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"The Glass Prison" Appreciation Thread

Started by Vajra, June 17, 2011, 08:13:43 PM

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lonestar

In all the times I saw DT, Glass Prison was easily the best opening song for a show,  set the tone for a balls to the wall night. :metal

Infinite Cactus

I used to love it, now I hardly find myself listening to it for some reason. I love the heavy call and response section in the middle.

lithium112

I already said this in another thread, but probably my favourite moment in this song is Mike's "HA" at 8:50. So awesome. And yeah, I'd say this is a top 10 or 15 song for me.

dethklok09

All I have to say is OMG FUCKING SWEEPS (yes, I know he alternate picks them)

Vajra

Quote from: lithium112 on June 20, 2011, 06:05:57 PM
I already said this in another thread, but probably my favourite moment in this song is Mike's "HA" at 8:50. So awesome. And yeah, I'd say this is a top 10 or 15 song for me.
The courage to change, all the things that I can, HA!

CrimsonSunrise

Fantastic song... the BEST opener in their discography... :tup

dethklok09


CrimsonSunrise

Quote from: dethklok09 on June 20, 2011, 08:55:48 PM
Quote from: CrimsonSunrise on June 20, 2011, 08:53:33 PM
Fantastic song... 6:00 is the BEST opener in their discography... :tup
Fix'd

DON'T MAKE ME........ :censored....... ;D

Actually.... 6:00 would be my #2 Opener  :tup

tgstk2

the only good part about 6:00 is the intro..the rest is MWAHHHHHHHHHHHH

FlyingBIZKIT

Quote from: tgstk2 on June 21, 2011, 01:55:50 AM
the only good part about 6:00 is the intro..the rest is MWAHHHHHHHHHHHH

  :omg:

Mr. Beale

If I was forced to summarize the band in one song, it would be The Glass Prison.

:2metal: :2metal: :2metal: :2metal: :2metal:

coffees for closers

Quote from: Mr. Beale on June 21, 2011, 04:13:08 AM
If I was forced to summarize the band in one song, it would be The Glass Prison.

:2metal: :2metal: :2metal: :2metal: :2metal:

The section at the end starting at 11:05 is so fracking cool I can hardly stand it. I wish they would pay it at every show although live it is never quite as good IMO.

Jamesman42

I love the end

WAY OFF IN THE DISTANCE I SAWL A DOOR I TRIED TO OPEN

Some of MP's best lyrics
\o\ lol /o/

Vajra

Quote from: Jamesman42 on August 16, 2011, 11:16:03 AM
I love the end

WAY OFF IN THE DISTANCE I SAWL A DOOR I TRIED TO OPEN

Some of MP's best lyrics
Yeah this song, along side "A Change of Seasons" are easily the best lyrics MP has ever penned. He's never really come close in all his other songs.

senecadawg2

I'll probably get beat up for posting this on the 'appreciation thread', but...

I just don't get the rave about this song. I don't like the effects on the JLB's vocals, and MP's voice kind of ruins the song for me.
Now, don't get me wrong, I love most of the heavier material, but for me this is among the weakest.
Maybe I'm missing something (and hopefully if I am DTF can point me in the right direction), but I don't find this as enjoyable as As I Am, or even most of the other songs in the 12 step suite.

I'd even go as far as to say it's my least favorite song on 6DOIT.

So go on, beat me up...

senecadawg2

Quote from: Mr. Beale on June 21, 2011, 04:13:08 AM
If I was forced to summarize the band in one song, it would be The Glass Prison.

:2metal: :2metal: :2metal: :2metal: :2metal:

You must not have heard ACOS, LTL, or Metropolis pt. 1

Zook


Madman Shepherd

It took me a LOOOONG time to get into.  So did This Dying Soul.  Then I fell in love with Root of all Evil almost instantaneously and kinda found a new appreciation for the first two. 

Still can't get into Shattered Fortress   :-\

senecadawg2

Quote from: Madman Shepherd on August 16, 2011, 07:53:25 PM
It took me a LOOOONG time to get into.  So did This Dying Soul.  Then I fell in love with Root of all Evil almost instantaneously and kinda found a new appreciation for the first two. 

Still can't get into Shattered Fortress   :-\

Glad I'm not the only one. I think the Glass Prison is VASTLY overrated.

BlobVanDam

Quote from: senecadawg2 on August 16, 2011, 07:26:38 PM
Quote from: Mr. Beale on June 21, 2011, 04:13:08 AM
If I was forced to summarize the band in one song, it would be The Glass Prison.

:2metal: :2metal: :2metal: :2metal: :2metal:

You must not have heard ACOS, LTL, or Metropolis pt. 1

Or maybe he feels that TGP does a better job of summaring the band than some of their earliest songs.

Pettor

Quote from: senecadawg2 on August 16, 2011, 08:02:00 PM
Quote from: Madman Shepherd on August 16, 2011, 07:53:25 PM
It took me a LOOOONG time to get into.  So did This Dying Soul.  Then I fell in love with Root of all Evil almost instantaneously and kinda found a new appreciation for the first two. 

Still can't get into Shattered Fortress   :-\

Glad I'm not the only one. I think the Glass Prison is VASTLY overrated.

Ohhhh no it's not! TGP is pure brilliance! So much to like in this song :)

Psy

The first song I heard from the band and still my #1 favourite.

senecadawg2

Quote from: Pettor on August 16, 2011, 09:50:24 PM
Quote from: senecadawg2 on August 16, 2011, 08:02:00 PM
Quote from: Madman Shepherd on August 16, 2011, 07:53:25 PM
It took me a LOOOONG time to get into.  So did This Dying Soul.  Then I fell in love with Root of all Evil almost instantaneously and kinda found a new appreciation for the first two. 

Still can't get into Shattered Fortress   :-\

Glad I'm not the only one. I think the Glass Prison is VASTLY overrated.

Ohhhh no it's not! TGP is pure brilliance! So much to like in this song :)

I respectively disagree. I guess this just isn't the style of DT that attracts me.

tgstk2

everything related to (the kings of metal) PanterA is awesome...so TGP is awesome. :metal

Mat JB

This song destroyed me the first time I heard it. When the fast riff kicks in after the intro - damn, that shit was heavy. Then, the arpeggios, the introduction of another awesome riff, the totally unexpected but great vocal patterning, the mounting intensity...everything was just mindblowing. The perfect production helps, too.

glassprisoner

Cunning, Baffling, Powerful.

Those that know, know. Funny thing is, I was drunk when I used to blast this song and annoy my friends.

Side 1 of of 6DOIT is at times my favorite by them.