TwitBits: Weezer, Ted Leo, Nicki Minaj, Megadeth And More -
Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj

TwitBits: Weezer, Ted Leo, Nicki Minaj, Megadeth And More

by Andrew Tijs on December 15, 2011

in News

Weezer and the Fonz, Ted Leo gets cheeky with Titus Andronicus, Nicki Minaj introduces Pope John Paul II, Megadeth give away a guitar and heaps more.

Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj

Here’s a wander through the magical, musical stream of Twitter today.

  • Matt Sharp, formerly of Weezer, posts up a snap of the band with The Fonz. Eyyy.
  • Is Vanilla Ice promoting Twitter on Twitter?
  • Megadeth are giving away a Dave Mustaine guitar. Does not come with the preternatural ability to shred, dudes.
  • UK electro-rap upstart Tinchy Stryder is in the studio. Is The Wish List the title of his next album, or the cadre of dudes in there with him?
  • Meat Loaf gets a mullet for a movie White Trash Christmas and he looks real happy about it.
  • Alongside Roman, you’ll also meet Saint Pope John Paul II on Nicki Minaj’s next album. Okay.
  • Flea from the Chili Peppers says he’ll never tweet about NBA again… for about two minutes.
  • Ah, Ted Leo. Researching the Civil War so he can write a ‘correction’ album in response to Titus Andronicus. He’s so silly.
  • Have Young The Giant hacked Cage The Elephant’s Twitter, or is this just a teaser for the incredible Cage The Young Giant Elephant collaboration?
  • Gaslamp Killer just saw two midgets on a scooter, which means he’s surely close to the pot o’ gold.



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