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PostSubject: Shangren   Shangren EmptySun Dec 20, 2009 2:50 pm

Oriental folk/death metal. Influences cited as Chthonic and Eluveitie, seem rather accurate as they mix death with folk melodies in much the same way as Eluveitie. Check em out if it seems like something you'd like:

http://www.myspace.com/shangrenmetal

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PostSubject: Re: Shangren   Shangren EmptySun Dec 20, 2009 3:35 pm

I like it.

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PostSubject: Re: Shangren   Shangren EmptySun Dec 20, 2009 5:57 pm

Interesting, though not really my thing. They sound a little too "foreign" for me.
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PostSubject: Re: Shangren   Shangren EmptySun Dec 20, 2009 7:48 pm

The actual death metal bits weren't bad, but I found the "folk" instruments to be really annoying.

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PostSubject: Re: Shangren   Shangren EmptySun Dec 20, 2009 10:25 pm

i love folk melodies, so i was quite fond of the whole thing.

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PostSubject: Re: Shangren   Shangren EmptyMon Dec 21, 2009 5:13 am

The Oriental Folk parts were kinda odd, but still good, something different.

Also, they do Death Metal much better than Eluveitie. Just sayin.

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PostSubject: Re: Shangren   Shangren EmptyMon Dec 21, 2009 7:46 am

That's not saying much.

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PostSubject: Re: Shangren   Shangren EmptyMon Dec 21, 2009 8:27 am

True...

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PostSubject: Re: Shangren   Shangren EmptyMon Dec 21, 2009 1:06 pm

This = awesome.
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PostSubject: Re: Shangren   Shangren EmptyMon Dec 21, 2009 1:17 pm

I thought you might like it. I'd like to find others who experimented with such a sound. It'd be nice if in the future, this band used more native folk instrumentation, though.

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PostSubject: Re: Shangren   Shangren EmptyTue Dec 22, 2009 11:16 pm

Decent. To give Eluveitie credit where it is due, the Ven demo is pretty sweet.
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PostSubject: Re: Shangren   Shangren EmptyWed Dec 23, 2009 7:15 am

Wow, I'm impressed, I had expected Pery to call it shit...

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PostSubject: Re: Shangren   Shangren EmptyWed Dec 23, 2009 8:41 am

I liek dis. Good mix of Death and Folk.
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PostSubject: Re: Shangren   Shangren EmptyWed Dec 23, 2009 8:44 am

Pery has been liking a lot of Folk metal thanks to Enslaved, Borknagar, Primordial, and Agalloch.
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PostSubject: Re: Shangren   Shangren EmptyWed Dec 23, 2009 9:25 am

Knight still needs to get some Primordial...

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PostSubject: Re: Shangren   Shangren EmptyWed Dec 23, 2009 9:26 am

Get the two latest albums ASAP

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PostSubject: Re: Shangren   Shangren EmptyWed Dec 23, 2009 9:27 am

Will do.

Got nothing else to do today...

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PostSubject: Re: Shangren   Shangren EmptyWed Dec 23, 2009 4:54 pm

To the Nameless Dead is clearly the best Primordial album.
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PostSubject: Re: Shangren   Shangren EmptyWed Dec 23, 2009 4:55 pm

I enjoy it well enough.

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PostSubject: Re: Shangren   Shangren EmptyWed Dec 23, 2009 4:57 pm

I really like their first album too.
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PostSubject: Re: Shangren   Shangren EmptyWed Dec 23, 2009 4:58 pm

Haven't listened to that one yet...so far I only have TtND

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PostSubject: Re: Shangren   Shangren EmptyWed Dec 23, 2009 4:59 pm

It is back when they were still black metal.
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PostSubject: Re: Shangren   Shangren EmptyWed Dec 23, 2009 5:01 pm

I'll go for that one next.

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