Punk or Metal

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Re: Punk or Metal

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Mithaearon wrote:Punk as metal is aweful music. especially modern metal....
I was never a metal guy but seriously did it not lose something when metal dudes started wearing baggy pants?

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Canucker wrote:
Mithaearon wrote:Punk as metal is aweful music. especially modern metal....
I was never a metal guy but seriously did it not lose something when metal dudes started wearing baggy pants?
yeah dude I am with you on that its just wrong.

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I can't really choose to be honest.

I think maybe overall you could say metal. But at the moment they are both pretty weak genres, most punk bands are actually just pop-punk bands and most metal bands sounds exactly the same.
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FeedMyEyes wrote:I can't really choose to be honest.

I think maybe overall you could say metal. But at the moment they are both pretty weak genres, most punk bands are actually just pop-punk bands and most metal bands sounds exactly the same.
I refuse to use pop and punk in the same genre lol
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It all depends on where you look for your music and how you define it.... theres always good and bad out there....its just sometimes not that much good and a lot of bad....and sometimes neither sell very well. Theres good pop punk and theres bad...I think since the late 90's when it started making big bucks everything has been bad...but before that The Ramones, The Buzzcocks, Screeching Weasel, The Queers...basically all the Lookout Label stuff was pretty decent pop punk. You could use the term power pop and it can mean some decent stuff and some gawd awful stuff too... I usually just throw music into two piles...good or bad...you could go nuts splitting hairs about genres and sub-genres.

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Well if you put it in terms of these days, both genres are awful. I'd choose punk over metal these days solely because I don't know about it as much, and the HORRIBLE metal I'm seeing on MTV is embarrassing to listen to. It's like metal is turning into Screamo, and all the new metal musicians are fucking pussies and sellouts.
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I like both, but I listen to punk a lot more and it is more of an influence on me and my music that I write.
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Mithaearon wrote:
Wed Mar 25, 2009 12:59 am
I am not really into Metal apart from the odd album here and there (a few early Metallica, some (shock) Korn and shit)
I can tell that you are ‘not really into metal’ because if you were, you would not have named Korn as a flipping metal band...!
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Metal for me. Metal was what made me a definite music lover. I was ten years old when metal properly connected with me, and I feel that the sheer loudness, energy and agility of the music, as well as the rebellious attitude and aesthetic of the heavy-metallers behind it truly resonated with me then, when was a bit alienated, and felt a strong sense of of retort to the culture of emo, nu-metal and hip-hop that surrounded me. Hearing the players too, hearing those gorgeous Ritchie Blackmore solos definitely gave me an appreciation of genuine talent. Many outstanding rockers from Judas Priest, Kiss, Deep Purple, Mötorhead, Acka-Dacka, Rainbow, Dio, Aerosmith, Metallica, Skid Row, Slayer, Ozzy, UFO, Thin Lizzy to Van Halen were my jam back then.
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I am a fan of true, good old-fashioned punk music. It was the Sex Pistols that bridged the gap for me, at the same age that I got into metal, and even to this day, I find it impossible not to feel inspired by what these working-class London born-and-bred lads did, and that’s enter the studio with a fuck-you attitude and a thirst for the sludgy sounds of the Detroit rock city scene, the shock of glam, and the sleaze of the New York Dolls, and produce what leaves its mark as one of the greatest rock masterpieces that their generation created! It’s a mystery to me exactly how Rotten and Co were able to pull it off, but it’s nonetheless inspirational.

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