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Category Archives: Controversy

Down is “no longer welcome” at FortaRock, gets removed from the bill

Posted by on February 3, 2016

Yesterday, we reported regarding the petition launched to ask Download Festival organizers in the UK to remove Down from the festival, after Phil Anselmo’s Dimebash incident. Anselmo already issued an apology video regarding the incident. but that’s not enough for some,the latest being Dutch festival FortaRock. “After the recent outbursts by singer Phil Anselmo during […]

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Crowbar’s Kirk Windstein says President Obama “destroyed this country”

Posted by on January 8, 2016

As we have seen before, metal and politics are a touchy subject, but that doesn’t stop musicians from weighing in. Some support one side in specific, some decide to express their distaste for another side, and others go to the opposite side and that’s what Crowbar’s Kirk Windstein declared. If you’re aware of United States affairs, […]

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All Shall Perish want you to feel the Bern with new shirt

Posted by on January 8, 2016

In case you missed it a few months back, All Shall Perish got back together with a classic lineup after being on hiatus for 2 years since the departure of Eddie Hermida to join Suicide Silence. If you’re a fan of the band and followed their career, you know they aren’t afraid to speak their […]

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Municipal Waste might not be Donald Trump fans

Posted by on January 7, 2016

Municipal Waste have always made pretty cool shirts, and while politics and metal don’t always mix, the band have unveiled a shirt that’s already getting them hatred from fans of Donald Trump. The graphic T-shirt features a rendering of the GOP Presidential candidate going all Budd Dwyer and blowing his brains out. What’s written on […]

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Pharmaceutical CEO involved in Daraprim was backing Collect Records, Nothing, other bands speak up

Posted by on September 23, 2015

Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli bought the patent to Daraprim (a pill used for HIV and cancer treatment) and jacked the price from around $13 a pill to $750. The internet went crazy in response to the story, and in doing their due diligence, found that Shkreli loved emo and post-hardcore bands like Brand New […]

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