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whats the best Manilla Road album to start with

Discussion in 'Band Recommendations Forum' started by Pitiless Wanderer, Jan 31, 2008.

  1. Pitiless Wanderer

    Pitiless Wanderer Active Member

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    is there a consensus as to what the best manilla road album is?
     
  2. Rumpole

    Rumpole Dust and Bones

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    I'd say go with either Crystal Logic or Open The Gates to begin with, then The Deluge. After that just work through them chronologically. Although the first two albums are much more rockish than all the others.
     
  3. black blood

    black blood A Corpse Without Soul

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    I would say Crystal Logic. It is an epic power metal masterpiece.

    Later releases are much faster and thrashier.Judging by your sig, you would like the latter.
     
  4. DarkBliss

    DarkBliss ...And okra for all

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    Are any of their albums in print? I've been trying to order their stuff for some time now through the local store, but they're still unclear on whether it can be imported.
     
  5. byrne

    byrne Certavi et vici

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    Crystal Logic
     
  6. V.V.V.V.V.

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

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    Crystal Logic or remaster of Mystification. Those did it for me.

    DB: Iron Glory Records re-released CL in the US around the year 2002. See if you can find that. It has a new track also (Flaming Metal System, pretty good song with a catchy riff).
     
  7. The Ozzman

    The Ozzman Melted by feels

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    This thread is relevant to my interests. I've been meaning to get into MR as well.
     
  8. Rumpole

    Rumpole Dust and Bones

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    Flaming Metal System is actually one of my favourite Manilla songs. I love that crazy solo at the beginning.

    FIRE AWAAAAYYYYYYYY!
     
  9. V.V.V.V.V.

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

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    Yeah it was one of my first.

    GIVE. THEM HELL.

    WITH FLAAAAAMIN' BLOODY STEEEEEEEEL!!!

    The solo in the beginning sounds like it's synthesized :lol: or has some kind of crazy effect(s) on it.
     
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    Crystal Logic. Other albums have some really, really bad vocals.
     
  11. V.V.V.V.V.

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

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    They all have basically the same kind of vocals. Screw you.
     
  12. omnipotence

    omnipotence Ingenuity Seeker

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    Manilla Road is fucking awesome. Yeah, start with Crystal Logic... 'Dreams of Eschaton' is one of those songs you're gonna want to have the privilege of hearing at least once in your life.

    Their last 80's album, "Out of the Abyss", is a great not-so-often mentioned slab of tech-thrash if you're into that kind of stuff... you really can't go wrong with what has been recommended.
     
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  13. swizzlenuts

    swizzlenuts i'm sciencing as fast as i can

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    I'd say open the Gates.
     

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