Racism in heavy metal?

Since: Aug 12

Louisville, KY

#1 Aug 20, 2012
I want to know opinions on racism in metal?does it belong in metal?what are your thoughts on different races within the metal scene?
The Mad Butcher

Winchester, KY

#2 Aug 25, 2012
It shouldn't matter about race, gender, or sexuality in heavy metal. I'm black but I love metal. I praise Bathory and Megadeth. and Rob Halford (judas priest) is gay but he's also a god. If you have metal that runs in your veins then it's all that matters. Btw look at Suicidal tenancies' guitarist Rocky, he's black. Jus watch ' Get Thrashed', you'll understand even though I was born into metal. It's not jus black either. Fueled by Fire are hispanics and they're metal as hell
card

Saltville, VA

#3 Aug 27, 2012
lol I told my grandma about it and she was like you aren't allowed to do that white boy music..

Since: Aug 12

Louisville, KY

#4 Sep 7, 2012
The Mad Butcher wrote:
It shouldn't matter about race, gender, or sexuality in heavy metal. I'm black but I love metal. I praise Bathory and Megadeth. and Rob Halford (judas priest) is gay but he's also a god. If you have metal that runs in your veins then it's all that matters. Btw look at Suicidal tenancies' guitarist Rocky, he's black. Jus watch ' Get Thrashed', you'll understand even though I was born into metal. It's not jus black either. Fueled by Fire are hispanics and they're metal as hell
Im not racist dude I just wanted to get other metalheads thoughts and one of my Favorite bands is death angel and they are Asian and most thrash metal is against racism
mimetal

Barberton, OH

#5 Oct 6, 2012
Agree - don't think that there is racism in metal - find it to be pretty accepting of all. Though I'd like to post this wikipedia entry about the first All-African American metal band (it formed in 1977) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Death_%28A...

It seems that media attention is lacking to many metal bands(in general)- so when you get bands like death angel and black death - finding out about them is hard!(BTW Black Death is still out there!)

Since: Aug 12

Louisville, KY

#6 Oct 6, 2012
I found a great blog its called the black girl into heavy metal try following it

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