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samlocke14
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#1
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....
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have you never heard a whole coldplay album through? might as well be one long crappy boring song.
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#5
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
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I'm gonna go out on a limb and say... The Blackening?
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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
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#11
the hoosiers- whatever the album name is
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Quote by 123-Trav
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.
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A little band called Bury Your Dead
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Korn - life is peachy. Full of the same **** where drum is banging hard and bass is going like clickity clack
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AC/DC - really most of their albums

I love em, but honestly, their songs all sound the same.
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#20
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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.
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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.
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Dark Side of the Moon anyone? Mind you thats kind of the point .... i ****ing love that album
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any album by Poison The Well
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All the Foo Fighters albums, except There is Nothing Left to Lose.

I blame the production, though.
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Most of Bucketheads albums do, especially that latest one (I forget the name) and Peppers Ghost.
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#30
slayer one of their albums my friend got me for christmas and the last four drum beats were almost the same on every song.
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when i first heard it, i thought breking benjamin's phobia sounded pretty much the same
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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.
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#35
Aiden's new one Conviction. one of the most repetative albums i've ever heard
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#36
Immolation - Dawn Of Possession
Deicide - Legion
Darkthrone - Transilvanian Hunger
Summoning - Every Album
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#37
AC/DC. you gotta love them, but seriously. basically the same 5 chords have gotten them through over 30 years of playing.
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#38
Pennywise

All their albums to be honest

Especially Full Circle.
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#39
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.