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2 minutes ago, Benjaminc81 said:

Nachtlieder - Nachtlieder

Nachtlieder is basically everything Myrkur wants to be so badly. Only better vocals and way better riffs without riding Ulver´s dick so hard 😁

I'll have to check this out, the placeholder riffs and overall try-hard vibe are what turn me off to Myrkur.

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To be honest Nachtlieder doesn´t have that whole pagan/folk angle like Mykrur has. But at least Nachtlieder makes straight up black metal without the whole "look at me i´m a female black metal artist" shtick and doesn´t rely on famous Norwegian musicians to do the heavy lifting for her. 

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1 hour ago, Benjaminc81 said:

To be honest Nachtlieder doesn´t have that whole pagan/folk angle like Mykrur has. But at least Nachtlieder makes straight up black metal without the whole "look at me i´m a female black metal artist" shtick and doesn´t rely on famous Norwegian musicians to do the heavy lifting for her. 

Oh, I see. Yeah, I'm listening to The Female Of The Species now and I don't hear many musical similarities. Definitely straight up black metal, second wave-influenced riffing style and modern sound quality. I like this.

My biggest problem with Myrkur has always been that the "black metal" parts aren't convincing. I like the folk influences, I listen to a decent amount of Nordic folk music. Bergtatt-worship aside, she's got a nice voice and some good melodies in there, but I don't hear any soul in the harsh stuff she does.

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Killing Joke - Pylon

Always loved Killing Joke but their last 3 albums are especially great since they went down the metal path even more then before. It' seems they have slowed down since they released "Pylon". But this was a great album to end their trilogy. Just the right amount of metal, post punk and new wave. Not as agressive as the previous album but lot's of great, catchy melodies. Never get tired of these guys.

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