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Post by Robert J Sakimano on 2018-02-20, 12:21

I miss "That Metal Show".

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Post by steveschneider on 2018-02-20, 13:03

He’s playing at Irving Plaza in March I should try to check it out. I really like the song Give Her The Gun as well. This stuff is definitely growing on me.
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Post by steveschneider on 2018-02-21, 16:37

I listened to Lights Out a few times. It definitely has a few songs that have caught my ear and I appreciate you pointing me in the right direction. I'm going to give Phenomenon another listen. I was originally drawn to that album because of Rock Bottom but my first listen I thought it sounded pretty thin compared to the incredible live performance I found on youtube.
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Re: What are your favorite metal bands?

Post by LooseGoose on 2018-02-23, 15:41

I always liked Dokken from the hair band era.....this doesn't sound bad I may grab it.

Dokken - "Return To The East Live (2016)" [Official Trailer]


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Post by steveschneider on 2018-02-23, 16:05

Goose looking for more metal picks. Anymore under the radar metal/rock bands from the 70s early 80s. Just looking for one or two recommends.
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Post by steveschneider on 2018-02-23, 16:08

Also, you mentioned a ted nugent album in a thread a little while ago...my memory could be off but I think it involved getting pulled over by the cops and that album was on. I might have that wrong. What was that album called. I remember checking it out after you posted that and I liked it but it escapes me now.
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Post by LooseGoose on 2018-02-23, 16:36

steveschneider wrote:Also, you mentioned a ted nugent album in a thread a little while ago...my memory could be off but I think it involved getting pulled over by the cops and that album was on. I might have that wrong. What was that album called. I remember checking it out after you posted that and I liked it but it escapes me now.

His 1st (and best) solo album - Ted Nugent self titled.



But like UFO if I had to pick one album of his it would be a live album - Double Live Gonzo.

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Post by LooseGoose on 2018-02-25, 12:35

Cooper's best album....

THIS DAY IN METAL @ThisDayInMETAL 41m41 minutes ago

Feb 25th 1973 @RealAliceCooper released the album "Billion Dollar Babies" #HelloHooray #Elected #NoMoreMrNiceGuy #SickThings #HardRock

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After the album was released, the band embarked on a tour which broke the United States box office records.

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Post by Turtleneck on 2018-03-09, 08:52

Sorry if already posted. Ok, I am not sorry and do not care. A Ratt and Marvin Gaye mashup.


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Post by Turtleneck on 2018-03-09, 08:56

I did not those these metal mashups existed. 60 minute mashup rabbit hole begins now.




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Post by LooseGoose on 2018-03-14, 10:17

Got reminded of this band yesterday and listened to their whole (only) album again last night.....pretty damned good for a band that only released one album way back in '99. Amazon has it streaming so I assume others do as well.



You wonder what happened to groups like this, the talent is obviously there.


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Post by LooseGoose on 2018-04-23, 13:45

Presale on an interesting tour for us old farts starts tomorrow on CITI.

Co-headlining tour - Judas Priest and Deep Purple.

8/24 at Freedom Hill
8/25 Soaring Eagle

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Post by MiamiSpartan on 2018-05-18, 01:52

Paging Goose....just got back from Hammerfall's tour kick off! Didnt you say your boys got you tickets for Harpo's?

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Post by LooseGoose on 2018-05-18, 04:14

MiamiSpartan wrote:Paging Goose....just got back from Hammerfall's tour kick off! Didnt you say your boys got you tickets for Harpo's?


Yes! How was the show??

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Post by MiamiSpartan on 2018-05-18, 12:55

LooseGoose wrote:
MiamiSpartan wrote:Paging Goose....just got back from Hammerfall's tour kick off!  Didnt you say your boys got you tickets for Harpo's?


Yes!   How was the show??
It was great.  They're no spring chickens, but still energetic and play to the crowd well.  As you can see from the picture, I was up close (2nd "row", to whatever extent there is a row and the stage was only like 3 feet high).  Good mix of stuff.  

I'm not a really a Flotsam and Jetsam fan, but respect them for being pretty fucking old and still doing their thing.

I also want to give a shout out to one of the other opening bands, Seven Kingdoms.  There were four Florida-based opening bands, so they won't be at Harpo's.  But Seven Kingdoms is not just a local scene band.  They aren't huge, but they've put out 4 CDs and have toured the US and Europe opening for Blind Guardian and Stratovarius, two Power Metal legends, on separate tours.  I've seen them headline a couple of times at little bars down here.  They have a female lead, which I usually don't like, but the tone of her voice clicks for me.  I was one of the only ones there last night that really know their songs, and was in the front singing along, and several times, she kept singing right to me.  A couple of people looked at me, probably wondering if she was hot for me...then upon seeing me, probably thought I was her dad.  It's definitely neither, she just appreciated someone singing along with her.  Anyway, they're a good power/speed metal band, if anyone wants to check them out.  I know that power metal is not really the cup of tea of most here, though.

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Post by LooseGoose on 2018-05-18, 13:05

MiamiSpartan wrote:
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Yes!   How was the show??
It was great.  They're no spring chickens, but still energetic and play to the crowd well.  As you can see from the picture, I was up close (2nd "row", to whatever extent there is a row and the stage was only like 3 feet high).  Good mix of stuff.  

I'm not a really a Flotsam and Jetsam fan, but respect them for being pretty fucking old and still doing their thing.

I also want to give a shout out to one of the other opening bands, Seven Kingdoms.  There were four Florida-based opening bands, so they won't be at Harpo's.  But Seven Kingdoms is not just a local scene band.  They aren't huge, but they've put out 4 CDs and have toured the US and Europe opening for Blind Guardian and Stratovarius, two Power Metal legends, on separate tours.  I've seen them headline a couple of times at little bars down here.  They have a female lead, which I usually don't like, but the tone of her voice clicks for me.  I was one of the only ones there last night that really know their songs, and was in the front singing along, and several times, she kept singing right to me.  A couple of people looked at me, probably wondering if she was hot for me...then upon seeing me, probably thought I was her dad.  It's definitely neither, she just appreciated someone singing along with her.  Anyway, they're a good power/speed metal band, if anyone wants to check them out.  I know that power metal is not really the cup of tea of most here, though.


Never heard of them but I like that song. I can see why they were booked with Hammerfall, similar styles. I like speed metal with decent vocals. Never been much for the growling school of metal.

So did you have a beer with her after the show?

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Post by MiamiSpartan on 2018-05-18, 18:18

LooseGoose wrote:
MiamiSpartan wrote:
It was great.  They're no spring chickens, but still energetic and play to the crowd well.  As you can see from the picture, I was up close (2nd "row", to whatever extent there is a row and the stage was only like 3 feet high).  Good mix of stuff.  

I'm not a really a Flotsam and Jetsam fan, but respect them for being pretty fucking old and still doing their thing.

I also want to give a shout out to one of the other opening bands, Seven Kingdoms.  There were four Florida-based opening bands, so they won't be at Harpo's.  But Seven Kingdoms is not just a local scene band.  They aren't huge, but they've put out 4 CDs and have toured the US and Europe opening for Blind Guardian and Stratovarius, two Power Metal legends, on separate tours.  I've seen them headline a couple of times at little bars down here.  They have a female lead, which I usually don't like, but the tone of her voice clicks for me.  I was one of the only ones there last night that really know their songs, and was in the front singing along, and several times, she kept singing right to me.  A couple of people looked at me, probably wondering if she was hot for me...then upon seeing me, probably thought I was her dad.  It's definitely neither, she just appreciated someone singing along with her.  Anyway, they're a good power/speed metal band, if anyone wants to check them out.  I know that power metal is not really the cup of tea of most here, though.


Never heard of them but I like that song. I can see why they were booked with Hammerfall, similar styles. I like speed metal with decent vocals. Never been much for the growling school of metal.

So did you have a beer with her after the show?
I talked with her a bit after...and her husband, who is the lead guitarist. They do seem like good people to have a beer with, though.
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