Last Lap: Axl Rose Disses Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Super Bowl Performance

The Russian Police Choir open the 2014 Winter Olympics in ridiculous fashion, Mac Miller breaks down his Bright Eyes cover, and MTV gets to bottom of Demi Lovato’s inspiration for her new tour.

  • Guns N’ Roses frontman Axl Rose took to Twitter to express his disproval of the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ performance at the Super Bowl halftime show, dismissing the gig as “karaoke.” [Huffington Post]
  • If you thought the Winter Olympics in Sochi couldn’t get any weirder, think again. The Russian Police Choir covered Daft Punk and Pharrell’s “Get Lucky” during the opening ceremony. [Noisey]
  • Mac Miller’s recent cover of Bright Eye’s 2004 track, “Lua,” threw some for a loop, but after hearing the Pittsburgh MC’s personal testimony about Conor Oberst’s songwriting skills, it all makes a little more sense. [Rolling Stone]
  • Who isn’t inspired by Beyonc√© these days? Demi Lovato explains Bey’s influence on the videos for her and Nick Jonas’ upcoming tour. [MTV News]

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