Originally Posted by spinupspindown
Unless you're doing something like a jazz or folk recording where the live vibe is the whole point. But yes, I agree.
of course, i mean it's all about improv isn't it? Also you don't need as many mics to record since you're not worried about giving everything maximum presence as it's not supposed to be an in your face wall of sound. But this is metal we're talking about here, different rules apply :).