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20 hours ago, MacabreEternal said:

Deftones 'White Pony'

I was well into the first three Deftones albums back in the 90s. They were our high school anthems. 'My Own Summer', 'Be Quiet and Drive', 'Passenger'. I can't listen to those songs without a sweep of nostalgia. 

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5 hours ago, Requiem said:

I was well into the first three Deftones albums back in the 90s. They were our high school anthems. 'My Own Summer', 'Be Quiet and Drive', 'Passenger'. I can't listen to those songs without a sweep of nostalgia. 

 

'White Pony' is about as close to nu-metal as you can get in terms of attitude yet also so very far away in terms of the blending of other musical influences (especially considering the amount of white stuff going up their noses at the time of writing/recording).  Delgado drives so much of that record yet Carpenter also chops the fuck out tracks like 'Korea' and drives the metal part of the sound so well.  I actually lose myself in 'White Pony' most of the time, considering it is by a band whose core genre is not one I get on with too well this is no mean feat.

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2 hours ago, MacabreEternal said:

'White Pony' is about as close to nu-metal as you can get in terms of attitude yet also so very far away in terms of the blending of other musical influences (especially considering the amount of white stuff going up their noses at the time of writing/recording).  Delgado drives so much of that record yet Carpenter also chops the fuck out tracks like 'Korea' and drives the metal part of the sound so well.  I actually lose myself in 'White Pony' most of the time, considering it is by a band whose core genre is not one I get on with too well this is no mean feat.

White Pony was the one that got me into them, but it hasn't aged well for me. Not sure why, maybe I just heard it too much. I still really enjoy some of the others, especially the self-titled and Koi No Yokan. Been quite a while since I put them on, though.

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Behemoth - 'Evangelion'

I haven't heard this in ages, so I threw the CD on in my car dark chariot of destruction. The first three four tracks are amazing, but by about track 6 I remember why I'm really not a modern Behemoth fan. Just bland metal that feels a bit repetitive and uninspiring. Best listened to in very short spurts. 

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