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Slayer Under Fire From Christian Groups

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World Entertainment News Network is reporting that SLAYER are courting controversy among Christian groups by releasing sacrilegious artwork on their latest album.

The cover for upcoming record, "Christ Illusion", depicts a tattooed and amputated Jesus Christ standing in a sea of blood and corpses, and has infuriated right-wing religious groups.

The Californian foursome are preparing themselves for a bitter backlash after the pictures were slammed as hurtful and grossly irreverent.

However, guitarist Kerry King defends the shocking imagery, saying, "We wanted Christ in a sea of despair.

"The first version that came back looked like he was just chilling out in the water!"

Frontman Tom Araya adds, "Then when they sent a new one he had his eyes half open and was surrounded by floating heads. It was much better because he looked like a drug addict!"

SLAYER hit the headlines last month when fans desecrated a New York City seminary after being urged by a fansite to cause chaos on the so-called "day of the devil." They have also angered 9/11 victims' families with extremist track "Jihad", which appears on their new album.

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1. RememberMetal? writes:

If for nothing else, I love that Slayer has long been and always will be a raw blistering cancre on the a$$ of right wingers.

Angry bible thumpers with deep southern or mid-western accents, a marginal education and unrealistic conviction are the funniest people....period.

# Jul 5, 2006 @ 7:41 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Religion is for the weak writes:

Blow me christians. Blow me all religion. Hang the Pope.

# Jul 5, 2006 @ 8:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. zarathustra writes:

About time Slayer did totally blasphemous artwork. I would like to see it. I would also like to see what the controversy is over the artwork of the new Cradle of Filth cd.

# Jul 5, 2006 @ 8:22 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. deathbringer writes:

Oh, surely this one will get censored now, given that the previous "controversial" one (bloodied bible with nails through it) was. Good for them at least - way to stick to the pattern and generate some more controversy/press about it :-)

# Jul 5, 2006 @ 8:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. BLACKDOG writes:

SLAYER'S pissin off the Bible thumper's huh.....Last I checked the only thing you really had to do to draw thier attention in a bad way was to have premarital sex.This is nothing new whether your looking at it from Slayer's point of view or historically.The religious right has allway's tried to tell people what they can say what they can do & what they can think.The last time the church was allowed to make decision's on how the rest of the world lives.It was called the Dark Ages.They also silently condoned Slavery.The stealing of Native American Land & OH YEAH !!! The HOLOCAUST !!!! Depending on which conspiracy theorist you read.I swear I'm a christian and I'll be the 1st to tell you how rediculous alot of us can be.

# Jul 5, 2006 @ 8:42 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. RememberMetal? writes:

There are just as many silly athiests and agnostics Blackdog...

I too can be a little rash/judgemental against the overly religious/self righteous set.

What I find enjoyable is that the more fuss the god-fearing sex-hating quakers make about this the more sales and press Slayer gets. Shooting themselves in the foot with their own flint lock muskets.

# Jul 5, 2006 @ 9:27 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. metal2death writes:

ahahaha, goodol slayer. i knew this would come and god this is obnoxious(no pun intended[if that is a pun]). dude that is pretty much slayer for you, they have to be contriversial or else there is a new definition to slayer. i also think this is another example of seperation of church and state. slayer fans love slaye because of not only the inredible musical talent, but because of the contriversy, its amazing.

# Jul 5, 2006 @ 10:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. HOO_BS writes:

SHOOT IT SLAYER!!, CAUSE WE'RE LOCKED & LOADED.

# Jul 6, 2006 @ 2:07 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. KORNDOGG writes:

f*** SLAYER, I HOPE THE ARTWORK GETS BANNED!
SICK SON OF A b****ES, SOMEBODY KILL THEM PLEASE!
BURN IN HELL SLAYER!!!!!!

# Jul 6, 2006 @ 7:00 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. rulin kmadd writes:

Korndork don't you and H.O.E have an aids awareness march
you can go to? Fags.

# Jul 6, 2006 @ 2:13 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. sdraider writes:

Korndogg... Please tell me you aren't a Korn fan... If you are go chew on a p***s!!

# Jul 6, 2006 @ 4:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. Rue writes:

Slayer are either already in hell, or have guaranteed themselves a place in hell through their previous masterpieces....so telling Slayer to burn in hell is useless as f***. Although the controversy Slayer [always] stirs up is to be expected...it's still amusing as all hell to watch and read about. Slayer fans can deal with it 'cause they can take jokes...What exactly the jokes are is up to you people....

# Jul 6, 2006 @ 4:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. caustic writes:

hahaha thats f***ing cool. remembermetal? is right, people will hear this and think, sh** i gotta get this album. but f*** everything is politically incorrect these days, there will always be someone out there to challenge everything. but, they rarely win, so who gives a f***? let them be outraged, it will keep everyone else entertained lol

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14. burrito writes:

yea

# Jul 6, 2006 @ 6:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. hEINZONEGATIVE writes:

SLAYER IS SO EVIL. YOU MUST SEE THEM ON THE UNHOLY ALLIANCE TOUR. DO NOT MISS IT! COMPLETELY SICK!

# Jul 6, 2006 @ 8:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. raoulduke writes:

i guess no one will truly realize the truth until death. i figure, why not be on the safe side. i mean, what if the bible is true?

# Jul 7, 2006 @ 12:31 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. !!Nailgun!! writes:

The boys in Slayer are badass musicians and I go waaay back as a fan...but most of you guys sound like idiots! Do you realize how stupid you sound blowing off at the mouth about cool Slayer are for pissin' the Christians off? Geez!

# Jul 7, 2006 @ 12:37 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. Skullpriest writes:

How boring! I think the album cover blows! Why pick on Jesus? Go after the Religious Right Idiots like Dio did on Holy Diver he attacked hypocrites not Christ! Slayer kicks a$$ they don't need to attack Christ to be a great band they could actually find more interesting things to write about.

# Jul 7, 2006 @ 2:35 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. Naglfar writes:

"Angry bible thumpers with deep southern or mid-western accents, a marginal education and unrealistic conviction are the funniest people....period."

Amen to that brother.

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20. when the vatican burns writes:

f***you all christian sh**heads slayer rules!!!!!!!!!!

# Jul 7, 2006 @ 2:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. biblebasher writes:

burn in hell christian sh**heads and you korndogg!!!!!!!!!!

# Jul 7, 2006 @ 2:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. pursuit of vikings writes:

Surprise surprise, Slayer's being attacked by the bible b****es again.

# Jul 7, 2006 @ 3:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. Stephen writes:

Haha, I'm glad Slayer's getting some free publicity. But then again, for Slayer it isn't too tough to get the Jesus fan club's teats in a wringer. I can just see all four members of Slayer sitting around a table brainstorming the cover art, trying to top the last blasphemous idea with another. Damn, I love Slayer. Definitely planning to check out Christ Illusion.

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24. kev74d writes:

It's slayer. They have been doing this since 1983-84. Nothing has changed. Same old Slayer. Did you expect anything different? Maybe a nice photo of the band holding hands walking down the beach? C'mon. Just buy the album and crank it up till your ears bleed and forget the cover. It's the music I want. Not the cover.

# Jul 7, 2006 @ 11:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. RememberMetal? writes:

reddevil

I honestly want to know: What do you do for fun?

It kills me not knowing how empty your life is that you actually waste the precious moments of your life heckling deathbringer and fans of a band you dont like.

# Jul 7, 2006 @ 11:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. Christian Zealots Are Dangerous writes:

The reason the Religious Right is angry with Slayer is because they believe they have a divine mandate to silence anybody who doesn't agree with their agenda. Their concept of "Jesus" wears Jackboots, crushes little babies against walls, and sends anyone who disagrees with Him to Hell for eternal torment. Thank God for the First Amendment and the concept of Separation of Church and State -- which for now, keeps these folks from banning dissenting opinions such as Slayer. Vote the religious right and all politicians who kow-tow to them out of office every chance possible!!! NO BUSH IN 2008 THANK GOD

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27. Tempted 2 writes:

Who the hell is anyone who think they have the right to tell others whet to do. If you believe so much about your god then why worry about what other people have to say or think . Get on with your life and stop trying to run other peoples! Our lives are not and never will be governed by people who in 2006 still feel the need to believe in some crappy tail that they rammed down their throat and believed as small kids!

# Jul 8, 2006 @ 2:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. jnsguts writes:

as long as there is metal bands, the holy rollers will single them out for an attack, thinking that they can influence the way we choose to live, when most of them are the biggest hypocrits that there ever was. saying don't do this and don't do that when they buy an ounce of coke, case of jack d. , and a couple of whores to party with, and then have the nerve to try and preach gospel to others... we'll f*** them, i'm native american and i really see the bible as just a book anyway, we have more important things to thank than a bunch of letters onb pages.... slayer rocks....HIMMM!!!!

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29. Spirit In Black writes:

Help Me Jesus!!! Save me from your followers!!!!!

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30. kev74d writes:

long live slayer. and long live metal.

# Jul 8, 2006 @ 9:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. BLACKDOG writes:

This is the crazy part.Every thursday dureing the summer here in Snow Town U.S.A..We have this thing called Thursday in the Square.It's a free concert in you guessed it the town square.Now mind you the closest thing to true Metal that has ever played this show were LIVEING COLOUR,THE GOO GOO DOLLS & BLUES TRAVELER.

Here's when it get's stupid.I don't know how familliar any of you are with India Airey or R&B in general.Anyway she performs a genre called Sub-Soul.Pretty much the same as usual only slightly folkey anyway the maine message in her music as usual with all artist's of this genre is LOVE.Love for yourself love for oneanother etc.

Anyway I when't to the show.There was a local blues act and even a local gospel choire opening the show so you would think that it would have been cool RIGHT !?!?.......WRONG!!!!!! WRONG!!!!!!!! ALL WRONG !!!!!!!!! Guess who was off to the side protesting ? YOU GUESSED IT !!!!! THE BIBLE THUMPERS !!!!! Passing out pamphlet's and waveing sighns that saide thing's like "REPENT","JESUS DIED FOR YOU"(to wich I personally responded "NO sh**?")& My personal favorite........waite for it.............."ASK ME WHY YOU DESERVE TO GO TO HELL !"

The funny part is they can never seem to understand why people in general would rather not be botherd.What if the BIBLE is right what if there is a set way for us to live handed down from the creator.And all these silly bastard's are really doing is scareing everyone away from it.So who really deserves HELL !!!!! I honestly think alot of the TELEVANGELIST'S and every other Lune who claims GOD Talks to them oughta be sterilized.My question is this God talk's to all these crazy folk's on T.V. and at Free concert's (apparently) wheir the music actually promotes love and respect not to mention many people in my family.I'm just a tad insulted that he does not talk to me.I'm smart,I'm funny,I'm not his best creation but I'm hardly his worst.besides The only real question I'd ask is what are the winning numbers for the next Mega Million Jack Pot.

# Jul 8, 2006 @ 10:40 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. Tempted 2 writes:

Hey Mate. I live here in England and I don't think the God Botherers are any way near as bad as the fruit cakes in your back yard. I sometimes sit and watch these bibble bashing Americans on the Holly channels on Sky and shake my head it total dissbelief. Why are these people so open to being brain washed? How come they have such weak minds? Is there really some kind of financial reward that they get do make these people talk so much S***T. Each to thier own eh guys just don' t come knocking on my door.

What makes me giggle is how these people can get away with standing in the middle of a shopping cnetre shouting and screaming their heads off and preaching to us. If we started screaming football songs or whatever we would all be arrested. Long live Onslaught!

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33. BodomFan writes:

there are way more controversial album covers than this one. just look at most of the cannibal corpse album covers. yet , nobody ever b*tches about 'em. i'm sure Slayer could care less what people say about them, and they probebly knew this was gonna happen.

# Jul 10, 2006 @ 6:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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34. kev74d writes:

Yes, Slayer knew what would happen. Thats why they did it. Good ol' Slayer. Keep up the good work o masters of contravercy. (cant spell big words ok. geeze.) you get the point.

# Jul 10, 2006 @ 6:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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35. BLACKDOG writes:

HERE HERE !!!!!!

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36. SLAYER FAN FROM KCMO writes:

WWHATS UP WITH THAT KORNDOG ? HE SHOULD NOW HES A KORN COVERED WEENIE

# Jul 10, 2006 @ 11:22 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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37. lorlor writes:

The religious, bible thumping freaks will ALWAYS find something else to bit*ch about! If it weren't Slayer, it would be something else. They all need to pack up their bibles, and numerous children and go find their mother ship somewhere and stay there because the world is just becoming too corrupt for them anymore, and they are going to give themselves massive heart attacks and strokes trying to fight all the chaos!

# Jul 12, 2006 @ 7:39 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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38. charest writes:

i find it funny, wree in the days of terrosist,bombings,suicides,war, and the damn christians are still complaing about f***ing lyrics to a rock song

# Jul 12, 2006 @ 7:44 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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39. RememberMetal? writes:

Tom Araya is Catholic....In all the important ways: the same thing as Christian.

And here he is getting those bible belt "values" fanatics all worked up about something they cant control....

I find most people who get --way-- out of control on global issues are either missing something in their life or venting their rage from something unrelated.

Example: Brandine Bumpkinmash in Hassville Georgia likes to loudly protest in front of the local abortion clinic when she gets off the clock at the local Popeyes....

Does she have true hatred for abortion?...perhaps...

More likely she's unhappy with her cheating husband, her pregant 14 year old daughter, her son sh**ting the bed at 8, her sh**ty job where she has countless 2nd degree burns from boiling vegetable oil while she fosters passive aggression from having been abused while growing up.

Her Moonshine county nurtures a violent pro-life attitude and since she's tired of screaming at her kids, and scared of yelling at her husband, she makes the abortion clinic her outlet.

I'm not saying this is the case with all or even most highly visible activists.

But having met and become close to a handful politically active Christians (old girl friend and mutual friends....long story from long ago) I can say that it is a sizable sum.

The same for the opposite side of the political spectrum, look at Cindy Sheehan.

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40. Beavis103583 writes:

Religion = War!!!

# Jul 14, 2006 @ 9:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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41. KORNDOGG writes:

PEOPLE WILL ALWAYS FIND SOMETHING TO b**** ABOUT!
BUT IN THIS CASE I AGREE WITH THEM, SLAYER HAS TOOKEN THIS SATANISM A LITTLE TO FAR. ITS WHATS WRONG WITH THIS COUNTRY, TAKE GOD OUT OF ANYTHING AND U GET ANARCHY. IN MY OPINION THAT IS!
PEOPLE LIKE THAT WHO DO NOT STICK BEHIND WHAT THEY SING ABOUT, ARE CAUSING KIDS WHO LISTEN AND WORSHIP THEM TO BELIEVE THERE IS NO GOD, NO GOOD, NOTHING GREAT, ONLY EVIL AND SATAN IS OUR FRIEND AND DEATH IS GREAT!
I BELIEVE IN FREEDOM OF SPEECH, BUT THIS BAND LYRICALLY IS BULLsh**!

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42. bradispissed writes:

vital remains: Your lord...Jesus Christ
Your lord...Born of sin
Your lord...The veil of hope
God's will... so shall you suffer divine

nine inch nails: god is dead

a perfect circle: f*** your god, your lord, your christ


type o negative: She'd like to know God.
Ooh love God.
Feel her God.
Inside of her - deep inside of her.


mayhem: Anarchy,
Violent torture,
Antichrist,
Lucifer,
Son of satan
Pure f***ing Armageddon


timothy leary: is the duty of a monotheist to destroy any competitive heresy. Concepts such as devil, hell, guilt, eternal damnation, sin, evil are fabrications by the hive to insure loyalty to Hive Central. All these doctrines are precisely designed to intimidate and crush Individualism. The process of mutating into Self-hood plunges the mutant into this cross fire of neurogenetic moral flak. Most of the freak-outs, bad trips and hellish experiences are caused by Monotheistic Morality. Again, it must be emphasized, that Monotheism is a necessary stage. Monotheism is a technology, a tool, to bring pre-civilized tribespeople and caste-segregated primitives into the collectives necessary to develop the post-hive, post-terrestrial technologies.

me: ^ all of the above. i choose not to believe in a god but i'll have you know i've never killed, stolen, or raped anything (while sober) in my entire life. the belief in a deity is a way of organization. it's a way of profit and it's a way fear.


shut the hell up you've proved once again you don't belong on this website...and what the f*** is "tooken"

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43. EverlastingLife writes:

You can say what you want about christians but, you all are going to burn in hell

# Jul 15, 2006 @ 12:29 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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44. guy writes:

hatred is a weakness, and you become the victim.

# Jul 15, 2006 @ 1:50 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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45. When Armageddon comes... writes:

...you will all burn in hell for your sins that i can believe, a$$hole!

# Jul 15, 2006 @ 6:16 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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46. KORNDOGG writes:

BRADISp***ed, YOUR A STUPIDASS!
YOU MAKE NO SENSE, YOU JUST WROTE A BUNCH OF BULLsh** THAT YOU COPIED FROM SOMETHING OR SOMEONE.YOU ARE REAL ORIGINAL!
I SHOULDNT BE ON THIS WEBSITE CUZ I BELIEVE IN GOD?

# Jul 15, 2006 @ 11:17 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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47. Scorched_Earth writes:

LOL-in regards to the story:

Couldn't see that coming!!!

*sigh* Slayer got what they wanted...publicity by doing something cheesy. Guess it workds for them.

What I want to know is how Christians fear and hate Satan and support d*** Cheney??? He's so evil Hell keeps sending him back!!!

Its a joke-stay on subject and don't go political on me. LOL!!!

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48. Sorched_Earth writes:

Hey Moderator!

His name is 'd***'. LOL! That's not my fault!

# Jul 15, 2006 @ 11:57 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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49. bradispissed writes:

lol i'm the stupid a$$ and you wrote "tooken"


yeah dude...whatever

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50. rulin kmadd writes:

kornfagg and cokko=special olympic gold medal winners.

# Jul 15, 2006 @ 2:13 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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51. BLACKDOG writes:

Brad I have a question.I keep hearing mention of Timothy Leary.I believe he popped up on Bill Maher ounce or twice & I missed it.Who is he & is there a book I might be able to look up ?

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52. charest writes:

hey if you guys dont like it then listen to christian metal you f***ing p u s s y s

# Jul 15, 2006 @ 4:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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53. bradispissed writes:

well he's most famous for his involvement of the psychedelic movement during the 60's but i personally find his work in his book i"the ntelligence agents" the most inspiring...


he was a harvand professor who was relieved of his position after he conducted numerous psychedelic testing with his students. personally, i admire him for his rational irrationality. he was a brilliant man who stood against propaganda, fear, and being blindly led.


tool plays his "question authority" speech before they start third eye during their live performances.

# Jul 15, 2006 @ 4:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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54. BLACKDOG writes:

Scorched earth.The only reason the SO CALLED Christians supported Chainey,Bush etc.Is because they told them exactly what they wanted to hear.No Gay Maraige.No we do not engage in adultery.We support religion & moral's yadda yadda yadda etc etc etc WHATTHEf***EVERMAN!!!!!

In this respect christians are alot like The Skin Head's & The KKK.They will get behind anybody and anything that tells them what they want to hear.Hate something.These people are inferior to you just because yadda yadda yadda your right etc.That's all it is.Does that make sense ?

# Jul 15, 2006 @ 4:44 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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55. Scorched_Earth writes:

Hey BlackDog-

Yeah, I know what you mean. I get it. It'd be funny if it weren't so real...

# Jul 16, 2006 @ 4:28 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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56. BLACKDOG writes:

AIN'T THAT THE TRUTH !

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57. BLACKDOG writes:

I suppose it's also an example of what brad's hero Mr Leary say's about being blindley led.

# Jul 16, 2006 @ 7:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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58. BLACKDOG writes:

You need only read the comment's of certaine other people(everlasting life/when armageddon comes)to know what kind of sighns can be seen at the Thursday In The Square show's.The non SATANIC Thursday In The Square Show's I might ad.

I gotta wonder.........I mean we are out in the square.A non violent & non protesting gathering of
upward of three thousand people.We have an artist who promotes love & peace on stage & these jackoff's still have a problem with it.Knowones being hurt everyone is happy but still some how something's wrong.

Last I checked a man or a woman's final salvation was in there own hand's exclusively.Keeping this in mind who are you to judge anyone ?..........Let me ask this "Church" to alot of people is like a party.The reason I bring this up is because I ounce had an argument with an extremely childish 29yr old about who had a better time Him (he whent to the Carabana festival in Toronto)Or Me I stayed home saved money partied in North Buffalo & the South towns over the weekend.The underlying issue being the fact that knowone wanted to go up with this d***head because as stated he is extremely immature.

What I'm getting at is this do you guy's in the religious extreme right which I'm not(yes I'm religious yes I'm proud of it & yes I keep it to myself)have a problem with us partying because we are partying or because we are not partying with you ? I would really love to know the real answer to that question.

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59. charest writes:

is this the metalunderground site or the i love jesus site,

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60. slipknotcorpse writes:

HATRED IS A WEAKNESS, AND YOU BECOME THE VICTIM. I SEE ALOT OF HATE IN HERE TOO.....IF IT WERENT FOR SATANISTS I WOULD BECOME ONE. CANT WAIT FOR THE NEW SLAYER ALBUM f*** YEA!!!!

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61. BLACKDOG writes:

Charest did you read the other post's I was talking about ?

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62. lordpaco18 writes:

just let slayer do their own thing, its honestly not worth talking about the cover too much. i just hope the album rocks as much as the others have.

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63. RememberMetal? writes:

I think theres a reasonable middle road to almost every conflict. I also think it's practically inhuman to follow that moderate route.

Human beings ---LOVE--- fighting things, ideas and other human beings. It's probably a population control mechanism in our DNA.

Look at the world today: Iraq is a bloody quagmire that won't see the kind of normal day America takes for granted for at least another 5 years.

Israel is leveling every grain of sand outside it's borders to prove how hard it will come down on anything that opposes it's existance.

Every day in every highschool in America an unnaturally large teenaged male is beating the sh** out of "geeks" and "fags" for the fact that he can.

Humans...primates in general...just so you know where I stand, are the animal kingdoms drama queens.

As funny as I find this Slayer VS the religous right thing....It's the fact that the religous people get worked up about it that it sells. They are their own worst enemy on this issue.

Slayer will sell 10,000 more copies for every protest the people organize at a Slayer show. If violence erupts as a result of this protest: 15,000 more copies sold because it gets on CNN.

# Jul 16, 2006 @ 11:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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64. charest writes:

dont get me wrong, i have no problem with religion and what different people believe in, who has the right to criticize anyones beliefs, unless its al quaida, but im just being a f***ing slayer fan, gotta be a bad ass

# Jul 17, 2006 @ 2:18 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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65. Spirit of the elder gods writes:

Life ain't exactly peachy for me at the moment but the last thing i needed was some Jehovah's witnesses's stopping me in the street today to say that salvation is only achievable through god.If you are religious fine i respect that seek your inner strength from wherever you can find it.Me personally the whole lot is a crock.I've said it before there is no god no satan no heaven no hell.Slayer are a satanic metal band i'd be worrying if they didn't cause a stir.Society in general has a hard time accepting different views but in the grand scheme of things this is less than trivial.

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66. BLACKDOG writes:

To all three of you.In a round about way that is my point.Like I saide they'll protest a non Metal show featureing an artist that possibly agree's with them.They'll protest anything just because.That's when I personally(a christian)become extremely disenchanted with the whole thing.

The next thing you know they'll be protesting Vibrator's or something.God forbid someone's body perform's a natural function without the help of a second person.They are so rediculous.

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67. charest writes:

and to blackdog, i didnt understand what you meant at first(hence the comment about me bein a crazy slayer fan) but now i do understand,im a f***ing pure satanic slayer fan, but im also still 23 and single and loving it, i can no longer try to b**** about this sh** anymore, its juts f***ing dumb, but that protesting just got me p***ed, i mean, isnt there a f***ing war going on!!!!!

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68. BLACKDOG writes:

As a matter of fact yeah !!! That's why It's even more rediculous that they do the thing's they do.So how do you feel about Kerry being a christian ?

# Jul 17, 2006 @ 10:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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69. RememberMetal? writes:

I think Tom is Catholic not Kerry....Close enough though. I say to each their own. If someone can hold a belief in what is fundamentally the same God that gets all these bible beaters upset more power to em.

# Jul 17, 2006 @ 10:42 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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70. charest writes:

as far as im concerned, its about the music, and if someone wants to go beyond what is their faith for the music then i love them even more, i mean this is america, since when do have to talk or write about only what you believe

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71. BLACKDOG writes:

Agreed.I obviously would not have a problem with Tom or Kerri for that matter being a christia,But it was somewhat surprizeing to say the least.

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72. BLACKDOG writes:

Sorry I meant christian.(still a little disturbing)

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73. slipknotcorpse writes:

a booga booga slayer kicks a$$ tho, but there kind of overrated, sepultura's "beneath the remains is better" but slayer kicks ass

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74. charest writes:

so what are you tryin to say, sepulturas beneath the remains is better than slayer, you dumb bastard!

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75. Genocide Reaper writes:

The other night I was jamming out some brutal riffs and kicking back a few brews and low and behold I tripped and hit my head on the glass coffee table and then I saw God.. And he said unto me "Slayer kicks ass!" Therefore for the Christians to be saying this is obviously foolish.

# Jul 18, 2006 @ 2:37 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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76. slaytanic writes:

deicide homage for satan. www.youtube.com.It's so f***ing cool !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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77. CaptHowdy writes:

Slayer's album artwork is cool because for some kids living in the middle of nowhere, seeing imagery like that let's them know they're not alone, that it's right to rebel, and that getting under the skin of authoritarians is what being young is all about. I know this because I used to be that sort of kid. I'm gonna go see Slayer this weekend, so it doesn't have to end with getting older. RAISE THE TWO HORNED SALUTE!

# Jul 21, 2006 @ 6:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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78. mab writes:

hatred is a weakness, and you become the victim...alot of satanists are peter pan's looking for their neverlands.

# Jul 22, 2006 @ 1:58 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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79. CaptHowdy writes:

Jesus or Satan - pick your neverland, right mab?

As long as we're comparing neverlands and fantasyworlds, Slayer's aesthetics win over any megachurch's, any day of the week. Way louder too. Anyone at the Long Beach Arena a few weeks back know what I'm talking about.

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