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    (Original post by Joanna May)
    Any band from the past ten years with "The" in their name suck. There are one or two exceptions, but really, I can't think of many right now.
    Good bands from the last decade or so that I can think of off the top of my head:
    The Organ, The Knife, The Decemberists, The Strokes, The Killers, The Postal Service, The Moldy Peaches.
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    (Original post by rich2606)
    also i would like to add that any band name with the word 'radiohead' in is full of win.
    :ditto:

    If whining and whinging is your thing, of course.
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    (Original post by imomo16)
    I think The Smiths, The Strokes, The Organ, The Knife, The Postal Service, Le Tigre (does that count as 'the'? :p:), The Cure and many others disprove that particular theory.

    Yeah I'd say Le Tigre count...and what about The Fray?! Basically this rule is mostly untrue..
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    The Jackson 5 are far from crap, I will have you know!
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    Lol
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    obvious troll is obvious?
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    I think the rule generally works for new bands, post 2004/2005...
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    (Original post by Keziah)

    The Dresden Dolls (I think a lot of people think they suck, but I love them)
    The Smashing Pumpkins
    These two are my favourite EVAH
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    rage against the machine
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    They Might Be Giants as a "The" in it.
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    The Doors, The Beatles, THe Stones. You may not like them, but they were groundbreaking and were incredbily influential in shaping music today.
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    the stone roses
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    (Original post by dougiemacs)
    rage against the machine
    proof by dis-example - we have a winner.
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    (Original post by misshape)
    The Smiths, The Libertines, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Clash, The Sex Pistols...

    Razorlight, Snow Patrol, Keane, Fall Out Boy, My Chemical Romance, Coldplay...

    So, no, I don't agree.

    Couldn't have put it better myself!
    Although there are a few "The" bands that suck...The Wombats for example.
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    I used to think this back when I was what, 15 or 16? Then I grew up.

    EPIC LIFE STORY.
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    (Original post by francescarella)
    ae they even still around:confused:
    Far as I'm aware they're relatively new

    The Verve
    The Subways
    The Postal Service
    The Age of Rockets
    The Chemical Brothers
    The New Pornographers

    Are but a few I wouldn't consider to suck - so no, notany band maybe some :p:
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    (Original post by Stray_talk)
    Far as I'm aware they're relatively new

    The Verve
    The Subways
    The Postal Service
    The Age of Rockets
    The Chemical Brothers
    The New Pornographers

    Are but a few I wouldn't consider to suck - so no, notany band maybe some :p:
    i know but theyre so crap have they been dropped by their label already? they only released like one song lol.
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    Whilst this is true in the case of The Beatles, I think it fails in the case of The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Chemical Brothers and The Holloways.
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    Why not just say all new generic chart topping indie crap sucks?

    The Kooks, Razorlight

    Second one doesn't have a 'The' in it.
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    I kinda agree with you (emphasise the kinda). I mean - Pendulum, Hadouken, Arctic Monkeys, Enter Shikari - all awesome! But The Beatles are an exception to that rule.
 
 
 
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