Machine Gun Kelly has established himself as one of the top singers in the music industry right now. He is also in a relationship with Megan Fox and for many fans, they are simply what every couple should aspire to be.
The rock musician also has his fair share of detractors who don’t want to have anything to do with him. This included his performance at the Louder Than Life Festival last month, where he got massively booed.
Shaun Morgan, the lead vocalist and guitarist of a South African rock band Seether thanked the crowd for booing Kelly. While speaking to a rock radio show Loudwire Nights, Morgan explained why he did so.
I congratulated the crowd for booing that prick off the stage. Here’s my thing — You were a rapper, you got rapped out of rapping because you got so owned by Eminem. Then you come to rock for example, and it’s more pop punk than anything else as I consider it, but yeah, I just had to say something. I was proud of those people. I didn’t feel like you belong on a stage like that after one or two singles just because you’ve got a name and a fancy girlfriend and now you’re a big headliner at a rock festival. And especially not when you take on one of metal’s greatest singers and you think that you’re gonna get away with it. I was very impressed by them and I had to thank them, and I had to let them know that they were doing God’s work.
Matt Heafy of Orlando based heavy metal band Trivium also had harsh words to say about Machine Gun Kelly.
I’d like to formally diss Machine Gun Kelly for “being 31 years old wearing a fucking 16 year old pop punk cosplay identity on a fucking stage.
I never thought about him till he took a shot at Slipknot – who are a band who’s paved the way for bands like mine. Thousands of bands like mine. Squirt Gun is a clout chaser. And even though it’s all a PR stunt, a shot at SK needs an addressing. (But that cover sounds awful.
Machine Gun Kelly is public enemy number one as far as the rock music scene is concerned and that’s unlikely to change anytime soon.
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