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    Boycotting METALSUCKS

    by meshuggah » Fri Mar 06, 2020 8:46 am

    Interesting article which sheds light on Moonsorrow. For one, I'm done with them.
    https://www.metalsucks.net/2020/03/05/m ... c-80418697
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    Re: Boycotting MOONSORROW

    by cegr80 » Fri Mar 06, 2020 9:30 am

    Meh, absolute BS article
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    Re: Boycotting MOONSORROW

    by metalforever » Fri Mar 06, 2020 1:27 pm

    the article seems to be just propaganda , it lacks any real substance, why are they being singled out , many bands have extreme positions on many topics , live and let live , you can believe what you want . if you look closely many metal bands embrace extreme points of view on many subjects . if I do not agree with a point of view on any particular band , I still might be a fan anyway .
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    Re: Boycotting MOONSORROW

    by slayergeek » Fri Mar 06, 2020 3:05 pm

    I live in the US and am VERY anti fascist.

    Reading this article it seems to be less about them and more about a band that they are friends with. Finnland during World War II was invaded by the Russians and they were very much caught in the middle of communist and fascist aggressions. I do not pretend to understand all the history of Finland, but I know there is a lot to unpack there in that regard and it is very complicated.

    I am not a huge fan of Moonsorrow by any means (not my thing musically), and maybe I am missing something here, but I agree calling them out seems strange. Maybe it's not 100% unwarranted, but if you’re going to make an example of a band being fascist, there HAS to be a better examples than this.
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    Re: Boycotting MOONSORROW

    by Pellaz » Sat Mar 07, 2020 2:34 pm

    Metalsucks has had this longstanding "thing" about calling out bands as Nazi or fascist. Occasionally they have a valid point, but usually -- like in this case -- they really don't. Seems to me like the site is trying REALLY hard to virtue-signal.
    They've caused metal shows and entire tours to be cancelled numerous times now, and sadly, it's usually been for bullshit reasons.

    I refuse to support them, and won't pull up their clickbait-y articles. IMO, they lost any semblance of credibility in the metal scene a long time ago. (You CAN find their stuff on archive sites, and thereby avoid giving them any clickthrough revenue.)
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    Re: Boycotting MOONSORROW

    by deathmetalpat » Sun Mar 08, 2020 9:00 pm

    Metalsucks is where you go to work when you are too retarded to work for a mainstream media outlet.
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    Re: Boycotting MOONSORROW

    by Disco » Mon Mar 09, 2020 1:03 pm

    Personally I think this topic should be titled Boycott Metalsucks.
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    Re: Boycotting METALSUCKS

    by slayergeek » Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:33 pm

    Not sure who changed the subject, but that it what it is now!
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    Re: Boycotting METALSUCKS

    by cegr80 » Tue Mar 10, 2020 4:44 pm

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    Re: Boycotting METALSUCKS

    by Pellaz » Tue Mar 10, 2020 5:33 pm

    slayergeek wrote:
    Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:33 pm
    Not sure who changed the subject, but that it what it is now!
    Good. They SUCK. :lol: :lol:
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