Frankie Palmeri from Emmure responded to an Alt. Press question of "whether artists should be more mindful of what language they use." Creating a straw-man to argue against is sort of a weird way to respond though.
I want to first answer this question by simply addressing the question at hand with a counter-question: Are you asking if artists have some moral obligation to make sure their lyrics are nice and safe for people of all walks of life? Should all artists be concerned about the influence they have over the possibility of someone hearing or reading something that would motivate a person to commit some sort of heinous or unlawful act?
Emmure have announced Adam Pierce as their new drummer.
We are happy to officially announce Adam Pierce being the new drummer for Emmure. His professional attitude towards touring, writing music and being in Emmure has given us a very positive and energetic outlook for the future. This may not be news to some of you as we’ve been all over the world together at this point. We welcome Adam to the group.
I feel a little need to speak out. Let's get this straight ... Emmure is MY blood sweat and tears ..MY band born from my thoughts and my hard work and writing (I'm sure you can see the change from early Emmure to now so if they say they wrote it you know it's a lie; I was actually forced to say it was an even split wether it was money or writing credits) it will never be theirs as much as they can fake it that's all it is .. fake. To see what Frank [Palmeri] is doing to me and my family's hard work is absolutely disgusting. I love Mark [Davis], we hang all the time and...
The first batch of bands for this year's Ghostfest in Leeds, UK has been announced. Emmure, Comeback Kid and Defeater are part of the initial line-up that can be seen in the replies. The event will run at Leeds University from the 30th of June to the 1st of July and tickets are priced at £35 for the whole weekend.
Hardcore act Architects UK recently landed in the US for their first American tour Suicide Silence, Emmure, After the Burial, and Beneath the Massacre. The tour is dubbed "Cleansing the Nation" and has already impacted half of America. Check out the remaining dates in the replies and if your City/State is highlighted in blue, claim your date before anyone else and you'll be added to Architects UK's guestlist.
Hardcore act Architects UK recently landed in the US for their first American tour and are looking to make as many new friends as possible. Their first date on the "Cleansing the Nation Tour" with Suicide Silence, Emmure, and Beneath the Massacre kicks off this Friday, October 3rd in Albuquerque, NM. We have a pair of tickets for this show along with the highlighted shows in the replies available for AP.net members!. Be the first to claim which highlighted show you want and you’re in!