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    Hey guys, been a while.
    Question: Which VH album had your favorite drum sound?
    (I'm REALLY hoping the new album captures Al's full badass boom)

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    VH2

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    FW (specifically STIL)
    FUCK comes a close second.
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    1984 or Balance.
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    Led Zeppelin II....


    Sorry...

    FW for sound, '84 for playing...some of FUCK for the whallop that they got from the miking on that one.
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    Diver Down and VH2. They all sound great though.

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    God I hate the drums on VH 2, sound too hollow for me. Surprised people like them. DD is just too thin sounding...the whole album...everything.
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    I would have to agree with Brett and go with Balance, # 2 would be III.

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    Balance...easy.
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    I love the drums on F.U.C.K.

    I would answer Balance, but the snare bugs me. Sounds like someone hitting a bucket.
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    I think FUCK is a mess sonically. IMO of course.
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    I hated the guitar on the album, and the bass frequencies were there, but then I didn't like the bass tone on the album. I just like those big Andy Johns drums.

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    Sonically, FUCK is a gazillion times better than either 5150 or OU812 - no contest there for me, (not that either of you mentioned those 2 albums).
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brett View Post
    1984 or Balance.
    His sound on balance is the first time he has been Really loud in the mix, or you could say more up front in the mix. I have to say I sure love his snare tone on Don't Tell Me and Aftershock.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LLFHS View Post
    FW (specifically STIL)
    FUCK comes a close second.
    Great snare tone on Fair Warning as well as Balance. OK I meant to say all the albums LoL!!!

 

 

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