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Being new i thought the easiest way of getting to know people would be to make my own thread, rather than start posting in the ones with at least 17 pages. I'm sorry if this is a repeated thread. I can't find one with this topic, so here goes! By worst, I mean the sort of lyrics that no matter how good the song, no matter how amazing the riff. You can't help but dislike it or just want to turn it off. The songs you wont show people or admit you like because the lyrics are that bad. I'll start with Emmure - Drug Dealer Friend.

I cannot even begin to imagine how the other members of the band must of felt when they brought this great riff to the vocalist, to whom walked into the studio, recorded this. Then walked out looking happy with himself while the other guys just sat there with their mouth open in disbelief. How little must people need to try to impress the youth of today. You're going to watch her what....? Fantastic band, great song, funny yet horrendous and weak lyrics.

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Bloody hell this is going to be a long list All eighties era Judas Priest except Defenders Of The Faith and select songs on Screaming For Vengeance Every track from Iron Maiden's Piece Of Mind + Run To The Hills, Gangland and numerous other Maiden tracks Most Megadeth, Anthrax, Metallica and Slayer lyrics Any and all lyrics written by Ronnie James Dio Any and all Cradle Of Filth lyrics Any and all Arch Enemy lyrics, particularly those vocalised by Angela Gossow Any and all lyrics by Lamb Of God Any and all lyrics by bands including: avenged sevenfold, killswitch engage, asking alexandria, motionless in white, bullet for my valentine, chealsea grin, placebo, guns 'n' roses, motley crue, poison, twisted sister and so on Most of the lyrics from Destruction's "Spiritual Genocide" album that'll do for now

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There is a good lyrics thread already. There's a thread where you can post your own lyrics. As for bad lyrics, well... there's that one Cryptopsy song about sex with a demon that ranks as fairly gross. Still, the lyrics aren't really 'bad' per se. I think that would have to go to any number of power metal bands. Nocturnal Rites have some of the most incoherent nonsense I've ever tried to decipher. And while I still love the album 'Hero', I have to admit Divinefire's lyrics are pretty wretchedly saccharine. Still, Madness Of The Tyrant by Neron Kaisar, a song supporting the persecution of Christians in ancient Rome, is just about the most reprehensible set of lyrics I've ever seen.

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Not sure' date=' I don't like most of the stuff that are 100% about killing, spilling guts, winter, torturing, satan, or whining about how hard your life is. Which takes away a huge portion of death, black, doom and grundge genres.[/quote'] Doom? Are you serious?

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I was saying that doom is another genre that I don't like it's lyrical theme.
You said 'I don't like most of the material that is entirely about [these themes], which takes away a huge portion of doom [amongst other genres].' That suggests a link between the themes you listed and doom. I haven't heard a single doom song about any of the themes you listed.

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You said 'I don't like most of the material that is entirely about [these themes]' date= which takes away a huge portion of doom [amongst other genres].' That suggests a link between the themes you listed and doom. I haven't heard a single doom song about any of the themes you listed.
You must not be familiar with Winter, Coffins, Stabat Mater, or the entire "torture doom" subgenre. Sent from my HTC PH39100 using Tapatalk 2

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You must not be familiar with Winter' date=' Coffins, Stabat Mater, or the entire "torture doom" subgenre.[/quote'] No, I'm not... That sounds odd.

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What about it sounds odd?
Well, it's not a theme I took to be normal in the realm of doom. Then again, Khanate is doom and they're the closest thing to torture I've ever heard.

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Most of them are fair, though I'm interested in what you find lyrical genius? Example of some well constructed lyrics? I feel this will be a bit of a taste battle, interesting never the less.
By and large I'd say Pete Steele was the best lyricist metal, or rock in a broader sense, has seen. One need only look to songs like Carnivore, Angry Itch, Predator or Unsuccessfully Coping With The Natural Beauty Of Infidelity for examples of Pete's genius.

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Did someone really mentioned Dio here? ...
Yes, I did, Ronnie was a fantastic vocalist and a terrific frontman but his lyrics were nothing short of awful. Seriously it's like a 13 year old obsessed with fantasy novels wrote the lyrics to all his songs. Blind Guardian suffer from the same problems actually Hansi is a phenomenal vocalist but the lyrics he has to work with genuinely suck.

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By and large I'd say Pete Steele was the best lyricist metal' date=' or rock in a broader sense, has seen. One need only look to songs like Carnivore, Angry Itch, Predator or Unsuccessfully Coping With The Natural Beauty Of Infidelity for examples of Pete's genius.[/quote'] I agree, Pete's lyrics were awesome. It took me a while to get into them and I like the later, more introspective ones better. Angry Inch is a cover song from the play "Hedwig and the Angry Inch".

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No kidding? I did not know that' date=' then again I also didn't know Diamonds and Rust wasn't a Fleetwood Mac song.[/quote'] Did you get it confused with The Green Manalishi? Sent from my HTC PH39100 using Tapatalk 2

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