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Creed Singer Loves New Trend of Creedbombing

Scott Stapp says he's a Carolina Panthers fan now

(Newser) - The Carolina Panthers started a new trend called "Creedbombing," which is exactly what it sounds like—surprising someone by loudly singing a Creed song in your best impersonation of Creed's growly lead singer, Scott Stapp—and the team has won Stapp himself as a fan as a...

The Oscars Snubbed Creed— and Failed to Break a 50-Year Trend

Hollywood has a 'love affair' with black history at the expense of 'black present'

(Newser) - On a day when everyone and their mother will be cataloging the biggest Oscar snubs of the year, Aisha Harris at Slate argues there's one that truly matters. "What’s really troubling is that the Academy missed out on a chance to do something it hasn’t done...

Creed's Lead Singer Broke, Holing Up at Holiday Inn

Scott Stapp says money was stolen, that he went 2 days without eating

(Newser) - Creed, the hard-rock group that rose to the top of the charts in the late '90s with hits like "Higher" and "Arms Wide Open," isn't currently touring, which has apparently left Scott Stapp in a bit of a spot, Variety reports. The group's frontman...

Teachers Force Rahm to Deny ... Liking Nickelback

Will he be denying secret yearning for Creed next?

(Newser) - One of the striking Chicago teachers infused a bit of hilarity into the situation with his protest sign—"Rahm Emanuel likes Nickelback"—which went viral Monday, and actually prompted Emanuel to officially deny liking the much-maligned band in question. RedEye asked the mayor's spokesperson if, in fact,...

Teen Scares Off Wolves With ... Song by Creed

Oh so appropriately, the song "Overcome" persuades pack to depart

(Newser) - A Norwegian teen has hard-rockers Creed to thank for saving his life. The 13-year-old says he was walking from school and headed to his family's farmhouse on Monday when he stumbled upon four wolves. "I was afraid they would attack me," Walter Eikrem says, but instead of fleeing,...

Music Stars Join Together in BP Boycott

Lady Gaga, Korn, others won't use BP fuel

(Newser) - A coalition of artists including Lady Gaga, the Backstreet Boys and Creed won't be filling the tanks of their tour buses at BP stations this summer. Korn's Jonathan Davis is leading the drive to get as many musicians as possible on board for a boycott of all BP fuels. News...

The Decade's Most Embarrassing Music

We liked this stuff? Really?

(Newser) - Every decade has some music we would rather not talk about. You know, the "Achy Breaky Hearts", the "Ice Ice Babies", the "Mmm Bops"—songs that make us look back and ask, “What were we thinking?” The worst of the worst for the 2000s, courtesy...

It's Time to Stop Hating Creed

They're reuniting, but listen before you groan

(Newser) - Creed is back—the once ubiquitous (and “ubiquitously loathed”) rock group is releasing a new album later this month and going on tour. But “if your impulse on hearing that it has reunited is to groan, stifle it long enough to locate a copy of Creed's 2004...

Scranton Throws 'Office' Party

Mockumentary setting town delights in visits from cast, fans

(Newser) - "It's as if we had been reading the Oz books and then actually visited the Emerald City," the executive producer of "The Office"  quipped about visiting Scranton, Pa., the fictional setting for the hit show, for an "Office" party this weekend. Thousands of fans turned...

Rock N' Roll's Worst Lyricists

Heavy-handed metaphors, Hallmark sentimentality and pompous mysticism about in these 40 icons of rotten rhymes

(Newser) - Just because you can play a guitar doesn't mean you know how to string a sentence together. Blender looks back at rock's cringe-worthy lyricists:
  1. Sting
  2. Neal Peart, Rush
  3. Scott Stapp, Creed

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