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Re: Dimmu Borgir! I think they are one of the most overrated bands in metaldom, and their newest material is some of the shittiest most plastique music I've ever heard, but For al tid, Enthrone Darkness triumphant, and Stormblast are good albums. The band as a whole get too much credit as they are nowhere near as amazing as the hype lets on, and their newest crap from Puritanical Onward sucks really hard and Shagrath's robot vocals irk me to no end. They should just break up and stop releasing metalcore albums such as their newest pile of shit.

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I think they are one of the most overrated bands in metaldom' date=' and their newest material is some of the shittiest most plastique music I've ever heard, but For al tid, Enthrone Darkness triumphant, and Stormblast are good albums. The band as a whole get too much credit as they are nowhere near as amazing as the hype lets on, and their newest crap from Puritanical Onward sucks really hard and Shagrath's robot vocals irk me to no end. They should just break up and stop releasing metalcore albums such as their newest pile of shit.[/quote'] They've moved from some of their old styles, yes. But if you listen to Abrahadabra, it's a really good album. If not as dark as Stormblast..

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Re: Dimmu Borgir! WOAH!!! I heard ReturntoCarthage saying they were releasing metalcore... that's not right. Now, I haven't listened to Abrahadabra except the intro track, but I can safely say that there is no core in there. Dimmu are black metal, but they're a bit more "symphonic metal" as well. A bit of a fusion genre. They are definitely still black metal though. I can't really understand how you can't call them black metal, simply because they don't sound like Mayhem, or Old Man's Child, or whatnot. Like, look at modern day Satyricon, they're not the same as they used to be, but they are most definitely still black metal, just not as they once were. It's a bit of progression in my opinion.

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Re: Dimmu Borgir! I saw them twice. Once when I liked them and once after I had gotten over them. They were rather boring both times. Cradle of Filth are one of the few bands that can play that kind of Symphonic Metal and keep it interesting.

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I think Dimmu is awfully bad :(
hmm,why said so.maybe you dont like the sound of heavy metal instruments ? i am girl too,but i love them so much ! because they are really fantastic and awesome Norwegian blackmetal band :D anyway,people have their own mind,i still respect your mind :)

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Re: Dimmu Borgir! Much like Cradle of Filth, Dimmu Borgir aren't really black metal anymore. They're not really worthy of either the hatred or the accolades they receive from both sides, they're overrated and don't deserve the attention they get, but they aren't a bad band. The old stuff is the best, just like most things...

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Re: Dimmu Borgir! "Death Cult Armageddon" and "In Sorte Diaboli" are their 2 best albums in my opinion. Hiring Galder was the best thing Dimmu ever did. For the last week I've been cranking Old Man's Child's "Slaves of the World" like crazy and it's really starting to grow on me.

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Re: Dimmu Borgir! Ironically, even though OMC was a bit more straightforward BM than Dimmu initially, they started pushing further away from BM when he joined. They started pushing the symphonic elements harder and added more melodeath riffs, and OMC moved in that direction right after.

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"Death Cult Armageddon" and "In Sorte Diaboli" are their 2 best albums in my opinion. Hiring Galder was the best thing Dimmu ever did. For the last week I've been cranking Old Man's Child's "Slaves of the World" like crazy and it's really starting to grow on me.
I have always loved OMC more than Dimmu, Galder is a Genius when it comes to writing melodic riffs, saw them years ago supporting Cradle of filth, and was a gig ill never forget. Slaves of the world is a great album but still my favourite is the Pagan Prosperity. Also I do think what Dimmu have been releasing lately is amazing especially with some of the riffs galder has been creating.

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Re: Dimmu Borgir! (Pardon me for being childish, I just wanted to post here so that Apoc would notice that I'm active here again) I used to like In Sorte Diaboli and their cover of Bathory's "Satan My Master" is allright, but the new stuff.. Oh dear, Abrahadabra? What's next, hokus pokus? I remember hearing the first sample with the female vocals and everything. It was just awful. Made me think of an old nintendo-game.

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Re: Dimmu Borgir! I owned some of Dimmu's early stuff a while back and liked it, but then I lost interest in BM and DM so I sold it, now I'm interested in them again so I'll be getting the old stuff back, but from what I have heard of their newer material I'll ONLY be re-buying the old stuff

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I owned some of Dimmu's early stuff a while back and liked it' date=' but then I lost interest in BM and DM so I sold it, now I'm interested in them again so I'll be getting the old stuff back, but from what I have heard of their newer material I'll ONLY be re-buying the old stuff[/quote'] Some of the newer album aren't bad, but my favorites are still For All Tid and Enthrone Darkness Triumphant.

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"Death Cult Armageddon" and "In Sorte Diaboli" are their 2 best albums in my opinion. Hiring Galder was the best thing Dimmu ever did. For the last week I've been cranking Old Man's Child's "Slaves of the World" like crazy and it's really starting to grow on me.
I agree with all of this. Galder kicks ass. Old Man's Child was one of the first black metal(If OMC is considered black metal)bands I got into, around 1997 or so. "Pagan Prosperity" is a masterpiece.

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I agree with all of this. Galder kicks ass. Old Man's Child was one of the first black metal(If OMC is considered black metal)bands I got into, around 1997 or so. "Pagan Prosperity" is a masterpiece.
I prefer both Dimmu and OMC before Galder joined Dimmu, Nagash wrote better riffs and melodies. In fact, I prefer In Times Before the Light, Nexus Polaris, and Drep de Kristne better than anything by Dimmu or OMC, not that Born of the Flickering, The Pagan Prosperity, For All Tid, and Enthrone Darkness Triumphant aren't still good albums.

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