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1 hour ago, markm said:

 I owned Road to Ruin when I was in H.S. It's got some weak points IMO like Don't Come Close , but it has some great songs. Something to Do is my favorite as well. No doubt they converted a lot of metal fans with that one. 

See what I mean?  Even you, Joe Comp Buyer, cite Don't Come Close as one of the weak points on that album. And yet that was one of only 5 songs out of the 12 total on that album that got the honor of being selected for the comp, while several other more deserving tunes were left off. I understand they're going for a mix of harder faster Johnny tunes and more mellow Joey tunes, but there are much better Joey tunes than Don't Come Close. 

 

 

Ramones - Halfway to Sanity

 

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Demoniac - So It Goes (2021)

A recommendation from another forumite elsewhere on the web.  Technical Chilean thrash metal that for some reason feels the need to blight itself with the inclusion of a saxophone.  Those wacky, jazzy Chileans eh?

When they are not fucking around with wind instruments they do have technical prowess and a level of primitive intensity to match.  I am not as sold on it as my contemporary is but it does have some merits.

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WOMIT ANGEL - Sadopunk Finland

MORTIFAGIA - Death To False Metal

BAALZAGOTH - Morbid Persecutions

ABSCESS - Through The Cracks Of Death

 

21 minutes ago, GoatmasterGeneral said:

Baalzagoth - Morbid Persecutions, Polish black/death

 

Anti - The Insignificance of Life, German dbm

 

....why am I not surprised that we both are listening to this?.....nice one, man....

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21 hours ago, GoatmasterGeneral said:

See what I mean?  Even you, Joe Comp Buyer, cite Don't Come Close as one of the weak points on that album. And yet that was one of only 5 songs out of the 12 total on that album that got the honor of being selected for the comp, while several other more deserving tunes were left off. I understand they're going for a mix of harder faster Johnny tunes and more mellow Joey tunes, but there are much better Joey tunes than Don't Come Close. 

 

Joe comp buyer, huh? I have a few comps but it's hardly my bread and butter. You overthink this stuff way more than I do. You're a bigger Ramones fan than I am. TBH my reaction to your post is, so what? You call me the diplomat, well here's a phrase, don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good. A bunch of tunes covering a band's entire discography. My attitude, is well, they had make choices, now didn't they? You certainly won't see me going album by album with a magnifying class, OMG, they didn't include this track. Outrageous!  I really don't sweat the details with this tiny little corner of my listening life. Life is short. 

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1 hour ago, markm said:

Joe Comp Buyer, huh? I have a few comps but it's hardly my bread and butter. You overthink this stuff way more than I do. You're a bigger Ramones fan than I am. TBH my reaction to your post is, so what? You call me the diplomat, well here's a phrase, don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good. A bunch of tunes covering a band's entire discography. My attitude, is well, they had make choices, now didn't they? You certainly won't see me going album by album with a magnifying class, OMG, they didn't include this track. Outrageous!  I really don't sweat the details with this tiny little corner of my listening life. Life is short. 

Yeah, you've got my number, I'm a quibbler and a details sweater. Not to mention an overthinker. Life is short as I know only too well. But not short enough to let egregious stuff like this slide. I'm seriously considering writing my congressman. A Ramones comp without Loudmouth and I Don't Want You has got to be heresy, or treason, or insurrection, or one of those really terrible, unforgivable things. There's gotta be a line or two about this somewhere in the Constitution. If not then I guess I'll just have to lobby them lazy bastards in Washington to make a 28th Amendment. I shall not let this rest.

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11 minutes ago, markm said:

Whatever

This morning's rock and punk genre shuffle.....with a comp or two for those random artists I just want a smattering for this kind of listening, by band and track, getting ready for work, having some coffee, probably listen to after work prepping dinner, includes:

  • Kinks-Victoria
  • Circle-Rakkauta Al Dente
  • Pink Floyd-In the flesh
  • Integrity-Fallen to Destroy
  • Clash-I'm not Down
  • CCR-Hellow Mary Lou
  • Alabama Thunderpussy-R.R.C.C.
  • Savages-Marshall Dear
  • Ufommamut-Infernatural
  • Bad Religion
  • Violent Femmes-Gone Daddy Gone
  • Eric Clapton-She's Waiting
  • Nine Inch Nails-Kinda I Want to
  • Rich Kids on LSD-Hangover
  • MOb 47-Nedrusta Nu
  • Minutemen-Take 5, D. 
  • Swans-Bring the Sun/Tousaint L' Overture
  • Converge-Reptillian
  • Circle Jerks-Parade of the Horribles
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