Jump to content

  • Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log In with Google      Sign In   
  • Create Account

Welcome to BZPower!

Hi there, while we hope you enjoy browsing through the site, there's a lot more you can do if you register. The process is easy and you can use your Google, Facebook, or Twitter account to make it even faster. Some perks of joining include:
  • Create your own topics, participate in existing discussions, and vote in polls
  • Show off your creations, stories, art, music, and movies and play member and staff-run games
  • Enter contests to win free LEGO sets and other prizes, and vote to decide the winners
  • Participate in raffles, including exclusive raffles for new members, and win free LEGO sets
  • Send private messages to other members
  • Organize with other members to attend or send your MOCs to LEGO fan events all over the world
  • Much, much more!
Enjoy your visit!

from the edge of the forest, towards the deep green sea



Photo

Hypocrisy

Posted by Ryuujin , Jan 16 2015 · 123 views
music, collections
upon receiving A Taste of Extreme Divinity in the mail today, I've pretty much completed my Hypocrisy collection. I'm still missing some things - like their first three albums which are different in style and just not as good in my opinion, and both versions of the band's horrible attempt at cashing in on the nu-metal craze with Catch 22 - but all of the core albums in the band's discography that display their unique mix of death metal, melody, spacey atmospherics, and lyrical themes obsessed with the paranormal, extraterrestrial, and horror that make them one of my top 5 favorite bands of all time are represented now.

Posted Image

from top to bottom:

- The Final Chapter
- Hypocrisy (German digipak edition)
- Into the Abyss
- The Arrival
- Virus (CD/DVD limited edition)
- A Taste of Extreme Divinity (U.S. limited edition)
- End of Disclosure (digipak limited edition)

also owned, but not pictured:

- Abducted (2003 reissue, owned digitally because the CD is hard to find at a decent price)



Photo

Meshuggah

Posted by Ryuujin , Jan 09 2015 · 85 views
music, collections
normally I post complete collections, but I'm very quickly running out of those so here's one that's only mostly complete.

I'm currently missing the original 2002 version of Nothing, the EP I (which was just reissued last year, but I haven't been able to find it yet), and the Rare Trax compilation.

Posted Image

from top to bottom:

- Contradictions Collapse (2008 reissue with 4/5 of the None EP as bonus tracks)
- Destroy Erase Improve (2008 reissue with the other 1/4 of the None EP as a bonus track, among others)
- Chaosphere (2008 reissue with The True Human Design EP as bonus tracks)
- Catch Thirtythree
- Nothing (2006 remixed/remastered/partly re-recorded reissue)
- ObZen
- Koloss

also owned, but not pictured:

- Pitch Black EP (free digital download from Scion A/V, also included as bonus tracks on the 2014 reissue of the I EP)



Photo

works of art

Posted by Ryuujin , Jan 03 2015 · 105 views

Posted Image
Posted Image

got these in the mail today - Beastmilk's Climax LP on 12" candy apple red vinyl and Use Your Deluge EP on 7" clear vinyl. they are beautiful.


Photo

first Lego set I've bought in 5 years

Posted by Ryuujin , Jan 01 2015 · 127 views

Posted Image

TRU had them all but I chose Pohatu because he was the very first Bionicle set I ever got, back in late 2000.


Photo

old-school cool

Posted by Ryuujin , Dec 29 2014 · 132 views

Posted ImagePosted Image


Photo

in-depth analysis of the Korra finale

Posted by Ryuujin , Dec 19 2014 · 166 views

Spoiler



Photo

Megadeth

Posted by Ryuujin , Dec 14 2014 · 88 views
music, collections
Posted Image

recently bought up the last few albums I needed and finally finished my collection for one of my top 5 favorite bands of all time.

left stack, top to bottom:

- Killing Is My Business... and Business Is Good! (1990 pressing which omits "These Boots". might get another copy eventually that includes it.)
- Peace Sells... but Who's Buying?
- So Far, So Good... So What!
- Rust in Peace (one of my favorite albums ever)
- Countdown to Extinction
- Youthanasia
- Hidden Treasures (B-sides/rarities compilation EP)
- Cryptic Writings (HDCD pressing)

right stack, top to bottom:

- Risk (remixed & remastered version. I hate this album, but if I had to choose, I'd say this version is more tolerable because it removes some of the ill-advised synths.)
- The World Needs a Hero
- The System Has Failed
- Greatest Hits: Back to the Start (signed by frontman Dave Mustaine)
- United Abominations
- Endgame (best album they've done since RiP)
- Th1rt3en
- Super Collider (Best Buy edition with three bonus tracks and a 3D cover. not a very good album though.)

here's hoping that this time next year they'll have another killer album out that's just as good as Endgame, if not better.



Photo

Machine Head

Posted by Ryuujin , Dec 12 2014 · 100 views

Posted Image

I got their new album and completed my collection of their only good ones.

nope, I'm not missing any albums at all. third and fourth albums? what third and fourth albums?

from top to bottom:

- Burn My Eyes
- The More Things Change...
- Through the Ashes of Empires (US edition with bonus track "Seasons Wither")
- The Blackening (2-disc special edition with two bonus cover tracks)
- Unto the Locust
- Bloodstone & Diamonds

no, but seriously, this collection is technically incomplete. you couldn't even pay me to buy The Burning Red or Supercharger.



Photo

I got a Megadeth CD signed by Dave Mustaine

Posted by Ryuujin , Nov 26 2014 · 122 views

Posted Image


Photo

Interstellar

Posted by Ryuujin , Nov 21 2014 · 106 views

everything I hoped it would be and more.

definitely met the 2+ years of hype I built for myself around it and definitely the best movie I've seen all year.







about

details: Ryuujin / Ø / 20 / atheist

interests: music, science, gaming, reading, film, television
[ contact ] + [ steam ] + [ last.fm ]

Recent Entries

Recent Comments

1 user(s) viewing

0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users

Search My Blog