whos the greatest of the epic tale like metal band

From those killer tunes that you heard 6 years ago in the back of a mini bus, heading into Utah, or the songs that are on the radio now. This is the place. (No R&B please, because it doesn't exist)
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Post by Drabe,ThePirateking » Wed Jun 07, 2006 2:43 am

i prefer power metal over any type of metal, im just curious to see, how many people really do like power metal and how many of you like diffrent music really, culture is really amazing and when you get down to it these bands have all lead to the same conclusions all over the world, now thats an amazing idea so i thought id ask for your povs.
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Post by Chewi » Wed Jun 07, 2006 7:03 am

Ooh tough choice and I only know three of them. It has to be Blind Guardian though. Gotta get some more and hopefully I'll see them later this year.
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Post by Phoenix » Wed Jun 07, 2006 2:42 pm

iron maiden ftw
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Post by XenoRaven » Wed Jun 07, 2006 9:38 pm

Hmm...well I really don't consider Iron Maiden or Dream Theater, to be "epic tale-like" metal bands (a better term escapes me) but, just picking from the bands in the poll, I'd give it to Dream Theater.
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Post by Super Goat Weed » Thu Jun 08, 2006 2:21 am

Iced Earth? i mean they are good and everything, but i never really thought of them as 'epic tale like'

oh, I wonder if In Flames "Whoreacle" Abum counts. It dosn't tell a story exactly, but the album has an epic, re-occuring theme feel to it.
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Post by Chewi » Thu Jun 08, 2006 5:14 pm

Rhapsody? Hahaha. I bought one of their albums on someone's recommendation but they aren't really my kind of thing. It's the sort of music I would expect to hear in Soul Calibur. I listen to it once in a while though.
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Post by XenoRaven » Thu Jun 08, 2006 8:38 pm

Most of Iced Earth's albums have a consistent theme to them. "Dark Saga" follows the story of Spawn, "The Glorious Burden" is about the American Civil War, etc.
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Post by Chewi » Thu Jun 08, 2006 10:32 pm

You know, Tenacious D should be up there, purely for Wonder Boy. :D
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Post by Drabe,ThePirateking » Fri Jun 09, 2006 10:45 am

but even though some of these bands may not be purely be based around talelikemetal they are still some of the biggest inspirations for tale like metal fopr exmple iced earth, they and blind guardian made a little band called demons and wizards and they are the biggest tale like metal band i can think of as for dream theater, they are another huge inspiration for this type of music, so i was more going for big icons of this type of music, not purely arguing that all these bands purely made this type of music.
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Post by Phoenix » Fri Jun 09, 2006 11:00 am

looks like dragon force, that kind of music does not have any rhythm.
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Post by Super Goat Weed » Fri Jun 09, 2006 10:09 pm

Chewi wrote:You know, Tenacious D should be up there, purely for Wonder Boy. :D

metal

Hell i was gonna complain about Pink Floyd not being there, but there's that stipulation in the title.
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Post by Chewi » Sat Jun 10, 2006 10:17 am

Ah yeah, fair point. I was only joking anyway. :P
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Post by Melana » Sun Jun 11, 2006 2:39 am

But wonderboy is great.

As i'm not into metal really at all I have to null my vote.
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Post by Super Goat Weed » Thu Jun 15, 2006 2:44 pm

just vote Dream Theater, i'll introduce the two of you later.
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