Thread: Favourite Band

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    Ramones!! Man it's been so long!!!
    Speaking of punk, do you remember:
    -circle jerks
    -the exploited
    -suicidal tendencies
    -the misfits
    -sex pistols
    -butthole surfers


    Sadly, I was overexposed to 60's/70's music growing up and can't even tolerate even the best ones any more ( even pink floyd )

    These days I hardly ever listen to music (nor watch tv). It breaks my concentration when I'm programming. Which means the only song I ever listen to is the "Sound of Silence"...
    #include <cmath>
    #include <complex>
    bool euler_flip(bool value)
        return std::pow
            std::complex<float>(0, 1) 
            * std::complex<float>(std::atan(1.0)
            *(1 << (value + 2)))
        ).real() < 0;

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    i love the circle jerks, and the exploited. Sex pistols i think are way overrated. I hate their music but respect them for what they did for the punk scene. Completely hate the misfits too. I'm not too big on the suicidal tendencies, but someone gave me one of their cd's a while back and it was decent. As far as pink floyd, hell it's the what 2000's now, and they're still way overplayed ( :
    Oi Oi Oi!!!!

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    Sebastiani and hostensteffa, familiar with any of the following?:

    cock sparrer
    peter and the test tube babies
    blanks 77
    combat 84
    angelic upstarts
    cockney rejects
    slaughter and the dogs
    the business
    the clash

    I don't suspect you've heard of any (except for the Clash), but if you have, GOOD FOR YOU. They're all definitely some classy music

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    Music is my thing...

    The Ramones
    The Clash
    Magnified Plaid
    Dead Kennedys
    Black Flag
    Henry Rollins Band
    At The Drive-In
    UK Subs
    Operation Ivy
    Lars Fredricksen And The Bastards.
    Bob Marley
    Buju Banton
    The Huntingtons
    Five Iron Frenzy
    The Aquabats!
    Less Than Jake.
    Reel Big Fish
    Jello Biafra (If he counts as a band)
    Blind Guardian
    Iron Maiden
    Some Stuff I Forgot.

    Mixed crowd of Reggae, Power Metal, Punk, Ska-core and Queen.

    Oh.. You asked what my favorite band was! Not bands!

    My favorite would have the be The Ramones, no doubt in my mind. I love Joey (Even if he's dead).

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    If I had to pick a single band, it would probably have to be Pink Floyd, as I have them on most often, but I go for weeks without them some times. It is very much a mood thing.

    Variety is the spice of life, (and chilli is the spice of food).
    Wave upon wave of demented avengers march cheerfully out of obscurity unto the dream.

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    near a computer
    Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
    (Dark poetic verse like 'Red Right Hand')
    The Cruel Sea
    (checkout 'The Honeymoon is Over' album)
    Hoodoo Gurus
    (checkout 'Stoneage Romeos' album)
    Mental as Anything
    ('Sex and Drugs and Rock and Roll' & 'If you leave me can I come too?")

    [ All Aussie bands ]
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    "Man alone suffers so excruciatingly in the world that he was compelled to invent laughter."
    Friedrich Nietzsche

    "I spent a lot of my money on booze, birds and fast cars......the rest I squandered."
    George Best

    "If you are going through hell....keep going."
    Winston Churchill

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    Single band would have to be Guns and Roses. And the best album, in my eyes, is appetite(sp) for destruction.

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    Most of the punk bands above, also
    Talking Heads
    Joe Jackson
    Elvis Costello
    Dirty Looks
    Let's Talk About Girls
    Was (Not Was)
    The The
    The Jam
    Style Council
    Dead Boys
    Lene Lovich (at times)
    Decline of Western Civilization (ok, it's a soundtrack)
    Led Zeppelin
    New York Dolls
    Lou Reed
    Johnny Thunders
    Allman Brothers
    Patty Smith
    More I can't remember....
    Truth is a malleable commodity - Dick Cheney

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    South Africa
    Cradle Of Filth
    Dimu Borgi
    Children of bodum
    System of a down

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    Last edited by biosninja; 10-21-2002 at 05:32 AM.

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    System Of a Down

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    Also Genesis when Peter Gabriel was still in the band. The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway record album's liner notes alone were worth the price.
    Early Pink Floyd, Umma Gumma, Meddle, etc, although Animals was good too.
    Truth is a malleable commodity - Dick Cheney

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    Favorite band: Christian Death (Rozz Williams Era, not Valor)

    Other Faves:
    Eva O Halo Expiernce
    Switchblade Symphony
    VnV Nation
    Mephisto Waltz
    Faith and the Muse
    Premature Ejaculation
    Aphex Twins
    Drakus Koratta (sp?)
    And other's I can't remember now.
    Last edited by DrakkenKorin; 10-23-2002 at 03:36 PM.

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    I love pink floyd but even i cant listen to Ummagumma!
    They must have had some bad acid before writing that album.
    Meddle on the other hand is excellent.
    Free the weed!! Class B to class C is not good enough!!
    And the FAQ is here :-

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    Set the controls for the heart of the sun!
    Truth is a malleable commodity - Dick Cheney

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