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Things you just don't get

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by tiecollector, Jul 3, 2009.

  1. munchausen

    munchausen Senior member

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    I knew we would agree on something :fistbump:
     
  2. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    And funny about that, I saw them open for Tool once. I left one song into Tool.
     
  3. munchausen

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    That's kind of an awkward bill. I can imagine a lot of the Tool fans were less than hospitable to MBV
     
  4. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Oh they were drunk and pissed. I heard one guy yelling, "My Bloody Valentine! More like My Bloody Asshole!!!!" I actually thought that was hilarious. They were also complaining how loud they were.
     
  5. munchausen

    munchausen Senior member

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    The thing about metalheads is that they won't listen to ANYTHING that isn't metal. They can't even evaluate it. John Coltrane might as well be Rihanna. Neither of them are metal, so they are functionally equivalent.
     
  6. hendrix

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    well, this is kinda true but kinda not.

    A good friend of mine's whole facebook name was after some Iron Maiden song that he identified with. He since discovered soul and funk and hip-hop. He's a bass player, and a bloody good one. The unfortunate consequence is that he's since completely renounced his metal upbringing. One doesn't have to do this. I was a very successful jazz guitarist who also played metal. i since quit to become a research scientist, but the point still stands; one can appreciate plenty of genres

    The reality is that if you listen to any decent metal band - particularly in the thrash genre - they renounce harmony in favour of sheer, blissful rhythm. Highlights being Sepultura, <89 Metallica...and well really not much else (ok, I like Death, Meshuggah, small irrelevent sections of Sodom, well yeah there's very little metal that I rate...).

    The only band I've ever heard successfully fuse thrash with some form of harmony is Coroner.
     
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    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    There is a difference between iron maiden/ judas priest metal and Slayer type metal though. There are certainly different kind of people
     
  8. hendrix

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    I do love rod stewart. Do ya think I'm sexy? I like to sing that to girls when I'm naked. The point is moot by that stage. Like the blackcrowes too. Try some buddy guy? great voice.

    But honestly, you need to listen to every one of Jimi's albums 3 times over...

    Are you experienced
    Bold as Love
    Electric Ladyland
    Band of Gypsys.

    that goes for all you cunts who are listening to Disturbed and Slipknot.

    seriously, wtf...just listen to some decent music ffs.
     
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    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    As a guitarist and somebody who likes a lot of music including jazz, baroque, and gregorian chants I can't get that into Jimi. A few songs here and there, but that is it.
     
  10. hendrix

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    you are probably a terrible guitarist.

    nah just joking. jimi was a genius guitarist but as a songwriter far underrated.
     
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    These posts are awesome because they're contradictory, but only because they came from the same poster. If you hadn't made your first post, I would have basically made it in reply to the second one.
     
  12. hendrix

    hendrix Senior member

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    no but really, what's contradictory?
     
  13. MrG

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    You tell us how possible it is for people to appreciate different genres of music, even people who are dedicated metalheads, and then chastise those of us who like certain metal bands for not listening to "decent music" as if those are the only two bands we appreciate.
     
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  14. hendrix

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    it's not contradictory at all...

    some bands are good, some are shit... it doesn't have anything to do with genre. Disturbed is shit, early Sepultura is awesome.

    that's life/taste...whatever way you want to take it.
     
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  15. MrG

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    Yeah, that wasn't my point at all.
     
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    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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  17. hendrix

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    so what's your point?
    I was saying some bands suck...sorry bro just what I think...
     
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    Tool is awesome. As is Jimi.

    That is all.
     
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    this wasn't bad, but shit like this has been happening for 20 years with less obvious interchanges and better drummers. (see Coroner)

    and I did not enjoy the melodic bit at the end.

    But not bad anyway...
     
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    definitely. im a big fan of jimi. all the way to jimi blues album, band of gypsys, as well as the bbc sessions

    and i agree that dude is a songwriter first and foremost. legend
     

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