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Topic: NOT Top 100 Material
Posted By: digdug
Subject: NOT Top 100 Material
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 08:48
Currently these bands collectively have the Top 49 P.A. albums.   Which band do you dislike the most out of this list?

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Posted By: friso
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 09:05
Well... I voted for the metalproggers... Not my taste.


Posted By: Pekka
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 09:08
There's a couple that I haven't heard, but of those that I have Marillion ja Pain of Salvation have completely failed to impress me. I will vote for one of them, don't know yet which one.

edit: The vote went to PoS for the silly poses in the Scarsick booklet.


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Posted By: tszirmay
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 09:09
Nightmare Drama!

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Posted By: Epignosis
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 09:14
I can enjoy some Van der Graaf Generator, but I really have to be in the mood...so that gets my vote.

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Posted By: Mr ProgFreak
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 09:16
I think they're all top 100 material.

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Posted By: Snow Dog
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 09:19
For me its Supertramp I'm afraid. Never really got their appeal.

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Posted By: digdug
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 09:19
I voted for Opeth
I actually like some of their songs....but I can't stand rthe growling.
 
not saying they are bad....just that I don't like them :)


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Posted By: rosenbach
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 09:19
I would vote for metalproggers, but would not be fair since i have not even listen to them.

From the rest i choose Supertramp (i like them but they're not in my top 100)


Posted By: Epignosis
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 09:20
Originally posted by Snow Dog

For me its Supertramp I'm afraid. Never really got their appeal.


That might be my second choice.

But I don't know.  I recently reviewed Bacamarte, and they only have two albums, and I don't find their music to be as amazing as everyone says it is.


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Posted By: Snow Dog
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 09:31
Originally posted by Epignosis

Originally posted by Snow Dog

For me its Supertramp I'm afraid. Never really got their appeal.


That might be my second choice.

But I don't know.  I recently reviewed Bacamarte, and they only have two albums, and I don't find their music to be as amazing as everyone says it is.

I agree. Its nice. But not amazing.


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Posted By: St.Cleve Chronicle
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 09:33
Marillion. Not for me.


Posted By: Logan
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 09:46
Originally posted by Epignosis

Originally posted by Snow Dog

For me its Supertramp I'm afraid. Never really got their appeal.


That might be my second choice.

But I don't know.  I recently reviewed Bacamarte, and they only have two albums, and I don't find their music to be as amazing as everyone says it is.



I find Bacamarte's Depois do Fim to be a warm and pleasant album, but hardly amazing.  I used to hold in higher regard.  It's a three star album for me. Supertramp I don't think of as Prog; more art rock.  I was into Supertramp long before I was really into Prog.

From the list, I'm not sure which I'd choose.  There are a few that I don't like based on the material I know.  I'm not really into Neo Prog or Prog Metal, so.... 

The majority of these bands would not come come close to my top 100.


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Posted By: Stooge
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 10:28
Of the bands I have heard on the above list, Pain Of Salvation are not top 100 material in my opinion.  It wouldn't be fair to choose a band I've never heard, would it? 


Posted By: HolyMoly
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 10:48
Dream Theater.  Though there are about 7-10 bands there I've never heard before.

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Posted By: crimhead
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 11:04
I wonder if anyone will cast a vote for the Floyd?


Posted By: Logan
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 11:07
Originally posted by crimhead

I wonder if anyone will cast a vote for the Floyd?


I wonder if anyone will cast a vote for King Crimson.


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Posted By: Padraic
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 11:07
Originally posted by Stooge

Of the bands I have heard on the above list, Pain Of Salvation are not top 100 material in my opinion.  It wouldn't be fair to choose a band I've never heard, would it? 


PoS would get my vote as well.


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Posted By: mono
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 11:16
I've never been a big Marillion fan, their sound just never took on me...
They're not a bad group, but certainly not in my top 100.

I've seen PoS cited... what a shame (the signature betrays...)


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Posted By: Epignosis
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 11:17
Originally posted by Logan

Originally posted by crimhead

I wonder if anyone will cast a vote for the Floyd?


I wonder if anyone will cast a vote for King Crimson.


Well, King Crimson isn't in my top 100 either, but there are other far easier choices.


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Posted By: horsewithteeth11
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 11:18
I would vote for Pink Floyd, but Animals keeps me from doing so, so........

VDGG it is then. Genesis would be second though.


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Posted By: Moatilliatta
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 11:23
It would be Ayreon, Bacamarte and Rush for me.
 
However, were I to actually make one of those lists, a handful more would probably be left off too.


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Posted By: Dim
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 11:37
Ayreon for his incredible self absortion, and the fact that he's not afreid to show it off.

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Posted By: Logan
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 11:48
Originally posted by Epignosis

Originally posted by Logan

Originally posted by crimhead

I wonder if anyone will cast a vote for the Floyd?


I wonder if anyone will cast a vote for King Crimson.


Well, King Crimson isn't in my top 100 either, but there are other far easier choices.


King Crimson is one of my faves off this list, and Larks' Tongues in Aspic would make my top hundred, but I know quite a few people here don't care for the band. The band can be a little too "heavy" for me if I'm not in the mood -- I'm more of a classical, jazz, and folk guy at heart than a rocker.  Different, since this is a poll of explicit subjectivity, but it would be a rare person who didn't think that King Crimson deserved to be on the list.  It's a neat idea for a poll, but I'd like a second one about bands that people feel don't deserve to be represented in the top fifty (or, I guess it's been done).  I was thinking too that there might be some revenge votes against King Crimson for winning a Prog tournament before.  Incidentally, during the King Crimson vs. Pink FLoyd round, Pink FLoyd came close to toppling King Crimson: http://www.progarchives.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=47019 - http://www.progarchives.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=47019   That's partially what put the idea my mind to respond that way to crimhead's (and the fact that he's crimhead) Pink Floyd comment. 


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Posted By: Hercules
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 11:53
It's between King Crimson, Pain of Salvation, Harmonium, Dream Theater, Van Der Graaf and Zappa for me.

None of them have done an album which really deserves to be in the top 100 as far as I am concerned. All the rest thoroughly deserve their status.

If pushed, I'd go for VDGG. They were generally considered very mediocre in the 70s (except in Italy, I gather) and not much has changed for me.


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Posted By: stonebeard
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 11:54
1. Supertramp (I think Crime of the Century was the only supposedly good album I've made the D: face at)
2. Riverside (I actuallylike all of their albums, but I doubt they're top 100 material)
3. Ayreon (re: Riverside)
4. Bacamarte (Depois is good, but I don't think it's that good. Maybe at the very end of the top 100...)
5. Gentle Giant (the band is one big "meh" from me. Octopus is listenable and pretty good, but it wouldn't make it into my top 100)


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Posted By: rogerthat
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 12:14
Ayreon, followed by PT, followed by Harmonium and lastly Bacamarte.  I actually love Depois Do Fim but I can safely say I love a 100 other prog albums at least much more.  I am not too convinced about Anglagard or Riverside either, I like a lot of Riverside's stuff but again, not top 100 for me. I wanted to mention Camel too LOL but Mirage makes the cut. Embarrassed


Posted By: MovingPictures07
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 12:30
Originally posted by birdwithteeth11

I would vote for Pink Floyd, but Animals keeps me from doing so, so........

VDGG it is then. Genesis would be second though.


Same here, except Genesis. Genesis are great. Clap

I voted for VDGG, PF being second.


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Posted By: b_olariu
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 13:11
Porcupine Tree, can't stand them follow clossely by Harmonium


Posted By: GentleGiant
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 13:18
Opeth ,Pain of Salvation,Porcupine Tree,Riverside

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Posted By: lazland
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 13:28
On purely personal tastes, Zappa. I never ever got him, and still don't after all these years.

Can't believe that Marillion are topping this poll?Cry




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Posted By: Progosopher
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 13:35
Pain of Salvation is the greatest pain. Dead  After that Opeth, then Riverside.  All the others are okay by me, even though not all would be in my top 100.

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Posted By: explodingjosh
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 13:50
Marillon. So far from what I've heard, it captures all the bad qualities of 'prog'... boring, over dramatic, unnecessary use of odd time signatures, unoriginal, 80s production, glossy tone, facepaint

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Posted By: lazland
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 13:55
Originally posted by explodingjosh

Marillon. So far from what I've heard, it captures all the bad qualities of 'prog'... boring, over dramatic, unnecessary use of odd time signatures, unoriginal, 80s production, glossy tone, facepaint


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Posted By: apps79
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 14:00
From the list,it's AYREON by far for me...I don't like them at all and find them very boring...
Didn't even think to vote for any of the classic prog bands (for example I'm not that much into VAN DERR GRAAF GENERATOR) ,for the reason that they all helped more or less to the building of our favorite music...
From the metal bands I find OPETH to be quiet good,early DREAM THEATER are superb and PAIN OF SALVATION have a very unique style.
MARILLION are my favorite band,so no vote for them...
 
if it wasn't for AYREON,it would be definitely FRANK ZAPPA...I admit that I can't listen to any of his works with much interest...though he has also dropped his personal sign to progressive rock.


Posted By: moreitsythanyou
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 14:09
For me, it would be Opeth. It's because the vocals are unlistenable and the one album without them is good, but not good enough.

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Posted By: The Truth
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 14:09
I bought one Ayreon album and I will only buy one Ayreon album, just can't get into them.


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Posted By: stonebeard
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 14:12
Originally posted by explodingjosh

Marillon. So far from what I've heard, it captures all the bad qualities of 'prog'... boring, over dramatic, unnecessary use of odd time signatures, unoriginal, 80s production, glossy tone, facepaint


Angry


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Posted By: Snow Dog
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 14:30
I only picked one choice Supertramp. Buty as this has turned into a free for all, I wouild also include.....

Anglagard
Bacamarte
Harmonium
Mahavishnu Orchestra
Marillion


..as well/

BTW.....Is there no ELP in the top 100?


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Posted By: stonebeard
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 14:31
Originally posted by Snow Dog



BTW.....Is there no ELP in the top 100?


One can only hope...Wink


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Posted By: Ivan_Melgar_M
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 14:52
 
Several from this list,
 
In alphabetical order:
  1. Camel: Boooooooring
  2. Dream Theater: Not in my top 1'000,000
  3. Gentle Giant: Never could get what's the passion for this band.
  4. Opeth: Could be a top 20, but those growls make it horrendous
  5. Supertramp: Good band, not remotely prog to be in a prog list
  6. Van Der Graff Generator: As hard as their name
  7. Frank Zappa: Call me what you want, i can't stand his music.

Iván



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Posted By: Mellotron Storm
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 15:48
Ayreon is the only one that stands out as not belonging.

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Posted By: Rocktopus
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 15:49
Can't stand:

Dream Theater
Ayreon
Marillion
Riverside
Pain of Salvation

Don't mind that much, but still nowhere near my top 5000:
 
Porcupine Tree
Mike Oldfield
Rush

OK, but still very far from my top 100:

Bacamarte
Harmonium
Supertramp
Mahavishnu Orchestra

The rest got atleast one album I really like.


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Posted By: sleeper
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 15:57
Voted for Ayreon, I loath them, but the rest are devoid of anything worth rating so high.

Camel
Caravan
Harmonium
Rush
Supertramp

Yes and Porcupine Tree only avoid the list because they each have one good album in mediocer careers.

Unfamilier with Bacmarte and Mike Oldfield.


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Posted By: Mellotron Storm
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 16:00
Originally posted by moreitsythanyou

For me, it would be Opeth. It's because the vocals are unlistenable and the one album without them is good, but not good enough.

I'm not a big fan of growls either but "Damnation" would be in my top 100.I guess if i actually made a top 100 list there'd be a lot of these bands not represented.I just think they're all deserving except for AYREON. My list would have to have some krautrock,Canterbury and Experimental/Post metal in there.


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Posted By: Kotro
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 16:12
Love them all, even the one I haven't heard yet. Hug 

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Posted By: digdug
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 16:55
Originally posted by Snow Dog

I


..as well/

BTW.....Is there no ELP in the top 100?
 
 
 
 
ELP makes their first appearance at #54
 
but this poll only was able to fit in the bands for the Top 49.
 
 
ELP  would definitely be in my top 100 Smile


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Posted By: SaltyJon
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 17:43
Of the ones I've heard, I dislike Dream Theater the most.  I'd say they're a fairly average metal band IMO, down to the annoying vocals...LTE, on the other hand, I really enjoy. 


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Posted By: harmonium.ro
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 18:37
There are some bands that I don't know, but the others are all pretty major bands to me and worthy of top 100.

Funny thing, is it normal that I consider more than 100 bands to be worthy of top 100? LOL

Originally posted by Rocktopus

Can't stand:

Dream Theater
Ayreon
Marillion
Riverside
Pain of Salvation

Don't mind that much, but still nowhere near my top 5000:
 
Porcupine Tree
Mike Oldfield
Rush

OK, but still very far from my top 100:

Bacamarte
Harmonium
Supertramp
Mahavishnu Orchestra

The rest got atleast one album I really like.


I'm very curious: what is your favourite Opeth album? Big smile





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Posted By: Raff
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 18:47
I disagree with those polls, because I think they are only an excuse to bash bands people dislike. Personally speaking, I have no Top 100, nor do I think that my dislike for Band X or Band Y should be treated as proof of said bands'  lack of interest or worth. Anyway, if I had to choose, at least half of the bands mentioned here would not make my hypothetical Top 100 list. Here are the ones that would definitely make it (I'd rather go for a positive approach):

Caravan
Genesis (if only because of Selling England by the Pound)
Gentle Giant
King Crimson
Jethro Tull
Mahavishnu Orchestra
Rush
Supertramp
Pink Floyd
PFM (especially after yesterday eveningWink)
Yes
VDGG



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Posted By: BaldFriede
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 19:12
Originally posted by Hercules

It's between King Crimson, Pain of Salvation, Harmonium, Dream Theater, Van Der Graaf and Zappa for me.

None of them have done an album which really deserves to be in the top 100 as far as I am concerned. All the rest thoroughly deserve their status.

If pushed, I'd go for VDGG. They were generally considered very mediocre in the 70s (except in Italy, I gather) and not much has changed for me.

I don't think anyone ever considered VdGG to be mediocre. There were (and still are) lots of people who disliked them, but no-one can honestly put the sticker "mediocre" on them.


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Posted By: Sangria
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 19:14
Zappa. I just don't get anything out of it.

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Posted By: Morak99
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 19:36
I went for Opeth


Posted By: Jozef
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 19:36
I'd say Jethro Tull. They're enjoyable but not as much as some of the other bands listed.

I haven't  really heard Harmonium, Pain of Salvation, or Bacamarte to make a decision on them.


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Posted By: manofmystery
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 19:37
Riverside
Porcupine Tree
Pain of Salvation (awful band name by the way)
Dream Theater
Bacamarte
Ayreon
all of these would be good choices but I voted for the one with the most emo sounding band name
as much as I'd have loved to vote for Genesis I do consider Nursery Cryme top 100 worthy


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Posted By: Yorkie X
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 19:45
My problem with this poll is although certain bands or artists may not appeal to my tastes I can easily see why they are in some peoples top 100 every band /artist listed is of some high quality . I can't vote because the one I vote for will be the one I have spent less time trying to get into.  Smile


Posted By: TealFoxes
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 20:12
I'm just relieved people aren't voting for Mike Oldfield. I was afraid he'd suffer in this poll but he's doing great :)


Posted By: memowakeman
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 22:06

Just one vote, Supertramp

Next: Dream Theater, Opeth and Pain of Salvation.


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Posted By: Luke. J
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 23:20
Though I have not heard Bacamarte yet, I think I will not dislike them as much as Riverside.


Posted By: Jake Kobrin
Date Posted: June 22 2009 at 23:30
Rush wouldn't get into the top 500...

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Posted By: Rocktopus
Date Posted: June 23 2009 at 04:24
Originally posted by harmonium.ro


I'm very curious: what is your favourite Opeth album? Big smile


Probably Blackwater Park. I think all their albums from Morningrise to Deliverance are pretty solid. The rest is uneven, but not without a couple of highlights. 

Btw: Non of their albums are in my (non-existing) Top 100, but I consider their best albums much better than just OK.

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Posted By: Sean Trane
Date Posted: June 23 2009 at 06:45
Easily Ayreon from this list.

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Posted By: harmonium.ro
Date Posted: June 23 2009 at 07:38
@Rocktopus: thanks! I quite agree with your views.

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Posted By: progvortex
Date Posted: June 29 2009 at 11:40
I voted for Opeth, they present the antithesis of what I like in music. I'm not a big fan of all the growling and death metal elements.

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Date Posted: June 29 2009 at 11:41
 

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Posted By: progvortex
Date Posted: June 29 2009 at 11:44
Originally posted by BaldFriede

Originally posted by Hercules

It's between King Crimson, Pain of Salvation, Harmonium, Dream Theater, Van Der Graaf and Zappa for me.

None of them have done an album which really deserves to be in the top 100 as far as I am concerned. All the rest thoroughly deserve their status.

If pushed, I'd go for VDGG. They were generally considered very mediocre in the 70s (except in Italy, I gather) and not much has changed for me.

I don't think anyone ever considered VdGG to be mediocre. There were (and still are) lots of people who disliked them, but no-one can honestly put the sticker "mediocre" on them.


Clap I, too, am surprised to see VdGG with as many votes. To me they are the epitome of early 70's progressive rock. Pawn Hearts, Godbluff, He to He, The Least We Can Do Is Wave to Each Other are milestones in progressive music


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Posted By: J-Man
Date Posted: June 29 2009 at 11:52
Sorry, I don't like Gentle Giant.Embarrassed

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Posted By: J-Man
Date Posted: June 29 2009 at 11:55
Originally posted by Ivan_Melgar_M

  1. Frank Zappa: Call me what you want, i can't stand his music.

Iván



Oh, so I'm not the only one who doesn't love Zappa...


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Posted By: laplace
Date Posted: June 29 2009 at 12:14
I really have a top 100 - it's a hundred albums I find essential on an mp3 player that I try to take everywhere with me. I think I'll restart buying them on CD where it's possible.

eight of the bands on your list are represented on it. dream theater are the furthest away o:)

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Posted By: Logan
Date Posted: June 29 2009 at 13:45
Okay, let's try this again.  At first my post went into the wrong forum, then when I copied it to put it here, it combined with an older post of mine with the wrong quote, and I lost the first part of the post.  I'll delete and start over.

Originally posted by progrocker2244

Originally posted by Ivan_Melgar_M

  1. Frank Zappa: Call me what you want, i can't stand his music.

Iván



Oh, so I'm not the only one who doesn't love Zappa...


A few have expressed their dislike of Frank Zappa.  I tend to prefer his instrumental work.  Not that you should like it, but hearing "Peaches en Regalia" was such a joyous experience for me when I first heard it on the radio (might have been sandwiched between Bon Jovi and Kim Mitchell which made it all the more outstanding).

I like jazz-rock, brass, jam, blues (and jazz itself), as well as humour -- juvenile or not , though which will make me more open to Zappa than some.  This has never elicited a positive response, or any response that I can recall from any of the naysayers, and I wouldn't expect naysayers to like it, but it's something of a habit of mine to link to it when someone expresses their Zappa dislike.  (incidentally, Ivan seems to like Magma's 1001 Degrees Centrigade, and that's a very jazzy album so I don't expect that's his problem with Zappa's music -- instrumental or otherwise).  Some forget that even if they don't like Zappa songs, he has a great deal of instrumentals to, potentially, enjoy.

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Posted By: Equality 7-2521
Date Posted: June 29 2009 at 14:29
Ayreon sticks out like a sore thumb on that list doesn't it.

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Posted By: Proggy Pogo
Date Posted: June 29 2009 at 17:02
I've not heard anything by quite a few of these bands but I picked Marillion out of the list.  I only liked Script for a Jester's Tear and then I thought they went rapidly downhill.  I saw them in concert once in the late 1980s I think it was, and they were very disappointing - I seem to remember Fish spent much of the evening talking about himself.  Not that I dislike the guy though - I've heard him on the radio recently and he came across as a very likeable chap.

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Posted By: TheCaptain
Date Posted: June 29 2009 at 17:14
My pick went to Opeth. While there are certainly a few others from the poll I wouldn't have in my top 100, and even more I don't have an opinion of, Opeth takes the cake. Far too heavy for me and growling in a song is an automatic turnoff.

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Posted By: Roj
Date Posted: June 30 2009 at 05:35

There's a few I don't like and a few I don't know from this list.

It would be unfair to pick one out, so no vote from me on this occasion. 
 
Thankfully ELP haven't made the top 50 (yet...) as I'm sure they'd have gained a lot of votes in this........Cry


Posted By: progrules
Date Posted: July 01 2009 at 14:33
Originally posted by Roj M30

There's a few I don't like and a few I don't know from this list.

It would be unfair to pick one out, so no vote from me on this occasion. 
 
Thankfully ELP haven't made the top 50 (yet...) as I'm sure they'd have gained a lot of votes in this........Cry
 
You're a much too positive fellow to bash anyone, aren't you Roger ? You'd rather tell what you love.
Here, let me show you:
 
I voted for VDGG, next is King Crimson and 3rd Gentle Giant. Although all three bands also have their moments they all three made some terrible (overrated) albums. Ok, I'll take that back, matter of taste.
 
See ? It;s not that hard !  Tongue
 
PS I used to dislike Zappa until I heard Hot Rats Clap


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Posted By: Roj
Date Posted: July 02 2009 at 03:11
[QUOTE=progrules]
 
You're a much too positive fellow to bash anyone, aren't you Roger ? You'd rather tell what you love.
Here, let me show you:
 
I voted for VDGG, next is King Crimson and 3rd Gentle Giant. Although all three bands also have their moments they all three made some terrible (overrated) albums. Ok, I'll take that back, matter of taste.
 
See ? It;s not that hard !  Tongue
 
(QUOTE=progrules)
 
OK here goes then...
 
Jethro Tull.....never understood the fuss about them, from what I've heard.  It must be me LOL
VDGG.  I love Theme One and Killer, the rest I've heard just hasn't done it for me.
Marillion.  Echoing proggy pogo here, a GREAT first album, then went downhill faster than Franz Klammer on amphetamine.
Mike Oldfield.  Some good stuff, a lot not so good.
Supertramp.  Honestly, I really do not see it at all.
King Crimson.  Some truly fabulous stuff but some is bloody awful.  I hate their 80s stuff in particular.
 
On reflection, I'm voting Supertramp.  They were a good band and Paris is a really good live album.  For me they were pop and not prog and how they get in the top 100 prog albums amazes me.
 
Rant over. 
 
 


Posted By: b_olariu
Date Posted: July 02 2009 at 04:45
Porcupine Tree, can't stand them, followed clossely by Harmonium


Posted By: progkidjoel
Date Posted: July 02 2009 at 05:08
Originally posted by Sean Trane

Easily Ayreon from this list.


Word!

PS:

Anyone who voted for YES...   

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