Last Resort Rage

#1 Posted by Tylea002 (2295 posts) -

Any of you who have heard both

  1. The Album Version of "Last Resort" by Papa Roach
  2. The Rock Band version of the same song
Will notice that they are NOT the same. It's a demo version from an earlier EP, many have worked out. I've only ever heard the album version and there were way more than enough inconstancies in the rock band one to make it more than an issue of mixing the vocals. Like, the after chorus 2 part is completely different. They go so far to have the album cover of the song be that of the album version, not one of the earlier EP.

Now, anyone who realised this and googled it after buying (me) would have seen the amount of rage that has been going on about this. Hopefully more people can hear about this before buying the song and save themselves the cash or even more hopefully Harmonix will acknowledge the problem and decide on a solution, whether it be re-release, refund or tell people to deal with it, I'd really like them to explain the situation to the Rock Band loyals.
#2 Posted by Megalon (1392 posts) -

Didn't they kick the original drummer out or something? This is probably a re-recording so they don't have to pay that dude, or some kind of schenanagins similar to that.


I don't know, personally I don't like either version :)
#3 Posted by Milkman (16525 posts) -

Papa Roach is fucking terrible.

#4 Edited by OneEyedNinja7 (797 posts) -
Milkman said:
"Papa Roach is fucking terrible."
What he said.
#5 Posted by Tylea002 (2295 posts) -

I didn't post this thread to bitch about music tastes, I posted it so the Giant Bomb community and those that did like Papa Roach, or at least have an interest in downloading this song, will know its a pretty bad demo recording. There are enough "XXXX Musician sucks" threads on the internet.

Also, that is a good point Megalon, but it wouldn't really be that as they got a track from the brand new album as well.

#6 Posted by RHCPfan24 (8609 posts) -

Ugh, that is one bad band.

#7 Edited by Hobbies (976 posts) -
Tylea002 said:
"Hopefully more people can hear about this before buying the song and save themselves the cash or even more hopefully Harmonix will acknowledge the problem and decide on a solution, whether it be re-release, refund or tell people to deal with it, I'd really like them to explain the situation to the Rock Band loyals."
Unless Harmonix actually said that it would be the album version of the song, then I don't see a problem.

We didn't get the album version of Dead Kennedy's California Über Alles either, but I'm not complaining. I'm just thankful any version of the song made it into Rock Band.
#8 Posted by OnlyTheSnake (3 posts) -

i was super excited when i saw this song hit the store, bought it straight away and started playing it, but i had to stop playing halfway, i was so disgusted with the version. it would be great if harmonix were to reissue a radio edit version, but that's not likely to happen, so i'm just hoping for at least an explanation.

#9 Posted by Timma1083 (566 posts) -
Hobbies said:
"Tylea002 said:
"Hopefully more people can hear about this before buying the song and save themselves the cash or even more hopefully Harmonix will acknowledge the problem and decide on a solution, whether it be re-release, refund or tell people to deal with it, I'd really like them to explain the situation to the Rock Band loyals."
Unless Harmonix actually said that it would be the album version of the song, then I don't see a problem.

We didn't get the album version of Dead Kennedy's California Über Alles either, but I'm not complaining. I'm just thankful any version of the song made it into Rock Band."
Wait, we didn't get the album version to Uber Alles? What version did we get? =\
#10 Posted by MetalGearSunny (6986 posts) -

They had a 100 page thread on this over at Rockband.com


HMXSean has stated that they are looking into this issue.

#11 Posted by Timma1083 (566 posts) -
Metal_Gear_Sunny said:
"They had a 100 page thread on this over at Rockband.comHMXSean has stated that they are looking into this issue."
if I remember correctly there was actually two threads, one which was 100+ pages which got locked, and then another that gets bumped occasionally.

Honestly I don't think we'll ever get an answer, and everyone should shut up about it.
#12 Posted by TobyD81 (1227 posts) -
Timma1083 said:
"Metal_Gear_Sunny said:
"They had a 100 page thread on this over at Rockband.comHMXSean has stated that they are looking into this issue."
if I remember correctly there was actually two threads, one which was 100+ pages which got locked, and then another that gets bumped occasionally. Honestly I don't think we'll ever get an answer, and everyone should shut up about it."
All true, and it is also true that "Last Resort" is a terrible song. Word.
#13 Posted by MetalGearSunny (6986 posts) -
Timma1083 said:
"Metal_Gear_Sunny said:
"They had a 100 page thread on this over at Rockband.comHMXSean has stated that they are looking into this issue."
if I remember correctly there was actually two threads, one which was 100+ pages which got locked, and then another that gets bumped occasionally. Honestly I don't think we'll ever get an answer, and everyone should shut up about it."
You're right. And agreed.
#14 Posted by Hobbies (976 posts) -
Timma1083 said:
"Hobbies said:
"Tylea002 said:
"Hopefully more people can hear about this before buying the song and save themselves the cash or even more hopefully Harmonix will acknowledge the problem and decide on a solution, whether it be re-release, refund or tell people to deal with it, I'd really like them to explain the situation to the Rock Band loyals."
Unless Harmonix actually said that it would be the album version of the song, then I don't see a problem.

We didn't get the album version of Dead Kennedy's California Über Alles either, but I'm not complaining. I'm just thankful any version of the song made it into Rock Band."
Wait, we didn't get the album version to Uber Alles? What version did we get? =\"
Well, I guess I should say we didn't get the version that came on their Fresh Fruit album.
#15 Posted by Timma1083 (566 posts) -
Hobbies said:
"Timma1083 said:
"Hobbies said:
"Tylea002 said:
"Hopefully more people can hear about this before buying the song and save themselves the cash or even more hopefully Harmonix will acknowledge the problem and decide on a solution, whether it be re-release, refund or tell people to deal with it, I'd really like them to explain the situation to the Rock Band loyals."
Unless Harmonix actually said that it would be the album version of the song, then I don't see a problem.

We didn't get the album version of Dead Kennedy's California Über Alles either, but I'm not complaining. I'm just thankful any version of the song made it into Rock Band."
Wait, we didn't get the album version to Uber Alles? What version did we get? =\"
Well, I guess I should say we didn't get the version that came on their Fresh Fruit album."
Yeah, we got the Give Me Convenience or Give Me Death version. Personally I like it better then the Fresh Fruit version.
#16 Posted by Hobbies (976 posts) -

Same here, Timma1083 said:

"Hobbies said:
"Timma1083 said:
"Hobbies said:
"Tylea002 said:
"Hopefully more people can hear about this before buying the song and save themselves the cash or even more hopefully Harmonix will acknowledge the problem and decide on a solution, whether it be re-release, refund or tell people to deal with it, I'd really like them to explain the situation to the Rock Band loyals."
Unless Harmonix actually said that it would be the album version of the song, then I don't see a problem.

We didn't get the album version of Dead Kennedy's California Über Alles either, but I'm not complaining. I'm just thankful any version of the song made it into Rock Band."
Wait, we didn't get the album version to Uber Alles? What version did we get? =\"
Well, I guess I should say we didn't get the version that came on their Fresh Fruit album."
Yeah, we got the Give Me Convenience or Give Me Death version. Personally I like it better then the Fresh Fruit version."
Yep, same here.
#17 Edited by Red (5994 posts) -

Now you have to play a bad version of a HORRIBLE song? Whatever will you do?


Once you get into the pile of crap that is Papa Roach, you can't get any worse.
#18 Posted by Blueprint12 (247 posts) -

Am I the only one who likes that song?? :(

I'm not a huge Papa Roach fan but I still enjoy that song a lot.

#19 Posted by Timma1083 (566 posts) -
Blueprint12 said:
"Am I the only one who likes that song?? :(I'm not a huge Papa Roach fan but I still enjoy that song a lot."
Don't get me wrong, I like the song, even if I hate Papa Roach. I just don't think we are ever going to get an update about this and everyone should just deal with whatever version of it we got, since (excluding vocals) it plays the exact same as it would on the original version.
#20 Posted by TMThomsen (2070 posts) -

Yeah, that is a great song, and I'm furious about the Rock Band version as well... I wish I could get my money back. Guess I could had previewed it, but I thought I knew what I was buying.

#21 Posted by Splitterguy (70 posts) -

I can totally understand your frustration.  I mean, it's almost fake advertising, what with the album cover being different and all.  I highly doubt anythings going to change, though.

#22 Posted by angelfan91 (891 posts) -

There is one HUGE flaw in all these protests about song versions.  There is a frickin preview button that allows you to here some of the song before you buy it in Rock Band's music store.

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