2020 Albums

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Re: 2020 Albums

Postby houston4044 » Fri Feb 14, 2020 2:59 pm

Be interesting where Machine Head would be on a festival line up nowerdays if they ever did fests again; the latest song just accelerates their recent decline rather than stops it.

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Re: 2020 Albums

Postby Bizza » Fri Feb 14, 2020 5:35 pm

houston4044 wrote:Be interesting where Machine Head would be on a festival line up nowerdays if they ever did fests again; the latest song just accelerates their recent decline rather than stops it.


That new track is rather aptly named :lol:
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Re: 2020 Albums

Postby metaldinosaur » Sat Feb 15, 2020 1:27 am

Machine Head would still be heading. Doesn’t stop the recent stuff being below par though.
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Re: 2020 Albums

Postby gavdann » Mon Feb 17, 2020 9:29 am

For the past couple of weeks I've been playing the shit out of Bütcher's 666 Goats Carry My Chariot.

Also I've finally got around to checking out the Vengeful Spectre record as I've seen it mentioned in AOTM lists so much. The "folk" tag put me off before but it's quite subtle and so if you like atmospheric black metal, give this a spin.

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Re: 2020 Albums

Postby houston4044 » Mon Feb 17, 2020 1:45 pm

Bizza wrote:
That new track is rather aptly named :lol:


How did I miss that? :lol:

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Re: 2020 Albums

Postby Kanwulf » Thu Feb 20, 2020 2:34 pm

Old Corpse Road announced they will be releasing their new album 'On Ghastly Shores Lays the Wreckage of Our Lore' on 24th April
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Re: 2020 Albums

Postby JD_B3E5 » Sat Feb 22, 2020 12:42 am

New LP from Lost Society came out today. If you're into bands changing their sound, then I wouldn't bother since this album has more of a groove/metalcore vibe to it (rather than thrash).

Meanwhile, Shrapnel have released a single that'll be on their new album that releases in May. Sounds decent.

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Postby houston4044 » Sat Feb 22, 2020 10:33 am

JD_B3E5 wrote:New LP from Lost Society came out today. If you're into bands changing their sound, then I wouldn't bother since this album has more of a groove/metalcore vibe to it (rather than thrash).

Meanwhile, Shrapnel have released a single that'll be on their new album that releases in May. Sounds decent.


Couldn't finish the Lost Society LP, don't mind bands changing sound but they're not even good at metalcore :(

The Shrapnel song was...interesting, will be good to see what the whole album sounds like.

Ozzy's new album is woeful, wasn't expecting much at this stage in his career and all other things considered but even then, offt.

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Re: 2020 Albums

Postby Ghost » Wed Feb 26, 2020 8:39 pm

houston4044 wrote:The Shrapnel song was...interesting, will be good to see what the whole album sounds like.
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It's certainly...erm....different.
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Re: 2020 Albums

Postby JD_B3E5 » Thu Feb 27, 2020 4:12 am

Ghost wrote:
houston4044 wrote:The Shrapnel song was...interesting, will be good to see what the whole album sounds like.
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It's certainly...erm....different.


They've got a new vocalist now.

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Re: 2020 Albums

Postby Haldamir319 » Tue Mar 03, 2020 10:55 am

I've listened to a little over 100 albums so far from 2020. For me, the top picks so far are those from:

Godthrymm
Dawn of Solace
Serenity
Skyforest
Caspian
Garganjua
Yuri Gagarin
H.e.a.t
Thy Catafalque
Moon Hooch
Lowrider
Coogans Bluff
Mount Hush
Lotus Thief
Intronaut
Ritual King
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Re: 2020 Albums

Postby bloodfiend » Tue Mar 03, 2020 12:38 pm

Haldamir319 wrote:I've listened to a little over 100 albums so far from 2020. For me, the top picks so far are those from:

Godthrymm
Dawn of Solace
Serenity
Skyforest
Caspian
Garganjua
Yuri Gagarin
H.e.a.t
Thy Catafalque
Moon Hooch
Lowrider
Coogans Bluff
Mount Hush
Lotus Thief
Intronaut
Ritual King


That ummmm, a lot of albums to listen to in 2 months!

Do you get to listen to music all day at work or summink?

Disagree re Serenity, found it very bland considering how great there last few albums before it have been.

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Re: 2020 Albums

Postby gavdann » Thu Mar 05, 2020 12:32 pm

The three pre-release tracks from Vredehammer are fucking awesome. :rock:

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Postby Haldamir319 » Thu Mar 05, 2020 9:42 pm

Yep, I can listen at work - most of my work is spreadsheet / email based. Aiming for 500 albums this year :D
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Re: 2020 Albums

Postby Black Wizard » Thu Mar 05, 2020 9:49 pm

Haldamir319 wrote:Aiming for 500 albums this year :D

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