Monday, December 15, 2008

Tell Me If Im Crazy...

...but did my whole death metal post disappear?

I swear I didnt do it... Obviously it was a problem to someone, so I guess thats that. No metal for you.

2008 lists coming soon.

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Ohp!!! This just in... After two years I have crossed the line apparently. From this point onward you will not find high profile death metal albums on ZAFP. There are plenty of other places to find them and I suggest you do that if it is your ultimate desire to live in sin (As I so enjoy)

Peep this, from the Blogger Crew. It seems pretty official.

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So, with that said, it is very clear that Friday is no longer a good day for Death Metal. Instead, Fridays will continue with their regular broadcasting of weekend warriors and binge drinking. For those of you not into those two aformentioned recreations, please know that Fridays will continue to be good for staying in and watching movies as well.

-MGMT

11 Comments:

Blogger Andrew TSKS said...

What's interesting is that I read your blog through Google Reader, Google's RSS service, and I can still see it. Furthermore, all the mediafire links I've tried are still good. But when I try to go to the actual entry, I get a "page not found" message.

5:52 PM  
Blogger blend77 said...

The plot thickens...

5:54 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

clearly, arsis is to blame for this. shitty at the gates rip offs.

ps: real binge drinkers binge drink on monday night.

that is all.
brendan

12:18 AM  
Blogger blend77 said...

haha! you know. i was thinking the same thing brendan... it was that god damn Arsis album. it was the only one besides LotM that was new. hmmm.

10:27 AM  
Anonymous AVERSIONLINE said...

Ahhh, you never know, man. Cannibal Corpse makes a living off their shit, and they are about as high profile death metal as you can get, as with Deicide, so... I wouldn't necessarily assume it was the Arsis disc at all. Either way, that was fast, and a little strange. You'd think with a blog of this nature the band/label would just contact you directly and ask you to remove the stuff. Weird.

3:50 PM  
Blogger blend77 said...

yeah, i thought so myself... ahhh, but it was a foolish move on my part to post so many high profile bands...

i usually stick with things that bands dont mind or stuff thats oop.

oh well..

6:30 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

It's cool man, most of that shit sucks.

11:18 PM  
Blogger Jamie Larson said...

Hey thanks for stopping by my blog and dropping a comment. Looks as if your blog was creating some controversy. Good for you! Anyway thanks again.

12:52 PM  
Anonymous Destroyer said...

Why not start grindcore fridays??? Just a suggestion.
All is well with me and I hope all of you guys are doing swell this end of year. I am just a slow and lazy typer.

1:34 PM  
Blogger Lo-Res Viscera said...

I got served the same notice about a year ago for posting a Coldworker record. It does NOT pay to hype a good new band these days.
I'm glad I removed said post though because a year later THAT LAST COLDWORKER SUCKS.

I try not to post anything on Relapse or Touch & Go.
They kill links like mad.

Good luck!

6:56 PM  
Blogger Alex said...

Fuck the man, Tim! Get back to your Punk roots and defy the law!

11:33 PM  

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