RE: Stop
Posted by: John Q ()
Date: August 03, 2000 07:05AM

I, too, am puzzled by the refusal of many melodic rock fans to listen to bands like Tonic, Vertical Horizon, Marvelous 3, etc. with an open mind. This is the new generation of melodic rock - the Journey/Foreigner/Boston-era is over as awesome as those bands were in their heyday.

As far as that House Of Lords reunion is concerned - I'm sure it's gonna make a lot of fans happy, but what planet is Chuck Wright on if he thinks any serious label - not counting Portrait (which I personally think is turning into a bigger joke every week...) - would want to sign a bunch of 45-year olds playing a mixture of 'Ozzy ca. 'No More Tears' and 'QR - 'Operation: Mindcrime'?' C'mon, lets' get real! Of course, Z, MTM, N&T and Escape are already beating their door down wanting to sign them and I don't doubt that the Lords are capable of turning in a strong record - which will stand a snowball's chance in hell commercially speaking...!

I'm still waiting for a bunch of 20-year olds that look like Limp Bizkit (kinda anyway...), can play their instruments and write great melodic (hard) rock songs to pop up out of the blue. That's what will turn things around - a band the industry can push through MTV and the teen-oriented outlets, like they were able to in the 80's. Everything else is wishful thinking.

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I'd like other's people's opinions on this post 307BLM08/02/2000 08:59AM
RE: My opinion 243John Q08/02/2000 12:18PM
Stop, you're getting me all depressed...;-( 228Peter M. Bietenholz08/02/2000 10:04PM
RE: Stop282John Q08/03/2000 07:05AM
RE: Stop 242Dave08/03/2000 07:19AM
Futureal 517Surfpunk08/03/2000 08:10AM
3 Doors Down 212EVE608/04/2000 12:37AM
HOUSE OF LORDS 196Mark Ashton08/04/2000 08:00PM
RE: HOUSE OF LORDS 244John Q08/05/2000 02:59PM
The "Empires" cd fiasco.... 221 Kevin 08/06/2000 04:27PM
RE: My opinion 180 ChrisD 08/02/2000 10:45PM
RE: My opinion 247Dave08/03/2000 01:14AM
RE: My opinion 262John Q08/03/2000 06:39AM
contradictory post award 186Pete08/03/2000 12:51AM
RE: contradictory post award..ooops 224Pete08/03/2000 01:25AM
Down with John Q! 208Surfpunk08/03/2000 04:48AM
Classic Rock magazine 244Steve, Denmark08/06/2000 11:47PM

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