be The Death Of Me
      * Bloodclot - Slow Kill Genocide
      * Bloodclot - Up In Arms
      * Bloodclot - Slipping Into Darkness + Life As One
      Fuelset [NZ] - Eight Point Five
      Sikth - No Wishbones
      Spoil Engine - Wastelands
      Deny [NZ] - The Backwards Lie
      Mutangent [NZ] - Dead Wake
      Deez Nuts - Antidote
      A Breech Of Silence - Falling Away
      Emmure - Flag Of The Beast Currents of Blood Playlist The Rising Tide [NZ] - Nightmare
      Nucleust - The Inner Self
      8Kids - Zerbrechen
      Blacktooth [NZ] - Feeding My Minds Destruction
      * Currents - Apnea
      * Currents - Night Terrors
      * Currents - Forget Me
      * Currents - Another Life
      Bor'Tas [NZ] - Blood Of The Children
      Miss May I - Lost In The Grey
      While She Sleeps - Feel
      Second Gear Grind [NZ] - Stone Bullet
      Majera [NZ] - Silvers
      Righteous Vendetta - Defiance
      The Agonist - The Game
      A Breach Of Silence - Nightcrawler
      Gigs Wednesday 4th October @ Kings Arms [Auckland] - Campaign For Destruction feat. Napalm Death, Brujera & Lockup.
      www.undertheradar.co.nz Symbiotic Extreme Metal Festival 2017 - One city, Two nights, 16 Bands.
      https://www.facebook.com/events/226666691157075/   Friday 20th October @ Valhalla [Wellington] - Crypt Incursion, Voltherm, Oblivion Dawn, Decimated King, Men An Tol, Setentia & Vargafrost. 8Pm $10 Door.
      https://www.facebook.com/events/226666691157075/   Saturday 21th October @ Valhalla [Wellington] - Order Of Diptera, Sanity Breach, Silent Torture, Carnal, Thy Assassin, Vixen Execution, Organectomy & Depraved. 8Pm $10 Door
      https://www.facebook.com/events/226666691157075/   Tuesday 24th October @ San Fran Bath House [Wellington] - Dillinger Escape Plan Wednesday 25th October @ Kings Arms [Auckland] - Dillinger Escape Plan
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      www.undertheradar.co.nz 25th Anniversary of SATANFEST featuring; Fri 27th October @ The Embankment Tavern [Christchurch] 6pm-1am
      https://www.facebook.com/events/927654807376446/ Place Of Skulls [CHCH] https://placeofskulls.bandcamp.com/
      Go On Dying [UK] https://soundcloud.com/go-on-dying
      D.I.C. [HAMILTON] https://dicnz.bandcamp.com/
      Corpse Feast [NAPIER] https://www.facebook.com/CORPSEFEAST-129293423754508/
      Voice of the Black Pharaoh [CHCH] https://votbp.bandcamp.com/
      Malevolence [AUCKLAND] http://www.malevolencenz.com/
      Blood of the Moon [WELLINGTON] https://bloodofthemoon.bandcamp.com/
      Anno Domini Mortus [NEW PLYMOUTH] https://annodominimortus.bandcamp.com/ Sat 28th October @ The Embankment Tavern [Christchurch] 6pm-1am
      https://www.facebook.com/events/927654807376446/ Undiscovered Moons Of Saturn [AUCKLAND] https://undiscoveredmoonsofsaturn.bandcamp.com/
      Gormukilliodokus [CHCH] https://www.facebook.com/Gormukilliodokkus/
      Grief [CHCH] https://www.facebook.com/Grief-1498637850431749/
      DeathCall [DUNEDIN] https://deathcall.bandcamp.com/
      Sanity Breach [TIMARU] https://www.facebook.com/Sanity-Breach-252897891528392/
      Men An Tol [CHCH] https://menantol.bandcamp.com/
      Vargafrost [TASMAN] https://vargafrost.bandcamp.com/
      Vassafor [AUCKLAND] https://www.facebook.com/Vassafor/ Sun 29th October @ The Embankment Tavern [Christchurch] 3pm-9pm
      https://www.facebook.com/events/927654807376446/ Carradine Choke [CHCH] https://www.facebook.com/carradinechoke/
      Secularity [CHCH] https://secularity.bandcamp.com/
      Fourth Age of the Sun [CHCH] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKr-tpwDQhI
      Decimated King [CHCH] https://www.facebook.com/DecimatedKing/
      Black Metal Sabbath [AUCKLAND] https://www.facebook.com/BlackMetalSabbath/
      Organectomy [CHCH] https://organectomy.bandcamp.com/
      Satanicum [CHCH] https://www.facebook.com/Satanicum/ *Contact CACOPHONY* www.twitter.com/cacophonyradio www.facebook.com/cacophonynz www.cacophony.co.nz eMail [email protected] sMail CACOPHONY, POBox33044, Barrington, Christchurch 8244, New Zealand.
    • Well, we're supposed to leave tomorrow, and he's still feeling pretty bad. Plus he's missing a bunch of school. The timing isn't great, but I guess it never is when you're sick. NP: Opeth - My Arms, Your Hearse
    •  Your welcome buddy That's good it's a good thing this happens now before you go on your trip to see your family in North Carolina 
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