Tag Archives: Censorship

Editorial: Youtube’s ban of Roddy Bottum’s (Faith No More) Man on Man ‘Daddy’ video is completely misguided

Posted by on May 28, 2020

  Faith No More keyboardist and rock legend Roddy Bottum recently released the first single from his new project, Man on Man, entitled “Daddy.” This new song release came with a video that features Bottum’s boyfriend, Joey Holman. The video was made by the pair while in isolation due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “Daddy” […]

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Countries where metal music is “illegal”

Posted by on December 12, 2019

This past summer, a story hit the news cycle about the legal journey of Iranian metal band Confess. Singer/guitarist Nikan “Siyanor” Khosravi, who fled to Turkey after his trial in 2016 and is currently residing in Norway, spoke with Louder Sound about he and bandmate Arash “Chemical” Ilkhani’s legal issues, being arrested in their homes […]

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Green Day Stickin’ It To Walmart

Posted by on May 22, 2009

I know this isn’t metal related, but put the pitchforks down for a second. It’s worth noting this interview with Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong, as metal bands are usually in the cross-hairs of these policies more than others. Rather than conform to Walmart’s notoriously stringent and draconian censorship rules, Green Day opted to release […]

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