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ex-Iced Earth, Death Drummer Richard Christy To Appear In 'Harold And Kumar 2'

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Acclaimed heavy metal drummer Richard Christy (ex-ICED EARTH, DEATH, LEASH LAW, CONTROL DENIED), who currently works for "The Howard Stern Show", was recently cast in the upcoming comedy "Harold & Kumar 2" (IMDb). "I filmed my parts in February and had a blast!" says Richard. "The movie is going to be hilarious so please check it out when it comes to a theater near you!"

According to the film's official plot outline, "Harold & Kumar 2" "follows the cross-country adventures of the pot-smoking duo as they try to outrun authorities who suspect them of being terrorists when they try to sneak a bong on board their flight to Amsterdam."

Christy has played in many bands, including ICED EARTH, BURNING INSIDE, DEATH and CONTROL DENIED. Christy joined DEATH after meeting their leader Chuck Schuldiner in a bookstore while the band was looking for a new drummer after the departure of Gene Hoglan. Christy recorded three albums with DEATH (the critically-acclaimed "The Sound of Perseverance", released in 1998; "Live in L.A. (Death & Raw)", 2001; and "Live in Eindhoven", also 2001) and one album with CONTROL DENIED, "The Fragile Art of Existence", which came out in 1999.

Source: Blabbermouth

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1. metalhead644 writes:

christy is one of, if not my favorite, metal drummer of all time - he is absolutely rediculous!

# Mar 29, 2007 @ 10:35 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Ostracised writes:

I agree people need to try new things, and I'm told he's hilarious, but I really wish he'd go back to being a drummer instead of working with Stern. Sure, the pay's probably better, but there's more respect in the musical talent.

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# Mar 29, 2007 @ 11:06 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Valentine_no_more writes:

I don't know who Richard Christy is but YES to a "Harold and Kumar 2"

# Mar 29, 2007 @ 12:01 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Ostracised writes:

Go get The Fragile Art of Existance from Control Denied, and The Glorious Burden from Iced Earth. You'll see why he needs to go back to being a drummer.

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# Mar 29, 2007 @ 12:28 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. metal2death writes:

valentine is a noob, richard christy is funny as sh** and yes he should go back to iced earth, and ostracised has a good taste in music .lol and also get something wicked this way comes.

# Mar 29, 2007 @ 2:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Diamond Oz writes:

Oh Christ not a second one! The first one was so sh** it was unbelievable. I've sh** better films than Harold and Kumar

# Mar 29, 2007 @ 2:28 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. pg93 writes:

F**k you diamond oz. Harold and Kumar is the all time greatest stoner- comedy. the first one is amazing and the second one probably will be amazing too.

# Mar 29, 2007 @ 3:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. SexBloodandMetal writes:

Harold and Kumar is the best stoner movie, you will laugh your a$$ off at it even when you're not stoned. Can't wait to see the sequel!

Honestly, I'd still watch it, even if Christy wasn't in it.

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9. thadeus writes:

the stoned age is a funny a$$ stoner-comedy!

# Mar 29, 2007 @ 6:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. BodomBastard writes:

this is interesting... cant wait to see that movie... the first one was pretty good

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