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John Mayer Is Full of Crap

Something about John Mayer just gets under Rocks Off's skin. We'll admit there was a time he made us believe our body was a wonderland, and yes, we've even wanted to "run through the halls of our high school and scream at the top of our lungs." But no more.

The quiet little guitar player we once thought Mayer was is no more, and in his place is a narcissistic lothario. The latest incident of immense ridicule came - big surprise - via Twitter. "Listening to the hits channel on Sirius. I will reserve criticism but say that every ninth year of a decade really brings the junk," he tweeted. "How are some of these bands that are big this year not exactly like Warrant was in '89? Watch your back for the next Cobain in '12."

Warrant? That's the best you've got, John? Now, it's safe to say, it's on.

1979

Supertramp, Breakfast in America

The Jam, Setting Sons

Stiff Little Fingers, Inflammable

The Clash, London Calling

Pink Floyd, The Wall

Joy Division, Unknown Pleasures (first album)

1989

Pixies, Doolittle

The Cure, Disintegration

Janet Jackson, Rhythm Nation 1814

Nirvana, Bleach (first album)

1999

Sigur Ros, Agaetis Byrjun

Red Hot Chili Peppers, Californication

Rage Against the Machine, The Battle of Los Angeles

Foo Fighters, There Is Nothing Left to Lose

The Magnetic Fields, 69 Love Songs

Blink-182, Enema of the State

Wilco, Summerteeth

The White Stripes, The White Stripes (first album)

Le Tigre, Le Tigre (first album)

The Beta Band, The Beta Band

Melvins, The Maggot

Death Cab for Cutie, Something About Airplanes (first album)

Stereolab, Cobra and Phases Group Play "Voltage" in the Milky Night

The Flaming Lips, The Soft Bulletin

Built to Spill, Keep It Like a Secret

2009

Animal Collective, Merriweather Post Pavilion

Grizzly Bear, Veckatimest

DInosaur Jr., Farm

Phoenix, Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix

Neko Case, Middle Cyclone

M. Ward, Hold Time

MF DOOM, Born Like This

Passion Pit, Manners

Harlem Shakes, Technicolor Health

The Paper Chase, Someday This Could All Be Yours, Vol. 1

Rocks Off eagerly awaits your rebuttal, Mr. Mayer.

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Kim Douglass
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