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Linkin Park Demand Release From Label

The Associated Press reports Linkin Park demanded its release from Warner Music Group on Monday, claiming that the conglomerate, which is about to go public, is not devoting enough of its resources to promote the band. "We feel a responsibility to get great music to our fans. Unfortunately, we believe that we can't accomplish that effectively with the current Warner Music," the band said in a statement.

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1. broken face writes:

i liked linkin park for a long time i was chillin out listenin 2 there music and then they went with Jay Z as far as i see it there sell outs and dont deserve a record contract

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2. MarlaSinger writes:

cry babies

# May 3, 2005 @ 7:52 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Rue writes:

HAHAH great music my f***in ass. Warner Brothers is making a good move not devoting enough resources to this terrible band. I would rather listen to someone taking a sh** than this crap.

# May 3, 2005 @ 3:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Comrade_Potato writes:

I agree Rue, i actually have listened to someone else crap and it does sound better than Linkin Park .... and not enough promotion! their f***ing international chart-topping superstars they dont need great amounts of promotion.

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5. doobie666 writes:

linkin park sucks

# May 3, 2005 @ 6:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. brokenwings13 writes:

This is great. No more Linkin Park releases and Warner will get their respect back from me.

# May 3, 2005 @ 7:42 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. metal is the answer writes:

i concur

# May 3, 2005 @ 7:47 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. BLACKDOG writes:

I'm no LP fan but If warner bothers let's them go.You can believe someone else will pick them up.Unfortunately I predict that LP will survive the death of Nu Metal.Along with GodSmack and certaine other band's that I actually like.

# May 3, 2005 @ 7:56 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. sex writes:

"e feel a responsibility to get great music to our fans."...................... great music??? hahahahaha
hahahahahah

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10. brokenwings13 writes:

Yeah, unfortunatly we're still stuck with them around, knowing them, they'll join Jay-Z's label!

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11. trippedoubt writes:

not donating enough resources to promoting one of the most (over)hyped bands in the world? most bands would kill for the kind of exposure that these fags feel is not enough (many on warner themselves), screw them.

# May 3, 2005 @ 10:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. BLACKDOG writes:

It's possible they could wind up on Def Jam with Jay-Z.Alot of people don't realize although Def Jam is a strictly Hip Hop R&B label when they first started Rick Ruben had sighned alot of metal act's I'm not sure but one of them was rumored to be ANTHRAX.I could be rong though.We can bash them all we wan't but it does not change trhe fact that people love that weak a$$ band.If Jay Z sighn's them it's a smart move.A true recording Empire Is one that has music for everybody.Kind of like OH I don't know WARNER BROTHERS !?!?

# May 4, 2005 @ 12:00 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. PorcupineOpeth99 writes:

Linkin Park have musical sense thats the sad thing...besides the very generic guitars and "whoa is me" vocals and the abuse of the of keeping that rapper around...

The guy behind the synth/keys/turntables the bassist and the drummer have the ability and probably even the mind for good music. we'lll never hear it, nor am i sure i would want to. whatever happens to those guys i couldn't care less really. i know they play/tour their little hearts out and thats a good ethic and they spend alot of time with their fans....which is also well meaning.....but their music is a wee bit puny for my tastes.

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14. d-dawgggg writes:

jay-z really sux and so does linkin park...... f***ing sellouts!

# May 4, 2005 @ 2:48 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. pigdestroyer writes:

they would be good if they had ANY TALENT AT ALL

# May 4, 2005 @ 2:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. Rulin Kmadd writes:

Yeah they'll join Jay Z's Label and maybe they'll do a split EP with the Village People
fukkin fa**ots!

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17. DEADMETAL writes:

linkin park puts on some of the most energetic live shows that i have seen ..... not hardcore obviously but full of energy and passion .....

# May 4, 2005 @ 3:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. Guess who? writes:

What they sell over a million albums and they feel like they need make more money?
Maybe Chester should be doing gay porn being that he is a fag and all.

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19. brokenwings13 writes:

I know, it's the same thing with ballplayers.

# May 5, 2005 @ 4:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. numetalrocker writes:

f*** all of you for hating them cuz their music. yeah there not youre type but millions of other people like them. so f*** off.

# May 24, 2005 @ 8:27 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. ZerO writes:

cky is on island def jam.

# May 24, 2005 @ 8:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. angry stoner writes:

if you c*** masters do not like Lps j-z cd then dont listen to it lp is only trying to widen the amount of people who listen to them there not sell outs at all you stupid ignorant f***s if you dont like them because of j-z then your all hippocrites because not as many people b****ed when they came out with reanimation which featured like 50 rappers and sucked ten times more than collission course. and what does cky have to do with anything not that im b****ing im just asking maybe i missed something

# May 25, 2005 @ 9:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. c3 writes:

i have seen linkin park three times nd they're the by far the best live act music biz today
and that's 4 real

# May 26, 2005 @ 1:03 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. a writes:

wtf!? best live act u say? although i have only seen their concerts on tv, they really look like gays. there are a lot of better live acts like Slayer, LoG, Arch Enemy and I even think Metallica and Slipknot will do a better show than LP. if there are millions that like them, then there are also certainly millions that don't like them.

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25. angry stoner writes:

lp isnt the best live act today but to say they look "gay" on stage isnt fair ive seen lp live and they have tones of energy . there not hard core at last years projekt rev. concert i was in one of the greatest mosh pits of my life. lp isnt the best but there geting there.

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26. pigpiles writes:

lol lol lol lol lp has no talent same as jay-z and all of the other rap sh** rap is a bunch of no talent idiots that is talking while circus music is playing lp is just a bunch of f***ing whiney little b****es

# May 26, 2005 @ 6:27 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. ZerO writes:

angry stoner, blackdog mentioned def jam having good rock bands, and i said cky is on island def jam, try reading the posts, jerkoff.

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28. angry stoner writes:

pigpiles you are a d*** head and zero my bad

# May 26, 2005 @ 9:28 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. pigpiles writes:

thank you i know i am but the people that speaks the truth are always considered a a$$hole, d*** head or something to that nature because they say what people dont want to hear.............................which is the truth

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30. brokenwings13 writes:

Back to Blackdog's comment(12), yeah, Anthrax was on Island Def Jam, along with Slayer.

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31. angry stoner writes:

pigpiles you are are not speaking the truth you only speak tour oppinion which is an ignorant one

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32. angry stoner writes:

your

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33. angry stoner writes:

i hate collision course, but i have faith that lp will come out with another good album.

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34. pigpiles writes:

no its not an opinion it is a fact

# May 28, 2005 @ 7:28 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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35. angry stoner writes:

pigpiles it is your oppinion that linkin park sucks not a fact.

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