Jump to content
Silverkin

Killer intros

Recommended Posts

Another example of a killer intro surrounded by an equally killer/perfect song.

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

A couple more that I love, with a similar vibe.

 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
On 27.12.2017 at 9:16 AM, CureTheSane said:

Some of those remind me of Catch Me I'm Falling (Extended) - Real Life

 

 

Super.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

More 80's Pop. Probably not a "killer" intro, but memorable for me nonetheless. I remember like it was yesterday approaching what was then pretty much the only place in Melbourne that sold records, yes records. The iconic "Brashs". This was playing and I picked up what was I think my first 12" single.

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Duh!

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Double Duh!! I can't believe this wasn't the first one I posted. Arguably, the best ever.

 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Although "Odin's Court" is great in it's own right,  I guess it's still an intro, but what an intro!

 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I've never been able to do Christian Rock/Metal. I'm not anti Christian by any means, but for some reason it just irks me. There are of course some exceptions. Pretty much only 3. Impellitteri, Rob Rock and Stryper.

  

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Like martinsane a few weeks ago, I was having a bit of a "Lizzy Borden" binge today. So many great intros.

 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
On 5/27/2018 at 2:46 AM, Darkstone said:

Like martinsane a few weeks ago, I was having a bit of a "Lizzy Borden" binge today. So many great intros.

 

 

Ah I'll check some of these out today. Had a bit of an overload of listening to music and took a much needed break but am so ready to get back into it

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

For me, this is the best killer intro. Love it

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'd forgotten about this one.

 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Flippin loads..showing my age with some of these...but straight to mind:

 

Aldo Nova - Fantasy 

Teaze - Boys Nite Out (The One Night Stands version)

Godz - Candy's Going Bad

 

Zon - Circus ...love it when the guitars and keyboards hit about the 38 sec mark ...hairs still go up on the back of my neck

 

Montrose - Space Station No. 5

 

 

 

Wireless - Journey of a Possible Hero

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Who's Online (See full list)

  • Posts

    • Could be. I think they have better distribution in Europe.
    • Trace - Line Of Fire Passion Play - Time Stands Still Mike + The Mechanics - The Singles 1985 - 2014 (2 CD) Frameshift - An Absence Of Empathy Lion´s Share - Dark Hours + 1 Platens - Between Two Horizons No Sweat - Tear Down The Walls (CD-single) Texas - Tired Of Being Alone Acoustic EP
    • Then later by AOR Heaven also I think? 
    • No doubt in the world he has a sound and he doesn't stray far from it... but if it's that good I'm prepared to be lenient here,
    • Also, the boulevard album is near perfection except the 1 minute of madness at the end of Slippin Away. What were they thinking??  Might be my most played album of 2017. More accurately would no 2 spot. really looking forward to seeing them again on Saturday 
    • Yeah, I love the original.
      Interestingly, Sly Stallone wanted "Another One Bites The Dust" and Queen wouldn't allow the ise, so he asked Survivor to write their version of the Queen song.
      The watched some of the movies and saw the line "you've lost the eye of the tiger", liked the line and wrote the song.
      Another footnote, for the next movie they were presented with that "you're the best... around" song and rejected it and it went on the get fame in the Karate Kid movie. Anyway, like I said, I love the original song, but to me it sounds a bit rawer than this version.
      This version doesn't suck, it's just average in the way of "what's the point"
      Nothing new, no new take on the song.
      if you're gonna redo a song like this, it has to be (as Paul Stanley would say) bombastic.
      This isn't.

      No biggie, but of all the covers are lesser versions of the originals I'll obviously have no interest.
      To cover a song you either improve it or do your own take on it.
      Simply re-recording it with newer technology and a cleaner sound etc is not very inspiring.
    • Not sure what you mean by that. You reckon this version is more AOR than the original? Bonfire are by nature a bit ballsier than Survivor in that era and this just sounds like Bonfire doing a Survivor cover, which, by nature, is a bit more hard rock than AOR... to these ears anyway. Decent cover. 
    • Why are the making the songs more AOR than the originals? Very average.
    • Ha true..his songs are pretty much one dimensional but...two different songs so the melodies do vary(though very slightly) and the second one happens to sound better to these ears.
    • Released via Reed's own 'Zero One Entertainment' label. 
×

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.