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Moobeat
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PostSubject: Agalloch   Agalloch EmptyMon Jun 29, 2009 8:50 pm

Agalloch is an amazing black metal band hailing from the United States. Calling them a black metal band , however, does not do them justice. They stretch their roots out into other genres as ambient, folk, and post-rock and even into various sub-metal genres as folk and doom metal. Their lyrical themes include nature, depression, darkness, and winter.


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As a newcomer to the band, I would recommend...


Ashes Against the Grain

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Youtube Sample:
Falling Snow
Not Unlike The Waves


As far as the other albums, The Mantle and Pale Folklore are both just as good and as available on the internet. Agalloch's newest EP, The White, is a neofolk / ambient album with none of the harsh black metal vocals.


I would venture to say that Agalloch is my favorite band and has been for several years. I own hardcopies of most of the work, which was pricey as most of them are limited releases and they are a very popular and accessible group.


Protip: If you are looking to find free music on the internet, just plug the following into google Artist Name, Album Name, then blogspot mediafire.
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PostSubject: Re: Agalloch   Agalloch EmptyMon Jun 29, 2009 8:59 pm

yeah, I've enjoyed this band for awhile now. The songs I've heard though have all been toward their more ambient/folk side. Which I enjoy, btw I like both of the songs posted, had heard the first one before.

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PostSubject: Re: Agalloch   Agalloch EmptyMon Jun 29, 2009 10:56 pm

If the samples are anything to judge by, I like it.

Will listen to more...

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PostSubject: Re: Agalloch   Agalloch EmptyTue Jun 30, 2009 3:47 am

I'm not the biggest black metal fan, but I enjoy this band.

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PostSubject: Re: Agalloch   Agalloch EmptyTue Jun 30, 2009 8:35 am

Not bad, I like the two songs posted, but those are the only I've heard so far, I'll have to listen to more later

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PostSubject: Re: Agalloch   Agalloch EmptyThu Jul 02, 2009 7:22 am

Theyre songs are WAY to long for me
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PostSubject: Re: Agalloch   Agalloch EmptyMon Jul 13, 2009 1:16 am

"Agalloch is an amazing black metal band"

how the fuck did you get black metal out of Agalloch? aside from the first release and some VERY minor segments from then on, they aren't black metal at all. closer to neo-folk.
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PostSubject: Re: Agalloch   Agalloch EmptyWed Jul 15, 2009 1:02 am

Teruist wrote:
"Agalloch is an amazing black metal band"

how the fuck did you get black metal out of Agalloch? aside from the first release and some VERY minor segments from then on, they aren't black metal at all. closer to neo-folk.

I heard more folk in there than black metal too. Still a great band though.

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PostSubject: Re: Agalloch   Agalloch EmptyWed Jul 15, 2009 7:39 am

Who gives a shit what genre they are? Good music is good music, period. Pointless argument is pointless

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PostSubject: Re: Agalloch   Agalloch EmptyMon Nov 16, 2009 4:58 pm

Good band is good.

I am addicted to Not Unlike the Waves.
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PostSubject: Re: Agalloch   Agalloch EmptyMon Nov 16, 2009 5:02 pm

They were amazing live. Caught them a few days before my 21st in Chicago.
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PostSubject: Re: Agalloch   Agalloch EmptyMon Nov 16, 2009 5:03 pm

Oh holy shit, you're still alive...

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PostSubject: Re: Agalloch   Agalloch EmptyMon Nov 16, 2009 5:04 pm

No its his rigour mortis reflexes. He's actually been dead at his comp for months.
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PostSubject: Re: Agalloch   Agalloch EmptyMon Nov 16, 2009 5:04 pm

Must smell delicious

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PostSubject: Re: Agalloch   Agalloch EmptySat Dec 26, 2009 7:46 pm

NECROMANCY!

Picked up The Mantle today. Good album is good. Has only left the stereo recently and that was for Cathedral's first album, which is hard to beat in terms of awesome.
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PostSubject: Re: Agalloch   Agalloch EmptySat Dec 26, 2009 9:02 pm

PerYngveOhlin wrote:
NECROMANCY!

Picked up The Mantle today. Good album is good. Has only left the stereo recently and that was for Cathedral's first album, which is hard to beat in terms of awesome.

Leave you to do anything that has necro in the name.

I need to get into this band.
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PostSubject: Re: Agalloch   Agalloch EmptySat Dec 26, 2009 9:33 pm

PerYngveOhlin wrote:
NECROMANCY!

Picked up The Mantle today. Good album is good. Has only left the stereo recently and that was for Cathedral's first album, which is hard to beat in terms of awesome.

About time, that album gets a lot of plays in the morning.

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