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Post by Jesper Hvid » 6 years ago

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This is a classic Krokus example of how they've bit by bit pieced together songs from old AC/DC-material, lyrically as well as musically. It's almost scientific. The reason they outrock their own masters these days is, they pick the Bon Scott stuff*. It's a magnificent puzzle, and it's contained way down there even in the small details. But it works. Best pastiche band ever. Wish it were the other way around. It's damn disillusioning, on top of everything else, that AC/DC are now anachronistic, like a faint hope being snuffed out.

* = Shoot to Thrill (which is the main source) off Back in Black, was intended for Bon.
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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 6 years ago

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I found myself singing: "Booorn in the USA" during this.... :haha:
:agreepost: ........ even if it makes the mind boggle at the thought.....

Clue to the similarity : Rock or Bust is, or was, produced by Bruce Springsteen's producer Brendan O'Brien. :tongue: :suspicious:

But yes, amazingly similar and a very "Springsteenesque" overall sound. :insulted:

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Post by Jesper Hvid » 6 years ago

Everso Biggyballies wrote:
Jesper Hvid wrote:
I found myself singing: "Booorn in the USA" during this.... :haha:
:agreepost: ........ even if it makes the mind boggle at the thought.....

Clue to the similarity : Rock or Bust is, or was, produced by Bruce Springsteen's producer Brendan O'Brien. :tongue: :suspicious:

But yes, amazingly similar and a very "Springsteenesque" overall sound. :insulted:
It's tragic, is what it is.

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Post by Jesper Hvid » 6 years ago

Just heard this Nu Metal-style song on this DJ-less loop rock radio channel, and the main verse was Children of the Grave by the 'Sabs. Not nearly, but quite blatantly that. Noone said what the song was, it was just song-commercial-song-commercial, like. So I don't know what band it was.
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Post by caneparo » 6 years ago

Jesper Hvid wrote:

This is a classic Krokus example of how they've bit by bit pieced together songs from old AC/DC-material, lyrically as well as musically. It's almost scientific. The reason they outrock their own masters these days is, they pick the Bon Scott stuff*. It's a magnificent puzzle, and it's contained way down there even in the small details. But it works. Best pastiche band ever. Wish it were the other way around. It's damn disillusioning, on top of everything else, that AC/DC are now anachronistic, like a faint hope being snuffed out.

* = Shoot to Thrill (which is the main source) off Back in Black, was intended for Bon.
Ok but they don't have Angus Young on the lead guitar. It's like Van Halen without Eddie....there are many clones but really nobody can sound exactely like him. Try to check on YT the thousands cover of his solo MJ's Beat it, noone really sounds like the original.
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Post by Jesper Hvid » 5 years ago



Besides the obvious thing, the paint, facial or otherwise, used by subsequent rock artists, there's also the matter of the falsetto-style singing, which Ian Gillan and David Byron later used with far greater success. King Diamond seems to have combined all these features...
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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 5 years ago

I have posted an interesting cover version of Fire, by 'a famous band', in the Covers thread here....

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Post by Jesper Hvid » 5 years ago

Sounds like Kiss, with Vinnie Vincent :haha:
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Haha, that was fun, actually. Long live all of the above.
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This sounds like a dance mix between Radio Gaga and the theme from The Neverending Story.... Funny bridge at 2:47. Could swear he's saying rumpy-pumpy... Well, to each their own. <--- Politically correct statement. I don't fancy being sued by left-wing fag-hag femiliberal fanatics... :haha:

And, furthermore, Mr. Trump the harangue-outang would have gotten nowhere with Freddie. He had no time for no monkey business... :haha:
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Post by Jesper Hvid » 5 years ago

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QODjPMK ... 63CBC87B9C

This is Ratt, to a T (or double-T, as it were). Whitecross. Evangelical Metal ripoff. The list goes back to before Moses :haha: :tongue:

Who was the Angel of Light, anyway. Who stole the fire from the Gods. Who put the bee in the bonnet, Graham, or otherwise.

Yeah.
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Post by caneparo » 5 years ago

Total ripoff but the song is good
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Post by Andy » 5 years ago

Everso Biggyballies wrote:
Jesper Hvid wrote:
I found myself singing: "Booorn in the USA" during this.... :haha:
:agreepost: ........ even if it makes the mind boggle at the thought.....

Clue to the similarity : Rock or Bust is, or was, produced by Bruce Springsteen's producer Brendan O'Brien. :tongue: :suspicious:

But yes, amazingly similar and a very "Springsteenesque" overall sound. :insulted:

I find myself singing "Bohrn' in der Nase", a German comedy version of Born in the USA by J.B.O. , everytime Springsteens song hits the radio :haha:

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Post by Jesper Hvid » 5 years ago



Skip the intro on the Invocator song, and there you are. Down to the "crung-crung-whee"... I sold this disc to a collector a while back, and kept the Demetia album. Invocator are hailed as the forefathers of Danish Death Metal, the infamous Esbjerg-scene, and I would humbly like to beg to differ.
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