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Diablo Swing Orchestra

Discussion in 'Nightmare Metal Fest' started by liama, Apr 15, 2009.

  1. liama

    liama The Beast

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    Has anyone heard the Diablo Swing Orchestra? I stumbled across them last week by accident. My initial reaction was “What the hell is this?” However, I must admit I am now totally hooked after order the CD “Butchers Ballroom” online.
    For those of you who have not heard them they are for lack of a better term a Classically Influenced, Heavy Metal, Swing Jazz Band that is fronted by a female Soprano Opera Singer. Try and figure that one out

    http://www.myspace.com/diabloswingorchestra
    http://www.diabloswing.com/
    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dlY6fTK7WxM&feature=related[/ame]

    They may not be the easiest listen the first time around, but damn they grow on you.

    What do Y’all Think?
     
  2. MetalSpice

    MetalSpice A slave who forever rocks

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    Love this band!
    I have only known about them for a little under a year, but they are very unique IMO.
    Really looking forward to seeing them at ProgPower this year.
     
  3. liama

    liama The Beast

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    Didn't know they were doing ProgPower. Shame I am not going this year, I would have liked to have checked them out.
     
  4. MEGALOUD

    MEGALOUD The Nightmare Has Begun..

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    interesting stuff, I'm looking forward to their set at PP, I need to hear some more instrumentation though to really appreciate it, the live vid has a lot of vox which do sound good, but that electric Cello, I want to hear more ; )
     
  5. liama

    liama The Beast

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    The album is strong, especially the instrumentation. Like I said earlier, it is a little bit of a grower though..

    The only slight downfall is the male vocalist. He tries to handle the male “metal” vocal parts and really doesn’t have the voice for it.

    (Give 'em a call Lance)

    The Butcher’s Ballroom disc has been on my CD player for nearly a week now non-stop. The last album, I can think of that I did that with was Saxon’s Lionheart.
     
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    J-Man Old as Yoda

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    I have been into DSO for over two years , and love them, they have a song on "Butcher's Ballroom" that I like to say is Heavy Metal Maracchia go figure, but it is a great song.
     
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    Neonblackdreamer -chaoswave-

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    D:S:O are absolutely stunning. Hands down one of the best "new" bands around.
     
  8. hvymetalchik

    hvymetalchik Will work for heavy metal

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    Damn you Liam! :lol: I didn't buy the CD, but I've been watching this video over and over..........:Smug:
     
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    liama The Beast

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    Agreed!
     
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    liama The Beast

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    You sound like every other woman in my life!
     
  11. hvymetalchik

    hvymetalchik Will work for heavy metal

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    :lol:

    Are you going to the Judas Priest concert here? July 25th!!! Tickets go on sale this weekend I think. :kickass:
     
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    liama The Beast

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    Yeah, they are also playing Corpus. Me and my buddy who was at NMF are going to hit both shows.
     
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