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I was just posting to another topic and one of those songs came on that gives me goose bumps every time. There are different ones that do it for me, but this one happened to be...

 

Leatherwolf - Thunder

 

Everytime that beat starts and then when they hit that chorus:

"(I am the thunder)

That starts the rain

(I see the heavens)

Open the gates

(I am the lightning)

That lights up the sky

(I have the answer)

The secret is mine"

 

Would've loved to see this live with 20,000 plus rock heads back in the day. Ahhh, the good ol' days.

 

So what song "does it" for you?

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I'd have to go with a soppy AOR ballad on this one!

 

ROBBY VALENTINE - Over and Over Again

 

My all-time fave ballad (just re-recorded for his new 'Best of' album) that has great piano/keyboards and a lush chorus. I know a lot of people don't like his vocals, and his live show is a complete mess (he tries to do too much at once), but every play of this tune gives me goosebumps.

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'Surrender' and 'Still' by Steelhouse Lane. Perfection.

 

Also, 'Porcelain' by Cauterize.

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The bit on Rush 2112 where the voice comes in

 

"Attention all planets of the solar federation

Attention all planets of the solar federation

Attention all planets of the solar federation

We have assumed control.

We have assumed control.

We have assumed control."

 

 

Still gives me goose bumps after all these years!

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One that comes to mind for me is SAXON- THE EAGLE HAS LANDED...

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masque-back with a vengeance(with the best female vox ever! mistress jo has more balls than many of their male colleagues. and it's just another proof of why the so called post nwobhm is better than the actual nwobhm :whistle: )

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the whole gargoyle album. my all time favorite(and the 2nd tattoo,with their logo, i ever made. first was W from warlord). the reason why i live and breath for US metal....the end maybe near but there's nothing to fear....

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Tumbleweed by Love/Hate, especially when Jizzy screams, "Ahhhh...I'm a tumbleweeeeeeeed!" Awesome.

 

And Badger Badger by Tygers of Pan Tang. :band:

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The bit on Rush 2112 where the voice comes in

 

"Attention all planets of the solar federation

Attention all planets of the solar federation

Attention all planets of the solar federation

We have assumed control.

We have assumed control.

We have assumed control."

 

 

Still gives me goose bumps after all these years!

 

:bowdown:

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Queensryche - Neue Regel - (truly freaky vocals)

Black Sabbath - Neon Knights - (Iommi's solo is mesmerizing)

Thin Lizzy - Opium Trail

Iron Maiden - Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son - (backing synth line during the guitar solo is haunting)

Deep Purple - A Touch Away

Dragonforce - Disciples Of Babylon

UDO - Black Widow

Kamelot - Center Of The Universe - (every single second of Mari's two vocal lines; the woman has the voice of an angel)

Thomas Dolby - One Of Our Submarines - (makes my flesh crawl when I think of the sudden, horrific death those sailors reached)

Blue Oyster Cult - Perfect Water - (Buck Dharma's closing solo is his finest ever - bar none - soaring and majestic)

Rush - Mission - (Lifeson packs more emotion into 15 seconds of the fade solo than most guitarists manage in an entire career)

Joe Satriani - Cryin'

Joe Satriani - Ceremony

Astral Doors - Time To Rock

Brainstorm - Don't Stop Believing

Alcatrazz - Wire And Wood

Aldo Nova - Armageddon (Race Cars)

Last Tribe - Sacrifice

Angel Dust - Bleed - (haunting piano intro)

Asia - The Last Time - (Steve Howe & Ian Crichton's guitar)

Axel Rudi Pell - Holy Creatures

Beach Boys - Sail On Sailor

Beatles - Magical Mystery Tour

Blue Oyster Cult - Teen Archer

Brad Gillis - Chain Gang

Brainstorm - Beyond My Destiny

Bruce Dickinson - Ghost Of Cain

The Cars - Running To You

Kim Mitchell - Rumour Has It

Everon - Battle Of Words

Fleetwood Mac - Seven Wonders

Gary Moore - Running From The Storm

Kick Axe - We Still Remember

Helix - Running Wild In The 21st Century

Running Wild - Return Of The Gods

Running Wild - Port Royal

Labyrinth - M3

Black Sabbath - Dying For Love

Iron Maiden - Como Estais Amigo

Kelly Keagy - The Journey

New England - Alone Tonight

Night Ranger - Last Chance

Night Ranger - As Always I Remain

Peter Gabriel - Red Rain

Platitude - Oblivion

Vanden Plas - Push

Power Quest - Follow Your Heart

Praying Mantis - Journeyman

Praying Mantis - Wasted Years

Praying Mantis - Best Years

Pretty Maids - Partners In Crime

Red Rider - Human Race

Red Rider - Lunatic Fringe

Gary Moore - Blood Of Emeralds

Rush - Afterimage

Rush - La Villa Strangiato (Exit... Stage Left)

Rush - Manhattan Project - (especially the reference to the pilot of the Enola Gay)

Rush - Witch Hunt - (eerie as hell)

Rush - The Analog Kid

Saga - 10,000 Days

Santers - Mistreatin' Heart

Saxon - Absent Friends

Saxon - Refugee

Scorpions - Lady Starlight

Scorpions - Send Me An Angel

Boston - Foreplay/ Long Time

Styx - Fooling Yourself (The Angry Young Man)

Thin Lizzy - King's Vengeance - (stunningly gorgeous harmony guitars)

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Running Down A Dream - (that solo captures my attention every time)

Triumph - Never Surrender

Tygers Of Pan Tang - Slave To Freedom - (Robb Weir's finest guitar solo ever)

UFO - The Coming Of Prince Kajuku

Van Halen - 5150

The Who - The Song Is Over

Wolfsbane - Kathy Wilson

Yngwie Malmsteen - Crystal Ball

ZZ Top - Sleeping Bag

 

 

Hmmmmmmmmmmm??? Apparently, I get goosebumps quite often. :)

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Savatage "Hall of the Mountain King". Everytime that thunder rolls and the guitar riff starts in, I get goose bumps.

 

Ah fuck yeah, killer tune...and the laugh.

 

Some of mine are...

 

Slayer - Hell Awaits

Exodus - Architect Of Pain

Slayer - The Crooked Cross

Dimmu Borgir - The Mourning Palace

Dokken - In My Dreams

Masetdon - Islands In The Sky

Strangeways - Every Time You Cry

 

and there are so many more.

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A few more...

 

No Quarter-Led Zeppelin...it get's me every time!!

 

Agreed, Classic, one of my favourite Zeppelin songs :tumbsup:

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Queensryche - Neue Regel - (truly freaky vocals)

Black Sabbath - Neon Knights - (Iommi's solo is mesmerizing)

Iron Maiden - Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son - (backing synth line during the guitar solo is haunting)

Rush - Mission - (Lifeson packs more emotion into 15 seconds of the fade solo than most guitarists manage in an entire career)

Fleetwood Mac - Seven Wonders

Rush - Afterimage

Rush - La Villa Strangiato (Exit... Stage Left)

Rush - Manhattan Project - (especially the reference to the pilot of the Enola Gay)

Rush - Witch Hunt - (eerie as hell)

Rush - The Analog Kid

Scorpions - Lady Starlight

Styx - Fooling Yourself (The Angry Young Man)

 

Hmmmmmmmmmmm??? Apparently, I get goosebumps quite often. :)

 

Those above are fantastic, nice points on Seventh Son, I love that part, Seven Wonders is classic Stevie Nicks vocals :tumbsup:

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Before The Dawn - April Wine

 

Anybody Listening - Queensryche

 

Hold Me Tight - Scorpions

 

Sails Of Charon - Scorpions

 

On With the Action - UFO

 

Crystal Light - UFO

 

Megalomania - Black Sabbath

 

Spiral Architect - Black Sabbath

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Boston - More than a Feeling

 

... every single time !

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Queensryche- Silent Lucidity

Dream Theater- A Change Of Seasons

Vanden Plas- Wish You Were Here

Rush- Subdivisions

Led Zeppelin- Kashmir

White Lion- Lights And Thunder

Triumph- Carry On The Flame

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  • 3 weeks later...

Slayer - South Of Heaven

Def Leppard - Let It Go

Pretty Maids - Die With Your Dreams

Venom - Black Metal

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