What happened to England?

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    For the better part of two decades (early 60's to early 80's) the best rock & roll (and derivative) bands came from England. Sure the US had a few gems, but by and large the best stuff came from England. The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Kinks, Pink Floyd, Jethro Tull, Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, Black Sabbath, Eric Clapton, Yes, Genesis, The Who, Judas Priest, Iron Maiden...to name a few. But since then what have they given us? &^%$#% Coldplay?

    Seriously, what happened to ass kickin British Rock?
     
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    bump :eusa_shifty:
     
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    I blame the liberals, personally.
     
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    Well that goes without saying.
     
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    I'll always blame Thatcher :D

    But you're right, there's been a right load of old shite coming out of the British music scene for some years. But if you dig through the crap you can find some good stuff, but it's pretty bloody hard work.

    I still piss my pants laughing at people who compare Oasis to The Beatles :eusa_angel:
     
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    Not enough angst.
     
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    Beth Orton.

    Rock is dead.
     
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    Arctic Monkeys are pretty good.

    Most of the best stuff is coming out of Scandanavia.
     
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    Siouxie Sioux is still going strong.
     
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    I have an Oasis CD, but I never listen to it. They're technically good but just not very... accessible.
     

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