What are you talking about?

Author:Thy Sentinel
Date:2019-05-09 20:39:11
In Reply To:The butthurt is real with Priest fans sometimes by TW
Call Firepower what it is.....not a terrible record......bot a great record. However the fanbase was so desperate for a "return to form" they become blinded by the stellar production which clouds the subpar songwriting.
What "return to form"? If anything, "return to form" was Redeemer, after the boring-ass Nostradamus, which most Priest fans rank below Ram It Down. Firepower was a step up from Redeemer for its absolutely perfect production.
Its not a terrible record but its about as mediocre as you can be. I haven't liked much by them since Painkiller.
That's your problem. Priest fans are pretty happy, and that's who the band makes these albums for. Why would they try to make albums for people who haven't liked anything by them in 30 years?
The one strength Priest has always had whether you love or hate their albums.....they really haven't made the same album twice. Maybe the closest this every happened was with Defenders of the Faith and Screaming for Vengeance.
Here is where I will agree with you. They never made the same album twice. Unlike, say, one band you are a huge fan of.


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