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Old 05-17-2013, 06:18 PM   #26
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I love me a good guitar solo, and some great riffs. Guess that's why I'm such a huge fan of the big hair bands of the 70s 80s and what not. Flame me if you want, but I can listen to Motely Crue, Def Leppard, AC/DC, Guns & Roses, etc. and it will NEVER get old.

That stuff really gets me going. I enjoy all kinds of music....a huge variety, but today's rock is not the same, and doesn't have a guitar solo in every song like it used to be.

Things change, and we get older. That's just the way it is.
It's just an evolutionary step of rock in general. That stuff will soon be considered classic rock. I love Metallica (literally favorite band ever to the point where if I get killed at work One and For Whom The Bell Tolls will be played at my funeral...it's in my will). I love their stuff pre 1990 and especially the solos. And I agree with your part in bold. Metallica kinda brought that back with Death Magnetic.
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Old 05-18-2013, 08:38 AM   #27
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WTF is this "mumford and sons" crap they are playing on alt rock stations now..
since when is FOLK music rock?
Yea, i call it nerd rock.
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We're posting bad ass videos now? Sweet! Get a load of some "newer" rock...from France...



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And female metal lead singers are making a strong showing nowadays as well

In This Moment



Seriously, rock is alive and well and it's F***ING AWESOME!! YEAHH!!!!
Nice vids, love In This Moment. We saw then last week. If you like female metal singers - OTEP!
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Old 05-18-2013, 12:33 PM   #28
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Rock music went downhill after the Rolling Stones.
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Old 05-18-2013, 12:50 PM   #29
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Rock music went downhill after the Rolling Stones.
Lol the Rolling Stones are not that great and much better bands have taken their place.
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Old 05-18-2013, 01:21 PM   #30
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Get off my lawn you kids! JK

But really? Where's today's Nirvana? Who's the standout music altering band? All I hear is teeny bopper YouTube sensation crap.
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Old 05-18-2013, 01:39 PM   #31
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Lol the Rolling Stones are not that great and much better bands have taken their place.
Well ok, maybe it 's because I listen to them on 33 rpm LP's and 8 tracks.
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Old 05-18-2013, 03:57 PM   #32
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exactly the reason most of what i listen to comes from over seas!
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Old 05-18-2013, 04:28 PM   #33
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Southpark Season 15 Episode 7. Watch it and you'll understand.
+1. Too funny, I was thinking of that as well.

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Old 05-18-2013, 04:31 PM   #34
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Old 05-18-2013, 04:40 PM   #35
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I could be mistaken, but I'm pretty sure it's a male escort.
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Old 05-18-2013, 04:43 PM   #36
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I could be mistaken, but I'm pretty sure it's a male escort.
no, not jigalo, juggalo, google it, insane clown posse, lmao
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Old 05-18-2013, 04:47 PM   #37
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HAHAHAHA! I was indeed mistaken..LMAO
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But really? Where's today's Nirvana? Who's the standout music altering band? All I hear is teeny bopper YouTube sensation crap.
From what I've heard, Justin Beiber called himself the Kurt Cobain of today.
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Old 05-18-2013, 05:55 PM   #40
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From what I've heard, Justin Beiber called himself the Kurt Cobain of today.
there's something i could say to that but i'd better bite my tongue
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almost everything made after about 1998 is purely disposable music. no hit wonders..
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there's something i could say to that but i'd better bite my tongue
I said it too.
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Every "hard" rock station we get here plays basically pop music. I hate it. Occasionally good songs, but rarely. That's why I invested heavily in FFDP albums.
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Old 05-18-2013, 07:54 PM   #44
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there's something i could say to that but i'd better bite my tongue
No, no! Say it! Say it!



Rock of today just don't rock. When a song like gangdum style goes to number 1............
Aaaaawwwwwwjeeeeeezzzzuuuussssss!
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Rob Halford anyone?
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Old 05-18-2013, 08:37 PM   #46
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there's something i could say to that but i'd better bite my tongue
I know what you're thinking. Wish I had that emoticon
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Old 05-20-2013, 12:44 AM   #47
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Tool and nirvana are so overplayed.
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Tool and nirvana are so overplayed.
That is called Payola.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Payola
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Old 05-20-2013, 02:04 PM   #49
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There are tons of great bands out there, none of them are on the terrestrial radio stations. The days of payola are gone, I'll just purchase a 3 minute commercial spot and play my song instead, then its legally purchased commercial time.

Keep in mind, almost none of the bands that you mentioned in this thread were the most popular bands in their time. Nirvana had 1 top ten hit in the US (Smells Like Teen Spirit) and it only hit #6. Now go to an Alice Cooper concert and watch Orianthi tear it up on guitar, that broad can wail.
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What about linkin park, incubus, breaking Benjamin? ?? Anybody?
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