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  1. Thread: Iron Maiden!

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    The newest Maiden material so far is very...

    The newest Maiden material so far is very interesting and taking a little while for me to absorb.
    Lately i've fallen into this youtube rabbit hole of "What if Bruce Dickinson sang for...." and...
  2. Man, this is the age of "uber deluxe" releases. I...

    Man, this is the age of "uber deluxe" releases. I didn't pop for The Who's Sellout (just the 2LP version) but i might have to go the full monty on this one.

    On a side note the Paul McCartney/Rick...
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    As much as i want this to happen 6 weeks ain't...

    As much as i want this to happen 6 weeks ain't much time to plan a trip.
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    Speaking of We Used to Know, here's the shittiest...

    Speaking of We Used to Know, here's the shittiest version i'm aware of -


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCzXIczQXws
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    Considering A Farewell To Kings was released in...

    Considering A Farewell To Kings was released in '77 i would bet that Xanadu was fully realized before they had the chance to hear and plagiarize anything from Journey of the same year.
    Just a...
  6. Interesting question and i would hope CD's at...

    Interesting question and i would hope CD's at least stick around for a while if not gain some appeal.


    I would hate to think that up and coming or some of the established but not well known...
  7. i used to feel the same way based on hearing a...

    i used to feel the same way based on hearing a couple of his remixes on a car stereo, I recently received Jethro Tull's A and Stormwatch remixes along with XTC's Oranges & Lemons and they sounded...
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    Man, that's really sad news. This hits a little...

    Man, that's really sad news.
    This hits a little hard as Kansas was my first big rock concert experience so i've always had a soft spot for those guys.
    IMHO the band has never been the same...
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    That's kind of an ignorant statement. Unless...

    That's kind of an ignorant statement.

    Unless of course you are saying double bass pedals suck because real drummers use two separate bass drums.
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    Big Ears 2022

    I have always wanted to attend the Big Ears festival and i see the band Sparks has been announced as one of the artist, gonna do everything in my power to make this happen.
  11. Some comments i made on facebook today regarding...

    Some comments i made on facebook today regarding this

    "I'm not too worried about Ian's voice on his new music, he generally writes within the range he can handle. What i do worry about is Ian's...
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    I just spun Druckfarben's Second Sound last night...

    I just spun Druckfarben's Second Sound last night and love that album, which i only found out last night about Phil's passing after listening to it. Needless to say that news really dampend the mood,...
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    FWIW i saw Styx on the 4th of July at a local...

    FWIW i saw Styx on the 4th of July at a local festival. First off the place was absolutely crammed with people in what amounted to 4 baseball fields with chain link fencing all around and and...
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    Very much so, i highly recommend their latest A...

    Very much so, i highly recommend their latest A Steady Drip, Drip, Drip if you don't have it
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    I went to a record store (Wax Rat Records in Stl)...

    I went to a record store (Wax Rat Records in Stl) last week not realizing it was RSD, ended up with The High Llamas "Here Come The Rattling Trees", a Numero Group comp "Seafaring Strangers" and PFM's...
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    Sparks Brothers Movie

    It was so great going to a movie theater last friday night, the first time in over 16 months. We went to see the new documentary film about the band Sparks. I had greatly anticipated this film since...
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    Damn, nothing in the neighborhood but it's so...

    Damn, nothing in the neighborhood but it's so great to see the artist getting back to touring.
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    New Lifeson Tracks? the first one sounds like...

    New Lifeson Tracks?

    the first one sounds like Gilmour, the second like mellower Satriani, neither one sounds much like Alex, but then again they're just snippets so i'd like to hear more.
  19. I heard the new on facebook this morning, really...

    I heard the new on facebook this morning, really heart breaking.

    My condolences to Peter and the rest of Steve's family.
    He will be truly missed by a lot of people.

    Rest In Peace Stephen...
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    I heard the new on facebook this morning, really...

    I heard the new on facebook this morning, really heart breaking.

    My condolences to Peter and the rest of Steve's family.
    He will be truly missed by a lot of people.

    Rest In Peace Stephen...
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    That's great to hear. I started to gain a lot of...

    That's great to hear. I started to gain a lot of respect for Waters years back with the work he was doing with Wounded Warriors.

    Regardless I'm a big fan of Animals and I say bring it on, i'd...
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    Ram was the first record i ever bought (in 1971)...

    Ram was the first record i ever bought (in 1971) and has had a special place in my heart ever since.
    Recently got a remastered copy on yellow vinyl and on the lookout for a marbled copy of...
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    Wow, that post sums it up beautifully. I'm...

    Wow, that post sums it up beautifully.

    I'm getting teary-eyed reading all of this. We've had some great memories with Steve over the years and was really hoping we'd cross paths again after the...
  24. Umphrey's is a weird animal for me, i have a few...

    Umphrey's is a weird animal for me, i have a few of their studio albums floating around but i don't listen to them a whole lot. I have seen them numerous times and have really gotten to know them...
  25. you're correct, my bad.

    you're correct, my bad.
  26. Since i enjoyed the SW treatment with -A- so much...

    Since i enjoyed the SW treatment with -A- so much i was able to track down a copy of Stormwatch in the fancy box and got a copy of Aqualung stereo remix with extra bits.

    Both of them sounded...
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    Mike even does a pretty faithful job handling...

    Mike even does a pretty faithful job handling DLR's screams.
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    I love this Van Halen cover ...

    I love this Van Halen cover


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L31yd2JMLSc
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    I just wanted to say the new Bungle - Raging...

    I just wanted to say the new Bungle - Raging Wrath Of The Easter Bunny Demos is one of the most brutally heavy albums I own. If you dig metal this is one of the best there is, lots of other metal...
  30. Great interview! I picked up Uncommon Measures...

    Great interview!

    I picked up Uncommon Measures a few weeks ago and it's a great album. There's a lot to take in and rewards with repeated listenings just like a lot of good prog records.
    I...
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    Do not forget the Univox Superfuzz - this is an...

    Do not forget the Univox Superfuzz - this is an essential ingredient.
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    I had to listen to it without the visuals because...

    I had to listen to it without the visuals because it was painfully bad, almost Kilroy bad.

    Not a bad song but i prefer the Tommy Shaw Styx Band. Sounds like he's going for the JY/Tommy twin...
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    Which kind of sounds like Queen.

    Which kind of sounds like Queen.
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    A lot of times not. I remember some years being...

    A lot of times not. I remember some years being into mid summer without much being announced which was ok because it always worked out great.

    I'm still keeping the faith, an all domestic line-up...
  35. Well I'm 3 disc into the -A- boxed set, more...

    Well I'm 3 disc into the -A- boxed set, more thoughts:

    A minor nitpick that bothers me is that Wilson removed the echo effect on the closing drum pattern on 4WD, that was one of the bitchenest...
  36. I just listened to the SW stereo remix of -A-...

    I just listened to the SW stereo remix of -A- last night, some initial impressions:

    Like others have said of SW remixes - the sonics are a lot more "muscular" with the guitars and bass punching...
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    It looks like the whole album's up on youtube, so...

    It looks like the whole album's up on youtube, so far this is the most interesting track.......or at least the one i could listen to for the longest time.
  38. That Nightwebs vid is pretty cool. A couple...

    That Nightwebs vid is pretty cool.

    A couple of curiosities -

    Why didn't Craney hang around with Tull after -A-?

    and why didn't he land some higher profile gigs after stints with Gino...
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    I was in a smallish super market in a larger...

    I was in a smallish super market in a larger rural town in deep-red state Mizzourah last week, standing in line to pay for a six pack of beer and on the muzak system comes the opening drumbeats to...
  40. You are probably right about that as i have never...

    You are probably right about that as i have never had the opportunity to see Tull spanning from after the -A- tour up until after Crest was released (Fairport Convention opening was a real treat!),...
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    Agreed! No offense to Rich Williams but i never...

    Agreed!
    No offense to Rich Williams but i never thought he had what it takes to be the sole guitar player of the band. Back in their prime he was a great rhythm player and could bust out some solos...
  42. I actually liked Vettese quite a bit, or at least...

    I actually liked Vettese quite a bit, or at least he seemed to be the right guy for the direction IA was going at the time. I really liked his work on Under Wraps and Walk Into Light and was happy as...
  43. My package arrived today from Import Cd's so I'm...

    My package arrived today from Import Cd's so I'm happy as a clam with the service, great looking package too! Now if I can only find the time to give it the attention it deserves.




    I totally...
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    They released a slew of albums in the 70's and...

    They released a slew of albums in the 70's and you can't go wrong with a single one of them - all are worth owning.
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    echolyn's Cowboy Poems Free works every time for...

    echolyn's Cowboy Poems Free works every time for me.

    So do Close to the Edge and Going For The One.
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    Glad to hear he's doing pretty well and Thanks...

    Glad to hear he's doing pretty well and Thanks for the update!

    I think of him every time we listen to Forever Changes.
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    I'd be completely fine with that. Hell, i might...

    I'd be completely fine with that.
    Hell, i might even be ok with a tribute band or two if it came down to it.
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    I have seen here locally in St Louis that concert...

    I have seen here locally in St Louis that concert venues are looking to pick things up starting this summer with no restrictions. This seems kind of ambitious but things are improving to where it...
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    Bummer! That Clear Light album is a lot of fun...

    Bummer!
    That Clear Light album is a lot of fun too!
    RIP
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    I like that they did a very respectful version of...

    I like that they did a very respectful version of this and not some wankery thing that a lot of metal dudes like to do.

    Apparently Benante is a fan, Anthrax did a nice job with this one.

    ...
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    I once saw Van Halen not long after i saw Rush...

    I once saw Van Halen not long after i saw Rush (maybe around the time of Clockwork Angels). Of course there was a section set aside for Alex to do an epic drum solo, complete with triggered salsa...
  52. Wow, if this is a preview of the new album it...

    Wow, if this is a preview of the new album it should be called "The Zealot's Green" .......... and he ain't gettin' any of mine.
    I just read about this on Rolling Stone today and thought this was...
  53. Thread: Iron Maiden!

    by progholio
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    Damn Straight! And he can groove with the best of...

    Damn Straight! And he can groove with the best of them -


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjNO4QkuSJc&list=PLo2aaBamFnLTYqOFkNihGrbeA4T7376bx
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    My wife gave me Second Sound last Xmas, we both...

    My wife gave me Second Sound last Xmas, we both found it to be most excellent. We both noticed the slight bit of Yes-ism but with a much harder edge which is really cool, definitely their own animal....
  55. Funny how opinions very. I also have always loved...

    Funny how opinions very. I also have always loved War Child but hated the Wilson remix. I find that the way he goosed the volume of things like string arrangements and squeeze boxes to be very...
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    Very sad news, i originally heard about it from a...

    Very sad news, i originally heard about it from a couple of people on facebook a few days ago.

    I would always run into him at both Progday and Nearfest since 2002, always had great conversations...
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    Almost forgot about that one, Voivod has a knack...

    Almost forgot about that one, Voivod has a knack for great covers.
  58. my barnes and noble blue vinyl just showed up...

    my barnes and noble blue vinyl just showed up today, xmas present for my wife so i'll let you know (knowing Sir Paul's songwriting abilities i'm sure it's great)
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    If someone could hook me up with the Geezer's...

    If someone could hook me up with the Geezer's address i'd really appreciate that.
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    I just pulled ADKOT out a couple of days ago and...

    I just pulled ADKOT out a couple of days ago and gave a listen for the first time in a while. I think this album is WAY better than it could have been. I actually believe Tattoo is a very fine lead...
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