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I just realized I haven't posted a song at all this year. I've actually done very little with music this year as well. So I figured I'd post this track that I actually put together about this time last year. I held onto it because I was intending to redo the vocals and drums.

I wrote this one back with my first band in 1991 and have been wanting to re-record it for a while. We had a different vocalist at the time and he could smoke me on this. The key doesn't work very well for me but it was fun to record. It's kind of a cheesy rock song.

That kick ass guitar solo was put in by our resident pro rsorensen. He said he even broke a string right at the end of playing it - hell yeah. Bet you forgot about this one Ridd.
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Hits: 3518
Comments: 30
Fans: 23
Plays: 226
Downloads: 102

Uploaded: May 27, 2010 - 05:57:56 PM
Last Updated: May 28, 2010 - 06:14:46 AM Last Played: Mar 28, 2017 - 10:57:10 AM
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Hardware:
Charvel LS1 Guitar, Yamaha Bass, Boss GT-3 Processor, Blue Snowball Mic, M-Audio Keystation 49-e
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Garageband '09
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rsorensen said 2586 days ago (May 27th, 2010)
dude
this is huge. love the lyrics, vocals and drive of this beast. you managed to mix in my crappy solo really well too and made it sound half decent! Great song a fave for sure.
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Nick_Flash said 2582 days ago (May 30th, 2010)
thanks
It took me a while to get the right mix on this. The vocals were always too soft or too loud. I think we originally did this one back in February of last year. Wow that was a fast year.

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davisamerica said 2585 days ago (May 27th, 2010)
where the hell
ya been????
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Nick_Flash said 2582 days ago (May 30th, 2010)
laying low
I just haven't pulled out the music gear since my family moved back in with me. My wife and I just started new jobs, getting ready to move again, etc, etc. Darn life :)
Good news is that the new house I'm moving into has more room for music. Definite plus.
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rok41 said 2585 days ago (May 27th, 2010)
I dig this...
To me it's almost like The Ramones meets Godsmack ....rock it up!
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Nick_Flash said 2582 days ago (May 30th, 2010)
thanks
Definitely can't go wrong with that comparison. I'd love to see Godsmack live, I hear its amazing.


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Vic Holman said 2585 days ago (May 27th, 2010)
about time
we heard a new one from ya Nick.

kick ass tune with a bit of good old punk attitude. Wicked guitar solo Rid.
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Nick_Flash said 2582 days ago (May 30th, 2010)
about time
It sure is about time. I almost forgot how to upload a song. This song is just a straight forward punk track. The solo completes it.
I'll be listening to some of your new ones soon Vic.
Thanks,
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guygrooves said 2585 days ago (May 27th, 2010)
Cheesy???
More like grilled cheese.. cause this is hot hot hot!!
D/L'd and in rotation
Peace
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Nick_Flash said 2582 days ago (May 30th, 2010)
thanks
Thanks for downloading. I've been wanting to put a new spin on this for a long time. Glad it turned out alright.

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dave_b said 2585 days ago (May 27th, 2010)
Questioning Authority
High energy straight up rocker. Like the crunchy guitar, just the right amount of attitude on the vocs.
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alackbass said 2585 days ago (May 27th, 2010)
Authoritative
This is heavy in all the right ways! Great power chords, chunky bass, pounding drums. Great vocal track. I love the guitar solo!
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kingbee said 2585 days ago (May 28th, 2010)
the return
I must have developed the power to bring missing MJ members back in.
First I was wondering where Ridd was and he posts a song and then thought we hadn't hear from you for a long time as well...and here we are.
Good to hear some new ( or old) stuff from you.
I reckon your vocals are cool on this and those guitars are nice and crunchy..and Ridds' solo is excellent.
Great slab of rock to start the day with.
Enjoyed

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lavalamp said 2585 days ago (May 28th, 2010)
Right on
What a rockin' good time. Good to hear from you, too. Liking this early 90's hit.

LL
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jdholliday said 2585 days ago (May 28th, 2010)
Now that's
what I'm talking about! thats rock dude!
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craft said 2585 days ago (May 28th, 2010)
bro
This is pro stuff.. Really heavy guitar riffs... A fav
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craft said 2585 days ago (May 28th, 2010)
Ridd
Great solo man.. You should collab more often.:)
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Feter said 2585 days ago (May 28th, 2010)
Questioning Authority
WO ....This smoke so good ...kudos !
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magnatone said 2585 days ago (May 28th, 2010)
Questioning Authority
oh yes, this is FABULOUS! about time you returned, and what a great solo laid down by the great Ridd - excellent work guys!
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Relic67 said 2584 days ago (May 28th, 2010)
applause
I wouldn't call it cheesy, it's a cool rock song.
I like the way you recorded the vocals.
the mix is exceptionally good I'd say. really wide and chunky sounding.
not to mention rocking.
cool ending too! good one!
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scaustrita said 2583 days ago (May 29th, 2010)
Wild
and very strong backing track.
That bass track is rockin'!
Outstanding guitar solo . . .

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fasteddie said 2583 days ago (May 30th, 2010)
Heavy a$$ Punk n Roll
Cool heavy punk sound. Dig it man! Cool axe work!
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ktb said 2582 days ago (May 30th, 2010)
question authority
always. overdrive KA rock. The solo screams. More please.
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racerat said 2582 days ago (May 30th, 2010)
cheese be damned.
Well, all I can say is that it was worth the wait... killer guitar tones as usual. Ridd's solo is blistering indeed.... well done.
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Calchas said 2581 days ago (June 1st, 2010)
YO!
Sounds good to me, man!

Let it fall down. Let it fall down. Let it all fall down!

Be well friend!
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billykirsch said 2580 days ago (June 2nd, 2010)
Chords
The solo is killer but those chords in the back make it stand. Dig that change in the progression.
The right attitude in the vox.
Power to the people.
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Tony_Cantu said 2431 days ago (October 28th, 2010)
From Tony
Cool SOng Nick
Tony_Cantu said 2431 days ago (October 28th, 2010)
From Tony
Cool SOng Nick
shazbotgreens said 2137 days ago (August 19th, 2011)
Yes
Love all your tunes. I hope your at least a producer. If not pursue Music...
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Nick_Flash said 2118 days ago (September 6th, 2011)
not yet
Well, if a middle class worker and busy Dad equals a producer I got it down :)
I just need to post another song to this site one of these days. I have a couple in the works but haven't finished any recently.

Thanks for stopping by and checking it out.
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I've been moving way too much in the last few years and somehow eventually ended up in Texas. Funny how things work as I never saw myself here. I've been playing music in some fashion or another since I was 16 and love it. Its been great listening... [see more]

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