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Coolest guys in the music industry

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Aaron, May 3, 2002.

  1. Aaron


    Jun 2, 2001
    Bellingham, WA
    Too many to list...

    Victor Wooten
    Stanley Clarke seems like a cool guy...
  2. Christopher


    Apr 28, 2000
    New York, NY
    Marcus Miller
    Lenny Kravitz

    They all got it going on.
  3. I haven't met many pro musicians personally. The best experience I ever had was meeting Watt after a Firehose show back in, uhhh, '89, I think? I was wearing my Minutemen t-shirt, so he gave me a hug, then spent spent several minutes shooting the s*** with me and my brother, and had a beer with us. Incredibly cool.
  4. I don't know about the music "industry" but the guys from Kings of Nuthin' and Dan O'Day from River City Rebels are pretty cool guys, I talked with them at a show my friend's band did.

    Billie Joe Armstrong,
    The guys from Incubus seem like a nice gang.
  5. CaracasBass


    Jun 16, 2001
    Madrid, Spain


    ok, Billy Sheehan!!!!!!!
  6. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    The guys from King's X are pretty down to earth.

    I've spent time talking to Doug, Jerry and Ty, on different occasions, and all three are very humble and just real nice guys.
  7. kirbywrx

    kirbywrx formerly James Hetfield

    Jul 27, 2000
    Melbourne, Australia.
    Jason Newstead
    Bob Rock
    Kirk Hamet
    (kinda going into bands now)
    System of a Down
    Papa Roach
    Suprisingly, all the heavy, "bad" bands, are nice. Oh yeah, I was going to put down Pennywise, but they aparently are realy pricks
  8. mchildree

    mchildree Supporting Member

    Sep 4, 2000
    Some really cool ones I've met:

    BB King & Band
    Oteil Burbridge
    Warren Haynes
    Allen Woody (RIP)
    Dixie Chicks (girls & band are great...crew SUCKS!)
    Alan Jackson
    Steve Morse
    Dave LaRue
    John Lee Hooker (RIP)
  9. Whoops, sorry, I thought this thread was about me.
  10. mchildree

    mchildree Supporting Member

    Sep 4, 2000
    Oh...I forgot one....


  11. Bob Dylan - During his recent Australian tour when he found out how much the promoters were charging for tickets, he threatened to cancel the entire tour unless the cut the price of tickets a lot and forced them to introduce cheap student tickets. Thanks Bob!

    Eddie Vedder & Pearl Jam - Turning their back completely on the whole commercial and business side of music, no video clips, interviews or anything, just music.

    Leonard Cohen - Spent the last 6 years living in a buddhist monestary, emerging to record one of his best albums yet.

    Radiohead - Put their music ahead of their wallets.

    David Gilmour - Eh... he's just cool.

  12. malthumb


    Mar 25, 2001
    The Motor City
    I have to second Victor Wooten and Stanley Clarke.

    I met the guys from Spyro Gyra many many moons ago and they were really cool guys. Same for Jeff Lorber.



  13. I've heard some good and some bad things about them. I've heard Fletcher is a total moron and jerk and no one likes him. But the rest of the band are supposed to be alright. Then again, I don't know how things are now.
  14. barroso


    Aug 16, 2000
    referring only to people who i met in person and inerviewed:

    Alice Cooper
    Lee Kerslake
    Jason Newsted
    Angelo Moore
    Bruce Dickinson
    Butch Vig
    Josh Homme
  15. jasonbraatz


    Oct 18, 2000
    Oakland, CA
    lets see...

    bumpus and left undone are kind of phat phunktion's "sister-bands", super sweet people in both bands, great bands too!!!

    average white band is all very cool, they even said we kicked their ass opening for them (not true, but a nice statement ;) )

    all the flecktones are awesome. jeff coffin offered to take me up on stage after the show and show me how all his sax effects work, but i had to go :(

    there are only a few local musicians who i don't like...most of them are very very cool. the madison music scene may be shrinking a little, but the comraderie between the musicians is still there!!!
  16. melvin


    Apr 28, 2001
    The guys from the Swinging Utters are way cool
  17. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    DR Strings
    Builders and bass type folks...

    Scott Ambush
    Matt Garrison
    Mike Tobias
    Gary Willis
    Marcus Miller
    Victor Wooten
    Dan Lakin & crew
    Roger Sadowsky
    Kevin Brubaker
    David Dyson
    Gary Grainger
    Craig Muller
    Joe Zon

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