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Tribute bands that should exist

Discussion in 'music, bands, clubs & festies' started by billy_bob, Dec 6, 2013.

  1. stavros

    stavros Well-Known Member

    DHSS

    Formed by the former members of JLS and named after their favourite hang-out place nowadays.
     
  2. DotCommunist

    DotCommunist my world is fire and blood

    Stickleback

    softcore pub rock with fish puns
     
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  3. stavros

    stavros Well-Known Member

    Cliff's Little Fingers

    *insert libellous innuendo here*
     
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  4. MellySingsDoom

    MellySingsDoom Decimated by the shrapnel of his rhetoric

    Husker Don't - Husker Du with a negative approach to everything.
     
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  5. billy_bob

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    They should cheer up. They must be popular - they've been mentioned three times on this thread. ;)

    For a change, why not give Busker Du a listen? All Bob and Grant's hits, played ever so slightly flat and irritatingly loud at the bottom of an escalator.
     
  6. hot air baboon

    hot air baboon Well-Known Member

    New Sikhers

    .....chirpy 60's folk-pop done the bhangra way....
     
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  7. stavros

    stavros Well-Known Member

    James Blunted

    He does Cypress Hill covers as well.
     
  8. stavros

    stavros Well-Known Member

    Creedence Muddy Waters Revival
     
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  9. stavros

    stavros Well-Known Member

    UB or not UB40, that is the question.
     
  10. billy_bob

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    My favourite UB40 tribute band is Tonight, Matthew, IB40.
     
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  11. Idris2002

    Idris2002 LEFT SR

    Square. The non-hip tribute to Pentangle.
     
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  12. hot air baboon

    hot air baboon Well-Known Member

    Kings of Leigh-on-Sea

    ...American raaawk delivered loud to those primarily in the Thames Estuary area...


    The Middlesex Pistols

    ....raucous 70's punk nostalgia for those experiencing all the alienation & anarchic angst of inhabiting a vaguely defined zone that isn't quite West London but neither is it claimed by any other recognisable home counties...
     
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  13. billy_bob

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    Come on, that's definitely worth more than zero likes. :(
     
  14. hot air baboon

    hot air baboon Well-Known Member

    ...oh go on then..

    ..one hand washes the other..
     
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  15. ATOMIC SUPLEX

    ATOMIC SUPLEX Member Since: 1985 Post Count: 3

    Orchestral Maneuvers in the Darkness.
    80s synth versions of Darkness tracks.

    Oh wait, they do exist. . .
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  16. billy_bob

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    Aztec Smartphone
     
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  17. billy_bob

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    Bellend Sebastian. Really puerile - they replace all the lyrics with poo, wee and willy references.
     
  18. billy_bob

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    The Richard Dawkins Chain. Passable indie pop covers on record. Waves of unlistenable atheist feedback live.
     
  19. billy_bob

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    Ladio Gaga

    Four Japanese girls doing Queen tracks in really weird costumes.
     
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  20. billy_bob

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    My Bloody Ex.

    And you thought MBV's originals sounded disaffected.
     
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  21. billy_bob

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    We Have Chemistry Sets
     
  22. skyscraper101

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    Ed Shearer

    An evening of anecdotes about Alan Shearer's footie career set to a soundtrack of corporate millennial guitar pop.
     
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  23. skyscraper101

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    The Frank & Waltons

    A wholesome depression-era family band who play 'Eye Of The Tiger' in a hoedown stylee with Frank Bruno on vocals.
     
  24. hot air baboon

    hot air baboon Well-Known Member

    Johnny Clash

    ....punky combat rock given the "iconic country music legend" treatment...
     
  25. billy_bob

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    :D I suppose the sheer monotony of both the words and music might have a kind of hypnotic appeal after a while.
     
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  26. skyscraper101

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    The Pet Shop Toys

    An 80/90s synth pop duo dressed up as a giant chew toy bone and a sqeaking pork chop.
     
  27. skyscraper101

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    Björn Björk

    A concept artist who's entire repertoire consists of twee avant garde orchestral tracks about 70s grand slam tennis tournaments which you can't dance too but everyone will cream themselves silly about how genius it is anyway.
     
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  28. billy_bob

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    Right, three of my efforts on this page have been posted previously in the thread. Time to bail out :facepalm:
     
  29. stavros

    stavros Well-Known Member

    Oranje & Nate Dogg

    Everyone's favourite hip hop singer regulates the Netherlands.
     
  30. stavros

    stavros Well-Known Member

    Natalie Imbroglio
     

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