quote by Rufus Wainwright

I think the minute you mention death, people run for the hills - unless it's heavy metal. People do not like death.

— Rufus Wainwright

Vibrant Death Metal quotations

Death metal quote I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.

I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.

At the time of starting this band I was listening to tons of death metal.

However, the bands that made me want to be in a band to begin with were groups like Korn, Deftones, Slayer, Sepultura... everything that my dad would buy and bring home to me and my brother saying 'Hey, listen to this'.

I am a middle-aged opera queen in loafers that makes out I am a 16 year old death metal skater... It's all fake! My hair is fake, my body is fake and my teeth are kind of fake

Death metal quote Each time you read a book, a tree smiles knowing there's life after death.

Each time you read a book, a tree smiles knowing there's life after death.

I'd like to imagine I won't end up in Hell, but I think I've done too much acid and listened to too much death metal to sit on a cloud next to God with angels floating above my head.

I was listening to a lot of Norwegian black metal and death metal.

There's a great history to Norwegian black metal. That music is very dark and violent, but it's also beautiful.

I played in a death-metal band. People either loved us or hated us. Or they thought we were OK.

Death metal quote If nothing saves us from death, may love at least save us from life.

If nothing saves us from death, may love at least save us from life.

Death is so genuine a fact that it excludes falsehoods, or betrays its emptiness; it is a touchstone that proves the gold, and dishonors the baser metal.

I agree with you about the music of today.

It lacks style and emotion. I can't relate to it either, as for grunge music, well that was the death kneel for a lot of the glam metal hair bands of the 80's, so I really do not care for grunge. I miss the 80's as well, it was a truly great decade for music.

In almost every interview someone asks what does HIM stand for.

I can't even remember our latest lie about that. When Hanson was hot, we said it means Hanson Is Murder. The name doesn't have a particular history. His Infernal Majesty was a totally different band. I think HIM derives from some death metal joke.

Death metal quote I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say i

I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.

The desire to kill is like the desire to attack another with an ingot of red -hot iron: I have to pick up the incandescent metal and burn my own hand while burning the other. Hate itself is the seed of death in my own heart, while it seeks the death of the other.

But not the first Illusion, the new earth,The march upon the solitary fire,The casting of the dice of death and birthAgainst a giant, for a blind desire,The stream uncrossed, the promise still untried,The metal sleeping in the mountainside.

Death metal uses a lot of white face paint and black hair dye to make its point.

I quite enjoy this genre for its intensity, extremism and underlying irony: You have to be alive to play it and listen to it.

Death metal quote Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway.

Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway.

Black metal - especially from the '90s - contains a certain production aesthetic that keys you into the emotive content. You feel it more intimately than, say, technical death metal, where everything is produced super-precisely.

I hardly follow the Finnish metal scene at all at the moment.

I'm more interested in traditional '80s heavy metal, and I'm still a little scared of black metal and death metal and their provocative imagery.

I just had such a blast coming up with this corporate dweeb [in the Sex Tape], a sort of nerd who was also doing coke and listening to death metal and was obsessed with Walt Disney art. I just felt it was a type of guy you hadn't really seen before, and I was so happy with how it came out.

Death metal quote A friend is not a true friend unless he protects his friend in his misfortune, i

A friend is not a true friend unless he protects his friend in his misfortune, in his absence, and at his death.

In death metal, a lot of guys are Eddie Van Halen disciples, but they take his style to really expressionistic places. It's a real pleasure for me to hear people pushing their craft.

As far as specific bands from the 90s death metal era, I love Death, Carcass, Possessed, Morbid Angel, Gorguts, Autopsy, Atheist, etc.

Now since I've gotten back into it, I've been listening to a lot more of the 1990s death metal type stuff.

Death metal quote I learned that every mortal will taste death, but only some will taste life.

I learned that every mortal will taste death, but only some will taste life.

I've played death metal, punk rock, hardcore, funk.

.. I've done it all. And all there really is music and at the end of the day, anybody who has a record and puts out a record that's basically the same song 13 times over on one record; to me they're just cheating the fans.

I was beating Amanda Lim to death with the tire iron, I accidently hit her in the finger. It was a fake tire iron, but it was run through with metal in the middle and when she looked up after the take, she was crying and it really hurt her and so I felt pretty terrible about that, but they got back at me when I had my big fight with Casey at the end and she just beat the bejesus out of me, being the amazing stuntwoman that she is.

I don't want to preach, but I would like to see metal become more of a united thing. I'm tired of people breaking things down into categories like thrash metal and death metal. I think people tend to stick to one category, and I want people to support all kinds of bands, whether it be Slayer or Queensryche or Death. I miss the days when it was acceptable to listen to everything from Priest and Maiden to Slayer and Venom.

Death metal quote The real question is not whether life exists after death. The real question is w

The real question is not whether life exists after death. The real question is whether you are alive before death.

Because it is gone you cannot say it will not return;

even though you may say it has never yet returned-you cannot say that it will not. It is blasphemy to say a bit of metal has destroyed life, just as it is presumptuous to say that because life has disappeared it has been destroyed. I stood among the heaps of the dead and I knew-no, I felt that death is only a sound we make to signify the Thing we do not know.

What matters most has an ultimate metallic quality of death.

The chasuble and the wagon wheel, the razor and the prickly beards of shepherds, the bare moon, a fly, humid cupboards, rubble piles, the images of saints covered in lace, quicklime, and the wounding edges of the rooflines and watchtowers.

Death and life are, for most of us, too complex to comprehend, but Alex Lemon can pretty casually, accurately, and marvelously correlate them to heavy metal and birthday cake.

Death metal quote Never chase a lie. Let it alone, and it will run itself to death.

Never chase a lie. Let it alone, and it will run itself to death.

Wut 's words to them whose faith an' truth On war's red techstone rang true metal; Who ventered life an' love an' youth For the gret prize o' death in battle?

We are bound to expire. Even metal which is sturdiest, rusts. Even oxygen, the breath of life, soon transpires.

I have them a few minutes to absorb everything while I teased Ubie, who only had to recover from his near-death experience. I was so glad Reyes hadn't ripped him to shreds. I liked him much better un-shredded. Unlike, say, my preference for lettuce or heavy metal guitar solos.

Death metal quote One day, you'll be just a memory for some people. Do your best to be a good one.

One day, you'll be just a memory for some people. Do your best to be a good one.

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Did you see him? I know the photo was grainy, but he looks like one of those death metal goth heads, or whatever they’re called. All dressed in black with long hair I took umbrage at my mother describing my boyfriend this way. John was the Lord of the Underworld. How else was he supposed to dress?

I'm here. Soon I won't be. Zoey's baby is here. Its pulse tick-ticking. Soon it won't be. And when Zoey comes out of that room, having signed on the dotted line, she'll be different. She'll understand what I already know- that death surrounds us all. And it tastes like metal between you teeth.

For a moment, I believe, there was a stillness.

A shocking realization by all things - beetles, dormice, the spiders spinning their webs in the moonlight, even the hot metal of the tracks and the wind in the trees - that Death had just shrieked past like a stinking black eagle and made off with a remarkable man.

Death metal quote Do not fear death, but rather the unlived life.

Do not fear death, but rather the unlived life.

I've learned a thing or two from Barrons: Power is sexy.

It shapes my spine, infuses my beckoning hand. I have not been devastated by Barrons' death. The alchemy of grief has forged a new metal. I have been transformed. There's only one way I can make his death okay. Undo it.

She'll understand what I already know - that death surrounds us all.

And it tastes like metal between your teeth.

Ladies. Large masses of girls are often prone to this salutation. I hate being mollified with this unsolicited "ladies" business. I know we're all women. I am conscious of my breasts. Do I have to be conscious of yours as well? Do men do this? Do they go, "Men: Meet for ribs in the shed after the game. Keg beer, raw eggs, and death metal only." I would imagine not.

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