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April Fools! Did We Get You?

We hope you enjoyed our April fools stories yesterday! We had fun writing them despite the fact that we can't really fool most of you in our seventh year doing fake stories on April fools day. Special thanks go to those of you who tried to play along early in the morning rather than blurt out “April Fools!” In case you missed them, you can read yesterday's stories here.

You can also check out our previous years' spoofs at the following pages:

As always, no offense is meant to either the people or bands discussed in the April Fools stories or to those whom we've attributed fake quotes. As is often the case in life, the bands we like most are the ones that get "picked on" in these stories. Or in the case or Lars and Axl, they are just easy targets to pick on, but no offense intended anyway. :-)

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InfernoNecrosis's avatar

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1. InfernoNecrosis writes:

Someone almost believed it when I wrote that Halford said he was born a woman. lol @ that fool :P

# Apr 2, 2009 @ 10:23 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. zMETALlica writes:

this year's stories were pretty good. i gotta think of something one of these years...

# Apr 2, 2009 @ 10:38 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Guttersniper writes:

i was hoping that God Forbids guitarist quitting was a april fools joke..... darn

# Apr 2, 2009 @ 10:39 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. InfernoNecrosis writes:

Well, zmetallica, remember some time ago when I was talking to you about April Fools stories? Man, that was 2 months ago, I have an odd memory... but anyway, you helped me with the idea for the DragonForce thing at that time, and I used that yesterday! :)

# Apr 2, 2009 @ 10:43 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. leonardo writes:

not really...

# Apr 2, 2009 @ 12:01 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. chazo writes:

that guys that was too much ah ah ah a haa ha ha ha
l love Metal Underground you f***er are to much
chazo
vegas

# Apr 2, 2009 @ 12:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. thepumpkin2 writes:

With all the misinformation already on the web and then you guys put stuff up as a joke. It's already hard enough to believe what I read. This was F'N ridiculous.

# Apr 2, 2009 @ 1:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. That_One_Guy writes:

Good stories.. did not fool me though. :)

# Apr 2, 2009 @ 2:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
InfernoNecrosis's avatar

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9. InfernoNecrosis writes:

lol @ commenter #7. Crack a smile or GTFO. :)

# Apr 2, 2009 @ 3:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. SHREDDER13 writes:

Talk about no sense of humor. I honestly thought the stories were pretty hilarious and clever. In addition, I was able to to identify the large dose of fiction injected in each and every one of em'. Overall, good but not convincing enough. Try to get me next time MU staff! By the way, I scanned through the previous year's April Fool's articles and laughed really hard. One of em was titled "Phil Anselmo Found Dead On Bus"...lol cruel yet funny in a strange manner. Whoa! Deja Vu just hit me in the nuts.

\m/ "Rising Of The Dead" by Exciter \m/
^^ Orgasmic 80's Speed/Thrash from Canada

# Apr 2, 2009 @ 4:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Diamond Oz writes:

I had alot of fun yesterday. It really is like Christmas for me, I look forward to it all year. I was disapointed then at the amount of humourless wankers there were. "OMG! DON'T SAY THAT ABOUT GLEN BENTON!" "THIS STORY IS LAME!" and so forth. Almost ruined what was a fun day I thought.

# Apr 2, 2009 @ 4:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. SHREDDER13 writes:

^ Right on bro-ham!

# Apr 2, 2009 @ 4:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
InfernoNecrosis's avatar

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13. InfernoNecrosis writes:

"Bro-ham"? Okay next year's April Fool's report:

Shredder is seriously f***ing gay. He wants Oz's "ham" :)

# Apr 2, 2009 @ 5:27 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. deathbringer writes:

Well that's life... dealing with those who think what they believe in or like is above humor or mockery. Half of them are hypocrites and all of them need to lighten up and not take themselves so seriously.

# Apr 2, 2009 @ 5:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. SHREDDER13 writes:

Inferno - You've obviously never been to the beaches here in So Cal...
That was my impersonation of a surfer from the O.C.

Hey Deathbringer...the April Fool's article titled "Deathbringer Is Dead...Murdered By CorrosiveMind" from '04 was a class act!

\m/ "Evil Invaders" by Razor \m/

# Apr 2, 2009 @ 6:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. bbristowe writes:

I was fooled last year when I first started reading this site. I thought Fozzy vs. Mustaine was real........

# Apr 2, 2009 @ 7:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. darkstar writes:

I forgot it was April Fools yesterday and almost believed that Axl claimed to be abducted by aliens. =P

My favourite stories of all time have got to be the dead deathbringer and Phil Anselmo ODing on brown sugar.

# Apr 2, 2009 @ 9:04 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. GORECUNT writes:

To Oz, Inferno, and Terminator: Those stories were hilarious!

Oz, How'd the surgery go?

# Apr 2, 2009 @ 9:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. InfernoNecrosis writes:

Shredder, if you do that again, I'm going to have to do you a favour by killing you, lol

# Apr 2, 2009 @ 9:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. That_One_Guy writes:

I thought the stories were great.. some people just have no sense of humor.

# Apr 3, 2009 @ 12:30 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. Quackhead writes:

its cracking me up that people actually got mad it was a joke let it go plus it was funny as hell

# Apr 3, 2009 @ 12:48 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. Diamond Oz writes:

Cheers guys.

Surgery went really well thanks, I'm still in quite a bit of pain but that's not gonna stop me lol.

# Apr 3, 2009 @ 6:36 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. Jackrum writes:

Deicide one was genius

# Apr 3, 2009 @ 7:41 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. Blindgreed1 writes:

Congrats to all staff who posted. I think everyone took someone down this year. All were well done and I think it's wise to carry on this tradition because its always nice to seperate those who can't take a joke from the rest of the world.

# Apr 3, 2009 @ 10:56 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. Dee writes:

All of those jokes were funny as hell.

# Apr 5, 2009 @ 12:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. brandedcfh420 writes:

OZ, SURGERY? WHAT DID I MISS?!!

# Apr 5, 2009 @ 1:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. brettTHEjett writes:

Aprils Fools was a slight OD. to have the entire days worth of fake articles and way too many is kinda too much. two or three would have made it more believable

# Apr 6, 2009 @ 1:34 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. christain writes:

did he go to movie producer to?just recently seen a horror movie he produced. at the moment donot remember the name but i just woke up im sure it will come.

# Apr 6, 2009 @ 11:55 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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