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Decapitated and Carcass will always be my favorite bands period, along with Sabbath. Decapitated because not one band Ive heard has come close to the technical virtuosity of each component of the band while still maintaining a fluid, structurally natural sound to their songs. Their live performances were simply unparalleled, they truly gave their entire lives to every show, and they always treated their fans with the utmost respect. I was lucky enough to become friendly with them, particularly Covan, for a while when me and my best friend decided to follow them throughout the southeast, some of the best times of my life. Carcass for the simple fact that they were constantly evolving and had enormous impacts on multiple scenes within the death metal community, much like Sabbath did, but never lost their spark even when they reunited. A lot of bands do that because they simply don't know what else to do after retirement but you can tell those guys just love to make music and have the time of their lives doing it

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Decapitated and Carcass will always be my favorite bands period, along with Sabbath. Decapitated because not one band Ive heard has come close to the technical virtuosity of each component of the band while still maintaining a fluid, structurally natural sound to their songs. Their live performances were simply unparalleled, they truly gave their entire lives to every show, and they always treated their fans with the utmost respect. I was lucky enough to become friendly with them, particularly Covan, for a while when me and my best friend decided to follow them throughout the southeast, some of the best times of my life. Carcass for the simple fact that they were constantly evolving and had enormous impacts on multiple scenes within the death metal community, much like Sabbath did, but never lost their spark even when they reunited. A lot of bands do that because they simply don't know what else to do after retirement but you can tell those guys just love to make music and have the time of their lives doing it
Winds of Creation is fantastic, but I can't say that I found anything they did after to be anywhere near as compelling or inspired. They toned down the technicality, and started writing riffs and songs that made them a part of a group, as opposed to ones that set them apart. Carcass, on the other hand, did show grace with evolution, but Symphonies of Sickness is still their high water mark afaic. Sent from my HTC PH39100 using Tapatalk 2
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To be honest deathstorm, I haven't listened to it at all. Since the crash its been a sore subject. Decapitated, to me, will always be Vitek, Vogg, Martin, and Covan. Sauron was already gone by the time I caught them, despite his part in the majority of their works I know this, Covan's personality really drove their presence as a performing powerhouse and was always so grateful to everybody who came out to the shows. I love that Vogg is still doing his thing, and one day I'll check the album out, but it feels weird to me to know that its not the same band I spent my teenage years wrapped up in. Same reason I don't pay any post-Worm Cryptopsy any mind, but a little more personal. Call me a bitch but that's just how I feel.

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To be honest deathstorm' date=' I haven't listened to it at all. Since the crash its been a sore subject. Decapitated, to me, will always be Vitek, Vogg, Martin, and Covan. Sauron was already gone by the time I caught them, despite his part in the majority of their works I know this, Covan's personality really drove their presence as a performing powerhouse and was always so grateful to everybody who came out to the shows. I love that Vogg is still doing his thing, and one day I'll check the album out, but it feels weird to me to know that its not the same band I spent my teenage years wrapped up in. Same reason I don't pay any post-Worm Cryptopsy any mind, but a little more personal. Call me a bitch but that's just how I feel.[/quote'] I try not to get attached to musicians or engage in hero worship, I find that I'm nearly always let down. Sometimes the classic lineup will fall flat, sometimes the new one will dazzle, but nearly always a band will never be as good as it once was. Albums/EPs/demos should be judged on their own, capturing a small window in the time of a band's existence that will never happen again. Sent from my HTC PH39100 using Tapatalk 2
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90's  Death, Necrophagist, Immolation, Morbid Angel.

If you want to throw melody in there Dark Tranquility is my favorite, and I know that At the Gate's Slaughter of the Soul wrought a lot of the Emo/Angst-Metal crap we saw in the early and late 2000's, but that album is still fucking awesome. 

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The albums with DiSalvo on vocals aren't bad, just not up to snuff compared to the Worm fronted albums. It's the ones with that deathcore clown that reek of feces. Sent from my HTC One_M8 using Tapatalk

Oh. I thought everything with the old logo had Lord Worm on it...

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90's  Death, Necrophagist, Immolation, Morbid Angel.

If you want to throw melody in there Dark Tranquility is my favorite, and I know that At the Gate's Slaughter of the Soul wrought a lot of the Emo/Angst-Metal crap we saw in the early and late 2000's, but that album is still fucking awesome. 

Yes Dark Tranquility I really like.

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