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1 hour ago, Dead1 said:

Megadeth - Dystopia

Still waiting to see if their new one will drop on 8 July 2022.

No It wont. New single this Thursday (it's got it's own website) and album in September

NP Hidden Intent - Dead End Destiny

1 hour ago, Serpentboi1992 said:

no disrespect to megadeth, but i remember a hilarious meme from a few years back with this photo

was the meme stupid? yes. but, that's why it's so funny to me

Pretty sure Dave's been the butt of worse memes in his career :)

 

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Thanks Killakumba.

 

Look forward to the new single.

 

Armored Saint - Revelation

Demon - The Unexpected Guest - ancient NWOBHM.  

Kreator - Hate Uber Alles - first time listening to this.  EDIT and it's really meh.  Add these guys to the list of bands who have run out of ideas.

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4 hours ago, Dead1 said:

 

Kreator - Hate Uber Alles - first time listening to this.  EDIT and it's really meh.  Add these guys to the list of bands who have run out of ideas.

i  agree. i wasn't all that impressed with their new album, either. i didn't think it was terrible, but it was definitely not great 

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Thatguy is back from the deep south.

Hymns to the Dead...good fun and my first metal gig for more than 2 years. Bands in order of my degree of enjoyment.

 DARKESTRAH - First up. Great stage presence, female harsh singing and one dude played an electric central Asian lute of some sort and the long trumpet thing (which I couldn't hear). Much too folky for my taste and rhythmically old fashioned.

TRIUMPH OF DEATH - Tom G with a young band playing Hellhammer. Too thrashy (and dare I say primitive) for my taste and they were last up and I was a bit weary and not in the mood for what they were offering. I did enjoy it though.

KRYPTS - Second up. This is what I'm talking about. Damn fine modern death metal. They came on after Darkestrah and this just emphasised how clunky the Darkestrah rhythm section was. Monster bass player on 5 string and I could actually hear a good deal of what he played.

CHTHE'ILIST - Third up. My highlight by a long way. Seeing and hearing this band was a supreme aesthetic experience. Great songs, clever harmonically and rhythmically and as intense and nasty as you'd like. Wow. I got their shirt.

Then a few days later I took my wife to a show I thought she'd like. NILS FRAHM. Solo act. Electronic keyboards and what not. Many sequencers. A glass harmonica - and instrument I had read about but never seen or heard. Yep, the wife enjoyed it and so did I  -  but not metal at all.

 

 

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1 hour ago, KillaKukumba said:

Did you get your free lobotomy as you crossed Bass Strait? Or didn't you need it this time?

Geez, mate. Yer hate the superior northern breed and yer hate the islanders. Complete the set and let us know you hate the crow eaters, Territorians and Westralians. You seem to have a soft spot for banana benders though - at least in the footie. 😉

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Circle Jerks - Wild in the Streets 1982

 

MC5 - High Time 1971

 

Lou Reed - Transformer 1972

 

13 hours ago, Thatguy said:

Geez, mate. Yer hate the superior northern breed and yer hate the islanders. Complete the set and let us know you hate the crow eaters, Territorians and Westralians. You seem to have a soft spot for banana benders though - at least in the footie. 😉

So by process of elimination I gather 'the superior northern breed' must be referring to you geezers from New South Wales?

And how was your little vacation in the 'deep south?' Where'd ya go Doc, Antarctica to feed the penguins?

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Departe/Failure Subside (2016)-rather interesting mix of post black, drone, sludge and a general backwash of melancholic dissonance that always takes me two listens to wrap my head around. 

Scorpions/Blackout

Scorpions/Virgin Killer

Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli/Debussy Preludes Images Children's Corner

Kvelertak/Nattesferd

 

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