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Controversial opinions on metal

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

  1. Omni

    Omni User

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    Nattens Madrigal isn't even very raw. It's just mixed in a ridiculous way where the guitar is a lot louder compared to everything else. You can hear ever instrument easily if you actually listen, and it was clearly recorded in a studio. It's still a great album.
     
  2. V.V.V.V.V.

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

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    You could've just agreed with my post you know.
     
  3. TheInsane

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    I can appreciate a low budget or minimalistic production but I would never go as low as to listen to that kind of stuff. To me it hurts my ears because of the lack of balance in everything. It sounds bad because the sound is bad. Now there were no stand out riffs either but it would probably be listenable with better production.
     
  4. S<issors

    S<issors wins.

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    I like Nattens Madrigal. It definitely isn't "raw," but it has a bizarre mix (I'm going to agree with omni that "the guitar is a lot louder compared to everything" atm on the grounds that I'm rather drunk at the moment and that seems correct...) that I find rather endearing, and it's just a cool sound in general
     
  5. challenge_everything

    challenge_everything Active Member

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    It has plenty of great riffs but would still be a better album if it had the production of Bergtatt.
     
  6. Einherjar86

    Einherjar86 Active Member

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    Have you met her?
     
  7. AchrisK

    AchrisK Weakling

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    Artillery - Fear of Tomorrow isn't that good.
     
  8. CF87

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    Dream Theater suck and are overrated butt pirates and this is really aimed more at the poster who finds majority of thrash,death metal, and extreme metal boring but likes Suck Theater.
     
  9. The Ozzman

    The Ozzman Melted by feels

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    Correction: Dream Theater is good
     
  10. waif

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    Is Suck Theater really the best you could come up with?
    But yeah, they are really overrated. They're fantastic musicians - SO FUCKING WHAT?
     
  11. youdontknowme

    youdontknowme New Metal Member

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    I don't like Wank Theater either. its more about musicianship than message, which is main reason I don't care for them. I don't hate them, its just a big pile of "meh".
     
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    yeah but the next 2 are obviously better

    i find nattens madrigal p boring
     
  13. CF87

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    Sorcery `bloodchilling tales is better than Entombed `left hand path. Don't get me wrong I love both.
     
  14. AchrisK

    AchrisK Weakling

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    Re: Artillery - Fear of Tomorrow

    Yeah, but it just seems wrong for a band's first release to not be among their best material. Maybe it's just me.
     
  15. TheInsane

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    I love some Dream Theater and think some is really boring. People usually complain about their advanced stuff alot but that is what makes them good to me. When they tone it down they usually just sounds like a boring pop/rock band. Take a listen to Octavarium (except the excellent title track) to know what I mean.
     
  16. Doomguy

    Doomguy This is huh, wow...

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    That's the thing with a lot of progressive metal. You find it in other pro-metal bands such as Opeth and Symphony X. Its an odd genre. I agree with you totally.
     
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    Most of the stuff on Images And Words is brilliant as soon as LaBrie shuts up.
     
  18. Satanstoenail

    Satanstoenail My Larpstyle determines my Derpstyle

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    Dream Theater should re-invent themselves as an instrumental band.
     
  19. optionthree

    optionthree Better than the first two

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    Dream Theater would be better if they actually learned how to write songs again instead of having random, often plagiarized sections pasted together between meaningless 5 minute solo tradeoffs. The first disc of Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence was really good, but that's about the only thing post-1997 I can get into. Their last album was a joke, Prophets of War makes me embarrassed to call myself a DT fan.
     
  20. TheInsane

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    I dont mind 5 minute solos. Thats a big part of the progresive genre and I enjoy it. I do however hate it how Dream Theater at times not only shows their inflences but how they do almost the exact same thing. Octavarium is a good example once again to prove my point. They had the U2 song and the Muse song on there. Neither had any right to be on a DT album. One may like them but they borrowed so much from the other bnd its not really DT.

    I did however like the latest album, SC, and I think LaBrie is getting alot better and some of his melody hooks are great on that album. I also loved train of thought. So thats 2 out of 3 judging the last few albums.
     

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