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Introducing Deafening

Hey guys,

I finally got round to introducing myself, my name's Sean , I'm 21 and I am a university student based in Johannseburg , South Africa. After listening to metal for many years I am glad to actually be part of a team that brings the news to all the fans out there. Being based in Africa I know exactly how hard it can be to get decent metal news , so it will be my job to not only shed some light on international news but that of the developing South African metal scene as well.

My metal taste is pretty broad and includes such bands as Black Sabbath , Judas Priest , Megadeth , Sepultura , Soulfly , Fear Factory , Arch Enemy , Dark Tranquility and yes In Flames to name but a few. That's the short list , after all this is only an introduction.

With the formalities now out the way I hope to get stuck into some writing, enjoy your stay here at metalunderground.com .

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1. politiKILL writes:

What the H e l l is going on here??? Why the f u c k and what the f u c k are you reporting from SA, there's (as far as I'm concerned) no worthy metal bands that have come out since the days of Agro and Retribution Denied! The metal scene back home is pathetic if you ask me...

In Joburg, all the "metal heads" (notice the inverted commas) wear buffalo shoes, which look like f u c k i n g cheese wedges, and tie dyed t-shirts... F u c k Joburg, and F u c k you Sean, you're a F ag g o t who's dying to be noticed...

You ain't metal, Sean, Judas Priest are about as straight as yourself, Sepultura are no longer producing listenable music with that gimpass Negro (Derek Green) on vocals, Arch Enemy is cool if you're into b**** vocals, and seen as Soulfly won't allow the original message board on their site, I'd dig to belt Max over the head with his own 4 string, Brazilian infested guitar!

Besides all that, the metal scene in SA is fakeass b u l l s h i t .

# Sep 1, 2005 @ 2:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Deafening writes:

Hehe,

yes the metal scene is weak, but until we start getting the word out there it won't change any time soon. I am not going to get into a flame war with you about bands either , your music taste is your own.

As far as the buffalo shoes thing goes - I dunno who who used to hang out whilst you were here ...
And judging by your post , what do you have to gain by going all out at me ? You seem to be the one trying to get noticed.

# Sep 1, 2005 @ 2:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. deathbringer writes:

Hey man, let's stay off the crack and not come here and start attacking staff members (who have the ability to delete your rude message in the first place). That's not a very warm welcome to a brother in metal.

# Sep 1, 2005 @ 4:42 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Symbolic writes:

Good point deathbringer , Welcome Deafening!

# Sep 1, 2005 @ 4:44 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. RememberMetal? writes:

Metalunderground staff members could be operating from Saturn for all I f***ing care, I'm just glad theres another guy to bring the noise news. However people like PolitiKILL are a fact of life around here it seems.....

anyway,
Welcome, welcome, welcome Deafening

# Sep 1, 2005 @ 5:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Cinadus writes:

Welcome Deafening!

I'm no longer the noob hehe :) Have fun!

# Sep 2, 2005 @ 8:17 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Deafening writes:

Haha ,

great thanks Cinadus :PP
(:

# Sep 2, 2005 @ 9:12 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. brandedcfh420 writes:

never knew S.A. has a scene...welll, send some demos out and let us see and hear whats up in S.A.

# Sep 2, 2005 @ 9:25 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. politiKILL writes:

I appreciate the fact that you have the ability to delete my posts etc., but you're missing the f u c k i n g point... the point of the matter is that there is nothing to report from South Africa, there is NO scene apart from the larger bands who come over from various other countries to tour and shiot!

So having this Kid contributing his own F U C K I N G mind numbingly boring threads relating to the RAVE scene in Joburg, has got to be the biggest disappointment and joke I've heard of.. Maybe you're all new superstar, Sean, can march around them under 18 parties in n*****ville and b u l l s h i t his way into childrens underwear... LOL

How has he managed to convince you that people give a F U C K about the dutchmen vibes, and that the music industry is pumping??? You're either the biggest bunch of clueless idiots, or Sean takes it in the A r s e h o l e from the lot of you!!!

Delete away Moderators, justify your existence on this site!

# Sep 2, 2005 @ 3:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. deathbringer writes:

Fortunately the Internet is a wonderful place, and an one's local scene does not have to dictate one's tastes. Defeaning will be reporting on his own favorite METAL bands (like them or not) as well as his local scene, international tours that come near him, and anything else newsworthy in the metal world that he wishes to report on, just like the rest of us.

# Sep 2, 2005 @ 5:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. brandedcfh420 writes:

politikill...is a jack-off....needs his mommy....time for nipple feeding....noone cares what u have to say...

# Sep 2, 2005 @ 9:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. Deafening writes:

politiKILL

my soul purpose is not to report on SA news alone, and when applying for this I did mention that the South African scene very much fluctuates when it comes to metal, at some point you will have like 4 bands and then nothing for 6 months to a year.

As far as the "dutchman vibes" go I think it will please you to know that I am of Irish decent and not Afrikaans :P .

As far as rave clubs and under age kiddies go, (HAHAHHA) you have quite an imagination. I think I have now clarified pretty much all that you have thrown at this thread.

Good hunting to you.

# Sep 3, 2005 @ 2:08 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. Negatyve_One writes:

Ok b****es, enough fooling around....Im back sorta.....and Cinadus is still a n00bis to me.

Welcome to the club of admins Deafening, and lets not forget, like them or not, Seether is from South Africa, so theres a big enough band to hopefully put a cork in politikill.

# Sep 4, 2005 @ 4:28 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. key to nothing writes:

Deafening,you have now endured the usual hazing so I would like to welcome even though your taste in bands is bland as sh**

# Sep 4, 2005 @ 12:41 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. Deafening writes:

Heh,

well like I said that is the short list, I listen to over 130 different bands ( that's just metal ). I am sure if i had to spill out the entire list there would be at least one or 2 that would tickle your fancy.

# Sep 4, 2005 @ 5:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. key to nothing writes:

start spilling

# Sep 6, 2005 @ 10:13 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. BiGG Perm writes:

whoa, deafening, welcome. what a sweet name! can i use it for my bands name?

# Sep 6, 2005 @ 10:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. Negatyve_One writes:

Key To Nothing, Nice name !

# Sep 7, 2005 @ 2:30 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. broken Face writes:

Jonny neva went 2 college he couldnt afford the fee, But he got lucky he had a uncle that workd 4 NBC, How Jonnys takin orders he does shoppin on tv mostly wealthy ppl buyin exspencive jewly, Lil susan she was only 12 she was givin the world with every chance 2 excel hang with boys and heard the storys they tell she might act kewl but she got no respect 4 herself its kinda hard wen u anit got no friends she put her life 2 a end you might remember her then. u cross a line and theres no turnin bk she told the world how she felt with the soud of a gat

# Sep 7, 2005 @ 7:59 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. Broken Face writes:

Just Think About It

# Sep 7, 2005 @ 8:00 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. key to nothing writes:

Negative One, freakin awesome name as well, mine was influenced by yours

# Sep 8, 2005 @ 4:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. key to nothing writes:

Broken face,where did you get that poem thing

# Sep 8, 2005 @ 4:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. Deafening writes:

The lyrics bare a resemblance to the lyrics to those of "P.O.D. - Youth of the Nation" . They are not identical but I doubt anyone could say they are not similar :P

# Sep 9, 2005 @ 10:27 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. Negatyve_One writes:

Key to nothing - AIM MSN YAHOO ???

# Sep 9, 2005 @ 11:12 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. Broken face writes:

Deafening ur rite i got sum of that poem of POD- youth of the nation but the ther bit is from e town concrete - Setup check em out

# Sep 9, 2005 @ 11:50 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. key to nothing writes:

thats not my actual screen name , I just use it for forums and stuff like this

# Sep 9, 2005 @ 4:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. bradispissed writes:

wooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

just thought id add 2 cents

# Sep 9, 2005 @ 5:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. Negatyve_One writes:

I meant what did u go by on any of those Key

# Sep 9, 2005 @ 10:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. key to nothing writes:

I would tell you if tons of other people didnt stroll through here and see it, this is a tough situation

# Sep 9, 2005 @ 10:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. Negatyve_One writes:

I use Negatyve One on aim
Negatyve_one on yahoo
and negatyve_one@hotmail.com


Trendy !

# Sep 10, 2005 @ 7:57 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. key to nothing writes:

Nice ,I use aim

# Sep 10, 2005 @ 11:02 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. key to nothing writes:

oh screw it,KMetalhead9 on aim

# Sep 10, 2005 @ 11:22 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. alexsbnd writes:

Metalheads F***ING RULE!

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