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Forum: Main Rock Lounge 04-20-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,449
Posted By butch
Re: Steve Miller rips Rock and Roll Hall of Fame moments after his induction

Does Steve think he is going to fix the BS money grab the RRHOF has always been? He's not - the hall exists for the contract writers, not the artists.
He shouldn't sign a thing and instead should...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 02-27-2016, 04:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,305
Posted By butch
Re: Ritchie Blackmore ‘banned’ from Hall of Fame

It should be called the money grubbing sellout run by an entitled clique of narcissist’s hall of shame.
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 11-21-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,562
Posted By butch
Re: Bono tells Neil Young how to write songs.

Bono is right when it comes to writing catchy pop songs. Neil is into more serious forms of expression.
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 10-16-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 17,401
Posted By butch
Re: Chicago, Yes, The Cars, Deep Purple, Steve Miller Leading Rock Hall Fan Vote;

If only Jeff would realize he is cooler without this capitalist honor.
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 08-19-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,031
Posted By butch
Re: Keith Richards: The Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper's' Was 'Rubbish'

That is true to a point, although The Who did have some hits in the US pre 1967.
“Can’t Explain” forced it was onto the charts strictly through pirate radio in Europe which was pretty...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 08-18-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,031
Posted By butch
Re: Keith Richards: The Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper's' Was 'Rubbish'

What is ineresting (and releates to the topic) is that pre Sgt. Pepper the Beatles were the standard for most garage bands. When they went progressive they lost that following. After Pepper it was...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 08-07-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,031
Posted By butch
Re: Keith Richards: The Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper's' Was 'Rubbish'

Became the Stones after Brian Jones was drowned by…pick a version of that story. I'll go with rambunctious friends/fans.
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 08-06-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,031
Posted By butch
Re: Keith Richards: The Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper's' Was 'Rubbish'

Because the stones spent most of their career chasing trends. That is how they survived so long. A big difference between the stones and beatles is one band created trends and one band followed...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 08-06-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,031
Posted By butch
Re: Keith Richards: The Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper's' Was 'Rubbish'

Everyone is entitled to their own opinion but the legacy of an album speaks for itself. Ten years after Pepper the Stones tried to come to my Emotional Rescue. On a fine Arab Charger no less. ...
Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 08-02-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,185
Posted By butch
Re: Thirteen from the Eighties!

I really liked the B-52s...except that song.
Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 08-02-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,185
Posted By butch
Re: Thirteen from the Eighties!

How did the B-52s get on this list again?
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 08-02-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,303
Posted By butch
Re: GENE SIMMONS Reveals His Biggest Disappointment

Ace's amazing style was the only thing that gave Kiss any heavy metal credibility in the 70s. He was so good he even managed to smooth over Gene's mediocre song writing.
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 07-25-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,976
Posted By butch
Re: Neil Young streams his new, politically-charged album The Monsanto Years

A little background on what is going on with this stuff:

Vermont introduced a state bill a while back that would require all foods with GMO corn and soy to be labeled (corn and soy have been shown...
Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 07-23-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,473
Posted By butch
Re: Deep Purple vs. Van Halen

Sums up my feelings perfectly.

I almost abstained because "which VH". The DLR years are way different. I dont want to vote for Van Hagar.
Forum: Classic Rock in the News 07-23-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,586
Posted By butch
Re: 30+ Classic Rock Songs I Never Want to Hear Again | The Big Lead - The Big Lead

I've met people that swear Civil War is their best song. It takes all types I guess. :lol:
Forum: Classic Rock in the News 07-23-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,586
Posted By butch
Re: 30+ Classic Rock Songs I Never Want to Hear Again | The Big Lead - The Big Lead

I don’t agree with most of the list. A few of the groups have IMO the wrong choice. I’d change:

Eagles – “Hotel California” to “Life in the Fast Lane”
Doobie Brothers – “Listen to the Music” to...
Forum: Classic Rock in the News 07-13-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,366
Posted By butch
Re: Kid Rock Refuses to Stop Displaying Confederate Flag ... - Ultimate Classic Rock

I wish wars were fought for moral reasons - but they are not. The civil war included. The bankers were going to get the South one way or the other. Slavery was wrong but more important - it was...
Forum: Classic Rock in the News 07-13-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,366
Posted By butch
Re: Kid Rock Refuses to Stop Displaying Confederate Flag ... - Ultimate Classic Rock

:beer:

Essentially the south succeeded for the same reason we rebelled against Britain – unfair taxation. That is the real history of the civil war. As usual, it was started and finished by...
Forum: Classic Rock in the News 07-13-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 444
Posted By butch
Re: 30 Years Ago: Live Aid Unites the World - Ultimate Classic Rock - Ultimate Classi

I didn't get as much of a charge out of Live Aid as I did out of the US Festival. Maybe it was too commericalized? To me US was the big one in the 80s.
Forum: Classic Rock in the News 07-13-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,366
Posted By butch
Re: Kid Rock Refuses to Stop Displaying Confederate Flag ... - Ultimate Classic Rock

The “rebel” flag wasn’t the flag of the South.
It was the flag of the Northern Virginia regiment of the Southern Army. It does not have a direct meaning towards slavery. The actual southern flag...
Forum: Classic Rock in the News 07-12-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,366
Posted By butch
Re: Kid Rock Refuses to Stop Displaying Confederate Flag ... - Ultimate Classic Rock

The flag means different things to different people. I grew up with the Dukes of Hazard and to me it just means being a rebel. IMO Kid Rock is doing exactly this by continuing to use the flag. ...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 07-11-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,001
Posted By butch
Re: BBC Pulls All Music From the Doors, Neil Young, Journey, From Their Stations

The BBC is government controlled media that has censored everything they dont like or cant profit off of. They refused to play "The Who" until radio caroline made them a sensation. If not for...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 07-07-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,982
Posted By butch
Re: Top 10 Blondie Songs

Pretty much my list. :beer:
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 07-02-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,320
Posted By butch
Re: 5 Bands That Should Retire (Now)

That would be my guess also.
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 07-02-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,976
Posted By butch
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 06-30-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,976
Posted By butch
Re: Neil Young streams his new, politically-charged album The Monsanto Years

I like about half the songs which is par for the course for me with his last few releases. I’ll listen to it some more before deciding to buy.

Everyone is allowed to have an opinion. But it’s kind...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 06-25-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,590
Posted By butch
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 06-22-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,320
Posted By butch
Re: 5 Bands That Should Retire (Now)

I dont care which bands stay active. I just am no longer interested in their take on things or often their sound. The only 60s band that has made an album I like in the 2000 era is The Zombies.
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 06-22-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,976
Posted By butch
Re: Neil Young streams his new, politically-charged album The Monsanto Years

Neil isn't complaining about the youth - he is calling out other adults.
:beer:
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 06-22-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,559
Posted By butch
Re: Van Halen Trying To Stop Sammy Hagar From Performing Songs?

Ya they are both likely full of crap. But Eddie is slinging it publicly, which is becoming a routine for him. From
Wikipedia’s “Jump” page:

"""This stylistic change was further cemented when it...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 06-21-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,559
Posted By butch
Re: Van Halen Trying To Stop Sammy Hagar From Performing Songs?

Eddie is a jerk. Sammy is a jerk. Oddly the only balanced one is Dave.

WTH is Eddie talking about “It’s hard, because there are four people in this band, and three of us like rock’n’roll. And...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 06-07-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,483
Posted By butch
Re: Video: Neil Young Previews New Anti-Starbucks Song

Well perhaps screaming isn’t the best way to communicate. I agreed to disagree.

When did I cite “infowars”? Suggesting I did is you directly presenting misinformation. There is a pattern...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 06-06-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,360
Posted By butch
Re: It's Alive!

Your list is off to a great start.:thumbsup:

For some reason “All Mixed Up” by The Cars comes to mind when I read this list. Maybe its fate.
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 06-04-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,483
Posted By butch
Re: Video: Neil Young Previews New Anti-Starbucks Song

GMO's wern't investigated thoroughly. They were given a free pass by the FDA from an FDA cheif that used to work for Monsanto.

The World Heath Organization has recently released their findings...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 06-04-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,441
Posted By butch
Re: Metal Fans Are The Most Loyal According To Spotify

I think its more a case that there is always mass amounts of pop and other genres being released – but metal isn’t mainstream anymore so people have to reach back to when it existed in a popular form.
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 06-04-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,483
Posted By butch
Re: Video: Neil Young Previews New Anti-Starbucks Song

You attack a source’s credibility and then agree the source is correct.

Is 9/11 truther something that discredits a person? I thought truth was an honorable path.:beer:

Thanks for the update.
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 06-02-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,483
Posted By butch
Re: Video: Neil Young Previews New Anti-Starbucks Song

OK I am a little out of the loop on using the new features. lol
Cheers.
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 06-02-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,483
Posted By butch
Re: Video: Neil Young Previews New Anti-Starbucks Song

I’ve edited some of my posts because things are getting kinda personal. I apologize for expressing political/social rants in this situation, in this forum. It’s a music site not a long winded...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 06-02-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,483
Posted By butch
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 06-02-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,082
Posted By butch
Re: Spin Names the 300 Best Albums in Their Thirty Year History

I dont agree with the list but the more controversial the list the more traffic it gets.
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 06-02-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,483
Posted By butch
Re: Video: Neil Young Previews New Anti-Starbucks Song

@Fox
You realize the charts you are citing show food prices declining far more before GMO’s came into use right?

Roser is citing a 15 year old Monsanto funded article with no studies backing it. ...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 06-01-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,483
Posted By butch
Re: Video: Neil Young Previews New Anti-Starbucks Song

The Monsanto Protection act is not applicable to all. Only to Monsanto.

Where has food become more affordable?
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 06-01-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,483
Posted By butch
Re: Video: Neil Young Previews New Anti-Starbucks Song

It is not a question of resenting success. It’s related to resenting corruption. If you rig the game through corruption is really easy to have major success. That is why people engage in...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 05-31-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,483
Posted By butch
Re: Video: Neil Young Previews New Anti-Starbucks Song

Don’t want to get too political but the valid issues with Monsanto should be pointed out:

1. They have used their money and political influence to slowly monopolize food production in America. ...
Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 05-30-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,091
Posted By butch
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 05-30-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,483
Posted By butch
Re: Video: Neil Young Previews New Anti-Starbucks Song

Ditto:beer:

@ Foxhound:
Didn't Neil move to California in like 1970?
He tells the story of writing "Old Man" about his neighbor while living on his ranch in California.
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 05-29-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,483
Posted By butch
Re: Video: Neil Young Previews New Anti-Starbucks Song

No problem Beatles fan.
I wasn't so much promoting activism as much as just having artists use a song to raise awarness of certain social issues from time to time. Every since the Dixie Chicks...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 05-23-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,483
Posted By butch
Re: Video: Neil Young Previews New Anti-Starbucks Song

You must love modern music.
No mainstream artist has called out the leadership in over a decade.
And they have had a lot of reasons to.
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 05-23-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,600
Posted By butch
Re: Roger Daltrey threatens to cancel concert due to marijuana smoke

Judging by the superbowl a few years ago...he cant sing very well anymore as it is. I wouldn't pay to hear it.
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 05-23-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 917
Posted By butch
Re: Ace Frehley: I'd have made it with or without Kiss

Its kind of tough to judge Ace based on his solo career because his drinking problem was so bad by the time he left the group in the early 80s. (His solo album in 79 was the most popular of the four...
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