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If RATM was in the time of the USSR, would the commies had allowed it as it's western

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by WerBackIII, Apr 16, 2008.

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Would Rage Against the machine be allowed by the commies, or not?

  1. Yes (as it claims that USA is bad)

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    25.0%
  2. No (as it is an western rapcore band)

    27 vote(s)
    75.0%
  1. WerBackIII

    WerBackIII Jar of the Rotting Brain

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    Simple question. Please answer with yes or no, but feel free to give your exact opinion.

    For me, it would had been allowed, as it is a socialistic political rock band, claiming that the USA is bad (and being true for me).

    What's your opinion?
     
  2. holy king

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    i can totally see them play on red sqare under krushchev! Not.
     
  3. amadeus

    amadeus Bring back the Civ2 theme!

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    No, but it would be one of their few redeeming qualities.
     
  4. Romanfe

    Romanfe Punch out

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  5. kulade

    kulade Deity

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    Sure. Maybe even they'd give RATM a free tour of a gulag or two...
     
  6. Phlegmak

    Phlegmak Deity

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    Rage in Favor of the Communist Machine would be totally allowed to play in the USSR. Maybe.
     
  7. mrtn

    mrtn Shaven not stirred

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    They allowed rock bands like Europe, so why not RATM? Actually they may be too political for your potential Soviet elite, it's safer to allow a crappy party band.
     
  8. Yoda Power

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    They wouldn't be allowed. The whole "fight-the-authority" thing would give the Soviets a bad taste in their mouth.
     
  9. Leonel

    Leonel Breakfast Connoisseur

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    This. Especially during Stalin's time as he was extremely suspicious about ANYTHING that could possibly usurp his authority to the level of madness.
     
  10. Gelion

    Gelion Captain

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    No...... its violent, dark and uncivilized. Bad for Soviet youth :nono:
     
  11. luiz

    luiz Trendy Revolutionary

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    If the Soviet elite had any musical taste, then no.
     
  12. holy king

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    if you had any clue of music you wouldnt be saying that.
    but i suppose this is about the lyrics?
     
  13. Elta

    Elta 我不会把这种

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    Rage rules! :king:
     
  14. Phlegmak

    Phlegmak Deity

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    Actually, they don't. And luiz is correct.
     
  15. holy king

    holy king Deity

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    whether you like it or not is taste, but there's objective standards to determine whether music is good or crap...
     
  16. luiz

    luiz Trendy Revolutionary

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    No, this is about crappy repetitive melody. I have seen 14 year olds compose better music. Silly childish lyrics don't help, but I wasn't talking about them (Trivia: how many different lines are there in "Killing in the name of"?)
     
  17. Phlegmak

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    Ok, you don't know what you're talking about and you don't know music.
     
  18. holy king

    holy king Deity

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    obviously, since i like ratm. :lol:

    as long as it's got a beat and melody it's music, the rest is taste...
    if it lacks both i wouldnt call it music, but it's still a matter of taste if you like to listen to a specific noise...
     
  19. Phlegmak

    Phlegmak Deity

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    I meant to bold this part but I messed up:

    objective standards

    There are no objective standards to say whether music is bad or not, except the % of listeners who think it's good or not. Is that what you mean?
     
  20. holy king

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    no. objective standard is: has it a) a beat, b) a melody. if it's got both or one of them it's music and the rest is up to the eye of the beholder.
     

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