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  1. Nosferatu

    2018 "New Album News" Thread

    I'd probably be way more open to this than Feldman and these pop producers being involved. Neighborhoods was self produced and really could've been so much better if Tom was actually committed. These all learned from Jerry Finn too. The only other producer I could think of that'd work well is Bill Stevenson.
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    2018 "New Album News" Thread

    Not a fan of Butch Vig as a producer. Produced 21st Century Breakdown which has so much filler crap in it IMO. About 10 songs on it are awesome though. He was part of the AFI's Sing the Sorrow album which I love but Jerry Finn was also a producer for it. He produced Chase the Light by Jimmy Eat World, and they've been very average or poor since the Futures album IMO. He's produced two of the Against Me! albums but I haven't heard much of their stuff. Then he's done Foo Fighters and Muse both of whom are massively overrated with 1-2 decent songs each IMO. Don't think he'd suit blink at all. He's just one of those overrated big names I think.
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    Top 10 Pop Punk songs of all-time

    If I was to judge this based on the most influential pop punk songs then it'd be this 1. Basket Case by Green Day 2. Dammit by blink-182 3. All the Small Things by blink-182 4. The Middle by Jimmy Eat World 5. When I Come Around by Green Day 6. American Idiot by Green Day 7. The Kids Aren't Alright by The Offspring 8. In Too Deep by Sum 41 9. Misery Business by Paramore 10. My Friends Over You by New Found Glory If I was to judge on what I view as the best songs from pop punk 1. Feeling This by blink-182 (I view this as a pop punk song) 2. Not Now by blink-182 3. Noots by Sum 41 4. Dammit by blink-182 5. Stained Glass Ceilings by the Wonder Years 6. Bending Over Backwards by Fenix TX 7. As Wicked by Rancid 8. White People for Peace by Against Me! 9. My Friends Over You by New Found Glory 10. St Jimmy by Green Day
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    2018 "New Album News" Thread

    It's not blink-182 if other people are writing the songs. It's song written by others that blink just happen to perform on. Not for me. Mark, Skiba and even Tom at his AVA worst are way better songwriters than all these pop songwriters.
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    Top 10 Guitarists in Punk Music

    Noodles from the Offspring and Brownsound from Sum 41 would definitely need to make this list. Would put Jade Puget from AFI as one of the better ones too.
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    The Tom Delonge Meltdown Watch Thread (Meltdown Inactive)

    I used to think it was Mark but then I kinda thought it was Tom lowering his voice.
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    The Tom Delonge Meltdown Watch Thread (Meltdown Inactive)

    What about his Satan voice? I'd definitely listen to Tom voicing over documentaries with his Satan voice.
  8. Nosferatu

    2018 "New Album News" Thread

    Agreed with this. I don't mind so much about having a bunch of producers but it's the fact they've got co-writers involved in it just as much. It won't feel like a blink album at all to me and instead will sound like poor man's blink-182, which is what California basically is. The last true blink-182 album we got was +44. +44 is more blink than blink-182 under Skiba. As for blink taking their time. Yeah they definitely did start work on this album early last year, but I honestly wouldn't be surprised if they wrote demos or something and then more demos in the summer, then by around December, show them to Feldman. Only for Feldman to make them scrap them as they don't give that "feel good" blink factor. The summer vibes. The fun. Blink did technically start writing California in the summer of 2015 before coming to Feldman in January 2016.
  9. Nosferatu

    2018 "New Album News" Thread

    I felt the same about the IMDB boards. They were so popular as well. No clue why they got rid of them message boards. Can't find any decent message board for movies anymore.
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    The blink 182 general discussion topic

    Simple Creatures is anything but trashy. Literally sounds like mainstream pop music. This is why I could never trust Mark's words when he's describing blink's upcoming album as experimental. Also hate these comments from Mark: We had some ideas and were going to work them out in the studio while we were recording, and that’s how we’ve stuck with it now. That’s transformed into having other writers in the studio throwing ideas around. For me personally, I enjoy writing with other people because I’ve never felt like other artists diminished what I brought to the table. If I’m just left to my own devices, I just do the same similar tempo, rhythm and patterns. Having someone in the studio saying, “What about this?” and pushing me off-center is really valuable. That's not blink to me. Blink should always be 3 guys. Or just solely Mark & Travis if they're gonna limit the 3rd guy like they have with Skiba. +44 is closer to being blink-182 than blink-182 under this method. This is why I've got low expectations on the new blink album. Like 6-7 other people that aren't Skiba, Mark & Travis involved in this "experimental" album. Don't get me wrong, having 6-7 people suggest ideas is fine. It was that way with the smiley face album but they were such little suggestions. These co-writers in the Feldman-blink era are just as involved in these songs as Mark, Skiba & Travis are it seems. Even if I like the songs, it still won't feel like blink to me. I don't wanna hear a song that's 50% written by some jackass which happens to have Mark singing on it. I wanna hear a true down to earth Mark song, coming from Mark & entirely all Mark. With input from Travis & Skiba of course. And since Skiba is the guitarist and other vocalist, I also wanna hear a Skiba song, coming from Skiba & entirely all Skiba with Input from Mark & Travis of course.
  11. Nosferatu

    The blink 182 general discussion topic

    Yeah, even when I was 6-7 years old I found the video hilarious and knew it wasn't serious. I live in a weird town though. Blink isn't real rock to the musicians of this town, especially if they're over 35 years old haha. Yet they like Green Day. Never understood it.
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    The blink 182 general discussion topic

    I disagree with a lot of it to be honest. From people I know, people hate blink because they're not a "real" rock band and assume they're a boy band with guitars. People hate them cause of the All the Small Things song and don't seem to understand blink were taking the piss out of generic boy bands with the video, especially older middle aged men obsessed with rock music. Then there's punk people who can't stand that blink went to a major record label and went mainstream, which is also in the video. Probably the only one I agree with. As for the nananas, I've never heard anyone complain about that outside of blink fans regarding the California album. They rarely used nananas before. Enema has 2 songs with nanas and TOYPAJ only has 1 if I remember correctly. So 3 songs in their entire catalogue with nanas. People also don't hate blink cause of Tom leaving either. In the general public blink are known as blink, not by the names of the band members. Most people won't even know who the fuck Mark Hoppus and Tom DeLonge are. There's people who probably think Skiba is Tom. As for the joke songs like Fuck a Dog, in fact when it comes to people I know (even the ones that HATE blink) they like the joke songs. The only other aspect about blink that I probably agree with on the video is the live show. Blink have always been pretty bad live but sounding great with the odd show now and then. But this guy was saying they have no presence and stand around a lot. Nah, blink oozed stage presence with Tom in the band. Even when he was stood still. Reading + Leeds 2014, they sounded fucking awful but that stage presence was top level IMO. Travis & Mark are pretty energetic too. Mark has always bounced to the opposite side of the stage but he's almost 50 now, so he's not gonna be as energetic as before, but he 100% has fun on the stage. As does Travis. Hell, even Tom loved being there. Even when Tom left again, Travis said himself that the only thing Tom ever seemed interested in was touring and performing. Might've been for the money but Tom clearly had fun on the stage.
  13. Nosferatu

    The blink 182 general discussion topic

    Bloody hell, I'd give you and Davey Jones the tombstone piledriver.
  14. Nosferatu

    2018 "New Album News" Thread

    Nah, still love Enema and Dude Ranch just as much as I love the smiley face album. I do feel completely different towards TOYPAJ though. Used to love it whereas now I just have a similar opinion to it as I do with California. The albums just don't sound honest to me. Instrumentally TOYPAJ kicks ass though.
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    2018 "New Album News" Thread

    I think had they decided to take time on California, songs like Bottom of the Ocean, Long Lost Feeling or whatever would've appeared on them too. California as a whole has enough songs for a very very good album. As I've said before, I've had to make my own playlist to get rid of 50% of trash that was on it. The other 50% are the ones I actually like listening to. Basically 10-11 songs out of around 26-27. That was my gripe with California. They used to be so consistent. Neighborhoods had the same problem too. Very inconsistent albums. Great songs and trash songs. There were just no balance on either albums. Neighborhoods leaned one way and California leaned completely towards the opposite.