Bands that make you strangely angry

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Bands that make you strangely angry

Post by johnny7 » Sat May 12, 2007 10:05 am

I expect to catch some flack for a negative potsing, but here goes anyway.
There has always been some band or other that makes me turn the radio dial as fast as possible. The current one is the Decemberists. It is like nails on a chalkboard.
I don't know if the singer has a speech impediment or just an affectation, but it is highly annoying. (The music is well recorded, however)

Anyone else with current dislikes?

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Post by Jeff White » Sat May 12, 2007 10:47 am

Fountains of Wayne.

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Post by MoreSpaceEcho » Sat May 12, 2007 11:55 am

all the super whiney emo boy bands with amelodic vocals and completely retarded lyrics. i don't even understand how 'the kids' like that stuff. i mean, fast drum beats and chunka chunka guitars i understand, even if its totally derivative i can see the appeal. but the vocals...i just wanna punch those dudes in the throat.

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Post by Randy » Sat May 12, 2007 12:02 pm

Guided by Voices.

Yeah, almost everyone I know loves them, but I have a problem with people singing in fake English accents. Plus, the songs seem hugely formulaic to me. It's as if Pollard set up a flow chart and puts in the initial melodies and churns out the final product. I am sure this can be said about any number of things that I do like, so I guess this isn't such a valid criticism.
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Post by Brett Siler » Sat May 12, 2007 1:06 pm

MoreSpaceEcho wrote:all the super whiney emo boy bands with amelodic vocals and completely retarded lyrics.

Modern Pop Country
The Moody Blue song "Knights In White Satin"
Nu Metal
shitty traditional punk bands (I love punk but for a band now to try and sound like they are from 77 is really really irritating).

uh there is more I am sure but those are off the top of my head

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Post by japmn » Sat May 12, 2007 2:56 pm

Modest fucking Mouse
The Killers
I just realized I could go on for ever if I don't stop now.

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Post by Spark » Sat May 12, 2007 5:06 pm

Bon Jovi must be destroyed.

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Post by lapsteel » Sat May 12, 2007 5:44 pm

Any band that has a lead screamer...What? What are you saying?

Nickelback or any band that sounds or wants to sound like them.

Pop Country

Cold War Kids...using the line "give a check to tax deductible charity organization" on their song 'We Used to Vacation'

I will also stop. I'm getting irritated just thinking about these bands.

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Post by Rodgre » Sat May 12, 2007 6:46 pm

I won't go so far as to say they annoy me, but there are a few bands that everyone in the world seems to love that I just don't get at all.

Alice in Chains
anything Mike Patton does

I would add Guns and Roses to the list, but it's mostly because I regret the loss of nine minutes of my life for sitting through "November Rain" just once.


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Post by Meriphew » Sat May 12, 2007 8:11 pm

Any singer who was manufactured through American Idol. I loathe all of them. They represent everything that is evil in the music industry IMO.

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Post by Meriphew » Sat May 12, 2007 8:14 pm

The Spark wrote:Bon Jovi must be destroyed.
One of my favorite phrases is to tell someone that they've been totally "Bon Jovi'd" as in totally screwed.

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Post by RefD » Sat May 12, 2007 8:55 pm

Randy wrote:Guided by Voices.

you're not the only one who feels this way!
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Post by Ivon » Sat May 12, 2007 10:05 pm

Nothing really makes me angry anymore, musically speaking. I guess I'm just disheartened at the music industry in general. Or to sweep broader, the entertainment/media complex. It's largely a crock of shit driven and mixed by marketing think tanks. Recurring formulas of what sells have been found...and they are used over and over again. The bar of what is "good" seems to be so low these days.

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Post by DryCounty » Sun May 13, 2007 7:30 am

"Unchained Melody" by the Righteous Brothers really makes me want to grab a heavy chain and beat them both to a bloody pulp.

Or anybody that covers that song. What a terrible, terrible song.
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Post by vsr600 » Sun May 13, 2007 9:00 am

Fake "cultured" music... like rich-kids playing blues or in Louisiana rich people playing zydeco (with fake cajun accents and all).

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