New Rolling Stone Cover Causes Uproar – David Draiman is Not Happy
The latest edition of Rolling Stone magazine has been released, with one of the Boston Bombing suspects making the cover. A ton of people are not happy about the magazine glorifying an alleged terrorist, especially David Draiman of Device and Disturbed.
David recently pressed the "Caps Lock" button and went to work on Facebook by writing his call to boycott Rolling Stone magazine.
I USED TO DREAM OF MAKING THE COVER OF ROLLING STONE MAGAZINE, AS IT USED TO BE THE ULTIMATE STATEMENT OF LEGITIMACY FOR AN ASPIRING MUSICIAN AND IT MEANT THAT YOU HAD REALLY MADE IT. OVER THE PAST 5 YEARS, ROLLING STONE HAS BECOME LESS AND LESS ABOUT MUSIC, AND HAS BECOME MORE AND MORE ABOUT BULLSHIT, POP CULTURE NONSENSE. EVEN THOUGH MANY OF US MAY NOT CARE FOR IT, WE WERE ABLE TO LIVE WITH IT...UNTIL THIS.
THE NEXT TERRORIST/MURDERING INCIDENT, BE IT ANOTHER BOMBER, OR A MADMAN WITH AN ASSAULT RIFLE, UNLEASHING FIRE UPON A SCHOOL FULL OF CHILDREN, IS ON YOU.
MAY YOUR CONSCIENCES (IF YOU EVEN HAVE THEM) WEIGH IMMEASURABLE HEAVY ON YOU FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIVES. I CONDEMN THIS ACT, THIS NOTION, AND THIS WORTHLESS PIECE OF SHIT FUCKING RAG OF A MAGAZINE. MAY THE POWERS THAT BE HAVE MERCY UPON YOUR SOULS, BECAUSE THE NEXT TIME SOMETHING LIKE THIS HAPPENS, I ASSURE YOU, THE WORLD WONT.
-GO TO HELL
I have to agree with David. Granted the cover does call Tsarnaev a monster, it still is reinforcing exactly what terrorists want. They crave the attention for what they think is a good cause. Putting the Boston Marathon Bombing suspect on the cover, is just giving every other "whack job" a reason to go on killing sprees. Maybe they will make the cover of Maxim, if they shoot up a modeling school.
Local Boston TV station WCVB spoke with residents of "Bean-Town" to find out how they felt.