Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Grand Stinker

This is going to be a follow-up segment to "Lesser of two evils". I have done four "Lesser of two evils and plan on doing six more this year. Then in December I will take the albums by the ten losing bands and rate them. I will use a rating system with five categories and a scale of one to ten. Then I will do a post where I will show the scores of the ten ten losing bands and the one with the lowest score will get the title of "Grand Stinker'.


Blogger aXe mAn said...

Sounds cool. Except, I find it kind of funny that you keep coming up with new ways to bash the music....

8:44 AM  
Blogger Metal Mark said...

axe man-It's rating not bashing. Someone will finish at the top and some will finish at the bottom. I do Lesser of two evils to re-evaluate bands I have not heard in a while. Some sound better now, some sound worse and some are about where I remember them.

9:16 AM  
Blogger bob_vinyl said...

axe man - I like your enthusiasm, but I think you would do well to be a little less positive sometimes. A balanced view will show that you don't just have a knee-jerk reaction to everything. I admit that I am generally negative about hair metal, but I do have some positive things to say. Across a broader spectrum, I have a lot of positive things to say. Mark's view is fairly balanced and it gives greater credibility to both his positive and negative opinions.

Mark - I think this idea is brilliant. It reminds me of the old "Stinker of the Week."

10:55 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I like the idea too. It's a good way to reflect on lost albums. Not eveything can be positive all the time. When a band puts out a stinker, I like to know.

2:28 PM  
Blogger Ray Van Horn, Jr. said...

Or might we say "Grand POObah?"

3:27 PM  

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