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20 hours ago, Balor said:

Greetings!  What bands and styles do you enjoy?

I prefer the more extreme styles, particularly Death, Blackened Death, Black and Gothic but I have an AC/DC playlist too ;) bands I like include Cannibal Corpse, Watain, Electric Wizard, Paradise Lost, Behemoth, Rotting Christ, Carach Angren, Slayer and many many more but those get particularly heavy rotation on Spotify.

14 hours ago, ChainsawAkimbo said:

Hey and welcome. ūüĎć

Thank you!

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8 minutes ago, noblastbeats said:

Never heard Behemoth described as metalcore before¬†ūüėģ

That's because they're not... They don't have an ounce of hardcore in their sound. No doubt they've become a lot more commercial since they started playing the "blackened"/symphonic death metal they became popular for, but "metalcore" here seems a lot more like a blanket pejorative than anything specific to do with their music.

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2 hours ago, Balor said:

Even their early material?

they are not black metal, weren't, never gonna be

1 hour ago, noblastbeats said:

Never heard Behemoth described as metalcore before¬†ūüėģ

no i didn't mean it. i meant they're not black metal, even blackened death. some sort of baby main-stream thing, not even close to black.

 

1 hour ago, FatherAlabaster said:

That's because they're not... They don't have an ounce of hardcore in their sound. No doubt they've become a lot more commercial since they started playing the "blackened"/symphonic death metal they became popular for, but "metalcore" here seems a lot more like a blanket pejorative than anything specific to do with their music.

oh yes they are, they are not blackened 'death'. you either don't know what death metal is, or what metalcore is.

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13 minutes ago, Vovete said:

they are not black metal, weren't, never gonna be

no i didn't mean it. i meant they're not black metal, even blackened death. some sort of baby main-stream thing, not even close to black.

 

oh yes they are, they are not blackened 'death'. you either don't know what death metal is, or what metalcore is.

Saying "oh yes they are" doesn't make it so. Whether you're talking about more aggressive metal/hardcore crossover acts or the pop-inflected polished stuff that people usually mean when they talk about "metalcore" this way, Behemoth doesn't fit the category. They don't have any of those influences. They don't sound like any actual metalcore band I've ever heard. It sounds like you're just using "metalcore" as a catch-all term to mean "lame and commercial"... in which case, I'd kind of agree, I find them to be pretty bland for the most part. But again, just being lame and commercial doesn't make something metalcore.

Also, being lame and argumentative about something this close to meaningless doesn't make you a welcome addition to the board. Hope you enjoy the rest of the internet.

 

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