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GMD SONG SURVIVOR: Candlemass - Epicus Doomicus Metallicus

Discussion in 'General Metal Discussion' started by no country for old wainds, Apr 20, 2015.

  1. Carpe Mortem

    Carpe Mortem Benevolently Batshit

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    Kinda shocked at the solitude hate
     
  2. The Butt

    The Butt Unholy gas, flares from my ass

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    So am I. :erk:

    Its a fantastic song, but my least favorite from a collection of near-perfect songs.
     
  3. no country for old wainds

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    solitude is maybe the most overplayed of all doom songs, that's the only explanation
     
  4. HamburgerBoy

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    imo the even numbered tracks are all on a slightly higher level than the odd numbered ones. Solitude is obviously excellent but for sheer epic-ness (obviously a lot of the appeal of the album) it's eclipsed by others.
     
  5. rms

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    I'm not really sure there is a lesser track and a superior track
     
  6. Slayed Necros

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    I agree that 2, 4 and 6 are all of a slightly higher quality. I'll be surprised if A Sorcerer's Pledge doesn't win.
     
  7. Carpe Mortem

    Carpe Mortem Benevolently Batshit

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    Crystal Ball was just really dull. Reminded me of another even more dull song I can't put my finger on.

    But I also really liked From the 13th Sun and their other weird one Dactylis Glomerata Conglomerate metal Amalgate or whatever. So, like, take it with a grain of salt I guess.
     
  8. Master_Yoda77

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    Solitude is pretty much the most perfect doom metal song of all time so yeah.
     
  9. The Butt

    The Butt Unholy gas, flares from my ass

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    Agreed.
     
  10. no country for old wainds

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    dunno if i'd go that far but it's pretty incredible and far from being the worst (or rather, least great) song on here.
     
  11. J.

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    Its like nails on a chalkboard to me. Perhaps its the pity party lyrics or that its covered by every doom band.

    Either way, ive never liked it
     
  12. HamburgerBoy

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    The hyper-dramatic delivery makes up for the lyrics. I've never listened to a cover of it, but I think it would be a much weaker song with anyone other than Langquist singing it.
     
  13. J.

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    Anorexia Nervosa
    Desire
    Swallow the Sun
    Pale Divine
    Procession
    Blodsrit
    Oceans of Slumber

    and those were found with a simple google search. I'm sure there are more

    to be fair, im only familiar with the pale divine version
     
  14. HamburgerBoy

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    I didn't say the covers don't exist, but I would never listen to any of those bands. I assumed it was other doom metal bands covering them, not melodeath weakness.
     
  15. Mort Divine

    Mort Divine Shrine Maiden of the In-Crowd

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    the swallow the sun one is pretty solid if only to hear albert witchfinder singing it
     
  16. The Butt

    The Butt Unholy gas, flares from my ass

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    Only Candlemass version is real.
     
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  18. byrne

    byrne Certavi et vici

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    you voted for Black Stone Wielder. :dopey:
     
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    ...as the weakest song on the album. am i missing something or did you think we were voting for our favourites lol
     
  20. byrne

    byrne Certavi et vici

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    favourites. why waste your time going backwards?!
     

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