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Topic: How to play Slateman ‘middle eight’
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PostForum: AVALANCHERS Discussion Board   Posted: Tue Dec 12, 2017 9:52 am   Subject: How to play Slateman ‘middle eight’
Another question... do you think the final chord on the intro riff is just an A power chord at the 4th fret? With or without the open E string (tuned to c# of course)?

On the original it sounds li ...
Topic: How to play Slateman ‘middle eight’
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Replies: 4
Views: 1008

PostForum: AVALANCHERS Discussion Board   Posted: Tue Dec 12, 2017 12:01 am   Subject: How to play Slateman ‘middle eight’
Thanks Mono... I will give that a go!
Topic: How to play Slateman ‘middle eight’
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Replies: 4
Views: 1008

PostForum: AVALANCHERS Discussion Board   Posted: Mon Dec 11, 2017 11:24 am   Subject: How to play Slateman ‘middle eight’
Hey Avalanchers,

Has anybody ever (properly) worked out what Justin is playing on the middle section of Slateman (after the ‘chuggy’ bit)? Pretty sure Paul would have done the wailing guitar o ...
Topic: GODFLESH - POST SELF (New Album?)
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Replies: 187
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PostForum: AVALANCHERS Discussion Board   Posted: Sun Nov 19, 2017 10:26 am   Subject: GODFLESH - POST SELF (New Album?)
There's something very Killing Joke 1982 / 1983 about "Mirror of Finite Light" too... Wilful Days anyone?
Topic: GODFLESH - POST SELF (New Album?)
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Replies: 187
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PostForum: AVALANCHERS Discussion Board   Posted: Sun Nov 19, 2017 10:06 am   Subject: GODFLESH - POST SELF (New Album?)
Liking the new one so far.

Agree about the claustrophobic atmosphere, IMO it shares that with Streetcleaner... feels much less predictable than AWLOBF and I like that it’s pushing at some bounda ...
Topic: Killing Joke's 2016 US tour canceled
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PostForum: AVALANCHERS Discussion Board   Posted: Wed Jan 06, 2016 4:50 pm   Subject: Killing Joke's 2016 US tour canceled
Firstly, I sincerely hope that whoever is ill is ok and that they recover soon....

...on the other hand, its bad enough for KJ to keep cancelling all these tours, but its beginning to p*ss me off t ...
Topic: Sweet Tooth
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Replies: 18
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PostForum: AVALANCHERS Discussion Board   Posted: Sat Jan 02, 2016 7:24 am   Subject: Sweet Tooth
Me too!

I really like the record but the only digital copy I've ever heard was a dodgy needle drop I downloaded way back, and I remember it being unlistenably distorted towards the end of the each ...
Topic: Scorn 5.24.98
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Replies: 38
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PostForum: AVALANCHERS Discussion Board   Posted: Mon Oct 19, 2015 11:28 am   Subject: Scorn 5.24.98
By gum that's good...

Scorpionic > Interlude > Dreamspace is wonderful, and the Evanescence tracks really benefit from a little more human input I feel...

Probably goes without saying, b ...
Topic: Kelly Family Fund
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Replies: 3
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PostForum: AVALANCHERS Discussion Board   Posted: Thu Apr 02, 2015 9:44 am   Subject: Kelly Family Fund
The amount of donations is heart-warming, but makes me think of all the people out there going through similar things who don't have the advantage of a loyal fanbase to help them out. The US medical & ...
Topic: Daevid Allen rip
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PostForum: AVALANCHERS Discussion Board   Posted: Sun Mar 15, 2015 1:38 pm   Subject: Daevid Allen rip
I was absolutely gutted to hear this, even though I was aware of his recent poor health.

The guy was just a complete one-off, without a single fake or cynical bone in his body, and it's great that ...
Topic: AWLOBF = Selfless 2.0
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Replies: 42
Views: 11240

PostForum: AVALANCHERS Discussion Board   Posted: Mon Mar 09, 2015 7:55 pm   Subject: AWLOBF = Selfless 2.0

BassTotem and I were talking on Facebook about Paul just this past week.. He spoke to Justin and Ben in Birmingham recently and they both said Paul is pretty much socially isolating himself further ...
Topic: AWLOBF = Selfless 2.0
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Replies: 42
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PostForum: AVALANCHERS Discussion Board   Posted: Sat Mar 07, 2015 7:13 am   Subject: AWLOBF = Selfless 2.0

Folks seem to forget that alot of that 'squealing noise' on everyones favorite records (Streetcleaner/Slavestate/Pure) were the result of a second guitar player in the mix. Listen to Justins parts o ...
Topic: AWLOBF = Selfless 2.0
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Replies: 42
Views: 11240

PostForum: AVALANCHERS Discussion Board   Posted: Mon Mar 02, 2015 8:12 pm   Subject: AWLOBF = Selfless 2.0
The main problem is Justin is too conscious of his own body of work. The album is a Frankenstein's monster of the various Godflesh modes of past, but uninspired and fails to come from the authentic h ...
Topic: AWLOBF = Selfless 2.0
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Replies: 42
Views: 11240

PostForum: AVALANCHERS Discussion Board   Posted: Sun Mar 01, 2015 4:05 pm   Subject: AWLOBF = Selfless 2.0
It's really a combination of bits of all the previous albums if you ask me... Perhaps the perceived Selfless-ness stems from the tight guitars and dry production, and relative lack of hip-hop / dnb be ...
Topic: Anyone still care about Prong?
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Replies: 12
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PostForum: AVALANCHERS Discussion Board   Posted: Wed Feb 18, 2015 2:54 pm   Subject: Anyone still care about Prong?
Agreed...
Arguably, they coulda picked a better (or at least more iconic) Killing Joke song too, although perhaps it's apt that one old band on the comeback trail should choose a track from another b ...
Topic: Relapse - 25 Years comp
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Replies: 5
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PostForum: AVALANCHERS Discussion Board   Posted: Tue Feb 17, 2015 10:12 pm   Subject: Relapse - 25 Years comp
Good to see Human Remains and Benumb on there - been listening to both of them this week!
Topic: Napalm Death Worst to First
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Replies: 46
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PostForum: AVALANCHERS Discussion Board   Posted: Tue Feb 17, 2015 7:37 pm   Subject: Napalm Death Worst to First
I too found the original article somewhat enraging. I'm probably not really qualified to comment as I lost interest around the time Diatribes came out, and haven't really listened to anything later to ...
Topic: Tickets for Killing Joke BFI event (19th Feb)
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PostForum: AVALANCHERS Discussion Board   Posted: Thu Feb 05, 2015 11:54 am   Subject: Tickets for Killing Joke BFI event (19th Feb)
Hi Avalanchers,

I've ended up with 2 spare tickets for the showing of the (ahem) long-awaited Killing Joke documentary The Death And Resurrection Show at BFI South Bank in a couple of weeks. Appare ...
Topic: GODFLESH DETAIL FIRST ALBUM IN 13 YEARS, SHARE NEW DARK AGE
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Replies: 167
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PostForum: AVALANCHERS Discussion Board   Posted: Mon Sep 29, 2014 11:06 am   Subject: GODFLESH DETAIL FIRST ALBUM IN 13 YEARS, SHARE NEW DARK AGE
Woah - Forgive Our Fathers is massive.

Quite enjoyed the rest, but that one really stood out for me...I'm a sucker for 'epic' so I really like it when JKB allows the tracks to stretch out a bit (s ...
Topic: Godflesh / Loop @ Heaven 05/06/14
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PostForum: AVALANCHERS Discussion Board   Posted: Fri Jun 06, 2014 5:14 am   Subject: Godflesh / Loop @ Heaven 05/06/14
Well that was rather good wasn't it....

I enjoyed Loop more than I thought I would. RH's guitar sound really kinda drowned the other guys out, some of the early stuff is just too minimal for me, an ...
Topic: 'Evanescence' sample source
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Replies: 36
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PostForum: AVALANCHERS Discussion Board   Posted: Tue Jun 03, 2014 7:55 am   Subject: 'Evanescence' sample source
Yeah, you might be right. There's quite a lot of other concurrent sounds on the Matching Mole which might make it impossible to get a useable sample of anyhow. Apparently Eno added synth to that track ...
Topic: Godflesh - Decline & Fall EP: OUT!
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PostForum: AVALANCHERS Discussion Board   Posted: Mon Jun 02, 2014 11:44 am   Subject: Godflesh - Decline & Fall EP: OUT!
Just cranked up my Bandcamp download... The 'swing' on the Dogbite drumbeat is very reminiscent of Pure, in fact the whole track is.

I was probably in a minority by quite liking Ringer...
Topic: 'Evanescence' sample source
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Replies: 36
Views: 11411

PostForum: AVALANCHERS Discussion Board   Posted: Mon Jun 02, 2014 7:56 am   Subject: 'Evanescence' sample source
So - having sucessfully killed of this thread last time around, I thought I'd attempt to resurrect it with a possible Evanescence sample sighting.... Not sure if this has been mentioned before but a r ...
Topic: whatever happened to pitchshifter?
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PostForum: AVALANCHERS Discussion Board   Posted: Sun May 25, 2014 11:36 pm   Subject: whatever happened to pitchshifter?
Goodness knows what they're up to these days , but has anybody noticed how much the Pig Shafter (sic) track W.Y.S.I.W.Y.G rips off the riff from The Descent by Helios Creed. Possibly coincidental...
Topic: Riddles of the Sphinx
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PostForum: AVALANCHERS Discussion Board   Posted: Wed Oct 30, 2013 3:04 pm   Subject: Riddles of the Sphinx
Not sure if anybody here would be interested in such a thing, but if anybody fancies some seriously hypnotic synth action, you can now purchase Mike (Soft Machine) Ratledge awesome soundtrack to Laura ...
Topic: Jesu - Everyday I Get Closer To The Light From Which I Came
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Replies: 161
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PostForum: AVALANCHERS Discussion Board   Posted: Tue Oct 08, 2013 5:43 am   Subject: Jesu - Everyday I Get Closer To The Light From Which I Came
Hmm so after being a bit down on Homesick, I was pleasantly surprised by the rest of the album... As mentioned elsewhere, it's not the most engaging listen, but I thought it was atmospheric and I have ...
Topic: Jesu - Everyday I Get Closer To The Light From Which I Came
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Replies: 161
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PostForum: AVALANCHERS Discussion Board   Posted: Tue Aug 20, 2013 11:29 am   Subject: Jesu - Everyday I Get Closer To The Light From Which I Came
Hmm without wanting to jump on the bandwagon, or just generally to be down on Justin, I gotta admit that I'm pretty disappointed with this...

I can't remember specifically what it was, but I think ...
Topic: Neurosis samples source
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PostForum: AVALANCHERS Discussion Board   Posted: Sun Mar 24, 2013 2:26 pm   Subject: Neurosis samples source
Can't remember the track name, as I haven't listened to it in years, but I'm sure one track on Souls At Zero either began or ended with a voice saying "...cold...cold" against a backdrop of ...
Topic: Neurosis samples source
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Replies: 4
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PostForum: AVALANCHERS Discussion Board   Posted: Sun Mar 24, 2013 2:25 pm   Subject: Neurosis samples source
[edit] not sure why that post turned up twice, but see below for what I was trying to say...
Topic: 'Evanescence' sample source
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Replies: 36
Views: 11411

PostForum: AVALANCHERS Discussion Board   Posted: Sun Mar 24, 2013 6:28 am   Subject: 'Evanescence' sample source
Great topic, this. In particular, fascinated to know that Nic played the guitars on White Irises Blind... That EP is actually my favourite Scorn release... So much going on in there and generates such ...
Topic: Beware of Mr.Baker
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Replies: 34
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PostForum: AVALANCHERS Discussion Board   Posted: Sat Oct 13, 2012 10:59 pm   Subject: Beware of Mr.Baker
So... Just seen the movie at the BFI, as part of London Film Festival. It's one of those things that leaves you feeling a bit depressed... ginger comes across as an amazing talent, but there's obvoius ...
Topic: Ship of Fools (Dreamtime recs)
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Replies: 21
Views: 1813

PostForum: AVALANCHERS Discussion Board   Posted: Mon Sep 10, 2012 12:38 pm   Subject: Ship of Fools (Dreamtime recs)
"We like that, don't we Bullseye!"

Shit I'd forgotten about that!

That show was like a lifeline for metal kids who didn't have MTV in the early 90s.

I'll always remember ENT being ...
Topic: What are you listening to at this moment?
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PostForum: AVALANCHERS Discussion Board   Posted: Mon Sep 10, 2012 10:01 am   Subject: What are you listening to at this moment?

Yeah,it seems we do,Tomb....have you seen the Baker documentary yet???I havn't yet but need to soon...he has a nasty rep...in the trailer for the doc he actually assaults the film-maker hahaha...
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Topic: Ship of Fools (Dreamtime recs)
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Replies: 21
Views: 1813

PostForum: AVALANCHERS Discussion Board   Posted: Mon Sep 10, 2012 9:48 am   Subject: Ship of Fools (Dreamtime recs)
Huge fan here.
"To answer your initial question, you've just reminded me that the 'Visions' demo is up on youtube at the request of the drummer.

Thanks! Will check it out!
Topic: Ship of Fools (Dreamtime recs)
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Replies: 21
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PostForum: AVALANCHERS Discussion Board   Posted: Mon Sep 10, 2012 9:46 am   Subject: Ship of Fools (Dreamtime recs)
Saw one Ship Of Fools video on MTV back in the 90's. It felt like heaven for the Hawkwind fan I am (Ozrics ? LPD ? HA HA HA). The main riff was just pure Hawkwind, and everybody in the room looked at ...
Topic: What are you listening to at this moment?
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Replies: 15118
Views: 2666493

PostForum: AVALANCHERS Discussion Board   Posted: Fri Sep 07, 2012 10:10 pm   Subject: What are you listening to at this moment?

Hawkwind-Levitation


What a record! I get the impression that we share a similar taste in music Mr Doomride...

Re: re the other thread about Mick Harris, of course Ginger Baker is another gre ...
Topic: oconnor/harris
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Replies: 49
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PostForum: AVALANCHERS Discussion Board   Posted: Fri Sep 07, 2012 7:58 pm   Subject: oconnor/harris

I like Crash Live but yeah it doesn't float my boat the way Soft White Underbelly does...

Was Soft White Underbelly evert released on CD? My record isn't in great condition...
Topic: oconnor/harris
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Replies: 49
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PostForum: AVALANCHERS Discussion Board   Posted: Fri Sep 07, 2012 6:39 pm   Subject: oconnor/harris
I love Sweet Tooth...

Yes this is a great record. There's a real energy about it, and some great playing by all concerned. The live album is a bit sterile but interesting too.

I'd love to hear J ...
Topic: Ship of Fools (Dreamtime recs)
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Replies: 21
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PostForum: AVALANCHERS Discussion Board   Posted: Fri Sep 07, 2012 5:09 pm   Subject: Ship of Fools (Dreamtime recs)
Yeah - the comp was a game changer for me too... I can't even remember why i bought it.

At the time, I was still a bit of a metaller branching out into industrial / ebm. I had heard of GGFH so it w ...
Topic: Ship of Fools (Dreamtime recs)
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Replies: 21
Views: 1813

PostForum: AVALANCHERS Discussion Board   Posted: Fri Sep 07, 2012 4:07 pm   Subject: Ship of Fools (Dreamtime recs)
In another thread I mentioned the Dreamtime 'Head Your Mind' comp (http://www.discogs.com/Various-Head-Your-Mind/release/293018)...

The opening track Ship Of Fools - L=SD is absolutely stonking - a ...
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