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DeathToTheWorld said:
Heavy Metal music glorifies the Devil.
I would agree that deathmetal might "glorify the Devil"... But I regularly listen to rock bands like AC/DC, Metallica, Alter Bridge, Tool, Black Label Society, Ozzy Osbourne just to name a few, and I can tell you that they don't "glorify" the devil... In fact, I've found many rock songs discuss our human condition more accurately than many non-rock songs that are secular.

I also play the electric guitar and can play many of the riffs from these songs, I really honestly do not see what is so demonic about it, other than someone fantasizing that the distortion "sounds demonic"...
Also, the music effects you just like all music does, I listen to some Pop songs and I want to dance, I listen to rock music and want to headbang, I listen to R&B and I want to dance... I listen to some rap/hip hop music and I want to vomit...
Rock music really isn't different than other types of music, you just need to be conscious of the lyrics and the band itself.
 

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88Devin12 said:
DeathToTheWorld said:
Heavy Metal music glorifies the Devil.
http://www.orthodoxchristianity.net/forum/index.php?action=post;quote=430234;topic=12518.1170;sesc=b1438cdd539cccc2c818a15684cbb22e

I would agree that deathmetal might "glorify the Devil"... But I regularly listen to rock bands like AC/DC, Metallica, Alter Bridge, Tool, Black Label Society, Ozzy Osbourne just to name a few, and I can tell you that they don't "glorify" the devil... In fact, I've found many rock songs discuss our human condition more accurately than many non-rock songs that are secular.
Oh man, rap music is sooo evil, now they glorify the devil.

I used to listen to rap music so much, I though it was so cool, I thought that the beats were cool and the rapping.
Its sooo evil because it glorifies drug use, Marijuana smoking, money, drinking, doing pills, selling and snorting Cocaine, Ecstacy pills, commiting adultery, murdering, selling drugs, being the most proud person EVER.

What would you do if I told you that I did most of these things? Its possible... Horribly possible.

Rap music is the most evil openly diabolical music ever created.

I used to this rap song called, ''I Love it'' and the rapper says in the song, ''And when I get to hell Lord know I'm gonna fry!''


Its so sad how the devil can deceive people so much.




Rock music is just way too secular though.

It may express what modern man may be going through in their lives.

But a Orthodox Christian, who partakes of the sacramental life should never need to listen to them.

Just ask yourself, ''Would Christ listen to such music?''

The only thing that rock music has ever done for me is lust after worldly things, despise the Government (I listened to anti-flag) and become really, really, depressed (like suicidal depressed)


Listening to rock music is like drinking salty ocean water to quench your thirst.

Only God can quench the thirst of man.

 

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DTTW,

Sometimes you see what you want to see. 'Nuff said.

EDIT: Also, if you feel "depressed" from the music, maybe you cannot relate or are trying to hard? IMO depressive music actually makes me feel better because I know i'm not alone - that the moods are also shared by a human being. I walk away happier having let it all out in some way. I think that's the difference between the "wannabe" and the sincere.
 
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If science is the poetry of reality...
  what reality exists between two lovers?

If science be the cup of sobriety...
  what reality causes the heart to maintain its first love?

Science is a string of ????????X???????
  not about reality but the control of our sensuality.

From dust you were taken and to dust shall you return...
    So I ask science to explain: when my physiology ceases to be
    what is left of my reality?

Poetic replies only, please!

Christ is Risen!

John



     



 
 

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DeathToTheWorld said:
Even if deliberate backward masking exsists, there is absolutely no scientific evidence that it effects the listner in any way whatsoevere. and btw, Paul is alive.


What can science tell us these days?...
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Science tells us plenty. Mainly how to use the brains G-d gave us to make the world a better place.
Our intellect is a gift and should be used.
 

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-hWg_N1EkIc
Rome Total war: barbarian invasion really was a good game.
The Latin Language sounds so cool and awesome.
Lingua Latina Quidquid latine dictum sit, altum videtur.

P.S.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9BY-20jcVH0&feature=related
 

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Gebre Menfes Kidus said:
DeathToTheWorld said:
I'm Listening to irrational and passionate thoughts right now :(


Cursed demons!
Satan whispers, but we chant down his lies!

"Lord have mercy."



Selam
The Demons believe and tremble

James 2:9
Thou believest that there is one God; thou doest well: the devils also believe, and tremble.


The Devil loves to delude people according to this verse:


2Cor 11:14
And no marvel; for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light.






Do you know what this site is missing?

A thread where we just post verses from Holy Scripture!

The Gospels!

The Psalms!

The New Testament!


I don't think that the Old Testament KJV is very accurate though.

Here is where a much more accurate Old Testament text is: The LXX (70 Apostles)

http://www.ecmarsh.com/lxx/


But the New Testament KJV was translated out of the Greek LXX text.

Thats good to know.

 
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I disagree...I think the KJV is very accurate...maybe not dead center, but close enough that in it I (and many others) have found and continue to see the Orthodox Church within its pages.  It is easy to get caught in tenses and senses creating unnecessary agitation within our minds over matters which are far above most of our reasoning skills.. 

In my opinion, it is more critical that we be attending and assimilating the services of the Orthodox Church wherein we receive the correct meaning in her poetic prophetic utterances then be concerned with the school of scribes.  NO TRANSLATION can be authoritative simply because it has been decreed such...certainly a Bishop or synod might instruct which translation to use in services and which to read for own edification...but TIME is the Incubator for these kind of matters and the Consent of the Church in her Churches is the catalyst for this authority. 

John

 

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Nina nai nai in Turkish and Greek:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VXwx14QQ5gs

...and Arabic:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=khOtJOQycRE

Opa!!!
 

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St Ignatius Brianchaninov - On The Prayer of Jesus: Chapter 4, Power to expel Demons


http://www.philokalia.org/on_the_prayer_of_jesus.htm


He's absolutely right. Best believe.

I know for a fact that the demons inhabit our bodies, they have inhabited my own vessel.

Its not unreasonable to say that they are in some of you too.

I have the most powerful ones though.

The passions are demons, St Ignatius says.

They flee at the invocation of the name of Jesus.

It burns them, it burns them good, if you practice the prayer good.

 
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Waldszenen No. 7 ("Vogel als Prophet"), for piano, Op. 82/7. Composed by Robert Schumann
 

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ROFL...

Galactic Empire State of Mind:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YNyE2xExktA

(Star Wars parody of Jay Z's "Empire State of Mind")
 

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  :)  For all the Mothers in the world! Happy Mother's Day!    :) ​

Sizzla Kalonji: "Thank You Mama"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0w0Jgch6BnY

Capleton: "Mama"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_GKiYgK9Ic

Fire J: "Mother Love"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xYLysQj049k


Selam
 

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Gebre Menfes Kidus said:
  :)   For all the Mothers in the world! Happy Mother's Day!    :)  ​

Sizzla Kalonji: "Thank You Mama"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0w0Jgch6BnY

Capleton: "Mama"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_GKiYgK9Ic

Fire J: "Mother Love"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xYLysQj049k


Selam

Can't forget this one too!

Garnet Silk: "Mama"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HzC-aCwLA2M


Selam
 

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Savatage - The Storm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=npw5zAemawM
 

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The 5 Most Famous Musicians Who Are Thieving Bastards

http://www.cracked.com/article_18500_the-5-most-famous-musicians-who-are-thieving-bastards.html

With audio proof.
 
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SamB said:
The 5 Most Famous Musicians Who Are Thieving Bastards

http://www.cracked.com/article_18500_the-5-most-famous-musicians-who-are-thieving-bastards.html

With audio proof.
They're not the only ones my friend...

4 Chord Song

My High School Music Director never had any respect for Rock n' Roll because he said that all you needed to know were 4 chords. He wasn't kidding.
 

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Lol, When I first started learning to play guitar my Dad showed me the so-called power chord and he said something like "There ya go. You just learned how to play 80% of rock songs"  :p
 

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Asteriktos said:
Lol, When I first started learning to play guitar my Dad showed me the so-called power chord and he said something like "There ya go. You just learned how to play 80% of rock songs"  :p
Power chords are wonderful, and you can actually do a lot with them... sliding the bass not up a fret (a string) can give you a bit of a depressive feel, while sliding down the higher note (the D string) can give a sense of motion.

Example:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uyRUbC6F_Uc

First song I ever learned on guitar
 

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SamB said:
The 5 Most Famous Musicians Who Are Thieving Bastards

http://www.cracked.com/article_18500_the-5-most-famous-musicians-who-are-thieving-bastards.html

With audio proof.
Great article, but I have only one gripe.  The genius of "Smoke on the Water" isn't the riff itself, but how it's played.  Blackmore uses the 4th instead the 5th in what is a fairly basic blues interval (I-IV-V); the jazz number he supposedly stole it from is using 7ths.  He also doesn't play it with a pick but with his fingers, a choice which really dirties up that sound and makes it memorable.

They also kind of hint that Jon Lord had something to do with it, when, by all accounts, it was just something Blackmore was fiddling around with at the end of their recording @ Montreaux.  They needed another song and BAM! there it was. 

Anyone who is into music (or more concrete art, for that matter) knows that Picasso's dictum of "Good artists borrow, great artists steal!" has always been in full effect.  :)
 

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Vzldrb said:
Asteriktos said:
Lol, When I first started learning to play guitar my Dad showed me the so-called power chord and he said something like "There ya go. You just learned how to play 80% of rock songs"  :p
Power chords are wonderful, and you can actually do a lot with them... sliding the bass not up a fret (a string) can give you a bit of a depressive feel, while sliding down the higher note (the D string) can give a sense of motion.

Example:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uyRUbC6F_Uc

First song I ever learned on guitar
I believe any guitar teacher who has a student obviously wanting to play rock songs and does not teach the power chord as the first lesson is horribly negligent and responsible with said student getting fed up with lessons after a few months.  Knowing all those open chords is well and good, but the power chord frees creative students to start writing songs now.  

To this day I can't believe how many instructional books I had to read to find that one little magic positioning which allowed me to put music to all those lyrics I had written down.

HandmaidenofGod said:
They're not the only ones my friend...

4 Chord Song

My High School Music Director never had any respect for Rock n' Roll because he said that all you needed to know were 4 chords. He wasn't kidding.
You ask me, 4 chords is one chord too many :p

But, on that note- I-V-VI-IV is every pop song from the 90s.  There's something wrong with a progression that managed to find it's way through Green Day, Bush, AND Matchbox 20
 

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Schultz said:
Anyone who is into music (or more concrete art, for that matter) knows that Picasso's dictum of "Good artists borrow, great artists steal!" has always been in full effect.  :)
True, and that reality is proof positive of the fallacies of any argument defending 'intellectual property'.  The chance to take something and improve upon it is taken away, though admittedly, things like a whole slew of cheap pop-music rip-offs or a painfully awful metalcore cover hack job of a classic metal song bring with them the temptation to crack down on some things very hard.  Instead of unjust I.P. laws to deal with the latter case, I suggest we revive blasphemy laws.
 
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