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SONIC JIHAD TO BE OR not to be

SUPACHILLIN 16 Jun 2003 15:08

What I think this discussion is suppose to be about is whether you should use a pollitically incorrect name or not. Our band SONIC JIHAD (after sept 11) discussed, deliberated, argued, procrastinated and finally decided that we would continue using the name we started with and had become known by.
This has created mixed response. Bands like Shihad (Pacifier) have changed their name because.....Why? What happened to artistic license? SONIC JIHAD will continue to be SONIC JIHAD and all four members have there own musical crusade. We just want to hear what anyone else thinks.</title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div></title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div>


LionelHutz 16 Jun 2003 16:48

Pacifier's (Shihads) reason to change their name was based on them trying to crack the US market and having to be wary of the fact that Americans are very narrow minded and shallow and love to attack anything they see as un-American, whether it really is or not. Anything that remotely resembles in name or image or otherwise something that could be connected to Muslim extremists and terrorism etcetc they jump on. Pacifier labored over this decision. It took them months to agree on it. They were told straight out that their music would not be played in America on radio or television or elsewhere if they kept Shihad.</title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div></title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div>


LionelHutz 16 Jun 2003 19:15

Further to my comments before, I suppose it depends on where you want to take your music career. If you want to try for some sort of success overseas, artistically and/or commercially sometimes you have to look at the realities of the music business and the world at large. As cool as your name may be (I don't have a problem with it) certain sections of the world might not see it that way. I think you would have some difficulties trying to take your music into the American market as we all know that Americans have difficulty with certain subjects, like irony for example. But then again if your ambitions don't take you in that direction then it probably doesn't matter. Either way good luck and as long as you enjoy it keep at it.</title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div></title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div>


SUPACHILLIN 7 Aug 2003 15:03

I want to take our music to the people, with our name, and no ignorant narrow-minded person or company is going to stop me. Thanks for the well thought out answer. But Pacifier need to grow there balls back. Anthrax kept there name and The Dead Kennedys didnt seem to mind pissing people off.</title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div></title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div>


SUPACHILLIN 7 Aug 2003 15:24

Just to add I do think "Pacifier" are one of the most consistently shit hot live bands I have seen. And a name like "pacifier" does them no justice. Never have they pacified me. But maybe I need to understand irony now?</title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div></title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div>


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