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There are worse things than being gridlocked on the Hollywood Freeway: Meet Imperial Stars

This is the band that stopped traffic this morning on the Hollywood Freeway. At least it'll be remembered for something. The three-piece is called Imperial Stars, and judging by their desperate actions, they are neither imperial nor stars. Yes, posting on this is giving the band exactly what it hoped it would get from such a stunt: publicity. But it should be noted: There are very few things more unfortunate than being gridlocked during rush hour on the 101, and one of them is embedded above. 

The vulgar, angry comments coming in on YouTube suggest that the stunt may have backfired. After  scouring them looking for at least one that doesn't contain extreme profanity, here's one that passes  muster: "At first i thought this was an SNL parady or the filming of a fake documentary but these idiots actually want to be a 'real band' ... This is really hands down the worst song I have heard in´╗┐ YEARS."

-- Randall Roberts

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How about this?

It looks like their driving is as bad as their songwriting.

take down their music video! NOW!!! why on earth would you allow their foolish trick to work?? just put up the video of the reckless self serving disaster they created on the 101 that inconvenienced many and also tragically effected others. people were late to work, late for appointments and LOST JOBS. an entire work day for a ridiculously large portion of one of the largest cities in america was shut down for a day because these no talent jackasses can't get anyone to listen to their absolutely terrible music. TAKE IT DOWN AS WELL AS THE LINKS TO THEIR SITE!

All i can Say Is LMAO

Hmm. I imagine that the West Coast contingent of ICP have found something to enjoy. Magnets.

Sorry for being a party-pooper, but sitting in traffic is the opposite of a party; it's dreadful. Being late for appointments and assignments is harmful -- to one's self, employer, etc.

There really should be a class-action suit to compensate the victims of this stunt.

I couldn't make it past 30 seconds of that "song".
This has to be a joke. These guys are terrible.


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