DragonForce? Anybody? 31 replies, 15299 views

uncle ballball
4/9/2008 1:44:00 AM
Im really addicted. I havent posted in over two years. whats up fools? But yeah, DragonForce. Word.
uncle ballball
4/9/2008 2:09:00 AM
fair enough, didnt quite say they were.....
PH1L
4/9/2008 2:24:00 AM
i dig em
AutobotDecepticon
4/9/2008 5:36:00 AM
The worst kind of terrible. Like, new Iron Maiden-caliber terrible.
buck rogers
4/9/2008 9:03:00 AM
guitar hero 3
Jeremy DeLa
4/9/2008 9:35:00 AM
was cool (to me) for five minutes, can't listen to em by choice more than once honestly.
hcmofo13
4/10/2008 4:26:00 PM
aint shit compared to Stormwarrior...best power metal band in the world.
Hallowedbthyname
4/10/2008 4:29:00 PM
Meh once I hung out with em and realized how terrible herman and sam really are at guitar I lost interest, not to mention herman is an arrogant shithead. Can't really listen to them anymore, pro tools does wonders for bands now a days
Tml Matus
4/10/2008 4:33:00 PM
Originally posted by:buck rogers

guitar hero 3


only thing that comes to mind ehh.
Metal til Im sixty
4/10/2008 4:48:00 PM
yeah, i'm curious as well. I mean, i've seen 'em pull it off in a live setting (in the same set that the bass player fucked up a couple times, so it's not as thought it was all just pre-recorded). MORE KNOWLEDGE.
palealeisgreat
4/10/2008 5:58:00 PM
aka the nonstop solo machine
aboutleaving
4/10/2008 6:19:00 PM
Originally posted by: Hallowedbthyname

Meh once I hung out with em and realized how terrible herman and sam really are at guitar I lost interest, not to mention herman is an arrogant shithead. Can't really listen to them anymore, pro tools does wonders for bands now a days

They're both "terrible at guitar"?

This is just dumb.


Dragonforce are great and got me into power metal. Gets boring reasonably quick, but I've never been into any other PM album more than Sonic Firestorm.
Hallowedbthyname
4/10/2008 10:48:00 PM
This isn't just dumb. Herman and Sam are EXTREMELY sloppy guitar players. There's a reason a lot of players harmonize their solo's, especially live. I teach guitar and music professionally, I've seen them live and up front hung out with both of them. The bass player is actually better at guitar in my opinion. A good studio engineer and the right equipment now a days can make the shittiest musicians sound on time and perfect. As song writers the band in general is good, but as guitar players those two aren't really great and I can't respect herman for thinking he's the shit when I met him. judge for yourself between Herman from dragonforce and Jani from Sonata Arctica or kiko loureiro from angra etc... search videos on youtube.
Metal til Im sixty
4/10/2008 10:51:00 PM
don't get me wrong, there are a billion guitar players I'd take over herman or sam, including both dudes from Angra, but saying they're terrible at guitar is a pretty ridiculous statement.

My little sister is TERRIBLE at guitar. My non-existent catatonic uncle is TERRIBLE at guitar. They may be sloppy, but that doesn't make them terrible.

I'd just choose your words better.

Also, fuck cocky guitar players.
MOGARTH
4/10/2008 11:33:00 PM
i like em not my first choice for power metal but not the last
Hallowedbthyname
4/11/2008 12:03:00 AM
Originally posted by: Metal til Im sixty

don't get me wrong, there are a billion guitar players I'd take over herman or sam, including both dudes from Angra, but saying they're terrible at guitar is a pretty ridiculous statement.

My little sister is TERRIBLE at guitar. My non-existent catatonic uncle is TERRIBLE at guitar. They may be sloppy, but that doesn't make them terrible.

I'd just choose your words better.

Also, fuck cocky guitar players.

I can't argue that...I didn't mean terrible as in they can't play a note. But mainly I was just over exaggerating out of digust from when I met the arrogant douche. That, and over stating the fact that they cover up their playing a ton of a lot in the studio etc...
Metal til Im sixty
4/11/2008 12:07:00 AM
reasonable enough.
The Fallen
4/11/2008 4:40:00 AM
Originally posted by:hcmofo13

aint shit compared to Rhapsody...best power metal band in the world.

aboutleaving
4/11/2008 7:45:00 AM
Originally posted by: Hallowedbthyname

This isn't just dumb. Herman and Sam are EXTREMELY sloppy guitar players. There's a reason a lot of players harmonize their solo's, especially live. I teach guitar and music professionally, I've seen them live and up front hung out with both of them. The bass player is actually better at guitar in my opinion. A good studio engineer and the right equipment now a days can make the shittiest musicians sound on time and perfect. As song writers the band in general is good, but as guitar players those two aren't really great and I can't respect herman for thinking he's the shit when I met him. judge for yourself between Herman from dragonforce and Jani from Sonata Arctica or kiko loureiro from angra etc... search videos on youtube.

Fair enough. You obviously know a ton more about guitars than me (no sarcasm), I just found it impossible to believe that they were "terrible at guitar".
Lay with the Fallen
4/11/2008 9:41:00 AM
Originally posted by:buck rogers

guitar hero 3

cbrickhouse
4/11/2008 9:55:00 AM
if i want to hear solos i'll listen to wintersun
jon.
4/11/2008 9:57:00 AM
dragonforce sucks.
brenoritvrezorkre
4/11/2008 10:29:00 AM
Originally posted by: jon.

dragonforce sucks.

DennisQ
4/11/2008 11:23:00 AM
I dig them
Satanan
4/11/2008 1:11:00 PM
They aren't that good. They're too overhyped and have a massive sub-genre of people who worshipped them just because they were on Guitar Hero (Like Buckethead was.)
uncle ballball
4/11/2008 4:54:00 PM
hey, thanks for all the comments. To be honest, im not huge into metal, or have studied it, or even play guitar. I find dragonforce to be very listenable. As far as power metal goes,im not even too familiar with the genre to be able to compare, so anyone want to fill me in on what i should be checking out since im digging DF?

as far as Sam and herman, i agree that they do make plenty of mistakes live, sometimes it sounds much better than other times, but i also think saying that theyre terrible or they suck is a little over doing it.

Nice to be back here, its been years.