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Re: Your latest cd or DVD purchase
« Reply #2350 on: Fri, 2016-04-29, 16:21:36 »
Enchant Live At Last - completes my Enchant collection 8)

And does Enchant get the "recommended by Steve" stamp? (I bet it does, since you have the complete collection now.)

Leaves' Eyes Symphonies of the Night - my first from this band, purchase prompted simply by the news of line-up change.

So what's that then?


Well, today two albums entered my collection:
Haken - "Affinity"
Two disc edition of course! Ha! This band deserves the instrumental treatment, so much going on in Haken's songs!

Circus Maximus - "Havoc"
Finally a CM album. If I like this album very much (and I heard some promising snippets) then I'll work my way back from there.
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Re: Your latest cd or DVD purchase
« Reply #2351 on: Fri, 2016-04-29, 20:11:05 »
And does Enchant get the "recommended by Steve" stamp? (I bet it does, since you have the complete collection now.)

Yes indeed.  Love 'em and anything related such as Thought Chamber *horns*


So what's that then?

http://teamrock.com/news/2016-04-18/leaves-eyes-split-with-founder-liv-kristine
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http://teamrock.com/news/2016-04-19/former-leaves-eyes-singer-says-band-s-comments-were-meant-to-harm-her

I'm enjoying "Symphonies of the Night", seems fairly standard Symphonic/Operatic Metal so far but good.

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Re: Your latest cd or DVD purchase
« Reply #2352 on: Thu, 2016-05-05, 21:20:20 »
Turned up this morning:
Symphony X - Symphony X
Demians - Mute

Also had "The Pacific" on blu-ray for my birthday yesterday *horns*
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Re: Your latest cd or DVD purchase
« Reply #2353 on: Mon, 2016-05-16, 12:28:45 »
Fischer-Z This Is My Universe (CD+DVD)
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Re: Your latest cd or DVD purchase
« Reply #2354 on: Mon, 2016-05-16, 20:18:26 »
Fischer-Z This Is My Universe (CD+DVD)
Yeah, me too. Bought it after the gig on Friday. Had it signed by Mr. John Watts himself 8).
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Re: Your latest cd or DVD purchase
« Reply #2355 on: Thu, 2016-05-26, 13:17:01 »
Big Big Train - Folklore

Released today, hi-res dowload from Bandcamp 8)
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Re: Your latest cd or DVD purchase
« Reply #2356 on: Thu, 2016-06-02, 08:09:06 »
Girt Dog - 'Dirt'.

It's good.
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Re: Your latest cd or DVD purchase
« Reply #2357 on: Sun, 2016-06-05, 11:55:10 »
Haken - Affinity
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Re: Your latest cd or DVD purchase
« Reply #2358 on: Mon, 2016-06-06, 05:14:55 »
Haken is tempting, as is BBT ... but I think that I am going to wait for a while since I just loaded my Neal Morse shelf and simultaneously emptied my wallet with ?, Testimony , One and [SB'] Snow.

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Re: Your latest cd or DVD purchase
« Reply #2359 on: Mon, 2016-06-06, 15:42:12 »
Jeff Buckley - 'Grace'
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Re: Your latest cd or DVD purchase
« Reply #2360 on: Tue, 2016-06-07, 20:36:26 »
Haken is tempting, as is BBT ... but I think that I am going to wait for a while since I just loaded my Neal Morse shelf and simultaneously emptied my wallet with ?, Testimony , One and [SB'] Snow.

That's a really nice couple of cds there.

Well, and I went and bought some more BBT albums.
- "Folklore" of course. A new Big Big Train album is an autobuy for me.
- "Stone & Steel", which is the live (and live in studio) bluray. Looking forward to watching this one! Probably will do a bit tonight.
- "Goodbye To The Age Of Steam", just to get closer to completing the collection. I think BBT succesful period starts with "The Underfall Yard", but I might like this.

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Re: Your latest cd or DVD purchase
« Reply #2361 on: Thu, 2016-06-09, 00:50:57 »
Ah, I totally forgot to mention that I also bought some Redemption albums:
- "Discovering Redemption" boxset, the very nice boxset from the InsideOut label, including:
   - "The Origins Of Ruin"
   - "Snowfall On Judgment Day"
   - "This Mortal Coil"
With a nice and complete booklet. I really like these "Discovering..." series! Just got this one for less than ten euros.
- "The Art Of Loss" (slightly more than ten euros)

Today I listened to "Snowfall On Judgment Day" and was pleasantly surprised. I remember having listened to this band before, but somehow I never noticed that it's pretty good!

Still awaiting Beardfish's youngest album.

After that I'll have to wait for a while and listen to all this music first, before I start something new.

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Re: Your latest cd or DVD purchase
« Reply #2362 on: Fri, 2016-06-10, 10:13:33 »
Ah, I totally forgot to mention that I also bought some Redemption albums:
- "Discovering Redemption" boxset, the very nice boxset from the InsideOut label, including:
   - "The Origins Of Ruin"
   - "Snowfall On Judgment Day"
   - "This Mortal Coil"
With a nice and complete booklet. I really like these "Discovering..." series! Just got this one for less than ten euros.
- "The Art Of Loss" (slightly more than ten euros)

Today I listened to "Snowfall On Judgment Day" and was pleasantly surprised. I remember having listened to this band before, but somehow I never noticed that it's pretty good!
Interesting boxset indeed.

I have never listened to Redemption. How would you compare them to Fates Warning ? I like some of FW albums but overall I find their sound a bit "dry" (if someone can picture what that could mean), lacking a few keyboards layers.

I don't know why -since the two bands have nothing in common except the progmetal tag- but it reminds me that I would like to listen to Magellan one day. Any advice about where to start with them, someone ? I remember Nicky mentioning them a few times a looong time ago.

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Re: Your latest cd or DVD purchase
« Reply #2363 on: Fri, 2016-06-10, 19:12:04 »
Just back from two weeks of holidays in my second home country Germany ;). My record store collected three exciting releases I was looking forward to for me and just picked them up:
Airbag - Disconnected
Huis - Neither In Heaven
Frost* - Falling Satellites
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Re: Your latest cd or DVD purchase
« Reply #2364 on: Fri, 2016-06-10, 23:45:39 »
New in my hometown and especially in Mad's lair:

Frost* ~ Falling Satellites
Tiles ~ Pretending 2 Run
Haken ~ Affinity
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Re: Your latest cd or DVD purchase
« Reply #2365 on: Fri, 2016-06-24, 10:37:23 »
Explorers Club - Raising The Mammoth
Explorers Club - Age Of Impact
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Re: Your latest cd or DVD purchase
« Reply #2366 on: Sat, 2016-06-25, 17:19:16 »
Explorers Club - Age Of Impact

A sure winner. Looks like it came home with ya, Jonesey :)

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Re: Your latest cd or DVD purchase
« Reply #2367 on: Fri, 2016-07-08, 19:41:47 »
Wolverine - Machina Viva
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Re: Your latest cd or DVD purchase
« Reply #2368 on: Fri, 2016-07-15, 10:01:12 »
Tiles - Pretending 2 Run *horns*
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Re: Your latest cd or DVD purchase
« Reply #2369 on: Tue, 2016-08-02, 13:34:14 »
About a week ago, Arjen Lucassen revealed on fb that his Strange Hobby would be re-released with some extra bonus songs.
I already have the original version but couldn't resist to order this new one as well.
Today it was gently thrown upon my door mat. ;)
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« Reply #2370 on: Tue, 2016-08-02, 18:51:28 »
About a week ago, Arjen Lucassen revealed on fb that his Strange Hobby would be re-released with some extra bonus songs.
I already have the original version but couldn't resist to order this new one as well.
Today it was gently thrown upon my door mat. ;)
Yeah, read about it. I do own the original version as well, but don't need to buy the new one (yet?) because there are so many great releases at the moment. I'm waiting for:
The Neal Morse Band - Alive Again (DVD/2cd version)
The Pineapple Thief - Your Wilderness
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Re: Your latest cd or DVD purchase
« Reply #2371 on: Sat, 2016-08-13, 15:53:46 »
I'm waiting for:
The Neal Morse Band - Alive Again (DVD/2cd version)
The Pineapple Thief - Your Wilderness
Bought them this morning :).
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Re: Your latest cd or DVD purchase
« Reply #2372 on: Sat, 2016-09-10, 22:21:56 »
Big Big Train - English Boy Wonders
Big Big Train - Gathering Speed

That completes my BBT collection 8) *horns*
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Re: Your latest cd or DVD purchase
« Reply #2373 on: Tue, 2016-09-13, 10:25:23 »
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Re: Your latest cd or DVD purchase
« Reply #2374 on: Tue, 2016-09-20, 11:19:53 »
O.S.I. - Fire Make Thunder

I didn't know this one existed, completely passed me by! :-[ :-[ :-[
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