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  • Pukkelpop 2007

    19. Aug. 2007, 16:48

    Thu 16 Aug – Pukkelpop

    woooohoooo
    Pukkelpop was awesome... not only just because there were some good bands coming (though there were in the end only 4 or 5 bands that were really good...), but just because of the fun we've had...

    this is how my pp looked like:

    Day one:

    -Peter Pan Speedrock
    -The Draft
    -The Fire
    -The Blackout
    -Fall Out Boy
    -Iggy And The Stooges
    -Kaiser Chiefs
    -Soulfly

    Day Two:

    -Starfucker
    -Cobra Starship
    -Funeral for a Friend
    -Beatsteaks
    -Triggerfinger
    -Brand New
    -The Smashing Pumpkins

    Day Three:

    -Hellogoodbye
    -Morda
    -Heavy Heavy Low Low
    -Sparta
    -Enter Shikari Twice!
    -Fear Before The March Of Flames
    -From Autumn To Ashes
    -Nine Inch Nails
    -Tool

    unfortunately I've missed some!

    -Silverchair
    -The Academy Is...
    -Goose
    -Tiga
    -Editors
    -Ignite
    -Fixkes
    -Mad Caddies
    -Madball

    Best Performance

    Definitely The Blackout, and From Autumn To Ashes and Enter Shikari

    MOSH! MOSH! MOSH!

    Worst/Most Boring Performance

    that one isn't that hard either: Tool and Heavy Heavy Low Low

    Most Disappointing

    too bad to say but I really thought Fear Before The March Of Flames, Brand New and Funeral for a Friend would have been better.

    Most Shocking

    Heavy Heavy Low Low because they only played for like 10 minutes
    Nine Inch Nails because i thought they were going to be bad but in the end i did have a great time. WIIISSSSHHH rules!
    Enter Shikari => played twice: one performance instead of Lacuna Coil(because they were too late) and then their own performance later on the day. it was awesome!

    KEEP ON MOSHING!
  • New Addictions :-) 20th of March 2007

    20. Mär. 2007, 14:39

    heyhey... I'm back with some obsessions of mine :-)

    Enter Shikari
    Dead Man In Reno
    Bloodjinn
    Alexisonfire
    Vegastar
    Nevea Tears
    Vanna

    they've stayed quite the same i guess..
    although i recently discovered Darkest Hour and they aren't that bad :-)

    the songs are still there too!

    Enter Shikari - Anything Can Happen In The Next Half Hour
    Chiodos - The Words 'Best Friend' Become Redefined
    ayumi hamasaki - evolution
    Alexisonfire - No Transitory
    Vegastar - Maitre De Ma Vie
    ...

    and to end this thing i'd like to say to everyone that i too have some songs from which i'm ashamed to tell i like them :-) Good Charlotte's newest song isn't that bad...although it's only good when the singer shuts his mouth and we can only hear the music (That's for Keep Your Hands Of My Girl, The River is addictive) :-) hehe... oh well. forget that last one :-)
  • New Addictions :-) 6th of March 2007

    6. Mär. 2007, 19:48

    waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
    i've got new addictions...
    although i've been having them since a couple of days-weeks...

    Dead Man In Reno
    Utada
    Utada Hikaru
    Kyo
    Enter Shikari
    Saosin

    and of course the songs..

    enter shikari - anything can happen in the next half hour
    saosin - voices
    saosin - you're not alone
    thursday - jet black new year

    and many many more
  • Music Survey...

    18. Feb. 2007, 17:50

    1)What song are you listening to right now?

    Thursday – Yet Black New Year

    2)What Song Makes You Sad?

    Those songs don’t make me sad but rather moved…
    Nural – Forgive Me
    Vegastar – L’ombre de nos vies
    Lostprophets – 4:AM Forever.
    BlessTheFall – With Eyes Wide Shut
    Chiodos – The Words ‘Best Friend’ Become Redefined
    Kyo – Dernière Danse.


    3)What’s the most annoying song in the world?

    hm.. let me think about that for a while…
    I haaaaate fergilicious (Fergie) and those songs of Bob Sinclar

    4)Your all time fave band?

    Linkin Park!

    5)Your newly discovered band is?

    Too Late The Hero, Sparks The Rescue, Throw The Fight, A Trail Of Horror, So They Say

    6)Best Female Voice?

    I don’t really like one particular female voice but I do think Maki from High And Mighty Color does a good job

    7)Best Male Voice?

    Kevin Palmer(TRUSTcompany&Amity Lane)
    Ian Watkins (Lostprophets)
    Mike Shinoda & Chester Bennington (Linkin Park)
    and many more…

    8)Music types you listen to most?

    Post-hardcore, Hardcore, Metalcore, Jrock, Jpop,…
    I listen to almost everything… but mainly Rock…

    9)What music hypes you up?

    mostly up-tempo songs…
    those I can scream/sing along with…

    10)What music calms you down?

    Incredible screams, live Music, ballads...

    11)Last Gig you went to?

    Tyran, A Trail Of Horror

    12)Band You are listening to most now?

    Alexisonfire
    Bleed The Dream
    I Am Ghost
    Vegastar

    13)Most Hated Band?

    dunno… but i’m not a big fan of My Chemical Romance

    14)Song that makes you think?

    A Day To Rememeber – You Had Me At Hello

    15)Band you think the world should love as much as you?

    ‘Everyone should love the bands they choose.’ (written by Sleazoid and i think he’s totally right)

    16)Coolest music video?

    Dunno… Too many

    17)Music video with the most babe watch?

    As if I care…

    18)What would you play in the bedroom to spice things up?

    A Change Of Pace - War In Your Bedroom

    19)Can you play a musical instrument?

    No but I’d love to…

    20)Ever been in a mosh pit?

    nope…and I don’t think I’ll ever be…

    21)Are you in a band?

    Unfortunately not… but maybe we succeed in having a band one day  Darkness Before Sunset Rules!!!!

    22)If yes, what kind of music does your band play?

    23)Ever dated a musician?

    Let me say it with his own words: if he’d move his ass and practice more 

    24)If yes, what kind of music did he/she/they play/instrument/band?

    Bass and a little bit of guitar… but keep on practicing you lazy bum!

    25)If no, would you consider?

    Why not…

    26)Do you wish yourself that you were a musician?

    Yep… I’d love to sing and play the guitar…

    27)Best chick band you know of?

    Dunno…

    28)Best guy band you know of?

    That’s a hard one… I love too many bands…

    29)Last song that you heard on the radio/cd...etc...?

    cd -> Sugarcult – Riot

    30)What do you think of Classical music?

    Not the music I listen to, but I don’t think it’s that bad…

    31)What do you think of Country music?

    Do you want me to answer that?

    32)What do you think of Death metal?

    Death metal, Trash metal, metalcore…
    it’s all metal… some are good, some aren’t…

    33)Last BIG band that you saw live?

    That’s a long time ago :-s
    I consider Tyran to be a big band as well as The Maple Room but If you really want to have a BIG one then I’d say Lostprophets

    34)Are you a groupie?

    Hm… Some people told me and my friend niqui that we’re groupies… so take that as a yes…you wouldn’t know the band though…just some local stuff 

    35)Do you listen to music in foreign languages?

    Of course…Japanese, French, German, English, Chinese…

    36)What famous musician do you find sexy?

    Ian Watkins…(sometimes…)

    37)Worst concert moment?

    Panic! at the Disco singing live on Pukkelpop…  my ears started to hurt after a while… it was bad :-s

    38)Funny Concert moment?

    Ian Watkins (Lostprophets) running around on stage and screaming because the spectators weren’t putting up their hands in the air as he wanted them too. He was like: ‘Put your hands up in the air’  but almost nobody did it… then, seconds afterwards he was like screaming: ‘Put your fucking hands in the air’. Everyone immediately put their hands in the air. I even remember my friend asked: ‘Is that an order?’ I couldn’t stop laughing when she did that. Ian himself looked pleased when he saw our hands but couldn’t stop screaming anymore: ‘Do you have to fucking scream before somebody listens?!?!’
    And one of the concerts of a local band on Friday the 13th…that day was hilarious…

    39)Sad Concert moment?

    Don’t really know one…

    40)Best local act you can think of?

    Tyran, Set The Scene, The Maple Room, Death Before Disco,…

    41)If you were a musical instrument what would you be?

    Drums…

    42)Do you listen to the radio?

    Hardly…

    43)Do you watch music TV?

    Jep

    44)Do you follow the music charts, like the top 40?

    Sometimes… but only when I’m bored…

    45)Have you met any famous musicians?

    The guys of the Belgian band Nailpin…I’ve been on stage with them (together with niqui)

    46)Are any of your friends/family etc musicians?

    Some of them are…I know a couple of guitarists, a bassist (<3) and a screamer…

    47)Song that best describes your feelings right now?

    I don’t really know… I listen to a lot of songs…

    48)Song that describes your life?

    Don’t really know… My life’s been too wicked and weird to be described by just one song.

    49)Do you know the names of all the band members that you listen to?

    Only those I listen too quite often…
    but all of them? That would be weird: I know too many bands…

    50)Does a musician’s physical attractiveness play a role in the music that you listen to?

    They must have a certain style cause if you go and see them live, and they don’t have a certain attractiveness then they won’t be nice to look at. So it’s not really about the physical attractiveness but rather about their commitment to their job and if you them enjoying themselves while performing…it gives them a certain attitude too.

    51)What famous musician do you want to marry?

    I’ll find my own musician thank you… he doesn’t need be famous, as long as I like him and he listens to good music 

    52)Favorite movie sound track?

    soundtrack? I don’t really listen to soundtracks…
    I do like the Final Fantasy music… but it isn’t a movie so I wouldn’t know…

    53)Any musician pet hates?

    What kind of question’s this?

    54)What do your parents listen to?

    mom = almost everything
    dad = things like Limp Bizkit and Linkin Park but unfortunately he also likes Spanish music like Belle Perez and Beth… (Beth’s dime isn’t that bad though but I hate Belle Perez’ music :-s)
    stepdad = Rammstein, Black Sabbath,… a lot of metal actually…

    55)What are you listening to right NOW?

    Vegastar – L’ombre de vos vies.

    56)Do you wear band T-shirts, hoodies, etc.?

    If I’d have band shirts, I’d wear them…
    I really need to buy some…

    57)What do you think of people who do?

    I like that they’re supporting those bands by buying their merch. Certainly when it’s just a local band, you help them become more popular while wearing their shirts and hoodies.

    58)What music sub-culture do you feel like you belong to?

    I don’t really care…but some people try to put me in the group of emokids…I do listen to the music…and I like their style… but I don’t consider myself to be emo.

    59)What song is stuck in your head right now?

    Thursday – Jet Black New Year… (It’s been in my head for over 2 weeks and I start to dislike it)


    60)Do you sing in the shower?

    Why not? But only if my parents aren’t at home 

    61)If so, what? If not, why not?

    Songs which are stuck in my head.

    62)Would you rather marry a musician or be one yourself?

    Both…

    63)What is in your walkman/discman right now?

    Sry, my discman hasn’t been used for a few years…but Rise Against, I Am Ghost and Sugarcult are in my cdplayer.

    64)How important is your partners taste in music to you?

    Really important…If he’d listen to a totally different type of music then me, it would be very stupid cause I talk a lot about my music. But fortunately he listens to the same music as me. Even almost exactly the same…

    65)Hanson moves in next door to you, do you go introduce yourself, or do you arrange to beat them up?

    Mmmmmmbop….if I’d still have been a 12 year old girl I’d never believe they’d be living in my neighborhood, but for gods sake: I’m almost 19 and I don’t listen to Hanson’s kind of music…So why would I even care? The only good thing about them moving into my neighborhood would be the fact I could ask them to teach me how to play guitar.

    66)Sex, Drugs and Rock n Roll, you dig?



    67)Do you cook to music?

    Music’s my life… if there’s no music around me, I’d be either sleeping or at school…(and even when I’m at school the music isn’t that far away from me…my mp3 player goes wherever I go)

    68)Do you sing in the toilet?

    Stupid Question…
  • 2006 Music Survey

    7. Jan. 2007, 14:30

    hm...okay i stole this from Sleazoid who has stolen this from someone else.. but i'm kinda bored...

    Song of the year 2006

    Salamander

    Best albums released in 2006

    Vegastar - Un Nouvel Orage
    Blessthefall - His Last Walk
    Alesana - On Frail Wings Of Vanity And Wax
    AFI - Decemberunderground
    From First to Last - Heroine
    Alexisonfire - Crisis
    Strike Anywhere - Dead Fm
    A Change of Pace - Prepare The Masses
    Ellegarden - Eleven Fire Crackers
    Drop Dead, Gorgeous - In Vogue
    LostProphets - Liberation Transmission
    Skillet - Comatose
    Senses Fail - Still Waiting
    Sugarcult - Lights Out!
    ...

    Bands I saw live in 2006

    I wanted to see a lot of bands... but i've never actually seen them :-(

    Tyran
    A Brand
    Mint
    Lostprophets
    Cursive
    HIM
    Panic! at the Disco
    Death Before Disco
    The Maple Room

    and a lot of local bands like:
    Set The Scene, Tiffany Wide Open, Shrimp,...
    a lot of bands from Pukkelpop 19th of August (cause i've forgotten a few)
    and a few bands from Boomtown in Gent during De Gentsche Fieste :-) hehe

    Best things I bought in 2006

    Death Note manga...
    Kingdom Hearts 2 :-)
    My Bag :-)
    AllStars!!!
    AsiaMania Movies => Battle Royal 1&2, The Eye, Infernal Affairs 1-3,...
    CD's!!! => Alexisonfire - Crisis, Sugarcult - Light's Out, Nural - Weight Of The World,...
    and a lot more..

    Personal highlights of 2006

    hm...
    Meeting a lot of new people from which most of them became really good friends!! (Niqui, Yue, Jonas, Tesje, Hatix,...)
    Pukkelpop!!!!
    Getting KH: CoM manga for Xmas!!!! (thx Yue :-))
    Friday The 13th At Egel => SintNiklaas... :-) Right niquike?
    My Twelve Hours In Antwerp Together With Yue (Sleazoid)
    All The Times We Laughed Together... I'll Always be There For You Guys :-)

    Bands I wanna see live in 2007

    Most of them won't even come to belgium but i'll write them down anyway...

    Alesana, A Change of Pace, The Used, Sugarcult, Linkin Park, Lostprophets, Alexisonfire, Rise Against, Thrice, High And Mighty Color, Utada, Blessthefall, Chiodos, Saosin, 30 Seconds to Mars, Vegastar, From First to Last, Amity Lane, Papa Roach, Nural, Story of the Year, Strike Anywhere, Silverstein, Atreyu, Bullet for My Valentine, Underoath, Emanuel, A Static Lullaby, Comeback Kid, 36 Crazyfists, Eyes Set to Kill, DIR EN GREY, Gazette, Skillet, Drop Dead, Gorgeous, Escape the Fate...
  • Worst/Best Songs For Top 10 Artists

    7. Dez. 2006, 16:23

    The rules for this are simple enough:
    - What is the worst song of your top ten artists?
    - What is the best song of your top ten artists?
    Let's get started!

    1. ELLEGARDEN
    Best: Salamander (the intro is AWESOME)
    Worst: ナイフ

    2. Lostprophets
    Best: Shinobi VS. Dragon Ninja (I know it's their first but i still think it's the best:-))
    Worst: Lucky You... (It's hard for me to find a bad song of this group :-))

    3. High And Mighty Color
    Best: IOver (Although the english's pretty bad)
    Worst: Run Run Run (they have probably even worse songs but i can't think of a title at the moment)

    4. TRUSTcompany
    Best: Downfall (that's for sure :-))
    Worst: Hover (Quiet Mix)

    5. From First to Last
    Best: Note To Self/The Latest Plague (Both Great Songs)
    Worst: Emily... (a lot of people say it's one of the best. but i don't really like it...)

    6. Chiodos
    Best: The words 'Best Friend' Become Redefined
    Worst: hathaway lane (because i can't find another one.. i haven't heard all of the chiodos songs yet :-))

    7. 30 Seconds to Mars
    Best: Edge Of The Earth
    Worst: 93 Million Miles

    8. Vegastar
    Best: 100ième étage
    Worst: Parce Que

    9. 浜崎あゆみ => Ayumi Hamasaki
    Best: Evolution
    Worst: Trust (and several others)

    10. A Change of Pace
    Best: War In Your Bedroom
    Worst: hm... can't think of one on this moment.
  • KINGDOM HEARTS IS FINALLY HERE

    2. Okt. 2006, 7:50

    Two days ago, i've been able to buy KH2... finally, after 4 years of waiting it's here...
    anyway, yesterday i've been playing it for about 5 hours or so and i noticed that it took me 3 and a half hours before i first saw the KH2 sign... pretty weird...
    but anyway... now i'm Sora again...
    and i'm loving it...
    the forms are awesome and the story rules...
    i'm glad some weird japanese people have made the first game and made a second one too...

    cya around... (if i'm not totally addicted by the end of the week)

    => Last Weeks Edit...
    KH ROCKS.. and if you don't believe me then see for yourself.. okay.. i'm weird i know that... but who cares :-) i've even been able to get my sister playing it too... and she's enjoying it :-)
    anyway.. i'd love to chat around.. but the game's waiting... cya around.. me
  • WOOOOOHOOOOOO Pukkelpop Rocks

    20. Aug. 2006, 10:15

    Last day i've been to Pukkelpop... one of 'the' festivals to be when you send your summer vacation in belgium...
    and i have only a couple things to say...
    Lostprophets were amazing although they had better sung some of their older songs...
    i missed Wake Up Make A Move :-(
    but hey, i got what i asked for and the group ended their performance on main stage with the best song they ever had. Shinobi Vs Dragon Ninja :-)
    After that we went to see Panic! at the Disco. But This was something very dissapointing...They just can't perform live :-s it's a shame cause i really like their music...
    so because we really thought they sucked, we went to HIM which was a lot better although the singer didn't let go of his cigarettes and when he lost his first he waited with singing until he had a new one :-s he's an addict for sure.

    cya next time... Kaye