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Metal vs. Hymns

Haruo 30 Apr 10 - 02:09 PM
PoppaGator 30 Apr 10 - 03:01 PM
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Subject: Metal vs. Hymns
From: Haruo
Date: 30 Apr 10 - 02:09 PM

The Hymn Society's Facebook page yielded a link to an interesting blog challenge: Church Hymn or Metal Song? You Tell Us. Give it a shot, even if Metal's not your communion beverage of choice.


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Subject: RE: Metal vs. Hymns
From: PoppaGator
Date: 30 Apr 10 - 03:01 PM

I had no idea that so many of those incomprehensible headbanger lyrics were concerned with God!


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Subject: RE: Metal vs. Hymns
From: LadyJean
Date: 01 May 10 - 01:12 AM

An old friend of mine was charged with arranging her grandmother's funeral. An organist was required, so she hired a friend of hers, a heavy metal musician called Animal. He knew 3 hymns, and played them through a couple of times, then started "Churching Up" some of his favorite tunes. I believe Grandma was played out of the church to one of Mick Jagger's songs. Most of the congregation found it very moving.


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