If the CNN report posted above to be believed, headbanging is bad for your health, leaving concertgoers “dazed, confused and incoherent.” According to a pair of Australian researchers, bands like AC/DC should follow three simple rules to save us from ourselves:
- Provide fans with “formal training” on “how to headbang safely.”
- Tell everyone to bang their head on every second beat.
- Drop that “Highway to Hell” malarkey for a soft jam like Henry Mancini’s “Moon River.”
We’re not sure whether to believe such R&R-hating nonsense, but CNN reporter Elizabeth Coen had this to say: “I emailed the researchers to ask, ‘Are you serious?’ and they haven’t gotten back to me.” When she heard the dazed and confused comment, Coen also added, “Silly me. I thought it was maybe the drugs they were doing.”
Priceless. See what we think after the jump …