Aesthetics Of Hate

Album: The Blackening (2007)

Songfacts®:

  • Many musicians choose to ignore Internet postings, but Machine Head lead singer Robert Flynn decided to take action when he saw a post by a guy named William Grim on the right wing discussion forum Iconoclast claiming the late Pantera/Damageplan guitarist Darrell "Dimebag" Abbott was a talentless possessor of a guitar and anyone mourning his death was a lower class of individual. Flynn penned this song as a retaliation and also posted this response:

    "What would YOU know about love or values? What would YOU know about giving to the world? All that you know is teaching prejudice, and your heart is as black as the 'ignorant, filthy, and hideously ugly, heavy metal fans' you try and paint in your twisted, fictitious ramblings. It's because of people like YOU, that there are Nathan Gale's in this world, NOT the Dimebags and metal musicians who work to unite people through music." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Luke - Manchester, England
  • The Blackening was chosen by Metal Hammer UK as their #1 album of the 2000s.

Comments: 2

  • Muzaqman from New YorkALL HAIL THE MIGHTY DIME! Taken way too soon! He was a genius! Pure Genius! He was a positive figure and truly loved his fan! Forever "The Peoples Rockstar!" RIP DIME!
  • Trent from Chatsworth, Onf--k all the haters. Dimebag Darrell Abbott should still be here but Nathan Gale ruined that. R.I.P. Dime CFH 4 life
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