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Category Archives: Advertising

Date stuff: Fred Durst directs children, elderly in first EHarmony ad

Posted by on July 21, 2014

While Limp Bizkit might not be any closer to releasing their seventh album Stampede of the Disco Elephants, Fred Durst is getting himself out there. We already knew he was directing some commercials for EHarmony, and now the first one is available for viewing. In the ad, Neil Clark Warren, eHarmony founder and CEO, is talking to […]

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Greyhound are Tr00 metal in new ad

Posted by on July 17, 2014

[youtube]http://youtu.be/HKQnHLJ08ek[/youtube] When you think of transportation, trains and planes probably come to mind before buses. That’s where Greyhound comes in, and they’re trying to change that by appealing to different audiences, like metal bands. In a new ad that’s been around for the last month or so, the bus company has made a relatively amusing […]

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Metal subgenres, harp twins featured in bizarre pest control video

Posted by on July 7, 2014

[youtube]http://youtu.be/AC9Ehdw0vSs[/youtube] We’re not up to date on Orkin Pest Control’s “Scientific Fact or Scientific Fake” series of videos, but MetalSucks brought this bizarre two-minute ad to our attention. In the ad, there’s a chalkboard with the caption “Rock-n-roll makes termites eat wood faster,” and the Orkin man says that as an experiment, one aquarium of termites […]

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Exmortus are really into Virgin (Mobile)

Posted by on June 25, 2014

If you were watching Adult Swim last night,you might have been caught off guard by an ad for Virgin Mobile featuring Exmortus as a band that really likes Virgin Mobile. So much so that they wrote an original song for the commercial. The lyrics go something like this: “Virgin! Virgin Mobile! Galaxy S5. Unlimited data […]

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Guns N’ Roses urge you to stop speeding in brutal car safety ad

Posted by on June 25, 2014

[youtube]http://youtu.be/MD8BkIgp9Fo[/youtube] Did you know that in Ireland, 28 children were killed by speeding accidents since 2000? A new ad for DOE Road Safety makes that abundantly clear in an ad that’s so disturbing that it’s banned from being shown before 9pm. Scored to a melancholy acoustic version of GN’R’s “Sweet Child of Mine,” the ad […]

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