20 June 2008

Flashback to When The Music I Like Was Cool

Wek directs our attention to the worst 25 Hair Bands on Yahoo. I admit to having a Poison - Open Up and Say Ahh shirt sitting around somewhere and it's a little embarrassing, but I agree with Latchkey Man that putting Skid Row at #2 was uncalled for. Was Ricky a poser? Fuck no! His veins pumped gasoline.

The accompanying 25 Best Metal Bands on Yahoo had some good shit to bang your head to. Pantera, Guns N' Roses, Slayer, Motorhead, and of course Maiden. Although, I thought they should have distinguished between Metallica with and without Cliff Burton, since there' s a huge difference. Aerosmith and Zeppelin should be removed from the list, since they aren't really metal. Someone in the comments board lamented why Slipknot wasn't included. First off, who the fuck is Slipknot? Second, you youngsters need to be schooled in a little Awesome 101 with the following video from the Powerslave album: