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Graveheart

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From: Finland

  14.03.2008 at 16:34
The thread title supposedly explains everything about why I wanted to create this topic Lately I've been attracted to saxophone in metal (thanks to Sigh) and I'm hungry for more because I know it's not an impossible idea, it's just unusual. I'm expecting there will be many suggestions from genres like avantgarde, folk and progressive metal, but of course anything goes. Just keep it within the metallic boundaries and drop the band names in, preferably with more descriptions than just the saxophone. (it's doesn't necessarily have to be used as the lead instrument, more like a distinctive element in the music)
Dane Train
Beers & Kilts

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  14.03.2008 at 16:44
Dream Theater has use Jay Beckenstein, the founder of Spyro Gyra. He played on Dream Theater's "Another Day", from the album Images and Words and single version of song "Through her Eyes", from the album Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory. He also played a solo part in "Take Away My Pain" on the live album Once in a Livetime as well as "Another Day" during the performance of Metropolis 2000: Scenes from New York.
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  14.03.2008 at 18:48
There is a Dutch thrash band who used saxophone in their music. ry to find Blind Justice's old releases and you'll be surprised.
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nobody

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From: Sweden

  14.03.2008 at 23:29
I dunno any band but seems Dane Train already recomended but I will try fidn out about band what marcel mention, but usualy saxafone use jazz type of bands, so metal whit jazz elemeents can be it
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  15.03.2008 at 18:38
Don't Hate Me by Porcupine tree has an interesting sax solo
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Eternal Flames

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From: Australia

  17.03.2008 at 14:28
Pan.Thy.Monium use a bit of saxophone throughout their music. Adds a really nice eerie mood to the music. The band was a side project of Dan Swano (Edge of Sanity). I highly recommend the "Dawn Of Dreams" album. Utilizes a bit of sax, but as you said, it's not a very prominent instrument in their music.
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Churchburner

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  17.03.2008 at 14:57
check out Yakuza, especially their album from 2006, Samsara. They play jazzcore. pretty amazing stuff.
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From: UK

  20.03.2008 at 00:47
hm, if you dont mind black metal try sear bliss, they ahve a trombone, which is fun.
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BestMetalstormer

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From: Vietnam

  20.03.2008 at 12:50
The song Tuonela of Amorphis has a little bit saxphone in the end.
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Metal Master

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From: Latvia

  26.03.2008 at 00:10
Hm...as far as i know Carpathian Forest used saxophone (or related instrument) in song "Cold Comfort" (or it was "Cold Murderous Music"?)
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I R Serious Cat

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  02.04.2008 at 05:35
Amorphis has some song with Saxophone in their album "Am universum"
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Uller

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From: Mexico

  26.11.2008 at 06:49
The song asylum of To-mera, besides its great, it has a kick ass saxophone solo
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Obnoxious

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  26.11.2008 at 06:51
The closest thing I could think of is Hanoi Rocks. Thats if you enjoy glam rock.
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TheBigRossowski
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  26.11.2008 at 11:50
In Den Saakaldte they have small trumpet parts throughout the album that are actually quite good.
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ASiema113

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  26.11.2008 at 20:58
Order Of The Ebon Hand a Black Metal band from Greece, have an excellent saxphone solo on their track "Gateway To Silence" off of their XV:The Devil album.
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BestMetalstormer

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  27.11.2008 at 16:25
The Ocean also uses saxophone. Another band using saxophone I heard is Green Carnation.
annodomini

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From: Lithuania

  30.11.2008 at 20:26
UneXpect is using saxophone in some of their songs.
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wrathchild

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  30.11.2008 at 20:37
There's Hyskal, a progressive metal band from France (with French lyrics). I saw them once, opening for Manigance in a very small venue and I liked it, though I haven't listened to them since then (that was in 2006).
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Sunioj

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Age: 27
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  30.11.2008 at 20:44
Written by TheBigRossowski on 26.11.2008 at 11:50

In Den Saakaldte they have small trumpet parts throughout the album that are actually quite good.


I was about to say but you beat me to it!! Great band...
I, The Quatropus

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From: USA

  30.11.2008 at 20:47
Try finding Sol Niger Within by Fredrik Thordendal's Special Defects. Some tracks have some saxophone playing (and might I say some good playing).
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TheBigRossowski
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  01.12.2008 at 15:04
Written by Sunioj on 30.11.2008 at 20:44

Written by TheBigRossowski on 26.11.2008 at 11:50

In Den Saakaldte they have small trumpet parts throughout the album that are actually quite good.


I was about to say but you beat me to it!! Great band...


It would have only helped this guy more in case he didn't see my post before

At first, I didn't really like the sound of the trumpets, but it really grew on me. My only problem with that album is that its over too fast!
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  01.12.2008 at 16:37
French wacko-death Trepalium has guest saxophone, watch the video they have on here. Great band btw.

edit 08/02 - I'm listening to Suspyre right now, non-extreme prog with a bit of sax (at least in the song Siren from their latest album; that shouldn't be the only one judging by their lineup listing). I should have also recommended Ephel Duath's Passage video straight away - hope you like it.
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Fhuesc

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Age: 34
From: Mexico

  26.01.2009 at 21:20
Deadlock - Fire at Will, has a really cool sax solo.
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Rawrcat

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Age: 23
From: Germany

  26.01.2009 at 21:33
I heard a saxophone alike sounds in Shade Empire's newest album "Zero Nexus" too, you know.
Hyvaarin

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Age: 26
From: France

  29.01.2009 at 00:34
There's a song towards the end of 'Assassins...' by Nachtmystium that has a super sexy saxophone solo.

Goofy instrument, though.
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ForeverDarkWoods

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Age: 23
From: Sweden

  29.01.2009 at 12:12
I think Diablo Swing Orchestra is the way to go. They use a bunch of whacko instruments, and I think saxophone is one of them. It's absolutely not any kind of ordinary metal though.
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Ellrohir
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  03.11.2010 at 11:29
Helloween - Dr. Stein [2009 version]...lol
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s7ian

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From: Norway

  20.08.2012 at 21:08
Ishahn - Undercurrent + On the shores from: After
The Faceless - Deconsecrate
Mad Arab666

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Age: 24
From: UK

  20.08.2012 at 23:38
Sigh uses a saxophone. The in somniphobia album has some great saxophone moments.
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whatsacow

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Age: 22
From: Australia

  23.08.2012 at 12:54
Written by Guest on 02.11.2010 at 22:38

You may know some of these or maybe all but... Ulver in Perdition City (maybe somewhere else, don't remember right know), Ihsahn in the latest album had some saxos. Shining [NOR] ;check Blackjazz.

edit: i checked your collection and found you're already familiar with Ulver.
edit: i forgot In Lingua Mortua

Was just about to mention Shining and Ulver...
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