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  • Philippines: Wannabe Frank Sinatras face final curtain in ‘karaoke rage’ killings

    02/11/2010 6:01:42 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 10 replies · 542+ views
    The Times(UK) ^ | 02/11/10 | Leo Lewis
    February 11, 2010 Wannabe Frank Sinatras face final curtain in ‘karaoke rage’ killings Leo Lewis, Tokyo “And now, the end is near . . . ” For some, the Frank Sinatra version of My Way is a timeless classic; for many in the karaoke bars of the Philippines, however, it is a ballad drenched in bloodshed that ought to carry a health warning. Sung badly, or with just a touch too much defiance, the song can unleash unspeakable violence from the audience. According to Manila police, men have died attempting to hit the final note. The “karaoke rage” phenomenon has...