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Edited by GuardianKnux

I've got questions! Who's gonna danswer them?

Posted by AMyggen

Woo, nice!

Posted by JStaunton

boooooooom

Edited by Hassun
Posted by bakonon

Awww yis.

Edited by onewheeled

I don't know why I'm surprised that Dan hates Tool.

Edited by Joker369

Awesome

Posted by zulululul

Time to unload 30 years worth of problems!!!

Posted by JayPB08

Dan, I haven't listened to this yet, but Tool is way better than anything on Rebel Radio.

Posted by Humanity

I've heard Dan doesn't like a lot of types of music, is this true? Surely this can't be true, he's been so open minded about it up to this point!

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Posted by ZedsDeadBaby

Guy on Internet doesn't like something I like. I'm definitely going to pout and get angry about it!

Looking forward to this as always guys. It's my fav.

Posted by bigwinnerx

Stephdanie Danenvaux

Edited by Deadstar

Tool hate? Now I've heard it all...Tool is the best band of all time and that is undisputed. Lateralus is a masterpiece.

Posted by danryckert

@deadstar said:

Tool hate? Now I've heard it all...Tool is the best band of all time and that is undisputed.

Dispute.

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Edited by Deadstar

@danryckert said:
@deadstar said:

Tool hate? Now I've heard it all...Tool is the best band of all time and that is undisputed.

Dispute.

Touché.....lol.

Tool is not a "turn on some background music" type of band. Some people don't like that and that's ok. Their songs generally follow a progression that ebbs and flows that releases after a buildup. If you miss the previous sections then the impact is lessened. I could care less about the lyrics, I just like the music because it sounds different than anything else out there. Another reason why I like them is that each instrument compliments the others unlike any other band. The guitar is not just chugging away nonstop. The guitar can sit back while the bass and drums do their thing.

I also play bass and the bass lines are varied and very fun to play.

Posted by rudy803

This is/was great - thank you!

Posted by danryckert

You might need an IQ higher than someone that thinks egg white omlettes are made with egg shells to appreciate Tool.

The "you're just not smart enough to appreciate how genius they are" argument is one of my favorite hits from the Tool fan base.

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Posted by mbdoeden

@libb said:

I enjoy Tool, but I am more than willing to admit that at least 75% of Tool fans are morons. Having seen Tool live, the crowds tend to be the worst of any band that I've seen - they openly shit on any opening band and are just rude jerks from what I've experienced. (seeing QOTSA open for Nine Inch Nails was close, the NIN fans were TERRIBLE to Queens...)

Really? That's too bad. I saw QOTSA open for NIN (I think in Minneapolis?) and the crowd seemed to eat it up. Josh Homme was being his regular old self, making fun of most of the crowd and got entertainingly pissed off when some asshole threw a shoe on the stage.

Good show.

Edited by Hassun

@parabolee: Reading that almost convinced me that it was a joke. But then I saw your username...

I am now invoking Poe's Law.

@libb: Odd and sad, considering they have made music together multiple times.

Posted by Libb
@mbdoeden said:
@libb said:

I enjoy Tool, but I am more than willing to admit that at least 75% of Tool fans are morons. Having seen Tool live, the crowds tend to be the worst of any band that I've seen - they openly shit on any opening band and are just rude jerks from what I've experienced. (seeing QOTSA open for Nine Inch Nails was close, the NIN fans were TERRIBLE to Queens...)

Really? That's too bad. I saw QOTSA open for NIN (I think in Minneapolis?) and the crowd seemed to eat it up. Josh Homme was being his regular old self, making fun of most of the crowd and got entertainingly pissed off when some asshole threw a shoe on the stage.

Good show.

Yeah, at the Wilkes-Barre show I went to, he tried pulling the same sort of thing of publicly shaming some asshole that was punching people in the moshpit, but the crowd totally turned on him and was real rough for the rest of the set. Just felt like two totally different groups of fans - I was there largely for QOTSA and pretty much left three or four songs into NIN because I wasn't super into it.

Posted by AMyggen

@danryckert: Yeah, I'm sure that aspect of the Tool fan base has contributed more than anyone else in turning people off their favourite band.

Posted by Libb
Posted by dalton32389

watch what ya say about tool, now

Edited by johnnymcginley

This is like the 10th time Dan has mentioned he doesn't like Tool on GB.

EDIT: I don't care, Tool suck. I thought they died when illegal Napster went under.

Posted by DrGreatJob

Man, I forgot about Tool. Never done that with Zeppelin or Floyd, weird how that works.

Posted by DoctorDonkey

Dan hates good guitar work, confirmed.

Posted by teaoverlord

Tool's alright but these people saying that Dan doesn't like them because he's not smart enough are morons.

Posted by Ihuarraquax

I've noticed the strained way many American women are speaking and i can't unnotice it now :(

Anyone else?

Edited by MB

Tool is my favorite band, but I also couldn't care less what anyone else thinks about them.

Guys, please get your various fandoms in check. If you can't comment without being a jerk or personally attacking or insulting other users, then your comment is going to be deleted or you're going to get a warning or get suspended. Don't make this more work for us than it needs to be.

Thanks

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Edited by AdamBoyd83

Haven't listened to the podcast yet but the amount of people in the comments bitching about someone not liking a band reminds me why I hate most of the internet.

This an advice podcast. Not a music appreciation podcast. So what Dan doesn't like Tool. I've heard him talk shit about Pearl Jam and it doesn't diminish my love for them. Saying some one is just too dumb to like what you like is just plain sad.

Posted by caseman

I think Tool and NIN live in the same part of my brain labelled "Fantastic bands with terrible fans." Fans ruined both bands for me for a long time, but if you approach their music on its own terms, they are both phenomenal musically and creatively. The way people react to that is a reflection on those people, not the band itself.

Posted by Miyoron

Stephanie Goldanvaux or maybe Godanvaux

Posted by Miyoron

Thank you guys by the way. I just had run out of stuff to listen to work and my prayers were Danswered~

Also thank you in general for all the content :3

Edited by noizy

Yea. Stephadanny (or Stephadanie) is the best.

Posted by cikame

I know Dan doesn't like Tool from previous talks, but after this him and me might have a problem.
I know Danny likes Tool, i hope he can talk some sense into him.

Posted by conmulligan

I... I think I agree with Dan. This is how it starts, isn't it?

Edited by Phoenix8387

Another great episode, thanks guys! But come on, it's obvious. Stephanie GolDANvaux, even StephDANie.

Posted by baka_shinji17

When the Danswer that you want/is in the question that you say/come what may.

Posted by mems1224

I don't know why I'm surprised that Dan hates Tool.

why wouldn't he hate a terrible band?

Posted by xerseslives

"This band sucks", "no they don't" is right behind "lemme tell you about a dream I had" in terms of most boring and useless things to have a conversation about.

Music is just about the most subjective thing in the world and it consistently amazes me that people a) think I care if they like my favorite band and b) really really need me to like their favorite band.

Edited by planetfunksquad

@xerseslives: But don't you know? If people don't like your favourite band that reflects poorly on both of you. They obviously aren't as smart as you, their taste is questionable and if people find out that someone doesn't like your favourite band then they lose respect for your impeccable taste.