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« Reply #2490 on: December 09, 2011, 07:03:03 AM »
Jag Panzer - "Cycles"

Saw what is, sadly, their final album in a relatively hidden record store (yep, record store - not CD store :P) yesterday and couldn't resist such a rarity. As far as this band goes, I think I prefer this album over any on which Chris Broderick played when he was in the band... and they certainly found a worthy replacement for him on this album. Too bad they'll never record another one... :(
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« Reply #2491 on: December 09, 2011, 04:57:46 PM »
Megadeth - "13"

Really good ending to the new album, in spite or possibly because of it not being a typical finisher for them. :P
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« Reply #2492 on: December 09, 2011, 09:09:47 PM »
Epica - "Kingdom Of Heaven"

Well, the band lives up to its name IMO.  I've actually been listening to this song quite a few times in a row now... and it's 13 minutes long. :lol:
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« Reply #2493 on: December 09, 2011, 10:16:25 PM »
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« Reply #2494 on: December 09, 2011, 10:17:27 PM »
Pokemon's (tv show, not the game) first opening theme song.



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« Reply #2495 on: December 10, 2011, 09:12:47 AM »
Lacuna Coil - "Heaven's A Lie"

Forgot about this for a long time and was surprised by it actually sounding pretty heavy. :lol:
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« Reply #2496 on: December 10, 2011, 08:47:10 PM »
Nightwish - "Scaretale"

Yeah this one really lives up to its name. :shock::lol: The atmosphere's appropriate and I'm even surprised by how rough or wicked-sounding Anette's vocals get on this one— a real stark contrast to her usual style.  It's probably a little too far into the nightmare-inducing zone for it to become one of my favorites, but I gotta admit it's at least a bit better the second time around.
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« Reply #2497 on: December 10, 2011, 09:50:14 PM »
Nightwish - "Imaginaerum"

Yeah, I know it took me a while to listen to the whole album. :P Some songs had to be listened to again because of how good they were.  I really like this ending, too— it was really creative to end with a sort of reprise medley, especially considering the album was made alongside a film by the same title, and this would work very well during the credits.
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« Reply #2498 on: December 11, 2011, 09:57:29 AM »
Would you recommend me to get the album if I can find it tomorrow?


Iron Maiden - "Bring Your Daughter... To The Slaughter"

Arguably, all of the No Prayer and Fear Of The Dark albums are, but this song especially is good for vocal practice when it comes to improving my snarls. :P
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« Reply #2499 on: December 11, 2011, 10:12:07 AM »
I'd recommend you to give it a spin before you make up your mind. :P I do think it's a real step up from Dark Passion Play for every single member of the band as well as the songwriting itself.

Nightwish - "Ghost River"


...So much so that I haven't been able to listen to anything else yet. :lol:
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« Reply #2500 on: December 11, 2011, 09:31:12 PM »
Arch Enemy - "I Am Legend / Out For Blood"

Is it a bad thing when death metal starts becoming catchy to you? :lol:
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« Reply #2501 on: December 12, 2011, 02:46:11 AM »
Megadeth - "Deadly Nightshade"

The intro/chorus riff is great for practicing those power chords and a little bit of bending. :P I'm sure it'll sound 10000000000x better on an electric and with distortion, though. :lol:
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« Reply #2502 on: December 12, 2011, 02:49:27 AM »
Warlock - "Midnite in China"

Well, it's about time somebody uploaded a studio version. :lol: The songs from this album are really hard to find, and there's still three I've never gotten the chance to hear.
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« Reply #2503 on: December 12, 2011, 08:51:12 AM »
Stratovarius - "Fairness Justified"

One of Matias Kupiainen's best solos, IMO. :)
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« Reply #2504 on: December 12, 2011, 05:14:26 PM »
Tarja Turunen - "The Archive Of Lost Dreams"

This is both a sad and uplifting song at the same time, and Tarja's voice does a great job setting the right mood here.  It's also a landmark because I believe this is the first song of her solo career written entirely by herself— I think her songwriting grew a lot from her earlier solo album, and I'm wondering how much better it'll get on later ones.
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