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    As the title says, I need to update my music collection

    Therefore, I would like all you lovely people to tell me some good bands I should listen to!

    Ones which aren't mainstream would be very much appreciated and bands which I'm obsessed with currently include:

    Mayday Parade
    Jack's Mannequin
    Dashboard Confessional
    Lifehouse
    Kids In Glass Houses
    Lady Antebellum
    Something Corporate
    3 Doors Down
    30 Seconds To Mars
    3Oh!3

    Thanks (:
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    kings of leon

    enter shikari and we are the ocean aren't so mainstream and are quite good too :yep:
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    Liquid Confidence by You me at 6 is surprisingly good. In this case I don't actually care that it isn't cool music-wise
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    (Original post by vienna_waits_for_you)
    Liquid Confidence by You me at 6 is surprisingly good. In this case I don't actually care that it isn't music-wise
    I used to listen to YM@6, but slowly just didn't enjoy it as much anymore.

    I'll have another listen though, I need something to pass time :P
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    (Original post by vienna_waits_for_you)
    Liquid Confidence by You me at 6 is surprisingly good. In this case I don't actually care that it isn't cool music-wise
    of course, you me at six definitely! how could i forget :love:
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    (Original post by Crazy Paving)
    kings of leon

    enter shikari and we are the ocean aren't so mainstream and are quite good too :yep:

    Never heard of 'We are the ocean' - I'll give them a try.

    Enter Shikari.. not so much :P
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    You seem like an All Time Low sort of person.
    Cobra Starship.
    Broadway Calls.
    Forever The Sickest Kids.

    It's not my cup of tea but I know that sort of music.
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    (Original post by Crazy Paving)
    kings of leon

    enter shikari and we are the ocean aren't so mainstream and are quite good too :yep:
    Yeah, Kings of Leon's older stuff is certainly worth a listen if you haven't already OP. Particularly the first 2 albums.

    I'm currently in love with Sigor Ros, Animal Collective and Vampire Weekend. All well worth a try also.
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    Good taste!

    Tryyy..
    -Every Avenue.
    -Four Year Strong.
    -Friendly Fires
    -The Maine
    -The Rocket Summer
    -My Favourite Highway
    -The Ready Set
    -The Spill Canvas
    -A Rocket To The Moon

    Sorry if there's too many, I could add way more, but i'll stop, ahah.
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    (Original post by sheldon1)
    Good taste!

    Tryyy..
    -Every Avenue.
    -Four Year Strong.
    -Friendly Fires
    -The Maine
    -The Rocket Summer
    -My Favourite Highway
    -The Ready Set
    -The Spill Canvas
    -A Rocket To The Moon

    Sorry if there's too many, I could add way more, but i'll stop, ahah.
    Thanks, I already have:
    Every Avenue, The Maine, The Rocket Summer, The Spill Canvas & A Rocket To The Moon.
    I'll check out the others, thanks!


    (Original post by 69Crazyfists)
    You seem like an All Time Low sort of person.
    Cobra Starship.
    Broadway Calls.
    Forever The Sickest Kids.

    It's not my cup of tea but I know that sort of music.
    Got Cobra Starship & Forever The Sickest Kids - I'll check out Broadway Calls
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    op your taste in music upsets me, my suggestions are:
    The Clash
    Stiff Little Fingers
    The Replacements
    The AcroBrats (check on itunes for them)
    Cage The Elephant
    The Jam
    Reel Big Fish
    Stereophonics
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    (Original post by Disconfigured)
    Got Cobra Starship & Forever The Sickest Kids - I'll check out Broadway Calls
    Don't forget All Time Low!
    Oh and while I'm here, you should have a look at All-American Rejects and Boys Like Girls.
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    (Original post by 69Crazyfists)
    Don't forget All Time Low!
    Oh and while I'm here, you should have a look at All-American Rejects and Boys Like Girls.
    Already got All Time Low! Love them!!
    AAR are alright too, and Boys Like Girls - got and they're good
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    (Original post by Artymess)
    op your taste in music upsets me, my suggestions are:
    The Clash
    Stiff Little Fingers
    The Replacements
    The AcroBrats (check on itunes for them)
    Cage The Elephant
    The Jam
    Reel Big Fish
    Stereophonics
    It upsets you so you give examples of bands which I don't think are my taste? Smooth

    Why does it upset you?
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    (Original post by Disconfigured)
    It upsets you so you give examples of bands which I don't think are my taste? Smooth

    Why does it upset you?
    as per usual i'm feeling that need to put big sarcasm warnings on my posts :rolleyes: though i'm quite happy to say only about 3 of the bands you listed are any good, the rest sound pretty average

    also you did ask for less mainstream suggestions :p: and they are suggestions, i can suggest what i like, whether you listen to them or not is up to you.

    jeez, someone asks for suggestions, you provide them and you get shot down
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    (Original post by Artymess)
    as per usual i'm feeling that need to put big sarcasm warnings on my posts :rolleyes: though i'm quite happy to say only about 3 of the bands you listed are any good, the rest sound pretty average

    also you did ask for less mainstream suggestions :p: and they are suggestions, i can suggest what i like, whether you listen to them or not is up to you.

    jeez, someone asks for suggestions, you provide them and you get shot down
    I only like 2 of the bands you listed out of your list. Well, 2 that I remember, anyway (The Clash and SLF). And they are pretty mainstream, really. :p:
    SLF not so much, but I've seen them about... 4 or 5 times live. They near enough always do a sell-out show, so that could be classed as kinda mainstream, in an abstract sense.

    But I'm with you on your opinion on the OP having an appalling taste in music *high five*
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    (Original post by Drunk Punx)
    I only like 2 of the bands you listed out of your list. Well, 2 that I remember, anyway (The Clash and SLF). And they are pretty mainstream, really. :p:
    SLF not so much, but I've seen them about... 4 or 5 times live. They near enough always do a sell-out show, so that could be classed as kinda mainstream, in an abstract sense.

    But I'm with you on your opinion on the OP having an appalling taste in music *high five*
    they are now but they werent for their time. i've seen SLF too, great show

    yeh i guess they're pretty mainstream in punk circles but you say it so most people and they reply is usually "who?" then again replacements arent too well known, their cover of "another girl another planet" by the only ones is the best i've heard yet i think

    i was going to also list ramones, the cure, public image ltd, Adverts, Rezillos, Ruts etc but they seemed more mainstream, sort of anyway
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    http://www.myspace.com/thehighlightreelrock

    this is an unsigned band I found on ultimate-guitar.com
    they are giving away their album for free and its really good quality. they sound a bit like four year strong and a day to remember

    also if you're open minded to japanese bands then FACT are really good
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    (Original post by Artymess)
    they are now but they werent for their time. i've seen SLF too, great show

    yeh i guess they're pretty mainstream in punk circles but you say it so most people and they reply is usually "who?" then again replacements arent too well known, their cover of "another girl another planet" by the only ones is the best i've heard yet i think

    i was going to also list ramones, the cure, public image ltd, Adverts, Rezillos, Ruts etc but they seemed more mainstream, sort of anyway
    I'm personally more of a Second-Wave fan. Disorder, later Exploited material, Icons of Filth, A.O.A, Discharge, et al.
    And the American Hardcore Punk scene is alright; A Global Threat, Career Soldiers, The Casualties, The Unseen, Choking Victim and friends (cba to type out all the bands connected to Choking Victim), MDC, Minor Threat, 7Seconds, etc.
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    (Original post by fishbass)
    http://www.myspace.com/thehighlightreelrock

    this is an unsigned band I found on ultimate-guitar.com
    they are giving away their album for free and its really good quality. they sound a bit like four year strong and a day to remember

    also if you're open minded to japanese bands then FACT are really good
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