Hot Beef: Rock Band Band vs. Coheed and Cambria

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SPIN Staff

Like many music-minded individuals, the members of faux outfitRock Band Band -- the world's most influential rock outfit to rockplastic instruments -- picked up a copy of Spin's Novemberissue last week and read assistant editor Kyle Anderson's feature onCoheed and Cambria, showcasing the prog-metal heroes trying their handsat Rock Band, the latest game from the creators of Guitar Hero. Reacting to the Coheed's infringement on their sole artistic arena, Rock Band Band -- chronicled in the VH1 special Rock Band Commeth: The Rock Band Band Story -- have fired back.

"They'reokay," guitarist Max Griffiths told SPIN.com, "but they don't knowanything about playing the plastic guitar." Bassist Shakti Lipschitzeven pondered an actual challenge: "We could out-prog them in anall-night prog-a-thon. Blindfolded," the low-ender told SPIN.com.Coheed and Cambria was unavailable to react to the statements at presstime.

Pick up a copy of the November issue of Spin to check out Coheed and Cambria honing their chops on Rock Band.

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