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Study: Nickelback Lyrics More Intelligent Than Foo Fighters

A new study showed Nickelback has more intelligent lyrics than other popular rock bands including the Foo Fighters and Linkin Park. The study looked at the Flesch-Kincaid Index which determines reading difficulty. Song lyrics were put into the index and given an average grade level. Nickelback had the highest rating out of seven rock acts [...]

By | 2015-05-21T08:18:42-05:00 May 21st, 2015|Rock News|0 Comments

David Lee Roth: No Van Hagar Material on Tour

View image | gettyimages.com David Lee Roth said Van Halen won’t perform any of the Sammy Hagar era material. He said there is a credibility issue with the Hagar material. Roth said that’s why the Sammy era albums sold half as well as his. Roth said, “this hamburger don’t need no helper, ain’t no rehearsing [...]

By | 2015-05-19T09:03:34-05:00 May 19th, 2015|Rock News|0 Comments

Lullaby Versions of Rob Zombie and Motorhead in Latest Twinkle Twinkle Little Rockstar Albums

Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star has released lullaby versions of Rob Zombie and Motorhead songs. Each album will feature six songs. Zombie’s songs include “Superbeast,” Thunderkiss 65” and “Living Dead Girl.” “Dragula” is currently streaming on YouTube. Motorhead’s songs include “Overkill” and “Iron Fist.” “Ace Of Spades” is currently streaming on YouTube. Twinkle Twinkle Little [...]

By | 2015-05-19T09:00:46-05:00 May 19th, 2015|Rock News|0 Comments

Krist Novoselic and Duff McKagan Cover “Sweet Child O’ Mine” On Accordion and Bass

Former Guns N’ Roses bassist and former Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic teamed up to perform a bass and accordion cover of “Sweet Child O’ Mine” Sunday night. Krist played the accordion. The duo performed the song at Seattle’s Neptune Theatre where McKagan celebrated the release of his new book, “How To Be A Man (And [...]

By | 2015-05-19T08:58:05-05:00 May 19th, 2015|Rock News|0 Comments

102 Year Old Tries To Blow Out Candles, Blows Out Something Else Instead

Holy shit people you have to see what just happened at my grandmother's b-day dinner! #carefulwhenyoublow #couldnthaveplannedit #funniesthomevideos @lynseyaddario @lezdez @laurenaddario @roundball_ For licensing and usage: licensing@viralhog.com A video posted by Lisa Addario (@bakeycakes) on May 10, 2015 at 11:46am PDT A woman in Connecticut named Louise Bonito celebrated her 102nd birthday on Sunday.  And [...]

By | 2015-05-13T06:58:41-05:00 May 13th, 2015|AS SEEN ON THE RADIO|0 Comments

Bus Explodes on Live TV

A bus carrying 47 people caught fire on the side of a highway near Newton, Massachusetts yesterday . . . then EXPLODED on live TV. The actual bus stayed intact, but the explosion blew out all the windows. Luckily everyone was out by then, so no one got hurt.

By | 2015-05-12T08:40:22-05:00 May 12th, 2015|AS SEEN ON THE RADIO|0 Comments