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Discussion in 'Pyramaze' started by Thorns On My Grave, Nov 27, 2007.

  1. Trevor Lane

    Trevor Lane Guits/Vox - Battle Cry

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    Misc. Gamma Ray songs.
     
  2. korruption

    korruption Amateur Dentist

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  3. Thorns On My Grave

    Thorns On My Grave I Am Vengeance

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    Certainly by all means, I was not intending to imply that the tempo of a song dictates its epic(ness).

    That was just a seperate description of my opinion of the bands music, not intended to be read in connection with one another. Oops!

    Although I do have to ask.. how can a lack of versatility in a given band/album ever be considered a strength? I can only see that as a weakness, and although never really detrimental to the band in itself, certainly not a positive thing.

    I'm not slamming your taste, hell I listen to Limp Bizkit's first three albums all the time hah hah. But im just curious.
     
  4. Xendra

    Xendra Hevari from Finland!

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    Hmm, now that I look back, I might have chosen my words badly. Versatile is maybe too radical ( and possibly wrong too ), what I initially meant was that they aren't surprising. Some ( or most ) bands try to add something to the equation, a special drum fill, a quick guitar lick, maybe a complete change in aggressiveness. Human Fortress again doesn't do this as much, at the beginning of a song I can immediately say what type of a song it is, and somewhat how it will progress.

    Maybe a better word for Human Fortress would be consistency, or predictability. In the long run this is could be considered as negative, but you can't really say that the song is bad if looked at objectively. Some people might say that the songs are shallow or simple, which they might be, but sometimes simplicity can be a lot more powerful than complexity.

    Hehe, and don't worry, I'm not trying to convince you to like them, I can totally see why people wouldn't find them that good. Mostly because they do lack sharp hooks that would really grab you, a real kick in the balls you could say. =D

    Oh, and you can slam my tastes all you want, as long as you give some kind of explanations why (unlike some jerks who bash and bash, until I ask why, which usually ends in silence) :rofl:. I always enjoy a good discussion. :)
     
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    i got the new amon amarth today. totally kicks ass. i like to listen to it when i play warcraft.
     
  6. Thorns On My Grave

    Thorns On My Grave I Am Vengeance

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    Cry of the Black Birds slaps so hard!
     
  7. muzmaze

    muzmaze pyramontyrsuidvan

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    Just discovered the band Oylmpos Mons-'Medievil' released in 07'.
    Great vocals, big guitars and massive epic power stuff!
     
  8. carbon

    carbon Guitarist In The Making

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    Good stuff. I havent heard anything from the new album yet though, im broke :(
     
  9. muzmaze

    muzmaze pyramontyrsuidvan

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    Well, thier web and myspace has some new stuff up. Liking it more and more with each listen!:kickass:

    Cheerz
     
  10. BurntOfferings666

    BurntOfferings666 God Of All Things Metal

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    Hot shit, how have I missed this topic!

    Right now, as I type this, I got some Iced Earth - Horror Show blasting through my place :kickass:

    Other bands I've been listing to a lot lately include:

    Steel Attack - Carpe DiEnd
    Balance of Power - Heathen Machine
    Eternal Flight - Under the Sign of Will
    Nocturnal Rites - The 8th Sin
    Pyramaze (obviously) and
    Iced Earth - I Walk Among You

    and as a early christmas gift for all of you, I'll upload the two Nightmare Records sampler CD's for you to check out. There are a ton of great bands on both discs.
     
  11. GuitarRage99

    GuitarRage99 Across The Rainbow Bridge

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    Dude we need to try playing again... I think I might be able to host now. I got a new ISP since I've moved. And Amon Amarth goes great with any game that doesnt suck.
     
  12. muzmaze

    muzmaze pyramontyrsuidvan

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    Liking Olympos Mons more and more with each listen. Like Mike K. says the right time change and melody is key! Olympos Mons nails it, 'Medievil' is epic as hell, nice production and heavy as hell. The best epic power band I have heard since Pyramaze.
    They have a nice touch of battle / folk / metal as well.


    BTW. Grabbing Ian Highhill ( Olym. Mons) as the new PYRA vocalist wouldn't be a bad thing. Though my first choice, forever would be Urban Breed, if Pyramaze ever got UB it would be a dream come true!
     
  13. Olddoggie

    Olddoggie Alia iacta est.

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    Autmn - Summer's End and My New Time
    Dutch Gothic Metal which is not so gothic: fantastic vocals, brilliant riffing and spine shivering atmosphere...
     
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    Mostly I listen to my "big three" :p Evergrey, Pyramaze and Iced Earth.

    Lately I've also been listening a lot to Amon Amarth (the first Death that I like) and Kiuas.
     
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    RedCriss Pyrawarrior

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    I mostly listen to three songs at the moment:

    Year Of The Phoenix
    Caramon's Poem
    Bear Mountain

    well, and many other songs of Pyramaze! :)

    I loaded a lot new songs on my ipod, anything I could find from bands you recommended recently. I wanted to find out which bands are worth to be checked out in more detail. The trouble is, whatever song I listen to, it is not as good as the tunes of Pyramaze... Michael's songwriting is amazing and the other guys know how to join in! All the breaks, time changes, just everything seems to fit so easily... even when my ipod (it's set on shuffle) lets me listen to a song of Iced Earth I miss the power of the music! Though Matt is my favorite vocalist of all time, I like Pyramaze with Lance on vocals a little more than Iced Earth with Matt... because the songwriting is so awesome! So for me it can't get any better than Immortal, it all seems so tight. I can't wait to hear Toke's solos and the other new songs!

    Once again: Thank you Pyramaze for bringing Matt back! :worship:
     
  16. BurntOfferings666

    BurntOfferings666 God Of All Things Metal

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    Listening to Nocturnal Rites last 3 albums

    The 8th Sin
    Grand Illusion
    New World Messiah
     
  17. carbon

    carbon Guitarist In The Making

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    I've been listening to alotta nightwish lately.
    I'm converting my friend from other music that must not be mentioned to metal, so I'm starting him off easy.
    (Within temptation, nightwish, edenbridge; mostly alotta really melodic lighter metal bands[mostly chick vocals])
     
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    korruption Amateur Dentist

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    Brainstorm - Falling Spiral Down

    Fuck yes! Waiting for this CD to arrive in the mail this week.
     
  19. korruption

    korruption Amateur Dentist

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    By the way, for those curious; don't get the new Firewind album, it's a piece of fuck.
     
  20. BurntOfferings666

    BurntOfferings666 God Of All Things Metal

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    I totally agree! Its way overproduced, over written and too mainstream pop. Its really too bad, they have so much potential, and everything they've done since Between Heaven and Hell has been musical gold.
     

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