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Albums currently displeasing your ass

Discussion in 'General Metal Discussion' started by Krow, Jul 16, 2009.

  1. Metalum

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    Nice try but no. The fact that it is technical and complex does not makes an album good and me not liking Gorguts' Obscura has nothing to do with it being technical and complex. It has to do with the horrible vocals which sound like someone doing a parody of death metal, the incoherent songwriting, no scratch that, there is really no songwriting/structure to be seen in any of the songs, which makes the whole album a chore to listen to and on top of that it is WAY too long. It is really not a good album.

    And yeah, I enjoy Slipknot, but I also enjoy Necrophagist, whose album Onset of Putrefaction very much kills Gorguts' Obscura by being highly technical/complex while at the same time managing to write proper songs.
     
  2. HamburgerBoy

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    Onset of Putrefaction is nothing like Obscura tbh, although the discussion of Slipknot/nu metal is somewhat ironic here since the latter bears stronger resemblance to early Mudvayne.
     
  3. TechnicalBarbarity

    TechnicalBarbarity -TheNightsBane-

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    ... I'm just going to go ahead and ignore your last post burgerboy.

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    ... just awful, wanted to go through it again before i give their new album a shot.

    I remember their first two being just as bad, but it's been years since i've listened to 'em.
     
  4. Baroque

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    I can never seem to get into Death Angel outside of a couple songs off of Act III. Just not my style of thrash.
     
  5. HamburgerBoy

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    The Ultra-Violence is a bag of shit, agreed (except Veils of Deceptio which is somehow awesome). If it wasn't for their location and 10 year old drummer, no one would care about that album. Really amateur fourth-rate speed/thrash on par with (or worse than) many unsigned demo bands of the era.

    I hope at the very least you mean their first two eponymous songs and not the whole Feel the Fire and Taking Over albums, btw, because Feel the Fire is a near-perfect marriage of speed/thrash and traditional metal, surpassing even the first Metal Church album by just a hair. Basically flawless.
     
  6. TechnicalBarbarity

    TechnicalBarbarity -TheNightsBane-

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    haha! yeah i remember ... the four fourteen year old cousions or some shit like that.

    Sounds like i need to get my hands on those Overkill albums again, i sold em off to a record store back when i was a youngster. Been years since i've listened to those two albums.

    edit: Im about two tracks in the new Death Angel and it's not so bad, seems to be in the 3/5 range ... enjoying it more than The Ultra-Violence, which i'd give about a generous 2/5.
     
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    Just another by the numbers female fronted 'retro' doom band. Boring overall with nothing that really makes them stand out.
     
  8. zerostatic

    zerostatic Damned in Flames

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    Damn, the last two albums on here are ones that I quite enjoy.

    I guess it all comes down to personal taste, I consider The Ultra-Violence a nearly flawless thrash metal album from the 80s. I have seen D A live a few times and they put on a good live show. I don't care for their latest album. Thee Art of Dying is underrated, it has some good thrashers that are fun live like Thrown to the Wolves and 5 Steps to Freedom.


    Demon Lung is from Las Vegas and I have seen them play at the local underground shows for the last couple years. Maybe I overestimate their ability, but I think they have released a solid debut album.
     
  9. Podgie

    Podgie Young Man, Old Soul

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    5 Steps to Freedom is a fucking great song. And I don't think The Ultra-Violence is a bad album either...

    As you say though, it's all just taste. Some people don't like Slayer.
     
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    ... listening to this makes me want to punch Steve Souza right in the fucking face.

    Horrible album .... The Lunatic Parade is quite possibly one of the worst thrash songs ever.
     
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    whiskey funeral Mother North

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    The new Red Fang album is pretty fucking horrible. They've gone the direction of Mastodon clone on this one, which sucks because Mastodon are terrible.
     
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    Impact is Imminent has a couple stupid songs but on a whole it's basically on par with the previous Zetro albums. Within the Walls of Chaos and Changing of the Guard are particularly great.
     
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    Raping Voivod with funk sections and other non-metal diversions and the occasional Swedeath riff does not constitute "progressive death metal", and certainly not a cult following. Has its moments but on a whole this is stupid music.
     
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    I agree, the only halfway decent song is the single, and even that feels forced to be catchy. Murder the Mountains is top notch, I don't see how they could go from that to... this.
     
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    Podgie Young Man, Old Soul

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    I like that album :(
     
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    The first album is way better.
     
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    I've only listened to the first one once and that was several years ago. I think I should give the last one another shot since IIRC it got rid of most of the blasting, which didn't really work with more proggy stuff.

    I actually like a few songs quite a bit, but there's too many bad/poorly-thought-out ideas on a whole.
     
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    ArneZ No rules in metal

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    Garbage out the ass..
     
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    Didn't like the first album either. the vocals sound rather contrived and out of tune with the rest of the music (as if the singer is trying hard as hell to sound like something he is not) and the songs are boring/unengaging overall. Doesn't lives up to the hype.
     
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    Offensive to pious ears. Sounds like a screamo band masquerading as a metal band, terrible lyrics and dull songs that go nowhere. Another turd from the vapid 'post-black metal' camp. Should have known better than to listen to this. Meh.
     

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