After publishing an extensive list of power pop songs earlier today, we were beginning to doubt our own hard rock cred. But thanks to the fine folks at Death and Taxes, we’ve been shown the TRUE MEANING OF ROCK AND ROLL. It comes to us in the form of Matt “Rockstar” Sikorski’s 2011 audition tape for America’s Got Talent. What was his talent? Pounding out some searing metal guitar while karate-chopping his way through flaming cinder blocks!
Sorry, AC/DC, Metallica, Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, KISS, Black Sabbath, Slayer, The Who, Van Halen, Motorhead, Deep Purple, Aerosmith, Guns N’ Roses, Megadeth, Pantera, Motley Crue, Quiet Riot, Led Zeppelin, Dio, Anthrax, Rammstein, Scorpions, Dream Theater, Opeth, Korn, Manowar, Alice In Chains, Twisted Sister, Cradle Of Filth, Napalm Death, Def Leppard, Seether, Tool, Dokken, White Zombie, Soundgarden, Yngwie Malmsteen, Slipknot, W.A.S.P. and Skid Row….This dude rocks harder than you. Time to step up your game.*