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Next milestone passed 21000 EXP. Not really a big deal though >_<

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At 1/12/13 03:00 PM, Metal-Therapy wrote:
At 1/12/13 11:50 AM, Haggard wrote: I see, you still don't understand. :(
I'm not sure what I'm failing to understand...

Maiden. :P

At 1/13/13 08:50 AM, Bahamut wrote: 13 is the name of Black Sabbath's new album. Do creative album titles even exist anymore?

Exactly what I was trying to say when I complained about bands self-titleing their first albums or calling their live albums "Destroying Wacken" etc. :P

At 1/12/13 11:50 AM, Haggard wrote:
At 1/10/13 09:50 AM, Bahamut wrote:
At 1/10/13 03:50 AM, Haggard wrote: Listening to:
Opeth - Blackwater Park
Classic record. Probably one of the best produced albums ever. The mixing of everything is simply spot on.
I always liked Deliverance better. Even though, you cannot really say "Deliverance is better than Blackwater Park" or vice versa. Both are just great.
Blackwater Park did give them the recognition they needed and they celebrated their 20th anniversary with this record for a very good reason.

Yes, but the song "Deliverance" contains one of my favorite drum parts ever. Every time I listen to it, I think "how on earth can there exist people, that DON'T go crazy when they hear this?!"

Yeah, I woke up at 11:30AM today. Still fine and maybe if I'm wearing myself out with work around the house, it'll be another easy night.
You only have a sleeping problem when you are tired as hell but you simply cannot fall asleep.
Actually, that sums me up.

Oh, okay. Well, hopefully it will sort itself out. If it doesn't, then you might seek medical treatment for it after all. :/

Especially when Download tend to have terrible bands on. It's bad enough Maiden have shit choices for support act for their live shows.
Most support bands just suck ass.
At least it's not a whole day waiting for the damn band.

But things tend to go wrong on festivals. Rain storms or other diffculties... Blind Guardian had to finish their show early on W:O:A 2002 because of a storm warning. No storm came, but I guess it's better to be safe than sorry. I think there where some deaths because of a storm at some other festival earlier that year, but I can't seem to find anything about that.

Not much of a surprise there. I'm more comfortable with trains than I am with planes. And besides, trains should be cheaper than planes.
I don't know if trains are really that much cheaper. But I do know that planes are just way faster.
Eh, you have to book TWO journeys just to get to Germany from here by train.

Well, that's what you get for living on an island. :P

At 1/13/13 07:40 AM, Coop wrote:
At 1/12/13 11:50 AM, Haggard wrote:
At 1/10/13 03:43 PM, Coop wrote: Coop gets ready to head back to Middle Earth (metaphorically), while congratulating:
First part of "The Hobbit", eh?
I watched that yesterday. Not bad, but I don't know... it's nothing too great either. Too much action and too little story.
I've seen it twice, but I meant playing Lord of the Rings Online. Getting my RP fix.

I see.

The only reason I say never is that No-one could replace Freddie Mercury, like no-one could replace Michael Jackson. Sure, the music will be good, but it's not the same without them.
Wasn't there a show once where they had Freddy on a big screen (various tapes from their live shows) and the rest of the band live on stage? Or maybe I'm just mixing that up with some other band.
They did put that up at the Olympics, I believe. It's not the same, like War of the Worlds with the hologram of Richard Burton

Nah, I was thinking of some even that took place years ago. Actually, I'm pretty sure it was Queen.

Also, I never was a fan of MJ. Especially in his later days he was just annoying.
The first album I ever purchased was Bad. I may not have agreed with some of the aspects of his personal life, but his singing was fantastic.

Well, he did have his moments. "Thriller" is awesome (not only because of the video) and "Billy Jean" is good as well.


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Level 30 for real.

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Response to Wi/Ht? level up! Lounge Jan. 14th, 2013 @ 09:15 AM Reply

Sorry Coop, I got the cold now but at least it will be out of the way for the meet.

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At 1/13/13 02:08 PM, Metal-Therapy wrote:
At 1/13/13 08:50 AM, Bahamut wrote: 13 is the name of Black Sabbath's new album. Do creative album titles even exist anymore?
How is Tony Iommi doing these days? I heard he was sick, but haven't heard any news since...

He has made a great recovery. His illness was discovered soon enough and it's helped for the whole band to do regular check ups. This has been mandatory ever since the death of Dio.

One thing for sure, neither of us will consider having kids within the next five years. Next ten years on the other hand, depends how your life is at that point.
Yeah, I just have this idea that I don't want kids in my 20's. I still feel like a kid myself a lot of the time, not to mention I'm not even close financially speaking.

Yeah, it's those two factors. This is why sometime in this decade I'd like to build up my finance.

You shouldn't even have to worry if he just signs up now.
Sometimes I wonder, when I see these users from '08 and '09 with more exp. than me. :P

The EXP update can show you that easily. That's a likely case since NewsReporter is an 07 user and he's level 42.

At 1/13/13 05:54 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 1/13/13 08:50 AM, Bahamut wrote: 13 is the name of Black Sabbath's new album. Do creative album titles even exist anymore?
Exactly what I was trying to say when I complained about bands self-titleing their first albums or calling their live albums "Destroying Wacken" etc. :P

At least self-titled albums are a tradition. Calling one album simply 13 after not recording an album in fucking ages is just unexciting.

Blackwater Park did give them the recognition they needed and they celebrated their 20th anniversary with this record for a very good reason.
Yes, but the song "Deliverance" contains one of my favorite drum parts ever. Every time I listen to it, I think "how on earth can there exist people, that DON'T go crazy when they hear this?!"

Because people lack taste in music, that's why.

Actually, that sums me up.
Oh, okay. Well, hopefully it will sort itself out. If it doesn't, then you might seek medical treatment for it after all. :/

Medical treatment? Fuck that, I've tried that before and it's not helped me at all.

Eh, you have to book TWO journeys just to get to Germany from here by train.
Well, that's what you get for living on an island. :P

Indeed, this is what I get for living in a craphole.


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Response to Wi/Ht? level up! Lounge Jan. 14th, 2013 @ 09:16 AM Reply

Couldn't risk going to uni because of the snow, oh well, I guess all day doing work will be good enough.

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Yeah, I'm a little busy tonight, but here's an uplifting tale for you all


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At 1/13/13 05:54 PM, Haggard wrote: Maiden. :P

I understand Maiden. Just not as well as you do, apparently. :P

At 1/14/13 09:15 AM, Bahamut wrote: He has made a great recovery. His illness was discovered soon enough and it's helped for the whole band to do regular check ups. This has been mandatory ever since the death of Dio.

Great to hear. I can't wait to hear their new album.

Yeah, it's those two factors. This is why sometime in this decade I'd like to build up my finance.

I had a tidy sum stashed away, but then I lost my job and have been living off it now for a while. I hate watching it dwindle away slowly -all that hard work... ;_;

The EXP update can show you that easily. That's a likely case since NewsReporter is an 07 user and he's level 42.

No, I'm saying I wonder at my ability (or lack there of) to deposit exp. on a regular basis. I KNOW there are '09 users who have more exp. than I do. :S


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Well that sucks. HMV have gone into administration and I had a voucher waiting for when I'll go to Oxford Street in a few days time. Surely if anything is going to hell here, at least the shops will be open for this week so I'll make the most of it. If HMV does go down the tubes, then I'm pretty much done with high street shops for life.

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Testament - Dark Roots of Earth

At 1/14/13 05:59 PM, Metal-Therapy wrote:
At 1/14/13 09:15 AM, Bahamut wrote: He has made a great recovery. His illness was discovered soon enough and it's helped for the whole band to do regular check ups. This has been mandatory ever since the death of Dio.
Great to hear. I can't wait to hear their new album.

I'll still listen to it but I'm really sceptical at this point.

Yeah, it's those two factors. This is why sometime in this decade I'd like to build up my finance.
I had a tidy sum stashed away, but then I lost my job and have been living off it now for a while. I hate watching it dwindle away slowly -all that hard work... ;_;

Ugh, getting a job is going to be even harder with all these big companies going down. When I say this country will crash and burn, I say this is the beginning of the end.

The EXP update can show you that easily. That's a likely case since NewsReporter is an 07 user and he's level 42.
No, I'm saying I wonder at my ability (or lack there of) to deposit exp. on a regular basis. I KNOW there are '09 users who have more exp. than I do. :S

Dear me. I think early 2010 users can get as much EXP as you have now.


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At 1/14/13 09:15 AM, Bahamut wrote:
At 1/13/13 05:54 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 1/13/13 08:50 AM, Bahamut wrote: 13 is the name of Black Sabbath's new album. Do creative album titles even exist anymore?
Exactly what I was trying to say when I complained about bands self-titleing their first albums or calling their live albums "Destroying Wacken" etc. :P
At least self-titled albums are a tradition. Calling one album simply 13 after not recording an album in fucking ages is just unexciting.

No, self-titling the debut album is just lack of creativity. Also, I doubt that Black Sabbath '13' will be as good as the other album, that comes to my mind: 13, lol.

Blackwater Park did give them the recognition they needed and they celebrated their 20th anniversary with this record for a very good reason.
Yes, but the song "Deliverance" contains one of my favorite drum parts ever. Every time I listen to it, I think "how on earth can there exist people, that DON'T go crazy when they hear this?!"
Because people lack taste in music, that's why.

Yes, that may be a reason.

Actually, that sums me up.
Oh, okay. Well, hopefully it will sort itself out. If it doesn't, then you might seek medical treatment for it after all. :/
Medical treatment? Fuck that, I've tried that before and it's not helped me at all.

Well, there are different pharmaceuticals you could try.

Eh, you have to book TWO journeys just to get to Germany from here by train.
Well, that's what you get for living on an island. :P
Indeed, this is what I get for living in a craphole.

Yeah, just move to Germany. German isn't THAT hard to learn (despite what other people might say). :P


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Coop gets back to a habitable state in his abode, while congratulating:
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At 1/13/13 08:50 AM, Bahamut wrote: 13 is the name of Black Sabbath's new album. Do creative album titles even exist anymore?

Yeah, just not in the world of Black Sabbath. Maybe they took a leaf out of Adele's book, though that should make their latest one... 191

At 1/12/13 07:31 AM, Coop wrote:
At 1/11/13 08:17 AM, Bahamut wrote: Or it's just simply my bad luck. Anyway, it hasn't happened with any of the meets, right?
Then be positive for a fucking change!
Not to worry, I expect the weekend to go smoothly.

Good. I have 2 more meetings to take minutes for and type up, before I can get away for the weekend. The last one finishes at about 4pm on Thursday...

At 1/13/13 02:08 PM, Metal-Therapy wrote:
At 1/13/13 07:40 AM, Coop wrote: It helps that you weren't writing lists by then :P
Exactly, so I definitely didn't congratulate him. ;)

I think that the fact that they have been in business for 44 years and have had a sum total of five members. I mean, Maiden currently has six.
I know they had a drummer before Peart; who was the 5th, another guitarist, I assume?

Jeff Jones was a founding member, along with Alex Lifeson and John Rutsey. He was a bassist and their vocalist.

At 1/13/13 05:54 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 1/13/13 07:40 AM, Coop wrote:
At 1/12/13 11:50 AM, Haggard wrote:
At 1/10/13 03:43 PM, Coop wrote: The only reason I say never is that No-one could replace Freddie Mercury, like no-one could replace Michael Jackson. Sure, the music will be good, but it's not the same without them.
Wasn't there a show once where they had Freddy on a big screen (various tapes from their live shows) and the rest of the band live on stage? Or maybe I'm just mixing that up with some other band.
They did put that up at the Olympics, I believe. It's not the same, like War of the Worlds with the hologram of Richard Burton
Nah, I was thinking of some even that took place years ago. Actually, I'm pretty sure it was Queen.

Well, Freddie has been dead for over 20 years.

Also, I never was a fan of MJ. Especially in his later days he was just annoying.
The first album I ever purchased was Bad. I may not have agreed with some of the aspects of his personal life, but his singing was fantastic.
Well, he did have his moments. "Thriller" is awesome (not only because of the video) and "Billy Jean" is good as well.

I loved that, plus the whole film, Moonwalker. Something that is very him, when he was at the height of his popularity, circa Bad.

At 1/14/13 09:15 AM, Bahamut wrote: Sorry Coop, I got the cold now but at least it will be out of the way for the meet.

You hope!


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At 1/15/13 09:13 AM, Bahamut wrote: I'll still listen to it but I'm really sceptical at this point.

I just can't bring myself to be skeptical about Sabbath, it just sucks that the reunion is incomplete with the absence of Bill Ward... :(

Ugh, getting a job is going to be even harder with all these big companies going down. When I say this country will crash and burn, I say this is the beginning of the end.

It's tough these days all over, for sure. I'll admit that I'm more than a little apprehensive about my financial future. :\

Dear me. I think early 2010 users can get as much EXP as you have now.

Yeah...The very earliest 2010 users (like early January) with a 100% deposit rating would have roughly the same exp. as I do. I feel even worse now, thanks. :'(

At 1/15/13 04:51 PM, Coop wrote: Jeff Jones was a founding member, along with Alex Lifeson and John Rutsey. He was a bassist and their vocalist.

Wow, I honestly had no idea that Geddy Lee wasn't a founding member. Cool how they were able to keep the bassist/singer combo with Lee instead of adding a 4th band member.


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London tomorrow, cannot fucking wait any longer!

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Finsterforst - ...zum Tode hin

At 1/15/13 01:55 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 1/14/13 09:15 AM, Bahamut wrote: At least self-titled albums are a tradition. Calling one album simply 13 after not recording an album in fucking ages is just unexciting.
No, self-titling the debut album is just lack of creativity. Also, I doubt that Black Sabbath '13' will be as good as the other album, that comes to my mind: 13, lol.

I'll only agree self-titled albums are lazy if they're mid-career and not right at the start.

Because people lack taste in music, that's why.
Yes, that may be a reason.

Still, Blackwater Park is one of the best produced albums out there. I guess Steven Wilson has a thing for knowing how to produce an album well. Rick Rubin should brush up on his work. :P

Indeed, this is what I get for living in a craphole.
Yeah, just move to Germany. German isn't THAT hard to learn (despite what other people might say). :P

If I was to live in Germany, then sure.

At 1/15/13 04:51 PM, Coop wrote:
At 1/13/13 08:50 AM, Bahamut wrote: Not to worry, I expect the weekend to go smoothly.
Good. I have 2 more meetings to take minutes for and type up, before I can get away for the weekend. The last one finishes at about 4pm on Thursday...

Just one more day and I'm there. :D

At 1/14/13 09:15 AM, Bahamut wrote: Sorry Coop, I got the cold now but at least it will be out of the way for the meet.
You hope!

It's cleared up already. Although, my voice still needs to recover but that shouldn't be a problem. I just better make sure I avoid high pitched vocals for karaoke.

At 1/15/13 07:28 PM, Metal-Therapy wrote:
At 1/15/13 09:13 AM, Bahamut wrote: I'll still listen to it but I'm really sceptical at this point.
I just can't bring myself to be skeptical about Sabbath, it just sucks that the reunion is incomplete with the absence of Bill Ward... :(

It's easy for me to be doubtful, especially with how Ozzy is nowadays.

Ugh, getting a job is going to be even harder with all these big companies going down. When I say this country will crash and burn, I say this is the beginning of the end.
It's tough these days all over, for sure. I'll admit that I'm more than a little apprehensive about my financial future. :\

And I thought it was hell in 2008. It didn't look so bad then. Now it's five years on and we're still in hell. I guess hell is eternal.

Dear me. I think early 2010 users can get as much EXP as you have now.
Yeah...The very earliest 2010 users (like early January) with a 100% deposit rating would have roughly the same exp. as I do. I feel even worse now, thanks. :'(

Not far off. Sorry to bring that fact to you.


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Response to Wi/Ht? level up! Lounge Jan. 16th, 2013 @ 04:28 PM Reply

New CDs!

Body Count - Body Count (hell yeah, a self titled debut album! ;) Sadly, "Copkiller" isn't on this version of the album)
Eagles of Death Metal - Death by sexy (You can never go wrong with Josh Homme!)
Pestilence - Consuming Impulse )You can never go wrong with Martin van Drunen!)

At 1/16/13 06:39 AM, Bahamut wrote: London tomorrow, cannot fucking wait any longer!

There's no place like London

At 1/15/13 01:55 PM, Haggard wrote:
At 1/14/13 09:15 AM, Bahamut wrote: At least self-titled albums are a tradition. Calling one album simply 13 after not recording an album in fucking ages is just unexciting.
No, self-titling the debut album is just lack of creativity. Also, I doubt that Black Sabbath '13' will be as good as the other album, that comes to my mind: 13, lol.
I'll only agree self-titled albums are lazy if they're mid-career and not right at the start.

Interesting point of view. I say, they are always lazy. :P

Because people lack taste in music, that's why.
Yes, that may be a reason.
Still, Blackwater Park is one of the best produced albums out there. I guess Steven Wilson has a thing for knowing how to produce an album well. Rick Rubin should brush up on his work. :P

But Rick Rubin looks a lot like Richard Stallman. Even though Rick looks like he would shower more often.

Indeed, this is what I get for living in a craphole.
Yeah, just move to Germany. German isn't THAT hard to learn (despite what other people might say). :P
If I was to live in Germany, then sure.

Hm, you are listening to music with german titles... Well, that's already a start, isn't it? ^^


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Level 35.

Alright level, but I think I liked the last one better.

Partially because I've already had this level before.
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At 1/16/13 06:39 AM, Bahamut wrote: It's easy for me to be doubtful, especially with how Ozzy is nowadays.

Yeah, but I still can't help but be excited for it. I mean, Black Sabbath is legendary -if they're putting out new music, I'll be more than happy to listen. (Even if it doesn't compare to the old stuff...)

And I thought it was hell in 2008. It didn't look so bad then. Now it's five years on and we're still in hell. I guess hell is eternal.

I was doing pretty good in 2008, hell I was employed!

Not far off. Sorry to bring that fact to you.

Tell me how it is, Bahamut! It just hardens my resolve to keep depositing! :P

At 1/17/13 12:08 AM, Jolly wrote: Level 35.

Alright level, but I think I liked the last one better.

Partially because I've already had this level before.

Hey, I had that one, too. :P My theory is that all the decent-looking icons are ones that were ripped from the previous design. The rest are comical or just plain lame. :\


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Listening to:

Helloween - Straight Out of Hell. Well, sort of. It's just listening to samples which all sound very good so far.

At 1/16/13 04:28 PM, Haggard wrote: New CDs!

Body Count - Body Count (hell yeah, a self titled debut album! ;) Sadly, "Copkiller" isn't on this version of the album)

I've been on the edge about getting this album. I only listened to one song from it due to knowing Ice T is in this and he made an appearance on a Black Sabbath album.

At 1/16/13 06:39 AM, Bahamut wrote: I'll only agree self-titled albums are lazy if they're mid-career and not right at the start.
Interesting point of view. I say, they are always lazy. :P

Never lazy, just the beginning.

If I was to live in Germany, then sure.
Hm, you are listening to music with german titles... Well, that's already a start, isn't it? ^^

Finsterforst are a really good band. It's like throwing Moonsorrow, Equilibrium and Finntroll in a blender and this becomes the outcome.

At 1/17/13 12:37 AM, Metal-Therapy wrote:
At 1/16/13 06:39 AM, Bahamut wrote: It's easy for me to be doubtful, especially with how Ozzy is nowadays.
Yeah, but I still can't help but be excited for it. I mean, Black Sabbath is legendary -if they're putting out new music, I'll be more than happy to listen. (Even if it doesn't compare to the old stuff...)

There's always something about bands going so long without an album that I don't like. Guns N' Roses are the perfect example but on the other hand, you get Angel Witch who last year released their first album in 26 fucking years and it turned out great. I don't know how much Angel Witch you know but considering they seem to have that one hit wonder syndrome, this song is magnificent.

And I thought it was hell in 2008. It didn't look so bad then. Now it's five years on and we're still in hell. I guess hell is eternal.
I was doing pretty good in 2008, hell I was employed!

I was employed two years later. That job I had I was getting so much money that I couldn't even spend it all. Haha, where did that go? It's been downhill after it changed.

Not far off. Sorry to bring that fact to you.
Tell me how it is, Bahamut! It just hardens my resolve to keep depositing! :P

Then you better keep it up and never leave us again! >:D


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At 1/18/13 10:12 AM, Bahamut wrote: There's always something about bands going so long without an album that I don't like. Guns N' Roses are the perfect example but on the other hand, you get Angel Witch who last year released their first album in 26 fucking years and it turned out great. I don't know how much Angel Witch you know but considering they seem to have that one hit wonder syndrome, this song is magnificent.

I think curious is the best way to describe my feelings about the new Sabbath album. It's like curiosity with a sprinkling of excitement on top. :P I'm going to listen to it and most likely enjoy it, but whether or not I come back to listen again, well, we'll just have to wait and see... :P

And I haven't listened to much Angel Witch, though I have heard of them. "Dead Sea Scrolls" is a solid tune, though, I agree.

I was employed two years later. That job I had I was getting so much money that I couldn't even spend it all. Haha, where did that go? It's been downhill after it changed.

I worked at the place I was at for around 3 1/2 years. The customer that I filled orders for (I did wholesale selection for a perishable food warehouse) went out of business -that was pretty much the beginning of the end for me there.

So, what kind of job did you have that had you raking in all that cash? :P

Then you better keep it up and never leave us again! >:D

I feel like sticking around, and if I can get the Hexalist straightened out then I'll be married to Newgrounds, or at least to the wi/ht forum. Scary thought. :P


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At 1/18/13 10:12 AM, Bahamut wrote: Listening to:

Helloween - Straight Out of Hell. Well, sort of. It's just listening to samples which all sound very good so far.

At 1/16/13 04:28 PM, Haggard wrote: New CDs!

Body Count - Body Count (hell yeah, a self titled debut album! ;) Sadly, "Copkiller" isn't on this version of the album)
I've been on the edge about getting this album. I only listened to one song from it due to knowing Ice T is in this and he made an appearance on a Black Sabbath album.

Well, if you haven't listened to this album in the 90's, then this album might not be for you. I think most of the praise the album gets is from people who listened to this when they where teenagers... that's not to say that "Body Count" is a bad album, but when you listen to this, you really can hear that it was written and produced in the 90's, heh.

On the other hand, the lyrics actually make sense. Most critics say the lyrics are weak and that Ice-T would only sing "motherfucker this" and "motherfucker that". I always wondered if people who say stuff like that really listened to the whole album. How can anyone say 'The Winner Loses' or 'MommaâEUTMs Gotta Die Tonight' don't have serious lyrics?

Anyway, from todays point of view, I would rate "Body Count" 6 out of 10, the most. With a huge nostalgia bonus, I rate this album 8 out of 10. However, if you get a Body Count record, you might want to try out Born Dead instead. I always liked that one better.

At 1/16/13 06:39 AM, Bahamut wrote: I'll only agree self-titled albums are lazy if they're mid-career and not right at the start.
Interesting point of view. I say, they are always lazy. :P
Never lazy, just the beginning.

I see, this is just another topic we can not reach an agreement on.

If I was to live in Germany, then sure.
Hm, you are listening to music with german titles... Well, that's already a start, isn't it? ^^
Finsterforst are a really good band. It's like throwing Moonsorrow, Equilibrium and Finntroll in a blender and this becomes the outcome.

But you have to extract that finntroll-acoustic-album first.


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At 1/15/13 07:28 PM, Metal-Therapy wrote:
At 1/15/13 04:51 PM, Coop wrote: Jeff Jones was a founding member, along with Alex Lifeson and John Rutsey. He was a bassist and their vocalist.
Wow, I honestly had no idea that Geddy Lee wasn't a founding member. Cool how they were able to keep the bassist/singer combo with Lee instead of adding a 4th band member.

I bet it was a cheaper alternative at the time - only need to feed one more motuh, rather than two :P

At 1/16/13 06:39 AM, Bahamut wrote:
At 1/15/13 04:51 PM, Coop wrote:
At 1/13/13 08:50 AM, Bahamut wrote: Not to worry, I expect the weekend to go smoothly.
Good. I have 2 more meetings to take minutes for and type up, before I can get away for the weekend. The last one finishes at about 4pm on Thursday...
Just one more day and I'm there. :D

And the damned weather conspired against me!

At 1/14/13 09:15 AM, Bahamut wrote: Sorry Coop, I got the cold now but at least it will be out of the way for the meet.
You hope!
It's cleared up already. Although, my voice still needs to recover but that shouldn't be a problem. I just better make sure I avoid high pitched vocals for karaoke.

I would have done that - I'd even come up with a few tracks that I was hopefully going to try...


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