Dear MLover...
Posted by: John Q ()
Date: June 27, 2001 11:15AM

...I'm gonna get into a pissing match - you're entitled to your feelings. I have to say though that I do feel sorry for people like you who just don't get it - and probably never will. Of course, Danny Danzi is a far better guitarist technically than Cobain ever was (someone like Pat Metheny is a hundred times better than Danny Danzi - does that mean Pat's music is superior to Danny's because of it?), and I'm sure he'd make a great role model (btw, please go burn your Kiss, Aerosmith, UFO, etc. records - all those bands weren't proper role models either. All you sudden moralists are funny - go listen to Stryper then...), but Kurt was a true original and wrote a few songs that will forever be recognized as true rock classics - and rightfully so. People like you don't seem to understand that technical ability is only a very small part of being a great musician. There are thousands of very proficient guitarists with music degrees, and most of them work a 9-5). As Tony Harnell pointed out - music is not a friggin' track meet, it's not about faster, higher and all that. It's about soul, conveying your humaness, touching people - none of which have anything to do with being able to do sweeping arpeggios!

As for Iommi's album - it's actually pretty friggin' great and the people Tony invited to sing on it do a great job for the most part. Again, Tony Martin is technically a better singer than most of those guys, but every last guy/gal on 'Iommi' is a true original who has something unique to offer - whether it's Skin from Skunk Anansie (she's blows every 90's melodic rock singer I know straight out the door...!), Dave Grohl, Ian Astbury, Billy Idol, Ozzy, Peter Steele, Phil Anselmo, or Serj from System Of A Down. I could do without Henry 'tone deaf' Rollins and Billy Corgan's whine but 8 out of 10 ain't bad. Instead of taking your friend's word for it that 'it sucks' - you may want hear for yourself (skip song #1 and go from there...). It's a heavy, very Sabbath-y affair with some cool nu-er nuances mixed in. Having said that - I'd love to see Iommi release his album with Glenn Hughes but I guess he felt that 'Seventh Star' was enough for now and the world didn't need another 80's album from him.

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A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 107Mark Ashton06/24/2001 02:18AM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 77Tony M06/24/2001 03:25AM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 99Tony Harnell06/24/2001 03:50AM
To Mark Ashton and Tony Harnell 59Kieran06/24/2001 04:09AM
Re: To Mark Ashton and Tony Harnell 77TC06/24/2001 04:22AM
Re: To Mark Ashton and Tony Harnell 79 Danny Danzi 06/24/2001 04:21PM
Re:Stick around to what you know you do best !! 67 Melodic Lover ( Spain ) 06/25/2001 09:05AM
AN IDEA.... 98 Tavas 06/25/2001 02:28AM
good point... 83 sfk kurt 06/25/2001 06:51AM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 63Tony Harnell06/24/2001 03:40AM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 63John Q06/24/2001 05:16AM
Good post! 62 Misterpomp 06/24/2001 04:41AM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 91Surfpunk06/24/2001 04:56AM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 83 Misterpomp 06/24/2001 05:40AM
Return 79Surfpunk06/24/2001 09:24AM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 60Mark Ashton06/24/2001 07:26PM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 88Tony Harnell06/24/2001 11:56PM
the bottom line 77 sfk kurt 06/24/2001 05:48AM
Re: the bottom line 52 Mike Matney 06/24/2001 06:59AM
Re: the bottom line 69Mark Ashton06/24/2001 07:59PM
Hey Mark 72 sfk kurt 06/24/2001 10:51PM
Re: the bottom line 80Tony Harnell06/24/2001 11:59PM
Rebuttle 79 Captain Can Man 06/24/2001 06:43AM
Are you the only 'rocker' left in Atlanta... 66 koogles 06/24/2001 11:06AM
Re: Rebuttle 62Tony Harnell06/24/2001 12:57PM
Re: Rebuttle 69Mark Ashton06/24/2001 08:09PM
Re: Rebuttle 54 Carl1 06/24/2001 08:26PM
Ditto.. (np) 69 Andrew 06/24/2001 08:34PM
Re: Rebuttle 80Tony Harnell06/25/2001 12:06AM
Re: Rebuttle 73Peter M. Bietenholz06/24/2001 11:57PM
Re: Rebuttle 61 Captain Can Man 06/25/2001 04:31AM
Thank You Tony! 77 Ten_K_Lovers_N1 06/26/2001 05:31AM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 67Gav06/24/2001 10:29PM
young people ?? ==> AIRPLAY 74 Tavas 06/25/2001 03:03AM
Re: young people ?? ==> AIRPLAY YES!! 82 Danny Danzi 06/25/2001 07:28AM
Re: young people ?? ==> AIRPLAY YES!! 80 Brian 06/25/2001 01:41PM
indeed THIS IS THE TIME !!!! 59 Tavas 06/25/2001 05:14PM
Re: indeed THIS IS THE TIME !!!! 52 Mike Matney 06/25/2001 09:08PM
Hey Danny! 82Surfpunk06/26/2001 03:54AM
Re: Hey Danny! 78 Danny Danzi 06/26/2001 08:21AM
Re: Hey Danny 60Tony Harnell06/26/2001 02:29PM
2 cents worth.... 72 Captain Can Man 06/26/2001 03:33PM
Re: Hey Danny 79 Danny Danzi 06/26/2001 05:16PM
Hey now! 66John Q06/26/2001 08:07PM
Re: Hey now! 58Tony Harnell06/27/2001 02:20AM
Re: Hey now! 87 Fran 06/27/2001 02:49AM
For the record... 88Surfpunk06/27/2001 06:12AM
Question for Tony & Danni........... 63 Mrpool 06/27/2001 08:13AM
Re: Slightly Off topic 75 SegaNinja 06/27/2001 09:31AM
Re: Slightly Off topic 80Tony Harnell06/27/2001 10:21AM
Re: Slightly Off topic 60 ted poley 07/01/2001 01:43PM
Re: Question for Tony & Danni........... 71 Danny Danzi 06/27/2001 12:28PM
Re: Hey now! 73John Q06/27/2001 12:44PM
Re: Hey now! 87 Danny Danzi 06/27/2001 12:52PM
Don't Dream It's Over..... 90 Captain Can Man 06/27/2001 01:23PM
Re: Don't Dream It's Over..... 113Tony Harnell06/28/2001 12:47AM
Re: Don't Dream It's Over..... 98 Captain Can Man 06/28/2001 04:51AM
Re: Don't Dream It's Over..... 74Tony Harnell06/28/2001 10:42AM
Re: Hey now! 91 Melodic Lover ( Spain ) 06/27/2001 07:08AM
Dear MLover...82John Q06/27/2001 11:15AM
Re: Dear John... 108 Melodic Lover ( Spain ) 06/27/2001 10:48PM
Re: Hey now! 90 Danny Danzi 06/27/2001 11:57AM
Danny! 82 Captain Can Man 06/27/2001 12:49PM
Re: Danny! 68 Danny Danzi 06/27/2001 01:00PM
Re: Hey Danny 82 Peter M. Bietenholz 06/27/2001 07:35AM
Peter, 79Surfpunk06/27/2001 08:19AM
Re: Peter, I agree !! . 98 Melodic Lover ( Spain ) 06/27/2001 10:23AM
Re: Hey Danny 72 Danny Danzi 06/27/2001 12:13PM
Re: Hey Danny/Well said (np) 92Darkman06/27/2001 07:03PM
Re: young people ?? ==> AIRPLAY 90 Brian 06/25/2001 01:39PM

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