Welcome to the LOUDEST DOT COM ON THE PLANET!
KNAC.COM
LISTEN NOW!WATCH NOW! LOGIN JOIN
MAGAZINEON-AIRDOWNLOADSCHATBOARDSCONTESTSSTORE
News

Drowning Pool Snipes Back at TV's Bill O'Reilly Over USO Comment

By Newsferatu, Writer
Tuesday, December 4, 2007 @ 9:12 PM


- advertisement -
- advertisement -
Drowning Pool have issued an updated statement regarding the recent on-air remarks by Fox News commentator Bill O'Reilly in which he apparently claimed that he is one of only two "celebrities" to support the troops via the USO.

"I have chewed on this whole Bill O'Reilly-blasting-the-USO subject for some time now trying to decide what aspect of this jackass's empty rants I wanted to shoot holes in first," reads the first post on the band’s MySpace page. "What I have finally realized is that it's pointless to even start on this and point out every single shithead aspect of this self-promoting, self-righteous poster child for birth control.”

The post continues, "He blasts the USO. ARE YOU KIDDING ME??? The only reason this shithead even went over was to promote his new book. If you have the time, go to YouTube and search 'Keith Olberman USO Bill O'Reilly' and hear the facts. Please do. I'm not even going on any more with this. The fact is O'Reilly thinks he is above the truth and you can't argue with that kind of a person. Here is a group like the USO that for years upon years have given of themselves to do good by others that put themselves in harms way in the name of OUR country and this shithead decides he can just say what he wants and stack lie upon lie and attack anyone he wishes.”

There’s more: "So to Billdoe and his mindless sheep of an audience, go fuck yourself. You are a true waste of air..."To wrap this up, I would like to say one last thing. You're such a true patriot, Bill, aren't you? So supportive of our troops, eh? That must be why you ignored the ThisIsForTheSoldiers.org mission when your people were contacted on the matter. “ And finally, "Wait, I'm sorry, this is about headlines NOW, isn't it?! Yeah, I forgot about the whole NEW BOOK to promote angle. "Sad, sad man you are."

Responding to O'Reilly, Drowning Pool have created this video: Click here to view

In other news, the Drowning Pool "This Is For The Soldiers Tour and Campaign” has been extended through December. For each ticket sold on the "This is for the Soldiers Tour", Drowning Pool is donating one dollar to the IAVA and USO (.50¢ going to IAVA and .50¢ going to USO)

Drowning Pool is currently on a campaign in support of the Lane Evan Veterans Health and Benefits Improvement Act of 2007 to get passed in Congress. The Texas rockers visited Capital Hill on September 19th to take part in a special press conference that addressed better health care issues for the Veterans and to bring a 25,000 signed petition in support of the Lane Evans veterans Health and Improvement Act 2007.

"Enemy" is the new video off of Drowning Pool's new CD, Full Circle released August 7th on Eleven Seven Music. Drowning Pool singer Ryan McCombs recently spoke to KNAC.COM Correspondent Deb Rao for an upcoming feature insterview, coming to KNAC.COM soon. McCombs talks about how his departure from Soil was the inspiration behind the lyrics to "Enemy": "The experience that I had walking away from the situation in Soil definitely had a lot to do with my personal reasons from where the lyrics came from. I tried to write it in a way that anybody would fit their relationship when they tried to take a high road out of it and try not to sling any crap or anything and just try to walkway gracefully. At the end of the day, you are not allowed to. I tried to write it in a way, where anybody had been in a situation where there is a personal relationship. When I walked away from Soil, I cited family reasons for my sole reason for leaving. I didn't want to point any finger; I didn't want to talk about any of the hard feelings, or me having a hard time staying in that situation. I took the road that I took; I cited family reasons as my sole reason for leaving. But even in doing that, I knew I had my legs chopped off from underneath me, every turn I took by a couple members of the band. They took shots of my family and me on the Internet, and in written interviews for a long time. It was hard to keep my mouth shut, and it was for the rest of the band as well. But we did, we tried to take the high road away from the situation. But certain people, made it very hard to do that."

Stay tuned to KNAC.COM for the full interview.


Please log in to view RANTS

If you don't have a username, click here to create an account!

Username: 
Password: 

Message: 
 
 

 





 Recent News
Represent! Get Your KNAC.COM Bumper Sticker
Happenings This Week on KNAC.COM
QUEENSRYCHE Drop "Dark Reverie" Lyric Video
Vocalist JANET GARDNER Says Goodbye To VIXEN
BEAST IN BLACK Unveil New Single "Die By The Blade"
WHITECHAPEL To Co-Headline "Chaos & Carnage" US Tour
AT THE GATES Unleash "The Mirror Black" Video
DELAIN Release "Masters Of Destiny" Video
CHILDREN OF BODOM Announce 2019 Hexed North American Tour
GODSMACK Launch "When Legends Rise" Video
THE WILD! Announce Support Dates With BREAKING BENJAMIN, ASKING ALEXANDRIA
DOWNFALL OF GAIA Debut "We Pursue The Serpent Of Time" Video
DREAM THEATER Stream New Track "Fall Into The Light"
"Nedal" Band OKILLY DOKILLY is Back! Kicking Off "Reneducation Tour" On February 1
ROCKLAHOMA Announces Its 2019 Band Lineup
SEBASTIEN Are Back Behind The World With New EP
THE THREE TREMORS Announce First-Ever US Tour
BURNING RAIN Reveals Forthcoming Fourth Album, Face The Music
Inaugural PSYCHO SMOKEOUT Announced: Psycho Entertainment Partners With RidingEasy Records For A Day-Long Celebration Of Reefer And Riffs
TYR Reveals Details For New Album, Hel
RONNIE MONTROSE REMEMBERED: A NAMM 2019 ALL-STAR MEMORIAL CONCERT Event Set For NAMM 2019
GARY HOEY Returns With Neon Highway Blues
JINJER Premiere Video For Track "Perennial"
THE END machine, Featuring GEORGE LYNCH, JEFF PILSON, MICK BROWN, & ROBERT MASON, To Release Debut Album
VARNA Release Lyric Video For "The Craving"
CARMINE APPICE’s GUITAR ZEUS Albums Get Reissue
HALL OF HEAVY METAL HISTORY Announces Final Inductees List For 2019 Metal Hall of Fame Gala
PERIPHERY Join DANCE GAVIN DANCE For 15 Date North American Trek
BEHEMOTH Unleash "Ecclesia Diabolica Catholica" Video
STATEMENT Reveal New Album, Force Of Life
SEPTEMBER MOURNING Launch "Glass Animals" Video
BLOODBOUND Announce 2019 European Headlining Trek, "Tour Of The Dragon Empire"
PROPHETS OF ADDICTION Release "Babylon Boulevard" Video
HIGH ON FIRE Cancels 'Electric Messiah Tour 2019' Due To Medical Emergency
MIKE TRAMP Is Set To Stray From The Flock In March
SWALLOW THE SUN Streams First Single "Upon The Water"
CRYSTAL LAKE Debuts "Lost In Forever" Video
HATEVIRUS Reveal New Album Hateful Mind
STEEL ENGRAVED Unleash "Where Shadows Remain" Video
BLACKLIST 9 Announce New Album Mentally Ill, Legally Sane
JOHN 5 AND THE CREATURES Release "Zoinks!" Video
LORDS OF SALEM Drop EP Hell Over Salem
GRANNY 4 BARREL Launches PledgeMusic Campaign For New EP
SOILWORK Release Brand New Song "Stålfågel"; Animated Music Video Available
KILLCODE Drop Final Video For "Show Me" In Their 'Trilogy' Series
SNAKEYES Returns To Studio, Releases RAINBOW Cover "Kill The King"
DIMEBASH 2019 Details Revealed
THE BROWNING Reveal 2019 Tour Plans
IGNITE Release "Nothing Can Stop Me" Video
BUCKCHERRY Announce Leg One Of Warpaint Tour
BATTLE BEAST Unveil New Studio Album No More Hollywood Endings
YOB Announce Spring 2019 Tour With VOIVOD & AMENRA
CANDLEMASS Release New Track 'The Omega Circle'
DIRTY MACHINE Unleash "Against The World" Video
GWAR Announces End Of Year Shows
MALEVOLENT CREATION Unveil The 13th Beast Album
KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, PARKWAY DRIVE Announce Co-Headline "Collapse The World" Tour
DUST BOLT Streams New Track "Bloody Rain"
MEGADETH Announce Iconic Album Reissues For The World Needs A Hero & The System Has Failed
NIGHTRAGE Releases New Video For "By Darkness Drawn"
'KISSWORLD – THE BEST OF KISS Coming In January
CANE HILL Drop "Acid Rain" Video
OVERKILL Unveil New Single "Last Man Standing"
LEGION OF THE DAMNED Unleash New Video For "Slaves Of The Southern Cross"
HORROR PAIN GORE DEATH Launches Free 2018 Label Sampler
CURRENTS Debut "Forever Marked" Video
THE RAVEN AGE Announce New Album Conspiracy
MOB RULES Releases New Single And Video For "My Sobriety Mind (For Those Who Left)"
GHOST SHIP OCTAVIUS Release "Edge of Time" Video
WHITECHAPEL Launches New Single, "Black Bear"
RELAPSE RECORDS Launches Free 2018 Label Sampler
RIVERS OF NIHIL Announces USA Headlining Tour
DELAIN Announce Hunter's Moon< Release
To Join RAZOR, EXCITER As Headliners Of HELL'S HEROES Fest
TETRARCH Announce 'Twisted Dreams' Tour Dates
PRETTY MAIDS Set To Release A Blast From The Past 12CD Box Set





HOME | MAGAZINE | ON-AIR | DOWNLOADS | CHAT | BOARDS | CONTESTS | STORE | HELP

©2019 KNAC.COM. All Rights Reserved.    Link to us    Advertise with us    Privacy policy
 Latest News