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Old 09-17-2013, 12:58 PM
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The new GWAR is not very good. I was hoping the new guitarist and bass player would breath new life into the band but it's just another album in the same style as the ones with Smoot, minus everything good that Smoot brought to the table. There's a few good tracks, a bunch of mediocre ones, and a couple that are flat out embarrassing.

Damn there's a lot of new music today. I'm gonna listen to the new Touche and maybe the new Subrosa tonight.
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Old 09-17-2013, 02:40 PM
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That's a really glaring review. I think they should've ended after the Last Sucker myself.
I can completely understand why many would probably feel that way. I didn't like Relapse alot when it first came out. After awhile it really grew on me and I really loved it, although I wouldn't go say I like it more than Last Sucker.
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Old 09-17-2013, 04:12 PM
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What my top 25 will roughly look like come December.

1. SubRosa - More Constant Than The Gods
2. VHOL - VHOL
3. Savages - Silence Yourself
4. Eight Bells - The Captain's Daughter
5. Gorguts - Colored Sands
6. Pinkish Black - Razed To The Ground
7. Uncle Acid - Mind Control
8. Nine Inch Nails - Hesitation Marks
9. Deafheaven - Sunbather
10. Inter Arma - Sky Burial
11. Lycus - Tempest
12.Windhand - Soma
13. Kylesa - Ultraviolet
14. Grave Miasma - Odori Sepulcrorum
15. The National - Trouble Will Find Me
16. Red Fang - Whales and Leeches
17. Altar of Plagues - Teethed Glory & Injury
18. Ephemeros - All Hail Corrosion
19. Carcass - Surgical Steel
20. Locrian - Return To Annihilation
21. Portal- Vexovoid
22. Monster Magnet - Last Patrol
23. Vattnet Viskar - Sky Swallower
24. Convulse - Evil Prevails
25. Queens of the Stone Age - ...Like Clockwork
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Old 09-17-2013, 04:15 PM
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24. Convulse - Evil Prevails
Did you like this that much? I've had a couple of listens to it, and it's decent, but it definitely won't come near by top 25.
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Old 09-17-2013, 04:19 PM
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Just ordered a CD of SubRosa - More Constant Than The Gods. Really looking forward to hearing it.
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Old 09-17-2013, 09:04 PM
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Little early in (4 tracks) but now I'm wishing that Ministry ended with Relapse. Opener is only song I like so far. It's not even a typical Ministry opener which is usually a great song. It's a little more slow, little more groove.

I worried when Al said it was gonna be a little slower. I was hoping it wouldn't be another Filth Pig album. Even though the songs aren't great, I like that they used more samples than they had in awhile. Probably good there's no tour for this album.

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Not any better but I do like the throwback of there being a TV 4 on here.

Edit of Edit:
Worst album since Animositisomina. Only 2 decent songs on that album, only 3 I like on this album. Going out during Relapse would have at least been going out on a high note. This is not a high note. I still love Ministry, after being surprised at how good Relapse was I had high expectations.

I would still suggest:

Hail To His Majesty (Peasents)
Side F/X Includes Mikey's Middle Finger (TV4) - Only if you liked the other TV tracks
Thanx But No Thanx
Surprisingly I like the new Ministry more than the last one. I like the 3 songs you listed. Punch in the Face reminds me of Dark Spoon and PermaWar sounds like it could be on Filth Pig. Fairly Unbalanced has an old school feel to it and for some reason I found myself singing along to Change of Luck.

Maybe my expectations were low but I really enjoyed this cd except for 2-3 songs. I'm only 3 listens in but some of these songs I'd really like to hear live someday...
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Old 09-17-2013, 11:36 PM
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New Carcass is good. Not AMAZING, but good.
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Old 09-18-2013, 12:16 PM
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The new MGMT album is fucking weird but awesome. I think I'll go pick up an actual copy right now from the local record store.
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Old 09-18-2013, 09:59 PM
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Subrosa and Pelican leaked. Also new Cloudkicker is up on the bandcamps.

http://cloudkicker.bandcamp.com/
Got Pelican. Haven't listened yet, but I heard two tracks from it at MDF and I'm quite sure it'll fucking rock.

Can't seem to locate a source for SubRosa anywhere, and I'm starting to jones here. Anybody care to help a brotha out? (via PM, of course - no links )

Oh, and dat Cloudkicker is pretty fucking sweet. Might be some of his heaviest stuff yet...
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Old 09-19-2013, 04:18 AM
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Oh, and dat Cloudkicker is pretty fucking sweet. Might be some of his heaviest stuff yet...
It's probably his most contrasting work yet, black hole heavy in parts, and feather light in others. I find it interesting how he doesn't listen to Mouth of the Architect or Neurosis (at least he hasn't specified in interviews), but some of the really heavy parts are very reminiscent of those bands. It's kind of interesting to think that he may have ended up making the same sort of music just inspired by different bands at a different time - but ended up at the same creative conclusion.
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