Bad Movie Logo
"A website to the detriment of good film"
Custom Search
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?
October 07, 2015, 05:10:46 AM
555114 Posts in 42343 Topics by 5440 Members
Latest Member: BrigetteHa Forum  |  Movies  |  Press Releases and Film News  |  Silverchair disband « previous next »
Pages: [1]
Author Topic: Silverchair disband  (Read 775 times)
Joe the Destroyer
« on: May 26, 2011, 03:59:40 PM »

Cry/rejoice.  I thought they weren't bad, had some decent stuff, had some meh stuff.  I'm surprised it took them this long.

Small | Large

Small | Large
Psycho Circus
B-Movie Kraken

Karma: 1530
Posts: 12049

Shake The Faith

« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2011, 04:02:13 PM »

Heh, I thought they broke up over a decade ago!

Mofo Rising
Global Moderator
Frightening Fanatic of Horrible Cinema

Karma: 446
Posts: 3180

My cat can eat a whole watermelon!

« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2011, 04:57:27 PM »

Well, we can all rest easy knowing that Hanson is still out there making music.

Small | Large

(Check out their tambourine player.)

Every dead body that is not exterminated becomes one of them. It gets up and kills. The people it kills, get up and kill.
Frightening Fanatic of Horrible Cinema

Karma: 0
Posts: 4205

« Reply #3 on: May 26, 2011, 11:04:31 PM »

I bought their first album back in 1996 and wasn't very impressed. They sounded like an uninspired mix between Pearl Jam and Nirvana/Soundgarden/whatever.
I assumed they split up in the early 2000s. Guess I was wrong.
B-Movie Kraken

Karma: 0
Posts: 11872

"Charlie,we're in HELL!"-"yeah,ain't it groovy?!"

« Reply #4 on: May 27, 2011, 05:12:18 PM »

Don't bother me. Run of the mill band who rode the shirtails of better bands. Blah.

\"Supernatural?...perhaps. Baloney?...Perhaps not!\" Bela Lugosi-the BLACK CAT (1934)

Interviewer-"Does Dracula ever end for you?"
Lugosi-"No. Dracula-never ends."
Umaril The Unfeathered
Frightening Fanatic of Horrible Cinema

Karma: 142
Posts: 1831

Pelinal na vasha, racuvar! Sa yando tyavoy nagaia!

« Reply #5 on: May 27, 2011, 05:26:32 PM »

Heh, I thought they broke up over a decade ago!

Same here.  Anyhow, I can see (and hear) the influence Nirvana had on this band, and while I'm not really a fan of this kind of music, I do admit liking the song Tomorrow.  In the bigger picture, it's nothing more than another band sailing off into history....

Tam-Riel na nou Sancremath.
Dawn's Beauty is our shining home.

An varlais, nou bala, an kynd, nou latta.
The stars are our power, the sky is our light.

Malatu na nou karan.
Truth is our armor.

Malatu na bala
Truth is power.

Heca, Pellani! Agabaiyane Ehlnadaya!
Be gone, outsiders! I do not fear your mortal gods!

Auri-El na nou ata, ye A, Umaril, an Aran!
Aure-El is our father, and I, Umaril, the king!
B-Movie Kraken

Karma: 1638
Posts: 11722

Either he's dead or my watch has stopped!

« Reply #6 on: May 27, 2011, 10:33:49 PM »

A little better than NICKELBACK.  Meh. 

If you want to view paradise . . . simply look around and view it!
Frightening Fanatic of Horrible Cinema

Karma: 232
Posts: 3360

« Reply #7 on: May 27, 2011, 11:26:50 PM »

Daniel Johns, the lead guiatarist, had bad arthritis in his hands so they stopped playing for a while, then they came back in 2007 and released a new album, of which the single "Straight Lines" became a huge hit here, and was a departure from the grunge they previously released.  Its more of a mainstream track, but its a good song nonetheless.

Small | Large

That being said, I only like a few of their songs, but I'm not surprised they have gone on 'indefinite hiatus.'

------------The password will be: Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch
Frightening Fanatic of Horrible Cinema

Karma: 209
Posts: 1769

« Reply #8 on: May 28, 2011, 02:26:54 AM »

They did start to go far away from their grunge sound and I think they collaborated with Van Dyke Parks on their last 2 albums which certainly helped.  Can't say I was a big fan or anything but I liked some of their music.

Small | Large

Small | Large

Mr. DS
Master Of Cinematic Bowel Movements
B-Movie Kraken

Karma: 1861
Posts: 15484

Get this thread cleaned up or YOU'RE FIRED!!!

« Reply #9 on: May 28, 2011, 08:17:30 AM »

Heh, I thought they broke up over a decade ago!

Yep me too.  They were kind of part of the second wave grunge scene with bands like STP, Candlebox, etc. I'm not a big fan but I do like this song (already posted by Joe above).  I relate to it for obvious reasons.
Small | Large

DarkSider's Realm

"You think the honey badger cares?  It doesn't give a sh*t."  Randall
Pages: [1] Forum  |  Movies  |  Press Releases and Film News  |  Silverchair disband « previous next »
    Jump to:  

    RSS Feed Subscribe Subscribe by RSS
    Email Subscribe Subscribe by Email

    Popular Articles
    How To Find A Bad Movie

    The Champions of Justice

    Plan 9 from Outer Space

    Manos, The Hands of Fate

    Podcast: Todd the Convenience Store Clerk

    Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!

    Dragonball: The Magic Begins

    Cool As Ice

    The Educational Archives: Driver's Ed

    Godzilla vs. Monster Zero

    Do you have a zombie plan?

    ImageThe Giant Claw - Slime drop

    Earth is visited by a GIANT ANTIMATTER SPACE BUZZARD! Gawk at the amazingly bad bird puppet, or chuckle over the silly dialog. This is one of the greatest b-movies ever made.

    Lesson Learned:
    • Osmosis: os·mo·sis (oz-mo'sis, os-) n., 1. When a bird eats something.

    Subscribe to and get updates by email:

    HOME B-Movie Reviews Reader Reviews Forum Interviews TV Shows Advertising Information Sideshows Links Contact is owned and operated by Andrew Borntreger. All original content is © 1998 - 2014 by its respective author(s). Image, video, and audio files are used in accordance with the Fair Use Law, and are property of the film copyright holders. You may freely link to any page (.html or .php) on this website, but reproduction in any other form must be authorized by the copyright holder.