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Where do I start with Emperor?

Discussion in 'Non-Opeth Music Chat' started by soundave, Aug 10, 2006.

  1. dcat

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    It depends on what your playback system is, I think all Emperors work sounds great through my floorshakin loudspeakers. hehe

    Duck and cover!! :D

    Edit, The re-release of ITNE does sound better than the first issue, also it includes a couple of bonus tracks, one of them is a true gem imo.
     
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    Larsson He is risen

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    Essential:
    Nightside->Anthems->Wrath of The Tyrant

    Not essential(but still good):
    Prometheus->IX Equalibrium
     
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    Paradigm Titans. I love 'em.
     
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    Opethian666 Booze influenced

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    Well I nearly always listen to music with headphones on, so maybe that's why I'd start off with Prometheus, since it sounds so excellent through the phones.
     
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    Celestion 66's... Duck and Cover :)
     
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    saut He who goes without pants

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    the production on bergtatt isnt even bad people. and lmao @ bergtatt having no dynamics, wtf

    as far as emperor goes, nightside or anthems.
     
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    Powers Good Morning USA!

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    With Emperor, which is the only Black Metal band I listen to regularly, you probably are best off strating with In the Nightside Eclipse. Even thoug I think Anthems to the Welin at Dusk is superior, in retrospect I feel i should have started on Nightside.

    It's a lot closer to how they first started off, if you can get through Nightside and Anthems and enjoy them, because they're awesome and are really Emperor's golden era, then go back to the earliest stuff.

    I believe Wrath of the Tyrants conatins the most recorded stuff from their early era, if you listen to the likes of Lord of Storms and Wrath of the Tyrant, then you'll really come to appreciate just how much the matured between then and their golden era, it's not easy listening.

    After that, continue in order probably, they went a bit more progressive on Equilibrium and frankly mental (in comparison to the early stuff) on Prometheus, alright stuff though.

    If you want to get totally into them Reverence is worth buying, but it's not a must have release. The Imperial Live Ceremony is pretty fun though, from a fans perspective.
     
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    a rofl nazi rorfl

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    wow you people are dumb it seems, bergtatt being one of the best produced black metal albums ive heard
     
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    Umph. :headbang: What else is in your chain, O lord of sound?
     
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    Zephyrus Tyrants and Slaves

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    :rolleyes:
     
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    ^ Mmmm, I was working for Radfords in the year of our Lords second coming, namely, "Michael Akerfeldt" 1974 :headbang:

    Don't tell... :)
     
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    bergtatt being one of the best produced black metal albums ive heard

    Its obviously an acquired taste. By normal music production standards its bad, the sounds bleed into each other, the cymbals are tinny and drums thin.

    If you like that, fine. But don't make it like everyone else is an idiot.
     
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    a rofl nazi rorfl

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    bergtatt is what black metal is supposed to sound like
     
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    illidurit New Metal Member

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    and it's better produced than a lot of venerable black metal
     
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    saut He who goes without pants

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    wtf compared to 99% of black metal from that era it's fucking crystal clear. natterns madrigal on the other hand...
     
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    Marduk-Those of the Unlight is some pretty good bm.
     
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    Alteredmindeath Wasteland Survivor

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    also check out these skilled black metal masters....

    1349
    Satyricon
    Dark Funeral
    Pantheon I
    Thorns
    Dodheimsgard
    Gehenna
    Sigh
    Immortal
    Bathory
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