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I started with bands like these back in time, used to love that stuff but I guess my tastes has changed a lot. Iced Earth however is a big exception, I see the essence in them. Been listening to their albums for many years and I have to say, I never felt it was more of the same any minute. They're fantastic. The song is Magnificent so 10/10 for the song and nice share.

 

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I'm gonna play that one safe and say 7/10 ... but also remark that it's the sort of thing that I would need to listen to the entire album several times, while driving ... to land on a final verdict. It could go up or down, or stay at "fairly decent modern metal".

For those who wonder what Arab metal sounds like:

 

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Arab metal suuuucks (or at least this band does), or at else someone would have said something, given that it's been two weeks and all. WTF? Are nobody any longer caring about sharing the taste? Come on. You rate the former thing, you suggest another. How hard can that be? This is a most beautiful way of finding new stuff. If even only one new song per hundred, you will still make a profit. This is where it's happening. Where metal fans old and new get to share ideas and tastes. It's the shit. (Pass the word.)

Anyway, enough hippie nonsense. Let's get to the song ... for fuck's sake.

This is so brilliant that I have no fucking words. It's the girl who ate both King Diamond and Rob Halford. Now she's just standing there, smiling. What will become of masculinity? I guess we shall see. Thus far, I'm quite pleased.

 

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41 minutes ago, MaxFaust said:

Arab metal suuuucks (or at least this band does), or at else someone would have said something, given that it's been two weeks and all. WTF? Are nobody any longer caring about sharing the taste? Come on. You rate the former thing, you suggest another. How hard can that be? This is a most beautiful way of finding new stuff. If even only one new song per hundred, you will still make a profit. This is where it's happening. Where metal fans old and new get to share ideas and tastes. It's the shit. (Pass the word.)

 

I agree I think this thread should be more active, I found many good bands/songs in here, always nice to find something new,

About your songs, I really liked the Arab Metal Solid 7.5/10 for that one, something different. Can't say the same about the second one tho, not my cup of coffee but you can take one thing or two from that I think. 4.5/10

 

 

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Yeah I remember that one ... and how I felt more optimistic about Halford's solo thing than the continuation of JP. It was weird for a while, but I like that album. I play it every now and then. 6/10. 

Now for some 80s stuff ...

 

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Zhe Germans are coming! Do they count UFO as British or German? 6/10 either way. Most of their stuff never rose above the generic, give or take some hit songs. This one has good guitar work though ... but that's fair to expect, all things considered. 

Keeping it old school ...

 

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That's pretty funny. I remember that album. It was either love or hate, as far as my friends went. I loved it, so I'll give it 7/10 but I think in hindsight what was unclear is that the genre "power metal" was slowly starting to manifest itself in true form.

Here's something nobody could argue with:

 

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