Bad Religion guitarist Brian Baker has called out popcore outfit Bring Me the Horizon for elitist behaviour at a Spanish festival.
Posting to Instagram, Baker said the following about a backstage flyer concerning the band:
Bring Me the Horizon drummer Matt Nicholls responded by saying: “I can’t imagine being as old as you are and still acting like a 14-year-old girl. Saw you at least ten times and you didn’t bat an eye lid. You got bigger things to worry about nowadays anyway, like ya pension, or cold weather. Dickhead”. Frontman Oli Skyes added: “Yeah, we are not your enemy, winter is your enemy.”
Baker instantly responded to the band’s arrogance in a second post, saying: “It seems you’ve missed the point entirely. The issue here is entitlement. My post was a comment on your collective delusion that working local crew at a thirty-band festival should be required to memorize your faces to spare you the indignity of breaking stride on the way to your backstage oasis or, even worse, the humiliation of carrying credentials. Your literal display of arrogance (and the hilariously unrecognized irony within it) was what I was sharing with my followers. I honestly don’t know if your music is bad or good — it’s not for old people. I meant that you suck as humans. Sorry for the confusion.”
Both bands were appearing at the Spanish Resurrection Festival, which is where the spat broke out. Listen to Bad Religion‘s American Jesus below.