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Metal / Re: Most black metal is fake
« on: February 04, 2014, 06:27:25 AM »
I'd still put it way ahead of IX Eq, that one was the pit for me. Remember that ARE YOU TALKIN TO ME? sounding song, "The Warriors of Modern Death"? The worst moments on Anthems are a fucking artistic goldmine next to that.

Prometheus just sounds like it was made by robots; its not even a factor.

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Metal / Re: Most black metal is fake
« on: February 03, 2014, 05:11:28 AM »
Some of the riffs are nice too, even on Prometheus, but the final product...

Both those albums are without focus, but am I the only one who thought Anthems was kind of decent? Sure it's not essential like previous works, and has some shitty moments where the whole thing descends into a blur of noise, but the last half of the album (especially "With Strength I Burn") is really quite good IMO.

I used to listen to Anthems a lot, but I don't remember that I had heard it thoroughly without falling asleep.

Start the disc on track 5, that''s what I always do.

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but how many of these women watch the entire show without being clucking like chickens (for poser is the same).
I would say from my own experience, talking and being in the scene that 95% are total posers. They just want to date  the hot guy with long hair in the band. I swear, their opening line is " Do you listen to Metallica, their like, my favorite band"! For some reason I have the same response, pause, head tilt, slight smile "uh yeah I like Metallica". I do like Metallica's older music, but jesus fucking christ.

Theres a certain type of girl who likes to put herself into places where she's surrounded by dudes just to prop up her fragile ego. Auto body shops, metal shows, computer programming classes, whatever. Like the female equivalent of some sad guy who hangs out with all women and is "just one of the girls".

Bitches like that are the reason why when I do attend metal shows, I keep my hair short and rock polo shirts and other nerdy looking clothes. My favorite shirt to wear when I play my own shows is blue and says: "Grouse Mountain - the Peak of British Columbia".

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Metal / Re: What Are Your All Time favorite Brutal Death Metal bands ;D
« on: February 03, 2014, 04:49:26 AM »
TEN MASKED MEN

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Metal / Re: Most black metal is fake
« on: February 01, 2014, 08:39:41 AM »
Some of the riffs are nice too, even on Prometheus, but the final product...

Both those albums are without focus, but am I the only one who thought Anthems was kind of decent? Sure it's not essential like previous works, and has some shitty moments where the whole thing descends into a blur of noise, but the last half of the album (especially "With Strength I Burn") is really quite good IMO.

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Metal / Re: Did Behemoth gang-rape a drunk fan in 2001?
« on: January 29, 2014, 05:56:07 AM »
Quote


Mentioned in the petition is the accusation of the members of Behemoth (including Nergal) of raping a drunk woman (a fan apparently) while on tour with Khold in Spain in 2001. According to this Polish news website article, Nergal justifies himself and the band that it was not rape – or at least in his eyes. He claims that “rock ‘n’ roll is a fun game, often dangerous and risky”. He goes on: “Something that may be something horrible and amoral to you, for me is an emanation of Dionysian attitudes and ecstatic elevation or just pure hedonism with a hint of perversion."

BEHEMOTH: Forced to Cancel Festival Appearance And Accused of Raping a Fan in 2001

Still just allegations. If they're lies, she should serve time. His statement is totally unconvincing -or- a media troll however.

Nergal's explanation rephrased in ebonics:

I'm a motherfucker, I put a bitch thru a test
If she don't pass, she don't get blessed
If the test consist of fuckin' my whole crew
Well bitch, god damn, that's what you gotta do

So a second-rate "extreme metal" band decided to run a train on some brainless 19 year old goth groupie, and 13 years later she is having second thoughts about it all... go figure. At least he's still got that bad ass knee to fall back on if things don't work out for him

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External factors play a role though: Facebook has lasted far, far longer than Myspace as the predominant social network, mainly due to user flight from Myspace - mostly because of Myspace's incredibly bad web design and UI.

Remember opening some idiot's profile and having 3 "Screamo" videos and a Dane Cook standup routine all start playing at the same time, and said idiot had loaded their profile so full of hi-resolution custom images that you had to hunt around the suddenly huge browser window to find and shut them all off before your computer(or sanity) tanked? Myspace didn't realize that half their users were trailer trash morons, who, given the power to customize their own web portals, would make them nearly unusable.

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Interzone / Re: What is love?
« on: January 29, 2014, 04:28:12 AM »
Baby don't hurt me
No more

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Metal / Re: What is a metal hipster?
« on: January 28, 2014, 04:35:19 AM »
IT'S A TROLL

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Metal / Re: Did Behemoth gang-rape a drunk fan in 2001?
« on: January 26, 2014, 02:23:10 AM »
That bit of knee showing makes the picture.

It's a glimpse of the "real" Behemoth, the only tiny speck in the entire photo that doesn't seem phony and contrived... a dude's knee.

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Interzone / Re: The hardest videogame of all time
« on: January 25, 2014, 01:53:27 PM »
Before I clicked on the link I thought it was going to be about Super Ghouls N Ghosts

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Metal / Re: How do people exit metal?
« on: January 25, 2014, 06:07:09 AM »
For the most part, I have exited metal. Of course I still listen to the classics, but when it comes to wearing shirts, attending shows, seeking out new releases, decorating my wall with posters etc, I have more or less dropped my flag. Nothing really changed in me, at some point the stupidity of the scene and lack of inspiring new music outweighed the good memories. I just didn't want to be associated with something so stupid, and I felt like the scene as a whole had gone in a direction that I didn't want to be involved with. I will always carry the true metal in my heart and I still listen to the worthy releases, but I wouldn't call myself a metalhead anymore.

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Interzone / Re: Atheism
« on: January 23, 2014, 03:13:28 AM »
I didn't read a single preceding post; I only posted the pics as a joke. It's part of a "campaign" by Reddit users to personify their atheist beliefs by uploading photos of themselves with inspirational quotes. Look on Google image search for something like "Reddit atheist neckbeard" and you'll find dozens of these bejowled failures.

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Interzone / Re: Atheism
« on: January 22, 2014, 07:41:59 AM »






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Metal / Re: Carcass thought Surgical Steel is just too slick
« on: January 15, 2014, 04:00:03 AM »
Yeah, I forgot all about Necroticism, which is to be expected considering how boring it was.

Surgical Steel got a bad response? I would have thought the fantasy football league motherfuckers that you see crowding metal shows these days would eat that crap up.

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