#1
in the age of increasing demand for equality and political correctness tell me this isn't discrimination:

From MachineHead1.com: Disney Forces Machine Head Cancellation

In a stunning last-minute move, Walt Disney Properties have pressured promoter Live Nation into canceling Machine Head's performance tomorrow night at the House of Blues venue in Anaheim (on their Disneyland property). Citing violent imagery, undesirable fans and inflammatory lyrics as the reason, the diversity-impaired corporation began pressuring the promoter on Saturday to cancel all upcoming heavy metal concerts, placing Machine Head under an internal "review process" that took 5 days before bothering to convey their alarming decision to the band late yesterday - less than 48 hours before their Black Tyranny Tour was to kick off at House of Blues Anaheim on Friday night.

While the enactment of this new blanket rule applies to all upcoming heavy metal shows at the House Of Blues Anaheim (with some metal bands having been banned from performing on name alone), Machine Head is the first band to actually have tickets go on sale, and remain on sale for 2 months, before intense pressure and vague threats of liability from the Corporation left the promoter with no choice but to remove the show from the venue.

As a result, Live Nation's Paul McGuigan did the honorable thing and incredibly, on one days notice, managed to salvage the tour's opening night by moving the first date of The Black Tyranny tour (featuring Machine Head, Arch Enemy, Throwdown, and Sanctity) to The Glass House in Pomona, CA (located at 200 W. Second Street). All existing tickets will be redeemable for entry at The Glass House, and all Will Call pickups will now be available for pickup at the new venue. Any fans unable to make the 70-mile trip to The Glass House as a result of this ridiculous turn of events will be able to have their money refunded in full. Strangely, all other Black Tyranny dates at House Of Blues venues on Disney property will remain unaffected.

On behalf of all four bands on the bill, Machine Head wish to extend their gratitude to promoter Paul McGuigan and Live Nation for finding an alternate venue for tomorrow night's show on such short notice.
#5
How was Disney able to do that? Do they own the place or something?
Is it a bad thing if one of your testicles is larger then the other two?
#8
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How was Disney able to do that? Do they own the place or something?


House of Blues venue in Anaheim (on their Disneyland property)


yep.
#10
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Machine Head rocks! Disney sucks! End of story.

I disagree! Why cant 2 amazing things just live together in peace and harmony????
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lololololol that was epic andyd93. you just made my day


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#11
It's their property, they should be able to kick Machine Head out if they want to.

If you weren't going to see that show, I don't see how you have anything to complain about.


...Machine Head isn't that good anyway.
#12
Inspired of their "Machine F*cking Head" shirt, I drew a picture of a machine ****ing a head. I was going to scan it in and post it here but I lost the paper. I'll draw again, once I'm back at college.
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#16
So it's ok to be racist and have nazi imagery in your films, but it's NOT ok to play heavy metal? **** that!
#18
****! I'll Show Them Undesirable ****ing Fans!!!
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#21
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**** me thats really petty.....Disney used to be cool, now they have just made the list.


Disney got put on my "on notice" list when they started being copyright *****s. This is nothing compared to some of their lawsuits.
#22
it's happened again

In a not-so-stunning move, The Walt Disney Company have once again pressured promoter Live Nation into canceling Machine Head's performance at a House of Blues venue on Disney property, this time in Orlando, a mere four days after the band's previous announcement called out the corporation for their underhanded tactics regarding the cancellation of Friday's House of Blues Anaheim show on 2 days notice.

While no one is willing to provide evidence that would prove unfavorable to Disney, sources close to events have suggested that once again, vague threats of liability, and now threats on job security may have been levied, successfully resulting in the show being moved off of Disney property.

As a result, the September 17th show has now been relocated to Club Firestone in Orlando, FL (located at 578 N. Orange Ave). All existing tickets will be redeemable for entry at Club Firestone, all Will Call pickups will now be available for pickup at the new venue, and all refund requests will be honored.

As they are not on Disney property and therefore not subject to the corporation's alleged coercionary tactics, the Dallas, New Orleans, Cleveland and Chicago House of Blues shows will go on as scheduled.

On behalf of all four bands on the bill, Machine Head wish to again extend their gratitude to Live Nation and the House of Blues for their poise and tolerance during these absurd developments.

[from MachineHead1.com]


they're just not gonna quit are they
#23
Quote by Rockford_rocks
It's their property, they should be able to kick Machine Head out if they want to.

If you weren't going to see that show, I don't see how you have anything to complain about.


...Machine Head isn't that good anyway.

Oh shut the **** up. Who are you to judge what's good and what isn't anyway?
That's an absolute joke though, Disney can suck my root.
RULE BRITANNIA
#24
Is Disney property. They don't need morons in bands like Machien Head and Throwdown acting like losers, playing shitty music and cursing for no reason to play on their property.

Kudos to Disney. I magine this all went down like this:

Lawyer: "Sir, we have to do something about this concert."

Disney CEO: "Okay, well, who's playing?"

Lawyer: "Throwdown and Machine Head."

Disney CEO: "Eww! God, that sounds terrible! Fucking movie it some place else....Gross."
Poor advice.