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Old 06-15-2011, 10:37 AM
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I've listened to Kvelertak before and I really don't see why they are so worshipped around here. I mean they aren't bad, but I don't really see what's so special about them.
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Clearly you have not listened to Kvelertak much (at all?). Heart is EXACTLY what makes them so great. Musical talent and all the rest of it is there as well, but that's all secondary in my book. This band is fucking awesome because they are clearly having a great time doing what they are doing, and their work ethic seems to be top notch.

Note that this may be true for TH as well - I wouldn't know - but I'm just saying that Kvelertak has heart in spades, my friend (pun on playing card suits not intended ).
Couldn't he said it better myself. They just put together what should be simple music and give it a fresh breath of creativity and spunk. Their music is just fun to listen to; I don't have to sit down and analyze it to "get" it or wade through mediocre passages. They write solid riffs which result in solid songs.
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I've listened to Kvelertak before and I really don't see why they are so worshipped around here. I mean they aren't bad, but I don't really see what's so special about them.
They are unique and great at what they do.
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I've listened to Kvelertak before and I really don't see why they are so worshipped around here. I mean they aren't bad, but I don't really see what's so special about them.
This. The first couple songs on the album are great but towards the end of the album stuff starts getting old, I think.
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Somewhat digestible to the mainstream thrash, TH getting new drummer every week, Joel getting drunk and not being able to play simple solos etc.
I looove TH, but, c'mon.The hipster appeal is not there.
Plus the fact that they never ever change up their setlist. I'm waiting for the new album to come out so they can at least play that. I wish they would play a lot more from Hell on Earth.
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Old 06-15-2011, 05:22 PM
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This. The first couple songs on the album are great but towards the end of the album stuff starts getting old, I think.
You, sir, are a musical noob.
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Clearly you have not listened to Kvelertak much (at all?). Heart is EXACTLY what makes them so great. Musical talent and all the rest of it is there as well, but that's all secondary in my book. This band is fucking awesome because they are clearly having a great time doing what they are doing, and their work ethic seems to be top notch.

Note that this may be true for TH as well - I wouldn't know - but I'm just saying that Kvelertak has heart in spades, my friend (pun on playing card suits not intended ).
I've heard 3 Kvelterak songs, today and yesterday, on youtube. Meh.
If I want new rock I will go for the superior badassery of Midnight.
What I meant by heart was a complete life immersion in the music, for Joel that would be 80s speed/black metal. This just seems like a new bands trying to make money off Relapse.
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Clearly you have not listened to Kvelertak much (at all?). Heart is EXACTLY what makes them so great. Musical talent and all the rest of it is there as well, but that's all secondary in my book. This band is fucking awesome because they are clearly having a great time doing what they are doing, and their work ethic seems to be top notch.

Note that this may be true for TH as well - I wouldn't know - but I'm just saying that Kvelertak has heart in spades, my friend (pun on playing card suits not intended ).
Nat you are such a hipster
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