Home Set Lists Forums The Permanent Record Asshole Opinion

Coheed and Cambria -- Boston, MA -- September 28th, 2014
Vixen -- Madrid, Spain -- September 27th, 2014
Crowbar -- Vancouver, British Columbia -- September 28th, 2014
Saviours -- San Francisco, CA -- September 27th, 2014
Styx -- Peachtree City, GA -- September 27th, 2014


Go Back   WWW.METALSETLISTS.COM > Community Forums > Album Reviews

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #61  
Old 01-05-2013, 01:28 PM
daimonos's Avatar
daimonos daimonos is offline
Fairies wear boots and ya gotta believe me.
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 3,598
If I ever had to subject myself to over 75 new releases in one year I would probably put a bullet in my head.
__________________
I've lost track of just about everything.
Reply With Quote
  #62  
Old 01-05-2013, 01:36 PM
BloodoftheKings's Avatar
BloodoftheKings BloodoftheKings is online now
Rats off to ya
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Strong Island
Posts: 5,943
Quote:
Originally Posted by daimonos View Post
If I ever had to subject myself to over 75 new releases in one year I would probably put a bullet in my head.
I don't get why some people feel this way. Listening to an album only takes about 45 minutes of your time on average, plus you can do other things while listening. And how do you find new bands you like without trying them out?
Reply With Quote
  #63  
Old 01-05-2013, 01:45 PM
daimonos's Avatar
daimonos daimonos is offline
Fairies wear boots and ya gotta believe me.
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 3,598
Quote:
Originally Posted by BloodoftheKings View Post
I don't get why some people feel this way. Listening to an album only takes about 45 minutes of your time on average, plus you can do other things while listening. And how do you find new bands you like without trying them out?
Eh, I don't get the point of "listening" to new music just for the sake of listening to new music and put it on a gigantic list at the end of the year.
__________________
I've lost track of just about everything.
Reply With Quote
  #64  
Old 01-05-2013, 01:55 PM
daimonos's Avatar
daimonos daimonos is offline
Fairies wear boots and ya gotta believe me.
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 3,598
I don't know if I just maybe have a slow brain or something, but I couldn't ever picture any human actually being able to listen to that much music and digest it all fully.
__________________
I've lost track of just about everything.
Reply With Quote
  #65  
Old 01-05-2013, 01:59 PM
mankvill's Avatar
mankvill mankvill is offline
Pop Punk > Slipknot and Y&T
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Kansas
Posts: 21,898
Blog Entries: 19
I like listening to new music and I love hearing new bands, but I don't think I'm gonna go through and put every single album I heard in a year in a list by ranking. That's too much for me.
__________________
09/26 - Black Cobra
09/29 - Interpol
09/30 - The Story So Far
10/05 - Macabre
10/07 - Knuckle Puck
Reply With Quote
  #66  
Old 01-05-2013, 02:00 PM
daimonos's Avatar
daimonos daimonos is offline
Fairies wear boots and ya gotta believe me.
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 3,598
Quote:
Originally Posted by mankvill View Post
I like listening to new music and I love hearing new bands, but I don't think I'm gonna go through and put every single album I heard in a year in a list by ranking. That's too much for me.
^
__________________
I've lost track of just about everything.
Reply With Quote
  #67  
Old 01-05-2013, 02:15 PM
slapguitarer's Avatar
slapguitarer slapguitarer is offline
Buahahahahaha
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: San Jose
Posts: 5,375
How many review I write corresponds with how many records I listened to in that year. Like in 2011 I listened to like 90 albums, so I wrote up review for like 50, because I felt strongly about 50 of the records I heard, and the first few were half-assed. This past year (2012), I only listened to about 55, so I only wrote reviews for 25 albums and 5 eps, because I only felt strong about 25 albums. But if I listened to twice that, I might have felt strong about more records. All has to do with how much time I got on my hands.
__________________
10/17 Childish Gambino
10/30 KING DIAMOND
11/03 Today Is The Day/Graves At Sea (?)
11/06 Intronaut
Reply With Quote
  #68  
Old 01-05-2013, 02:20 PM
BloodoftheKings's Avatar
BloodoftheKings BloodoftheKings is online now
Rats off to ya
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Strong Island
Posts: 5,943
Quote:
Originally Posted by daimonos View Post
Eh, I don't get the point of "listening" to new music just for the sake of listening to new music and put it on a gigantic list at the end of the year.
Listing is fun for a lot of people, and the real reason behind listening to new releases is to find new stuff you like.
Reply With Quote
  #69  
Old 01-05-2013, 05:38 PM
XDoomsayerX's Avatar
XDoomsayerX XDoomsayerX is offline
And now itís time to pull through. Something I must do with or without you.
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: California
Posts: 1,504
Too much time needed to do these write ups but listening to tons of music is always great.
__________________
Senses Fail-10/3
Mastojira-10/17
TWY/TSSF-10/19
Tough Mudder-10/26
TGI/ETID-11/15
Reply With Quote
  #70  
Old 01-05-2013, 08:47 PM
mastodon421's Avatar
mastodon421 mastodon421 is offline
Not popular in Buffalo
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Swampscott,Massachusetts
Posts: 6,732
I want to be a writer so doing these write-ups isn't a chore to me at all, but I can completely understand why some people don't like it. I have an odd fascination with making lists, ranking stuff, etc so I love doing shit like this. I'm going to sleep now, but I will resume the countdown when I wake up. Thanks to anyone who has checked this out thread so far, I really appreciate it
__________________
9/28 Coheed and Cambria
10/8 Black Dahlia Murder
10/10 Limp Bizkit

http://maitlandsmadness.blogspot.com/
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 05:18 PM.


Blah Blah Blah Copyright WWW.METALSETLISTS.COM 2008