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Post Fri Dec 05, 2008 10:18 am

What do you all think about Opeth? I think they are right good. Their drummer has an awesome feel. Go to Jango.com and check out the song Hessian Peel.
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Post Fri Dec 05, 2008 10:21 am

love love love them. that's what I think anyway. I liked their old drummer a tad better, but whatchagonnado?
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Post Fri Dec 05, 2008 10:27 am

Yeah, I just love how they are like Progressive Metal/Acoustic.
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Post Fri Dec 05, 2008 10:28 am

I love the band but there just so odd with their music. like one minute its soft instrumentals, and then the next minute it gets incedibly heavy.

btw, the lotus eater kicks ass.
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Post Fri Dec 05, 2008 11:41 am

I love them, they're like a cross between Cannibal Corpse and Pink Floyd.
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Post Fri Dec 05, 2008 12:32 pm

still think my arms...your hearse is my favorite album. it's sooo freaking epic. demon of the fall gives me chills just thinking about it. like, right now, not even listening to it except hearing a li'l snippet play in my head.
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Post Fri Dec 05, 2008 12:34 pm

if you've never heard it, here it is.

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Post Fri Dec 05, 2008 2:19 pm

I'm currently acquiring their entire discography and I have not the room for it on my computer but iont currrrr. I'll make the room!


Opeth FTW!
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Post Sat Dec 06, 2008 5:16 am

Ah yes, I dig Opeth. They're pretty original, I haven't heard really anybody that sounds close to them. I hear a bit Opeth in Gojira's music, but maybe it's just me. Gojira strikes me as a cross between Opeth and Meshuggah.

The singer (Mikael ?) has a killer voice, and he's a hell of a guitar player. The music is so creative, it's like a journey listening to it, it takes you to different places, almost like a story. It's not one dimensional at all. They'll be hammering it out for one section, with full on blast beats, heavy guitars and growling vocals, and then they'll break into a mellow passage, with clean singing/vocal harmonies, acoustic guitar work, and melodies. It's a trip, but they do it in a way that it all fits together and works and doesn't sound out of place or too sporadic. I don't know how they do it, but they're intelligent musicians that write good, creative intelligent music, that's all I know.

They put on a good show live too. Saw em once on Gigantour.
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Post Sat Dec 06, 2008 11:23 am

between the buried and me is similar i think...
full on throwing everything they can, then the next moment their
slowing it down into mellow stuff
sometimes throwing a feel of different world music in there

it's really cool.
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Post Sat Dec 06, 2008 11:50 am

I LOVE Opeth....would kill to see them live
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Post Sat Dec 06, 2008 3:06 pm

shine.fm-youth wrote:between the buried and me is similar i think...
full on throwing everything they can, then the next moment their
slowing it down into mellow stuff
sometimes throwing a feel of different world music in there

it's really cool.


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Post Sat Dec 06, 2008 8:49 pm

Opeth is like Merlin having evil manic depressive babies and then selling thier souls to the devil in exchange for mastering each of thier respective instruments.

i love deliverance, that whole album makes my underwear wet
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Post Mon Dec 08, 2008 11:46 am

BTBAM are friggin mental

Listening to Colours Live right now


Colours is better than Alaska in my opinion, I like Alaska, but still Son of Nothing is so awesome.
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Post Sat Dec 27, 2008 12:04 am

Lopez is a way better drummer than Axenrot. Lopez' sense of dynamics is incredible.
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