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pussywillows
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re: Is STP the best "rock band" of us under 40?

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Tool
Queensryche
The Cult




i agree with these completely.


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RogerTheShrubber
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re: Is STP the best "rock band" of us under 40?
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marketed to the people who never cared to look into or dig up the good stuff.


Jesus christ...

Some people don't have a clue what "art" really is, or that music can be "fun" and enjoyable.
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Citizen Kane
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re: Is STP the best "rock band" of us under 40?
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Pearl jam sucks


you obviously haven't seen them live then. But hey they haven't played at the varsity since 1993. Still better than the deftones


WG_Dawg
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re: Is STP the best "rock band" of us under 40?
I think RHCP would probably get the nod, IMO. Some of the bands are great choices but might not fit. Metallica for instance could be considered more metal or hard rock. Wilco? There are far more people 20-40 who have never even heard of Wilco than would call them the greatest band of a generation.

RHCP not only are a great band, but they've been good for 20 years and still put out great music even recently. They also have an extremely wide appeal, and are probably more universally liked than the other bands mentioned if I had to guess.


RogerTheShrubber
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re: Is STP the best "rock band" of us under 40?
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Pearl jam sucks



you obviously haven't seen them live then


They put on a great show. Better when Eddie was younger, his voice has lost a bit of late.



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TFTC
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New Orleans, LA
Member since May 2010
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re: Is STP the best "rock band" of us under 40?
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and are probably more universally liked than the other bands mentioned if I had to guess.


I would say they are probably the most polarizing of the bands mentioned... people either really love them or would rather slit their throats than listen to them (me)...
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gjackx
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re: Is STP the best "rock band" of us under 40?
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But hey they haven't played at the varsity since 1993.

Pearl Jam has never played the Varsity.

In '93 they played UNO three nights, kind of past the club stage at that point.



TFTC
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Member since May 2010
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re: Is STP the best "rock band" of us under 40?
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Pearl Jam has never played the Varsity.

In '93 they played UNO three nights, kind of past the club stage at that point.


last club show i remember them playing, in Louisiana, was '92 at Tips...


RogerTheShrubber
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re: Is STP the best "rock band" of us under 40?
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RHCP not only are a great band, but they've been good for 20 years and still put out great music even recently. They also have an extremely wide appeal, and are probably more universally liked than the other bands mentioned if I had to guess.



Maybe. I never got the appeal of RHCP but there are a helluva lot of people who disagree with me. Usually listed in most people's top 5 of that era.


gjackx
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re: Is STP the best "rock band" of us under 40?
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I never got the appeal of RHCP but there are a helluva lot of people who disagree with me.

I'm with you on this. There are definitely some good songs though.


WG_Dawg
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re: Is STP the best "rock band" of us under 40?
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people either really love them or would rather slit their throats than listen to them (me)...


That may be true, but I bet there's a far bigger amount of people who would do anything rather than listed to Tool, Metallica, and others mentioned than they would for RHCP. Another thing about RHCP is their availability to listen to especially pre-internet. They get pretty good radio play across a variety of different stations, whereas you probably rarely hear a tool or metallica song unless you're specifically listening to a hard rock station. And even then, that same station will probably play RHCP too.


TFTC
LSU Fan
New Orleans, LA
Member since May 2010
13433 posts

re: Is STP the best "rock band" of us under 40?
maybe so... but If i had to pick one out off all that are mentioned in this thread (not my choice) it would probably be the Foo Fighters...


Citizen Kane
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Member since Feb 2013
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re: Is STP the best "rock band" of us under 40?
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Pearl Jam has never played the Varsity.


Just because you've never heard of their surprise concert there doesn't mean it didn't happen


yurintroubl
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Dallas, Tx.
Member since Apr 2008
27609 posts

re: Is STP the best "rock band" of us under 40?
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I'm with you on this. There are definitely some good songs though.


I feel the same way. I always thought it was because I was female, though (their fan base skews heavily male).


gjackx
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Red Stick
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12782 posts

re: Is STP the best "rock band" of us under 40?
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Just because you've never heard of their surprise concert there doesn't mean it didn't happen

Did Nirvana open, while we're at it?


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gjackx
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re: Is STP the best "rock band" of us under 40?
Damn girl, we agree on just about everything

And, you're 100% responsible for my avatar and everything that goes with it.


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Cdawg
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re: Is STP the best "rock band" of us under 40?
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it would probably be the Foo Fighters..


Eeeeuw.



in my best Alxtgr voice.


Cdawg
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Member since Sep 2003
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re: Is STP the best "rock band" of us under 40?
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ast club show i remember them playing, in Louisiana, was '92 at Tips...

I don't remember that. but then again, i don't remember much about 1992.

PJ opened for Smashing Pumpkins and RHCP at Municipal in dec. '91.


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TFTC
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New Orleans, LA
Member since May 2010
13433 posts

re: Is STP the best "rock band" of us under 40?
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Eeeeuw.



in my best Alxtgr voice.



I'm not particularly a fan, but I dont hate them...


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pussywillows
New Orleans Saints Fan
Member since Dec 2009
4358 posts

re: Is STP the best "rock band" of us under 40?
apparently, there's some hate for the foo fighters going on here...i saw them last september, and it was a great show...unlike some of the bands from that era, dave still seems to give a damn about what he's doing...and he still has a sense of humor about it, as well.
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