Category: Third Eye Blind

Third Eye Blind Trolled An RNC Event With A Pro-Science/Pro-LGTBQ Performance

July 20, 2016 / Posted by:

There’s a lot of messiness coming out of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland (example: Chachi’s continued relevance, etc….), but there was one nugget of nonsense that was totally on purpose, and it’s courtesy of late-90s mall rock band, Third Eye Blind. Raise your hand if you also saw the words Third Eye Blind and immediately started singing “DOO DOO DOO, DOO DOO-DOO DO, DOO DOO DOO.

Four years ago, Third Eye Blind’s lead singer Stephan Jenkins wrote a piece for The Huffington Post called “Why We Aren’t Playing at the RNC.” In it, he basically said that they were happy to play for Republican fans, but that they had turned down an invitation to play at the 2012 RNC because it was “not my mom’s Republican Party anymore.” Four years later, TEB agreed to headline the Musicians on Call charity event at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, OH. That charity event, which happened last night, just so happened to coincide with the RNC. And it was pretty obvious that Stephan Jenkins’ feelings about the state of the current-day Donald Trump-led Republican Party have clearly been upgraded from “not feeling it” to “really not feeling it.

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