Currently listening to "Heritage" by Opeth. It's the same sort of sound, musically, that you would expect from Opeth, but with only clean vocals. I recommend it to anyone who actually has taste in music. 10/10.
Recently listened to:
Blink 182 - Neighborhoods (9/10) It was good, but they went in a totally different musical direction than what I'm used to hearing from them. Not that it isn't good, but it took me by surprise. I'm sure a few more listens will get me used to it.
Devin Townsend Project - Deconstruction (10/10) This is quite an amazing album. It is exactly what fans of Devin Townsends earlier work, Strapping Young Lad, have been waiting for. Devin is a genius, musically, and this is his heaviest stuff in a long time.
Dance Gavin Dance - Dance Gavin Dance, Downtown Mountain Battle, Happiness, Downtown Mountain Battle II - (~9/10) I quite enjoy this band. Through their lineup changes, they have always managed to keep me coming back. I recommend this to all Post-Hardcore fans.
Dr. Acula - Slander (9/10) Definitely their best work yet. Fans of deathcore should definitely check them out, if they don't listen already.
Emmure - Felony, Speaker of the Dead - (10/10) Honestly, with all the bad rep these guys get (mostly from The Acacia Strain fans, who I also happen to quite enjoy), they are really underrated. I recommend all deathcore fans check them out. Besides the similar sounding guitars riffs in each song, and the does-not-sound-like-this-guitar-tuning-belongs-in-deathcore guitar tuning, the lyrics are what keeps bringing me back. I recommend all deathcore 14+'s to check them out. They do use some language and themes not intended for younger audiences.
Psychostick - Space Vampires Vs. Zombie Dinosaurs in 3D (9/10) This was a good album. If you are unfamiliar with Psychostick's work (which you probably are) they label themselves as "Humourcore". They combine elements of metalcore (mainly) with humour of their own creation. From a seemingly random collection of songs (We Couldn't Think of a Title), to an album mostly about food, showers, and how women give terrible directions (Sandwich), they are definitely a band to check out. Go, now! Their latest album also contains a cover of "Bodies" by Drowning Pool, titled "Numbers (I Can Only Count to Four).
All Shall Perish - This Is The End (10/10) From not hearing anything from them in a while, the newest release from All Shall Perish was a heavy one. Again, deathcore, and I recommend it.
Breathe Carolina - Hell Is What You Make It (8/10) It was quite good, and as I have not listened to Breathe Carolina in quite some time, it was a refreshing break from what I usually listen to. Go pick it up if you like Electronica.
There are a few albums I have recently obtained that I have not listened to yet. So, up soon are: The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus - I Am The Enemy The Devil Wears Prada - Dead Crown Molotov Solution - Insurrection
I have tried to be as diverse as I can with my latest listened to music. There are others that would be on the list, but I just went from the most recent from memory.
Clawfinger - Zeros & Heroes (8/10) Clawfinger - Hate Yourself With Style (8/10) Machine Head - The Blackening (10/10) Kamelot - Black Halo (8/10) Kamelot - The Fourth Legacy (9/10) Napalm Death - Smear Campaign (7/10) Vader - Necropolis (8/10) Behemoth - Demigod (9/10) Behemoth - Evangelion (9/10) Cradle Of Filth - Nymphetamine (9/10) Dio - Diamonds: The Best Of (8/10) Dream Theater - Images And Words (10/10) Children Of Bodom - Are You Dead Yet? (7/10) Children Of Bodom - Bloodrunk (7/10) Poets Of The Fall - Revolution Roulette (10/10)
[Edited by HonestGamer, 9/27/2011 2:07:39 AM]
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