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I was sorting through some old emails last night and I happened upon a couple from Ted Poley. He and I conversed via email a few times when it was first announced he was back in Danger Danger. THAT WAS ALMOST 5 YEARS AGO!!!

 

Anyone have any REAL insight on what's going on and when we can (if ever) expect a new album from these guys? 2009 marks the band's 20th. anniversary... it only seems fitting something should get done THIS calendar year, no?

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I've read on Melodicrock.com that they are hard at work and do expect to release some new stuff this year. Like you, I'm getting a little anxious to hear anything form them.

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Yeah, I've heard the same too. That it should be out this year. I think I heard it was meant to be early this year too? I thought I'd heard somewhere it was almost completely done and they were just waiting for, was it Ted's vocals? I forget. I think there was one thing to be recorded and it was all done.

 

Dying to hear this one...

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Yeah, I've heard the same too. That it should be out this year. I think I heard it was meant to be early this year too? I thought I'd heard somewhere it was almost completely done and they were just waiting for, was it Ted's vocals? I forget. I think there was one thing to be recorded and it was all done.

 

Dying to hear this one...

In that case, we should expect to see it spring 2010.

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I asked this question on the Melodicrock board recently. Here's Ted's reply on January 24th:

 

COMING SOON.....

and to describe it in a single word-AWESOME.

:)

tp

 

 

 

Can't wait.

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I bet it kicks ass!

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I asked this question on the Melodicrock board recently. Here's Ted's reply on January 24th:

 

COMING SOON.....

and to describe it in a single word-AWESOME.

:)

tp

 

 

 

Can't wait.

 

Well he wouldnt say "It blows!" would he! :tumbsup:

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I bet it kicks ass!

 

I expect it to be one of the top albums of the year. :tumbsup:

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I bet it kicks ass!

 

I expect it to be one of the top albums of the year. :tumbsup:

I don't expect much. I just expect it to f*cking crucify every single CD from 2009 and possibly the last decade.

 

Seriously, I'm expecting the best album of 2009... not one of them. :)

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I bet it kicks ass!

 

I expect it to be one of the top albums of the year. :tumbsup:

I don't expect much. I just expect it to f*cking crucify every single CD from 2009 and possibly the last decade.

 

Seriously, I'm expecting the best album of 2009... not one of them. :)

 

Well I said at the beginning of the year........

 

1. Danger Danger

2. Place Vendome

 

I hope Im not wrong :tumbsup:

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I would love to get my hopes up, but I wouldnt wanna be let down hard.

I find it always best to have low expectations, then anything even slightly good, will seem a lot better.

Expect a lot, and something that is only good rather than awesome, will not get its dues, as you will then be disapointed with it!

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I just hope they stick to the formula and don't try to sound like the 10,000 other "modern" bands releasing "music" now-a-days.

 

I'm in need of some big hooks, tons of backing vocals, lots of whammy and guitars that are tuned UP rather than tuned down. I want sunshine and fun, not rain and dispair.

 

God I hope this one doesn't disappoint... I'm banking on Danger Danger to renew my faith!

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I'm actually a little leery of Poley's return to the D2 fold. He hasn't done much that has impressed me since he left the band and I'm afraid he'll bring that decent-but-formulaic-and-uninspiring style to D2, who were knocking it out of the park when Laine was fronting them. That said, I am hopeful the reunion will bring out the best and we are given another melodic hard rock classic. The potential is there, but I'll keep my hopes reasonable until I hear reason to do otherwise.

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I'm actually a little leery of Poley's return to the D2 fold. He hasn't done much that has impressed me since he left the band and I'm afraid he'll bring that decent-but-formulaic-and-uninspiring style to D2, who were knocking it out of the park when Laine was fronting them. That said, I am hopeful the reunion will bring out the best and we are given another melodic hard rock classic. The potential is there, but I'll keep my hopes reasonable until I hear reason to do otherwise.

 

 

 

I agree....not a huge Poley fan post D2 other than Bone Machine but I think it's due to lack of background vocals & production of cd's which should be no problem for D2. Lets hope...

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Nothing they have done can touch the S/T

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Nothing they have done can touch the S/T

 

 

I disagree dear...Cochroach & Screw It touched it...several times :)

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I'm actually a little leery of Poley's return to the D2 fold. He hasn't done much that has impressed me since he left the band and I'm afraid he'll bring that decent-but-formulaic-and-uninspiring style to D2, who were knocking it out of the park when Laine was fronting them. That said, I am hopeful the reunion will bring out the best and we are given another melodic hard rock classic. The potential is there, but I'll keep my hopes reasonable until I hear reason to do otherwise.

 

 

 

I agree....not a huge Poley fan post D2 other than Bone Machine but I think it's due to lack of background vocals & production of cd's which should be no problem for D2. Lets hope...

I'm picking up what you guys are putting down. Although I LOVE his two solo albums, the production was clearly lacking, as it was on the Melodica CDs as well as obviously the Poley/Pichler disc. But even though Pleasure Dome was one of the weaker project post-D2 I actually thought he sounded really good with a great production behind him. And same with the Rivera project. Whilst it was very good, it was not amazing song-wise, but the beefier production suited him.

 

So, as I am 100% sure that the production job will not be an issue, and Bruno Ravel/Steve Brown are one of the most reliable song-writing pairs in the genre, I can only assume this is going to kick ass. :)

 

I hope. ;)

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Nothing they have done can touch the S/T

 

 

I disagree dear...Cochroach & Screw It touched it...several times :)

 

 

ok, i agree. screw it came close.

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Nothing they have done can touch the S/T

 

 

I disagree dear...Cochroach & Screw It touched it...several times :)

 

 

ok, i agree. screw it came close.

 

 

You didn't like Cochroach?

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Chinese Democracy Redux?

 

 

 

Bite your tongue Dan...:)

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Nothing they have done can touch the S/T

 

 

I disagree dear...Cochroach & Screw It touched it...several times :)

 

 

ok, i agree. screw it came close.

 

 

You didn't like Cochroach?

 

As much as I like the debut IMO Screw It was better and Cockroach is right there as well. :tumbsup:

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Nothing they have done can touch the S/T

 

 

I disagree dear...Cochroach & Screw It touched it...several times :)

 

 

ok, i agree. screw it came close.

 

 

You didn't like Cochroach?

 

As much as I like the debut IMO Screw It was better and Cockroach is right there as well. :tumbsup:

All three albums are above 90% imo, but here's my thoughts:

1. Cockroach

2. Screw It

3. s/t

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