Helmet!

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Re: Helmet

Post by warbaby » Sat Apr 21, 2012 5:39 pm

I used to love that band! Relistening more recently, Strap it on and Meantime are still awesome!

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Re: Helmet

Post by slatesphanboi » Sun Apr 22, 2012 1:30 am

Heck yeah I like Helmet, when I saw them live back in like 1994 (with Sausage and Rollins Band) they rocked!

It was cool, like the Bass player was drinking an alcoholic beverage on stage!

Sometimes I like to listen to something a little heavy and Helmet fills that roll nicely!
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Re: Helmet

Post by Zodiac_n_Black » Sun Apr 22, 2012 1:03 pm

Helmet are fantastic, John Stanier is one of my favorite drummers. He's in Battles these day, they are another great band.
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Re: Helmet

Post by whippingboy » Tue May 22, 2012 10:59 am

wrong forum-part maybe?

Anyway, yeah I love me some Helmet. 'Betty' and the debut kick all kinds of ass. The other stuff is great too.
Sucks that it's a Page Hamilton solo-project now. He also seems to have lost his 90s voice. That's a big downer for me.

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Re: Helmet

Post by GregH94 » Mon Jun 17, 2013 3:05 pm

Yeah, I like some Helmet. Don't know what they're doing in the "present" part of the forum, though. They've been around for a long time.

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Re: Helmet

Post by Sorlag » Mon Jun 17, 2013 4:39 pm

GregH94 wrote:Yeah, I like some Helmet. Don't know what they're doing in the "present" part of the forum, though. They've been around for a long time.
Well, this thread was made back in 2005 when they recently had reunited, so I guess present was more relevant than past.
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Re: Helmet!

Post by incessantmace » Mon Jan 09, 2017 1:48 pm

It's amazing Page still keeps going even though each and every new album gets panned right away :?

Betty and Aftertaste are still goddamn fucking amazing albums.
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Re: Helmet!

Post by The_Grunger » Wed Oct 04, 2017 11:13 am

Helmet are awesome! Very heavy, minimalistic, riffs like waves of molten lead... Personally "Betty" is my favourite album. I never thought of Helmet as a 'grunge' band though... More like alternative, or even post-hardcore...

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