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is fucked’ kind of situation,” said lyricist Riley Gale. Drummer Chris Ulsh added, “But also, fuck that dude,” to which Gale replied, “Yeah, fuck that dude [Richard Spencer]. That guy deserved to get punched.” 19 In an increasingly visual world, in which news consists largely of video reporting, it is only natural that visual narratives be appropriated to help bands create a second layer of storytelling that illustrates their overt meaning (whether or not their lyrics are specific and political or general and apolitical). The visual content of music videos is shifting increasingly away from performance videos, traditional concert or created content that simply film bands singing the song, occasionally in a fictitious scenario, to direct appropriation of real footage from contemporaneous events to which the band is responding or engaging with. References Aspray, Benjamin, “Megadeth: Dystopia, Slant Magazine, 22 January 2016. Retrieved December 22, 2017. https://www. slantmagazine.com/music/review/megadeth-dystopia. BBC News. “Sweden brings back military conscription amid Baltic tensions.” 2 March 2017. http://www.bbc.com/news/world- europe-39140100. Blabbermouth. “THE 69 EYES: Video for new single ‘Jet Fighter Plane.” 15 January 2016. Retrieved March 15, 2017. http://archive. blabbermouth.net/news/the-69-eyes-video-for-new-single-jet- fighter-plane.html#pPTJZ664zKp0XACp.99 Black Sabbath, “War Pigs,” 2017, Eagle Rock Film Productions. Directed by Dick Carruthers. Childers, Chad, “Megadeth Continue ‘The Threat is Real” Story with ‘Dystopia’ Video,” Loudwire, 21 January 2016. Retrieved 20 December 2017. http://loudwire.com/megadeth-dystopia-video/. Christopher, Michael. “Ministry Eye March 2018 for ‘Amerikkkant’ Album, Reveal ‘Antifa” Video,” 11 Dec. 2017. Loudwire. Retrieved 12 Dec. 2017. http://loudwire.com/ministry-march-2018- amerikkkant-album-antifa-video/ Draconian, “Stellar Tombs,” Dark Lyrics. 2015. http://www. darklyrics.com/lyrics/draconian/sovran.html#4 19 Hill, John. “Power Trip to Fox News: ‘Cease and Desist’ Playing Our Music,” 7 December 2017. Loudwire. Retrieved 15 Dec 2017. http://loudwire.com/power-trip-arent-down-fox-news-playing-their- music/. 97