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Rock band Madison Rising puts conservative thought to music
Patriot update ^ | 12/4/11

Posted on 12/04/2011 10:05:55 PM PST by Impala64ssa

Named for Founding Father James Madison, they’re a “libertarian … pro-American … pro-constitution” rock band. Where other bands sing about ex-girlfriends and drunken nights, Madison Rising sings about Occupy Wall Street, the Second Amendment and liberal media bias.

Lead singer David Bray described the band as a “war drum for patriotism”: a constant and uninterrupted pro-American message.

“There are a lot of country acts that are out there that’ll say they’re all about the USA, and then in the next song they’re talking about bar fights and drinking beer in a bar,” explained Bray in an interview with The Daily Caller. “We’re not against those things, but our album and our message is very strictly” on topic, he said.

He wants kids, whose initial instincts might be to go out and do something unproductive “to hear his music and say, “I’m going to go and I’m going to do something a little bit more positive with my life. I’m not going stand around with a sign … I’m going to start a business.”


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: conservativerock; madisonrising; music; rock
Here's a breath of frsh air in the in the generally degenerate world of rock! A little something of what this group is about.
An ANTI-OWS song, Honk if You Want Peace, these guys are the anti-Miley Cyrus.
Performing Soldiers of America at a Gibson guitar rally
They have a message, and it's much more meaningful than Blowin in the Wind or Give Peace a Chance. What sweet irony if they could one day get a gig at Bethel Woods, the site of Woodstock

1 posted on 12/04/2011 10:06:02 PM PST by Impala64ssa
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To: Impala64ssa

Very cool. I’ll have to check out their music.


2 posted on 12/04/2011 10:32:36 PM PST by BuckeyeTexan (Man is not free unless government is limited. ~Ronald Reagan)
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To: Impala64ssa


3 posted on 12/05/2011 1:56:02 AM PST by pookie18 (Palin/Rubio '12! What?! Both of them?! OK, never mind...plan B: Cain/Gingrich '12!)
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To: Impala64ssa

Thanks for the notice. One of the reasons my favorite band was and is RUSH. Lots of Ayn Rand references in their earlier stuff.


4 posted on 12/05/2011 2:01:39 AM PST by 21twelve
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To: Impala64ssa; All

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=STwEbOIy2Bk

Sound good.
Cute bunch of guys, too.


5 posted on 12/05/2011 3:04:39 AM PST by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: Impala64ssa

Also try Stuck Mojo. VERY conservative metal band. They were investigated by the Secret Service for the anti-Clinton song “Crooked Figurehead” and CAIR filed a complaint with the Justice Department over SM’s song “Open Season.”


6 posted on 12/05/2011 4:17:37 AM PST by nonliberal (Graduate: Curtis E. LeMay School of International Relations)
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To: Impala64ssa; BuckeyeTexan
Check these guys out too. The guitarist (Rich Ward) is also in Fozzy and Adrenaline Mob.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pD-t6tcBji4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BFmdIZqbtZo

7 posted on 12/05/2011 4:22:23 AM PST by nonliberal (Graduate: Curtis E. LeMay School of International Relations)
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To: pookie18

bttt


8 posted on 12/05/2011 5:41:47 AM PST by aberaussie
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To: aberaussie

A patriotic rock band...sounds good!

http://madisonrising.com/


9 posted on 12/05/2011 5:59:55 AM PST by deks ("...the battle of our time is the battle of liberty against the overreach of the federal government")
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To: Impala64ssa

Thanks for the thread...this group should be heard.

RIGHT TO BEAR

Late one night as I came home
And saw the front door broken in
I grabbed my piece and went inside
To see who lurks within
There we stood face to face
My gun, the thief, and I
Man you should have seen him run
When I cocked that .45

Disarmed our rights will disappear
We won’t let it happen here

Chorus:
Its one of my rights as a free man
To protect my home when needed
I demand my right to bear arms
Its one of my rights as a free man
To protect my home when needed
I demand my right to bear arms

The government makes the gun laws
So they can take our right to own
Every citizen un-armed
Is a citizen they control
All they see are weapons
It’s the only thing they know
Disarm the voting country-men
And society will fall

You’ll never take our guns away
In return for tyranny

Chorus

The people have spoken
We won’t let it happen
We won’t let it happen here

Chorus

http://madisonrising.com/lyrics.php

Anybody interested can check it out at this link, as well as the YouTube links above in this thread.


10 posted on 12/05/2011 6:08:22 AM PST by deks ("...the battle of our time is the battle of liberty against the overreach of the federal government")
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To: 21twelve
Thanks for the notice. One of the reasons my favorite band was and is RUSH. Lots of Ayn Rand references in their earlier stuff.

Now there's no more oak oppression 

For they passed a noble law

Now the trees are all kept equal

By hatchet, axe, and saw!

 

Actually sounds a bit like Kipling to me.

11 posted on 12/05/2011 8:00:40 AM PST by zeugma (Those of us who work for a living are outnumbered by those who vote for a living.)
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BFL
Youtube time


12 posted on 12/05/2011 8:11:04 AM PST by zeugma (Those of us who work for a living are outnumbered by those who vote for a living.)
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To: Impala64ssa

You ought to check out Poker Face, or at least some of their older stuff. They’ve kind of gone off the deep end the last few years into stuff that would make Ron Paul shake his head.


13 posted on 12/05/2011 12:56:28 PM PST by tarawa
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To: Impala64ssa

Or, if you want to go mock reactionary, check out Boston’s “The Upper Crust” (formerly The Titanics)...


14 posted on 12/06/2011 10:10:09 PM PST by bt_dooftlook (Democrats - the party of Amnesty, Abortion, and Adolescence)
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To: Impala64ssa

Definitely some pretty good songs. Went ahead and grabbed the full album :)


15 posted on 01/06/2012 11:13:02 AM PST by Svartalfiar
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