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  • The Eye of the Tiger

    Mar 20 2011, 13h45

    All credit to this site. Classic lyrics to Eye of the Tiger. Here's to Seoul Karaoke in Perth, may you rest in peace.

    Lyies a knock
    Back on the street
    Dear my time took my tenset
    When the distance now I'm back on my beat
    Just a man and this will to survive.
    So many time
    It's happens to fast
    you change a passion for glory
    don't loosing glip on the dreams of the best
    you must back just you keep they were live!

    It's be eye of the tiger with the stronger the fight
    Bath in knock to the challenge of I rider
    And the last no survivor don't you played in the night
    And this walk to the always be eye
    Of the tiger

    Face to face
    I'll in the heat
    When you tongue stay in hungry
    They stack the earth to with take to the street
    On the keep with the skip give survive

    It's be eye of the tiger with the stronger the fight
    Bath in knock to the challenge of I rider
    And the last no survivor don't you played in the night
    And this walk to the always be eye
    Of the tiger

    Lyies a knock
    Street to the top
    And the gups got the glory
    When the distance now on knock on a stock
    Just a man with the skip give survive

    It's be eye of the tiger with the stronger the fight
    Bath in knock to the challenge of I rider
    And the last no survivor don't you played in the night
    And this walk to the always be eye
    Of the tiger
  • Lyrics guessing game

    Nov 7 2008, 15h14

    Ok, this one has been circulating a bit. Rules are simple - tell me the title of the song and the band. Don't use a search engine to look up the lyrics, that's cheating. I have only done one song per artist.

    "So we travel on at the speed of light/And the gods will light our way"

    "The rules are simple: random killing"

    "Fist in the air in the land of hypocrisy"

    "Boom, boom. You are done, sir"

    "I've got a sister making babies with a Black & Decker blowtorch"

    "There at my feet lies knight, the queen and the rook"

    "My beat is correct"

    "We do what we must because we can"

    "That old man, he's a real motherfucker"

    "Who knows? I don't speak Yiddish"

    "The truth's unwinding, scraping away at my mind"

    "Terracotta pie"

    "Floating over the pavement, guitars take flight"

    "My golden dreams sold"
  • Songs I can't hit "I love this track" often enough

    Set 18 2008, 14h06

    Through The Looking Glass. Magnificent. Based on Alice in Wonderland. Heard this a few years ago on Pandora. Absolutely epic prog metal. Everything about it is fantastic: every instrument, every musician is spot on (including the vocals! Russel Allen has a great set of pipes!), the composition is varied and interesting, the solos are wicked-awesome without being totally overpowering, the storytelling and lyrics are fantastic. It's the full package. Passionate, great musicianship, great singing, great storytelling. Can't fault it on anything. Nothing I don't like about it. Just... so fantastic.

    The same goes for Symphony X's other epics, The Odyssey and The Divine Wings Of Tradgedy. That last one in particular is very bittersweet.

    (Where can I get more stuff like this, by the way? I've tried Dream Theatre but it didn't really grab me).

    What else...

    Plug in Baby. Ever since I first heard this song I've wanted to play it. That was before I even thought about picking up the guitar. The riff is just fantastic. Bit of a shame the song doesn't mean anything and came about as a result of a magic mushroom binge, but that doesn't change how great the riff is.

    The March Unto Death and Ambush in the Passage by Jeremy Soule. Loved these tracks since I first heard them, back in... holy crap, eleven years ago when Total Annihilation came out.

    Break Your Chains and Never Give Up. Most of
    Paper Blood, actually. Really uplifting. Really happy metal, which sounds pretty wierd but works really well. And the musicianship is great.

    Man On a Mission. I'm a sucker for metal/rock operas, and this is a great one. A man on a mission against evil, Orwellian rulers. "Give us a chance to live! Give us a chance to die! Give us a chance to be free/ Without fire from the sky! Give us a chance to love! Give us a chance to hate! Give us a chaaaance... before you kill us all!". It's great stuff.

    Because I love rock operas so much, I'll throw in Knights of Cydonia and, of course, Bohemian Rhapsody.

    I've got a soft spot for Soldiers of the Wasteland and Fury of the Storm. The lyrics are such utter crap, but I can't help but scream them out at the top of my lungs. So incredibly cheesy. But it's awesome cheesy. It was great seeing them live, shouting out "For victory we ride! Fury of the storm!" with the crowd. Solos no human being should reasonably be able to perform.

    A whole swag more Symphony X tracks:
    Evolution (the Grand Design), Fallen, Orion - The Hunter, Out Of The Ashes, Masquerade, Wicked, Smoke And Mirrors.

    Go It Alone and Seven Nation Army. I group them together because it's Jack White's bass guitar on Go it Alone that really makes Go It Alone. Seven Nation Army is just fantastic.

    Cliffs of Dover, which I heard from and has since become my goal to someday be able to play on the guitar.

    Everything off Rage Against the Machine's eponymous album, except Freedom and Settle for Nothing.
  • Wow

    Ago 19 2008, 9h09

    Baba Yetu.

    Wow. Just wow. This is really, really remarkable and totally unexpected.

    *wipes tear away*
  • Meme time

    Ago 1 2008, 8h14

    Pinched from this gal.

    Answer the questions based on your current top 50 artists (as listed in your overall charts).

    1. How did you get into 25?
    Apparently I have so many 22s that I only have a 26, which is Strong Bad. I first got directed to a random sbemail in an irc channel.

    2. What was the first song you ever heard by 22?
    I've got three 22s, apparently.
    Beck: Dunno. E-Pro, more than likely. I might have heard something earlier and not realised it was his.
    Ilan Zagoria: Oh, no idea. He's my uncle, so I've heard his stuff since ages.
    Klaus Badelt: Well, whichever one is the first track in Pirates of the Carribean...

    3. What’s your favorite lyric by 33?
    At the moment it's Big Huge Games, but that's actually Duane Decker. None of the tracks I have of his have any lyrics.

    4. What is your favorite album by 49?
    Bethesda Softworks, which is really Jeremy Soule's work (who I'll talk about here). The original Total Annihilation sountrack, definately.

    5. How many albums by 13 do you own?
    London Symphony Orchestra: only the Star Wars soundtrack.

    6. What is your favorite song by 50?
    It's tagged as Cryo Interactive, but the music is actually by Stéphane Picq and Phillipe Ulrich, as far as I know. Probably Arakeen Palace.

    7. Is there a song by 39 that makes you sad?
    Queen: Probably Somebody to Love if anything.

    8. What is your favorite album by 15?
    System of a Down: Mezmerize, I think.

    9. What is your favorite song by 5?
    Origin Systems, which is really a variety of people. I don't know; most of the Wing Commander 2 soundtrack.

    10. Is there a song by 6 that makes you happy?
    Symphony X: Yes, several. Out Of The Ashes, Smoke And Mirrors. Incantations Of The Apprentice and Wicked because the storytelling's so great.

    11. What is your favorite album by 40?
    The Superjesus: Jet Age. Only got the one anyway.

    12. What is your favorite song by 10?
    Rare Ltd., which is actually a few different people. Probably Rock Solid.

    13. What is a good memory you have involving 30?
    Don't have a #30. Nearest is everyone at #29, but no particular special memories (except for all the fun playing Apogee Software's games, I guess).

    14. What is your favorite song by 38?
    Hilltop Hoods: Good question. Probably Dumb Enough?. I love the "motherfuckers hear my name and get up outta here!" sample.

    15. Is there a song by 19 that makes you happy?
    Cavedog Entertainment, which is really Jeremy Soule again. I really like the Morrowind theme.

    16. How many times have you seen 25 live?
    Who, Strong Bad? Man, that'd be sweet...

    17. What is the first song you ever heard by 23?
    See #2.

    18. What is your favorite album by 11?
    Activison, which is mostly Jeehun Hwang and Gregory Alper. Probably Mechwarrior 2: Mercenaries, the guitar's just great. It's a great game, too.

    19. Who is a favorite member of 1?
    I'm pretty sure Frank Klepacki is one person.

    20. Have you ever seen 14 live?
    The Beatles: A bit before my time.

    21. What is a good memory involving 27?
    Gorillaz: probably first few times hearing Clint Eastwood.

    22. What is your favorite song by 16?
    Don't have a #16, so I'll go with #17, Royal Hunt: Break Your Chains.

    23. What is the first song you ever heard by 47?
    DragonForce: Soldiers of the Wasteland, on Pandora. Fuck yes.

    24. What is your favorite album by 18?
    Rammstein: Mutter. Apparenlty I'm not a real Rammstein fan; I didn't really like Sehnsucht and I really liked Mutter.

    25. What is your favorite song by 21?
    The Namco Sound Team? Junichi Nakatsuru's Hubris: Reprise is really, really beautiful.

    26. What is the first song you ever heard by 26?
    Strong Bad again? Might have been fhqwhgads.

    27. What is your favorite album by 3?
    It's listed as LucasArts, and that's a variety of artists. That's a very good question. Probably Tie Fighter for the music and it inches out the others for gameplay, too.

    28. What is your favorite song by 2?
    Red Hot Chilli Peppers: ooh, that's a hard one. I love the guitar on Readymade, but I also like Hard To Concentrate, Snow (Hey Oh), Warlocks and Charlie. And Get On Top. And Otherside. And Parallel universe.

    29. What was the first song you ever heard by 32?
    id Software, which is really Bobby Prince and Sonic Mayhem (for Doom and Quake 2 at any rate). Running from Evil, which I'm told is heavily based on Megadeth's Hangar 18. Played Doom 2, as a little kid, at someone's house before I played Doom. It was the most badass thing I'd ever seen.

    30. What is your favorite song by 8?
    Ensemble Studios: Stephen Rippy and Kevin McMullan's Flavor Cats (In the Comfort Zone). Great chilled, laid back stuff.

    31. How many times have you seen 17 live?
    Royal Hunt: None.

    32. Is there a song by 44 that makes you happy?
    No 44, I'll go with #45, The Laziest Men on Mars: Invasion of the Gabber Robots. I still get a huge grin on my face when I hear that one. And I still love the meme :P.

    33. What is your favorite album by 12?
    Metallica: Master of Puppets, no question. It's the only one I've got, but I've heard stuff off Load, Reload, Metallica (The Black Album) and St Anger and I wasn't impressed by any of them. Master of Puppets, however, is fantastic.

    34. What is the worst song by 45?
    Baka Beyond: Bounaka is very repetitive.

    35. What was the first song you ever heard by 34?
    David Holmes: Dunno. Whatever music is used first in Ocean's 11.

    36. What is your favorite album by 48?
    Santana: I've only got Greatest Hits.

    37. How many times have you seen 42 live?
    No #42.
    #41: Nintendo Entertainment? None.
    #43: Hasbro Interactive? None.
    #41: Fling: Twice, back when they were still called Press Gang, both when I was a kid. I'm sure they were really surprised to see this little kid right up the front of the crowd, at the stage, singing along with all the songs.

    38. What is your favorite song by 36?
    Shiny Entertainment, which the manual lists as Kevin Manthei, Rossano Galante, Bill Boston and The Sacrifice Orchestra. Definately Desecration (Winning)

    39. What was the first song you ever heard by 28?
    Cake: Probably their cover of I Will Survive, which is one of my favourite songs of theirs (despite the fact that I don't have it).

    40. What is your favorite album by 7?
    Firaxis, which is Robert Euvino, Roger Briggs (I think Jeff Briggs had stopped music work by the time Firaxis rose out of the ashes of Microprose). CivCity - Rome has some nice tracks.

    41. Is there a song by 31 that makes you happy?
    No #31. #32 is id Software (Sonic Mayhem, Bobby Prince etc). I'll go with Quad Machine.

    42. What is your favorite album by 41?
    Fling: Sweet Life
    Nintendo Entertainment: Probably Majora's Mask.

    43. What is your favorite song by 24?
    No 24. Going with 23
    Ilan Zagoria: Kramat. It makes me think of some crazy mediterranean party or wedding where everyone's dancing and having a great time. It's a great track.
    Daft Punk: Aerodynamic (for the kickass tapping) followed closely by Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger.
    Beck: Go It Alone. Killer bass from Jack White. I love this track.