Wednesday, October 12, 2005

Rock singers are only rockin you half the time, the other time they're... they're... they're... they're... breathing IN!!

So i was listening to NPR this moring, and one of those little musical interludes came on after a report on layoffs. i was contemplating whether or not i had job security, when a classical piece came on that caught my attention. i KNEW i recognized the tune, but i couldn't quite place it. I was enjoying it immensly, when all of a sudden i started singing,

"New blood joins this earth
And quikly he’s subdued
Through constant pain disgrace
The young boy learns their rules"



Yep. It was Metallica. But it was the most beautiful Metallica I've ever heard! I was amazed and it sounded AWESOME! So i had to go find out who it was first thing this morning!
So The Angry String Orchestra has multiple tribute albums - some of which sound silly, but others i would actually think of purchasing!

Also for those Kronos Quartet or Bollywood fans out there, i thought this album might be worth checking out!

13 comments:

Josh coast said...

My brother told me about them, funny that it was on NPR. But the question still remains, could you bang your head to it?

Amber said...

An extremely under appreciated tribute I pay to them everyday is wiping my ass with one of their album covers. They suck!

locomocos said...

man. i thought you of all people, Amber, would find this album awesome! FINALLY!!! Metallica you can enjoy!!!!

Amber said...

I don't know anything about the band that did it, but their choice of bad to cover makes me doubt them. I'll have to check them out. I prefer Kronos though.

Amber said...

On a different note,
it's strange how you seem to average 7 comments per post...
what's that all about? Are you doing some kind of kaballah with your blog?

locomocos said...

actually, i am in the process of posting a 'greatest HITS' (haha! get it?) post. i'm still counting up the comments, re-reading the convos, and looking at the size of the posts so i can take an effective look on the 'averages' of Loco Mocos.

Yeah.
I'm a nerd.

Amber said...

In other news, again.
If you do get an offer in KC, and you're considering, I know someone who may need 1-2 roommates. Inquire if you're interested via email or phone.

Bill D said...

2nd try: There is no mention of the K.C. to A-Town Roadtrip on your blog??????????

Aaron said...

METALLICA ROCKS! I'm talking about Kill 'em All, Ride the Lightning, ...and Justice for All, and Master of Puppets. Everything after that is trash.

The Metallica S&M album is cool too.

Aaron said...

With time the child draws in, this whipping boy done wrong. Deprived of all his thoughts, the young man struggles on and on he's known. Avow unto his own, that never from this day his will they'll take away.

Aaron said...

That greatest hits thing is a cool idea. It makes me want to do one. Are you claiming that like you claimed the quizzes?

That's not nearly as nerdy as keeping track of bowling scores with a spreadsheet. I bet I out-nerd a lot of nerdy things with that.

locomocos said...

of course i'm claiming it!!! it was my idea! i KNEW i shouldn't have written anything about it until i posted it!

Amber said...

IT doesn't matter anyway Cas, he owns your blog, so he probably sees it as an investment either way!