Tag Archives: SJW

Review: Machine Head’s ‘Catharsis’ is what you might have expected

Posted by on January 26, 2018

It shouldn’t surprise anyone that I’m not a fan of Robb Flynn’s politics but there are few artists who share the same politics that I do and if I based whether or not I liked a record because of politics I’d be listening to nearly nothing in any genre. Moreover, it’s not necessarily fair to […]

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Cancelling bigoted bands IS free speech

Posted by on November 16, 2016

When Portland deathgrind band Fornicator was dropped from an opening spot for Profanatica at the Highline in Seattle earlier this year as the result of objections from those in the local metal community, the immediate and predictable response was one of indignation and a self-righteous cry of violated first amendment rights. This came as a […]

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