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Re: This really passes for a "band"??
« Reply #135 on: September 19, 2008, 05:15:00 AM »
Ah yes, hand tattoos, almost as well advised as facial ones.


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Re: This really passes for a "band"??
« Reply #136 on: September 19, 2008, 06:25:34 AM »
I bring you Hollywood Undead:



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Hollywood Undead is a band whose music has been described as a mixture of hip hop, emo and metal.[1]

The band originated in 2005 from a song Deuce and J-Dog posted on MySpace to positive views and which led them to form the group Hollywood Undead with their friends Johnny 3 Tears, Charlie Scene, Funny Man and Da Kurlzz.[1] In their first nine weeks on MySpace they had almost a million plays and by 2006 they were said to be leading MySpace's top unsigned artists list with over 8 million plays.[2][3] In 2005 they became the first band to sign up with MySpace Records.[4] By 2008 the band had over 40 million plays and over 400,000 friends on MySpace.[5]

The band perform in individual masks in order to maintain an air of mystery.[1] This originated from their MySpace page which they filled with pictures of themselves in hockey masks.[2] They made their live debut in August 2008 at the Virgin Mobile Festival after winning 285,000 votes, over half the total, in a Book the Band contest against four other bands.[6] Their popular song Undead is featured on the Madden 2009 Soundtrack and was released as an official single on August 19, 2008, making it the second single from Swan Songs.

Though the group first signed a record contract in 2005, they spent nearly three years working on their debut album.[7] Hollywood Undead have signed a contract with A&M/Octone Records and will release their debut album Swan Songs on 02 September 2008.[6]


UGH.  We have been mocking this album at work since we got a promo last week. Especially the guy who calls himself "Johnny 3 Tears". What is really sad is that it is going to sell like hotcakes. We even had some guy offer us $100 to sell him our promo copy so he could get it early....

Bet you anything that this is a "manufactured" band and the management came up with the idea of the masks so that if anybody thinks they're the star, they can be replaced by just another skinny assed wannabe they can get cheap.

No way.. how are you going to replace the hammer and sickle hand tattoo guy? He's the Justin Timberlake of the group!

Yeah, and the dude crouching is the "Marky Mark" of the group.


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Re: This really passes for a "band"??
« Reply #137 on: September 19, 2008, 07:50:50 AM »
Are you two supposed to be insulting them?  Since you've picked the two that've gone on to be really good I can't decide.

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Re: This really passes for a "band"??
« Reply #138 on: September 19, 2008, 11:03:12 AM »
Are you two supposed to be insulting them?  Since you've picked the two that've gone on to be really good I can't decide.

Well, why don't you go up to Mark Wahlberg and say "Hey Marky Mark!! What's Up, Dog!! Sing us a song!" and see what he does to you.


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Re: This really passes for a "band"??
« Reply #139 on: September 19, 2008, 06:16:57 PM »
Are you two supposed to be insulting them?  Since you've picked the two that've gone on to be really good I can't decide.



Really good? Get the fuck outta here, you pansy-ass pop music fan. Those dick wipes didn't write their own music and I have doubts they even wrote the lyrics. They're the product of a corporation, just like these dickless wonder emo assholes.
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I'd say Whalberg definately qualifies as really good.


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Re: This really passes for a "band"??
« Reply #140 on: September 20, 2008, 06:36:22 PM »
...uh huh, your many issues aside.  That makes little or no difference to their post-boy band success.
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Re: This really passes for a "band"??
« Reply #141 on: September 21, 2008, 01:53:41 PM »
Bet you anything that this is a "manufactured" band and the management came up with the idea of the masks so that if anybody thinks they're the star, they can be replaced by just another skinny assed wannabe they can get cheap.

No way.. how are you going to replace the hammer and sickle hand tattoo guy? He's the Justin Timberlake of the group!

Yeah, and the dude crouching is the "Marky Mark" of the group.

Are you two supposed to be insulting them?  Since you've picked the two that've gone on to be really good I can't decide.

Really good? Get the fuck outta here, you pansy-ass pop music fan. Those dick wipes didn't write their own music and I have doubts they even wrote the lyrics. They're the product of a corporation, just like these dickless wonder emo assholes.

So, you've never seen Black Snake Moan or The Departed?
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Re: This really passes for a "band"??
« Reply #142 on: September 22, 2008, 12:05:13 PM »
No way.. how are you going to replace the hammer and sickle hand tattoo guy? He's the Justin Timberlake of the group!

Are we sure that's real and not just henna or something?


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Re: This really passes for a "band"??
« Reply #143 on: September 25, 2008, 02:42:04 PM »
...uh huh, your many issues aside.  That makes little or no difference to their post-boy band success.

You said they went on to be "really good". Success is not equal to talent. If it were, Britney Spears and Madonna would be exceptionally talented artists.
my entry made my girlfriend laugh a few times, the best I can hope for really.

I'd say Whalberg definately qualifies as really good.


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Re: This really passes for a "band"??
« Reply #144 on: September 25, 2008, 04:01:33 PM »
I'd say Whalberg definately qualifies as really good.
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Re: This really passes for a "band"??
« Reply #145 on: September 25, 2008, 05:53:46 PM »
...uh huh, your many issues aside.  That makes little or no difference to their post-boy band success.

You said they went on to be "really good". Success is not equal to talent. If it were, Britney Spears and Madonna would be exceptionally talented artists.

That argument makes no sense to me.  Success, though relative, can be qualified in terms of sales and money made and so forth, while talent is purely subjective.  Though really, isn't success down to lots of people thinking that someone's talented?


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Re: This really passes for a "band"??
« Reply #146 on: September 25, 2008, 06:15:07 PM »
I can't believe this thread is still going.

Perhaps the more appropriate subject for it would be "Let's all argue! (and occasionally mention a crappy band.)"


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Re: This really passes for a "band"??
« Reply #147 on: September 25, 2008, 06:16:28 PM »
That would work for the whole sub-board
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Re: This really passes for a "band"??
« Reply #148 on: September 26, 2008, 12:04:25 AM »
Really?  This is what pushed you over the edge?  You kept the faith through Jack Johnson, the Macarena, .......

Heh! The Macarena!   When I ran some record stores in Miami we had a promo of the Los Del Rio album with the original version of the macarena. I actually played the song a lot because the delivery of the lyrics always cracked me up.  On any given friday or saturday night I could get pretty much every cuban in my store dancing to that song and it wasn't the goofy fad dance. Then the "Bayside Boys" did a re-mix of it (Bayside by the way, was a crappy shopping center in downtown Miami) and it went national. The goofiest thing I ever saw was a bunch of uber-white mid-westerners having a macarena contest at the Mall of America when I was in Minneapolis for the MST3K convention!
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Re: This really passes for a "band"??
« Reply #149 on: September 26, 2008, 01:43:25 PM »
...uh huh, your many issues aside.  That makes little or no difference to their post-boy band success.

You said they went on to be "really good". Success is not equal to talent. If it were, Britney Spears and Madonna would be exceptionally talented artists.

Again: Scott was referring to Timberlake and Whalberg's acting endeavors. Timberlake gave an excellent performance in Black Snake Moan, while Whalberg delivered an excellent performance in Martin Scorsese's The Departed. Timberlake and Whalberg were both successful outside of their music careers because they were able to cross over to acting and deliver good performances. (I didn't even recognize Timberlake in Southland Tales--another great movie). And regardless of whatever you think of Madonna, she does have talent, or else Quentin Tarantino, who knows a lot more about music and film than you could ever dream about, wouldn't have devoted an entire monologue to an analyzation of her lyrics in the opening sequence of Reservoir Dogs and later got her cast in Four Rooms. You are not one to put down another's taste considering your views on Joel Schumacher's Batman movies.

I would much rather watch the campy Schumacher versions of Batman.
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