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I haven't heard any of his recent stuff' date=' but everything I've heard of his up through Ziltoid the Omniscient is excellent.[/quote'] I've maybe just been unlucky, Blut. I'm open minded enough to not expect another incarnation of SYL, but the God-like adulation he's recieving built my hopes up too much maybe. Ghost couldn't even be described as metal by any stretch of the imagination. If someone like Slipknot or Trivium had made that album they'd have been drowned in a barrell of their own urine.

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Re: DEVIN TOWNSEND I know that a few of his solo albums are are non-metal (mostly in the progressive/ambient category), so I'm not surprised that one of his newer albums isn't metal. Many progressive musicians tend to attract fanboys, like Opeth, Dream Theater, King Crimson, etc..., so I'm not surprised by how much hype he receives. If you're looking for a better starting point, Ziltoid the Omniscient is his heaviest album, and is the one that most resembles Strapping Young Lad, maybe give that one a shot.

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I know that a few of his solo albums are are non-metal (mostly in the progressive/ambient category)' date=' so I'm not surprised that one of his newer albums isn't metal. Many progressive musicians tend to attract fanboys, like Opeth, Dream Theater, King Crimson, etc..., so I'm not surprised by how much hype he receives. If you're looking for a better starting point, Ziltoid the Omniscient is his heaviest album, and is the one that most resembles Strapping Young Lad, maybe give that one a shot.[/quote'] I maybe will. But it'll be the last shot!

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love devin townsend loved the destruction trilogy and loved is new one to. fantastic musician amazing live and a great guy. i cant not say that there the best albums i have ever heard, because there not. but there still good. and i would agree with terrorizer he is a genius. but i guess its not everyones cup of tea.

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...is an absolute legend no matter what genre he is focusing on at the time.

Empath is an incredible album & deserves to be heard by everyone...that's right...I said

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