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Post 70's Prog World Cup: Anglagard- Anekdoten

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    Posted: November 06 2011 at 10:16
Pick your favorite
 
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Deadline for this poll: November 10th
 
Tiebreaker: Anglagard
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Horizons Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 06 2011 at 10:18
Anekdoten. 

Who knows they might even beat Opeth/The Tangent
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Anglagard, definitely.
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Anekdoten are brilliant...
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Post Options Post Options   Quote frippism Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 06 2011 at 10:29
hm toughy. I have to go with Anekdoten. I'm really not crazy about neither band, but Anekdoten can write some nice tunes.
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Anglagard.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote octopus-4 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 06 2011 at 10:44
A difficult one. I still have to get into Anekdoten but I like what I have heard up to now. Anglagard had a very short but fantastic story. I vote for Anglagard only because it's one of the first "new" bands that I have discovered when I restarted looking into prog after a 10 years pause in the 90s.  
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Anglagard most definetly. Oh and Morningrise, have you thought about making a 70's Prog World Cup in the future or is that an idea your not very interested in.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Guldbamsen Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 06 2011 at 10:49
Hehe - I betrayed my good friend John last time they were up against IQ, but this time around I´ll give em some love - if only for that powerful and slightly disturbing Nucleus. Anekdoten it isSax man
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Fox On The Rocks Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 06 2011 at 10:50
I have a feeling that this poll is going to be very close in the end.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Horizons Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 06 2011 at 10:52
Originally posted by Fox On The Rocks

Anglagard most definetly. Oh and Morningrise, have you thought about making a 70's Prog World Cup in the future or is that an idea your not very interested in.

The problem with this is it'll turn out like any other poll.

Yes, King Crimson, Genesis, Rush etc. 

Unless he did it by albums maybe?
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Post Options Post Options   Quote memowakeman Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 06 2011 at 11:14
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Guldbamsen Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 06 2011 at 11:24
Isn´t Anglagard preparing to release their long awaited 3rd album anytime soon?
Maybe things´ll change regarding this poll then.

Nice to see a resurgence of those 90s bands coming together making new stuff. I´m so looking forward to the new Discipline release. I hope Mr. Parmenter and friends will blow my socks off! 
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Horizons Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 06 2011 at 11:26
A LP from Anekdoten would make it their sixth. 
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Anekdoten, don't care all that much for Anglagard
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both are awesome.  no vote
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Horizons Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 06 2011 at 11:46
To speed this process up, why don't you make one or two more polls from a different bracket.
This wouldn't negatively affect the poll in any way.


Edited by Horizons - November 06 2011 at 11:47
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Anekdoten, I never understood what people liked about Hybris or Anglagard. 
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Post Options Post Options   Quote sleeper Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 06 2011 at 12:35
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Post Options Post Options   Quote infocat Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 06 2011 at 12:39
Carp!  If I'm not mistaken I bought the first album from each of these bands at the same time way back when (1993?).  I bought Nucleus soon after it came out, but for some reason I did not buy Epilog when it was released, and then it became so hard to find.  I did not buy From Within, as rumor at the time was they had gone "alt-rock" (what!).  I did buy Gravity soon after its release and while it was quite different from their first two I soon learned to love it.  Did not get A Time of Day at its release (didn't even know about it!).

Made up for the missing ones this year, though.  Got Epilog a month or two ago, and just got From Within and A Time of Day last week.  So now I have all studio albums from both bands.  But who to vote for?!?!?!  I cannot decide.  Will have to ponder further...

Looking forward to new releases from both bands next year, though!  (I know Änglagård is working on one; isn't Anekdoten as well?)

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