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Electric Zoo 2018 - Saturday
photo by Amanda Hatfield
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Outside Lands bans Native American headdresses ahead of 2019 edition

”Out of respect for Native American heritage and culture we do not allow headdresses at Outside Lands,” a festival spokesperson said. ”We are committed to creating a safe, respectful and inclusive environment for all festival-goers to have the best experience possible.”

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Lizzo at Riviera Theatre
photo by James Richards IV
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Lizzo calls out Summerfest for “racist bigot” security guards

”That was the best show ever but I feel like I can’t even celebrate cuz RACISM don’t matter if you a headliner,” Lizzo tweeted on Friday.

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Varg Vikernes
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Varg Vikernes’ (Burzum) YouTube channel deleted via new hate speech policy

The Burzum founder's response: ”Mafia YouTube!”

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Mgla Revenge Dues Mortem
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Mgla deny racism accusations, give statement on show cancellations

Two German shows on Mgla's European tour with Revenge and Deus Mortem were cancelled due to accusations of anti-Semitism, racism, and NSBM ties, which Mgla call ”false accusations of political nature.”

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Spike Lee
photo via Spike Lee Instagram
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Spike Lee responds to Trump calling his Oscars speech “racist”

Spike Lee shrugged the president off and said ”Well, it’s okee-doke, you know. They change the narrative.”

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Graveland Behemoth
Nergal in Bölzer shirt with Rob Darken of Graveland (via Graveland Instagram)
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Behemoth frontman issues statement denying allegations of racism & fascism

”I am my own person and am against any form of racism, fascism, discrimination or hate. As many of you know, I say a lot of crazy stuff, but I am prejudice against no human-being.”

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Illana Glazer at "Generator Series" at Murmrr earlier in the week (via @generatorcollective)
Illana Glazer at "Generator Series" at Murmrr earlier in the week (via @generatorcollective)
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anti-semitic graffiti at Brooklyn temple causes Ilana Glazer event cancellation

The final event in Ilana Glazer's four-part political activism "Generator Series" at Murmrr Ballroom was to have happened Thursday night (11/1) at Murmrr Theatre, which is located inside Union Temple of Brooklyn, when anti-semitic graffiti was found in one of the synagogue's hallways stairwells.

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Dingbatz
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Dingbatz owner posts statement: “I DID NOT authorize” the racist bands to play

”When I arrived at my bar after being at the hospital with my son I found out the bands had played. The next day I was asked to do an interview along with the promoter to discuss what happened. Unfortunately, the way I phrased it in the interview made it sound like I allowed them to play. To be clear, I DID NOT authorize the bands in question to play.”

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Pestilence MetalSucks
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death metal vets Pestilence’s tour cancelled after racism accusation

The tour was cancelled after MetalSucks ran the article ”Pestilence’s Patrick Mameli Scolds Facebook Follower with a Racist Slur, Propagates Jewish Stereotypes, Defends Donald Trump and Fox News.” Mameli responded and denied the accusations...

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Montreal Jazz Festival - Slav
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Montreal Jazz Fest cancels controversial ‘SLAV’ show after backlash

The show, which features a mostly-white cast performing African-American slave songs, was much protested and it caused Moses Sumney to drop off Montreal Jazz Fest.

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