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King 810’s Music Video "Killem All" Banned By YouTube For Being “Hate Speech”

King 810‘s music video for their track “Killem All” taken from their 2014 album “Memoirs Of A Murderer” was banned from YouTube after being determined to be “hate speech”. King 810‘s vocalist David Gunn took to Instagram to comment on the matter:

“Logged into @youtube this morning to this tragedy. Youtube claiming to encourage free speech but removing content they arbitrarily pin as “hate speech.” This is music and artistic expression. The song and video are social commentary. Youtube you would not even exist as a company if they removed all things anyone may consider “hate speech.”

We as a people have made this a very large very rich company. I understand this is a for profit company with a policy and an agenda but its a bit dangerous when giants like Youtube and @google censor information and art only to expose us to cherry picked pieces consistent with their own views. Especially when we rely on them from day to day. This is something people should be aware and concerned about. – @dkgunn”

Logged into @youtube this morning to this tragedy. Youtube claiming to encourage free speech but removing content they arbitrarily pin as "hate speech." This is music and artistic expression. The song and video are social commentary. Youtube you would not even exist as a company if they removed all things anyone may consider "hate speech." We as a people have made this a very large very rich company. I understand this is a for profit company with a policy and an agenda but its a bit dangerous when giants like Youtube and @google censor information and art only to expose us to cherry picked pieces consistent with their own views. Especially when we rely on them from day to day. This is something people should be aware and concerned about. - @dkgunn

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You can still stream the video over on Vimeo below:


King810 "Kill Em All" from QUIG on Vimeo.

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1. #MONKEYMAN/78 writes:

I'm very disappointed with You Tube banning King 810 "Kill em All" video!!! I saw it for the first time in 2015 and immediately became a King 810 fan. It shows the brutal violence that is REALITY in our country, Plain and simple ! There's Hate in the world just like there is Love and alot of emotions and actions in between! The public and or "Society" has to realize that you can't hide the TRUTH! And Censor the violent crimes committed by individuals. "Society 's" grey area is Ridiculous when Free Speech is Censored! KEEP IT REAL!

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2. SmartMetalMan writes:

Censorship is the hallmark of oppressive entities. it gives a level of power to a few over the majority. The US government has made the determination that the right to speak even applies to the worst of society like the klan.

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