Malevolent Creation Get New Drummer, Apologize For Gay Crack

Backpedaling statement goes on for far too long for it not to be inspired by homophobia

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I’m just going to put this out there, as I’ve got in on good authority: Malevolent Creation don’t like people that are different from them.

That said, they’ve issued a statement, apologizing for calling their former kitman Gus Rios a “gay drummer.”

“I apologize,” a statement online says. “It is hard for me to refer to him as anything else but the nickname he has had long before I ever met him which is ‘Gay Gus!’”

Well, then, reference him as “Gay Gus” then, and not “our gay drummer.” And if you meant it in a fun-poking, no-hard-feelings kind of a way, why did you remove your innocent Facebook post — the one you are now apologizing for?

“Anyone that knows him or has met him refers to him by that name. If he is gay, I do not know personally, but it has crossed my mind many times over the years I have known him.”

Why would such a thing cross your mind if you weren’t a homophobe? It wouldn’t matter otherwise.

“Only he knows the truth and whoever gave him the nickname surely does. I have gay family members and friends and that has never been a problem for me, so I do apologize for making the comment and to the people that found it offending.”

Too bad there aren’t non-white people in your family.

The band has also confirmed the return of drummer Justin Dipinto, saying the decision to fire Gus was a long time coming.

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