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Where do I start with Emperor?

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

  1. illidurit

    illidurit New Metal Member

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    drip with the convoluted pwn
     
  2. MasterOLightning

    MasterOLightning Optimator

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    Leviathan is like Weakling, except without the shitty meandering compositions that go nowhere. Check out The Tenth Sub Level of Suicide.
     
  3. illidurit

    illidurit New Metal Member

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    fixt
     
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    MasterOLightning Optimator

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    ToW is great too. It's more accessible, but not quite as good.
     
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    Alteredmindeath Wasteland Survivor

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    The only ones that have failed are the ones trying to piss me off :lol:
     
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    Alteredmindeath Wasteland Survivor

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    Me too:kickass:
     
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    the_drip Martriden K

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    Powers Good Morning USA!

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    Wires & Waves New Metal Member

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    essential:

    immortal - pure holocaust
    burzum - burzum/aske, det som engang var, hvis lyset tar oss, filosofem
    darkthrone - transilvanian hunger, panzerfaust, under a funeral moon, a blaze in the northern sky
    bathory - under the sign of the black mark, blood fire death
    enslaved - vikinglgr veldi
    mayhem - live in leipzig, de mysteriis dom sathanas
    emperor - in the nightside eclipse
    gorgoroth - antichrist
    ulver - bergtatt
    graveland - thousand swords
    summoning - dol guldur
    beherit - drawing down the moon
    necromantia - scarlet evil witching black
    varathron - his majesty at the swamp

    less essential still great:

    nokturnal mortum - goat horns, lunar poetry (all their albums are pretty good)
    deathspell omega - si monumentum requires circumspice
    drudkh - all of them
    mutiilation - remains of a dead ruined cursed soul, vampires of black imperial blood
    vlad tepes/belketre - march to the black holocaust (split)
    alcest - le secret
    nocternity - onyx
    krieg - the black house, patrick bateman
    antaeus - cut your flesh and worship satan
    moonblood - blut and krieg
    velvet cacoon - genevieve
    graveland - memory and destiny + anything after memory and destiny
    demoncy - joined in darkness
    gontyna kry - welowie

    obviously much more but whatever
     
  11. soundave

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    An update:

    So far, I've listened toEmperor - Nightside, Anthems, and Summoning - Stronghold. Good suggestions on those! Gang, my only real knowledge of BM was (oh shit, I hate to admit this...) COF and DB. :erk: Then I heard WitTR and thought that maybe I should check out more, better BM. So, this has been very cool.

    My first impressions of Nightside are that it is way more complex than I had imagined it to be, and it had some utterly jaw-dropping moments. The standout for me on a single listen was "A Fine Day to Die". I'm sure I'll discover much more on multiple listenings. I listened in the dark, undisturbed as directed, btw. :) How anyone can even speak after singing like that baffles me. It almost made my throat hurt!

    Anthems sounded slicker, more straight singing, but still lots to love. Nothing really jumped out at me, but that's because I really loved it all. I'll be spending more time with this, too.

    Stronghold was obviously very different from the Emperor stuff, but I enjoyed it. Much more atmospheric and mellow. My one issue with it was that the female vocals were pretty terrible. She sounded flat a number of times on these long held out notes, and it was cringe inducing. Other than that, very cool.

    About to listen to Abigor - Nachthymnen now.

    I'm really enjoying this, thanks for all the sugestions everyone.
     
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    Not sure if you know but this is a Bathory cover.
     
  13. Midwinter_melancholY

    Midwinter_melancholY ¨‘°ºOrnamental adagiOº°‘¨

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    1. With Strenght I Burn
    2. Ensorcelled by Khaos
    3. Beyond the Great Vast Forest
    4. Ob-la-di, ob-la-da
    5. I am the Black Wizards
    6. Grey
    7. Wordless Chamber
     
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    Zephyrus Tyrants and Slaves

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    Curse You All Men?
     
  15. soundave

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    Thanks for the heads up so I don't look like a moron. Perhaps too late... :erk:
     
  16. soundave

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    So, I really dug the Emperor. I only have the live disc and WotT left to get.

    Also, really like Abigor - Nachthymnen. Is the rest of their stuff up to that standard?
     
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    NFU I like pie.

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    yes. check out Abigor - Opus IV...its in my top 5 black metal albums ever.
     
  18. Tubbs

    Tubbs Bi-weekly top album:

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    I just got into Emperor, and black metal in general recently. I think Anthems To The Welkins At Dusk is their best one.
     
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    Powers Good Morning USA!

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    Tubbs is back.
     
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    illidurit New Metal Member

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