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Don't be a Lame Old Man for the Grammys Tonight!

Discussion in 'Sidewinders Bar & Grille' started by vid1900, Feb 10, 2019.

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  1. vid1900

    vid1900 Senior Stratmaster

    Nov 25, 2016
    USA
    Middle age white guys always cry that "It's all black guys on the Grammys" or "They don't play any music I've even heard of", "I haven't bought any new recordings in 2 decades", "I don't watch award shows, it might introduce me to new ideas!"

    Remember, the Grammy's are to celebrate artists that had a release in 2018, not artists from back in the 70s.

    The Grammys are voted on by 12,000 members of the music industry. Members are asked to only vote on genres they are familiar with.

    So let's get you guys educated on who the Rock nominees are, so you don't sound foolish at work on Monday:


    Arctic Monkeys - Four Out Of Five


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    Chris Cornell - When Bad Does Good


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    FEVER 333 - MADE AN AMERICA


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    Greta Van Fleet - Highway Tune


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    Halestorm - Uncomfortable

     
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  2. Guy Named Sue

    Guy Named Sue Beer me up Scotty Strat-Talk Supporter

    Feb 11, 2015
    Terra Incognita
  3. abnormaltoy

    abnormaltoy BushBaby Strat-Talk Supporter

    Apr 28, 2013
    Tucson
    Not being lame, although I am white, I am a guy, and I do limp... nice sweeping generalization there BTW...I just don't care about award shows, and I never have.
     
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  4. The Strat Dude

    The Strat Dude Posy rules! Strat-Talk Supporter

    What are these grammies you speak of and who gives a **** what is up for an award, I never listened to any music ever that won an award and if I was embarrassed at work about it , thats funny, your a funny person of non specific gender ;)
     
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  5. duzie

    duzie Senior Stratmaster Strat-Talk Supporter

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    May 1, 2016
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  6. pgjstrat

    pgjstrat Strat-Talker

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    Dec 26, 2018
    Pensacola, FL
    Artic Monkey sounds like and old Bowie song. GVF is a total Zep rip off. Didn’t even know Cornell was still alive. Not sure what that Fever 333 is. Halestorm is pretty bad-ass...but too hard core to win anything.
     
  7. nederemer

    nederemer Strat-O-Master

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    32
    875
    Oct 25, 2017
    Somerset, Kentucky, USA.
    Going with halestorm... I mean... Lzzy Hale.....
     
  8. Paperback Rocker

    Paperback Rocker Nitro-mancer Strat-Talk Supporter

    Sep 18, 2014
    Lewisville, TX
    Why has it got to be about race?

    I'm an 'old' white guy, and I have never once lamented anything because it 'was all black'. I don't know anyone else who has ever done it, either!

    If the Grammys are about celibate artists, it's going to be an empty house, too.

    And as an old white guy, I shouldn't have the opinion that GVF blows, but I do.
     
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  9. vid1900

    vid1900 Senior Stratmaster

    Nov 25, 2016
    USA
    Best Metal Performance:

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    BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME - Condemned To The Gallows


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    Deafheaven - "Honeycomb"


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    High On Fire - Electric Messiah


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    Trivium - Betrayer


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    Underoath - On My Teeth
     
  10. The Strat Dude

    The Strat Dude Posy rules! Strat-Talk Supporter

    Good description, The AM sounds just like Bowie (not as good), Cornell was a monster! GVF is just not even listenable, Fever 333 reminds me of a soft 311, That Halestrom tune is a winner.
     
  11. rocknrollrich

    rocknrollrich Senior Stratmaster

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    48
    Jan 8, 2016
    philadelphia
    Me in 15 years:

    Get off my lawn ya whipper snappers!!!
    Now, what did i do with my dre cd ?
     
  12. Musekatcher

    Musekatcher Strat-O-Master

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    Jun 30, 2016
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    I'll be at a band practice during..."THE" grammys? So a chosen group of folks award artists they like, as observed by those who like them. I'm all for them and their enjoyment of the music. I would record it and watch it later just to participate and be communal, but I know 90% will be about non-music opinion that will convict me for my DNA, where I live, and my chosen pursuit of happiness.
     
  13. Sarnodude

    Sarnodude Senior Stratmaster

    Sep 26, 2015
    Mukilteo
    I am not seeing or hearing anything innovative in any of those videos.
     
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  14. Lance Boil

    Lance Boil Strat-Talker

    131
    Jan 22, 2015
    Portland, OR
    I'm looking forward to Tim Pierces video from the orchestra pit.

    You dang kids.

     
  15. vid1900

    vid1900 Senior Stratmaster

    Nov 25, 2016
    USA
    BEST ROCK SONG:

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    Greta Van Fleet - Black Smoke Rising


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    Twenty One Pilots - Jumpsuit


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    Bring Me The Horizon - MANTRA


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    Masseduction - St. Vincent


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    Ghost - Rats




     
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  16. Paperback Rocker

    Paperback Rocker Nitro-mancer Strat-Talk Supporter

    Sep 18, 2014
    Lewisville, TX
    Great guitarist on Rick Springfield's albums.
     
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  17. Thrup'ny Bit

    Thrup'ny Bit Grand Master Curmudgeon Strat-Talk Supporter

    Age:
    59
    May 21, 2010
    Sheffield, UK
    Strictly by definition, I am a lame old white guy. What does that have to do with my taste in music?
     
  18. abnormaltoy

    abnormaltoy BushBaby Strat-Talk Supporter

    Apr 28, 2013
    Tucson

    I tried that out here, but, "get off my decomposed granite lawn substitute" just doesn't flow...I'll keep trying.
     
  19. circles

    circles Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    It's cool some folks like them, but I have no interest in the Grammys, or the Oscars, or [fill in the award show]; industrial self promotion, which are basically ads for bands, laced with other advertising. Na ga da!

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  20. vid1900

    vid1900 Senior Stratmaster

    Nov 25, 2016
    USA
    BEST ROCK ALBUM:

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    RAINIER FOG - Alice In Chains

    M A N I A - Fall Out Boy

    PREQUELLE - Ghost

    FROM THE FIRES - Greta Van Fleet

    PACIFIC DAYDREAM - Weezer