Fight Breaks Out At Rocketown Venue Over Apparent Gay Rights Issue

by Zack Zarrillo - Jan 27, 2013

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A fight broke out between Volumes and security at Rocketown in Nashville, TN tonight. Rocketown is the venue that fired an employee last week for wearing a “I Support Same-Sex Marriage” shirt, and it looks like security attacked a member of Volumes for commenting on a gay friend of his. Check out tweets from the band below by clicking “Read More.”

Update: Statement From Rocketown Promoter On Volumes Controversy 

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  1. sirelezar reblogged this from propertyofzack
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  4. pseudopious reblogged this from mattdanky
  5. sailorslayer reblogged this from 0ptimusxfine and added:
    Contracts are set for tours so they are contracted to go to certain venues. It’s the label’s choice.
  6. 0ptimusxfine reblogged this from sailorslayer and added:
    That is total bullshit! Why would you ever do that? If you didn’t want them to play don’t book them. Its not that god...
  7. dolus-vel-lascivia reblogged this from twcflorkin420 and added:
    What the ever loving shit
  8. theworldwontspinforever reblogged this from propertyofzack and added:
    Fuck this Michael Barr dude. I don’t care what happened inside Rocketown. You don’t go preaching about your gay friend...
  9. hanniewaited reblogged this from propertyofzack and added:
    Also, why would another member of the band be supporting the fact that Barr was receiving death threats and getting...
  10. motherpuncher666 reblogged this from lady-amongst-atrophy and added:
    Rocketown is a terrible venue anyway
  11. stealingsailboats reblogged this from womanreadingg and added:
    …..except this had absolutely nothing to do with him dedicating a song to his gay friend and everything to do with him...
  12. lady-amongst-atrophy reblogged this from la-poderosaa and added:
    I think there is more to the story than this…
  13. la-poderosaa reblogged this from d3vastate
  14. thecharismatic1 reblogged this from propertyofzack and added:
    Fuck you Rocektown.
  15. forgetcolenot reblogged this from propertyofzack and added:
    What the fuck is going on a rocketown. Im embarrassed and currently hating that my friends are playing there in two...
  16. compostura reblogged this from yearz3r0
  17. womanreadingg reblogged this from propertyofzack and added:
    This is absolutely fucking ridiculous. I really don’t even know what to say about this, it speaks for itself. Backwards...
  18. cloama reblogged this from propertyofzack and added:
    The American South, everyone.
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  23. cammacb reblogged this from thecandleisburningout and added:
    Rocketown seemed like such a cool place when I played there. It’s such a bummer to hear about how shitty it really is....
  24. seanschafer reblogged this from propertyofzack and added:
    This place is about to lose so much business. Those fuckers
  25. fandamngo reblogged this from nosdrinker
  26. freak-muhleek reblogged this from propertyofzack and added:
    I’m wearing that same shirt right now, I feel like every time I wear it I hear something new about this story
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  31. elderswan reblogged this from propertyofzack and added:
    holy shit.