Tag: Clay Aiken

Exit Robert Plant, enter…

Exit Robert Plant, enter…

Music
The proof, as they say, is in the pudding but the current word out of the Led Zeppelin camp is that the group (co-founders Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones, as well as new drummer Jason Bonham) don't much feel like waiting around for Robert Plant anymore and will take to the road without him. Jones also stated that this new singer will not simply be a Plant sound-alike, in order to avoid seeming like a tribute band.  So the big question is: Who will be the one to step into Plant's skin-tight bell bottoms?  While the safe choice would be someone with some strong pipes and a decent hard rock pedigree (but not necessarily a big name), a new contest by the good people at Popdose has given me inspiration to think outside the proverbial box. So indulge me for a moment, while I spitball a few
“A gut wrenching day for The ClayNation”

“A gut wrenching day for The ClayNation”

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I'll start off by stating that I don't care that Clay Aiken has finally decided to let us in on the painfully obvious - he's gay.  I'm offended not by his sexual orientation (I am a huge fan of Queen and Judas Priest after all), but rather by his mediocre and boring music.  But while Aiken's revelation met with a resounding "meh" from most of the American public, there is a subset of the population - self-titled ClayMates - who have had a hard time keeping the old stiff upper lip, as it were. Here's a sampling of dispatches from deep inside ClayNation - The Clayboard forums.  Read and weep, my friends: "This is a gut wrenching day for The ClayNation. Somebody wake me up, I hope its a dream." - strollynn63 "I wish him well and hope he gets some peace of mind now BUT I feel he lied to