Re: sycophantic music journalists
Posted by: rickyboy999 ()
Date: November 24, 2012 07:23AM

Wardy Wrote:
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> Nothing comes close the rock bottom trash that was
> Metal Edge's Highschool yearbook and childhood
> photos segment back in the day, terrible!
>
> Personally by the end of the 90's found both
> Kerrang and Metal Hammer suffered some. Not
> always, there's still some good reads to be had
> but not the consistancy that once was. If I had to
> make the call I'd say come the end of the 90's
> things weren't so hot like before.
>
> What really gripes me though is the constant
> re-tellings of a bands history instead of
> discussing a new release
or the same old stories
> for the hell of it (in particular looking at you
> Classic Rock)... Not just them though for example
> most the last couple MH articles relating to the
> new Paradise Lost album STILL felt the need to go
> on about the HOST eras and whatnot, or the RETURN
> TO FORM that was (insert any of the previous few
> albums here), or yet again the merits of Paradise
> Lost's gothic metal etc, instead of focusing
> exclusively on the latest album (Tragic Idol in
> this instance).
>
> I get where things headed, and online isn't always
> yer friend, but to answer the thread as fans we'd
> have little to lose by asking the hard questions.
> As professional writers I think more tact would be
> required for career longevity even if there's
> decent blogs and sites out there ;) trying at
> least to push some of these boundaries for us ;)

Tha drove me nuts. Dante Bonutto did it all the time with Kiss and hardly ever discussed the new album at the time



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Re: Why do rock magazines never ask bands some awkward questions?? 480 RAMSAY 11/22/2012 10:11PM
Re: Why do rock magazines never ask bands some awkward questions?? 496 rickyboy999 11/22/2012 10:11PM
Re: Why do rock magazines never ask bands some awkward questions?? 455 rocknut 11/22/2012 10:48PM
Re: Why do rock magazines never ask bands some awkward questions?? 379 Laurent 11/23/2012 02:07AM
Re: Why do rock magazines never ask bands some awkward questions?? 322 rickyboy999 11/23/2012 04:09AM
Coverdales strange reasoning in that article... 351 rickyboy999 11/23/2012 04:10AM
Re: Why do rock magazines never ask bands some awkward questions?? 272 Probie Sheen 11/23/2012 10:46AM
Re: Why do rock magazines never ask bands some awkward questions?? 545 Andrew 11/22/2012 10:15PM
Re: Why do rock magazines never ask bands some awkward questions?? 437 rocknut 11/22/2012 10:40PM
Re: Why do rock magazines never ask bands some awkward questions?? 400 RAMSAY 11/22/2012 10:41PM
Re: Why do rock magazines never ask bands some awkward questions?? 403 Coco 11/22/2012 10:43PM
Re: Why do rock magazines never ask bands some awkward questions?? 371 Darren In Florida 11/22/2012 11:29PM
Re: Why do rock magazines never ask bands some awkward questions?? 370 Coco 11/22/2012 11:45PM
Re: Why do rock magazines never ask bands some awkward questions?? 339 nivjourney 11/23/2012 12:36AM
Re: Why do rock magazines never ask bands some awkward questions?? 325 rickyboy999 11/23/2012 01:34AM
Re: Why do rock magazines never ask bands some awkward questions?? 339 gary191265 11/23/2012 01:40AM
sycophantic music journalists 408 Michael Eaton 11/23/2012 12:56AM
Re: sycophantic music journalists 358 gary191265 11/23/2012 01:16AM
Re: sycophantic music journalists 349 Coco 11/23/2012 01:29AM
Re: sycophantic music journalists 337 nivjourney 11/23/2012 01:36AM
Re: sycophantic music journalists 313 Coco 11/23/2012 01:57AM
Re: sycophantic music journalists 364 rocknut 11/23/2012 01:43AM
Re: sycophantic music journalists 325 gary191265 11/23/2012 01:45AM
Re: sycophantic music journalists 329 Darren In Florida 11/23/2012 02:22AM
Re: sycophantic music journalists 283 AndyC 11/23/2012 09:50PM
Re: Phil Alexander 294 rocknut 11/24/2012 02:52AM
Re: Phil Alexander 270 rickyboy999 11/24/2012 07:20AM
Re: Phil Alexander 270 rocknut 11/24/2012 07:05PM
Re: Phil Alexander 236 rocknut 11/24/2012 07:20PM
Nope, it was definitely Phil Alexander 220 rocknut 11/24/2012 09:21PM
Re: Nope, it was definitely Phil Alexander 227 rickyboy999 11/25/2012 04:00AM
Re: Nope, it was definitely Phil Alexander 214 rocknut 11/25/2012 04:03AM
Re: Phil Alexander 260 Wardy 11/24/2012 07:50AM
View From the Bar (Kerrang!) 311 Ydde 11/23/2012 08:27PM
Re: View From the Bar (Kerrang!) 268 rocknut 11/24/2012 02:49AM
I've actually been in Kerrang!!! 301 RAMSAY 11/24/2012 04:03AM
Re: I've actually been in Kerrang!!! 278 rocknut 11/24/2012 04:07AM
Re: I've actually been in Kerrang!!! 234 Tony Bainbridge 11/24/2012 06:17AM
Re: I've actually been in Kerrang!!! 235 Coco 11/24/2012 06:18AM
Re: I've actually been in Kerrang!!! 216 Tony Bainbridge 11/24/2012 06:22AM
Re: "no real friends"...... 256 rocknut 11/24/2012 07:17PM
Re: I've actually been in Kerrang!!! 210 Ydde 11/24/2012 06:41PM
Re: I've actually been in Kerrang!!! 242 Coco 11/24/2012 06:07AM
Re: I've actually been in Kerrang!!! 233 Tony Bainbridge 11/24/2012 06:33AM
Re: I've actually been in Kerrang!!! 234 Coco 11/24/2012 08:12AM
And Here You Are :) 285 Coco 11/24/2012 08:11AM
Re: And Here You Are :) 239 RAMSAY 11/24/2012 08:35AM
Re: And Here You Are :) 256 Coco 11/24/2012 08:37AM
Re: And Here You Are :) 240 RAMSAY 11/24/2012 08:44AM
Re: And Here You Are :) 206 Coco 11/24/2012 09:08AM
Re: And Here You Are :) 226 RAMSAY 11/24/2012 09:13AM
Re: And Here You Are :) 231 Andrew 11/24/2012 02:07PM
Re: And Here You Are :) 209 Tony Bainbridge 11/24/2012 07:32PM
Re: And Here You Are :) 216 RAMSAY 11/24/2012 11:16PM
Re: I've actually been in Kerrang!!! 202 Chazz 11/25/2012 12:15AM
Re: sycophantic music journalists 284 Wardy 11/23/2012 08:58PM
Re: sycophantic music journalists265 rickyboy999 11/24/2012 07:23AM
Re: Why do rock magazines never ask bands some awkward questions?? 330 JJ 11/23/2012 04:52AM
Interview from Pyro sessions 313 JJ 11/23/2012 04:59AM
Re: Interview from Pyro sessions 271 rickyboy999 11/23/2012 05:13AM
Re: Interview from Pyro sessions 202 rocknut 11/24/2012 07:25PM
Re: Why do rock magazines never ask bands some awkward questions?? 287 MIKE 11/23/2012 05:43AM
Re: Why do rock magazines never ask bands some awkward questions?? 242 AndyC 11/23/2012 09:51PM
Re: Why do rock magazines never ask bands some awkward questions?? 237 MIKE 11/24/2012 08:49PM
it's about the $$$$ 218 Ydde 11/24/2012 06:50PM
Re: it's about the $$$$ 208 rickyboy999 11/25/2012 04:08AM
Re: it's about the $$$$ 197 Tony Bainbridge 11/25/2012 04:16AM


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