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Re: Metal Heads Assemble!!

by optmusprimenumber Tue Jan 11, 2011 6:56 pm

hashiriya1 wrote:I'm old school, and I can't go a day without hearing something from Pantera. They are the best metal band from the 90s. I know they technically started in the 80s, but c'mon, that isn't the REAL Pantera. :lol:


Have you heard Assjack? It's a metal band led by Hank Williams III, I always thought they'd appeal to Pantera fans.
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Re: Metal Heads Assemble!!

by Rurouni_Fencer Tue Jan 11, 2011 10:50 pm

Genghis Tron's album 'Board Up the House' has a quote in their liner notes comparing it to Mega Man and metal or something.. (My copy is buried beneath a stack of DVDs at the moment, so I can't quote it exactly.. But between them and Horse the Band, some nice grindcore metal mixed in with some nice NES-era synth..

Another band to check out - Crossbreed! More hard rock then metal, but when I saw them when they opened for Rammstein 10 years ago, Holy shit! What a great stage show to open for the rockers from Germany!
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Re: Metal Heads Assemble!!

by GSZX1337 Tue Jan 11, 2011 11:17 pm

hashiriya1 wrote:I'm old school, and I can't go a day without hearing something from Pantera. They are the best metal band from the 90s.

At the Gates would like to have a word with you.
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Re: Metal Heads Assemble!!

by Bradtemple87 Tue Jan 11, 2011 11:19 pm

GSZX1337 wrote:
hashiriya1 wrote:I'm old school, and I can't go a day without hearing something from Pantera. They are the best metal band from the 90s.

At the Gates would like to have a word with you.


nice name drop
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Re: Metal Heads Assemble!!

by aaron Tue Jan 11, 2011 11:24 pm

fvgazi wrote:Aaron, have to ever seen Dillinger live (when they were good)? One of the most intense shows I'd ever been to. The lead singer (original one) took a diarrhea dump all over the top of the PA speakers. He was sick and pissed off at the club manager. They killed it. This is all of course before they were an MTV band and played ridiculous patterns.


yeah i guess under the running board is alright. i just think it's too "out there" for me. i also thought dimitri was a bad fit because he just kinda treated his vocals like he was in a hardcore band without any knowledge of what else was going on.

i've seen them 3 times, the first time was in 2001 at krazy fest with sean ingram singing. i also saw botch at that show. which was phenomenal. and converge with two guitarists before they were insanely predictable.

the older i get, the more i appreciate older metal bands. atheist is great. suffocation is great. and god damn it i love death.
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by aaron Tue Jan 11, 2011 11:25 pm

also, MASTER is coming here soon. which i'm excited about.
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Re: Metal Heads Assemble!!

by Rurouni_Fencer Wed Jan 12, 2011 12:53 am

GSZX1337 wrote:
hashiriya1 wrote:I'm old school, and I can't go a day without hearing something from Pantera. They are the best metal band from the 90s.

At the Gates would like to have a word with you.


At the Gates' technicality is unreal - and rivaled only by Meshuggah, IMHO..

But c'mon, nothing anymore holds any merit when compared to Far Beyond Driven.. :twisted:
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Re: Metal Heads Assemble!!

by fvgazi Wed Jan 12, 2011 12:56 am

Rurouni_Fencer wrote:Genghis Tron's album 'Board Up the House' has a quote in their liner notes comparing it to Mega Man and metal or something.. (My copy is buried beneath a stack of DVDs at the moment, so I can't quote it exactly.. But between them and Horse the Band, some nice grindcore metal mixed in with some nice NES-era synth..

Another band to check out - Crossbreed! More hard rock then metal, but when I saw them when they opened for Rammstein 10 years ago, Holy shit! What a great stage show to open for the rockers from Germany!


Genghis Tron has played my friend's basement quite a few times over the years.
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Re: Metal Heads Assemble!!

by optmusprimenumber Wed Jan 12, 2011 12:59 am

^fuckiN AWESOME! It's just a singer, guitarist, and uh...a laptopist right?
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Re: Metal Heads Assemble!!

by GSZX1337 Wed Jan 12, 2011 1:06 am

Rurouni_Fencer wrote:
GSZX1337 wrote:
hashiriya1 wrote:I'm old school, and I can't go a day without hearing something from Pantera. They are the best metal band from the 90s.

At the Gates would like to have a word with you.


At the Gates' technicality is unreal - and rivaled only by Meshuggah, IMHO..

But c'mon, nothing anymore holds any merit when compared to Far Beyond Driven.. :twisted:

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