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Hello from the S.F.area!

I was a metalhead fpr awhile as a teen,but ended up gravitating towards Oi/Punk/N.Y.H.C.and alt,,but found myself recently becoming really drawn back to lthe intensity and musicianship that metal has.

Im not so hot with the genre,sub-genre stuff,but I guess Im really digging on Death Metal,Black Metal,Grindcore,War Metal ,and still love some Thrash and Crossover. 

I'm really loving:

Cannibal Corpse

Bolt Thrower

Ghoul

Acid Witch

1914

Brujeria

I also had the great fortune to see Neurosis at the Gilman St.Project in Berkeley Pain of Mind era--- pre Word As Law.

 

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4 hours ago, Balor said:

Welcome!  Bolt Thrower is awesome!

??? YYYAAAASSSS!!!! ^ I 2nd that! ^

Oh, and welcome by the way @Deadbydawn!!! LOL... nice bunch of groups/bands you are into!  Since you mentioned Cannibal Corpse do you get into anything from Six Feet Under also (same singer from the early Cannibal Corpse [=/<1995], which I'm sure you might know)?... anyway, glad you joined in!

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Hey!  Glad to be here.  I just started to check out 6 Feet Under.  Barnes is a powerhouse!  His gutterals are insane......and this may be sacrilege-- but I think Im partial to CorpseGrinder on vox.

BoltThrower--- even being immersed in the punk stuff I dont know how I ever missed out.  The sound is like a wrecking ball run amok.  Has anybody heard Conjuror - Fight or Yield?  Incredible!!

13 hours ago, MacabreEternal said:

Welcome, is your username a Deicide reference?

No-- it was an Evil Dead reference,but it sounds like I should check out Deicide.  I'm kinda falling back in love with metal again so I have a lot of catching up to do.

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13 hours ago, Deadbydawn said:

Hey!  Glad to be here.  I just started to check out 6 Feet Under.  Barnes is a powerhouse!  His gutterals are insane......and this may be sacrilege-- but I think Im partial to CorpseGrinder on vox.

Barnes had some classic performances early on, but I think his voice was kind of shot by the time he left CC. Try some of their earliest albums if you haven't, he sounds pretty nasty. Corpsegrinder is definitely the more technically skilled of the two, and I like some of the stuff he did with them, but you should also give a listen to his previous band Monstrosity - Imperial Doom and Millennium are both really enjoyable albums. Also check out Solstice's self-titled album, Ripping Corpse's Dreaming With The Dead, Brutality's Screams Of Anguish, Obituary's Cause Of Death, and some early stuff from the Swedish scene like Nihilist and the first couple albums from Grave... and there's so much more. Early 90s death metal is the gift that keeps on giving.

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Thanks!  Yeah, isnt Hebry Kane,Heads For The Dead,and Fondle Corpse Swedish?  If so--- I seem to gravitate to the stuff from that part of the world.

Its great how ready to share folks are here.  Unfortunately in some of the Punk and Oi scenes can be really douchey and scene-ey and wont share what they like with others.

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7 minutes ago, Deadbydawn said:

Thanks!  Yeah, isnt Hebry Kane,Heads For The Dead,and Fondle Corpse Swedish?  If so--- I seem to gravitate to the stuff from that part of the world.

Its great how ready to share folks are here.  Unfortunately in some of the Punk and Oi scenes can be really douchey and scene-ey and wont share what they like with others.

Henry Kane is Swedish, I remember some of my friends talking about them a little while ago but I never listened to them. There was a pretty raw punk scene there in the 80s. I've only explored a little bit of that, but the early DM from that region seems to be more rooted in punk than their American counterparts. There's so much to discover. Hope you enjoy some of the recommendations you've gotten so far. If you're interested in hearing more old death metal, there's a good bit to check out in this thread:

 

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Thanks!  I'm not sure how I ever missed out on BoltThrower.  I've loved stuff like Sick Of Ot All ( No tears era and Cro-Mags " Age Of Quarrel" -- hardest NYHC album ever made,but Bolt Thrower is heavy in a way I havent heard before.  1914 is heavy, hellaaaaa evil sounding and a pretty cerebral band.  So many bands which destroy  those metal misconceptions folks have.

Only drawback is collecting vinyl or discs or tapes and then getring turned onto these bands.  I need to pace myself.....lol.

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