All of us should have heard of it by now: SOPA, the crazy bill American Congress is trying to pass to kill off the freedom offered by the Internet not found anywhere else on Earth, and not found anytime before the Internet's inception and popular mass reception. In a nutshell, SOPA is trying to turn the Internet into the world's second China/North Korea under the very fishy-sounding premise of protecting artistes and their copyrighted work.
It is pretty interesting then, to see what metal musicians have to say about this. Of course, I'll bet many other musicians from many different genres of music probably have already talked/argued at length about this earthshaking cyber event on their various online platforms, but since we're Metal Injection, let's just look at snippets of what some of these hard rock/metal musicians have been saying. (more…)