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Old 01-28-08, 08:36 PM
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KURT COBAIN: "About A Son" -2/19/08

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Shout! Factory and Vivendi Visual Entertainment will be releasing Kurt Cobain About a Son on 19th February. Timed to be released on Kurt Cobain's 41st birth anniversary, this title is "an intimate and moving portrait of the late musician and artist Kurt Cobain as told entirely in his own words." The DVD will feature a behind the scenes featurette and will sell for $19.99.

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Old 01-29-08, 06:14 AM
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I'll pass, but hey, thanks Kurt...the Foo Fighters are incredible.
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Originally Posted by zombiezilla
I'll pass, but hey, thanks Kurt...the Foo Fighters are incredible.
Ouch. Harsh.

I know a lot of people feel that way but I will take a Nirvana cd over a Foo Fighters any day of the week.
Old 01-29-08, 04:10 PM
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I might pick it up.

Given more time who knows how Nirvana would be looked at, I think they would have been great, BUT I must say, if I take Nirvana's first 4 albums compared to the Foos, I would take the Foos any day of the week, Even though Nirvana's were great.
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Originally Posted by brianluvdvd
Ouch. Harsh.

I know a lot of people feel that way but I will take a Nirvana cd over a Foo Fighters any day of the week.
Me too. Foo Fighters, as good as they are, have way too many ballads and slow songs. Nirvana had about three of them. (I'm not counting the MTV Unplugged thing)
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nope. not interested.
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You're better off getting this on audiobook....
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I like Nirvana and Cobain as much as the next guy but I'll pass on this. I'm going to let my Nirvana purchases/experience end with the excellent "With The Lights Out".
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Originally Posted by nodeerforamonth
Me too. Foo Fighters, as good as they are, have way too many ballads and slow songs. Nirvana had about three of them. (I'm not counting the MTV Unplugged thing)

Yeah your right, because slow songs and ballads suck! There can NOT be good slow songs. Nope, never. There the worse! I wish,, I wish we could just take all the slow songs, ballads, and just,, just stick em in a hole, or better yet,, yes,, yes blast them all to the moon!!!
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I like the Foos all right, but Nirvana is to Foo Fighters as Beatles are to Monkees.
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I saw this. It's all moving images of where he grew up. Not a single image of anything to do with Nirvana til the very very end. That said the never before heard audio in it is quit entertaining.

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Originally Posted by foofighters7
Yeah your right, because slow songs and ballads suck! There can NOT be good slow songs. Nope, never. There the worse! I wish,, I wish we could just take all the slow songs, ballads, and just,, just stick em in a hole, or better yet,, yes,, yes blast them all to the moon!!!
Glad to see we're in agreement, though I wouldn't be so immature about it. Not ALL slow songs and ballads suck. Just 99.9% of them.

Don't be so closed minded. There's a couple "good" ones, but they are far and few between. Nirvana's slow songs certainly sucked! Thank God there was only 3 of them ("About A Girl" (i.e. the "good" one), "Something In The Way" and "Come As You Are"... oops "Marigold" that sucked too).

Foo Fighters have a couple good slower songs too. "Big Me" is one of them. Maybe the only one. There is a place for slower songs, but bands don't need to put 5 or 6 of them on every album. One or two every 5 albums or so is probably appropriate (provided they're "good").

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Old 01-31-08, 05:03 PM
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Originally Posted by brianluvdvd
Ouch. Harsh.

I know a lot of people feel that way but I will take a Nirvana cd over a Foo Fighters any day of the week.

No doubt, I've never bought a Foo whatever CD and have no intentions of doing so. I just don't see any non-mainstream talent.
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Originally Posted by nodeerforamonth
Glad to see we're in agreement, though I wouldn't be so immature about it. Not ALL slow songs and ballads suck. Just 99.9% of them.

Don't be so closed minded. There's a couple "good" ones, but they are far and few between. Nirvana's slow songs certainly sucked! Thank God there was only 3 of them ("About A Girl" (i.e. the "good" one), "Something In The Way" and "Come As You Are"... oops "Marigold" that sucked too).

Foo Fighters have a couple good slower songs too. "Big Me" is one of them. Maybe the only one. There is a place for slower songs, but bands don't need to put 5 or 6 of them on every album. One or two every 5 albums or so is probably appropriate (provided they're "good").

hehe, I was..uh..being sarcastic.. its ok though man, we all have different likes and dislikes. I like tons of different music, and there are great slow songs, and great fast songs. To me there is no difference, good songs are good songs.
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So is this a 2 hour sit down interview with Kurt? Or is it some audio interview w/ Kurt and they show a bunch of pictures with Kurt talking over it?
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Originally Posted by Sierra Disc
I like the Foos all right, but Nirvana is to Foo Fighters as Beatles are to Monkees.
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Marigold rocks I love that song.


That is all.
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Originally Posted by RyoHazuki
Marigold rocks I love that song.


That is all.
No, it does not "rock". You may like it. You may think it's "good", but does not "rock". Kids these days don't know the definition of what "rock" is. Or what it is to "rock". "Rock" implies loudness. It implies power. It must have loud, distorted guitars. "Marigold" has absolutely none of that.

Does anyone have anything to add about the DVD that's in the thread title?
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Originally Posted by nodeerforamonth

Does anyone have anything to add about the DVD that's in the thread title?
Before you get all high and mighty, you yourself have four posts in this thread, and only one has anything remotely to do with the DVD, and it's not even a comment, it's a question.

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marigold is acutally a Dave Grohl song, so it's more Foo than Nirvana...

I would take Foo over Nirvana anyday.
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Originally Posted by DVD Josh
Before you get all high and mighty, you yourself have four posts in this thread, and only one has anything remotely to do with the DVD, and it's not even a comment, it's a question.

Glass houses.
Right back at ya!

Yes, I realized that. But when ridiculous/false things are being said, I feel like I have a duty to correct it. And I TRIED to steer the thread to get on topic. Do you have anything to add about the DVD? Or should we just have the thread closed?

I would like to know about the DVD. I don't know if I want to pay $20 an audio commentary for a still gallery. Is that what this is? It sounds like it. Can ANYone verify this?
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Originally Posted by nodeerforamonth
Right back at ya!

Yes, I realized that. But when ridiculous/false things are being said, I feel like I have a duty to correct it. And I TRIED to steer the thread to get on topic. Do you have anything to add about the DVD? Or should we just have the thread closed?

I would like to know about the DVD. I don't know if I want to pay $20 an audio commentary for a still gallery. Is that what this is? It sounds like it. Can ANYone verify this?
You can call it anything you like, but you are just as responsible for taking this thread of course as anyone else (and I have nothing to do with it).

You talk about foo fighters, nirvana's slow songs, and the state of rock music. But then you attack other members for derailing this thread.

That's bullshit, and you know it. Trying to turn that around on me is laughable.

You want this thread to get on track, then take affirmative action and do so. Don't you dare try and call out other members for doing what you did worse.

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Originally Posted by DVD Josh
You want this thread to get on track, then take affirmative action and do so. Don't you dare try and call out other members for doing what you did worse.
Yes, you are right. I AM AGREEING WITH YOU. (with the exception that at the end of each and every one of my corrections, I DID try to bring the thread on topic. Unlike anyone else.)

And I'm TRYING to do MY part to get the thread back on track. Thanks for participating in the discussion. Perhaps we can ALL shut the fuck up and get this thread on track. Or have a mod close it.

ONCE AGAIN (for the third or fourth time): does ANYONE know if this is just a still gallery with Kurt Cobain commentary or more like a "real" documentary where old interviews and footage w/ Kurt and other people are used? The description of it makes it sounds like it's just a still gallery with a Kurt Cobain interview over it. Supposedly there's no Nirvana music in it.

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The official site of the dvd has a trailer and film clip up for viewing.
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Originally Posted by CreatureX
The official site of the dvd has a trailer and film clip up for viewing.
THANK YOU.

I think the only saving grace for this is that the interviews were done by Michael Azzerad (sp?) who did an excellent job on the "Come As You Are" book (which I read about 5 times).

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