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Justify Your Shitty Taste, Celebrity Edition: KISS, “The Elder”

By: andrew Posted in: featured, justify your shitty taste On: Friday, September 21st, 2012

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We used to run a sorta-popular column on the blog called Justify Your Shitty Taste, in which bloggers and musicians would defend the universally-maligned turds in great bands' catalogs. It's still pretty much defunct, but extreme drummer extraordinaire John Longstreth (Origin, Gorguts, Dim Mak) e'd us out of the blue the other day begging to defend KISS abomination Music From "The Elder." We ...

Justify Your Shitty Taste: Faith No More’s “Introduce Yourself”

By: adem Posted in: featured, heavy tuesdays, justify your shitty taste On: Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

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If Faith No More were to have an album inducted into the Decibel Hall of Fame, the prevailing thought is that it would be Angel Dust. Unfortunately, from what we understand, guitarist Jim Martin is spending these days in his pumpkin patch waiting for the Great Pumpkin to arrive (seriously), and has no interest in taking part in such an endeavor. Our own pick for Faith No More's best album, ...

Justify Your Shitty Taste: In Flames “Reroute to Remain”

By: Shawn Macomber Posted in: featured, justify your shitty taste On: Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

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“A person needs a little madness,” the Greek philosopher/novelist Nikos Kazantzakis once said, “or else they never dare cut the rope and be free." Though bands are not persons -- indeed, every great fallen band was destroyed or devolved into lameness thanks to homo sapiens -- they, too, become bound by ropes of aesthetics, habit, tradition which, often as not, only strengthen over ...

Justify Your Shitty Taste: Diamond Head’s “Canterbury”

By: adem Posted in: featured, heavy tuesdays, justify your shitty taste On: Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

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Almost every band has that album: you know, the critically and/or commercially reviled dud in an otherwise passable-to-radical back catalog. Well, once in a while, on Wednesday morning, a Decibel staffer or special guest will take to the Deciblog to bitch and moan at length as to why everybody’s full of shit and said dud is, in fact, The Shit. But for JYST’s second run, we’re expanding the ...

Justify Your Shitty Taste: Cave In, Everything After “Jupiter”

By: j.bennett Posted in: bennett finally learned how to work the deciblog, featured, justify your shitty taste On: Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

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Almost every band has that album: you know, the critically and/or commercially reviled dud in an otherwise passable-to-radical back catalog. Well, once in a while, on Wednesday morning, a Decibel staffer or special guest will take to the Deciblog to bitch and moan at length as to why everybody’s full of shit and said dud is, in fact, The Shit. But for JYST’s second run, we’re expanding the ...

Justify Your Shitty Taste: Pestilence’s “Spheres”

By: jeff.wagner Posted in: featured, justify your shitty taste On: Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

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Because you (sort of) asked for it, it's the triumphant pseudo-return of everyone's favorite Wednesday dork-out, Justify Your Shitty Taste! Almost every band has that album: you know, the critically and/or commercially reviled dud in an otherwise passable-to-radical back catalog. Well, once in a while, on Wednesday morning, a Decibel staffer or special guest will take to the Deciblog to bitch and ...

Justify Your Shitty Taste: Rebel Meets Rebel, “S/T”

By: frank.lemke Posted in: featured, justify your shitty taste On: Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

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Because you (sort of) asked for it, it's the triumphant pseudo-return of everyone's favorite dork-out, Justify Your Shitty Taste! Almost every band has that album: the critically and/or commercially reviled dud in an otherwise radical back catalog. Well, every other Wednesday morning (more or less; don't hold us to this), a Decibel staffer or special guest will take to the Deciblog to bitch and ...

Justify Your Shitty Taste: Sepultura’s “Against”

By: jonathan.horsley Posted in: featured, justify your shitty taste On: Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

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Almost every band has that album: you know, the critically and/or commercially reviled dud in an otherwise passable-to-radical back catalog. Well, every Wednesday morning, a Decibel staffer or special guest will take to the Deciblog to bitch and moan at length as to why everybody’s full of shit and said dud is, in fact, The Shit. This week, Jonathan Horsley is "for" Sepultura's Against. Oh ...

Justify Your Shitty Taste: Voivod’s “Phobos”

By: jeff.wagner Posted in: featured, justify your shitty taste On: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

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Almost every band has that album: you know, the critically and/or commercially reviled dud in an otherwise passable-to-radical back catalog. Well, every Wednesday morning, a Decibel staffer or special guest will take to the Deciblog to bitch and moan at length as to why everybody’s full of shit and said dud is, in fact, The Shit. This week, resident prog expert Jeff Wagner isn't afraid to rep ...

Justify Your Shitty Taste: Bruce Dickinson’s “Balls to Picasso”

By: Adrien Begrand Posted in: featured, justify your shitty taste On: Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

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Almost every band has that album: you know, the critically and/or commercially reviled dud in an otherwise passable-to-radical back catalog. Well, every Wednesday morning, a Decibel staffer or special guest will take to the Deciblog to bitch and moan at length as to why everybody’s full of shit and said dud is, in fact, The Shit. This week, Adrien Begrand paints a pretty picture for Bruce ...