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  • OmniaVincitAmor 18 May 2017 13:28:37 2,372 posts
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    Suicide.....

    Apparently some media outlets are saying so anyway.

    Edited by OmniaVincitAmor at 13:29:45 18-05-2017
  • cov 18 May 2017 13:31:52 1,746 posts
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    in shock, saw Sound garden in Manchester around superknown times - epic gig and what a voice, best I have every heard.

    Good point about the triumvirate of grunge and 2 out of three are now gone.

    Temple of the dog - possibly my favourite album ever. I was listening to scream yesterday (don't care I liked it)

    And a lovely lovely guy
  • FuzzyDucky 18 May 2017 13:40:49 3,122 posts
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    Soundgarden were one of the first bands I ever got into and still spin them regularly (had Badmotorfinger on the hifi just last night!).

    Well shit.
  • MadCaddy13 18 May 2017 14:12:46 2,828 posts
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    Please don't be suicide
  • FuzzyDucky 18 May 2017 14:27:45 3,122 posts
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    MadCaddy13 wrote:
    Please don't be suicide
    Apparently it is.

    Edit - spinning Superunknown and what track just came on...

    Edited by FuzzyDucky at 14:28:23 18-05-2017
  • harriselhoff 18 May 2017 14:51:37 242 posts
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    As as already been said very very sad news. Not sure about a holy trinity though, Layne Stayley was one of my favourite grunge singers.
  • You-can-call-me-kal 18 May 2017 14:57:12 10,821 posts
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    harriselhoff wrote:
    As as already been said very very sad news. Not sure about a holy trinity though, Layne Stayley was one of my favourite grunge singers.
    Obviously there were loads of other great bands like Alice in Chains, but those were definitely the big three at time.

    Itís pretty sad how many of the key members of the scene are dead from either drugs or suicide. Goes with the territory of making music about being miserable I guess.
  • harriselhoff 18 May 2017 14:59:31 242 posts
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    I know. It's miserable but I suppose if they didn't have that side to their personality the music wouldn't be so powerful and touch so many people.
  • Your-Mother 18 May 2017 15:38:51 1,293 posts
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    On the plus side, Roger Ailes went too.
  • reviewer 18 May 2017 16:44:46 4,966 posts
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    I came here for the sad news then saw about Roger Ayles, now I'm conflicted.
  • You-can-call-me-kal 19 May 2017 10:24:06 10,821 posts
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    Weird thing for Chris Cornell to put on his gravestone.
  • Zero_g 19 May 2017 10:29:59 236 posts
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    The day I tried to live.
    Superunknown
    Black hole sun
    Blow up the outside world.
    Any number of audioslave tracks.
    So many good songs, and what a voice

    Looking through the tracks though there are clearly a number about depression.
    A great shame.
  • Zero_g 19 May 2017 10:30:00 236 posts
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  • Mola_Ram 19 May 2017 11:24:10 17,566 posts
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    I fucking loathe Black Hole Sun, but he did enough good since then to atone for it.

    RIP. Suicide especially is no way to go.
  • mothercruncher 19 May 2017 13:58:51 14,782 posts
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    WHAT
  • FuzzyDucky 19 May 2017 14:02:41 3,122 posts
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    mothercruncher wrote:
    WHAT
  • Mola_Ram 19 May 2017 14:22:05 17,566 posts
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    It really isn't. The song is nonsensical (like they're throwing random words together just because they rhyme), an interminably annoying 5-minute earworm of torture. And the video is like a bunch of kids who just got some video editing software, suddenly learned that they could make people's mouths bigger, and proceeded to abuse the fuck out of it. Which might have been revolutionary in the early 90s, but it sure looks dumb now.

    Anyway, like I said, I'm not going to judge the guy's whole career on one misstep. But Black Hole Sun is objectively, scientifically awful.

    Edited by Mola_Ram at 14:36:10 19-05-2017
  • macmurphy 19 May 2017 14:30:18 2,992 posts
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    I'm with Decks. I have no idea who this guy is. I even Youtubed a couple of songs and didn't recognise them.

    I can't remember such an outpouring of grief for an individual on the forum though; he obviously made a lot of people very happy.
  • brokenkey 19 May 2017 15:37:34 9,552 posts
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    Casino Royale theme is epic though. (He didn't write it, just sang it)

    Edited by brokenkey at 15:37:47 19-05-2017
  • DUFFMAN5 19 May 2017 15:48:45 22,679 posts
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    brokenkey wrote:
    Casino Royale theme is epic though. (He didn't write it, just sang it)
    He co-wrote it with David Arnold.

    Stop getting Bond wrong ;)

    You are correct it is epic. Have you guys seen him sing Nothing compares 2u ? if not check it out on YT it is as perfect as perfect can be.
  • Alastair 19 May 2017 16:01:02 21,887 posts
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    macmurphy wrote:
    I'm with Decks. I have no idea who this guy is. I even Youtubed a couple of songs and didn't recognise them.

    I can't remember such an outpouring of grief for an individual on the forum though; he obviously made a lot of people very happy.
    I know the song Black Hole Sun, but that's about it. And that's only because it's one some rock compilation double CD I have.
  • Frogofdoom 19 May 2017 16:05:04 7,493 posts
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    Now thats what i call rock music 87.
  • Alastair 19 May 2017 16:09:27 21,887 posts
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    Rock Monsters. Apparently I bought it 13 years ago!
    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Rock-Monsters-Various-Artists/dp/B00006BINI/
  • DUFFMAN5 21 May 2017 18:20:26 22,679 posts
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    Just wanted to share these:
    Fell on Black days

    and his sublime version of:
    Nothing Compares 2U

    Edited by DUFFMAN5 at 18:20:58 21-05-2017
  • jimnastics 21 May 2017 18:30:39 1,260 posts
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    I watched the Dusseldorf 1990 show again today... amazing. The whole thing is very surreal for me right now, I think it's going to take a long time.
  • the_dudefather 23 May 2017 14:20:18 10,725 posts
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    Sir Roger Moore :(

    https://twitter.com/sirrogermoore/status/867005447018086400
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