... Criticism of the article's title (which I neither support nor oppose, it was simply an interesting topic to me) is a turning out to be a good analogy of the article itself.Alternative title game!
"Does showing off hurt artists?"
"Does showing off hurt credibility?"
"You wont believe what this shredder does next"
"Genius and the musical asshat"
in this case you might really dig my bandGive me sloppy, real, dirty, nasty any day
Cream was the only supergroup that had magicone thing i might point out here is this:
sometimes massive technical chops get in the way of creativity. it's not always about showing off.
how many super groups have come and gone since the late 60's all the way up to today?
think about it...every one of them i can remember off the top of my head was a let down.
chickenfoot = great players all, but the music is nothing special compared to the work produced by the individual members in other bands. this exact scenario applies to others, like
temple of the dog
it wasn't because the egos had everyone trying to outdo the next guy. it just seems like sometimes too much talent in one band cancels out the greatness
in this case you might really dig my band