"But, they spit on people!"

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by Brendan, Sep 7, 2001.

  1. Brendan


    Jun 18, 2000
    Portland, OR
    I was in school today, and there's this kid, listening to Slipknot (a band I happen to like) and I asked him, "So you're into this kinda stuff?"
    He says "Yah, I dig metal. Guys like Staind and Union Underground."
    Me: "Think they're pretty hard?" (loaded question at this point)
    Him: "Yeah man. These guys are extreme!" (I have a feeling the guy SAID it 'X-treme')
    Me: "You think they are extreme?"
    Him, "Hell yes, man, those guys SPIT on people"

    ...I laughed. They spit on people. How dreadfully hardcore of them. I then carefully explained to the kid that those are the least of extreme. There are guys that break bones out there, that would as soon smash your face in if you were a fan or a melon. The kid was in absolute awe that there were bands out there harder and faster than Union Underground and Slipknot. Two bit Metal wannabes :) ...Well, at least he's on the right track now.

    "But...they spit on people." (said in the same tone of voice as Nigel, when confronted that, why not just make ten louder? "But...it goes up to eleven...")

    I needed a good laugh :D

    Edit...I have no Idea why I put this in Recordings...please move to misc. Stupid flu...
  2. Brendan


    Jun 18, 2000
    Portland, OR


    And...Maybe I should have made it clearer that I meant 2 (count them two) seperate things: 1- that those bands aren't that extreme or hardcore 2- not really metal, and there are much harder and more metal, musically speaking....

    Oh well...I love this flu I have...
  3. Bass Guitar

    Bass Guitar Supporting Member

    Aug 13, 2001
  4. agyeman

    agyeman Member

    Mar 6, 2001
    Marillyn Manson masterbates on fans, he must be mega-extreme ;)
  5. Hategear

    Hategear Workin' hard at hardly workin'.

    Apr 6, 2001
    Appleton, Swissconsin
    GWAR f'ing rocks and don't anyone ever forget it!
  6. Brendan


    Jun 18, 2000
    Portland, OR
    Freakin Scumdog...

  7. Hategear

    Hategear Workin' hard at hardly workin'.

    Apr 6, 2001
    Appleton, Swissconsin
    Actually, I prefer the term GWARrior. :D
  8. Matthew West

    Matthew West Guest

    Sep 7, 2000
    Richmond, VA
    No one will ever beat G.G. Allin. He did things to his audience that I can't even mention here. If you really want to know, PM me or run a search on Google or something.
  9. basegetar

    basegetar Guest

    Sep 11, 2001
    Dead in a gutter
    What bugs me about a lot of new metal is their need for make-up or masks to look badass. I mean, I don't mind Slipknot, and I love Mudvayne, but they look dumb... damn dumb. I prefer what bands like Pantera do, they don't worry about how they look and they look badass. I'm not terribly concerned about image, but man, some new metal bands look damn dumb.
  10. Yogi Bear

    Yogi Bear

    Aug 14, 2000
    Truer words were never spoken. My brother used to have one of his albums. He bought it just for the shock factor. He was banned from playing in almost every state. Of course the sick-o is now dead.
  11. istaticl

    istaticl Guest

    Nov 29, 2000
    Prescott, AZ
    That is fairly X-treme.
  12. neptoon


    Jul 25, 2000
    Kings Bay, GA
    how 'bout Euronymous? now that dude was hardcore...he used to slash himself to pieces onstage and bleed everywhere...then his pal shot him in the head with a shotgun or something...then ate a piece of his brain and made a necklace from a skull fragment...or was that Dead...i can't remember...anyway...those wack a$$ scandinavian black metal bands are hardcore...