The folks over at Disney are preparing for their animated film ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ to hit theaters next week by teasing audiences with a new trailer. The spot, which now appears in theater previews and television commercials, contains some new content and features a famous indie rock trio’s song in the background.
As a show of their continuous support for the gay community, fun. have launched a nonprofit organization for LGBT rights. The band has collaborated with guitarist Jack Antonoff's sister Rachel to form Ally Coalition, an organization that will "raise awareness and funds to aid in the flight for LGBT equality."
Taco Bell's new Doritos Locos Tacos have become a craze in the fast food world since they were released this past spring. Recently, the chain has reported that they have sold 200 million tacos so far. So it's no surprise that the company used the popular app Instagram and an indie rock hit for their new commercial to promote the brand even further.
2012 has been a big year for superhero films. 'The Avengers,' 'The Dark Knight Rises' and 'The Amazing Spider-Man' have all made a huge splash on the silver screen, and there's announcements of even more films on the way. But filmmakers aren't the only ones entranced by superhuman powers. Rockers are also notorious for telling the stories of their favorite superheroes, and they do it the only way they know how: through the power of song.
The lyrics for Stereophonics' 'Superman' convey a person who thinks he's as great as a superhero, but behaves oppositely of the person he's trying to embody. The 2005 single references the Metropolis man and his partner Lois Lane, only to further illustrate the characteristics and behaviors a superhero shouldn't have.
Black Lips guitarist Cole Alexander said the song 'Spidey's Curse' centers around a comic book he received in his ninth grade sex ed class. The comic book was called ‘Power Pack,' and it told the story of Peter Parker being molested as a small child.