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The ultimate Finnish Metal poll!

Children Of Bodom103
Nightwish81

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Posted by MétalNoir on 02.01.2009 at 22:27
Nightwish and COB are the most popular Finnish bands, right? Easy poll: Nightwish OR Children Of Bodom.

My choice is Children Of Bodom for two reasons: first, I always preferred Extreme Metal, and second, I'm disappointed by most of Nightwish's stuff after Wishmaster. And Anette Olzon's voice is... well, you know exactly how it sounds.



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Oaken
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  08.02.2012 at 23:54
You can't compare these two... But I'll go for Nightwish, because they have great vocals, unlike Laiho's crappy vocals (Very painful to listen to and weak sounding in general) and his "wannabe br00tal" attitude.
And my favorite band from Finland (Not the best, but my favorite) is Ensiferum.
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@gent_-_orange

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  09.02.2012 at 01:34
Written by Oaken on 08.02.2012 at 23:54

You can't compare these two... But I'll go for Nightwish, because they have great vocals, unlike Laiho's crappy vocals (Very painful to listen to and weak sounding in general) and his "wannabe br00tal" attitude.
And my favorite band from Finland (the best, and my favorite) is Demigod.

Good choice man.
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Oaken
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  09.02.2012 at 01:45
Written by @gent_-_orange on 09.02.2012 at 01:34

Written by Oaken on 08.02.2012 at 23:54

You can't compare these two... But I'll go for Nightwish, because they have great vocals, unlike Laiho's crappy vocals (Very painful to listen to and weak sounding in general) and his "wannabe br00tal" attitude.
And my favorite band from Finland (the best, and my favorite) is Demigod.

Good choice man.

Used to listen to some Demigod. Good stuff. Demilich's pretty good too.
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@gent_-_orange

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  09.02.2012 at 01:47
Written by Oaken on 09.02.2012 at 01:45

Used to listen to some Demigod. Good stuff. Demilich's pretty good too.

Convulse too, Good Finnish DM and better than both bands here IMO, but I guess we should keep this on topic, Despite the fact it was me who started it
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Oaken
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  09.02.2012 at 01:49
Written by @gent_-_orange on 09.02.2012 at 01:47

Written by Oaken on 09.02.2012 at 01:45

Used to listen to some Demigod. Good stuff. Demilich's pretty good too.

Convulse

Would have checked them out, had it not been for the album's title, but now I totally lost any interest in death metal, and I no longer get very 'offended' by satanic themes.
On topic: Children Of Bodom are really a shame to metal IMO.
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Milena
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  10.02.2012 at 02:30
Written by Oaken on 09.02.2012 at 01:49

On topic: Children Of Bodom are really a shame to metal IMO.

I don't think you can call any band "a shame to metal" if they were some "ambassadors of metal" and if they were a disgrace to "metal spirit", you could say that, but there are no such things. And, as childish as their music is (though I get some kicks from listening to a couple of their songs at a time), they were responsible for leading a lot of people born in the late 80's-early 90's into metal, or leading a lot of metalheads into real extreme metal, which is hardly doing metal a disservice. We need those gateway bands.
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Oaken
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  10.02.2012 at 02:31
Written by Milena on 10.02.2012 at 02:30

Written by Oaken on 09.02.2012 at 01:49

On topic: Children Of Bodom are really a shame to metal IMO.

I don't think you can call any band "a shame to metal" if they were some "ambassadors of metal" and if they were a disgrace to "metal spirit", you could say that, but there are no such things. And, as childish as their music is (though I get some kicks from listening to a couple of their songs at a time), they were responsible for leading a lot of people born in the late 80's-early 90's into metal, or leading a lot of metalheads into real extreme metal, which is hardly doing metal a disservice. We need those gateway bands.

Actually I just wrote that to stay on topic But what they're doing NOWADAYS is really a shame to metal.
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Milena
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  10.02.2012 at 02:38
Written by Oaken on 10.02.2012 at 02:31

But what they're doing NOWADAYS is really a shame to metal.

And again I go with the whole "a shame to metal doesn't exist" and besides, opinions aside (I got three or four full listens out of it, had some fun and left it buried in some folders, I know that some people, on the other hand, downright hate it), I'm still amazed as to how can a pretty standard release be remembered as a failure after ALL the horrible shit of last year even if people unreasonably expected it to be awesome, which it clearly isn't, it's merely a blip on the radar next to Illud, Lulu and similar.
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bran

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  10.02.2012 at 05:03
Nightwish
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Cocaine

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  11.02.2012 at 06:17
Nightwish, easily. The vocals in COB's songs ruin it for me.
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Cynic Metalhead
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  11.02.2012 at 17:23
Written by MétalNoir on 02.01.2009 at 22:27

Nightwish and COB are the most popular Finnish bands, right? Easy poll: Nightwish OR Children Of Bodom.

My choice is Children Of Bodom first, I always preferred Extreme Metal,


Are you sure they play Extreme Metal??!
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MétalNoir
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  12.02.2012 at 20:24
Written by Cynic Metalhead on 11.02.2012 at 17:23

Written by MétalNoir on 02.01.2009 at 22:27

Nightwish and COB are the most popular Finnish bands, right? Easy poll: Nightwish OR Children Of Bodom.

My choice is Children Of Bodom first, I always preferred Extreme Metal,


Are you sure they play Extreme Metal??!

Oh my, that was a long time ago, I'd rather vote for Nightwish today lol. To answer your question, Thrash and even some Metalcore can be considered extreme. CoB isn't the same as in the ol' days, but they still sound kinda agressive on some tracks. If your mom calls it satanic, it's extreme
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Cynic Metalhead
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  13.02.2012 at 16:18
Written by MétalNoir on 12.02.2012 at 20:24

Written by Cynic Metalhead on 11.02.2012 at 17:23

Written by MétalNoir on 02.01.2009 at 22:27

Nightwish and COB are the most popular Finnish bands, right? Easy poll: Nightwish OR Children Of Bodom.

My choice is Children Of Bodom first, I always preferred Extreme Metal,


Are you sure they play Extreme Metal??!

If your mom calls it satanic, it's extreme


I am gonna give you a grand fucking party to you if my mom ever says the word "Satanic".
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Lit.
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  13.02.2012 at 18:00
Children of Bodom. Used to liking something is better than never liking something.
Plus Hatebreeder, Follow The Reaper and Hate Crew Deathroll prevail over EVERYTHING Nightwish have ever done.
/End fanboy-ish rant
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MétalNoir
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  15.02.2012 at 15:40
Written by Cynic Metalhead on 13.02.2012 at 16:18

I am gonna give you a grand fucking party to you if my mom ever says the word "Satanic".


Ok then what about: "Oh sweet Jesus, [or Muhammad, Vishnu, the Big Black Rabbit] what in the Holy Virgin's name [or Kali, Sedna, Scarlet Whore] is this barbarian noise you are listening to, baby??? We'll have you exorcised tomorrow, all right?"
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Cynic Metalhead
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  15.02.2012 at 16:00
Written by MétalNoir on 15.02.2012 at 15:40

Written by Cynic Metalhead on 13.02.2012 at 16:18

I am gonna give you a grand fucking party to you if my mom ever says the word "Satanic".


Ok then what about: "Oh sweet Jesus, [or Muhammad, Vishnu, the Big Black Rabbit] what in the Holy Virgin's name [or Kali, Sedna, Scarlet Whore] is this barbarian noise you are listening to, baby??? We'll have you exorcised tomorrow, all right?"


Nothing as such my mom reply's when I am listening Metal. She only says...Oh crap! and walks off. I've given assurance to her that I won't be turning angry, any kinda exoneration and will be your sweetheart since I was born. She still ignores me.
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Lethean
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  25.02.2012 at 21:40
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  26.02.2012 at 20:11
You shouldn't compare 2 bands with different styles. Anyway, i go for CoB.
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