Best of 2008

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Best of 2008

Post by Chris Slack » Thu Jan 01, 2009 1:11 pm

Now that the year is over I can finally do this. I'm glad I did as I saw some kickass movies very recently:

Albums:
Opeth - Watershed
Amon Amarth - Twilight of the Thunder God
Zimmers Hole - When You Were Shouting At The Devil
Enslaved - Vertebrae
Nachtmystium - Assassins

Movies:
Rambo
The Wrestler
Gran Torino
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
The Dark Knight

Games (sequel city!):
Fallout 3
Gears of War 2
Saints Row 2
Midnight Club LA
Grand Theft Auto 4

Concerts/Shows:
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Watain @ Studio Seven

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Gospel of the Horns @ Studio Seven

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Dream Theater, Opeth and 3 at the Wamu Theater

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Dismember, Augury and Tyrants Blood @ the Cobalt

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Queensryche @ WRA
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Post by Six6VI » Thu Jan 01, 2009 6:43 pm

Albums:

Hank Williams III - Damn Right And Rebel Proud
Opeth - Watershed
Meshuggah - Obzen
Zimmer's Hole - When You Were Shouting At The Devil...
Ihsahn - AngL
Jeff Loomis - Zero Order Phase

Movies:

Dark Knight
Wall-E
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
(I don't see a lot of movies and when I do it's usually with my daughter)

Shows:

Haruspex @ Vnuk's - Cudahy, WI (because it's the only show I played this year)
Suffocation @ The Pearl Room - Mokena, IL
Exodus/Goatwhore @ Vnuk's - Cudahy, WI
Megadeth (Gigantour) @ The Rave - Milwaukee, WI
Trouble @ Vnuk's - Cudahy, WI

Albums due in 09:

Mastodon - Crack The Skye
Lamb Of God - Wrath
Cannibal Corpese - Evisceration Plague
Suffocation - Blood Oath
Napalm Death - Time Waits For No Slave
Megadeth - ???

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Post by Blake NWR » Thu Jan 01, 2009 8:38 pm

Albums:

Misery Index - Traitors
Zimmer's Hole - While You Were Shouting At the Devil...
Gojira - The Way of All Flesh
Metallica - Death Magnetic
Opeth - Watershed
Greg Laswell - Three Flights From Alto Nido

Concerts:

Lamb of God/Hatebreed/Behemoth - McDonald Theater, Eugene
Jagermeister MusicTour feat. Hatebreed, Type O Negative, Three Inches of Blood and NORTHWEST ROYALE :D - Roseland Theater, Portland

Movies:

The Dark Knight
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Post by Kimberly » Fri Jan 02, 2009 8:47 am

For games I'm going with:

Dead Space... I seriously can not get enough of stomping necromorphs!

World at War... simply brills!

Wrath of the Lich King Xpac... amg! Looking foward to tearing Arthas a new one:)
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Post by Human333 » Sun Jan 04, 2009 9:00 pm

Cd's;
Testament - The Formation of Damnation
The Human Abstract - Midheaven
Meshuggah - obZen
Cynic - Traced in Air
Atmosphere - When life gives you lemons you paint that shit gold
ONLY HUMAN - The Dismantling (can't help it....we put a lot of work into this disc)
Ani Difranco - Red Letter Year
Common Market - Tobacco Road
Mouth of the Architect - Quietly
Jeff Loomis - Zero Order Phase


and special mention to artists that I just found out about or got around to liking in 2008 but didn't have any releases this year.
John Mayer - Continuum
Blotted Science - The Machinations of Dementia
The Frames - The Cost (also the movie Once and it's soundtrack)
Andy Mckee - Art of Motion
Iron & Wine - The Shepard's Dog
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Post by Blake NWR » Sun Jan 04, 2009 9:59 pm

Good call on Testament - I completely spaced that one.

I didn't know Andy McKee had an album out; I'll have to pick it up! Rep points headed your way for the heads-up... :cheers:
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Post by Six6VI » Sun Jan 04, 2009 10:55 pm

Human333 wrote: Blotted Science - The Machinations of Dementia

Hellz yeah! :metalhead

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Post by Shpongled » Mon Jan 05, 2009 4:22 pm

At The Gates at El Corazon

Fallout 3

Gojira - The Way of All Flesh

Joachim Hansen vs Eddie Alvarez
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