The 'Who we are photo thread' part 2

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Postby Beardy » Sun Jan 20, 2008 8:18 pm

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Xzar wrote:'Cos in metal, you are free from the constraints of image, we're all so tolerant and people are free to do whatever they like, everyone is a metal brother, it doesn't matter what you do so long as you're having a rockin' good time OH WAIT PUT THAT THUMB IN ZOMG!!! :lol:


I think I broke the first rule of being a fan of metal... I'm gonna go cry under my covers and listen to some emo... :rolleyes:

We are only joking you know... suppose I should include more smilies in posts in future...

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Postby MentalInfestation » Sun Jan 20, 2008 8:26 pm

Beardy wrote:
MentalInfestation wrote:
Xzar wrote:'Cos in metal, you are free from the constraints of image, we're all so tolerant and people are free to do whatever they like, everyone is a metal brother, it doesn't matter what you do so long as you're having a rockin' good time OH WAIT PUT THAT THUMB IN ZOMG!!! :lol:


I think I broke the first rule of being a fan of metal... I'm gonna go cry under my covers and listen to some emo... :rolleyes:

We are only joking you know... suppose I should include more smilies in posts in future...


Haha, ok I'll let you off. I'm so used to elitism on metal forums, it wouldn't shock me if you were being deadly serious :o
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Postby Beardy » Sun Jan 20, 2008 8:34 pm

MentalInfestation wrote:
Beardy wrote:
MentalInfestation wrote:
Xzar wrote:'Cos in metal, you are free from the constraints of image, we're all so tolerant and people are free to do whatever they like, everyone is a metal brother, it doesn't matter what you do so long as you're having a rockin' good time OH WAIT PUT THAT THUMB IN ZOMG!!! :lol:


I think I broke the first rule of being a fan of metal... I'm gonna go cry under my covers and listen to some emo... :rolleyes:

We are only joking you know... suppose I should include more smilies in posts in future...


Haha, ok I'll let you off. I'm so used to elitism on metal forums, it wouldn't shock me if you were being deadly serious :o

I couldn't be elitist if I tried, I own William Shatner albums fergod'ssake! :lol:

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Postby MentalInfestation » Sun Jan 20, 2008 8:48 pm

Beardy wrote:
MentalInfestation wrote:
Beardy wrote:
MentalInfestation wrote:
Xzar wrote:'Cos in metal, you are free from the constraints of image, we're all so tolerant and people are free to do whatever they like, everyone is a metal brother, it doesn't matter what you do so long as you're having a rockin' good time OH WAIT PUT THAT THUMB IN ZOMG!!! :lol:


I think I broke the first rule of being a fan of metal... I'm gonna go cry under my covers and listen to some emo... :rolleyes:

We are only joking you know... suppose I should include more smilies in posts in future...


Haha, ok I'll let you off. I'm so used to elitism on metal forums, it wouldn't shock me if you were being deadly serious :o

I couldn't be elitist if I tried, I own William Shatner albums fergod'ssake! :lol:


Yeah but it's sweet! Especially "I Can't Get Behind That" and his amazing cover of "Common People"!
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Postby Lee Bloodstock » Mon Jan 21, 2008 1:15 am

The t-shirt thing is true though......
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Postby Twaddlefish » Mon Jan 21, 2008 8:20 am

Sammi Curr wrote:The t-shirt thing is true though......


Especially at a Stratovarius show.

I was joking about the thumb, btw.

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Postby ribbons69 » Mon Jan 21, 2008 7:42 pm

Sammi Curr wrote:The t-shirt thing is true though......

Oh yes.
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Postby Nantha » Wed Jan 23, 2008 12:08 pm

Sammi Curr wrote:The t-shirt thing is true though......


I normally wear the bands tshirt to their gig.
Its a great talking point, when you're on the tube going home and people will talk go 'oh so you were just at that gig then.. bla bla bla'

and you make friends! :D

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Postby a_p » Thu Jan 24, 2008 7:50 pm

Hamdir wrote:
Sammi Curr wrote:The t-shirt thing is true though......


I normally wear the bands tshirt to their gig.
Its a great talking point, when you're on the tube going home and people will talk go 'oh so you were just at that gig then.. bla bla bla'

and you make friends! :D


yer theres note wrong with wearing the band's shirt. often helps you find a venue if you follow someone with that shirt on :D besides, dave murrey and janick gers always wear iron maiden shirts to maiden gigs :eyes:

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Postby Jacobim » Thu Jan 24, 2008 8:35 pm

Wearing a band's shirt is cooler than buying the album, for RIAA reasons.

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Re: The 'Who we are photo thread' part 2

Postby Metalchemyst » Sat Jan 26, 2008 2:05 am

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Leaving the thumb out doesn't bother be so much - it's just a bit lazy. But Hannah is doing something here that does bug me - she's got the sign reversed. Now, the reverse horns looks okay when held close to the body in a gothic type pose (usually both hands) but when held out it looks like a threat or an insult, as if giving the V sign. I much prefer the traditional Dio way of doing it where it looks like a salute, a sign of respect and brotherhood. If you are only interested in the music then you probably won't give a damn about this but if you see being a metal fan as belonging to a cultural group then signs and symbols are important. I wonder if it's no coincidence that the reverse horns has come into use as more aggressive forms of metal have become popular.

Regarding T-shirts, I don't see anything naff about wearing one from a previous tour by the same band - it shows your dedication. But band members wearing their own T-shirts is a bit vain.
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Postby Lisa McNally » Sat Jan 26, 2008 2:33 pm

We all know that the old undergrpound metal scene doesn't pay alot ... so I'm guessing bands wear their own t-shirts as they get them for free. I would if I were them. I don't think it's vain at all, just a question of economics.

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Postby Lisa McNally » Sat Jan 26, 2008 2:33 pm

We all know that the old underground metal scene doesn't pay alot ... so I'm guessing bands wear their own t-shirts as they get them for free. I would if I were them. I don't think it's vain at all, just a question of economics.