Category Archives: Controversy

HELLYEAH’s frontman says all bands on Mayhem Festival are “awesome”

Posted by on July 30, 2015

The controversial and chaotic Mayhem festival has been the favorite topic everywhere for a while. To recap everything it has happened really quick: the festival co-founder called the current metal scene “gray, bald, and fat”; Kerry King, guitarist for one of the headliners of the festival called him a “douche” for saying that; King then […]

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Metalcore drummer running for office as white supremacist

Posted by on July 29, 2015

Heard of The Paramedic? The Ohio metalcore band are currently on the road with It Lies Within, but that’s not why we’re writing about them. The band’s former drummer, Tony Hovater, is running for office. Democratic? Republican? Nope, try the Traditional Worker’s Party, which was created by a white supremacist that speaks out against Jewish people. […]

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Mushroomhead don’t mind the confederate flag

Posted by on July 29, 2015

The confederate flag has been a significant topic of discussion since a racist gunman stormed a church in Charleston, SC, killing nine African American churchgoers. Since then, it’s been removed from the South Carolina statehouse, taken out of Walmarts and even gotten The Dukes of Hazzard reruns pulled from TV Land. Metal Injection noted that Pantera’s merch featuring […]

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Lita Ford accused of child abuse by her own children

Posted by on July 27, 2015

A few years ago, we sat down with guitarist Lita Ford and talked about many different subjects, including her song “Mother” which deals with the subject of mental abuse in children and how parent alienation affects them, turning her into an avid advocate with her own Facebok page. The song arose from the difficult times she had […]

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Jungle Rot frontman responds to Kerry King’s comments on Mayhem Festival

Posted by on July 27, 2015

Last week, we talked to Slayer’s Kerry King about Kevin Lyman’s comment on Mayhem Festival about metal becoming “gray, bald and fat” to which he basically said he wouldn’t pay a dime to attend the festival, on top of some other remarks slamming the tour. As expected, the comments made some stir, including some of the […]

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