Home Set Lists Forums The Permanent Record Asshole Opinion

Carcass -- Silver Spring, MD -- April 13th, 2014
Destruction -- Montreal, Quebec -- April 14th, 2014
Ghoul -- Hollywood, CA -- April 13th, 2014
Satan -- Philadelphia, PA -- April 14th, 2014
Dave Mustaine with San Diego Symphony -- San Diego, CA -- April 12th, 2014

Go Back   WWW.METALSETLISTS.COM > Community Forums > General Chat

Thread Tools
Old 11-03-2009, 11:25 PM
Dextrimental's Avatar
Dextrimental Dextrimental is offline
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Ireland
Posts: 2,443
I feel repetitive riffs are only very annoying in two circumstances:

1) The band are around for 20+ years and use the riff twice, but in the same execution in the same place in songs that are years apart from each other.

2) A crappy younger band are blatantly copying an older cand, example: BFMV - Waking the Demon, copies Slayer - Spirit in Black

Im not giving giving an example for the first one cuz, well, I wanted to bash BFMV a lil

With regards the Helloween thing, I think stuff like that is more forgivable as both talents are formidable, and its an influence thing, not a rip off thing.
Yesterday don't mean SHIT.
Reply With Quote
Old 11-04-2009, 12:22 AM
ravenheart's Avatar
ravenheart ravenheart is online now
Meanwhile, behind the facade of this innocent looking bookstore...
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: England
Posts: 17,210
I get quite annoyed when people use riffs that are someone else's. Motorhead's 'No Class' and ZZ Top's 'Tush', for instance.

Then of course there are bands like U2, who use the same riff on every single one of their songs...

23/4 Scott Stapp
24/4 MoonKings
25/4 Spirit Caravan
30/4 Kenny Wayne Shepherd
Reply With Quote
Old 11-04-2009, 12:23 AM
mankvill's Avatar
mankvill mankvill is offline
Bring Me The Horizon > Opeth
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Kansas
Posts: 20,488
Blog Entries: 19
04/16 - Ringworm
04/19 - Trog
04/22 - Ghost
04/24 - Iron Reagan
05/13 - SLAYER
Reply With Quote
Old 11-04-2009, 06:32 AM
SomewhereInTime72's Avatar
SomewhereInTime72 SomewhereInTime72 is offline
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: BKLYN NY
Posts: 12,908
Originally Posted by mankvill View Post

hey guys the wicker man = running wild
"So yeah, monkey prostitution has happened."
Reply With Quote
Old 11-04-2009, 12:25 PM
makethemsuffer12's Avatar
makethemsuffer12 makethemsuffer12 is offline
The time has come for all to see the men behind the curtain cast into disease
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Long Island
Posts: 4,276
One that I noticed a while back was Trivium ripping off Dio's "We Rock" in "Anthem (We Are the Fire)". Another real big one is Machine Head ripping off the "Die" part in "Creeping Death" in "Clenching the Fists of Descent". And of course the countless melodic death metal/metalcore riffs.
Reply With Quote

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 03:35 AM.

Blah Blah Blah Copyright WWW.METALSETLISTS.COM 2008