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Revolver Magazine Outrage!

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by black diesel, Nov 17, 2004.

  1. black diesel

    black diesel

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    I was in Barnes and Noble about a week ago and saw Revolver magazine's heaviest band list. 1st was Black Sabbath which is fine but the 2nd heaviest band according to them was fu**ing Soundgarden! WTF you MFers!? Soundgarden heavier than my Slayer? I could make a list a mile long of bands heavier than Soundgarden. That magazine lost all credibility with that seriously flawed ranking of heavy bands.
     
  2. WolfmanGK

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    I think they mean heviest to the mainstream populace. I have no experience with that magazine, but Black Sabbath is freaking elevator music. If you like satanic stuff, why don't you listen to Deicide? Deicide pounds Slayer into dust.
     

  3. black diesel

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    I do listen to deicide and like Slayer much better. Slayer was ranked 6 or 7 on this list. Saying Deicide pounds Slayer into dust is not something I can remotely agree with.
     
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    Where do they get their music from if Soundgarden is second heaviest? Now while I haven't seen Soundgarden live for equal comparison, I have seen Slayer live, as well as Pantera, Sepultura, and some others that are definitely heavier than Soundgarden.

    How much of the mainstream populace actually listens to real heavy metal?
     
  5. black diesel

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    I would expect such nonsense from a magazine like Rolling Stone but Revolver is supposed to be about metal. They have plenty of articles about non-mainstream bands all the time, including Deicide, Cannibal Corpse etc. That's what's so crazy about the whole thing. I now wish I would have looked at where some other bands ranked but I threw it down.

    Speaking of BS rankings anyone ever see VH1's badass band countdown? I'm almost certain Guns 'N Roses was in the top 5 while Slayer, Type O Negative, and I guarantee you one serious bad dude, Glenn Danzig were way on down the list. Who would like to see Axl Rose and Danzig get in the gravel?
     
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    Ha! You know, I like Guns N Roses, but as far as badass bands, they are NOT! I guess we should expect that from VH1, though. The main singer from Type O Negative is a scary guy! Glenn Danzig looks intimidating, but I saw an interview with him a long time ago, and he came across as so friendly and conversational that he contradicted his hardcore image a little. The Looney Tunes decorations at his house helped that, too!
     
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    Even though Danzig is only 5'2 or something like that, he would kick axl's butt.

    And I agree, soundgarden as a heavy band?!?!?! What are those people smoking?
     
  8. black diesel

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    I don't know but I want some of it! ;a
     
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    He sure didn't look to intimidating when he got knocked out by that Southside Kings dude though, did he? ;)