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Fred Schneider

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The Resume

    (July 1, 1951- )
    Lead vocalist for the B-52's
    B-52's songs include 'Rock Lobster,' 'Private Idaho,' 'Love Shack' and 'Roam'
    Portrays the role of a gay father in the low budget independent film 'Godass' (2000)
    Voice of the newborn baby in 'The Rugrat Movie' (1998)

Why he might be annoying:

    He protested a Lobster Festival held in Maine (2000).
    He is part of PETA (People for the Ethical treatment of Animals).
    He makes goofy faces when he sings.
    He voices his political opinions to fans.
    He is known for wearing pink pants on stage.
    In 1998, B-52's band members had a 6'5 transvestite sing happy birthday to him during their concert.
    He used to work in a vegetarian restaurant before joining the B-52's.
    He is a vegetarian.
    His band is named after a US military bomber.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He criticized MTV for refusing to air any B-52's music videos while America went to war with Iraq because the group name symbolizes violence (April 2003).
    He is the lead singer for the B-52's for over 25 years.
    He is active in AIDs charities.
    He and his other B-52's band members were formed at a Chinese restaurant when they all got drunk on Flaming Volcanoes.
    He is environmentally conscious.
    His voice is very campy and sounds like he is using a megaphone.

Credit: My Niece Alyse

Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 10 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 19 Votes: 68.42% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 6 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 3 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 5 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 5 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 10 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 17 Votes: 58.82% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 10 Votes: 90.0% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 18 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 37 Votes: 51.35% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 34 Votes: 61.76% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 47 Votes: 46.81% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 72 Votes: 63.89% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 129 Votes: 58.91% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 203 Votes: 57.14% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 273 Votes: 60.44% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 206 Votes: 60.19% Annoying