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  1. Thread: Magma news

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    I agree. That line-up was something special. ...

    I agree. That line-up was something special.

    neil
  2. I loved that Present set! The more people left,...

    I loved that Present set! The more people left, the more that I liked it!! Along those same lines, I remember a guy sitting behind me, becoming more and more incensed as some people were walking out...
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    I like the classics, like most people...Erpland...

    I like the classics, like most people...Erpland especially. However, I also really like the newer release The Floor is too Far Away. Great stuff.

    neil
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    As with the magazine itself, you could be waiting...

    As with the magazine itself, you could be waiting a looooonnngggg time. And for what it's worth, I enjoyed it for the years that I subscribed.

    neil
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    Agree completely. I would have went....

    Agree completely. I would have went. Switzerland's Island (I think that is their name), were also going to be on the bill.

    neil
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    Yes, this is a really good album! ...

    Yes, this is a really good album!

    https://moleslopemusic.bandcamp.com/

    neil
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    Wow, so much dislike for In Absentia. That was my...

    Wow, so much dislike for In Absentia. That was my first PT album, and I still feel the song writing is exemplary, and it remains at, or near, the top of the heap by them, for me. Trains, Blackest...
  8. Un-fucking-real!! neil

    Un-fucking-real!!

    neil
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    Fantastic album. I need to pull it out for...

    Fantastic album. I need to pull it out for another spin.

    neil
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    ^^Apparently, they had the title already picked...

    ^^Apparently, they had the title already picked out back in 2017, so yes.

    neil
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    The first couple of released songs sound very...

    The first couple of released songs sound very promising. Vector was a big disappointment for me...they seemed to have totally lost their sense of melody, which has always been such a huge strength of...
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    I had a similar reaction, Bill. Things started...

    I had a similar reaction, Bill. Things started off pretty well... but then a couple of the later tracks just felt like noisy riffs repeated over and over again. Definitely need to give it another...
  13. You might be looking at an earlier version of the...

    You might be looking at an earlier version of the page. The latest has the The Devil's Staircase, also.

    https://thedevilsstaircase.bandcamp.com/releases

    neil
  14. Ouch! Yeah, seems outlandish to me. neil

    Ouch! Yeah, seems outlandish to me.

    neil
  15. There is no total safety, until there is a...

    There is no total safety, until there is a vaccine.

    neil
  16. Peter is on record as saying that he is proud of...

    Peter is on record as saying that he is proud of Supper's Ready and The Lamb.

    neil
  17. I highly doubt that it was seen as cheesy in...

    I highly doubt that it was seen as cheesy in 1970. That is hindsight talking, in my opinion.

    neil
  18. Thread: Elder - Omens

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    Well, I think it's a great band name, and when I...

    Well, I think it's a great band name, and when I mentioned it to my girlfriend, she does too, lol.

    neil
  19. Thread: Simon Steensland

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    ^^^Ahhh. I think that I got confused and thought...

    ^^^Ahhh. I think that I got confused and thought that it was a separate collaboration with Foetus that contained the above Magma, Univers Zero, Prestent and Thinking Plague references. Not the new...
  20. Thread: Simon Steensland

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    Do you know where I can find this on bandcamp?...

    Do you know where I can find this on bandcamp? There are so many cross-over projects out there, it is hard to locate!

    neil
  21. Thread: Elder - Omens

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    I don't actually notice much, if any, difference...

    I don't actually notice much, if any, difference from the vocals on Omens and Reflections of a Floating World. Strange.

    neil
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    I quite like the vocals, myself. I will say that...

    I quite like the vocals, myself. I will say that they follow a seeming recent trend, though, of it being very hard to discern the lyrics upon the first couple of listens. On Bent Knee's excellent...
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    Pure Reason Revolution Elder Soften the Glare ...

    Pure Reason Revolution
    Elder
    Soften the Glare

    neil
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    Sticky: Also, the new Simon Steensland and JG Thirlwell...

    Also, the new Simon Steensland and JG Thirlwell release is out too. The first couple of pre-released tracks sound very promising.
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    Sticky: The new Elder is now up on bandcamp! It is...

    The new Elder is now up on bandcamp! It is supposedly their 'proggiest' yet. Amazing band.

    https://beholdtheelder.bandcamp.com/album/omens

    neil
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    Sticky: I've Vespero to be hit and miss for me over the...

    I've Vespero to be hit and miss for me over the years, but this new sample sounds quite good!

    neil
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    Wow. Well, I'm happy for him that he has gotten...

    Wow. Well, I'm happy for him that he has gotten good response for that track and to all who like it, but it does nothing for me at all.

    neil
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    It's more of a rough gutterall sound for the...

    It's more of a rough gutterall sound for the vocals, as opposed to full on intense growling. Doesn't bother me in the least.

    neil
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    I've had it since release. Intronaut continues to...

    I've had it since release. Intronaut continues to push prog-metal and musical boundaries, and there is some excellent stuff on here. I'm not sure that it's quite as consistent as some of their past...
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    Absolutely. 2021 at the earliest, one would...

    Absolutely. 2021 at the earliest, one would think.

    neil
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    I would say the smart thing to do is wait until a...

    I would say the smart thing to do is wait until a vaccine is found and everyone gets it, and then hand out some kind of authentication of proof, that you have it. Then you can start having sporting...
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    I had bought tickets for a lot of (formerly)...

    I had bought tickets for a lot of (formerly) upcoming shows, but they are almost all with ticket.web, who are giving refunds. Only my Dead Can Dance tickets are with ticketmaster, so that is the only...
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    Love it on first spin. Lots of dreamy passages,...

    Love it on first spin. Lots of dreamy passages, crunchy parts, great vocals, compelling riffs. This will be high up on my albums of the year list, I suspect.

    neil
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    Finally made the DL work, on google play. In a...

    Finally made the DL work, on google play. In a nice aside, the band management sent me a free DL link, due to the issues I've been having. Class move. Can't wait to give it a listen.

    neil
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    itunes just seems to be messed up right now, so I...

    itunes just seems to be messed up right now, so I can't find it anywhere to download. I must admit, this is the most frustrated that I have ever been, trying to buy a bands music. They need better...
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    Well. I can't find it on HDtracks, and Qobuz is...

    Well. I can't find it on HDtracks, and Qobuz is not available in Canada. And itunes I find to be the most frustrating program to deal with, but I guess I'll try it. For some reason, somebody doesn't...
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    Apparently, I'm the only one on the planet who...

    Apparently, I'm the only one on the planet who wants a digital download. Everyone on the facebook page seems to have ordered vinyl, of CD. It would cost me in the neighbourhood of $50, to order a CD,...
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    ^^ It was indeed a fraudulent link. Here is the...

    ^^ It was indeed a fraudulent link. Here is the correct link, but there is still no digital download option, at the moment. The band is working on it, they say.
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    Unfortunately, this may be a fake link, that I...

    Unfortunately, this may be a fake link, that I believe the band had taken down.

    neil
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    Has anyone ordered this digitally from bandcamp...

    Has anyone ordered this digitally from bandcamp yet? I tried, but am having issues.

    neil
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    Sticky: New HAKEN coming on June 5th. I already like it...

    New HAKEN coming on June 5th. I already like it much better than Vector, which was a drop in quality, IMO, from the previous two. This sounds crushing.

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    Well, here's a quote from a review of the new...

    Well, here's a quote from a review of the new Pure Reason Revolution album: 'Seriously, for anyone still mourning the passing of Porcupine Tree, this is the antidote.'
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    Thanks for the review. I will definitely get...

    Thanks for the review. I will definitely get this. I assume that you ordered the CD or vinyl, as the download doesn't appear to be available until tomorrow.

    neil
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    Good question. I'm sure somebody more...

    Good question. I'm sure somebody more knowledgeable than me has the definitive answer, but I've heard everything from they were unsatisfied with the quality, to the bass player thought that he looked...
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    Sticky: I don't usually gravitate towards solo acts or...

    I don't usually gravitate towards solo acts or duos, but yes, this does sound amazing.

    neil
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    I have the TMB doc on disc, as well, but it was...

    I have the TMB doc on disc, as well, but it was only officially released for one day, I believe, before being pulled. I think that it was very well done, myself.

    neil
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    You all are funny. The song is terrible...IMO. ...

    You all are funny. The song is terrible...IMO.

    neil
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    Well, I generally don't like anyone's falsetto,...

    Well, I generally don't like anyone's falsetto, so...mission accomplished!

    neil
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    I know it's just one song, but after being on...

    I know it's just one song, but after being on board for almost 20 years, with the In Absentia album, this could be where he finally loses me. And that's okay. I wish him all the best, with this...
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    Poll: Mostly Cd-R's from bandcamp downloads. Kinda...

    Mostly Cd-R's from bandcamp downloads. Kinda weird going from digital back to Cd, I know, but there ya go.

    neil
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    ^^Whoa, Toronto (which is in Canada, BTW, Mr....

    ^^Whoa, Toronto (which is in Canada, BTW, Mr. Carss!!). I'm there.

    neil
  52. In. And I'm not saying that just because I'm a...

    In. And I'm not saying that just because I'm a fretless bass player, ha. Seriously, I thought that the fretless was just very mixed. I listened to the first sound on the album and it sounds amazing....
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    Sticky: Wow, this stuff is smoking hot! Thanks for the...

    Wow, this stuff is smoking hot! Thanks for the rec.

    neil
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    We should be happy that any band that we like,...

    We should be happy that any band that we like, plays any day of the week. Touring is hard and getting harder, for a variety of reasons.

    neil
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    Steve-er!!! Hang in there, my friend. Best wishes...

    Steve-er!!! Hang in there, my friend. Best wishes for a return to health. Music is your ally.

    neil
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    Or not. neil

    Or not.

    neil
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    I'm assuming the ..., of jarmsuh post is an...

    I'm assuming the ..., of jarmsuh post is an indication that he's joking?

    neil
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    Does anyone know how ticket sales are going? I...

    Does anyone know how ticket sales are going? I must admit, that I wouldn't be surprised if the Toronto show the night before, will be challenged to sell enough tickets. I mean, $80 a ticket in a...
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    I find ULS a curious album. The first half is...

    I find ULS a curious album. The first half is beyond sublime, but I find, for me at least, the second half can drag on. The tempos don't change that much, and things kind of start to sound the same....
  60. Thread: Lee Pomeroy

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    Well, here's another one for you, Bill. Amazing...

    Well, here's another one for you, Bill. Amazing live band, btw. Mono Neon also used to play with Prince. His skills are inhuman, and only hinted at, on this video.

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