1 Jan 2015, 12:09 by loldongs34
4 Jan 2014, 21:30 by spikemobileJust like last year, over this year I checked several bands out and listened to the whole back catalogue, which hampered my objectivity concerning records of 2013 - if last year was the year for checking out some pop-punk bands and thrash legends, this year I was busy with Jay-Z, Kanye West, Bon Jovi, Dagoba, Ektomorf, Soulfly, Machine Head, Bullet for My Valentine as well as diving into some old-school Christian hard rock and metal artists such as Deliverance, Angelica, Saint and Seventh Angel. Oh and another occupation of mine was checking out everchanging collection of free downloads at Noisetrade.
Nevertheless, some of the records of 2013 left quite a lasting impression upon me.
Here are some Honorable mentions:
* Sepultura - The Mediator Between Head and Hands Must Be the Heart
* Relient K - Collapsible Lung
* Defeater - Letters Home
* My Epic - Behold
* Beautiful Eulogy - Instruments Of Mercy
* Dessa - Parts of Speech
* Deliverance - Hear What I Say!
* Benea Reach - Possession
13 Apr 2012, 15:27 by mmsiMy year 2011 in albums is here, a bit later than usual. Thanks knockergrowl for reminding. A lot of great albums this year, really, just look at it! Much diversity, I'd say. Most of them are familiar names with new albums.
In April I replaced my trusty Symbian phone with an iPhone, and upgraded back to Spotify Premium. Bye bye, Mobbler, and thanks for everything, it was a pleasure. Hello Spotify and scrobbling on the move! I canceled eMusic for good. Thanks for many great years, but the time for actually owning and physically storing mp3 files has come to an end for me.
Here are my album highlights for 2011 in the order of discovering them:
Long Distance Calling - Long Distance Calling
Demoraliser - Conveyance
Becoming the Archetype - Celestial Completion
Within Temptation - The Unforgiving
Long Arm - The Branches
Benighted - Asylum Cave
Katy B - On a Mission
Insense - Burn in Beautiful Fire
Facing the Swarm Thought - Damnati
Zao - The 2nd Era
Powder! Go Away - Laika Still Wants To Go Home
15 Jan 2012, 16:34 by WarriorSam- 26 t/m 29 apr. 2002 Opwekking (Biddinghuizen, Flevoland)
Make up Your Mind
- 07 Dec. 2002 The Violet Burning (Beth Salom, Nijverdal)
The Violet Burning
- 06 t/m 09 Jun. 2003 Opwekking (Biddinghuizen, Flevoland)
Make up Your Mind
- 16 jun. 2003 EO-Jongerendag (Gelredome, Arnhem)
Ronduit Praise Band
Michael W. Smith
- 14 Jun. 2004 EO-Jongerendag (Gelredome, Arnhem)
-18 Sept. 2004 ZAO (Goudvishal Arnhem)
-3 en 4 Dec. 2004 Winter Wonder Rock (Ijsselhallen, Zwolle)
The O.C. Supertones
Day of Fire
Rock 'N' Roll Worship Circus
Make up Your Mind
-4 Maart 2005 The Spirit That Guides Us (Metropool Hengelo)
A Red Season Shade
The Spirit That Guides Us
-6 Maart 2005 Fear Dark Festival (Hedon, Zwolle)
18 Nov 2011, 00:54 by Omega_Switch22BSo I've decided to relist my catalog my vinyl collection here because I got really bored one day and decided to type all of this shit out- the thought of such boredness brings me much sadness, but I could've just sat staring at the wall, so given that thought this isn't such a pointless post. I'll post another journal entry at some point with some pics of the particularly beautiful vinyl.
If anyone is interested in trading or buying/selling, feel free to message me or comment.
Blonde Redhead- 23
The Flaming Lips- Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots
Herbie Hancock- Head Hunters
Neurosis- Enemy of the Sun
Talk Talk- The Colour of Spring
Vaste Air- Elixir
µ-Ziq- Tango N' Vectif (Rephlex 1993, 2xLP)
µ-Ziq- Bluff Limbo (Rephlex 1994, 12'')
µ-Ziq- Lunatic Harness (Planet Mu 1997, 2xLP)
A Tribe Called Quest- The Low End Theory (2xLP)
Abigor- Fractal Possession (End All Life 2007, 2xLP gatefold)
7 Jul 2011, 17:10 by mrmichel0927Looking for Part 1? Click here.
Be sure to check out Part 1 if you haven't yet. Also, make sure that you read the introduction as well.
I want to emphasize once again that I don't put much stock in the order of these albums. Just the fact that I chose them for this list should speak volumes. I spent much more time on the order in Part 1, simply because I felt it was more important there. To be honest, trying to decide whether one album is number twenty-four or number twenty-five is a waste of my time. Therefore, I am going to exclude numbers from the rest of the entries. Feel free to complain about this, but you'll probably be venting to thin air. Be sure to leave a comment. Oh, and the most important part: enjoy. I hope that you find some great music in these next twenty-five entries.
Saint: Too Late For Living
Genre: Heavy metal
Lineup: Josh Kramer (vocals), Dee Harrington (guitar), Richard Lynch (bass), John Perrine (drums)
1.Too Late for Living – 3:57
27 Jun 2011, 01:25 by mrmichel0927Introduction
Please read before continuing. It will help you understand where I am coming from, and if nothing else give you a basis for critique.
Greetings and welcome! Whether you're new to Christian metal or a seasoned veteran, this list will hopefully help you find new metal bands that represent the pinnacle of talent, creativity and devotion to Jesus Christ. First, a few things about the music. The tag "Christian" is not a genre in and of itself but reflects the lyrical content and beliefs of the band. If you don't feel comfortable listening to these artists, then you're probably in the wrong place. If you're a Christian yourself or you don't mind the lyrical standpoint that these bands take, then read on.
Let's step back for a moment and analyze the criteria that was required of the albums on this list.
1. Musical competency
3. Impact on their genre
4. Solid Christian lyrical content
30 Apr 2011, 06:19 by spideralex90Obviously this will be all my opinion and I will 'Leave out so many great albums', these are just a few albums I could not live without and would recommend to those new to the genre and to any metalcore fan in general. Really though this is just a listing of metalcore albums that made an impact on me. I tried to pick one album for each artists to avoid repeat artists, otherwise this would probably only include three artists, I wanted to have some diversity. So without further ado here are my Quintessential Metalcore albums:
10. The Triptych – Demon Hunter
I started listening to DH when I found Summer Of Darkness, and was immediately pulled in, mainly because Ryan Clark’s voice is rather unique and awesome. However I only listened to Summer of Darkness for a while, meanwhile I found heavier bands and Summer Of Darkness started to get a little boring to me, but eventually I found The Triptych. …
1 Apr 2011, 21:15 by mrmichel0927Welcome!
This list is not all-inclusive, as I am mortal, and cannot know every band that exists, especially in the underground scene. Also, I am sure to have forgotten some. If you have a band(s) that you want me to add to the list, simply post it and I'll get around to adding it. The criteria is simply a metal or rock band that is Christian. I'm sure I'm not 100% accurate with the genres, they are a general guide to help people out. But feel free to argue with me if you think I'm crazy! The purpose of this is hopefully to provide those who like this type of music with a resource to find new bands.
Bands with an apostrophe in their name ( ' ) will not link with last.fm code. If anyone knows a solution to this issue, please leave a shout. Otherwise, last.fm links to the band's page has been provided for your convenience. Please report broken links in the shoutbox.
A special thank you to everyone who has suggested a band name to add to this list, which is growing all the time. Spread it around to your friends!
19 Jan 2011, 06:53 by spikemobilewhat can i say about the year 2010? quite a few great records were released, quality comebacks and reunions for some and great debuts. i can't say i wasn't biased about some records, in fact i totally was.
i couldn't make my mind up about positions 6 through 10, so they come in pairs, which technically makes it not top 10, but rather top 15, but oh well. anyway, let the charts roll!
* Comeback Kid - Symptoms + Cures
* Terror - Keepers Of The Faith
* Sage Francis - Li(f)e
* Chunk! No, Captain Chunk! - Something For Nothing
* Nas & Damian Marley - Distant Relatives
* Yakuza - Of Seismic Consequence
* Continuance - Carry Ourselves
* Your Memorial - Atonement
* As They Sleep - Dynasty
* Demon Hunter - The World Is A Thorn
* Norma Jean - Meridional
As I Lay Dying "The Powerless Rise"
Upside Down Kingdom sums this record up philosophically. …