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View Poll Results: What is your favorite sub-genre?
Heavy / Traditional 18 19.57%
Black 4 4.35%
Death 23 25.00%
Doom 4 4.35%
Folk 4 4.35%
Power 2 2.17%
Progressive 10 10.87%
Thrash 21 22.83%
Sludge / Stoner 6 6.52%
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Old 02-22-2010, 05:08 PM
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There hasn't been a GREAT true power metal album in the past 4 years.


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Old 02-22-2010, 05:08 PM
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I voted for Heavy / Traditional but I also like Progressive and Thrash
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I meant 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010 thus far (which has already produced a lot of albums for me, I've heard 14 already).

And I'm still not sure I'd say Twist is really GREAT. It's very, very good. But it's honestly my least favorite Blind Guardian record aside from the first two. Probably anyway. I just meant it's been 4+ years since anything has been produce that could even fathomably have a shot at a top 20-30 for the genre overall.

I just don't think any bands are producing their best work. Everyone's either already crappy, sliding downward, stagnating, or merely maintaining solid work. Blind Guardian are kinda hard to peg, because they don't produce an album more often than every 4 years. It's hard to peg a trend.
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least favorite Blind Guardian record aside from the first two.
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I went with prog metal. Heavy metal had its day and a ton of my favorite albums are classic metal albums, but prog metal, since its inception, has always, by definition even, thrown enough curveballs to keep producing totally unique great bands.
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Honestly it changes for me. I've been a Death Metal fan since the early 80's, so I voted for that. I'm also a big fan of Stoner / Sludge, Doom, Thrash and some Black Metal. I'm a huge fan of Post-Metal and Post-Rock right now...if Post-Metal had been on the list, I might have voted for that.
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