Tag Archives: rock

The Guitar Tornado Plays Tunes via Robotic Fingers

Thankfully not starring Bill Paxton or Helen Hunt, this tornado of rock barrels through anything in its path – especially disco. German artist Trimpin created the Guitar Tornado for the Experience Music Project in Seattle. But this tornado has more than form. It has function. Intermingled within the tornado is guitars connected to robotic musicians which play the guitar on ...

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Freddy Mercury and Queen Rock Out in Papercraft

The Beatles might have predated Queen, in both rock and papercraft history, but the influence of Freddy Mercury and his band of merry men cannot be ignored, nor denied. To celebrate the band’s eternal impact on music, People Too created this awesome papercraft recreation of Queen doing what they did best: strutting their stuff on stage. Queen always struck a ...

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Guitar Amp Mug Saves You From Looking Like a White-Collared Square

Even hardcore rockers need to get theircaffeinefix. And they sure as hell aren’t going to use a Thomas Kinkade mug to get it done. Oh, hell no. The Guitar Amp Mug saves you some face in front of yourband mates. You’ve got to know your audience. What would they think if you rolled out your Toilet Mug or even your ...

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Rubik’s Cube Made of Stone

And you thought your Rubik’s Cube was hard. I told you, I always come in first place, even if we’re ranking by Rubik’s cube hardness… Oh, you were referring to the difficulty? Well then. Carry on.

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Super Mario Bros. Performs Queen’s “Don’t Stop Me Now”

As long as we’re on the subject of people and things other than Queen performing Queen songs, check out this amazing video of four simultaneously running Super Mario Bros. levels playing out the music to Queen’s “Don’t Stop Me Now.” How people find time to do these things is just mind-baffling. I totally salute you, but seriously, get a job. ...

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Bono Launches U2’s New Tour with Awesome Laser Jacket

Love him or hate him (you’ll be able to guess which side of the spectrum I’m on by the end of this post), Bono has some slick style. U2 launched their 360 tour last night in Barcelona and Bono appeared in a jacket affixed with fricken’ laser beams attached while performing the song “Ultra Violet (Light My Way).” Now, I ...

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Going Back to Our Roots: Homo Sapien Multi-Purpose Tool

In other words, this is a rock made for the kitchen. Embrace your instinctive caveman nature and just bash and grind the living hell out of your food. It might not be as rugged as just grabbing a big rock from the wild, but it’s surely more manly than using a porcelain mortar and pestle. For $43 you could do ...

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Musicians Complain About Guantanamo Bay Treatment

So here’s the deal: since 2003, the US Army has been effectively torturing detainees at Guantanamo with scare tactics and other jazz. One of the tactics is to blast music and rock and roll at prisoners “to create fear, disorient … and prolong capture shock.” Everything was peachy keen until this year, when several musicians teamed up to protest the ...

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I-Dog Joins The KISS Army

Straight out of Hell and right under your Christmas tree is this hotter than Hell KISS-themed I-Dog. Who rocks harder than KISS? That’s right: no one. The dog sports Gene Simmons’ Demon face paint, but also shows some love to Paul Stanley with stars for the Star Child. It plays back music via a built-in speaker and also puts on ...

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