THE HAUNTED Frontman: 'Arizona Folks Love The Metal And There Ain't No Mistaking It'

THE HAUNTED frontman Peter Dolving has posted the following message on his MySpace page:

"The show last night was incredible and the night before in Tucson as well. Arizona folks love the metal and there ain't no mistaking it. Albuquerque was incredible, kids chanting for us and singing along. And the girls... This is something that's been growing over the last two years. And yes it's fucking sweet seeing girls in the smack middle up front banging away flashing the horns shouting the lyrics as loud as the dudes.

"Five days can feel like an eternity.

"So I can stay off getting fucked on pills, smoke or drink pretty well right now, but I find myself slipping into sloppiness when it comes to keeping in touch with what keeps me grounded. I just realized this tonight as I got in my bunk. I haven't talked to my family in like five days. And it just hit me. Shit. I just realized what´s allowed me to do this as well. See, I got talking with my wife on a subject that really fucks with me every time — money.

"It's not that I don't have it — it's the fact that I have to take responsibilty over it. So instead of just taking care of business, I allowed myself to start shutting down, letting myself to slip into a kind of nothing mode. Sleep, eat, physical excercise, performance, rest - and begin again. That good ol fucked up survivalist mindset... Yeah, old habits die hard.

"In shutting down I stopped calling my sponsor, stopped trying to get ahold of people in my program, stopped filling up my phone card, stopped recharching my phone. Shit, I even stopped keeping track of taking my meds.

"Well, it's not going to do me any good laying here feeling like a fucking dipshit about it — is it? I got my day cut out for me tomorrow, and tomorrow night after I deal with what I need to, I'll have the pleasure and reward of getting up on stage with the mutherfucking HAUNTED and screaming my guts out.

"Guess what? I think I can actually do it. I don't need to set myself up with another guilt trip. Fuck that.

"Now sleep..."

Tags:

Posted in: News

COMMENTS

To comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of BLABBERMOUTH.NET and BLABBERMOUTH.NET does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. To report spam or any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, use the "Report to Facebook" and "Mark as spam" links that appear next to the comments themselves. To do so, click the downward arrow on the top-right corner of the Facebook comment (the arrow is invisible until you roll over it) and select the appropriate action. You can also send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@)gmail.com with pertinent details. BLABBERMOUTH.NET reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends).