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Postby Echus Cthulhu Mythos » Fri Nov 12, 2004 3:00 am

The drummer who played on Death's last album...

http://www.richardchristy.com/drumsolo1.htm

He is also in Iced Earth! HE IS AWESOME!
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Postby Echus Cthulhu Mythos » Fri Nov 12, 2004 3:57 am

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Postby MidasKnight » Fri Nov 12, 2004 4:29 pm

Richard Christy quit Iced Earth mid-tour shortly after I saw them in St Louis to begin a career in standup comedy (no kidding).

The bass player on Iced Earth's Horror Show CD is the founder of Death, Steve DiGeorgio.

He's a prick, but a stellar bass player.
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Postby Hunter B » Fri Nov 12, 2004 4:38 pm

Thanks for toning down your language for the minors MK. :P
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Postby Echus Cthulhu Mythos » Fri Nov 12, 2004 5:48 pm

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Postby Kahrey » Fri Nov 12, 2004 6:21 pm

I listened to that song by Everygrey last night, it was awesome! Is the rest of theirs like that?
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Postby MidasKnight » Sat Nov 13, 2004 2:28 am

Evergrey = heavy (not thrashy), dark, emotional
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Postby Kahrey » Sat Nov 13, 2004 10:56 pm

Ooooh, I will seriously have to look further into that.
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Postby Echus Cthulhu Mythos » Fri Nov 19, 2004 6:22 pm

Hey MK... Didn't Sven Karlsson (now in Soilwork) play keyboards in Evergrey?
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Postby Echus Cthulhu Mythos » Sat Nov 27, 2004 12:00 am

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Postby MidasKnight » Sat Nov 27, 2004 6:30 am

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Postby MidasKnight » Fri Dec 10, 2004 12:08 pm

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Postby Kahrey » Fri Dec 10, 2004 2:18 pm

Those are good lyrics, I like it. Who is it by?
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Postby MidasKnight » Fri Dec 10, 2004 4:22 pm

hehe, you'll think I'm lying, but the band's name is actually Pink Cream 69. The are a great hard rock band from Germany (not metal) but I think their name just may be the worst band name ever.

Their music is very good as are their lyrics. You'd never expect their name to be so ridiculous.

http://www.pinkcream69.de
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Postby Kahrey » Fri Dec 10, 2004 10:36 pm

I downloaded and burned the song you posted, I liked it alot. Not a great name, but I think I like them quite a bit....
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Postby MidasKnight » Sun Dec 12, 2004 3:10 am

Yes, don't let their name fool you. They are a good serious rock band.
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Postby Kahrey » Sun Dec 12, 2004 3:15 pm

What is their best album? I'm gonna try and get a hold of one of them....
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Postby MidasKnight » Sun Dec 12, 2004 6:04 pm

Electrified is my favorite.
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Postby Kahrey » Sun Dec 12, 2004 10:56 pm

I'll have to check that out.... :wink:
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Postby MidasKnight » Thu Dec 16, 2004 12:57 pm

Yeah, I personally think Endangered is just too forced and commercial. I wouldn't lose any sleep over not hearing that one.

Electrified is definitely kick ass though.
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Postby Kahrey » Thu Dec 16, 2004 9:55 pm

Read all the lyrics to Electrified, they are all very good! I also found it on half.com for like 4 dollars, but I aint got the money right now. It will probably be the next one I get though. :wink:
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Postby MidasKnight » Thu Dec 30, 2004 3:06 pm

Rachel Bolan writes some great lyrics. I'm not so sure they have a rhythm on their own though because he tries to cram so many into each line.

I know their rhythm because I know the song, but if you haven't heard the song, maybe the lyrical rhythm isn't apparent.

... great imagery and allegory though ...

I had a really hard time deciding which song from this CD to post the lyrics of; they are all so good.


Skid Row

Monkey Business

Outside my window there's a
Whole lot of trouble comin'
The cartoon killers and the
Rag cover clones
Stack heels kickin' rhythm
Of social circumcision
Can't close the closet on
Shoe box full of bones


Kangaroo lady with her bourbon in a pouch
Can't afford the rental on a bamboo couch
Collecting back her favors 'cause her well is running dry
I know her act is terminal, but she ain't gonna die.

Slim Intoxicado drinkin' dime store hooch
Is always in a circle with his part-time pooch
And Little Creepy's playing dollies in the New York rain
Thinkin' Bowie's just a knife ...

Ooh the pain!

I ain't seen the sun since I don't know when
The freaks come out at nine and it's twenty to ten
What's this funk that you call junk?
To me it's just monkey business


Get Back!!


Blind man in a box that will probably die
The village kids laugh as they walk by
A psycho is on the edge of this human garbage dump
And the vultures in the sewers are telling him to jump ...

... into the fire from the frying pan
Tripping on his tongue for a cool place to stand
Where's this shade that you've got it made?
To me it's just monkey business


Monkey business
Slippin' on the track
Monkey business
Jungle in black
Ain't your business if I got
No monkey on my back

Monkey business
Slippin' on the track
Monkey business
Jungle in black
Ain't your business
If I got no
Monkeys on my back


The vaseline gypsies and silicone souls
Dressed to the society
Hypocrite heartbeat and cheap alibis
Can't get you by that monkey
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Postby MidasKnight » Mon Jan 03, 2005 5:01 am

http://www.stonesour.com/media.html##


This song just totally gets to me. I love it in a self-pitying sort of way. I don't like anything else this guy has done, but I this one is special. This band is called Stone Sour and the singer and guitar player are from Slipknot. I can't stand Slipknot.



BOTHER

Wish I was too dead to cry
My self-affliction fades
Stones to throw at my creator
Masochists to which I cater

You don't need to bother;
I don't need to be
I'll keep slipping farther
But once I hold on,
I won't let go 'til it bleeds

Wish I was too dead to care
If indeed I cared at all
Never had a voice to protest
So you fed me sh*t to digest
I wish I had a reason;
my flaws are open season
For this, I gave up trying
One good turn deserves my dying

You don't need to bother;
I don't need to be
I'll keep slipping farther
But once I hold on,
I won't let go 'til it bleeds

(Solo: Corey)

Wish I'd died instead of lived
A zombie hides my face
Shell forgotten
with its memories
Diaries left
with cryptic entries

And you don't need to bother;
I don't need to be
I'll keep slipping farther
But once I hold on,
I won't let go 'til it bleeds

You don't need to bother;
I don't need to be
I'll keep slipping farther
But once I hold on…
I'll never live down my deceit
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Postby Kahrey » Mon Jan 03, 2005 7:54 pm

I like those lyrics....


I like Slipknot's music, but not their lyrics....
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Postby Echus Cthulhu Mythos » Tue Jan 04, 2005 5:20 pm

Slipknot have some good music, but they have some really really crap music in the same song plus shite, repeative lyrics which suck.

e.g.

Gonna snap, Gonna snap, Gonna snap, Gonna snap, Gonna snap, Gonna snap... ad infinitum.
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