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Re: Dragonforce...the most popular power metal band at Hot t thanks but I didn't think of them, I pretty much just stole them from the internet oh and I agree with BlutAusNerd, Valley Of The Damned and Sonic Firestorm are decent to good after that their songs just became ways of getting to the solos

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thanks but I didn't think of them, I pretty much just stole them from the internet oh and I agree with BlutAusNerd, Valley Of The Damned and Sonic Firestorm are decent to good after that their songs just became ways of getting to the solos
I don't even mind some of Inhuman Rampage, but the singles drive me nuts. I never got Ultra Beatdown because I saw them live around that time, and they SUCKED.

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Re: Dragonforce...the most popular power metal band at Hot t

that's one thing that hasn't changed then' date=' a friend of mine saw them when they were out here promoting Inhuman Rampage and said the guitarists literally could not play live[/quote'] It's not so much that they couldn't play, it's that they were too busy dicking around and acting like children to play their songs. They were so focused on running around the stage, jumping up and down like idiots, and making sure they stood in front of the fan to blow their hair back at just the right spot that they were constantly fucking up, which annoyed me visually and sonically.

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so they were all running around like Bruce Dickinson? why don't people get he's the ONLY person allowed to do that
Not like that, think along the lines of children trying to get attention by running in circles and making noise.

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making sure they stood in front of the fan to blow their hair back at just the right spot that they were constantly fucking up
:lol: They need lessons from Firewind on this subject...

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Re: Dragonforce...the most popular power metal band at Hot t Dragonforce warrants top billing here for sure. They go out, write outragous songs....then play them live. I think Dragonforce gets alot of flack because people see the videos of them from Grasspop 05'? and assume because they sound like garbage (due to grasspop having horrible sound) that they can't play. I also totally agree with Murph on the dislike for Bullet for my Valentine, Slipknot, etc.

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Re: Dragonforce...the most popular power metal band at Hot t I don't think it has much to do with just one instance of poor sound or playing, they have a reputation for not being able to play live largely due to the fact that it seems to happen regularly, I stumbled across a review of a show they played in my home town that stated among other things "Herman Li played like he had sausages for fingers, all members seemed more concerned with how their hair looked then the songs they were meant to be playing." plus their music videos are so goofy its hard to really take them seriously, when you have songs that are basically all solo no riff it simply doesn't work

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Valley Of The Damned and Sonic Firestorm are decent, if incredibly cheesy, power metal but after that they just became a gimmick, and there are better cheesy power metal bands out there i.e. HammerFall (early on at least) admittedly cheesy power metal isn't really my thing

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I don't really care about Slipknot,though I do like Before I forget and Psychosocial.Now these other bands you named have good music,to say all they care about their image and commercial appeal is just rubbish,because they have good music.The band I am mad about the most is KSE,especially when it comes to their first album,even if later they would become Metalcore,these guys write good stuff,the lyrics to their songs are amazing,they are fantastic instrument-wise,so I have no idea what you are talking about.A lot of these bands aren't as popular as DragonForce because of one thing:Guitar Hero.Now it's not to say I don't like them,I'm a true Power Metal band and they ranks up with Stratovarius,Sonata Arctica and Hammerfall in my top Power Metal bands,but these guys have become more significantly popular ever since GH III.Think about that,also they were featured in DLC for the game.

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