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14 hours ago, Dead1 said:

 

My collection is like 95% metal with the rest being hard rock or punk/hardcore.  I own 1 non-distorted guitar album - Jeff Wayne's War of the Worlds.  Wife has probably another 120+ non-metal CDs (mainly alternative rock/ grunge but also crooners, some punk etc) . 

I like to own physically own albums for a variety of reasons - everything from smell of an inlay card to how I browse music to ethics preference to how I listen to music.  

 

 

All Pigs Must Die - God Is War.

Metallic hardcore/power violence.  I would say there is a slight trace of black metal at times with some of the tremolo style riffs.

And yes I am streaming this one at work.

 

 

I like metallic some  hardcore myself which is probably why I like a certain percentage of DM with crustier punk/HC ish vox like the old Swedish stuff, Asphyx, etc. Similar to that Gatecreeper album that was hyped this year. 

I'm 100% convinced my CDs sound way better in my auto than MP3 saved Bandcamp albums on a USB drive. At some point, I might have to buy a car without a CDP but until then I'm going to party like it's 1999. 

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1 hour ago, GoatmasterGeneral said:

Acid Mammoth - Under Acid Hoof, Greek stoner doom

 

Heavy Trip - Heavy Trip, Canadian stoner doom

 

I gave both of these a bit of a listen because I liked the Acid Mammoth band name and cover art. Mate, if you think 6 hours of ambient is tedious...the only thing these have going for them is that they are shorter.

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1 hour ago, Thatguy said:

I gave both of these a bit of a listen because I liked the Acid Mammoth band name and cover art. Mate, if you think 6 hours of ambient is tedious...the only thing these have going for them is that they are shorter.

Yeah man, so think of this shit as like my ambient. And I don't think 6 hours of ambient is tedious, even 30 minutes of ambient IS tedious. 

Aproximately two or three times a year for some inexplicable reason(s) I don't comprehend and could not begin to articulate, I find myself craving some heavy stoner doom. When this happens I'll hunt around on Youtube and see if I can find anything good. Don't always find anything good, I'd say the ratio is pretty low, maybe something like one tolerable stoner doom album for every 50 I click on. Didn't actually find quite what I was seeking tonight, those weren't purchases (aside from the Heavy Trip which I bought back when it came out) but those were the albums I was listening to this evening, which is why I posted them in the what are you listening to thread.

With that said Doc, I couldn't help but notice that besides ambient you do seem to be into a lot of let's say esoteric and adventurous music that I can't follow along with or make any sense of. And that's cool, you like what you like, but I myself definitely prefer stuff that I can follow along with. I'm well aware that many people consider a lot of the stuff I dig to be repetitive and boring and tedious and predictable and uninteresting...because most of it actually has sections that repeat and will get into a groove. Most of it's in 4/4 time, and is in tune, and is not dissonant, or atonal, or experimental, but what can I tell ya? That's what I like. As long as it's sufficiently evil, raw and/or filthy of course.

Kid's asleep now and the headphones are on so back to out regularly scheduled punky black metal,

Owls Woods Graves - Secret Spies of the Horned Patrician

 

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24 minutes ago, GoatmasterGeneral said:

Most of it's in 4/4 time, and is in tune, and is not dissonant, or atonal, or experimental, but what can I tell ya? That's what I like. As long as it's sufficiently evil, raw and/or filthy of course.

All good. Just poking the bear for laughs. I'm actually listening to SLEEP - Dopesmoker as I write.

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