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What do you guys think of Atheist? I think Unquestionable Presence is one of the best albums ever. What do you guys think of Kelly and Rand? RIP Roger Patterson
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Seriously, all three albums rock the fuck out of me. Bass is amazing, guitars are awesome, drums kick ass, vocals are great. Songwriting rules, lyrics rock.
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One of those sad cases in which an amazing band only produces 3 albums. Elements for the win.
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Atheist is incredible. Every one of their albums is excellent. Unquestionable Presence is my favourite one though, every song on it is good. A perfect mix of thrash, jazz, and progressive music.
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Just bought Unquestionable Presence about a week ago because my friend kept bitching at me to get it....and yeah its freakin amazing. Should have gotten it sooner.
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From the looks of these posts it looks like I should check them out. What is their best album to start off with.
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these guys never really caught on to me.
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Can anyone give me a comparison soundwise? I often see them lumped with Death and Cynic, the latter of which I have yet to really get into.
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Jazz metal ftw
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Elements FTW!!! 101010o1
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Great, great band. Patterson was a much better bassist than Choy is, yet Choy is still a great player. I'll be seeing them December 2nd in Baltimore, and, by the reviews they've gotten from the European festivals, it should be a damn good show.
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I would like to say: Piece of Time, Unquestionable Presence, and Elements > everyone in this Metal forum. Atheist are amazing.
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^If Jimmy likes it, then I'll check them out.
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Aw, nice to know I'm held in such high regard. . But yeah, to stay on target, Atheist ****ing slays. Jazzy death metal FTW
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I like Atheist, but still Cynic > Atheist
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Everyone should love both Cynic and Atheist. I hold them both on the same level.
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nooooo Athiest>cynic by far!! and they're at Murderfest with Obituary
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Well, first of all it's unfair to say that. Just because they have 3 x the amount of albums Cynic have, doesn't make it fair at all. Cynic=owned really hard in 1 album. Atheist=owned pretty hard in Unquestionable Presence. So Unquestionable Presence x 2=Focus. Elements and Piece of Time together are rather subpar compared to that and in the end don't equal more than half of what Unquestionable Presence was. So, therefore, Focus > All of Atheists works.
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I was SOOOO close to buying one of their albums the other day, but I wasn't sure which one to get (they had all 3).

I have heard a old live video of Air and their recent live performance of Mother Man @ Wacken (A video), really enjoyable, but not the best quality recording. Are their albums produced well??? and are they all similar styling?
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Downloaded all their albums, they are fucking owning me so far.

Incoherent - yes.
Without meaning - I'm afraid not.

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Elements was indeed forced and got boring by the middle.

But Unquestionable Presence and Piece of Time are the fucking bomb.
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I don't agree, Elements was solid through out. I enjoy it more then Unqestionable Presence although I love both albums.

But if I'm not in the mood the vox bore me
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Good band. I like Piece Of Time. On They Slay has nice guitars.