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    Default Metal song of the day game | Theme: Christmas Metal songs



    RULES



    • game has 2 rounds: one for submisions and one for voting
    • in the submision round you will need to post a song to match the current theme
    • only metal songs (including post metal) are accepted (not classic rock, alternative, screamo etc.)
    • at once with your song, and for not passing up the oportunity to choose the theme in case of winning, propose a theme in advance
    • in the voting round you will vote each song that has been submited; anyone can take part even he didnt post a song in the submision round
    • voting goes as follow: band name-song name 1-10/current total points (ex: "Judas Priest - Diamonds and rust 8/18" if the previous voter gave it a 10)
    • the winner will be the one with the highest score and he will have the privilege to choose the next theme.
    • in case of parity the winner will be the one who got the most points from the last voter and if they got the same no. of points this system will go back till the 1st voter
    • in the case of a not very precise theme, the one who proposed it will decide if a song matches or not and if not that participant is allowed to change his song
    • we arent decided about the duration of each round but usually they should close if there is a good ammount of songs/votes (lets say more than 8) and if not the max. is 2 days x each
    • themes already submitted and the respective winning songs are not allowed anymore in game. Here is the list:



    Themes, songs & winners

    • songs in which the drums plays the first fiddle | Judas Priest - PainKiller (JoakimϟBrodén)
    • songs over 10 minutes | Opeth - The draperry falls (God)
    • songs released in 1988 | Manowar - Hail and kill (Sir Brian de Bois-Guilbert)
    • non-metal songs from metal bands | Agalloch - Sowilo Rune (God)
    • songs with obvious religious concepts | Iron Maiden - For the Greater Good of God (Grymloq)
    • instrumental songs (including guitars) max. 5 min.| Megadeth - Dialectic Chaos (Grymloq)
    • covers > originals | Civil War - Say it Right (JoakimϟBrodén)
    • female vocalist | The Gathering - Leaves (_Tartaros_)
    • all about "unconventional" | Arcturus - Nightmare heaven (God)
    • atmoshperic music | Saturnus - Paradise Belongs to You (Timoleon of Korinthos)
    • songs about historical figures | Cathedral - Hopkins (God)
    • live performances that outclass the studio versions | Iron Maiden - Fear of the Dark (Grymloq)
    • songs that contain a name of a colour in the title | Pretty Maids - Yellow Rain (Logios)
    • metal covers of non-metal originals | Nevermore - Sound of Silence (Kaiser Leonidas)
    • songs from Scandinavia | In Flames - Zombie Inc (Grymloq)
    • songs of German bands | Grave Digger - Rebellion (Sir Brian de Bois Guilbert)
    • unknown bands |Black Moth - The articulate dead (BigDogDavis)
    • ​songs which features folk instruments | Falkenbach - Vanadis (♅Sturm und Drang♅)
    • ​space metal (lyrics or atmosphere) | Primal Fear - Black Sun (Sir Brian de Bois Guilbert)
    • ​fantasy lyrics | Black Sabbath - Neon Knights (Kaiser Leonidas)
    • ​songs featuring guest musicians/vocalists | Cathedral - Utopian Blaster (God)
    • doom/stoner after 2010 inclisive | Black Sabbath - God is dead (BigDogDavis)
    • songs about war | Iron Mask - Freedom's Blood (♅Sturm und Drang♅)
    • songs from side projects | Demons & Wizards - Blood on my Hands (The Useless Member)
    • bands with "wolf/wolves" in ther names | Wolfchant - Pagan Storm (Harvester of Sorrow)
    • viking/pagan metal | Kawir - To Demeter (Timoleon of Korinthos)
    • demos/EPs/LPs/Split-cds/etc. anything but proper full-length albums | AeternA - Pirate Song (♅Sturm und Drang♅)
    • oriental metal | Darkestraw - Sary Oy (Heathen Hammer)
    • metal covers of non metal songs from 70s | Dream Theater - Tenement Funster...(♅Sturm und Drang♅)
    • melodic death | Belakor - Abeyance ( ♅Sturm und Drang♅ )
    • songs about ice and snow | Bathory - Nordland (Mr Kriegtooth)
    • metal to play Total War or Mount & Blade | Rainbow - Kill the King ( Logios )
    • songs with "evil" in the title| Immortal - Unholy forces of evil (The Useless Member)
    • high production value black metal | Dissection - Thorns of Crimson death (♅Sturm und Drang♅)
    • bands with crazy outfits | Raven - Nightmare Ride (Logios)
    • is it metal ? The borderline cases | Dream Theater - The enemy inside (Maiar93)
    • extremiteis breached | Blind Guardian - Preciuos Jerusalem (Mr Kriegtooth)
    • songs from concept albums | Iron Maiden -The Clairvoyant (Mr Kriegtooth)
    • songs about Vikings that arent Viking Metal | Rebellion - Eric The Red (Mr Kriegtooth)







    SPECIFICATIONS



    • Its not necesarily for the winner to subbmit a song at once with his theme.
    • As what "theme" means, almost anything goes from genre, year of release, instruments, lyrics theme, band name matching, lyrics matching etc. or more of these combined
    • Some reasoning or short comments for your ratings will be excellent
    • It would be ideal for your rating if you would consider both theme matching and musical value
    • Winner should also get his well deserved +REP from the rest
    • Bellow there is an interactive tool to learn more about metal music









    MAP OF METAL


    Web designer Patrick Galbraith has built the Map Of Metal – an interactive tool for exploring the world of metal. It is a bit like Ishkur’s Guide to Electronic Music but for metal. The map shows how the various subgenres of metal are connected, provides descriptions of the various subgenres (culled from Wikipedia) and plays full track examples of each type of music (drawn from Youtube). The map has a funky design sense that adds to the fun. Patrick uses denim, patches of leather, chains, threads , band-aids, buttons, pins and a whole lot of skulls to knit the whole visualization together

    There’s lots of information crammed into this hand made visualization. There are about a hundred metal genres represented, era, connections, influences, and lots of music. Each genre is represented by a dozen or so representative artists and tracks. Unlike Ishkur’s, the Map Of Metal plays full tracks so the music never stops while you are exploring.


    The Map Of Metal is good fun. Worth checking out. CLICK THE PICTURE !
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    Default Re: Metal song of the day game

    My choice for now is : songs in which the drums plays the first fiddle ( any genre )

    My submission

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    Default Re: Metal song of the day game ( READ THE RULES !)

    good
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    Default Re: Metal song of the day game ( READ THE RULES !)

    "Give me the storm and stress of thought and action rather than the dead calm of ignorance and faith.
    Banish me from Eden when you will but first let me eat of the fruit of the Tree of Knowledge."

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    Default Re: Metal song of the day game ( READ THE RULES !)

    Quote Originally Posted by ♅Sturm und Drang♅ View Post
    its not rate the above song...
    Then I really don't get it.

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    Default Re: Metal song of the day game ( READ THE RULES !)

    Quote Originally Posted by Sir Brian de Bois-Guilbert View Post
    Then I really don't get it.
    there are 2 rounds : one of submisions and one of ratings. You are allowed to rate only after all the songs are submitted.
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    Default Re: Metal song of the day game ( READ THE RULES !)

    I'm not sure I get it 100% .

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    Default Re: Metal song of the day game ( READ THE RULES !)

    How long must the drum fiddle be in the start, for the song to be accepted?
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    Default Re: Metal song of the day game ( READ THE RULES !)

    Doesnt need to be in the start. Just post a metal song in which drumming perfomance definetely stands out ( plays the first fiddle = a figure of speech meaning that)
    . And btw drum improvizations or a complete blast song from beggining till the end doesnt qualify.
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    Default Re: Metal song of the day game ( READ THE RULES !)

    alright, thats the right spirit !!
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    I was going to choose Painkiller


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    Kataklysm is so epic.

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    some good choices.
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