Tag Archives: The Onion

Reggie Watts “Covers” Van Halen’s “Panama”

Posted by on June 5, 2012

Comedian/musician/performance artist Reggie Watts stopped by The A.V. club studios for their “Undercover” series. In it, the editors come up with a list of 25 songs and invite artists to come by and perform a cover of something on the list. Once the song has been covered, it’s crossed off the list. Obviously, since it’s the mostly indie-centric […]

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Here’s That Cello And Woodwind Cover Of Suicidal Tendencies You Were Looking For

Posted by on May 30, 2012

Portland Cello Project and Alan Sparhawk of Low cover Suicidal Tendencies The Onion’s AV Club has been doing a pretty cool weekly series called Undercover, where artists come into their offices and cover a song from a pre-existing list. This week features one of the oddest ones they’ve done: Alan Sparhawk of shoegazey band Low […]

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Metal Journalist Puts Out Year-End List, Gets Canned

Posted by on December 10, 2010

The Onion‘s A.V. Club is one of the best reads on the internet. Featuring reviews and recaps of music, movies, TV shows, books and video games, as well as interviews, it’s a thoughtful, well-measured site that complements the satirical anarchy of The Onion. The site also featured Metal Box, a monthly recap of the best […]

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Quiet Riot Fight For Your Metal Health Care

Posted by on September 30, 2010

“The state of affairs in this country is enough to make most citizens want to bang their heads—in fact, it will drive them mad,” said drummer Frankie Banali of Quiet Riot, who is bringing awareness to the urgent need of metal health care reform. If you’re not familiar with satirical newspaper The Onion, you probably […]

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Our Year End List Of Metal Lists – The First Four

Posted by on December 7, 2009

In less than four weeks, it will be 2010, which can only mean one thing. All our favorite metal scribes and blogs are dusting off their  trusty thesaruses (thesari?) and cranking up the hyperbole machine to come out with their list of the year’s best music. But since January 1 will bring not only a new year, but […]

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The Onion’s AV Club Gives A Metal Primer

Posted by on June 26, 2009

Our bro-bros over at Metal Sucks aren’t the only ones making a list of metal bands. In addition to being one of the best humor sites out there, satirical newspaper and Web site The Onion‘s AV Club is a great one-stop shop for entertainment reviews and cultural criticism. Now they’ve posted a beginner’s guide to Metal. For the most […]

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