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Postby JR8 » Thu, 18 Sep 2014 7:12 pm

@RATM – Jorn Lande. Enjoyed that, bangin’ blistering guitar!
I remember a TV programme in which the philosopher argued that all Western music is at it’s core the same. He then went on to demonstrate how a headbanging metal song was far more similar to Mozart than one might have imagined. It was fascinating!
- Megadeath. Not a band I’m familiar with. Unusual accent he has that comes through. That was verging on ‘easy listening’! With their name I was expecting something dangerous!
- Sabbath cover – was ok, but even Ozzy sung better than that in his day. [That said karaoke tip: Ozzy had a very narrow vocal range, surprisingly so, so anything sung by him is sure to win you big points!]
- Butthole surfers. I’ve heard of them, but never listed to them; but I mean, with a name like that! But did you notice at c1:00 one of the cops is Erik Estrada co-star of the late 70s cop show CHiPS lol!! [Also see him clearly as ‘the guy on the right’ at 3:42]. I’m sure there is a whole back-story to their vid and style, but when you don’t know what it is, it’s all pretty odd.
- Monaco. The sound is quite ‘Manchester scene’ [think New Order etc., esp re: the bass].
- Fatboy Slim – I like this one. He’s very inventive, and he goes beyond the call of duty in the recording quality of his albums. You won’t get it through mini headphones but through a decent hi-fi some of his stuff is jaw-dropping (the '3D mixing' he does is superb).
- PAW – First impression (10 seconds in), wow the guitar sound reminds me of Helmet.
I liked it, but it’s not exactly background music.... hehehe...
@ Lynx, I’m too old to get the Supermario connection, but the guy is pretty smokin’ on gittar.

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Postby JR8 » Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:43 pm

The Delfonics "Ready or Not Here I Come (Can't Hide From Love)"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M86U8LkvKxo

Dance time...


[switch it up loud]



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sLKfXluVlwE
The Course - Ready or Not

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Postby zzm9980 » Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:14 pm

Thanks to Rajagainstthemachine...

I have a youtube playlist queued up of old GNR...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8SbUC-UaAxE

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Postby zzm9980 » Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:17 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zRIbf6JqkNc

edit: and the alternate version!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yxaJhKnI8RM

I used to love these 80s/90s rock ballad/operas. Do bands do this shit anymore? both these albums kinda sorta tell the same overall story.

These two albums btw (use your illusion I and II) were the first two I ever bought. I rode my bike to the music shop and bought the cassettes. I think I was 9 or 10. I had to peel off the "Explicit Lyrics" warning stickers. Looking backt I'm pretty sure the 16yr old working there knew and just laughed.

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Postby rajagainstthemachine » Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:25 pm

Illusion 1 & 2 were badass, and so was Appetite for Destruction all three solid hard rock albums.

I did the same when I was 11 or so I bought my GNR tape, I still have it at home.
and I still have a lot of metal tapes lying around and I listen to them as well.
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Postby zzm9980 » Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:28 pm

I may or may not have rocked a Charles Manson t-shirt in high school, like Axl Rose.

It may or may not have gone over well with the Dean.

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Postby rajagainstthemachine » Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:58 pm

zzm9980 wrote:I may or may not have rocked a Charles Manson t-shirt in high school, like Axl Rose.

It may or may not have gone over well with the Dean.


btw i studied in a catholic school too just like you :D
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Postby the lynx » Fri, 19 Sep 2014 1:17 pm

JR8 wrote:@ Lynx, I’m too old to get the Supermario connection, but the guy is pretty smokin’ on gittar.


C'mon you don't play Mario? At least in Donkey Kong? (I thought people of your age group would have known the games...)

Nevertheless, you should check out his playlist of other covers. I heard he did a cover for Canon in D, gonna check it out soon.

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Postby rajagainstthemachine » Fri, 19 Sep 2014 3:08 pm

Heavier Megadeth - Set the world Afire

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cwYTVAXng6Y
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n--qRtxkouc

@JR8 this song will blow you away i think
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Postby rajagainstthemachine » Fri, 19 Sep 2014 3:28 pm

classic megadeth - skin of my teeth

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ePSR7gFt7s4
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Postby rajagainstthemachine » Fri, 19 Sep 2014 3:31 pm

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Postby rajagainstthemachine » Fri, 19 Sep 2014 3:47 pm

this should make for some really good headbanging material

kreator - enemy of god
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sx7L1aZu698
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Postby JR8 » Fri, 19 Sep 2014 4:59 pm

zzm9980 wrote:I may or may not have rocked a Charles Manson t-shirt in high school, like Axl Rose.

It may or may not have gone over well with the Dean.


I'd like to see you get through a US airport in such a T-shirt! 8-)

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Postby rajagainstthemachine » Fri, 19 Sep 2014 6:16 pm

JR8 wrote:
zzm9980 wrote:I may or may not have rocked a Charles Manson t-shirt in high school, like Axl Rose.

It may or may not have gone over well with the Dean.


I'd like to see you get through a US airport in such a T-shirt! 8-)


I think he'd be ok, most people wouldn't even know, today they'd be after you if you wore say an Isis t shirt ( band) or say anything written in Arabic on a black background.
I got pulled up (single male unshaven ) passenger from Dallas to Frankfurt.
Had to answer a volley of questions until he saw my Metallica jacket and then we were best friends.
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