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hb420
04-10-2011, 07:47 PM
What are your favorite EPs? Some of mine are

Electric Wizard - Supercoven
Nachtmystium - Eulogy IV
Martriden - Self Titled
Deathspell Omega - Kenose
Howl - Self Titled
Slayer - Haunting The Chapel
Nine Inch Nails - Broken
Powerglove - Total Pwnage
Altar of Plagues - Tides
Stonerbride - Inner Season
Muldjord - Mutilated Mime
Arsis - A Diamond For Disease
Intronaut - NULL

Maiden33
04-10-2011, 07:59 PM
Honestly most bands I really like don't really release many EPs. They're not as big in the power/progressive/traditional metal circle as they are in others. Still:

Edguy - King of Fools
Queensryche- Queensryche
Labyrinth - Timeless Crime
Angra - Hunters and Prey
Dream Theater - A Change of Seasons
John Arch - A Twist of Fate
Lazarus - Episode One (self-released)

idrinkwine732
04-10-2011, 08:00 PM
http://www.metalkingdom.net/album/cover/d49/34005_cormorant_the_last_tree.jpg

slapguitarer
04-10-2011, 08:04 PM
http://www.metalkingdom.net/album/cover/d49/34005_cormorant_the_last_tree.jpg

I need to get that.

treghet
04-10-2011, 08:04 PM
Some of my favorites:

Celtic Frost - Morbid Tales
Crematory - Denial
Defeater - Lost Ground
Destruction - Mad Butcher
Immolation - Hope and Horror
Mayhem - Deathcrush
Suffocation - Human Waste
Vader - The Art of War

IrritatedTrout
04-10-2011, 09:35 PM
Mayhem - Deathcrush
Alice in Chains - Jar of Flies
Megadeth - Hidden Treasures


I can't think of anymore off the top of my head.:lol:

brutal_descent
04-10-2011, 09:48 PM
Mayhem - Deathcrush
Alice in Chains - Jar of Flies
Megadeth - Hidden Treasures


I can't think of anymore off the top of my head.:lol:

Damn it Trout, you stole my three picks :lol:

powerslave_85
04-10-2011, 09:52 PM
My favorites:

Kid Dynamite/88 Fingers Louie Split
Alkaline Trio/Hot Water Music Split
The Gaslight Anthem- Senor and the Queen
AFI- All Hallows
Polar Bear Club- The Redder, The Better
Against Me!- Acoustic EP
The Menzingers- Hold On, Dodge
None More Black- Loud About Loathing
Slayer- Haunting The Chapel
Sugar- Beaster

slapguitarer
04-10-2011, 09:54 PM
Tesseract - Concealing Fate
BTBAM - The Parallax: Hypersleep Dialogues
Mercyful Fate - Mercyful Fate

The only three that come to mind

JRA
04-10-2011, 09:56 PM
1. Celtic Frost- Morbid Tales (which history and re-releasing has retroactively morphed into an LP)
2. Slayer- Haunting The Chapel
3. Kreator- Flag of Hate
4. Mercyful Fate- Mercyful Fate EP
5. Hellhammer- Apocalyptic Raids

illuminatus917
04-10-2011, 10:05 PM
In addition to all of the aforementioned:

Malevolent Grain by Wolves in the Throne Room
Young Mountain by This Will Destroy You
Australasia by Pelican
Slow Riot For New Zero Kanada by GY!BE
Sorgh pa Svarte Vingar Flogh by Dawn
Immortal by Immortal
A New Dimension by Darkthrone
SGNL>05 by ISIS

illuminatus917
04-10-2011, 10:10 PM
Those are just off the top of my head. I'm sure I could go through my itunes and come up with more.

idrinkwine732
04-10-2011, 10:34 PM
http://www.thesirenssound.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/sleepmakeswaves-in-today-already-walks-tomorrow.jpg

slapguitarer
04-10-2011, 10:35 PM
http://www.thesirenssound.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/sleepmakeswaves-in-today-already-walks-tomorrow.jpg

That's just an EP?

illuminatus917
04-10-2011, 11:32 PM
That's just an EP?

Yeah, it is. Dunno how I forgot that one.

christopher
04-11-2011, 12:41 AM
uhhh the first to mind

Primate - Draw Back a Stump
Low Threat Profile - Product 1
Sorrower - Scarecrow(or w/e the fuck its called) haha
Those Poor Bastards - Country Bullshit (CHECK THIS SHIT OUT!!! Gothic country)

but the all time favorite is....hold the applause

Bad Religion - Bad Religion.

now you can applaud! haha

ravenheart
04-11-2011, 02:27 AM
The only one which comes to mind as a really great stand-alone EP is 'FMEP' by Fireball Ministry...

I have a lot of good EPs, not many great ones. Usually because most of them offer a couple of great tracks, but always a really shit one.

NecroRob
04-11-2011, 02:40 PM
Bloodbath - Breeding Death
Bloodbath - Unblessing the Purity
Vader - The Art of War
Destroyer 666 - All of their EPs
GY!BE - Slow Riot for New Zero Kanada
Cormorant - The Last Tree
Wolves in the Throne Room - Malevolent Grain
Triptykon - Shatter
Ikuinen Kaamos - Closure
Aborted - Coronary Reconstruction

adamclark52
04-11-2011, 03:04 PM
My favorite EP's have to be:

Nine Inch Nails -Broken
the Melvins - Eggnog
Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Slow Riot for New Zero Kanada
A Sliver Mt. Zion - Pretty Little Lightning Paw

El Gordo
04-11-2011, 04:24 PM
Nobody for COC-Technocracy?!

Blitzkrieg Witchcraft
04-11-2011, 05:20 PM
1. Celtic Frost- Morbid Tales (which history and re-releasing has retroactively morphed into an LP)


No love for Emperor's Return? It has one of the best CF songs of all time on it (Visual Aggression).

JRA
04-11-2011, 07:50 PM
No love for Emperor's Return? It has one of the best CF songs of all time on it (Visual Aggression).


Fuck, for some reason I forgot about it.

OraclesofAgony
04-11-2011, 09:18 PM
Fleshgod Apocalypse - Mafia
Bloodbath - Unblessing the Purity (The cover art for this one is awesome)
Slayer - Haunting the Chapel (Some of their best work)
Suffocation - Despise the Sun

Natrlhi
04-11-2011, 10:02 PM
Besides what was already mentioned...

http://www.metalkingdom.net/album/cover/d39/20927_meshuggah_i.jpghttp://4.bp.blogspot.com/_Eoq19XgIYvY/R4fLsO9uYCI/AAAAAAAABkQ/2Tr6chEKVHQ/s320/caspian-conductor.jpghttp://i29.tinypic.com/x0ze34.jpg
http://roadburn.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/torche-in-return11.jpghttp://www.metalkingdom.net/album/cover/d97/21381_baroness_first.jpghttp://www.metalkingdom.net/album/cover/d98/21382_baroness_second.jpg
http://www.metalkingdom.net/album/cover/d86/26023_giant_squid_monster_in_the_creek.jpghttp://image.betamonline.com/sdimages/disk5/106143.jpghttp://images.bluebeat.com/an/6/2/9/8/2/l28926.jpg

...and so many others. By the way, that last one is in correction to whoever said "Australasia" is an EP - which it's not.

jhdeity
04-11-2011, 10:19 PM
Cool thread. I forgot about a few of these. If I were to rate my 3 favorites of all time they would be:

1) Tool - Opiate
2) Nine Inch Nails - Broken
3) Slayer - Haunting the Chapel

The fact that I bought Tool - Opiate only because of the artwork and song titles and how incredible it turned out to be... it'll always be my favorite.

Natrlhi
04-11-2011, 10:21 PM
No love for Emperor's Return? It has one of the best CF songs of all time on it (Visual Aggression).
Fuck, for some reason I forgot about it.
Yeah, but not really. "Morbid Tales" was already mentioned, which includes four of the five tracks on "Emperor's Return" (the fifth of which, "Circle of the Tyrants", appeared on "To Mega Therion").

illuminatus917
04-11-2011, 10:32 PM
...and so many others. By the way, that last one is in correction to whoever said "Australasia" is an EP - which it's not.


Ah, indeed. I don't know what the fuck I was thinking. I also can't believe I forgot You Are The Conductor by Caspian. I've been listening to that one a lot lately since the Caspian show. Loft > For Protection > Last Rites may be the best Caspian sequence of music to date.

Natrlhi
04-11-2011, 10:37 PM
Loft > For Protection > Last Rites may be the best Caspian sequence of music to date.:lol: I would have argued Quovis / Further Up / Further In - which covers the whole damned album.

Let's just agree that we're both correct, because we are. :D


EDIT: By the way, to Illuminatus and other post-rock / post-metal fans...you need to check this out...

http://www.thesirenssound.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/north-siberia.jpg

illuminatus917
04-11-2011, 10:54 PM
I've seen North on Lastfm, but I've never checked them out.

I'm on it.

Natrlhi
04-11-2011, 11:00 PM
I've seen North on Lastfm, but I've never checked them out.

I'm on it.
:fist: Nice. The album above qualifies for this thread, but their true masterpiece is 2008's "What You Were". They're working on the follow-up album right now. Songs are written, plans are for summer recording / fall release (hopefully).

hellawaits77ny
04-12-2011, 12:22 AM
Just off the top o' my head:

Slayer - Haunting The Chapel
Cannibal Corpse - Worm Infested
I.C.P. - Carnival Christmas (Bring on the hate, I don't care)

*Edit*
Fleshgod Apocalypse - Mafia

more, just don't feel like thinking.

ravenheart
04-12-2011, 04:18 AM
I expected more 'FMEP' love.

mastodon421
04-12-2011, 05:42 AM
Suffocation-Human Waste
Between The Buried and Me-The Parallax: Hypersleep Dialogues
Fleshgod Apocalypse-Mafia
Tool-Opiate

illuminatus917
04-12-2011, 05:10 PM
I expected more 'FMEP' love.

FMEP by Fireball Ministry

Hordanes Land by Enslaved
Rasluka Part II by Nargaroth
Arcade Fire by Arcade Fire (better version of "No Cars Go")

Darkthrone has a few really good EP's.

daimonos
04-12-2011, 08:02 PM
Hordanes Land by Enslaved

This.

Also, Goatsnake - Trampled Under Hoof.
Hellhammer - Apocalyptic Raids
Celtic Frost - Emperor's Return, Morbid Tales

That's all I can think off the top of my head.