Grammys release statement defending metal rant nomination of local activist


The Nuremberg Code on Authorized Medical Experiments: “The voluntary consent of the human subject is absolutely essential. This means that the person… should be located in such a way that they can exercise their free choice, without the intervention of any element of force, fraud, deception, coercion, excess or any other unacknowledged form of coercion or of coercion.

“We will not limit who can submit their material for review. We will not look back on people’s history. It was Harvey Mason, Jr., CEO of the Recording Academy, last week who defended the Academy’s nomination of Louis CK and Marilyn Manson for the Grammy Awards, despite both being accused of behavior. abusive by several women. Now Mason has been forced to reaffirm and develop this position in light of the ‘Heavy Metal Single’ nomination given to Matt Baker’s August rant against the San Diego County Board of Supervisors regarding terms of reference for vaccines. against covid. The speech, colloquially known as “Wind of Time”, was turned into a heavy metal anthem by YouTuber Andre Antunes. It was later renamed “The Nuremberg Variants”, due to Baker’s claim that the Council had violated the Nuremberg Code, created by a war crimes tribunal after World War II in light of various atrocities Nazis. Released as a single, it quickly sold over 7 million copies and has been streamed over 100 million times on Spotify.

“Obviously, Mr. Baker has hit a cultural nerve,” Mason’s statement read. “And heavy metal has always had a mission to strike this nerve, the furious rallying of the excluded and those who are despised by so-called ‘civilized society’. The Establishment has told Matt Baker his time has expired. Obviously, this was not really the case. The company has already tried to censor the metal, seeing it as a threat to morals and decency. The Academy didn’t give in to the Powers That Be at the time, and we’re not going to start now. It’s heavy metal, guys. You may not agree with Mr. Baker’s ideas, but you cannot dispute his words and performance. And that’s what we offer.


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