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18 minutes ago, Dead1 said:

Celtic Frost - To Mega Therion

Iron Maiden - Senjutsu

Slayer - Reign in Blood

Would've thrown you the horns if you didn't have that Maiden in the middle there. To Mega and Reign are two of the greatest metal albums of all time. Blows my mind that they're 37 & 36 years old respectively. Don't listen to them that often anymore because I've probably heard them 10,000 times each. I can pretty much play them in my head without need for playback equipment.

 

Grave - As Rapture Comes, 2006

 

Grave - Endless Procession of Souls, 2012

 

3 hours ago, MacabreEternal said:

I love Serpentboi's visual posts, it is like an emotional rollercoaster of album artwork that ranges from "OH GOD, MY EYES!" to respectful nods and approving noises.

 

2 hours ago, FatherAlabaster said:

Dude same.

 

I like them too although I find it frustrating at times because I can't make out the band logos more often than not. I'm probably the worst one ever at deciphering band logos, when I look a festival posters I tear my hair out because I can only work out about 10% of the band names.

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24 minutes ago, GoatmasterGeneral said:

Would've thrown you the horns if you didn't have that Maiden in the middle there. To Mega and Reign are two of the greatest metal albums of all time. Blows my mind that they're 37 & 36 years old respectively. Don't listen to them that often anymore because I've probably heard them 10,000 times each. I can pretty much play them in my head without need for playback equipment.

 

 

I don't ever tire of albums because I never overplay them even if I really, really want to!

 

Edge of Sanity - Purgatory Afterglow

 

Right now really not in the mood to explore new music or back catalogue I've not heard before  because I can't afford to buy any of it if I like it.  

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Just now, Dead1 said:

 

I don't ever tire of albums because I never overplay them even if I really, really want to!

How do you manage that with your limited collection? I'm a streaky album listener, if something hits me the right way I can play it 6-8-10 times or more in just a couple of days. If it really hits me just perfectly I can get stuck on an album for a few weeks or more playing it daily. Not exclusively, but still I will make time for it daily. Back in the 80's my problem was I just didn't have nearly as many albums to choose from as I do today so the ones I really liked the most (like those two) got played to death. Not saying I'm sick of them to the point where I'll avoid them and don't ever want to hear them again, they're still great fucking albums. Just saying that I don't seem to get around to any album of that vintage more than maybe 2 or 3 times a year no matter how much I love them. I guess that's my way of not overplaying them.

 

I'm on a little Grave thing right now, after this I think I might go play those Sorcery reunion albums again.

Fuck, I forgot Grave had a cover of Alice in Chains - Them Bones on this album. I do love me a good cross-genre cover. 

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27 minutes ago, GoatmasterGeneral said:

How do you manage that with your limited collection? I'm a streaky album listener, if something hits me the right way I can play it 6-8-10 times or more in just a couple of days. If it really hits me just perfectly I can get stuck on an album for a few weeks or more playing it daily. Not exclusively, but still I will make time for it daily. Back in the 80's my problem was I just didn't have nearly as many albums to choose from as I do today so the ones I really liked the most (like those two) got played to death. Not saying I'm sick of them to the point where I'll avoid them and don't ever want to hear them again, they're still great fucking albums. Just saying that I don't seem to get around to any album of that vintage more than maybe 2 or 3 times a year no matter how much I love them. I guess that's my way of not overplaying them.

 

 

 

Literally I don't have the time to listen to music as much as you do, and save high school never really have.

Given family and other social commitments, hobbies and general life, there are sometimes several days I won't listen to anything.   My average is 1-2 albums a day but these days I also listen to Gimme Metal a fair bit.

I have around 500-ish albums on physical media so low rate of listening  means they are all on relatively low rotation. 

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