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Controversial opinions on metal

Discussion in 'General Metal Discussion' started by The Ozzman, Mar 17, 2008.

  1. The Ozzman

    The Ozzman Melted by feels

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    You have to give the band credit for finding someone who sounds very similar to their old vocalist though (given how unique Scott's voice was)
     
  2. Thoth-Amon

    Thoth-Amon Hypochondriac

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    it's very cutesy... clapping, singing in unison, happy sounding, simlple three chord riffs... that doesn't make it bad but it doesn't sound at all 'rebellious' or threatening like punks' image makes it out to be.
     
  3. Black Friday

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    Are we even listening to the same song?
     
  4. Thoth-Amon

    Thoth-Amon Hypochondriac

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    yeah... that really 'rebellious' song about drinking beers and having TV parties.
     
  5. optionthree

    optionthree Better than the first two

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    Agreed, not to mention they were one of the original progressive metal bands. Ron Jarzombek is one of the most talented guitarists out there.
     
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    kliglord New Metal Member

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    It's satirical, seems you didn't catch that.
     
  7. Vimana

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    James Labrie is a great singer.
     
  8. Life Sucks

    Life Sucks and then you die

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    I agree what most of you are saying about AC DC. I could never really get into them,even back when I was actually into hard rock.
     
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    James Labrie has no power in his voice.
     
  10. Manic Ferocity

    Manic Ferocity Active Member

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    The Butt Unholy gas, flares from my ass

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    James LaBrie sounds like a bag of farts.

    High-pitched, wet, slightly shitty farts.
     
  12. Vimana

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    Then I want to listen to the bags of farts you listen to.
     
  13. The Ozzman

    The Ozzman Melted by feels

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  14. Omni

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    James LaBrie is a fairly typical quasi-operatic modern progressive metal singer. Boring.
     
  15. V.V.V.V.V.

    V.V.V.V.V. Houses Ov Mercury

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    Yeah, LaBrie sucks.
     
  16. Thoth-Amon

    Thoth-Amon Hypochondriac

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    Irrelevant. It's still cutesy and goofy. Thus my point stands.
     
  17. optionthree

    optionthree Better than the first two

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    James LaBrie was a great singer until he hurt his voice around 1995. Now he mostly just grates on me, but he was pretty good both times I saw them last May.
     
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    Belligerent Greekus Urungus

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    FUCKING DOT
     
  19. Satanstoenail

    Satanstoenail My Larpstyle determines my Derpstyle

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    I definitely prefer the Bon Scott era, but Back In Black and For Those About To Rock are also excellent albums. The song "Back In Black" is basically hard rock perfection.
     
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    So the controversial opinion seems to be to like Brians work with AC/DC more than Bons. Count me in on that one. I dont really like Bon that much at all.


    On LaBrie, technique wise hes very good but tthere if often something missing. Gotta say hes been getting better. I remember listening to Octavarium (which I overall was disapointed with) and on that album LaBrie is the star performer I think.
     

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