Poll

Choose Your Favourite band or add a band

Arena
48 (28.2%)
Marillion
16 (9.4%)
Fish
0 (0%)
DreamTheater
15 (8.8%)
Threshold
9 (5.3%)
Pendragon
7 (4.1%)
Shadow Gallery
3 (1.8%)
Shadowland
1 (0.6%)
Ayreon
12 (7.1%)
Spock's Beard
4 (2.4%)
IQ
13 (7.6%)
Queen
5 (2.9%)
Golden Earring
1 (0.6%)
Genesis
11 (6.5%)
Pink Floyd
7 (4.1%)
Yes
5 (2.9%)
The Flower Kings
2 (1.2%)
Kino
3 (1.8%)
Rush
2 (1.2%)
Porcupine Tree
6 (3.5%)
Pain of Salvation
0 (0%)

Total Members Voted: 65

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Re: Best band
« Reply #50 on: Fri, 2005-10-07, 20:57:38 »
It's Progressive Metal (according to progarchives.com) They often work with a harpsicord and the vocals are sung by a female vocalist, who sings very operatic (is that a word?)

Progressive Metal
- harpsicord
- female vocalist
- opera-like vocals

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I haven't heard to much about them, but what I've heard I liked it.

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Re: Best band
« Reply #51 on: Fri, 2005-10-07, 21:00:31 »
I've heard of the name Nightwish before but I have never heard any of their music.  How would you characterize their music besides being progressive?

You mean, besides being not really progressive? Erm, Gothic Metal would fit, methinks.
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Re: Best band
« Reply #52 on: Fri, 2005-10-07, 21:05:01 »
You mean, besides being not really progressive? Erm, Gothic Metal would fit, methinks.

I think they're rather progressive.
Maybe not all of the albums, but hey, not all of Genesis' albums are progressive either.

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Re: Best band
« Reply #53 on: Sat, 2005-10-08, 11:59:00 »
You mean, besides being not really progressive? Erm, Gothic Metal would fit, methinks.

Indeed, their music can be characterised as being gothic metal.
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Re: Best band
« Reply #54 on: Sat, 2005-10-08, 21:52:41 »
I think they're rather progressive.
Maybe not all of the albums, but hey, not all of Genesis' albums are progressive either.

I think Tuomas Holopainen ought to do a bit more in the way of proper keyboard work... he seems to prefer to use samples of solos on tour, which is a shame... seeing as he writes it all... :-\

Nonetheless, I do like Nightwish myself. :)
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Re: Best band
« Reply #55 on: Mon, 2005-10-10, 10:43:37 »
I think Innuendo and The Miracle were two of Queens strongest albums (and that's saying something ;) ). Interesting too because The Miracle was the first album where they wrote as a group instead of individually and I think they certainly benefited from that approach ;D
The same with Innuendo:), though some of the songs can be traceable to individuals (like I guess "Show must go on" was written by Brian May, "Ride the Wild Wind" by Roger, "Delilah" by Freddie and so on... but I am not 100% sure) Actually, both Innuendo and Miracle are my absolutely favourite Queen albums :) though I also like older stuff especially "Queen II" and "Night at the Opera".
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Re: Best band
« Reply #56 on: Mon, 2005-10-10, 14:45:28 »
The same with Innuendo:), though some of the songs can be traceable to individuals (like I guess "Show must go on" was written by Brian May, "Ride the Wild Wind" by Roger, "Delilah" by Freddie and so on... but I am not 100% sure) Actually, both Innuendo and Miracle are my absolutely favourite Queen albums :) though I also like older stuff especially "Queen II" and "Night at the Opera".
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Re: Best band
« Reply #57 on: Mon, 2005-10-17, 20:20:42 »
I erased all the bands who were still going zero (except Fish), people who liked the erased bands please tell me which band it was I will add it so afterwards You can vote on it, I just wanted to make the list more easier to overview. So there's nothing in the list (except for Fish I wanted to give him a second chance to get votes) that is unvoted.
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Re: Best band
« Reply #58 on: Mon, 2005-10-17, 20:22:23 »
I'd leave the list like this. You now have a nice list for people to choose from :)

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Re: Best band
« Reply #59 on: Tue, 2005-10-18, 16:58:06 »

 Voted.... but a little sad for me - just 4 (including mine) for Porcupine Tree  :-\
And what I have to say - I didn´t vote for Arena  ::) *hiding* ... they are a great band, but my favours are  PT Ayreon and Pink Floyd... I could name more, but the vote is just for three ;) if there were more possibilities, Arena would be in it....




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Re: Best band
« Reply #60 on: Tue, 2005-10-18, 17:02:24 »

they are a great band, but my favours are  PT Ayreon and Pink Floyd...
Blasphemy! :o

Just kidding, I had Arena on 4th place :-[

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Re: Best band
« Reply #61 on: Tue, 2005-10-18, 17:27:30 »
Could only vote for 1 and half bands from that list!
Arena obviously and Marillion, but only with Fish - can't stand Hogarth!!

Most of my music tends to be a bit heavier so I would have voted for the likes of Savatage, CircleIICircle, Desolation, DarkTranquility, Insomnium, Swallow The Sun, Iced Earth, Blind Guardian, Sentenced etc, etc, etc........
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Re: Best band
« Reply #62 on: Fri, 2005-12-02, 16:43:11 »
I can't believe an epic prog band like the wurzels has been kicked to the curb!  in a poll like this they should be number 1
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Re: Best band
« Reply #63 on: Fri, 2005-12-02, 16:56:22 »
I can't believe an epic prog band like the wurzels has been kicked to the curb!  in a poll like this they should be number 1

The Wurzels...

No I'm sorry, never heard of them.

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Re: Best band
« Reply #64 on: Sat, 2005-12-03, 16:35:58 »
Didn't they write 'Combine Harvester'?
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Re: Best band
« Reply #65 on: Sat, 2005-12-03, 19:44:13 »
They did indeed my man and also    'I'm a cider drinker'   the song that is
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Re: Best band
« Reply #66 on: Sat, 2005-12-03, 20:05:44 »
They did indeed my man and also    'I'm a cider drinker'
Is that a song or a confession? :P

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« Reply #67 on: Sat, 2005-12-03, 22:25:53 »
Is that a song or a confession? :P

A bit of both, no doubt... ;)
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Re: Best band
« Reply #68 on: Sun, 2005-12-04, 03:20:21 »
They did indeed my man and also    'I'm a cider drinker'   the song that is

 it goes:-

I am a cider drinker, I drinks it all of the day
I am a cider drinker, it takes all my troubles away........etc, etc

All part of a movement known as scrumpy and western.

Of course the best known song was indeed combine harvester, and it went:

COMBINE HARVESTER (BRAND NEW KEY)
12/06/1976 - 2 weeks at #1 - 13 weeks on chart

I drove my tractor through your haystack last night
(ooh aah ooh aah)
I threw me pitchfork at your dog to keep quiet
(ooh aah ooh aah)
Now something's telling me
That you'm avoiding me
Come on now darling you've got something I need

Cuz I got a brand new combine harvester
An' I'll give you the key
Come on now let's get together
In perfect harmony
I got twenty acres
An' you got forty-three
Now I got a brand new combine harvester
An' I'll give you the key

She made I laugh ha ha

I'll stick by you, I'll give you all that you need
We'll 'ave twins and triplets
I'm a man built for speed
And you know I'll love you darlin'
So give me your hand
But what I want the most
Is all they acres of land

Cuz I got a brand new combine harvester
An' I'll give you the key
Come on now let's get together
In perfect harmony
I got twenty acres
An' you got forty-three
Now I got a brand new combine harvester
An' I'll give you the key

Ooaah she's a lovely bit of stuff an' all

For seven long years I've been alone in this place
Eat, sleep, in the kitchen, it's a proper disgrace
Now if I cleaned it up would you change your mind
I'll give up drinking scrumpy and that lager and lime

Cuz I got a brand new combine harvester
An' I'll give you the key
Come on now let's get together
In perfect harmony
I got twenty acres
An' you got forty-three
Now I got a brand new combine harvester
An' I'll give you the key

Who loves ya baby ha

Weren't we a grand couple at that last wurzel dance
I wore brand new gaters and me cordouroy pants
In your new Sunday dress with your perfume smelling grand
We had our photos took and us holding hands

Now I got a brand new combine harvester
An' I'll give you the key
Now that we'me both past our fifties I think that you and me
Should stop this galavanting and will you marry me
Coz I got a brand new combine harvester
An' I'll give you the key

Aahh yu're a fine looking woman and I can't wait to get me 'ands on your land




Such utterly inspirational lyrics ;D :D ;D

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Re: Best band
« Reply #69 on: Sun, 2005-12-04, 04:58:19 »
I know     true rock and roll man!


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Re: Best band
« Reply #70 on: Sun, 2005-12-04, 05:16:49 »



or Wok and Woll as they say on the orient

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Re: Best band
« Reply #71 on: Sun, 2005-12-04, 05:20:39 »
INDEED YOUNG MAN 

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Re: Best band
« Reply #72 on: Sun, 2005-12-04, 20:22:36 »
Now pardon me, but I simply cannot put the Wurzels in the 'Progressive' genre... :-\
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Re: Best band
« Reply #73 on: Mon, 2005-12-05, 20:31:39 »
Now pardon me, but I simply cannot put the Wurzels in the 'Progressive' genre... :-\
I've got a brand new Barclay James Harvester,
In the key of 'D'.
Come on now let's get together
In perfect harmony....
I got a twenty-necked guitar
An' you got a Hammond B3...


Aw, KBM...go on....'ave a heart....put The Wurzels in the 'field of prog'....!  ;)

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Re: Best band
« Reply #74 on: Thu, 2005-12-08, 02:32:29 »
I've got a brand new Barclay James Harvester,
In the key of 'D'.
Come on now let's get together
In perfect harmony....
I got a twenty-necked guitar
An' you got a Hammond B3...


Aw, KBM...go on....'ave a heart....put The Wurzels in the 'field of prog'....!  ;)




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