Tag Archives: metal

Video Of The Day: The Enemy Of Earth Is You By VOB

VOB or Voice of Baceprot is a young metal band from Indonesia. The country has the largest Muslim population of any country on the planet and the Islamic faith, as most religions, is known to have certain restrictions on the arts.

Religious pressure has not stopped these young girls in making the music they love. As band member Firdda Kurnia explains in an article by South China Morning Post: “I think gender equality should be supported, because I feel I am still exploring my creativity, while at the same time, not diminishing my obligations as a Muslim woman”.

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In the same article she goes on saying: “I play metal music as a hobby, but my religion is my personal relationship with God. My lyrics are ‘clean’; we sing about our restlessness, about the state of our Mother Earth, about the education system in Indonesia”.

Give Me Democracy Or Give Me Death: 5 Metal Bands Unite In Support Of Hong Kong Activists

Five heavy music bands will come together for a show on the 24th of November in Hong Kong. Proceeds from the event will go to Spark Alliance, an organisation that fights for the rights of activists who have been jailed or somehow oppressed or harassed.

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During the recent protests in Hong Kong the slogan ‘Give me democracy or give me death’ has been seen spray painted on walls around the city.

Anti-Fascist, Anti-Racist Metal Music Compilation Album

The title above says it all. This is a compilation album put together by Blackened Death Records in the UK and according what the organisers write on their Bandcamp page they believe that metal music is for everyone. We here at Shouts concur.

“Let’s knock fascism on its ass, spread some metal, and get medical aid to those who desperately need it.”

100% of the proceeds from the sale of this album go to Doctors Without Borders.