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    What makes a song heavy?

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    Off the top of my head? Examples in order.

    -Whip cracking sound effects.
    -A part 2/3 to 3/4 of the way in where it is reduced to just a pounding floor tom
    -A harpsichord intro
    -The obligatory spot on a live album where it's just drums and bass for two minutes
    -A semi coherent Blacky Lawless speech over said part
    -This. (2:45)
    -Having Cronos from Venom make a guest appearance unnecessarily howling constipatedly for like two solid minutes for an intro.
    -30 second interlude tracks of Hobbits making whimpering noises
    -Collaborating with Public Enemy
    -The tastefully restrained playing of David Shankle of Manowar
    -Dave Mustaine talking to himself. No other lyrics.
    -Phil Anselmo says, "Walk on home boy"






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    Quote Originally Posted by Greg McCoy View Post
    -Phil Anselmo says, "Walk on home boy"
    Is this the genesis of rumors Phil Anselmo is racist?
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    I was thinking more along the lines of saying that bass and drums make the song. But yeah great examples

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    Distortion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Randy View Post
    Is this the genesis of rumors Phil Anselmo is racist?
    No the video of Phil saluting and screaming "white power" in the crowd clear as day did that.

    https://www.theguardian.com/music/vi...te-power-video

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    Gotta be honest, the idea to double those low notes with a distorted tone was a fucking brilliant idea. I've got to find a use for that in one of my band's upcoming songs!
    C'mon son.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thrashinbatman View Post
    Gotta be honest, the idea to double those low notes with a distorted tone was a fucking brilliant idea. I've got to find a use for that in one of my band's upcoming songs!
    This is why the blend knob on the Fender Bassman 300 rules.
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