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Re: heaviest grunge song...

Post by incessantmace » Thu Apr 26, 2018 1:31 pm

I think the heaviest thing by effect SG ever did was Black Rain. You got that floating, hypnotic intro and then THAT RIFF AND THAT BASS kick in. Made it straight to my all time SG top five and if you know me you know that's not easily done.
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Re: heaviest grunge song...

Post by sadie » Tue May 01, 2018 12:01 pm

Am I the only one who thinks 4th of July? Earlier I would have said Nothing to Say, but that's mostly cause I had completely ignored 4th of July. I had played the song million times on the background, but when I first time actually heard the song.. Yeah.
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Re: heaviest grunge song...

Post by incessantmace » Thu May 03, 2018 11:28 am

Yeah 4th of July is a fair call too. Very very low distorted intro and bone-crushing riff. The lyrics aren't summer sunny stuff either.
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Re: heaviest grunge song...

Post by Jack_Armstrong » Sat May 05, 2018 4:13 pm

incessantmace wrote:
Thu May 03, 2018 11:28 am
Yeah 4th of July is a fair call too. Very very low distorted intro and bone-crushing riff. The lyrics aren't summer sunny stuff either.
Of course, Distorted ≠ Heavy.

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Re: heaviest grunge song...

Post by BleedTheFreak » Mon May 07, 2018 1:04 am

100% agree with 4th of July.
I mean, Beyond the Wheel, Gun, Slaves, Room, Birth Ritual, Outshined, Black Rain -- they're all great, but they're nowhere near as utterly bleak, crushing and oppressive as 4OJ, just takes the cake by many miles.
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Re: heaviest grunge song...

Post by Jack_Armstrong » Mon May 07, 2018 3:08 pm

People mention the lyrics to 4OJ. Heavy doesn’t necessarily mean dark. The lyrics from JCP and Outshined aren’t ‘dark’ particularly.

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Re: heaviest grunge song...

Post by BleedTheFreak » Mon May 07, 2018 10:47 pm

I'm not mentioning the lyrics though, I'm more mentioning the downtuned guitars and ball-crushing bass and sludgy-doom pace.
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Re: heaviest grunge song...

Post by incessantmace » Tue May 08, 2018 12:26 am

BleedTheFreak wrote:
Mon May 07, 2018 10:47 pm
I'm not mentioning the lyrics though, I'm more mentioning the downtuned guitars and ball-crushing bass and sludgy-doom pace.
yup this
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Re: heaviest grunge song...

Post by Y2K-kyle » Wed May 09, 2018 6:54 pm

incessantmace wrote:
Tue May 08, 2018 12:26 am
BleedTheFreak wrote:
Mon May 07, 2018 10:47 pm
I'm not mentioning the lyrics though, I'm more mentioning the downtuned guitars and ball-crushing bass and sludgy-doom pace.
yup this
Agree. It's so sludgy and dark and DAMN GOOD!
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Re: heaviest grunge song...

Post by Jack_Armstrong » Sat Aug 11, 2018 10:18 am

For a pop album, some of the stuff of Flop’s Whenever You’re Ready is heavy as fuck. The intro to Great Valediction is about as thrash as you can get.

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Re: heaviest grunge song...

Post by swamptoad » Sat Dec 15, 2018 11:34 pm

I don't really know. Its all a matter of opinion after all. But Here's some I like that are heavy

Tad - Greasebox
Soundgarden - Rusty Cage
Nirvana - Mr. Moustache
The Melvins - Revolve
Alice In Chains - Them Bones

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Re: heaviest grunge song...

Post by Jack_Armstrong » Sun Dec 16, 2018 3:34 am

swamptoad wrote:
Sat Dec 15, 2018 11:34 pm
I don't really know. Its all a matter of opinion after all. But Here's some I like that are heavy

Tad - Greasebox
Soundgarden - Rusty Cage
Nirvana - Mr. Moustache
The Melvins - Revolve
Alice In Chains - Them Bones
Rusty Cage isn’t as heavy as Jesus Christ Pose, Outshined, Slaves And Bulldozers, or a fair bit of the stuff on Louder Than Love.

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Re: heaviest grunge song...

Post by swamptoad » Thu Dec 20, 2018 8:51 pm

Outshined is, sure, heavy. I just love Rusty Cage for its fast guitar riffs.

Speaking of heavy or not heavy --the main part of the song and the chorus can vary and change so its hard to really say if the "song as a whole" is really and completely "heavy." Maybe I like moderate heavy, lol. People like what they like.

There's songs that are mellow for the longest time that build into something heavy. I think of Mogwai, for example. (though there stuff is instrumental)

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Re: heaviest grunge song...

Post by XsInMyEyes » Thu Sep 05, 2019 10:14 am

having scanned over this topic...from the looks of it, nobody mentioned this one, Spiderbite by Jerry Cantrell
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Re: heaviest grunge song...

Post by KristinNirvana » Mon Sep 09, 2019 7:20 pm

Everything by Willard and TAD, plus this

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