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Old 04-03-2010, 05:20 PM  
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Opeth: holy ****

So, I'm typically very indie rock when it comes to music; I also like a lot of old blues and even some bluegrass.
I usually HATE metal. I think it sounds annoying and gives me a headache. I don't mean that faux-metal they play on 98.9.. I know what death, grind, and black metal are, and I typically believe they're just different genres for me to be annoyed with.
But I recently started listening to Opeth, and I absolutely love it. Holy shit. I bought their album Blackwater Park, and I really like it. I'm not sure how I made it this long without hearing them, but it's not like that type of metal is necessarily mainstream.

Anyway, I'm a convert. Even when he growls, the music behind it is so densely layered and complex that I still really like it. Anybody else like Opeth? Good recommendations for a second purchase?
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Old 08-08-2010, 01:26 PM   #61
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Old 08-08-2010, 02:55 PM   #62
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It's a goddamned shame, too. Leaving out whether or not one happens to like a band or not, there are certain bands that don't ever come to mind on a thread about Opeth and bands that do similar things. Yet...
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Old 08-08-2010, 02:59 PM   #63
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Surely that's not elitism I'm sensing from Reaper?
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Old 08-08-2010, 03:05 PM   #64
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Surely that's not elitism I'm sensing from Reaper?
That I don't like Trivium or Bullet For My Valentine is beside the point. Those bands shouldn't even come to mind in a thread titled "Opeth: holy ****." It'd be like I started a Radiohead thread and someone posted clips from Guns and Roses.
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That I don't like Trivium or Bullet For My Valentine is beside the point. Those bands shouldn't even come to mind in a thread titled "Opeth: holy ****." It'd be like I started a Radiohead thread and someone posted clips from Guns and Roses.
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Old 08-08-2010, 03:59 PM   #66
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It's a goddamned shame, too. Leaving out whether or not one happens to like a band or not, there are certain bands that don't ever come to mind on a thread about Opeth and bands that do similar things. Yet...
I can agree with this. I love Opeth. I'm not a youngen', but I don't mind the newer generation's thrashers, but I can also see how they don't really belong in an Opeth thread. My apologies.
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Did they go all 70s prog on it?
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yes, and the mix by Steven Wilson is just perfection. It's so warm and vintage.
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