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Um. Queensryche, Guardian, Scorpions, ZZ Top, Triumph, sometimes Dokken. I don't listen to a lot of old-school bands, BAN can tell you. I simply don't like older metal and I think there's a lot of really good stuff being made now. Still, there is a certain 80's sound that I like listening to from time to time.

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Um. Queensryche, Guardian, Scorpions, ZZ Top, Triumph, sometimes Dokken. I don't listen to a lot of old-school bands, BAN can tell you. I simply don't like older metal and I think there's a lot of really good stuff being made now. Still, there is a certain 80's sound that I like listening to from time to time.
I'm the opposite I prefer the original bands to the cookie cutter crap being recycled and constantly rehashed today. I rarely listen to modern trad/power metal bands unless they do more than clone what's come before.
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I'm the opposite I prefer the original bands to the cookie cutter crap being recycled and constantly rehashed today. I rarely listen to modern trad/power metal bands unless they do more than clone what's come before.
So I assume Primal Fear, Mystic Prophecy, Paradox and Firewind are all out of the question. I like them, they come across as a more refined version of bands like Judas Priest. There's a difference between cookie cutter and a formula that works - and each of these bands present something just unique enough for me to enjoy. Heck, Helloween and Gamma Ray are basically the same band but I don't see anyone rejecting either one as a clone.
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I really like Guardian, they're probably my favorite. Triumph has some good songs but Guardian in my opinion nail the heavy metal sound down perfectly to my taste. Their guitarist is very good and the vocalist sounds right for the group. I've heard some people on this forum call them generic, but I think they managed to do well in a genre that others helped pioneer.

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So I assume Primal Fear' date=' Mystic Prophecy, Paradox and Firewind are all out of the question. I like them, they come across as a more refined version of bands like Judas Priest. There's a difference between cookie cutter and a formula that works - and each of these bands present something just unique enough for me to enjoy. Heck, Helloween and Gamma Ray are basically the same band but I don't see anyone rejecting either one as a clone.[/quote'] The first Primal Fear album is alright but the rest suck. Helloween and Gamma Ray are rather similar but still different enough. They're both old school however, but Mystic Prophecy, Paradox and Firewind suck horribly.
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The first Primal Fear album is alright but the rest suck. Helloween and Gamma Ray are rather similar but still different enough. They're both old school however' date=' but Mystic Prophecy, Paradox and Firewind suck horribly.[/quote'] I'm not big on Primal Fear, but Mystic Prophecy, Firewind, and Paradox all kick ass. Paradox are old school too, they did two albums in the 80's before reforming in the late 90's, and both their old and new stuff is great, thrashy speed metal.
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I'm not big on Primal Fear' date=' but Mystic Prophecy, Firewind, and Paradox all kick ass. Paradox are old school too, they did two albums in the 80's before reforming in the late 90's, and both their old and new stuff is great, thrashy speed metal.[/quote'] Oh goody, someone else who doesn't hate Mystic Prophecy! Which of Mystic Prophecy do you like? I found that all of their albums have good material but they have a weakness for writing awful choruses. Their latest album was bad but still had some great riffage on it in my opinion. I just hope that they don't make the same mistake that Firewind did and completely lose all their potency.
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Oh goody' date=' someone else who doesn't hate Mystic Prophecy! Which of Mystic Prophecy do you like? I found that all of their albums have good material but they have a weakness for writing awful choruses. Their latest album was bad but still had some great riffage on it in my opinion. I just hope that they don't make the same mistake that Firewind did and completely lose all their potency.[/quote'] I don't have any of their albums, but I like what I've heard from them, same goes for Paradox, though I admittedly like Paradox a great deal more. I do have a couple of Firewind albums though, Between Heaven and Hell and Forged By Fire, but I heard some of the stuff they did later that sounded pretty tame. Sent from my HTC PH39100 using Tapatalk 2
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I'm not big on Primal Fear' date=' but Mystic Prophecy, Firewind, and Paradox all kick ass. Paradox are old school too, they did two albums in the 80's before reforming in the late 90's, and both their old and new stuff is great, thrashy speed metal.[/quote'] Primal Fear is my favorite power metal band!
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On a regular basis: AC/DC' date=' Sabbath, Slayer, Blind Guardian, DIO, Ozzy, Sodom, Destruction, Bolt Thrower, Autopsy, D.R.I., Venom, Immortal, Enslaved, Judas Priest, King Diamond, Obituary, Morbid Angel, Emperor.[/quote'] Fuckin BRILLIANT taste there mate :) except you're missing my favourite band, Motörhead :(
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MOTORHEAD!!!!!!! \m/ \m/ zi0khDTAvoQ
Jeez! I was at that gig Dave-10th Anniversary at Hammersmith Odeon. Brilliant! Other old bands worth checking out (with recommended albums): Gillan-Mr Universe UFO-The Wild, The Willing And The Innocent Thin Lizzy-Jailbreak Accept-Balls To The Wall Deep Purple-Machine Head Samson-Shock Tactics Blue Oyster Cult-Secret Treaties Saxon-Strong Arm Of The Law Rainbow-Rising
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