Category Archives: Controversy

Ace Frehley to take part in Hall of Fame jam while Paul Stanley derides the institution

Posted by on April 8, 2014

A couple of months ago, Ace Frehley confirmed that KISS would not be reuniting to celebrate the band’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this Thursday (10). But now that the ceremony is just a few days away, original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley has revealed to Fuse that he will be taking […]

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Otep backs off Mayhem Fest homophobia allegations

Posted by on April 2, 2014

On Monday, Otep frontwoman Otep Shamaya ruffled some feathers after a tweet she posted alleging that one of the reasons she might not be on the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Fest this year was because one of the corporate sponsors was homophobic. In further conversations via Twitter, it was made apparent that it was Rockstar […]

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Does Starbucks love Satan?

Posted by on April 2, 2014

Coffee chain behemoth Starbucks was forced to apologize to a Louisiana schoolteacher after she ordered two coffee drinks that came adorned with a Pentagram and a “666″ drawn in the foam. Teacher Megan Pinion posted a photo on Starbucks’ Facebook page and was outraged that the two coffees had the mark of Satan on them. […]

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Here are the lyrics to Emmure’s ‘Bring a Gun to School’

Posted by on April 1, 2014

We’ve written about “Bring a Gun to School,” the song that kicks off Emmure’s forthcoming 7th album, before. Since that happened, the band has retitled the song, with the more palatable title “(Untitled).” That’s a bit too late, since every one of Emmure’s fans will likely call it “Bring a Gun to School,” and the damage is done. […]

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Otep Shamaya claims that an “openly homophobic” sponsor kept band off Mayhem Fest

Posted by on April 1, 2014

If you’re not a fan of Mayhem Fest’s lineup this year, Otep Shamaya is with you, but not for the reasons you’d think. Rather, she’s not a fan of festival sponsors Rockstar Energy Drink, who she claims kept her band  off the tour. The reason? Homophobia, according to Shamaya. Shamaya, who is a lesbian, tweeted the […]

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