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Towelie last won the day on March 13 2016

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  1. Celebrities you want to shag.

    Charlotte Church. Seriously? I think she'd bite off your dick with her venus flytrap. Either that or she'd give your dick frostbite! That woman is dreadful.
  2. The Bon Jovi Distaster

    That's missing the point. Pop artists do reimagined versions of their older hits all the time. What's stopping Axl/JBJ doing a stripped back acoustic version of SCOM/LOAP in a different key? Most of the audience probably wouldn't even know the key was different and it'd allow Axl/JBJ the opportunity to experiment with different arrangements and find a way of singing the crowd-pleasers without sounding toe-curlingly bad. But of course, that would take some effort on their part to actually try something different and break out of 25 years of autopilot. Why the likes of Axl and Jon don't do this is beyond me. I would say that maybe they don't want to accept that they're not as good as they once were, but I have a hard time believing they're that far in denial. I think they've just done so many gigs and they see the crowd's going wild at even their most lackluster performances, it's allowed them to become complacent. If people stopped attending concerts when the singer repeatedly delivers substandard performances, then they'd be forced to make more effort. But as it stands, they're quite happy phoning it in and cashing their cheques, whilst shortchanging the fans with dreadful vocals year in, year out. It's quite amusing when you consider that one of the highest grossing tours of all time (NITL) was so bad they wouldn't even put a DVD out. People really will accept any old shit as long as they're there themselves to witness it and brag about it to their friends on Facebook.
  3. In this band, the vocalist isn't preventing the release of live material because he can actually sing.
  4. What is your favourite Queen album?

    Do people actually like Queen?
  5. UYI - Boxset (wishlist)

    Would love a decent quality, vocally completed version of Ain't Going Down, maybe given the Shadow Of Your Love treatment with some tasty new licks from Slash.
  6. I never said I didn't like Lies. I just said that CD was better. I like Lies well enough, I get why it appeals to you like it does. But it's more of a cobbled together, cash-in project, rather than a fully-fledged musical statement from the band. If I want the snotty arrogance, soppy love bollocks and brilliant rock n roll, I'll listen to Appetite over Lies every fucking time. With regards to CD, it's a totally different beast, arguably because it's a totally different band. But I love a bit of epicness and I'm a sucker for some great melodies, and whilst it's very fashionable to shit on Chinese, songs like Catcher In The Rye, Better and TWAT are absolute belters.
  7. The Bon Jovi Distaster

    I dunno man, I guess I'm more cynical than you. Usually if I see a song written by an artist with a bunch of other songwriters, I tend to assume it's one of those write-a-word-take-a-third scenarios.
  8. The Bon Jovi Distaster

    But are guys like Max Martin helping to "make the song even better" or are they handing over something they started from scratch? I have a feeling it's the latter. I suspect "It's My Life" was primarily a Max Martin creation, with Jon and Ritchie adding a few embellishments and getting a songwriting credit in the process. Often times bands/artists will receieve a co-songwriting credit for a song penned by a professional songwriter merely for choosing to record the song.
  9. Chinese >>> Lies. And I ain't even shitting ya.
  10. The Bon Jovi Distaster

    I dunno, it feels different. Writing a song with your mate is kind of different than enlisting the help of a professional songwriter. Bands like 00s Bon Jovi and post-80s Aerosmith just seem so corporate.
  11. Even still, they have a fair amount of critical acclaim. AFD is (rightfully) considered one of the best hard rock albums of all time. UYI gets less praise, which is fair considering its lofty, sometimes bloated approach. And the rest is all fat. Spaghetti, Lies and CD hardly make a strong case for the "underrated" claim.
  12. How can anybody who sells out stadiums the world over be considered underrated?
  13. How much of a "warm-up" do GNR need for a new album??
  14. The Bon Jovi Distaster

    The day GNR resort to using Britney Spears's songwriter to get a hit, I will burn my fancard there and then.
  15. Indeed. It's not 1987 anymore. Hell, we're a far cry from 2006. I highly doubt we'll ever hear a new GNR tune live these days before one gets released.