August 11, 2009
The High Strung Rock Gitmo

This whole story blew my mind. The High Strung are a fantastic little rock band from Detroit, MI who were inexplicably asked to play the U.S. military base down in Guantanamo Bay. This article goes off on some wild tangents, from how they got unwittingly wrapped up in an interband rivalry with the official U.S. Army cover band, bunked with a Christ-obsessed interrogator named “Marcus,” and drank cheap island rum within spitting distance of Khalil Sheikh Mohammed’s detention center.

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    It would be crazy enough if there was any mention of the High Strung in Vanity Fair — but the fact that this is an...
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