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post #11 of 31
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If another person says cheezy Dragonforce I will have to smack them over the head with my Guitar.
Get over your bias. I'm no fanboy, but Dragonforce is incredibly technical, and as such they have material that I've found useful for testing my gear.
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post #12 of 31

Tocata in Fugue in D minor.


Brandenberg Concerto,,,#3 i think,,,by JS Bach


1812-, esp if it is played by London Symphony,, and with real cannons

Mars- the Bringer of War by Holst


I'm serious!,,Give classical a try if you Really want to try out speakers,
i mean the highs and lows,mids,bass,and everything else,a true test.
Edited by jbsmith - 6/24/08 at 8:54pm
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post #13 of 31
Master of the moon album by dio!

Slow, powerful music.
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post #14 of 31
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Get over your bias. I'm no fanboy, but Dragonforce is incredibly technical, and as such they have material that I've found useful for testing my gear.
Its a peice of pee compared to quite a few Megadeth solos such as Tornado of Souls. Or the Solo out of Metallicas Blackened. Just look at the amount of variation up and down the fretboard from thease compared to a Dragonfoce solo. The quality of music just doesnt compare. And omg have you seen Dragonfoce live? They suck, guitars never in tune + they sometimes spoof it somehow. Technical doesnt meen good!
Edited by Flack88 - 6/25/08 at 6:01am
post #15 of 31
Shut up with your pathetic baby man diddly didly diddly... solo's...

You want to hear how to play guitar then go listen to Some Gary Moore, Doug Aldrich, John Sykes, Jimmi Hendrix, Zakk Wylde, Rany Rhoads, Paul Gilbert, Dimebag Darrel, Scott Gorham, Angus Young, Jimmy Page, Phil Campbell...

Those guys know how to play guitar, they play with feel, power and emotion... Not like some **** that knows every note of the fingerboard 20 times over and can play as fast and as crazy as he likes...

Screw Through the Fire and Flames by dragonforce! I don't care how technically brilliant or hard it is to play... Give me Rock N Roll by Led Zep anyday. It is 10 times better than anything dragonforce could even think of...

The moral of this story is:

Complexity isn't always good.
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"Gary Moore"

...now there is a name that I have not heard in quite some time.
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I'll put in a second vote for Coheed and Cambria. Their newest album sounds great and is very versitile.
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Aura was saying the CD has good sound quality, and tests the equipment well. It is a wonderfully MASTERED CD, and tests the entire range of your output device, which is part of what the OP was asking for. Whether or not you like the music, you have to admit that the MASTERING, and the SOUND QUALITY, the things that really test your output device, are brilliant on that CD.

A couple more that are mastered beautifully, but may not be for everyone:
- Panic at the Disco: A Fever You Can't Sweat Out (not kidding)
- Radiohead: In Rainbows
    
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Gotta love Randy Rhodes and how he Died and glad sum 1 agrees with me about Dragonforce. Have to say tho without a DOUBT that a bit of Cliff Burton always gets me goin ;-). The rocker I hope you didnt just call Metallica and Megadeth solos didley didley haha. Metallica Kirk solos nowadays are more described as "wah, wahhhh, wah, wah" and pretty sloppy tbh sadly.
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Gotta love Randy Rhodes and how he Died and glad sum 1 agrees with me about Dragonforce. Have to say tho without a DOUBT that a bit of Cliff Burton always gets me goin ;-). The rocker I hope you didnt just call Metallica and Megadeth solos didley didley haha. Metallica Kirk solos nowadays are more described as "wah, wahhhh, wah, wah" and pretty sloppy tbh sadly.
Nah, the diddly diddly wasn't directed towards dave's or Kirk's solo's. But I didn't include them in my list because they don't stick out for me

My favourite by metallica has to the The Unforgiven II.


But to give a sound system a test I will still say listen to the album: Master of the Moon OR Magica by Dio

They are both progressive and powerful albums.

Also AC/DC Live Collectors Edition, Back in Black and For Those about to rock.
Edited by The_Rocker - 6/25/08 at 6:27am
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