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Old 03-17-2014, 07:28 AM
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I'm liking Lords of Summer more and more with every listen. It has an attitude and a natural aggression that was sorely missing on DM in my opinion. Even the mid-tempo parts sound cooler than a lot of the stuff on DM. The verses with Lars on double bass sound sick as fuck, and the main riff is actually really fricken cool IMO. I think this has the potential to be a genuinely respectable late-period Metallica album, I won't be expecting anything more than that quality-wise.

What sucks is that the album is probably going to sound like shit no matter who engineers it. Lars and James are too deaf in the high end/sonically incompetent to approve of a mix that actually sounds good.
Flotsam & Jetsam and/or War Master - 7/9
Grindcore Fest - 7/12
Exodus - 7/25
Impaled (?) - 8/15
Sleep - 8/30
Swans - 9/10
King Diamond - 10/31
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