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2 hours ago, Dead1 said:

NWOBHM '79 Revisited

A pretty cool little comp curated by none other than Lars Ulrich and well regarded metal Geoff Barton who founded Kerrang and helped popularise NWOBHM whilst at Sounds.


That is the only early Testament album I can't get into.  The sound is horrid and song writing is really poor.  There's nothing memorable on it.  Band even admitted it was churned out quickly for touring purposes.

i like souls of black. to each their own

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Wolf - Edge of the World

NWOBHM album circa 1984.  Competent if meat n potatoes...one Metal Archives describes them as link between Dokken and Demon and I would agree with that.


Megadeth - So Far, So Good...So What?


Black Sabbath - Mob Rules

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Morrigan - Anwynn, Germany, we have here a totally unexpected new album from one of my all time favorite black metal bands. Guess I'd just assumed they would probably quit making records after the terrible misstep of Diananns Whisper in 2013. Really bothered me that after such a long layoff a great band such as these 2 gentlemen would come back with an album so bad. 9 years later they have redeemed themselves somewhat. While good, I realize this won't stand on even footing with their incredible 6 album run from 2001 to 2007, but at least they'd be able to end things on a positive note now if they were so inclined.


Ortus - Aus der Tiefe, Germany 2021


Serpent's Oath - Nihil, Belgium 2020


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Sepultura - Machine Messiah - sure it's not even as 10% good as Max era Sepultura but this is the first Green era Sepultura album that I found listenable.  It only took them 21 years to find their feet...and even then there's tacky shit bits like track 3 Phantom Self

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6 hours ago, Dead1 said:

Anthrax - Volume 8: The Threat Is Real

One of those albums I love despite everyone else hating them!  Superb song writing and it's still heavy, even if more groove metal than thrash.

i agree anthrax is super looked over or down on for not any good reason other than that public enemy shit


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