Stratoforum Awards 2004

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Stratoforum Awards 2004

Post by Mormegil » Thu Dec 02, 2004 12:54 pm

It's December so I believe it's once again time choose the albums of the year. :P
I'll start:

The Best:
1 .Wintersun - Wintersun
2. Sonata Arctica - Reckoning Night
3. Rhapsody - Symphony Of Enchanted Lands Pt II: The Dark Secret/The Dark Secret MCD
4. Therion - Sirius B
5. Ensiferum - Iron

The Good:
Cans - Beyond The Gates
Dio - Master Of The Moon
EdGuy - Hellfire Club
Finntroll - Nattfödd/Trollhammaren MCD
Insomnium - Since The Day It All Came Down
Kotipelto - Coldness
Michael Pinnella - Enter By The Twelfth Gate
Primal Fear - Devil's Ground
Therion - Lemuria

...

The Worst:
1. Nightwish - Once
2. Turisas - Battle Metal
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Re: Stratoforum Awards 2004

Post by NordicStorm » Thu Dec 02, 2004 2:24 pm

1. Threshold - Subsurface
2. Evergrey - The Inner Circle
3. Pain of Salvation - 12:5
4. Nightwish - Once
5. Jorn - Out to Every Nation
6. Pink Cream 69 - Thunderdome
7. Karmakanic - Wheel of Life
8. Ayreon - Human Equation
9. Pain of Salvation - Be
10. Blaze - Blood & Belief
11. Dio - Master of the Moon
12. Rammstein - Reise, Reise
13. Thunderstone - The Burning
14. Kotipelto - Coldness
15. Iced Earth - The Glorious Burden

2004 albums yet to hear:
Artension - Future World
Chris Caffery's solo album
Jon Oliva's solo album
Michael Pinnella's solo album
Ten - Return to Evermore
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Re: Stratoforum Awards 2004

Post by Veripalttu » Thu Dec 02, 2004 4:37 pm

Album of the year:

Top: Megadeth - The system has failed
Flop: Nightwish - Once

player of the year:
Alexi Laiho (Children of bodom)
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Re: Stratoforum Awards 2004

Post by StratoHeart » Thu Dec 02, 2004 5:35 pm

Best Albuns:

Nightwish - Once
Exodus - Tempo of the Damned
Angra - Temple of Shadows

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Re: Stratoforum Awards 2004

Post by HvyMtlClickWitch » Thu Dec 02, 2004 6:25 pm

I think the best is definitely Jon Oliva's "Tage Mahal". Wwwwowwww...*faints*

Can't wait to hear Future World, though.
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Re: Stratoforum Awards 2004

Post by Sir. Decadence » Thu Dec 02, 2004 6:30 pm

1. Nightwish ~ Once
2. Ayreon ~ The Human Equation
3. Sonata Arctica ~ Reckoning Night
4. Edguy ~ Hellfire Club
5. Twilightning ~ Plague-House Puppet Show
6. Wintersun ~ Wintersun
7. Dio ~ Master of the Moon
...oh, this is difficult... but there's 7 best's.

And why some of you hates Once?
I love it! :)

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Re: Stratoforum Awards 2004

Post by Elazul » Thu Dec 02, 2004 7:12 pm

1. Sonata Arctica - Reckoning Night Image

2. Angra - Temple of Shadows Image

3. Kotipelto - Coldness Image

4. Wintersun - Wintersun Image

5. DragonForce - Sonic Firestorm Image

6. Ensiferum - Iron Image

7. FreedomCall - Live Invasion Image

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Re: Stratoforum Awards 2004

Post by Twilightsymphony » Thu Dec 02, 2004 7:38 pm

Ayreon - The Human Equation
Therion - Sirius B/Lemuria
Finntroll - Nattfödd
Amon Amarth - Fate Of Norns
Iced Earth - The Glorious Burden

yeah.. this order.. dont know, i didnt buy many new releases this year. But most of them were quite good, unlike last year...

i´m still waiting for some cds to come, Wintersun, Behemoth and stuff.. so i hope this list will be extented soon :>
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Re: Stratoforum Awards 2004

Post by Beast_Pete » Thu Dec 02, 2004 7:55 pm

Dragonforce - Sonic Firestorm
Edguy - Hellfire Club
Nightwish - Once
Rhapsody - Symphony of Enchanted Legends Part II (maybe the very best)
Sonata Arctica - Reckoning Night
Within Temptation - The Silent Force

(shit, no new Edda album this year :~( )


P.S: Elazul's list is well made. Pictures put as well.

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Re: Stratoforum Awards 2004

Post by Spiderman » Thu Dec 02, 2004 8:10 pm

The Best:
Ayreon - The human Equation :omg:


Pain of Salvation - Be
Deadsoul Tribe - The January Tree
Ayreon - Actual Fantasy:revisited (with a 5.1 Dolby Digital version Wow!)
Threshold - Subsurface
Rammstein - Reise Reise

The good:

Feinstein - Third Wish
Silent Force - Worlds Apart
Fates warning - FWX
Angra - Temple of Shadows
Rhapsody - SOAEL II
Jorn Lande - Out to Every Nation

The Worst:

Didn't hear any real bad albums, geuss I'm avoiding them :mrgreen:
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Re: Stratoforum Awards 2004

Post by Lucid Faia » Thu Dec 02, 2004 9:57 pm

1. The Glorious Burden (Iced Earth)
2. Sonic Firestorm (Dragonforce)
3. Once (Nightwish)

You guys are out of your ****ing minds if you don't like Once.
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Re: Stratoforum Awards 2004

Post by HvyMtlClickWitch » Thu Dec 02, 2004 10:21 pm

Yes, Third Wish was totally great.... 8)

Odyssea's "Tears In Floods" was quite the album as well.

But (again), JON OLIVA'S PAIN totally takes it, in my book. What a fucking great album......
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Re: Stratoforum Awards 2004

Post by Veripalttu » Fri Dec 03, 2004 11:15 am

Lucid Faia wrote:
You guys are out of your ****ing minds if you don't like Once.
No, you must be out of your mind for liking it.
I haven't killed him yet sir,
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Re: Stratoforum Awards 2004

Post by Mormegil » Fri Dec 03, 2004 2:19 pm

Veripalttu wrote:
Lucid Faia wrote:
You guys are out of your ****ing minds if you don't like Once.
No, you must be out of your mind for liking it.
Totally agree with Veripalttu. :D

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Post by MaFiaBoY » Fri Dec 03, 2004 2:22 pm

Mormegil wrote:
Veripalttu wrote:
Lucid Faia wrote:
You guys are out of your ****ing minds if you don't like Once.
No, you must be out of your mind for liking it.
Totally agree with Veripalttu. :D
Totally agree with Lucid Faia :D

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Re: Stratoforum Awards 2004

Post by shaz » Fri Dec 03, 2004 3:16 pm

MaFiaBoY wrote:
Mormegil wrote:
Veripalttu wrote:
Lucid Faia wrote:
You guys are out of your ****ing minds if you don't like Once.
No, you must be out of your mind for liking it.
Totally agree with Veripalttu. :D
Totally agree with Lucid Faia :D
Totally agree that all of you are being narrow-minded fools and not letting anyone have their own f**king opinion. :buh:
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Re: Stratoforum Awards 2004

Post by Elazul » Fri Dec 03, 2004 3:23 pm

shaz wrote:
MaFiaBoY wrote:
Mormegil wrote:
Veripalttu wrote:
Lucid Faia wrote:
You guys are out of your ****ing minds if you don't like Once.
No, you must be out of your mind for liking it.
Totally agree with Veripalttu. :D
Totally agree with Lucid Faia :D
Totally agree that all of you are being narrow-minded fools and not letting anyone have their own f**king opinion. :buh:
Totally agree with shaz :wink:

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Re: Stratoforum Awards 2004

Post by Mormegil » Fri Dec 03, 2004 3:59 pm

shaz wrote:
MaFiaBoY wrote:
Mormegil wrote:
Veripalttu wrote:
Lucid Faia wrote:
You guys are out of your ****ing minds if you don't like Once.
No, you must be out of your mind for liking it.
Totally agree with Veripalttu. :D
Totally agree with Lucid Faia :D
Totally agree that all of you are being narrow-minded fools and not letting anyone have their own f**king opinion. :buh:
Maybe you're fool because you take things like these too seriously. ;)

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Post by Twilightsymphony » Fri Dec 03, 2004 4:04 pm

Ultimate truth for sale, cheap...
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Re: Stratoforum Awards 2004

Post by MaFiaBoY » Fri Dec 03, 2004 4:25 pm

Twilightsymphony wrote:Ultimate truth for sale, cheap...
How much ?

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Re: Stratoforum Awards 2004

Post by Mare » Fri Dec 03, 2004 6:37 pm

**The best one:
Within Temptation - The Silent Force

**The good ones:
Edguy - Hellfire Club
Lordi - The Monsterican Dream
Rammstein - Reise Reise
Kotipelto - Coldness
Dio - Master of the Moon
Thunderstone - The Burning
Sonata Arctica - Reckoning Night

**And finally the worst one
Nightwish - Once
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Re: Stratoforum Awards 2004

Post by Shurik » Fri Dec 03, 2004 6:59 pm

1. Skyclad - A Semblance Of Normality
2. Rammstein - Reise Reise
3. Cruachan - Pagan (if this album had had a better production quality, I'd put it on first place)
4. Hocico - Wreck And Ruin
5. Das Ich - Lava
6. Assemblage 23 - Storm

The bad ones:
Nightwish - Once
Amon Amarth - Fate Of Norns
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Re: Stratoforum Awards 2004

Post by Lucid Faia » Fri Dec 03, 2004 9:50 pm

shaz wrote:Totally agree that all of you are being narrow-minded fools and not letting anyone have their own f**king opinion. :buh:
Sure we are. See, you get a lot more accomplished if you do it with confidence. We all know that these are our opinions, we just don't feel the need to elaborate on our sentences and say, "This is my opinion." As Mormegil said, you're taking things too seriously. Lighten up.
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Re: Stratoforum Awards 2004

Post by MAJINDIEGO » Fri Dec 03, 2004 10:51 pm

Mormegil wrote:
shaz wrote:
MaFiaBoY wrote:
Mormegil wrote:
Veripalttu wrote:
Lucid Faia wrote:
You guys are out of your ****ing minds if you don't like Once.
No, you must be out of your mind for liking it.
Totally agree with Veripalttu. :D
Totally agree with Lucid Faia :D
Totally agree that all of you are being narrow-minded fools and not letting anyone have their own f**king opinion. :buh:
Maybe you're fool because you take things like these too seriously. ;)
Totally agree with Mormegil...

by the way, Once does suck!
:P
And to my opinion, Iron Maiden's Dance of Death was the best one (i know, it was released in 2003, but i've got it only now! :wink: ...damn, i just realized that i'm only buying old stuff...)
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Re: Stratoforum Awards 2004

Post by Alexi » Sat Dec 04, 2004 1:28 pm

Good:
Therion Lemuria/sirius b (seeing them live this weeks thursday)
Twilightning-Plague house puppet show
Hard covers (Spinefarms bands playing cover-songs)
Sonata-Arctica-Reckoning night

Once is not that bullshit but it isnt masterpiece either.Earlier records are better

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Re: Stratoforum Awards 2004

Post by Twilightsymphony » Sat Dec 04, 2004 1:31 pm

MaFiaBoY wrote:
Twilightsymphony wrote:Ultimate truth for sale, cheap...
How much ?
A lifetime + one second ;)
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Re: Stratoforum Awards 2004

Post by NordicStorm » Sat Dec 04, 2004 1:41 pm

And this year's "tempest in a teapot" award goes to....

*opens the envelope*

That's right! The "Stratoforum awards 2004" thread! Congratulations!


Also, "Once" rules. It might not be as good as say "Oceanborn", but it's up there ;)
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Re: Stratoforum Awards 2004

Post by Veripalttu » Mon Dec 06, 2004 1:56 am

Shurik wrote:1. Skyclad - A Semblance Of Normality
Has Skyclad made a new record? didn't see that one coming. I must have grown in a barrel.
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Re: Stratoforum Awards 2004

Post by Stratovarious » Mon Dec 06, 2004 3:46 am

jjioajaia I thought we were gonna choose de member of the year or something like that..sorry I will post seriously later
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Re: Stratoforum Awards 2004

Post by Babylon » Mon Dec 06, 2004 8:47 am

What's wrong with Once? I think it was pretty damn good. Anyway the best album this year was Bad Religion's Empire Strikes First.

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