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    Welcome to the first ever VH Links Battle of the Bands: The B Team Edition. Vote for the bands that you like better in each of the following first round match ups:
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    Cheap Trick vs. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
    Genesis vs. Yes
    INXS vs. REO Speedwagon
    Peter Frampton vs. Rod Stewart

    Duran Duran vs. Styx
    Foreigner vs. the Ramones
    The Doors vs. Pearl Jam
    Billy Idol vs. Steve Miller Band

    The Scorpions vs. Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band
    Men At Work vs. Dire Straits
    The Doobie Brothers vs. Heart
    Joan Jett and the Blackhearts vs. Pat Benatar

    The Cars vs. The Police
    Prince vs. The Allman Brothers
    The Kinks vs. The Pretenders
    Lynyrd Skynyrd vs. Credence Clearwater Revival

    If you don't like any of these match ups or think that they "don't make sense", I don't care.

    *Voting for this round will close at approximately 8:00 pm PST on Thurday, 5/14.
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    Lol!!

    I love that you donít care. Nor should you.

    Finally an eclectic poll without the usual go-toís and standard fallbacks. Well done, good sir.

    Cheap Trick
    Yes
    INXS
    Frampton

    Duran Duran
    Ramones
    Doors
    Billy Idol

    Scorpions
    Dire Straits
    Heart
    Joan Jett

    The Police
    Prince
    The Kinks
    Credence

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    Cool.

    Cheap Trick
    Yes
    REO Speedwagon
    Rod Stewart

    Duran Duran
    The Ramones
    The Doors
    Billy Idol

    The Scorpions
    Dire Straits
    Heart
    Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

    The Cars
    Prince
    The Pretenders
    Lynyrd Skynyrd

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    Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers are B-Team? Only on a VH site.



    Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
    Genesis
    INXS
    Rod Stewart

    Duran Duran
    The Ramones
    The Doors

    Steve Miller Band - This was fucking tough, love Billy.

    Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band
    Dire Straits
    The Doobie Brothers
    Pat Benatar

    The Police

    The Allman Brothers - Another tough one. Both deserve to move on. The fuck, Coulda???
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    Cheap Trick
    Genesis
    INXS
    Peter Frampton

    Duran Duran
    Foreigner
    The Doors
    Billy Idol

    Scorpions
    Dire Straits
    Doobie Brothers
    Pat Benatar

    The Cars
    Prince
    The Pretenders
    Lynyrd Skynyrd
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    Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
    Genesis
    INXS
    Peter Frampton

    Duran Duran
    Ramones
    Pearl Jam
    Billy Idol

    The Scorpions
    Dire Straits
    The Doobie Brothers
    Pat Benatar

    The Police
    Prince
    The Pretenders
    Credence Clearwater Revival

    Nice thread, Coulda!!
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    Cheap Trick vs. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - yikes - going to go with Cheap Trick as Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers more recent records just don't have that "sound" that was there in the early to mid days
    Genesis vs. Yes - have more Yes albums than I used to but I still think I prefer Genesis
    INXS vs. REO Speedwagon - INXS
    Peter Frampton vs. Rod Stewart - Frampton

    Duran Duran vs. Styx - don't own any proper albums by either but I'll go with Styx
    Foreigner vs. the Ramones - omg. I feel dirty, but I'm going with Foreigner
    The Doors vs. Pearl Jam - don't own any songs by either (well, not performed by either) but I'll go with Pearl Jam
    Billy Idol vs. Steve Miller Band - Idol

    The Scorpions vs. Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band - Bruce
    Men At Work vs. Dire Straits - Dire Straits
    The Doobie Brothers vs. Heart - The Doobie Brothers
    Joan Jett and the Blackhearts vs. Pat Benatar - probably Benatar

    The Cars vs. The Police -can I switch the Police for Pearl Jam and then vote for the Cars, too? No? Ok, the Cars because when they reunited they actually gave us an album!
    Prince vs. The Allman Brothers - ice cream or bacon? hmm - gotta go with the Brothers I think
    The Kinks vs. The Pretenders - Pretenders
    Lynyrd Skynyrd vs. Credence Clearwater Revival - Lynyrd Skynyrd
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    Genesis
    REO Speedwagon
    Peter Frampton

    Styx
    Foreigner
    The Doors
    Billy Idol

    Scorpions
    Dire Straits
    Heart
    Pat Benatar

    The Cars
    The Allman Brothers
    The Pretenders
    Credence Clearwater Revival
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    Quote Originally Posted by billy007 View Post
    The Cars vs. The Police -can I switch the Police for Pearl Jam and then vote for the Cars, too? No? Ok, the Cars because when they reunited they actually gave us an album!
    Technically the Police ponied up a live album re: the reunion. Certifiable. Itís live, but in its defense, I think itís one of the best live records of all time.

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    Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
    Yes
    INXS
    Rod Stewart

    Styx
    Foreigner
    Pearl Jam
    Billy Idol

    The Scorpions
    Dire Straits
    Heart
    Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

    The Cars
    Prince
    The Kinks
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    Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (I hate less than Cheap Trick)
    Genesis
    REO Speedwagon
    Rod Stewart

    Duran Duran
    Foreigner
    The Doors
    Steve Miller Band

    The Scorpions
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    Quote Originally Posted by I Coulda Hada VH View Post
    Welcome to the first ever VH Links Battle of the Bands: The B Team Edition. Vote for the bands that you like better in each of the following first round match ups:
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    Cheap Trick vs. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
    Genesis vs. Yes
    INXS vs. REO Speedwagon
    Peter Frampton vs. Rod Stewart

    Duran Duran vs. Styx
    Foreigner vs. the Ramones
    The Doors vs. Pearl Jam
    Billy Idol vs. Steve Miller Band

    The Scorpions vs. Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band
    Men At Work vs. Dire Straits
    The Doobie Brothers vs. Heart
    Joan Jett and the Blackhearts vs. Pat Benatar

    The Cars vs. The Police
    Prince vs. The Allman Brothers
    The Kinks vs. The Pretenders
    Lynyrd Skynyrd vs. Credence Clearwater Revival

    If you don't like any of these match ups or think that they "don't make sense", I don't care.

    *Voting for this round will close at approximately 8:00 pm PST on Thurday, 5/14.
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    Genesis
    INXS
    Rod Stewart

    Duran Duran
    Foreigner
    Doors
    Billy Idol

    Scorpions
    Dire Straits
    Heart
    Pat Benetar

    Police
    Allman Brothers
    Kinks
    CCR

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    Tom Petty
    Genesis
    REO
    Rod Stewart

    Styx
    Foreigner
    Pearl Jam
    Steve Miller

    Bruce Springsteen
    Dire Straits
    Heart
    Pat Benatar

    The Police
    Prince
    The Pretenders
    CCR

    I know you don't care but there are some tough matchups there, Coulda.
    I think Round 2 will be much easier for me than Round 1.

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    INXS
    Rod Stewart

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    Foreigner
    The Doors
    Steve Miller Band

    The Scorpions
    Dire Straits
    The Doobie Brothers
    Pat Benatar

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    INXS
    Peter Frampton

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    Foreigner
    The Doors
    Billy Idol
    Scorpions
    Dire Straits
    The Doobie Brothers
    Pat Benatar

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd
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