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    Posted: June 24 2011 at 13:13

A few prog bands in this list from MusicRadar.......Great to see Porcupine Tree in the Top 10.

 
      
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote rushfan4 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 24 2011 at 13:27
We already knew that!   Thumbs Up  And inb4 all of the haters posting that Rush sucks.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Catcher10 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 24 2011 at 14:09

Who said Rush sucks? Angry

      
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote The Truth Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 24 2011 at 14:12
Rush should definitely be up there but Waters should have been higher. I was happy to see Prince in there, he's an excellent live performer.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Catcher10 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 24 2011 at 14:15
^ Yea saw Prince back in 2004 I think.......He's excellent live performer.
      
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Who are "Music radar"? Are they relevant?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Padraic Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 24 2011 at 14:42
Originally posted by Easy Livin Easy Livin wrote:

Who are "Music radar"? Are they relevant?


Sure are!  They're the No. 1 site for musicians!  Says so right on the front page!
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It's good to know that I've seen a third of these live acts. Doubt that I would ever try to see Beyonce, U2, Coldplay or Lady Gaga... btw where was Madonna? Isn't she suppose to be popular?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Catcher10 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 24 2011 at 16:19
Originally posted by Padraic Padraic wrote:

Originally posted by Easy Livin Easy Livin wrote:

Who are "Music radar"? Are they relevant?


Sure are!  They're the No. 1 site for musicians!  Says so right on the front page!
 
Exactly...besides everything on the internet is true right? LOL
 
I have to appologize as I am flaunting my fanboyism right now...Getting ready to see them this coming Tuesday. My 11 and 16yr sons first time seeing Rush....its time to "baptize" them as a Rushinati...a proud papa I am Cry
 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Epignosis Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 24 2011 at 16:36
Originally posted by Catcher10 Catcher10 wrote:

Originally posted by Padraic Padraic wrote:

Originally posted by Easy Livin Easy Livin wrote:

Who are "Music radar"? Are they relevant?


Sure are!  They're the No. 1 site for musicians!  Says so right on the front page!
 
Exactly...besides everything on the internet is true right? LOL
 
I have to appologize as I am flaunting my fanboyism right now...Getting ready to see them this coming Tuesday. My 11 and 16yr sons first time seeing Rush....its time to "baptize" them as a Rushinati...a proud papa I am Cry
 
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You must make a pilgrimage to the Fountain of Lamneth to do that.  Wink
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Catcher10 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 24 2011 at 16:44
^ Damn...ur right! But I have to cross the River Styx to get there....I can't swin!!!
 
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Up the Irons!!!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Clepsydra Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 24 2011 at 19:38
How can Rush be the best live act???
They don't deviate from anything; close your eyes & you would think you were listening to a record.
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After having seen Rush on Monday, I would have to agree.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Andy Webb Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 24 2011 at 20:09
Lots of great prog artists in that list! Thumbs Up
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote A B Negative Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 25 2011 at 04:25
I agree with Rush being at the top but the appearance of Coldplay in the list negates any validity.
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Good list, Porcupine Tree and Dream Theater in top ten :)

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Originally posted by rushfan4 rushfan4 wrote:

We already knew that!   Thumbs Up  .
Rush is absolutely amazing live.  Glad someone finally recognized.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote harmonium.ro Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 25 2011 at 11:40
Awful list. There's no band in it I'd really want to see. Was it a public poll? In that case I'd respect it as the expression of a certain demographic. (But what mag/website has a demographic that encompasses prog fans, r&b and rap fans? Geek)
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Catcher10 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 25 2011 at 12:40
^ A good question, its a magazine that focuses on musicians and not biased to one genre for sure,but I think it is heavier to rock in general rather than hip hop/r&b or jazz. I read the articles/interviews pretty much, I am not a musician so I don't have interest in the equipment they discuss or promote. Their tagline is "The No 1 website for musicians".
I do like the list, don't think its awful at all, because it does have a variety of artists so I don't get the sense it is about just pop music....I mean Lady Gaga was #19, seems this list was not compiled by a bunch of kids or radio stations.
 
Just the fact that an artist like Porcupine Tree are in the top 10 tells me it was very well done..it was a poll voted on by the readers of the magazine. One has to assume a lot of the readers are musicians.
I would say that is a pretty good set of voters.
      
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