Welsh Metal Band In Hot Water Over Graffiti Attack

According to BBC News, the south Wales metal band BLIND AMBITION (MySpace page) is in hot water with a local council over graffiti after the group asked its fans to use their imagination to help promote the act.

BLIND AMBITION initially asked people for help via its Facebook site. But following complaints from Caerphilly council over bus stop graffiti, the band posted a message asking fans not to vandalize property.

"We've been handing out flyers in Cardiff, Swansea and Newport," lead singer Martin Care said. "Some fans have been going door to door with flyers and others have been wearing jackets with BLIND AMBITION on the back of them.

"We didn't think though that they'd spray paint bus stops — it's the last thing we expected. We don't condone vandalism."

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The members of BLIND AMBITION first found out about the vandalism when they received an e-mail from Caerphilly council on August 26 telling them about it and asking for their co-operation in removing the graffiti.

BLIND AMBITION was told that if it failed to cooperate, the council would charge the band for the cost of removing the graffiti.

Read the entire report from BBC News.


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