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Re: hammer fall! Well, they're my second favorite band. For goodness sake, they introduced me to power metal! They made me like the whole genre. Sadly, Last Man Standing is, perhaps, their last song standing. No Sacrifice, No Victory was a shambles and I don't think Infection is much better, although at least they're back to their old melodic roots. But a concept album based on zombies? :roll: No. We want more of Renegade, dang it! Or that one song...the song which should be a power metal anthem... HEARTS ON FIRE, HEARTS ON FIRE... Oh yes. Bring us back to those days ye Swedish crusaders. Bring us the goofy stage behavior or Joachim Cans and Anders Johansson. Bring us the tacky aluminum foil pants of Stefan Elmgren. Heed the words of your own song, Destined for Glory: Fight with your heart and you're destined for glory But fight without soul and you will lose it all You haven't lost it all, HammerFall. You can rebound from this. Elvenking recovered from 'The Scythe'. if they can recover from that travesty, you can. :)

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Probably my least favourite of the more "power"-y power metal bands. Too hollywood-y' date=' I suppose.[/quote'] Which albums have you heard? Anything off of 'No Sacrifice, No Victory' is going to be Hollywood-y rubbish. 'Blood Bound' was bad too. Otherwise, from 'Glory To the Brave' all the way to 'Crimson Thunder' is good music. But no one, NO ONE, will outdo Terasbetoni. They're not really so technical...at all. I love them anyway, anytime one of my teammates won something at a Speech and Debate tournament I always wanted to put on 'Voittamaton' really loud. Apparently 'Taivas Lyo Tulta' was also the Finnish hockey team's goal song.

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Re: hammer fall! Well, not bad, but definitely not my style at all. I know Dronjak was in it... But if I'm going to listen to doom/death metal I'll probably listen to My Silent Wake or a little Pantokrator.

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Hammerfall have some great songs' date=' Legacy of kings was an amazing album and they put on a great live show![/quote'] THAT they do! I've only ever seen videos. Speaking of which, have you ever seen the curling video for 'Hearts on Fire' ? I also like the fact they can write good riffs that aren't mind-blowingly complicated. I can play the intro to Templars of Steel and A Legend Reborn on guitar. :)

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Hearts On Fire is probably my favorite power metal song. Imagine my disappointment when No Sacrifice, No Victory came out right after that. I'd say that album was All Sacrifice, No Victory. Any Means Necessary probably had the laziest, most anticlimactic chorus I've ever heard. They just mumble it, for goodness' sake. :evil:

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Hearts On Fire is probably my favorite power metal song. Imagine my disappointment when No Sacrifice, No Victory came out right after that. I'd say that album was All Sacrifice, No Victory. Any Means Necessary probably had the laziest, most anticlimactic chorus I've ever heard. They just mumble it, for goodness' sake. :evil:
Agreed. It seemed to me that they put all of thier efforts into Crimson Thunder (which is my favourite album from HF) and made the other album without putting many effort on it. Despite that, some tunes from NS NV are really good IMO, like "Hallowed Be My Name", "One of a Kind" and "Punish And Enslave". Gw82eQV_kyg

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Re: hammer fall! The irony to me is that the bridge on 'Any Means Necessary' is actually more epic than the chorus. Ah well. I'm going to miss Stefan Elmgren and Magnus Rosen; they had great stage presence and seemed to be enjoying themselves. At least the band is recovering; Infected really isn't that bad, but the lyrics are somewhat lame. I just hope they go back to swordfighting...maybe write a concept album about some medieval tale. One thing I do know: hammerfall-172424.jpg I WANT THIS HOODIE. \m/

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Re: hammer fall! Heck yeah. \m/ That's how it should be, not this scratched-up, primal paint logo they've got for their Infected album. The hammer with the Legacy of Kings HF logo...that be win right thar. :twisted:

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Re: hammer fall! I understand...having long hair makes it a bit annoying wearing a hoodie, especially if your oily hair gives you really bad acne. :( I actually saw HammerFall shorts for sale. 6208243-origpic-9a0552.jpg Dead serious.

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i never really wear shorts :P yea having really really long hair and hoodies dont mix to well :lol: cant say its cause any acne problems tho, i have my hair swept back most the time
Amen to that. I prefer jeans unless shorts are much more comfortable, depending on the weather. I would prefer a HammerFall longsleeve, or even their BDU. 1458289-origpic-d241d1.gif_0_0_100_100_300_390_95.gif1458289-origpic-821aec.gif

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Shorts? With my legs? HammerFall fan here - by the way, "Blood Bound" was the first song I heard by them and I was hooked. Mind you, I got into so many bands after hearing one song.
I tried that with Pathosray until I found out that 'Scent of Snow' was their only really superlative song. EDIT I was wrong. Pathosray's self-titled album is the shiznit. Almost all of the songs on there are good.

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