Nick Jonas Infuriated Guitar Nerds Everywhere with This Shitty Solo
Remember the Jonas Brothers, the prepubescent stars who for a brief period of time were considered very promising pop musicians and wore purity rings in an effort to appease Lord Disney and all his angels? Well, now they’re swarthy almost-adults who are out there trying to make their name as serious musicians.
Except for… well, this, below. This being a video of Nick Jonas performing a guitar solo alongside Kelsea Ballerini (not to sound like our commenters, but who?) at the Academy of Country Music Awards. You can watch the video below, and as you’ll see, Jonas’ solo is pretty fucking miserable.
Now, look, maybe there were circumstances going on behind the scenes that we don’t know about. Maybe Jonas totally chewed out a guitar tech backstage after this (at least he didn’t do it on the Internet), and as someone who’s never played guitar maybe I’m clueless as to the nuance it takes to play this instrument well… but it doesn’t look like that’s the problem. It looks like Jonas is so coated in leather stage gear and is trying so hard to vamp for the crowds that he just totally flubs what should be a pretty easy guitar solo.
Watch the video below. Maybe next time, they should just get Kerry King to play guitar; after all, his solos sound like whinnying horses, and hey, country music fans love horses!