Oh, I wish I had more power, but no I'm not a mod. Don't know what to do man. Mods are anonymous and that pisses me off. My site suggestion if I got interviewed for the Cheezburger Blog would be to get rid of anonymous submissions.
Yes, it's closing along with other sites from FailBlog and Memebase. As usual, people are pissed off that their favorite sites are closing. The biggest loss is probably There I Fixed It which will now be merged with Americana. However, sites like Historic LOLs and Weddinator are coming back, but won't be updated.
I lie the idea, maybe there could be different versions for different sub-genres, maybe Cornell, Cantrell, or Staley for grunge, Reznor for industrial, Iommi or Dio for metal. I'm just throwing ideas out there.