I never thought a video game would introduce me to a song, let alone one that would become a fast favorite. But that's exactly what Guitar Hero did.
I was familiar with, and even liked, Queens of the Stone Age prior to owning Guitar Hero. Somehow, I had missed out on this song. And there it was, in the game. The song is a fantastic straight-ahead driving rock song - a little bit of a throwback to an older era, but still with a modern sound.
What pushes this song over the top into Wicked Guilty Pleasure is this video, an homage - parody? - of 70's grindhouse chicksploitation movies. Brilliantly done, complete with the guy with a hook for a hand! Oh, and the buckets of fake blood.
And yes, I checked. The actors seem to be properly credited in the video.
By the way, an uncensored version of this video exists. I didn't post it, because I could not embed it, but here it is, if you want to see it.
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