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In a scene that could have been written by Douglas Adams, a Foo Fighters gig in Auckland in quake-prone New Zealand has shown up on seismic monitoring stations. New Zealand’s geological hazard monitoring system GeoNet described the signal from the band (and its 50,000-strong audience) as similar to volcanic rumblings. GeoNet …

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That's brilliant. Deep Purple eat you heart out.

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Go

Waaaaaah!

Human-driven tectonic change!

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Pirate

Filthy Pirates

“The concert vibrations were recorded as a semi continuous harmonic signal with a peak osculation of 3 Hz,”

They can expect a visit from thier local MAFIA representative any time now I'm sure.

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Happy

Let's have a Big Hand for Disaster Area!

Go Hotblack!

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WTF?

Umm

I thought Hot Black was spending a year dead for tax reasons?

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bnt

Gizza Kiss?

" a peak osculation of 3 Hz"? I dunno, I've never thought of the Foo Fighters as the kind of band to take a date to, honestly ... ;-)

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Drat!

You beat me to that one.

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Stamina?

3Hz for 160mins is 28800 cycles.

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Megaphone

Yay!

Rock and, moreover, roll!

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Mosh pit?

No such thing goes on at a foo fighters gig; you seem to have confused them with metal.

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Mushroom

Bassquake

I took part in an event a few years ago that created a seismic event with car stereo systems - we created movement in the ground equivalent to a 5 on the Richter scale

http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/records-7000/largest-seismic-earthquake-caused-by-car-stereos/

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