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Tuesday, June 24, 2008

US Air Guitar Regional Competition TONIGHT

Posted by Ned Lannamann on Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 3:42 PM

FAKIN' IT--What can you say about an organization that allows eccentrics with names like Björn Türoque ("born to rock," get it?) to get on stage and play the invisible axe to Motörhead's "Ace of Spades"? It's the US Air Guitar Championships, and after tonight's regional competition, the winners head to San Francisco to compete for a chance to represent the Stars 'n' Stripes in Finland, where they take this shit very, very seriously. PATRICK ALAN COLEMAN
Skeptical? I was, too, until I saw this video of air guitarist C. Diddy, who won the 2003 US Championship:

Because of the Hello Kitty breastplate, I'm almost tempted to post this under the "Cats" tag... but I won't. But somehow, the "Music" tag doesn't seem right either.

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