1. Please take 30 seconds to register your free account to remove most ads, post topics, make friends, earn reward points at our store, and more!  
    TalkBass.com has been uniting the low end since 1998.  Join us! :)

Metal Help...

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by BassGod, Jun 18, 2004.

  1. BassGod


    Jan 21, 2004
    Hey guys, just a question for you metal-heads...

    I've been listening to Metallica for a long time now, and I just recently started listening to Iron Maiden, and I really like them too. I also like quite a few songs from Black Sabbath and one song from Megadeth (I think it's called 'Reckoning Day'). Lately I've been thinking I should listen to more metal bands so I don't get bored of the ones I listen to now. So could some of you metal fans suggest some bands that play Metallica and Maiden type of stuff? Thanks a lot. :)

    Graeme :bassist:
  2. Bored of Maiden? I dont think thats possible! :D

    I also dig Ronnie James Dio alot...or just "DIO" and Motorhead.
    Danzig is another fave of mine. A few others are as follows:

    -Celtic Frost
    -Black Label Society
    -Rob Halford
    -Judas Priest
    -Twisted Sister
  3. LarryO


    Apr 4, 2004
    Try learning some Opeth bass lines.......that should keep you busy for a while
  4. jive1

    jive1 Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jan 16, 2003
    Owner/Retailer: Jive Sound
    To which I add:

    Mercyful Fate
    Nuclear Assault
  5. Matthew Bryson

    Matthew Bryson Guest

    Jul 30, 2001
    Pantera - start with: Vulgar Display of Power / Cowboys from Hell / maybe The Great Southern Trend Kill

    Slayer - Seasons in the Abyss (my fav) or maybe Raining Blood (my 2nd fav)

    Motley Crue - decade of Decadence (a greatest hits compilation) ...this is everything that was good about the 80's LA Glam scene.
  6. BassGod


    Jan 21, 2004
    I don't mean basslines to learn, because like B'Aces high said, it would be pretty hard to get bored of Maiden lines. I just mean new music to just listen to. But I have heard a lot about this Opeth band, would you mind naming some of their better songs? And I forgot to say, I also like Exodus. Thanks for the responses guys, I really appreciate it. Keep 'em comin'! :)

    Graeme :bassist:
  7. BassGod


    Jan 21, 2004
    Wow, I just listened to Dio... it's awesome! I like Anthrax and Judas Priest too, although Slayer didn't really do it for me. I can't stand the guy's voice, and all the songs sound the same. Thanks a lot guys.

    Graeme :bassist:
  8. +1 to UFO
    Cool group!
  9. Dan Molina

    Dan Molina TalkBass Secular Progressive

    Jul 17, 2002
    Murr Town, California
    cannibal corpse
    cradle of filth
  10. Eyescream


    Feb 4, 2004
    Knoxville, TN
    To which I add:

    Acid Bath
    Soilent Green
    Morbid Angel

    Note that none of these are really in the same vein as Metallica or Iron Maiden (never really was much a maiden fan, honestly); but they're all really, really good metal.
  11. By-Tor


    Apr 13, 2000
    Sacramento, CA
    Check out these albums from Death Angel:
    The Ultraviolence
    Frolic Through the Park
    The Art of Dying
  12. No mention of Dimmu Borgir or Type O Negitive? wow.
  13. Eyescream


    Feb 4, 2004
    Knoxville, TN
    I forgot about Type O, and I'm not a huge fan of Dimmu. I never really was exposed to their stuff, so I withheld comment.

    From Type O Negative, Bloody Kisses is a great record.
  14. ironmaidenisgod


    May 20, 2004
    I think you guys covered most of the good bands.

    Try Rainbow,Whitesnake,Dokken,Kiss,Manowar and Deep Purple(though some of these bands arn't metal) as well.

    If you like Dio get Dehumaniser by Black Sabbath.He does vocals on that.

    Geezer is inhuman on that album.

    Check out Control Denied too.Digiorgio on the fretless :bassist: .

    But you can never get tired of Harris' lines especially his 80's lines

  15. Heaven and Hell has Dio singing for Sabbath as well and is my fav Sabbath album.
    And IMO Dio was always the better singer for Sabbath. :bag:
  16. BassGod


    Jan 21, 2004
    Thanks guys, some of these bands are really good! :)

    Graeme :bassist:
  17. Children Of Bodom are really good too.

    Think 80's glam rock, but death metal.
  18. Jonki

    Jonki I will not slap my Bee!

    Oct 14, 2003
    Arendal, Norway
    Dimmu Borgir
    Ulver (old stuff)

    great bands!
  19. A little OT, but my friend Joe finds it funny how the only lyrics to Dimmu Borgir I know, and understand are "The battle raged on and on..."