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3/04/2018 12:39 pm  #121


Re: Inspiring Metal Music

I was listening to these two bands while reading my new AS&SH hardback.   I could've sworn it was 1982 and I was in my old bedroom reading my newly purchased Dungeon Masters Guide.

Blue Snaggletooth








Prophets of Saturn





 

 

3/04/2018 5:57 pm  #122


Re: Inspiring Metal Music

Demiurge - these are great!

The guys below have supplied the soundtrack of my life for the past decade, their name says it all:









 

Last edited by Dwindle (3/04/2018 9:07 pm)

 

4/03/2018 10:57 am  #123


Re: Inspiring Metal Music

This is classic power metal, yet brand new!:



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4/03/2018 5:26 pm  #124


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Ghul - it's uncanny that you posted the LUCIFER'S HAMMER video this morning. I literally tripped over them last night while painting minis and YouTubing through some various metal channels. I was certainly intrigued. They kept my attention for quite a while. Great sounding 'old school' metal from a relatively new band - and from Chile to boot. \m/ 


"We're always creating rules in the tacit pursuit of verisimilitude. This is a valid and noble pursuit.
But for some of us, that's a false idol. We harken to a different song." - Frank Mentzer, 2017
 

4/04/2018 5:40 am  #125


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I dig it. They sound good. I'm loving the Latin metal these days. There's been a pretty big resurgence. Jose Mangin from Sirius Satellite Radio has been pushing it quite a bit.
 

 

4/13/2018 9:55 am  #126


Re: Inspiring Metal Music

ACCEPT is still amazing:



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4/15/2018 3:45 am  #127


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Ghul wrote:

ACCEPT is still amazing:

We listened to this album a lot when I was playing AD&D in 7th Grade.  Still awesome!



 

 

4/15/2018 6:06 am  #128


Re: Inspiring Metal Music

lige wrote:

Ghul wrote:

ACCEPT is still amazing:

We listened to this album a lot when I was playing AD&D in 7th Grade.  Still awesome!
 

 
Indeed. It was pretty popular in my circles, too.


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4/23/2018 5:39 pm  #129


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Ghul wrote:

lige wrote:

Ghul wrote:

ACCEPT is still amazing:

We listened to [Balls to the Wall] a lot when I was playing AD&D in 7th Grade.  Still awesome!
 

 
Indeed. It was pretty popular in my circles, too.

and it was my favorite album as soon as it hit the local rock station here in Atlanta. Still a favorite band to this day. Their revival was amazing with Mark on vocals! I was fortunate enough to see them for the first time since the METAL HEART tour for that revival when they headlined one night of a local metal fest that I work. It goes without saying then that I was able to meet a guitar hero at long last! Yeah, that's me below grinning like a jackass eatin' briars with Wolf Hoffman. :D

http://i68.tinypic.com/iwkpah.jpg
 
http://i68.tinypic.com/16lcl6g.jpg

 


"We're always creating rules in the tacit pursuit of verisimilitude. This is a valid and noble pursuit.
But for some of us, that's a false idol. We harken to a different song." - Frank Mentzer, 2017
 

4/23/2018 5:53 pm  #130


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I've been meaning to make my way back in here for some time now to turn you New Wave of Traditional Metal supporters onto a band I've discovered in recent weeks: Children of the Reptile from Wilmington, NC.

I've been rocking out with these guys for a couple of months now. Here's a track from their first self titled full length album:



 


"We're always creating rules in the tacit pursuit of verisimilitude. This is a valid and noble pursuit.
But for some of us, that's a false idol. We harken to a different song." - Frank Mentzer, 2017
 

4/29/2018 8:39 am  #131


Re: Inspiring Metal Music

GATEKEEPER  - a Canadian band I literally tripped over this morning is another throw-back to early 80's studded leather, bullet-belt speed/heavy metal, spouting lyrics inspired by cosmic/fantasy authors we know and love. They just had the great honor to perform at the latest KEEP IT TRUE Metal fest in Germany this weekend. Latest full album can be heard here:




and over here at their Bandcamp page - please support by purchasing if you enjoy enough. \m/
 


"We're always creating rules in the tacit pursuit of verisimilitude. This is a valid and noble pursuit.
But for some of us, that's a false idol. We harken to a different song." - Frank Mentzer, 2017
 

4/29/2018 7:16 pm  #132


Re: Inspiring Metal Music

blackmote wrote:

http://i68.tinypic.com/16lcl6g.jpg

 

This is wonderful! Wolf is brilliant.
 


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6/23/2018 2:27 pm  #133


Re: Inspiring Metal Music

RIP, Vinnie Paul.



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6/24/2018 1:09 am  #134


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Indeed, RIP Vinnie Paul, and Dimebag also... A sad side note... the first time I saw Manowar live over 20 years ago was in the same club in Ohio where Dimebag was later shot at... At any rate
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJgruY_6Gng

Here's some Manowar music on this....


Other bands play, Manowar kill!
 

6/24/2018 6:21 pm  #135


Re: Inspiring Metal Music

Ghul wrote:

Wolf is brilliant.
 

Indeed.

https://www.wolfhoffmann.com/guitars

 

9/12/2018 9:48 pm  #136


Re: Inspiring Metal Music

Like others have noted, there's so much fantastic metal out there that goes with this game, it's hard to go wrong.  But I don't think I've seen anyone post Japanese girl metal yet.  So I give you this:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_EeYxtAeaX4
The band's name translates roughly as Fairy Empire.

For American bands, I've been listening to Seven Kingdoms.  Here is "Rats in the Walls:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHcMr6ZCJX8&start_radio=1&list=RDNHcMr6ZCJX8


















 

Last edited by Spider of Leng (9/12/2018 9:51 pm)


"You were pumping iron as I was pumping irony."--Robert Plant
 

9/13/2018 6:43 am  #137


Re: Inspiring Metal Music

Spider of Leng wrote:

Like others have noted, there's so much fantastic metal out there that goes with this game, it's hard to go wrong.  But I don't think I've seen anyone post Japanese girl metal yet.  So I give you this:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_EeYxtAeaX4
The band's name translates roughly as Fairy Empire.

I want more!  Thank you for sharing this!















 

 

 

9/13/2018 7:24 pm  #138


Re: Inspiring Metal Music

By request, here is another Yousei Teikoku track: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZZvJY7_gyfw

And another group, Mary's Blood: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t-INkki8c78

And one more, called Aldious: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hraBdfH2xfI
 


"You were pumping iron as I was pumping irony."--Robert Plant
 

9/15/2018 12:05 pm  #139


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wow. Looks like it was pretty quiet in here for 2-3 months until Spider of Leng showed up. ;)  Nice posts there, btw. A little background on Seven Kingdoms: they call me Papa Hoyt because I've hosted them here in Atlanta several times over the past 7-8 years. I was the first music promoter to invite them to step out of Florida. And now they're touring the world. \m/ *sniffle* Makes a Papa proud. :D

But yeah, I'm a bit behind in posting new inspiring music for you to check out. Here's just a couple of them I've found in recent weeks. These both hearken back to the very early seventies in the style of fuzzy guitars and Hammond organ; Black Sabbath meets Uriah Heep meets Hawkwind.  Check them out and let me know your thoughts...

https://thesignrecords.bandcamp.com/album/h-llas-excerpts-from-a-future-past

https://mausoleumgatemetal.bandcamp.com/
 

Last edited by blackmote (9/15/2018 12:07 pm)


"We're always creating rules in the tacit pursuit of verisimilitude. This is a valid and noble pursuit.
But for some of us, that's a false idol. We harken to a different song." - Frank Mentzer, 2017
 

9/15/2018 7:06 pm  #140


Re: Inspiring Metal Music

blackmote wrote:

But yeah, I'm a bit behind in posting new inspiring music for you to check out. Here's just a couple of them I've found in recent weeks. These both hearken back to the very early seventies in the style of fuzzy guitars and Hammond organ; Black Sabbath meets Uriah Heep meets Hawkwind.  Check them out and let me know your thoughts...

https://thesignrecords.bandcamp.com/album/h-llas-excerpts-from-a-future-past

https://mausoleumgatemetal.bandcamp.com/
 

Great stuff!  I just bought both these CDs off Amazon.  I'm a music grognard too; I still buy physical CDs.  In fact I have so much music that my I-pod classic maxed out at 160 GB and I just bought a new I-phone for the expressed purpose of being able to put my whole music library on it.

Speaking of Hawkwind, I had heard of them but never really listened to them much until earlier this year.  As a result, the huntsman PC in our character party is named Hawkwind.


"You were pumping iron as I was pumping irony."--Robert Plant
 

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