Song/Pic/Joke of the day 4

Sat, Jul 2, 2011 at 9:27 AM By: Shawshank

The song: Tearing Away by Drowning Pool





In 2001 Drowning Pool made it big with their album, "Sinner." Less than 2 years later their singer Dave Williams was found dead on their tour bus, passing away from heart failure.
Dave Williams was already somewhat of a legend before he died. Dimebag Darrell from Pantera nicknamed him "Stage", because of his dominating stage presence.
"He was infamous for turning indifferent crowds into raving Drowning pool fans by the end of their sets."
David Draiman from Disturbed call him "The sweetest man you'll ever come across in your life. He didn't have a bad bone in his body, just very kind-hearted, very good natured, very genuine, always trying to make everyone around him smile."
This song, Tearing Away, is a relic in the music world along with all the other songs from Sinner. Part of my reason for picking it today is to highlight an irony that seems to exist to the metal world. Despite the talk of hate and aggression filled inside these songs, the people who make them are often kind and empathetic to the extreme, especially with their fans.
The line "I don't care about anyone else but me", was clearly a lie in the case of Dave Williams. R.I.P


The Pic: To face your fears by Elena Kalis




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The Joke: The color of God

Mommy, Is God Black or White?
One day Little Johnny walks up to his Mom and says, "Mommy, is God Black or White?"

She replies, "Well, Honey, God is both Black and White."

Then he says, "Mommy, is God a boy or a girl?"

"God is both a boy and a girl, Honey," she replies.

"Mommy, is God gay or straight?" he inquires again.

Getting a little irritated, the mother replies, "Well, Honey, God is both gay and straight."

After thinking for a moment, Johnny looks up and asks, "Mommy, is God Michael Jackson?"

  1. Shawshank avatar

    On Sun, Jul 3, 2011 at 2:19 PM, Shawshank said:

    You know, I didn't even think about how the pic and drowning pool could be connected lol.

  2. Spansie avatar

    On Sun, Jul 3, 2011 at 1:33 PM, Spansie said:

    Tearing Away was one of the first metal songs I got into.

  3. ghostdancer80000000 avatar

    On Sat, Jul 2, 2011 at 10:56 AM, ghostdancer80000000 said:

    that pic is awsome i love it alot, and the song is one of my fav from them, your so funny shaw i love you once again lol....

  4. Sussi avatar

    On Sat, Jul 2, 2011 at 10:21 AM, Sussi said:

    Spot on again Shaw! That´s my favorite Drowning Pool song because it´s so cocky!

    "God damn I love me!"

    I´m no good at all at facing my fears so I feel a bit intimidated by that picture.

    Good joke though, haha

  5. Shawshank avatar

    On Sat, Jul 2, 2011 at 9:50 AM, Shawshank said:

    Thanks I really like the intro too.

  6. AzRa The Creep avatar

    On Sat, Jul 2, 2011 at 9:42 AM, AzRa The Creep said:

    Song's also pretty good,I love the beginning-the effects on guitar :D

  7. AzRa The Creep avatar

    On Sat, Jul 2, 2011 at 9:33 AM, AzRa The Creep said:

    Great joke and pic,and I'll have to check out the song :D

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