All time Favorite Band

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  1. Feather

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    My first thread in this community, tt.tennis-warehouse!

    What is your all time favorite band? If you were to select only one, then which one would you select

    Mine is Dream Theater :)
     
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    Ukele Orchestra of Great Britain
     
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    My bad, haven't even heard about it :(
     
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    Anything involving Greg Cartwright (Compulsive Gamblers, Oblivians, Reigning Sound).
     
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    Pink Floyd, easily.
     
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    OP, what do you think of A Dramatic Turn of Events?
     
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    Dream Theater is one of my favorite bands. Great album, but Portnoy is missed. But oh does Bridges in the Sky rock.

    1. Awake
    2. Images and Words
    3. SFAM

    are the top 3 for me.
     
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    1. Rubber

    2. Waist

    3. Watch
     
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    For real band: has to be somewhere on this list...

    Led Zeppelin
    Rush
    The Moody Blues
    The Beatles
    The Rolling Stones
    Queen
    The Allman Brothers Band
    Jimi Hendrix
    The Police

    All (or a member of said groups) seen live at least once!
     
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    It's impossible to choose really... Depends on the mood.

    The Jesus Lizard
    Sonic Youth
    INXS
    Fugazi
    Converge
    Belle and Sebastian
    Napalm Death
    Bjork
    Malajube
    The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
    The Beatles
    The Arcade Fire
    The Strokes
    Zeni Geva
    NOFX (the older stuff)
    Extreme Noise Terror
    SNFU
    Xavier Cafeine
    Drive Like Jehu
    Massive Attack
     
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    They're great; love the Theme from Shaft.

    At the end of the day, the Beatles do it.
     
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    . . . . oh yeah! :)
     
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    MUSE !!
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    paging heycal, heycal to the thread please...

    fro me, this is an impossible question.

    so, candicates:

    Rush
    Died Pretty
    Powderfinger
    Counting Crows
    Iron Maiden
    Cold Chisel
    Muse
    REM

    bah, this is stupid, it's as bad as favourite song, I could be here all day!
     
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    Radiohead
    Depeche Mode
    The Verve
    Tool
     
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    oh, no, here's another one!

    heycal is going to have kittens..
     
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    Radiohead
    Muse
    Beatles
    Justin Bieber
     
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    LOL!!!!

    did they screeen that stupid ad in the states, too?

    "jesus is still all right with meeee"
     
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    Dire Straits, Pink Floyd, Alan Parson's Project
     
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    oh, i am sorry, I actually thought you were kidding.

    they are a bit of a byword for 'awful' here, but there is nowhere near the market for Christian music outside the states, so nobody has really heard of anybody except them and maybe Petra...
     
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    No, I did not realize that they were considered awful. 2/3 guys in the group are still having successful careers (Tobymac as a solo artist, and Micheal Tait as the lead singer for the Newsboys).

    Lets try this again -

    Alabama!
     
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    Hmm. I have quite a few bands that I go through phases with. I usually listen to one or two of them a lot and then go back other ones.

    Ozzy and friends
    Ritchie Blackmoore's Rainbow
    Dio
    Megadeth
    Rush
    Iron Maiden
    Alice in Chains
    REM
    Muse
    The Smiths
     
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    Good choices, Major Tom!

    Foreigner
    Styx
    Journey
    Stevie Ray Vaughn
    Cream
    ZZ Top
    REO Speedwagon
     
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    Without question, The Smiths.
     
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    RHCP, REM, Beach Boys, One Direction . . .
     
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    My Top 35 list,not in particular order:

    The Kinks
    The Who
    The Rolling Stones
    The Beatles
    E-Street Band
    Allman Brothers Band
    Grateful Dead
    The Bydrs
    Beach Boys
    Steve Miller Band
    The Faces
    The Clash
    Crosby, Stills and Nash
    Television
    Talking Heads
    King Crimson
    Van Der Graaf Generator
    Yes
    Genesis with Peter Gabriel
    Mc5
    Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
    The Dream Syndicate
    Green on Red
    Bob Seger And the Silver Bullet Band
    The Blasters
    Counting Crows
    Wilco
    Ryan Adams and the Cardinals
    Gov't Mule
    The Band
    The Replacements
    Rem
    Cream
    Derek and the dominos
    Creedence Clearwater revival
     
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    Salvage garden, Oh rock yah!
     
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    My list revolves all the time, but here's my current top 5 as of tonight:

    1. Bojalar
    2. Bi-2
    3. Depeche Mode
    4. Revolvers
    5. Aventura
     
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    1- Led Zeppelin
    2- The Beatles
    3- Pink Floyd
    4- Soda Stereo (Argentina)
    5- Pearl Jam
    6- Queen
    7- Rage Against the Machine
    8- Stone Temple Pilots
    9- Queensrÿche
    10- Red Hot Chili Peppers
     
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    Good one, Red, hot chili peppers
     
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    After Greg Cartwright's bands (in no particular order):

    Echo & the Bunnymen
    My Bloody Valentine
    Frank Black/Pixies
    Misfits/Samhain/Danzig
    The Exploding Hearts
    Front 242
    Depeche Mode
    Joy Division
    T. Rex
    New York Dolls
    Guns N Roses
     
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    I love Led Zeppelin

    Deep Purple, Black Sabbath and Led Zeppelin are my all time faves.. These days am trying to listen to Rush
     
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    It's not up to the Dream Theater standards.

    Images and Words is my all time fave Dream Theater album
     
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    I've had several "favorite bands" over the years, but Front 242 may have been my favorite, favorite band at the time (late 80's). In my opinion, they trancended the Industrial genre. Great layering of sound, cold but communicative, dark but also energetic and fun. Killer beats, too. There was a lot of emotion in their music expressed specifically through the perspective of the technical revolution and rapid media evolution. Today their music sounds dated and, simultaneously, ahead of its time. Friends either loved them or hated them.

    As far as All Time Favorite Band, I have to say it's a toss-up between REM and Red Hot Chili Peppers, though.
     
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    At first, I thought the band's name was Lesbian Haus. Damn.
     
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    I grew up in the 90's
    so my favorite band is and will always be NIRVANA.
    Raw power.
     
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    Can anyone post an area of interest (theatre, literature, movies, video games etc) where the diversity of opinion on what the "best" is, is greater than popular music?
     
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    I agree Front 242 transcended the industrial genre. Too many bands never evolved and played it safe while 242 went out of their way to shake their formula up. I'm sure most 242 fans will disagree with me but I thought their best albums were the two released in 1993, especially "05:22:09:12 Off". DeMeyer also had some good side projects worth checking out. C-Tec (or Cyber-Tec Project) and Cobalt 60.

    Live they were INTENSE.
     
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    Ryan Adams and The Cardinals
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    Off the top of my head, here are a few I revisit often:

    Sunny Day Real Estate
    Sugar
    Throwing Muses
    St. Germain
    Velvet Underground
    The Walkmen
    Operation Ivy
     
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