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Accessible Black Metal

Discussion in 'Band Recommendations Forum' started by TheBahggs, Jun 24, 2008.

  1. TheBahggs

    TheBahggs WAT

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    Im looking for some relatively accessible bm bands aside from the following:

    Belphegor
    Burzum
    Deathspell Omega
    Dissection
    Emperor
    Gorgoroth
    Immortal
    Limbonic Art
    Marduk
    Mayhem
    Naglfar
    Samael
    Satyricon
    Ulver
    Windir
    Xasthur

    Thanks!
     
  2. Einherjar86

    Einherjar86 Active Member

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    Keep of Kalessin (I'm just getting into these guys, and they're fucking awesome)
    Dimmu Borgir (a lot of black metal fans don't like them, but I think they rock)
    Borknagar
     
  3. Belligerent

    Belligerent Greekus Urungus

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    :kickass:You bet your ass they are.
    I'll add:Gorath
    Dragonlord(BM/Thrash)
    Enslaved
     
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    I've been meaning to check out Dragonlord. Maybe I'll do that now...
     
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    Belligerent Greekus Urungus

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    ^Check out Black Wings of Destiny. Very accessible i might add.
     
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    Hells ya. :cool: I was also going to mention Enslaved. Great band.
     
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    me not a big fan of Enslaved... on another note I just got the Arcturus album Aspera Hiems Symfonia/Constellation/My Angel album... so far its good and is accessible imo... other ones you might want to check is Sargeist and 1349...
     
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    my angel is alright

    i don't really get any sense of what 'accessible' means based on the initial list
     
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    V.V.V.V.V. Houses Ov Mercury

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    "stuff i like"
     
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    Seditious GodSlayer

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  11. MasterOLightning

    MasterOLightning Optimator

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    I have no idea what the guy is looking for, since no one here really listens to that many BM bands that I would consider "inaccessible" for anyone who has already delved into black metal to some degree.

    So on that note, I recommend Leviathan, since everything since Verrater is pretty much great.
     
  12. Seditious

    Seditious GodSlayer

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    ^^ yea, seriously, if Immortal is accessible, I don't know what isn't.
     
  13. V.V.V.V.V.

    V.V.V.V.V. Houses Ov Mercury

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    There is much more intolerable stuff in BM than Immortal.
     
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    Seditious GodSlayer

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    I don't take 'tolerable' and 'accessible' to be interchangeable.
     
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    V.V.V.V.V. Houses Ov Mercury

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    Intolerability in black metal is akin to how challenging, difficult and raw it is. None of those things increase perceived accessibility.

    But I suppose the word is not a good one to use here.
     
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    Seditious GodSlayer

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    indeed, but to say there are less tolerable things than x is not to say x is tolerable, when there are, as with the facets you note, bands more tolerable still.

    hell, you put Immortalesque BM into Carpathian Forest album production, and you're already a little more accessible to some people, or instead of 14 minute long Moonsorrow songs, 6 minute Manegarm songs, to a different person that is more accessible.

    if you're already at the point where you can get raw-produced foreign-language blast-beat long-song black-metal perfectly in stride, I think you're beyond concerns of accessibility, like a doctor or lawyer giving a shit about an IQ test...such things seem rather obsolete when the person is unable to recognize what is inaccessible to the uninitiated as inaccessible.
     
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    Later era Immortal albums like At the Heart of Winter and Sons of Northern Darkness are certainly accessible. Their eariler albums like Pure Holocaust certainly isn't, in fact I would rate them to be among the most challenging black metal to enjoy.
     
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    Vitor Unconventional [Listener]

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    ...and ocean
    bal-sagoth
    gehenna (nor)
    impaled nazarene
    mactätus
    between the forest
    covenant
    the abyss
    allegiance

    more???
     
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    Seditious GodSlayer

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    no kidding?
    I might just check those out then.
    Pure Holocaust (or maybe Battles in the North) is the one I was recommended, way back when, and I wasn't impressed by it (wasn't ready for it?).
    cheers
     
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    Great_Cold_Death New Metal Member

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    I would recommend Wyrd and Vinterland, that's rather accessible (enough for me cause I'm not really into black metal).
     

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