Any Power Metal Fans?

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Any Power Metal Fans?

Post by CronoTriggerfan » Fri Mar 16, 2007 3:31 pm

Anyone else here like power metal as much as me? :wink: I started out with Dragonforce (well, Dragonheart back then) and I was hooked. Currently, I'm listening to a lot of Stratovarius, Sonata Arctica, Nightwish, Rhapsody of Fire, and now Axenstar. I'll listen to pretty much anything (save rap and hip hop :x ) but power metal is probably one of my favorite generes up there with video game music and chiptunes. Anyone heard any good power metal songs lately?

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Post by jperryss » Fri Mar 16, 2007 5:49 pm

Just last week I picked up Nightwish's Oceanborn disc (at the recommendation of a friend) and I really like it! It's not something I could listen to all the time, but it's very enjoyable. Tracks 2 and 3 give me the chills! Good stuff.

I've never heard of any of the other artists you listed, but I think I need to check them out. :D

EDIT: Forgot to mention Edguy and Tobias Sammet, both worth checking out.

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Post by TheOnlyOneHeFears » Sat Mar 17, 2007 2:10 am

I only heard Dragonforce the other day on Scuzz, and the solos actually made me laugh, they were so ridiculously awesome :P . I havn't heard much else, so I can't really judge/recommend anything.
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Post by Metallica Man X » Sat Mar 17, 2007 7:14 am

Yeah, defenetly check out Edguy, they're really good...BUT....

...What about Iron Maiden!? they started it, lol. And you can't forget Helloween either! Another kewl band to check out is Symphorce.

And yeah...and that Rap crap SUCKS. RAP = Retards Attempting Poetry

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Post by Extreme_Jesus » Sat Mar 17, 2007 11:52 am

Im more of a Thrash Metal Fan although not so much these days

not really a fan of new (not nu :wink: that doesnt even count as metal ) metal bands i.e Trivium, Dragonforce and the like

I only ever really like Megadeth Early Metallica and Slayer

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Post by Electric Rain » Sat Mar 17, 2007 4:33 pm

I like Dragonforce. I first heard them in Stepmania... their songs are INSANELY fun... but insanely difficult too. :P That was... I'm gonna say about a month ago. So yeah... they're awesome. My mom thinks they're gay... :shock: She doesn't really think they're that "heavy." ... She turned 45 yesterday... she played Guitar Hero half that day, so... yeah... (Her favorite song is Arterial Black.) :lol:
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Post by Gamerdude » Sat Mar 17, 2007 5:01 pm

Try Avenged Sevenfold. They rock, 8) especially their solos. First album, too hardcore :twisted: . second album, perfect 8) . Third album, even better :mrgreen: . I have acces to their very first demo CD that got them their first contract :D ( my brother has it). You can get anything if you pay enough on Ebay :lol: , it even came with the original letter that went with it. Have other demo CDs, too. Contains other various songs that you can't get anywhere else. :)

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Post by Nick » Sat Mar 17, 2007 5:27 pm

Yeah. Dragonforce is pretty awesome. Avenged is good, too.
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Post by khaag » Sat Mar 17, 2007 6:18 pm

I hate Avenged Sevenfold... What about Iron Maiden?

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Post by SavageLych » Sat Mar 17, 2007 7:27 pm

CTFan, Nightwish is symphonic metal... well maybe not now because there chick singer was a female dog, but, i think night wish would seriously pwn if they didn't ever have that chick in there in the first place. I hate that band because of the chick. But i love the guitar and Marco's (i think thats his name) voice.
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Post by Unidentified Assilant » Sun Mar 18, 2007 4:13 am

I have one Hammerfall album (Chapter V), and two Sonata Arctica albums (Winterheats Guild & Ecliptica), but apart from that i'm not a big fan of power metal, blows most other genres out of the water though.
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Re: Any Power Metal Fans?

Post by madc0w » Sun Mar 18, 2007 9:13 am

CronoTriggerfan wrote:Anyone else here like power metal as much as me? :wink: I started out with Dragonforce (well, Dragonheart back then) and I was hooked. Currently, I'm listening to a lot of Stratovarius, Sonata Arctica, Nightwish, Rhapsody of Fire, and now Axenstar. I'll listen to pretty much anything (save rap and hip hop :x ) but power metal is probably one of my favorite generes up there with video game music and chiptunes. Anyone heard any good power metal songs lately?

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Stratovarius and dragonforce are pretty good. I listen to them occasionally.
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Post by Necroyeti » Mon Mar 19, 2007 12:25 am

No Blind Guardian love?

They blow away just about every other power metal band ever, except for possibly Rhapsody.

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Post by Sir Games-A-Lot » Tue Mar 20, 2007 5:02 pm

Personally I like Freedom Call.


EDIT: I guess they fit in to power metal, I don't really keep up with the finer points of style divergence in the world of music. :oops:
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Post by paul4990 » Wed Mar 21, 2007 12:29 pm

i like nightwish ghost love score and nightwish moondance

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