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Well exclusively on Heavy Harmonies albums my top 20 :

 

1- Newman - Decade :guitbannana:

 

2- Brother Firetribe - Heart Full of Fire

3- Khymera - The Greatest Wonder

4- Work of Art - Artwork

5- Pride - Pride

6- Marcello/Vestry - Marcello/Vestry

7- Elevener - When Kaleidoscopes Collide

8- Poley/Rivera - Only Human

9- Driver - Sons Of Thunder

10- Myland - No Man's Land

 

11- Talon - Fallen Angels

12- Frozen Rain - Frozen Rain

13- Moritz - City Streets

14- Highway Chile - Keeper Of The Earth

15- AC/DC - Black Ice

16- Roulette - Better Late Than Never

17- Whitesnake - Good to Be Bad Michael

18- Arrival - Point Of Origin

19- Bormann - Capture the Moment

20- H.E.A.T. - H.E.A.T.

 

 

 

We have very different taste in music my friend...and that's okay ;)

 

The Whitesnake, Talon, Michael Bormann and Brother Firetribe are all excellent from his list. :tumbsup:

 

 

 

Depends on who you ask...Whitesnake was good as was Bormann but the other two blew imo. But hey, if someone else likes them more power to them ;)

 

Well I feel the same way about most of the Modern shit you listen to so oh well. :whistle:

 

 

That's because you're brain is rotted with weed and Judas Priest... :whistle:

 

You are not trying to compare Modern Rock with one of the greatest Metal bands of all time, are you(that would be Judas Priest just in case you're a little slow :lol: )? :blink:

 

Who are you? :unsure:

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Haha, Rafo's is probably the list I agree with most so far, to be honest.

 

Anyway, I stopped handling my list towards the end of the year so this is how I'm going to call it an end to the year:

 

Melodic HR:

 

1. ROCKARMA - Bring it

:lol: Dude, you rock! If you ever come to Jersey, I owe you a pink drink or six. :beerbang:

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Well exclusively on Heavy Harmonies albums my top 20 :

 

1- Newman - Decade :guitbannana:

 

2- Brother Firetribe - Heart Full of Fire

3- Khymera - The Greatest Wonder

4- Work of Art - Artwork

5- Pride - Pride

6- Marcello/Vestry - Marcello/Vestry

7- Elevener - When Kaleidoscopes Collide

8- Poley/Rivera - Only Human

9- Driver - Sons Of Thunder

10- Myland - No Man's Land

 

11- Talon - Fallen Angels

12- Frozen Rain - Frozen Rain

13- Moritz - City Streets

14- Highway Chile - Keeper Of The Earth

15- AC/DC - Black Ice

16- Roulette - Better Late Than Never

17- Whitesnake - Good to Be Bad Michael

18- Arrival - Point Of Origin

19- Bormann - Capture the Moment

20- H.E.A.T. - H.E.A.T.

 

 

 

We have very different taste in music my friend...and that's okay ;)

 

The Whitesnake, Talon, Michael Bormann and Brother Firetribe are all excellent from his list. :tumbsup:

 

 

 

Depends on who you ask...Whitesnake was good as was Bormann but the other two blew imo. But hey, if someone else likes them more power to them ;)

 

Well I feel the same way about most of the Modern shit you listen to so oh well. :whistle:

 

 

That's because you're brain is rotted with weed and Judas Priest... :whistle:

 

You are not trying to compare Modern Rock with one of the greatest Metal bands of all time, are you(that would be Judas Priest just in case you're a little slow :lol: )? :blink:

 

Who are you? :unsure:

 

 

I would listen to Nickelback, Pop Evil & Cinder Road anyday over the butthole lovin' Judas Priest ;)

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Well exclusively on Heavy Harmonies albums my top 20 :

 

1- Newman - Decade :guitbannana:

 

2- Brother Firetribe - Heart Full of Fire

3- Khymera - The Greatest Wonder

4- Work of Art - Artwork

5- Pride - Pride

6- Marcello/Vestry - Marcello/Vestry

7- Elevener - When Kaleidoscopes Collide

8- Poley/Rivera - Only Human

9- Driver - Sons Of Thunder

10- Myland - No Man's Land

 

11- Talon - Fallen Angels

12- Frozen Rain - Frozen Rain

13- Moritz - City Streets

14- Highway Chile - Keeper Of The Earth

15- AC/DC - Black Ice

16- Roulette - Better Late Than Never

17- Whitesnake - Good to Be Bad Michael

18- Arrival - Point Of Origin

19- Bormann - Capture the Moment

20- H.E.A.T. - H.E.A.T.

 

 

 

We have very different taste in music my friend...and that's okay ;)

 

The Whitesnake, Talon, Michael Bormann and Brother Firetribe are all excellent from his list. :tumbsup:

 

 

 

Depends on who you ask...Whitesnake was good as was Bormann but the other two blew imo. But hey, if someone else likes them more power to them ;)

 

Well I feel the same way about most of the Modern shit you listen to so oh well. :whistle:

 

 

That's because you're brain is rotted with weed and Judas Priest... :whistle:

 

You are not trying to compare Modern Rock with one of the greatest Metal bands of all time, are you(that would be Judas Priest just in case you're a little slow :lol: )? :blink:

 

Who are you? :unsure:

 

 

I would listen to Nickelback, Pop Evil & Cinder Road anyday over the butthole lovin' Judas Priest ;)

 

Honestly the Gay jokes with Judas Priest are getting pretty fucking old.

Yes we all know that Rob Halford is Gay, get over it and move on. PLEASE!!!!! :)

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Well exclusively on Heavy Harmonies albums my top 20 :

 

1- Newman - Decade :guitbannana:

 

2- Brother Firetribe - Heart Full of Fire

3- Khymera - The Greatest Wonder

4- Work of Art - Artwork

5- Pride - Pride

6- Marcello/Vestry - Marcello/Vestry

7- Elevener - When Kaleidoscopes Collide

8- Poley/Rivera - Only Human

9- Driver - Sons Of Thunder

10- Myland - No Man's Land

 

11- Talon - Fallen Angels

12- Frozen Rain - Frozen Rain

13- Moritz - City Streets

14- Highway Chile - Keeper Of The Earth

15- AC/DC - Black Ice

16- Roulette - Better Late Than Never

17- Whitesnake - Good to Be Bad Michael

18- Arrival - Point Of Origin

19- Bormann - Capture the Moment

20- H.E.A.T. - H.E.A.T.

 

 

 

We have very different taste in music my friend...and that's okay ;)

 

The Whitesnake, Talon, Michael Bormann and Brother Firetribe are all excellent from his list. :tumbsup:

 

 

 

Depends on who you ask...Whitesnake was good as was Bormann but the other two blew imo. But hey, if someone else likes them more power to them ;)

 

Well I feel the same way about most of the Modern shit you listen to so oh well. :whistle:

 

 

That's because you're brain is rotted with weed and Judas Priest... :whistle:

 

You are not trying to compare Modern Rock with one of the greatest Metal bands of all time, are you(that would be Judas Priest just in case you're a little slow :lol: )? :blink:

 

Who are you? :unsure:

 

 

I would listen to Nickelback, Pop Evil & Cinder Road anyday over the butthole lovin' Judas Priest ;)

 

Honestly the Gay jokes with Judas Priest are getting pretty fucking old.

Yes we all know that Rob Halford is Gay, get over it and move on. PLEASE!!!!! :)

 

 

But he likes weeners in his face....seriously.... :whistle:

 

I love you Wes...and not in a Rob Halford kind of way ;)

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Haha, Rafo's is probably the list I agree with most so far, to be honest.

 

Anyway, I stopped handling my list towards the end of the year so this is how I'm going to call it an end to the year:

 

Melodic HR:

 

1. ROCKARMA - Bring it

:lol: Dude, you rock! If you ever come to Jersey, I owe you a pink drink or six. :beerbang:

... and a cuddle.

 

I'd take you up on that! :)

 

Seriously, I hope you know the way I operate well enough to know I didn't just put it there because I'm in love with the guitari- uh, because my good e-buddy is the guitarist. Of all the CDs I heard this year, it seriously had the most songs I truly loved, right up my alley on it. Just like Blind Date did a few years ago, it brought my right back to the sound I live for. :tumbsup: Nice work mate.

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I'm late to the party but after much pulling of hair and gnashing of teeth, I finally got my "Best of 2008" list compiled for Detritus 'zine over the weekend. It was a tough job cuz I didn't acquire nearly as many CDs this year as I usually do (frickin economy!), and of the ones I did acquire, there were fewer 2008 releases to choose from -- much of what I got was from '07 and prior. So for what it's worth, here's my top 10 of 2008. (NOTE: Some of these were released overseas in '07 but didn't get a US release till '08. So don't bother posting any nitpicky replies saying "so-and-so came out in 2007!")

 

Bad Biscut - WE STILL BELIEVE THE HYPE

Circle II Circle - DELUSIONS OF GRANDEUR

Dokken - LIGHTNING STRIKES AGAIN

Helstar - SINS OF THE PAST

Jon Oliva's Pain - GLOBAL WARNING

Pyramaze - IMMORTAL

The Stoned - S/T

Pharaoh - BE GONE

Motorhead - MOTORIZER

Testament - THE FORMATION OF DAMNATION

 

Pleasantly surprised by:

Metallica - DEATH MAGNETIC

 

"Meh, Whatever:"

Judas Priest - NOSTRADAMUS

Iced Earth - THE CRUCIBLE OF MAN: SOMETHING WICKED PART 2

 

Ignored on Purpose:

Guns N Roses: CHINESE DEMOCRACY

 

Most Disappointing:

X-Sinner: WORLD COVERED IN BLOOD

 

Cutest Guitarist:

Rockarma - BRING IT! :wub:

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1 WORK OF ART 'Artwork' (by far)

2 IT BITES 'The Tall Ship'

3 THE PANIC DIVISION st

4 HEAT st

5 ECLIPSE 'Are You Ready To Rock'

6 JOURNEY Revelation

7 RICK SPRINGFIELD 'Venus Overdrive'

 

(Worst thing in 08 : the return of GnR :doh:)

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1 WORK OF ART 'Artwork' (by far)

2 IT BITES 'The Tall Ship'

3 THE PANIC DIVISION st

4 HEAT st

5 ECLIPSE 'Are You Ready To Rock'

6 JOURNEY Revelation

7 RICK SPRINGFIELD 'Venus Overdrive'

 

(Worst thing in 08 : the return of GnR :doh:)

 

What is that Panic Division disc mate. I see they have a new one coming out in March called 'Sleepwalker' ?

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1 WORK OF ART 'Artwork' (by far)

2 IT BITES 'The Tall Ship'

3 THE PANIC DIVISION st

4 HEAT st

5 ECLIPSE 'Are You Ready To Rock'

6 JOURNEY Revelation

7 RICK SPRINGFIELD 'Venus Overdrive'

 

(Worst thing in 08 : the return of GnR :doh:)

 

What is that Panic Division disc mate. I see they have a new one coming out in March called 'Sleepwalker' ?

 

Oops I've made a mistake on the title : "Songs from the Glasshouse" not s/t sorry

A new Panic Division !? Yummie !

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1 WORK OF ART 'Artwork' (by far)

2 IT BITES 'The Tall Ship'

3 THE PANIC DIVISION st

4 HEAT st

5 ECLIPSE 'Are You Ready To Rock'

6 JOURNEY Revelation

7 RICK SPRINGFIELD 'Venus Overdrive'

 

(Worst thing in 08 : the return of GnR :doh:)

 

What is that Panic Division disc mate. I see they have a new one coming out in March called 'Sleepwalker' ?

 

Oops I've made a mistake on the title : "Songs from the Glasshouse" not s/t sorry

A new Panic Division !? Yummie !

 

Thought I'd missed one. 'Glasshouse' is still a great disc :tumbsup:

 

The new one is out 1st March - seems to be only 7 tracks, so only an EP. maybe.

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Cutest Guitarist:

Rockarma - BRING IT! :wub:

 

I can't believe nobody commented on this. <_< It still stands, by the way! :pickle:

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Cutest Guitarist:

Rockarma - BRING IT! :wub:

 

I can't believe nobody commented on this. <_< It still stands, by the way! :pickle:

I noticed, I was just waiting to see you in person to uh.. thank you and stuff... meow!

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Cutest Guitarist:

Rockarma - BRING IT! :wub:

 

I can't believe nobody commented on this. <_< It still stands, by the way! :pickle:

:rofl2::blink:

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Final list -

 

1. Journey - Revelation

2. Work Of Art - Artwork

3. Whitesnake - Good To Be Bad

4. Hinder - Take It To The Limit

5. Jeff Scott Soto - Beautiful Mess

5. Story Of The Year - The Black Swan

6. Bulletproof Messenger - Arm Yourself

7. Metallica - Death Magnetic

8. HEAT - s/t

9. Brother Firetribe - Heart Full Of Fire

10. Jimi Jamison - Crossroads Moment (ex the 5 theatrical crap songs the remaining 10 are all killer)

11. Marcello/Vestry - s/t

12. Harem Scarem - Hope

13. Sturm Und Drang - Rock n Roll Children

14. Simple Plan - s/t

15. Disciple - Southern Hospitality

16. Shinedown - The Sound Of Madness

17. Tesla - Forevermore

18. Khymera - The Greatest Wonder

19. Anberlin - New Surrender

20. Safety Suit - Life Left To Go

 

Disappointments -

 

Avantasia (after Lost in Space i & ii this really should have been brilliant, but was just average), GnR (I liked GnR when they were GnR), Jorn (lost the plot), Edguy ( :crying: nothing more to say - huge disappointment), Elevener (I know a few have rated this but to me just sounds like a poor mans Gregg Rolie)

 

Surprise of the year - The Old Schoolers!!!! Take a bow Journey, Whitesnake & Metallica - huge returns to form :bowdown:

 

I just hope 2009 is even better!

 

:drink:

So aside from if the disc is actually any good or not, the ones I still play on a regular basis are..........

 

2. Work Of Art - Artwork

4. Hinder - Take It To The Limit

11. Marcello/Vestry - s/t

12. Harem Scarem - Hope

20. Safety Suit - Life Left To Go

 

And why the hell was Eclipse not on my list???? I still play 'Are you ready to rock' on a pretty regular basis. So revised top 5 -

 

1. Work Of Art - Artwork

2. Hinder - Take It To The Limit

3. Eclipse - Are You Ready To Rock

4. Marcello/Vestry - s/t

5. Harem Scarem - Hope

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Final list -

 

1. Journey - Revelation

2. Work Of Art - Artwork

3. Whitesnake - Good To Be Bad

4. Hinder - Take It To The Limit

5. Jeff Scott Soto - Beautiful Mess

5. Story Of The Year - The Black Swan

6. Bulletproof Messenger - Arm Yourself

7. Metallica - Death Magnetic

8. HEAT - s/t

9. Brother Firetribe - Heart Full Of Fire

10. Jimi Jamison - Crossroads Moment (ex the 5 theatrical crap songs the remaining 10 are all killer)

11. Marcello/Vestry - s/t

12. Harem Scarem - Hope

13. Sturm Und Drang - Rock n Roll Children

14. Simple Plan - s/t

15. Disciple - Southern Hospitality

16. Shinedown - The Sound Of Madness

17. Tesla - Forevermore

18. Khymera - The Greatest Wonder

19. Anberlin - New Surrender

20. Safety Suit - Life Left To Go

 

Disappointments -

 

Avantasia (after Lost in Space i & ii this really should have been brilliant, but was just average), GnR (I liked GnR when they were GnR), Jorn (lost the plot), Edguy ( :crying: nothing more to say - huge disappointment), Elevener (I know a few have rated this but to me just sounds like a poor mans Gregg Rolie)

 

Surprise of the year - The Old Schoolers!!!! Take a bow Journey, Whitesnake & Metallica - huge returns to form :bowdown:

 

I just hope 2009 is even better!

 

:drink:

So aside from if the disc is actually any good or not, the ones I still play on a regular basis are..........

 

2. Work Of Art - Artwork

4. Hinder - Take It To The Limit

11. Marcello/Vestry - s/t

12. Harem Scarem - Hope

20. Safety Suit - Life Left To Go

 

And why the hell was Eclipse not on my list???? I still play 'Are you ready to rock' on a pretty regular basis. So revised top 5 -

 

1. Work Of Art - Artwork

2. Hinder - Take It To The Limit

3. Eclipse - Are You Ready To Rock

4. Marcello/Vestry - s/t

5. Harem Scarem - Hope

 

 

Yeah, good luck ever playing that Whitesnake album again. How the hell on earth did you fool yourself into putting that into the 3rd spot, above a bunch of great albums? Apart from how average it is, it has the replay value of a horseshoe.

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Final list -

 

1. Journey - Revelation

2. Work Of Art - Artwork

3. Whitesnake - Good To Be Bad

4. Hinder - Take It To The Limit

5. Jeff Scott Soto - Beautiful Mess

5. Story Of The Year - The Black Swan

6. Bulletproof Messenger - Arm Yourself

7. Metallica - Death Magnetic

8. HEAT - s/t

9. Brother Firetribe - Heart Full Of Fire

10. Jimi Jamison - Crossroads Moment (ex the 5 theatrical crap songs the remaining 10 are all killer)

11. Marcello/Vestry - s/t

12. Harem Scarem - Hope

13. Sturm Und Drang - Rock n Roll Children

14. Simple Plan - s/t

15. Disciple - Southern Hospitality

16. Shinedown - The Sound Of Madness

17. Tesla - Forevermore

18. Khymera - The Greatest Wonder

19. Anberlin - New Surrender

20. Safety Suit - Life Left To Go

 

Disappointments -

 

Avantasia (after Lost in Space i & ii this really should have been brilliant, but was just average), GnR (I liked GnR when they were GnR), Jorn (lost the plot), Edguy ( :crying: nothing more to say - huge disappointment), Elevener (I know a few have rated this but to me just sounds like a poor mans Gregg Rolie)

 

Surprise of the year - The Old Schoolers!!!! Take a bow Journey, Whitesnake & Metallica - huge returns to form :bowdown:

 

I just hope 2009 is even better!

 

:drink:

So aside from if the disc is actually any good or not, the ones I still play on a regular basis are..........

 

2. Work Of Art - Artwork

4. Hinder - Take It To The Limit

11. Marcello/Vestry - s/t

12. Harem Scarem - Hope

20. Safety Suit - Life Left To Go

 

And why the hell was Eclipse not on my list???? I still play 'Are you ready to rock' on a pretty regular basis. So revised top 5 -

 

1. Work Of Art - Artwork

2. Hinder - Take It To The Limit

3. Eclipse - Are You Ready To Rock

4. Marcello/Vestry - s/t

5. Harem Scarem - Hope

 

 

Yeah, good luck ever playing that Whitesnake album again. How the hell on earth did you fool yourself into putting that into the 3rd spot, above a bunch of great albums? Apart from how average it is, it has the replay value of a horseshoe.

 

 

More to the point, I never play HEAT (first 2) or Brother Firetribe anymore - do you??

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Final list -

 

1. Journey - Revelation

2. Work Of Art - Artwork

3. Whitesnake - Good To Be Bad

4. Hinder - Take It To The Limit

5. Jeff Scott Soto - Beautiful Mess

5. Story Of The Year - The Black Swan

6. Bulletproof Messenger - Arm Yourself

7. Metallica - Death Magnetic

8. HEAT - s/t

9. Brother Firetribe - Heart Full Of Fire

10. Jimi Jamison - Crossroads Moment (ex the 5 theatrical crap songs the remaining 10 are all killer)

11. Marcello/Vestry - s/t

12. Harem Scarem - Hope

13. Sturm Und Drang - Rock n Roll Children

14. Simple Plan - s/t

15. Disciple - Southern Hospitality

16. Shinedown - The Sound Of Madness

17. Tesla - Forevermore

18. Khymera - The Greatest Wonder

19. Anberlin - New Surrender

20. Safety Suit - Life Left To Go

 

Disappointments -

 

Avantasia (after Lost in Space i & ii this really should have been brilliant, but was just average), GnR (I liked GnR when they were GnR), Jorn (lost the plot), Edguy ( :crying: nothing more to say - huge disappointment), Elevener (I know a few have rated this but to me just sounds like a poor mans Gregg Rolie)

 

Surprise of the year - The Old Schoolers!!!! Take a bow Journey, Whitesnake & Metallica - huge returns to form :bowdown:

 

I just hope 2009 is even better!

 

:drink:

So aside from if the disc is actually any good or not, the ones I still play on a regular basis are..........

 

2. Work Of Art - Artwork

4. Hinder - Take It To The Limit

11. Marcello/Vestry - s/t

12. Harem Scarem - Hope

20. Safety Suit - Life Left To Go

 

And why the hell was Eclipse not on my list???? I still play 'Are you ready to rock' on a pretty regular basis. So revised top 5 -

 

1. Work Of Art - Artwork

2. Hinder - Take It To The Limit

3. Eclipse - Are You Ready To Rock

4. Marcello/Vestry - s/t

5. Harem Scarem - Hope

 

 

Yeah, good luck ever playing that Whitesnake album again. How the hell on earth did you fool yourself into putting that into the 3rd spot, above a bunch of great albums? Apart from how average it is, it has the replay value of a horseshoe.

 

 

More to the point, I never play HEAT (first 2) or Brother Firetribe anymore - do you??

 

 

The HEAT stuff more than BF. But yeah, honestly, I play that kind of stuff in every day life, but my listening habits are so completely out of whack at the moment, whilst rating my whole collection, that it's hard to comment. But yes, HEAT do get regular plays. And BF...

 

Stuff like that Whitesnake album will 100% be in my sell list when I finally get around to listing an abundance of my albums for sale. HEAT and BF will definitely not be.

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Final list -

 

1. Journey - Revelation

2. Work Of Art - Artwork

3. Whitesnake - Good To Be Bad

4. Hinder - Take It To The Limit

5. Jeff Scott Soto - Beautiful Mess

5. Story Of The Year - The Black Swan

6. Bulletproof Messenger - Arm Yourself

7. Metallica - Death Magnetic

8. HEAT - s/t

9. Brother Firetribe - Heart Full Of Fire

10. Jimi Jamison - Crossroads Moment (ex the 5 theatrical crap songs the remaining 10 are all killer)

11. Marcello/Vestry - s/t

12. Harem Scarem - Hope

13. Sturm Und Drang - Rock n Roll Children

14. Simple Plan - s/t

15. Disciple - Southern Hospitality

16. Shinedown - The Sound Of Madness

17. Tesla - Forevermore

18. Khymera - The Greatest Wonder

19. Anberlin - New Surrender

20. Safety Suit - Life Left To Go

 

Disappointments -

 

Avantasia (after Lost in Space i & ii this really should have been brilliant, but was just average), GnR (I liked GnR when they were GnR), Jorn (lost the plot), Edguy ( :crying: nothing more to say - huge disappointment), Elevener (I know a few have rated this but to me just sounds like a poor mans Gregg Rolie)

 

Surprise of the year - The Old Schoolers!!!! Take a bow Journey, Whitesnake & Metallica - huge returns to form :bowdown:

 

I just hope 2009 is even better!

 

:drink:

So aside from if the disc is actually any good or not, the ones I still play on a regular basis are..........

 

2. Work Of Art - Artwork

4. Hinder - Take It To The Limit

11. Marcello/Vestry - s/t

12. Harem Scarem - Hope

20. Safety Suit - Life Left To Go

 

And why the hell was Eclipse not on my list???? I still play 'Are you ready to rock' on a pretty regular basis. So revised top 5 -

 

1. Work Of Art - Artwork

2. Hinder - Take It To The Limit

3. Eclipse - Are You Ready To Rock

4. Marcello/Vestry - s/t

5. Harem Scarem - Hope

 

 

Yeah, good luck ever playing that Whitesnake album again. How the hell on earth did you fool yourself into putting that into the 3rd spot, above a bunch of great albums? Apart from how average it is, it has the replay value of a horseshoe.

 

I LOVE the Whitesnake!!!!

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Final list -

 

1. Journey - Revelation

2. Work Of Art - Artwork

3. Whitesnake - Good To Be Bad

4. Hinder - Take It To The Limit

5. Jeff Scott Soto - Beautiful Mess

5. Story Of The Year - The Black Swan

6. Bulletproof Messenger - Arm Yourself

7. Metallica - Death Magnetic

8. HEAT - s/t

9. Brother Firetribe - Heart Full Of Fire

10. Jimi Jamison - Crossroads Moment (ex the 5 theatrical crap songs the remaining 10 are all killer)

11. Marcello/Vestry - s/t

12. Harem Scarem - Hope

13. Sturm Und Drang - Rock n Roll Children

14. Simple Plan - s/t

15. Disciple - Southern Hospitality

16. Shinedown - The Sound Of Madness

17. Tesla - Forevermore

18. Khymera - The Greatest Wonder

19. Anberlin - New Surrender

20. Safety Suit - Life Left To Go

 

Disappointments -

 

Avantasia (after Lost in Space i & ii this really should have been brilliant, but was just average), GnR (I liked GnR when they were GnR), Jorn (lost the plot), Edguy ( :crying: nothing more to say - huge disappointment), Elevener (I know a few have rated this but to me just sounds like a poor mans Gregg Rolie)

 

Surprise of the year - The Old Schoolers!!!! Take a bow Journey, Whitesnake & Metallica - huge returns to form :bowdown:

 

I just hope 2009 is even better!

 

:drink:

So aside from if the disc is actually any good or not, the ones I still play on a regular basis are..........

 

2. Work Of Art - Artwork

4. Hinder - Take It To The Limit

11. Marcello/Vestry - s/t

12. Harem Scarem - Hope

20. Safety Suit - Life Left To Go

 

And why the hell was Eclipse not on my list???? I still play 'Are you ready to rock' on a pretty regular basis. So revised top 5 -

 

1. Work Of Art - Artwork

2. Hinder - Take It To The Limit

3. Eclipse - Are You Ready To Rock

4. Marcello/Vestry - s/t

5. Harem Scarem - Hope

Yeah, good luck ever playing that Whitesnake album again. How the hell on earth did you fool yourself into putting that into the 3rd spot, above a bunch of great albums? Apart from how average it is, it has the replay value of a horseshoe.

I LOVE the Whitesnake!!!!

Me, too.

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My fave of 2008 was and still is the Work Of Art.

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My fave of 2008 was and still is the Work Of Art.

Can't believe it was that long ago.

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My fave of 2008 was and still is the Work Of Art.

Can't believe it was that long ago.

True - i still think of Work of Art as a 'new' band but they have been around for nearly a decade.

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My fave of 2008 was and still is the Work Of Art.

Can't believe it was that long ago.

True - i still think of Work of Art as a 'new' band but they have been around for nearly a decade.

 

 

 

Easily this is my favorite WOA release. Yesterday I was talking with Robert about Her Only Lie. Immortal tune.

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