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  1. In order, most seen is Def Leppard thats because they keep touring with bands I want to see. 

    1. Bon Jovi
    2. Bryan Adams
    3. Jon Bon Jovi
    4. AC/DC
    5. Scorpions w/ Queensryche
    6. Heart w/ Joan Jett
    7. Guns N Roses w/ Alice In Chains
    8. Def Leppard w/ REO Speedwagon and Tesla
    9. Uli Jon Roth
    10. Def Leppard w/ Poison And Tesla
    11. Queen + Adam Lambert
    12. Guns N Roses w/ Royal Blood
    13. Scorpions w/ Megadeth
    14. Foreigner w/ Honeymoon Suite
    15. The Killers
    16. Stone Sour w/ Halestorm
    17. P!nk
    18. Robert Plant
    19. John Fogerty
    20. Foreigner w/ Whitesnake and Jason Bonham
    21. Alice Cooper
    22. Alice In Chains
    23. Evanescence
    24. Def Leppard w/ Journey
    25. Myles Kennedy
    26. Greta Van Fleet
    27. Kiss
    28. Lynryd Skynryd w/ Randy Bachman
    29. P!nk
    30. Michael Schenker Fest
    31. Halestorm
    32. Judas Priest w/ Uriah Heep
    33. Queen + Adam Lambert
    34. Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators
    35. Blue Oyster Cult w/ Quiet Riot; David Wilcox; and The Romantics
    36. Weird Al Yankovic
    37. Iron Maiden
    38. Iron Maiden
    39. Elton John
    40. Led Zeppagain
    41. The Who
  2. Those look awesome! I have recently shifted to Ikea shelves (which fit records) perfectly from bins. Although I haven't quite figured out how many records should be on each shelf. Plus it allows for storage of other stuff. Those shelves look quite space efficient. 

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    • Old Axl sound:  Well this isn't realistic, no singer sounds the same as the 80s and early 90s, yes we could have more rasp but there are other ways for Axl to sound better
    • New Album: I'm all for new music, I personally think this, a new setlist and the vault being unleashed are really all a single option since with  a new album comes a new set, and things from the Vault will likely be released in this form
    • AFD Line Up: I'm fine with the current line up, although Frank isn't always the best, this isn't high on my list
    • New Setlist: We got coma, dead horse, locomotive, among other tracks not played in years, yes it could be better paced and have more but GNR only really has 5 albums we do get a fair bit of their catalog
    • Management: This is also needed but if we could get a new album plus some stuff from the vault with this one, I'd be okay with it. Could be a lot better but this option could result in all of the above and below excluding the AFD reunion occuring
    • Unleash The Vault: See New album comment. 

    I'm an optimist, and I believe they will release an album and I'm young enough to think that I will see the vault be released in my lifetime

  3. As mentioned in the vinyl thread I went on a shopping spree, listened tot he following yesterday or Today, I believe this was the order


    • Queensryche - Queensryche EP
    • Kiss - Destroyer
    • Kiss - Kiss
    • Kiss - Dressed To Kill
    • Kiss - Hotter Than Hell
    • Thin Lizzy - Jailbreak
    • King Crimson - In The Court Of The Crimson King
    • Fates Warning - The Spectre Within
    • King Crimson - Red
    • Bruce Dickinson - The Chemical Wedding
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  4. 6 minutes ago, RussTCB said:

    There's this one record store fairly close to my house that used to kick major ass in the 90s, bit they've gone way downhill over the past 15 years or so. 

    I stopped in there about 5 years ago maybe just to see if it was as bad as I'd heard. The rumors were true :( the store was like 90% drug paraphernalia and 10% music.

    Anyway, they had a tiny vinyl section so I flipped through it and BAM, they had a copy of the Friday Music pressing of Empire. I've never been back since but that one stop in was worth it lol. 

    That is a real shame, we have one across town, but I've had spotty luck so I decided to give it a go today, it appears that the quality of the store has greatly increased since I was last there about 2 years ago, I normally do a day trip into Vancouver and hit stores there but today was a pleasent surprise a fair number of the ones of the list were from there. 

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  5. 1 hour ago, RussTCB said:

    Thank you very much and hot damn, that's a great selection of vinyl you got for yourself! The only Queensryche I have is Empire (which I love) but I need to get some more. 

    I've been hunting for Empire and The Warning for a while. I do have The Verdict, Rage For Order and my personal favourite of Operation: Mindcrime which now that I think of it is in need of a spin in the near future.

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  6. 10 hours ago, RussTCB said:

    Here's the latest video

    Thanks for already watching and leaving a comment @ToonGuns:)

    It is an excellent video, and your responses to comments are also top notch!


    This week has been a very exciting one for Vinyl shopping I splurged since I got accepted into my Masters Degree and it is spring break so celebratory Vinyl purchases were a must:

    • Bruce Dickinson - The Chemical Wedding
    • Fates Warning - The Spectre Within [Coloured]
    • Fates Warning - Awaken The Guardian
    • Evanescence - The Bitter Truth [Pre-Order]
    • King Crimson - In the Court Of The Crimson King 
    • King Crimson - Red 
    • Kiss - Kiss [Box Set]
    • Kiss - Hotter Than Hell [Box Set]
    • Kiss - Dressed To Kill [Box Set]
    • Kiss - Destroyer
    • Myles Kennedy - The Ides Of March [Pre-Order; Multi Coloured]
    • Queesryche - The Queensryche EP 
    • Thin Lizzy - Jailbreak
    • The Who - Live At Leeds [3 LP Version]
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  7. 7 hours ago, dontdamnmeuyi2015 said:

    As you get older your voice changes for some singers not all because Klaus and Rob Halford can still sing as high as before.

    I guess shit happens to some singers, but Axl is still one of the best frontmen of all time. I still love hearing him sing live even if he sounds different.

    First and foremost I greatly appreciate your mention of Klaus, he doesn't get the praise he deserves in his performances. I think Klaus' longevity is partially him taking care of his voice and the other part that Scorpions have built in breaks into their setlist, on their latest tour Klaus only has to sing about 3 songs before he gets a break, but by doing so he is able to give an entertaining performance and a strong vocal on basically all songs. They have built in a guitar solo, an instrumental and a drum solo into their shows plus the encore break, giving about 15 non-instrumental songs which while it isn't exactly what the fans would want, it is a way to make them able to continue to tour even as the band members age. I loved the 2017 lengthy shows, but I'd also be willing to see a more compact 20 song show if it meant Axl was in top form throughout. 

  8. Over the past few days.

    • Jefferson Airplane - Surrealistic Pillow
    • Cream - Fresh Cream
    • Cream - Disreali Gears
    • Cream - Goodbye 
    • Symphony X - Iconoclast
    • Rush - Fly By Night
    • Rush - 2112
    • Rush - A Farewell To King
    • Rush - Hemispheres


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  9. I also went on a few vinyl shopping sprees last weekend I went into the city to get a few"

    • Yes - Tormato
    • The Michael Schenker Group - Michael Schenker Group
    • The Rolling Stones - Let It Bleed
    • Whitesnake - Slip Of The Tongue
    • Yes - Yessongs

    Then I ordered the following off of Amazon in a box set:

    • Helloween - Helloween EP
    • Helloween - Walls Of Jericho
    • Helloween - Keeper Of The Seven Keys Part 1
    • Helloween - Keeper Of The Seven Keys Part 2
    • Helloween - Judas EP
    • Helloween - The Best, The Rest, The Rare
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  10. This weekend has been decently productive:

    • Michael Schenker Group - Immortal
    • Iced Earth - Burnt Offerings
    • Nightwish - Human :ll: Nature
    • Aldo Nova - Aldo Nova

    Seeing as tomorrow is a holiday, I likely will add one or two of the following to the list:

    • Queen - Hot Space, potentially albums after as well but I'm going through in order
    • Kiss - Asylum
    • Alice In Chains - Facelift
  11. In the last month (aka since my last post)


    • Black Sabbath - Tyr
    • AC/DC - Stiff Upper Lip
    • Black Sabbath - Forbidden
    • Black Sabbath - Cross Purposes
    • AC/DC - Blow Up Your Video
    • Dio - Magica
    • Yes - Drama
    • Iced Earth - Night Of The Stormrider


    • Kiss - Creatures Of The Night
    • Nightwish - Angels Fall First
    • Queen - Self Titled
    • Queen - Queen II
    • Queen - Sheer Heart Attack
    • Nightwish - Oceanborn
    • Nightwish  - Wishmaster
    • Queen - A Night At The Opera
    • Queen - A Day At The Races
    • Queen - News Of The World
    • Queen - Jazz

    From Queens debut onwards has been this past week. I'm sure there were others from 2020 but those were albums I heard for the first time ever at the end of the year. 

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  12. On 1/8/2021 at 11:25 AM, ssiscool said:

    So Snaepit was formed as we know if '95. Not too long after the culmination of the UYI Tour. Slash was Riding high. But Snakepit never really took off. It could of easily been a huge band, but always seemed to lack something. What do you guys think is missing?

    From what I read in Slash's book the record label was only willing to let him do a tiny tour for the first album and then said they wouldn't do anything else until a new GNR record came out, soon after Slash quit. I don't recall if the two snakepit albums were on the same label so that might have played a role and as others have said rock was on the decline.

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