Why are you not listening to Mendel?

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  1. KnightBrolaire

    KnightBrolaire baritone6/8 string hoarder

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    I randomly found this band on Spotify a few days ago and I'm obsessed with this album. Apparently it's mostly a one-man show, but damn this dude has some excellent riffs. He has great phrasing, knows how to play with the pacing of a song and knows just when to bring the heaviness back. I haven't enjoyed an instrumental album like this since Nick Johnson's last one. :hbang:
     
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    This is Mendel Bij De Leij's from Aborted's solo project. He's an amazing player and a really cool and friendly guy. More people should listen to this :)
     
  3. KnightBrolaire

    KnightBrolaire baritone6/8 string hoarder

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    Yeah he's awesome. I just found out he's in Aborted. also, saw he's sponsored by carillion guitars now, which is pretty cool.
     
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    I liked the first album best
     
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    I still remember the first time I heard Mendel, I came across the Shaking Hands With the Devil playthrough video he made and been a huge fan ever since.

    Dude is awesome.
     
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    You are right, why wasn't I listening to this!
     
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    I have no excuses - Mendel is killer. Thank you for posting this!
     
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    Listened to a couple of minutes. Good player. Personally I think the drums are overkill for this type of music and it actually takes away from the song.
     
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    Added to my Spotify.
     
  10. KnightBrolaire

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    the puppet makes this video so much better.

    the video is garbage but his playing is so damn good.

    <3
     

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