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Helstar interview

Discussion in 'Old School Metal Discussion' started by Under The Oak, Jul 13, 2006.

  1. Under The Oak

    Under The Oak Ens Causa Sui

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    I didn't know where to post this, but for you Helstar fans, I have a new interview with the guitarists up on my site that you can go here to see. Comments/suggestions are welcome. I'm always trying to improve my interviews and ask questions that are more informative and less boring for the band to answer.
     
  2. carnut

    carnut \m/

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    Thanx for posting. I'm curious about new Helstar stuff... But I never concidered them being Thrash Metal at all !!
     
  3. Imp!

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    Speed to me, but I don't know, pretty fucking technical sounding without sounding robotic is my description (ie, Dragonforce)...
     
  4. tsorl

    tsorl Borne on Wings of Steel

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    That was a nice read, thanks. I think songs like Baptized In Blood or Face The Wicked One could definitely be classified as thrash but generally they were a bit speed metal, a bit NWOBHM, a bit thrash etc. Maybe that's the reason they didn't quite break through back in the day? Who knows.
    I do however encourage any 80s thrash fans to check this band out, and here's a fine place to do just that:
    The entire Remnants Of War album
    :kickass:
     
  5. Fangface

    Fangface Child of the Damned

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    To me they're classic US Power Metal bordering on prog metal at times, rooted in NWOBHM with hints of speed/thrash as Tsorl said.

    My favorite record from HELSTAR is probably Distant Thunder, followed by Nosferatu and Remnants of War.
     
  6. MetalNations

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    I can not wait to see them at the Minneapolis Mayhem 3.
     

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