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Offline zombieslayer  
#91 Posted : Wednesday, November 24, 2010 3:54:48 AM(UTC)
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Until I heard Nightwish, I thought Metallica *defined* metal. Well, Metallica and Black Sabbath. Terrible, huh?


Metallica's Ride the Lightning and Master of Puppets were brilliant. I got to see them in '86 before Cliff Burton died. Then he died. Then Metallica started to suck and became an alternative band.

Black Sabbath started it all. Sabbath was heavy, but Judas Priest put the Metal in Heavy Metal.

Nightwish is the first band I heard that actually pulled off Symphonic Metal. I've always wanted it to be done but every previous attempt was cheesy. Or worse.

Pack93z - I got to see the chick from 4NonBlondes when she went solo. She's a heck of a performer. Very charismatic. And very "worn." Life wasn't easy on her.
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Offline Rockmolder  
#92 Posted : Wednesday, November 24, 2010 6:44:27 AM(UTC)
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While on the subject of, for you, foreign singers.... Sometimes, these talent shows really find some gems...


Rock...great post...+1. Not much for tats, but love the guys retro glasses. And voice is good, too.

By the way, what's the idea with the turning chairs thing for judges on this show?


The retro glasses were quite fashionable a year or two ago. Still are, but not as popular, anymore. I think 1 out of every 5 students were wearing them at one point.

The turning chairs are put in so that the judges can't go by looks. It was an idea from the small guy in the video. He only wanted to judge in a show that he could actually win based on his voice, and not on his looks.

I must admit that I only saw the show once, but that guy is like a Susan Boyle-mini when it comes to popularity over here.
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#93 Posted : Wednesday, November 24, 2010 7:01:37 PM(UTC)
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The Vikings caused that one.

They played it halfway through our game. Been stuck in my head this week. Even put it back on my Zen.
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#94 Posted : Thursday, November 25, 2010 5:14:47 PM(UTC)
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#95 Posted : Thursday, November 25, 2010 5:33:33 PM(UTC)
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If you like the Bass Guitar.. he is a guy to check out.. sticks with you for a while like a good wine.

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I think when there's enough will and aggression, there's no shortage of talent either.

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Offline zombieslayer  
#96 Posted : Thursday, November 25, 2010 8:52:14 PM(UTC)
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That guy is pretty good, Pack.

I hate the Beatles, but Santana makes this song actually good.

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Offline Wade  
#97 Posted : Friday, November 26, 2010 1:07:24 AM(UTC)
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You know, you listen to guitar greats like Santana or Knopfler or Chet Atkins or Django Reinhardt or Les Paul, and you realize just how important experience is for instrumental music. The greats are like fine brandy, they just get better and better until whenever it is that they die. And whenever they die, you know we've missed even better.

(p.s. the short-haired babe is hot)
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Offline Wade  
#98 Posted : Friday, November 26, 2010 1:17:54 AM(UTC)
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A bit more guitar... but mostly for the voice.


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Offline Wade  
#99 Posted : Friday, November 26, 2010 1:43:09 AM(UTC)
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This probably should go in the "great voice" thread instead, but I'm too lazy to find it.

This is the only *non-traditional* version of the Star-Spangled Banner I've ever liked.

This man, to me, had one of the top ten all time voices...

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Offline Wade  
#100 Posted : Friday, November 26, 2010 1:44:29 AM(UTC)
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Anyone else notice with the greatest songs, you have a hard time picking which version is your favorite...

More Marvin...


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Offline Wade  
#101 Posted : Friday, November 26, 2010 2:23:09 AM(UTC)
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Cray, better guitar this time...


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Offline Wade  
#102 Posted : Friday, November 26, 2010 2:24:04 AM(UTC)
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And one more....from the "unique voice" file...
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Offline zombieslayer  
#103 Posted : Friday, November 26, 2010 6:36:26 PM(UTC)
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Well, one more for those still under the false impression that Metalheads are stupid meatheads. This is Manowar.

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Offline Nonstopdrivel  
#104 Posted : Friday, November 26, 2010 7:01:31 PM(UTC)
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Gotta love a metalhead who can sing opera -- and not only that, but also have some semblance of muscular development, instead of looking like a sack of skin and bones.

More versions of Nessun Dorma:


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And my all-time favorite . . .

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#105 Posted : Friday, November 26, 2010 7:54:12 PM(UTC)
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FYI - Pavarotti said Rob Halford (Judas Priest) has "one of the 10 best voices in the world." Supposedly, Pavarotti in real life was a real cool guy, and quite funny. I was bummed when he died as with Dio and Freddie Mercury, I never got a chance to see him live.

Pavarotti worked with Princess Diana at abolishing land mines, which I thought was a great cause. The original woman behind that fight I strongly thought deserved a Nobel Peace Prize way above Al Gore and President Obama. Land mines stay around long after war's over.

Speaking of Rob Halford, I've always wondered how he pulled off singing this live. They didn't play it either time I saw Priest live.

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NSD - You'd be proud of Halford. Even in his late 50s, he's got good musculature.
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