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Darkthrone's Fenriz elected to town council
« on: September 14, 2016, 09:10:49 AM »
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Re: Darkthrone's Fenriz elected to town council
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2016, 09:59:41 AM »
I hope he'll make scandinavian forests foggier and darker :laugh:
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Re: Darkthrone's Fenriz elected to town council
« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2016, 10:29:21 AM »
Electing heavy metal artists into political office may be an ingenious way to get rid of heavy metal.  You can't play your music if you have another job that consumes enough time.
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Re: Darkthrone's Fenriz elected to town council
« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2016, 10:43:57 AM »
Electing heavy metal artists into political office may be an ingenious way to get rid of heavy metal.  You can't play your music if you have another job that consumes enough time.

Too bad Tipper Gore & co didn't think of it. In any case, Fenriz has a pretty big back catalog to rest on. Also, in my experience, good metal bands generally make 3-4 good albums then either break up or become terrible.
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Thomas Hardy, Tess of the D'Urbervilles

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Re: Darkthrone's Fenriz elected to town council
« Reply #4 on: September 14, 2016, 10:46:59 AM »
It does remind one of the Monster Raving Loony Party in Blighty.

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Re: Darkthrone's Fenriz elected to town council
« Reply #5 on: September 14, 2016, 11:00:35 AM »
Electing heavy metal artists into political office may be an ingenious way to get rid of heavy metal.  You can't play your music if you have another job that consumes enough time.

Too bad Tipper Gore & co didn't think of it. In any case, Fenriz has a pretty big back catalog to rest on. Also, in my experience, good metal bands generally make 3-4 good albums then either break up or become terrible.

I think that's a general rule of thumb for most bands in any subgenre of rock.
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Re: Darkthrone's Fenriz elected to town council
« Reply #6 on: September 14, 2016, 11:05:16 AM »
It does remind one of the Monster Raving Loony Party in Blighty.



I think Lord Sutch had some pre fame famous musicians in his band.  Other than Lord Sutch though, I don't think any sought political office
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Re: Darkthrone's Fenriz elected to town council
« Reply #7 on: September 14, 2016, 11:34:57 AM »
Finally, a politician we can all support.
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Re: Darkthrone's Fenriz elected to town council
« Reply #8 on: September 16, 2016, 03:53:56 PM »
Just out of curiousity, what is the last great Sabbath album and what is the last listenable Sabbath album to you?

For me it's 4 as the last good album, and Sabotage as the last listenable album.  I consider that a very standard opinion (which means Sabbath had 4 good albums).  That said, I know people with very divergent tastes than me think the stuff after, which I actively despise, is great stuff.
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“Behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, Who is Christ the Lord."

"And The Word became flesh and tabernacled among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth"