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Death Magnetic -- Metallica Gives You Heavy!
My ears | 09/05/08 | Me

Posted on 09/05/2008 8:12:02 PM PDT by Phantom Lord

Death Magnetic, the new Metallica album hitting stores next Friday, September 12th has been partially released by Metallica on their web site. 6 songs are available out of the 10. You can click here to listen to them.

I highly recommend "All Nightmare Long", "Cyanide", and "My Apocalypse" of the 6 available to be the first you listen to.

I however have heard the entire album. They held back some killers. Like the 1st track, "That Was Just Your Life". Killer and heavy.

The days of St. Anger are long gone.

So give a listen to those available, especially the ones recommended and let us know what you think.

I think it Death Magnetic will premiere at #1 across the planet and the coming tour will be sold out across the country.

I am really looking forward to seeing this new stuff live. I want to see them pull it off. A lot of it is like Dyers Eve. Just brutal fast and intricate. No wonder it took them near 18 years to play Dyers Eve live for the first time.

As I have told others today after hearing the entire album for the first time, I have one word for this album...

BRUTAL!


TOPICS: Music/Entertainment
KEYWORDS: deathmagnetic; heavy; metallica
Metallica Gives You Heavy!
1 posted on 09/05/2008 8:12:10 PM PDT by Phantom Lord
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2 posted on 09/05/2008 8:14:02 PM PDT by Phantom Lord (Fall on to your knees for the Phantom Lord)
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To: Leper Messiah

Tallica bump


3 posted on 09/05/2008 8:15:10 PM PDT by Phantom Lord (Fall on to your knees for the Phantom Lord)
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To: Phantom Lord

Cool. Soon I will be able to download the whole thing on Bit Torrent. F’ Lars.


4 posted on 09/05/2008 8:17:19 PM PDT by killjoy (Life sucks, wear a helmet.)
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To: Phantom Lord

Ah cool I have to do some serious debugging tonight will check this out.


5 posted on 09/05/2008 8:18:05 PM PDT by happinesswithoutpeace (You are receiving this broadcast as a dream)
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To: Phantom Lord

I hope it is solid from the first song to the last, otherwise I might permanently give up on them. So far the releases have been pretty good, now to wait on the rest.


6 posted on 09/05/2008 8:18:32 PM PDT by aft_lizard (One animal actually its eats its own brains to conserve energy, we call them liberals.)
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To: Phantom Lord

They changed the logo back. Good start.


7 posted on 09/05/2008 8:21:05 PM PDT by Shaun_MD
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To: Shaun_MD

After listening to the songs I’m having Ride the Lightning flashbacks.


8 posted on 09/05/2008 8:23:00 PM PDT by Shaun_MD
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To: killjoy

Amen! i too will be searching the bittorrent files to find the one that slipped through. i would have not been so exited to download all their files had Lars just kept his mouth shut.


9 posted on 09/05/2008 8:23:28 PM PDT by killermedic (Git some, baby)
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Killer 10 minute instrumental as well. Suicide & Redemption.


10 posted on 09/05/2008 8:24:00 PM PDT by Phantom Lord (Fall on to your knees for the Phantom Lord)
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To: Phantom Lord

At first glance it looks like a big vagina.


11 posted on 09/05/2008 8:25:56 PM PDT by Federalist Society
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To: killjoy
Soon I will be able to download the whole thing on Bit Torrent. F’ Lars.

LOL! I'll probably go all sissy and buy a few tunes, but yeah, "F'Lars" anyway.

12 posted on 09/05/2008 8:26:03 PM PDT by radiohead (Palin - conservative, female, mom, NRA member - good enough for me.)
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To: aft_lizard
I hope it is solid from the first song to the last

9 of the 10 are A+ with a single B-. The Unforgiven III.

13 posted on 09/05/2008 8:27:08 PM PDT by Phantom Lord (Fall on to your knees for the Phantom Lord)
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To: killjoy

The wait already over........


14 posted on 09/05/2008 8:36:12 PM PDT by pepperhead (Kennedy's float, Mary Jo's don't!)
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To: Phantom Lord
Thanks for posting. I tried to listen to them but am sorry to say I didn't make it through any,

The music was too experiemntal and might be a hit with more work but it sounds like it needs some more work.

The band handled the loss of Dave Mustaine, Cliff Burton but the sound really changed after Jason Newsted left and was replaced by Robert Trujillo.

Hatebreed is becoming my replacement for Metallica.

Hatebreed: "Live For This" on YouTube

Hatebreed: "Destroy Everything" on YouTube

15 posted on 09/05/2008 8:38:53 PM PDT by fso301
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To: Phantom Lord

I’m just glad they gave up that staccato drum BS that Lars put in St. Anger.

I bought that album and listened to it twice and haven’t heard it since. A horrendous effort. I can’t help but think that the therapist crap that they were doing then impacted that turd.


16 posted on 09/05/2008 8:45:43 PM PDT by Carling (I'm a Typical White Person)
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To: Phantom Lord

I hope Lars gets rid of that damn snare drum that he over used in st. anger.


17 posted on 09/05/2008 8:55:14 PM PDT by RandallFlagg (Satisfaction was my sin)
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To: Phantom Lord

Typical Metallica. Not as great as Master of Puppets. Not as bad as St. Anger.

Good opening riffs, but the track mixxing seemed off...drums and vocals very annoyingly mixed.


18 posted on 09/05/2008 9:08:45 PM PDT by Southack (Media Bias means that Castro won't be punished for Cuban war crimes against Black Angolans in Africa)
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To: Phantom Lord

What a joyless pile of crap that was. But I suspect that is what they were going for.


19 posted on 09/05/2008 9:36:24 PM PDT by Perchant
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To: Southack

Everybody went out and bought St. Anger as soon as it came out, they had 3 million copies sold before word got out how bad it was. People will be a lot more cautious this time around, I expect it to start slowly and take off if it actually turns out to be good.


20 posted on 09/05/2008 9:37:08 PM PDT by Oshkalaboomboom
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To: Phantom Lord

Listening to it now. I wish they would sh~t can Bob Rock, but this isn’t bad.


21 posted on 09/05/2008 9:43:18 PM PDT by downwdims
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To: Phantom Lord

Cyanide’s my favorite of the six tracks posted.

I didn’t wait until it was available via bittorrent or limewire, I used Audacity to stream it to my hard drive (in stereo!) and then convert them to MP3’s.

Sounds awesome, thanks for the free Metallica music, Lars!

(Somehow I gotta think they’d know the capability to do what I did exists and that people would figure out how to stream the music from their site into a local audio file.)


22 posted on 09/05/2008 9:43:45 PM PDT by usconservative (http://nobamanation.blogspot.com <---- picked Biden as Obama's running mate days before anyone else)
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To: Phantom Lord

Thanks for the heads up...

However, I must say that I am not too impressed with this go-around of Metallica. It sounds like they recorded it in someone’s living room (probably really did using Pro-Tools, something I purely hate as it has extreme latency and bizarre phasing induced by lack of processing power), mixed it with the snare mic loudest, and the fire is lacking.

Obviously, they are an incredible, legendary group, but something is amiss...Their music was never the type to lend itself to the band members growing older and wiser. It was visceral. Master of Puppets, Garage Days Re- and Re-Revisited, and Kill Em All stand as their premier masterpieces...

JMHO


23 posted on 09/05/2008 9:49:52 PM PDT by cliniclinical (space for rent)
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To: Carling

FRAN TIC TIC TOC

ill never have the 75 minutes of my life back from listening to st anger.

my expectations of the new album are low. the days of master of puppets and ride the lightning are long gone.


24 posted on 09/05/2008 9:54:05 PM PDT by philsfan24
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To: Phantom Lord
Ohh Boy... I took a wrong turn somewhere off my Enya fan club didn't I????


25 posted on 09/05/2008 10:36:37 PM PDT by LowOiL (Transition time for tag lines)
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To: radiohead; killermedic
Since the whole napster thing is over, he probably now has enough to buy his gold-plated shark tank bar to put next to his pool.

Give me fuel, give me fire, give me the MP3 I desire... F' Lars

26 posted on 09/05/2008 10:52:25 PM PDT by killjoy (Life sucks, wear a helmet.)
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Re: "The days of St. Anger are long gone."

Good. St. Anger sucked and blow'ed.

Speaking of metal... I was at the Masters of Metal show in Dallas a couple weeks ago... Testament, Motorhead, Heaven & Hell (R.J. Dio), and Judas Priest... Motorhead and Priest especially ROCKED!

27 posted on 09/05/2008 11:17:55 PM PDT by Trajan88 (www.bullittclub.com)
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To: Phantom Lord

I don’t care for All Nightmare Long (the single). But I will check out the rest. Thanks


28 posted on 09/05/2008 11:20:55 PM PDT by neb52
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To: fso301

sweet.


29 posted on 09/05/2008 11:26:14 PM PDT by Trajan88 (www.bullittclub.com)
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To: Phantom Lord

Very Good!

Thanks.


30 posted on 09/06/2008 12:16:28 AM PDT by Tainan (Talk is cheap. Silence is golden. All I got is brass...lotsa brass.)
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To: Phantom Lord
I've listened to the album a couple times.

1) Lars aweful snaredrum and the sterile production from St. Anger are there. No matter how heavier the songs are, it still sounds like it was recorded using a bunch of cheap gear in a Seattle grunge studio basement. Ok Metallica, its been close to 20 years you've been working with the same producer and the majority of it is forgettable. TRY A NEW PRODUCER FOR THE LOVE OF GOD!!!! Someone who isn't there going through the motions to collect a paycheck and do whatever you say James. Get Terry Date. Someone. Anyone, but Bob Rock!

2) Many of songs are giving me flashbacks of the band Overkill, especially the guitar playing and tone of Bobby Gustafson, one of the few musicians James respected and allowed into their dysfunctional inner circle. Its all over this album.

3) Challenge yourselves! Stop with the life coaches and counselors telling you what kind of music you should be making. This isn't Oprah or some lifetime channel movie.

4) The songs themselves are by far some of the best material they have put out in a long time, but the production ruins most of it.

5) Nice to hear that James unleashed Kirk to do some good solo and lead work again. It helped salvage this from being another St. Anger.

(6) Unforgiven III? Please, whoever needs to be forgiving for something they did to James, please work it out with him. No more ballads with piano and James singing like he's auditioning for american idol.

31 posted on 09/06/2008 12:51:33 AM PDT by Proud_USA_Republican (We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good. - Hillary Clinton)
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To: Proud_USA_Republican
Many of songs are giving me flashbacks of the band Overkill

Are they the band with that song from the 80s, "Hello Yellow Butter"? They rock.

32 posted on 09/06/2008 1:28:27 AM PDT by killjoy (Life sucks, wear a helmet.)
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To: killjoy

Heh.
Yahh, it went a little something like that, just a couple different words.

That album that song came from “Under the Influence” was by far one of their weakest efforts.
I remember the video for that song was kind of bizarre. It was like Bobby Gustafson was doing a little tongue in cheek tribute to James with the white explorer.
I’d rank Overkill’s album “Taking Over” and especially “The years of decay” as easily some of the the best trash metal albums of all time. Albums’s like Peace sells by Megadeth, Bonded by blood - Exodus, Testement - Practice what you preach, Anthrax - Among the Living, Slayer - Reign in blood. And all the metallica albums from the 1980’s.
Don’t get me started..... ;) Ahhh...the memories.....


33 posted on 09/06/2008 2:53:37 AM PDT by Proud_USA_Republican (We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good. - Hillary Clinton)
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To: downwdims

Rick Rubin produced


34 posted on 09/06/2008 5:09:24 AM PDT by Phantom Lord (Fall on to your knees for the Phantom Lord)
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To: Proud_USA_Republican

I think I saw Overkill in concert opening up for Motorhead in the late 80s. I can’t remember. Testament was great. Never got into Exodus. Megadeth’s first two albums were really good then they went downhill. Scott Ian and all his side projects (SOD, MOD, etc..) were way cool. Reign in Blood is still probably the hardest album ever... even though it was only about 10 minutes long.


35 posted on 09/06/2008 6:11:41 AM PDT by killjoy (Life sucks, wear a helmet.)
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To: Proud_USA_Republican

...and oh yea, it should have been Ulrich under the bus.. F’ Lars.


36 posted on 09/06/2008 6:13:16 AM PDT by killjoy (Life sucks, wear a helmet.)
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To: Phantom Lord

99 problems but that’s great news :)


37 posted on 09/06/2008 11:33:41 AM PDT by downwdims
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To: Phantom Lord
Glad to see they went with their old logo.

Almost all their stuff between The Black Album up to this one SUCKED. Saint Anger is the worst POS I've ever heard.

38 posted on 09/06/2008 12:35:10 PM PDT by lesser_satan (Satire today, headlines tomorrow...)
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To: Proud_USA_Republican
1) Lars aweful snaredrum and the sterile production from St. Anger are there. No matter how heavier the songs are, it still sounds like it was recorded using a bunch of cheap gear in a Seattle grunge studio basement

As long as the basics are good they can turn it into a killer when they do it live. Metallica in concert (except for that descent into idiocy with the orchestra) is Metallica at its best.

39 posted on 09/07/2008 4:58:21 AM PDT by Oshkalaboomboom
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To: Proud_USA_Republican

Saw Overkill open up for Motorhead and Slayer at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago. Overkill frankly sucked but when Lemmy’s ugly ass hit the stage all hell broke loose.... and did it ever, that pit was nasty.


40 posted on 09/11/2008 9:25:51 PM PDT by montyspython (Love that chicken from Popeye's)
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To: lesser_satan

Agreed, “And Justice for All” even started to get a little strained at times.


41 posted on 09/11/2008 9:27:24 PM PDT by montyspython (Love that chicken from Popeye's)
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To: Proud_USA_Republican

I loved “Reign in Blood”, a very fine album but “Hell Awaits”, pound for pound, smacked the shit out of most albums I’ve heard then and heard since.


42 posted on 09/11/2008 9:30:41 PM PDT by montyspython (Love that chicken from Popeye's)
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Well opening up for those two bands would be a tall order, any day of the freakin century.
I remember seeing a tour called the monsters of metal tour in Seattle in the early 90’s with alice in chains, megadeth, slayer, and anthrax. Slayer made every other band look like crap. Alice Chains had that “what the hell are we doing on this tour” look on their faces. Dave Mustaine was in his downward spiral, and Anthrax absolutely sounded like crap.
Slayer crushed. The first 20 rows from the moment they started resembled shock and awe. Brutal. Bodies and seats flying everywhere.
Everytime I have seen Slayer, they have just destroyed anyone on the tour with them.
The onlytime they were equaled was when I saw them on one of the first ozzfest tours that included fear factory, rob zombie, and black sabbath headlining with Ozxy, Tony, and Gezzer. Wow. That was a show.


43 posted on 09/11/2008 10:20:00 PM PDT by Proud_USA_Republican (We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good. - Hillary Clinton)
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To: montyspython

Both those albums are incredible. “Hell Awaits”, just like Metallica’s Kill Em’ All was production and songs that was right before those bands hit it big. It was before all the money and fame. Its when it was purely for the music and the fans.


44 posted on 09/11/2008 10:36:38 PM PDT by Proud_USA_Republican (We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good. - Hillary Clinton)
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To: Proud_USA_Republican
I remember seeing basically the same line up at Alpine Valley in East Troy Wisconsin.

Anthrax wasn't bad but man did Megadeth blow the big one, the people sitting on the lawn were throwing big pieces of sod into the pavilion area which the pavilion patrons then began taking that sod and launching them directly at Dave Mustaine.

Complete hilarity, Dave kept whining while dodging the divots that were smacking him in his puss. Needless to say he cut the set short and departed with a hearty "F*@% You!" to the audience who was more than happy to see his ass exit stage left... even...

Slayer pretty much ruled that night, not much left of the lawn after that. Dave Lombardo's machine gun double bass pretty much bitch slapped the crowd.

45 posted on 09/15/2008 10:21:00 PM PDT by montyspython (Love that chicken from Popeye's)
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To: killjoy

Testament... Alex Skolnick smoked.


46 posted on 09/15/2008 10:26:32 PM PDT by montyspython (Love that chicken from Popeye's)
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To: Proud_USA_Republican

I also enjoyed Slayer’s version of “Inna Gadda Davida” which was only available on the “Less Than Zero” sound track. Tommy got da pipes boyyyeeeeee!


47 posted on 09/15/2008 10:30:12 PM PDT by montyspython (Love that chicken from Popeye's)
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To: Phantom Lord

Just gave it a listen and it’s has to be the worst engineered album I’ve ever heard. The band should sue.


48 posted on 09/18/2008 8:06:23 PM PDT by WackySam (The Constitution is not an a la carte menu.)
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To: Proud_USA_Republican

We need songs like this again.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WXaSs1s0LA8&feature=related


49 posted on 09/20/2008 1:54:29 PM PDT by John Will
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