British vs USA Metal Guitar Battle

This made me laugh, plus I enjoyed the great riffs.
If I knew how to do a poll on this forum, I’d ask for votes - GB or USA winners?
:grin:

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The game changes once you let the Germans in :slight_smile:

Gotta love the matching ESPs :slight_smile:

(for me: Industrial Metal all the way)

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Changes in more ways than just riffs obviously, watching the video :grin:
I love Rammstein :heavy_check_mark:

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Their cover of “Stripped” by Depeche Mode is brilliant.

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This is my favourite video of theirs

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To reference Ozzys solo work as British, you need some weird sense of humor :joy:
Did they do a match-up with Norwegian music as well?

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For the OP: I greatly prefer British metal over US metal up until speed/thrash, and then I prefer US, but generally only for the punk and industrial crossover bands like Suicidal Tendencies and Ministry. Was never a huge fan of Metallica, Slayer or Megadeth. Not for any real reason beyond I had moved fully into punk, post-punk, industrial and electronica/EBM by then.

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Afraid not!

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That’s very diplomatic @howard :heavy_check_mark:

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My first concert, at like 13, was Judas Priest and Uriah Heep :slight_smile:

I was such a little metalhead. Really in to Blue Oyster Cult at the time too, for some US metal. Well, I guess BOC was more occult rock/proggy/prog metal/rock stuff.

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Maybe there should be another thread about music from your teenage years that you still listen to now!
I bet most people have stuff in their Spotify or Tidal playlists now that is still there because they like it, but also because of the memories of the time.

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Actually it could possibly be too embarrassing to go there…

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Well, my first tape (and I’m not talking records for children) was Michael Jackson’s Thriller :grin:

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Oh it would have to be Motörhead,AC/DC, Budgie,Saxon,Whitesnake and the list would go on.
Great days .
I even remember Bruce Dickinson with Samson before his time with Iron Maiden :scream:

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Ok since I started this I guess I had better offer up some info!
My first single that I bought, on a trip to London as a kid, was 2-4-6-8 Motorway by the Tom Robinson Band.
That one definitely is not still in my Tidal playlist, although I do smile when it comes on the radio now (thankfully rarely) :grin:
Probably the most embarrassing stuff that’s still in my playlists to this day from my teenage years is stuff by the Fields Of The Nephilim. My wife often has to put up with a blast of ‘Moonchild’ on the stereo, for which she gives me her ‘haven’t you grown up now?’ stare :joy:

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I remember my first vinyl.
Bought it at Tower Records in Costa Mesa, about 2 miles from where I am right now. It is no longer there and the whole area has been re-built, so the location it was in is not even there anymore.

Black Flag - Jealous Again.
I was in probably 4th grade at the time.

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My second vinyl was
T.S.O.L. - Dance With Me

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I never was into Metallica, other than a couple songs, Megadeath first 3 albums are OK, but SLAYER RULES!!!

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Yes I noticed at the time you were one of a select few that hit ‘like’ on my highly musical mash up of B-52’s and Slayer I posted a while back in the Good Music Friday thread.
A man of obvious taste not afraid to mix genres, like me :heavy_check_mark:
:joy::joy:

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That was FANTASTIC. I loved every second of it.

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Mostly I had just moved on at that point and was more into stuff like Skinny Puppy and Ministry for the industrial side, and punk/post-punk otherwise. Kind of just fell out of the mainstream metal thing back then.

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I think it time to confess🤓
My first LP was a Band called “The Mixtures” the big hit was “The Pushbike Song”
I remember “The Carpenters” album getting a workout🥴
Now I listen to everything, to many to list so I just took some photos of my music videos to share😎 one day I will post the cd’s
Cheers Brian




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