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Looking to expand my metal collection, maybe some good new bands.

Top 5 bands: Iron Maiden, Pantera, Wasp, Metallica, Fear Factory.

writing music for years as a hobby, would love to read some of everyone's work. 

 

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Hi, welcome.  A solid top 5 there.  I recently wrote reviews for another site of the first seven Maiden albums.  It was great going back through the catalogue.

Are you considering taking the music writing into being in a band or just keeping it as a hobby?  We have threads here for artists looking to collaborate and also lots of recommendation threads (pinned at the top of each section usually) if you are looking to pick up new bands.

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14 hours ago, MacabreEternal said:

Hi, welcome.  A solid top 5 there.  I recently wrote reviews for another site of the first seven Maiden albums.  It was great going back through the catalogue.

Are you considering taking the music writing into being in a band or just keeping it as a hobby?  We have threads here for artists looking to collaborate and also lots of recommendation threads (pinned at the top of each section usually) if you are looking to pick up new bands.

I wrote quite a bit back in my band days as a lead vocalist but I enjoyed it so much better as a hobby. 

Thanks, I’ll check out the threads regarding new bands and would be interesting to read some of the collaborations or even take part in it.

 

have you seen Iron Maiden live? Or i take it that’s perhaps a ridiculous question.

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1 hour ago, Senorita said:

I wrote quite a bit back in my band days as a lead vocalist but I enjoyed it so much better as a hobby. 

Thanks, I’ll check out the threads regarding new bands and would be interesting to read some of the collaborations or even take part in it.

 

have you seen Iron Maiden live? Or i take it that’s perhaps a ridiculous question.

Unfortunately not.  I was too young in their heyday and I do have this (perhaps very silly) notion about only seeing bands live in their heyday.  Also I have some hearing challenges due to errant headphone behaviour when I was younger, so live music can be uncomfortable for me - even if I could get over myself.  I stick with my copy of  Live After Death.

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27 minutes ago, MacabreEternal said:

Unfortunately not.  I was too young in their heyday and I do have this (perhaps very silly) notion about only seeing bands live in their heyday.  Also I have some hearing challenges due to errant headphone behaviour when I was younger, so live music can be uncomfortable for me - even if I could get over myself.  I stick with my copy of  Live After Death.

 I saw them 3 years ago when I was 31 and it was quite possibly the greatest concert I’ve been to but I could understand the heyday part. As long as you can enjoy the music, the setting doesn’t matter.

 I’m seeing Metallica for the first time in a few months so will be interesting to see, slipknot opening for them. 

We take what we can get in Australia, not many people travel down under.

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27 minutes ago, Senorita said:

 I saw them 3 years ago when I was 31 and it was quite possibly the greatest concert I’ve been to but I could understand the heyday part. As long as you can enjoy the music, the setting doesn’t matter.

 I’m seeing Metallica for the first time in a few months so will be interesting to see, slipknot opening for them. 

We take what we can get in Australia, not many people travel down under.

Our Australian residents on here will keep you in the loop on band activity/gigs I am sure.

@Requiem, @True Belief

C'mon folks, help a girl out.

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Our Australian residents on here will keep you in the loop on band activity/gigs I am sure.

[mention=10660]Requiem[/mention], [mention=8729]True Belief[/mention]

C'mon folks, help a girl out.

 

Metal Church tomorrow night (and Friday too) in Melbourne.

 

Nocturnal Graves & King Friday night.

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16 minutes ago, True Belief said:

 

Metal Church tomorrow night (and Friday too) in Melbourne.

 

Nocturnal Graves & King Friday night.

Thanks, I’m in NSW, I should probably look up Sydney and Newcastle gigs. 

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1 hour ago, Senorita said:

 I saw them 3 years ago when I was 31 and it was quite possibly the greatest concert I’ve been to but I could understand the heyday part. As long as you can enjoy the music, the setting doesn’t matter.

 I’m seeing Metallica for the first time in a few months so will be interesting to see, slipknot opening for them. 

We take what we can get in Australia, not many people travel down under.

Live in Sydney in 2019 (from memory): 

Dimmu Borgir, Emperor, Cradle of Filth, Dark Funeral, Wintersun, Insomnium, Eluveitie, Watain, Destroyer 666, Devildriver, Metal Church, Bloodbath, Immolation, Korpiklaani, Mayhem, Slayer, Ghost, Judas Priest, Alice in Chains, Anthrax, Behemoth, Opeth, Mortuus, Marty Friedman, Apocalyptica, Soilwork, KISS, Sevendust, Avantasia, Candlemass, At the Gates, Psycroptic, Anaal Nathrakh and on and on on..... 

Are you sure you're keeping track of metal bands that are touring Australia? There's a lot of great stuff out there beyond Iron Maiden and Metallica. 

Let me know if you're in Melbourne ever. I'll buy you a drink and show you around. 

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27 minutes ago, Requiem said:

Live in Sydney in 2019 (from memory): 

Dimmu Borgir, Emperor, Cradle of Filth, Dark Funeral, Wintersun, Insomnium, Eluveitie, Watain, Destroyer 666, Devildriver, Metal Church, Bloodbath, Immolation, Korpiklaani, Mayhem, Slayer, Ghost, Judas Priest, Alice in Chains, Anthrax, Behemoth, Opeth, Mortuus, Marty Friedman, Apocalyptica, Soilwork, KISS, Sevendust, Avantasia, Candlemass, At the Gates, Psycroptic, Anaal Nathrakh and on and on on..... 

Are you sure you're keeping track of metal bands that are touring Australia? There's a lot of great stuff out there beyond Iron Maiden and Metallica. 

Let me know if you're in Melbourne ever. I'll buy you a drink and show you around. 

There’s no doubt I’ve been out of the loop re what’s on offer in Australia. I guess that’s what I’m After. Spent too long all study and work with no play (not that it’s a bad thing, stay in school kids! Just prioritise better).

I’m clearly following the wrong pages for gig info. I’m in NSW but I travel to Melbourne a bit for work so will have to check out more bands. Thanks for the tips, next Melbourne work trip will certainly be more entertaining.

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9 minutes ago, Senorita said:

There’s no doubt I’ve been out of the loop re what’s on offer in Australia. I guess that’s what I’m After. Spent too long all study and work with no play (not that it’s a bad thing, stay in school kids! Just prioritise better).

I’m clearly following the wrong pages for gig info. I’m in NSW but I travel to Melbourne a bit for work so will have to check out more bands. Thanks for the tips, next Melbourne work trip will certainly be more entertaining.

Melbourne has a great local metal venue called the Bendigo Hotel, which I frequent probably once a fortnight and @True Belief, the god amongst men, also attends from time to time.

They have local metal bands playing at least twice a week, about four or five bands a night, and it's surprisingly amenable. The front bar also plays metal hits over the PA. 

Happy to show you around if you want a business trip with with a metallic twist. 

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10 minutes ago, Requiem said:

Melbourne has a great local metal venue called the Bendigo Hotel, which I frequent probably once a fortnight and @True Belief, the god amongst men, also attends from time to time.

They have local metal bands playing at least twice a week, about four or five bands a night, and it's surprisingly amenable. The front bar also plays metal hits over the PA. 

Happy to show you around if you want a business trip with with a metallic twist. 

Sounds perfect. 

Probably better than my usual docklands  walks playing music abnormally loud to forget the workday had. 

 

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On 8/28/2019 at 9:17 PM, Senorita said:

Sounds perfect. 

Probably better than my usual docklands  walks playing music abnormally loud to forget the workday had. 

 

Yes there’s nothing very metal about the Docklands.

There’s really no reason to go there at all except for football. It’s never caught on as a social/dining destination, despite all the money thrown at it. 

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