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xStructualDefect
12-10-2009, 11:14 AM
..but still play every now and then even after you're ashamed to admitting it.

i don't know if this topic ever existed but here it is.

i do listen to a lot of extreme metal and other types of metal a lot but sometimes i am not in the mood for it at all, so i'll put on something that i used to listen to back in the day. for laughs and/or reminiscing to myself or with friends.

here's some stuff i used to listen to a lot but still listen to on some occasions:

Hoobastanks S/T album
Saliva's first 2 albums
Papa Roach's first 2 albums
Adema's first 2 albums
some stuff by Crazy Town
Limp Bizkit's first 3 albums
Linkin Park's first 2 albums
some songs by Usher
some songs by Eminem

if i remember later i'll post some more 'cause i know there's a lot more.

rjturtle9
12-10-2009, 11:25 AM
Sum-41 for sure. The first album is metal as fuck!!!
Nickelback
Creed
the first Evanescence album
Hoobastank - The Reason
does Lita Ford count???
No Doubt

ravenheart
12-10-2009, 11:42 AM
I listen to some of those mentioned. No ashamed of it though.

mastodon421
12-10-2009, 12:12 PM
Sum 41
My Chemical Romance
First 2 Linkin Park albums

makethemsuffer12
12-10-2009, 12:34 PM
the first Evanescence album


:party:

I still like some Slipknot, Avenged Sevenfold, and very little Korn. I'm not that ashamed, even though I probably should be haha

mankvill
12-10-2009, 12:55 PM
I have all the Linkin Park albums except for their latest. I honestly think they had a great combination of rap and hard rock that wasn't annoying (Kid Rock) and they both complimented each other, but their newest was universal garbage.

rjturtle9
12-10-2009, 12:56 PM
Sum 41
My Chemical Romance
First 2 Linkin Park albums

i kinda have a soft spot for three cheers for sweet revenge. everything else about that band sucks ass though IMO
no shame with linkin park :D i've been listing to them since 5th grade. im a college freshman now. still haven't seen them live though :(

SomewhereInTime72
12-10-2009, 03:07 PM
I don't really feel ashamed about it, but there's a few bands I listen to occasionally that's purely a nostalgic enjoyment. Disturbed and Korn being the most prominent of that sort. I probably wouldn't like their songs at all if they weren't songs I had once loved 8 years ago.

makethemsuffer12
12-10-2009, 03:16 PM
Oh I forgot to mention Bullet for my Valentine. Except I am really, really ashamed about that one lol

mastodon421
12-10-2009, 03:18 PM
i kinda have a soft spot for three cheers for sweet revenge. everything else about that band sucks ass though IMO
no shame with linkin park :D i've been listing to them since 5th grade. im a college freshman now. still haven't seen them live though :(


Yeah I actually really,really liked Linkin Park's earlier work as well. HT and Meteora were pretty much the essential albums of my middle school years.

Indestructible
12-10-2009, 04:03 PM
[QUOTE=xStructualDefect;240940]..Saliva's first 2 albums
some songs by Eminem


Why are you ashmed of these.

SomewhereInTime72
12-10-2009, 04:05 PM
You guys SHOULD be ashamed of Linkin Park, even in 7th grade I could tell they sucked. :D

JRA
12-10-2009, 04:23 PM
Godsmack
90's eurodisco

jhdeity
12-10-2009, 04:30 PM
I made a cd of Saliva's best songs for a show I was taking a chick to and was kinda suprised they had 6 or 7 cd's but really surprised that they filled out an 80 min cd with all good songs. Survival of the Sickest is a bad ass jam.

xStructualDefect
12-10-2009, 06:14 PM
i forgot Evanescence is definently one

and also YELLOWCARD. i still listen to them

the two i'm not ashamed to admit though are Korn and Slipknot. i still love Korn.

Maiden33
12-11-2009, 05:48 PM
Creed (Mostly nostalgia, but some of their stuff I do still find genuinely good)
Goo Goo Dolls (No explanation for this whatsoever, I guess it's just my subconscious love of hooks and good songwriting)
Bon Jovi (Mostly the 90's stuff. I am personally not ashamed of this, but there are a lot of people who want to bad mouth Bon Jovi for various reasons, some of which are completely stupid, so it falls under this category.)

I also really like some musicals/Broadways shows. My favorites would be Jekyll & Hyde, Jesus Christ Superstar, and Rent.

SomewhereInTime72
12-11-2009, 05:52 PM
It's not 90's stuff, but I love Bon Jovi's Slippery When Wet album. For what it is, it's pretty incredible. Some of the other stuff is pretty solid too. :)

Natrlhi
12-11-2009, 08:47 PM
If by "ashamed" you mean it literally, then I'm not sure there is anything I like that I'm really ashamed about. People who know me know that I am a metalhead first and foremost, but I have a lot of other tastes as well. Some of them are pretty substantial, too (see below).

If by "ashamed" you mean "sheepish about mentioning it in the presence of metalheads", then the list is infinitely large.

For example, I love all kinds of electronica. From obscure weird stuff like Aphex Twin and Squarepusher to electro like The Crystal Method (fucking gods, they are), to badass club joynts like Daft Punk, Chemical Brothers and the like, I love it all (well, almost).

I like a lot of "mainstream" rock that is interesting to me, such as Collective Soul, White Stripes / Raconteurs, Portishead, Muse, U2, Flaming Lips, Tori Amos, Sting / The Police, Dave Matthews, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jane's Addiction, Ghostland Observatory, LCD Soundsystem, Sound Tribe Sector 9, etc. (far too many to mention).

I like a lot of old school rap and even some R&B. Public Enemy are the shit. N.W.A.'s "Straight Outta Compton" is still one of the best albums ever made in any genre (in my opinion). Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Snoop, Roots, Outkast, Black Eyed Peas, Fugees, Erykah Badu - all that shit is dope as hell, mang. :cool:

I was way into alternative / progressive back in college - growing up on the likes of The Cure, Pixies, R.E.M. and of course the inimitable Depeche Fucking Mode. I loved grunge back in the day - I've seen Pearl Jam, Alice in Chains (with Layne, of course), Soundgarden, Nirvana, all them shits. Loved 'em all.

I listen to classical music sometimes when I'm in the mood. I like reggae from time to time (BobMarleywasoneofthegreatestmusiciansandmostaweso mepeopleingeneralwhoeverlivedthankyouverymuch). Hell, I'll even get into a country song now and then.

I'm "ashamed" of none of it - but rarely do I mention the above in metal-only circles (until now ;)), if only just because I don't want to hear the bitching and whining.

So I really don't have too much to add to your list, bro (although I just typed the longest reply on here so far...sorry about that :snivel:).

But, in the interest of throwing you a bone and giving you all something to make fun of me about, I will say this:




I own every CD that Enya has ever released.

:rocker::rocker::rocker: :D

zgodt
12-11-2009, 11:00 PM
I have no shame. Today I listened to My Chemical Romance by choice. I dig En Vogue. I think Jagged Little Pill might be my favorite album when I'm drunk.

I listen to Iron Maiden. I even wear their t-shirts once in a while. That's probably the most embarrassing.

ravenheart
12-12-2009, 06:14 AM
Creed
Bon Jovi

I listen to both of these. Again, not ashamed at all. Creed's new album is really very, very good.

JRA
12-12-2009, 11:57 AM
I like a lot of old school rap and even some R&B. Public Enemy are the shit. N.W.A.'s "Straight Outta Compton" is still one of the best albums ever made in any genre (in my opinion). Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Snoop, Roots, Outkast, Fail, Fugees, Erykah Badu - all that shit is dope as hell, mang. :cool:


One of these things is not like the other.

makethemsuffer12
12-12-2009, 02:06 PM
^ lol I see wat u did thar

daimonos
12-12-2009, 07:28 PM
I barely venture outside of metal.
I like your standard hard rock bands.
I don't like rap very much...
But I think that Eminem is the shit

b_halperin
12-12-2009, 10:29 PM
Hell, I'll even get into a country song now and then.


:eek:

Maiden33
12-12-2009, 10:38 PM
I gotta admit, I misread/misunderstood the intention of this thread. All of the stuff I listed is stuff I do, currently listen to, at least to some extent. "Guilty Pleasure Music" if you will. Not stuff I USED TO like that I am now "ashamed of".

ravenheart
12-13-2009, 04:09 AM
:eek:

Waylon Jennings, Shooting Jennings, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson and Hank Williams Jr. are all > you.

Waylon is metal as fuck.

SomewhereInTime72
12-13-2009, 07:16 AM
I gotta admit, I misread/misunderstood the intention of this thread. All of the stuff I listed is stuff I do, currently listen to, at least to some extent. "Guilty Pleasure Music" if you will. Not stuff I USED TO like that I am now "ashamed of".

Yeah, but I don't really feel shame for music I USED TO listen to... I mean I just didn't know better. At the time, I liked what I knew there was to like.

My greatest shame was that for a short while before completely changing my mind, when I was 12 or so, I thought Maiden were "gay". :(

xStructualDefect
12-13-2009, 02:27 PM
I gotta admit, I misread/misunderstood the intention of this thread. All of the stuff I listed is stuff I do, currently listen to, at least to some extent. "Guilty Pleasure Music" if you will. Not stuff I USED TO like that I am now "ashamed of".

i guess i didn't explain the intention of this thread well enough. i didn't exactly mean ashamed, but more in the sense where you moved on from that music, but you still listen to it every now and then, but you wouldn't tell your metalhead friends or most people in general that you still listen to it. maybe that makes more sense.

Maiden33
12-13-2009, 06:48 PM
Yeah, but I don't really feel shame for music I USED TO listen to... I mean I just didn't know better. At the time, I liked what I knew there was to like.

My greatest shame was that for a short while before completely changing my mind, when I was 12 or so, I thought Maiden were "gay". :(

Yeah, if I don't listen to it now, I'm not ashamed to say so. In terms of musical evolution, everything just leads to something else. Most of what I USED TO listen to, even if I relisten now, I can usually "get" what I saw in it then, even though it's not really up my alley anymore. I mean, the last music that I actively listened to that I "grew out of" and don't listen to anymore was a good 5 years ago. As most of you folk know, I've been pretty consistent in my musical style(s) over the past several years.

jhdeity
12-13-2009, 10:02 PM
I listen to both of these. Again, not ashamed at all. Creed's new album is really very, very good.

very, very FAIL!

Maiden33
12-13-2009, 11:35 PM
very, very FAIL!

I'd much rather listen to Creed than some of the bands listed in your upcoming shows in your signature.

ravenheart
12-14-2009, 01:38 AM
very, very FAIL!

Not really.