Fans Campaign for Heavy Metal to Become a Recognized Religion

In the country where "Jedi" appears as a category on the census (and there are 390,000 adherents), heavy metal music might likewise become a recognized religion. British fans have mounted a political campaign for official status:

Rock magazine Metal Hammer launched its campaign last week and has already attracted nearly 10,000 followers to a Facebook group.

It has even gained the backing of a metal figurehead, Saxon frontman Biff Byford, whom the magazine says will become the proposed faith's ''world metal peace ambassador'' if the campaign proves successful.


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There isn't any such thing as an old rocker, Alex. When someone no longer rocks is when they become old. Is there anything more pathetic than ignorance?
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@Alex yes - Any Hiphopper or anyone liking Gabberhouse... :-D

:-D The moment I read about this campain, I let grow my hair and I dusted off my old vinyl-records- Finally a religion I Digg!!!
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