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Kiss clatter into B-52s in manic Detroit Rock Lobster mash-up

Detroit Rock Lobster

Our old friend DJ Cummerbund continues to carve his twisted path through the world of the mash-up, taking two diametrically apposed songs and melding them together in unlikely yet enticing fashion. 

This time he's taken Kiss's 1976 anthem Detroit Rock City and mixed it with The B-52s' snappy new wave smash Rock Lobster, to create an entirely new entity: Detroit Rock Lobster.    

Cummerbund has also released a video as the final ingredient in this implausible recipe. According to the DJ, the clip features, "rare footage from back in '97 featuring supergroup The B-KISSty2's performing their hit song about a spunky crustacean from Motor City struggling with mental health issues."

"Enjoy my last song of 2018," he adds. "It's very stupid."

Previous mash-ups from the very talented Mr Cummerbund include Eagles vs. Dragonforce with added Beyonce, Zeppelin vs. Greta Van Fleet, Metallica vs. Earth, Wind & Fire, Ozzy Osbourne vs. Earth Wind & Fire, the Foo Fighters vs. funk king Rick James, Twisted Sister vs. Blind Melon, and Rush vs. R&B superstar Kelis

Long may this kind of nonsense continue.

Fraser Lewry

Online Editor of Classic Rock Magazine. Lapsed Kiwi, Eater, Pluviophile, Kitten Jesus. Spends much of free time visiting vile dictatorships. Favourite Serbian trumpeter: Dejan Petrović.