Seeing Red.

June 4, 2008 at 5:04 am (Guitar, Rock Music)

I have the new Weezer album.

It rocks.

Also, Rolling Stone’s 100 greatest guitar songs are a motherfucking travesty.

“While My Guitar Gently Weeps” belongs nowhere even CLOSE to the top ten.

“Crazy Train” belongs nowhere near 50. (it sits angrily at 51, between Radiohead and The Pixies.

Rolling Stone, please, cut your indie and hippie-music leanings out of the picture, take Omar Rodriguez Lopez off the cover, and allow me to publish my personal, heavily biased list of “100 Most Awesome Guitar Songs” with a bunch of half-naked, heavily tattooed women on the cover, as well as in the place of your regular reviews section.

It’ll be the greatest issue of Rolling Stone ever published, and all you had to do was make it a mixture of softcore pornography and awesome.

(by the way, the following bands, who you deem fit on your list, are hereby banned from mine : The Pixies, Pink Floyd, Television, The Grateful Dead, Blue Cheer, Steely Dan, Sublime, John Mayer, Sonic Youth, Quicksilver Messenger Service, The Mars Volta, The Smiths, My Bloody Valentine, Moby Grape, QOTSA, and My Morning Jacket. The rest are fine.)

-Brian

P.S. “Crazy Train” is number two on my list. Number one is “November Rain” by G’N’R. Appetite For Destruction is my favorite album by them, but “November Rain” is the most awesome song they have ever written. YES, IT IS MORE AWESOME THAN STAIRWAY.

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