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YMMV: Suicide
  • Awesome Music: Their self-titled debut is their Magnum Opus, without a doubt.
  • Crazy Awesome
  • Ear Worm: The loop from "Ghost Rider" will never leave your head. Ever.
  • Epic Riff: "Ghost Rider", "Rocket USA", "Johnny," etc. Endless repetition guarantees you won't forget them soon.
  • Name's the Same: No, we're not talking about a Turkish death metal band by that name. Nor the TNA wrester in the red and blue costume.
  • Nightmare Fuel: "Frankie Teardrop" definitely qualifies. The two-note riff distorting slightly as it goes on (for ten minutes) is bad enough, but when Alan Vega starts letting out those blood-curdling screams? Some have called this song one of the most frightening songs of all time.
  • Sampled Up: "Ghost Rider" is the basis for MIA's "Born Free". The youtube video of Martin Rev performing with M.I.A., predictably, has a lot of comments asking who's the old guy who can't play the keyboards properly.
  • Vindicated by History: In the 1970s, Suicide were booed off many stages for their alienating songs and aggressive performances. Those songs, however, wound up inspiring many bands in what became Post Punk, Industrial and Synth Pop, not to mention giving a whole new perspective to Electronic Music.

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