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Author Topic: Not enough metal bands combine Barbie with D&D!  (Read 936 times)

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Not enough metal bands combine Barbie with D&D!
« on: December 28, 2019, 04:37:42 am »
Fortunately, NanoWar of Steel took up the challenge. Enjoy!



We truly live in a new Golden Age of music. Not only do we have thousands of new bands around the world cranking out music constantly for whatever genre you might enjoy (that we get for FREEEEEEE), but we are also blessed by nutjobs who happy to combine metal and gonzo comedy.  If you're into gonzo samba, google up Norwegian Reggaeton.



And they also did a Call of Cthulhu song with Cthulhu as a customer service phone rep who later gets a gun that shoots money.

Warning - he massages himself with fish and squid. Not.Kidding.

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« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2019, 07:33:38 pm »
CP2020 3.0 was not enough for you? :eek:

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« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2019, 09:23:10 pm »
Now we also have IKEA Viking Gospel Metal.

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« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2020, 11:06:15 pm »
I'm addicted to this song! All I wanna do now is Desecrate your Tomb to the Rhythm of the Rumba!!!



It's truly amazing that we live in a such a bizarre time. The so-called "mainstream" music has become even less creative, but if you look in the corners of the music world (regardless of the genre) there is an explosion of creativity, daring and most importantly, music made for the love of the music.

Whatever your genre, I urge you to dig around in the musical corners of YouTube and Spotify because its truly amazing how many THAT'S FREAKING AWESOME songs I've discovered in the past 5 years compared to the 20 years beforehand. I am heavily speaking to any of you over 40 (aka, old farts) whose playlists are stuck in the past. Like you, I love music from ancient times, but you will be shocked to discover how many cool new tunes exist in the margins.

And they're all free.


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CP2020 3.0 was not enough for you? :eek:


Pondsmith needs to hook up with Nanowar of Steel and break out all his cool dolls!

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« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2020, 09:13:31 am »
One of my issues with a lot of current metal, is it sounds like pop music. This sounds a lot like latin pop to me. It feels like it has the external trappings of metal but the core is missing. When it comes to metal, lately I've enjoyed the old school shit a lot more than much of what is being offered today (some of the new stuff works for me, but it doesn't quite resonate as much).

That said, this is a good song. I can't criticize it from a song writing point of view.

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« Reply #5 on: March 10, 2020, 11:16:08 pm »
alestorm anyone? warning for cursy type language that your boss may frown upon, forcing you to make them walk the plank


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« Reply #6 on: March 11, 2020, 05:26:34 am »
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One of my issues with a lot of current metal, is it sounds like pop music.


True. Pop metal is a thing now, power metal is very popular in Europe especially, and 80s hair metal is having an unexpected resurgence. However...there's some new badass old school thrash. I'm particularly happy with Testament's new album Titans of Creation. It's nothing new, just kickass thrash. At the Metal Allegiance concert this year, the opener was an up-and-coming band called EX MORTUS and they melted our faces.


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alestorm anyone?


Hell yeah! Alestorm is awesome live and we get a new album this year. But sadly the giant rubber ducky won't be on the next tour.

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Re: Not enough metal bands combine Barbie with D&D!
« Reply #7 on: October 17, 2020, 08:41:47 pm »
I did not know colonoscopies needed a theme song, but 2020 brings us more magic.


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Re: Not enough metal bands combine Barbie with D&D!
« Reply #8 on: October 20, 2020, 07:38:34 am »
I wish they would tell us how they really feel.


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Re: Not enough metal bands combine Barbie with D&D!
« Reply #9 on: October 20, 2020, 05:26:20 pm »
They are a treasure.
Now with a Zine!
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Re: Not enough metal bands combine Barbie with D&D!
« Reply #10 on: October 21, 2020, 04:20:30 pm »
I did not know colonoscopies needed a theme song, but 2020 brings us more magic.

"An old joke still deserves a song."

Love it. Love everything about it.

Edit: And dammit, I love Steel Panther.
« Last Edit: October 21, 2020, 11:20:59 pm by Thornhammer »

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« Reply #11 on: October 22, 2020, 02:25:14 pm »
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One of my issues with a lot of current metal, is it sounds like pop music.

True. Pop metal is a thing now, power metal is very popular in Europe especially, and 80s hair metal is having an unexpected resurgence. However...there's some new badass old school thrash. I'm particularly happy with Testament's new album Titans of Creation. It's nothing new, just kickass thrash. At the Metal Allegiance concert this year, the opener was an up-and-coming band called EX MORTUS and they melted our faces.


I think one of my issues with power metal is it seems to be more oriented towards major keys. One of the hallmarks of metal for me is abundant use of minor keys.

I have found a few newer bands that appeal to me. I like Khemmis a lot. And, even though they have some power metal vibes from time to time, I do like Unleash the Archers. But even the newer stuff I listen to tends to be older bands like Iron Maiden. Mostly though, I think I am more interested in listening to metal from the days when it was still being shaped (which I grew up and played in at the tail end of: I got into metal in middle school in like '89): 1970 to the early 90s for me. There are definitely newer bands doing things I like, just something about the overall metal aesthetic now feels a little off for me personally.

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« Reply #12 on: October 23, 2020, 11:32:44 am »
I missed metal in the 80s, but I'm pleased to see that it went in and out of style without being destroyed and now that it's a counterculture again is still happily churning out stuff for people who like it.