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Author:  96583UP [ Sun July 12, 2020 2:49 am ]
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verb_to_trust wrote:
Story goes that EVH was backstage and begged them to play the encore and when he was told no thanks he got mad and didn't know why he couldn't just play the spics guitar.


of all the possible derogatory terms he could have used, he settled on one that was inapplicable

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Georg Ruthenberg was born and raised in West Los Angeles, California, to a mother of African-American and Native American descent and a German Jewish immigrant father.

Author:  VinylGuy [ Sun July 12, 2020 4:02 pm ]
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Ill listen to Degradation Trip later. What a monster of an album. I hope Jerry gets to play with Mike and Robert live someday.

Author:  verb_to_trust [ Sun July 12, 2020 9:19 pm ]
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VinylGuy wrote:
Ill listen to Degradation Trip later. What a monster of an album. I hope Jerry gets to play with Mike and Robert live someday.


Can you imagine Layne singing on Anger Rising? Degradation Trip is the type of sound I would have liked AiC to go in more, like self titled.

Author:  VinylGuy [ Sun July 12, 2020 9:35 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Alice in Chains

verb_to_trust wrote:
VinylGuy wrote:
Ill listen to Degradation Trip later. What a monster of an album. I hope Jerry gets to play with Mike and Robert live someday.


Can you imagine Layne singing on Anger Rising? Degradation Trip is the type of sound I would have liked AiC to go in more, like self titled.


yeah he would have been amazing on that album.

Author:  verb_to_trust [ Sun July 12, 2020 11:00 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Alice in Chains

VinylGuy wrote:
verb_to_trust wrote:
VinylGuy wrote:
Ill listen to Degradation Trip later. What a monster of an album. I hope Jerry gets to play with Mike and Robert live someday.


Can you imagine Layne singing on Anger Rising? Degradation Trip is the type of sound I would have liked AiC to go in more, like self titled.


yeah he would have been amazing on that album.


Bargain Basement Howard Hughes and Spiderbite are both so heavy. It's a really good album that I listened to a lot when it came out. The vol 1/ vol 2 version I haven't been able to really get to know on as deep of a level though. Some of those songs are so long.

Author:  VinylGuy [ Sun July 12, 2020 11:13 pm ]
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yeah, the same happens to me. I loved it but i have to be in the mood for it. Its super heavy and long, Jerry would have benefited to have a producer to cut a little bit some songs.

Author:  Jammer XCI [ Tue July 14, 2020 8:39 pm ]
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I've thought every Alice in Chains album released since they got back together has sounded like Degradation Trip Vol. 3, 4 and 5.

That's not a bad thing either.

Author:  VinylGuy [ Tue July 14, 2020 8:49 pm ]
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Jammer XCI wrote:
I've thought every Alice in Chains album released since they got back together has sounded like Degradation Trip Vol. 3, 4 and 5.

That's not a bad thing either.


Yeah, there are a lot of elements close to that album. Rainer Fog might be the most different one.

Author:  verb_to_trust [ Tue July 14, 2020 8:59 pm ]
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Black Gives Way to Blue is pretty slick sounding in spots. I would say Devil Put Dinos is closest to Degradation Trip.

Author:  VinylGuy [ Tue July 14, 2020 9:32 pm ]
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yeah, me too. Its super sludgy.

Author:  VinylGuy [ Thu July 16, 2020 12:14 am ]
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Listening to Tripod right now. Shame On You is wonderful. I love how the drums sound.

Author:  verb_to_trust [ Thu July 16, 2020 4:11 am ]
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They really need to reissue that on vinyl

Author:  VinylGuy [ Thu July 16, 2020 5:04 pm ]
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verb_to_trust wrote:
They really need to reissue that on vinyl


fuck yeah, exact same thought i had while listening. Im about to buy Rainer Fog on vinyl, and i would looove to have tripod on that format.

Author:  verb_to_trust [ Thu July 16, 2020 7:25 pm ]
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VinylGuy wrote:
verb_to_trust wrote:
They really need to reissue that on vinyl


fuck yeah, exact same thought i had while listening. Im about to buy Rainer Fog on vinyl, and i would looove to have tripod on that format.


A local shop had it but they sold it before I could check it out. It wasn't an original pressing. I wonder if it was like a bootleg or something? Have there been any limited runs of it over the years? It probably would have been too expensive for me to feel like buying but someday when they repress for sure. Degradation Trip is on vinyl, even the longer version.

Author:  VinylGuy [ Thu July 16, 2020 7:34 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Alice in Chains

verb_to_trust wrote:
VinylGuy wrote:
verb_to_trust wrote:
They really need to reissue that on vinyl


fuck yeah, exact same thought i had while listening. Im about to buy Rainer Fog on vinyl, and i would looove to have tripod on that format.


A local shop had it but they sold it before I could check it out. It wasn't an original pressing. I wonder if it was like a bootleg or something? Have there been any limited runs of it over the years? It probably would have been too expensive for me to feel like buying but someday when they repress for sure. Degradation Trip is on vinyl, even the longer version.


Both DT versions, the vol1 and 2 and the original are great pressing from Music On Vinyl. I dont think Tripod was had another official pressing at all. I dont even remember the original one.

Author:  verb_to_trust [ Thu July 16, 2020 7:55 pm ]
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VinylGuy wrote:
verb_to_trust wrote:
VinylGuy wrote:
verb_to_trust wrote:
They really need to reissue that on vinyl


fuck yeah, exact same thought i had while listening. Im about to buy Rainer Fog on vinyl, and i would looove to have tripod on that format.


A local shop had it but they sold it before I could check it out. It wasn't an original pressing. I wonder if it was like a bootleg or something? Have there been any limited runs of it over the years? It probably would have been too expensive for me to feel like buying but someday when they repress for sure. Degradation Trip is on vinyl, even the longer version.


Both DT versions, the vol1 and 2 and the original are great pressing from Music On Vinyl. I dont think Tripod was had another official pressing at all. I dont even remember the original one.


I saw a copy of the original once. It was stupid expensive though.

Author:  VinylGuy [ Thu July 16, 2020 8:02 pm ]
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I love my original cd pressing because of the booklet and case. Its yellow. Its beautiful.

Author:  verb_to_trust [ Thu July 16, 2020 8:31 pm ]
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I have a purple jewel case. It's all busted up though. Love that dog. It's really great cover art. You can really read a lot into it with Layne basically being the missing leg of the AiC dog by the point.

Author:  VinylGuy [ Thu July 16, 2020 8:33 pm ]
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Glorious cover art. I like the idea of the missing leg being everyone of them at some point. Layne has a very strong presence in the album, he writes a lot and plays a lot of guitar. But yeah i totally see it.

Author:  verb_to_trust [ Thu July 16, 2020 9:05 pm ]
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Yeah Layne definitely is a big part of the album but they couldn't even really tour because of him at that point.

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