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Controversial opinions on metal

Discussion in 'General Metal Discussion' started by The Ozzman, Mar 17, 2008.

  1. Onder

    Onder Gegen unendlich

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    I refuse to compare the first three anymore but it's obvious that the two that come after are inferior.
     
  2. TechnicalBarbarity

    TechnicalBarbarity -TheNightsBane-

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    ^ i agree with funeral fag.

    SoH does have some ripping tracks though ... I'd say Silent Scream is one of Slayer best.
     
  3. Westsiyeed

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    Reign in Blood is my favourite by far - the speed, production and tightness in their playing set the bar high.

    Next would be Show No Mercy, then a bit further down Hell Awaits - the sound is pretty crappy on it.

    SOH and Seasons were OK, but some boring tracks abounded...the best would be South of Heaven...
     
  4. ASD

    ASD observing the sabbath

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    Reign In Blood > Hell Awaits > Show No Mercy > South Of Heaven

    Everything else, whatever.
     
  5. Westsiyeed

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    Interesting...sort of agree with you but I still think Reign in Blood shits on many contemporary albums for sheer power production and songwriting in combination - they just seemed to get it all right at once (probably helped with Rick Rubin producing).
     
  6. LuminousAether

    LuminousAether My name is Distance

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    Making it more controversial: I would never listen to Megadeth OR Slayer. Slayer is better though, Megadeth is the lowest of the low.
     
  7. CF87

    CF87 Active Member

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    Gorguts is one of the best DM bands ever.
     
  8. MetalAges

    MetalAges Metal Is As Metal Does.
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    Thread cleaned up before it turns into a panties-in-a-wad fight for the next couple days.

    Let's remember, it's an "opinion" thread - so at least respect each others' opinions (agree or not) or zip it.
     
  9. TheInsane

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    Im not all that into Slayer at all. Its fine, good for a while soemtimes but in general not. I've seen them live 3 times though and they are pretty awesome in that setting.
     
  10. KafkaX

    KafkaX Mr. Self Destruct

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    Everytime Ive seen Slayer live, they always play the same fucking songs...
     
  11. TechnicalBarbarity

    TechnicalBarbarity -TheNightsBane-

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    quoted for the goddamned truth!:headbang:
     
  12. Krow

    Krow Garbage Connoisseur

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    Slayer is just slayer. They aren't my favorite band or anything but everything up to and including seasons is fun every once and a while.

    Random observation made from multiple listens: I can't stand Witchfinder General. I really feel like they're the worst of the old, old doom bands. Love on smack is a cool song I guess...
     
  13. Umodian

    Umodian Satanic as Hell

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    Yeah I'm also not too fond of Witchfinder General, at least not compared to the other OS doom bands, mostly because of the vocals. But their albums are still pretty solid...
    "No Stayer" and "Music" are just terrible though, imo.
     
  14. HamburgerBoy

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    Never got into Witchfinder General either. Every single doom metal band that was around at their time was superior. I can still stand them, but I basically only listen to them when somebody faps over their excellence so that I can see if I've gained any appreciation of them. And their doominess is overstated regardless; a lot of the Sabbath-isms in their sound take from the faster and more upbeat side anyways.
     
  15. skeptik

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    No shit, because they were never explicitly a "doom metal" band.
     
  16. J.

    J. Old Fart

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    exactly. they're nwobhm

    and they're awesome.
     
  17. Dak

    Dak mentat

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    I am Matthew Hopkins, Witchfinder.
     
  18. Krow

    Krow Garbage Connoisseur

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  19. LuminousAether

    LuminousAether My name is Distance

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    That song is way better than Witchfinder General, pretty sick
     
  20. HamburgerBoy

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    Define "explicitly". I've seen many people online mention them in the same breath as any other trad doom band of the early/mid 80's.
     

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