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Man Pleads Guilty To Death Threats Against Korn

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Jason Kobely of News10.net reports that a Sacramento man has pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to making threats over the Internet to kill members of the rock band KORN, according to federal prosecutors.

Adrian McCoy, 23, entered the guilty plea in United States District Court in Sacramento Friday to a single count of making interstate threats to injure another, U.S. Attorney Michelle Rodriguez said.

According to investigators, McCoy sent threatening communications to the FBI's Web site in September 2007. In the email, McCoy threatened to kill members of the band, the band's family and FBI agents who responded to his acts of violence, Rodriguez said.

One of the most popular hard rock bands of the past decade, KORN has sold over 30 million albums worldwide and won two Grammy Awards.

McCoy faces a possible sentence of five years in prison and a fine up to $250,000. He is scheduled to be sentenced April 25.

Source: Blabbermouth

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1. AcidRain writes:

Why the hell would you send a threat letter to the FBI website about killing Korn. haha, use your head.

# Feb 16, 2008 @ 2:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. EpicNeckbeard writes:

Ok so who was it? i know this guy had to be a member of this board.

# Feb 16, 2008 @ 3:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Agnostic Priest writes:

Good for him man, too bad he didn't actually kill KoRn, but it's the thought that counts right.

# Feb 16, 2008 @ 3:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Kalis_wrath writes:

*LMAO* I think that's funny stuff right there man! I agree with A.P, it's too bad he did not actually do it and it is the thought that counts...

Epic, I got the video confession, taped audio confession, written confession AND winess statement's that say it was YOU! Hahaha! *winks*

# Feb 16, 2008 @ 5:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Zero 54 writes:

He must of not liked the new creative direction the band has been taking the last few years

# Feb 16, 2008 @ 5:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. wrath5316 writes:

lol

# Feb 16, 2008 @ 5:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Kalis_wrath writes:

Um... Zero54, you mean the past 15 years???

# Feb 16, 2008 @ 6:40 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. Rollmonkey writes:

I know how he feels.

# Feb 16, 2008 @ 9:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. deathbringer writes:

To all Korn haters: I've sent all server logs to the FBI. Expect agents at your door with a warrant any minute.

Just kidding :-)

# Feb 16, 2008 @ 10:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Kalis_wrath writes:

*LMAO* Come and get me I say! DIE KORN DIE KORN DIE KORN!!!

# Feb 16, 2008 @ 11:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. kk writes:

i will admit its pretty stupid and quite funny... but man thats some scary sh** to them... and you guys shouldnt promote this.. because im pretty sure you wouldnt want to be on the other end.. ya know what i mean? ahah. korn lives on!

# Feb 17, 2008 @ 1:44 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. bananaterracottapie writes:

yeah... Jon Davis would have eaten that dude alive. KoRn is here to stay

# Feb 17, 2008 @ 2:21 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. Demoncleaner writes:

I'll admit Korn has not been very good in a while, I can only dig their first 3 cd's, but just because they're not capable of making a record that they once could doesn't make me wish death upon them. I don't see how you f***in weird asses find this funny

# Feb 17, 2008 @ 2:24 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. amongthedead writes:

Korn f***en sucks now. ever since Issues, nothing fruitful or of any good means of metaltaste hass come from these lame a$$holes. They softened up so much that it makes some dumb a$$ guy want to kill them. If you ask me, it should be a hint for them to get they're f***en heads working again and make some old-school Korn f***ing metal!

# Feb 17, 2008 @ 2:41 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. Kalis_wrath writes:

Well the computer I was useing is now broken. Not by me. I am f***ing p***ed! I dont want to get into it now. FVUCKING PEOPLE NEED TO CONTROL THEIR ANGER!

# Feb 17, 2008 @ 2:53 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. SexBloodandMetal writes:

watch it be Lord Agony...

# Feb 17, 2008 @ 3:21 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. kk writes:

"They softened up so much that it makes some dumb a$$ guy want to kill them" if that was ever a reasoning .. theres something seriously wrong with your head.. not you personally among the dead haha...but i think you get what i mean :)

i personally love korn...
i hate bands like avenged sevenfold , mcr, and most of all 30 seconds to mars!(GRR!) to the point of disgust but id have no reasoning to even think of killing em...

# Feb 17, 2008 @ 4:40 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. rrrrrrr writes:

to everyone here that says they wanna kill a band, dont listen to the music.. there's a solution

# Feb 17, 2008 @ 9:47 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. EpicNeckbeard writes:

Lol, Kalis i promise it wasn't me... i send all my Korn death threats directly to Korn, you cut out the middle man that way.

# Feb 17, 2008 @ 10:35 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. C writes:

another 23 year-old hacker enjoying a prank thinking he wont get caught and how wrong he was

# Feb 17, 2008 @ 12:39 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. RememberMetal? writes:

Lord Agony was a piece of work. He just ruined his entire life and many of us were company to it.

I almost wish I had been able to say or do something to steer him off course....wow.

You could tell by his posts something was off but I never expected him to be serious.

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# Feb 22, 2008 @ 12:21 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. Dark_Funeral writes:

lol he is pretty funny. long before i ever head a real logged name on this site(i just posted with whatever name i felt like for a long time)

I remember him because he always said "so says lord agony" but in capital letters. Do you think that azazel got made fun of so much he just doesnt come on here anymore? and lol at him hitting on black queen lmfao

anyone who says "WAHAHAHA" is not worthy of anyones respect honestly.

"Lord of Dooky Shutes" "Lord of Sodomy"

# Feb 22, 2008 @ 7:31 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. southern writes:

I HATE KORN.... but not as much as this guy

# Feb 22, 2008 @ 12:26 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. SexBloodandMetal writes:

Hey Dark_Funeral, I was originally Azazel_begotten f***tard (At the time I was transitioning from Nu to Trve, hence why my original username was excerpted from the lyrics ov a Behemoth song)...And I sure as hell didn't change my name because he bashed me alot for being a [now former] Korn fanboy, I just changed the name because I felt like changing it (also, many people here know who I posted as before, since I mentioned I made a new account). If you see my post changes from the time I posted as Azazel, versus now, you'd see that I've grown up and come to realize how much Korn actually sucks, and seeing better acts like Behemoth and Nile play really changed my views. I shall hopefully see Behemoth again in April, and whenever Mayhem tours again I'll see them as well. I also hope that our government would let Gaahl in the country so I can see him live before I join the army.

Now as far as my opinion of Lord Agony is concerned, when I first got the internet (when I was first posting here), of course I was a Korn fan, and I never took him seriously, I just needed the entertainment, so I responded to him. It was also obvious that he was just some lame basement dweller, so I took it as trolling, simply put. Around the time he left (rather, when he was banned), I disconnected myself from the Nu-Metal I was into to find more trve Metal, and now I'm a frosthead. Ta-da a$$hole! So here I am now.

All that just to say, no I didn't say "BAAAAAAAAAAAWWWW" and leave. I'm still here, just a different handle. And by the way, I thought you knew already Dark_Funeral. cruor, BLACKDOG, and RememberMetal? among some other vets who remember Lord Agony know who I am as well.

# Feb 22, 2008 @ 5:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. RememberMetal? writes:

Indeed SexBloodandMetal

I've been visiting since '03 and posting with this handle since '04 and a site guy since (I've been neglecting my duties for a bit because of work dominating my free time) '06.

Like you, I've seen alot of folks revolve through these doors.

I was in my early 20's when I first started posting--I'd like to think I've grown up a pinch too. Said some dumb and sometimes mean sh** to people. I was surprised to read one of the Lord Agony threads where I was trying to talk him down(in my own absurd way) from his outlandish hate for Korn.

Weird stuff.

Now Playing: Converge - "No Heroes"

# Feb 22, 2008 @ 5:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. psythe writes:

I think the thing about LordAgony that p***ed me off the most was how he used to say "S-HIT" instead of just typing 'sh**'. It gets censored, but people still know what you said. And the all-caps thing, f*** I hate that.

I've been here a couple of years now, and I don't know that my sentiments or way of speaking/posting/whatever has changed much, but I do know that since coming to this site, my taste in metal has improved immeasurably. Unmeasurably? hahah

SexBloodandMetal, it's great to actually see people move on from bands like Korn to really good stuff like Behemoth and Nile. Particularly when you've spent more time than you should've, like I have, on this site arguing why Korn really isn't all that great.

cruor's still around, and RM? obviously, but I havn't seen Blackdog post here in quite some time. I still miss rulin/kmadd, that guy used to come up with some brilliant insults hahah.

Now Playing: Cat Stevens - "Oh Very Young" (Yeah, I listen to stuff other than metal- I have commitment problems hahah)

# Feb 22, 2008 @ 8:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. Dark_Funeral writes:

oh i didnt know that SB&M, sorry D: . glad you discovered better bands though :)

korn is so awful

# Feb 22, 2008 @ 10:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. Terminator writes:

rulin's still around yeah? isnt he rk now?

still dont know what korndog changed his name to or if he even still frequents this site.

anyway, i've only been here since '05 or '06. i dont remember lord agony but i do remember coco, red devil, anti-slayer and machine man. those guys were just annoying.

# Feb 23, 2008 @ 12:16 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. Nocturna writes:

WOW! I haven't been to this site in a looooong time! Things are still the same tho.... angry people lol Damn I had no clue about this sh** and I stay on top of Korn, usually... I do love them very much don't get too angry korn haters! hehe

# Feb 23, 2008 @ 4:51 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. SexBloodandMetal writes:

Its cool Dark_Funeral...Yes I'm glad I found other bands though

Yeah Oz Diamond, I've come a long way

# Feb 23, 2008 @ 5:07 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. EpicNeckbeard writes:

LOL I totally called it. I knew that korn hater had to be a contributer to this site.

# Feb 23, 2008 @ 8:30 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. SexBloodandMetal writes:

EpicNeckbeard, so sorry to burst the bubble here, I was the first one in fact who guessed the person right

# Feb 24, 2008 @ 4:07 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. SexBloodandMetal writes:

Wait, I take that back Neckbeard, I read your post wrong, and I'm kinda drunk about to be hungover, excuse my lack of sense for now.

# Feb 24, 2008 @ 4:08 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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