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trogdor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-09-05 11:25 AM
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116. It's like jumbo shrimp.
Or chocolate-flavored milk.
Or butter-flavored popcorn.
Or cheese-flavored macaroni.
Or meat-flavored spaghetti sauce.

This is rock-flavored Christian pap. I've heard it, and yes, it sucks.
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  -What the HELL is Christian Rock? Ruffhowse  Aug-09-05 04:01 AM   #0 
  - It is stinky music.  TWiley   Aug-09-05 04:09 AM   #1 
  - And on the seventh day...  orion9941   Aug-09-05 04:18 AM   #2 
  - Excellent, Your Dudeness!  Swamp Rat   Aug-09-05 05:49 AM   #25 
  - "Christian Porn"  impeachdubya   Aug-09-05 04:19 AM   #3 
  - Here's Some:  REP   Aug-09-05 04:25 AM   #4 
  - You better not let Pat Robertson know about that.  impeachdubya   Aug-09-05 04:36 AM   #5 
  - Anyway, that's why I prefer the Tao Te Ching  impeachdubya   Aug-09-05 04:38 AM   #8 
  - Oh, and one more thing...  impeachdubya   Aug-09-05 04:41 AM   #9 
  - Leviticus is Old Testament  REP   Aug-09-05 05:00 AM   #13 
     - Ah, but it's just another case of them co-opting someone else's material  impeachdubya   Aug-09-05 05:04 AM   #16 
        - Uhm  REP   Aug-09-05 05:08 AM   #17 
           - It was a beautiful thing we shared.  impeachdubya   Aug-09-05 05:13 AM   #20 
              - UNCLEAN! UNCLEAN!  REP   Aug-09-05 05:16 AM   #21 
  - How fair is thy love, my sister, my spouse ??  TWiley   Aug-09-05 10:45 AM   #103 
  - I saw a girl at a department store last week...  zanne   Aug-09-05 08:01 AM   #50 
     - Bless her little soul !  TWiley   Aug-09-05 10:42 AM   #102 
     - Madonna ring a bell?  sandnsea   Aug-09-05 05:07 PM   #132 
  - I was once in a Christian Pop Quartet.  keopeli   Aug-09-05 04:37 AM   #6 
  - I thought  Jamastiene   Aug-09-05 04:37 AM   #7 
  - For a lomg time...  orion9941   Aug-09-05 04:47 AM   #10 
  - They would have been perfect for that actually.  Jamastiene   Aug-09-05 05:10 AM   #19 
  - Personally I prefer lubavitcher rock.  Cary   Aug-09-05 04:47 AM   #11 
  - What are you talking about? These gents are ALL man:  impeachdubya   Aug-09-05 04:56 AM   #12 
  - LOL  Jamastiene   Aug-09-05 05:00 AM   #14 
  - The "Yellow and Black attack"!  nookiemonster   Aug-09-05 05:02 AM   #15 
  - I loved those guys when I was a teen. Saw them in concernt, got their  GreenPartyVoter   Aug-09-05 10:54 AM   #107 
     - Well, hey, aesthetic appreciation is nothing if not subjective.  impeachdubya   Aug-09-05 03:49 PM   #122 
  - Churches are embracing youth and their culture...  hexola   Aug-09-05 07:24 AM   #42 
     - our local megachurch is doing that  Lexingtonian   Aug-09-05 09:05 AM   #68 
     - "negative lyrics and anti-chritian themes..."  The Stranger   Aug-09-05 09:51 AM   #84 
  - Faith + 1  Swamp Rat   Aug-09-05 05:10 AM   #18 
  - Probably my favorite South Park episode!!  pointblank   Aug-09-05 06:34 AM   #30 
  - That episode was awesome  Chovexani   Aug-09-05 10:59 AM   #109 
  - ask Lou Gramm, formerly of Foreigner  LosinIt   Aug-09-05 05:40 AM   #22 
  - Oh' will he ever sing "Dirty White Boy" again?  Touchdown   Aug-09-05 10:29 AM   #100 
  - Rick Derringer is a major born again...  progressivebydesign   Aug-09-05 10:50 AM   #106 
  - It's the rock of ages..... or so I've heard.  4MoronicYears   Aug-09-05 05:42 AM   #23 
  - You take a band that sounds like Air Supply, and remove all of the soul.  obreaslan   Aug-09-05 05:46 AM   # 
  - "Jars Of Clay" are pretty good...and what about Jerry Garcia....?  hexola   Aug-09-05 05:46 AM   #24 
  - Thanks! What's Next? Ridiculing Gospel? Guess Not Since It's Associated  cryingshame   Aug-09-05 11:02 AM   #110 
  - Sure why not  Chovexani   Aug-09-05 11:06 AM   #113 
  - maybe you mean 99% of who gets PLAYED in Payola system? Cause  cryingshame   Aug-09-05 11:08 AM   #115 
  - No, clearly artists like Amy Grant and STRYPER should be off-limits  impeachdubya   Aug-09-05 04:55 PM   #127 
  - Oh, please!  Le Taz Hot   Aug-09-05 05:28 PM   #135 
  - Jerry played those songs because he loved them, IMHO  impeachdubya   Aug-09-05 03:54 PM   #123 
  - Here's my take: There is an overlap between what I consider to be  impeachdubya   Aug-09-05 04:51 PM   #126 
  - Who knows the ones living next door to me just shoot off guns all the time  izzie   Aug-09-05 05:50 AM   #26 
  - "Isn't the whole point of rock music pretty much against the philosophy ..  tx_dem41   Aug-09-05 05:52 AM   #27 
  - Rock and Roll has always soft pedaled Christianity...IMO.  hexola   Aug-09-05 07:10 AM   #37 
     - I'll guess we'll just ignore Dylan, U2, and Van Morrison et. al. then.....  tx_dem41   Aug-09-05 07:27 AM   #43 
        - elaborate?  hexola   Aug-09-05 07:40 AM   #45 
           - For the post above mine....and also for yours.  tx_dem41   Aug-09-05 07:51 AM   #46 
              - Well - its just that - a generalization...still confused...  hexola   Aug-09-05 08:05 AM   #51 
              - Now I'm confused! LOL....  tx_dem41   Aug-09-05 08:14 AM   #55 
              - Oh no - Rock is pro-christian...that was my point...  hexola   Aug-09-05 08:17 AM   #58 
                 - Containing roughly analogous messages is not the same thing as promotion:  impeachdubya   Aug-09-05 05:07 PM   #131 
              - Dylan made it pretty well known when he converted to Christianity  impeachdubya   Aug-09-05 05:05 PM   #130 
              - I can  charlie   Aug-09-05 08:18 AM   #59 
                 - And, I don't mind you saying so!  tx_dem41   Aug-09-05 08:29 AM   #60 
  - A way for Rockers without enough talent........  ClintonTyree   Aug-09-05 06:13 AM   #28 
  - I think you hit the nail on the head  MADem   Aug-09-05 08:33 AM   #62 
  - That's it: a way for second rate musicians to get laid  H5N1   Aug-09-05 11:40 AM   #119 
     - Of course, since they're having sex with the "abstinence only" pledge gang  impeachdubya   Aug-09-05 09:47 PM   #138 
  - Bad. (NT)  Tesha   Aug-09-05 06:30 AM   #29 
  - Niche market.  porphyrian   Aug-09-05 06:34 AM   #31 
  - They found out that some good old Black Sabbath on 78 speed,  Hubert Flottz   Aug-09-05 06:36 AM   #32 
  - A prime example of an oxymoron  sendero   Aug-09-05 06:38 AM   #33 
  - it's a diabolical ploy  GreenArrow   Aug-09-05 06:54 AM   #34 
  - its really about marketing...and the music isnt that bad...  hexola   Aug-09-05 06:56 AM   #35 
  - The weirdest thing is the audience...  OrlandoGator   Aug-09-05 07:09 AM   #36 
  - I guess you never saw The Grateful Dead...(nt)  hexola   Aug-09-05 07:11 AM   #38 
     - They were stoned, not pretending to be possessed by the glory of Jesus.  OrlandoGator   Aug-09-05 07:21 AM   #40 
     - One man's "ganja" is another man's "Jesus"  tx_dem41   Aug-09-05 07:52 AM   #48 
        - Difference is, when you're stoned you're not pretending.  OrlandoGator   Aug-09-05 08:09 AM   #53 
           - We could argue that point.  tx_dem41   Aug-09-05 08:15 AM   #56 
              - It's going to be hard now that my Dolphins have your coach.  OrlandoGator   Aug-09-05 11:32 AM   #118 
              - I think LSU is going very very far this year...  tx_dem41   Aug-09-05 05:16 PM   #133 
              - You had to be there. Either you've experienced the kind of transformative  impeachdubya   Aug-09-05 04:59 PM   #128 
     - Bwahahah.... So Many Fond Memories Which I've Retained Since I Rarely  cryingshame   Aug-09-05 11:05 AM   #112 
        - Yeah, and I've retained a good chunk of my cerebellum  impeachdubya   Aug-09-05 05:01 PM   #129 
  - What it is exactly I couldn't say, but trust Time-Life to find enough...  ToeBot   Aug-09-05 07:16 AM   #39 
  - it might be "christian" but it sure isn't "rock"  SheepyMcSheepster   Aug-09-05 07:23 AM   #41 
  - Check out Blackhouse  toddaa   Aug-09-05 07:37 AM   #44 
  - to each his own  Cocoa   Aug-09-05 07:52 AM   #47 
  - Exactly! n/t  tx_dem41   Aug-09-05 07:53 AM   #49 
  - My band once opened for a Christian rock band a few years back  Bassic   Aug-09-05 08:09 AM   #52 
  - A SOUTHPARK EPISODE DID A GREAT JOB ON THIS ONE  powergirl   Aug-09-05 08:11 AM   #54 
  - I'm not enough of a South Park viewer to know if Cartman is a regular  Lydia Leftcoast   Aug-09-05 08:35 AM   #64 
     - Man, that guy's a hoot  charlie   Aug-09-05 10:10 AM   #94 
  - i ask the same question about "conservative" punks!!  jonnyblitz   Aug-09-05 08:16 AM   #57 
  - Hasn't "Oy" music been around for years? n/t  tx_dem41   Aug-09-05 08:30 AM   #61 
  - Hasidic punks?  charlie   Aug-09-05 08:35 AM   #63 
  - Matisyahu - Hasidic Reggae Superstar!  hexola   Aug-09-05 08:42 AM   #65 
  - Gefilte is de healin' of de nation, mon  charlie   Aug-09-05 08:50 AM   #67 
  - Doh! Somebody send coffee...stat! n/t  tx_dem41   Aug-09-05 08:48 AM   #66 
  - oi is skinhead music and not all skinheads are right wing.  jonnyblitz   Aug-09-05 09:33 AM   #72 
     - What is "straightedge"?  hexola   Aug-09-05 09:35 AM   #73 
        - Neither fish nor fowl  charlie   Aug-09-05 09:39 AM   #76 
        - no sex before marriage, no drugs, no cigs , no drinking...vegan  jonnyblitz   Aug-09-05 09:44 AM   #80 
           - I think Henry Rollins claimed to be "straightedge" (nt)  hexola   Aug-09-05 09:47 AM   #82 
           - fugazi is supposed to be the straightedge band that started it all  jonnyblitz   Aug-09-05 09:54 AM   #87 
              - perhaps back in the Husker Du days...and Fugazi does rock...  hexola   Aug-09-05 09:58 AM   #88 
                 - i never listened to fugazi all that much tho i listened to minor threat  jonnyblitz   Aug-09-05 10:06 AM   #90 
           - Hmmm. Thinking back to my youth, one out of five aint bad...  impeachdubya   Aug-09-05 09:46 PM   #137 
  - Yeah wtf is up with that?  Chovexani   Aug-09-05 11:03 AM   #111 
  - I Think Everyone Is Missing The Point Here.  jayfish   Aug-09-05 09:14 AM   #69 
  - Yeah, POD does pretty decent nu metal  charlie   Aug-09-05 09:21 AM   #71 
  - Agree - but that "ambiguity" is in a lot of mainstream rock and roll...  hexola   Aug-09-05 09:39 AM   #77 
  - Sure, there's always been Christian sentiments  charlie   Aug-09-05 09:43 AM   #79 
  - They have tried to co-opt modern music, but there are brass knuckles  The Stranger   Aug-09-05 09:54 AM   #86 
     - They Are Doing A Pretty Good Job Of It.  jayfish   Aug-09-05 10:12 AM   #95 
  - Oh, who cares?  WI_DEM   Aug-09-05 09:19 AM   #70 
  - a band with a drummer.. approved by Jesus  sam sarrha   Aug-09-05 09:36 AM   #74 
  - Some of the bands, like King's X, Iona, and Pillar, are pretty good. And  GreenPartyVoter   Aug-09-05 09:36 AM   #75 
  - King's X is only 2/3 Christian nowadays  charlie   Aug-09-05 09:45 AM   #81 
     - If he says he's Christian then he's Christian. The fundies aren't the ones  GreenPartyVoter   Aug-09-05 10:07 AM   #92 
        - Yeah, but he bailed  charlie   Aug-09-05 10:14 AM   #96 
           - I am sorry to hear that but in many ways I can't blame him.  GreenPartyVoter   Aug-09-05 10:36 AM   #101 
  - I used to really like Petra when I was about 13 or 14  theboss   Aug-09-05 09:43 AM   #78 
  - a BIG rock with a Christian on it?  lonestarnot   Aug-09-05 09:47 AM   #83 
  - any music that makes dorkie kids do this>>>>  goodboy   Aug-09-05 09:53 AM   #85 
  - C.R.  nonincriminatin   Aug-09-05 10:01 AM   #89 
  - So much . . .  Lengsel   Aug-09-05 10:06 AM   #91 
  - Welcome to DU. I am only familiar with POD but I agree they  GreenPartyVoter   Aug-09-05 10:08 AM   #93 
  - I Don't Mind The Music Portion...  jayfish   Aug-09-05 10:17 AM   #98 
  - it's not just  Lengsel   Aug-09-05 10:45 AM   #104 
     - You Are Confusing Race And Religion.  jayfish   Aug-09-05 11:29 AM   #117 
  - We're not bashing Christians  Chovexani   Aug-09-05 11:08 AM   #114 
  - Answer: Another way to make big $$$$$  Norquist Nemesis   Aug-09-05 10:16 AM   #97 
  - To me, the best Christian music is the old-time country  shrike   Aug-09-05 10:22 AM   #99 
  - My husband worked with a well known Christian "rock" guy..  progressivebydesign   Aug-09-05 10:49 AM   #105 
  - Absolute crap  Chovexani   Aug-09-05 10:56 AM   #108 
  - C (for Christian) + Rap = CRap !!  TWiley   Aug-09-05 03:57 PM   #125 
  - It's like jumbo shrimp.  trogdor   Aug-09-05 11:25 AM   #116 
  - Actually, I find "Christian Rock" a little disturbing.  Arkansas Granny   Aug-09-05 01:48 PM   #120 
  - Don't knock it until you have some good examples.  nemo137   Aug-09-05 02:49 PM   #121 
  - Total shit (nt).  JohnLocke   Aug-09-05 03:55 PM   #124 
  - Well, according to Jack Chick  TimeChaser   Aug-09-05 05:23 PM   #134 
  - It's an oxymoron.  MrSlayer   Aug-09-05 05:31 PM   #136 
 

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