A black metallic band would possibly’ve gone too far with their newest gimmick … drawing the ire of followers on social media after tossing round a severed pig head at a latest present.
Martyrdom performed a gig on the White Swan in Houston, TX on Friday — when one of many band members made the bonehead transfer of bringing a severed pig’s head to the present … and later hurling it across the room, a few of which was caught on video.
Take a look at the vid — pigs actually do fly on this case, with the pinnacle hovering from the center of a circle and into the group amid screams and blaring music. Somebody additionally took a nonetheless of the pinnacle … and it is a fairly terrifying-looking factor to have thrown in anybody’s path.
Now, for those who’re questioning how social media reacted … the answer is fairly emphatically NOT good. The boys within the band are getting tons of backlash for bringing the pinnacle — with some individuals making “Lord of the Flies” references … and others enjoying the animal cruelty card.
Martyrdom should’ve realized they tousled as a result of they’ve since launched an apology — saying their stunt obtained out of hand they usually did not imply to offend anybody. They went on to apologize to any “vegans, Muslims or different minority teams” they offended in addition to anybody who was “harmed” throughout the act. At this level, it is unclear if the swine induced any accidents.
The group additionally apologized particularly to the venue, and the sound operator … although it is unclear how he would possibly’ve been affected by the set. Value noting … the band has performed this earlier than — and the act of throwing pig heads is form of a pastime of metallic bands, interval.
Whereas that may be the case traditionally, it appears persons are crying foul on this sorta factor these days — and we suppose different bands could be sensible to not piggyback off of it.