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Bring Me The Horizon Frontman Oli Sykes Appears In Peta2 Ad

Flashing the peace sign, decked out in a classic Pink Floyd T-shirt, and next to the tagline "I'm a Vegetarian," rising British band Bring Me the Horizon frontman Oli Sykes appears in a brand-new ad for peta2, the world's largest youth animal rights organization.

Just about to embark on a long-anticipated headline U.S. tour (November 6) to promote the band's new album, "Suicide Season," Sykes took a time out to talk with peta2 about why he stopped eating animals.

"I decided to go vegetarian after I saw a video on PETA's Web site," says Sykes in the ad (viewable here). "When I saw how animals are tortured on factory farms, I couldn't justify being a part of that cruelty. I thought, 'Imagine if that were me.' Straight away, I said, 'That's it—I'm going vegetarian.'"

As if recording and touring weren't enough to keep Sykes occupied, he also has his own company called Drop Dead Clothing, which designed a special shirt for peta2 with the slogan "Meat Sucks."

Sykes isn't the only vegetarian in the band—guitarists Matt Kean and Matt Nicholls also refuse to support the cruel meat industry.

Sykes joins a growing list of musicians—including The Dillinger Escape Plan, Lamb of God, Kids in Glass Houses, Aiden, As I Lay Dying, and Rise Against—who've teamed up with peta2 to inspire people to challenge outdated, cruel attitudes toward animals.

For more information, to see the ad, and to win an exclusive poster of the ad signed by Oli Sykes, visit peta2.com.

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1. RedrumSyndrum writes:

i hate that piece of sh** and his band

# Oct 31, 2008 @ 10:21 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. RedrumSyndrum writes:

van flip x1,000,000 f***ing fa**ot band

# Oct 31, 2008 @ 10:33 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. brettTHEjett writes:

God created a special place for these poor helpless animals.


Right beside my fuucking mashed potatoes!

# Oct 31, 2008 @ 11:35 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Spinagolz writes:

i love burgers as much as the next guy but theres nothing wrong with being nice to animals.i f***ing hate peta and the way the try to "teach" they are like f***ing muslim extremists

# Oct 31, 2008 @ 11:40 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Torchbearer666 writes:

Spinagolz...Peta is spreading awareness period. Have you seen those videos, I'm sure that if you went to a f@cking laboratory where they stick ice pics in cats ears to see if they'll wail or not. Who are you to decide if an animal should live or die? How condescending is that? What if I came to your house and killed your family? Is their really a difference between that and you eating the flesh of animal that got a sledgehammer in the head because you don't realise that you can get the same nutrients from a vegan or vegetarian diet? Crowley said it best "Let the dogs die in their slumber"

# Oct 31, 2008 @ 12:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. That_One_Guy writes:

I'm not a vegan or vegetarian but I believe that animal cruelty is horrible, but that's not going to stop me from eating meat. It just tastes too good.

Lol @ brettTHEjett's comment, that was hilarious!

# Oct 31, 2008 @ 12:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. fearthedje writes:

Don't vegans need large amounts of supplementation because their diet lacks sufficient amounts of omega 3's, b12, and calcium? Oh yea, they do, because plants don't contain those. Peta and Bring Me the Horizon are both huge jokes with hilarious fan bases.

# Oct 31, 2008 @ 1:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. That_One_Guy writes:

To quote Ron White...

"You ever see a healthy vegetarian? Their skin's all gray.."

and who could forget,

"Your body's kickin' back.. broth?"

Lol.

# Oct 31, 2008 @ 1:06 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Fuck_A_Name writes:

When the animals develop a civilization along with language, culture, religion, higher mathematics and the f***ing wheel, then I'll go vegetarian. until then, I wake up every morning and eat two chicken embryo's with strips of pig flesh, milk stolen from a cows mamaries, and who knows how many animals go into my lunchmeat sandwhich, and to top it all off, the flesh of a cow with a t-bone smothered in barbeque sauce for dinner.

f*** peta. the pompous bastards.

# Oct 31, 2008 @ 1:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. That_One_Guy writes:

Damn, steak sounds soo f***ing good. Bacon, too. Time for lunch!

# Oct 31, 2008 @ 1:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. IrishMetal writes:

Dammit FAN now I'm hungry. Haven't had red meat in ages because it's far too dear on a university budget.
And Torchbearer666 - Animals eat other animals, so do they have the right to do that? Herbivorous animals eat plants - some people believe that even plants have feelings so who are you to say eating things is wrong? Fair enough animal cruelty isn't right but, the rearing and humane killing of animals for food is perfectly ok. If it wasn't for the human demand for meat products many of those animals wouldn't even have had a life. I thinks I've covered my bases...
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# Oct 31, 2008 @ 3:23 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. SHREDDER13 writes:

^ Good point you made about "animals eating other animals"...
Hunger is a natural feeling. Eat what you can to surpass that feeling.

# Oct 31, 2008 @ 4:01 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. XWigglesX writes:

FAN did you say that we are civilized? Pfft at that haha. But. f*** BMTH and f*** peta

# Oct 31, 2008 @ 4:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. nice writes:

i mean come on bmth is pretty fing sick, i dont agree but still, there a fing sick band.

# Nov 1, 2008 @ 3:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. XWigglesX writes:

You sir are an idiot.

# Nov 1, 2008 @ 7:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. Kalis_wrath writes:

Fvcking PETA need to be eliminated from this Earth. I truly hate these fvcktards with a passion!

# Nov 1, 2008 @ 7:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. Fuck_A_Name writes:

haha Wiggles i didn't say we were civilized, just that we had a civilization...lol

and i reiterate: f*** peta

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# Nov 2, 2008 @ 12:39 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. XWigglesX writes:

Gooooooood. Because we are not civilised. Far from it.

# Nov 2, 2008 @ 6:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. metalheaddrummer101 writes:

lol'ed at wiggles...yeah, I think that the PETA is just KINDA wierd about this. I think it's fine if you eat organic meat, and such. Wiggles, aren't a lot of straightedge people vegitarians?

# Nov 2, 2008 @ 8:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. That_One_Guy writes:

I don't get a lot of PETA's methods... they use violence against humans to say that violence against animals is wrong. Do they seriously believe that an animal's life is more valuable than a human's?

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# Nov 4, 2008 @ 11:15 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. XWigglesX writes:

Yeah there is a fair few. Not massive amounts though.

# Nov 4, 2008 @ 4:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. shut the fuck up writes:

don't be mad haters becuase oli sykes is a better singer and better looking then u

# Nov 4, 2008 @ 7:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. Kali writes:

^You do know what they say when you assume... Yes?

# Nov 4, 2008 @ 7:41 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. Diamond Oz writes:

Well, I know for a fact that Kali (with all due respect) is one fine woman! Oli Sykes just wishes he was.

By the way, tell him to spell his name right, he's embarassing us Ollie's everywhere! :P

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# Nov 4, 2008 @ 7:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. Kali writes:

Awwww! Thanks Diamond! You are my favorite kind of Brit; cute, and funny!

# Nov 4, 2008 @ 7:57 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. XWigglesX writes:

Even though he has f***ed teeth? Hahaha

# Nov 4, 2008 @ 8:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. Diamond Oz writes:

Oh be quiet and go back to wrestling crocodiles.

# Nov 4, 2008 @ 8:40 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. Kali writes:

You know, honestly so long as teeth look clean, and a dude's breath does not reek, I am otherwise not picky.

# Nov 4, 2008 @ 9:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. Diamond Oz writes:

I better clean me teeth and buy some mints then :P

I'm addicted to BBC news right now, I for one am so excited about the election!

# Nov 4, 2008 @ 9:06 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. XWigglesX writes:

Haha not wresle. Molest them instead.

# Nov 4, 2008 @ 9:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. Diamond Oz writes:

Molest a crocodile? You sir, are a man amongst men!

# Nov 4, 2008 @ 9:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. XWigglesX writes:

Its easy. You jump on their back, and then get someone to hold the tail. Then you stick you finger up their arse....wait. What?

# Nov 4, 2008 @ 9:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. XWigglesX writes:

Hey dude check your myspace inbox

# Nov 4, 2008 @ 9:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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34. Kali writes:

Wow! That is um... yeah... *speachless*

# Nov 4, 2008 @ 9:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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35. Fuck_A_Name writes:

Hey I want to know DO's myspace! I want to know what someone from britain looks Like! So far, I have an image of an ostrich with giant buckteeth and dragonwings sprouting from it's ass. The mythical land of Britain...

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# Nov 4, 2008 @ 9:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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36. Diamond Oz writes:

Hahaha! I'm gonna have to invent an ostrich creature like that.

# Nov 4, 2008 @ 10:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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37. XWigglesX writes:

Don't forget about holding a cup of tea and some crumpets!

# Nov 4, 2008 @ 10:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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38. Fuck_A_Name writes:

And it fights and wins against the french every twenty yeqrs or so to boost public morale...

# Nov 4, 2008 @ 10:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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39. Diamond Oz writes:

Doing all that while in the pub, waiting on fish and chips!

# Nov 4, 2008 @ 10:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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40. Fuck_A_Name writes:

And Watching Monty Python and listening to benny Hill on their Ipod!

# Nov 4, 2008 @ 10:13 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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41. XWigglesX writes:

Lets be honest FAN. Even the Sudanese Coast Guard (land locked country haha) could beat the French.

# Nov 4, 2008 @ 10:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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42. Fuck_A_Name writes:

If I ever become the leader of a country, the first order of business is to declare war with France, for morale purposes. If you look through history, France has NEVER won a war. Algeria beat France. Haiti beat France. FVCKIN MEXICO BEAT FRANCE. Fail.

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# Nov 4, 2008 @ 10:23 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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43. That_One_Guy writes:

Actually, if it wasn't for the help of the French Armada, America may not have beaten Britain in the Revolutionary War.

...Just saying. Lol.

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^^ Oh yeah, picked this CD up last night.. has a bonus live DVD too!

# Nov 5, 2008 @ 11:49 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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44. XWigglesX writes:

HEY! Stop putting holes in the stereotype that the French are all p***ies. Just stop! Hahaha

# Nov 5, 2008 @ 6:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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45. RockNRolla666 writes:

Actually, if it wasn't for the help of the French Armada, America may not have beaten Britain in the Revolutionary War.

But did the French win? Nope. Just America. The point remains unchallenged. In fact, the french went into an economic reccesion and had their own revolution after they helped us, and we all know how THAT went. lol

# Nov 5, 2008 @ 8:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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46. AlliedFront676 writes:

Im not a vegetarian but it is horrible how animals are treated and slaughtered all aroung the world, i def believe that animals slaughtered and farmed for food should be treated as humainly as possible. But a good medium rare steak always hits the spot, plus i love my dog and if anyone treated my dog like sh** i would blow their head off with my twelve gauge.

# Nov 5, 2008 @ 11:40 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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47. That_One_Guy writes:

RockNRolla666, of course America won... the French weren't exactly fighting for independence from the British.

# Nov 7, 2008 @ 11:57 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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48. BMTH 4 L1F4 writes:

Ok dont know why you guys hate this amazing band
They put on the best live shows i have ever seen
Better than alot most crap thats out there,
and if you dont like this band why comment on it
it was oviously put out for people who are fans.

# Nov 26, 2008 @ 10:35 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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49. Netromancer writes:

^Because we all have the right to an opinion on these forums. Positive or negative. Most of us here are mature enough to handle the fact that we all dont think alike. Welcome to Metal Underground.

# Nov 26, 2008 @ 12:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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50. BMTH 4 L1F3 writes:

Good point, but how is it mature to click on something you know you dont like and put negative comments? Which are not mature. Inspite the fact of opinion.

# Nov 26, 2008 @ 12:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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51. That_One_Guy writes:

Are you just upset because most people here don't like BMTH or what? Besides, the thread is mostly about PETA..

# Nov 26, 2008 @ 12:56 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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52. Diamond Oz writes:

He didn't say it was mature to click on a thread and post negative comments about a band, he means it's a good laugh. And it is. If you live your life trying to be 100% mature and go around calling everyone else immature, then you're a f***ing fool. Case closed.

# Nov 26, 2008 @ 1:01 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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53. BMTH 4 L1F3 writes:

No, its your opinion but why come on to something you know you wont give a d*mn about and write negative things. I mean look at the first two comments, and more through out the forum.

# Nov 26, 2008 @ 1:03 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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54. That_One_Guy writes:

Yeah, and some of them are pretty funny. Case in point: posts 3 and 9, lol. Either way, just chill out and stop trying to defend something that no one cares about, BMTH 4 L1F3...

# Nov 26, 2008 @ 1:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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55. IrishMetal writes:

BMTH 4 LIFE - No, this band are pretty poor. They try too hard and have a rubbish image.

Also thats the point of a forum - putting out your views whether positive or negative - it all hinges on how your argument is constructed. People can write crap unqualified hate and it doesn't matter. But when a valid point of view comes up it should be taken. That's how a lot of people are educated and can see beyond their own viewpoint if it is flawed or incorrect in a lot of cases.

Sure YOU might like their music but the fact is BMTH are another crappy generic death/metalcore band and their sound is really bad. Oli Sykes is a d*** and there are so many better bands out there that I find it unbelievable that someone would choose them as their favourite band.
Go listen to some Soilwork, they're not too far away from popular generic metal ( and i judge that because a wide range of my friends like them and they all have varying musical preferences) but they are a damn sight better and anyone can listen to them in my opinion.

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# Nov 26, 2008 @ 1:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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56. Diamond Oz writes:

I explained to you why people come on here writing negative things. Learn to read what people have to say, not just insults.

Agreed 100% with IrishMetal

# Nov 26, 2008 @ 2:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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57. Netromancer writes:

People can say what they want, mature, immature or whatever. My point is that we should not get riled up or offended if someone puts down a band we like. In fact, most of us here are probably used to being told our music sucks. This is a Metal forum. We simply deal with it. If you find a post "immature", Im sorry. But we all have our right to say what we want. Including the naysayers. Its all opinion. Not personal attacks. Oscar Meyer isnt mad at me cause I dont like mustard. The same principal applies here. Its a place where we can all speak about these bands. Good or bad.

# Nov 26, 2008 @ 2:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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58. americanpatriot1 writes:

Ron Whire also said: "I didn't climb to the top of the food chain to eat carrots".
Dennis Leary: "Meat may be murder folks4, but murder tastes pretty f***ing good"
Classic bumper sticker: PETA= People Eating Tasty Animals

Vegans do have to take supplements, because they don't get vital nutrients they need in their tasty little fa**ot tofu burgers. They are freaks, and human flesh is similar to horse flesh.....heeyyyy....LET'S EAT THEM!!!!!

Now people who are vegans for serious health issues, you are forgiven.

Pompous tree-huggers.

# Nov 26, 2008 @ 5:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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