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“Black Keys Rising” Rolling Stone Cover Story Clowns Nickelback

The Black Keys channel Kenneth Anger’s Scorpio Rising on the cover of the January 19 issue of Rolling Stone Magazine which actually hits stands on January 6th.

Here is an excerpt Rolling Stone posted today where the Keys basically tell lames to ‘Watch the Rock N Roll Throne…’.

  • Patrick Carney is pretty sure he knows what’s ailing his chosen genre these days. “Rock & roll is dying because people became OK with Nickelback being the biggest band in the world,” he says, blowing cigarette smoke out the window of his rented East Village loft a few days ­before the band heads to L.A. “So they became OK with the idea that the biggest rock band in the world is always going to be shit – therefore you should never try to be the biggest rock band in the world. Fuck that! Rock & roll is the music I feel the most passionately about, and I don’t like to see it fucking ruined and spoon-fed down our throats in this watered-down, post-grunge crap, horrendous shit. When people start lumping us into that kind of shit, it’s like, ‘Fuck you,’ honestly.”


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