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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