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Old 05-31-2012, 07:27 AM
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I smell people who can't get over the fact that it doesn't sound like old Metallica...
Or maybe they just don't like alternative rock/metal? Not that hard to understand really.
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Old 05-31-2012, 07:35 AM
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Load has more good songs, so I'll go with that. But ReLoad does have some good ones, as well (Fuel, Memory, Dance, UII, Better Than You, Slither, CDB, Bad Seed, Prince Charming).
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Old 05-31-2012, 07:54 AM
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Or maybe they just don't like alternative rock/metal? Not that hard to understand really.
That's not hard to understand at all. But it makes any view they have one what makes a good album of that style worthless. I was working on the assumption that anyone who expressed an opinion on the quality of these albums either likes the style and thinks they're bad examples of it, or is stuck in "it doesn't sound like Metallica" mode. Otherwise having a "view" at all is stupid and most likely wrong.

It'd be like me saying what makes a good extreme death metal album.
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Old 05-31-2012, 08:09 AM
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That's not hard to understand at all. But it makes any view they have one what makes a good album of that style worthless. I was working on the assumption that anyone who expressed an opinion on the quality of these albums either likes the style and thinks they're bad examples of it, or is stuck in "it doesn't sound like Metallica" mode. Otherwise having a "view" at all is stupid and most likely wrong.

It'd be like me saying what makes a good extreme death metal album.
That's true too. I can't judge whether or not those albums are good for what they are, I just know that kind of music makes me cringe.
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Old 05-31-2012, 10:46 AM
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I really like the closing tracks on both albums a lot. Also, give me Thorn Within, Carpe Diem Baby, Wasting My Hate, Bleeding Me...definitely some good jams across both. It's tough to pick, I like roughly the same amount of songs on each.
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Old 05-31-2012, 11:12 AM
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though the vocals can be a little to extreme for me some times
 
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Good songs as I see it (no order):

Load
All of them. Ranging from good to awesome.

ReLoad
Devil's Dance
The Unforgiven II
Better Than You
Low Man's Lyric

The rest ranging from average to good. In particular 'Memory Remains' is just good on here, but it elevates to great on 'S&M', which is still one of my favourite live albums/DVDs of all time.

I finally agree with you on something.
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Old 05-31-2012, 11:19 AM
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I finally agree with you on something.
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Old 05-31-2012, 12:05 PM
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I've never bothered to listen to Load, Reload, or St. Anger, because I don't care to find out which one I hate the most.

This. And mainly cause I don't wanna hate Metallica.
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I don't care a lot for Load and Reload but there are good songs on each album. Reload might be the better album, I like some songs from Load but there is something about that album I can't stand. The songs on Load I like are, The House Jack Built, Until It Sleeps, King Nothing and Hero of the Day. I like the heavy part in Bleeding Me(4:05-7:18), and The Outlaw Torn is alright. The songs I like on Reload are, Fuel, The Memory Remains, Devil's Dance, The Unforgiven II, Where the Wild Things Are, Low Man's Lyric and Fixxer. I listen to those songs, the rest of the album I don't care for.
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Old 05-31-2012, 02:37 PM
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That's not hard to understand at all. But it makes any view they have one what makes a good album of that style worthless. I was working on the assumption that anyone who expressed an opinion on the quality of these albums either likes the style and thinks they're bad examples of it, or is stuck in "it doesn't sound like Metallica" mode. Otherwise having a "view" at all is stupid and most likely wrong.
I think that as Metallica albums they are horrible, but as just albums in general, Load is pretty okay and ReLoad has its moments, but overall falls short of being a decent album.
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