SEBASTIAN BACH Slams PAUL RYAN: What's Between AC/DC And ZEPPELIN On His iPod?

According to WashingtonExaminer.com, former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach has slammed Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan for his supposed love of rock and roll.

Speaking at last week's GOP convention in Tampa, Florida, Ryan said of his running mate Mitt Romney, "There are the songs on his iPod which I've heard on the campaign bus — and on many hotel elevators. He actually urged me to play some of these songs at campaign rallies. I said, 'I hope it's not a deal-breaker, Mitt, but my playlist starts with AC/DC and ends with ZEPPELIN.'"

While performing with CAMP FREDDY last night (Monday, September 3) at the Butter nightclub in Charlotte, North Carolina as part of a kick-off event for the Democratic National Convention, Bach poked fun at Ryan, telling the crowd, "That means [his playlist] stops at the letter L. I guess he doesn't like MÖTLEY CRÜE, I guess he doesn't like Minnie Riperton, he doesn't even have any Melissa Manchester on his [expletive] iPod."

Between songs, Bach blasted Ryan again. "Do you like LED ZEPPELIN more than Paul Ryan?" he said.

Other artists that have blasted the campaign include TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider, RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE guitarist Tom Morello, Somali-Canadian artist K'naan and SILVERSUN PICKUPS, who objected to the campaign's use of their song "Panic Switch".

When Ryan listed RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE as one of his favorites, despite their hardcore leftist leanings, Morello slammed the far-right Congressman in an op-ed piece for Rolling Stone.

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