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What people do you think are great lyricists? I think Jamey Jasta and Chuck Schuldiner write some amazingly inspiring lyrics.

I'm also doing this to find some new lyrical inspirations.
Bob Dylan, Thom Yorke, Josh Ritter...
There's only one thing we can do to thwart the plot of these albino shape-shifting lizard BITCHES!
Alex Turner
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Anthony green being the obvious choice
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How can an orgy be 'Nazi-style'? What did he stop halfway through and incinerate a jew?
Tom Petty, John Lennon, Ben Gibbard (from Death Cab for Cutie and The Postal Service), Thom Yorke, Jimi Hendrix, etc.
So far, Arif Mirabdolbaghi and Tommy Rogers are my favorites. And Nathan Ells from the human abstract, he's pretty good too.

And cannibal corpse, of course.
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Bob Dylan, Mark Tremonti, John Butler, to an extent.
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If you are rowing down the road in your canoe and your wagon wheel falls off. How many pancakes does it take to make a doghouse?

Green, because a vest has no sleeves.

Can't we all just get a bong?
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Alexi Laiho

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Call me the rap assassinator. Rhymes rugged and built like Schwarzenegger
Arif Mirabdolbaghi, Matt Skiba/Dan Adriano and Claudio Sanchez.
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If I had sex as much as you said the word "shit" I would be paris hilton.

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I have never felt closer to either cheese or weasels

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Ray Davies, Paul McCartney, Jimi Hendrix
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Conor Oberst
Steven Wilson
Whoever it is that writes the lyrics for SikTh
The others have been mentioned already.
Own a PS3?
Claudio Sanchez ftw.
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Hanzi_G = god damned prophet.

I'll go along with Cornell and Hetfield...
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Everyone knows that the day the Metallica ends, the world ends.
Matt Bellamy.

"I'll love what ever you become
Forget the reckless things we've done
I think our lives have just begun

Ben Burley

" Can I feel a chemical reaction?
Because I feel a hideous attraction
could we share a poison apple?
could it be maniacle and awful?

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You keep seeing songs like KoC, SMBH, and Hysteria showing up on games, but I want Micro Cuts on either Rock Band or Sing Star. I want to see numerous masses of kids staring at the tv wondering what the hell they're supposed to do.
John Lennon
Jim Morrison
Pete Townshend
Kurt Cobain

Are the best that come to mind.....
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A kid took a fetal pig during pig dissection, put a napkin on it as a cape, wrote "super pig" on it, then threw it out the window onto the greenhouse below, yelling "super pig, blast off!". He failed the pig lab
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Hip Hop has some genious lyricists... Ask around in the rap thread in the other forum...for example

KRS one
Mos Def
Lupe Fiasco
Black thought

The only rap lyricist I think is great, and possibly the best in his genre, was Tupac. Amazing stuff.
Richey Edwards and Nicky Wire. Just listen to any song from The Holy Bible or Everything Must Go. Truly inspired.
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i would say chris cornell and ben burnley
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Bellamy, Cobain, Tim McIlwrath (Rise Against), Eddie Vedder, Layne Staley, Hetfield, Kele Okereke (Bloc Party), Jim Adkins (Jimmy Eat World), Shawn Harris (The Matches), Brian Molko (Placebo), and whoever writes for Streetlight Manifesto, The Dresden Dolls and Nada Surf.
I play by my own rules. And I have one rule; There are no rules... but if there are, they're there to be broken. Even this one.

Confused? Good.

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Sigs are wastes of my precious screen space.

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Jon Anderson, Bernie Taupin, Paul Simon, Neil Peart, Lou Reed. I'll add more as they come to mind, but this should cover quite some ground.
Rivers Cuomo

they might not be super complex or anything, but he writes some really good lyrics. especially on Pinkerton.
john lennon, Kurt Cobain, Greg Sage, Henry Rollins
R.I.P. Kurt Cobain
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Paul Simon, Thom Yorke, Tom Waits, Warren Zevon, Don McLean, Carole King, James Taylor, Carly Simon, Billy Corgan, and the list goes on and on.
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