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Inside Macaulay Culkin’s Pizza Underground Sessions

Check out a 15-minute video chronicling the pie-fueled covers act

Over the last several days, the Internet has been fixated upon the Pizza Underground, a New York City band that plays Velvet Underground covers with pizza-themed song titles and lyrics. An initial hook to this pie-based news was that Macaulay Culkin plays kazoo and vocals. Little is known about the band, except that, according to their Bandcamp page, they recorded a nine-song demo at Culkin’s house last month with song titles like “Papa John Says,” “I’m Beginning to Eat the Slice” and “All the Pizza Parties.”

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Was it just some cheesy joke or something more? In this behind-the-scenes documentary, you can see that it seems like a very real thing. The video provides insight into their recording sessions and a live gig, where you’ll notice that used pizza boxes are also acting as a percussion tool – a neccessary ingredient for anyone wanting to ensure their pizza-band is as authentic as possible. 


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