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Hey! It’s been a month since I last posted. I’ve thought a lot about writing something of finishing something I’ve already started, but I never got around to it. Now, I have a new idea! I “waste” a lot of time on a meme website called 9GAG. Right now, someone’s started a trend of making a list of “need to know” songs and putting their list on 9GAG. I thought I should hop on the train and make such a list of my own. The first one that started this trend (that I noticed, at least), had a rule not to include more than one song per artist/band, and so I wanted to do the same, but realized that it was too difficult for some bands, so I only tried to not include too many. I will just dive right into it, with no arrangement to the order in which I list the songs I feel you need to know. (of course this will be mainly rock/metal, since that’s my forte, but I might include some other songs as well, if I feel like you really need to know/listen to them).
I’ve made the list in Spotify, so you can go in and have a listen right away. Might get back to this post later and make a YouTube-playlist of it as well, but for now Spotify will have to do.

  • Disturbed – The Sound Of Silence / Down With The Sickness
  • Evanescence – Bring Me To Life / My Immortal
  • Paramore – Misery Business
  • Nirvana – Smells Like Teen Spirit
  • Avenged Sevenfold – Nightmare / Afterlife
  • Black Sabbath – Iron Man
  • AC/DC – Thunderstruck
  • Foo Fighers – The Best Of You
  • Bullet For My Valentine – Tears Don’t Fall
  • Rage Against The Machine – Killing In The Name
  • Slipknot – Psychosocial / Duality
  • Kings of Leon – Sex On Fire
  • Royal Blood – Better Stangers
  • Linkin Park – Numb / Faint
  • Machine Head – Darkness Within / Davidian
  • Korn – Thoughtless
  • Coldplay – Fix You
  • Imagine Dragons – Radioactive
  • Helloween – Mr. Torture
  • Halestorm – Love Bites (So Do I)
  • Ghost B.C. – Cirice
  • Dimmu Borgir – Gateways
  • Five Finger Death Punch – Coming Down / House Of The Rising Sun
  • Audioslave – Show Me How To Live
  • Soundgarden – Live To Rise
  • Drowning Pool – Bodies
  • The Cranberries – Zombie
  • Brandi Carlile – The Story
  • Deftones – Change (In The House Of Flies)
  • AWOLNATION – Sail
  • Johnny Cash – Hurt
  • Dream Theater – A Nightmare To Remember
  • Nomy – Cocaine
  • Radiohead – Creep
  • Tribal Ink – Refugee
  • Avantasia – The Scarecrow
  • The Goo Goo Dolls – Iris
  • Amy Lee – Lockdown
  • Ed Sheeran – I See Fire
  • System Of A Down – B.Y.O.B.
  • Volbeat – Still Counting
  • Alice Cooper – Poison
  • Metallica – Enter Sandman
  • Guns N’ Roses – Sweet Child O’ Mine
  • Breaking Benjamin  – So Cold
  • Iron Maiden – Fear Of The Dark
  • Dio – Rainbow In The Dark / Holy Diver
  • Rammstein – Du Hast
  • Device/Lzzy Hale – Close My Eyes Forever
  • Lady Gaga – Til It Happens To You
  • Muse – Plug In Baby
  • Rise Against – Hero Of War
  • Chevelle – The Red
  • Thee Days Grace – I Hate Everything About You
  • Axel Rudi Pell – Glory Night
  • In Flames – Alias
  • My Chemical Romance – The Black Parade
  • Green Day – 21 Guns
  • Elton John – Candle In The Wind

There’s just a handful of these songs that I don’t know every single word to, but they still evoke something in me that makes me think everyone should hear them. These songs are iconic to me, representing the band, the genre and the time period they were produced in perfectly. A few of these are covers, but I included them because they are so good that I feel they both do justice to the original artists and the songs, in addition to the covers being iconic themselves.

Links to the two lists that I found already, there are some very good songs in there, and some I have yet to check out.

http://9gag.com/gag/aG1K8Xn

http://9gag.com/gag/amYNNyo

Am I missing something obvious to you? Would you perhaps replace the song I’ve chosen by a(n) artist/band? What would be your most iconic/”need to know”-songs? Please let me know in the comment section.

“So paint it black and take it back
Lets shout it loud and clear
Do you fight it to the end
We hear the call to
To carry on
We’ll carry on”
(Welcome To The Black Parade – My Chemical Romance)

“I raise my flag and dye my clothes
It’s a revolution, I suppose
We’re painted red to fit right in”
(Radioactive – Imagine Dragons)

Halloween play list 2013

Hello! So, it’s freaking Halloween, so of course I need to make a special Halloween play list for you. In no particular order, these are the songs I came up with for my list:

  • Halestorm – Mz. Hyde
  • Avenged Sevenfold – Nightmare
  • Helloween – Mr. Torture
  • We Are The Fallen – St. John
  • Evanescence – Haunted
  • Slipknot – Eyeless
  • Linkin Park – Part Of Me
  • We Are The Fallen – Through Hell
  • Avenged Sevenfold – A Little Piece Of Heaven
  • Halestorm – Daughters Of Darkness
  • Evanescence – Whisper
  • Linkin Park – Crawling
  • Machine Head – Darkness Within
  • Metallica – Enter Sandman
  • Slipknot – Vermillion
  • Three Days Grace – Scared
  • Within Temptation – The Howlling
  • Machine Head – I Am Hell (Sonata In C#)

Now, I think these songs are great and pretty perfect for Halloween, both in sound and in lyrics, but I’m wondering if you have any others I need to add to my list?
What are your favorite songs to listen to on Halloween? Hit me with your best, scariest, most awesome songs.

 

“I’m the spider crawling down your spine,
Underneath your skin.
I will gently violate your mind,
Before I tuck you in.”
(Mz. Hyde – Halestorm)

“I am hell to thee 
Down here all shall suffer with me 
Die purified 
Rise the ashes to the sky”
(I Am Hell (Sonata in C#) – Machine Head)

 

 

Hi! Yes, I think it’s about time I wrote something about Three Days Grace. This time it’s The Good Life, off the album Life Starts Now (2009). The lyrics are here, and the music video below:

 

The guitar riffs in the intro are just fucking amazing. The song is heavy, and it’ts pushing forward with much energy. The music itself is heavy, but the lyrics are not as dark as the music would suggest. They deal with the need for a bit of the Good Life, getting the change that is very much needed. Adam’s voice is rough and good as always, and it brings out the lyrics in a good way. The song isn’t so long, but it’s a really good one still.

 

“All I want is a little of the good life
All I need is to have a good time”
(The Good Life – Three Days Grace)

 

Long day (playlist)

Hi! I feel this has been a long day, and that is why I put together this “little” playlist of songs. This is just in the alphabetical order  by artist, so mix and listen, if you’ve had a long day too (or not, this music is awesome anyway!).

  • 12 Stones – Enemy
  • Avenged Sevenfold – Critical Acclaim
  • Avenged Sevenfold – Desecrate Through Reverence
  • Avenged Sevenfold – Unholy Confessions
  • Breaking Benjamin – Breakdown
  • Corroded – My Hollow Shell
  • Evanescence – Going Under
  • Evanescence – Sick
  • Evanescence – Sweet Sacrifice
  • Evanescence – Weight Of The World
  • Five Finger Death Punch – Dying Breed
  • Halestorm – Daughters Of Darkness
  • Korn – Thoughtless
  • Linkin Park – Faint
  • Linkin Park – Crawling
  • Linkin Park – One Step Closer
  • Machine Head – Darkness Within
  • Slipknot – Before I Forget
  • Slipknot – Duality
  • Slipknot – People=Shit
  • Slipknot – Psychosocial
  • Slipknot – (Sic)
  • Slipknot – Spit It Out
  • Three Days Grace – Overrated
  • Three Days Grace – Riot
  • Volbeat – Still Counting

 

“All of my hate cannot be bound, I will not be drowned by your thoughtless scheming
So, you can try to tear it down, beat me to the ground, I will see you screaming”
(Thoughtless – Korn)

“Everybody hates me now, so fuck it
Blood’s on my face and my hands, and I don’t know why
I’m not afraid to cry, but that’s none of your business”
(People=Shit – Slipknot)

“Counting all the assholes in the room, I’m definitely not alone, well I’m not alone”
(Still Counting – Volbeat)

 

Hello there! This time I’m writing about a song by Three Days Grace called Chalk Outline off the new album Transit Of Venus, published this year (2012). Here are the lyrics. Enjoy!

 

This seems like a new direction for Three Days Grace, but definitely not the wrong one. The song has great elements of guitar and programming mixed nicely into the song. The lyrics are awesome, using the metaphor of a crime scene very well. “You left me here like a chalk outline, on the sidewalk waiting for the rain to wash away, wash away. You keep coming back to the scene of the crime, but the dead can’t speak and there’s nothing left to say anyway”.  Adam Gonthier’s voice is still cool,  it seems like it’s a layer over the vocals in the verses, but not in the refrain, and that’s good. The new album is very fresh, published October 2nd and I think this song is a great choice as a single, it’s interesting and at least it makes me want to hear more of the new album.

 

“I’ve been cut, I’ve been opened up
I’ve been shattered by the ones I thought I loved”
(Chalk Outline – Three Days Grace)

 

Anger Nurturing – playlist

Hey! Thought I might post a playlist, since it’s been so long since last time I did that.
Today I’ve decided to put together something to nurture the anger in you all, since it’s growing so well in me! -haha.
I chose some songs with aggressive playing and lyrics, so I hope you enjoy this little treat.
Here is a link to the list  on Spotify – for those who use it.

In random order, I present to you the list I call “Anger Nurturing” :

  • Korn – Thoughless
  • Linkin Park – Faint
  • Avenged Sevenfold – Desecrate Through Reverence
  • 12 Stones – Enemy
  • Evanescence – Going Under
  • Slipknot – Duality
  • Three Days Grace – Overrated
  • Evanescence – Taking Over Me
  • Avenged Sevenfold – Critical Acclaim
  • Linkin Park – One Step Closer
  • Volbeat – Still Counting
  • We Are The Fallen – Burn
  • Evanescence – Everybody’s Fool
  • Three Days Grace – Riot
  • Paramore – Ignorance
  • Slipknot – People=Shit
  • The Pretty Reckless – Zombie
  • Evanescence – Call Me When You’re Sober
  • Linkin Park – From The Inside
  • 12 Stones – Welcome To The End
  • Halestorm – I Miss The Misery
  • Avenged Sevenfold – Second Heartbeat
  • Slipknot – Psychosocial
  • Evanescence – Made Of Stone
  • Five Finger Death Punch – Dying Breed
  • Linkin Park – Given Up
  • Three Days Grace – I Hate Everything About You
  • Evanescence – Sick
  • Slipknot – Spit It Out
  • We Are The Fallen – Bury Me Alive
  • Three Days Grace – Goin’ Down
  • Evanescence – Sweet Sacrifice
  • 12 Stones – Games You Play
  • Slipknot – Before I Forget
  • We Are The Fallen – Through Hell
  • Three Days Grace – Home
  • Evanescence – Weight Of The World

(Tried to make it varied, but it was a bit hard…)
Hope you liked it!

I seriously want to quote all songs, but I’m limiting myself to the first three…

“All of  my hate cannot be bound, I will not be drowned by your thoughtless scheming”
(Thoughtless – Korn)

“Don’t turn your back on me, I won’t be ignored”
(Faint – Linkin Park)

“I’m not your friend, I won’t soothe your soul, and in the end you’re all dead to me”
(Desecrate Through Reverence – Avenged Sevenfold)

Hello! Today I’m doing a post on the song Someone Who Cares by Three Days Grace. Published on the album Life Starts Now in 2009. Here are the lyrics.

 

The lyrics and their meaning are very strong in this one. And they are very true too. I think the guitar riffs are good, and I really like Adam’s voice. After the bridge the song seems to escalate, and I think that was a good thing. It gave the song more energy towards the end.

 

“It’s so hard to find someone who cares about you
But it’s easy enough to find someone who looks down on you”
(Someone Who Cares – Three Days Grace)

 

 

Hey there! Now I’m going to do a review about the song Never Too Late by Three Days Grace. The song was published in 2006 on the album One-X. The lyrics are here, and the heartbreaking music video is below:

 

I first of all love the finger ply in the beginning accompanied with only Adam’s voice before the band kicks in. It’s building up to the refrain, where the rock guitars plays their riffs, making the song rougher. Then, after the bridge, the song is take down to the finger playing and Adam’s vocals as they repeat the first two lines, and we see that sweet little girl, and over to the refrain again where an archangel is fighting the man. I think that is wonderful. And I really like the fact that the song ends as it starts, with the finger play.

The lyrics are sort of general for any situation, but if we look at the music video, there’s a whole new meaning to them. It seems obvious to me this is about child abuse, and the girl’s life when she grows up. In the end she breaks free from the handcuffs and hands that is holding her down, as Adam sings the words “Maybe we’ll turn it all around ’cause it’s not too late, it’s never too late”, and I preceive that as the message of this song, that you can break free, no matter, what, cause it’s never too late.

 

“The world we knew won’t come back
The time we lost, can’t get back
The life we had won’t be ours again” 
(Never Too Late – Three Days Grace)

 

Today I’m doing a post on I Hate Everything About You by Three Days Grace. I felt it was really necessary to do a post on Three Days Grace now, it’s been too long since last time. The song was published on their self-titled album (Three Days Grace) in 2003, and was also their first single. The lyrics are in the link here, and the song itself below (with lyrics, but they are not correct):

 

 

It was about time I did a review of this song. This song was the first one I ever heard of by Three Days Grace, and it really underlines their work well, and what kind of band they are.
I like the intro with the finger playing. Then the drums kick in, first with a muffled sound, but then the real deal is introduced, and it keeps building up to the refrain. They even have almost a full stop in the playing right before the refrain. I like that, I think it brings out the lyrics in the refrain in a certain way, in addition to the fact that they are repeating the lyrics in the refrain (and the rest of the song, though a little altered in the different verses, too). The lyrics are really good, and maybe they describe a lot of what’s wrong in many relationships.
Might be, I don’t know. Don’t trust everything I say. (It is, after all, 1st of April, you know – April fools-day).

 

“All the feelings that I get, but I still don’t miss you yet
Only when I stop to think about it”
(I Hate Everything About You – Three Days Grace)

 

Valentine’s Day!

Hi there! It’s Valentine’s Day, and in that event, I would like to wish you all a Happy Valentine’s Day, to those with or without someone. I would also like to put out a list of songs for those who are lonely (and maybe broken) this Valentine’s Day. Here’s my playlists for the ones with a broken heart on Valentine’s. (I put My Immortal on both lists, because you can listen to it with the piano version or the band version).

Rock Playlist:

  • My Heart Is Broken – Evanescence
  • Make Me Wanna Die – The Pretty Reckless
  • Tears Don’t Fall – Bullet For My Valentine
  • Someone Who Cares – Three Days Grace
  • Don’t Leave Me Behind – We Are The Fallen
  • You Don’t Belong – Daughtry
  • Anything For You – Evanescence
  • Emergency – Paramore
  • From The Inside – Linkin Park
  • Promise Me – Dead By April
  • I’m Not Okay (I Promise) – My Chemical Romance
  • The Change – Evanescence
  • Almost Easy – Avenged Sevenfold
  • Love/Hate Heartbreak – Halestorm
  • What Have You Done – Within Temptation
  • World So Cold – Three Days Grace
  • New Way To Bleed – Evanescence
  • Bittersweet Memories – Bullet For My Valentine
  • In The End – Linkin Park
  • Over You – Daughtry
  • Made Of Stone – Evanescence
  • Within My Heart – Dead By April
  • Frozen – Within Temptation
  • Never Enough – Epica
  • Over And Over – Three Days Grace
  • What About Now – Daughtry
  • Going Under – Evanescence
  • All We Know – Paramore
  • A Little Piece Of Heaven – Avenged Sevenfold
  • Gone Forever – Three Days Grace
  • Already Over – RED
  • Taking Over Me – Evanescence
  • That’s What You Get – Paramore
  • I Hate Everything About You – Three Days Grace
  • My Immortal – Evanescence

Soft Playlist:

  • Someone Like You – Adele
  • Solitude – Evanescence
  • I Am Only One – We Are The Fallen
  • Grenade – Bruno Mars
  • Who Knew – Pink
  • Titanium – Collin McLaughlin
  • Sally’s Song – Amy Lee
  • Dear God – Avenged Sevenfold
  • Give Unto Me – Evanescence
  • Whiskey Lullaby – Brad Paisley
  • When You’re Gone – Avril Lavigne
  • The Last Song I’m Wasting On You – Evanescence
  • Because Of You – Kelly Clarkson
  • Last To Know – Three Days Grace
  • Broken – Amy Lee Feat Seether
  • Battlefield – Jordin Sparks
  • Take A Bow – Rihanna
  • Missing – Evanescence
  • Jar Of Hearts – Christina Perri
  • So Far Away – Avenged Sevenfold
  • Fall For You – Secondhand Serenade
  • Be Mine – Robyn
  • Sleep Well, My Angel – We Are The Fallen
  • All I Need – Within Temptation
  • My Immortal – Evanescence

    

I hope you enjoy your day with or without a date. Happy Valentine’s Day to you all!

“I will wander till the end of time torn away from you”
(My Heart Is Broken – Evanescence)

“Never mind I’ll find someone like you”
(Someone Like You – Adele)