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by Ornendil
13 Jun 2011 22:45
Forum: Coffee Shop
Topic: Mule =/= Rules
Replies: 3
Views: 3266

Re: =/=

It means "does not equal". It's a simplified version of this: ≠.
by Ornendil
26 Mar 2011 10:33
Forum: Coffee Shop
Topic: If you find hipsters annoying...
Replies: 8
Views: 5776

Re: If you find hipsters annoying...

Everyone else.
by Ornendil
20 Mar 2011 19:29
Forum: Imaginations from the Other Side
Topic: Worst.Song.Ever.
Replies: 37
Views: 18993

Re: Worst.Song.Ever.

If some of you haven't yet, check out the acoustic version. It's pure awkwardness captured on camera: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0jtVtSTr070

Poor girl!
by Ornendil
28 Feb 2011 19:13
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Remasters, production?
Replies: 16
Views: 10093

Re: Remasters, production?

There is reason to hope they will: The Loudness War is Over I will stop buy music the day that the only way to hear music is by file and everything related to albums is gone! I like to have the physical format, to have to booklet in my hands and read everything in it. I HATE just have a file in the...
by Ornendil
27 Feb 2011 20:36
Forum: Imaginations from the Other Side
Topic: "I'm a snob bastard and listen to non-Metal stuff"
Replies: 966
Views: 445695

Re: "I'm a snob bastard and listen to non-Metal stuff"

The Moody Blues - The best way yo travel
by Ornendil
27 Feb 2011 20:10
Forum: Imaginations from the Other Side
Topic: New Moonsorrow album out...
Replies: 14
Views: 10397

Re: New Moonsorrow album out...

I've only checked out Huuto on youtube, but it's promising thus far! Definitely getting it.
by Ornendil
27 Feb 2011 19:56
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Remasters, production?
Replies: 16
Views: 10093

Re: Remasters, production?

There is reason to hope they will: The Loudness War is Over
by Ornendil
09 Dec 2010 17:58
Forum: Imaginations from the Other Side
Topic: Map of Metal
Replies: 9
Views: 5665

Re: Map of Metal

Folk Metal has been added. :)
by Ornendil
08 Dec 2010 16:17
Forum: Coffee Shop
Topic: Wikileaks insurance
Replies: 85
Views: 28360

Re: Wikileaks insurance

Not if half the people thinks it's not so important that our politicians do only thei interest and the ther half takes them as role-models. Lots of time I think people are not intrested in true, but just to keep watching soccer and beautiful on tv. :| Yeah, thanks for making non-sense. And learn to...
by Ornendil
26 Oct 2010 22:57
Forum: Imaginations from the Other Side
Topic: The best black metal-album of all time
Replies: 16
Views: 6801

Re: The best black metal-album of all time

Joost wrote:'Eld' is Norwegian for fire.
And Stormblåst is norwegian for Stormblown.
by Ornendil
08 Oct 2010 13:04
Forum: Coffee Shop
Topic: Are all nations alike??
Replies: 38
Views: 16882

Re: Are all nations alike??

Also, one of the funniest, most awesome new friends I gained this year is English.
by Ornendil
07 Oct 2010 16:41
Forum: Coffee Shop
Topic: Are all nations alike??
Replies: 38
Views: 16882

Re: Are all nations alike??

Growing up in America and living in The United States of America all you hear is that that US is the greatest country EVER! Is it like that every where else? Those of you here that live in another country taught that your country is the greatest country ever? We hear different things. Some say we'r...
by Ornendil
05 Oct 2010 13:23
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Massive poll: Unplayed songs (NIME/ANATO/ATITM)
Replies: 39
Views: 16624

Re: Massive poll: Unplayed songs (NIME/ANATO/ATITM)

I chose Noldor and When Sorrow Sang. Though it was hard to not also choose The Curse of Fëanor as well.
by Ornendil
06 Sep 2010 08:28
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: lol and I thought I was hardcore
Replies: 22
Views: 10696

Re: lol and I thought I was hardcore

Well, he did give mr. Dent the ability to listen instantly to his new CD. Which an iPod or similar villain would not. So I'd guess he's still a hero of relevant powers for the time being. ;)
by Ornendil
27 Jun 2010 19:04
Forum: Imaginations from the Other Side
Topic: Last CD(s) You Bought
Replies: 2828
Views: 1050651

Re: Last CD(s) You Bought

I bought Skyclad's Jonah's Ark on vinyl, together with a fancy shaped CD from the same band (unfortunately, I don't have a CD-player able to play this type of CDs... Do'h!). I also finally got myself Karpe Diem's 2008 album Fire Vegger.
by Ornendil
27 Jun 2010 18:46
Forum: Imaginations from the Other Side
Topic: This is prolly as pop as a metalband can go
Replies: 89
Views: 58676

Re: This is prolly as pop as a metalband can go

I'm wondering... Coming from Norway, are you able to understand Finnish lyrics? Not as they are sung. I need to see them written and have my dictionary with me. But I'm quite used to working like that, as I often find myself listening to music in foreign languages (I think most people who do this a...
by Ornendil
27 Jun 2010 16:04
Forum: Imaginations from the Other Side
Topic: This is prolly as pop as a metalband can go
Replies: 89
Views: 58676

Re: This is prolly as pop as a metalband can go

I preferred the musicianship and arrangements in the english version, but the finnish version's lyrics sound much better (and the video was hotter). Strangely, I had to hear the original to appreciate the new one. I checked it out twice and didn't fall for it, but after hearing the original, it grew...
by Ornendil
16 Jun 2010 00:54
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: New Samples!
Replies: 42
Views: 15269

Re: New Samples!

Damn my weakness! The clips are way too long! I didn't want this much yet! Just a taste! These include several parts of each song!
by Ornendil
12 Jun 2010 12:04
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: What BG song are you listening to this moment?
Replies: 3045
Views: 987433

Re: What BG song are you listening to this moment?

The remixed version of Brian. Goddamn, this is amazing! Such a vast improvement over the original! For some reason, Hansi sounds much more like himself on this version!
by Ornendil
09 Jun 2010 14:50
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Sample of A Voice In The Dark
Replies: 105
Views: 39696

Re: Sample of A Voice In The Dark

You can bet your ass you'll get that wish granted once they get to the chorus! :D I'm listening to the original back to back with the sample now and I've no doubt that it's gonna be great! Getting psyched now! Far more than I ever was before ATITM! :D
by Ornendil
01 Jun 2010 20:32
Forum: Imaginations from the Other Side
Topic: Bathory
Replies: 34
Views: 11940

Re: Bathory

Never heard his black metal material, but his viking stuff is brilliant. The first Nordland album, Twilight of the Gods and Hammerheart are my favourites. I hear the Manowar-influences, but can't really say Manowar moves me like Bathory do. Manowar's great for drinking and being metal. Lacks "that s...
by Ornendil
28 May 2010 16:26
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Rare live songs
Replies: 21
Views: 8157

Re: Rare live songs

Great stuff, bestpike! Thanks for taking the time to gather up all these gems!
by Ornendil
24 May 2010 21:03
Forum: Imaginations from the Other Side
Topic: I Need Help
Replies: 18
Views: 6386

Re: I Need Help

Visit Sound of Noise while in Oslo. Best place to get Metal. If you want some non-metal, try Tiger right next to it.

Where they are:
http://soundofnoise.net/catalog/contact_us.php
http://www.tigernet.no/shop/contact.php
by Ornendil
03 Apr 2010 22:17
Forum: Imaginations from the Other Side
Topic: Burzum - Belus
Replies: 16
Views: 6836

Re: Burzum - Belus

This is definitely an album you can allow yourself to get worked up over, 'cause it does not disappoint.
by Ornendil
13 Jan 2010 13:28
Forum: Imaginations from the Other Side
Topic: New Nokturnal Mortum
Replies: 65
Views: 43828

Re: New Nokturnal Mortum

Joost pretty much answered the whole swastika discussion in his secound post. If you, in the west, are to use the swastika for any other purpose than communicationg that you're a nazi, it must be very clear that you are not. Not just from what you say then and there, but also from whatever actions y...
by Ornendil
22 Dec 2009 23:44
Forum: Imaginations from the Other Side
Topic: Helloween's 25th anniversary album
Replies: 79
Views: 28141

Re: Helloween's 25th anniversary album

Isn't ska supposed to be über-catchy? How have they managed to avoid that with a song like Dr. Stein? Is this one of those freak occurences when two positives become a negative?
by Ornendil
29 Oct 2009 04:47
Forum: Imaginations from the Other Side
Topic: Helloween's 25th anniversary album
Replies: 79
Views: 28141

Re: Helloween's 25th anniversary album

I don't really wanna hear any song with Deris on vocals, but hearing an orchestral version of Keeper of the Seven Keys seems too sweet a deal.
by Ornendil
16 Oct 2009 16:01
Forum: Coffee Shop
Topic: Funniest gig moments
Replies: 34
Views: 10062

Re: Funniest gig moments

I remember a Carpathian Forest gig on Wacken (dunno the year, can't be arsed to look it up either). The 'singer' entered the stage, belched out a couple verses, and then started to fucking vomit all over the stage :twisted: The dude still tried doing what he was supposed to, but waves of puke just ...
by Ornendil
15 Sep 2009 23:31
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Hansi Video Interview @Bloodstock
Replies: 43
Views: 17248

Re: Hansi Video Interview @Bloodstock

It'll be released in {insert year close enough to keep interest up, but far enough off to still not having to be a high priority} :wink:
by Ornendil
02 Jul 2009 10:19
Forum: Imaginations from the Other Side
Topic: Tuatha de Danann "Trova di Danu".
Replies: 5
Views: 4595

Re: Tuatha de Danann "Trova di Danu".

Braia kicks ass as well. The closest we've got to a new Tuatha-release…

Any news on the live-DVD and acoustic album they were supposed to release?

What's the festival called? Organized by Bruno must mean kick-ass and worh the trip!
by Ornendil
02 Jul 2009 10:11
Forum: Coffee Shop
Topic: Antifa and its war against Pagan Metal. (Political).
Replies: 23
Views: 13495

Re: Antifa and its war against Pagan Metal. (Political).

When bands say they aren't political, they mean just that. That their lyrics does not concern who is more fit to lead a government. That is a very tight idea of political. Yeah, but were it any broader, then every band would be political and the term would be kinda moot, I think. I get your point, ...
by Ornendil
02 Jul 2009 03:09
Forum: Coffee Shop
Topic: RIP Michael Jackson
Replies: 138
Views: 40028

Re: RIP Michael Jackson

Arne Næss > Michael Jackson

Though I won't deny that Jackson probably had a big influence on a lot of modern music, for good or bad, or really really bad. :P
by Ornendil
02 Jul 2009 02:50
Forum: Coffee Shop
Topic: Antifa and its war against Pagan Metal. (Political).
Replies: 23
Views: 13495

Re: Antifa and its war against Pagan Metal. (Political).

No problem with the fairy and folk tales or the woods and lakes and such. Hardly anyone sings about the ancient ways of daily life, though. That would be field work, repair work, 75% of children dying before they get 6, women usually birthing child after child until they are so worn out by hard wor...
by Ornendil
23 Jun 2009 07:46
Forum: Imaginations from the Other Side
Topic: Songs that absolutely blew you away the first time you heard
Replies: 79
Views: 49031

Re: Songs that absolutely blew you away the first time you heard

My memory is too crap to remember anything older than a few months, but at least here's a few new ones: Elvenking - Miss Conception . This one convinced me I like acoustic Elvenking better than the normal kind. Which is sad since they'll probably not make much more in this style. Oh, well. Fortunate...
by Ornendil
23 Jun 2009 07:31
Forum: Site and Forum
Topic: Welcome to the other side!
Replies: 121
Views: 86912

Re: Welcome to the other side!

33 posts! Has it been that long since I actually posted somewhat regularely… I think I lost some, 300-ish posts. That's 90%. Oh, well. I was never in the top anything anyway. I'm glad we have the avatars though. Now I can amaze people with my handsome looks, so they don't notice the rubbish I write.
by Ornendil
22 Jun 2009 20:28
Forum: Site and Forum
Topic: Welcome to the other side!
Replies: 121
Views: 86912

Re: Welcome to the other side!

Hooray! :D
by Ornendil
07 Feb 2009 12:48
Forum: Imaginations from the Other Side
Topic: "I'm a snob bastard and listen to non-Metal stuff"
Replies: 966
Views: 445695

The Travelling Wilburys - Margarita
by Ornendil
22 Jan 2009 16:02
Forum: Imaginations from the Other Side
Topic: Album most personally significant
Replies: 24
Views: 12293

Has to be either Nightfall in Middle-Earth, because it got me into music (made me starting to listen actively to music instead of just having it as an annoying background beat at parties). Or perhaps Elvenking - Heathenreel because it was the opening door to mixed genres for me.
by Ornendil
22 Jan 2009 15:59
Forum: The Following
Topic: Reviving The Following...
Replies: 182
Views: 127949

I'd love to help revive The Following. I loved that site. I don't have any interviews or very many bootlegs, but I'd love to contribute anything I can!
by Ornendil
20 Jan 2009 23:12
Forum: Coffee Shop
Topic: The Official President Obama Discussion Topic
Replies: 285
Views: 106714

Ah. Wonderful day! I just hope he manages to live up to the expectations! :D this must be like the WORST day in the history of racists, never they were dealt such a blow to their stupid and nonsense ideas 8) Nah. Many of them are probably celebrating as much as the rest of us. 3 of 4 high-profile wh...
by Ornendil
23 Nov 2008 14:10
Forum: Imaginations from the Other Side
Topic: "I'm a snob bastard and listen to non-Metal stuff"
Replies: 966
Views: 445695

New Model Army - Green and grey

I'm so glad to have gotten to know this band! Thank you, Joost!
by Ornendil
25 Oct 2008 23:36
Forum: Imaginations from the Other Side
Topic: "I'm a snob bastard and listen to non-Metal stuff"
Replies: 966
Views: 445695

Lynni Treekrem - Haugtussa
by Ornendil
29 Sep 2008 23:44
Forum: Imaginations from the Other Side
Topic: "I'm a snob bastard and listen to non-Metal stuff"
Replies: 966
Views: 445695

Rockettothesky - an army of flying dutchmen
by Ornendil
06 Jun 2008 14:56
Forum: Coffee Shop
Topic: The Official President Obama Discussion Topic
Replies: 285
Views: 106714

Forza young guy!
by Ornendil
09 May 2008 09:42
Forum: Imaginations from the Other Side
Topic: Looking for heavy orchestral/choral music
Replies: 19
Views: 14275

They're more than metal with orchestral elements. More like an orchestra with metal elements. But I agree. Heavy or epic isn't the words I'd use. Awesome, sure, but not what you're looking for. I don't really have any good sugestions. With Verdi's Requiem, O Fortuna and Wagner, you already have all ...
by Ornendil
04 Apr 2008 08:20
Forum: Imaginations from the Other Side
Topic: Now playing
Replies: 4059
Views: 1172866

Blind Guardian - Sadly Sings Destiny

It's been ages since I've listened to Blind Guardian now. I can't really recall listening to them at all (Except for Surfin' USA when I was on a Beach Boys trip and didn't have the original on my pod) since Wacken. And it's GREAT to hear again!
by Ornendil
23 Mar 2008 19:56
Forum: Imaginations from the Other Side
Topic: Avantasia vs Ayreon
Replies: 111
Views: 59232

The production is something I can't really explain, it's more like the overall feeling of listening to music that's not really breathing, but is stale and confined, another taste thing of course. Probably a result of the producer using way too much audio level compression. That's a very normal prob...
by Ornendil
14 Nov 2007 09:01
Forum: Imaginations from the Other Side
Topic: "I'm a snob bastard and listen to non-Metal stuff"
Replies: 966
Views: 445695

Bob Dylan - Desire (Album)

His best post-Blonde on Blonde album, in my opinion.
by Ornendil
19 Oct 2007 12:15
Forum: Imaginations from the Other Side
Topic: "I'm a snob bastard and listen to non-Metal stuff"
Replies: 966
Views: 445695

Billy Joel - Goodnight Saigon
by Ornendil
17 Sep 2007 16:06
Forum: Imaginations from the Other Side
Topic: "I'm a snob bastard and listen to non-Metal stuff"
Replies: 966
Views: 445695

Connie Talbot - Somewhere over the Rainbow