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    Thumbs up greatest bands live according to spin.com

    http://www.spin.com/features/magazin...5greatestlive/

    there some that r going to be at coachella

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    i'm pleasantly surprised that Comets on Fire and Gogol are on that list. there is some crap on there though....

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    AFI is really amazing live, but MCR comeon that band is a huge sh!t
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    I'm missing school Friday and Monday for Coachella...and I'm the teacher!

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    I've never seen them before, but seeing afi on saturday night live made me want to commit murder.
    Tired of bands who have had their testicles chopped off. I hate everything about that band and all bands like them.

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    does anyone have the FULL list? What are the top10?

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    Quote Originally Posted by eXcivory View Post
    does anyone have the FULL list? What are the top10?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Adam2uBer View Post
    Look above you?
    sorry...that was posted like right before i submitted my response. chillax.

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    25. Comets on Fire
    24. The Mars Volta
    23. AFI
    22. LCD Soundsystem
    21. Against Me
    20. Gogol Bordello
    19. Art Brut
    18. My Morning Jacket
    17. The Roots
    16. The Flaming Lips
    15. Riverboat Gamblers
    14. Yeah Yeah Yeahs
    13. My Chemical Romance
    12. Turbonegro
    11. Queens of the Stone Age
    10. The Dirtbombs
    9. Prince
    8. The Hives
    7. Green Day
    6. White Stripes
    5. Radiohead
    4. Red Hot Chilli Peppers
    3. Arcade Fire
    2. The Stooges
    1. U2

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    Pearl Jam didn't make the top 25? Crazy.

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    gg allin not being mentioned on that list is fucking bullshit

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    MCR shoudl be gone, and its interesting how they wanted to put some sure bets with like "up and comers" to make the list work. Well the titles is greatest livve bands "Right Now" not of all time..... Whwere is Nine Inch Nails? Seriously..

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    i think that whole list is a bunch of crap, actually. i mean how are they deciding this? i'm sure these bands are great live..but what about all the other monumental bands that surely were/are better live than these bands?

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    Quote Originally Posted by toolisbomb View Post
    i think that whole list is a bunch of crap, actually. i mean how are they deciding this? i'm sure these bands are great live..but what about all the other monumental bands that surely were/are better live than these bands?

    The list is talking about "Right Now". And yes Tool should replace one of them easily...


    Quote Originally Posted by microcuts View Post
    Muse has put on some of the most consistently amazing shows of all the bands I've seen. U2 + MCR = wtf?

    They are kissing MCR's booty cause they like to and U2 is just to please the masses... And yeah where is Muse? I cant wait for everyone seeing them opening for MCR be blown away and think MCR was boring as s**t afterwards.

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    best live act recently? gotta be beck

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    Quote Originally Posted by suprefan View Post
    The list is talking about "Right Now". And yes Tool should replace one of them easily...





    They are kissing MCR's booty cause they like to and U2 is just to please the masses... And yeah where is Muse? I cant wait for everyone seeing them opening for MCR be blown away and think MCR was boring as s**t afterwards.


    Agreed and agreed. Muse and Tool both put on fucking amazing shows.

    And I may be shot for this but I saw GnR recently and their show was ridiculously amazing. Yes, even with the new members..

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    Seriously, mad respect to the stooges and all, but you have got to be f*cking joking me.

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    Default Re: greatest bands live according to spin.com

    obviously spin has never seen mogwai or sigur ros live.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AEversW View Post
    obviously spin has never seen mogwai or sigur ros live.
    word. mogwai blew my brains out last year.

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    I agree with U2 being #1 because I think that they put on the best stadium sized shows of any modern band. I have seen them 3 times (Achtung Baby tour and All You Can't Leave Behind tour) and they are one of the few modern bands who can comfortably perform to 75,000 people.
    White Stripes is another good choice on this list. I saw them from the front row at Red Rocks Ampitheatre. Fucking amazing show!

    But where is Tool on this list!? They put on the best show of any of the heavier bands nowadays. As does NIN.

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    I believe it was spin (couldve been a diff mag) who listed the 100 greatest rock acts and I remember seeing MCR in the thirties ahead of black sabbath......ridiculous. Listeners have never been more blind. Another sign of the times I suppose.

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    Muse has put on some of the most consistently amazing shows of all the bands I've seen. U2 + MCR = wtf?
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    muse is opening for mcr? that's a damn shame.

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    Quote Originally Posted by msivy View Post
    muse is opening for mcr? that's a damn shame.


    i agree, MCR should open to Mu...no, MCR would just dissapear of earth
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    I've seen QOTSA once, and I thought they were great, but not that great.

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    Here is how much SPIN's opinion on anything music-related matters to me:

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    by teh way, wheres pink floyd?
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    I'm missing school Friday and Monday for Coachella...and I'm the teacher!

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    No one's impressed me more than Radiohead - ever....I felt like I touched God every time I've seen them...

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    Quote Originally Posted by bartelby View Post
    No one's impressed me more than Radiohead - ever....I felt like I touched God every time I've seen them...
    same here and i was in the back row.

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    I have seen many a bands. Here is a list of some real good acts.
    1.Neil Young(Great Performance)
    2.AC/DC(Performance/Great "Show")
    3.Pantera((unfortunately no longer)(Performance))
    4.Marilyn Manson((went to the show hating him, left a fan!)(Perf/Show))
    5.Rob Zombie(More Show but still good performance)
    6.Slipknot(INTENSE and very good perf/show)
    7.Godsmack(Performance)
    8.Slayer(Performance)
    9.Cake(Performance)
    10.Primus(Performance)

    *"show" meaning gimmicks, or "Stage" show as in lights, ladies, fire, etc.

    others too but these are certainly the top!

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    Radiohead, Sigur Ros, Animal Collective, and Liars rank in my favorite shows.

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