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Re: Two hip-hop fans react to DT's "Metropolis Pt. 1"
« Reply #35 on: September 17, 2018, 07:58:17 AM »
I want them to try Glass Prison. Having a great groove is a requirement to get anywhere and Glass Prison might be a risk, it does have great riff and groove that showcases a more progressive song.

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Re: Two hip-hop fans react to DT's "Metropolis Pt. 1"
« Reply #36 on: September 17, 2018, 08:50:24 AM »
I would think TROAE would be a safer bet for those guys this early in the game, even though TGP has some incredible stuff throughout.. It's just so long, it might give them indigestion.
Behind the Veil would be a good modern track to listen to that packs a punch.
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« Reply #37 on: September 17, 2018, 09:41:09 AM »
Cool video, and it totally makes sense that a casual fan would enjoy AIA more.

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Re: Two hip-hop fans react to DT's "Metropolis Pt. 1"
« Reply #38 on: September 17, 2018, 09:47:38 AM »
I would think TROAE would be a safer bet for those guys this early in the game, even though TGP has some incredible stuff throughout.. It's just so long, it might give them indigestion.
Behind the Veil would be a good modern track to listen to that packs a punch.

I agree with the Root Of All Evil. As for as longer songs I actually feel like Bridges in the Sky might be a good choice. While it's 11 minutes, it has a faily standard song structure, cool riffs and an instrumental/solo section that's not too long. I feel like they could really enjoy it.
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Re: Two hip-hop fans react to DT's "Metropolis Pt. 1"
« Reply #39 on: September 17, 2018, 10:41:03 AM »
I say now its time to hit him hard with The Spirit Carries On.
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« Reply #40 on: September 17, 2018, 11:53:01 AM »
I wonder if hip-hop fans would care about DT fansí reactions to a hip-hop song?

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« Reply #41 on: September 17, 2018, 12:56:28 PM »
I wonder if hip-hop fans would care about DT fansí reactions to a hip-hop song?

Probably not because DT fans tend to likely be more open minded musically.

I enjoy lots of Hip-Hop, except the mumble rap/mainstream stuff (although some of if is ok). So yeah, it wouldn't have the same effect.
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Re: Two hip-hop fans react to DT's "Metropolis Pt. 1"
« Reply #42 on: September 17, 2018, 01:15:36 PM »
Probably not because DT fans tend to likely be more open minded musically.

They usually are, until DT dare to change musical direction. *wink*

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Re: Two hip-hop fans react to DT's "Metropolis Pt. 1" Update and As I Am
« Reply #43 on: September 18, 2018, 05:58:31 PM »
A few days ago they did As I am

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« Reply #44 on: September 18, 2018, 08:15:35 PM »
They REALLY like Metallica and Megadeth.  :lol
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« Reply #45 on: September 24, 2018, 06:31:01 AM »
I definitely prefer Weaboo to anyone else who does reaction videos.  First of all, he's one of the first on youtube to start doing music reaction videos.  He's been at it for 3 years while so many others have jumped on the bandwagon over the last year or two.  Secondly he listens to alot more classic 70s prog (Genesis, Yes, Pink Floyd, Rush, Kansas etc) than others that tend stick to more mainstream artists.  Also, he has a great sense of humor which really shines in every one of his videos.  His reactions to guitar/keyboard/band solos are pretty funny as he sometimes leans back in his chair and clutches his chest like he's about to have a heart attack or something. :)  Great to see the pure joy/wonderment etched on his face whenever he hears part of a song that blows him away.  Almost like you're listening one of your favorite songs again for the first time but through him.

Weaboo listened to Awake for the first time back in August and he absolutely loved it.  You can check out a playlist of the stream here.

On a final note, Weaboo got a nice facebook message from Dennis DeYoung (formerly of Styx) not too long ago after Dennis watched his reaction video for "Come Sail Away":
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Re: Two hip-hop fans react to DT's "Metropolis Pt. 1"
« Reply #46 on: September 25, 2018, 11:09:39 AM »
I haven't gotten a chance yet to go in and subscribe and post.  But I have now listened to a bunch of their reaction videos (I typically cue them up and let them continue on autoplay during my ride home), and have a pretty good feel for what they like and what doesn't work for them.  I am surprised that they haven't really gotten into any symphonic metal yet.  I can see that subgenre being hit-and-miss for them.  But based on what they seem to like, I think they could possibly REALLY enjoy some Epica.  I have been meaning to log on and suggest this particular live version of Consign To Oblivion:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dkqyyUTCMUQ  I think they would go nuts over it.
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Re: Two hip-hop fans react to DT's "Metropolis Pt. 1"
« Reply #47 on: October 16, 2018, 03:29:36 PM »
I like these guys a lot.  They're fun, respectful and very spot on in their first impression analysis of a song.  I totally get that they thought Metro Pt. 1 was all over the place because it actually is. :lol  Although, I love Metro, there really are too many transitions thrown in too fast and it's a lot to take in.  It doesn't surprise me that they liked As I Am more because of its accessibility and being a very well constructed heavy metal song.
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« Reply #48 on: October 16, 2018, 03:42:55 PM »
I like these guys a lot.  They're fun, respectful and very spot on in their first impression analysis of a song.  I totally get that they thought Metro Pt. 1 was all over the place because it actually is. :lol  Although, I love Metro, there really are too many transitions thrown in too fast and it's a lot to take in.  It doesn't surprise me that they liked As I Am more because of its accessibility and being a very well constructed heavy metal song.

I posted a thread recognizing their channel in the GMD section of the forum.

Based on their tastes and things they have said in other videos for different bands, I think they would like Constant Motion a lot.  I think George would love the drum grooves in particular.
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Re: Two hip-hop fans react to DT's "Metropolis Pt. 1"
« Reply #49 on: October 16, 2018, 03:58:13 PM »
 :tup   I'm looking forward to checking out a lot more of these guy's reactions to songs.  Really liked the Metallica - One reaction.  :rollin
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