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View Poll Results: Religion In Metal
Fuck Christianity 6 11.54%
There is a line that shouldn't be crossed 1 1.92%
Religion, in general, shouldn't be involved 3 5.77%
It doesn't matter as long as the music is good 42 80.77%
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Old 07-11-2012, 10:03 AM
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I don't have a problem with it as long as the music is good.

Griftegard is a prime example of this. Anyone that loves doom of the traditional variety should dig these guys.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xdam-B_qz5c
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Old 07-11-2012, 01:07 PM
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Think about it in Death Metal, Black Metal Grindcore, etc. Do you honestly understand all the words the first time you hear a new song. Of course not, it takes a couple listens. But the music is what draws you in.

I also listen to a lot of instrumental music as well. Lyrics can't and don't offend me. Shitty music does.
And with a lot of those bands, you can't understand the words at all unless you actually have the lyrics in front of you and follow along with them. I too could give a fuck less what the lyrics are as long as the musics good. Same with the main topic. I love As I Lay Dying just as much as Dimmu Borgir.
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Old 07-12-2012, 08:30 AM
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And with a lot of those bands, you can't understand the words at all unless you actually have the lyrics in front of you and follow along with them.
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Old 12-18-2012, 11:40 AM
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I have no problem with Christianity being in metal.The bible has a lot of cool story's,as people have already said.Just to let everybody know,I am a Christian.Even though I am ,my favorite bands are still Motley Crue,Poison,Helloween,etc.,because the lyrics really don't effect me.All that being said,it's unfortunate that most bands that are labeled "Christian Metal",are not good at all,besides Stryper and Skillet.I prefer bands that use Christianity as an inspiration,that have lyrics that have double meanings (Christian,Secular),but aren't labeled as a "Christian" band,like Switchfoot,Relient K,Anberlin,and U2,of course they are more rock then metal.
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I have no problem with Christianity being in metal.The bible has a lot of cool story's,as people have already said.Just to let everybody know,I am a Christian.Even though I am ,my favorite bands are still Motley Crue,Poison,Helloween,etc.,because the lyrics really don't effect me.All that being said,it's unfortunate that most bands that are labeled "Christian Metal",are not good at all,besides Stryper and Skillet.I prefer bands that use Christianity as an inspiration,that have lyrics that have double meanings (Christian,Secular),but aren't labeled as a "Christian" band,like Switchfoot,Relient K,Anberlin,and U2,of course they are more rock then metal.
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Old 12-18-2012, 12:08 PM
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I have no problem with Christianity being in metal.The bible has a lot of cool story's,as people have already said.Just to let everybody know,I am a Christian.Even though I am ,my favorite bands are still Motley Crue,Poison,Helloween,etc.,because the lyrics really don't effect me.All that being said,it's unfortunate that most bands that are labeled "Christian Metal",are not good at all,besides Stryper and Skillet.I prefer bands that use Christianity as an inspiration,that have lyrics that have double meanings (Christian,Secular),but aren't labeled as a "Christian" band,like Switchfoot,Relient K,Anberlin,and U2,of course they are more rock then metal.
Is using spaces after commas and periods a sin too? Goddamn son.
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Old 12-18-2012, 01:00 PM
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Is using spaces after commas and periods a sin too? Goddamn son.
Sorry,have a problem with that, have a bad habit of not paying attention when I'm typing.
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Old 12-22-2012, 08:17 AM
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It really doesn't matter as long as the music is good. Metal in general doesn't really have lyrics that interest me, it's mostly about the music.
+1

If I really had a problem with the message I just wouldn't pay attention. But if it makes some people happy, whatever.
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Old 12-23-2012, 06:03 AM
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