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Sulfuric Disintegration | OF FEATHER AND BONE | Of Feather and Bone (bandcamp.com)

Just browsing through collection and randomly clicking.

Not so random was going to see Blaze Bayley play at local pub on Saturday. 

He is only a few months clear of a quadruple bypass, so that is some resilient dude. The most genuine and likeable frontman I have ever heard. I'd get all his discog....only it isn't available on bandcamp. Totally independent musician and not on bandcamp...the mind boggles.

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On Sunday I went to "Barkfest" which was a charity gig in aid of Nick Barker's kidney replacement. I only stayed for my buddy's band Sanguinem (Solitude | Sanguinem (bandcamp.com)) but seemed to be a good night. Nick was in the pub downstairs presiding in the corner, taking up three seats.

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Le Chant Noir - La Société Satanique des Poètes Morts (2021)

Despite the name of the band, the name of the album and some of the lyrics, Le Chant Noir is not a French-speaking band, but hails from Rio de Janeiro.

Their vampiric black metal is bewitching, with witch-like vocals and magical atmospheres.

I just love it!

PS: Le Chant Noir = "The Black Chant" and the album title is "The Satanic Society of Dead Poets".

 

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1 hour ago, JamesT said:

Absolutely love me some Artillery!  These last 6 albums, starting with "When Death Comes" from 2009, have all been fantastic.  Hoping to get a new one from them in 2024! 

Funny, I actually listened to Fear of Tomorrow  last night!

I loved their first few albums and B.A.C.K.  By Inheritance is one of my favourite albums of all time.  After B.A.C.K. they they've turned to crap in my opinion.

 

 

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3 hours ago, Nasty_Cabbage said:

Ah. 1986 probably takes the cake for me in terms of metal both traditional and extreme emergent styles. I may be biased though. You could write a book about that year in metal alone.

Allright I'll bite Cabbargini, I'll agree 1986 was a pretty good year for metal considering it was the 80's. Personally all my favorite years for metal come since the turn of the century. Here's a rough representation of my 1986 top 20 in no particular order after the first two. Let's see what you got?  

 

         1986  

Slayer - Reign in Blood

Candlemass - Epicus Doomicus Metallicus

Motörhead - Orgasmatron

Straw Dogs - We Are Not Amused

G.B.H. - Midnight Madness and Beyond...

Dark Angel - Darkness Descends

The Accüsed - The Return of Martha Splatterhead

Cro-Mags - Age of Quarrel

Necronomicon - S/T

Nuclear Assault - Game Over

Discharge - Grave New World

Kreator - Pleasure to Kill

Crumbsuckers - Life of Dreams

Hellbastard - Ripper Crust demo

Onslaught - The Force

Vulcano - Bloody Vengeance

Exumer - Possessed By Fire

Messiah - Hymn to Abramelin

Holy Moses - Queen of Siam

Ruthless - Discipline of Steel

 

 

NP: Onslaught - The Force

 

The Accüsed - The Return of Martha Splatterhead

 

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22 hours ago, Dead1 said:

Funny, I actually listened to Fear of Tomorrow  last night!

I loved their first few albums and B.A.C.K.  By Inheritance is one of my favourite albums of all time.  After B.A.C.K. they they've turned to crap in my opinion.

 

 

Oh, I see!  "By Inheritance" has phenomenal songs for sure.  It's just been a bit more difficult for me to want to give it more regular listens due to the production being so thin.  Their most recent 6 albums are my favorite, but then again, I'm known for liking the more recent output from a lot of these classic bands!  Is it the vocalist that throws you off?

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Annihilator - Alice In Hell

Edguy - Savage Poetry

Forbidden - Forbidden Evil

Metal Church - The Dark

Overkill - Under The Influence

Pantera - Cowboys From Hell

Pantera - Vulgar Display Of Power

Sadus - Chemical Exposure

 

2 hours ago, JamesT said:

  Is it the vocalist that throws you off?

I actually liked the original vocalist.  What puts me off is the tepid and pedestrian performance, lack of energy and derivative song writing.  To me they sound so generic and bland now - kinda like most old thrash bands (except Sodom, Testament and sometimes Overkill). 

 

4 hours ago, GoatmasterGeneral said:

Allright I'll bite Cabbargini, I'll agree 1986 was a pretty good year for metal considering it was the 80's. Personally all my favorite years for metal come since the turn of the century. Here's a rough representation of my 1986 top 20 in no particular order after the first two. Let's see what you got?  

 

         1986  

Slayer - Reign in Blood

Candlemass - Epicus Doomicus Metallicus

Motörhead - Orgasmatron

Straw Dogs - We Are Not Amused

G.B.H. - Midnight Madness and Beyond...

Dark Angel - Darkness Descends

The Accüsed - The Return of Martha Splatterhead

Cro-Mags - Age of Quarrel

Necronomicon - S/T

Nuclear Assault - Game Over

Discharge - Grave New World

Kreator - Pleasure to Kill

Crumbsuckers - Life of Dreams

Hellbastard - Ripper Crust demo

Onslaught - The Force

Vulcano - Bloody Vengeance

Exumer - Possessed By Fire

Messiah - Hymn to Abramelin

Holy Moses - Queen of Siam

Ruthless - Discipline of Steel

 

 

1986 is indeed a classic year and one of my favourites  - in fact the 5 years between 1986 and 1991 inclusive are just pure metal nirvana.

 

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