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    Default Don't F**k with Dio Fans!

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    well i think this happend cuz of that Shity cover that that mallcore band did Killswitch Enage. alot of the metalheads hated it. and now ppl are Reactieing to when ever someone does Dio songs now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LordOfMetal View Post
    well i think this happend cuz of that Shity cover that that mallcore band did Killswitch Enage. alot of the metalheads hated it. and now ppl are Reactieing to when ever someone does Dio songs now.
    Well, they should grow up and worry about real issues that are going on in the world. Honestly...
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    Agreed!

    One of the BEST covers of a Dio-vocal song I ever heard was by a Cleveland (I think) based band called Streetwalker back in the '90s sometime. They did a near-perfect version of "Heaven and Hell."
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    Further reasons why Kareoke should be banned. Anyone ever been to a Kareoke bar? The P.A.'s are WAYYY too loud considering the awful singing going on. Why anyone would want to sit and listen to bad singing of any type is beyond me. And at a place that serves booze I'm surprised more incidents like this aren't reported.

    There's a Movie theater in this mall I go to occasionally. When you buy their $40.00 sodas right on the other side of the vending area is a Kareoke place. The singing interferes with placing your order sometimes. It's utterly obnoxious.

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    Quote Originally Posted by devstorm View Post
    Further reasons why Kareoke should be banned.
    You can pretty much can the rest of the discussion - dev sums it up right here.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LordOfMetal View Post
    well i think this happend cuz of that Shity cover that that mallcore band did Killswitch Enage. alot of the metalheads hated it. and now ppl are Reactieing to when ever someone does Dio songs now.
    I rather liked it personally. Nothing on the original song of course, but they didn't manage to make it no fun to listen to....it fitted into their live set better than on album [I saw them at a festival while waiting for Iron Maiden to take to the stage, I'm not actually a fan].

    Quote Originally Posted by devstorm View Post
    Further reasons why Kareoke should be banned. Anyone ever been to a Kareoke bar? The P.A.'s are WAYYY too loud considering the awful singing going on. Why anyone would want to sit and listen to bad singing of any type is beyond me. And at a place that serves booze I'm surprised more incidents like this aren't reported.

    There's a Movie theater in this mall I go to occasionally. When you buy their $40.00 sodas right on the other side of the vending area is a Kareoke place. The singing interferes with placing your order sometimes. It's utterly obnoxious.
    Agreed. If I did go to one, not that it's something I frequent, I'd not mind it being loud, except they're so loud the sound is distorted horribly.

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    I've done it a lot, but only in Japan, where they do it properly. In a private room & with the right group of people, it's quite fun... Certainly nothing to thump anybody over!

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    Quote Originally Posted by devstorm View Post
    Further reasons why Kareoke should be banned. Anyone ever been to a Kareoke bar? The P.A.'s are WAYYY too loud considering the awful singing going on. Why anyone would want to sit and listen to bad singing of any type is beyond me. And at a place that serves booze I'm surprised more incidents like this aren't reported.

    There's a Movie theater in this mall I go to occasionally. When you buy their $40.00 sodas right on the other side of the vending area is a Kareoke place. The singing interferes with placing your order sometimes. It's utterly obnoxious.
    mate, people have made a whole entertainment show based on this, its called American Idol!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by thehodge View Post
    mate, people have made a whole entertainment show based on this, its called American Idol!!
    Good one, Hodge. I am one American that absolutely agrees with you! Personally, I wish there was something with a little more substance in that time slot.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LordOfMetal View Post
    well i think this happend cuz of that Shity cover that that mallcore band did Killswitch Enage. alot of the metalheads hated it. and now ppl are Reactieing to when ever someone does Dio songs now.
    That cover is better than the original, tbh. And I really don't see what's wrong with metalcore.

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    Quote Originally Posted by devilmaycare View Post
    I've done it a lot, but only in Japan, where they do it properly. In a private room & with the right group of people, it's quite fun... Certainly nothing to thump anybody over!
    I basically despise karaoke and don't normally seek it out as entertainment--even when I might be direly bored. But dmc, you're bang spot-on about how in Japan, like tons of other things generally, they actually go about the karaoke route "properly" i.e. with a certain elegant social etiquette and style that is the least bit tacky or offensive to others that have otherwise no liking for this thing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Butt View Post
    That cover is better than the original, tbh. And I really don't see what's wrong with metalcore.
    Yeah, I'd readily agree to a certain extent. Gosh, for all its minor faults, to me metalcore is wayyy better than anything that Dio ever has to offer and his devotees delude themselves into thinking is "metal".

    If anything, the irate Dio fans oughta be the ones mauled and battered for being 'fans' of that silly elf and ageing has-been

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    Quote Originally Posted by RLP4ever View Post
    Yeah, I'd readily agree to a certain extent. Gosh, for all its minor faults, to me metalcore is wayyy better than anything that Dio ever has to offer and his devotees delude themselves into thinking is "metal".

    If anything, the irate Dio fans oughta be the ones mauled and battered for being 'fans' of that silly elf and ageing has-been
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rover View Post
    Calling down the fire upon yourself again, are you?
    ..yea, you wicked one!...bring down all manner of fire and hell upon me for trampling on sacred sentiments and courting crazy controversy , for the millionth time on this board.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RLP4ever View Post
    Yeah, I'd readily agree to a certain extent. Gosh, for all its minor faults, to me metalcore is wayyy better than anything that Dio ever has to offer and his devotees delude themselves into thinking is "metal".

    If anything, the irate Dio fans oughta be the ones mauled and battered for being 'fans' of that silly elf and ageing has-been
    Metalcore isn't just awful. Especially the bands who started it. It was when all the generic bands that always crop up in genres started raping those first bands' corpses. Not to mention that the emo fags made metalcore their main listening choice and all the metal heads want nothing to do with them or anything those cutting crybabies seem to like. Then again Dio is long washed up and frankly I won't listen to him without him being backed by at least one member of Sabbath. Preferably Tony Iommi.

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    Oh yeah, I've often been the first in line to pour ample scorn on many, not all, metalcore acts and the utterly shite music they peddle. On the other hand, unlike tons of metal fans (and I'm actually an extreme metal-first fan) I have better sense than to slam the entire 'scene' wholesale. There have been several metalcore bands, ranging from the decent to highly impressive that have recorded, released, performed live, good, aggressive music (how much of it 'metal' is contentious) in its own right.

    You're obviously right, sooner, how many of the latter bands, blatantly and painfully lacking in talent and skills, have sullied the scene by their constantly awful singles and album releases, not to speak of the shabby live performances attracting all sorts of losers and wanna-bes... And many of the "emo fags" that you speak of, can't even stomach genuine metalcore done well, anyway. I'd tell ya though, how there are many more traditional heavy metal or extreme metal fans out there that actually listen to and enjoy a smattering of metalcore--more than you probably realize or these fans care to publicly admit.

    As for Dio, I honestly haven't enjoyed him or found myself going anywhere anything related to him, for a long time now. I reckon his predominantly third-rate solo career output, more than his dodgy, brief stint with Sabbath, firmly and perhaps permanently consigned him to the recycle bin of my musical mainstays. That's one reason why I'm scarcely excited about the whole, current Heaven and Hell hype. I don't think Tony Iommi is god enough on guitar, though, to make Dio somehow sound any better than he really is, today.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RLP4ever View Post
    As for Dio, I honestly haven't enjoyed him or found myself going anywhere anything related to him, for a long time now. I reckon his predominantly third-rate solo career output, more than his dodgy, brief stint with Sabbath, firmly and perhaps permanently consigned him to the recycle bin of my musical mainstays. That's one reason why I'm scarcely excited about the whole, current Heaven and Hell hype. I don't think Tony Iommi is god enough on guitar, though, to make Dio somehow sound any better than he really is, today.
    Just one question: how many times in recent history (say, 5 years) have you seen / heard Dio live to brand him a has-been as you have?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rover View Post
    Just one question: how many times in recent history (say, 5 years) have you seen / heard Dio live to brand him a has-been as you have?

    Ok, I'll give you 'two' answers to that.

    First, my main point in my last post was precisely how, based on my growing distaste for and rapidly dwindling interest in Dio's music over all these years, I have actually mostly avoided listening to his material altogether. Indeed, excepting the Holy Diver cd album and The Mob Rules, I have either sold or given away for absolutely free, ALL the Dio-related discs (Elf, Rainbow, Sabbath, Dio band) that I had actually (foolishly) bought in the past. Now, I stand by what I previously said and repeat about Dio being a clear "has-been" (pardon the twisting turn of phrase there) for a long time actually, to put it mildly bluntly. Not merely in the past 5 years, but for a whole lot longer, in my eyes.

    Dio, to me, had become a drearily boring, maddeningly mediocre, infuriating parody of himself rather early in his Dio-solo career itself. Rainbow was where Dio was arguably at the very peak of his powers. The efforts with Sabbath ranged from the randomly respectably good to the blatantly pedestrian. Solo material was one 2-decades long swamp of endless duds of varying quality with only 2 redeemably impressive efforts.

    Secondly, as for seeing/hearing Dio in, at least, the last five years; well, call it an insider's old-fashioned curiosity or bad-boy voyeurism, but I did actually decide to check out for myself, in their entirety, both the HOLY DIVER LIVE at London '05 AND the Heaven & Hell : Live from Radio City Music Hall '07 DVDs...Not altogether awful performances or anything like that to ridicule or tear apart Dio for. BUT, in all honesty, the man looked, but most crucially, Dio the frontman/vocalist sounded to me, to put it kindly, patently past even half-way off his prime days of vocal oomph. I'd like to argue that such an obviously much-diminished singer/performer is a "has-been" in the vocabulary of most fans that see the situation my way.

    And no amount of new-fangled guitar riffing antics, lyrics or musical arrangements, (if Iommi and band are even inspired enough or capable of pulling that off today) can ever compensate for the rather uncool inadequacies of their once-great singer, today.

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    I wonder what kind of impact some people here will be capable to provoke in their 70 years old age.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JEFFMETAL View Post
    I wonder what kind of impact some people here will be capable to provoke in their 70 years old age.
    Jeff, if you could be so uncommonly kind and chivalrous to re-phrase that (with anybody's help if you need) in plain, direct English, it will have a great 'impact' on this particular 32 year-old, I assure you.

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    This thread is just about to go over the deep end into personal sniping and a pissing match. Get it back on course, or the thread goes away.

    If you want to piss on each other, go do it in email or in private messages.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RLP4ever View Post
    Jeff, if you could be so uncommonly kind and chivalrous to re-phrase that (with anybody's help if you need) in plain, direct English, it will have a great 'impact' on this particular 32 year-old, I assure you.
    RLP4Ever, this phrase weren't directed to anybody specifically. I think your issue with my english is pure gayness (or maybe you're trying to undermine my carachter as I'm not of England or any english colony as Australia, and hence this is not my mother tongue). I notice you have a vast vocabulary and write quite literally poetic statements on your point of view, but along comes the impression that you are immensely arrogant and pedantic. And I think it weights negatively much more than the dismally (as you once qualified my english) written words I do.

    I dare you to learn portuguese with the same hability you did and do for your mother tongue, 'cos portuguese is ranked as the second or third most complex language in usage. Maybe you're really lucky to have high skills and desenvolture with such fairly and commonly accessible language as english, which is by no means a wonderful language. Otherwise, you could've been worse than you actually are with portuguese if it was a language of universal usage.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JEFFMETAL View Post
    I dare you to learn portuguese with the same hability you did and do for your mother tongue, 'cos portuguese is ranked as the second or third most complex language in usage. Maybe you're really lucky to have high skills and desenvolture with such fairly and commonly accessible language as english, which is by no means a wonderful language. Otherwise, you could've been worse than you actually are with portuguese if it was a language of universal usage.
    That's enough. That was posted after my warning. Thread dies.
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