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I will say 8/10. Don't get me wrong, - Dios vocals were very beautiful. I mean, he could make it big in other genres too. His voice was like no other, wich I respect him for. But I'm used to Ozzy's Sabbath, so it's hard for me to like later Sabbath. 

Here you go. An young motherfucker, who began listening Megadeth just yesterday. The thing is, I've heard Peace Sells and uhmm... Symphony of destruction before, but I somehow did not like it much. It's like that with me. Some time passes, I listen to record again and start liking it more. 

So this night I went in spotify and listened to Killing is my Bussines... And basically Mustaine loves killing, hehe. So I started listening to album, and title song just filled my ears with metal like nothing else. 

Rock on!

 

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On 1/5/2019 at 12:20 AM, Natas said:

I will say 8/10. Don't get me wrong, - Dios vocals were very beautiful. I mean, he could make it big in other genres too. His voice was like no other, wich I respect him for. But I'm used to Ozzy's Sabbath, so it's hard for me to like later Sabbath. 

 

The vocalist on 'Headless Cross' is the mighty Tony Martin, not Dio. Amazing and underrated vocalist who sang on four great Black Sabbath albums. 

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2 hours ago, Requiem said:

the mighty Tony Martin

2 hours ago, Ecthelion said:

Martin-era Sabbath's pretty great.

Great to see some love for Tony Martin on here, one of the most underrated vocalists in metal imo.

 

7/10 love a bit of Toxik, I have World Circus on Vinyl, and tbh I do prefer that album.

 

 

 

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I'm gonna have to give Monolord 9/10 ... because I fucking love that album. If I were forced to "sacrifice"most of what I've acquired over the last couple of years, the Monolord album would be among the last to go.

Over to some Mexican proto-metal from way back in Aztec times. 

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1 hour ago, Will said:

some of the riffs were really cool but

Aye. It starts out really promising ... then they kind of lose it a little for a while.

About Voodoo, Inc. I'd have to say that it's competent and well made ... but it kind of sounds like a bunch of other bands that I think of as "the Pantera genre" (with more or less deviation from true form) ... so I don't really get any feeling of "hey this is interesting" or anything like that. Nothing to complain about, nothing to brag about. Everyday meat and potatoes. So a solid 6/10.

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This only reminds me of that old problem with Judas Priest and album covers. Scream for Vengeance is easily one of the best metal album covers ever ... whereas this sucks six different kinds of ass. Musically, it isn't all there either. They are definitely "at work" and doing a decent enough job as such ... meaning that it may not be a great Priest album, but it's still way above the "lesser" bands. I'm gonna give that song, on its own merits, a 7/10.

Okay ... now for something completely different:

 

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