KISS music banned from Triple M radio
2014-08-18 by Daniel Dias | 190 Comments
Gene Simmons, iconic co-founder of american hard rock band KISS, had some controversial
statements lately about suicidal people. Simmons told Songfacts that he doesn't
have any respect or sympathy for drug addicts and alcoholics. "I don't get along with
anybody who's a drug addict, has a dark cloud over his head and sees himself as a victim.
Drug addicts and alcoholics are always saying 'The world's a harsh place'. My mother was
in a concentration camp in Nazi Germany. I don't want to hear sh*t about how 'the world's
a harsh place'. She gets up every day, smells the roses and loves life. And for a 20 year
old kid to say 'I'm depressed, I'm from Seattle', well f*ck you, just kill yourself. I
just can never understand, because I call them on their bluff. I'm the guy who says
'Jump!' when there's a guy on top of a building who says, 'That's it, I can't take it, I'm going to jump.' Are you kidding? Why are you announcing it? Shut the f*ck up, have
some dignity and jump! You've got the crowd."


Mötley Crue's co-founder and bassist Nikki Sixx already called Gene Simmons' comments
"moronic". In his Sixx Sense With Nikki Sixx radio show, Nikki replied:
"He thinks everybody listens to him, he thinks that he is the god of thunder and he
will tell you that he is the greatest man on earth. And, to be honest with you, I like
Gene and I like KISS. But in this situation, I don't like Gene's words, because there is a 20-year-old kid out there who is a KISS fan, who reads this and goes, 'You know what? He's right. I should just kill myself.' I got off the drugs and alcohol and it was the hardest thing I ever did in my life. I didn't think I could ever be off the heroin, to be honest with you. I pretty much started to go deeper and deeper and deeper into a depression. So I went to a therapist. And it was the first time I had ever been to a therapist.

And I said, 'I just feel hopeless.' Now, if I went to see Gene Simmons, he would have
said, 'Well, you know, Nikki, if you're depressed, you should just kill yourself.' But
this therapist said, 'Hey, there are ways out.' He gave me an experimental drug at the
time called Prozac, and it got me on the right path. And then I got off of it. And I got
out of my depression. I did not take that way out."


Triple M network head Mike Fitzpatrick called Gene Simmons a "d*ckhead", and issued a statement via Triple M's official website: "Gene Simmons' recent comments are
misguided and insensitive. Depression and suicide are not topics he should be using to
further his notoriety or sell records. His desperation to use mental health issues to find relevancy in a modern age is sickening. I can only put it down to a brain fade on his part. The Triple M Network can't and won't be playing or supporting this d*ckhead's music. I put the challenge out to other stations across Australia and North America to also drop any of this nudnik's songs until such time as he reconsiders his insensitive position."


Gene Simmons already tried to clarify his words via his Facebook page: "To the extent
my comments reported by the media speak of depression, I was wrong and in the spur of the
moment made remarks that in hindsight were made without regard for those who truly suffer
the struggles of depression. I sincerely apologize to those who were offended by my
comments. I know that depression is very serious and very sad when it happens to anyone,
especially loved ones. I deeply support and am empathetic to anyone suffering from any
disease, especially depression."
After Gene's statement was published, Nikki Sixx also used his Facebook page to compliment Gene. He also added: "This has turned into a bit of an anti-Gene Simmons bashathon and I don't condone that nor do I support that radio stations across the country who are banning KISS (the guys in the band didn't do
anything)."

Tagged: KISS

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BMDrummer
August 18th 2014
7089 Comments


lol good riddance

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tempest--
August 18th 2014
13450 Comments


fuckin awesome Triple M bring the ROCK

ExplosiveOranges
August 18th 2014
2598 Comments


Holy fuck, dat formatting.

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Jacquibim
Contributing Reviewer
August 18th 2014
14318 Comments


a gr8 loss

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MO
August 18th 2014
18669 Comments


sorry gene no matter what you say you can't go back on this shit now you fucking idiot

fuck him and fuck this money grubbing band forever

tempest--
August 18th 2014
13450 Comments


honestly though between Foo Fighters and Coldplay, Kiss never got any airtime on Triple M anyway

Gwyn.
August 18th 2014
15081 Comments


sweet now all that's left is to ban them in the rest of the world

BMDrummer
August 18th 2014
7089 Comments


just when you thought Gene couldn't any more arrogant and loudmouthed, he has to comment on suicide

fuck this guy

Jacquibim
Contributing Reviewer
August 18th 2014
14318 Comments


proper fookin grim innit

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
August 18th 2014
21941 Comments


what MO said

BigPleb
August 18th 2014
36631 Comments


Ye, shoot this motherfucker and burn every single one of their fucking records.

This is one of the most ignorant and selfish thing I have EVER read, fuck you Gene.

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fish.
Contributing Reviewer
August 18th 2014
21941 Comments


cunt celebrities thinking they can cover up their words with their pr teams

cunt fanboys defending these guys

cunts thinking everything is ok cos he apologised

cunts everywhere


why are old rock stars such idiots


BigPleb
August 18th 2014
36631 Comments


@Will Ye, cos you can tell someone's true mental state of mind through the internet.

Trollin or not dude, that shit ain't funny at all.

Slut
August 18th 2014
2469 Comments


sweet now all that's left is to ban them in the rest of the world [2]


fish.
Contributing Reviewer
August 18th 2014
21941 Comments


I seriously doubt you're clinically depressed Jac

People exaggerate that shit so much

suck this fucking dick

Slut
August 18th 2014
2469 Comments


I seriously doubt you're clinically depressed Jac

People exaggerate that shit so much


people like you are the reason why i keep my fucking mouth shut about stuff like that. you are so dumb

ExplosiveOranges
August 18th 2014
2598 Comments


Gene can go fuck himself.

danielito19
August 18th 2014
5419 Comments


most people who are clinically depressed don't exactly tell everyone they know about it

evilford
August 18th 2014
22551 Comments


lol @ someone on the internet pretending to know if someone is depressed or not

yeah I was indifferent about gene until this. I'm not even mad I just feel sorry for him, what a fucking moron.

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BigPleb
August 18th 2014
36631 Comments


most people who are clinically depressed don't exactly tell everyone they know about it


Depression isn't a statistic, there isn't a set pattern of what people follow. So many arrogant idiots in this thread jesus.

Slut
August 18th 2014
2469 Comments


i've always hated KISS

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
August 18th 2014
21941 Comments


you'd think celebrities would actually try to make their apologies sound genuine


maybe if he'd saved this kind of vocabulary for his music he wouldn't have wasted the last 30 years of his life

ExplosiveOranges
August 18th 2014
2598 Comments


I never cared to listen to them, but I'm definitely not gonna check them out after this.

VaxXi
August 18th 2014
460 Comments


Clinical depression or not, I'm sure their music offended everyone anyways.

SharkTooth
August 18th 2014
4310 Comments


KISS always struck me as a novelty group, never something to be taken seriously, and judging by this
article, I have no reason to change that viewpoint

Slut
August 18th 2014
2469 Comments


I never cared to listen to them, but I'm definitely not gonna check them out after this.


the guy is a dick, but if their music is good it's good you know? i mean if you had an interest you should still check them out cause ultimately it's the music not the dickhead who makes it

ExplosiveOranges
August 18th 2014
2598 Comments


Well, from what I've heard, it's most certainly NOT good, and average at best. But you do have a good point, Slut. I love Kanye West's music, but I know that the guy's a total douche.

SharkTooth
August 18th 2014
4310 Comments


"but I know that the guy's a total douche."
he's not a douche, he's a dipshit


SnakeDelilah
August 18th 2014
7155 Comments


he's both

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fish.
Contributing Reviewer
August 18th 2014
21941 Comments


kanye west is a loveable harmless hilarious caricature who actually makes good music

not comparable to this guy at all

ExplosiveOranges
August 18th 2014
2598 Comments


All true. We can all agree that Gene can go, as he himself said, "shut the fuck up, have some dignity, and jump!".

Gwyn.
August 18th 2014
15081 Comments


I seriously doubt you're clinically depressed Jac

People exaggerate that shit so much

Sry guys didn't realize u were all snide alts


Holy fucking shit shut the fuck up

MeatSalad
August 18th 2014
14532 Comments


Haha damn had no idea gene simmons was such a retarded piece of shit

MO
August 18th 2014
18669 Comments


really meat? it's been obvious for forever

danielcardoso
August 18th 2014
2228 Comments


yeah, pretty much.

Grizzlypyro
August 18th 2014
148 Comments


Wow, what a moron.

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Dancedrewdance
August 18th 2014
553 Comments


PATHETIC, also kanye west

Mort.
August 18th 2014
3602 Comments


theyre not banning him, just triple j arent playing his music

radio stations in australia can still play Kiss's music, so "KISS music banned in Australia" is just incorrect



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Thunderkat
August 18th 2014
560 Comments


Well they should ban them

guitarded_chuck
August 18th 2014
2944 Comments


lol

fuck kiss they are the fucking worst

MyNameIsPencil
August 18th 2014
584 Comments


KISS sucks anyway
Gene Simmons sucks
this is good

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KILL
August 18th 2014
71750 Comments


kiss rule posers

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demigod!
August 18th 2014
44352 Comments


maybe in the 70s

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mryrtmrnfoxxxy
August 18th 2014
13135 Comments


yeah I was indifferent about gene until this. I'm not even mad I just feel sorry for him, what a fucking moron. [2]

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demigod!
August 18th 2014
44352 Comments


last week he said everyone with depression should kill themselves or something. what a piece

KILL
August 18th 2014
71750 Comments


hes kinda right tho

evilford
August 18th 2014
22551 Comments


dr kill in tha house

mryrtmrnfoxxxy
August 18th 2014
13135 Comments


kill is gene simmons

demigod!
August 18th 2014
44352 Comments


makes sense

evilford
August 18th 2014
22551 Comments


gene is kill simmons

danielcardoso
August 18th 2014
2228 Comments


"kiss rule posers"

"maybe in the 70s"

yeah, kiss was pretty cool in their early days.


KILL
August 18th 2014
71750 Comments


im fake gene simmons

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BxhrE3r20Vs

guitarded_chuck
August 18th 2014
2944 Comments


kiss posers rule

bach
August 18th 2014
12589 Comments


i think kiss is absolute garbage and so are his statements but banning their music is dumb. the other guys didn't do shit

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demigod!
August 18th 2014
44352 Comments


simmons is probably getting off on this whole situation as we speak

deathschool
August 18th 2014
8056 Comments


Simmons is a talentless hack regardless of his retarded statements.

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ConorIsNotHere
August 18th 2014
1276 Comments


Gene Simmons is a numpty yeah

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titanslayer
August 18th 2014
1724 Comments


Sure Gene is an ass for saying that but did they really have to ban his music? Fuck censorship

deathschool
August 18th 2014
8056 Comments


People can still very easily listen to KISS's music if they want to. People like Simmons who masterbate to the idea of being overplayed as fuck on the radio every night might actually react to an action like this though.

henryChinaski
August 18th 2014
2756 Comments


Fuckin moron.

danielcardoso
August 18th 2014
2228 Comments


Yeah, banning KISS' music was a bit too much, given that only Gene is involved in this, not the other members.

titanslayer
August 18th 2014
1724 Comments


banning anything isn't cool even if you can easily get it online anyway

Syne
August 18th 2014
62 Comments


Kiss is the reason that kids make fun of rock and roll.

Slut
August 18th 2014
2469 Comments


yeah those damn kids and their hip hops

deathschool
August 18th 2014
8056 Comments


It's one radio station. They decide what they play on said radio station anyway. There's nothing wrong with a private orginization not supporting something or someone. This is more of a boycott than a ban.

Syne
August 18th 2014
62 Comments


Even my dad thinks kiss is lame

titanslayer
August 18th 2014
1724 Comments


'This is more of a boycott than a ban."
The articles name is really misleading. I didn't really read the article and thought it was actually being censored by australia.

Syne
August 18th 2014
62 Comments


I feel so embarrassed listening to kiss or looking at kiss or even reading this article.

Betray
August 18th 2014
2976 Comments


sorry gene no matter what you say you can't go back on this shit now you fucking idiot

fuck him and fuck this money grubbing band forever [2]

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danielcardoso
August 18th 2014
2228 Comments


"The articles name is really misleading. I didn't really read the article and thought it was actually being censored by australia."

How do you recommend I name it?

melonade
August 18th 2014
337 Comments


HAHAHA HAHAHA I LOVE GENE SIMMONS

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titanslayer
August 18th 2014
1724 Comments


Idk it makes it sound like australian censorship board banned the music though

OceanMechanic
August 18th 2014
451 Comments


Kiss is terrible and Gene Simmons is an asshole. Good riddance

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Gmork89
August 18th 2014
5510 Comments


"Kiss is terrible and Gene Simmons is an asshole. Good riddance"


Sums up my feelings


Betray
August 18th 2014
2976 Comments


xfing you literally are the fucking worst user ever and anybody that says "hurr u don hav it as bad as others" doesnt know the first fucking thing about depression

Sauce
August 18th 2014
691 Comments


"because there is a 20-year-old kid out there who is a KISS fan"

that's where you're wrong, Nikki. most 20 year-olds nowadays are aware of the reality that KISS gags on fat cocks.

Sauce
August 18th 2014
691 Comments


"because there is a 20-year-old kid out there who is a KISS fan"

that's where you're wrong, Nikki. most 20 year-olds nowadays are aware of the reality that KISS gags on fat cocks.

dfevil085
August 18th 2014
35 Comments


Yes we all know how big of an ass Gene can be, that's not going to stop me from liking KISS though.
And more importantly, is banning their music from the Triple M really going to affect anything?

Beardog
August 18th 2014
290 Comments


Atleast they made the news

wwf
August 18th 2014
718 Comments


This just in: man who has never had depression does not fully understand depression. More at 11

ShadowRemains
August 18th 2014
20700 Comments


but what he said is pretty much spot on. those spoiled upper-middle class faggots need to man the fuck up
instead of complaining about how harsh life is. they haven't gotten shit of the supposed harshness, just like he said.


jesus christ you're a fucking chode

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TheGreatQ
August 18th 2014
1393 Comments


"because there is a 20-year-old kid out there who is a KISS fan"

I'm 21 and a fan of KISS

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adr
August 18th 2014
2522 Comments


you should prob kill yourself then

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TheGreatQ
August 18th 2014
1393 Comments


brb killing self

DarthMann
August 18th 2014
13815 Comments


knew this guy was an asshole but wow

evilford
August 18th 2014
22551 Comments


yeah biology has nothing to do with it it's just pussies feeling sorry for themselves, brilliant explanation A+++

Syne
August 18th 2014
62 Comments


"I'm the guy who says
'Jump!' when there's a guy on top of a building who says, 'That's it, I can't take it, I'm
going to jump.' "

Only emos jump from buildings right

InFlamesWeThrash666
August 18th 2014
1196 Comments


Lucky Australians

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evilford
August 18th 2014
22551 Comments


"This just in: man who has never had depression does not fully understand depression. More at 11"


lol

Mort.
August 18th 2014
3602 Comments


xfing winning the award for stupidest post of 2014.

XfingTheSullen
August 18th 2014
2612 Comments


Ok so now it's bad to feel good about oneself if you have it much worse than someone else yet still manage to remain cheerful and optimistic? And here silly me was thinking all this time this was a good thing

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evilford
August 18th 2014
22551 Comments


it's not up to how you WANT to feel dude omfg you're retarded

evilford
August 18th 2014
22551 Comments


there's a difference between just feeling sorry for yourself and clinical depression. you say you understand that but it really doesn't sound like you do

XfingTheSullen
August 18th 2014
2612 Comments


Way to misunderstand, lol. It looks as though that Simmons dude meant all those dudes who are all talk, emotional blackmail and other shit like that, just to get attention. you can't deny that many folks threaten to commit suicide just to get a reaction out of others. not all suicidal people think like that obviously, but many do, can't argue with that

XfingTheSullen
August 18th 2014
2612 Comments


And that's what I'm talking about, evilford. no one's making light of clinical depression here. but stop assuming that all those emos who got everything in life handed to them on a silver platter suffer from clinical depression, lol

Brometheus
August 18th 2014
244 Comments


If Gene was a sputnik user he would get smashed to bits by the banhammer.

evilford
August 18th 2014
22551 Comments


yeah you're right, not all people who have the appearance of depression are really clinically depressed. choosing to believe that none of them are just makes you an idiot

wwf
August 18th 2014
718 Comments


so when an emo tries to commit suicide because his girlfriend broke up with him that's not real depression, got it.

Syne
August 18th 2014
62 Comments


xfing, let's encourage all those who are contemplating suicide to do it because they just want attention

XfingTheSullen
August 18th 2014
2612 Comments


Didn't say none of them are, said not all of them are. Is someone in need of logic classes?

XfingTheSullen
August 18th 2014
2612 Comments


Nope, wwf. that's not real depression. has nothing to do with the medical condition, it's called being a pussy. especially if done on a whim. don't compare suicide committed after years of struggle to one committed on impulse because you're an immature dorkwad

evilford
August 18th 2014
22551 Comments


right right I guess you were saying you know how to tell instantaneously if someone is clinically depressed or not yeah, that makes so much more sense. must be magical

Syne
August 18th 2014
62 Comments


so someone like myself, a kid who came from an upper class family, suffers from Aspergers syndrome, was ostracized at school because of his looks and social skills, and who has been uncomfortable in a public setting his entire life isn't allowed to consider suicide because he isn't clinically depressed?

XfingTheSullen
August 18th 2014
2612 Comments


Well, no one's talking about immediate diagnosis. you can take your kid to a psychiatrist, you know? The problem starts when the doctor gives a clear depression diagnosis and the parents still don't give a fuck, don't think it's anything worth of consideration. Then they're fucking themselves and their kid in the ass, willingly

wwf
August 18th 2014
718 Comments


'Nope, wwf. that's not real depression. has nothing to do with the medical condition, it's called being a pussy. especially if done on a whim. don't compare suicide committed after years of struggle to one committed on impulse because you're an immature dorkwad'

you're unfathomable

seriously, never have kids; the less of you there are in this world the better

XfingTheSullen
August 18th 2014
2612 Comments


Syne dunno dude, I've been bullied myself, pretty intensely at times. can't say I really give a fuck after all these years. people are different tho, and no you probably shouldn't commit suicide

evilford
August 18th 2014
22551 Comments


so what does that have to do with all emo's just being pussies and being immune to clinical depression

Syne
August 18th 2014
62 Comments


i wish i could say i was just "bullied".. shit gets a little more real than that

ShadowRemains
August 18th 2014
20700 Comments


Nope, wwf. that's not real depression. has nothing to do with the medical condition, it's called being a pussy. especially if done on a whim. don't compare suicide committed after years of struggle to one committed on impulse because you're an immature dorkwad


anyone can have clinical depression, regardless of their financial situation/economic status/whatever bullshit you are passing off as an excuse

shut the fuck up

XfingTheSullen
August 18th 2014
2612 Comments


Immune? Like, what? Being a pussy naturally somehow overwrites your propensity to become genuinely depressed? lol probably not

Syne
August 18th 2014
62 Comments


for the record, most of those angsty teens who go through with suicide aren't doing it for attention. the attention seekers are the ones who stick around to see what people are saying about them

DarthMann
August 18th 2014
13815 Comments


youa re dumb

evilford
August 18th 2014
22551 Comments


well that's basically what you said, emo's aren't ever clinically depressed, they're just pussies who can't handle anything. forget the immunity part mr semantics

XfingTheSullen
August 18th 2014
2612 Comments


Ok whatever you say, I still can think that if a 15 year old kid with a perfectly good life commits suicide just because his first gf dumps him, that makes him a pathetic loser, k? call me the worst names you can come up with, I don't give a fuck. I think you should probably think more about people who manage to cope and look to them for inspiration or something rather than bash me for being unimpressed.

Mort.
August 18th 2014
3602 Comments


"Ok whatever you say, I still can think that if a 15 year old kid with a perfectly good life commits suicide just because his first gf dumps him, that makes him a pathetic loser, k? "


wow bro

ShadowRemains
August 18th 2014
20700 Comments


you're like an overprivileged white person saying they know what it's like to grow up in the hood

evilford
August 18th 2014
22551 Comments


"Ok whatever you say, I still can think that if a 15 year old kid with a perfectly good life commits suicide just because his first gf dumps him, that makes him a pathetic loser, k?"

lol. you don't get it at all.

XfingTheSullen
August 18th 2014
2612 Comments


Like really, is that a reason? I would understand losing your parent, sibling or whatever. That shit can make people really desperate. but if being dumped is enough to push you over the edge with no prior straining events in your life, isn't something wrong?

ShadowRemains
August 18th 2014
20700 Comments


you literally said simmons was right in what he said here, which is a giant fucking lol

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
August 18th 2014
21941 Comments


it's almost like you don't know what mental illness is


keep digging that hole buddy

Futures
August 18th 2014
10622 Comments


wtf is happening

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XfingTheSullen
August 18th 2014
2612 Comments


I sure did, but only understanding it in a very narrow context: emos. I just didn't think about the people with serious issues. and I don't think Simmons did either, that was just too stupid of him

BigPleb
August 18th 2014
36631 Comments


Thread got even dumber, jesus.

Syne
August 18th 2014
62 Comments


I don't know man if you live a life as shallow as gene simmons, ya know one that revolves around face paint and fire and sleeping around, you might be prejudiced to someone who sees negativity in the world

Mort.
August 18th 2014
3602 Comments


"wtf is happening"

Xfing is happening

evilford
August 18th 2014
22551 Comments


that's just such an oversimplification of such a specific event it's not even worth talking about. how this relates to your original comments about privileged people just being pussies who are immune to clinical depression is nil. not sure where you're going with all of this but from here you still look as dumb as gene.

deathschool
August 18th 2014
8056 Comments


Sullen should keep talking. He's good at it.

XfingTheSullen
August 18th 2014
2612 Comments


Look bro, I've been through some pretty shitty situations in my life and it's only natural for most people like me to judge the justification of other people's suicides. Many reasons are justifiable, very many - mental illness among them. But there are some which I simply can't find justifiable. How insensitive of me.

NorthernSkylark
August 18th 2014
3267 Comments


the guy obviously doesn't understand what a depression is. Good for him, but his ignorant comments are nevertheless good for nothing. I'm not endorsing suicide, but it's just silly to think you are the better man for sayin: why don't you jump already. It is quite hypocritical really. enjoy life etc.

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evilford
August 18th 2014
22551 Comments


the old "I've overcome tough shit without killing myself so people with lesser experience are pussies if they do" logic. flawless.

deathschool
August 18th 2014
8056 Comments


If someone commits suicide over their first s/o, they're obviously mentally ill. Please. Keep talking.

XfingTheSullen
August 18th 2014
2612 Comments


"you might be prejudiced to someone who sees negativity in the world"

ye actually believe it or not, i spend most of my thinking moments worrying about where the world is going, to the point where everyone's telling me I shouldn't be giving so much fuck about things that directly affect me so little. so there ya go.

wwf
August 18th 2014
718 Comments


Just remember guys it's only depression if you've had it for longer than a certain period of time and you don't dye your hair

XfingTheSullen
August 18th 2014
2612 Comments


"If someone commits suicide over their first s/o, they're obviously mentally ill. Please. Keep talking."

Ok, so they can't just be impulsive, have a strong tendency to overreact and not think before they act?

evilford
August 18th 2014
22551 Comments


as soon as you pop on my chemical romance it's forever no longer clinical depression

evilford
August 18th 2014
22551 Comments


you have dug yourself to china and back, this is funny to watch lol

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
August 18th 2014
21941 Comments


Ok, so they can't just be impulsive, have a strong tendency to overreact and not think before they act?


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borderline_personality_disorder

evilford
August 18th 2014
22551 Comments





""If someone commits suicide over their first s/o, they're obviously mentally ill. Please. Keep talking."

Ok, so they can't just be impulsive, have a strong tendency to overreact and not think before they act?"

doesn't matter if they can. your point in all of this has been that you always assume that's the case. that makes you as ignorant as gene simmons.

/thread

NorthernSkylark
August 18th 2014
3267 Comments


have a nice life would be more fitting

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
August 18th 2014
21941 Comments


you're just so fucking stupid holy shit

XfingTheSullen
August 18th 2014
2612 Comments


What I find more funny is how everyone's so fucking considerate, emotionally mature and full of empathy all of a sudden. Wow, people. Cut me some slack, let me learn!

Syne
August 18th 2014
62 Comments


at least xfing didn't release 4 decades of awful music

ShadowRemains
August 18th 2014
20700 Comments


but if being dumped is enough to push you over the edge with no prior straining events in your life, isn't something wrong?


what you think is stressing might not be the same for someone else

jesus christ, stop with these retarded assumptions

evilford
August 18th 2014
22551 Comments


yeah what a surprise, some people actually have depression lol1!!!

XfingTheSullen
August 18th 2014
2612 Comments


I have always been bad at understanding that some people might take real hard what I take easily, bear with me. I'm trying to be more considerate too, just nothing happens overnight : /

ShadowRemains
August 18th 2014
20700 Comments


What I find more funny is how everyone's so fucking considerate, emotionally mature and full of empathy all of a sudden. Wow, people. Cut me some slack, let me learn!


or, you know, maybe we have known people with depression who weren't in terrible life situations, but couldn't do anything about it

ignorant people speaking on matters like this are the worst

evilford
August 18th 2014
22551 Comments


well this has been fun. what now

XfingTheSullen
August 18th 2014
2612 Comments


"or, you know, maybe we have known people with depression who weren't in terrible life situations, but couldn't do anything about it

ignorant people speaking on matters like this are the worst"

Well the problem is that I've known quite a few such people too, and for the life of me, I've never been able to pinpoint just what the fuck is wrong with them. None of those were suicidal, though. I also knew some suicidal people, but their reasons all seemed valid to me

ShadowRemains
August 18th 2014
20700 Comments


so you're agreeing with gene simmons then that these people should just kill themselves? oh, and don't say it's narrowing down to "emos" or w/e because that's not how your original post read

XfingTheSullen
August 18th 2014
2612 Comments


I'll repeat once again: no one's bashing people with major depressive disorder here. It's obvious that if you're ill, you can't really help it. Now get off my sack.

evilford
August 18th 2014
22551 Comments


obviously your problem is accepting that mental states you have never experienced exist at all

XfingTheSullen
August 18th 2014
2612 Comments


"obviously your problem is accepting that mental states you have never experienced exist at all"

I think you hit the nail on the head there, this might very well be the case.

And no, I don't think depressed people should kill themselves because they're depressed, because it's not their fault that they have such thoughts. As for people with personality disorders who act on impulse... well, most people have at least one slight personality disorder, many have even several serious ones and can't be assed to treat them throughout their whole lifetime. And most people think they're just fucked up, but not actually sick. Personality disorders are just extreme forms of personalities, after all. So I don't think you can say that if someone with borderline kills themselves you can just handwave it by saying "he was mentally ill".

evilford
August 18th 2014
22551 Comments


that's not what borderline personality disorder means

Dancedrewdance
August 18th 2014
553 Comments


Tbh look bro

zaruyache
August 18th 2014
6436 Comments


Retitle this article something not a blatant misrepresentation of the truth, please.

Seriously what mod let this get through with that title?

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evilford
August 18th 2014
22551 Comments


should be "gene simmons is an idiot"

Dancedrewdance
August 18th 2014
553 Comments


Seriously

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
August 18th 2014
21941 Comments


As for people with personality disorders who act on impulse... well, most people have at least one slight personality disorder, many have even several serious ones and can't be assed to treat them throughout their whole lifetime. And most people think they're just fucked up, but not actually sick. Personality disorders are just extreme forms of personalities, after all. So I don't think you can say that if someone with borderline kills themselves you can just handwave it by saying "he was mentally ill".

uhuh so you're still making badly thought out judgments based on your vague understanding of the subject

which is what you've been doing the whole thread

if you really want an opinion on this, educate yourself. buy a book. buy a for dummies guide. whatever. stop spitting stupid statements which you then try to awkwardly backtrack on cos even you know you have no idea what you're talking about

come on man

sonictheplumber
August 18th 2014
4507 Comments


alright

MrMatt767
August 18th 2014
192 Comments


rekt lmao

TrephineArtist
August 18th 2014
187 Comments


As well as the terribly insensitive comments from the guy, what makes it worse is that this truly nauseatingly awful and vomit inducing band gets any publicity. One of the worst bands I've ever heard and also had the misfortune of seeing their overblown and clichéd live antics on TV.

Spec
August 18th 2014
27167 Comments


Only someone with no experience dealing with depression could say something so ignorant.

Good fucking riddance.

WhiteTieBlackJacket
August 18th 2014
792 Comments


Gene Simmons has been sucking his own wrinkly dick for decades now. How can he possibly be so arrogant to think that people care what he has to say? I feel like even KISS fans don't care that much.

unromance
August 18th 2014
86 Comments


I really do enjoy a good majority of Kiss' tunes but Simmons can get fucked.

unromance
August 18th 2014
86 Comments


I really do enjoy a good majority of Kiss' tunes but Simmons can get fucked.

zaruyache
August 18th 2014
6436 Comments


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BxQpGu-ZgtY&feature=youtu.be&t=53s

Flugmorph
August 18th 2014
459 Comments


gene has a big butthole. thats all i can say bout this prick

Supercoolguy64
August 18th 2014
1450 Comments


Kiss' music sucked anyways.

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Brometheus
August 18th 2014
244 Comments


"Gene Simmons has been sucking his own wrinkly dick for decades now. How can he possibly be so arrogant to think that people care what he has to say? I feel like even KISS fans don't care that much."

I don't like the guy but he's got more pussy then the next 50 generations of men in your family will get in their lifetime. He probably banged ur mom back in the day actually, he may be ur daddy. be nice

SlMBOLlC
August 18th 2014
5181 Comments


lol what an idiot

SlMBOLlC
August 18th 2014
5181 Comments


how id he possibly think this was a good idea

Slut
August 18th 2014
2469 Comments


Golden thread 10/10

Dancedrewdance
August 18th 2014
553 Comments


Seriously guys I'm seriously

Hep Kat
August 18th 2014
15351 Comments


i think fuckin im done w/ this site.

MrMatt767
August 19th 2014
192 Comments


'I don't like the guy but he's got more pussy then the next 50 generations of men in your family will get in their lifetime. He probably banged ur mom back in the day actually, he may be ur daddy. be nice'

What kind of argument is that? Are you 10 years old or something?

danielcardoso
August 19th 2014
2228 Comments


What unromance said.

ScuroFantasma
August 19th 2014
1787 Comments


people who try to argue points they don't understand are the worst

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Handyman003
August 20th 2014
11 Comments


Simmons' comments are just one of many reasons why metal is dying. Mikael Akerfeldt was right all along.

BMDrummer
August 20th 2014
7089 Comments


metal isn't dying lol

NorthernSkylark
August 20th 2014
3267 Comments


everything is dying

CrimsonLies
August 21st 2014
2021 Comments


Good move from Triple M

DatBeefPudding
August 21st 2014
1315 Comments


i just dont understand what the fuck gene was trying to say in the first place. what was his point? was he just making a joke? trying to be a badass?

makes 0 fucking sense, he makes 1 statement, then releases another completely contradicting his initial statement.

smells like some serious bullshit

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Thunderkat
August 22nd 2014
560 Comments


"I don't like the guy but he's got more pussy then the next 50 generations of men in your family will get in their lifetime. He probably banged ur mom back in the day actually, he may be ur daddy. be nice"

wow, that was stupid

XfingTheSullen
August 22nd 2014
2612 Comments


"Simmons' comments are just one of many reasons why metal is dying. Mikael Akerfeldt was right all along."


Assuming KISS is in some way representative of metal

Aftertheascension
August 22nd 2014
388 Comments


so this is the internet

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Aftertheascension
August 22nd 2014
388 Comments


Assuming KISS is in some way representative of metal[2]

Supercoolguy64
August 22nd 2014
1450 Comments


what the fuck gene was trying to say in the first place.[2]

MonotoneMop
August 23rd 2014
172 Comments


Gene Simmons is a fucking idiot. I did laugh a bit at "I'm depressed, I'm from Seattle" though.

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TheAJMetal
August 24th 2014
80 Comments


"And for a 20 year old kid to say 'I'm depressed, I'm from Seattle', well f*ck you, just kill yourself"
"I deeply support and am empathetic to anyone suffering from any
disease, especially depression"

danielcardoso
August 24th 2014
2228 Comments


It's Gene Simmons, what else did you expect?



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