Category Archives: Controversy

Terror Universal singer fired following Otep allegation

Posted by on April 9, 2015

The whole event in recent weeks with Terror Universal, a masked band said to include members of Ill Nino, and Otep, has been pretty uncomfortable. To recap, Otep dropped off the Civil Unrest tour because she claimed that the singer of Terror Universal groped her crotch while the two bands were on tour together. While Chad […]

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Warbringer becomes latest band to be be banned by Disney

Posted by on April 6, 2015

It’s arbitrary, it’s subjective, and it’s gotten to the point to where it’s no surprise when it happens, but once again, Disney has brought down the banhammer on a metal band. This time, it’s Warbringer, who was to have supported Meshuggah at their April 13th show at the House of Blues in Anaheim, CA. That’s, […]

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Otep cancels tour plans following alleged sexual harassment

Posted by on March 23, 2015

Last year, we wrote about Terror Universal, a masked band that allegedly contains members of Ill Nino, Machine Head and Soulfly. And although it’s being vigorously disputed  by the band, Otep have pulled out of a co-headlining run with Ill Nino for the second incarnation of the Civil Unrest tour claiming the singer of Terror […]

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Stoner band Black Pussy cancels date after threats over name [Updated]

Posted by on March 16, 2015

If you’re going to name your band Black Pussy, you should probably be prepared to take some heat for it. The Portland-based stoner pop quintet took their name from the original title of the Rolling Stones chart-topper “Brown Sugar.” That doesn’t make things any more excusable, in that the song is about a slave owner having sex […]

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Pantera fans are threatening the wrong band

Posted by on March 10, 2015

By now, the former singer of Nuclear Hellfrost (and Nuclear Hellfrost, for that matter) are a blip in the radar of metal news. The band’s former singer, Reece Eber, apologized for leaving a piece of paper with “fag” written on it on Dimebag Darrell’s grave, with an Instagram post saying he’d also spit on the […]

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