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  1. disblohs

    disblohs I can't shake this little feeling I'll never get a

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    i feel like i'm missing out on a lot of must hear albums. i'll give a couple cds that i think are must hear albums and reasons. feel free to contribute. they don't have to be "classics" as you'll see from my list. All genres are fair game, but i'm most interested in metal, punk, mellow, progressive rock, etc.

    don't be an elitist asshole about it either.


    opeth - damnation

    incredibly beautiful album. the guitar work is dark and mysterious and the singing matches perfectly. this album really shows how diverse and talented opeth is.

    jack johnson - in between dreams

    very mellow and easy to relax to. i'm a big fan of how laid back his music is and he did a great job making a more "happy" album without sounding fake.

    a wilhelm scream - mute print


    balls out guitar and emotion filled punk rock. the guitar work is intense and the singer really drivers the music with his singing. they're a pretty technical punk band this album always gets me going.

    NOFX - The Decline


    this song/album pretty much has everything. an 18 minute punk song from one of the greats. they complement the punk style with a horn part that doesn't sound contrived and it doesn't give off the ska vibe at all. pretty powerful song.

    Mudvayne - L.D. 50

    the singing is fucking intense on this cd with a solid musical backing. the drumming is crisp and the album has some crazy timing. their music definitely has a pissed off feel to it.

    Trivium - Ascendancy

    Incredible guitar work with some very fitting solos. The singing has a mix of screaming and singing and is done quite well. The intro is a great lead in to a strong album. How can you go wrong with a band that has a lyric that says "you say 'oh god why', 'cause i'm god, that's fucking why'"

    Dream Theater - Train of Thought


    their hardest album to date. portnoy and petrucci really shine on this album with heavy riffs and drum parts that'll make your head spin. Great bass and keyboard backing. The singing is sometimes hard to deal with for Dream Theater, but this album isn't nearly as bad in that sense as some of the others. All of the tracks are solid and showcase some extremely talented musicians.
     
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    Dredg - Catch Without Arms
    Dredg - El Cielo
    Deftones - White Pony

    That's all my brain has for now.
     
  3. disblohs

    disblohs I can't shake this little feeling I'll never get a

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    reasons? :hs:
     
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    Porcupine Tree - Deadwing
    Blackfield - Blackfield
    (Steve Wilson fucking ownz!!!:bowdown::bowdown: )


    Messhuggah - Catch 33

    Tom Waits - (anything by Waits actually) my fav would be "Nighthawks at the Diner"

    Opeth - Still Life

    Jaga Jazzist - A livingroom Hush

    Isis - Panopticon


    I'm sure I have lots more, but that's all I can think of at the time.

    Reasons? Because they all kick fucking ass :bigok:
     
  5. disblohs

    disblohs I can't shake this little feeling I'll never get a

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    er work...
    what genre are all of those except opeth and meshuggah?
     
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    Boston's self-titled debut album.
     
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    :dunno: really....I guess Porcupine Tree and Blackfield would fall under "Progressive Rock"

    Jaga Jazzist I honestly have NO clue. I think Tom Waits is like "Folk"-ish but not really. Kind of Dylan like...

    Isis is what I would call heavier progressive rock :dunno:

    I'm not down with all the "genre's" I just listen to what sounds good to my ears...and these few albums are great to my ears :bigok:
     
  8. disblohs

    disblohs I can't shake this little feeling I'll never get a

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    any of those prog bands similar to dream theater?
     
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    disblohs I can't shake this little feeling I'll never get a

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    contribute :hs:
     
  10. ElGato

    ElGato I see you rolled your way into the semi's...Aye di

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    good call on these guys. I picked up the album yesterday and it's all that's been in my cd player the last 24 hours. Great job:bigthumb:
     
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    ::gepology:: whose got the brain of jfk...

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    the mars volta - de-loused in the comatorium

    tool - lateralus

    radiohead - ok computer
     
  12. Zeromancer

    Zeromancer Pampita's Love Slave

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    West Indian Girl - West Indian Girl
    Album Description
    In 1963, renowned chemists Bear Owsley and Nick Sands developed a strain of designer LSD which had a reputation for inducing tribal hallucinations. This strain of acid was called "west indian girl." Flash forward forty-some years and however many psychedelic revolutions later to find the Los Angeles duo of Robert James and Francis Ten deciding to call their musical collaboration "West Indian Girl." A perfect slice of sun-kissed California dreampop, West Indian Girl’s luminous debut filters the hazy shoegazer sounds of yesteryear through a distinctly west coast sensibility. Songs like "Hollywood", "Trip" and "What Are You Afraid Of" gently flourish like the doves meets the Stone Roses by way of Laurel Canyon.
     
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    Zeromancer Pampita's Love Slave

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    disblohs I can't shake this little feeling I'll never get a

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    they have a new cd coming out sometime in august called ruiner! it's been leaked and i've got it :bigthumb:
     
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    More like Pink Floyd with a rockier touch at times
     
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    The Mighty Megatron Secondborn of the best drummer known to man

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    Mudvayne - Lost & Found (nice way to relax; Listen to the whole CD).

    Slipknot - Mate. Feed. Kill. Repeat., & "Slipknot"

    Haste The Day - Burning Bridges, & When Everything Falls.

    That's all I've got off the top of my head. I might put more up later. To anyone who's interested, FYE.com is having a contest/sale for all Haste The Day stuff. Get 10% off the CD's by entering BURNINGBRIDGES as a coupon code, and you can enter to win an autographed guitar. Not sure if any of y'all are interested tho. :dunno:
     
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    emerson dead s3xy

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    Trivium fucking rocks.. good call
     
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    disblohs I can't shake this little feeling I'll never get a

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    fatlip Transcendence Into The Peripheral

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    Gorguts - Obscura

    Extremely technical and complex death metal, and quite possibly one of the most mind-bendingly profound albums that I've ever heard.
     
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    disblohs I can't shake this little feeling I'll never get a

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    how's the singer? most death metal bands turn me off because of the singer, but some death metal i can handle. example: opeth.
     
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    fatlip Transcendence Into The Peripheral

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    In my opinion the vocals are amazing. There not your a-typical cookie monster style vocals, I'd describe them as halfway between a scream and a deep-growl, and there consistently tortured and emotional in tone.

    If you do check out the album, make sure you give it half a dozen or so spins before you pass judgement as it takes a while to get your head around. Once you get it though its freaking great.

    Another album which deserves special mention is Written in Waters by Ved buens ende.

    Ved buens ende are an avant-garde BM band formed by members of some of the more well known BM groups (Dødheimsgard, Arcturus, Ulver and others). Written in Waters is an album which is firmly rooted in BM, yet completely avoids all the cliches and pit falls that so many BM bands fall in to. This makes for an album that is accessible, yet at the same time completely off the wall and unique. Also the vocals are mostly clean/sung so hopefully you people that have a a problem with extreme vocals can get along with it.
     
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    inter SOON

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    amazing albums
     
  23. RedSoxGrl

    RedSoxGrl This is not merely baseball, it's a way of life.

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    Kill Creek - Proving Winter Creul
    It is absolutely genious. You can DL it for free here: http://killcreek.com/discog/pwc/

    Trouble - Ray Lamontagne
    He is going to be huge.
     
  24. Zeromancer

    Zeromancer Pampita's Love Slave

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    Good taste :bigthumb:
    I bought Ray Lamontagne - Trouble two weeks ago
    If you like Ray, then check out Amos Lee and also M. Ward :bowdown::bowdown:
     
  25. disblohs

    disblohs I can't shake this little feeling I'll never get a

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    i downloaded Kill Creek so i'll listen to that soon. What kind of music is Ray?
     

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