Pearl Jam sucks

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by RenchFries, Jun 30, 2014.

  1. RenchFries

    RenchFries Official Dawgshed Dutch representative Gold

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    That's right I've said it.

    They're grunge without the attitude and rock without the fun. Eddie Vedder is a whiny pussy who isn't that good or special a singer. They have a handful of half-decent radio-rock songs, which makes sense, because their sound is ultimately generic and boring.

    Most overrated band of the 90s, easily. [​IMG]
     
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    Their first album was good. After that, not so much.
     
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    Scott Masshole Staff Member

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    I disagree. But I do feel that way about Nirvana. If Kurt didn't kill himself, he'd be on some reality show now and everyone would hate him.
     
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    Pearl Jam kicks ass still to this day. Every single one of those mother fuckers are amazing at what they do.
     
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    I liked Ten
     
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    Ten, Vs. and Vitalogy were all stellar albums. All the albums after that were hit and miss with a few great songs sprinkled in.
     
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    I don't see Cobain buying into the commercialism to that extent. I do really like Nirvana and Cobain, a ton, but I do think that the legend of the band may have eclipsed the talent.

    I was 11 when Cobain died, so my memory is fuzzy, but I don't really remember him being the "voice of a generation" until after the fact.
     
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    Chigs The finest in the Nation Gold

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    Oh, and in regards to OP. I have to disagree, I really dig Pearl Jam, and think they have been pretty consistently good throughout their career.

    To each their own, though :)
     
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    Can't stand Vedder but like a few songs from VS and Vitology.Not a fan of the first one.
     
  10. Capn Crud

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    So it took 20 years for the op to get this off his chest
     
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    I thought they would pleasantly go away and die like blind melon.
     
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    If this thread doesn't bring Aca back nothing will. :depressed:
     
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    i enjoy the vitalogy album