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4 minutes ago, BlutAusNerd said:

Were it not for Altars of Madness, Consuming Impulse would be my favorite death metal album of the 80's. So damn good. Speaking of which...

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Pestilence - Consuming Impulse

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Into the Abyss by Posion (GER) is one of my favorites from that time, although it leans more towards first wave black metal than death metal. Messiah released some great albums too as far as I can remember

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Into the Abyss by Posion (GER) is one of my favorites from that time, although it leans more towards first wave black metal than death metal. Messiah released some great albums too as far as I can remember
Yeah, Poison is more black metal, but Into the Abyss is killer. Messiah is cool, as are Necrophagia, Autopsy, Death, Obituary, etc..., but for 80's death metal, Consuming Impulse and Altars of Madness occupy the top spots for me.

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28 minutes ago, Ekthelion said:

I prefer Ascending to Infinity but that one's great as well. 

I think Prometheus is waaaay better than Ascending to Infinity, but I also agree that they're both good. Prometheus for me was just next level though. It's been three years and I was hoping for an announcement about a new album but I can't find anything. 

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11 minutes ago, Requiem said:

I think Prometheus is waaaay better than Ascending to Infinity, but I also agree that they're both good. Prometheus for me was just next level though. It's been three years and I was hoping for an announcement about a new album but I can't find anything. 

Yeah, it's a shame. The last thing that was released from that project was compilation in 2016. I'd love to see more from him. 

What do you generally think of the main Rhapsody of Fire stuff? 

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33 minutes ago, Ekthelion said:

Yeah, it's a shame. The last thing that was released from that project was compilation in 2016. I'd love to see more from him. 

What do you generally think of the main Rhapsody of Fire stuff? 

The latest album is really good, but I haven’t heard it that much. I accidentally bought the album before it - the first without Luca - and it’s really bad. It’s so tame, keyboard heavy and bland. They give the new guitar player virtually nothing to do. I remember the latest being a good step up though. 

As for the band before the split, of the albums I own I love ‘Power of the Dragonflame’ and ‘Dawn of Victory’, but find their last with Luca just terrible wank. I really want to pick up all of their early albums though. Great booklets with maps and daft stories.

What do you think of them?

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