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Macaulay Culkin’s ‘Pizza Underground’ pens pizza covers

Macaulay Culkin’s ‘Pizza Underground’ pens pizza covers

PIZZA UNDERGROUND: Macaulay Culkin is in a Velvet Underground cover band and they only sing about pizza. Photo: Associated Press

Macaulay Culkin is a child star turned musician turned member of a cover band that only sings about … pizza? Yes. We can’t make this stuff up.

The “Home Alone” star is all grown up and, according to his band’s page on BandCamp, using his house to double as a recording studio.

The Pizza Underground – a band with Culkin contributing percussion, kazoo and vocals – is a Velvet Underground cover band who dedicates their lyrics to pepperoni, cheese and their love of ‘za with such covers as “Take a Bite of the Wild Slice,” and “Pizza Gal.”

The demo was recorded live in November “at Macaulay Culkin’s house,” according to the site.

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