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Posted by Zombie, M.D. on 18.05.2006 at 12:02
If you're into Weakling you should really enjoy this. Its a little too simmilar to Weakling at times, but they manage to pull it off very well.

http://www.wolvesinthethroneroom.com/menudo2.htm



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The Turbanator

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  09.05.2010 at 21:26
Written by Ellrohir on 09.05.2010 at 13:28

Written by The Turbanator on 08.05.2010 at 01:40

I think WitTR are the best USBM band you can find right now.


agreed on that

the question is - is that really a sufficient comparison? BM scene in USA...i am not finding enough stuff that would satisfy me...on the other hand in Europe - Blut Aus Nord beats WitTR at all fronts any time...


Blut Aus Nord. Fucking AMEN!
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  10.05.2010 at 21:43
Ugh. meh. not sure what the deal with BAN is. maybe "The Work Which Transforms God" is spectacular, but i was goaded into buying the follow up albums (MORT, Odinist) based on the hype. no way. i wanted to like them (hell, i want to like anything i plunk down my money on) and was left underwhelmed.

seeing as BAN is being compared against USBM beyod just WIITR (ellrohir taking a shot at USBM. everyone, take a drink.) ... i'll take Leviathan, Weakling, Lurker of Chalice, Krallice, newer Nachtmystium, Tombs, Cobalt, some Xasthur, and, of course, WIITR over BAN.

but tastes are subjective.
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  10.05.2010 at 22:02
Is "The Work Which Transforms God" that good? I've heard a lot of stuff about that, some of it mixed, but I've never really gotten around to giving it a full listen.
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  10.05.2010 at 22:08
Written by Got Mayhem? on 10.05.2010 at 22:02

Is "The Work Which Transforms God" that good? I've heard a lot of stuff about that, some of it mixed, but I've never really gotten around to giving it a full listen.


The Work Which Transforms God and the one before are great and original whereas the rest of Blut Aus Nord's discography are just enjoyable at most and the latest is just generic run of the mill melodic black metal.
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  10.05.2010 at 22:22
Written by Marcel Hubregtse on 10.05.2010 at 22:08

Written by Got Mayhem? on 10.05.2010 at 22:02

Is "The Work Which Transforms God" that good? I've heard a lot of stuff about that, some of it mixed, but I've never really gotten around to giving it a full listen.


The Work Which Transforms God and the one before are great and original whereas the rest of Blut Aus Nord's discography are just enjoyable at most and the latest is just generic run of the mill melodic black metal.

Alright, sounds good. I'll listen to that as soon as I can. It seems I'm always coming back to the French when looking for some more quality BM...
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  10.05.2010 at 22:24
Written by Got Mayhem? on 10.05.2010 at 22:02

Is "The Work Which Transforms God" that good? I've heard a lot of stuff about that, some of it mixed, but I've never really gotten around to giving it a full listen.


It is. I like to think of it as an innovative Black Metal album, different from the typical, copy-cat, redundant mass. It's a complex and dissonant release with a somewhat philosophical approach (Deathspell Omega). It's an album that I find important for the evolution of Black Metal.

But as far as WitTR, they release only top quality releases reminiscent of Burzum's mesmerizing landscapes, specially Two Hunters.
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  10.05.2010 at 22:47
Written by Got Mayhem? on 10.05.2010 at 22:22

Written by Marcel Hubregtse on 10.05.2010 at 22:08

Written by Got Mayhem? on 10.05.2010 at 22:02

Is "The Work Which Transforms God" that good? I've heard a lot of stuff about that, some of it mixed, but I've never really gotten around to giving it a full listen.


The Work Which Transforms God and the one before are great and original whereas the rest of Blut Aus Nord's discography are just enjoyable at most and the latest is just generic run of the mill melodic black metal.

Alright, sounds good. I'll listen to that as soon as I can. It seems I'm always coming back to the French when looking for some more quality BM...

TWWTG is easily a contender for the most innovative and even revolutionary black metal album of the last decade and most certainly my favourite along with a handful of others.

MoRT was even more creative, so much so it alienated a large proportion of its fans. I personally think it's Godly and years ahead of its time but if you do listen to it don't approach expecting a black metal album, or anything conventional for that matter. Basically I've learned not to bother arguing or convincing MoRT haters over the years. It's an album you either get or you don't.

How the poo-sticks did we get onto BaN anyway?
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  10.05.2010 at 23:06
Written by !J.O.O.E.! on 10.05.2010 at 22:47


TWWTG is easily a contender for the most innovative and even revolutionary black metal album of the last decade and most certainly my favourite along with a handful of others.

MoRT was even more creative, so much so it alienated a large proportion of its fans. I personally think it's Godly and years ahead of its time but if you do listen to it don't approach expecting a black metal album, or anything conventional for that matter. Basically I've learned not to bother arguing or convincing MoRT haters over the years. It's an album you either get or you don't.

How the poo-sticks did we get onto BaN anyway?


Totally agreed on TWWTG. As for MoRT I for one totally don't get it whereas I immensely enjoy the mini that came before it.

As for how we got into BAN? Well, because some johnny-come-lately concerning black metal thinks they are better than anything released by the USBM scene. But then again that johnny-come-lately is a blind US basher when it comes to all things in life. You know, the sort of person that is blinded by his/her hatred for all things American.
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  10.05.2010 at 23:13
Haha I guess it's settled then...this is something I need to hear.

Uhhh yea, WitTR. Darn good stuff.
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  10.05.2010 at 23:31
(so WIITR is muy bueno. moving to continue the side conversation at the appropriate thread)
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  17.05.2010 at 17:25
Yeah so was wondering. Is Will Lindsay still with WITTR? Or has he left them? Coz I checked on Metal Encyclopedia, and they say he's a 'former/past member'.
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The Turbanator

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  21.02.2011 at 11:11
Guys. Did WITTR release a DVD of Roadburn Festival?

I just saw this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tygOMNyrkyg and was wondering is there anywhere I can download this DVD?
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  21.02.2011 at 19:40
Written by The Turbanator on 21.02.2011 at 11:11

Guys. Did WITTR release a DVD of Roadburn Festival?

I just saw this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tygOMNyrkyg and was wondering is there anywhere I can download this DVD?


The dvd is part opf the live roadburn cd and live roadburn vinyl.
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  21.02.2011 at 20:44
Written by Marcel Hubregtse on 21.02.2011 at 19:40

Written by The Turbanator on 21.02.2011 at 11:11

Guys. Did WITTR release a DVD of Roadburn Festival?

I just saw this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tygOMNyrkyg and was wondering is there anywhere I can download this DVD?


The dvd is part opf the live roadburn cd and live roadburn vinyl.


You know anywhere I can buy it?
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  23.02.2011 at 13:30
Written by The Turbanator on 21.02.2011 at 20:44

You know anywhere I can buy it?


Quite a few on-line store have it.

Just clik on the link below:
Amazon
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  24.02.2011 at 17:23
Written by Marcel Hubregtse on 23.02.2011 at 13:30

Written by The Turbanator on 21.02.2011 at 20:44

You know anywhere I can buy it?


Quite a few on-line store have it.

Just clik on the link below:
Amazon


That's the DVD? 45$ :s I'll wait till I have some money then.
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  24.02.2011 at 17:41
Written by The Turbanator on 24.02.2011 at 17:23

Written by Marcel Hubregtse on 23.02.2011 at 13:30

Written by The Turbanator on 21.02.2011 at 20:44

You know anywhere I can buy it?


Quite a few on-line store have it.

Just clik on the link below:
Amazon


That's the DVD? 45$ :s I'll wait till I have some money then.


The vinyl + dvd is 45$ the cd + dvd is 26$ and is the fifth item from the top
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  26.07.2011 at 02:27
http://www.earsplitcompound.com/site/?p=2965

Think I'll just leave this here. Cannot fucking wait!
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  26.07.2011 at 15:04
Written by The Turbanator on 26.07.2011 at 02:27

http://www.earsplitcompound.com/site/?p=2965

Think I'll just leave this here. Cannot fucking wait!


Awesome cover
seems the songs are getting a bit shorter since the track list is longer than usual or there might be some ambient tracks
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  27.07.2011 at 04:01
What kind of direction do you guys hope WITTR have taken on the upcoming release?
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  29.07.2011 at 00:39
Written by BlueMobius on 27.07.2011 at 04:01

What kind of direction do you guys hope WITTR have taken on the upcoming release?


For me I hope it is more like "Cleansing" and "Dai Artio" from Two Hunters, something a bit more Ambient or even Drone a bit, along side the usual BM of course. they always capture nature's essence in their music and it feels like as if you're inside the woods listening to the melodious harmonies of nature.
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  30.07.2011 at 00:31
Back to Diadem. Epic, raw, long and ballsy. They were best when they were ripping off Weakling.
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  30.07.2011 at 01:02
Written by !J.O.O.E.! on 30.07.2011 at 00:31

Back to Diadem. Epic, raw, long and ballsy. They were best when they were ripping off Weakling.


Because you never have enough weakling related stuff, yeah!
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  30.07.2011 at 01:11
Quote:
Written by !J.O.O.E.! on 30.07.2011 at 00:31

Back to Diadem. Epic, raw, long and ballsy. They were best when they were ripping off Weakling.


Because you never have enough weakling related stuff, yeah!

Well someone has to carry on the good name of Weakling as they sure aren't ;]
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  30.07.2011 at 01:27
I hope they do something new. Every album of theirs are different than one another. All 3 are my favorite. This band is the exact meaning of BM to me. Can't wait for the new one. 7 songs in it as well!
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  30.07.2011 at 01:33
I found Black Cascade quite generic black metal tbh. Good but generic.
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  30.07.2011 at 01:40
I found it generic... nope, just generic.
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  30.07.2011 at 01:41
Agree with that, it was missing a little of what made their prior works "theirs."
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  30.07.2011 at 01:50
Written by BitterCOld on 30.07.2011 at 01:41

Agree with that, it was missing a little of what made their prior works "theirs."


Which is a shame because I heard lots of things about the band and then the first album I listen to was that one. Talk about being dissapointed.
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  30.07.2011 at 02:22
I hope they do something different than their other albums. I don't mean something way different or anything, just evolve their sound while doing something unique compared to what other bands are doing. It would be nice to see them take what they had on Two Hunters and push it to the next level.

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