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Five Finger Death Punch Guitarist Blasts 'Anti-Gun' Media
Noise Creep ^ | January 13, 2013 | Allyson B. Crawford

Posted on 01/13/2013 6:32:29 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

Amid the media swirl surrounding possible gun control measures after the Sandy Hook Elementary massacre just last month, many pro-gun advocates are speaking out. Musicians are no different. Zoltan Bathory, guitarist of Five Finger Death Punch, used his Facebook page to discuss his annoyance at the media and the concern that his guns will be confiscated by the government, despite the fact there is no evidence to back up that fear. Bathory writes:

"Let's talk about 'assault' rifles for a second. Anti-gun advocates in the media placing all the emphasis on the word 'ASSAULT' for a reason. It sounds menacing to those who don't know much about weapons, and this particular word also embodies the concepts of 'first strike' and 'aggression'... and the media just loooves that. The fact IS, however - a rifle is an inanimate object with no free will or intent on its own. It doesn't plan to assault anyone... So really, this is all just playing with words.... If I called my rifle a 'defensive rifle' - it wouldn't throw up the red flag - and in reality THAT'S WHAT IT IS. I have it for defensive measures so that's what it should be called. A 'defensive rifle.'"

Bathory goes on to defend the NRA (National Rifle Association) and says that everyone who supports their "constitutional rights" should educate the masses about guns to defend against the unfair "anti-gun" media. He then goes on to say a semi-automatic weapon is basically just like a musket.

"It's one bullet per one pressing on the trigger. Just like a musket... without you having to pour gunpowder in the barrel and drop a led ball in there - the semi auto gun does it all for you - but ONE at the time..."(continued)

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Conspiracy; Music/Entertainment; The Guild
KEYWORDS: banglist; guncontrol; rockandroll; rockmusic; rtkba; secondamendment
"It should be made clear that there is no active legislation pending in Congress that would result in the confiscation of guns in America..."

I guess Allyson has never heard of Senator Feinstein, Vice President Biden, Senator Schumer or Rep. Dan Muhlbauer.

1 posted on 01/13/2013 6:32:38 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; a fool in paradise; Slings and Arrows
Five Finger Death Punch

I suspect that is a death metal group. But, and here's a critical question, is it perhaps a melodic death metal group?

2 posted on 01/13/2013 6:36:50 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Great band name: "Five Finger Death Punch".

It does somehow color the fellow's comments... but then again I wouldn't expect his combo was called "Sweet Spring Morning Band" either...

3 posted on 01/13/2013 6:39:49 PM PST by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: Revolting cat!

My late favorite Aunt babysat all the members of Slipknot back when they were wee little tikes.


4 posted on 01/13/2013 6:40:07 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: Revolting cat!
> But, and here's a critical question, is it perhaps a melodic death metal group?

"I got no kick against modern jazz
Unless they try to play it too darn fast.
They lose the beauty of the melody
Until it sounds just like a symphony..."

-- Chuck Berry

5 posted on 01/13/2013 6:43:53 PM PST by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: dayglored

Love the name “Killswitch Engage” for that type of group.


6 posted on 01/13/2013 6:43:53 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Arg! Hope that wasn’t her in the video for Vermillion Part 2.

But I’m sure they were nice boys...;)


7 posted on 01/13/2013 6:46:10 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
> ...“Killswitch Engage”...

Good one!

8 posted on 01/13/2013 6:46:35 PM PST by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: dayglored

I learned about the existence of melodic death metal just recently, so now I’m playing references to it to death, so to speak, but I know so little about these countless nowadays musical genres.

A few years ago when I was going to the company gym, the manager of it, a young rather mindless chick, played some awful music on the PA system, totally inappropriate, I thought, for a corporate gym environment, and disruptive to activities such as weight lifting because of the strong base and beats. “This is techno?”, I once said to her. “Oh no, this is house music!”, she replied. “House” music? What kinda house?


9 posted on 01/13/2013 6:53:43 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I like 5 Finger Death Punch’s re-make of the old Bad Company song, “Bad Company.” My son listens to them. They are pro-troops, pro-freedom, pro-America, and pro-gun.


10 posted on 01/13/2013 7:34:02 PM PST by backwoods-engineer ("Remember: Evil exists because good men don't kill the gov officials committing it." -- K. Hoffmann)
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To: dayglored

Dave Mustaine, founder of “Megadeth” supported Rick Santorum.


11 posted on 01/13/2013 7:34:41 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: backwoods-engineer

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVo8g7T39A4

Bad Company


12 posted on 01/13/2013 7:41:10 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: dayglored

That’s one intense band. Here’s their video for a song, which is a promo for prevention of suicide. Very, vergy graphic, but I suppose reflects the hell would-be suicides go through. The ending is positive.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ptzzU7jFQwo


13 posted on 01/13/2013 7:50:31 PM PST by gotribe (obama = the Great Divider)
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To: backwoods-engineer
Heavy metal tends toward conservatism and libertarianism. This is the sort of thing Dave Mustaine puts up on twitter.

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He's also got an ongoing fight with the idiots at CNN.
14 posted on 01/13/2013 7:52:52 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Revolting cat!

It is, and they ain’t too bad either.


15 posted on 01/13/2013 8:25:31 PM PST by Free Vulcan (Vote Republican! [You can vote Democrat when you're dead]...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Yeah and Mayor Michael Bloomberg will not seek to sharply restrict supplies of painkillers at the city’s emergency rooms to combat a rampant addiction problem. Haha


16 posted on 01/13/2013 8:34:54 PM PST by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda¬óDivide and conquer. FREEDOM OR FREE STUFF- YOU GET ONE CHOICE, CHOOSE WISELY)
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To: backwoods-engineer

FFDP’s rendition of Bad Company is probably the best remake I’ve seen.

They’re a decent band and they seem to have a sense of patriotism. I’ll be going out and buying another one of their albums tomorrow. They support the 2nd, I’ll continue to support them.

Zoltan Bathory has his head screwed on straight and he’s got more sense than any of our elected retards.


17 posted on 01/13/2013 9:23:40 PM PST by BCR #226 (02/07 SOT www.extremefirepower.com...The BS stops when the hammer drops.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If “Zoltan Bathory” is his real name, he was destined to be a heavy metal guitarist.


18 posted on 01/14/2013 6:36:49 PM PST by Boogieman
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