Best Band...lyrically?

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    lachina128

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    Forget about melodies and catchy beats or riffs...what bands do you consider to be the best, lyrics wise?

    For me, I love A Perfect Circle's lyrics and Death Cab for Cutie. I'll probably think of more later, but I wanna know what you guys think.
     
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    Iain

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    For me, I kinda separate the bands that I think are lyrically brilliant by generations, because lyrics that are great in one generation might not seem so great later. However, any bands I think are lyrically great in any generation, I generally find lyrically great today. I've got a few I can think of off the top of my head.

    Green Day
    The Beatles
    HIM
    Whitesnake
    Guns N Roses
    Queen

    Overall though, I'd say that it's a tie between Queen and the Beatles.
     
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    Pearl Jam
     
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    Smashing Pumpkins (Mellon Collie ...) has the best lyrics I've ever heard. Some of it's very poetic.
     
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    AFI and Bright Eyes
     
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    Between The Buried & Me (in particular, Colors), Opeth, Tool (Ænima/Lateralus era), The Mars Volta/At The Drive-In/The Fall On Deaf Ears, etc.
     
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    I definitely agree with adding the Beatles to my list, though there are a lot of people that don't like them, I love their lyrics. I thought of a couple more:
    System of a Down
    Nine Inch Nails
    Panic at the Disco....(A Fever You Can't Sweat Out)
    Tool
     
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    LINKIN PARK! hahahahaha psyche.
     
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    Linkin Park
    Tool
    Nine Inch Nails
    Alter Bridge
    Sick Puppies
    Foo Fighters (LOL)
     
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    Jawbreaker.
     
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    I Think From Autumn To Ashes lyrics are great, although i cant relate to them much of the time. Their just witty and all of it works in with song.
     
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    Linkin Park
    Nine Inch Nails
    Silverchair
    Midnight Oil
    Smashing Pumpkins
    And Stone Temple Pilots, if you're in the mood for deciphering shit.
     
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    Linkin Park
    Falling Up
    Eminem
    Killswitch Engage
    Iron Maiden
    Bloodhound Gang :)lol:)
    Green Day
    Pearl Jam
     
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    I was joking about LP, by the way. :lol:
     
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    Deftones
    A perfect circle
    Nine inch Nails
    Linkin Park (Mike)
    Yellow Card
     
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    I wasn't. :lol:
     
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    Linkin Park
    Asian Kung Fu Generation
    Ellegarden (The Japanese Songs are very good lyricly)
    As I lay dying
    Demon hunter
    Smashing Pumpkins
    AFI
    Deftones
    Eminem
    Greenday
    Queen

    more later
     
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    This board needs more Conor Oberst fans :lol:
     
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    TOOL by faaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaar!
     
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    Linkin Park
    Pearl Jam
    Eminem
    HIM
     

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