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    Re: The Cripper Award

    by gnoff_the_creep » Mon Feb 03, 2014 1:19 am

    CaptOblivious wrote:IZEGRIM!!!!!!!!!!



    yep!
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    Re: The Cripper Award

    by Stained Class » Mon Feb 03, 2014 7:51 am

    Yep Cripper got to be the judges this year and their choice (along with probably our nearly unanimous choice) is IZEGRIM!!!!
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    Re: The Cripper Award

    by DragonLordJones » Mon Feb 03, 2014 8:52 am

    Izegrim gets my vote :cheers: :beerhorns:
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    Re: The Cripper Award

    by Disaster Area » Mon Feb 03, 2014 9:46 am

    yeah, what everyone else said.

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    Re: The Cripper Award

    by meshuggah » Mon Feb 03, 2014 10:51 am

    Izegrim or Rising Storm
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    Re: The Cripper Award

    by Sgt. B » Mon Feb 03, 2014 11:31 am

    The choice is easily Izegrim
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    Re: The Cripper Award

    by Ecliptica » Mon Feb 03, 2014 12:21 pm

    Missed Izegrim because I judge bands by their name. Oh well.
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    Re: The Cripper Award

    by Stained Class » Mon Feb 03, 2014 12:25 pm

    Ecliptica wrote:Missed Izegrim because I judge bands by their name. Oh well.

    lol, stop that :P
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    Re: The Cripper Award

    by Roadrunner » Mon Feb 03, 2014 1:15 pm

    Izegrim !
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    Re: The Cripper Award

    by DrinkMoxie » Mon Feb 03, 2014 1:59 pm

    Nekrogoblikon... Everybody said "who" everybody came and laughed, everybody got rocked, everyone knows "giraffe"
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    by X-Thor » Tue Feb 04, 2014 11:01 am

    Yeah, I'd say the Cripper award should be given to Izegrim and Nekrogoblikon. Awesome shows, awesome bands, awesome people.
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    Re: The Cripper Award

    by Stained Class » Tue Feb 04, 2014 1:20 pm

    Ok Izegrim wins, Nekrogoblikon runner up :mrgreen:
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    Re: The Cripper Award

    by gnoff_the_creep » Tue Feb 04, 2014 1:25 pm

    Stained Class wrote:Ok Izegrim wins, Nekrogoblikon runner up :mrgreen:


    Sounds like it!
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    by X-Thor » Tue Feb 04, 2014 3:03 pm

    gnoff_the_creep wrote:
    Stained Class wrote:Ok Izegrim wins, Nekrogoblikon runner up :mrgreen:


    Sounds like it!


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    by cowboy71 » Tue Feb 04, 2014 3:13 pm

    Of the 'newer' bands, I caught a bit of Izegrim and Risign Storm, and Rising Storm didn't really do much for me.

    So my vote goes to Izegrim also.
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    Re: The Cripper Award

    by Monmisreal » Tue Feb 04, 2014 4:23 pm

    DrinkMoxie wrote:Nekrogoblikon... Everybody said "who" everybody came and laughed, everybody got rocked, everyone knows "giraffe"


    Id vote them but ive been wanting to see them for a long time. Actually this year we didnt really see any bands we werent familiar with. MIssed both Izegrim and Rising Storm sets so I dont think there were any newer and unknown bands we checked out.
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    by Stained Class » Tue Feb 04, 2014 4:25 pm

    cowboy71 wrote:Of the 'newer' bands, I caught a bit of Izegrim and Risign Storm, and Rising Storm didn't really do much for me.

    So my vote goes to Izegrim also.

    Yeah I was actually disappointed with Rising Storm. I love the album but they didn't have the same punch live, in the vocals or the instruments.
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    by DJ Old Man Stares » Tue Feb 04, 2014 9:27 pm

    Not to be a downer, but Rising Storm did not do it for me at all. Izegrim was a little better, but they couldn't get me up from those comfy lounge chairs in the Spectrum.
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    by LadyBlackfhyre » Wed Feb 05, 2014 11:06 am

    for me it was Gloryhammer!!!!!!!!! I did enjoy Nekrogoblikon a lot though and was upset I missed their first set

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    by Stained Class » Wed Feb 05, 2014 11:16 am

    LadyBlackfhyre wrote:for me it was Gloryhammer!!!!!!!!! I did enjoy Nekrogoblikon a lot though and was upset I missed their first set

    Gloryhammer don't count :P
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    Re: The Cripper Award

    by NuuX » Thu Feb 06, 2014 1:21 am

    Stained Class wrote:
    LadyBlackfhyre wrote:for me it was Gloryhammer!!!!!!!!! I did enjoy Nekrogoblikon a lot though and was upset I missed their first set

    Gloryhammer don't count :P


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    NuuX wrote:
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    LadyBlackfhyre wrote:for me it was Gloryhammer!!!!!!!!! I did enjoy Nekrogoblikon a lot though and was upset I missed their first set

    Gloryhammer don't count :P


    Why not?

    This is for new, up and coming artists. Gloryhammer may be "new" but everyone knows who they are and they certainly aren't as "small" as the others.
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    by NuuX » Thu Feb 06, 2014 12:23 pm

    Stained Class wrote:This is for new, up and coming artists. Gloryhammer may be "new" but everyone knows who they are and they certainly aren't as "small" as the others.


    Then you can count Izegrim out as well :D They released 4 albums so far, first in 2002!
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    by Stained Class » Thu Feb 06, 2014 12:26 pm

    NuuX wrote:
    Stained Class wrote:This is for new, up and coming artists. Gloryhammer may be "new" but everyone knows who they are and they certainly aren't as "small" as the others.


    Then you can count Izegrim out as well :D They released 4 albums so far, first in 2002!

    Well they're still "small though" as most ppl hadn't heard of them.

    Ok, in the past the criteria I went on was last.fm listens so I'll go check that now and figure out who should be counted and who shouldn't. Nightmare had like 12 albums but were still pretty small.
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    by NuuX » Thu Feb 06, 2014 12:30 pm

    Stained Class wrote:Well they're still "small though" as most ppl hadn't heard of them.

    Ok, in the past the criteria I went on was last.fm listens so I'll go check that now and figure out who should be counted and who shouldn't. Nightmare had like 12 albums but were still pretty small.


    Being "small" is quite subjective ;) People were asking "who this new band Vicious Rumours was" for 2012 and they released first album in 1985. For me they were big adition back then.
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    NuuX wrote:
    Stained Class wrote:Well they're still "small though" as most ppl hadn't heard of them.

    Ok, in the past the criteria I went on was last.fm listens so I'll go check that now and figure out who should be counted and who shouldn't. Nightmare had like 12 albums but were still pretty small.


    Being "small" is quite subjective ;) People were asking "who this new band Vicious Rumours was" for 2012 and they released first album in 1985. For me they were big adition back then.

    Yeah for sure that's why I tried having an objective way of looking at it. This is what we decided on before:

    Stained Class wrote:Clearly we need some sort of criteria to decide if a band counts or if they're too big. I'll check listeners on last.fm and compare bands.

    Edit: Ok Ok, last.fm didn't even know the difference between the french Heavy Metal band and the Japanese visual-k band. So looks like we have a winner!
    Also, I compared the listens to the albums so I could get an actual number. Bands like Onslaught and Heidevolk had 25000 + listens on the albums and bands like Steel Engraved and Nightmare had less than an 10th of that. That's how I'll go about it in the future haha. :mrgreen:



    So, going off of that Izegrim's albums all have <1000 listens and Gloryhammer's only album is >5000, so are most of Vicious Rumors'. Judging by that I'd say they don't qualify.
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    Stained Class wrote:
    Stained Class wrote:Clearly we need some sort of criteria to decide if a band counts or if they're too big. I'll check listeners on last.fm and compare bands.

    Edit: Ok Ok, last.fm didn't even know the difference between the french Heavy Metal band and the Japanese visual-k band. So looks like we have a winner!
    Also, I compared the listens to the albums so I could get an actual number. Bands like Onslaught and Heidevolk had 25000 + listens on the albums and bands like Steel Engraved and Nightmare had less than an 10th of that. That's how I'll go about it in the future haha. :mrgreen:



    So, going off of that Izegrim's albums all have <1000 listens and Gloryhammer's only album is >5000, so are most of Vicious Rumors'. Judging by that I'd say they don't qualify.


    I must have skipped what you quoted there. So with that, I guess Poltergeist and Rising Storm qualify as well.
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    NuuX wrote:
    Stained Class wrote:
    Stained Class wrote:Clearly we need some sort of criteria to decide if a band counts or if they're too big. I'll check listeners on last.fm and compare bands.

    Edit: Ok Ok, last.fm didn't even know the difference between the french Heavy Metal band and the Japanese visual-k band. So looks like we have a winner!
    Also, I compared the listens to the albums so I could get an actual number. Bands like Onslaught and Heidevolk had 25000 + listens on the albums and bands like Steel Engraved and Nightmare had less than an 10th of that. That's how I'll go about it in the future haha. :mrgreen:



    So, going off of that Izegrim's albums all have <1000 listens and Gloryhammer's only album is >5000, so are most of Vicious Rumors'. Judging by that I'd say they don't qualify.


    I must have skipped what you quoted there. So with that, I guess Poltergeist and Rising Storm qualify as well.

    Yes. That was a couple years ago I posted that. those bands qualify but Izegrim was undoubtedly the winner ;)
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    Re: The Cripper Award

    by izegrim_jeroen » Thu Feb 06, 2014 1:41 pm

    Hehehe, cool to see this conversation. Award or no award, we had the time of our lives (and I speak on behalf everyone in Izegrim). It was a blast; the whole atmosphere, our gigs, the gigs of the other bands, the audience, organisation, meeting new and old friends. Everything was perfect. I've never been a firm believer of 'competion' within the metalmusic (I hate metal-battle competions etc etc), so if we get this award or not: we will never forget this experience ! And indeed, we are no newbies (the band has been around for some time), but I got the impression that for 90% of the people onboard we kinda were a new band :-) Which is COOL because we reached a shitload of new metalheads. Cheers !
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    izegrim_jeroen wrote:Hehehe, cool to see this conversation. Award or no award, we had the time of our lives (and I speak on behalf everyone in Izegrim). It was a blast; the whole atmosphere, our gigs, the gigs of the other bands, the audience, organisation, meeting new and old friends. Everything was perfect. I've never been a firm believer of 'competion' within the metalmusic (I hate metal-battle competions etc etc), so if we get this award or not: we will never forget this experience ! And indeed, we are no newbies (the band has been around for some time), but I got the impression that for 90% of the people onboard we kinda were a new band :-) Which is COOL because we reached a shitload of new metalheads. Cheers !


    I had never heard of you before 70000 Tons, and will now purchase all available CDs. What a great band! Hopefully you will be touring the USA at some point...perhaps with bands of similar make-up such as Cripper (who has turned into one of my favorite thrash bands) or Arch Enemy? Thanks for your music!
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    Re: The Cripper Award

    by izegrim_jeroen » Thu Feb 06, 2014 2:04 pm

    meshuggah wrote:I had never heard of you before 70000 Tons, and will now purchase all available CDs. What a great band! Hopefully you will be touring the USA at some point...perhaps with bands of similar make-up such as Cripper (who has turned into one of my favorite thrash bands) or Arch Enemy? Thanks for your music!

    Thanks Meshuggah !! Well, lets hope we will play the USA somewhere in the future (along with Cripper ofcourse, that would be awesome !).
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    Re: The Cripper Award

    by Stained Class » Thu Feb 06, 2014 2:29 pm

    Izegrim/Cripper North American tour!!! Haha that would actually fucking rule.

    I bought all your albums right after you were announced, you guys slayed onbroad ;)



    Oh and I should mention. This award literally means dick all. Well, maybe not seeing as Cripper got back on this year. But really, this is just a stupid thing we do to entertain ourselves :mrgreen: The point is you guys fucking rule!
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    by X-Thor » Thu Feb 06, 2014 3:00 pm

    izegrim_jeroen wrote:Hehehe, cool to see this conversation. Award or no award, we had the time of our lives (and I speak on behalf everyone in Izegrim). It was a blast; the whole atmosphere, our gigs, the gigs of the other bands, the audience, organisation, meeting new and old friends. Everything was perfect. I've never been a firm believer of 'competion' within the metalmusic (I hate metal-battle competions etc etc), so if we get this award or not: we will never forget this experience ! And indeed, we are no newbies (the band has been around for some time), but I got the impression that for 90% of the people onboard we kinda were a new band :-) Which is COOL because we reached a shitload of new metalheads. Cheers !


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    Re: The Cripper Award

    by TOM CRUISE » Thu Feb 06, 2014 5:55 pm

    gnoff_the_creep wrote:
    CaptOblivious wrote:IZEGRIM!!!!!!!!!!



    yep!


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    Re: The Cripper Award

    by TOM CRUISE » Thu Feb 06, 2014 5:57 pm

    Cripper and Izegrim are WAY better than Harsh Enema with Angel on vokals
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    Re: The Cripper Award

    by Azazel101 » Fri Feb 07, 2014 12:13 am

    Yes!!!IZEGRIM deserve the Cripper award!!!
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    Re: The Cripper Award

    by Speedy » Fri Feb 07, 2014 9:03 am

    Izegrim gets my vote too. Rising Storm was good, but they lacked the punch the had on the album.
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    Re: The Cripper Award

    by Stained Class » Fri Feb 07, 2014 12:01 pm

    Speedy wrote:Izegrim gets my vote too. Rising Storm was good, but they lacked the punch the had on the album.


    Yeah that's exactly my thoughts on them.


    UMC posted about this on their page, that's kinda cool :mrgreen:
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    Re: The Cripper Award

    by Disaster Area » Fri Feb 07, 2014 12:11 pm

    The Cripper Award should become an actual physical thing.
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    Re: The Cripper Award

    by Stained Class » Fri Feb 07, 2014 12:15 pm

    The winners should get invited back on a 3 year rotation, so we should get Diamond Plate and Seita next year :mrgreen:
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