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Say hello to the “Chambong”

The Chambong is a device used for the rapid and enhanced experience of of sparkling wine / champagne consumption. The Chambong has a 6-ounce capacity, is made of a dishwasher-safe, high borosilicate glass, and is a great addition to your barware. According to its makers: The origins of the first Chambong came about in early 2014, during a moment [...]

By | 2016-05-13T08:55:54-05:00 May 13th, 2016|AS SEEN ON THE RADIO|0 Comments

Gene Simmons’ Wife Slams Paul Stanley

Gene Simmons's wife slammed Paul Stanley after the KISS frontman apologized for his bandmate's comments about Prince. Earlier this week, Simmons received backlash from friends, family and fans after calling Prince's death "pathetic" and insinuating that the iconic artist died from a drug overdose. Stanley denounced Simmons statement on Twitter, saying that he was "embarrassed" [...]

By | 2016-05-12T05:29:28-05:00 May 12th, 2016|AS SEEN ON THE RADIO|0 Comments

A Helicopter Knocks Over a Row of Porta-Potties

A military helicopter was moving a piece of artillery for an event in England last week, when the wind from the rotors knocked over a row of ten porta-potties. It's not clear if they were FULL or not, but luckily no one was using them when it happened.

By | 2016-05-10T07:19:46-05:00 May 10th, 2016|AS SEEN ON THE RADIO|0 Comments

A Bus Ruined a Guy’s Video of a Building Implosion

A guy in Scotland set up his camera to record the demolition of a building on Saturday. But right when the explosion started, a BUS pulled up and blocked his shot. There's a little swearing at the end, making this NSFWish. Here's a better view, sans photobomb.

By | 2016-05-10T07:17:23-05:00 May 10th, 2016|AS SEEN ON THE RADIO|0 Comments

Metallica briefly considered having drummer Lars Ulrich as their frontman

Metallica’s original manager, Jon Zazula revealed the band once considered making drummer Lars Ulrich their frontman. Zazula worked with the band before they released their debut album, “Kill ‘Em All.” He said singer James Hetfield lacked confidence handling lead vocals and seemed uncomfortable. He admitted one point they briefly considered having Lars as the frontman [...]

By | 2016-05-05T08:48:09-05:00 May 5th, 2016|Rock News|0 Comments

Stone Temple Pilots Shoot Down Scott Stapp Rumors

Stone Temple Pilots shot down rumors that they have enlisted Creed’s Scott Stapp as their new frontman. Despite recent comments, Scott Stapp is not, nor has he ever been considered as the singer for STP. — Stone Temple Pilots (@STPBand) May 2, 2016 The speculation about Scott’s involvement with Stone Temple Pilots began yesterday when [...]

By | 2016-05-03T07:06:16-05:00 May 3rd, 2016|Rock News|0 Comments

Scott Stapp won’t confirm or deny being the new STP frontman

Scott Stapp recently did an interview with Atlanta rock station Rock 100.5's show "Bailey and Southside" and opened up about some of his current projects; one of which sounds a lot like he might be fronting Stone Temple Pilots. In the interview, Scott would neither confirm nor deny: "[I've] been working on a new album [...]

By | 2016-05-02T14:32:40-05:00 May 2nd, 2016|Rock News|0 Comments

Will Ferrell & Chad Smith Have Drum-Off Sequel

Two years after Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith and Will Ferrell had their drum battle on the “Tonight Show”, they are back at it. They teamed up to raise money for charity on Friday night for the “Red Hot Benefit Comedy + Music Show & Quinceañera” at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Funny or Die posted a video of the [...]

By | 2016-05-02T05:24:36-05:00 May 2nd, 2016|Rock News|0 Comments