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I faced the word “specimen” on a book I am reading right now, which immediately reminded me a hit song from 90s. Can you name it 🙂

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Sounds of the Universe

Nowadays, I’m constantly listening to the Sounds of the Universe album from Depeche Mode. I certainly can’t be considered a fan of DM after seeing all the other fans though I like listening to their music very much and it is amazing how they can still release an album with DM soul in it. My favourite song from this album is Peace by the way 🙂

Depeche Mode

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Papa Roach did it again…

When is gonna Papa Roach release a bad album? Apparently not soon… Despite some of the reviews, I found the last album, Metamorphosis, again pretty good, at least not below the Papa Roach standards. It is hard to find a group which still keeps rockin’ in their 6th studio album, these days.

Papa Roach

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Is Bob Rock “the” Evil?

I sometimes hear that Bob Rock is the man behind the unsuccessfulness of Metallica. Maybe it’s true but I am not sure of that. If you ever listened Metallica concert records, they are simply _awful_. They just can’t play it, just can’t sing it etc. But if you listen the same songs on albums the old ones are simply great, even James sounds great. And the awful songs from Load to St. Anger are at least listenable. And notice that the sound engineer/producer behind this albums are Bob Rock.

Also one of the Bob Rock’s recent work, The Offspring’s Rise and Fall Rage and Grace, got mostly positive reviews including me, and it was a hard job to work on an album whose group didn’t make any album for 5 years because the expectation of fans gets bigger as the gap between albums gets bigger.

Bob Rock can’t just pop and also compose the songs, Metallica should do it for theirselves. Although, I admit a great leader can always influence a group of people to make them do great things it became obvious that that great leader is not inside Metallica, they are searching a producer to be that leader. So, Bob Rock is most probably a great producer but Metallica is not just searching for a great producer, they are unfortunately so desperate that they are also in search of a great maestro. Hope Rick Rubin will help’em.

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