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Temple killings Put Spotlight on 'Hate Rock'
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By Matt Smith, CNN
updated 10:23 PM EDT, Tue August 7, 2012

(CNN) -- The weekend killings at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin have brought a furious fringe genre of American music out of the background and to the front of the mix.

So called hate-rock bands like the one once led by temple gunman Wade Page are increasingly important to the U.S. white supremacist movement, drawing in new recruits and bringing in cash, according to groups that keep tabs on those groups.

Page was shot to death by police on Sunday after killing six people at the Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, a Milwaukee suburb, investigators say. He led a North Carolina-based band called End Apathy for the past several years and played with several groups "in the leading tier" of the genre over the past decade, said Devin Burghart, author of "Soundtracks to the White Revolution," a book on the subc

Added: Aug-8-2012 Occurred On: Aug-7-2012
By: gorillabiscuits
Regional News, WTF, Music
Tags: neo-nazi, skinhead, inbreds, white trash, extreme right-wing, fascists, hate rock, end of apathy, ignorance, music, sikh temple, murders, Wade Page, loser, white power, criminals, domestic terrorists, aryan idiots
Location: Oak Creek, Wisconsin, United States (load item map)
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