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Poll Question: who is the best progressive punk/funk/metal/avant band/
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    Posted: January 10 2013 at 21:55
Wow, the only thing that sounded punk to me were Tim's vocals..
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Originally posted by SaltyJon

Actually Mr. Bungle's first tapes came out before Primus' first album, so they would possibly still be around. Wink
but were they before Chili Peppers (and Level 42)
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Post Options Post Options   Quote SaltyJon Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 10 2013 at 18:54
Actually Mr. Bungle's first tapes came out before Primus' first album, so they would possibly still be around. Wink
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Icarium Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 10 2013 at 18:18
Originally posted by The Bearded Bard

Haven't heard anything from Primus, and I really enjoyed what I've heard from Cardiacs, so Cardiacs it is!
without Primus (and Red Hot chili Peppers ), bands like Mr Bungle and Faith No More would be non-existenet
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Post Options Post Options   Quote zappaholic Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 10 2013 at 17:42
Originally posted by Slartibartfast


On a side note can we steal your psychotic Frank Hill avvy for either my wife or myself on other sites? :)


Knock yerself out.  I didn't create it, but it is pretty choice.  (It's actually Hank Hill with Dr. Rockso makeup, doing propane instead of cocaine.)




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Post Options Post Options   Quote Slartibartfast Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 09 2013 at 20:14
Originally posted by zappaholic

I'll have to go with Primus as well, simply because I've been into them for years.  I've only heard a couple of songs by the Cardiacs, and they definitely merit further exploration.  Trouble is, I haven't jumped on the iPod bandwagon, and their discs command Huge Dollars.....


I've got the same problem man.  I will torture you with this.  Tongue



If you've like what you've heard and can't afford to buy out of print albums, you tube is a good way to go to explore the music.

On a side note can we steal your psychotic Frank Hill avvy for either my wife or myself on other sites? :)


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Haven't heard anything from Primus, and I really enjoyed what I've heard from Cardiacs, so Cardiacs it is!
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Suggestion to those getting into Cardiacs for the first time: either start off with one of the single disc albums (for example, A Little Man...) or expect very possible long wait until you realize for sure whether you do or don't like Sing to God.  I started with it back in the day (early 2008 I think) and didn't really have any opinion on it for over a year...much of that time, I didn't listen to it, because I didn't think it was all that, plus it's long.  But once I did, I expanded my horizons in both directions and now have/enjoy almost everything they've recorded (alas, only as iTunes downloads).
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Post Options Post Options   Quote zappaholic Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 08 2013 at 19:12
I'll have to go with Primus as well, simply because I've been into them for years.  I've only heard a couple of songs by the Cardiacs, and they definitely merit further exploration.  Trouble is, I haven't jumped on the iPod bandwagon, and their discs command Huge Dollars.....

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Post Options Post Options   Quote Slartibartfast Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 08 2013 at 14:10
I'll go with both.  I've only known The Cardiacs for a short while and am not familiar with their entire discography.  I was disappointed to find their catalog out of print.  Fiery Gun Hand was the first thing I heard and got my ear.
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Cardiacs, Primus close behind

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Post Options Post Options   Quote Ady Cardiac Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 08 2013 at 03:17
well its obviously Cardiacs for me.....yep i'm one of the hardcore fans who discovered them by mistake when i was 15.....then went on too see them 22 times......fortunatly i've met the guys from cardiacs ......when i met Tim i was so nervous.....considering for several years before i used to help out with bands that played in a music store i used to work in back in the early nineties...some of which i admired at the time and never have been starstruck since.....even when i met Robert Plant i wasnt starstuck.......but i do have alot of resepct for Primus.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Eria Tarka Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 27 2012 at 00:36
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Primus Sucks
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Who is Primus ?
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Sailing the Sea of Cheese was the first album I ever brought, and while my tastes have changed over the years I still like Primus.

I have only ever taken a vague interest in the Cardiacs. Tired listening through Sing to God a couple of months ago and aborted halfway through.  
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I absolutely love the Cardiacs

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Primus was among my first favourite bands, and still is.
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Not a huge fan of either band, but they're both good.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote SaltyJon Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 26 2012 at 17:54
Since you said Funk/Metal along with everything, I have to vote for Primus, because Cardiacs weren't a funk/metal/other things hybrid...and Primus weren't really punk in any way, so I have to vote for Cardiscs...but since I love both, I'll just go ahead and vote both. Wink

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