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Re: Top 3 acts you think are terrible

Postby C » 15 Sep 2023, 14:51

copehead wrote:Grateful Dead - tedious beyond measure jam band who despite committing countless days, possibly weeks or months, of "music" to tape never wrote a single fucking tune ever.


Nonsense lad

Nonsense





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Re: Top 3 acts you think are terrible

Postby C » 15 Sep 2023, 14:54

I don't think they are terrible but they have never clicked with me:

10cc
Supertamp
Steely Dan




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Re: Top 3 acts you think are terrible

Postby mudshark » 15 Sep 2023, 15:11

Grateful Dead
The Smiths
Anything in which Steven Wilson is involved. He's King Midas in reverse.
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Re: Top 3 acts you think are terrible

Postby C » 15 Sep 2023, 17:05

mudshark wrote:Grateful Dead


That surprises me Erik

Yes, that surprises me



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Re: Top 3 acts you think are terrible

Postby pcqgod » 15 Sep 2023, 22:07

That was probably me going on about Generation X. :lol:
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Re: Top 3 acts you think are terrible

Postby GoogaMooga » 15 Sep 2023, 22:38

Doors
Queen
REM or U2

U2 are worse than REM, but are they as top?
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Re: Top 3 acts you think are terrible

Postby LMG » 15 Sep 2023, 22:39

The Beatles
The Fall
Bob Dylan


And I really hate the fucking Beatles at the moment because they have left me with no room to put the Velvet Underground up there as well.

Where they belong. :x
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Re: Top 3 acts you think are terrible

Postby mudshark » 16 Sep 2023, 00:02

Mr. C., it's mainly because I feel GF is highly, HIGHLY overrated. For me it's a (slightly below) average band with a few good (but not great or particularly memorable) tunes, that has obtained the status of a 'supergroup' because they played a lot and for a long time, used a lot of dope and did all of them things hippies tend to do, like say 'man' a lot. Had they stayed humble like the Eagles, I might have been less harsh
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Re: Top 3 acts you think are terrible

Postby trans-chigley express » 16 Sep 2023, 05:53

trans-chigley express wrote:I'm confused whether we pick 3 or 5 but I'll go for 5

The Smiths
UB40
The Fall
Dream Theater
B52s

My list from 2017 and I'm still ok with that :)

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Re: Top 3 acts you think are terrible

Postby C » 16 Sep 2023, 12:00

trans-chigley express wrote:
trans-chigley express wrote:I'm confused whether we pick 3 or 5 but I'll go for 5

The Smiths
UB40
B52s

My list from 2017 and I'm still ok with that :)


I like all three of those bands in small doses

I rate the first two B52 albums and a couple from The Smiths which become a bit samey

UB40 was my fave of the three - I love the first two albums and saw them live thrice

Still, each to his own lad

Back to the thread title. Jim-lad asks an odd question - pick a genre you don't like and select three from it!

But I don't think that was what the lad intended

So, I'll have a go [the three I listed which I don't get are far from terrible! {10cc, Supertramp and Steely Dan}

Okay:

Queen
Tiny Tim
Bon Jovi





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Re: Top 3 acts you think are terrible

Postby mudshark » 16 Sep 2023, 21:00

You didn't pick a genre and picked what you think are the 3 worst in that genre, right? Tiny Tim is not exactly stadium rock. So good idea, bad execution. So here I go pick a style I like and then take out my rotten tomatoes. So let's say Jazz-Fusion, a genre I like. But there are a few bands of which I think they're shite at it and the worst culprits are:

Brand X (by a country mile; I've seen slabs of marble that have more rhythm)
The Rippingtons
Spyro Gyra
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Re: Top 3 acts you think are terrible

Postby BARON CORNY DOG » 16 Sep 2023, 23:54

BARON CORNY DOG wrote:Mogwai
Godspeed You Black Emporer
The Make Up


BCB has convinced me to reconsider my opinion.

Genesis
Frank Zappa
King Crimson
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Re: Top 3 acts you think are terrible

Postby naughty boy » 17 Sep 2023, 01:00

Fine choices indeed!
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Re: Top 3 acts you think are terrible

Postby C » 17 Sep 2023, 11:21

BARON CORNY DOG wrote:
BCB has convinced me to reconsider my opinion.

Genesis
Frank Zappa
King Crimson


:lol:

Soft lad!




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Re: Top 3 acts you think are terrible

Postby trans-chigley express » 19 Sep 2023, 05:31

C wrote:
trans-chigley express wrote:
trans-chigley express wrote:I'm confused whether we pick 3 or 5 but I'll go for 5

The Smiths
UB40
B52s

My list from 2017 and I'm still ok with that :)


I like all three of those bands in small doses

I rate the first two B52 albums and a couple from The Smiths which become a bit samey

UB40 was my fave of the three - I love the first two albums and saw them live thrice

Still, each to his own lad


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I could probably find odd tracks I like by all the bands I nominated but based on a large majority of what I've heard I'm sticking with my opinion of them as terrible :D

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Re: Top 3 acts you think are terrible

Postby Rorschach » 19 Sep 2023, 07:24

BARON CORNY DOG wrote:
BARON CORNY DOG wrote:Mogwai
Godspeed You Black Emporer
The Make Up


BCB has convinced me to reconsider my opinion.

Genesis
Frank Zappa
King Crimson


Excellent choices. However, there is one Genesis track I don't hate so, for my choices, I'll swap them out for the Grateful Dead.

Grateful Dead
Frank Zappa
King Crimson

Sadly, no room for Queen, U2, Yes, ELP, post-Syd Floyd, etc.
Bugger off.

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Re: Top 3 acts you think are terrible

Postby Lord Rother » 19 Sep 2023, 10:54

Meshuggah

Brian Eno

Soft Machine

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Re: Top 3 acts you think are terrible

Postby C » 19 Sep 2023, 12:11

Lord Rother wrote:Soft Machine


You won't be joining the John Marshall In Memoriam PSL on Friday then Bob...?

[Not a terrible band lad, but terrible choice - ditto Brian Eno]



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Re: Top 3 acts you think are terrible

Postby Lord Rother » 19 Sep 2023, 12:49

None of the bands mentioned in this thread are terrible in reality - just those commenting don't like 'em.

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Re: Top 3 acts you think are terrible

Postby naughty boy » 19 Sep 2023, 14:03

Big Big Train really ARE terrible, though.
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