What is your favorite Album?

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  1. BORTZ

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    @WeedZ I have heard of Opeth, interestingly enough, I dont like them nearly as much. I will say, they are talented as all get out. But BTBAM is what got me into metal, period. From 2007 to this day they are my favorite band of all time.
     
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    Hmmm... did you think that the different music genre jumping wasn't as cohesive as you wanted it to be? I felt that Tyler Joesph's vocal performance came across more poised and confident at the mic and he was able to execute the rapping/falsetto very well. No doubt, though, I thought 'Vessel' and some of their older stuff was fucking brilliant.
     
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    The genre jumping was never the issue for me. If anything, I feel they settled into more of a recognizable pattern in Blurryface. I take issue in the lyrics- not only are some of them blatantly goth and self-referencing but they also seem to be heavily influenced by a fandom that would praise anything that comes out of Tyler's mouth as manna from heaven and by an overextending label.

    The first half of the album opens with catchy radio singles, more akin to the TOP I had previously loved (Fairly Local and Ride are some of my favorites on the album), but they don't quite reach as far lyrically and rhythmically as the beats of Vessel. Again, I feel that label interference may have played a heavy hand in producing songs like Stressed Out and Tear in My Heart, two songs which I feel have some of the most basic and borderline meaningless lyrics I've heard from TOP. They're clearly meant to impress the edgy tumblr girl while still being "mainstream" enough to play on the local pop radio station. It's a gross representation of the terrible TOP fandom and I couldn't stand to see TOP continue down the path of those songs.

    The second half quickly turns to emo mush, save one or two creative tracks (Hometown is probably my favorite track off the album). Most of these songs aren't nearly as original and creative as they seem to hold themselves up as (if I hear one more dumb reggae breakdown, I might break my ipod in half).

    So really, I'm just disappointed that TOP has really played it safe in terms of what type of music they put out on their new LP- you can't go wrong with emo mush to impress the girl at the front row of the concert with green and blue dyed hair and fully decked out in label-sponsored appeal, right? TOP is riding on a fandom that might literally praise actual garbage if it came out of Tyler's mouth. It's just disappointing to see them having played it so safe when so many would suggest just the opposite.
     
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    @Bortz I know people like what they like, but I have one more recommendation. I think we have similar taste.
     
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    I actually dont really like Machine Head all that much. I'm not saying they are bad and I would immediately turn off the radio if they came on. I like my music harder, louder, faster, in your face and with mind melting talent.
     
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    what kind of bands. As far as insane metal I've only listened to like suicide silence, white chapel that sort of thing.
     
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    It's either Futures or Bleed American by Jimmy eat world
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    I have two that come to mind:
    Nothing More (Self Titled Album)
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    Karnivool - Themata
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    Maybe Sleeping with sirens - Madness
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    Mine's gotta be Master of Puppets, from Metallica. First album I ever bought myself, and I just love it so much. I find myself regularly going back to listen to it too often, no matter what musical kick I'm on at the time.
     
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    The whole album you say? I have a few
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    Tool - Lateralus. Such a masterpiece.
     
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    Favorite album keeps changing but some of my top picks would be;

    Finsterforst: Rastlos
    Dark tranquility: Character
    URT: Saatanhark II -Ussikunigas
    Kuolemanlaakso: Uljas uusi maailma
    Thryfing: Vansinnesvisor and Farsotisider
    Kalmankanja: Muinainen

    I guess these are my favorites for now, and then they'll probably change when I get bored of them.