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YMMV / Celtic Frost

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  • Awesome Music: To Mega Therion in its entirety, particularly "Circle of the Tyrants".
  • Dork Age: The most die-hard Celtic Frost fans can't stand up for Cold Lake.
    • And even those that champion Cold Lake, refuse to defend the Prototype demo. This includes Tom G Warrior, who has tried to at least explain why Cold Lake was even made to begin with (he had just come out of a grueling battle with his record company and "was all to willing to let the darkness go, all the way up to the music.") He's made no such attempt for Prototype.
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  • Face of the Band: Tom Fischer. When he left the band, the remaining member knew that without him, there would be no purpose in continuing to call themselves "Celtic Frost."
  • Memetic Mutation: UGH!!!, Tom G. Warrior's signature scream. May reach Narm Charm.
  • Narm: Cold Lake, in all its hated glory is this for fans, due to the band trying very hard to become glam metal, with hilarious results.
    • The demo Prototype is all of this, especially the infamous "Hip Hop Jugend", which one commentator said it sounded like a "rejected Rammstein song".
  • Narm Charm: Their early material can be this by today's standards. Between Tom's Large Ham vocals and the band's over the top Sword & Sorcery aesthetic, the whole thing can come off as being a little ridiculous. That doesn't change the fact that it fucking rules.
  • Nightmare Fuel: The music video for "A Dying God Coming Into Human Flesh."
    • Actually, Monotheist in general is this trope.
      • Considering that Monotheist surpasses the Darker and Edgier aspect, especially with "Triptych" piece. Brr...
    • "Tears in a Prophet's Dream", a Mind Screw instrumental track on To Mega Therion.
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  • Suspiciously Similar Song: Compare the main riff of "Cherry Orchards" to the opening riff of "Seek and Destroy".
  • Tearjerker: "Drown in Ashes", "Obscured" and the final part of the triptych "Winter".
    • Bassist and co-founder of Celtic Frost, Martin Eric Ain's death also counts.
      • Tom's multiple posts in regards to Martin's death, memories of him, and tributes. He stresses Martin as his friend and band-mate and how important he was to him in his life. Damn...
  • They Changed It, Now It Sucks!: Cold Lake, big time.
  • Win Back the Crowd: Monotheist got this for many fans, especially for those who feel it was a perfect close for Celtic Frost.
  • The Woobie: Tom G. Warrior, ever so much. When one reads about his life and the Trauma Conga Line of him losing so many loved ones (most notably H. R. Giger and fellow band-mate Martin Eric Ain) and the fact his blog's URL is "Fischer is Dead", it makes you wonder how he hasn't gone off the deep end.
    • He has, if one learns about the fact he was almost Driven to Suicide during the recording of Triptykon's Melana Chasmata.

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