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we making these faces even sadder
http://atdimusic.com/images/ATDI_2012.jpg

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no. they laughing all way to bank.

you still bore me...

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WALK THE PLANK

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elektra boogie wrote:

I don't get this - how are you able to be so concretely certain about the motivations of the band and anyone who goes to see them.?  I'd probably go and see them reform out of interest if it isn't too expensive because I like their music and would like to see them live.  Like I said before, I have no idea why they have reformed - maybe it is just a case of them laughing and taking the cash - the point is, I don't know and neither do you.  I mean I havn't seen you in a while, but I'd like to hope you wouldn't categorise me as someone going to see shows for the sake of the kudos of a "punk rock score card" who's sad and desperate for Fugazi to reform...  My point being, is that just because people feel real rage about it, the assumption seems to be that people into the idea of maybe seeing them have to reflect a similar amount of emotion/intent (for the sake of this thread, accusations ranging from box ticking/weird nostalgia etc.).  When it may well just be the case that it's a band I like and a band lots of other people like.  Maybe lots of those people are dicks, it's a statistical certainty some will be, but so what.?  No-one is endorsing or supporting them playing in shit venues and charging ridiculous amounts of money - as far as I know, there are no dates bar that festival in the States.  If it's in an awful venue with mega expensive tickets, I won't be going.  I'm sure many others feel the same - and those who still go, well, no bother to me I guess.  Sometimes it genuinely is as simple as someone expressing "I like this band.  I have not seen them live.  I'd quite like to see them live".

I can't be concrete about the motivations of everyone who goes. But I can make a sweeping generalisation about the majority of them and be fairly sure its going to applicable to at least 50% of the audience. 50% being my downward conservative estimate.

As for the band themselves? It pretty obvious what the motivations are. Same as exactly every other band who's dragged their arses back together for another pay day. They can all spout toss about it being for other reasons. But they're all liars.

Somethings I feel in my gut. I trust that feeling implicitly. It never steers me wrong. Maybe your guts are telling you this could be fun. I'm telling your guts James, don't do it. You'll hate yourself in the morning.

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oriflame wrote:

WALK THE PLANK

a one off for a benefit gig I do believe... not a pile of $$$$$$$$ for a crud festival of toss.

you still bore me...

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I kinda liked ATD-I for about 5 minutes when I started getting back into "harder" music in 2000 or so after being in the musical wilderness for a few years, but I subsequently got rid of their stuff pretty sharpish. Not interested in them now in the slightest.

Best/only reunion I could face was Mission Of Burma in 2004. They were absolutely fantastic.

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Kingmob wrote:

I can't be concrete

A promising start!


Kingmob wrote:

But I can make a sweeping generalisation about the majority of them

Still factually correct!


Kingmob wrote:

and be fairly sure its going to applicable to at least 50% of the audience

Massive bullshit!


Kingmob wrote:

50% being my downward conservative estimate.

High-horsing, massive bullshit!


Kingmob wrote:

As for the band themselves? It pretty obvious what the motivations are...

I can't take the suspense, go on...!


Kingmob wrote:

Same as exactly every other band who's dragged their arses back together for another pay day.

Fucking ridiculous statement.


Kingmob wrote:

Somethings I feel in my gut. I trust that feeling implicitly.

Regular bowel movements are a plus, I suppose.


Kingmob wrote:

I'm telling your guts James, don't do it. You'll hate yourself in the morning.

Advice based on your gut feeling about a group of people you know nothing about? Bulletproof.

Take one for the team;

Cool kids know what I mean.

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I can say with massive 100% no uncertainty that Matheww is most definitely well within the 50% I was talking about. Come on James, imagine it. Seeing ATDI in a room full of cuntos likes him? Surely not....

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i think the internet term I'm looking for here is 'LOLZ'.....

you still bore me...

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Kingmob wrote:

I can say with massive 100% no uncertainty that Matheww is most definitely well within the 50% I was talking about. Come on James, imagine it. Seeing ATDI in a room full of cuntos likes him? Surely not....

Count me in there too then because I think he is bang on. You are making largely uninformed sweeping generalisations that YOU believe to be true but effectively have no way to seriously sustain. At least as far as your beliefs about the people that will go and see them are concerned.

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Kingmob.

Definately

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their corporate shoe sponsor

you still bore me...

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xRobertox wrote:

You are making largely uninformed sweeping generalisations that YOU believe to be true but effectively have no way to seriously sustain. At least as far as your beliefs about the people that will go and see them are concerned.

If Matheww is a representative sample, I'd say I now have hard evidence to back my claims. 
He is a massive douche. This is confirmation of my exhaustive research.


If you wanna be in his gang, that's fine man. I'm just trying to save James' soul. 
You're on your own.

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yawn
fuck off with this banal 'discussion'

GOLDEN CABINET gig collective
GO FUCK YOURSELF zine
DIRTY APPARATUS record label

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.....dare I stir?

Whatever haters say, still intrigued by any recordings that may or may not emerge. 

Masters of their craft/plagiarism perfected a deacde+ ago

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miss threads like this one smile

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i'm happy i saw them in 2000 and i consider seeing them now, but tickets are €40...

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Boring then, boringer now.

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just imagine what would happen if jawbreaker re-united?

i must have had a dream about you... cause i woke up in the worst of moods

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justinius23 wrote:

just imagine what would happen if jawbreaker re-united?

https://jawbreakerreunion.bandcamp.com/

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this will sound like a mix of Mars Volta and QOTSA

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Andy Malcolm wrote:
justinius23 wrote:

just imagine what would happen if jawbreaker re-united?

https://jawbreakerreunion.bandcamp.com/

i have to come clean and admit i saw that band's name once and experienced maybe 10 seconds of undiluted joy/wtf?

i must have had a dream about you... cause i woke up in the worst of moods

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Having seen the state of them at Coachella in 2012 I'll be passing, same as I did last time round when I heard they weren't putting anything new out (tell tale sign of bullshit ££££ chasing). Also, £30. Bollocks. Kingmob was right about the band, wrong to shit on folk for being interested. Also, this..

Take one for the team;

Cool kids know what I mean.

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justinius23 wrote:
Andy Malcolm wrote:
justinius23 wrote:

just imagine what would happen if jawbreaker re-united?

https://jawbreakerreunion.bandcamp.com/

i have to come clean and admit i saw that band's name once and experienced maybe 10 seconds of undiluted joy/wtf?

sorry smile

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hip to be square.