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Re: firewind Well, I do remember liking Allegiance. I thought the vocalist sounded a bit like Dio, if I may make that comparison. But Greek power metal is pretty harsh stuff. Mystic Prophecy is even more hard-edged.

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I have and like Forged in Fire' date=' but the stuff after that one sounded weak to me. Talented guitar playing doesn't always mean good riffs.[/quote'] No, I still liked Allegiance because that had some strong riffs on it and the keyboard was good. The Premonition was bad but not awful, and then Few Against Many was just horrible. Someone forgot to crack the whip over Gus G.'s head and he filled the album with solos and awful riffs. I know that the guy can play well but he needs to be reined in otherwise it seems like he just shows off.

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Quite a cool band I think. Never listened to them so much but their lives are full of energy and they have a very good attitude on stage. But as you got already I'm far from being a metal snob I just want to be happy and have fun, and Firewind are a band that can wake up the metal spirit in me:)

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