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Title: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: RichardNixon on November 20, 2005, 09:34:20 PM
I thought they were good, esp "3 Sides." Got lumped in with Warrant and Posion etc, which wasn't really fair.


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: Walk on November 20, 2005, 10:16:55 PM
He Man Woman Hater has one of the best opening solos ever. They're a mixed bag overall, though. Some of their songs are good, but some are abyssmal. More Than Words is awful.


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: Neemo on November 21, 2005, 09:48:30 AM
"If you don't like.... what you see here.... get the Funk Out, getthefunkout, getthefunkout baby!!!!" ;D

Gary Charone (sp?) the man who ruined Van Halen :'(


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: gilld1 on November 21, 2005, 11:03:43 AM
Unfortunately, I do.


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: Lord Blackadder on November 21, 2005, 02:20:54 PM
"If you don't like.... what you see here.... get the Funk Out, getthefunkout, getthefunkout baby!!!!" ;D

Gary Charone (sp?) the man who ruined Van Halen :'(

Na. Van Halen was ruined wayyyyyyy before Gary got there.


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: Mr. Dick Purple on November 21, 2005, 02:27:30 PM
Na. Van Halen was ruined wayyyyyyy before Gary got there.

Agree on that, but I do like VH with Sammy Hagar

on topic I only remember more than words, apart from that nothing, only the tribute to Freddie which Gary sang Hammer to fall and it was quite descent  :yes:


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: Izzy on November 21, 2005, 02:31:05 PM
They were just a Van Halen rip off really - when u listen to them its hard to get passed the obvious fact they are trying to be Van Halen and not doing it as well, though the guitarist is great


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: RichardNixon on November 21, 2005, 06:57:16 PM
They were just a Van Halen rip off really - when u listen to them its hard to get passed the obvious fact they are trying to be Van Halen and not doing it as well, though the guitarist is great

Extreme was NOT a Van Halen ripoff, Bon Jovi was.

I liked Van Halen 3. Not a fan favorite by any means, but a misunderstood album.


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: Sterlingdog on November 21, 2005, 08:48:56 PM
I thought they were good, esp "3 Sides." Got lumped in with Warrant and Posion etc, which wasn't really fair.

I think it wasn't fair to Warrant and Poison.  :)

I remember them and I really didn't like them.  Especially More than words.  I actually heard an instrumental version of that song in an elevator.  No joke.


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: Eeebs on November 21, 2005, 10:58:18 PM
I liked a few of their singles... back in the day, 1993, I believe :)

Whole Hearted and More than Words were really sweet, simple songs.  Brings back memories of early teenage crushes.

Those were the days :)


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: Rob on November 22, 2005, 12:10:07 AM
A friend bought me 3 Sides as a joke.  There are some pretty good songs on it, but there's some pretty crappy ones too.  I do agree that they are a Van Halen soundalike.  Personally I'd take Poison or Warrant over them any day.


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: Sakib on November 22, 2005, 10:21:33 AM
i hurd 1 song more than words. dats it


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: Hammy on November 23, 2005, 12:46:33 PM
Used to like them a fair bit actually.

3 Sides To Every Story was a fair decent effort, i love the track Warheads. : ok:

Pornograffiti was ok to as has been said, some good songs some awful, they were a very mixed bag.  There is a fine line between good cheesy rock and bad cheesy rock, they slipped into the bad a fair bit.

There not bad to listen to just for old times sake but there were so many bands that did what they did but BETTER so i'd only dig out an old record of theirs if i was REALLY stuck for something to listen to....


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: jameslofton29 on November 27, 2005, 10:32:43 PM
The only song I liked from them is 'Rest In Peace'.


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: ClintroN on November 27, 2005, 10:42:40 PM
"here's a band called Extreme, some total shlock rock band"
Chris from Nirvana live tonight sold out!! :hihi:


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: RichardNixon on November 28, 2005, 02:58:21 AM
"here's a band called Extreme, some total shlock rock band"
Chris from Nirvana live tonight sold out!! :hihi:

Extreme were NOT cool when '92 came around.


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: Skeba on November 28, 2005, 07:04:30 AM
I'm a fan to some degree. Own Pornograffitti, 3 sides to every story, and waiting for the punchline. Oh and I have the best of too, which has a nice version of Cupid's Dead.

Nuno is one of my favorite guitarists. Unbelieveable stuff.

I really like almost all their songs. I have only heard Kid Ego and Play With Me from the first album. Nuno has unbelieveable riffs. The thing I really like about in his playing is that he's a really melodic player, and his riffs keep you busy through out the song if you're playing along. I haven't even touched his solos yet.

A special mention to Rise N' Shine as a whole.. It's just awesome from the beginning to the end.


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: RichardNixon on November 28, 2005, 04:05:52 PM
The first Extreme album sucks.


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: mrlee on November 30, 2007, 11:11:23 AM
they are reuniting.

only original member not there will be the drummer.

tour and new album. :D more nuno badass ness


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: Fingers on December 01, 2007, 11:19:09 AM
Good band, More than Words was a blessing/curse for them-so much more to the band


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: GNRreunioneventually on December 01, 2007, 12:59:50 PM
What the Hell?


where the fuck did Richard Nixon go?

HTGTH has lost one of its colorful posters.




he's probably sticking his face in some girls asshole right now


anyway back on topic: Extreme i thought were a decent band but for having the name "Extreme" they weren't really that Extreme. ya know?


:peace:


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: bazgnr on December 01, 2007, 01:01:07 PM
It's kind of funny that they're reuniting, since Nuno refused to be involved in any way with VH1's "Bands Reunited" show. ? They tracked down all the members - even original drummer Paul Geary, now a manager for mostly nu-metal acts - and they all essentially said, "There's no way Nuno will do it." ?And he didn't.

Then he shows up in Perry Farrell's Satellite Party (wtf?!?!), which turns out to be fairly short-lived, and he quits/was fired/whatever.

Now, Extreme announce a reunion tour and new album. ?Me, I was a big fan in the day, most due to Nuno's guitar work. ?I stopped after "3 Sides," as I thought "Waiting for the Punchline" was a horrible album, at least what I heard. ?I'll be curious to see what they do from here on out, although I wonder why Geary isn't a part of it...


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: The Dog on December 02, 2007, 01:56:01 AM
compared to other bands during the same time period extreme was one of the better acts out there.  nuno rules and cherones vocals were pretty good.  their first album is really good and the next two had some great tunes as well.  i do think they unfairly got lumped in with all the hair metal bands. 

one of the worst band names ever though.  is there any product that hasn't been called "extreme" something?  :hihi:


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: Axl's Favorite Mechanical Bull on December 07, 2007, 05:10:37 PM
What the Hell?


where the fuck did Richard Nixon go?

HTGTH has lost one of its colorful posters.




he's probably sticking his face in some girls asshole right now


anyway back on topic: Extreme i thought were a decent band but for having the name "Extreme" they weren't really that Extreme. ya know?


:peace:

Relax brotherman, that was his old account.  :hihi:

So, if I were to check out EXTREME, I should avoid the debut album?


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: mrlee on December 07, 2007, 05:52:38 PM
What the Hell?


where the fuck did Richard Nixon go?

HTGTH has lost one of its colorful posters.




he's probably sticking his face in some girls asshole right now


anyway back on topic: Extreme i thought were a decent band but for having the name "Extreme" they weren't really that Extreme. ya know?


:peace:

Relax brotherman, that was his old account.  :hihi:

So, if I were to check out EXTREME, I should avoid the debut album?

the debut didnt doo too much for me.

just for for pornograffitti, thats where its at.

III sides to every story....the first quarter of it is good. this is explained if you read up that it was intentionally a triple album but had to be cut. so the first disk would have been all rock, so when its cut you only get a few rock tracks.

the rest change, you get piano tracks n other shit after it which bores me.


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: The Dog on December 07, 2007, 06:09:04 PM
What the Hell?


where the fuck did Richard Nixon go?

HTGTH has lost one of its colorful posters.




he's probably sticking his face in some girls asshole right now


anyway back on topic: Extreme i thought were a decent band but for having the name "Extreme" they weren't really that Extreme. ya know?


:peace:

Relax brotherman, that was his old account.  :hihi:

So, if I were to check out EXTREME, I should avoid the debut album?

i would check it out.  definitely sound a little dated, but some great guitar work and good arena-rock type songs.  kid ego is a good tune.


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: mrlee on December 08, 2007, 02:23:32 PM
http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=5V8wjATAG0U&feature=PlayList&p=9FE940953666D703&index=5

bootleg, of there return show, doing a new song, which sounds awesome!


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: Killingmachine on December 08, 2007, 10:18:28 PM
I do, I usually remember them when I heard Queen 's "Love of my life", due to their performance at the Freddie Mercury tribute, also I remember Gary Cherone and his baneful adventure in Van Halen III...


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: GeraldFord on July 02, 2008, 05:50:01 PM
Extreme has a new album out 8/12, it's called Saudades de Rock. If you go to http://www.myspace.com/extreme you can check out the new song "Star," and it's pretty good. Sounds kind of retro--kind of pop-metal-ish. It's pretty good, if not great.

Listening to "Hole Hearted" from their myspace page for the first time in AGES--still a great song.


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: mrlee on July 02, 2008, 06:02:29 PM
i liked star upon first listen, but hated the chorus.

other than the chorus is a cool song


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: bazgnr on July 02, 2008, 06:20:17 PM
Extreme has a new album out 8/12, it's called Saudades de Rock. If you go to http://www.myspace.com/extreme you can check out the new song "Star," and it's pretty good. Sounds kind of retro--kind of pop-metal-ish. It's pretty good, if not great.

Listening to "Hole Hearted" from their myspace page for the first time in AGES--still a great song.

I heard "Star" on the radio last night, and actually turned it off.  The chorus sounded *horrible.*  If that is the "single" from the album, then I don't have much interest in checking it out...


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: GeraldFord on July 02, 2008, 06:28:32 PM
The chorus and intro have kind of a Queen feel--no real surprise there.


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: GeraldFord on July 22, 2008, 05:57:19 PM
new song

http://artists.ultimate-guitar.com/extreme

"Comfortably Dumb"

Pretty cool. Sounds early 90s. I don't think this new album will top 3 sides, but it's not bad.


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: bazgnr on July 22, 2008, 06:10:14 PM
Wow.  Thanks for the link.  Unlike "Star," this one gives me hope...


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: bazgnr on August 13, 2008, 12:34:36 PM
Okay, the album is out.  I'm definitely on the fence as to buying it or not.   Anyone have any opinions to offer?


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: GeraldFord on August 14, 2008, 02:24:55 PM
I think it's good. If you liked their old stuff, I think you will dig this.


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: bazgnr on August 14, 2008, 06:19:42 PM
I think it's good. If you liked their old stuff, I think you will dig this.

I did like their old stuff, with the exception of the "Waiting for the Punchline" album, which I thought was awful.  If it's anywhere in the realm of "Pornograffitti" or "III Sides," that's a good thing...


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: D on August 17, 2008, 06:32:43 AM
WHOA WHOA

just looked through this thread.

in 2005 richard called Bon Jovi a Van Halen rip off?

Bon Jovi sound absolutely NOTHING like Van Halen........ and Bon Jovi destroy Van Halen also, how can u copy something u are better than?


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: CheapJon on August 17, 2008, 09:45:03 AM
how can u copy something u are better than?

gnr and hanoi rocks :hihi:


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: Jim on August 17, 2008, 02:25:35 PM
WHOA WHOA

just looked through this thread.

in 2005 richard called Bon Jovi a Van Halen rip off?

Bon Jovi sound absolutely NOTHING like Van Halen........ and Bon Jovi destroy Van Halen also, how can u copy something u are better than?

What is it, your shift monitoring Jovi bashing for the Bon Brigade today?

I saw you over at Rolling Stone!


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: Axl's Favorite Mechanical Bull on August 17, 2008, 11:54:49 PM
and Bon Jovi destroy Van Halen also, how can u copy something u are better than?


HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!



Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: D on August 18, 2008, 12:54:09 AM
I'm the official internet Bon Jovi Bodyguard.

I had to post at Rolling Stone.

anybody who puts their name as "Another History Lesson" acting like they know it all have to be put in their place with ignorance.

Saying Bon Jovi "HID" during grunge. Please. they had one of their most successful albums to date at the height of grunge.


Also though, Van Halen........ Jon crushes Dave,Sammy and Cherone combined.


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: Axl's Favorite Mechanical Bull on August 18, 2008, 01:05:34 AM



Also though, Van Halen........ Jon crushes Dave,Sammy and Cherone combined.

I just saw a magic trick!

TADAAAAAAA!

Good one, D.


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: D on August 18, 2008, 02:45:07 AM
Back on topic

I never really gave them a chance. I do like that More Than Words song though.


My avatar is the best avatar ever! :hihi:


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: GeraldFord on August 20, 2008, 07:32:53 PM
WHOA WHOA

just looked through this thread.

in 2005 richard called Bon Jovi a Van Halen rip off?

Bon Jovi sound absolutely NOTHING like Van Halen........ and Bon Jovi destroy Van Halen also, how can u copy something u are better than?

How to make a Bon Jovi album (circa 1980s)

Take one cup of Van Halen (remove the balls beforehand)
Take one cup of Bruce Springsteen
Add four cups of suger
Add five cups of pussyness
add 12 cups of gayness
add a pound of shit
add a cup of pretension 

Bake for one hour at 7800? Fahrenheit

Remove from oven and cover with cheese, lots of cheese. Ideal for soccor moms, 12 year olds and Jersey girls with big, big hair.


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: Axl's Favorite Mechanical Bull on August 20, 2008, 09:06:24 PM
And that's how you get Van Springsteen!


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: gnrlies247 on August 21, 2008, 12:07:58 PM
WHOA WHOA

just looked through this thread.

in 2005 richard called Bon Jovi a Van Halen rip off?

Bon Jovi sound absolutely NOTHING like Van Halen........ and Bon Jovi destroy Van Halen also, how can u copy something u are better than?

How to make a Bon Jovi album (circa 1980s)

Take one cup of Van Halen (remove the balls beforehand)
Take one cup of Bruce Springsteen
Add four cups of suger
Add five cups of pussyness
add 12 cups of gayness
add a pound of shit
add a cup of pretension 

Bake for one hour at 7800? Fahrenheit

Remove from oven and cover with cheese, lots of cheese. Ideal for soccor moms, 12 year olds and Jersey girls with big, big hair.


Good 1 :rofl:


Title: Re: Anyone remember Extreme?
Post by: DeN on May 13, 2018, 07:49:23 AM

I have to post this here, since it can resonate to some GNR fans  :hihi:

http://www.blabbermouth.net/news/extreme-guitarist-on-not-having-released-new-album-since-2008-were-disappointed-in-ourselves/


Nuno: "You should have already seen another album ? at least two by now, if not three. We're kind of disappointed in ourselves
that we haven't released something yet, because we have so much material, and we've been going back and forth... I'm happy
to say that we have a good actual vision right now of what we want to do. We have a good 20, 25 songs that we're almost
wrapped up with. My goal is that by the fall, we have a new album out."