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Does the band, Gorillaz count for a meme(subculture, person, ect.)?

Last posted Sep 26, 2012 at 04:54PM EDT. Added Sep 25, 2012 at 08:52PM EDT
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Gorillaz really base on the internet and it has sparked a meme or two. I really don’t know where to start on making a page, but one thing is, " Should Gorillaz even have a page?"
I don’t want to make something and have it be a waste of space and time for others.

Sep 25, 2012 at 08:52PM EDT
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Well… I can think of the Demon Days cover knockoffs, but nothing else is coming to mind. I’m a huge fan of Gorillaz, but I’m not 100% sure if they need an article because the unspoken rule is (I think) for a subculture to have 3 memetic derivatives. Unless there’s a few I’ve forgotten, I don’t know if it would be a great idea… If, however, there are two more or so, I would be happy to help you with the entry!

Sep 25, 2012 at 11:08PM EDT
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Question is, do they have any notable impact on internet culture? Would Gorillaz be what they are today without the internet?

The problem with Gorillaz is that they’re a mainstream band. Even without the internet, they would still get attention. Bands like Nickelback get entries because bashing Nickelback is almost mandatory these days. Gorillaz doesn’t have something like that.

Sep 26, 2012 at 10:07AM EDT
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The Internet is not necessary for the culture associated around Gorillaz, so no.

Sep 26, 2012 at 10:54AM EDT
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RandomMan wrote:

Question is, do they have any notable impact on internet culture? Would Gorillaz be what they are today without the internet?

The problem with Gorillaz is that they’re a mainstream band. Even without the internet, they would still get attention. Bands like Nickelback get entries because bashing Nickelback is almost mandatory these days. Gorillaz doesn’t have something like that.

That’s wrong, though.

The Gorillaz came to prominence just BECAUSE they were an entirely virtual band, made up entirely on the internet.

Their following derives from their online presence, from what I know.

They definitely should have an entry.

Sep 26, 2012 at 11:38AM EDT
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Chris wrote:

That’s wrong, though.

The Gorillaz came to prominence just BECAUSE they were an entirely virtual band, made up entirely on the internet.

Their following derives from their online presence, from what I know.

They definitely should have an entry.

I’ll trust you on this. You know a lot more on music than me.

So go ahead OP, you can make an entry.

Last edited Sep 26, 2012 at 01:06PM EDT
Sep 26, 2012 at 12:34PM EDT
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Well, some say yay, some say nay.
Chris you seem like you know a lot as, RandomMan says. You make the entry I will work on it with you.

Sep 26, 2012 at 04:54PM EDT
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