We haven’t done a Late Night Theater or a Friday Night Music Fights in a while.  We wrote earlier about how ironic Paul Ryan’s favorite band is.  RATM happens to be one of my favorite bands, having spent my 20s in the heavy rock scene of both Nashville and Columbus.  For some odd reason I never managed to catch them live.  I’m told this is a good representation of what it’s like:

Bonus: My favorite band’s frontman Maynard James Keenan of Tool cameos on RATM’s “Know Your Enemy”:

Friday Night Music Fights features cover versions of popular songs where we judge which version is better.  I’ll work on something for Friday night.  If you have suggestions send them to eric AT plunderbund.com.