Category Archives: Controversy

Robb Flynn: Phil Labonte has “ignorant ass world views”

Posted by on January 22, 2015

Robb Flynn of Machine Head has written a new “Generals Journal” on the band’s Facebook page, this time focusing on the movie Selma, racism, and hot-button topics like police brutality and war. And then comes a Phil Labonte call-out, with Flynn having some harsh words for the All That Remains vocalist. Wrote Flynn: “And then as I was writing this, […]

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Phil Labonte says homosexuals were never property, forgets Nazi Germany

Posted by on January 21, 2015

All That Remains vocalist Phil Labonte is in the headlines again, and not so shockingly it’s for something other than his music. According to The Pulse Of Radio, Labonte spoke of his use of the word “f*ggot” in a recent interview with Revolver Magazine, and in doing so managed to insert another foot into his often-open mouth. From Blabbermouth: “I have nothing against gay […]

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Sale of Kurt Cobain suicide note shirts halted

Posted by on January 14, 2015

21 years ago, Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain committed suicide with a shotgun, leaving behind a  suicide note. It took over 20 years, but an Etsy seller has screen printed Cobain’s suicide note on a tank top and was selling them as a tank top. Etsy halted the sale of the shirt, but they were then […]

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Insane pastor calls Pantera satanic

Posted by on December 26, 2014

Any Pantera fan knows that the band took their name from the Italian sports car the DeTomaso Pantera, and it’s Italian for “panther.” However, it seems that Steven Anderson of the Faithful Word Baptist Church of Tempe, AZ isn’t necessarily a fan. In fact, he calls the band Satanic, along with Judas Priest and Black Sabbath. […]

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Petition started to remove Attila from Skate and Surf Fest

Posted by on December 19, 2014

Yesterday, the initial lineup for Asbury Park’s Skate and Surf Festival was revealed, and there were a few metal and hardcore acts mixed in alongside the emo and hardcore, Attila among them. It hasn’t taken long for there to be backlash about their addition to the lineup. In fact, there’s already a petition to remove […]

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