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'You Got A Killer Scene There, Man...' -- What's your local music "scene"?


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#1 Antiques Roadshow

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Posted 12 March 2006 - 08:32 AM

What's your local music "scene" like? I don't listen to any of it, personally, but I am aware of a few of the bands in my town -- all absolute garbage.

Way too much metal, screamo and "punk"... and these assholes.

Too bad all I can play is the trumpet... (which I think I forgot how to play).

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Posted 12 March 2006 - 08:37 AM

The scene in Tyler, Texas when I was younger was awesome. One of my favorite memories was seeing the Impossibles the first time they donned their jerseys.

#3 Metal Boss

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Posted 12 March 2006 - 09:17 AM

Whoa, yo



#4 b0bx13

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Posted 12 March 2006 - 10:33 AM

Countless shitty emo "bands." That's about it.

#5 Z-Saber

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Posted 12 March 2006 - 12:48 PM

My local scene is pretty good. Mostly decent hardcore bands and one or two good screamo bands.

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#6 Mr Unoriginal

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Posted 12 March 2006 - 01:59 PM

The scene in NJ is all screamo and hardcore bands. Therefore I never go to any local shows.

Its too bad you're still a prick with a stupid gimmick.


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Posted 12 March 2006 - 02:15 PM

local music scene? Ha. That doesn't exist around here. I have to drive many miles away just to see a halfway decent band anymore.

There are too many old people with old money to have a decent "scene". A city ordinance was just passed prohibiting anyone under 21 from being in a bar/club/whatever that sells alcohol. Now, this usually isn't a big deal, but since members of bands are often under 21, they can no longer play in these venues. Not only does a venue loose half the target audience of most of the bands, but they also lose the bands themselves thanks to this new ordinance.



#8 sblymnlcrymnl

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Posted 12 March 2006 - 04:37 PM

I don't know many local acts besides Tech N9ne, The Get Up Kids, and Ghosty. I'm sure most of them are absolute shit.

#9 alonzomourning23

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Posted 12 March 2006 - 05:15 PM

There's a lot of accoustic stuff around here. Just walk around cambridge and boston for a bit and you'll run into them, either on the street or in coffee houses and/or bars.
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#10 secretvampire

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Posted 12 March 2006 - 05:40 PM

I'm in Austin the self-proclaimed "Live Music Capital of the World." I don't know if that's true, but we do have an absolutely shitload of live music here of all varieties and some great festivals (Austin City Limits festival and SXSW).

#11 thatstoobad

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Posted 12 March 2006 - 05:44 PM

the detroit music scene has some ups and downs. it's mostly downs, though.

#12 savestheday888

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Posted 12 March 2006 - 05:46 PM

I don't know many local acts besides Tech N9ne, The Get Up Kids, and Ghosty. I'm sure most of them are absolute shit.


The Get Up Kids broke up.

#13 sblymnlcrymnl

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Posted 12 March 2006 - 05:49 PM

The Get Up Kids broke up.

That doesn't change the fact that they were from the area. :lol:

#14 Javery

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Posted 12 March 2006 - 05:52 PM

The scene in NJ is all screamo and hardcore bands. Therefore I never go to any local shows.


QFT. I haven't really been to any local shows in a few years...

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#15 Mr. Anderson

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Posted 12 March 2006 - 06:42 PM

I'm in Austin the self-proclaimed "Live Music Capital of the World." I don't know if that's true, but we do have an absolutely shitload of live music here of all varieties and some great festivals (Austin City Limits festival and SXSW).


Ditto. We have the best city for live music on the face of the planet.

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#16 I AM WILLIAM H. MACY

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Posted 12 March 2006 - 07:54 PM

Just a crapload of shitty emo/screamo bands that everyone cums their pants over.

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Posted 12 March 2006 - 07:59 PM

chicago-- a lot of everything
madison-- a little bit of everything

#18 Blade

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Posted 12 March 2006 - 08:25 PM

Mine is a mix of hard metal and rap. Everyone wants out of this state. :lol:

By the way, my friend's music is currently leading to be featured in the video game for Scarface. Pretty cool.

#19 savestheday888

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Posted 12 March 2006 - 09:10 PM

That doesn't change the fact that they were from the area. :lol:


I know..I'm just saying. I guess you could include their side bands: Reggie and the Full effect & The New Amsterdams.

#20 Antiques Roadshow

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Posted 12 March 2006 - 09:27 PM

I don't know many local acts besides Tech N9ne, The Get Up Kids, and Ghosty. I'm sure most of them are absolute shit.


A friend I know loves Tech N9ne... then again, he also loves ICP. So did a girl I was seeing.

Man, the ICP camp of music sucks.