Why Do I Like GodSmack?

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    I like Hard Rock, but Godsmack is an an amalgamation of everything I dislike about the Hard Rock/Heavy Metal genre:

    Simple, dumb riffs, repeated endlessly. (Like Pantera)
    Negative, downer lyrics: "World sucks, we're all gonna' die". (Again, like Pantera)

    But for some reason it WORKS! They KICK ASS! I have their Greatest Hits CD in heavy rotation in my car and at home. They've got KILLER guitar tone too. I like this track in particular:

    Embedding has been disabled so just click through:

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=olmlEaMf2wg[/ame]


    Well, the vid explains the guitar tone: it's a Gibson Les Paul. But WTF? Why do I like Godsmack?
     
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    Godsmack is aight but something about them putting out a greatest hits album makes me chuckle.
     
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    1) You like them because you're secretly hooked on tar
    2) Godsmack- heavy metal? WTF are you smokin'?
    3) You expect a band named after an Alice in Chains song about heroin addiction to make happy music?
     
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    Yeah, it usually signals the end of a career don't it?
    LOL! Good points all! See what I mean? I can't figger out why I like em. Oh well, best not to apply logic to music I guess, just let the emotion carry you.
     
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    The lead singer sounds like he's trying to pass a stone ....:eusa_whistle:
     
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    Godsmack is very average...yet they perform well....and they keep it all within their abilities.

    I bought Sully a beer years ago and shot the shit with him a bit after their show at Slim's in San Francisco.....he's like three feet tall...but a real cool dude.


    P.S. - Pantera had kick ass riffs....nothing dumb about it....R.I.P. Dimebag.
     
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    Been there?
     
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    I actually liked Damage Plans' stuff better than Pantera. And "Down" is a pretty kick ass band too.
     
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    Can't say as I have. But I've known a person or two that has. They did not look well at all.:lol:
     
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    You were watching? :eusa_eh:
     

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