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Re: Electric Wizard I really like these guys. I think they are a bit overrated and aren't the greatest thing to happen to doom or stoner metal ever (Church of Misery and Cathedral definitely rank higher for me), but I have 4 of their albums and enjoy listening to them. Sent from my HTC PH39100 using Tapatalk 2

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This album, plus 'Come my fantatics' are awesome. Have to say I am thoroughly confused on the difference between doom/stoner...lol
Stoner metal has more influences for 70's rock and psychedelic music, doom metal is often combined with it in cases like Electric Wizard and Church of Misery. For doom without stoner in the sound, check out bands like Trouble, Candlemass, Solitude Aeturnus, etc..., for stoner metal that's not that doomy, try Bongzilla, mid period Cathedral, Spiritual Beggars, etc... Sent from my HTC PH39100 using Tapatalk 2

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Stoner metal has more influences for 70's rock and psychedelic music, doom metal is often combined with it in cases like Electric Wizard and Church of Misery. For doom without stoner in the sound, check out bands like Trouble, Candlemass, Solitude Aeturnus, etc..., for stoner metal that's not that doomy, try Bongzilla, mid period Cathedral, Spiritual Beggars, etc...
Ahh, I love Trouble!! I haven't given stoner metal a try yet. But since I like to partake every now and then, I'll check it out next time I blaze up ;)

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Ahh, I love Trouble!! I haven't given stoner metal a try yet. But since I like to partake every now and then, I'll check it out next time I blaze up ;)
Church of Misery is easily my favorite stoner/doom band, they're plenty heavy, but have an awesome sense of swagger and groove, with tons of rock out/jam moments that make them sound like they would have been at home in the 70's. All of their songs are about serial killers too, which adds a fun macabre element to their sound. Sent from my HTC PH39100 using Tapatalk 2

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Church of Misery is easily my favorite stoner/doom band' date=' they're plenty heavy, but have an awesome sense of swagger and groove, with tons of rock out/jam moments that make them sound like they would have been at home in the 70's. All of their songs are about serial killers too, which adds a fun macabre element to their sound.[/quote'] OMG I am LOVING this!!! I'm a few minutes into Spahn Ranch and I can tell this is something I'm going to gobble up fast. ty blut!

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OMG I am LOVING this!!! I'm a few minutes into Spahn Ranch and I can tell this is something I'm going to gobble up fast. ty blut!
Glad you like it. If you're not familiar with it, be sure to check out Cathedral's second album The Ethereal Mirror. It's my favorite stoner/doom album, but they only really had that sound for that one. It's heavy as shit, but super catchy and rockin' too. Sent from my HTC PH39100 using Tapatalk 2

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Glad you like it. If you're not familiar with it, be sure to check out Cathedral's second album The Ethereal Mirror. It's my favorite stoner/doom album, but they only really had that sound for that one. It's heavy as shit, but super catchy and rockin' too.
Turns out Church of Misery is playing in my city in a month. I just picked up my ticket! whee :D

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I hope they play the States at some point. I'd like to see them live. :)
[TABLE=width: 100%] [TR] [TD=bgcolor: #000000][/TD] [TD=bgcolor: #000000] Church of Misery North American Tour 2013 18.10.2013 Oakland CA at Oakland Opera House w/ Saviours, Wizard Rifle 19.10.2013 San Francisco CA at Thee Parkside w/ Saviours, Wizard Rifle 20.10.2013 Portland OR at Rotture w/ Saviours, Wizard Rifle 21.10.2013 Seattle WA at The Crocodile w/ Saviours, Wizard Rifle 22.10.2013 Bellingham WA at The Shakedown w/ Saviours, Wizard Rifle 23.10.2013 Vancouver BC at Rickshaw Theater w/ Saviours, Wizard Rifle 24.10.2013 Edmonton AB at Pawn Shop w/ Wizard Rifle 25.10.2013 Calgary AB at Palomino w/ Wizard Rifle 30.10.2013 Fargo ND at The Aquarium w/ Wizard Rifle 31.10.2013 Saint Paul MN at Turf Club w/ Wizard Rifle 01.11.2013 Chicago IL at Ultra Lounge w/ The Gates of Slumber, Against the Grain 02.11.2013 Rock Island IL at Rock Island Brewing Company w/ The Gates of Slumber, Against the Grain 03.11.2013 Grand Rapids MI at Pyramid Scheme w/ The Gates of Slumber, Against the Grain 06.11.2013 Pittsburgh PA at 31st Street Pub w/ The Gates of Slumber, Against the Grain 07.11.2013 Syracuse NY at Lost Horizon w/ The Gates of Slumber, Against the Grain 08.11.2013 Toronto ON at Hard Luck w/ The Gates of Slumber, Against the Grain 09.11.2013 Ottawa ON at Mavericks w/ The Gates of Slumber, Against the Grain 10.11.2013 Montreal QC at Il Motore w/ The Gates of Slumber, Against the Grain 11.11.2013 Providence RI at AS220 w/ The Gates of Slumber, Against the Grain 12.11.2013 Brooklyn NY at Saint Vitus Bar w/ The Gates of Slumber, Against the Grain 13.11.2013 Richmond VA at Kingdom w/ The Gates of Slumber, Against the Grain 14.11.2013 Baltimore MD at Ottobar w/ The Gates of Slumber, Against the Grain 16.11.2013 Atlanta GA at The Earl w/ The Gates of Slumber, Against the Grain 17.11.2013 New Orleans LA at One Eyed Jacks w/ The Gates of Slumber, Against the Grain 18.11.2013 Austin TX at Mohawk w/ The Gates of Slumber, Against the Grain 19.11.2013 Dallas TX at Club Dada w/ The Gates of Slumber, Against the Grain 22.11.2013 Tempe AZ at Yucca Tap Room w/ Against the Grain 23.11.2013 Los Angeles CA at The Satellite w/ Against the Grain[/TD] [/TR] [/TABLE]

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Re: Electric Wizard Yeah, I live in Salt Lake City, none of those are even close to me. I've made those road trips to CA and AZ for shows before, but I'm already making one next month to Denver for a gig, so I doubt I'll have funds for another trip. EDIT: It looks like they're coming to Australia too Murph, you should check that out, I've heard that they put on a good live show. Sent from my HTC PH39100 using Tapatalk 2

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I think there's different kinds of heavy. There's the Forest Of Equilibrium kind of heavy where the sound is so thick it sounds as if the bowels of of the Earth are being channeled directly through your speakers. Then there's the kind of heavy created by an atmosphere so smothering it's almost difficult to breathe. Both approaches offer something different and are equally enjoyable.

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For sure. I think we often say the same things in different ways.:D I guess I'm talking about sonic heaviness. My favorite old Katatonia stuff is probably Brave Murder Day and Sounds Of Decay, but as I've said elsewhere I like everything they do. I'm a sucker. But if you really want heavy, listen to Burning Witch's "Towers". Anybody listen to that Iron Monkey song I put up? I really like those guys. Plus the vocalist is dead now, which makes it heavier...

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