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PostSubject: Coal Chamber reunited bros   Mon Oct 10, 2011 4:51 pm

Not sure if it's just for live shows or what... but they're touring on Soundwave. Just found out like a few days ago. Pretty cool, to me.

Most of you guys probably don't care.

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PostSubject: Re: Coal Chamber reunited bros   Mon Oct 10, 2011 4:54 pm

I've already seen them live like 3 times. Didn't like it then, and won't like it now.

Good for them, though.
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PostSubject: Re: Coal Chamber reunited bros   Mon Oct 10, 2011 5:00 pm

I prefer Devildriver.

If I could go to Soundwave I might see them.
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PostSubject: Re: Coal Chamber reunited bros   Mon Oct 10, 2011 5:13 pm

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I've already seen them live like 3 times. Didn't like it then, and won't like it now.

Good for them, though.
Who were they touring with?

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PostSubject: Re: Coal Chamber reunited bros   Mon Oct 10, 2011 8:01 pm

You were right, I don't care.
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PostSubject: Re: Coal Chamber reunited bros   Mon Oct 10, 2011 8:01 pm

SAYS THE GUY WHO WENT TO SEE DEVIN TOWNSEND

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PostSubject: Re: Coal Chamber reunited bros   Mon Oct 10, 2011 9:01 pm

I never liked them
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PostSubject: Re: Coal Chamber reunited bros   Tue Oct 11, 2011 5:47 pm

At least they're better than Devildriver.
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PostSubject: Re: Coal Chamber reunited bros   Wed Aug 29, 2012 6:12 pm

Sooo... instead of making a new Coal Chamber topic I'll bump this one. I bought Dark Days at a thrift store yesterday.

And holy balls. I always forget how awesome and heavy this band was. This was the first truly heavy band I ever heard. I know you may lol @ a nu-metal band being really heavy... but they are. Meegs (their guitar player) claimed to use bass strings on his guitar and it just creates this really heavy and dense guitar sound. It's great.

Man... I still really love this band. I hope they are back for more than just a tour or that festival. I'd like some new Coal Chamber.

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PostSubject: Re: Coal Chamber reunited bros   Wed Aug 29, 2012 6:52 pm

Sounds like a fun way to completely ruin a guitar.
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PostSubject: Re: Coal Chamber reunited bros   Wed Aug 29, 2012 8:11 pm

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I've already seen them live like 3 times. Didn't like it then, and won't like it now.

Good for them, though.
Who were they touring with?

Hmm, I never answered this question. Lets see if I can remember...I believe I saw them open up for Megadeth, maybe Slayer, and probably on the Pantera/Anthrax tour. Maybe it was only twice and not three, but shit, that was so long ago.
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PostSubject: Re: Coal Chamber reunited bros   Wed Aug 29, 2012 8:14 pm

Interesting that they opened for such high profile bands.

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PostSubject: Re: Coal Chamber reunited bros   Wed Aug 29, 2012 8:17 pm

I think they were one of the few bands in that era (late 90s) that were close enough to metal and popular enough, but not so popular that they could headline their own tour.

So, they pretty much opened up for everyone. Fear Factory also opened up for Slayer, but I can't remember any other bands that opened up for these bigger bands at the time.
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PostSubject: Re: Coal Chamber reunited bros   Wed Aug 29, 2012 8:19 pm

I just didn't think they were big enough to open for bands like Slayer and Megadeth.

I know they did have some tours of their own... but they were much smaller. They headlined over bands like Kittie, ICP, and Slipknot.

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PostSubject: Re: Coal Chamber reunited bros   Wed Aug 29, 2012 8:28 pm

Yep, I just had to go and look it up. I was partly wrong, they didn't open for Slayer and Fear Factory. However, in 1997 they opened on both the Megadeth and Pantera/Anthrax tours.
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PostSubject: Re: Coal Chamber reunited bros   Wed Aug 29, 2012 8:43 pm

I've never listened to Coal Chamber, but I did meet Meegs at a guitar shop when I was like 13. I had only just started getting into metal then (my music collection consisted of Dimmu Borgir albums, a couple Cradle of Filth albums, and Darkthrone's death metal album Soulside Journey), and he tried to talk with me about metal, but there wasn't much I could really say. I remember him referring to Slipknot as speed metal, haha. I told him I liked Darkthrone, and he was aware of black metal like them. I didn't know much about any other black metal though, so again there wasn't much I could say Tongue

Despite not having heard Coal Chamber (outside of one song I think; it was a live track on an Ozzfest CD, which I remember nothing about), I like DevilDriver though. Their self-titled is kind of bad, but The Fury of Our Maker's Hand is really a pretty great album.
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PostSubject: Re: Coal Chamber reunited bros   Wed Aug 29, 2012 8:51 pm

DevilDriver's self-titled is pretty much a poor version of Coal Chamber. Like... Coal Chamber has that except same vibe and sound, only better.



Just for example. There is a song that stood out for me on their last album Dark Days. I also remember your story about Meegs and I think it's cool that you met him. He probably does have a skewed view of metal or at least did before. Back in the 90s it was hard (at least to me) to really know what was what. You heard of bands and you heard what other people called them. It wasn't that simple to just go and check them out. Perhaps he still doesn't know very much about metal, but I've heard that is how Coal Chamber was. They were guys playing nu-metal that really knew nothing about metal. It works for their music, to me. I probably couldn't talk to them about music, though.

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PostSubject: Re: Coal Chamber reunited bros   Wed Aug 29, 2012 10:56 pm

I had this song on a Duke Nukem compilation



and back when I was all into nu-metal, I thought it was cool.

Borrowed their first album from a kid at school and was really let down it didn't sound as cool.

He also lent me their sophomore album and that one sucked even more.

Then a friend a few years later lent me Dark Days and that blew dick, too.

But who knows, maybe I'd think they're pretty cool now.

I still think "Blisters" is balls-awesome.
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PostSubject: Re: Coal Chamber reunited bros   Wed Aug 29, 2012 11:40 pm

Their albums get progressively better. Dar Days is, by far, their best. And Chamber Music is pretty sweet, too. Not a big fan of their first one.

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PostSubject: Re: Coal Chamber reunited bros   Fri Aug 31, 2012 5:29 am

I only have their first album. I never really got into them as by the time I was getting into metal they were already gone. I will eventually pick up their other albums but I haven't been that into of metal of late.

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PostSubject: Re: Coal Chamber reunited bros   Fri Aug 31, 2012 4:47 pm

Green_shoes wrote:
I will eventually pick up their other albums but I haven't been that into of metal ever.


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PostSubject: Re: Coal Chamber reunited bros   Fri Aug 31, 2012 5:00 pm

lol
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PostSubject: Re: Coal Chamber reunited bros   Sat Sep 01, 2012 2:28 am

I wouldn't expect Bluge to be the one to insinuate something so elitist Mischief
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PostSubject: Re: Coal Chamber reunited bros   Sat Sep 01, 2012 3:12 am

Well I guess I should have said hardcore.
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PostSubject: Re: Coal Chamber reunited bros   Sat Sep 01, 2012 6:46 am

You don't like hardcore either lol
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