At 12/2/14 08:04 PM, Murray wrote:
Yeah, we were wondering what you were up to.
At 12/3/14 04:12 PM, TakeNoPrisoners wrote:
I also grabbed Scorn Defeat just on a whim because I remember you guys going on about Sigh and that was pretty good too, so I picked up Hangmans Hymn and that album is also perfect start to finish. It's crazy to think that back in the day these guys in Japan were making some seriously cool and unique black metal and were signed to Euronymous' label. I wonder sometimes what the norwegian dudes must have thought of them, haha.
That's something that popped in my mind at some point two. Scorn Defeat is most likely one of my favorite black metal albums, and it is very unique. Even back then it was definitely avant-garde. But to me, Sigh never seemed to take themselves as seriously as the 2nd wave bands from Norway. And if they took themselves seriously it wasn't in that pure evil and hatred kind of vibe that the Scandinavian bros were going for. I would also really like to know what the guys from Mayhem, Darkthrone and the likes thought about them. I'd love to know what Varg thinks also. He's such a dick, I'm pretty sure his comments would be awesome :P
I also looked into Peste Noire again because Bruce was all about them back in the day and they're amazing as well, I remember the first time I heard them I immediately shut it off because of how harsh it was but La Sanie is like a masterpiece to me now. Through Peste Noire I listened to Aorlhac and they're great too, you should check out this link if you like Peste Noire.
La sanie des siècles is an amazing black metal album, definitely true. If you get a chance to listen to Alcest's demo, Tristesse Hivernale, I highly recommend you give it a listen. It's a great black metal record. It was recorded in good old black metal lo-fi demo production, of course, but there are amazing riffs on the album. If you didn't know, Famine from Peste Noire was in the band back then, so it is kind of similar to early Peste Noire material. Very good stuff. Shitty bass production, but good stuff.
But yeah I'm back in the mood to check out some new stuff, looking to get some more Rotting Christ and Sigh cd's too so if you have any suggestions about the next ones to get that would be cool.
If you're going to dig deeper in Sigh's material, I recommend starting off with their pre-Mikannibal era. Not that what they did with her is bad, no, but her vocals are weak as fuck. So I'm obviously recommending Imaginary Soniscape, of course. But if you're looking for their more black metal oriented material, Scenes From Hell is definitely the way to go, especially since you told us that you already listened to Scorn Defeat and Hangman's Hymn, then SFH is definitely the more natural follow-up. All of their material is kickass though. So if you don't want to focus on their more black metal material, Imaginary Soniscape, like I previously said, is the first I'd recommend for sure.
At 12/3/14 06:26 PM, Bmwd wrote:
Iced Earth, KoRn, Led Zeppelin, Metallica, Exodus, Rage against the machine, Hellyeah, Mudvayne, Skindred, Helloween.
Like Sense said, we are a club that focuses on metal music mostly, so proto-metal and hard rock bands such as Led Zeppelin and Rage Against The Machine aren't exactly the kind of bands we discuss. Well, of course we will discuss stuff like Led Zeppelin since they are an obvious step toward the original creation of metal music, but hard rock and what is today labelled as "nu-metal" like Mudvayne and Korn, is not music that we discuss in here. But Iced Earth, Metallica, Exodus, Helloween, these are all fitting :) Welcome to the Metal Hell!