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I discovered that it's difficult to find Celtic Frost's most infamous album on a digital download service (e.g. iTunes, Amazon, etc.) Could it be there isn't much demand? Sent from my iPod touch using Tapatalk
Nobody ever bothered to reissue the album because it's a steaming pile of shit, so that's why hard copies are tough to come by. I would guess the lack of demand would account for the download sites not having it, as it's a steaming pile of shit. No, it is not redundant for me to state it again, because it's a steaming pile of shit. Sent from my HTC PH39100 using Tapatalk 2
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Lol. It does have a few good songs. Peanuts maybe? If a tree falls in the forest and no one is there to hear it fall... If a great band makes their worst album ... Was there a good reason? Sent from my iPod touch using Tapatalk
Even the band hates the album. They readily admit their disappointment at allowing their record label push them in that direction, and they did a much better job with that kind of more accessible sound with Vanity/Nemesis. Sent from my HTC PH39100 using Tapatalk 2
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Celtic Frost's - Cold Lake After much thought on this (my previous post) It's like when you're young you have more energy, more inspiration. After a few albums, once a band has established or proven themselves in the scene then it's time to do whatever we feel like at the moment. Sent from my iPod touch using Tapatalk

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I've noticed this tendency in other heavy bands. It's as if they've already crushed us with some heavy albums. It's time to experiment. Sent from my iPod touch using Tapatalk
I don't think it's so often a desire to experiment, as a desire to become more accessible or expand market share. With the bands that genuinely experiment, I think that once they stop performing to the expectations of the genre, we get a taste of the other influences they've had all along.
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I kind of agree but if celtic frost wanted to be hair metal, wouldn't they have done a better job of cloning the more popular bands? Sent from my iPod touch using Tapatalk
Not necessarily. The album was shit even for hair metal, I don't think they ever fully committed to or embraced the change on that album, as evidenced by their weak delivery and poor songwriting. They showed that they could do much better on Vanity/Nemesis, and had been an experimental band all along (just look at Into the Pandemonium), it was just an attempt to jump on the pop bandwagon and make some money because their label said it would be a good idea. Sent from my HTC PH39100 using Tapatalk 2
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Celtic Frost's - Cold Lake The producer or label talked them into it? It's what I still don't get it's not pop. it's not even trendy it's just odd. Who else would sing about cherry orchards and being messmerized? It's deeper than what you see the trendies doing. Sent from my iPod touch using Tapatalk

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