Where Does Aaron Lewis's Rank Among The Worst National Anthems Ever?

Aaron Lewis, lead singer of Staind, butchered "The Star-Spangled Banner" ahead of last night's World Series game. He has since apologized, but he needn't; his rendition immediately goes down in history as one of the most memorable. » 10/27/14 2:47pm 10/27/14 2:47pm

I Sang Two National Anthems At An NBA Game And Did Not Start A War

Canada ruins everything. At least, it does when it comes to event planning your standard regular-season NBA game. As you probably know, any game that features an American team playing a Canadian team must include the singing of both "The Star-Spangled Banner" and "O Canada." If you look up into the rafters of any… » 3/20/14 4:13pm 3/20/14 4:13pm

"America's Most Patriotic Band" Plays America's Worst Anthem Rendition

NASCAR promoted these guys who performed "The Star-Spangled Banner" before today's Nationwide Series race at Daytona as "Madison Rising, America's Most Patriotic Rock Band." I guess the more patriotic, the less talented! (Things really get good, and by good I mean bad, around the one-minute mark.) » 2/22/14 1:28pm 2/22/14 1:28pm

Where Do Singers Screw Up The National Anthem?

Earlier this month, before the first game of the Canadian Hockey League's Memorial Cup, singer Alexis Normand joined a long list of people who have brutalized the U.S. national anthem in front of a large, tense crowd. » 5/27/13 12:00pm 5/27/13 12:00pm

What's It Like To Sing The Anthem At A Baseball Game? The Story Of One…

When I was a kid, I used to sing in the school choir. We had recitals for parents and teachers, and for the recitals we'd have to dress up in chinos and dress shirts, and the music teacher would arrange us along a set of risers, with all the tall boys in back and all the short girls in the front, our feet pointed… » 7/25/12 3:15pm 7/25/12 3:15pm