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by LarryD
Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:07 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Moving to South Carolina ......
Replies: 9
Views: 198

Moving to South Carolina ......

Hey folks ..... Tomorrow is the big day !!!! Or so it seems ...... we are leaving for Greenville, SC ....... for good. Leaving this dead, cold state of Rhode Island in search of greener pastures......thus, GReenville. :wink: Looking forward to being nearer to my Southern brothers, the great people o...
by LarryD
Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:55 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: King Diamond / Songs for the Dead.... CD / DVD set.
Replies: 7
Views: 347

Re: King Diamond / Songs for the Dead.... CD / DVD set.

OK, I ordered the Blu-ray... Long time ago I investigated Mercyful Fate / King Diamond... I liked this but to be honest I'm not the biggest fan so far. In the past it happened that live concerts have turned me into studio albums so I'm giving this concert a try. I'm curious to see this... Maybe Lar...
by LarryD
Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Top 50 Albums of 2018
Replies: 28
Views: 5323

Re: Top 50 Albums of 2018

Between Glenn and Claus --- there are more bands to check out here than disc we can actually buy ........ for me anyway ......... be sure to check out these lists and write down the bands you want to check out - I'm leaving them as stickys for the remainder of the month ....... IMO, they are worthy ...
by LarryD
Sun Feb 03, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: HEKZ / Invicta......
Replies: 15
Views: 3213

Re: HEKZ / Invicta......

venidominefan wrote:Cool live version of Quetzlcoatl:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-pwcWzvzZ0


*** Awesome !!!! Prog Power bucket list .........
by LarryD
Sun Feb 03, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: another new Darkwater song.... A New Beginning
Replies: 9
Views: 271

Re: another new Darkwater song.... A New Beginning

As for me personally, even a 3 minute Darkwater tune feels too long so I’m not gonna bother with an eighty minute instrument of torture... I always appreciate your subtle touch. LOL :) Why wrap it up in unnecessary nice apologies for why it’s not something that does anything remotely exciting for m...
by LarryD
Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:24 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Early 2019 Releases...
Replies: 10
Views: 497

Re: Early 2019 Releases...

Time to get the ball rolling. Here's my radar... Dream Theater - Distance Over Time 2/22 ***YES !!!!!!! Darkwater - Human 3/1 *** YES YES YES !!!!!!! Please bring this on NOW !!!! I thought they left us - so good to hear they didn't. What are you looking forward to in early 2019? ***Michael Romeo P...
by LarryD
Tue Jan 29, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: King Diamond / Songs for the Dead.... CD / DVD set.
Replies: 7
Views: 347

Re: King Diamond / Songs for the Dead.... CD / DVD set.

You waited so long for this thing and cannot wait a little longer for the Blu-ray? If the image quality is excellent on the DVD this probably means that it will be even better on the Blu-ray... ***The fact that I waited so long means that I had to have it as soon as possible ......like NOW !!!!! :)...
by LarryD
Tue Jan 29, 2019 8:01 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: King Diamond / Songs for the Dead.... CD / DVD set.
Replies: 7
Views: 347

King Diamond / Songs for the Dead.... CD / DVD set.

Finally !!!! It's here !!!!!! The long awaited dvd concert from King Diamond and Co. I waited for the mailman to show up and went out to the mailbox, and immediately ripped it open and played it twice - 2 last night, and it's now playing as I write this. I originally ordered the Bluray show from Ama...
by LarryD
Mon Jan 28, 2019 7:06 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: New Darkwater song.......
Replies: 11
Views: 876

Re: New Darkwater song.......

Bring this on !!!! Love this band !!!!!
by LarryD
Sat Jan 26, 2019 7:33 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Hey Larry, have you seen this? King Diamond bluray
Replies: 7
Views: 1318

Re: Hey Larry, have you seen this? King Diamond bluray

Claus - you can tell the King that I cancelled my bluray order.....instead, I ordered the CD / DVD set for less money, and that will arrive on Monday. :P Yes, I'm sacrificing the quality of the bluray to have the show, but at least I'll have it here while I'm in RI, and my wife has been on my case t...
by LarryD
Sat Jan 26, 2019 7:21 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Hey Larry, have you seen this? King Diamond bluray
Replies: 7
Views: 1318

Re: Hey Larry, have you seen this? King Diamond bluray

Well, in good ole King fashion, my bluray order from Amazon is now pushed back to Feb 13 - Mar 1 delivery date ...... during that time, I will be moving to South Carolina, and I will have no way to watch it as everything is packed..... further more, I may have to cancel that order as I won't be here...
by LarryD
Fri Jan 25, 2019 6:29 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Stryper radio airplay in the 80s?
Replies: 9
Views: 435

Re: Stryper radio airplay in the 80s?

We had a metal show back in the 80's late night Saturday night that used to play Stryper ....... I remember "To Hell with the Devil" and some others -- but definitely not "Honestly" ........ :wink:
by LarryD
Thu Jan 24, 2019 7:29 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: What's Your Favourite Redemption Album?
Replies: 12
Views: 1020

Re: What's Your Favourite Redemption Album?

Fullness, Origins, and Snowfall could each be top on any given day. Just depends on the mood. They're all killer from start to finish. *** This is what I would say as well to get out of being pinned down to one disc ..... hehehehe .....but it is very difficult to answer as we all know .... it's lik...
by LarryD
Sun Jan 20, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: New Darkwater song.......
Replies: 11
Views: 876

Re: New Darkwater song.......

Nos wrote:Yes, that song is great. However, I'm finding it extremely hard to sit through 78 minute albums now, like the new Darkwater is.


***Get with the program ....... :wink:
by LarryD
Thu Jan 17, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Hey Larry, have you seen this? King Diamond bluray
Replies: 7
Views: 1318

Re: Hey Larry, have you seen this?

It's finally about to arrive !!!!!!!! https://shop.napalmrecords.com/king-diamond-songs-for-the-dead-live-blu-ray.html Already pre-ordered on Amazon !!!!!!! So it looks like we get 2 shows - one from a large festival and one from an indoor theater........ but the set list is the same. :?: Not sure I...
by LarryD
Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Queensryche new album & tour with Fates Warning
Replies: 27
Views: 4821

Re: Queensryche new album & tour with Fates Warning

Now that is the shit --- awesome .........
by LarryD
Sun Jan 06, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: 2018 - Top 50 Albums
Replies: 20
Views: 1786

Re: 2018 - Top 50 Albums

Excellent post Uncle Claus !!!!! Great read as usual ....... rather than go through the bands one by one, I'm just going to post some thoughts out on some of them and see what happens .......... In no order: Orphaned Land --- We've had quite a few discussions on this one ......and Todd and I have be...
by LarryD
Wed Jan 02, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: My top 25 of 2018 (all genres)
Replies: 3
Views: 531

Re: My top 25 of 2018 (all genres)

Your list is awesome - especially the Top 10 ...... great post ..............
by LarryD
Tue Jan 01, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: I Did not officially say yet what is my favorite album of the 70s...
Replies: 18
Views: 3163

Re: I Did not officially say yet what is my favorite album of the 70s...

It's now official, I have added the band Judas Priest to my website and I wrote that "Stained Class" is my favorite album of the 70s. ***That is a not a bad album at all to declare an all time favorite........it's probably my favorite Priest disc as well ...... little tidbit. I saw Priest...
by LarryD
Sat Dec 29, 2018 8:58 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: My Top 35 of 2018...
Replies: 10
Views: 1095

Re: My Top 35 of 2018...

G - that's an awesome list .... I'm a little confused by your ranking method - it looks like you separated the Prog from the Power, yet you threw them all in together..... Surely, T-Eve was better than some of the power metal that was in front of it ? :wink: Anyway -- here are my thoughts to discs t...
by LarryD
Fri Dec 28, 2018 8:57 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Digital Man's Top 10 Of 2018
Replies: 18
Views: 2237

Re: Digital Man's Top 10 Of 2018

Now you guys have me wondering .... have I been talking about OrWarrior or All is One ?? I'd forgotten all about All is One, so now you have me thinking ..... damn you Claus for bringing my aging memory to my attention ........ :wink: I know the new one isn't my favorite as it's not on my list at al...
by LarryD
Thu Dec 27, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: My Top 30 of 2018 - more than just a list!
Replies: 9
Views: 1053

Re: My Top 30 of 2018 - more than just a list!

Matt -- Great list -- I hit up the Top 20 and not to give anything away, most of it is in line with what we have posted here ............. However, you will afford me the right to disagree with your # 20 pick right ? :wink: We can do that in a separate post if you like .............. :wink: Thanks f...
by LarryD
Thu Dec 27, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: My Top 10+
Replies: 14
Views: 1713

Re: My Top 10+

Nice post bro ---- We have about 4 /5 in common depending on how you look at it ................ 9. Tomorrow’s Eve / Mirror Of Creation III - Project Ikaros Traditional melodic prog-metal at its finest! https://youtu.be/sl7amk-iWz4 ***I'm super glad to see this in your Top 10 ....... this almost mad...
by LarryD
Wed Dec 26, 2018 7:31 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: My Top Eleven of 2018 (Yes, my list goes up to ELEVEN!)
Replies: 6
Views: 1344

Re: My Top Eleven of 2018 (Yes, my list goes up to ELEVEN!)

Excellent list !!!! Mine in reverse almost ..... 11) Hekz “Invicta” – Sure, the vocalist gets some grief but for this style of music he somehow makes it work. Back when I first heard Threshold I had the same thoughts about Damian Wilson, so with Hekz it just makes for a “unique” sound. “Invicta” is ...
by LarryD
Sat Dec 22, 2018 10:29 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Digital Man's Top 10 Of 2018
Replies: 18
Views: 2237

Re: Digital Man's Top 10 Of 2018

***So strange for me to NOT have even put this on my list .... I've been getting chastised all year for snubbing this one, and I kept going back and back and still it did nothing for me like OrWarrior did..... yes it's good, but I was expecting so much more, but apparently everyone got the memo exc...
by LarryD
Sat Dec 22, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Digital Man's Top 10 Of 2018
Replies: 18
Views: 2237

Re: Digital Man's Top 10 Of 2018

Awesome list, and well thought out ....... as you get further and further into prog rock land, and away from metal, it's great to see the metal taking the top 2 spots..... 1) Orphaned Land - Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs (Progressive/Folk/Death/Oriental Metal) This was one of my most anticipat...
by LarryD
Sat Dec 22, 2018 7:56 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: My 2018 Top 10
Replies: 5
Views: 1335

Re: My 2018 Top 10

LASERCD wrote:https://thevinylpress.com/ken-golden-top-picks-for-2018-a-list%EF%BB%BF/


***It warms my heart to see KIngcrow, Ostura, and especially Michael Romeo on your list........ awesome.
by LarryD
Fri Dec 21, 2018 9:28 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: My Top 10 of 2018.......
Replies: 13
Views: 2294

Re: My Top 10 of 2018.......

Shocked that Seventh Wonder and Haken dont make the cut... ***I am too -- but SW made the #11 spot only because I love live discs, and Ayreon and Evanescence put out monster live discs this year...... if we weren't counting them, then SW would be #9...... Haken, as you read in my other post, is pul...
by LarryD
Thu Dec 20, 2018 7:51 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: My Top 10 of 2018.......
Replies: 13
Views: 2294

Re: My Top 10 of 2018.......

I still can’t get into that Mystery disc - I guess I’m just not secure enough in my own manhood to listen to something like that ;) ***Did Glenn tell you to say that ? :wink: I don’t necessarily hear anything truly “prog” in the Romeo disc but I did chuckle at your cine-prog description... definite...
by LarryD
Wed Dec 19, 2018 1:57 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: My Top 10 of 2018.......
Replies: 13
Views: 2294

My Top 10 of 2018.......

Here are my Top discs for 2018 ........ 10) Evanescence / Synthesis Live - ***I never expected to see another Evanescence disc in my Top 10, much less love another EV disc like I did the first two…..but here we are, Evanescence is back and playing live with a symphony orchestra behind them. Amy Lee ...
by LarryD
Tue Dec 18, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Threatin'
Replies: 2
Views: 1029

Re: Threatin'

You just made us part of the illusion ..... see what you did ?? :wink:
by LarryD
Tue Dec 18, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Discs that didn't make my Top 10 & Disappointments...
Replies: 14
Views: 2234

Re: Discs that didn't make my Top 10 & Disappointments...

Um... no one ever said they didn't have talent. How did this argument get started? *** I didn't mean to get into the talent debate, that was my fault and when you mentioned that all of those other bands you mentioned stand out on their own, but Haken didn't - I was only implying that Haken's talent...
by LarryD
Tue Dec 18, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Discs that didn't make my Top 10 & Disappointments...
Replies: 14
Views: 2234

Re: Discs that didn't make my Top 10 & Disappointments...

Talent has nothing to do with what I was trying to say. Yeah, they can play the heck out of their instruments, but so can Yngwie, and his music sucks. What I'm saying is there's no one thing about their music I've yet heard that makes me say "THAT is Haken". Dream Theater, Fates Warning, ...
by LarryD
Tue Dec 18, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Discs that didn't make my Top 10 & Disappointments...
Replies: 14
Views: 2234

Re: Discs that didn't make my Top 10 & Disappointments...

Manimal / Purgatorio - I'm not a "basic" power metal fan.... I have my few bands that I go back to when i need the headbanging fix, and Manimal has found it's way into my headbanging for the sake of, list..... This is a fun band for me - no thinking, just full of excellent melodic riffs, ...
by LarryD
Tue Dec 18, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Discs that didn't make my Top 10 & Disappointments...
Replies: 14
Views: 2234

Re: Discs that didn't make my Top 10 & Disappointments...

Can't wait to read the top ten; I want to respond to this album by album, as I have thoughts on almost every single one, but would rather wait and see the rationale behind the top ten before certifying you for a loony bin. You have three of my top five on the list here, so we're definitely going in...

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