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Metallica Might Be Booted From Festival For Bear Hunting
Daily Caller ^ | 06/07/2014 | Tristyn Bloom

Posted on 06/07/2014 7:40:22 PM PDT by Rusty0604

Animal rights activists want Metallica booted from the Glastonbury music festival because frontman James Hetfield is an enthusiastic hunter, the Telegraph reports.

A Facebook page calling for their removal, launched shortly after the History Channel announced that Hetfield will narrate its new series about bear hunting, already has over 27 thousand likes.

The page says that Hetfield’s “support of big game hunting…is incompatible with the spirit of Glastonbury and brings its good name into disrepute.”

Hetfield, who once admitted that he missed his son’s birthday while hunting bears in Russia, is a member of the NRA and has described himself as “pretty conservative on a lot of things.” “I love nature,” he said in a 1993 interview with Rolling Stone. “I love the wilderness, and there is not much more of it left. It makes me hate people. Animals, they don’t lie to each other. There is an innocence within them. And they’re getting...

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I've been a big Metallica fan for a long tome. Tickets were sold out within seconds when they played with the SF Symphony (years ago), so I volunteered to usher and got to see the show for free!
1 posted on 06/07/2014 7:40:22 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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They are long on the stock market?


2 posted on 06/07/2014 7:43:08 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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Metallica and Megadeth. Dave Mustaine is an unabashed conservative as well.


3 posted on 06/07/2014 7:45:06 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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That might get them kicked out too, evil capitalists!


4 posted on 06/07/2014 7:45:56 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Rusty0604

Me too! That’s awesome!!!


5 posted on 06/07/2014 7:48:13 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: Rusty0604

It’s time to “Fight Fire with Fire.”


6 posted on 06/07/2014 7:48:52 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: cripplecreek

Several of the older rock and roll artists are conservative. Some of them may have sold songs that weren’t exactly conservative, but I guess they needed to make a few bucks too!


7 posted on 06/07/2014 7:49:52 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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They just got older and wiser.


8 posted on 06/07/2014 7:51:01 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: RIghtwardHo

You ushered at that concert or you’re a Metallica fan? Either one, that is awesome!


9 posted on 06/07/2014 7:51:28 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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I got to see them for free in ‘94 at Otay Mesa in San Diego. My best friend there was a San Diego sheriff’s deputy, and had to work that day. His Wife had tickets, and they asked me to go with her to make sure she was safe.

I miss those folks. Good people.


10 posted on 06/07/2014 7:52:04 PM PDT by RandallFlagg (Uninstall Fascist Firefox. Get Pale Moon.)
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“And Justice For ALL. “ Had no idea that when this album was released that all that lack of justice would be directed at conservative America. Makes all that head bangin’ I do a lot more meaningful.


11 posted on 06/07/2014 7:52:34 PM PDT by ping jockey
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He kills the bears with his bare hands and wears the pelts, still bloody, for his shows.


12 posted on 06/07/2014 7:53:39 PM PDT by Greetings_Puny_Humans (I mostly come out at night... mostly.)
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Never heard a Metallica song in my life. Suddenly hunting is illegal? Hunting phobia? When will this crap stop? Never.


13 posted on 06/07/2014 7:53:56 PM PDT by Fungi
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I've never been much of a Metallica fan, but I think I'm going to write Hetfield a fan letter!

Deergoggles by 10 Pound Test

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

14 posted on 06/07/2014 7:54:12 PM PDT by wku man (Veterans, it's up to us to save the Republic...let's roll.)
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Dave Mustaine refuses to tour with openly satanic or anti Christian bands. He even managed to get a band called “Cannibal Christ” kicked off a tour because he told the promoters that it was him or them.

He was in Israel a few months back just taking a vacation. He said that there was no better way of supporting our friend than economically.


15 posted on 06/07/2014 7:55:05 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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Notice the Gadsden flag and the visit with the disabled veteran where he buys a buddy poppy?

Metallica - Nothing Else Matters [Official Music Video]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tj75Arhq5ho


16 posted on 06/07/2014 7:55:35 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2Million USD for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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You called my name? Lol


17 posted on 06/07/2014 7:55:53 PM PDT by EvilCapitalist (It's better to die free than live as a slave)
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To: cripplecreek

My late Aunt had the guys from Slipknot in her daycare as tikes. They’re conservatives, too, IIRC.


18 posted on 06/07/2014 7:57:11 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2Million USD for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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I love Metallica as well but I refuse to listen to them regularly as long as they got the biggest douchebag drummer in the world Lars Ulrich in their band. Someone show me one example of that dickweed talking to another human being without forcing that person to look up his nostrils. He is the definition of an asshat.


19 posted on 06/07/2014 7:57:28 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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I’m a hard rock kind of guy (if I were king, I’d put Ronnie James Dio in all his gnome-like glory on the $20 bill). Never been a big Metallica fan, though - that speed/thrash stuff just never did it for me. But Hetfield sounds like a guy I could sit down and have a beer with. If those tree-hunching Glastonwussy types had a brain or a place to put one, they’d soon realize that hunters and anglers are the best, most efficient, most environmentally-respectful stewards of the wilderness of anyone else in humanity. We take the pulse, the vital signs, of nature every time we venture out into it, and we’re well-aware of it’s savage demeanor. I have eternally maintained that there’s a very stark contrast between ‘environmentalists’ and ‘conservationists’. And I’m eternally pissed that the lines and definitions have been co-oped and warped into a propaganda tool.


20 posted on 06/07/2014 7:59:15 PM PDT by Viking2002 (Liberals - destroyers of both men and civilizations. The Fourth Turning Cometh.)
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