I fell in love again today... with plastic guitars.

While it may be little surprise to people like Dark_Spartan796 or anyone else that shares my same love of impeccable music (read: excellent melodic metal) but it may surprise you that I have fallen in love. I was reading, right here on Giant Bomb, about Harmonix giving us details on the new content for Rock Band 2 via the code on the booklet when you purchased the game. I too have been wondering when we were going to get those 20 free tracks... now we know.

November 4th, I think, "Ok, that's a few days before Gears, what good timing." So I'm scrolling down the list of tracks until I hit the bottom: "X Japan" I was thinking "that's an odd band name, but it's definitely Japanese, not just someone calling themselves Japan." Jeff posted a link to the video of this group (see embedded) and I instantly fell in love with the sound of this group. I was just simply grabbed by this group. First of all, the singer is really good. I live in Texas and as a result I hear a lot of singing (it doesn't help that I judge by genius singers like Roy Khan and Russell Allen) and I know the good immediately. WOW. I wished they didn't use the effects on the voice for most of the song but... no complaints with the rest!

Folks it happened, I just bought music from game-to-marketplace convergence. Scary times.
Embedded below is the YouTube video, for comparison see my two other favorite Japanese singers: Megumi Hayashibara and Masami Okui.

  

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Posted by UnlivedPhalanx

While it may be little surprise to people like Dark_Spartan796 or anyone else that shares my same love of impeccable music (read: excellent melodic metal) but it may surprise you that I have fallen in love. I was reading, right here on Giant Bomb, about Harmonix giving us details on the new content for Rock Band 2 via the code on the booklet when you purchased the game. I too have been wondering when we were going to get those 20 free tracks... now we know.

November 4th, I think, "Ok, that's a few days before Gears, what good timing." So I'm scrolling down the list of tracks until I hit the bottom: "X Japan" I was thinking "that's an odd band name, but it's definitely Japanese, not just someone calling themselves Japan." Jeff posted a link to the video of this group (see embedded) and I instantly fell in love with the sound of this group. I was just simply grabbed by this group. First of all, the singer is really good. I live in Texas and as a result I hear a lot of singing (it doesn't help that I judge by genius singers like Roy Khan and Russell Allen) and I know the good immediately. WOW. I wished they didn't use the effects on the voice for most of the song but... no complaints with the rest!

Folks it happened, I just bought music from game-to-marketplace convergence. Scary times.
Embedded below is the YouTube video, for comparison see my two other favorite Japanese singers: Megumi Hayashibara and Masami Okui.

  

Posted by Rockmanneo12

I am excited as well. Hopefully I get my box back before then, i got a lot of gaming to catch up on.

Posted by DougBuffone

Not my cup of tea, but I am glad you like it

Posted by Gearhead

No.

Posted by Dark_Spartan796

Very interesting. Not sure what all of the video clips from SAW were about.