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Chvrches singer Lauren Mayberry isn't too happy with Hatebreed frontman Jamey Jasta

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 2:33 PM PT


Hatebreed vs Chvrches

Yesterday the roster was announced for Deftones-curated festival, "Dia de los Deftones." After seeing the line-up, Hatebreed vocalist Jamey Jasta took to Twitter to complain that synth-pop trio Chvrches are billed over Gojira.

Jasta said: "Who is churches with a v and why the fuck are they playing over Gojira get tha fuuuuuck outtta here have you ever heard The Heaviest Matter In The Universe you're gonna get embarrassed off the stage lol no offense. God the music industry suckkkkks sometimes"

Jasta added, "Update: googled Churches w/ a v, they gotta be huge they did a song with a guy w/ a Marshmallow mask and people LOOOOOVE IT. Good for them."

Today, Chvrches lead singer Lauren Mayberry responded, retweeting Jasta with her rebuttal: "Deftones curated the lineup so I don't know how that speaks to problems with The Music Industry. I think it's important and powerful that they promote the idea of a diverse community and try to bridge gaps instead of being guided by limiting, antiquated ideas about genre."

Mayberry went on: "I saw Gojira in Glasgow years ago and have seen Deftones three times so was excited when we got asked to be on the bill. Just because someone plays or listens to 'pop music' doesn't mean they don't understand or appreciate other things."

Shortly thereafter, Jasta provided some more perspective: "I'm sure they're lovely people and a popular group, I don't agree with the line up order, same w/ other festivals, if anyone is butt hurt about my opinion wait til you hear the podcast! Metal needs to be shown more respect. Longer career, legacy, more albums, bill em higher"