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insanepunkguy
02-23-2006, 01:19 PM
kind of described in the title, it doesnt have to be the best drum intro ever, but the most fitting and most flowing into the song (if your going to ask, this has no point, I'm just bored ok)

ownyouall
02-23-2006, 01:23 PM
uh i dont know if this song falls into this category but

down with the sickness - disturbed
starts out with a nice drum intro.

rocknrollstar5
02-23-2006, 01:31 PM
Oasis - Supersonic
Stone Roses - I Am The Resurection

Both quality songs that start with drum intro's

ownyouall
02-23-2006, 01:37 PM
Bend&Break - Keane

Kyle
02-23-2006, 02:07 PM
I don't really get what you mean. Do you mean best Drum intro, or best song with a drum intro? If you're asking what is the best song with a drum intro, then that's a really wierd question. If you're asking for best drum intros then:

Mahavishnu Orchestra - Vital Transformation
Arcade Fire - No Cars Go
Smashing Pumpkins - I Am One, Geek Usa, Cherub Rock

BJ_maddog
02-23-2006, 03:11 PM
Queens of the Stone Age - A Song For The Dead

Bum

Da Bum Bum Da
Da Bum Bum Dum

Brbum Brbum Brbum Bum Bum Bum Bum BumDa Bum Bum Bum Bum Bum

Kyle
02-23-2006, 03:14 PM
Queens of the Stone Age - A Song For The Dead

Bum

Da Bum Bum Da
Da Bum Bum Dum

Brbum Brbum Brbum Bum Bum Bum Bum BumDa Bum Bum Bum Bum BumHow could I forget this? Such a good intro.

Sleeper
02-23-2006, 03:19 PM
Nine Inch Nails-Only (The drums make the song)
Interpol-PDA

Eoghan
02-23-2006, 03:29 PM
Its gotta be the Queen is Dead by the Smiths.
Its an absolute classic!

Pale-Folklore
02-23-2006, 03:31 PM
the best song ever that fits this category is

Red Sparowes - Alone and Unaware, The Landscape Was Transformed in Front of Our Eyes

(there is guitar in the intro as well, but i think the focus is on the drums quite a bit)

the intro/first section of the song is honestly one of the best and most beautiful pieces of music i've heard

Mattfanatic
02-23-2006, 04:25 PM
123 to red sparrows

insanepunkguy
02-23-2006, 04:25 PM
Queens of the Stone Age - A Song For The Dead

Bum

Da Bum Bum Da
Da Bum Bum Dum

Brbum Brbum Brbum Bum Bum Bum Bum BumDa Bum Bum Bum Bum Bum

dont u mean "you think i aint worth a dollar but i feel like a millionaire", coz that has an awesome drum intro (apart from all the radio crap at the begining)
and im asking what is the best drum intro basically

Clunge
02-23-2006, 04:25 PM
NIN - March Of The Pigs
Muse - Apocalypse Please

BringHomeTheBacon
02-23-2006, 04:32 PM
Pixies- Bone Machine, La La Love You
Jimmy Eat World- Lucky Denver Mint
Radiohead- Idioteque (Even if it's a drum machine, it's a catchy beat)

Sleeper
02-23-2006, 04:34 PM
Muse - Apocalypse Please
They actually had people stomp there feet in a room in that song, it's amazing.

Jawaharal
02-23-2006, 04:43 PM
Bone Machine
If I Were Going - Afghan Whigas
Laughable Butane Bob - AFX

Ficus
02-23-2006, 04:57 PM
dont u mean "you think i aint worth a dollar but i feel like a millionaire", coz that has an awesome drum intro (apart from all the radio crap at the begining)
and im asking what is the best drum intro basically

No, he means a Song for the Dead.

EonBlueApcolyps
02-23-2006, 07:27 PM
^ I dont think ive seen half these guys before.

Ive always liked Scentless Apprentice by Nirvana's intro

ert90
02-23-2006, 07:39 PM
The only one I can think of has been mentioned a few times already.

The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths.

dustinmm80
02-23-2006, 08:36 PM
Orgy's version of "Blue Monday" has a pretty impressive drum intro.

Glitterati
02-23-2006, 09:47 PM
Not really alt/indie but Tommy Gun by The Clash has a great drum intro.

Duhduhduhduh duhduhduhduh duhduhduhduh DUHDUH

Duhduhduhduh duhduhduhduh duhduhduhduh DUHDUH

Clunge
02-24-2006, 11:13 AM
They actually had people stomp there feet in a room in that song, it's amazing.
Hehee, I knows. They recorded the drum part of it in a swimming pool + actually used people wearing clogs to stamp.

MindlessPickle
02-24-2006, 11:24 AM
Blur - Song 2

Yeah, an extremely overexploited song but I really like the sound of those drums.

MBV - Soft as Snow (But Warm Inside)

Dukah Dukah Dukah Dukah Dukah Dukah Dukah DukahDukah Dukah Dukah DukahDukah Dukah Dukah DukahDukah Dukah Dukah DukahDukah Dukah Dukah DukahDukah Dukah Dukah DukahDukah Dukah Dukah DukahDukah Dukah Dukah


oh and Schizophrenia by Sonic Youth.

RollerQueen
02-24-2006, 12:46 PM
"Lucky Denver Mint" by Jimmy Eat World
"Gyroscope" by the Dismemberment Plan (though it's also synth and guitar)
"We Laugh Indoors" by Death Cab for Cutie
"Undone" and "El Scorcho" by Weezer, though they're more memorable than good because Pat's a very basic drummer

dustinmm80
02-24-2006, 01:31 PM
Not really considering the original has a better one. I don't know what the fuck you people are doing in Alt/Indie if you listen to Disturbed and Orgy.

Sorry, I forgot that musical taste can't transcend genres. The title is "Best songs with drum intros", not "Best alt/indie songs with drum intros". As for the original being better, I'd have to disagree.

Bartender
02-24-2006, 01:32 PM
Elvis Costello - Lipstick Vogue was the first to come to mind.

insanepunkguy
02-24-2006, 04:12 PM
banquet by bloc party is one i jsut thought of, love the sound of those tom toms...

Pale-Folklore
02-24-2006, 04:35 PM
i agree with whoever said a song for the dead, that is (in my opinon) qotsa's best song, or one of them at least

rocknrollstar5
02-24-2006, 05:08 PM
Oasis - ****in' In The Bushes

could well be the best drum beat ever

dei
02-24-2006, 05:46 PM
Glad to see "Bone Machine" on here.

Bukowski
02-24-2006, 06:01 PM
Dinosaur Jr - Little Fury Things
Minutemen - It's Expected I'm Gone
Fugazi - Ex Spectator

Hardly great drumming, but they're great songs.

Bukowski
02-24-2006, 06:08 PM
I considered that, and Life and Limb. The Argument is neat.

Glitterati
02-24-2006, 06:09 PM
Did you check the name of the forum?

Yeah, but weren't just talking about Aerosmith a few days ago? That's not really alt/indie last time I checked.

Sound Boy
02-24-2006, 07:05 PM
i dont know whats cooler...this thread or when people describe the drum intro
DUKKA DUM DUM BADA DAM BAM

anyway..quick list

VAN HALEN - HOT FOR TEACHER
Autolux - Turnstile Blues
Led Zeppelin - The Crunge
Incubus - Priceless
ACDC - Thunderstruck (THUNDER!)

RollerQueen
02-24-2006, 09:44 PM
Nacho, you're a jerk today.

dr._feelgood
02-24-2006, 10:08 PM
Peaches En Regalia by Frank Zappa even though the drum intro is only 2 seconds long.

drumman
02-25-2006, 03:44 PM
Well, a good song that has a quick little tom intro is Protest the Hero's "These Colours Don't Run." It's not too long, but fits the song well.

llama1600
02-26-2006, 02:53 PM
Modest Mouse - Truckers Atlas

Radiobass81
02-26-2006, 03:33 PM
"Lucky Denver Mint" by Jimmy Eat World
"Gyroscope" by the Dismemberment Plan (though it's also synth and guitar)
"We Laugh Indoors" by Death Cab for Cutie
"Undone" and "El Scorcho" by Weezer, though they're more memorable than good because Pat's a very basic drummer
Did you use to have a Magus (Chrono Trigger) avatar?

I've had an MXer in mind that loves (loved) Jimmy Eat World and had a magus avatar, but I haven't seen him/her in ages (seeing as I had been gone from the Alt. Indie forum for ages).

Sorry to get off topic, or whatever.

Krash100
02-26-2006, 09:20 PM
"There, There" - by Radiohead is nothing fancy, but just makes the mood of the song

Kayetan
02-26-2006, 11:58 PM
Half of the Wilderness's songs have drum intros, and they're all good. Actually, they're just a good band in general.

YDload
02-27-2006, 12:10 AM
One of the most famous ones (and the beat runs through the whole song too) is "When the Levee Breaks" by Led Zep. A hip-hop drum beat in a rock song, something we could use more of honestly.

Stevie Wonder- Superstition

The Fall of Troy- Whacko Jacko Steals the Elephant Man's Bones (there was this cool distorted drum intro that got taken out of the Doppleganger version but it's still on the S/T one)

Husker Du- Something I Learned Today (seconding Nacho's choice)

Iron Maiden- Gangland (a weak song, yet such a peppy drum intro!)

Joy Division- Disorder

Melvins- Spread Eagle Beagle (hahahaha)

Minutemen- Spillage (such an awesome song on all counts)

Primus- John the Fisherman (Tim Alexander is the best, although he rarely does intro/solo stuff at all)

Primus- Eleven (sets the pace for this unusual time signature of 11/8)

Sublime- What I Got

Tool- Ticks and Leeches (T:rolleyes::rolleyes:l)

sgrevs
02-27-2006, 03:36 AM
Wolf Parade - You Are A Runner... (so awesome on the high hat and snare, its just brilliant)

Dappled Cities Fly - Corpus Kinesthaesia (I doubt anyone hads heard them, but they're absolutely brilliant. Check em out. This intro flows so nicely...)

incubliss
02-27-2006, 04:07 AM
They actually had people stomp there feet in a room in that song, it's amazing.

Have you seen the Absolution DVD that came with the CD? It's actually the band members all doing that,, oh and Tom Kirk. Shows them recording it. That DVD is really interesting, shows lots of different things they did when recording the new album.

Tool - Ticks & Leaches, that's all I can think of really.

Zmev
02-27-2006, 04:19 AM
The D4 - Party

Sound Boy
02-27-2006, 05:35 AM
yeah i almost forgot Radioheads "Airbag" i love the drum beat in that song definatly my favorite radiohead song too. and then i think its the same beat but a lil slower(and has less fills) in Paranoid Android

Matt?
02-27-2006, 11:27 AM
the best song that has a drum intro
hmm
jeff buckley- everybody here wants you

Glitterati
02-27-2006, 06:23 PM
Black Flag - Rise Above

A really heavy, steady drum intro, then a scratchy guitar intro. Sounds almost like a heavy metal song.

Phototropic
02-27-2006, 06:30 PM
War by Meshuggah
Digital Bath by Deftones
Hurricane By Kyuss

Pale-Folklore
02-27-2006, 09:49 PM
^

demon cleaner by kyuss

Sleeper
02-27-2006, 09:59 PM
Have you seen the Absolution DVD that came with the CD? It's actually the band members all doing that,, oh and Tom Kirk. Shows them recording it. That DVD is really interesting, shows lots of different things they did when recording the new album.

Tool - Ticks & Leaches, that's all I can think of really.
I'm going to have to check out that DVD, and speaking of Tool for good drum intro.

Tool-Reflection

Clunge
02-28-2006, 01:56 AM
Foo Fighters - Hey! Johnny Park

ownyouall
02-28-2006, 07:50 AM
im tellin you, listen to Down with the Sickness - Disturbed
has a great drum intro.

incubliss
02-28-2006, 08:28 AM
I'm going to have to check out that DVD, and speaking of Tool for good drum intro.

Tool-Reflection

I don't mean the new DVD that was just released, when the Absolution CD came out there was a making of DVD with it, I mean that one. Just to clear that up! about 40 minutes of footage on the making of Absolution.

www.museandamuse.com has lots of good Muse footage. Same as www.muselive.com

eyeless_dk_
02-28-2006, 10:46 AM
one good reason-best interest

well kind of a pop-punk song but it's better then Orgy

2muchket!
02-28-2006, 01:34 PM
A Certain Roamance - Arctic Monkeys
Cashout - Fugazi

Radiobass81
02-28-2006, 06:30 PM
All I can think off is Reptilia :upset:.

Glitterati
02-28-2006, 06:31 PM
Dead Kennedys - Buzzbomb
Judas Priest - Painkiller

seth86
03-02-2006, 01:05 AM
Foo Fighters - Sister Europe
She Wants Revenge - Tear You Apart
The Bravery - Public Service Announcement

dei
03-02-2006, 01:11 AM
Foo Fighters - Sister Europe
She Wants Revenge - Tear You Apart
The Bravery - Public Service Announcement

Worst list ever.

Anyway...

Beep Beep - Executive Foliage

ownyouall
03-02-2006, 08:08 AM
Love, Peace or Else - U2 has good drum rhythm in it...

rbv
03-04-2006, 04:07 AM
I really like Streetlight Manifesto's "A Moment of Violence" drum intro.

I agree though Hot For Teacher's drum intro is freakin' sweet.

ToMsK
03-04-2006, 05:02 AM
Rock n Roll-Led Zep
Song 2-Blur
We Will Rock You-Queen
California Uber Alles-Dead Kennedys
Changeling-Dj shadow

David30
03-04-2006, 01:52 PM
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Blood Sugar Sex Magik

Joe Satriani - Starry Night

Tommy Igoe - Heavy Duty Judy