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Today's office debate: Best American band RIGHT NOW


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#265 Zcustom

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Posted 21 July 2010 - 07:44 AM

My biggest problem with Tool and Perfect Circle is they (Maynard) seem to go out of their (his) way to make the music as inpenatrable and unaccesable as they (he) possibly can. It like he thinks that its a game with the fans and if he doesn't put at least two tracks on each disc that makes people scratch their head and say WTF he has lost.

They flirt with pure genius on some tracks and then others are just total garbage.


It's the sort of general malaise that the insane lament and the genuis possess.

I get your point, and you're right. Part of Tool's success has always been their inaccesability, people want what they think they aren't supposed to have.

Sometimes I wonder if it's just a byproduct of the drug use, cuz he's on something strong. Take track 12 on Aenima for instance, it's just a baby crying, WTF, but the next track is legendary.

Either way, if it takes a couple tracks of WTF to get to the genius stuff, I'm good with that

#266 Zod

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Posted 21 July 2010 - 07:56 AM

Musicians know what real music is. The rest of you, yes, are pretty clueless.


And no actual musicians listen to them.