Two teachers from Hawaii have tricked their students into learning by rewriting pop songs as history lessons. They've created nearly 50 videos, including French Revolution/"Bad Romance," Mary Queen of Scots/"Jenny From the Block," and Black Death/"Hollaback Girl."
If you're feeling great because you just figured out how to pick out the opening bars of "Stairway To Heaven," don't watch this video: 11-year-old bass guitar prodigy Mohini Dey will put you to shame.
NME has just released their list of 2008's "Hottest Men in Music," as voted on by NME readers. It's pretty clear that the readers dig pale, skinny guys with dark hair and slightly dead eyes.
The A.V. Club has posted their annual list of terrible (and real) band names. Such gems as "Chicken Noodle Funk," "Your Kisses Cause Crashes" and "Religious Vomit" have all made this year's list. [A.V. Club]