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Opeth Warns Of Imposter Profiles

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Opeth front man Mikael Akerfeldt has issued the following warning about fake Facebook profiles:

"Just a quick note to say that it has (again) come to my attention that some asshole(s) has set up facebook pages pretending to be me. I don't have a facebook page and every 'Mikael Akerfeldt' page up there is either a idiot impostor or a simple fan page and they have nothing to do with me, and I don't endorse any of them.

"Do not post to these pages as it's simply a parasite kid running it trying to get some attention. I will bring these people down (to Chinatown) as soon as possible.

"Cheers"

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1. Fuck_A_Name writes:

I will bring these people down (to Chinatown)

ROFL
f*** facebook. it's all about the metalunderground profile right? one day we'll be as big as myspace!

# May 17, 2009 @ 11:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. wilco writes:

aah
i am on face book as well once a while. dont like it so much lots of bullsh** on there and to many people want to be you friend i dont have many friends but sudenly you got lots on face book

# May 18, 2009 @ 4:25 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. kk. writes:

its funny how some people can say f*** face book, but yet still have one.

# May 18, 2009 @ 11:52 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Jamez writes:

^ Oh, Really? Makes sense to me: You need to have one to know how much Facebook sucks. And Im one of them

# May 18, 2009 @ 12:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. bbristowe writes:

Yeah it's pretty irritating. It's nice once you get past all the adds, and the apps, and the invites, and the updates, but then it's no different than e-mail. OH WELL. *poke*

# May 18, 2009 @ 2:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. xFiruath writes:

Personally I far prefer Facebook to MySpace as its basically MySpace for grown ups, although the constant news apps and "...is a fan of not being shot in the face" groups are really dragging it down. I truly enjoy being able to see someone's page without having to be subjected to whatever terrible music they listen to because they have it set to auto play, and I also enjoy not having to see all the completely stupid animated gifs and bumper stickers that everyone thinks make them look cool but just makes me not want to know them at all. Hey guys, look at me, I've got a sparkly picture that says "white trash," I'm so awesome!

# May 18, 2009 @ 4:01 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. InfernoNecrosis writes:

HAHAHAH I joined the "not being shot in the face" thing. I admit I goof off, but that's because my buddy Jon has all of these dumb fan pages he joins and they all show up on my sidebar, so I end up seeing them and joining them as a result. That was definitely me that you were talking about, hahahahahah. Mostly I get a lot of notices/pm's on there so it's alright I guess.

# May 18, 2009 @ 4:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. Necropolis writes:

After years of putting it off, I finally joined. It was mostly to catch up with people from high school and college. Its actually helped with my mba as most of my class mates are there as well, so it has helped to coordinate things. I also have it go directly to my blackberry so its pretty easy, and helps me avoid most of the nonsense of "..has sent you a drink." for which I care absolutely zero about.

I agree with youXFiruath, I prefer it to myspace as it is more grown up. I will admit that I detest those that update their status every 20 minutes. I have yet to update anything more than is, after I accidentaly set it that way with my blackberry.

I'll be honest that I am the type of person that you would stereotype to be on facebook as most of the people that find out I listen to metal are surprised and or horrified in disbelief.

So in this instance, I fit the stereotype.

# May 18, 2009 @ 6:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. grim writes:

i just like the fact that he thinks that he is the only person with that name and anyoneelse is an imposter. im sure in all of sweden/the world some one else has the same name hell it not like Mikael is an uncommon name and unless Akerfeldt is an assumed stage name then theres gotta bemore than one. thanks to this egomainic some poor innocent guy whose never heard of opth might be loosing his facebook account, same on you the one and only Mikael Akerfeldt...

# May 18, 2009 @ 8:44 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Terminator writes:

^ lol, I imagine that they're claiming to be the Mikael Akerfeldt from Opeth. In which case, I have a hard time believing that there are more than one.

I reluctantly signed up for myspace over facebook via coinflip not a year or so ago. I rarely use it. Despite the overall retardation of both, I will say that myspace/facebook provide a great outlet for checking out music/bands for free.

now playing: kreator - to the afterborn

# May 18, 2009 @ 10:01 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Kalis_wrath writes:

I will never get a Facebook. That site is lame in my opinion.

On topic: I think it's f-in stupid that someone is trying to put themselves off as Mikael. Get a damn life I say! It's one thing to set up a fan page, but don't be an imposter!

# May 18, 2009 @ 11:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. b12 writes:

opeth rules f*** these jabronis

opeth - heir apparent

Go Pens

# May 18, 2009 @ 11:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. Pursuit_Of_Vikings writes:

Go p***s

# May 18, 2009 @ 11:23 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. XWigglesX writes:

Myspace is way better. I hate Facebook. Plus myspace is easier to get in contact with bands and such.

# May 19, 2009 @ 12:27 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. KanadianKoRn writes:

Hahahahaha i know its off topic but i noticed we have a few hockey fans here im just gonna take my turn to say GO LEAFS! ( i know they suck and they never make the playoffs hahaha but i lovem anyway!) Opeth is fu(kin awesome, impersonators = retards! FB sux but i have an acct lol....

# May 19, 2009 @ 1:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. That one guy writes:

f*** Facebook and Myspace. MU forever!

# May 19, 2009 @ 2:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. Bruno Hockalugie writes:

Kanadian Korn- SoCal hockey fan here- Go Ducks!

If you have a facebook I pity your existance and hope.......nevermind, I am trying to be positive today. Facebook, is like, totally awesome, ya know? Like, oh my God, I can't live without it!
One time, at band camp, there was a kid without one and he said that his cell phone and e-mail address is all that he needs. Could you imagine? I would like totally die without hour updates from Ryan Seacrest. I wonder what he is eating for lunch right now? I better go log in.....

# May 19, 2009 @ 2:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. Blindgreed1 writes:

Fvck all ya'll... I'm a Fylers fan!

# May 19, 2009 @ 3:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. Bruno Hockalugie writes:

BlindGreed- You mean the Cryers ;)

# May 19, 2009 @ 3:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. KanadianKoRn writes:

Muahahahahaha Go Leafs Go! i knew id start something with my 1st post hahahahaha! Leafs will own next year! ( i hope :p )
NP: Johnny 5- needles CA

# May 19, 2009 @ 3:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. Blindgreed1 writes:

Like I said... Fvck all ya'll. lol.

# May 19, 2009 @ 3:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. Terminator writes:

Go Blues!

# May 19, 2009 @ 3:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. KanadianKoRn writes:

HAHAHAHA this is fun.......

# May 19, 2009 @ 3:40 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. Blindgreed1 writes:

KK: What do you guys do up there during football season? You don't actually watch the CFL do you?

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# May 19, 2009 @ 3:47 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. KanadianKoRn writes:

Hells no!!!! well some do lol, not I. I personally am a huge baseball fan! and on that not Lets go Blue Jays #1!
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# May 19, 2009 @ 3:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. KanadianKoRn writes:

note* lol

# May 19, 2009 @ 3:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. Blindgreed1 writes:

KK: Do you get NFL games up there? As for baseball... Can you say World Series Champion Phillies? lol. :P

# May 19, 2009 @ 4:03 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. Bruno Hockalugie writes:

BlindGreed- Well..........I got nothin' on the Phillies comment. I know you aren't a Coyoes fan, but did you hear that they are moving back to Canada?

Kanadian Korn- A Canuck who likes baseball? Right on! Two of my three favorite sports are baseball and hockey, with snowboarding being the third. Your Blue Jays have had one hell of a start of the season. I support the Angels. GO HALOS!

Terminator- Thanks for giving us Pronger :)

# May 19, 2009 @ 4:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. Blindgreed1 writes:

Bruno: It's the best thing for them really. Their tharapy was going nowhere. lol.

# May 19, 2009 @ 4:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. Terminator writes:

Bruno - That Coyotes to Canadia is still a rumor and from what I've been reading, probably won't happen. Though I'd love to see 'em back in Winnepeg. As for Pronger, that's not cool dude, have some ethics :P

Blind - Phillies fans are the worst, most fair-weathered disgraces in all of fandome. I don't care if you won the WS this year, your fellow fans still suck. BTW, go Diamondbacks, even though I hate what Josh Byrnes has done and is doing to successfully run the franchise into the ground. No respect from me at all. 2001 = Greatest WS ever!

# May 19, 2009 @ 8:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. KanadianKoRn writes:

BG1- hahahaha yeah we get NFL games here and when i do give a sh** i like the Bills not that they have been anything special lately (terrell owens ughhh..) lol but uh i do remember 1 thing about the Phillies, i remember a loss.... yes it was a loss to the JAYS in was 92-93??? lol i know u know what im talkin about :p
Bruno- yeah man i love baseball and ur right man not many people appreciate it down here as much as they should, everyone tells me its boring.... i dont see it that way at all. I snowboard 2! so i guess we like the same top 3 \m/
Terminator- I generally agree with u aboot the phillies fans, excluding BG1 we will say. but the best world series ever was when Joe Carter hit a game-winning three-run home run in the bottom of the 9th inning of Game 6 to win the series for Toronto against who BG1? hahahahahaha im sorry bg im just messin with ya :p

# May 19, 2009 @ 9:26 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. b12 writes:

lmaoo blindgreed your a flyers fan?!?! say it aint soo dude i hate the flyers i wanna sacrifice scott hartnell. Kanadian korn leafs fan?!?! Ducks fans?!?!? Blues fans?!?!? PITTSBURGH CONTINUES to be the best :) Pens and steelers, cannot beat that, f*** the pirates

game 2 - pens 4....canes 2

# May 19, 2009 @ 11:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. Terminator writes:

kk - No, not even close. There has never been as much drama in a WS as there was in 2001. Bloop single FTW. Plus it ended the Imperial Dynasty. And I'm not being biased at all either, lol.

# May 19, 2009 @ 11:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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34. KanadianKoRn writes:

^^^sacrafice scott hartnell!!!! that was funny!

# May 19, 2009 @ 11:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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35. InfernoNecrosis writes:

28: Dudddee I f***ing hate playing hockey but it's fun to watch the fights, haha.... I can't watch baseball because I find that incredibly boring but I love playing it. I can't hit worth sh** but for some reason I can catch extremely well, lol. Anyway, the only sport I like watching is cagefighting, but even I've not had enough time to watch that! Bleh. My brother's sensei was/is in the UFC (don't know what the heck that drunken Canadian bastard is doing now). Yup.

# May 20, 2009 @ 8:45 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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36. InfernoNecrosis writes:

BTW Hamilton Bulldogs and Hamilton Tigercats are horrible sports teams, and that's not just me hating my city.

# May 20, 2009 @ 8:48 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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37. KanadianKoRn writes:

LOL and if they get the Coyotes they will suck too!!! :p jk
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# May 20, 2009 @ 10:49 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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38. Blindgreed1 writes:

Yeah-yeah, laugh clowns laugh. At least I have memories of kicking the sh!t out of all the above mentioned last year.

KK: Why you gotta bring up old sh!t man? That's fvcked up. lol.

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# May 20, 2009 @ 11:08 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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39. Bruno Hockalugie writes:

Kandian Korn- That is funny because I am pretty sure the Coyotes are moving to Hamilton or somewhere in that vicinity.
As of yesterday the move is pending, but I do think that it will happen.

Inferno- Would you do you expect when your city is named after the guy who got caught jacking off in Fast Times at Ridgemont High? LOL

BlindGreed- What is this Tower 8 band you and Godlike are playing?

# May 20, 2009 @ 12:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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40. Blindgreed1 writes:

Bruno: It's a band I was in back in the 90's. I'll send you some.

# May 20, 2009 @ 12:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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41. InfernoNecrosis writes:

Bruno, I think you just experienced a major sentence fragment. :P

# May 20, 2009 @ 3:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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42. Bruno Hockalugie writes:

Inferno- Perhaps, but what is even more exciting is that I just experienced a tremendous release of flatulence with your name all over it. :d

BlindGreed- Hell yeah dude send it over!

# May 20, 2009 @ 4:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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43. Blindgreed1 writes:

Bruno: Lol. I love those farts (the kind that are so huge you're hungry again afterwards). it's in your inbox. I sent it about 9am your time.

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# May 20, 2009 @ 4:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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44. InfernoNecrosis writes:

I'd be pretty freaked out if my name was literally written all over someone's fart though, haha.

# May 20, 2009 @ 4:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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45. Bruno Hockalugie writes:

BlindGreed- Right on bro, I will check when I get home.

Inferno- Time for you to start freaking out then ;)

# May 20, 2009 @ 4:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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46. KanadianKoRn writes:

BG1-lol i thought ud like the past lol just messin with ya!
Bruno- ill tell u 1 thing i will boo the hell out of another ontario team, not that they dont deserve it but im a leafs fan so u know.....

# May 20, 2009 @ 7:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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47. b12 writes:

kk are the leafs ever gonna get a goalie or they gonna stick with old joseph and toskala, cuz if not there goin nowhere fast....that young defencemen schen is gonna be great tho

DON CHERRY FOR PRESIDENT OF THE WORLD
go pens

# May 20, 2009 @ 11:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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48. KanadianKoRn writes:

B12- fack i hope so man, we "had an amazing prospect" (Pogge) but so far hes been a bust! to tell u the truth next season im sure it will be toskala as #1 and possibly gerber as a # 2, lol i cant believe i just said that.....so so sad lol. But good call on Schenn, im hopin we get his brother in the draft, hes a solid boy like the human eraser. And i definately Concur! Don Cherry for pres of the world! and u know what at this point in the season seeing as how i cant cheer for my leafs :( ima give ya a Go Pens Go! im sick of detroit ugh........

# May 21, 2009 @ 1:50 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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49. wilco writes:

long live dutch soccer
o yeah my space f*** me to difficult for me

# May 21, 2009 @ 9:49 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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50. godlike writes:

LOFL at wilco... again.!!

# May 21, 2009 @ 10:00 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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51. Jamez writes:

LOL Wilco. To me MU is more difficult than myspace :) On myspace I can even easily figure out how to attach a photo!

# May 21, 2009 @ 10:20 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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52. Blindgreed1 writes:

KK: It's all good. What comes around... Goes around. lol.

# May 21, 2009 @ 10:57 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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53. KanadianKoRn writes:

hahahahah^^^^ fair enough man. lol i think our 16 years of us not making the playoffs since we won back to back is ur payback :p

# May 21, 2009 @ 11:40 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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54. b12 writes:

kk - ha thanks for the pens support as you could imagine im also sick of detroit but i dont see anybody takeing them down this year. I forgot they got gerber he wasnt to bad but the should seriously consider drafting a goalie ha. ive heard of that pogge kid but i dont know much about. well hopefully you luck will change as there hasnt been a canadian champion in quite some time, montreal is just a trainwreck with what they got going on they need to get rid of kovy.

Go pens..tonight!

# May 21, 2009 @ 12:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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55. KanadianKoRn writes:

B12- man i dunno bud, i think the pens r a better team this year, and all the wings stars that performed well last year r doing fu(k all this year. (datsyuk,zetterberg) but only time will tell i guess.....i actually know aaron downey the fighter for the wings, but i still cant cheer for them lol>; yeah man thanks but as a Leafs fan you either except losing lol or switch teams.......i just hope they can pull it together 1 day before i die, i just want 1 cup in my day!!!!!

# May 21, 2009 @ 12:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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56. KanadianKoRn writes:

PS- habs blow! and kovalev is the most overated player in the league, hes a bum i tell u!

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