Quote Originally Posted by Elrik View Post

I also used to think that Black Metal was just chaotic noise, but I'm really digging Dark Tranquility and Emperor. I hear they're just gateway bands though, and alot of the other Black Metal I've listened to still doesn't impress me yet.
I don't know about Dark Tranquility, but while it's true that Emperor was my gateway to black metal, I'd argue that Emperor is still the pinnacle of black metal. Oh yes.

But that doesn't mean we can't enjoy Alcest and Woods of Ypres.