12:55 PM on 07/17/12
awesome read. maybe I was never into the right music but I never understood the appeal of the self-destructive artist that he describes so thoroughly here. It always seemed so cheap and pointless (GG Allin, for example - whom Cook mentions).
01:21 PM on 07/17/12
All I want is new daughters music. I can't wait to read this after work.
01:32 PM on 07/17/12
This was a good read. Made me want to give Hell Songs a second chance.
01:41 PM on 07/17/12
that's why you always leave a note.
one of the most underrated band ever, nice to see someone not shitting on hell songs for once.
01:52 PM on 07/17/12
o my god I can not wait to read this!
02:16 PM on 07/17/12
Nice, I always like Brian Cook's writing, and I was in love with Hell Songs for a long time. Too bad it's not getting printed though.
Edit: Just read it, I wish he would have gotten the chance to write the whole thing, I hardly ever meet anyone who I feel like really gets Hell Songs.
03:07 PM on 07/17/12
theres an insane wait list on this book series if you want to submit one. i'd totally do a Thursday one if there wasn't.
04:51 PM on 07/17/12
excited to read the whole thing eventually. this is a kickstarter id back.
05:58 PM on 07/17/12
Naw, Hell Songs still sucks. 2nd-rate Arab on Radar.
But Canada Songs and self-titled? Backed. Their discography's like a shit sandwich with gourmet multi-grain bread.
I only got to see them live once and I do remember it being pretty weird, but not quite to the levels described here. Guess I just missed out on some weird shit.
07:23 PM on 07/17/12
Pretty sure Daughters isn't enough of an iconic band for this book series.
08:10 PM on 07/17/12
Good read. Wish there was more. And Hell Songs is pretty bad ass.
10:11 PM on 07/17/12
i can see the top, i'm climbing out
isn't Clarity on the wait list? i don't even know how this works and the criteria, but having a book about one of the best records of the past century would be kind of very awesome.
01:50 AM on 07/18/12
Damn. I'd read that book. Listening to their self titled right now, SO good. What a challenging band.
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