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Old 10-20-2006, 10:54 PM   #61
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Yeah nothing will ever top GD...San Fransisco is one of my favorite songs from the album, you're crazy. Trouble Breathing is number one fo' sho'.
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Old 10-21-2006, 11:49 AM   #62
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Old 10-21-2006, 12:12 PM   #63
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Yeah nothing will ever top GD...San Fransisco is one of my favorite songs from the album, you're crazy. Trouble Breathing is number one fo' sho'.


trouble breathing is great song

but Maybe I'll Catch Fire is by farrr their greatest album

Radio, F*ck You Aurora, 5-3-10-4 and You've Got So Far To Go, all on one cd

i mean..wow
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Old 10-21-2006, 12:37 PM   #64
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trouble breathing is great song

but Maybe I'll Catch Fire is by farrr their greatest album

Radio, F*ck You Aurora, 5-3-10-4 and You've Got So Far To Go, all on one cd

i mean..wow


Agreed, Maybe I'll Catch Fire's always been my favorite. I also love Maybe I'll Catch Fire and Tuck Me In. F*cking awesome!

And stepco, c'mon...GODDAMNIT!
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Old 10-21-2006, 10:59 PM   #65
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Old 10-22-2006, 01:17 AM   #66
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Old 10-23-2006, 03:25 AM   #67
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I just cant believe you've never liked it from the start

its one of my favourites

nothing will ever beat Mr.Chainsaw though

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Old 10-23-2006, 04:05 PM   #68
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Mr. Chainsaw is a good song, but the lyrics are way too shallow to ever make it one of their greatest. They just rhyme, and although the rhyming is good, it doesn't get into anything great.

I could never pick a Favorite Album. It's just not possible for me.

The one thing I always notice about Maybe I'll Catch Fire is that I think it's my favorite Album for Dan's songs...even though he technically only does 3 on it. 'You've Got So Far To Go' is my favorite on the album (let's not include radio in this...it's not fair to include a song that has caused so many orgasms), and 'She Took Him To The Lake' follows at a close second. The entire album is amazing, but I think Dan especially shines on it. Then again, so does Matt. They were both awesome.


And dear god stepco, I can understand if you're religious and you believe it to be a Mortal Sin to utter the lord's name in vain, but I'm not so sure he counts typing as the same thing.

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Old 10-23-2006, 04:30 PM   #69
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Mr. Chainsaw is a good song, but the lyrics are way too shallow to ever make it one of their greatest. They just rhyme, and although the rhyming is good, it doesn't get into anything great.


"And having nightmares all the time, of running out of words that rhyme.."

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I could never pick a Favorite Album. It's just not possible for me.


Same here, although its probably Maybe I'll Catch Fire.

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If he's that religious, why is he listening to Alkaline Trio?
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Old 10-23-2006, 07:46 PM   #70
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I'm gonna get pwnt from saying this, but am I the only one who does not like Radio at all?
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Old 10-23-2006, 09:45 PM   #71
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No, no, I actually consider myself to be a good Christian boy but the Alkaline Trio continues to be my favorite band. I like how they push the boundaries on it. I love all of their Satanic songs, even though I'm not personally a Satanist.

Goddamnit.

Anyway, neidnarb, I think that's definitely their worst rhyme from Mr. Chainsaw. The first time I heard it I was like "Oh no...."

And also the line "Why is it that you never said, I love you more than just a friend?" That sounded soooo damn cliche and, for lack of a better term, High-school. And I realize the song was about growing up, but still.

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They have a couple songs that sound almost satanic.


*Ahem* Not 'almost satanic'. their satanic songs say it straight up.

If you like Satanic give a listen to:

Hell Yes - Basically Matt's rejection of God and acceptance of Satan. In case you didn't know, in the verses, every time he says 'you' he's refering to god. And of course the chorus..."Bless me dark father I have sinned....I've done it before and I'll do it again....because it keeps me warm and it makes you smile....you've been beneath me all the while....Hell Yes."

Back to Hell - Well...not much to say about this one. Matt said it was supposed to be the story of three hell demons that are sent to heaven, and then realize they liked hell more. "Send us back to hell...we've had our fill of heaven....give us back our sins....deadly one through seven."

Southern Rock - Even though rednecks across the nation have mistaken this to be a Garth Brooks song by name alone, this song sounds nothing like the famous country/rock singer/songwriter. Easy known to be satanic through the chorus alone: "And that'll be me some day...with stolen wings and evil ways....straight south with the keys to the pearly gates..."


Hmm...I'm almost sure I'm forgetting something here. The only songs that sound 'almost satanic' are some of Matt's from Maybe I'll Catch Fire. Lines like "And I will keep you warm in hell" may sound satanic, but the basic song is not rooted in satanism.

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Old 10-23-2006, 10:34 PM   #72
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Matt is a musical genius, but they compliment eachother so well. Few write and sing love songs like Dan Andriano, and they both can write such darkly catchy stuff. It's amazing. I'll go with their solo albums, so Matt wins.
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Old 10-24-2006, 05:13 AM   #73
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They are not really satanists are they?


Matt and Derek have memberships to the Church of Satan.
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Old 10-24-2006, 07:12 AM   #74
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^Yup. Although Matt doesn't take it seriously. Singing about Satan and joining the church of Satan is just his way of expressing his atheistic views.

I read an interview with him speaking in it once, and he said something like "You just paid $200 dollars, they gave you a card and you could say 'Hey, I'm in the church of Satan'. It's more of a shock thing."

So he doesn't take it so seriously. Not sure about Derek. Derek doesn't seem to talk about it quite as much, although I always thought he seemed to be a bit more serious about it.
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Old 10-24-2006, 02:56 PM   #75
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I'm gonna get pwnt from saying this, but am I the only one who does not like Radio at all?


Yes. Yes you are.

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Haha, yeah, i'd probably get suspended from my school if some of the authoritatum people heard some of their music. They have a couple songs that sound almost satanic. Plus they have just about sang about all the stuff NOT to do. Oh, yeah and i finally came to sense. I dont think i'll be damned for typing it. Which leads me to my next point...:
Goddamnit! Goddamnit! Goddamnit! That is all.


Good job! I assume you go to a Catholic school?

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Like Greenfinger said, Matt and Derek are boh memebers of the Church of Satan. Matt has said the Bible is a fairy tale.

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Anyway, neidnarb, I think that's definitely their worst rhyme from Mr. Chainsaw. The first time I heard it I was like "Oh no...."


I find that line funny, because he's rhyming the whole time, then he throws in a line that's completely irrelevant to the song, as if he had run out of words that rhyme. I always found it ironic.
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Old 10-24-2006, 04:04 PM   #76
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Ironic, but it also seems ill-placed, as though it was just thrown in there because he literally couldn't think of another rhyme. Most of their other songs are so thought-out.
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Old 10-24-2006, 04:09 PM   #77
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Ironic, but it also seems ill-placed, as though it was just thrown in there because he literally couldn't think of another rhyme. Most of their other songs are so thought-out.


Exactly, that's what I find so ironic! And I rather enjoy irony...I still think its a great song. Not the best, of course, but good nonetheless.
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Old 10-24-2006, 04:31 PM   #78
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Can't believe nobody has brought it up yet, Dereks MySpace blog about the new album, plans for a late spring release. Seeing as his deadlines always seem to be a little off i'm going for a late Summer/early Autumn release.

I'm excited about this mainly because it means a tour! Seeing Matt with Heavens isn't the same, although I did meet him

Whatever direction they take with it i'm sure it will be great.
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I'm excited about this mainly because it means a tour! Seeing Matt with Heavens isn't the same, although I did meet him


Lucky! Was he cool?
I just saw them in April and last October as well, so I'm not really dying to see them again, although I'll definitley be going to their next show in CT.
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Yeah, I got to meet Matt at a Cincinnati show last year. Or was it Cleavland? I always get the two mixes up. He seemed pretty cool.
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