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      15.07.2002 15:03
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      I think that they have had enough triumph. Nu metal is dead and so are limp bizkit, asyou can see as they released a remix album. Instead of doing that then, if they had thought of some more exciting songs, their fame could have continued and people would have carried on buying their albums. They have had quite a few, but definetly the most famous has got to be significant other and the chocolate starfish and the hot dog flavoured water, which contains my way, rollin' and the mission impossible two sound track, my generation.

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        09.11.2001 22:08

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        When I first laided my hands on the limp bizkit album I was really looking forward to listening to it. When I did play it I was amazed with how c**p it was. The front man (Fred Durst) sounded like he had had his genitals whacked with a sledge hammer several times,his voice was that high!. The rest of the band were not very good either.I did make one good thing out about the band. They had an excellent guitarist (Wes something?.)I was so disappointed with this album I took it back and had it exchanged(and I have never done that before.)Anyway the band will be splitting up soon so we won’t have to worry about this c**p anymore.

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        13.09.2001 04:15
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        Limp bizkit started off as a hard nu-metal band, and as the band have developed and progressed, the tracks on their albums have become less heavy. Their new album (not yet released)is meant to be their heaviest album yet but im finding little evidence to support this. Their music is beginning to appeal to a younger age range as groups such as slipknot have been found to do in the past. Limp Bizkit have turned their music into a more poppy genre.i woz disappointed with their new album because it displays a different approach to music to the type i was familiar with and hoping for.i think they have turned to the slightly poppier side of nu-metal so as to tackle a wider range of fans, however i feel that their old style of music is best in portraying their real talent and musical ability. hopefully their next album will show their true colours (shining through)!!!

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          09.09.2001 22:32
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          Limp Bizkit blasted onto the music scene with the song "Rollin" in early 2001. It was an immidiate hit. Everyone seems to have forgotten about their first single, "Take A Look Around", which was used as the Mission Impossible 2 Theme. The band consists of 5 members, firstly, Fred Durst. Durst sings for the band and has had some bad runs-ins with the police in the past. Wes Borland, is the guitarist for the group. He enjoys wearing body suits and brings a lot of energy to the band. John Otto is the bands drummer and he joined after the band started, replacing an old drummer ( I think ) Sam Rivers is the bands Bass Guitarist. He is the youngest member of Limp Bizkit, but he doesn't look it! DJ Lethal mixes for the group. When all 5 of them are put together, they have amazing stage energy that is difficult to be surpassed. I can see big things for Limp Bizkit in the future. Well done guys!

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            19.08.2001 23:46
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            This is the official Limp Bizkit website which I found a few months ago. The main page of the website gives you the option of looking at the latest news, information on the band, what's happening with the latests tour, music, photos, videos of their songs, chat and forums to discuss views on the band, a fans section, more multimedia, to check out the online fanclub, more on the actual site itself and a chance to purchase some Limp Bizkit merchandise in the store section. This gives you a lot of time to find out more about the band and is a must see for any Limp Bizkit fan. There is about as much as you can do on this website and helps you find out when the latest singles, albums and appearances will be. This makes sure that there are not too many rumours flooding and if you want to find something out, you can place it on the forum board. Most of the posts are replied to and you can see what others think of the band too. There are also many options on the message board in which you can discuss what the next single should be, general information, how people all over the world found the Anger Management Tour, the new site which I have not seen as of yet, a forum for the Chocolate Starish & The Hot Dog Flavoured Water album. There are also forums on all of the band members: Fred Durst, Wes Borland, DJ Lethal, Sam Rivers and John Otto. I think that this is a very good website that is an absolute must for any Limp Bizkit fan that wants to find out more about the band and it also gives them more support by placing your views and purchasing items from the store. Go and check it out now at: www.limpbizkit.com

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            14.08.2001 07:24
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            For my second review I have decided to choose the massive band Limp Bizkit to review. I do not know why, I like them, I have their albums, but I could not myself being the kind of person that would come on to review music. Never mind, the show must go on. I think all this talk about Limp Bizkit 'selling out' is just silly people trying to make it seem like they know what they are talking about. Kids trying to act like their are actual politics behind bands like Limp Bizkit. Why can't people face it for what it really is? Limp Bizkit may have taken a new direction, that is up to them, they have moved on, if people who liked the old albums dont like it, then the answer is simple, do not buy the album, and do not listen to it. This should not change what people think about the earlier stuff that they recorded. Nobody has crept into any houses and switched your Sig Other CD with something else, so why should it change your opinion on the album, I make the point that it shouldn't. I personally do not like the new album, I do not like the direction that the band have gone in, I also do not like the look of the next album. I read somewhere how Fred has been saying what a heavy album it is going to be. Well how can he say that before they have even started making the thing. That also appears to me to be a little bit silly. I hope understand what I mean when I say that. If by some miracle you have managed to miss the whole Limp Bizkit/Fred Durst trend, then I will explain, Limp Bizkit are supposed to be a cross over band which covers metal and hip hop, I personally believe this is because they do neither that well. But that is just what I think, ignore me. My biggest complaint about them is how much they swear, bands do not need to swear, some of the best albums I have heard have no swearing in at all, I feel ashamed to play this album at certain points, when people are around for example, this cannot surely be a g
            ood thing. Thank you for listening to my ramble, if I think of anything else, then I will rush back and add it. God Loves You all

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              09.08.2001 03:12
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              I am probably going against everyone else's (or at least everyone I know's) opinion when I say I think Limp Bizkit are a load of rubbish. I have never heard such ridiculous "music". It's not music, it's a racket. It's a bunch of blokes yelling disgusting lyrics over a bunch of noisy electric guitars. And Fred Durst has the nerve to say that there's not enough "good music" on the market. What's more, he thinks he can "recognise" good music! Well the question is, if he is so good at "recognising" it why doesn't he write some decent stuff for us all? This isn't an ignorant opinion because I have listened to their Chocolate Starfish album and lets just say my view of them didn't improve....at all. But as well as making a racket with their instruments, which could be acceptable, they yell a load of filthy language over the top. There must be at least 12 f***s in each song! I can't understand the appeal at all. And their style too, rapping over guitars, it sounds terrible. At least Eminem (who I'm not a fan of) raps over decent music which fits the style. This sort of rap/rock is just noise. I expect I'm going to get a battering for this now but I don't care because Limp Bizkit have produced some of the worst noise I've ever heard.

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                21.07.2001 00:10
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                • "too much use of the word f**k"

                Firstly lets set the record straight, i for one am a huge limp b fan but am outraged by there recent record(chocolate starfish and the hotdog flavored water) it no where by any means lives up to the pure brilliance of significant other. When I say I am a huge fan i mean the band as a whole and not jus that egotistical f**k everthing Fred Durst, his lyrics by no means on there latest record match the amazing guitar riffs provided by wes borland or the bone crushing bass lines provided by sam rivers. However saying that there live shows cannot be beaten the music is spot on and even Freds vocals are pretty good and the use of pyrothechnics and lighting effects really brings out a reaction from the crowd. Being a recent audience member in there last manchester gig lasted an amazing 2 and a half hours!!! So if you want to get into limp b please dont start by buying Chocolate Starfish try one of there better albums like Significant Other or Three Dollar Bill just dont judge them by there latest album it does them no jusification.

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                  20.07.2001 22:54
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                  Is it me or are limp bizkit just a bunch of people who can shout along to music? I first heard of them when they did the mission impossible 2 soundtrack song, at first i thought just another band who want to be angry and shout through songs, i thought i would give them the benefit of the doubt! How wrong was I? Suddenly it became cool to like Limp Bizit? I wasn't buying into this, i refused to be swept along by the crowd. I stood up to those who claimed that the limpies as I like to call them were good. All I saw were a group of lads who just swear and shout to not very original music. I have heard all this guitar based angry music before, some I liked and some which I didn't. It is true that heavy metal isn't generally my thing but some in this genre is okay. But I'm sorry i will not bow to the public pressure that Limp Bizkit are 'cool' - for about 1 year until some other band comes along to steal their cool crow. It seems as though people wil try to impress you when you ask what their favourite bands are, they assume that you be extremly impressed by the name Limp Bizkit, whereas I would have more respect if they owned up to liking Barry Manilow rather lying to try and look cool. I have much more respect for those who stand up for their tastes. Than those who want to fit in and lie. I admit I like Boyzone, steps, etc. and i don't lie about this. I will however add that I do like other more 'credible' bands -I'm not to be pigeon holed! So in conclusion, i wish people would realise that Limp Bizkit (where did they get their name?) are just a bunch of shouty lads who think they are cool! I can't understand anything of what they are saying, but I don't suppose I'm missing much after reading some other peoples opinions!! WAKE UP PEOPLE!

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                    12.07.2001 07:37
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                    Yep, it’s me again. This time, as with Slipknot, I’m writing because I feel obligated. A category bursting at the seams with short, pointless opinions. One man with the desire to set the record straight. Here comes the best opinion in the section, right up until I was so arrogant as to say so myself. I’ve tried writing opinions on things that (italics) really (end italics) represent my musical tastes, but no one decided to read it, so I figure my best bet is just to stick to popular categories but do it better then everyone else. Sorry, but you’ve driven me to it. So who actually likes Limp Bizkit anyway? No, seriously, I’m not being funny. Who does? Are we all closet fans? What? They’re on MT2/Kerrang/Q all the time, their albums sell millions of copies, they’re constantly featured in music magazines (even have a whole mainstream publication dedicated to them), they’re ‘the worlds biggest band’, and yet no body admits they like them. Doesn’t add up, does it? Unless, wait a second… Yep, I think I got it. It’s the old music snobbery, mature taste, this-band-are-too-mainstream thing again. Must be. Teenagers who are just a bit smarter then the mob, trying to sound like they care about substance over image and have an ear for quality. “Limp Bizkit are just sooo passé…” or “Mmm, I liked their earlier stuff, but they completely sold-out with Chocolate Starfish & The Hot Dog Flavoured Water..”. Right, ok then. Nu-metal is the latest addition to the pop music family, and no one cool/mature likes pop. Limp Bizkit are indeed the world’s most popular nu-metal act, and no one cool/mature likes popular. 2 and 2 makes 666. Not so much providing understanding of angst, as acting as a target for it. At the moment, it’s probably ok the like Staind. Give it a few more hit singles, and we can say the first album was a
                    lright, but since then they’ve gone downhill. Ok, got ya. Ah, but I’m being too cynical again. The world isn’t quite as full of hypocrites, phonies and nasty people as you think, Peakly my boy. You’ll forget, when you get older. Ok, so why else might we hate Limp Bizkit, besides the fact they aren’t cool anymore? Um, I know Miss. Oh really young man? Then please, share your knowledge with the rest of us… Fred Durst (the one you know), Wes Borland (the one who might ring a bell), DJ Lethal (the one you think I made up) and Sam Rivers/John Otto (the two you’ve forgotten….. now.) all form Limp Bizkit, which is the name of a popular nu-metal band (for those of you who are old, but not as cool as Jill, ‘nu-metal’ is metal with rap/hip hop influences). They’ve released three albums – a token mediocre debut (that’s the best, obviously), a second called ‘Significant Other’ (which is really the best), followed by the third and latest (title given above), which is still somewhere in the charts and contains all the songs you’ve heard before. Another, slightly better-informed criticism of Limp Bizkit goes something like as follows: “The band as a whole are ok, but Fred Durst spoils them. What a wa*ker”. Aside from the profanity, which, as my opinions show, do not amuse me, I would pretty much agree with that statement. The most notably irritating thing about the band as a whole is its front-man, Mr. Durst, who reminds me of the children’s television presenters I used to cringe at, before I grew out of watching them last year. Although it goes against my rules of music review, I can’t resist taking a pop at his image before explaining why he spoils the music. I’m sure I’ll feel guilty, but hey, it’ll help my inferiority complex that comes with not being a millionaire rock star myself: Fr
                    ed Durst, though I feel sorry for him, does act like a bit of a buffoon. His constant ‘flipping the bird’ and red cap only serve to… nah, I can’t do it. If you want to read crap like that, I recommend all the other opinions in this section. I just can’t. Fred Durst is a poor musician, simple as that. God bless him, he can’t sing a bean. The finest confirmation of this can be found by watching the Staind ‘Outside’ video, in which Fred joins his young friend live on stage. Watch his eyes. He knows he can’t cope unless he’s leaping about in the comfort of heavy guitars and drums. His voice is wafer-thin, barely in tune, and he keeps it quiet as a mouse to prove so. He is a terrible singer. Watch his eyes. I don’t enjoy saying this you know, I want a world where the most successful musicians are the most talented as much as you, but we don’t have one so there. Anyway, if any of you had bothered to read my Ezio opinion, I would have quite happily continued being nice about things. Aside from being a barely competent singer, Fred is also responsible for Limp Bizkits appalling lyrical offerings. Particularly on the latest album. While Significant Other displayed (italics) some (end italics – get some display functions Dooyoo) thought and general depth, Chocolate Starfish… falls victim to some truly horrendous ‘down with the kids’ clichés. I’m talking ‘get the f*ck up’, ‘bring it back yo’, ‘bring that beat back’ and ‘bounce in da mosh-pit’ as standard. Combine talking utter bollo*k with a less then Less Then Jake singing voice, and it’s hard to understand where the appeal is at all. But then, I know the answer to that too. Their songs are always build on a solid foundation of Wes Borland’s textbook light-metal riffs, and contain an angry, bottled-angst chorus. Th
                    is means that Limp Bizkit are really rather good at creating songs that are catchy enough to appeal to mainstream fans, yet metal enough to have ‘attitude’, which is favourable among young audiences during the current boy-band backlash. Younger people are prepared to excuse (or not recognise) the shallow lyrics, as long as Limp Bizkit provide them with something catchy. I hate being so cynical and hopeless when talking about my generation, but I can’t put it any other way. Catchy, angsty, good. That’s why they sell records. Yes, it’s sad, it’s frustrating, it’s unfair, and yes, there’s nothing quite right about it. That’s the deal though, so get used, k y’all? Cool. So, the moral of the story. Limp Bizkit are a bit smelly. Personally, I still rather like them though, is that allowed? I loved their cover of ‘Faith’, I loved ‘Break Stuff’, and, at times, I quite like listening to their albums. Maybe that’s just me, refusing to sell-out by branding them sell-outs, but who cares. I like bits, that’s all. The drumming at the start of ‘My Generation’ makes you grin. The riff in ‘Nookie’ is, despite it’s simplicity, rather good fun. ‘N 2 Gether Now’ has a quirky melody I like. Of course, this means you can never trust a word I say again and I most definitely don’t know anything about music, but then you knew that anyway. Unfortunately though, there isn’t much I can say about a band like Limp Bizkit. I mean seriously, how much could you find to talk about if you wrote about Steps? Technically, the band keep things as simple and easy as possible. Power chords, big bass, token DJ. End of story. Nothing inventive, nothing selective, just textbook, big-bucks kiddie metal. Lots of swearing, lots of cool, lots of backlash. Same old same old. Even so, I do get tired of hearing people slag o
                    ff Limp Bizkit. I’m of the belief that just because a criticism is valid, it doesn’t mean it needs to be made all the time, or that’s it’s particularly useful to anyone. I’ve been saying the same things about Limp Bizkit before and after their success, and only when asked at that. Most people, I hope, have done exactly the same. It’s Eminem, it’s the Spice Girls, it’s skateboarding and it’s spiked hair. Lots of die-heard fans, lots of critics who should know better. Bringer of happiness to some, source of irritation to others. Cool, not cool. Here today, replaced tomorrow. If you’re young enough to like them – good for you, I don’t begrudge you your band one bit, enjoy it while it lasts. If you’re their greatest critic, show some real maturity by shutting up about it. Just do what you gotta do, and be cool, however you choose to do it. PS – take back arrogant intro bit, it didn’t come out as good as I though it would. The section actually contains some excellent reviews, I’m just naturally attracted to the crappy ones.

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                      10.07.2001 06:50
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                      Limp Bizkit are the worlds greatest sell outs! In 1997 their first album “Three dollar bill y`all” was released. This album was quite heavy and in need of a lot of digital re-mastering (it sounds like its been recorded in a dungeon during a torture session) When the major record shops obtained these albums they were placed in the “metal” section. This is where these albums remained until the release of “faith” a metal thrash version of the George Michael classic. This song gained a strong following of confused and slightly demented teenagers, the song continued to grow in popularity by word of mouth as no radio station would play this garbage. Finally…. It got aired on a radio station and Limp Bizkit Became quite big in Florida. Their next album “Significant Other” Was to become huge. With guest appearances in videos and songs by people such as Method Man, Dr Dre, Eminem and Snoop Dogg. Once again this album was placed in the metal section and in some cases the rap/hip-hop section (a sudden change) The one similarity between the two albums was the cheapness of the videos and songs with the exception of “n 2 gether now” which can be put down to method mans role in the song. At this stage Limp Bizkit had moved up in the world considerably. However their videos still included many of their fans and were relatively cheap to make. Significant other went platinum and Limp Bizkit were established as a huge act. Even at this point the masses had still not heard of Limp Bizkit as their fan base was concentrated in the metal genre. But, with the release of “take a look around” M:I 2 theme. The band was about to explode into the public eye. The question was. Would they sell out and go pop? Or would they stick to their roots as a metal band? The earlier of the two was the answer Limp Bizkits third album “chocolate starfish and the hotdog flavoured water” was t
                      o be their most popular and biggest change so far. The record was placed firmly in the hip-hop section of the record store never to return to metal. Million dollar videos began to emerge with actor cameo roles and Bentley’s included. Limp Bizkit had reached the point of no return, They had sold out, and let the money in pop culture lure them. The band members claim that their next album will be the heaviest yet, but I am cynical of this as I feel the record shops need to make a new section solely devoted to limp bizkits next album.It should be called “hard pop” ================extra======================= Before I get assaulted with hate mail from 12 year old rockers.let me state that i actually liked Significant other.It was chocolate starfish that put me off!!!!

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                        Limp Bizkit are the worlds greatest sell outs! In 1994 their first album “Three dollar bill y`all” was released. This album was quite heavy and in need of a lot of digital re-mastering (it sounds like its been recorded in a dungeon during a torture session) When the major record shops obtained these albums they were placed in the “metal” section. This is where these albums remained until the release of “faith” a metal thrash version of the George Michael classic. This song gained a strong following of confused and slightly demented teenagers, the song continued to grow in popularity by word of mouth as no radio station would play this garbage. Finally…. It got aired on a radio station and Limp Bizkit Became quite big in Florida. Their next album “Significant Other” Was to become huge. With guest appearances in videos and songs by people such as Method Man, Dr Dre, Eminem and Snoop Dogg. Once again this album was placed in the metal section and in some cases the rap/hip-hop section (a sudden change) The one similarity between the two albums was the cheapness of the videos and songs with the exception of “n 2 gether now” which can be put down to method mans role in the song. At this stage Limp Bizkit had moved up in the world considerably. However their videos still included many of their fans and were relatively cheap to make. Significant other went platinum and Limp Bizkit were established as a huge act. Even at this point the masses had still not heard of Limp Bizkit as their fan base was concentrated in the metal genre. But, with the release of “take a look around” M:I 2 theme. The band was about to explode into the public eye. The question was. Would they sell out and go pop? Or would they stick to their roots as a metal band? The earlier of the two was the answer Limp Bizkits third album “chocolate starfish and the hotdog flavoured water” was t
                        o be their most popular and biggest change so far. The record was placed firmly in the hip-hop section of the record store never to return to metal. Million dollar videos began to emerge with actor cameo roles and Bentley’s included. Limp Bizkit had reached the point of no return, They had sold out, and let the money in pop culture lure them. The band members claim that their next album will be the heaviest yet, but I am cynical of this as I feel the record shops need to make a new section solely devoted to limp bizkits next album.It should be called “hard pop”

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                        Deary, deary me. When I heard Limp Bizkit first, a number of years ago, I thought how the heck have this bunch got signed, nevermind how the heck are these on TV? Now I ask myself how the heck can this excuses for a band have got popular?!?!? I can seriously not understand what the appeal is. Its sort of like rock music, the sort that all these kids have hated for years. Except, its worse than that. To put it as kindly as I can its soulless rubbish. I try not to overly criticise music groups too much, but when a band like this gets so popular, and we have to put up with them on the various music tv channels, it just can't go unmentioned. Fred Durst sings some absolute garbage. 'I did it my way on the highway' is the punchline of what is supposed to be a semi-ballad. To put it bluntly its absolutely pathetic. Any excuse to make a line ryhme. Added to this is Fred Dursts swearing. I don't care about swearing in music. It is a good and often used method of highlighting the emotion of a song. But when Fred Durst uses the F word or others similar, its just laughable and meaningless, but it makes the kids who listen to it think WOW...HOW COOL AM I?!? There is the occasional piece of half-goodness in some Limp Bizkit songs, usually a cool bass line, but otherwise its just repeated nonesense. I'm sure the Limp Bizkit chord book just has the one tune, with 'Repeat 15 times for each song' written next to it. I always hoped that rock music might get a bit of mainstream recognition after the dominence of commercial pop music, but I never thought rubbish like Limp Bizkit would be where it came from. Pittyful.

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                          30.06.2001 18:57
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                          The big question on everyones lips at the moment is, did Papa Roach and Limp Bizkit in particular sell out. A lot of people would say that both bands did. Why would they say that? well lets look at teh evidence. Limp Bizkit started out as a hardcore band. with the release of 'Three Dollar Bill$ y'all' they built a small legion of hardcore fans. Then they released 'Significant other'. With this release they took their music to new levels, building up their fanbase, and getting some support. By the time they released 'Chocolate st*rfish' they were huge in their own style, the metal/hip-hop genre. Then when they released 'Chocolate st*rfish' they gt a lot of fans that wouldn't usually listen to the metal genre. most of these new fans were pop fans. Whats so wrong with that? They deserve the recognition they got, and they don't deserve to be ragged on all the time. Just because they aren't an underground band that only play to their elite fan base, doesn't mean that they aren't good. that is one of the points that everyone seems to overlook. Another reason people are caling Limp Bizkit sell outs is the fact that they played on top of the pops. Marilyn Manson played on top of the pops.( yes that's right, MARILYN MANSON!!). The Offspring played on top of the pops. Eminem played on top of the pops. they aren't being branded sell outs. People need to grow up, and get past the 'we were their from the beginning, so they should stay elite' phase, and get a life. Bands these days need to cover a wide fanbase, and if that means playing top of the pops, so be it. People who think that means that a band (especially limp bizkit) have sold out, then that shows what small minded w*****s they are. If they want to moan about bands that a band is suddenly doing well (which usually for them is wrong, and not allowed) they should go and listen to music which will fill their hearts with joy and make them happy
                          , and fully aware of what idiots they are. I would recommend A1, or Westlife. I don't like these bands/artists but i don't moan or complain about them. in fact i admire some of them, purely for the fact that they have the chance to entertain people, which is a skill in itself.

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                            27.06.2001 19:52
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                            • "Fred Durst"

                            This is something I've been meaning to do for a long time. This opinion has been lying around at the bottom of my opinions list like that last smelly sock left at the bottom of the washing basket, polluting everything around it with its awfulness, for some time now, and I have been meaning to either delete it or update it for some time now, because in no way does it represent my current views on the band in question, and I no longer want my name associated with this inferior opinion. However, if you're expecting a crown-worthy opinion, then you have come to the wrong place. I am not going to spend three hours updating an opinion that nobody is going to read anyway, because it's not a 'new' opinion. This is a completely different opinion from the couple of paragraphs of substandard crap that was here before, but because it replaces another opinion on the same subject, it's not new, and so will not get read. Which is why I am not going to put as much effort into this as I normally would do with other opinions. But enough moaning. I first heard about Limp Bizkit a couple of years ago when watching the video for 'Nookie' on MTV, and I thought it was a good song. In fact, it was probably that song that got me into metal in the first place. So I suppose my old opinion on this is correct, from my point of view. It was this song that persuaded me to buy the latest (at that time) Limp Bizkit album, 'Significant Other'. And I thought it was good. In fact, I still do (but more on that later). It was OK to like Limp Bizkit at this point. Here's a quick history of the band from that point. In the summer of 2000, Limp Bizkit are picked (by Tom Cruise himself, apparently) to feature in the soundtrack to Mission Impossible 2, and write the song 'Take A Look Around' which is based very much around the original Mission Impossible theme tune. The song comes very close to topping the UK charts, some
                            thing which is pretty much unprecedented for a metal band. The only other metal band to achieve these dizzy commercial heights that I can remember is Iron Maiden, who reached the top spot around a decade ago with their charmingly titled 'Bring Your Daughter To The Slaughter'. So this was a bit of a shock, especially at a time when Westlife was dominating the charts. In the autumn of the same year, the band release third album 'Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavoured Water' which sells well, despite mixed reactions (to be generous) from the press. The second single from this album, 'Rollin'' reaches number one in the UK charts in January 2001. It is at this point that people start talking about how Limp Bizkit have sold out, and become as unashamedly commercial as bands like S Club 7. Limp Bizkit release two more singles from this album after 'Rollin'' during which they receive a torrent of abuse from music lovers everywhere. Then Fred Durst raps on the charity single 'What's Going On', alongside such stars as Ja Rule, Nelly Furtado and Christina Aguilera. That is if you can call it a rap. Then Wes Borland quits the band. Game over. Truth be known, I also bought the third album, and at first, I thought it was quite good. Not as good as 'Significant Other', but still reasonable. But after a while, I started listening to the lyrics. Properly, that is. Bad move. Every time I listened to it afterwards, it became progressively worse. The aim of the lyrics in 'Hot Dog' - let's say the word f*ck fifty times and that's sold us a hundred thousand copies alone. I'm sorry to say it, but there are some people out there that are intellectually disadvantaged enough to be sold by someone saying f*ck on a record. Sad, I know. 'My Generation' - mindless pap about Fred being down with the kids on the street and being against the people who oppress them (i.e. adults).
                            Shut up. Fact: Fred Durst is in his thirties, and is therefore old enough to be the father of many Limp Bizkit fans out there. 'Rollin'' - rubbish about Fred Durst having lots of money. Who cares? 'Getcha Groove On' - the equivalent of 'N2Gether Now' on the last album, except done with Xzibit about ten times worse. 'Hold On' - Fred Durst trying to do a chilled out track. It sucks, although some people seem to like it. I don't know why. ********QUOTE******** Fred Durst is the Osama bin Laden of the music industry - fanatically worshipped by his unquestioning disciples, but despised by just about everybody else... - NME ********************** Clever comparison. There is no doubt that Limp Bizkit have sold out in producing this record, and Wes Borland was right to get out while he still had some respect from music fans. you see nobody had a problem with him. He never compromised his attitude and the clothes he wore during videos to please the pop culture. He was still a very talented guitar player. No that he hasn't got the Limp Bizkit millstone hanging around his neck, he will gain even more respect. No, it's Fred Durst who is the problem. And the even worse problem is that he leads the band. Without him, they probably wouldn't exist. They can't chuck him out of the band, because he would probably sue their asses. Which would most likely make him even richer. Does Fred Durst have any talent? Well, let's see. Can he play any instruments? Not to my knowledge. Can he sing? No better than me. Can he rap? Yeah, and Manchester United are going to win the league this season. Of course. Can he direct videos? He can direct rubbish videos. Can he direct films? He's supposed to be directing a couple of films in the near future. I'm not going to judge a work before it's finished, but on the basis of his other ventures, it looks bleak... I
                            t's a shame really, because 'Significant Other' was, at least in parts, a very good record. I still enjoy listening to 'Nookie'. Who can't relate to the lyrics in 'Break Stuff' at least some times? 'N2Gether Now' is also very good, but seeing as Fred Durst is kept out of the picture for most of this track in favour of proper rapper Method Man, can you really call this a proper Limp Bizkit song? 'Significant Other' was never meant to be taken seriously as a piece of musical genius, but at least it didn't plummet to the fiery depths of 'Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavoured Water' in terms of sheer corporate whoreyness (yes, I know that's not a word, but at the moment, I can't be bothered to think of a word that can be found in the English dictionary). With reference to my previous opinion, I must now say that dreamerz was probably right. Although Limp Bizkit is (almost perversely) put into the same genre of music as bands like Tool and System of a Down (a personal favourite at present), Limp Bizkit is miles away from anything Tool has ever done. If people are going to learn to appreciate Tool, they are not going to do it from listening to Limp Bizkit records beforehand. If you put it that way, you can see how ludicrous the opinion below actually is. In conclusion, I believe I've said this before, but I like repeating myself. Limp Bizkit would be a good band if it wasn't for the presence of Fred Durst, with his irritatingly whiny voice and his baseball cap which he thinks makes him look really cool. He says his next album is going to be a lot darker. However, the way things are looking at the moment, Durst's band will end up doing Westlife covers in a couple of albums time. If they get that far, that is. You see? Not up to my usual standard of opinion writing. But I'm sure you'll agree that it's better than my original opinion, which you can s
                            ee below. Feel free to laugh. I'm personally ashamed of it, and it's as much as I can do not to delete it altogether. But for sheer entertainment value, here it is. ******************************************** Why is it that as soon as Limp Bizkit receive commercial success, everybody hates them? You can't watch an interview on MTV nowadays for artists moaning about how crap the Bizkit is. Slipknot, Eminem, Manics, Tool. . . the list is endless. What they seem to be overlooking is that although Limp Bizkit are not the greatest metal band around at the moment, they have, through the enormous commercial successes of 'Take A Look Around' and 'Rollin'', awoken millions of ears to the sound of metal. Some of these people may then end up buying a Limp Bizkit record. Having heard Limp Bizkit's music, they may then check out bands with less commercial success (Slipknot, Deftones, Tool) out of curiosity, and then, shock horror, buy one of their records. Papa Roach has already benefited from Limp Bizkit's success, and what was a virtually dead form of music a few years ago in the UK has now become an important part of the music industry. So Tool, as Fred Durst would say, shut the f*ck up. Limp Bizkit is selling your records. Or would you rather end up penniless and homeless in 10 years time?

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