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On 9/11/2021 at 5:23 PM, Serpentboi1992 said:

Pantera - Great Southern Trendkill, The - Amazon.com Music

Dimmu Borgir - Puritanical Euphoric Misanthropia - Nordic Metal

PanterA is my favorite band of all time.  Couldn't approve of that choice any more strongly! 

On 9/11/2021 at 7:47 PM, KillaKukumba said:

Overkill - Wings Of War

Always great to see someone else enjoying my favorite thrash band ever!!

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6 hours ago, MarkhantonioYeatts said:

...that NEPHASTUS record is so underrated.....what a great band....I'd take them over SEPULTURA any day....

True. Schizophrenia may be slightly more memorable though, but Tortuous Ways kind of edges it out through its technicality/progressiveness... just being heavier. Too bad Nephastus only did one album.

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I'm giving DEAFHEAVEN - Infinite Granite another spin. The big review sites are all over this, such a great album, change of direction, still heavy, blah, blah, blah. Nup. They are wrong and - as usual - Thatguy is right. This album sucks. Second rate jangle guitar dreamy pop.Wimpy singing. Formless tunes. What's the fucking point? I'm done.

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4 hours ago, MarkhantonioYeatts said:

DEAFHEAVEN - Infinite Granite

.....first full listen....sounds alright to me....competent shoegaze....along the same lines as LANTLOS and PIANOS BECOME THE TEETH....fits right in with bands like RIDE, MY BLOODY VALENTINE, ALCEST, etc......

Maaate. I can't agree with any of that. It plucks elements of MBV, ALCEST etc then regurgitates them as pointless maundering. I like MBV, ALCEST etc but I don't think the DEAFHEAVEN guys get it. They are going through the motions. I came to this album without preconceptions beyond my memory of what the last DH album I listened to sounded like.

I just don't like this.

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Atheist - Piece of Time - my favourite album of their's and one of the few albums I think is underappreciated by the metal community.

 

Cancer - Death Shall Rise - Got the new reissue to replace my 2nd hand copy which had CD "rot".  Now if only Noise reissued Skyclad's Prince of the Poverty Line, I'd be a happy little pig!

 

 

And there's always one song from new Iron Maiden that burrows deep inside my head.   And invariably it's the work of Adrian Smith who has an amazing knack for memorable hooks and melodies.

 

 

 

 

3 hours ago, Serpentboi1992 said:

English Dogs – Mad Punx & English Dogs (1983, Vinyl) - Discogs

Keen to check this out - only heard their later more cross over thrash stuff.  

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14 minutes ago, Dead1 said:

Atheist - Piece of Time - my favourite album of their's and one of the few albums I think is underappreciated by the metal community.

 

Cancer - Death Shall Rise - Got the new reissue to replace my 2nd hand copy which had CD "rot".  Now if only Noise reissued Skyclad's Prince of the Poverty Line, I'd be a happy little pig!

 

 

And there's always one song from new Iron Maiden that burrows deep inside my head.   And invariably it's the work of Adrian Smith who has an amazing knack for memorable hooks and melodies.

 

 

 

 

Keen to check this out - only heard their later more cross over thrash stuff.  

Piece Of Time is great. Unquestionable Presence is my fave Atheist but the energy and execution on POT is undeniable. I even like Elements now!

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