Three of arguably the biggest influences on kids over the last three decades. The way that Wentz can post a new blog entry and have kids writhing around in fits on the floor from sheer joy. Cobain can cause an entire generation of youth to think about their deepest - and definitley darkest - emotions, at the same time as having them moshing mindlessly. Simmons slaps some clown-like makeup on and all of a sudden it's cool to spit blood.
Sounds like a bit of a cult to me.
Now don't get me wrong, I love all three of these musicians. My nick-name is "Pete" after - you guessed it - Pete Wentz himself. The first song I played on my electric guitar was "Smells Like Teen Spirit". I am forcing my best friend to come to my sixteenth birthday as Gene...[read more]