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Behemoth Frontman Adam "Nergal" Darski Fired From TV Talent Show, "The Voice Of Poland" Following Religious Pressure

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Polands's State TV has announced that they have removed Behemoth frontman Nergal, aka Adam Darski, from it's talent show, The Voice Of Poland, after much pressure from the Catholic Church, claining that they will not replace him with another "death metal rock star."

"In connection with press reports about Adam Darski's behavior during a recent Warsaw club concert... his provocative behavior showed a lack of respect for religious convictions, as well as for the sick and handicapped," Polish TV's president, Juliusz Braun, said on 13 October.

The incident Braun is refering to is a recent concert in Warsaw, Poland, where Darski dressed up as a priest and pretended to cure a handicapped person.

Source: ENINews

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1. Dmasa writes:

I lol'd

# Oct 18, 2011 @ 11:54 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Blindgreed1 writes:

LMAO!

# Oct 18, 2011 @ 11:59 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. BrianMN writes:

Get him as a guest judge on American Idol and do a brutal death metal evening. :)

# Oct 18, 2011 @ 12:40 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Black Shuck writes:

Lack of respect for the sick and the handicapped? Call me crazy, but I don't think that's an attitude you see a whole lot in cancer survivors...

# Oct 18, 2011 @ 12:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Floridadeathmetal666 writes:

Rofl

# Oct 18, 2011 @ 2:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. BrokenFace writes:

How is pretending to be a priest n curing someone taking the piss out of the handicaped?
I always see this behemoth dude getting in sh** on this site lol

# Oct 18, 2011 @ 4:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. hunter88 writes:

all hail behemoth!

# Oct 18, 2011 @ 5:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. IrishMetal writes:

"Darski dressed up as a priest and pretended to cure a handicapped person"

I chuckled.

# Oct 19, 2011 @ 6:28 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. -Metal_Rapture- writes:

Its all shock value and if it stirs up more talks about him, then he will keep doing it. Look what I can do!!! *jumps and spasms in air* Some antics get old after awhile, his are starting to borderline for me.

# Oct 19, 2011 @ 8:19 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. OverkillExposure writes:

^Same here. He's becoming kind of an obnoxious tabloid figure, and he seems to enjoy negative attention. Maybe if you're a certain type of person, chemo drugs will screw you up like that.

# Oct 19, 2011 @ 12:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Blindgreed1 writes:

He's an opportunist. I applaud.

# Oct 19, 2011 @ 12:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. Jackrum writes:

wow. the church being intolerant of other peoples beliefs, NEVER.....

Well at least a credible musician wont have anything more to do with a simon cowell style "talent" show.

shame he bothered in the first place

# Oct 19, 2011 @ 2:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. -Metal_Rapture- writes:

Wow, that statement doesn't sound parroted at all. Im not a religious person or anything but because of my own personal moral conviction im kind of perturbed by your comment. You say that as if every church going person is intolerant and nergal isn't intolerant at all of beliefs other then what he thinks??? Or for whatever reason his has validity to it so its okay? If that's the case and there was an organized group of people who thought the same way in his favor then that would be an institution the same as the one you are complaining about. Maybe even worse because I do not think every church going person is intolerant. So on the behalf of others I would say it is quite irresponsible to lump everyone into that category. Or perhaps you like having only two sides of the coin, because as for most I always find it easier for someone to parrot one group or another instead of being a moderator, right?

# Oct 19, 2011 @ 6:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. Diamond Oz writes:

MR, Jackrum said the church, as in the Catholic Church itself, not every church going person. The Catholic Church has a long history of suppressing what they don't like and being intolerant of others. In a heavily Catholic populated country like Poland, the Church can, and often does, demand things they're opposed to to be removed, or at least hushed.

# Oct 19, 2011 @ 6:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. -Metal_Rapture- writes:

I see what you are saying and agree with your point, however what I was mainly trying to say is you can't fight intolerance with intolerance.

# Oct 19, 2011 @ 7:02 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. hellrat writes:

^dude...WHAT? you're not making much sense...what in Jack's comment provokes such an off-the-wall reaction?

I'm fairly sure I'm not alone in having no fvcking idea what the hell you're pontificating about

# Oct 19, 2011 @ 8:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. RTB writes:

Im not a negarl fan by any means, but i can understand why he got canned...
There are numerous ways of expressing ones opinion/art form...
Tearing up religious scrpitures isnt one of them...
Not surprising to say the least

# Oct 19, 2011 @ 11:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. RTB writes:

Too many brewskis
cant even spell nergal

# Oct 19, 2011 @ 11:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. Jackrum writes:

I believe you will discover sarcasm in my previous post, not intolerance.. However i do believe any and all organised religion is a bad thing and the cause of more death and strife on this planet than anything else.

please note, no sarcasm in this post.. opps except this bit

# Oct 20, 2011 @ 2:42 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. Yar writes:

You know what the ironic thing is? The bible states do not judge, and do not outcast anyone. If the church is so bent on having the nation become a complete and respectable catholic society then why do they set up targets and isolate and condemn people? Why push them further away from your case? Better still, why not leave it the f*** alone all together?

Yes I am christian, but even I have respect for Nergal.

# Oct 20, 2011 @ 4:19 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. R10 writes:

I really dont care anything about his antics or the public persona's he's created for himself. Just give me some Behemoth tunes,i'll be happy.+1 for Jackrum,your right,and i got the sarcasm in your first post.

# Oct 20, 2011 @ 5:34 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. -Metal_Rapture- writes:

I am just annoyed by many things, and its nothing against you Jackrum I apologize if that was off-the-wall, I'm just being hyper responsive. I think he (strictly talking about Nergal, not any commenters) is just as intolerant as the opposition, and every antic he does is becoming childish. Then on top of that, it's kind of trendy to say "Pfft, yeah the (whatever organization I'm currently disagreeing with) being (enter whatever is relevant to the topic here) never...." then glare and look like your intelligent and original. You just always have that one guy no matter what on any topic. Yeah I get the sarcasm of course, that is what that general statement always implies. That gets old to me just as much as Nergal's dog and pony show. I was pretty clear about what I said, so for anyone that didn't get it, this is all I'm trying to say. If there was a organization or i.e. a church of Nergal, it would be just as intolerant to ideas other than their own as the catholic church, if not more. And putting things on two sides of a coin never fixes anything, usually that small space between the both of them is ever the one hundred percent correct way. I apologize, politics is getting to me man.....lol.

# Oct 20, 2011 @ 9:28 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. wilco writes:

funny sh**

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