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Metal Band, Magic card or both?

Postby Bloited » 28 Nov 2016, 11:17

During this year's Desert Bus, the crew got to attempt several rounds of the hilarious game "Metal Band or Magic card". And I thought maybe some people would be interested in giving it a go themselves. Please enjoy
Source for cards: http://gatherer.wizards.com
Source for bands: http://www.metal-archives.com

Is Blood Feud a Magic card, a Band or both?

Answer:
Both. While being a 6-mana red sorcery from Dark Ascension which causes two creatures to fight each other, Blood Feud is also known as an independent icelandic Death/Trash metal band, having released one full length album "Hiding behind the light" in 2012.

Is Brainstorm a Magic card, a Band or both?

Answer:
Both. While Brainstorm is every blue players favourite card, there is also a multitude of metal bands with the same name. The most notable being a German power metal band which started in 1989 and remains active to this day.

Is Kill! Destroy! a Magic card, a Band or both?

Answer:
Card. Printed in Unhinged (Yes, Un-cards count) Kill! Destroy! is a 3 mana Doomblade that returns to your hand everytime your opponent says "Kill" or "Destroy". The major upside of the card is however the inclusion of an adorable squirrel

Is Burn at the Stake a Magic card, a Band or both?

Answer:
Card. As a 5 mana red Sorcery from Avacyn restored, Burn at the Stake is able to deal out massive damage to players or creatures. It is however, not a Black/folk metal band. Which one might rightly think it should be

Is Deadly Carnage a Magic card, a Band or both?

Answer:
Band. According to Metal Archives: Deadly Carnage is a Black Metal band with Doom metal influences with the lyrical theme of "Existentialism". They have been active since 2005

Is Blood Rain a Magic card, a Band or both?

Answer:
Band. As a now disbanded group, The Trash/Death metal band Blood Rain released two albums during their active years: "The Clouds Are coming..." and "Storm".

Is Blood Artist a Magic card, a Band or both?

Answer:
Card. A 0/1 Vampire for 1 and a black. This lovely creative comes to us from Avacyn Restored. And whenever something dies, he drains for 1

Is Demonic Dread a Magic card, a Band or both?

Answer:
Card. A {1}{B}{R} Sorcery with Cascade from Alara Reborn, it causes target creature to be unable to block

Is King Goblin a Magic card, a Band or both?

Answer:
Band. King Goblin is a Psychedelic Doom/Stoner/Sludge Metal/Rock band from Tokyo,Japan, currently signed with the label Smell Rot. They are not to be confused with the Magic card "Goblin King" from Tenth Edition

Is Burning Anger a Magic card, a Band or both?

Answer:
Card.A 5-mana Aura from M15. The enchanted creature can be tapped to "ping" target creature or player for damage equal to its power

Is Black Lotus a Magic card, a Band or both?

Answer:
Both.Black Lotus is a card which needs no introduction. It is also a Canadian Black/Folk Metal Band from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Their lyrical themes include Nature, History and "Canadiana"

Is Goat War a Magic card, a Band or both?

Answer:
Band. While it might sound like a Un-set enchantment, Goat War is actually a black metal band from vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. What is interesting is, that according to Metal Archives their albums "Untitled" and "Their Nobles With Shackles of Iron" were only released in 2014,years after the original recording, on 23 cassettes in total.

Is Vengeance a Magic card, a Band or both?

Answer:
Both. Vengeance is a Heavy Metal band from the Netherlands of the 80's. Their lyrical themes include Love and Positivity. Vengeance is also a Seventh Edition Sorcery that for 4 mana destroys target tapped creature.

Is Burning Vengeance a Magic card, a Band or both?

Answer:
Card. From Innistrad, this 3 mana Enchantment allows you to deal out 2 damage each time you cast a card from your graveyard

Is Storm Warrior a Magic card, a Band or both?

Answer:
Band. A german power/speed metal band known for such songs as: Bounde by the Oathe, Thy Last Fyre and Heading Northe

Is Angel of Fury a Magic card, a Band or both?

Answer:
Card. While there are many metal bands with the word "Angel" in their name, Angel of Fury is not actually a band. It is however a 3/5 6-mana angel from Portal Second Age. Which, when it dies, lets you shuffle it back into your library.

Is Sacrifice a Magic card, a Band or both?

Answer:
Both. Hailing from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Sacrifice is a thrash metal band(Fun fact: they have a song called "Burned at the stake", not to be confused with the magic card "Burn at the Stake"). It is also an Instant from Alpha which lets you sacrifice a creature you control and gain black mana equal to its CMC

Is Dragon Shadow a Magic card, a Band or both?

Answer:
Card. Though you may think that there should be a power metal band named Dragon Shadow, there sadly isn't. So we'll have to settle for a 2 mana black enchantment from Scourge which gives a creature +1/+0 and fear. As a bonus you may cast it for free, from you graveyard, when a creature with CMC 6 or greater enters the battlefield

Is Æther Realm a Magic card, a Band or both?

Answer:
Band. A independant American Folk/Melodic Death metal band with one full length album "One Chosen By the Gods" under their belt. It has not been confirmed or denied, but it is safe to assume that they will keep their Æ, regarldess of Oracle changes

Is Storm Crow a Magic card, a Band or both?

Answer:
Both. Swedish Heavy metal band Stormcrow may, or may not know that they share a name with the hilarious sixth edition 1/2 flyer stormcrow.


I hope you enjoyed this little quiz, feel free to add on your own Bands/Cards if you feel like it.

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