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I Killed The Prom Queen Call it Quits

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Australian metallers I KILLED THE PROM QUEEN have called it a day. In a statement announcing their decision to go separate ways, the band write, "The final nail in the coffin came when Jona was asked to join USA metal group BLEEDING THROUGH as second guitarist. This, coupled with our inability to find a replacement vocalist, aided the decision to end the band.

"We would all like to sincerely thank all our friends and family and our label's Stomp, Metal Blade, Golf and Howling Bull Records for their ongoing support of IKTPQ and most of all we would like to thank all the fans that made the last seven years the most amazing years of our lives. We feel that we made a good impact on the Australian and worldwide music scenes. We also apologise for the cancellation of our USA tour dates.

"The band will announce a final farewell Australian tour in the coming months."

To read individual statements from the I KILLED THE PROM QUEEN bandmembers regarding their decision to call it a day, visit their MySpace page.

Source: Blabbermouth

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1. Diamond Oz writes:

Thank f***

# Apr 8, 2007 @ 1:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. AE writes:

Lets hope this is the beginning of a new trend. One down, eight hundred thousand to go!

# Apr 8, 2007 @ 3:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. rk writes:

at last emo is dying.

# Apr 8, 2007 @ 5:57 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Muderface writes:

^^AT LAST!!!!!!!!!!!

# Apr 8, 2007 @ 7:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. liquid_pyro9 writes:

have you even heard these guys before dumbass!!! they aren't emo...they're f***ing hardcore as all hell...and f***ing kick so much a$$ its not even funny!!!!! R.I.P. IKTPQ!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (you f***ing rule)

# Apr 8, 2007 @ 7:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Murderface writes:

^^^^^^^^Actually I HAVE heard this band and I did NOT like what I heard. Dumbass.

# Apr 8, 2007 @ 7:40 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. AE writes:

awwww look, we made a lil emo boy mad! :(

# Apr 8, 2007 @ 9:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. AE writes:

p.s.- can we get someone in here to mop up these eyeliner stains from that kids tears?

# Apr 8, 2007 @ 9:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Harry Sachz writes:

Can't wait till emo becomes extinct! Those fag bands moaning about losing their g/f's , being alone in this world and having a jet black hairdo and sh** like that. I'll be a happy man!

# Apr 8, 2007 @ 10:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. ^ writes:

look up the definition of EMO and u find my d*** because it is 2inches long, ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!slit my wrists and suck my nut.

# Apr 8, 2007 @ 10:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. i_KILL_u writes:

heard them. hate em. f*** em.

# Apr 9, 2007 @ 12:14 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. red writes:

they were good. music for the recently deceased was amazing. doesnt break my heart that theyre gone now though.

but you fags need to grow the f*** up.,and wikipedia emo or something.

# Apr 9, 2007 @ 12:52 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. Cynic writes:

BLEEDING THROUGH epitomises everything I despise about what people call 'metal' today. I've given up, I'd take ambient and jazz music over the tripe of the late 90s-00s any day.

# Apr 9, 2007 @ 4:12 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. RememberMetal? writes:

Emo is eating itself.
cool.

Cynic! Deathbringer is interested in getting you on board for album reviews go to the info button and then the contact button and provide the info it asks. I've been putting in a word for ya. Take it easy.

Now Playing: Porcupine Tree - "Gravity Eyelids"

# Apr 9, 2007 @ 4:32 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. Cynic writes:

Oh right really? Yes I suppose I can squish that in between my university work, that's why I've been absent for a bit - Who knew computer science would involve so much damn calculus? Tis my birthday tomorrow as well so I think that extra cash will be bookmarked for new cds.

# Apr 9, 2007 @ 4:48 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. misskeets writes:

I find it hilarious how many views this thread has had (yes, my own included) considering how much everybody supposed hates IKTPQ. I thank f**k that these bastards have finally called it quits - maybe people can open there eyes a bit more to music with a message outside of the category "I wish my mum hadn't stolen my car keys. Excuse me while I cry."

And as for opening up the Australian music scene to the world? All they've done is reinforce that we're more Americanised sheep than ever. Maybe if we were actually Aussies we'd produce something worth listening to.

# Apr 9, 2007 @ 5:26 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. Cynic writes:

I think Aussie has some great bands, I keep discovering them all the time - Alarum, Mortal Sin, Dungeon etc not to mention the truly great Disembowelment whom I discovered last week.

# Apr 9, 2007 @ 5:37 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. New Found Power writes:

Gay name, good riddance. Couldn't kill the prom queen instead ended up killing themselves just like a good emo should. They won't be missed, just add their name to the sh**ty music trend scrapyard.

# Apr 9, 2007 @ 7:04 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. g-o-d sux writes:

thank fuk i hope they kill them selves. fuk em all

yo this band is tha worse band to ever hit the fukin stage since ozzy osborne

# Apr 9, 2007 @ 7:15 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. the antihippy writes:

oh for f*** sakes why do people always confuses metalcore with emo.

rites of spring-emocore, more of a post-hardcore style

i killed the prom queen-metalcore, mixing metal and harcore punk.

there's a f***ing difference.

# Apr 9, 2007 @ 8:07 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. the antihippy writes:

seriously though, every is labeling every band they hate as emo.

# Apr 9, 2007 @ 8:07 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. the antihippy writes:

everyone*

# Apr 9, 2007 @ 8:08 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. Diamond Oz writes:

Lol I_kill_u put it brilliantly!

# Apr 9, 2007 @ 9:04 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. AE writes:

Are you fu cking kidding me, I dont even have to hear this fu cking band to know they are gay emo s hit...just take one good look at them, they are fags! haha

# Apr 9, 2007 @ 10:05 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. JH writes:

I killed the prom queen was a sick a$$ band. And there not f***ing emo like all you idiots are saying. ill miss this band.

# Apr 9, 2007 @ 11:49 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. StabbingTheDrama writes:

I listened to the song More Than Life on iTunes and that Chorus is not metal or hardcore, it's emo and it totally caught me off guard. They do have some emo in them but they are also hardcore. I don't like the band but it's just my opinion.

# Apr 9, 2007 @ 11:55 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. AE writes:

Go look at their fans on MySpace, Im seeing all these bullitens posted by these lame silly lookin emo kids. You know its bad when you see that fu cking gay a$$ part in their hair.

# Apr 9, 2007 @ 12:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. manicdisorder writes:

Ha bout time..Never really liked the band honestly..It was just a waste of their own time of making a band that was goind straight down the hill anyways...

# Apr 9, 2007 @ 1:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. manicdisorder writes:

*going

# Apr 9, 2007 @ 1:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. StabbingTheDrama writes:

My last comment was in the wrong thread, that was made about On Broken Wings. I think that this band is just BORING

# Apr 9, 2007 @ 1:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. ArchNemesis28 writes:

lets just face the facts, this band couldn't write for sh*t!

# Apr 9, 2007 @ 1:41 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. Alex.... writes:

Theyre alright but im not gonna cry over it,

# Apr 9, 2007 @ 2:06 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. iammetal writes:

ok quit calling them emo dipsh**s

yea they suck, but they are not even close to emo, they are HARDCORE not EMO

\/\/\/\/\/\/\/ READ THIS \/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/

H A R D C O R E
NOT
E M O
ok?

# Apr 9, 2007 @ 3:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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34. StabbingTheDrama writes:

No

# Apr 9, 2007 @ 3:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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35. AE writes:

EMO EMO EMO EMO

# Apr 9, 2007 @ 4:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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36. Muderface writes:

Cynic! sh** dude, I havn't heard from you in a LONNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNG
time! It's me ZT with a new name!

# Apr 9, 2007 @ 4:57 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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37. sosedated writes:

yeh f*** all u dumb c***s who have nuthin betta to do then to dis other peoples likes in music. IKTPQ were sick. Dont dis emo dont dis metal just keep your f***in ugly gob shut u sad sacks

# Apr 9, 2007 @ 7:05 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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38. StabbingTheDrama writes:

Okay, again making yourself look stupid. "keep your f***in ugly gob shut u sad sacks" does this make any sense? Anyone? Anyone? No? Didn't think so. If people do or don't like a band they have the right and privilege to give their opinions about it.

# Apr 9, 2007 @ 7:56 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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39. the antihippy writes:

^^ agreed. as long as they have a reason that is, because "THEY SUCK ZOMG" just don't cut it with me.

# Apr 9, 2007 @ 9:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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40. red writes:

the number one problem i had with them is they really really p***ed me off with the whole 'prom queen' thing. does any school in australia have proms? ive never heard of it. maybe in adelaide. but it does make them sound like an american band. (read: try hard). but they made good music.

# Apr 9, 2007 @ 10:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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41. psythe writes:

I'll add to this - I Killed The Prom Queen is a SHlT name, but the band wasn't emo, and wasn't too bad - particularly for Australian metalcore. In fact, they were some of the best metalcore Australia has produced (unfortunately, metalcore over here is even worse than in the US).

Everyone here saying they were emo knows next to nothing about music, genres, or the interweaving of the two.

That said, I'm not entirely displeased that they've split. In fact, I think I'm glad.

# Apr 10, 2007 @ 1:08 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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42. kadd writes:

iktpq were f***ing awesome, not even close to emo. Suck my d***, nerds who come here and writing about how much the band sucks. Get a life seriously, dont need your retarded comments.

# Apr 10, 2007 @ 3:04 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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43. Spirit In Black writes:

Well....this band breaking up does prove one thing....GOD does exist...LOL!!!!!

# Apr 10, 2007 @ 7:05 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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44. the antihippy writes:

thank you psythe for saying what i've been telling earlier.

# Apr 10, 2007 @ 7:46 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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45. StabbingTheDrama writes:

I think what a lot of people are considering in emo is their looks also. A lot of hardcore bands, even if they don't sound emo, they may look punk or emo. This is one of those bands.

# Apr 10, 2007 @ 12:39 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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46. poophead writes:

NOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!! (bleeding through is the best ever)

# Apr 10, 2007 @ 2:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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47. StabbingTheDrama writes:

eww, no they're not anywhere near the best of anything.

# Apr 10, 2007 @ 3:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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48. Death Metal writes:

Hey poophead bleeding through suck's a$$ with that other hardcore and emo sh** i'm glad emo is dying there is a god

# Apr 10, 2007 @ 6:22 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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49. RememberMetal? writes:

Psythe is indeed right.
I jumped the gun on calling these guys emo. Must've gotten swept up in the mob.

All I had heard previously was a brief clean vocal part...To these ears it sounded like the spawn of Depeche Mode's and Weezer's vocalists. Fair grounds for calling the band something negative but not quite emo....Close though. As it turns out I mistook them for Aiden.

This lot are kind of interchangable.
I killed the Prom Queen sound exactly like Bleeding Through without the keys and more capable guitarists....I assume this is why Bleeding Through snatched this guy.

Bleeding Throughs singer's clean vox are disgraceful...Listen to "For Love and Failing" and be astounded.

Now Playing: Converge - "No Heroes"

# Apr 10, 2007 @ 9:56 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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50. Cynic writes:

Sup Muderface/Zero Tolerance - yeah man I've been run off my feet with work since the holidays, but I'm back and with a better internet connection than ever (I can finally view all these youtube vids that are posted here!).

I think the word emo has warped a bit since its induction into po-culture. It's pretty much a general insult now (especially in metal crowds with the coincidental rise of metalcore), not unlike the constant flinging of the word gay.

# Apr 11, 2007 @ 3:15 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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51. Scotteh writes:

f*** i am so p***ed off about this... IKTPQ were the best australian band ever

# Apr 11, 2007 @ 9:59 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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52. rk writes:

metalcore, emo, the village ppl is there really that much difference?

# Apr 11, 2007 @ 12:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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53. RememberMetal? writes:

^------ Classic.

Now Playing: Opeth - "Godhead's Lament"

# Apr 11, 2007 @ 2:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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54. Chued writes:

I hate everything Emo and Metalcore stands for. But IQTPQs Stuff was quite good.

# Apr 11, 2007 @ 5:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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55. psythe writes:

Bleeding Through are great, if you're looking for simple, straightforward, mediocre hardcore. Although, RM? has a point about Mr Vocalist's singing. Not really what I'm looking for, but when you need some music to just drone to, they work. Speaking for myself here, obviously.

And Cynic makes a good point in post 50, too (second paragraph, hahah). It almost seems these days that a band can be counted emo merely on the merits of their dress-code, rather than the actual music they create. Then again, I've heard the term "Mallcore" thrown about before - what is that, is that like, metalcore but wearing emo clothes? Maybe we should hate bands for being 'mall' now, and not for being emo, hahah. Hell, at least proper emo music never pretended to be nothing else. There's almost an integrity there that can be hard to find in the mainstream metal (read: Nu-metal) community...

# Apr 12, 2007 @ 8:07 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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56. the antihippy writes:

agreed, psythe. calling all this bands emo is an insult to the emo genre.

# Apr 12, 2007 @ 10:08 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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57. KyKy writes:

hey guys i'm sorry but you mis-understand emo. IKTPQ's lyrics were just like those of your favorite "REAL" metal bands. There is always something to b**** about in our society. just because they like to mix it up and throw actual singing lyrics in this sh** doesn't make them emo. there are too many bands out there that sound like Hatebreed (nothing against them at all.) but come on guys lets put some effort into our music, and make it original.

# Apr 13, 2007 @ 1:05 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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58. the antihippy writes:

^^ if you'll actually read some posts first.......... : /

# Apr 14, 2007 @ 2:20 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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59. Alex.... writes:

Does it really matter who likes who or not? IKQPQ was SIKK!

# Apr 14, 2007 @ 2:42 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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60. http://www.thejaywalker.com/pages/shit_happens.html writes:

MY NAME IS...^ sex is nice, i like you, do you like me,

i kill the prom queen and raped her rotten maggot corpes for hours and hours,

sh** HAPPENS,

^^^^^^^^^^FOOLS & FAGGS!!^^^^^^^^^^^^

# Apr 15, 2007 @ 7:46 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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61. 7861zamn writes:

iktpq was good and NOT EMO LIKE THE REST OF ALL THESE f***S ON HERE SAY THEY ARER GET A f***ING LIFE IS THAT ALL YOU f***ING DIPsh** DO! i f*** hate you all you say iktq is emo....................but then again the band does attract the wrong pplz and on the other hand all you pplz out there that has the f***ing gut too say sh** f*** you

# Apr 16, 2007 @ 11:17 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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62. manicdisorder writes:

eh..yeah emo, hardcore, metalcore,grindcore,powermetal,progressive metal..Either way they suck..GET USE TO IT.

# Apr 16, 2007 @ 12:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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63. kallah writes:

Excuse-me, but did this guy above just said that progressive metal is... sh**?

# Apr 21, 2007 @ 8:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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64. Edheadmaggot writes:

f*** you "manicdisorder", your a sh** head, hardcore, metalcore, grindcore, power metal and progressive metal kick ass, emo does suck, but so do you...GET USE TO IT.

# Apr 22, 2007 @ 12:41 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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65. Edheadmaggot writes:

Bleeding Through can go suck a c*** and I know they will, cuz thats all they do, except the chick, I'll bet she'd go crazy in a carpet store

# Apr 22, 2007 @ 12:43 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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