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Video: The Thermals’ “Pillar of Salt” (picked by Gym Class Heroes)

Find out why Heroes' bassist Eric Roberts digs the Portland, Oregon-based punk trio.

SPIN iconSPIN Staff // September 12, 2008

While in Vegas last year for the VMAs, Gym Class Heroes bassist Eric Roberts discovered a new favorite band — the Thermals — via a music video channel playing in his hotel room at the Palms. “They’re just young kids bouncing around the room playing awesome punk rock music,” says Roberts of the Thermals’ video for “Pillar of Salt.”

Watch Eric wax on about the Thermals in the video blog below, then scroll down further to watch the video for “Pillar of Salt.” Plus, click here to see all the stories posted by Gym Class Heroes in their guest-editing stint at SPIN.com.