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Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 06-22-2013, 01:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 444
Posted By thetoastinator
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=US8GDI34z58&feature=c4-overview&list=UUl05QHAF9-vgm9PncssaJFQ

Heres a comparison of all the EMG pickups my band had laying around. 81, 81x in the bridge and a 60 in...
Forum: Original Recordings 06-21-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By thetoastinator
Cool man, I dig the feel of it, but the mix is a...

Cool man, I dig the feel of it, but the mix is a little off. I can barely hear the vocals, and that lead guitar is overpowering everything else. Also, maybe mess with a click track to get the timing...
Forum: Original Recordings 06-21-2013, 02:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By thetoastinator
No Peace Within A Shell - Metal C4C

My band Xstrophy released our debut album a month ago. We are thinking for our single we are going to use our song "No Peace Within A Shell" which my singer wrote while at the funeral of his cousin...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 06-21-2013, 01:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 485
Posted By thetoastinator
I just bought a wooden shim from the dollar...

I just bought a wooden shim from the dollar store, cut it to fit behind the metal block of the floyd and slide it underneath the springs. Still dives, comes back perfect each time, no hassles, no...
Forum: Promote YOUR Band 06-04-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1,559
Views: 56,664
Posted By thetoastinator
Hey man, you reviewed a little demo we did...

Hey man, you reviewed a little demo we did probably around a year ago, now my band Xstrophy has our full length album out, and we would love you to view that as well!!!
genre: thrash metal
facebook:...
Forum: Promote YOUR Band 05-28-2013, 12:41 AM
Replies: 1,405
Views: 43,986
Posted By thetoastinator
My band Xstrophy just released a full length...

My band Xstrophy just released a full length album and are looking for people to check it out! We have an old school heavy metal feel to us, and you can check out the entire album for free under the...
Forum: Promote YOUR Band 05-20-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 111
Posted By thetoastinator
XSTROPHY - Old school thrash metal from Southern PA!

My band Xstrophy just released our debut album "My Tortured Past" a few weeks ago and it has been getting great reviews everywhere! We are in the works of setting up a small tour across the eastern...
Forum: Original Recordings 05-14-2013, 01:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By thetoastinator
Badass man, tone sounded great, a little more...

Badass man, tone sounded great, a little more delay coulda helped in my opinion, but besides that it sounded really good. Playing was cool too, you are good at doing one shot solos apparently! I...
Forum: Original Recordings 05-14-2013, 12:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 541
Posted By thetoastinator
Very interesting dude, not something I listen to...

Very interesting dude, not something I listen to every day, but it kept my attention, and I actually enjoyed it, which sadly lately with music is hard to do for me. Keep it up man!
Forum: Original Recordings 05-14-2013, 12:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By thetoastinator
hmm.... thats weird that it was acting up, I...

hmm.... thats weird that it was acting up, I havent had that issue with it before. If you want to try and hear more go to xstrophy.bandcamp.com and you can see if that streams better. And thanks man,...
Forum: Original Recordings 05-13-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By thetoastinator
Stream my bands album for free and let me know what you think! (Metal C4C)

Hey guys, my band has just released our first album, "My Tortured Past" last week. I would like to know what you guys think about it! Its original old school metal, with an early thrash feel to it....
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-04-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 430
Posted By thetoastinator
Schecter makes a good guitar, I was going to...

Schecter makes a good guitar, I was going to recommend either the LTD MH for a Schectr Hellraiser but the Damien line is still good. And I have the Peavey 15 Vypyr, for just jamming around at the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-25-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 664
Posted By thetoastinator
Yeah, I tried to do it online once, all I wanted...

Yeah, I tried to do it online once, all I wanted was an Eclipse with a Floyd with no inlays. They quoted on their site about $8,000
Forum: Original Recordings 01-18-2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 319
Posted By thetoastinator
Cool riffs man, cant say anything about the...

Cool riffs man, cant say anything about the guitar playing in this song. I would lower the snare just a little in the mix, it seems to be popping out a little more than it should IMO, and also, I...
Forum: Original Recordings 01-17-2013, 01:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 269
Posted By thetoastinator
Black - Hard Rock - Fully mixed and mastered C4C

This is a song off my band Xstrophy's upcoming album, which is actually a cover of a local band named Yigga Digga. Put it in originals because Im 99% sure unless you are from Pittsburgh, you havent...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-11-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,235
Posted By thetoastinator
I dont think it had any stars on it.

I dont think it had any stars on it.
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-10-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,235
Posted By thetoastinator
Bought a DBZ Venom from there last month, came...

Bought a DBZ Venom from there last month, came with a broken solder joint on the bridge pickup which made it hum like crazy, but one dab of solder later and it was fixed and played great! The guy...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-05-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By thetoastinator
^From what Ive experienced, the 60 is great for...

^From what Ive experienced, the 60 is great for cleans in the neck and the 85 is a good high gain neck pickup for more fluid leads. 81 is garbage in the neck though, too high gain for what a neck...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-05-2013, 01:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By thetoastinator
Pickup shootout video! (EMG's)

Hey guys, I just came into posession of an EMG 81X and my singer got some James Hetfield pickups for Christmas. Just wanted to share the video I made comparing them because it was hard to find a...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-04-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,332
Posted By thetoastinator
Thats insane dude! Ive had my Vengeance for...

Thats insane dude! Ive had my Vengeance for around a year now and I have never had any issues whatsoever! I would suggest maybe getting some kind of power conditioner before the amp, that way if it...
Forum: Original Recordings 12-29-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By thetoastinator
Pretty awesome man! Now I want a theme song!!!...

Pretty awesome man! Now I want a theme song!!! Guitars sounded good, bass was there the whole time, maybe do a little more with the drums to have them stand out and do some badass vocals over it and...
Forum: Original Recordings 12-29-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By thetoastinator
Haha, it did sound like something off Justice!...

Haha, it did sound like something off Justice! Especially with the Guitar tones and drum samples used. I really liked it, I think its definitely something you could build up on and make sound even...
Forum: Original Recordings 12-27-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By thetoastinator
^ I appreciate the insight dude, this is...

^ I appreciate the insight dude, this is definitely one of our more "rockish" songs in the style of like an AC/DC tune. Straightforward heavy and done. We have songs with more varied sounds, this one...
Forum: Original Recordings 12-26-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 439
Posted By thetoastinator
Mix wise, I would lower the cymbals a and the...

Mix wise, I would lower the cymbals a and the keys a little and let the guitar poke out a little more. Great playing the whole way through. Main theme did get a little repetitive, maybe try doing...
Forum: Original Recordings 12-26-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 518
Posted By thetoastinator
Cool little piece, would have loved to see it...

Cool little piece, would have loved to see it with more movements in it, but its a great beginning. Certain parts were cool with the layers of sounds too! Feel free to check my song out and give me a...
Forum: Original Recordings 12-26-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 914
Posted By thetoastinator
Mix is great, love the guitar tones, I would have...

Mix is great, love the guitar tones, I would have turned up the vox and lead guitar a bit but besides that everything sounded great. Had a bit of an Amon Amarth vibe to it, which I really enjoyed. Do...
Forum: Original Recordings 12-26-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By thetoastinator
The Age of Change - Metal - Full band C4C

Hey this is the first cut off my band Xstrophy's debut CD that we are putting up that is fully mixed and mastered. We wrote it 2 years ago, and it was about the supposed end of the world last Friday....
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-22-2012, 11:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,155
Posted By thetoastinator
My LTD EC1000, Schecter Hellraiser, or DBZ Venom...

My LTD EC1000, Schecter Hellraiser, or DBZ Venom all running EMG's (81 in bridge and different ones in the neck of each. I used 9-46 gauge strings tuned to standard or drop D when Im playing my bands...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-22-2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,399
Posted By thetoastinator
They had it listed for $275, but I actually paid...

They had it listed for $275, but I actually paid $315 after the taxes and shipping costs, which is roughly 195. Thanks for the love guys, I am getting a Zoom camera/mic and a pro tools audio...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-13-2012, 01:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,399
Posted By thetoastinator
^Well the battery before was deader than hell, so...

^Well the battery before was deader than hell, so the output was lacking some... just seemed like when I cranked it and put it next to my LTD that it didnt have as much output.
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