#339: Tyler and LeBrain episode two – Monster Truck & More

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#339: Tyler and LeBrain episode two – Monster Truck & More

Missed the last episode of Tyler and LeBrain? Click here for episode one: Nickelback, and get up to speed.

Today’s subect:  Continuing our Nickelback discussion, Tyler and I turn to a controversial comparison: Do Nickelback and Monster Truck sound the same?  Listen to what we have to say, and leave your thoughts in the comments.  Enjoy.

*NOTE: I got the name of the Fu Manchu song and album wrong.  It’s “Saturn III” from The Action Is Go.  

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12 comments

  1. I was going to see Alice in Chains a few months ago, but I passed because I didn’t care much for the opening band: Monster Truck. I can’t weigh in on the Nickelback comparison but I didn’t like ’em much.
    That being said, I do enjoy this series you’re doing here.

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    1. Thanks man!

      I also want to be clear — because I know a rebuttal is coming, and I know it’s coming from some pretty big names — I don’t mind if people don’t like Monster Truck. It’s the Nickelback comparisons that chap my ass!

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    2. You didn’t go to the show because you didn’t like the opening act? Just do what everyone else does and show up after they’re done! I mean, it was Alice In Chains! How awesome would THAT have been! Sorry Dude, just go hang out at the bar until AiC comes on! ;)

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      1. I’ve already seen Alice in Chains twice and Jerry Cantrell solo once. It usually takes two or three bands I like to get me to a show. Or really cheap tickets.

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        1. Personally I never miss an opening act, unless I have no control over the situation. I missed the opening act to two concerts…Black Sabbath & Motorhead (can’t recall who was opening) and Kiss (can’t recall who was opening). We even fucking missed Detroit Rock City. And guess who’s fault it was? Both times? Fuckin’ TOM!

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        2. I seem to be hit and miss on opening acts, truthfully. If I’m there, I’ll listen. Doesn’t mean I’ll like it… we’ve seen some real bowsers (wait ’til I write-up my Crowes at the Warehouse show review). Other times, I just miss them… We missed Red Fang completely but saw Dillinger Escape Plan/Mastodon, for example.

          Shame you missed all of those opening acts, especially because someone was f*cking Tom!

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        3. HAHAHAH!

          Best opening act I have seen may have been Sandbox, featuring Mike Smith aka Bubbles, opening for BNL. BNL were great but I really liked Sandbox after that.

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  2. I haven’t heard any Monster Truck, so I can’t add to your discussion. Did you notice that this went right off the rails and you’re talking about your friends instead of the topic at hand? I suppose it adds to this discussion in that it acknowledges that everyone has different opinions and favourites and influences in music… Anyway, nice belch.

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    1. Yeah, that was me!

      I edited this thing together and couldn’t come up with a title I liked…”Monster Truck & More seemed ok even though it’s more like “More + Monster Truck!”.

      I still have close to an hour of musical discussion to edit into episodes plus we’re planning to record again this weekend.

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