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Old 05-14-2012, 09:56 AM
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I am not a huge fan of theirs, but I think they are pretty cool. I will say the levels of hate they get on this board is unjustified. I can completely see not liking them, but they aren't even remotely close to garbage. It almost seems to me that certain people are just butthurt that they somewhat sound like Meshuggah and decide to lash out against them because of it.
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Old 05-14-2012, 10:00 AM
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I am not a huge fan of theirs, but I think they are pretty cool. I will say the levels of hate they get on this board is unjustified. I can completely see not liking them, but they aren't even remotely close to garbage. It almost seems to me that certain people are just butthurt that they somewhat sound like Meshuggah and decide to lash out against them because of it.
I don't hate them because they rip off Meshuggah, I hate them because they flat out suck.
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Old 05-14-2012, 11:33 PM
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I don't hate them because they rip off Meshuggah, I hate them because they flat out suck.
Haha, this.

Although admittedly I am butthurt at them for even receiving one vote in consideration for Summer fucking Slaughter.
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Old 05-16-2012, 05:37 AM
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I checked them out a couple of months ago...I suppose they're just OK.

They aren't even remotely close to being as awesome as Meshuggah, though. That's a pet peeve of mine that's well-documented on here - I can't stand when a band comes out and does a little palm-muting on the guitars and / or plays in a time signature other than 4/4 for like five seconds and people start jumping all over their dicks and saying "they sound just like Meshuggah!!!"

No.

Fuck that.

Nobody sounds "just like Meshuggah".

Nobody.
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Old 05-16-2012, 06:15 AM
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I checked them out a couple of months ago...I suppose they're just OK.

They aren't even remotely close to being as awesome as Meshuggah, though. That's a pet peeve of mine that's well-documented on here - I can't stand when a band comes out and does a little palm-muting on the guitars and / or plays in a time signature other than 4/4 for like five seconds and people start jumping all over their dicks and saying "they sound just like Meshuggah!!!"

No.

Fuck that.

Nobody sounds "just like Meshuggah".

Nobody.
Fair enough. Like I said earlier in this thread, I think they are pretty good, but nothing to go crazy about. I was just busting your balls after what you said to me in the Now Playing thread last week when I said their album Masstaden was a better Meshuggah record than Koloss (I was half-kidding, I did like Masstaden more than Koloss, but they don't sound that much like Meshuggah. They are the only band I can understand where the Meshuggah comparison comes from, but they only somewhat sound like Meshuggah. Clearly they both have palm-muted guitars, a focus on groove, and both hail from Sweden, but that really where the similarities stop.. Vildhjarta is way more ambient than Meshuggah and Meshuggah is without a doubt heavier than Vildhjarta (I have a feeling you are already fully aware of that though )
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Old 05-16-2012, 07:59 AM
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Yeah, your description pretty much fits the impression I got when I listened to them.

They are the only band so far that someone said sounds like Meshuggah, that actually does (to some extent).
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