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Lordi's Eurovision Victory Heard Around the World: The Weekly Pop Music Blog Roundup

By May 21, 2006

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It has been well over 24 hours, but the victory of Finnish metal band Lordi at Eurovision 2006 is still sinking in. Here are what a selection of bloggers had to say about the event.

The Gospel According to Rhys gives a Wales-eye recap of the event and a description of what must be common in Europe on the big night - the Eurovision party. While we're still in Wales...Richard Hall, a Methodist minister in South Wales, let us know it was all even dafter than usual.

Not all were pleased with the outcome, as described by Sploid in the post Horror Rocks Europe and OneJerusalem.com that somehow connects Lordi's victory with Iran vowing to destroy Israel.

However, there were plenty of fans:

Finally, one of my favorite posts reminds us all that, with the costumes, the band Lordi are truly master crafters.

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