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  1. Android>Apple

    Android>Apple Well-Known Member

    Getting tired of my music and looking for some new tunes. My music is pretty eclectic but in general I like hard rock, indie rock some electronic but not most and most forms of metal(not including what the douchebags nowadays are calling "hardcore"), or anything that is either very unique or displays amazing amounts of skill. But never country or hip-hop. Any suggestions? Some bands I like a lot are(in no particular order, rhyme or reason):

    ***EDIT***
    Listed a lot more than I was going to, I figured some of you might be in the same boat as me and so along with asking for some tips on other great music I am turning this into a recommendation thread. I love every one of these artist/bands so if you need new music, check em out! I have found that Youtube is the best way to do so.
    ***End Edit***

    Avenged Sevenfold
    Dream Theater
    Megadeth(older stuff)
    Metallica(older stuff ONLY)
    Brother Firetribe
    Nightwish
    Epica
    Cradle of Filth
    All That Remains(Only Fall of Ideals album is any good IMHO)
    Arctic Monkeys
    Cake
    Five Finger Death Punch
    Flobots(One of only 2 rap bands I can listen to without shooting my neighbor and then myself)
    Franz Ferdinand
    The Killers
    Muse
    Kaiser Chiefs
    Lady Gaga(i know it's weird considering my other favs but she is amazing)
    Linkin Park
    System Of A Down
    Opeth
    WEEZER
    The White Stripes
    Bullet For My Valentine
    Children of Bodom
    Daft Punk
    Da Hool
    Garbage
    Gorillaz(The second rap band I can listen to without killing my neighbor and then myself).
    Greenday
    Iron Maiden
    The Raconteurs
    The Strokes
    U2

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  2. ScorpDX

    ScorpDX Well-Known Member

    I tend to like most of what you posted so I'll post the stuff from the top of my "most played" playlist that you haven't already listed. Just a short list as I don't feel like typing out my whole library.

    Hinder
    Anew Revolution
    Rev(elation) Theory.....early stuff was under Revelation. Then they changed to Rev.
    Shaman's Harvest
    Volbeat
    Nonpoint
    Shinedown
    Smile Empty Soul
    Hellyeah
    Social Distortion
  3. Clementine_3

    Clementine_3 Well-Known Member

    I like most of what is listed above. Lately I find myself listening to The National and Toxic Airborne Event a lot, both are good.
  4. Vihzel

    Vihzel Destroying Balls Everyday VIP Member

    Adele.
  5. Android>Apple

    Android>Apple Well-Known Member

    Awesome recommendations keep em coming guys! Also someone else recommended Devildriver I jsut had a listen and they rock, if you like metal check them out!
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  6. McLabia

    McLabia Well-Known Member

    Devildriver is dope as ****. Too bad youre not into any hiphop or rap. I could twist your mind with some GOOD MUSIC. Try out some Hawkwind, Spineshank, Exodus, Ten Years After, Skindread and (hed)PE
  7. McLabia

    McLabia Well-Known Member

    Oh wait, I just saw you like Lady Gago. Sorry, disregard my suggestions. Theyre for people with taste and ears. :p
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  8. Android>Apple

    Android>Apple Well-Known Member

    HAHA such people would not be listening to hip hop sir! They would be listening to music with singing... and instruments... that requires actual talent. :D And if you are about to say Hip Hop requires any talent whatsoever, I invite you to listen to anything by T-Pain, Flo-Rida of Solja Boy.
  9. McLabia

    McLabia Well-Known Member

    Thats not hophop. Thats mainstream trash set for idiots. Just like lady gagoo. I listen to things like Atmosphere, Jedi Mind Tricks, Immortal Technique, Brotha Lynch Hung, KRS-1, Del The Funky Homosapien, Tech N9ne, MURS, ALL of the Marley boys, and so forth. Mainstream trash is exactly that. If youve never heard of The Roots...I feel bad for you. ?Love is a DOPE ass drummer.

    Edit: OH! Saul Williams too. Hes a dope ass spoken word poet that puts his music to beats of all types. Dont speak on what you dont know. ;-) Music isnt your strong suit my friend. lol. I listen to everything from Jazz to metal. My first concert was Exodus and more than likely if you saw the Devildriver comment on this forum, it was me posting their video:p
  10. Vihzel

    Vihzel Destroying Balls Everyday VIP Member

    I'd say the epitome of true music would be classical music, operas, etc. Pure instruments, pure voices, pure sound. Nothing fake. :) It's such a pity that less and less of the populace even desire to listen to music of the fine arts anymore.
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  11. McLabia

    McLabia Well-Known Member


    Id have to slightly disagree with you bruh. Id have to say Jazz and Blues is the epitome of true music. Not only does they capture the creative portion of music, but they also embody the entire "Emotional" system as well. Ive never felt classical like that other than the connections with family growing up. More so with Blues, you can FEEL the emotion.
  12. BabyBlues

    BabyBlues Trouble Just Finds Me! Moderator

    I'm loving My Darkest Days lately. And Hollywood Undead. And for some reason the new song Bounce by Emphatic makes me turn the radio up too. Haven't listened to anything else by them but possibly worth exploring more.
  13. McLabia

    McLabia Well-Known Member

    I went to see Tech N9ne, Swollen Members, Kottonmouth Kings and (hed)PE a couple of years ago and Hollywood Undead was there. They went on after (hed)PE and before KMK. The place was full during (hed), but emptied out for Hollywood. They didnt sell shit from their merch table either. lol. Theyre terrible.
  14. BabyBlues

    BabyBlues Trouble Just Finds Me! Moderator

    That's why there are so many bands - everyone likes something different. :)
  15. Android>Apple

    Android>Apple Well-Known Member

    Don't bother arguing with him, he believes his musical prowess is unparalleled in this universe and that everything he doesn't like is music for idiots. Thus if you don't agree with him on music, you have no ears and no taste. He said so a few posts up.
  16. Vihzel

    Vihzel Destroying Balls Everyday VIP Member

    The only thing that matters is what music you like. Don't care about what music others like and dislike as it shouldn't affect you at all. I'm sure top editors in the fashion industry can give us all a good schooling on what's fashionable and what's not but that doesn't matter if we're forced to wear things that we don't like. Same thing goes with top movie critics. I'm sure we all have our movies that would be "trash" to them. lol :) Perceptions of what's "good" music and what's "bad" music is all based on the individual. I personally never listen to hip hop as I don't like it but I like listening to pop music because that's what I simply enjoy.
  17. McLabia

    McLabia Well-Known Member


    You listen to lady googoo...lol.
  18. BabyBlues

    BabyBlues Trouble Just Finds Me! Moderator

    Wasn't going to argue. It's not worth my time. Gave my opinion as asked, gave a simple observation and now will ignore. I will follow the thread tho in case anything pops up that sounds good.
  19. n0ct3m

    n0ct3m Well-Known Member

    Milow
    VAST
    Atomship
    The Subways
    Blue October
    The Black Keys

    These are mostly on the non hard rock side of the spectrum, but I find them enjoyable to listen to. I would post more, but I don't have my mp3 player handy to sort through it all.
  20. SUroot

    SUroot Well-Known Member Developer

    When I had launchcast (suppose LastFM does the same) I just put all my "likes" in and it recommends things. Not always very good but sometimes it gives you some gems.
  21. Gary Friderichsohn

    Gary Friderichsohn Active Member

    Different music appeals differently to different individuals. I would not pretend to say what moves other people.
    Years ago I listened to Rachmaninoff #2 shortly after the death of a very close friend. I can not begin to describe to you how moving this listen became for me. It was almost overwhelming, but I just could not turn it off. It had a hold on me. It was like nothing I had heard before or have since. I have had near similar feelings with opera, mostly Pucini.
    I have listened to the blues for decades. I grew tired of it as it became repetitive and derivative, ie Stevie Ray Vaughn is kinda just doing Albert King.
    One thing that might account for an under appreciation of classical music is that so many people no longer go to concerts. It is difficult for home systems to reproduce what is heard in a concert. It is not as hard to reproduce what is hear at a rock concert.
    all above IMHO and YMMV
  22. EmoTonyB

    EmoTonyB Well-Known Member

    +1 on Volbeat. also if your into Dream Theater (moreso their instrumental stuff) then you should check out some bands in the Post-Rock Genre... alot of it is off the wall and arranged very well.

    Godspeed You! Black Emperor
    Set Fire to Flames
    Lights Out, Asia

    also some classic rock might be up your alley such as Deep Purple, Yes, Led Zeppelin
  23. Boltaholic

    Boltaholic Well-Known Member

    Hey, have you listened to the 11 year old prodigy Jackie Evancho? I can't find any word that can describe her and listening to her songs gives me goosebumps. I don't generally listen to classical (I'm not that classy, I'm more of an Asian redneck). I think the fact that her CD has debuted at #2 beating Adele (another singer I simply adore.. and I saw you like her too) and Lady Gaga.

    I'm sure you will like her.
  24. karadotcollett

    karadotcollett Well-Known Member

    Manchester Orchestra
    mewithoutYou
    both x90000000000
  25. 9to5cynic

    9to5cynic Well-Known Member

    You might like:
    Minor Threat
    Suicidal Tendencies

    But I've been listening to a lot of
    The Long Winters lately.
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