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Neo-fascist band performance canceled
2010-02-06

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CHICAGO -- For the second time in three months the neo-Nazi heavy metal band "Evil Incarnate" was canceled after protests initiated by the Gay Liberation Network ( GLN ) and its allies in South Side Anti-Racist Action ( ARA ) .

The band was to have performed tonight, Saturday, February 6th at "Memories Bar," 4358 N. Cicero, Chicago, until the bar's management received a flood of protest phone calls and pulled the plug on the show. Last December another Chicago performance by the Chicago-based band was also canceled after community protests initiated by GLN and ARA.

Evil Incarnate explicitly calls for the murder of African Americans and gays in the lyrics of its songs and employs fascist imagery.

Here is a sample of the lyrics from the song, "Killer of Faggots," which was recently released on the "Smashing Rainbows" label:

N---er lovers and faggots

Bullets in your head

N---er lovers and faggots

Now your dead

Luftwaffa nazi arial assault

Pounding from air never to halt

Flak 88's and panzer divisions

Bombing the faggots into oblivion

( repeat )

Bombing the n---ers into oblivion

GLN wants to note that once again, community activism has won an important victory over the forces of hate and violence. We wish thank all who called Memories Bar and explained to them why they should cancel the show. Finally, we want to thank Memories Bar for not helping promote hate and violence.

FROM A NEWS RELEASE

Gay Liberation Network, Feb. 6, 2010


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