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Black Metal bands that play great live.

Discussion in 'General Metal Discussion' started by Kara-Shehr, Oct 13, 2010.

  1. Kara-Shehr

    Kara-Shehr Member

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    Black Metal bands playing live I feel is something that doesn't get talked about much. There are actually some really good live bands in the genre for example Emperor is pretty tight live and Marduk used to be pretty fucking insane when Legion was in the band.

    Im watching a Dark Funeral Dvd right now with some live stuff on it and they actually aren't that bad imo. Ive seen better stuff of them but its ok. Thats what kinda sparked this thought but anyways...

    My question is does anyone even care about how bands in the genre play live? Or is BM something you'd rather just hear on an album? Are there any bands that you think you'd really wanna go see if they ever came to your town? Or maybe just suggest some dvd's or live records?

    Thoughts?
     
  2. Eligos

    Eligos Problem Yet to be Solved

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    There is never any excuse to listen to Dark Funeral.
     
  3. CF87

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    Dark Funeral's first EP is one of the few decent black metal cds after the 80's.
     
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    Eligos Problem Yet to be Solved

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  5. CF87

    CF87 Active Member

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    I started out listening to early 90's swedish black metal so my perspective on BM is a lot different then most.
     
  6. VelociBrad

    VelociBrad Spawn of Possession

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    that.
     
  7. Krow

    Krow Garbage Connoisseur

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    Dark Funeral actually isnt that bad. Their first album is good. And plenty of their other stuff is decent... They've just been labelled "norsecore," are mildly popular, and therefore untroo.
     
  8. Kara-Shehr

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    Ugh.
     
  9. Eligos

    Eligos Problem Yet to be Solved

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    Nah dude. They just play boring black metal. There are bands that do/did a much better job of what they attempt. And yeah it's norsecore.

    I'd get so much shit if I tried to call anything "true". I listen to Woods of Ypres, Glorior Belli, Wolves in the Throne Room, and loads of other poserish stuff.

    Anyway, back on topic. Secrets of the Moon, Teratism, and Portal all did a really good take on the whole "live ritual" approach. Watain is fun to see because they smell like rotting flesh and are very active on stage. It seems like Krallice tries to give off this sort of passive vibe when they play, it's kinda hard to describe.
     
  10. Thoth-Amon

    Thoth-Amon Hypochondriac

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    I dig em. Especially the second and third cds. very good shit imo.
    i can see the reasons people shit on them and generally i can agree with these reasons, but i don't come to the band expecting something truly deep and sophisticated... i want some simple, evil sounding shit and they deliver. fun band.
     
  11. The Butt

    The Butt Unholy gas, flares from my ass

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    I like their Attera Totus Sanctus album, the song "Final Ritual" is pretty rockin'.
     
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    sevag00 Order to Chaos

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    Not entirely black metal, but Bone Awl was amazing live, the sound, energy, aggression and so on was just perfect. All of the Black Twilight Circle bands I've seen also came off really well (Volahn, Arizmenda, Ashdautas, Axeman, Blue Hummingbird etc).
     
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    Psychonaut God Of Emptiness

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    Haha I read the thread title and thought Emperor and Legion-era Marduk. Satyricon and Immortal were great but don't think they're considered black anymore. Who knows...
     
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    JontRevolting FALSE ARREST! FALSE ARREST!

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    Immortal and Destroyer 666 are both fucking awesome live.
     
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    :kickass:

    Also Marduk with Mortuus. They play great shows, I always catch their gigs when they come to SP.
     
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    Black Witchery look like theyd be good live from a few vids Ive seen. Not a bm band, but I really want to see Portal live. Bad.
     
  18. MasterOLightning

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    Emperor was terrible live.

    Bone Awl was the best.

    There aren't too many black metal bands that are good live.
     
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    Satyricon was great live, but the 2 times I saw them they didn't play anything before the volcano album. Me and this kid were screaming at them to play mother north, dark medieval times and vikingland..it was at a cof show (which was lame) so no one really cared about satyricon but I thought they were awesome despite not playing anything old...same thing when I saw them when they headlined.
    Immortal played a few older songs. They were really really awesome live. Black anvil opened, and I really hate them.
    I'm seeing enslaved soon, and then watain in december. Missed 1349 unfortunately.
     
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    VelociBrad Spawn of Possession

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    saw Emperor live twice. great both times.
     

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