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Date: 12/09/07 12:45 AM

67 Responses to Symphonic Orchestra Rocks The Final Countdown

  1. Profile photo of fancylad
    fancylad Male 30-39
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    December 8, 2007 at 12:59 pm
    Link: Symphonic Orchestra Rocks The Final Countdown - The 3 cellists, accompanied by the Liepaja Orchestra of Melo-M perform The Final Countdown with head-banging results.
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    full_of_rage Female 13-17
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    December 9, 2007 at 12:51 am
    Wow, they are so hardcore.
  3. Profile photo of AKappy
    AKappy Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 12:51 am
    I have to bring it back for this one: I have achieved an erection.
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    B-Hazard Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 12:53 am
    Jesus christ you guys, we`re losers.
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    macedonpimp Male 13-17
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    December 9, 2007 at 1:00 am
    omg they totally killed the beat of that song
  6. Profile photo of LeKata
    LeKata Female 13-17
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    December 9, 2007 at 1:08 am
    I`ll be the first to admit it. I love it xD
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    lady_luck05 Female 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 1:14 am
    LOL! They were really getting into it!
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    snoopdawgg Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 1:23 am
    shaking their head like that ... hahaa

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    Pabasa Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 1:26 am
    The music was great, song worked well.

    But unlike Akappy, their `enthusiasm` was a bit of a turnoff for me ><

    Cellist #2 might have something to do with it.

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    cantab Male 18-29
    170 posts
    December 9, 2007 at 1:27 am
    I believe this is Apocalyptica, they were the half-time slot at the last Eurovision. I have an album of them covering Metallica songs.
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    avs5221 Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 1:42 am
    Awesome, but Europe was better.
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    R_U_Kidding Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 1:50 am
    I`m impressed that they were able to head-bang while playing; when I`m head-banging, I can`t concentrate on anything besides throwing the horns and screaming for blood.
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    LordJonathan Male 70 & Over
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    December 9, 2007 at 2:05 am
    That was extremely pathetic. I closed out of it at the two minute mark.

    Don`t bother.

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    PianoMan21 Male 18-29
    315 posts
    December 9, 2007 at 2:20 am
    I really... REALLY want to see Rostropovich rock out to some hair metal now.
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    Ianislevi Male 18-29
    209 posts
    December 9, 2007 at 2:21 am
    Ha! We play this in band for the games, and it`s really fun! Although, they are missing an extremely awesome bass part that only the bari, the tenors(Me) and the tuba get to play.
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    David_acord Male 18-29
    128 posts
    December 9, 2007 at 2:47 am
    It`s really NOT that impressive at all. Their playing wasn`t particularly good, the tune wasn`t that outstanding... but what can you do? Play a `classic` and everyone will fawn over you.
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    mastercif Male 13-17
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    December 9, 2007 at 3:22 am
    headbanging with clean and neatly combed hair...kind of defeats the purpose of it
  18. Profile photo of Willowpuff
    Willowpuff Female 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 4:12 am
    Brilliant, the headbanging really doesn`t work....
  19. Profile photo of BubbaLuvSpon
    BubbaLuvSpon Male 30-39
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    December 9, 2007 at 5:15 am
    I don`t think they were trying to be all that impressive. I think they tried to rock out with a classic, and they did!

    And yes, I was singing along... :)

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    Mo0m0o0 Female 70 & Over
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    December 9, 2007 at 5:52 am
    THIS IS NOT APOCALYPTICA!! god, go look it up. apocalyptica is finnish. seriously.
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    Evil_Smurf Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 6:48 am
    I THOUGHT it was going to be Apocalyptica, but I seem to recall that they are four people, and didn`t look like this...
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    ranon Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 7:23 am
    I hoped they would smash their violins on the the stage. No such luck. Nice playing though.
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    kaseyface Female 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 7:43 am
    ^^ Those are CELLOS! Not violins! *shakes head sadly*
    They were okay players, but seriously, that song was super repetitive and they were all about showmanship and less about the actual music. And it didn`t *quite* work. It would have seemed a whole lot cooler if the song had been shorter.They have great potential, though.
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    kaseyface Female 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 7:44 am
    *puts away nerdy orchestra soap box*
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    hiblagrande Male 30-39
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    December 9, 2007 at 7:49 am
    WOW! They took that song to a whole new level of suck.
  26. Profile photo of fuelandfire
    fuelandfire Female 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 8:29 am
    It wasn`t that bad really.
    It just wasn`t anything amazing.
    Within my highschool orchestra we have two cello prodigy -brothers-, them and another girl do this kind of stuff for our concerts and it`s much better.
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    Marsilvanian Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 8:39 am
    Pretty well played! :D
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    HyperMonkey Female 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 8:58 am
    I loved it.. im a string player myself and tht isnt as easy an some people may think and the fact that they were so enthusiastic was great because it gives the song a better sound than if it was played dryly.
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    Tooostep Male 50-59
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    December 9, 2007 at 9:07 am
    WOW! I sure wish I had something good to say about `this`! It seems lately my comments tend to lean to the negative side, and I really do see the glass half full! The song was boring, there wasn`t anything amazing about the playing style of the cellos, and the blonde `person` really needs to invest in some one on one therapy. I played percussion instruments in a symphonic orchestra too, so I guess I am just a little biased.
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    PayN8tention Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 9:14 am
    AKappy: "I have to bring it back for this one: I have achieved an erection."

    snoopdawgg: "shaking their head like that ... hahaa"

    *snickers* :-P

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    SarahofBorg Female 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 9:34 am
    Stupid waste of a cello.
  32. Profile photo of Muser
    Muser Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 10:01 am
    I thought it was quite amusing
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    sporka Female 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 10:17 am
    They think they`re rockstars.

    I gotta say, by cello standards, this song really doesn`t look all that hard, Although I`m sure the headbanging complicated things *snicker*

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    dajumbles Male 13-17
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    December 9, 2007 at 10:25 am
    I liked it, I thought they did a great job.
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    astridhaze Female 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 10:32 am
    I stopped watching the video and just listened to the music, which overall I thought was pretty damn good. As a former cellist myself, it`s stuff like this I wish they let us do in school... maybe I`d still play.
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    barththe8th Male 13-17
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    December 9, 2007 at 10:39 am
    i think if they shortened the song and cut away all of the antics, it would have been great. They where a little too into it for me to like it that much
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    sarajayne33 Female 13-17
    47 posts
    December 9, 2007 at 12:03 pm
    hahaha wow.
    ill have to admitt that this is a first for me.

    head banging cellists.

  38. Profile photo of emmaisms
    emmaisms Female 13-17
    20 posts
    December 9, 2007 at 3:02 pm
    I just had an ear-gasm. I didn`t see anyone besides the musicians head bangin though. I thought it was pretty bad @ss...
  39. Profile photo of Pikachu42
    Pikachu42 Female 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 3:09 pm
    they rocked!!! Out Loud!!!
  40. Profile photo of lightbluenym
    lightbluenym Female 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 3:31 pm
    I love it, but then again, I play cello...drating awesome...:D
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    Ilbeltz Male 18-29
    108 posts
    December 9, 2007 at 4:11 pm
    I thought that was pretty mediocre actually. I expect high standards and originality out of contemporary musicians. I expect even higher standards for ones who play classical instruments. This was neither original nor highly impressive. It seemed like someone just invited these kids out there from a high school orchestra.
  42. Profile photo of BarbwireRose
    BarbwireRose Female 13-17
    26 posts
    December 9, 2007 at 4:31 pm
    The playing wasn`t that great,but I like that song."We`re heading to Venus..."
  43. Profile photo of robbery525
    robbery525 Male 13-17
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    December 9, 2007 at 4:56 pm
    that was pretty cool lol
  44. Profile photo of the_windy
    the_windy Female 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 5:05 pm
    Just because you stand up, make a funny face, and do some head banging, doesn`t make the cello cool.
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    zecromancer Male 18-29
    383 posts
    December 9, 2007 at 5:18 pm
    Good performance, but it was a bit monotonous.
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    calmelbourne Male 13-17
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    December 9, 2007 at 5:24 pm
    LOL, they were really getting into it with the headbanging and the audience was just sitting there.
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    whyaskwhy Female 13-17
    275 posts
    December 9, 2007 at 8:04 pm
    THAT WAS HOT! but anything the cello touches turns to hotness
    yayaya-it was repetetive-get over it! this was probably wasn`t arranged by them, why don`t YOU guys try rearranging an entire orchestral score just to cater to some randoms on the internet who don`t want to sit through the whole thing!
    plus, they spiced it up with the headbanging
    and it`s glammetal people! whats with all the
    "i expect this and that and it wasnt actual music"!
    wtf! this WAS about showmanship! there are thousands of wonderful expressive classical pieces out there to listen to if you want actual music-why don`t you go listen to some dvorak, shostakovich, or saint-saens if you want to listen to something that`s about the music-instead of coming onto IAB and expecting musical depth from a post that`s obviously for entertainment! seriously, if you want depth what are you doing on this site anyway?
    btw-pianoman, rostropovich is dead. i didn`t know if you knew or not.
  48. Profile photo of Oshidutako
    Oshidutako Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 8:47 pm
    They music was awesome but the people celloists kinda overdid it with the headbanging and stuff.
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    EvilSock737 Female 13-17
    442 posts
    December 9, 2007 at 9:17 pm
    God, the first cellist with the black hair had the funniest facial expressions...

    This was very... interesting.

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    derangedingo Male 13-17
    810 posts
    December 9, 2007 at 9:47 pm
    that guy on the left looked like he was tweaking out in meth, i swear to god.
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    DrkAng3LxNat Female 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 9:56 pm
    rofls the cellist was actually headbanging xD

    nice hair

    cellos are hardcore :o

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    ax7884 Male 18-29
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    December 10, 2007 at 12:33 am
    Anyone else think of Arrested Development everytime they here this song?
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    blargendarg Male 30-39
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    December 10, 2007 at 1:49 am
    are you kidding? terrible players and out of tune constantly.
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    loljessifa Female 18-29
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    December 10, 2007 at 2:29 am
    Hellz yeah.
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    geek_kittie Female 30-39
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    December 10, 2007 at 4:49 am
    Whenever I hear this song now I think of Gob from Arrested Development and his "illusions."
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    Vimto Male 40-49
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    December 10, 2007 at 6:29 am
    I liked the one in the middle, she was cute.


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    necros Male 18-29
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    December 10, 2007 at 7:08 am
    o noes emo alert
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    seryan Male 30-39
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    December 10, 2007 at 11:10 am
    Their music is fine, actually it is good. All the hair waving is bull poo. Who ever told them to do all that is a fool. These guys are the McDonalds and Burger King of music. As it is now, who will take you serious? You`re McDonalds!
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    JamaicaB Female 18-29
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    December 10, 2007 at 2:03 pm
    Hehe that was pretty awesome, made me smile for the first time today - mostly at the way they were throwing their heads about the place, but the music wasn`t bad either lol
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    Novem006 Female 18-29
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    December 10, 2007 at 9:11 pm
    took over a day for me to get the link to work. pretty good for it being an orchestra.
  61. Profile photo of Batmanners
    Batmanners Male 18-29
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    December 10, 2007 at 10:49 pm
    I liked Children of Bodom`s version better.
    Nonetheless, I thought they did good, except for the stupid faces they pulled.
  62. Profile photo of Batmanners
    Batmanners Male 18-29
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    December 10, 2007 at 10:50 pm
    Also...forgot to say it.
    I read the comments and.
    I can play violin on a Cello...I am that good.
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    Phantom7 Male 18-29
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    December 11, 2007 at 5:59 am
    It was AMAZIN!!!
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    swtdreams285 Female 18-29
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    December 11, 2007 at 4:07 pm
    I can imagine what the Cello-hater-comedian (who was posted on IAB & You Tube earlier this year)would say if he saw this.
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    SkwirlsRppl2 Female 40-49
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    December 11, 2007 at 7:05 pm
    Batmanners, please use proper grammer. "They did good" is incorrect. Good is an adjective, you should use well, which is an adverb because you are describing the verb they DID. They did well.

    And some people on here are ignorant. Obviously few classical musicians or people who know anything about music. Some don`t even know the difference between a violin and a cello.

  66. Profile photo of Pilanus
    Pilanus Male 18-29
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    December 12, 2007 at 10:59 pm
    I like this symphonic one better than the original on the synthesizer, but yeah it looked like they were having orgasms to their own music...
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    violingirl77 Female 13-17
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    December 14, 2007 at 6:44 pm
    That was awesome!

    The second guy probably had to get his bow rehaired after playing that.

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