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Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by songwriter21, Feb 14, 2014.


  1. songwriter21

    songwriter21 Bassist for Chris Higbee Supporting Member

    Jul 31, 2005
    Pittsburgh, PA
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    Sponsored by Hipshot, in a relationship with Roscoe (my heart is aflutter)
    Jessie Vest's tone here, on his Spector, is nothing short of ridiculous. What a freakin' JAMMIN' bastard band out of hell, and so severely underrated. They certainly had AIC and Soundgarden influences, but my God, they should've been as big. These guys jammed harder than both bands, and with all acoustic music, too (for the most part).

    I haven't watched this vid since it came out...an absolute gem of a glimmer in time to a band that should've been recognized so much more. The talent these guys had was frightening. This whole performance REALLY kills:

     
  2. Dave W

    Dave W Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2007
    White Plains
    The Orange album is one of my all time favorites. Every single song is awesome!

    Too bad Travis Meeks was a controlling nutjob and meth addict. He was actually on the 1st season (I think the 1st) of Intervention. The rest of the guys went on to form Tantric, although not as good.

    It's funny you mention AIC. Mike Starr was the bassist for a very short time before he died.
     
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  4. ctpunk

    ctpunk

    Jan 30, 2014
    Los Angeles
    "These guys jammed harder than both bands"

    Thats an opinion Ive never heard before. You'd have to post another video to convince me of that one. This concert sounds like the same 45 minute song. I do remember these guys along with countless other bands riding the wave of AICs successes. Godsmack etc, list goes on..
     
  5. They definitely had a cool flavor on the first album and I liked 'Enemy'...but I think it'd be a better idea for someone new to pick up and run with than anything worth personal obsession over.

    Acoustic metal/rock shouldn't just be ballads...
     



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