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Controversial Opeth Opinions

Discussion in 'Opeth (Archived)' started by Lateralus14, Apr 19, 2009.

  1. {-sapob-}

    {-sapob-} Member

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    I cant see how someone could have a problem with The Moor.
    I think its a solid starter, and a crazy good track.
    It has a nice intro, strong starting riff, with a bit of cocky groove then the verse hits with that very cool harmony, and i could go on but I think you know the song :p
     
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    The mastering fuck-up on The Apostle in Triumph is Opeth's greatest achievement to date. I still like to believe that somebody knew what he was doing and did it purposefully.
     
  3. Nasty-Fire

    Nasty-Fire Discursion

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    Generally, contreversial opinions are negative about Opeth.:rolleyes:
     
  4. Lateralus14

    Lateralus14 New Metal Member

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    I should just point out that Watershed has good songs on its own but if you look at the progression from other Opeth albums to Watershed, its somewhat similar to how Metallica started their downhill movement. Both Watershed and The Black Album sought to get away from metal a little bit without going completely mellow like Opeth did with Damnation or Katatonia did after BMD, and the result in both cases was some good songs, but also each band's cheesiest lyrics of all time. With songs like Nothing Else Matters, Burden, Coil, Porcelain Heart and um...almost every other song on the Black Album, both bands exhibited through lyrics some attempt to make songs into these epic metal ballads that would appeal more to the mainstream. Hopefully Opeth's next album isn't worse but I'm sure Metallica fans were saying that in '91 and look what happened. (Btw I'm not saying Watershed is as bad as the Black Album at all, just think it represents the same downhill movement in every way that the latter represented. And I still have hope in Opeth considering half the album was still good to great)
     
  5. HemeHaci

    HemeHaci Ken Masters

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    Mikael and Martin went to a gay bar. And there's proof :)
     
  6. wut wut

    wut wut ROADS ICY ROADS

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    If there's proof, then that's not opinion, that's fact.

    And it won't change my opinion of the band anyway. :kickass:
     
  7. Hedon-

    Hedon- vic firth 2b

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    orchid and morningrise are not good albums
    mayh and bwp are better than still life which is insanely overrated
    beneath the mire is a good song

    edit: some more!
    atonement is boring
    moor is better than godhead's lament by far
     
  8. Vega Skater

    Vega Skater Member

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    Opeth regularly acquire fake student IDs so they can party in Uppsala.
     
  9. Slynt

    Slynt Lord and Liar

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    Now that IS controversial.
    :OMG:

    I know I stirred some controversy in the Watershed thread by being pretty negative towards it, but I have a feeling more fans have realized that the album isn't very good (for an Opeth record, that is) beyond "The Lotus Eater" and parts of "Hessian Peel".

    Maybe this opinion is more controversial: I want to make dinner of Mikael Åkerfeldt's hairy thighs, with mustard and pepper. Mmmm
     
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    Godheads Lament begins with E-minor not G-major.
     
  11. Albert R

    Albert R Yorkshire

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    Correct. I usually skip The Moor.
     
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    The song When, what's so good about it?! I mean I can't grasp how so many people adore that song, it gives me nothing, and I've listened to it for around ten years. That said, that's how I feel about most of the songs on MAYH, when played alone I don't like them very much at all, the only time I enjoy material from MAYH is when I listen to the whole album from start to finish, plus I need to be in a special mood.
     
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    'Beneath The Mire' is my favourite song on Ghost Reveries, and one of my favourite Opeth songs. I would much rather listen to it than 'Demon Of The Fall', 'Blackwater Park' or 'Deliverance'.
     
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    You serious?
     
  15. HemeHaci

    HemeHaci Ken Masters

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    You should have said "Çöööööööş"
     
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    If you are referring to my post the Yes, I am serious. Very serious.
     
  17. Annihilat0r

    Annihilat0r TRINITY WATCH IN AMAZING!

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    I agree with EVERYTHING you said
     
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    I didn't think that 'Atonement' being boring was that controversial. I thought most people didn't really feel it's vibe.
     
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    dwoakee Suboptimization Expert

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    GR is a concept album.
     
  20. Albert R

    Albert R Yorkshire

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    That's not controversial, it's the truth. Didn't Mikael say that all songs are part of a concept, except Isolation Years, which was basically tagged on.
     

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