Go Back  DVD Talk Forum > Entertainment Discussions > Music Talk
Reload this Page >

Are these two techno/industiral rock albums any good?

Music Talk Discuss music in all its forms: CD, MP3, DVD-A, SACD and of course live

Are these two techno/industiral rock albums any good?

Old 02-04-03, 08:32 PM
DVD Talk Hero
Thread Starter
Rypro 525's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: a frikin hellhole
Posts: 28,263
Are these two techno/industiral rock albums any good?

Due to my recent listening of the mortal kombat soundtrack, I came along two brilliant songs back to back "goodbye" demo by Gravity Kills off of Gravity Kills, and "Juke-Joint-Jezebell" by KMFDM off of Nihil.

How are these two albums? I am looking to "brawden my tastes of music"
Rypro 525 is offline  
Old 02-05-03, 10:57 AM
DVD Talk Hall of Fame
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: The Sports and Pr0n Forum
Posts: 7,811
the gravity kills disc is great. they have that, a remix disc, the perversion album, and superstarved which i havent heard but the debut disc is the best.

nihil is still my favorite kmfdm album to date. (out of 15)
TaTTooD is offline  
Old 02-05-03, 12:34 PM
DVD Talk Gold Edition
Join Date: Oct 1999
Location: New Jersey, where the state motto should be Leave No Tree Standing
Posts: 2,073
The thing about Gravity Kills is they were a generic St Louis bar band playing 80s and early 90s cover songs until NIN exploded. They changed their sound and with the help of radio DJs in Tulsa, OK had a minor hit. Most industrial fans regard them as a joke and a complete NIN ripoff. Then again, Martin Atkins did some remixes for them, so he either at least respected them or needed the money. I attended a festival they appeared at, and in addition to ripping off NIN's sound (who were by no means original themselves) they completely appropriated Ministry's leather and cowboy look.

Nihil is a great KMFDM album, but I prefer Angst myself. Nihil is much more guitar based than their earlier stuff.

KMFDM - good, Gravity Kills - bad. Just my opinion.
RevLiver is offline  
Old 02-05-03, 01:19 PM
DVD Talk Platinum Edition
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: Las Vegas
Posts: 3,619
I agree with RevLiver about Gravity Kills. Their songs aren't necessarily bad; they're just generic and uninspired. I've only ever owned 2 KMFDM albums - Angst and Nihil. Nihil was the better of the two. It would be a good purchase and a good introduction to KMFDM.
Gdrlv is offline  
Old 02-06-03, 12:50 AM
DVD Talk Gold Edition
Venom's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: PA
Posts: 2,180
Nihil is great, best kmfdm album. Graity Kills i don't really know got thier first album after hearing guilty but that song was the only one i liked. same thing happened for their second, i think. never paid any attention to them again.

check out 16volt. for more electronics try the letdowncrush album. for less electronics try to find supercoolnothing.
Venom is offline  
Old 02-06-03, 02:52 AM
DVD Talk Limited Edition
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: Florida
Posts: 5,456
Gravity Kills is in the movie Se7en as well, not sure about the soundtrack though. It makes a jarring contrast to Air on G by bach, also featured in se7en
RoQuEr is offline  
Old 02-07-03, 12:32 PM
DVD Talk Hero
Thread Starter
Rypro 525's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: a frikin hellhole
Posts: 28,263
Thanks all for the help!
Rypro 525 is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.