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Video Report: What’s The Big Deal With Heavy Metal?

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New Zealand's TV3 News has issued the following:

"Heavy metal music is David Farrier’s favourite hobby at the moment, after stumbling across an old SLAYER album several months ago.

With so many metal acts heading to New Zealand recently, he decided to talk to the biggest names in the biz – and some of the fans – to find out what all the fuss is about."

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20 Comments on "Video Report: What's The Big Deal With Heavy Metal"

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1. Darkartist writes:

How is it that they always pick the biggest idiots to interview for these things. Including the guys from Mastedon! They didn't really speak in a complete sentence during that interview did they? Not that I am judging their tunes. I don't want to get flamed as a Mastedon hater.

# May 4, 2007 @ 2:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. the antihippy writes:

sh**...... "it's just the noise, makes you want to thrash things."

i stopped right there. why do they pick the worst fans?

# May 4, 2007 @ 7:44 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Cynic writes:

I'm from NZ, and TV3 news is pretty much tripe now - they continually inflame situations in NZ using their bullsh** to bend the perception of the middle class.

Anyway, which they'd interviewed me for this I would have done metal fans proud.

Now Playing: Aphex Twin - "Grass"

# May 4, 2007 @ 10:50 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Rue writes:

Heavy metal is his favorite hobby AT THE MOMENT? ....to find out what all the fuss is about? f*** David Farrier!

Metal is too important [to me] to be an 'at the moment' type deal. I wouldn't call it a fuss--metal is in my blood.

# May 5, 2007 @ 1:25 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. DeathInEye writes:

So very true, metal is not a hobby, it's a philosophy.

# May 5, 2007 @ 2:04 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Diamond Oz writes:

And a lifestyle

# May 5, 2007 @ 2:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. metal2death writes:

^ lol and a music genre lol but this vid made me laugh at the retards they interviewd

# May 5, 2007 @ 3:04 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. Diamond Oz writes:

I saw a vid last night that made me laugh. It was all about emo and it showed footage of emos getting beaten up and sh**. I was laughing so hard.

# May 5, 2007 @ 3:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. the antihippy writes:

i like emo music but i hate the scene kids.

# May 6, 2007 @ 9:42 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Diamond Oz writes:

I hate the music but I can ignore it but the scene kids are everywhere and me and my band have strongly advocated action against them 'cause I dunno about USA but here they turn up at metal shows and ruin it for everyone and we've had enough.

# May 6, 2007 @ 11:37 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Dave S writes:

No kiddin' ..."at the moment"....I have been listening to Heavy Metal since 1983.
I hate to 'hate" on one of the top selling , best metal bands of all time, but instead of Slayer, listen to any post 1990 Metallica or Megadeth "Rust in Peace" (even some mid 90's Pantera) and it will sound the dumbeat of the metal god's within your soul...freeing your mind from any opression or injustice you may face.

MAY THE GODS OF METAL LIVE IN IMMORTALITY

# May 7, 2007 @ 6:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. slayerdisciple writes:

^Great Southern Trendkill is my fav. album by Pantera
now playing: Slayer- War Ensemble

# May 7, 2007 @ 8:01 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. the antihippy writes:

meh. i find the big 4 of thrash metal to be very over-rated.

now playing:off minor-this is a hostage situation.

# May 14, 2007 @ 9:35 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. smgrant18 writes:

this video sucked

# May 21, 2007 @ 1:15 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. i_KILL_u writes:

was that guy drunk? i mean what the hell! i might have to knock that guys a$$ out!! ya dont sort of like metal. you hate it or love it. so f*** him!! and f*** scenes!!! i hate their p***y asses ruining my shows. i have yet to see an emo in the pits! i outta throw some in there!! GOSH f***ING DAMNIT.

# May 23, 2007 @ 10:53 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. rk writes:

metal ala real metal is a way of living these methtards give fans of metal a bad name all the time

# May 23, 2007 @ 2:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. FocusShift writes:

Oh yeah Oz, they ruin it here in the US aswell. My band often gets stuck with metalcore/scenecore acts whose fans do nothing but hardcore dance and 2 step. I think in the past year there's only been three national shows I can count that only metalheads showed up for: Soilwork, Dark Tranquillity, and God Forbid.

# May 23, 2007 @ 4:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. KORNFAN writes:

This video is bullsh**, all the fans they interviewed made metal seem exactly what the stereotype is.
good metal takes a skill level that few people have to play, it is very technical and in most cases very fast not just anyone can do it.
When i compare a metal video with pretty much any other mainstream music video i just laugh most mainstream music is just one simple drum beat with a very basic guitar riff over it and clean vocals, however when you watch metal musicians, the drums and the guitars are just insane, lots of different techniques being used, tempo changes etc...
metal is where the talent is at and you either are metal or you're not, it's not as hobby.
Now playing- You're better off dead-children of bodom

# May 31, 2007 @ 1:06 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. cannibalcorpse666 writes:

the antihippy is right it is the noise it makes you want tobeat people up and brake things and the big deal is its f***ing awsome thats the big deal

# May 31, 2007 @ 2:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. cannibalcorpse666 writes:

i dont like emo kids and emo music sucks death metal is awsome me and my band concealed hostility hate and dispise emo kids so much its not funny.

# May 31, 2007 @ 2:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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