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Favourite Song(s) From My Favourite Band(s)

So I had this idea about listing my song picks from my favourite bands. It started out by being just one but I listed three songs when I couldn't just name one. Sounded like a fun musical exercise when I first thought about it but in reality it just shows me it is very difficult to actually pick the songs. (Will update when necessary)

1. Dream Theater - Lifting Shadows Off A Dream, The Killing Hand, Under A Glass Moon
2. Pure Reason Revolution - Bullits Dominae, Disconnect
3. Grayceon - We Can, Shellmounds
4. Kylesa - Where The Horizon Unfolds, Running Red
5. Opeth - Serenity Painted Death, Forest Of October, April Ethereal

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Created by BloodTears on 15.11.2012

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The Bands I've Seen Live

This is just a curiosity really and a way for me to keep track when I look back at my youth. (Subject to constant change)

1. Porcupine Tree - 2008 and 2009 (Almada)
2. Opeth - Progressive Nation Tour 2009 (Porto) and 2011 (Almada)
3. Dream Theater - Progressive Nation Tour 2009 (Porto), Coliseum 2009 (Lisboa) and Coliseum 2012 (Lisboa)
4. Riverside - 2011 (Lisbon), 2015 (Lisbon)
5. Anathema - 2009, 2010 (Almada and Lisbon, respectively), Paradise Garage (Lisbon) 2012

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Created by BloodTears on 23.10.2011

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Good Surprises Of 2011

List of the albums that surprised me this year (2011). Some of the albums were even more unexpected because it was my first contact with the bands. Others were confirmations.
Oh, how I like good surprises... (ongoing list)

1. Grayceon - All We Destroy
2. Protest The Hero - Scurrilous
3. Tesseract - One
4. Appearance Of Nothing - All Gods Are Gone
5. Long Distance Calling - Long Distance Calling

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Created by BloodTears on 09.05.2011

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My Favourite Albums Released In 2010

The albums I enjoyed the most this year. It was a good year.

1. In Mourning - Monolith
2. James LaBrie - Static Impulse
3. Orphaned Land - The Never Ending Way of ORwarriOR
4. Yakuza - Of Seismic Consequence
5. Stone Circle - Myth

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Created by BloodTears on 17.01.2011

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If The World Was Ending, I Would Find Time To Listen To These Albums First

So, these are basically my favourite albums of all time, including non-metal/rock acts, compilations and live albums. Needless to say, I would need a couple of days to go through all of these.

1. Dream Theater - Awake
2. Opeth - My Arms, Your Hearse
3. Riverside - Out Of Myself
4. Rotting Christ - Triarchy Of The Lost Lovers
5. Anathema - Alternative 4

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Created by BloodTears on 27.03.2010

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My Favourite Albums By Portuguese Bands

This list seemed obvious since I'm Portuguese and very interested in our local scene. Here are some of my favourite albums recorded by Portuguese bands so far.

1. My Enchantment - SINpHONIC
2. Moonspell - Wolfheart
3. Ramp - Nude
4. Moonspell - Irreligious
5. Ramp - Intersection

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Created by BloodTears on 20.03.2010

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My Favourite Progressive Metal/rock Albums Of The Decade

This is the list of my favourite progressive metal/rock albums of the decade. I decided to do this list because a new decade is starting, so it's a good time to look back. Beware, this is not a "best progressive metal albums of the decade" list, it's my favourites, not necessarily the ones that were the best for everyone else or me.

1. Riverside - Out Of Myself
2. Porcupine Tree - In Absentia
3. Riverside - Second Life Syndrome
4. Porcupine Tree - Deadwing
5. Opeth - Blackwater Park

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Created by BloodTears on 13.03.2010