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    Default One song sounds like Jane's Addiction, one BonJovi, one Blind Melon, one Bad Religion

    Tthere's really nothing original on the new Offspring record. One song sounds like Jane's Addiction, one Bon Jovi, one Blind Melon, one Bad Religion. They've become an unimaginative copycat band...". - Greg from Bad Religion talking about Ixnay on the Hombre

    Which songs do you think he's describing?
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    I thought Brett Gurewitz said that?

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    me & my old lady is the jane's addiction's one,all I want is probably the bad religion...
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    Wonder which one the bon jovi one is...bon jovi and the offspring aren't very much alike. I would guess the blind melon one to be gone away maybe...

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    Quote Originally Posted by NoYeez View Post
    Wonder which one the bon jovi one is...bon jovi and the offspring aren't very much alike. I would guess the blind melon one to be gone away maybe...
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    Who the fuck cares? Anyone can say that any song from any band sounds like some other song from some other band and someone will agree with it. That doesn't mean it was copied or stolen or referenced so who gives a shit?
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    Quote Originally Posted by bighead384 View Post
    Tthere's really nothing original on the new Offspring record. One song sounds like Jane's Addiction, one Bon Jovi, one Blind Melon, one Bad Religion. They've become an unimaginative copycat band...". - Greg from Bad Religion talking about Ixnay on the Hombre

    Which songs do you think he's describing?
    I remember him (Bret) saying that in an IRC chatroom in 1997... under some stupid nickname like startrooper or something...
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    The Offspring are a far cry from an original band - they've never had their own style, with every album sounding very similar to another artist or other artists, and they often recycle their own songs. However, these comparisons are weird. No Offspring song has ever sounded like Bon Jovi, and I haven't listened to much Blind Melon, but I absolutely do not see that, either.

    And saying an Offspring song was ripped off from a Bad Religion song is hilarious, considering Bad Religion isn't all that original, either.
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    The Bad Religion song is obviously All I Want.
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    Imagine that. A song that was written to sound like a Bad Religion song sounds like a Bad Religion song.

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