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Gift Giver Release New Video, All LGBT Activists Simultaneously Resign

Gift Giver Release New Video, All LGBT Activists Simultaneously Resign

Gift Giver have dropped the highly anticipated video for “Hell Hound”, following the recent controversy surrounding the public exit of bassist Troy Wilson. The band stirred up headlines when Wilson walked away from their North American tour amid claims of sexual discrimination from the band. You can read how it all went down here. Gift Giver released a statement shortly after the events in response to the claims, and promised fans and critics alike that their next video would be sure to convince those who thought Gift Giver were homophobic otherwise. If you guys still want to believe we are homophobes, wait until we drop our next video! – guy from Gift Giver. There was a concern from fans that Gift Giver had appeared to have shrugged off responsibility of the claims, as well as trying to overcompensate for the allegations by promising to release a video in rebuttal. I made a glib joke in the original article about how it’s similar to a racist befriending someone from a different racial background, which demonstrably proves that they are not racist. I’m glad Gift Giver had better sense than to humour me, and instead released a video which does actually go a long way to showing the band is obviously not in any way homophobic. This, of course, came in the form of Hardcore Lesbian Porn. I’m grateful that in society we have identifiers that act as social markers for your personal integrity. For example, if you have a penchant for political aggression, it’s likely you have forayed into the world of Punk Rock and all the anti-establishment glory contained... read more
Gift Giver Not Homophobic, Crocs Extremely Stylish

Gift Giver Not Homophobic, Crocs Extremely Stylish

Detroit’s Gift Giver made headlines this week when bassist Troy Wilson quit the band amid claims of sexual discrimination. Wilson, who is gay, allegedly walked away from their current North American tour following an altercation between himself and guitarist, Nick Miller. Wilson released the following statement on Saturday: “I joined Gift Giver almost a year ago. They knew I was completely out and seemed completely okay with it. But as time went by, I couldn’t shake off all the fucked up shit they said about my people and it got to me. Constantly dropping faggot and making fun of feminine men. Talking about hating transgendered people. Teasing me about my sexuality. Talking shit about my boyfriend at the time. The last straw was last night when Nick Miller, main guitarist was making fun of a store for having a gay pride flag on their store during GAY PRIDE MONTH right next to me. I called him out on it and he didn’t care how I felt. I lost it and started fighting Nick in the van. Then Justin and Nick jumped on me and started hitting me on the side of the highway. I grabbed my bags and started walking. The last thing I heard from Gift Giver was, ‘have fun getting fucked the ass in Canada you faggot’ while Justin, their vocalist, called me a ‘queer’ in the background. “They don’t deserve anything they have gotten in the music industry. They are horrible people and truly live up to the scumbag image. They are such shitty people that I’d rather be stranded in foreign Canada than be in... read more
Apple Launches New Streaming service, Trent Reznor Joins Forbes Rich List

Apple Launches New Streaming service, Trent Reznor Joins Forbes Rich List

Apple launched its new streaming service on June 8th in San Francisco, with a video starring prominent musician and anti-establishmentarian Trent Reznor included in the presentation. Set to rival streaming icons Spotify and Pandora, Apple Music combines streaming, a 24/7 radio station, and Instagram and Tumblr like applications that allow users to connect with artists. The latter feature, titled ‘Connect’, was introduced by Degrassi: The Next Generation actor Aubrey Graham. “Yeahya..Uh..I’m a real nigga” Graham was quoted as saying. Apple have championed the release, claiming it will be a ‘revolutionary streaming service’, and a ‘complete’ experience for consumers. In the video, Trent Reznor explains “…it’s a place to accommodate all the artists – not just the top tier artists; the kids in their bedroom, and provide a home for them to engage with their audiences” Although it’s unclear if CEO Tim Cook is too preoccupied with altruistic pursuits such as giving away his entire fortune to charity to realise that Spotify do exactly that, really well; with a reported aim to the appropriate some of the market share dominated by their contemporaries, it remains to be seen if it will be as successful as Apple’s previous ventures when launched worldwide on June 30. In related news, Trent Reznor has reportedly purchased a $32 million dollar mansion on the French Riviera. The home, rumoured to be shared with Bono, John Lyndon, Billie Joe Armstrong, and several other musicians of unquestionably strong musical integrity, includes an Olympic-sized swimming pool, recording studio, and state of the art Flagellation room. You can watch Trent Reznor sell his soul... read more
Parkway Drive release new song ‘Vice Grip’

Parkway Drive release new song ‘Vice Grip’

Parkway Drive have upped the hype of their upcoming fifth album with the release of a brand new song ‘Vice Grip’ today. The song shows the possibility of a new direction from the Byron Bay legends, with a heavy glam rock and 80’s vibe dominating the mix. “They just wanted to do something different. They’ve loved glam for ages – it’s got nothing to do with us. Please let us get back to this custard before it gets warm,” Epitaph records marketing managers Phyllis Strongtits and Richard Soda were quoted as saying, whilst drinking a carton of thick custard and making out with it still in their mouths. The band has reportedly backed the labels statement. Glam rock has seen a resurgence in recent years, with the release of Too Much Rock n’ Roll by Australian Glam pioneers Rabbit. In 1976. Parkway will also be releasing limited edition tight-stuffers with a painfully non-ironic limited edition vinyl release of the album. When asked if the tight-stuffers were simply bundles of socks bound with masking tape, the band were unavailable for comment. You can watch the clip in all it’s fire-exploding, skydiving glory... read more