Saturday, October 11, 2014

Concert Band Sannibal Corpse canceled in Moscow – Kommersant

Organizers have canceled a concert of American metal band Sannibal Corpse in Moscow for a few minutes before it starts, “Interfax” on October 11, with reference to witness the event. “I was in Moscow club” Glavklub “, where at eight o’clock in the evening was a performance group Sannibal Corpse. Everything was fine, on the stage stood completely rebuilt musical equipment laid out on the stage of playlists, it was obvious that after a few seconds will address. However, a few minutes later came the organizer and told the audience that the concert was canceled due to technical reasons, “- said the agency interlocutor. He noted that the organizer has promised to return the money for the tickets, October 13 will be given to official information, where and when it will be done. “Everything, of course, upset, but quietly, without any aggression left the club,” – said an eyewitness. He said that before the start of the concert next to the club saw several police buses and paddy wagons. “I asked the police why they were here, I was told that they protect public order,” – said the agency interlocutor. Concerts Sannibal Corpse in Russia of bad luck. Concerts in Ufa and Chelyabinsk were almost ripped off. In addition, in September, the prosecutor’s office appealed Orthodox activists from the organization “Orthodox Union” to ban a concert group, as, in their opinion, creativity Sannibal Corpse «fully covered by the composition of the crime under the articles of the Criminal Code, for fueling religious hatred, promotes exclusivity, superiority or inferiority of citizens on the basis of their religion. ” Activists believe that the group’s lyrics are filled with “death and violence, including sexual, various sexual perversions, including necrophilia and cannibalism.” In one of the songs, as indicated by the activists in his address to the prosecution, there is an appeal, “Kill the priests!”. American heavy metal band Cannibal Corpse was established in 1988. Her albums are banned in many countries, including New Zealand, Australia and Germany. The tour passes the Americans with 2 to 12 October in 10 cities of Russia and Ukraine, including Moscow, St. Petersburg, Rostov-on-Don, Nizhny Novgorod, Yekaterinburg and Omsk Novosibiske. As previously reported, in May, chairman of the “Orthodox Union” Roman Pluta sought to cancel performances in Krasnodar Polish band Behemoth. The concert did not take place, as tour groups of 13 cities of Russia was interrupted due to the expulsion of the musicians of the country. October District Court in Yekaterinburg fined participants Behemoth for visa violations and ordered their deportation from the Russian Federation. Behemoth was created in October 1991 in Gdansk. Initially, the musicians performed under the name “Baphomet» (Baphomet) – a symbol of Satanism. In February 2014, the band released a new album called The Satanist.


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