Burn the Witch - Radiohead Vanishes from the Internet

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Radiohead's sudden disappearance from the Internet leaves Rachael Harris, Scott Aukerman and "Weird Al" Yankovic wondering what the band is really up to. (2:13)

The online music worldis going crazy

because alt rock squint godsRadiohead--

one of my and Scott Aukerman'sfavorite bands, I might add.

Scott and I have been toRadiohead concerts together.

-Yes, we've been to see themtogether several times. -Yeah.

They might release an album,Scott!

Everything went down,and there's...

-I know. I almost called you!-I almost...

I didn't know we were gonna talkabout it here on television.

-HARRIS: Yeah.-Okay, okay, okay.

Okay, there's a lot of clues.There's a lot of clues.

First up-- fans were mailedpostcards that read,

"Burn the witch," and thenRadiohead began deleting

their entire social mediapresence, uh, doing this.

There it goes.

(laughter)

-(applause and cheering)-Who knows?

Who knows?Why are they vanishing?

Why are they vanishing?

Either...

Either there's a newRadiohead album,

or Thom's justin one of his moods.

-Uh...-(laughter)

Or maybe LP nineis finally on the way.

So, uh, comedians, since allwe can do is theorize right now,

what do you think is going on?

Rachael.

I think they're really upset

that Miley stoppedfollowing them on Twitter.

Points. I think so. Yeah.

(applause and cheering)

Very upset.

-(bell dings)-Scott.

I thinkRadiohead is being erased

like in Back to the Future

because Thom Yorke couldn'ttrick his parents into (bleep).

-HARDWICK: Yeah, points. Right.-(laughter)

-Right. -HARRIS: Okay.-(applause and cheering)

(British accent): If they don'tdance, they can't fall in love.

If they don't fall in love,they can't kiss,

-and then I'm history.-(laughter)

"Let's play a Radio songat the prom."

-Everyone scatters.-(laughter)

Hey, Thom Yorke,

you know that new soundyou've been looking for?

-Well, listen to this!-(laughter)

♪ Karma police...

-They're really funny...-(laughter)

HARRIS:Keep going. Keep going.

"Karma Police" at the Underthe Sea dance, and... Oh!

Makes it a much different movie.Weird Al.

They're forsaking the Internetand releasing their next album

exclusively on handmademusical dream catchers.

HARDWICK:Yes. Points. Points.

-(applause and cheering)-That could be very true.

(with English accent):We're releasing our next album

on spider web.

A spider will comeand spin a web

in your homeand pluck the strings.

(laughter)

Uh, please release anotheralbum, Radiohead, and then,

-I... I want to meet you.-(laughter)