Opiate Reissue arriving soon!

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Post by not tyson » Fri Apr 19, 2013 9:08 pm


Kittaan said
^ Back up there, talk of some perceived significant differences.  Piqued my interest.  Shoulda known better.


Tool fans 'imagining' a difference, dear lord, could people be more delusional when it comes to this band?

 

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Post by hellboy » Fri Apr 19, 2013 9:25 pm

There is a difference though, but very subtle.  Listening side by side I'd say most would notice it, but listening in isolation you'd be hard pressed to tell one from the other.

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Post by hellboy » Fri Apr 19, 2013 9:28 pm

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That's cool and all, but what I think the people really want to know is your opinion on my Mad Libs.


No one really gives a shit about them in the other thread, so I'd ask you politely not to pollute other threads with them.

Let's stay on topic.

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Post by hellboy » Fri Apr 19, 2013 9:48 pm

Nice of them to let me know how much room was left on their server on the invoice...



Also that on the customs declaration it's only worth $10

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Post by doors » Fri Apr 19, 2013 11:54 pm

hellboy1975 said
Nice of them to let me know how much room was left on their server on the invoice...



Also that on the customs declaration it's only worth $10


That does not surprise me.

 

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Post by Hotdog » Sat Apr 20, 2013 1:23 am

badkittygothgirl said
Mine will probably sit in the mailer package just like my signed Salival.


And i thought i was the only one who did that!

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Post by badkittygothgirl » Sat Apr 20, 2013 3:55 am


Hotdog said


badkittygothgirl said
Mine will probably sit in the mailer package just like my signed Salival.


And i thought i was the only one who did that!


Nope.  I have a curio cabinet full of nightmare before Christmas collectibles. Maybe it is time to make room for my TooL collectibles.


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@ Kat - That's not MystaRabbit.  That's another dude with the LetTheRabbits tag, just in case you hadn't yet figured it out.


Dammit.  No I had not.  Thanks for the heads up.

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Post by markuspoop » Sat Apr 20, 2013 6:50 am

hellboy1975 said
Nice of them to let me know how much room was left on their server on the invoice...



Also that on the customs declaration it's only worth $10


Is this like the Super-Golden Ticket?

 
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Post by Kittaan » Sat Apr 20, 2013 7:35 am


18 April, 2013 (07:04pm) 

COPIES OF OPIATE STILL BEING SHIPPED 

Hundreds of copies of the Opiate 21st anniversary CD are being shipped every day, so if you haven't received your copy yet, please be patient as it shouldn't be too much longer before it arrives in the mail.


 

Well, I am feeling like the red headed step child... still no email, no status change.  At this point I've seen everything there is to see in the package, Hellboy has already dashed any hopes of a remastered CD, seriously doubt there's a golden ticket coming... I basically have nothing to look forward to, so who cares anyway?  Neener.

 

@ Hellboy - they've been doing that since the first package I got from TA.  I should go find an old invoice and see what they were at back in 2006 or so.

 

@ Tyson - I know, I know. 

 

 
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Post by bob » Sat Apr 20, 2013 9:42 am


hellboy1975 said
Ripped both of my Opiate CD's to FLAC and did a few blind tests, one on Hush and the other on Opate.

Listening to Hush, 4 out of 5 times I was able to identify the correct track when played side be side.  With Opiate I got all 5 guesses correct.

That said, there isn't huge difference. The wavebar shows a minor difference in the levels (see pic below) and I expect that's pretty much it.  To my ears the new Opiate sounds like it has a little more oomph in the bass, and I expect that's a direct result of the volume increase.  Their certainly seems to be no changes in the levels of the instruments or vocals at all.

Here's the original



Here's the Reissue



Sorry they're a bit skewed by the forum - click to see them in their full glory.


Good job hellboy! im not sure how inclined a lot of people are to do that type of thing even though its not hard. (or maybe they just dont have the time) but its pretty much what i figured might happen. it looks like they raised the DB a couple notches or a few at most. ive worked with this stuff many times with my own recordings so that is what it looks like to me. the fact the volume is somewhat raised could be why some are saying its clearer. even a volume increase can have that affect..plus the fact they paid 150 bucks for it! im not kidding on that!

i really appreciated the guy that made the scans of the artwork! thanks again for that!

 

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Post by bob » Sat Apr 20, 2013 9:54 am


bill462 said
I like the idea of the usb dealie.  I will put as much Tool on it as possible and stick it in a Faraday Cage.


You been listening to interviews with Drunvalo Melchizedek? He mentioned that in recent interviews if a huge Solar Flare were to hit us whic is a possibility. honestly, i dont see it happening. we might get hit by solar flares more then we already do but i doubt anything will wipe out hard drives and cds/dvds...

 hold on to that usb stick though!

 

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Post by njbrey15 » Sat Apr 20, 2013 10:17 am

Just got mine! Everything was included, except the golden ticket . Every signature looks good except Adam's who's looks like he signed it with a silver bic pen.

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Post by lipanconjuring » Sat Apr 20, 2013 12:00 pm

hellboy1975 said
Also that on the customs declaration it's only worth $10


LOL

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Post by insaner » Sat Apr 20, 2013 12:26 pm

got my two.  ver 3&4.  signatures were all there.  no doodle.  no seal on the COA.

 

that no seal part kinda pisses me off.  until i...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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psych.

 

hey hellboy are you the english dude who was in that band from way back in the AMT days?

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Post by Kittaan » Sat Apr 20, 2013 12:50 pm

^ Hellboy is an Aussie, so nope.  But he was in a band, and I'm sure he'll provide you with some tunes if you'd like.  Some of them are even listenable!
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Post by insaner » Sat Apr 20, 2013 1:02 pm

hah right on, thanks.

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Post by fulcanelli » Sat Apr 20, 2013 1:24 pm


bob said 

i really appreciated the guy that made the scans of the artwork! thanks again for that!


 

How did I miss that?  I did a search but couldn't find them.  I'd love to see them, do you have a link?

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Post by insaner » Sat Apr 20, 2013 1:25 pm

its around page 16 give or take a couple pages.

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Post by fulcanelli » Sat Apr 20, 2013 1:42 pm

insaner said
its around page 16 give or take a couple pages.


Found it, thanks!  And thanks to thablakester for posting them.

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Post by budsyralli » Sat Apr 20, 2013 2:24 pm


go taff!

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Post by Bogart » Sat Apr 20, 2013 2:44 pm

Received a charge from Tool today for the Opiate anniversary CD. Hopefully its coming soon...

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Post by SHbassGTR » Sat Apr 20, 2013 9:30 pm

Finally got mine today!

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Post by Kittaan » Sat Apr 20, 2013 10:18 pm

Finally got an email from Merch that it shipped.  They said it may be coming with a Golden Ticket.  Should I believe them?
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Post by The Boss » Sat Apr 20, 2013 10:37 pm

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Finally got an email from Merch that it shipped.  They said it may be coming with a Golden Ticket.  Should I believe them?


Yes. TOOL and their associates have an excellent history of telling the truth, keeping fans in the know, and making sure their fans are well taken care of.

 
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Post by Bogart » Sun Apr 21, 2013 5:22 am

The Boss said

Kittaan said
Finally got an email from Merch that it shipped.  They said it may be coming with a Golden Ticket.  Should I believe them?


Yes. TOOL and their associates have an excellent history of telling the truth, keeping fans in the know, and making sure their fans are well taken care of.

 


 

I real life LOL'd

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