Rock journalism clichés
Posted by: MetroGnome ()
Date: March 19, 2013 10:13PM

Whilst flicking through a friends metal magazine collection I noticed a few clichés crop up time and time again over years and years. Maybe there's a secret handbook for rock journalists somewhere with the following rules:

Aerosmith - when writing about Aerosmith you must always use the quote from Steve Tyler that "we must have snorted half of Peru".

ZZ Top - you must always point out that Frank Beard is the only one without a beard because it's ironic and thus amusing.

Motley Crue - always remind people that Nikki Sixx once died and that Vince Neil did time in jail to reinforce the 'fact' they are the most debauched individuals ever.

Dokken - always mention that Don Dokken and George Lynch hate each other with a passion.

Any more?

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Rock journalism clichés643 MetroGnome 03/19/2013 10:13PM
Re: Rock journalism clichés 369 Shade 03/19/2013 10:31PM
Re: Rock journalism clichés 386 RAMSAY 03/19/2013 10:38PM
Re: Rock journalism clichés 357 MetroGnome 03/19/2013 10:49PM
Re: Rock journalism clichés 406 RAMSAY 03/19/2013 10:50PM
Re: Rock journalism clichés 325 Big Al 03/19/2013 11:38PM
Re: Rock journalism clichés 279 Mid-Life Crisis 03/20/2013 04:08AM
Re: Rock journalism clichés 248 Chazz 03/20/2013 04:24PM
Re: Rock journalism clichés 267 dcj 03/20/2013 05:18PM
Re: Rock journalism clichés 242 Scott 03/20/2013 08:34PM
They're all here ;) 209 gary191265 03/21/2013 02:13AM
Re: They're all here ;) 235 Andrew 03/21/2013 07:16AM
Re: They're all here ;) 168 gary191265 03/21/2013 07:29AM
Re: They're all here ;) 168 nivjourney 03/21/2013 07:19AM
Re: Rock journalism clichés 286 TumeniNotes 03/21/2013 12:52AM
Re: Rock journalism clichés 162 nivjourney 03/21/2013 07:22AM

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