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Watch One-Night-Only MOR Supergroup Imagine REO SpeedDragons Play Jimmy Kimmel

Earlier this week, Jimmy Kimmel Live revived its Mash-Up Mondays series for one night only. In the grand tradition of Wee-Z Top and Morris Day & The HAIM, the show found a way to combine two bands by forcibly mashing their names together. This time around, we got Imagine REO SpeedDragons, a grand combination of… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 8, 2015 - 8:43 am

Jimmy Kimmel’s Bringing Back Mash Up Monday With Imagine REO Speedragons

Throughout February, Jimmy Kimmel Live! arranged a weekly spectacle called Mash Up Mondays in which two famous musical acts whose names could be combined into vaguely humorous puns joined forces for the night. The results included Wee-Z Top, Morris Day & The Haim, Aloe Blaccstreet, and Kenny and Warren G. Now that another TV swee… More »

By: Chris DeVille / May 1, 2015 - 1:53 pm

This Is The Best REO Speedwagon Video In 30 Years

Thanks to the dutiful chronicling of the good people at Gawker, if you’re not familiar with the popular practice of saying “fuck her right in the pussy” on live TV, you can read about it there. It’s not even a real meme, (which is probably the best kind of meme?) but since it’s juvenile, distasteful… More »

By: Caitlin White / April 14, 2015 - 1:41 pm

Heart, Willie Nelson, Barenaked Ladies Cancel SeaWorld Shows Amid Blackfish Controversy

UPDATE: Cheap Trick and REO Speedwagon have canceled SeaWorld shows as well.

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In October, CNN aired a documentary called Blackfish that, in the wake of SeaWorld trainer Dawn Brancheau’s death by orca, raised questions about the humaneness of keeping “killer whales” in captivity. Now, a number of musicians who were… More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 10, 2013 - 10:17 am

Stereogum & team9 Present… MySplice 4: 2009 Mashed Up

There could not have been a more apt ID3 than that of Freelance Hellraiser’s “Stroke Of Genius,” the MP3 that launched this decade’s most fitting musical legacy. Parts of two or three or thirty tracks mixed into one supersong? What better than mashups to soundtrack a generation of smartphone-wielding Adderall chompers coming of age i… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / December 23, 2009 - 10:59 am