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Lo and behold the BS over sandy hook has not stopped, 2 years later! A news article claiming a massive 7-by-4 foot “gamer score sheet” spreadsheet detailing 500 previous murders weapons and kill counts is being used to attack the gaming industry now.  The supposed spreadsheet, which was 7 by 4 feet and had 500 names on it, could not have existed due to the fact that at a 9 font (it was mentioned it had a 9 font) it is impossible to fit 500 names on a spreadsheet that big. (my previous post goes into details on this).

 

This claim has been cited on Dozens of sites, all calling it a “gamer score sheet”. It’s disgusting.

 

What is really annoying is that the claim is A) Being called a “Score sheet” by many people, thus attacking the Gaming Industry, and B) Dozens of sites are citing this claim as if it were real, and even worse C) The official investigation claims it’s real as well! It’s disgusting really.

 

 

Gamers don’t compete for “real life scores” by killing real people. Mentally deficient terrorists (harris /klebold)/Gun Nuts(lanza)/anti-religious terrorists(norway shooter) do! You don’t see real gamers killing people because gamers are people just like any other person and usually don’t do something like that. In fact the odds of gamers killing people the year of the Sandy Hook Massacre are so low that it isn’t funny. There were 211,000,000 Gamers word wide that year. Only 2 killed. Only 2. That’s 0%! Meanwhile 40% of smokers get lung cancer. These “newspapers” and “news sites” are using Hoaxed Evidence to attack violent games Again! And it doesn’t just attack games. They attack gamers too. Every single one of the articles calling it a “score sheet” has unknowingly attacked gamers. The Lupica article attacked gamers, Made up BS claiming the massacre was planned as if Lanza was playing a violent game, mentioned BS about a “Code of a Gamer” that made it preferable to kill yourself in a real life, which is BS, and worse. These “journalists” should all be Arrested for spreading Hate Speech.

 

And I  can’t believe the State of Connecticut would use Hoaxed Evidence in a Report. That’s a real problem, although not as bad as the “gamer score sheet” BS, it still is stupid. Since this “evidence” attacks gamers by default, so does the report now. Connecticut decides to attack gamers in an official report on the shooting? What’s next. blaming us for the shooting? I wouldn’t be surprised if BS like that was spread by them, I really wouldn’t, because their attorney General was whining about games being sold where you can rape people in them (they haven’t existed since 1984). I totally despise Connecticut for the Crap they are pulling off.

 

It’s really disgusting, and it must stop!

 

 

 

 

 

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For years, news writers have been claiming Adam Lanza created a massive 7 by 4 foot spreadsheet detailing previous killers murders. The article that it  first was mentioned in had massive anti-gamer stereotyping in it, claimed it as a “gamer score sheet”, mentioned a bullshit “code of a gamer” which says it’s preferable to kill  yourself then to be caught, and other nonsense.

 

The police and the state of Connecticut have been massively anti-gaming from the get go, back to the time of Senator Lie-Berman’s BS. It’s no surprise they are using this against gamers, but I still don’t like it. The article stereotypes gamers as murderers, and the police are directly behind the nonsense in that article. Nonsense? Well according to me, this spreadsheet cannot exist.

 

Why?

 

The spreadsheet supposedly is 7 feet by 4 feet, written in a 9 font, and contains 500 murders in the columns. I looked at a spreadsheet made in Open Office (identical to Excel in everything but name) and found out that with a 9 font, 1 inch equaled 5 columns. Multiply that by 12 to get columns in a foot and you get 60. Multiply that by 7 and you get only 420 columns. This spreadsheet is impossible! It cannot fit 500 names in it. Therefore, it can’t be real.

 

It’s BS and the official investigation claims it’s real. The state of Connecticut is using faked evidence to attack games again. And they are stereotyping gamers as murders when only 2 out of 211,000,000 gamers (0% of gamers) have killed people in 2012.  It’s complete BS and it must stop.

 

It’s stupid that Connecticut is doing this. Their Report is a farce. It never mentions why he killed

those people in the school. It only claims he was a gamer and uses that as a stereotype to attack the millions of gamers who haven’t killed anyone. Bullshit like this must be stopped people!

 

 

Lo and behold, me searching “Ban Metal” on facebook, got me this lovely Gem. It’s a site run by a “Jesus Freak” who is singling out all metal for being “noisy screamy satanic trash”.  Not that he has listened to any REAL metal that’s not Metalcore, or Nu-Metal mind you, but still idiots like this piss me off.

 

Let me quote some of his nonsense, and then debunk it.

 

Music should not be used to spread hatred and devil-worship!
It should be pure, harmonious and a joy to listen to for all ages.
It upsets me that screaming and songs about hell make it to the airwaves and before long, the media will be full of this filth!”

 

So metal is now spreading hatred and Devil-Worship. And it isn’t “pure, harmonious and a joy to listen to to all ages”.

 

Ahem:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Every single one of these bands is A) NOT satanic, and doesn’t write songs about Hate all that much or at all. If this doesn’t suit the fundies, then a list of all the non-satanic Bands in Metal might due:

(in parentheses is the lyrical subjects)

 

Iron Maiden (history/fiction)

Death (philosophy)

Iced Earth (fiction)

Blind Guardian (fiction/fantasy)

Testament (societal issues)

Anthrax (societal issues)

Metallica (societal issues)

Megadeth (societal issues)

Helloween (don’t be fooled by the title, they are NOT satanic – Fantasy is what they write about)

Rhapsody/Rhapsody of Fire (same band – Fantasy is what they write about)

Dio (Fantasy)

Judas Priest (rebellion/love/history/etc)

Primal Fear (societal issues)

Gamma Ray (societal issues)

Manticora (fiction)

Ensiferum (epic poetry from finland)

Korpiklaani (pagan themes from finland, NOT satanic)

Eluveitie (history/pagan themes)

Einherjer (Norse Mythology/Vikings)

Tyr (Norse Mythology/Vikings)

Dream Theater (Societal Issues/Fiction)

Fates Warning (Societal Issues/Fiction/History)

Queensryche (Societal Issues/Fiction)

Voivod (weird art like lyrics that are cryptic)

Vintersorg (ditto)

Communic (history/etc)

Katatonia (dark depressing lyrics)

My Dying Bride (dark depressing lyrics)

Paradise Lost (dark depressing lyrics)

Rapture (dark depressing lyrics)

Anathema (dark depressing lyrics)

Amorphis (dark depressing lyrics)

 

Now for some Death Metal bands that are NOT satanic:

 

Hypocrisy (Alien Abductions/Conspiraces/etc)

Amon-Amarth (Vikings/Norse Mythology. Anti-christian, sure, but that’s the way Vikings Were in real life, christians tried

to brainwash them at sword point to be Christ Worshippers back in the middle ages)

At the Gates (Nihilism)

Opeth (depressing subjects)

Dark Tranquility (Society)

In Flames (Society/History)

Many others I won’t name that are Melodic Death Metal or Progressive Death Metal.

Only GORE-METAL, and Brutal Death metal have SOME satanic bands, not a whole lot:

 

 

Both of my bands (even though they are extreme)Caustic Euphony (Fiction/Societal Issues/Anti-Censorship)

Unleashing Vengeance (Non-Serious Lyrics/Anti-Censorship/Brainwashing/Corruption/Political/

Fiction/etc)

 

The Following bands are Christian Metal:

 

Black Sabbath

Candlemass

Steel Attack

Extol (and it’s BLACK METAL!)

Stryper

 

Black Metal Bands without Satanic Themes

Behemoth

Enslaved

Borknagar

 

 

Bands with strong anti-religious sentiments that are NOT satanic:

Kreator

Destruction

 

Now for Satanic Bands:

 

Non-Black Metal

Slayer

Mercyful Fate

Venom

 

Possessed

Danzig

Vader

 

 

Black Metal

Mayhem

Emporer

Darkthrone

Burzum

Dark Funeral

Dimmu Borgir

Old Mans Child

 

 

Those are just mainstream bands. In that list 13 are satanic and <drumroll> 48 are NOT!

 

As for “screaming” which I assume is extreme vocal styles like Death and Black Metal:

34 out of  61 are extreme metal bands. 27 are non-extreme. Even though extreme outnumbers non-extreme It’s still really close and saying ALL metal bands are “screamers” is stupid.

 

Now for another point:

 

A lot of “metal” being played on the radio is not metal at all.

It’s either Punk, Nu-Metal (really a kind of alternative), Hard Rock, Shock Rock, Industrial, etc.

 

Marilyn Manson = Shock Rock/Industrial

Ministry = Industrial

Lamb of God = Metalcore (A kind of Punk with metal influences, NOT metal)

Trivium = Metalcore

Bullet  for my Valentine = Metalcore

Tons of other bands like that = Metalcore

Slipknot = Nu-Metal (A kind of alternative)

System of a Down = Nu-Metal

Rage against the machine = Rock with Rap vocals! NOT Metal

Limp Bizkit = Same Thing

GWAR = Shock Rock

Kiss = Rock

Led Zeppelin = Rock

Van Halen = Rock

Ac/dc = Rock

Fear Factory = Industrial

 

A LOT of Popular bands classified under metal are NOT metal at all. The really good bands that are metal are very unpopular and thus would have never even been played on the radio at all! This person claims that : “screaming and songs about hell make it to the airwaves”. He’s probably hearing crap like the above bands, and a lot of these above bands suck! Even I think that, and I’m a metalhead!

Either he’s mistaken by above bands and has never heard any REAL metal, or he’s an idiot using bands like that to scapegoat all metal as Evil. 

 

More crap from him:

 

hey kids… one day ya’ll grow up, and you’ll realize that your life don’t suck and you’ll be ashemed of the loyal headbangers you were… release yourself,and go listen to other kinds of music, wtf, fucking fat teens hating life n’ stuff… i know that you sing that song that you curse, so release yourself fat “sad” kid, Stop trying to be tough listen to this just because you can’t beat the bullys… so get up and become one of them, it’s just a matter of effort.”

 

So our life sucks because were metalheads! WTF! He is demanding we listen to other forms of music. Then he calls us all fat teens who hate life. What the hell is this idiot smoking. 

 

I don’t know if any of you have seen this new video by the slayers, it’s abhorrent #spreadingawareness

 

This “Video” is from 1986! IT’S NOT NEW YOU IDIOT! That’s not #Spreadingawareness, that’s #IMAFUCKINGIDIOT

 

 “I recently discoverd a progressive death metal band by the name of Amen. Needless tosay my interest was peaked -‘Amen’ is one of the most sacred words one can say in the name of the Lord (Jesus) When I heard the music I cannot describe how angry I felt – I immediately ran to my loving wife and gave her a stern telling off for no reason. When I finally came too I was in a hospital bed. Apparently I had a ‘hate attack’ triggered by the repugnant tones of this sinful band. This music is hatred incarnate – #BANMETAL

 

So he is saying it’s evil because it’s death metal? What kind of idiot says that? So the music made him angry? What kind of moron is this?

 

The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!

I believe a Christian band has infiltrated your legions of debauched heathens and shall be preaching the word of the Lord at one of your terrible concerts, I shall most certainly be there front and centre

 

Photo: John 1:29

The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world! 

I believe a Christian band has infiltrated your legions of debauched heathens and shall be preaching the word of the Lord at one of your terrible concerts, I shall most certainly be there front and centre

 

 

 So he is calling, Accept, Anthrax, Sabaton (A Power Metal band FFS!), Avantasia (Rock Opera! band), Amorphis, Wolfsbane, Last in Line (Dio Tribute), and KING DIAMOND Heathens? To him Any metal band must be a heathen!

 

 

Metal should be banned for many reasons. Some of them are:

1. It all sounds the same.
2. It’s all just screaming.
3. It causes school shootings.
4. It distracts young people away from the one true path of Christ our savior.
5. Satan is bad and Metal is bad for being satanic.
6. Long hair is for girls.”

 

1 – This idiot thinks all metal sounds the same. Well….. He’s only heard NU-METAL, which is crap played on the radio which isn’t even metal at all, but shitty alternative. He’s never heard Melodeath, Folk Metal, Power Metal, Prog Metal, Progressive Thrash Metal, Doom Metal, Viking Metal, or Black Metal, or Progressive Black Metal. Each genre sounds radically different from the other. 


Melodeath – Brutally heavy, yet lots of melody, harsh vocals, simple riffs mostly.

Folk Metal – Massively Varied Genre, each band sounds radically different from the other because Folk Music is very varied and so is metal, so when you get one band combining one form of folk music with another form of metal it will sound different from a folk metal band using different forms of folk and metal. Ensiferum is Finnish Folk mixed with Melodic Death Metal. Korpiklaani mixes Finnish “Humpa” polka-like music with Thrash Metal. Finntroll mixes that with Black Metal. 

Power Metal – High Pitched non-screaming vocals, fast guitars, epic melodies, classical influence, it’s the entire anthithesis to his argument!

Prog Metal – Complex music structures, long song lengths, softer approach compared to other forms of metal, concept albums, weird sounding riffs, very experimental.

Progressive Thrash Metal – A mix of progressive metal and the very fast aggressive thrash metal style that Metallica and Megadeth Play.

Doom Metal – Haunting melodies, simple song structures, slow drumming, haunting low pitched vocals, depressing lyrical subjects.

Viking Metal – Sounds like black metal with folk metal influences. Lyrics about norse mythology mostly.

Black Metal – Bad production, non-chord, harmonic guitar structure where several guitarists play notes and vary the notes to create an evil sound, fast drumming, very harsh vocals, Evil Satanic Lyrics mostly.

Progressive Black Metal – A hybrid of Prog Metal and Black Metal. Black metal harmonies are used but experimentation means that new harmonies are used a lot more, time changes are quite common, lyrics are NOT satanic like in Normal black metal. Very weird sounding.

All of the above metal subgenres sound very different from eachother! So much for it “sounding all the same!”

 

2 -My List above disproves this totally.

3 – WTF! Last time I checked, there wasn’t a single School shooting triggered by a metal band. This guy is just pulling crap out of his ass now!  Marilyn manson is the only band I know connected to a school shooting and that aint metal! 

4 – Good. Your Savior’s religion Supports beating and raping to control the minds of people to become loyal subjects, torture, Child Molestation, Brainwashing ,since that is what it does all of it’s history is about condemning people for sins (Crap like You’re gonna Burn in Hell for being proud, etc is proof of this. It’s just like the military hazing people saying “you’re not a soldier, you a pile of shit!” in boot camp. Same premise!) and verbal abuse is normal to them. Hell they invented it!

5 – Satan is fiction. Metal is mostly non satanic and you’re an idiot for saying it is!

6 – True, But many metalheads are short-haired like me. IDIOT! 

 

 “One of lady GAGA’s songs has more views than all metal bands in the world.
BAN METAL.”

 

That’s because Lady Gaga is pop, artifical music made with a computer that is easy to get into therefore most people like it. Metal is like classical on guitar, it isn’t mainstream due to crap like Limp Bizkit, Marilyn Manson, Slipknot, etc.

 

He states that metal has some “Scary Crime Statistics” related to it. I looked through a google search to find out more. I came across this site. It’s a blog article talking about “heavy metal killers”. In each of the cases where metal cd’s were found in the posession of a murderer, there is always a more likely cause to their crime then “Metal made me do it”.   I quote:

 

Name: Jared Lee Loughner

Alleged crime: Fired a 9 mm Glock into a crowd outside a Safeway in Tuczon, Ariz., killing six people and injuring 14 others, including Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.).

Date of incident: Jan. 8, 2011

Heavy metal gets fingered: “Loughner’s embrace of Bodies — at least as the backdrop to a favorite video — strikes a familiarly chilling chord: The Drowning Pool song served as the soundtrack to a double murder in Oakton, where in 2003, then-19-year-old Joshua Cooke cranked the throbbing tune on his headphones, walked out of his bedroom holding a 12-gauge shotgun and killed his parents.” – Washington Post

A more likely explanation: Loughner is so mentally ill that a judge has deemed him unfit to stand trial.

Name: Kyle Smith

Alleged crime: Killed his his grandparents, David and Rose Garrick, and then set their Midwest City, Okla. house on fire

Date of incident: March 23, 2011

Heavy metal gets fingered: “Inside the walls of the burned home, investigators seized a demonic drawing, a heavy metal CD with a pentagram, along with a hatchet, a samurai sword, a dagger, knives and two gas cans.” – KFOR.com

A more likely explanation: When he pleaded guilty to the crimes in August, Smith told the court he’s being treated for bipolar disorder.

Name: Adam Yahiye Gadahn

Alleged crime: He’s a senior operative in Al-Qaeda, where his chums call him “Azzam the American.”

Date of incident: Gadahn began threatening terrorist attacks on America in 2004.

Heavy metal gets fingered: “As a teenager in Santa Ana, he formed a death metal band called Aphasia. In the early to mid-’90s, he also was a contributing writer to a local Southern California metal zine called Xenocide where he interviewed bands, wrote album reviews and drew artwork.” – The Gauntlet

A more likely explanation: Home-schooled and raised a Christian, Gadahn found fundamentalists “apocalyptic” and “paranoid;” the faith left him feeling “empty.”

Name: Jeffery Todd Guy

Alleged crime: Shot and killed Scott Maxson at Maxson’s home in Billings, Mont.

Date of incident: March 20, 2011

Heavy metal gets fingered: “Guy ‘prominently displayed idols and literature on (Satanism)’ in his home … (Public Defender Christopher) Abbott argued that the items in Guy’s home were associated with Guy’s interest in rock music commonly known as ‘death metal,’ which often uses images of Satan and the occult.” — Billings Gazette

A more likely explanation: During questioning, Guy apparently told police he has “severe mental issues” and blacked out during the crime.

Name: Morne Harmse

Alleged crime: Used a “samurai sword” to kill Jacques Pretorius and attack other classmates and workers at Nic Diederichs Technical High School in Krugersdorp West, South Africa.

Date of incident: Aug. 17, 2008

Heavy metal gets fingered: “‘He came here camouflaged as the guy from Slipknot,’ (Pierre) Eksteen (who directs a South African student support network) told the Times (in South Africa). ‘We know the wrong kind of music and drugs have bad effects. Young people need to be informed of the effects of bad Satanic music.'” – The Guardian (UK)

A more likely explanation: Before the incident, Harmse and friends discussed the ways they would carry out a school massacre. Because totally rational people do that.

Name: Timothy Parlane

Alleged crime: Attacked rival Matthew Hall with two knives, killing him in his Wellington, New Zealand, flat.

Date of incident: Feb. 15, 2011

Heavy metal gets fingered: “A death-metal band member who confessed to the bloodthirsty knife murder of another metaller was a gentle person, his family says – despite his aggressive stage persona.” — The New Zealand Herald

A more likely explanation: Parlane was so suicidal that he stepped in front of a train after confessing his crime to police in early March.

Name: Travis Martel

Alleged crime: Stabbed his girlfriend, Sarah Nicole Rae, to death in his bed in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Date of incident: Aug. 3, 2008

Heavy metal gets fingered: “A deleted video file discovered on Martel’s cellphone showed her lying on a bed as he slowly focused on the spreading red stab wound on her chest. With heavy-metal music blaring in the background, a voice can be heard muttering from behind the camera of the Sony Ericsson flip phone: ‘Good that I said I love you … This sucks. I’ll be there soon with you, baby girl.'” — CBC News

A more likely explanation: Though he told prosecutors the stabbing was an accident, Martel opted to video Rae’s death rather than calling 911. Sensible, right?

Name: Protected by authorities

Alleged crime: Killed his father and seriously injured his mother with a kitchen knife at home, south of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK.

Date of incident: March 25, 2008

Heavy metal gets fingered: “In the years before the attack the boy had shown an increased interest in death, Satan, the afterlife and the heavy metal band Slipknot.” — The Telegraph (Australia)

A more likely explanation: A judge in the case said the teen experienced “delusions and disordered patterns of thought, sourced from his underlying psychotic condition.”

 

You have a bunch of psychotic killers here who listened to metal. 1 is a Al-Queda member for gods sake, and this “ban metal” idiot wants to believe metal made him do his crime, and not being part of a terrorist cell? 1 Was inspired by what they incorrectly call “Death Metal”, which is what they name Satanic extreme metal. They probably mean BLACK METAL!, because 90% of Death Metal is NOT Satanic.  Slipknot, Drowning Pool, some black metal band, a Death metal written or peformed by the Murderer, Slipknot again and some other misc. metal band are named. Notice a pattern? Fake ‘NU-METAL’ such as slipknot and Drowning Pool, which is really alternative, is 90% of the bands scapegoated. The others are black metal and death metal bands the murderers were in.  Not once has a power metal, Thrash Metal, Melodic Death Metal, Folk Metal, Prog Metal or Doom Metal band been named in a major case. It’s only POPULAR  fake metal, and Indie Metal Bands of killers, which are blamed….. Sounds more likely these people were mentally ill, terrorists or psychopaths. One even was Bipolar, another blacked out during the crime. The idiot “Ban Metal” would ignore this obvious evidence to say Metal was to blame and he is an idiot for bringing this up. Metal does not cause crime!

 

I personally, HATE Satanic themes in bands lyrics. Not because it’s evil. I’m an atheist so that doesn’t matter to me. It’s the whole “Spread evil religious attacking lyrics to cause a controversy” angle that gets me. Every one of the above Satanic Bands do this in one shape or other, Especially  the non-black metal ones. For years idiots like the person who made the Ban Metal Page on facebook have been whining about 100% of metal being satanic, 100% of metal fans and bands being part of a satanic cult that molests children and similar. Bands like Slayer are taking advantage of this stereotype to sell records. I think more bands should DITCH the satanic image to get these groups to listen when people like me say “WERE NOT SATANIC!”. 

 

People like this piss me off. It’s always the Westboro Baptist Church types that attack metal, Notice that? The guy Singles out Black Metal and Slayer like Satanic Bands to attack ALL the music I listed above that is NOT satanic. He insults metalheads right and left, he calls us names, he’s an IDIOT.

He calls metal “metal filth”, he calls us “Heathens” and the bands that too. He’s obviously a religious zealot. I cannot stand these people. What he is doing could be considered hate speech. More on that later.



I suggest people who want to spread this educational message that He’s an idiot use this template I set up above to list metal bands by Lyrical theme to prove him wrong. If possible…I won’t because people like this are People I like to avoid because they are Religious Zealot Assholes.  But I don’t mind and actually encourage the following. Post the following text as comments on his page to debunk his claims. 

 

 

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Every single one of these bands is A) NOT satanic, and doesn’t write songs about Hate all that much

Iron Maiden (history/fiction)

Death (philosophy)

Iced Earth (fiction)

Blind Guardian (fiction/fantasy)

Testament (societal issues)

Anthrax (societal issues)

Metallica (societal issues)

Megadeth (societal issues)

Helloween (don’t be fooled by the title, they are NOT satanic – Fantasy is what they write about)

Rhapsody/Rhapsody of Fire (same band – Fantasy is what they write about)

Dio (Fantasy)

Judas Priest (rebellion/love/history/etc)

Primal Fear (societal issues)

Gamma Ray (societal issues)

Manticora (fiction)

Ensiferum (epic poetry from finland)

Korpiklaani (pagan themes from finland, NOT satanic)

Eluveitie (history/pagan themes)

Einherjer (Norse Mythology/Vikings)

Tyr (Norse Mythology/Vikings)

Dream Theater (Societal Issues/Fiction)

Fates Warning (Societal Issues/Fiction/History)

Queensryche (Societal Issues/Fiction)

Voivod (weird art like lyrics that are cryptic)

Vintersorg (ditto)

Communic (history/etc)

Katatonia (dark depressing lyrics)

My Dying Bride (dark depressing lyrics)

Paradise Lost (dark depressing lyrics)

Rapture (dark depressing lyrics)

Anathema (dark depressing lyrics)

Amorphis (dark depressing lyrics)

 

Now for some Death Metal bands that are NOT satanic:

 

Hypocrisy (Alien Abductions/Conspiraces/etc)

Amon-Amarth (Vikings/Norse Mythology. Anti-christian, sure, but that’s the way Vikings Were in real life, christians tried

to brainwash them at sword point to be Christ Worshippers back in the middle ages)

At the Gates (Nihilism)

Opeth (depressing subjects)

Dark Tranquility (Society)

In Flames (Society/History)

Many others I won’t name that are Melodic Death Metal or Progressive Death Metal.

Only GORE-METAL, and Brutal Death metal have SOME satanic bands, not a whole lot:

 

 

 

 

The Following bands are Christian Metal:

 

Black Sabbath

Candlemass

Steel Attack

Extol (and it’s BLACK METAL!)

Stryper

 

Black Metal Bands without Satanic Themes

Behemoth

Enslaved

Borknagar

 

 

Bands with strong anti-religious sentiments that are NOT satanic:

Kreator

Destruction

 

Now for Satanic Bands:

 

Non-Black Metal

Slayer

Mercyful Fate

Venom

Possessed

Danzig

Vader

 

 

Black Metal

Mayhem

Emporer

Darkthrone

Burzum

Dark Funeral

Dimmu Borgir

Old Mans Child

 

Those are just mainstream bands. In that list 13 are satanic and <drumroll> 48 are NOT!

 

As for “screaming” which I assume is extreme vocal styles like Death and Black Metal:

34 out of  61 are extreme metal bands. 27 are non-extreme. Even though extreme outnumbers non-extreme It’s still really close and saying ALL metal bands are “screamers” is stupid.

 

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Send the Above Message in comments to ALL of his posts. If he attacks you, report his site on facebook. Send the message that He’s an IDIOT! If he calls you a heathen, report the site for hate speech on facebook. If he gets enough hate speech comments the site will go down.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I was browsing gamepolitics.com when I came across this article. Apparently some moron in the inept Texas crime punishment system is blaming violent games and music for crime. What kind of music? Not heavy metal this time, thank god, but rap, which he hits the nail on the head on, to his credit. He is right about that. But then he goes down  to try to say that playing violent games will make you more likely to commit crime and then attacks various popular games (thank god none of them are actually good games)… I quote:

 

“As the body becomes physiologically accustomed to a little lift from a gateway drug, the person graduates to harder drugs,” Williams said, “I see video games as something where once the thrill of playing a video game is gone, what’s the next step?”

 

He’s basically saying that crime is directly caused by playing violent games. Which is BS, because in the last few years when games were really violent and popular, crime has been dropping.  He is trying to say that gamers become criminals after they get bored of a game. It’s preposterous, stupid, and just a plain fucking lie. There is no way violent games will make you want to commit crime after you get bored of them. I have gotten ‘bored’ of the crappy games I played to death like the ones he mentions, and not once did I want to steal cars for real like I did when I was playing the shitty excuse for a series GTA is. And I don’t know where he gets this info. He has no hard evidence to back up his claim whatsoever here, NONE. And here is proof:

 

“It should be noted that Williams did not cite a single case he had been involved in over the last 28 years where there was a correlation between playing video games and a crime being committed by a juvenile offender.”

 

This is proof that he is pulling BS out of his ass. Like this said there hasn’t been a single cited case where he mentions how a juvenile offender played violent games and then committed a crime. He just says there is but can’t back it up because he’s an anti-gamer asshole.

 

 

“Williams also took the time to list the games “kids are playing today” including Mortal Kombat, Call of Duty, Postal 2, Postal 3, and Grand Theft Auto V. At least he mentioned two games that teens might actually be playing…”

 

He then tries to claim kids are playing these games (GTA, Postal 2/3, Call of Duty and Mortal Kombat). Call of duty he is right about. But the others, not so much. The average age of a gamer today as found out by the ESA is 30. 30! Not a kid. The whole idea that kids play violent games and only kids play them is nonsense that I have debunked on a blog post somewhere in a myths post. It’s nonsense.

 

Notice how he singles out those 5 games and tries to claim all violent games lead to crime? Well I did and this is total bullshit. Games like that are a small percentage of violent games. There are tons of idiots in newspaper articles singling out Postal 2 as an example of what “most violent games are like” to attack the EMA vs Brown Decision. This is no different. It’s blatant stereotyping. There are many shooters/RPG’s/other games that are violent and do NOT push the envelope like GTA or Mortal Kombat does.  GTA and it’s ilk make up less than 10% of total violent games ever made. He is simply using his position, like cops do to try to demean the gaming industry by making it look like these 5 crappy games are good examples of “realistic” violent games (when they are not), and then saying all games cause crime. It’s Bullshit, Don’t believe it. And he’s an ass.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Today, after reading the articles I posted on the Doom Hoaxes, where Doom was blamed for columbine using fake evidence, fabricated in 1999, I decided to write another article about video game related nonsense and how my efforts to debunk such hoaxes have really helped to show how idiotic the doom moral panic was.

 

 

The first such hoax “Doom will become reality”, supposedly was said on Eric Harris’s website but several sites proved that it was fake at the time. But their proof did not get far, because many more sites said this was proof that Doom did in fact cause columbine, all attacking violent video games at the same time. At the time, any and all search results for the phrase lead to sites attacking violent games. My debunking it helped to change that however. Go search for “Doom Will become reality” on google.com and you get this:

 

 

 

 

 

 

My blogs and videos debunking this nonsense are now at the top of the results. Surprise! Saying that the Doom will become reality hoax is just that, over and over again can do wonders to the search results. My stuff has seriously trumped all the anti-gamer nonsense BS sites saying Doom was the cause for the massacre.

But this thing doesn’t end here.

 

Another much more complex hoax involved 3 articles from 3 newspaper saying a modified version of doom was found on Eric Harris’s website/or computer. (it differs per source, weirdly). The modified version of doom had begging students saying a certain phrase and many features doom could not do in 1999. At the time searching for some phrase in the articles themselves led to tons of sites all citing the claims like they were a fact. That is still true. But if you google “modified version of doom columbine” you get the most popular article and my debunkings right below it. Not as successful as the last debunking, but close.

 

 

Now if you googled the phrase “Doom caused columbine” before I mentioned the phrase over and over again with various articles here, you would get tons of sites saying that Doom did in fact cause columbine. Now this is what you get:

 

 

 

 

After the wikipedia article, my debunking is right below! I never expected the debunking to get so high in the search results. I expected that some people would read it and then stow it away, and at best I would get mentioned on some gaming forum. I wasn’t expecting my results on the Doom will become reality hoax to include my articles first. With all the sites (100’s) saying that this hoax is proof doom did cause columbine, you’d expect my post to be much lower, but no.

 

But before we go, I want to do another Fake Doom BS debunking right here. Not quite as popular in the game attacking sites as the 2 last ones but still mentioned from time to time is the following long paragraph written by Harris himself:

 

“everyone should be put to a test. an ULTIMATE DOOM test, see who can survive in an environment using only smarts and military skills. put them in a doom world. no authority, no refuge, no BS copout excuses. If you cant figure out the area of a triangle or what “cation” means, you die! if you cant take down a demon w/ a chainsaw or kill a hell prince w/ a shotgun, you die! fucking snotty rich fuckheads [Censored by J.C.Sheriff Office] who rely on others or on sympathy or $ to get them through life should be put to this challenge. plus it would get rid of all the fat, retarded, crippled, stupid, dumb, ignorant, worthless people of this world. no one is worthy of this planet only me and who ever I choose. there is just no respect for anything higher than your fucking boss or parent. everyone should be shot out into space and only the people I saw should be left behind. 4/12/98″

 

This phrase is clearly talking about doom multi player, not actually putting people in a school shooting situation. Any gamer can see that. But the people who never played video games would see it a different way, because of the way the articles using this against doom quoted it. The “ultimate doom challenge” is clearly just multi player. Not a school shooting. After that he goes into a total psychotic attack against people who are rich and says they should be killed. But this is used to blame doom constantly. How do we debunk this?

 

We look for other references to doom in his writings. In most of them Doom is mentioned with other things such as war, with no context to what they are actually describing, such as “this will be like doom, ww2, the korean war rolled into one”. What is he talking about. You can’t tell. There is no way to know, so how to the anti-gamers know this is about the massacre? They don’t. They just want others to believe it is.  In all of his writings there is plenty of evidence that Doom was NOT influencing him to commit the massacre.. this following quote proves it:

 

“someones bound to say “what were they thinking?” when we go NBK or when we were planning it, so this what I am thinking. “I have a goal to destroy as much as possible so I must not be sidetracked by my feelings of sympathy, mercy, or any of that, so I will force myself to believe that everyone is just another monster from Doom like FH or FS or demons, so It’s either me or them. I have to turn off my feelings.” keep this is mind, I want to burn the world, I want to kill everyone except about 5 people, who I will name later, so If you are reading this you are lucky you escaped my rampage because I wanted to kill you. It will be very tricky getting all of our supplies, explosives, weaponry, ammo, and then hiding it all and then actually planting it all so we can achieve our goal. but if we get busted any time, we start killing then and there, just like Wilks from the AlIENS books, I aint going out without a fight.”

 

Notice how he said he would have to “force himself to believe all students are doom monsters” to turn off his feelings during the massacre? No way is this  something doom did. Look for more references to Doom in the writings I linked and you get one reference to WW2, and one to the doom shotgun, the ultimate doom test and this. That’s it.

 

Speaking of ww2. Why is the obvious fact and motive that Harris was a Nazi fuckhead completely looked over? Do I have to quote the exact quote where he worships hitler/Nazi’s. now. But search for it and you will find more info on his obssession with Nazi’s. Why was this totally ignored by all the groups that attacked doom? It’s all over his writings, Racial Slurs, references to Nazi’s, swastika’s, plane as day to see. Yet this was totally ignored and Doom was blamed instead? WTF!

 

In any ordinary mind this would be much more likely motive than being “brainwashed by doom”. But people in Colorado started blaming doom right and left till it was mass hysteria.  It got so out of control that even I was threatened by some dickhead on a forum over it (long story).  This is just more proof that the people blaming doom, skipping over his hatred of people/love for Nazi’s, are complete idiots. His multiplayer “Ultimate Doom test” was used like the “Doom will become reality hoax” to demonize Doom constantly in  various attack sites, even to this day. It’s rediculous.

At least I can try to stop this nonsense, and I think I have been relatively sucessful.

 

 

 

Damian Ichabod 1 Idiots 0!

 

 

So for a few years I’ve been posting music to my soundcloud account, mostly extreme metal I write for two solo artist of mine. As of late, a theme has popped into my lyrics, a not-so-clean theme that I don’t normally write about, wanking. But since I am massively pro-wanking(tm) I decided to write 2 songs about it. So I uploaded one, not realizing, that soundcloud’s terms of service say you can’t do that, your content cannot be sexually explicit…. WTF! Here is the exact text from the terms and services section:

 

“Representations and Warranties

 

You hereby represent and warrant to SoundCloud as follows:

(i) Your Content, and each and every part thereof, is an original work by you, or you have obtained all rights, licences, consents and permissions necessary in order to use, and (if and where relevant) to authorise SoundCloud to use, Your Content pursuant to these Terms of Use, including, without limitation, the right to upload, reproduce, store, transmit, distribute, share, publicly display, publicly perform, make available and otherwise communicate to the public Your Content, and each and every part thereof, on, through or via the Website, any and all Services and any Linked Services.

(ii) Your Content and the availability thereof on the Platform does not and will not infringe or violate the rights of any third party, including, without limitation, any intellectual property rights, performers’ rights, rights of privacy or publicity, or rights in confidential information.

(iii) You have obtained any and all necessary consents, permissions and/or releases from any and all persons appearing in Your Content in order to include their name, voice, performance or likeness in Your Content and to publish the same on the Platform and via any Linked Services.

(iv) Your Content, including any comments that you may post on the Website, is not and will not be unlawful, offensive, abusive, libellous, defamatory, obscene, racist, sexually explicit, ethnically or culturally offensive, indecent, will not promote violence, terrorism, or illegal acts, or incite hatred on grounds of race, gender, religion or sexual orientation.

(v) Your Content does not and will not create any liability on the part of SoundCloud, its subsidiaries, affiliates, successors, and assigns, and their respective employees, agents, directors, officers and/or shareholders.

SoundCloud reserves the right to remove Your Content, suspend or terminate your access to the Platform and/or pursue all legal remedies if we believe that any of Your Content breaches any of the foregoing representations or warranties, or otherwise infringes another person’s rights or violates any law, rule or regulation.”

 

Look at part 4 above:

 

“Your Content, including any comments that you may post on the Website, is not and will not be unlawful, offensive, abusive, libellous, defamatory, obscene, racist, sexually explicit, ethnically or culturally offensive, indecent, will not promote violence, terrorism, or illegal acts, or incite hatred on grounds of race, gender, religion or sexual orientation.”

 

So basically they are not allowing people to upload merely offensive content of any kind. Define offensive? Some lyrics I write might offend the idiots out there? In fact you can say that any content can be offensive, because there will always be someone who will find it offensive.

 

Notice that it also outlaws “culturally offensive content”. WTF! Define culturally offensive? That is a complete subjective statement. Someone can find a song’s lyrics about zombies eating babies to be offensive or “culturally offensive”. It’s stupid, vague and idiotic that that, sexually explicit, obscene and indecent content are not allowed…… They are vague, subjective content definitions that all require the person ‘offended’ by them to find them offensive for it to be any of those….. Not objective. Is our country and our Internet such a nanny state now that offensive content has to be gotten rid of… For the children? WTF!

 

 

Also, what the fuck is the problem with sexually explicit  content? Both youtube and Soundcloud block this stuff and it’s completely normal and natural. Yet in this world it’s horribly offensive to even mention any kind of sexual content in lyrics. It’s like ‘all mentions of sex = bad for a children’s mind so we need to get rid of it’.  It’s stupid.

 

It’s really lucky of me to upload the music lyrics I do which can fit into some of these categories and not be deleted yet. I have had some suspicious problems with my soundcloud accounts in the past so maybe. I wish soundcloud would get rid of the ‘offensive’,’abusive’,’culturally offensive’,’obscene’,and ‘indecent’ clauses.  It isn’t needed. People offended by lyrics can put them in categories like this to get them taken down and that is NOT the way the Internet should work.

 

I’m not happy about this. This crap should not be on the Internet at all. Subjective content restrictions need to be Gotten rid of, completely. They don’t do anything positive. They just prevent people from being offended. It’s like accidentally or purposely offending people is a crime now. It shouldn’t be. Guess what folks…. you have the right to be offended. You have no right whatsoever to be shielded from offensive content because that’s fucking stupid. End of story.

 

 

 

Well it seems the idiots attacking violent games never stop, do they? On the heels of the idiotic study into so called violent games “effects” on kids  set up by Senator Jay Rockefeller, We have my state trying to start the same old nonsense again. A politician in MA has decided that it would be a good idea to start a biased study to study the effect of games on kids again…. Right after MA stalled their bill aiming to restrict violent games so they could not be bought by adults. These “studies” popping up everywhere get to me. Because just like all of the other game attacking studies, these are bound to be biased, and engineered to show a certain result. A lot of other studies are funded by the Center for Successful parenting, a group that has this in their mission statement “We aim to motivate leaders of <insert tons of industries here> to change culture so violence is not shown to children” basically meaning “ban violent games”, because changing the culture of violence can only done by removing the violence.

 

The current studies by Rockefeller and this idiot in MA are troubling. The Rockefeller study, has language in it’s text that tells that the studies can find whatever results they want, because it asks if the violent games have any “new” effects on kids. After the brief but stupid moral panic surrounding child molestation and it’s nonexistent link to violent game playing, spurred by that Preacher Boykin and Ralph Nader, I wondered if they could use the vague language in the study to find that violent game playing leads to child molestation and pedophilia.  To see what the Study in MA does I  looked at the text of the study closely…

 

I got the text from this source:

 

 

 

 

“That a special commission is hereby established for the purposes of making an investigation and study relative to video games as  a form of media and as a training tool. Within that context, the commission will focus upon video games that allow the player to  simulate severe battery or killing (“killing games”). The commission will study, investigate, and provide conclusions regarding:  (i) the social benefits, impacts and implications of video games in general and killing games in particular, comparing the impact  on youth with the impact on adults; (ii) the use of video games as military training devices, educational devices, and other training  applications; (iii) how video games compare to other forms of media in terms of their ability to recreate a realistic experience, to  desensitize the consumer, to train the consumer to accept certain ideas, and to teach the player new skills or capabilities; (iv) the addictive quality of video games; (v) any connection, including any exposure t or imitation of behaviors exhibited in video games,  between killing games and actual violence, including rampage killings that have taken place since 1990; (vi) the reasoning and  conclusions drawn in the majority, concurring, and dissenting opinions in Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Association, as well as  other freedom of speech considerations relative to the regulation of video games, in light of the conclusions drawn by the commission  pursuant to (i)-(v); and (vii) the anticipated cost of any proposals to regulate video games. The commission members will play or observe killing games directly during the course of their investigation.”

 

So this study wants to see if games are an effective training tool. We’ve been told BS in the newspapers from the hack psychologists that violent games are being used in the military to break down the inhibition to kill. But this blog, written by a military trained soldier debunks the whole thing. I quote:

 

“I’m not aware of any military unit that uses video games to break down the inhibition to kill. In fact, this breakdown really only occurs in one place:

Boot camp.

 

Boot camp doesn’t even specifically concentrate on the inhibition to kill. Rather, they follow the CIA training manual for brainwashing almost point  by point, in order to instill in recruits ‘instant and willing obedience to lawful orders’ – that is what they do. The assumption, of course, is that these orders may be to kill; But they could be to drag a wounded child to safety, or set up a bunker in 100 degree weather, or pull night watch  after being up for a 36-hour convoy.

 

The inhibition to kill can only be broken down by, wait for it . . . killing.

 

The fact that the studies author is bringing this nonsense claim up to the Government is proof that the the government is trying to ban violent games again, IMHO. It must be stopped before it gets to the 90 day phase (see below), or we could have a MA ban on violent games to adults. Not to kids.

 

 

“The commission shall consist of: the Governor or a designee, who shall chair the commission; a member of the general  public appointed by the Governor; 3 members of the Senate, chosen by the Senate President, 1 of which is a member of  the minority party; 3 members of the House of Representatives that are chosen by the Speaker, 1 of which is a member of the minority party; 1 constitutional lawyer who specializes in freedom of speech; the Massachusetts Attorney General or a  designee; 2 psychologists or psychiatrists, at least one of whom is a mental health professional specializing in addiction;  the Secretary of Education or a designee who is an educator; a member of the military who engages in military training;  a representative of the video game industry; and a representative of the law enforcement community.”

 

At least one of the people involved has a bias against violent games if I am right. They mention “a member of the military who specializes in military training”. This fits one of the Hack Psychologist to a tee. Another Hack Psychologist could be in it too if I am right, “1 constitutional lawyer who specializes in freedom of speech” sounds a lot like a retired anti-game activist everyone in the community hates to me. They also mention how they need to study the impact of the proposed regulation on free speech, probably as a cheap way to see how they can make a constitutional law that causes violent games to not get in the hands of adults, such as the Oklahoma tax on 1% of all property every time someone in OK played, stored, bought and otherwise consumed violent games.

 

They also want to study how violent games have caused mass killings like columbine (I assume). Whats to stop them from not believing the nonsense spread by the idiots in the government, the media, and unknown parties that says violent games influenced Harris/Klebold/Lanza, etc? Such things include the Doom will become reality hoax and similar “tidbits of information” that seem to make it look like mass killers played violent games but this info is badly written at the least, and is outright lies at the worse.

 

“Legislative appointments shall be made not later than 30 days after the effective date of this resolve. The chairperson shall  meet with the full commission not later than 90 days after the effective date of this resolve. Members shall not receive  compensation for their services but may receive reimbursement for the reasonable expenses incurred in carrying out their  responsibilities as members of the commission. Upon appropriation of sufficient funds, the commission shall engage professional “advisors as needed to accomplish its purposes. Not later than 270 days after the effective date of this resolve, the commission shall report to the general court the result  of its investigation and study and its recommendations, if any, together with drafts of legislation necessary to carry its  recommendations into effect by filing the same with the clerk of the House of Representatives. ”

 

We have 90 days to stop this, gamers.  I want every gamer in MA to write their Representatives, using this message:

 

“Dear Representitive.

 

I am your constituent, and I am alarmed by the  study our senate has started dealing with video game violence and the whole idea that the effects on kids and how violent games are a training tool for the military needs to be studied. For years studies like this have been done and many are methodologically flawed, using cheap ways to say violent games lead to  violent behavior or aggression, such as subjecting the violent game playing kids to electroshock therapy. It’s very important to note that any evidence that violent games cause real life crimes has to be doubted. There are many hoaxes going around and media fabrications that make it seem like violent games cause real life violence. If you do a google.com search for the “doom will become reality hoax” you will find a blog debunking a claim that was used to “prove” eric Harris was influenced by the video game Doom while shooting up the school. This claim is a hoax, a fake website said “doom will become reality” and the FBI proved the site was not Eric Harris’s real site. Also many claims are spreading that violent games break down the inhibition to kill. These are false claims spread by 2 anti-gaming activists in the 90’s and the below linked site debunks them totally. The site is a blog ran by a Soldier in IRAQ, telling how violent games could never break down the inhibition to kill, and only Boot Camp obedience training does this…..

 

http://designsynthesis.blogspot.com/2005/03/training-our-kids-to-kill.html

 

I find it disgusting that the government would spend millions of tax dollar money on a bill that would have restricted violent games to minors so adults could not buy them. There is no reason to studythe false connections between violent games and Real life killings, all invented by the media and anti-gaming groups. The hoax mentioned above was used as “evidence” against  the industry in an Anti-Gaming Group’s Amicus Brief.  This group is from the Midwest, they are called the Eagle Forum, and they are pro-religious zealots who think violent games should be banned to adults and gamers should all be dealt with somehow.  They were trying to fool the Justices in the SCOTUS to think this evidence is real and not a hoax. One of the people championing the break down to kill “theory” is a zealot former lawyer who once said on the gamepolitics forums that all gamers need to get the Death Penalty. If you plan to study these things, you must be sure NOT to be swayed by these types. For they tried to sway the EMA vs BROWN Case and others….. I just don’t think this study is a good thing because it looks like people like these kinds of people are on the group conducting the study. I don’t like the idea of fake evidence being used to sway any people to believe this nonsense is real. A study like this is almost impossible to be Not swayed by people like this. I am against it for this reason, and I hope you are too.”

 

 

Send this message to your Representatives, gamers. Maybe we can get them to stop this now… If it doesn’t work, I urge people to resend it over and over again, till they stop the study. Flood their Inboxes over and over again, till their network slows down, if they fail to listen. It’s important to stop nonsense like this.