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I don't think I've had a top 5 bands for a while now.  I know Iron Maiden is my number 1 and Megadeth number 2.  After that it gets vague.

 

Doesn't help many of my former favourite bands have since released so many shit or generic albums I no longer regard them as favourites.  Instead I have merely favourite albums from them.

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On 5/16/2022 at 4:17 AM, Dead1 said:

I don't think I've had a top 5 bands for a while now.  I know Iron Maiden is my number 1 and Megadeth number 2.  After that it gets vague.

 

Doesn't help many of my former favourite bands have since released so many shit or generic albums I no longer regard them as favourites.  Instead I have merely favourite albums from them.

I know that feeling dead. The bands that were previously good and then they lost it.  So disappointing with those bigger bands who changed there sound to sell a few more records. It's even worse when I pre order an album after hearing couple of tracks then I dislike the other tracks on release. Fortunately most of time the music I like is so niche that I like the other tracks more. But there's the occasional album I get and I don't like it much. It's fortunately rare to happen. Who are bands you used to count in your top 5. One who fell of my list is Mettalica. 

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40 minutes ago, blaaacdoommmmfan said:

 Who are bands you used to count in your top 5. One who fell of my list is Mettalica. 

 

Over the years following bands have managed to release so many dud albums they ceased to be in my top 5:

Metallica - was absolute favourite in 1995-96 

Iced Earth - not due to politics but simply because they've released so many crap albums in 21st century

Sepultura 

Slayer

Cradle of Filth

 

 

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Electric Callboy - I've recently gotten into this band, and also listened to their newest song Hurrikan that came out recently. I actually kind of enjoy their music, though I think my favorite song by them is Pump It, so far.

Slaughter to Prevail - Their newest single 1984 is pretty awesome, and I still haven't gotten tired of listening to the song yet. Also, I still haven't gotten tired of Baba Yaga or Demolisher

Spiritbox - I recently just got into this band, as well as Electric Callboy, and I think they're pretty cool. Rule of Nines and Yellowjacket are probably my favorite songs so far. 

The Ice Nine Kills album "Welcome to Horrorwood: The Silver Scream 2". There are just a lot of bangers in this playlist, my favorites songs probably being.

Retrospection by Jinjer - I think in quite a few of my playlists, there's at least 1 Jinjer song. They're just one of my favorite bands.

 

Edit: Also, I apologize, as I just realized I put this topic in a different section than I wanted to (I did not mean to put this under "Forum Games"), and I would like to fix that, but I'm not really sure how to.

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58 minutes ago, VixenRaves said:

Edit: Also, I apologize, as I just realized I put this topic in a different section than I wanted to (I did not mean to put this under "Forum Games"), and I would like to fix that, but I'm not really sure how to.

Hey there. I've moved this post to our "current top 5 bands" thread. Please look around for existing topics before you start new ones. Feel free to ask if you aren't sure where something goes. I know the layout here can be confusing.

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Hard to pick just five , but my first and all time favorite is Opeth! 

But at this moment that I'm typing this, here goes the top few 

Opeth, Death, The black dahila murder, Morbid angel, Hate eternal, Skepticism, Pointed mutation, Ekwon, Sargas, Chaos decent, Eternal candle, 5grs. Oh sorry I mentioned more but they're worth it !

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These days I could never narrow it down to 5, or even 10 or 20 favourites if I was just to pick from the bands I listen to frequently. The best work around I can think of is just to name the five bands which have been most influential on my own guitar playing: Death, My Dying Bride, Katatonia, Candlemass, Leviathan

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I used to have a favourite band: Metallica. Then Slayer took its place.

Now I don't have a favourite band*.

I get attached to albums mostly, but not to the artist who created them.

*Thinking about it, I do have a favourite band: ANGE. French progressive rock band I saw live in 2020, just before the pandemic. Seeing them on stage filled me with emotion. I cried. Never has a metal band made such an impression on me.

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