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MJR's opinion about nu-metal

Discussion in 'Symphony X (Unofficial)' started by karelrulez, Mar 24, 2003.

  1. IntoThePiT

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    LOL, I wear pants that fall off my ass(dickies). To be honest im wearing some right now and Yup, there fallin off my ass(if it wasnt for a belt) \m/

    To each his own tho =p
     
  2. Mr. Shred-ididle

    Mr. Shred-ididle Its Chinese-Tilt ya' head

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    Symphony X dressed up like LotR's characters in the DWoT booklet. lol.

    Rhapsody dress up like LotR particularly luca.
     
  3. Yngvai X

    Yngvai X Dark Emperor

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    Nah, those are just poet shirts, I have two of em, they're very comfy. When I mean LotR characters I mean wearing elf ears and pointy gandalf hats and shit LOL that would be funny!

    I think the closest anyone's gotten to dressin like LotR characters has been Russell in his medieval times garb ;)
     
  4. Mr. Shred-ididle

    Mr. Shred-ididle Its Chinese-Tilt ya' head

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    lol.

    But what the hell was SyX and their photographer thinking in the DWoT booklet??!! Wats up with the pirate suits????
     
  5. Yngvai X

    Yngvai X Dark Emperor

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    Maybe they were listening to too much Running Wild? :D
     
  6. the_satanic_rabbit

    the_satanic_rabbit Return of Ganon

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    Anyone remember the pics in the King Diamond "Abigail" and "Them" albums? :lol:
     
  7. Mr. Shred-ididle

    Mr. Shred-ididle Its Chinese-Tilt ya' head

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    In Rhapsody's "Dawn of Victory" (NO joke - its it's real name)

    In the center page of the booklet they all are wearing black pirate suits and they all are holding some swords. They have their heads tilted back to make them look all royal and all.
    And above all this, they are also standing around the funniest little goblin character in a throne.!!! ]

    The funniest pic in a music booklet ever. Apart from mabey Dooly Parton.
     
  8. Yngvai X

    Yngvai X Dark Emperor

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    To make myself sound like a geek, not only do I know all the names of each sword they are holding, I know where to buy them too :p
     
  9. Mr. Shred-ididle

    Mr. Shred-ididle Its Chinese-Tilt ya' head

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    OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG!!

    So what are they
     
  10. theodyssey

    theodyssey Best Album of the Year

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    Hey man! i like rhapsody!!!! sure, they are cheesy as all hell and dress dumb and have that fuckin' goblin thing, but if you can get past the extreme, EXTREME cheese factor, they aren't that bad! Also, i would say that image is not a big thing to me. THis is a personal oppinion so i have the right to be hypocritical. Ok, for the stuff i listen to, image is not a factor. I am talking about dimmu borgir, rhapsody, etc. etc. I don't listen to any hardcore black metal... dimmu is as far as i will go because they have great music (try listening to puritanical euphoric misanthropia sometime). Anyway, the point is that behind the goofy image there is some great music. The problem with nu-metal is that it's like punk was back in the day of the sex pistols... they focus more on image and attitude than actual musicianship. Also, another reason why nu-metal sucks (yes, generalization! i know not ALL nu-metal sucks, don't bitch) is there is no guitar or vocal work involved. They might have a good drummer (in the case of slipknot or mudvayne) or a good bassist (again, mudvayne) but the other members are useless (i am not talking about mudvayne or slipknot here, i am GENERALIZING). So... that's why it sucks. By the way... has anyone by chance heard the original slipknot album "mate, feed, kill, repeat"? It's pretty killer... especially "gently"... i almost shit myself when i heard that song was by them.
     
  11. jimbobhickville

    jimbobhickville Tyrant in Distress

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    Man, I didn't mean to start a big thread about metal bands' images. I was just saying that using an image against a particular genre is hypocritical because most metal genres have rather silly images. That's all I meant.

    Later.
     
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    An Apple a day...
     
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    I think this discussion is hilarious. It deserves to be *bumped* up.
     
  14. DoomsdayZach

    DoomsdayZach The Professor was right

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    Seeing as that I haven't ever read this post before...

    I know everyone has their own opinions, but here's mine:

    I hate (or have an extreme dislike if you think hate is too strong) nu-metal, not just because of the image, but because there is little creativity or musicianship and I just find it boring to listen to... and annoying. I used to love Nu-metal until I discovered that there are far better musicians and bands out there making heaps better music...
     
  16. DoomsdayZach

    DoomsdayZach The Professor was right

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    I hate nu-metal and i hate their image. Buncha fags they are.
     
  17. progmetaldan

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    Amen brother, preach the word!!! :kickass:
     
  18. DoomsdayZach

    DoomsdayZach The Professor was right

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    haha, you're way too nice man. No problem with having an oppinion and stating your true oppinion and standing up for it. People will disagree with you sometimes, that's part of life.

    reference to your previous post btw.
     
  19. progmetaldan

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    I wanted to actually have a reason...

    Usually I would just have said: I hate Nu-metal, it's just gay, and it sucks, and anyone that plays it sucks, and anyone that likes it is an idiot, but then I would sound like all the idiots on the Opeth and Nevermore forums who flamed me for liking Symphony X and Dream Theater...

    This way I at least sound sophisticated when I flame the Nu-metal heathen into oblivion... :heh:
     
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    This thread is kind of funny.. I think good music is good music. Nowadays, I don´t really care what "kind of metal" I listen to, as long as there are good melodies, intelligent lyrics, in whole a song that moves me in some way. It´s not meant to sound cheesy, but saying music is better just because the musicians are great virtuosos is beyond me... That just being closed minded IMHO.
     

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