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Welcome. Don't mind Macabre, there are no "wrong answers" - he's desperately searching for a spark of human connection and would prefer honesty to a sugar coating. He wasn't too disappointed when I told him I'd actually thrown my shearling slippers away after discovering they were infested with moth larvae. 

He certainly won't try to track you down at your home, or anything like that. 

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2 hours ago, MacabreEternal said:

Two important questions.  Open or closed back slippers and what is your favourite Judas Priest album?

Funny you mention Judas Priest. My uncle was into heavy rock and he got me into it. He gave me a couple if tapes one of which was turbo so really Judas Priest was one of the first metal bands I listened to

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G'Day hope you enjoy it here. Seems I'm late to the party again...damned antipodal timezone differential.

 

Don't worry we're not ALL vampire demons and envoys of Lovecraftian horror. Some of us are necrophiliac sadomasichists and beer advocates...I hear you say "what kind of demented nightmare have I just signed up for" :D

 

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4 hours ago, RelentlessOblivion said:

G'Day hope you enjoy it here. Seems I'm late to the party again...damned antipodal timezone differential.

 

Don't worry we're not ALL vampire demons and envoys of Lovecraftian horror. Some of us are necrophiliac sadomasichists and beer advocates...I hear you say "what kind of demented nightmare have I just signed up for" :D

 

Don't forget drunk ass headbanging thrashers :D

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14 hours ago, MacabreEternal said:

Turbo gets a beating whenever people get into discussions about it (not on here) and although I accept it is one of their weaker efforts it is by no means terrible.

As a ten year old back in 1990 it was something very new and exciting to me. And my love if metal grew from there

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My introduction to Priest was hearing Better By You Better Then Me playing over the stereo at a record store. It wasn't long after my first encounter with metal - my cousin introducing me to Pantera - but they didn't actually have Stained Class in stock (took until last year for me to finally grab that gem) so I wound up with Painkiller instead. 12 year old me was like "holy shit is this the same band?"

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My introduction to Priest was hearing Better By You Better Then Me playing over the stereo at a record store. It wasn't long after my first encounter with metal - my cousin introducing me to Pantera - but they didn't actually have Stained Class in stock (took until last year for me to finally grab that gem) so I wound up with Painkiller instead. 12 year old me was like "holy shit is this the same band?"

I never liked the poppy 80's Priest tracks that I had heard when I was cutting my teeth on thrash metal as the first metal that I explored when I was a teenager. I had, however, always heard that Stained Class was not only their best, but also one of the best metal albums of all time. When I started working at a large chain record store when I was 16, I noticed that they didn't have it in stock. Special orders were a simple process though, so that was one of the first ones that I put through, along with Celtic Frost's To Mega Therion and Death's Scream Bloody Gore. Like you, I was floored and couldn't believe that it was the same band that had done Livin' After Midnight and the other cheesy pop shit that I had heard on the radio and disliked. It stands as my favorite from Priest and one of my favorite albums period.

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