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…and what is a horse hoof actually made of? Find out – or not, as the case may be – in this week’s Tweet Surrender…

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It turns out that the Steel Panther guitarist spent the run-up to their Wembley Arena appearance – their biggest ever show – clutching the toilet. But, to be fair, cold porcelain is quite soothing when you’ve got an arena show in the diary and you want some ‘me’ time.

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Frank’s tweet was one of many tributes to the legendary writer, who passed away on March 12.

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So, now you know why the Weezer frontman was thrashing around inside his parked car this week. Here’s us thinking he was being attacked by a wasp and couldn’t open the door.

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We’re not American football experts by any stretch, but those feathery epaulettes would offer little to no protection in a crunching tackle. And those boots, fabulous as they may be, do not conform to NFL regulations.

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By their very nature, all flute solos are mad. It’s just excitable breathing through a shiny stick.

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Looks like the car behaved itself, then. The last thing you want is a murderous motor kicking off during a photoshoot.

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Thanks to the Of Mice & Men drummer, we know what face to pull when someone says, ‘I’ve just had my kitchen done… want to see the photos?’.

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They’re definitely not the lyrics to Enter Sandman. But who are we to argue with the Hatebreed frontman?

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It’s quite good for a Flashback Friday, we suppose. Proof, though, that you can’t headbang when you’re wearing massive glasses.

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Well, someone didn’t go to equine podiatry school, if there’s such a thing.

Born in 1976 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Simon Young has been a music journalist for over twenty years. His fanzine, Hit A Guy With Glasses, enjoyed a one-issue run before he secured a job at Kerrang! in 1999. His writing has also appeared in Classic RockMetal HammerProg, and Planet Rock. His first book, So Much For The 30 Year Plan: Therapy? — The Authorised Biography is available via Jawbone Press.