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The Core Of Your Nightmares Drummer Vlad Charged With Producing Child Pornography

KSDK.com is reporting that "Vlad" (Martin Evanick), the drummer/vocalist from Collinsville, IL metal band The Core of Your Nightmares, has been arrested and is being charged with the production of child pornography. An excerpt from the story follows:

Prosecutors allege Martin Evanick, aka "Vlad," took photographs of himself engaged in sexual activity with a minor, including close-up pictures of the minor's genitalia. This particular incident took place April 1, 2012 and April 21, 2012.

A trial date has not been set. Evanick is being held without bond pending trial. If convicted, Martin Evanick faces between 15 and 30 years in prison, a $250,000 fine and term of supervised release between five years and life.

The Core of Your Nightmares also posted the following message via Facebook: "As most of you may already know, our drummer Vlad has been arrested on child pornography charges; we had no involvement or knowledge about these act, and we in no way condone in such actions, what happened to him is unfortunate, but he brought it on himself."

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21 Comments on "TCOYN Drummer Charged With Producing Child Porn"

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1. . writes:

must be a black metal band

# Oct 24, 2012 @ 7:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. chet the bringer of death writes:

if it were a black metal band they would have sacrificed her, give the genre a little more credit than that.
if proven guilty, lets string him up.

# Oct 25, 2012 @ 7:05 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Thulsa Doom writes:

Who said it was a "her"?

# Oct 25, 2012 @ 8:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Black metal music its sick and pervert writes:

I think its true that this black metal music its related to satanism... and why its not forbidden by the low to be engaged in that creepy movement with all this creepy sounds and mantras???

Second; His band said; " What happened to him is unfortunate, but he brought it on himself."
What is unfortunate? That that he got caught? If they are against that behavior, they should said; unforgivable, or misbehaving, but that is unfortunate?

No responsibility or empathy at all for the active fear about this people.

# Oct 26, 2012 @ 9:07 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. BrianMN writes:

I think a very simple....DIEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!! will do.
These people CANNOT be rehabbed and why should the taxpayers be stuck with the bill to lock them up indefinitely?
The average yearly cost is 50k in my state.
A bullet is about 5 cents...do the math.

# Oct 26, 2012 @ 9:36 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Cozen writes:

I noticed the "unfortunate" comment too. Poor choice of words at the least.

I think Anselmo said it best..."5 minutes alone!" That's all I'd need to save some taxpayer money.

Hey Vlad, enjoy the broomstick in prison sicko.

# Oct 26, 2012 @ 7:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. killingtime writes:

Sure sounds like his bandmates have a ton of faith in him....

Hell... he's a drummer 'kiT, kiT' not 'kiD', dumbass. Wrong consonant to be pounding on.

# Oct 26, 2012 @ 10:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. erasure.face writes:

Wow... WTF happened to "innocent until proven guilty?" everyone is ready to condemn this man without proof. Maybe it isnt even a minor. How can they be sure in our age of photoshop? Secondly satanists, for the most part do not engage in said acts, unlike the catholic church and boy scouts.

# Oct 27, 2012 @ 7:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. heavy1 writes:

I would think that if his bandmates don't have his back then it is highly unlikely that he is innocent!

# Oct 27, 2012 @ 10:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. metalheaddrummer101 writes:

to 4: The majority of people who listen to Black Metal are quite normal. Even the satanists do NOT condone that kind of thing. Satanism is eye-for-an-eye, and most would not condone anything done to children

# Oct 28, 2012 @ 12:26 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Cozen writes:

@#8 - innocent until proven guilty is a myth. This douche was obviously in possession of child porn or wouldn't have been charged. You wouldn't happen to be a member of the band would u?

I'll give u catholic priests and Boy Scouts though...scary.

# Oct 28, 2012 @ 12:05 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. EsotericSurgery writes:

Not all Satanists are like Watain you know. I've met very kind, very loving (to the right people), very inspiring, very admirable Satanists. Stand up people who possess more integrity and honor than 99.9% of humanity.

If you've researched Satanism like I have you would likely find that they do not believe what they do just for an excuse to be evil. In fact, most are the opposite of evil. I would use the words unconditionally free. The philosophy states that the individual must be free to do whatever he/she desires. Be that good or extremely evil. And also, should the individual choose to do evil that he/she must prepare for the consequences.

Furthermore, not all Satanists practice black magic. And from what I understand...many of the ones that do who would require a sacrifice...would likely choose child molesters and the like as their victims.

@Brian: Agreed. (Off topic....but just saw Septic for the second time...absolutely life changing experience...too good for words. \m/)

# Oct 28, 2012 @ 2:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. metalheaddrummer101 writes:

Esoteric-even Watain aren't really that bad of guys. If you f*** with them, they'll f*** with you, but they won't really go out of the way to hurt anybody. Definitely agreed with the rest of what you're saying, though

# Oct 28, 2012 @ 3:41 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. BrianMN writes:

@Esoteric.....\m/ !!!!!!!
Septic news is always good news. :D

# Oct 29, 2012 @ 10:06 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. chains writes:

Metalheaddrummer101

Hahaha, Watain played here in Austin and when security put out his "satanic" candle he cried like a b**** and tried shoving the dude while he just looked down at him and laughed, those losers couldn't f*** up anyone.

# Oct 30, 2012 @ 7:19 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. PUNISHERDEATH 666 writes:

If he's guilty let this motherf***er burn

# Oct 30, 2012 @ 2:03 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. erasure.face writes:

No im not a member of the band. Im not a kiddie diddler either. I just happen to believe that we shouldnt hate on him until he is found guilty. Ive been falsely arrested for assault on a cop and security tape cleared me and cop got canned. So i know firsthand how effed up cops can get.

# Oct 30, 2012 @ 5:05 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. EsotericSurgery writes:

I never said they were bad guys, did I? Show me when I said that. :) I just meant their take on Satanism. They believe their music acts as a spiritual gateway to the great abyss of darkness where they can communicate with the spirits of the damned through magic ritual. I literally just finished watching their DVD "Opus Diaboli". Definitely some scary sh!t. I must admit, there were some extremely thought provoking words inherent within the cinematic scenes about death. As much as I didn't agree most of it...and didn't understand or relate to the extreme hatred and coldness expressed...I was very captivated by the experience. Shocked...disturbed...but strangely captivated.

# Oct 30, 2012 @ 5:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. EsotericSurgery writes:

Plus, despite not relating to the lyrics and what they supposedly mean or do...they've got some pretty badass tunes. Not a fan of the vocalist at all really but I was headbangin a bit during the dvd. lol

# Oct 30, 2012 @ 5:28 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. Mr Singh writes:

if he is guilty lock him up and throw away the key as they say

# Oct 31, 2012 @ 10:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. Cozen writes:

@erasure: cops can be as shady as it gets...agreed. But this moron took pictures of himself with kids. Unless this is a photoshop prank gone wrong...GUILTY.

# Nov 6, 2012 @ 5:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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