Music Recommendations

Nior

Scrublord Extraordinaire
May 17, 2020
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Brazil
Because I'm (finally) writing my Red Alert 3 retrospective, I've been listening to nothing but Frank Kleplacki's stuff for the last few days. He just rocks so much!

 

RiffRaff

Human Person, Maybe
Robot
May 11, 2020
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Italy
Been hooked on Zeal & Ardor's Stranger Fruit again. Damn fine album! Black metal mixed with African American slave song style music. Incredibly effective mix.

 
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RiffRaff

Human Person, Maybe
Robot
May 11, 2020
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Portal! It’s blackened death metal at its most twisted and extreme, often resembling a thick wall or surprisingly technical noise instead of anything musically comprehensible.

Fuck! Portal is so great!

Speaking of crazy tech metal, Pyrrhon has a new record out in a couple days. I can't wait for that one!
 

Xeo

Active member
May 10, 2020
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Anyone have some good New Wave of Traditional Heavy Metal bands they'd recommend? Something like Cauldron, Skullfist, or Striker? I need some more, desperately. I've had Cauldron's last album on rotation for a week or two straight now, but I need new stuff!
 
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RiffRaff

Human Person, Maybe
Robot
May 11, 2020
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Anyone have some good New Wave of Traditional Heavy Metal bands they'd recommend? Something like Cauldron, Skullfist, or Striker? I need some more, desperately. I've had Cauldron's last album on rotation for a week or two straight now, but I need new stuff!
Gonna shill my good friend's bands here. No bullshit, both are really good.
Drakkar- Traditional heavy metal/power

Crimson Dawn- Doom/Traditional (this song's in Italian but the rest of their music is in English ;) )
 

Xeo

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May 10, 2020
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Gonna shill my good friend's bands here. No bullshit, both are really good.
Drakkar- Traditional heavy metal/power

Crimson Dawn- Doom/Traditional (this song's in Italian but the rest of their music is in English ;) )
I think they're both pretty cool particularly Drakkar., but neither are quite as oldschool in sound as what I'm looking for. Something I guess more specifically like Cauldron, or Leatherheart if you've heard them. (NWoTHM from Spain) Cauldron hit the nail on the head for me when it came to discovering this sub-genre. A blend of Angelwitch + Dokken = Cauldron.
 
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RiffRaff

Human Person, Maybe
Robot
May 11, 2020
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I think they're both pretty cool particularly Drakkar., but neither are quite as oldschool in sound as what I'm looking for. Something I guess more specifically like Cauldron, or Leatherheart if you've heard them. (NWoTHM from Spain) Cauldron hit the nail on the head for me when it came to discovering this sub-genre. A blend of Angelwitch + Dokken = Cauldron.
Hmmmm, can't think of anything with a more old-school sound other than the old-school bands. Grand Magus maybe?
 

Scrustle

Active member
May 11, 2020
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Recently I've had System of a Down on the mind again, and through that I discovered that Daron Malakian released a new album a few years back that is made up of mostly unused material from a hypothetical SOAD reunion, since that never seemed to get off the ground. And it's really good! After all these years it's strange to hear new stuff in this style, and a very pleasant surprise that it stands up so well too.


 

Oridan

Member
May 11, 2020
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I just found this song and now I really hope there will be an increase in erhu solos in rock music.

 

Spaceloaf

New member
Jun 22, 2020
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It's not technically new, but Bulb (Misha of Periphery) is releasing all of his original song demos/ideas throughout the rest of the year. The first release (Vol 8, because he's releasing them in reverse order) just came out. There's like only 3 "real" songs, the rest are more like song fragments and the two April Fools songs (of which Beta is actually pretty entertaining IMHO). It's a kind of proggy djenty music.

 
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modern_moron

Gold Standard in Stupidity
Jun 11, 2020
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How about some noisy hardcore/punk?

I slept on these dudes for nearly 10 years, then a friend from my last job finally got me to listen to them.


Best music videos.


 

Voex

New member
May 19, 2020
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One of my favorite bands of the past few years. Perfect mix of heavy, catchy and melodic.

 
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