The MetalEra |OT| We're not in the Stone Age anymore

blahness

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Oct 25, 2017
336
I just want to let everybody know I'm seeing Sunn O))).

On 4/20.

In a fucking cave.

No, an actual fucking cave. Underground. On 4/20. Sunn O))).
Careful man, that cave might be in danger of collapsing

The new Inter Arma LP comes out Friday and is Stereogum's album of the week (their last LP was their #1 metal record of 2016)

https://www.stereogum.com/2039006/inter-arma-sulphur-english-review/franchises/album-of-the-week/
One of my most anticipated albums this year. They played a few songs off of it when I saw them in early Feb and they were really good.

Tomorrow I see Sinmara/Suffering Hour which should be great
 

Lapsed

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Oct 31, 2017
5,294
Technical death metal isn't really my thing but fuck Pavor put out some pretty good shit.


Landfermann who did vocals for Bethlehem's Dictius te Necare is actually on bass here and is quite a maniac.
 

Bitanator

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Oct 27, 2017
6,474
Song of The Day

Deus Vult - In the Rain


One of the gems of the Ohio thrash scene that has yet to be gifted a proper remaster of their material, Deus Vult was a highly energetic power/thrash band that compares very favorably with the likes of Powermad and produce proper power/thrash. This song is from their 1990 EP Soul Assault. Enjoy!
 

E_i

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Oct 27, 2017
2,452
The new Pelican gets better and better the more I listen to it. Listen to it loud!
 

Bitanator

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Oct 27, 2017
6,474
What shows/concerts do you have coming up soon? Any big festival planned? I've been so busy I cannot make the time to go lately
 

Morrigan

The MandaloRIAN
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Oct 24, 2017
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What shows/concerts do you have coming up soon? Any big festival planned? I've been so busy I cannot make the time to go lately
Haven't been to one in months actually. I think my last show was.... Dance with the Dead in October? Synthwave, not even metal, lol.

But I got this coming up this year:

Trapped Under Ice (Metalian, Cauchemar) in like 10 days
Slough Feg in early June
Ozzy in mid-June (postponed to next year, Ozzy got injured apparently)
Iron Maiden in August
Demons & Wizards in September
 

Bitanator

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Oct 27, 2017
6,474
Haven't been to one in months actually. I think my last show was.... Dance with the Dead in October? Synthwave, not even metal, lol.

But I got this coming up this year:

Trapped Under Ice (Metalian, Cauchemar) in like 10 days
Slough Feg in early June
Ozzy in mid-June (postponed to next year, Ozzy got injured apparently)
Iron Maiden in August
Demons & Wizards in September
Think I have Maiden in September? Forgot about it actually. Need to make time to hit up the Oakland Metro in a couple weeks
 

Shane

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Oct 25, 2017
1,267
What shows/concerts do you have coming up soon? Any big festival planned? I've been so busy I cannot make the time to go lately
Metal -
Kalmah end of April
Headining to Ottawa in May for Slayer (actually don't really care about this, more about seeing friends)
Gloryhammer/Aether Realm (this will be awesome
Iron Maiden
Demons and Wizards
Enforcer/Warbringer (this will rock too)

Not metal..
FM-84
Outland Toronto

That's it for now
 

Irminsul

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Oct 25, 2017
1,338
I'm looking into some bands that are playing at Brutal Assault this year and are currently listening to Zuriaake / 葬尸湖, a Chinese atmospheric Black Metal band. They're sounding really nice, some folksy influences from Summoning (just turned Chinese), some from Québécois Black Metal à la Forteresse and lots from depressive Black Metal in general (but thankfully not the kind that grates on me).

I especially like their 20-minute epic on their most recent album:


And speaking of Summoning, they seem to be one of the better ways of seeing a Summoning song played live:

 

selfReg

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Oct 26, 2017
1,618
gonna see Cirrhus and Bone Awl later this month in Oakland, though I'm trying to work out their LA show instead since I want to see Oldowan Gash, a killer new USBM entity.

Yellow Eyes, Dispirit, and The Ruins of Fucking Beverast in Austin hopefully. If not, Oakland date without Yellow Eyes.
 

XShagrath

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Oct 25, 2017
612
What shows/concerts do you have coming up soon? Any big festival planned? I've been so busy I cannot make the time to go lately
It's looking pretty light for me this year, unfortunately. Central Florida seems to be really hit or miss with tours. Some years, there will be tons where I'm going to shows every month (sometimes multiple shows a week), and then other years are like this one.

Flotsam & Jetsam in May - I haven't really followed them for many years, but used to really dig them when I was in high school 25 years ago.
Baroness in August
ProgPower in September - Lots of bands, including quite a few first US shows
Amorphis in October
 

Bitanator

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Oct 27, 2017
6,474
It's looking pretty light for me this year, unfortunately. Central Florida seems to be really hit or miss with tours. Some years, there will be tons where I'm going to shows every month (sometimes multiple shows a week), and then other years are like this one.

Flotsam & Jetsam in May - I haven't really followed them for many years, but used to really dig them when I was in high school 25 years ago.
Really professional on stage, stand next to their guitarist, he is so amazing live.
 

fallout

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Oct 27, 2017
605
Not much coming to Winnipeg, other than Maiden in August. Saw Hypocrisy & Fleshgod Apocalypse last Sunday, which was pretty good.
 

Shane

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Oct 25, 2017
1,267
New Gloryhammer single is great.

Also I see that Iced Earth finally have Framing Armageddon and The Glorious Burden up on Spotify.
 

Melchiah

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Oct 26, 2017
2,978
Helsinki, Finland
A friend of mine just recommended this Black Metal album to me, and while it's not completely to my taste, I find the more atmospheric and twisted parts very appealing, like the song that begins around 5:50.

 

Guts Of Thor

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Oct 25, 2017
954
Fans of Japanese Melodic Death Metal should check out Devil Within. Female fronted melodeath with a lineup of members from my favorite groups.

Vocal: U (MergingMoon)
Guitar: KENSUKE (UNDEAD CORPORATION)
Guitar: KOUTA (THOUSAND EYES)
Bass: YOJI (AFTERZERO,HELLHOUND,MASTERMIND)
Drums: YU-TO (UNDEAD CORPORATION)


I'm very excited for the album coming out soon. Preview below~
This got delivered today and holy shit it's unrelenting! Melodic yet brutal as fuck!
 

bytesized

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Oct 27, 2017
2,009
Amsterdam
I've been living under a rock for some time musically speaking since my son was born 15 months ago and I just discovered Jinjer and their 18 million fucking views video for the song Pisces. And, fuck, that song actually deserves those views, it's like musical perfection. Then I listened to some other of their stuff and it felt a bit all over the place, so I'm not sure if the band is really that good or if they just had a super inspired moment. What's the metal era consensus on jinjer?
 

Luminaire

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Oct 25, 2017
2,182
This got delivered today and holy shit it's unrelenting! Melodic yet brutal as fuck!
Ah! That's good to hear! I'm excited. I just saw its up on spotify so I can listen to it while waiting for my copy. Yay~

I've been living under a rock for some time musically speaking since my son was born 15 months ago and I just discovered Jinjer and their 18 million fucking views video for the song Pisces. And, fuck, that song actually deserves those views, it's like musical perfection. Then I listened to some other of their stuff and it felt a bit all over the place, so I'm not sure if the band is really that good or if they just had a super inspired moment. What's the metal era consensus on jinjer?
I'm not really Jinjer's target audience I guess, but their previous album was pretty good. "I Speak Astronomy" is a standout track and I really love that song. They're a bit all over the place. They're more progressive/technical I suppose, so if you get behind them just doing weird things and less core-friendly stuff, they're a bit easier to wrap your head around.
 

RDreamer

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Oct 25, 2017
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I've been living under a rock for some time musically speaking since my son was born 15 months ago and I just discovered Jinjer and their 18 million fucking views video for the song Pisces. And, fuck, that song actually deserves those views, it's like musical perfection. Then I listened to some other of their stuff and it felt a bit all over the place, so I'm not sure if the band is really that good or if they just had a super inspired moment. What's the metal era consensus on jinjer?
Pisces is amazingly good.

Everything else is really pretty boring as hell.
 
Oct 28, 2017
6,170
Staples Center
I think its a cool idea to start giving out titles (sure, let's go with that) to more cities for their contributions to Metal. I'd love to see more cities recognized for their contributions to the genre.
 

DrM

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Oct 26, 2017
1,420
Slovenia
I've been living under a rock for some time musically speaking since my son was born 15 months ago and I just discovered Jinjer and their 18 million fucking views video for the song Pisces. And, fuck, that song actually deserves those views, it's like musical perfection. Then I listened to some other of their stuff and it felt a bit all over the place, so I'm not sure if the band is really that good or if they just had a super inspired moment. What's the metal era consensus on jinjer?
Not my cup of tea, but they are pretty good live.
 
Oct 27, 2017
1,838
Shouting out Despised Icon over Gorguts? Shame.

A quick perusal over the Metal-Archives listings for Montreal, Obliveon is the only other band that really jumps out to me as being exceptional after Cryptopsy, Gorguts, and Kataklysm.