Musicians React To The Killing Of Osama Bin Laden
When America was informed of the death of Al Queda leader Osama Bin Laden, they rejoiced. Most people raced to their computers to post comments on their Facebook and Twitter pages. Among the millions were musicians from bands all over the country. See what they had to say.
All comments are courtesy of Alternative Press:
Mark Hoppus (@markhoppus) of Blink-182: Love, thoughts and prayers to those we lost that day and since, and to the men and women still in harm’s way. The good guys won one tonight.
Alex Gaskarth(@alexanderwilliam) of All Time Low: Wow… News broke while we were on stage. Crazy. Glad that the Obama camp got it done where certain others couldn’t.
Hayley Williams (@yelyahwilliams) of Paramore: #nowplaying “Party In The USA” – Miley Cyrus
Pete Wentz (@petewentz) of Black Cards and Fall Out Boy: wow obama 1, 2 punch: lion king video than osama dead. seriously i wanna see who runs in 2012…
Keith Buckley(@deathoftheparty) of Every Time I Die: F****** great. Anybody want 10,000 shares of stock in a business that produces urinal cakes with Bin Ladens face on them? shit.
Less Than Jake(@lessthanjake): Thank you to all of our U.S. Military men and women risking their lives to keep our butts safe. It is appreciated.
Jonathan Cook(@iamjonathancook) of Forever The Sickest Kids: I pray the death of Bin Ladin will mark a historical impact to unify the citizens of our country.
Benji Madden(@benjaminmadden) of Good Charlotte: America! F#Ck Yeah!
Alex DeLeon(@alexanderdeleon) of the Cab: tonight isn’t about democrats or republicans. it’s not about obama and the job he has or hasn’t done. it’s about justice and our soldiers.
Fake Problems(@fakeproblems): NOTHING BAD IS EVER GOING TO HAPPEN AGAIN!
Andy Hurley(@xsavagistx) of the Damned Things and Fall Out Boy: come on milwaukee, let’s go to the war memorial for a USA chant!
Jordan Buckley(@jordanETID) of Every Time I Die: shit, i just sent Bin Laden $600 for his used macbook…
Look Mexico (@lookmexico): Holy crap I can not believe this. Never thought we’d see the day
Ryan Key (@williamryankey) of Yellowcard: Don’t get me wrong. It is a huge accomplishment for our military, but the news is selling it like something has ended and all is well.
Billy Hamilton (@billverstein) of Silverstein: “America can do whatever we want” – Obama #NOPARENTSNORULES! #’MERICA #FREEDOM
Travis Reilly(@travisreilly) of This Is Hell: Bin Laden is the new Charlie Sheen
Eric Halvorsen (@erichalvorsen) of A Rocket To The Moon: Osama Bin Laden is dead? I’d like a long form document proving this…
Frank Turner (@fthc): Justin Bieber killed by US forces in Pakistan border region. Obama to make statement shortly..
Brian Southall(@briansouthall) of Isles & Glaciers: CNN reports CIA used “face-off” technology demonstrated by Nick Cage in order to infiltrate enemy camp
Kent Garrison(@kentgarrison) of Forever The Sickest Kids: “Bin Laden, such a poser” – Carmen Sandiego
Rian Dawson (@riandawson) of All Time Low: Obama: Re-election Confirmed.
Every Time I Die(@everytimeidie): this is seriously ruining our chances of getting live updates from the ICP set at Bamboozle
Cassadee Pope (@heycassadee) of Hey Monday: Couldn’t think of a better place to be tomorrow. NYC bound. Obama rules. Osama’s dead. Let’s party.
Alex Johnson (@johnsonCAB) of the Cab: Even though osama is dead…. #obamastillsucks
Bryce Avary(@therocketsummer) of the Rocket Summer: In the words of the illustrious Uncle Rico… “Right on… Right on.” High Fives to the troops.
Anberlin (@anberlin): I’m not gonna post something about this because it’s gonna get lost in a sea of people trying to be clever & witty. But I am stoked! -NY
Jared Monaco (@jaredmaine) of the Maine: It’s nice to know there is light at the end of a tunnel seemingly filled with endless shit.
Anthony Raneri (@anthonyraneri) of Bayside: Proud to be an American tonight. Reminds me of the night Obama won the election and we watched it in the dressing room in ft lauderdale
Jack Barakat (@jackalltimelow) of All Time Low: F*** Yeah America. F***. Yeah America f*** yea
Gabe Saporta(@gabrielsaporta) of Cobra Starship: osama bin laden is alive and well and living in paris. Parix, texas
Katy Perry (@katyperry): I believe in justice… but don’t u think that an eye for an eye will make the whole world blind? #revolutioncomesthroughlove #worldpeace
What did you thin when you first heard? Did you immediately post on your Facebook and/or Twitter?