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Funny Or Die Releases “Never Before Seen” Postal Service Band Auditions

The return of The Postal Service has excited millions of music fans all over the world, but what many may not know is that back in 2002 the group held auditions to find additional band members. Those tryout tapes, which until this morning had never been spoken of, have now been available to everyone thanks to folks at Funny Or Die.

In a skit released early this morning, a cast of recognizable faces from the world of comedy and music audition to join the now beloved indie pop outfit. You can view the clip, which features Jon Daly, Nate …


WATCH: Bonnaroo Is Announcing Their Lineup Live This Year Via A Weird Al Hosted “Megathon” RIGHT NOW

File this one under, “adventures in creative marketing”.

The good people at Bonnaroo are about to reveal the lineup to the 2013 installment of the Manchester, Tennessee based festival. But this year, they’re doing it live. And with Weird Al Yankovic! Yes, Weird Al will be hosting, along with a slew of other musicians and comedians, the Bonnaroo Lineup Announcement Megathon aka B.L.A.M. or #BLAM if you’re on Twitter. So it’s like a telethon, but cool. Also, you won’t be pledging your money to public broadcasting, but instead forking it over to Superfly Presents and AC Entertainment.

But it’s not …

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MUSIC VIDEO: Weird Al Yankovic – Polka Face

Parody king Weird Al Yankovic has just dropped his latest animated music video, “Polka Face,” which comes off of his most recent album, Alpocalypse.

The song references songs by Kid Cudi, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Britney Spears, and many others. This new video sports animated characters of Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Ke$ha, and Lady Gaga. No one is safe from his comedic style of music.

To watch this hilarious new video or leave any comments please click through. …

Weird Al announces “Weird Al’ Yankovic Live! – The Alpocalypse Tour”

Weird Al has had a storied live show for over a decade, but even as I write this those hoping to see Al’s performance without buying a ticket will be stuck using YouTube for happiness. You see, the king of all things parody has preferred to keep the magic of his live experience under wraps all these years, but things will soon change when Comedy Central releases Weird Al’ Yankovic Live! – The Alpocalypse Tour later this year.

That’s right, Weird Al’s first LIVE release is coming to DVD/Blu-eay and basic cable near you. You can see the premiere of …

Weird Al planning MASSIVE tour

Weird Al is riding high on the success of Alpocalypse and what better way to celebrate than by announcing a new tour? How about announcing a GIGANTIC new tour? Al has never been a stranger to the road, but this fall’s schedule truly shows his love and dedication to his fans. Look below for all the dates:

Sat Sep 10, 2011 N Las Vegas, NV The Cannery Casino and Hotel
Mon Sep 12, 2011 Salt Lake City, UT Utah State Fair
Wed Sep 14, 2011 Spokane, WA Spokane County Interstate Fair
Thu Sep …

MUSIC VIDEO: Weird Al – Perform This Way (Lady Gaga Parody)

Weird Al has a history of making incredible videos and this one does not disappoint. Promotion his new (and hilarious) album Alpocalypse, here’s Weird Al with “Perform This Way.”

STREAM: MC Lars pays tribute to Weird Al

MC Lars contributed his own parody to a recent Weird Al tribute album. Click below to stream “Can’t Watch This” and click here to preview the rest of this incredible album. We will be interviewing Lars in the near future. Feel free to leave any questions you may have in the comments below!

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Weird Al wants YOU for his next video

Weird Al is currently looking for extras to be in his upcoming music video? Are you interested and located around Los Angeles? Look below for details!

When you’re 105 years old, wouldn’t it be nice to be able to regale your great, great grandchildren with the story of how you were once an unpaid extra in a Weird Al music video?

Well, now’s your chance.

As I may have mentioned previously, I’m going to be shooting a music video soon, and if you’ve got absolutely nothing better to do, you’re welcome to help me make it!

Basically, we’re looking for

Weird Al announces “Alpocalypse”

Lady Gaga has officially granted Weird Al permission to release “Perform This Way” commercially and we now have an official street date. Al’s new album, creatively titled Alpocalypse, will hit stores June 21. You can view the announcement video below:

STREAM: Weird Al – Perform This Way (Lady Gaga parody)

Weird Al has released his would-be latest single and the target couldn’t be more fitting. Al had originally planned to release “Perform This Way,” and obvious and fitting ode to Lady Gaga, in conjunction with his upcoming album, but has now posted it online by itself following a denial from Gaga for Al to use the song on his latest album. Technically, Al is still allowed to release the song, but has a policy against releasing material commercially that isn’t cleared by the original talent. So, without further ado, click below to stream the song free of charge. For a …