ROCKS TO SATAN -- LOVES CHRIST!
by Hank Willow, staff reporter
[December 20, 2001]
AntiMTV.com is daily exposing America's heartbreak tots to graphic Satanic
bands with lurid names such as Cradle of Filth, Annihilator, Skinlab,
Fear Factory, and Hatebreed!
But shockingly! -- Barath
is a church-going Christian! -- And he admires conservative culture warrior
Those are some of the shocking
revelations Barath revealed in an exclusive interview
with the Hollywood Investigator!
Anti-MTV blends graphic heavy metal videos, reviews, and news -- with conservative
Socialist America," Barath attacks music censorship -- from the right! After slamming Tipper Gore's Parents Resource Resource Center, Barath labels
Al Gore the "vice-socialist" and equates music censorship to the politics
of "Uncle Joe" Stalin!
John Stossel's ABC special inspired another Barath piece: "Global Warming
Activism (The New Moonies)".
his no-holds-barred exclusive.Hollywood
Investigator interview, Barath confessed he's been in the music business
for 15 years!
admitted: "I was in a band called I.N.C in my late teens and early twenties. I played lead guitar and wrote all the songs. We were considered
thrash metal and played withPantera, Testament, and Megadeth."
in response to MTV's scant metal coverage. "MTV plays metal videos
only after they can't ignore them anymore. We had the Slipknot videos first."
Barath has run Anti-MTV for two years! "About a year ago, I decided
to use this site for more than just heavy metal promotion. I'm sickened
by the liberal indoctrination of our kids in public schools, so I decided
to give the other side of the arguments to our youth. I am a proud
conservative, not a moderate. My biggest fight nowadays is about
global warming. This anti-American, anti-capitalist mindset is a
great battle that is fought here at Anti-MTV."
conservative punditry has drawn hostility from headbangers. "My articles
don't jive with about 50% of our fanbase, but I often find them agreeing
with me after I present the facts. Some are very nasty toward me
because I'm a conservative. It's almost like a form of discrimination."
amazingly, social conservatives have ignored Anti-MTV, perhaps because
they don't know it exists. But if they were to slam Barath's site,
Reaganite rock 'n roller readily responds:
music is aggressive and sometimes violent. If Bill Bennett, whom
I respect greatly, were to comment on that, I would tell him this is a
metal site first, a political site second. Think how helpful it would
be if MTV had as many positive and educational shows as we do articles.
as family values is concerned, it's just lip service by my party [the GOP]. But on the flipside, I don't think our government can get people to follow
what conservatives consider 'family values.' The family structure
has died in our country. I don't know what can help other than fewer
liberal ideas and programs. The education system is a disgrace and
we can all give a big hand to the liberals and teachers' unions. But I see their point. Ya gotta keep kids stupid for future votes. Anyone with knowledge of history and economics could never vote Democrat."
his anti-censorship/small government stance, Barath denies being a libertarian. Married without kids, he sees no conflict between Anti-MTV's fusion of
conservative politics and metal culture.
is no image, music, movie or video game that is harmful to children if
they have a solid foundation on which absorb these materials. My
articles give some foundation to kids, but most must come from parents. I grew up listening to Satanic bands and never once thought of joining
a cult or doing evil. I am a church attendee and believe in family
in a lower middle class community and work out of my bedroom about 70 hours
a week on this site. My neighborhood is a great place, with a 50/50
split of minority and whites living in such harmony. No one is rich,
but everyone is rich in character. A place where parenting is paramount
and education is the cornerstone for success.
isn't anything I wouldn't let my [future] kids listen to, because I plan
on being there every step of the way, teaching them the value of life,
love and family. With those tools, all outside messages are quite
Copyright 2001 by HollywoodInvestigator.com
Update: BMI lawyers shutter Anti-MTV,
finally went offline in August/September 2002.
|Hank Willow is a Los Angeles based tabloid reporter who investigates Hollywood scams and Tinseltown's occult underbelly. Read about his adventures in tabloid journalism in Hollywood Witches.
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