History SerialEscalation / Music

16th May '16 11:25:39 PM erforce
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* {{Pink}} in concert. How much more insane can this woman's stunts get? The "Try This" tour had her doing an aerial spin while singing. So the "I'm Not Dead" tour had her doing a Cirque de Soleil performance. While singing. And no net. And then a big aerial stunt at the end. So the "Funhouse" tour has her singing while doing a trapeze act ''that starts out with her blindfolded''.
* {{U2}}'s [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U2_360°_Tour 360º Tour]]. If you thought the Zoo TV tour was big, then the Pop Mart tour out Spinal Tap-ed [[ThisIsSpinalTap Spinal Tap]]. Then, after a few comparatively low-key tours, the 360º tour was even more of a spectacle than Pop Mart was.
* TwoStepsFromHell, how much more epic can they honestly get? Just about everything they make is already a [[CrowningMusicOfAwesome Crowning Music of Awesome]].

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* {{Pink}} Music/{{Pink}} in concert. How much more insane can this woman's stunts get? The "Try This" tour had her doing an aerial spin while singing. So the "I'm Not Dead" tour had her doing a Cirque de Soleil performance. While singing. And no net. And then a big aerial stunt at the end. So the "Funhouse" tour has her singing while doing a trapeze act ''that starts out with her blindfolded''.
* {{U2}}'s Music/{{U2}}'s [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U2_360°_Tour 360º Tour]]. If you thought the Zoo TV tour was big, then the Pop Mart tour out Spinal Tap-ed [[ThisIsSpinalTap [[Film/ThisIsSpinalTap Spinal Tap]]. Then, after a few comparatively low-key tours, the 360º tour was even more of a spectacle than Pop Mart was.
* TwoStepsFromHell, Music/TwoStepsFromHell, how much more epic can they honestly get? Just about everything they make is already a [[CrowningMusicOfAwesome Crowning Music of Awesome]].



* The Italian powermetal band [[AffectionateParody Nanowar]] [[RhapsodyOfFire Of Steel]] manages to put the essence of [[SymphonicMetal symphonic]] epic PowerMetal into five seconds of song, even beating most {{Grindcore}} songs in shortness. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=twc6s_Gq9No The song]] is called "Power of the power of the power (of the Great Sword)", which takes longer to say than the song goes.

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* The Italian powermetal band [[AffectionateParody Nanowar]] [[RhapsodyOfFire [[Music/RhapsodyOfFire Of Steel]] manages to put the essence of [[SymphonicMetal symphonic]] epic PowerMetal into five seconds of song, even beating most {{Grindcore}} songs in shortness. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=twc6s_Gq9No The song]] is called "Power of the power of the power (of the Great Sword)", which takes longer to say than the song goes.
2nd Apr '16 6:55:39 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* Music/GarthBrooks has done this a few times. "The Thunder Rolls" became the second highest-debuting song on the country charts in 1991. "Good Ride Cowboy" tied the record (set by Eddie Rabbitt's "Every Which Way but Loose") in 2005. In 2006, Music/KeithUrban debuted a song at #17, and in 2007, KennyChesney debuted one at #16… but only ''one week'' after the latter, Garth's "More Than a Memory" debuted at '''''number one'''''. Making this even more impressive is the fact that the country charts are tabulated entirely from airplay, so songs generally have to climb for several weeks before hitting #1. This means that all of the 120 or so stations on ''Billboard'''s survey had to play a brand new song 30-35 times in one week… from an independent label, no less.

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* Music/GarthBrooks has done this a few times. "The Thunder Rolls" became the second highest-debuting song on the country charts in 1991. "Good Ride Cowboy" tied the record (set by Eddie Rabbitt's "Every Which Way but Loose") in 2005. In 2006, Music/KeithUrban debuted a song at #17, and in 2007, KennyChesney Music/KennyChesney debuted one at #16… but only ''one week'' after the latter, Garth's "More Than a Memory" debuted at '''''number one'''''. Making this even more impressive is the fact that the country charts are tabulated entirely from airplay, so songs generally have to climb for several weeks before hitting #1. This means that all of the 120 or so stations on ''Billboard'''s survey had to play a brand new song 30-35 times in one week… from an independent label, no less.
14th Jan '16 1:30:26 PM heighty
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* The album openers and closers of each Marianas Trench album fit this trope: they become more intense and ambitious with each album.
14th Jan '16 9:54:32 AM JTRager
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* At the moment i wrote this lines, Miley Cyrus's constant quest to distance herself from her child star past lead her to experimental music about her dead pets who could be used as ambience music for a alien cafe.

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* At the moment i wrote this lines, Miley Cyrus's constant quest to distance herself from her child star past lead her to experimental music about her dead pets who could be used as ambience music for a alien cafe.cafe.
* Pelagial by [[{{Music/TheOcean}} The Ocean]] starts with soft keys and strings, and generally gets progressively darker and heavier as the tracks continue, ending with a slow, obliterating doom track. This is to give the effect of diving deep into the crushing depths of the ocean.
13th Jan '16 3:39:03 PM chicar556
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* At the moment i wrote this lines, Miley Cyrus's constant quest to distance herself from her child star past lead her to experimental music who look like as if their were wroted by extra-terrestrials.

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* At the moment i wrote this lines, Miley Cyrus's constant quest to distance herself from her child star past lead her to experimental music about her dead pets who look like could be used as if their were wroted by extra-terrestrials.ambience music for a alien cafe.
13th Jan '16 3:35:45 PM chicar556
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* One might argue TheWho were a case of this as far as gear was concerned, from Pete Townshend matching John Entwistle's quest for more volume and amplification to Keith Moon's ever-expanding drum kit setups. The band's penchant for ambitious [[ConceptAlbum concept albums]], onstage "[[RockersSmashGuitars auto-destruction]]" techniques, [[HotelHellion road antics]], and [[SexDrugsAndRockAndRoll rock excess]] might also be a case, at least up until the beginning of TheEighties. Much of the rock music world followed, musically and otherwise.

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* One might argue TheWho were a case of this as far as gear was concerned, from Pete Townshend matching John Entwistle's quest for more volume and amplification to Keith Moon's ever-expanding drum kit setups. The band's penchant for ambitious [[ConceptAlbum concept albums]], onstage "[[RockersSmashGuitars auto-destruction]]" techniques, [[HotelHellion road antics]], and [[SexDrugsAndRockAndRoll rock excess]] might also be a case, at least up until the beginning of TheEighties. Much of the rock music world followed, musically and otherwise.otherwise.
*At the moment i wrote this lines, Miley Cyrus's constant quest to distance herself from her child star past lead her to experimental music who look like as if their were wroted by extra-terrestrials.
29th Dec '15 8:35:12 AM Morgenthaler
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* Music/GarthBrooks has done this a few times. "The Thunder Rolls" became the second highest-debuting song on the country charts in 1991. "Good Ride Cowboy" tied the record (set by Eddie Rabbitt's "Every Which Way but Loose") in 2005. In 2006, KeithUrban debuted a song at #17, and in 2007, KennyChesney debuted one at #16… but only ''one week'' after the latter, Garth's "More Than a Memory" debuted at '''''number one'''''. Making this even more impressive is the fact that the country charts are tabulated entirely from airplay, so songs generally have to climb for several weeks before hitting #1. This means that all of the 120 or so stations on ''Billboard'''s survey had to play a brand new song 30-35 times in one week… from an independent label, no less.

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* Music/GarthBrooks has done this a few times. "The Thunder Rolls" became the second highest-debuting song on the country charts in 1991. "Good Ride Cowboy" tied the record (set by Eddie Rabbitt's "Every Which Way but Loose") in 2005. In 2006, KeithUrban Music/KeithUrban debuted a song at #17, and in 2007, KennyChesney debuted one at #16… but only ''one week'' after the latter, Garth's "More Than a Memory" debuted at '''''number one'''''. Making this even more impressive is the fact that the country charts are tabulated entirely from airplay, so songs generally have to climb for several weeks before hitting #1. This means that all of the 120 or so stations on ''Billboard'''s survey had to play a brand new song 30-35 times in one week… from an independent label, no less.
13th Nov '15 9:47:52 AM FF32
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* TheLonelyIsland's [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4pXfHLUlZf4 entire]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NisCkxU544c musical]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R7yfISlGLNU output]] runs on this trope.

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* TheLonelyIsland's Music/TheLonelyIsland's [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4pXfHLUlZf4 entire]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NisCkxU544c musical]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R7yfISlGLNU output]] runs on this trope.
1st Mar '15 6:56:32 PM Schroeder1174
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* Music/{{Mothy}} ''loves'' this trope. To put things in perspective, one of the first songs in the Franchise/EvilliousChronicles, Daughter of Evil, was VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory, but mostly straightforward and with a "happy" ending for almost everyone involved. Fast-forward to one of his later songs. It's about a girl with multiple personalities who murdered her father, who is implied to have molested her, and at the end, she is implied to have been killed via injection. [[CrapsackWorld It's that kind of series.]]

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* Music/{{Mothy}} ''loves'' this trope. To put things in perspective, one of the first songs in the Franchise/EvilliousChronicles, Daughter of Evil, was VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory, but mostly straightforward and with a "happy" ending for almost everyone involved. Fast-forward to one of his later songs. It's about a girl with multiple personalities who murdered her father, who is implied to have molested her, and at the end, she is implied to have been killed via injection. [[CrapsackWorld It's that kind of series.]]]]
* One might argue TheWho were a case of this as far as gear was concerned, from Pete Townshend matching John Entwistle's quest for more volume and amplification to Keith Moon's ever-expanding drum kit setups. The band's penchant for ambitious [[ConceptAlbum concept albums]], onstage "[[RockersSmashGuitars auto-destruction]]" techniques, [[HotelHellion road antics]], and [[SexDrugsAndRockAndRoll rock excess]] might also be a case, at least up until the beginning of TheEighties. Much of the rock music world followed, musically and otherwise.
21st Jan '15 12:05:27 PM Patachou
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* Some examples in the LoudnessWar. Taken to its logical conclusion with the Stooges' ''Raw Power'' remaster and Hypocrisy's ''Virus''.

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* Some examples in the LoudnessWar. Taken to its logical conclusion with the Stooges' ''Raw Power'' Music/TheStooges' ''Music/RawPower'' remaster and Hypocrisy's ''Virus''.



* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=glJU4wMFvdk Daniele Gottardo]]. How much more BadAss can waltz sound? How does it feel when SteveVai '''himself''' subscribes to you? Now this is damn impressive.

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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=glJU4wMFvdk Daniele Gottardo]]. How much more BadAss can waltz sound? How does it feel when SteveVai Music/SteveVai '''himself''' subscribes to you? Now this is damn impressive.
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