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samlocke14
03-28-2008, 08:18 AM
this trend amongst some bands really pisses me off.
so please, share the albums you have heard where all the songs sound the same.
ill start by naming:

Genesis by Job For A Cowboy
Allegiance by As Blood Runs Black

continue....

chillrock
03-28-2008, 08:22 AM
How long before dragonforce are named...

this long

TheSubstained
03-28-2008, 08:22 AM
Yeah... Dragonforce is probably it

2ndslash
03-28-2008, 08:23 AM
have you never heard a whole coldplay album through? might as well be one long crappy boring song.

webbtje
03-28-2008, 08:24 AM
Nah, I detect you dislike Genesis because it's not deathcore and full of identical breakdowns.

So to piss you off, I'm going to say Doom-Job for a Cowboy.



There are also cases where songs sounding similar works very, very well:

Cannibal Corpse-Kill
Meshuggah-Nothing
Sepultura-Beneath the Remains
Napalm Death-Scum

Hdap101
03-28-2008, 08:27 AM
psychocandy - the jesus & mary chain - works well though.

123-Trav
03-28-2008, 08:29 AM
I'm gonna go out on a limb and say... The Blackening?

Alexander_BR
03-28-2008, 08:31 AM
I'm gonna go out on a limb and say... The Blackening?


Shame on you.

meh17
03-28-2008, 08:31 AM
Arctic Monkeys - Both albums

marko'd
03-28-2008, 08:32 AM
Moterhead..yeah i said, it, still a great rock band but still..... just replace ace of spades with other lyrics and you probably have one of there other songs

Jimbleton
03-28-2008, 08:32 AM
the hoosiers- whatever the album name is

webbtje
03-28-2008, 08:33 AM
I'm gonna go out on a limb and say... The Blackening?

Let's ignore the variations of tempo and style of riff between each song, and let's ignore the fact that it's idiotic to say that any two songs on that album sound the same.

I mean seriously, if Slanderous sounds the same to you as Halo, you need your ears syringed.

shenanigans
03-28-2008, 08:33 AM
A little band called Bury Your Dead

KevVin
03-28-2008, 08:36 AM
The Queens of the Stone Age. Robot rock, as Homme likes to call it, but in this case it works very well, especially in radio desert drive semi-concept albums.

webbtje
03-28-2008, 08:38 AM
The Queens of the Stone Age. Robot rock, as Homme likes to call it, but in this case it works very well, especially in radio desert drive semi-concept albums.


Again, similarity between No One Knows, Go with the Flow, Song for the Dead and Mosquito Song? None. Oh, they all have guitars and Dave Grohl, that's about it.

123-Trav
03-28-2008, 08:48 AM
Again, similarity between No One Knows, Go with the Flow, Song for the Dead and Mosquito Song? None. Oh, they all have guitars and Dave Grohl, that's about it.

Oh u just shuttin everyone down tonight!

Lol i stand by my comment on the blackening though. It has FANTASTIC interludes and guitar solos and quiet bits (when Robb actually sings instead of shouting). But i feel that 90% of the "thrash metal" riffs are pretty much interchangeable between the songs, with the exception of that harmonic blip thing in Halo of course.

KevVin
03-28-2008, 08:51 AM
Dave Grohl is quite unique as a drummer, and the QOTSA tone is stand out, and maybe QOTSA just have a signature sound and they apply it in different ways.

The majority of rap, pop and dance? With some exceptions.

Kornholic
03-28-2008, 08:57 AM
Korn - life is peachy. Full of the same **** where drum is banging hard and bass is going like clickity clack

ewp805
03-28-2008, 02:17 PM
AC/DC - really most of their albums

I love em, but honestly, their songs all sound the same.

Small Print
03-28-2008, 03:58 PM
the hoosiers- whatever the album name is

Nah, they just sound like everyone elses songs.

As much as I adore the album, Kill 'em All isn't very varied. It's all just aggresive thrash metal, with no real changes in tone. (Except Anesthesia)

Pink Moon by Nick Drake too, but the quality of song writing is excellent. Wouldn't have the album any other way.

GrungeJunkie
03-28-2008, 05:53 PM
St. Anger by metallica was really repetitve.

Mescalino
03-28-2008, 06:01 PM
Anything from depeche mode

sweet_leaf
03-28-2008, 08:18 PM
Can't believe no ones mentioned the Ramones yet.

100Roy001
03-29-2008, 08:31 AM
AC/DC - really most of their albums

I love em, but honestly, their songs all sound the same.

Yeah, add Van Halen too. The songs are great but none of them really stand out. I sometimes wish they would put some mellower tracks between the heavy ones, so it's not one big rollercoaster.

They should learn from Jimi Hendrix, I can't name two songs who sound quite similar.

cmaeron grant
03-30-2008, 10:38 AM
Dark Side of the Moon anyone? Mind you thats kind of the point .... i ****ing love that album

Tel_One
03-30-2008, 12:21 PM
any album by Poison The Well

buckethead_jr
03-30-2008, 12:34 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MIleK5CRcjo

:haha

Muphin
03-30-2008, 12:41 PM
All the Foo Fighters albums, except There is Nothing Left to Lose.

I blame the production, though.

Liam.
03-30-2008, 02:45 PM
Most of Bucketheads albums do, especially that latest one (I forget the name) and Peppers Ghost.

soundgarden19
03-30-2008, 02:58 PM
slayer one of their albums my friend got me for christmas and the last four drum beats were almost the same on every song.

talia.
03-30-2008, 03:51 PM
when i first heard it, i thought breking benjamin's phobia sounded pretty much the same

therussian
03-30-2008, 04:15 PM
Dark Side of the Moon anyone? Mind you thats kind of the point .... i ****ing love that album
That's debatable. I've never heard a song like Great Gig in the Sky anywhere else. However, I agree to a point.

Jose Chung
03-30-2008, 04:33 PM
anything by snow patrol...

soundgarden19
03-30-2008, 05:01 PM
anything by snow patrol...
Oh i know at first i thought they had potential but after the end of the song it just wasn't leading up to anything

nirvanaisking92
03-31-2008, 06:18 PM
Aiden's new one Conviction. one of the most repetative albums i've ever heard

t1337Dude
04-01-2008, 07:36 AM
Immolation - Dawn Of Possession
Deicide - Legion
Darkthrone - Transilvanian Hunger
Summoning - Every Album

Shadow_Hawk
04-01-2008, 10:11 AM
AC/DC. you gotta love them, but seriously. basically the same 5 chords have gotten them through over 30 years of playing.

Novacane...
04-01-2008, 11:50 AM
Pennywise

All their albums to be honest :D

Especially Full Circle.

MassNerder
04-01-2008, 02:42 PM
On the surface, a lot of songs on Primus's Frizzle Fry sound the same, at least compared to their other stuff. Its still a great album though.

apod44
04-02-2008, 10:22 AM
The Locust

papersun87
04-02-2008, 10:30 PM
Every album by Live that came after The Distance to Here . . . I like those guys a lot, but they aren't NEARLY what they used to be.

flea5906
04-05-2008, 10:53 AM
foo fighters dont sound alike at all.

HelpTravesty
04-06-2008, 11:20 AM
The Locust
As much as I love The Locust, good call.

foo fighters dont sound alike at all.
Yes they do.

daytripper75
04-06-2008, 11:57 AM
im not gonna pick an exact album, but a lot of johnny cash songs sound similar.

i still like him, but yeah. ill hear a song playing, and think its one song, and its actually another.

ontherun
04-07-2008, 04:38 AM
I believe all metal of any style sounds almost identical... I think it's because most metal players only know the same 5 notes... Well, 6 if you include that ridiculous chord they throw in without fail that's never even in the same key as the rest of the song... It's almost as bad as punk and pop punk, but they only know 3 chords... Eh, cliche's a bitch, but at least it's all true...

ontherun
04-07-2008, 04:45 AM
Dark Side of the Moon anyone? Mind you thats kind of the point .... i ****ing love that album

Quite a bold statement...

I will give you Great Gig in the Sky and Us and Them; as well as Time and Breathe... Both of those pairs are quite similar in structure and sound, however I do believe every song on that album is in a different key than the next... I can understand being stoned and hearing the album as a whole it flows so smoothly that it's hard to catch a transition from song to song... But that's no excuse... If you pay attention, you'll notice that each song is unique.

:)

the_hooz
04-07-2008, 12:03 PM
ummm well im surprised nobody mentioned Three Days Grace...
or P!ATD or FOB they both sound very identical