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Hellfest Responds to French Government’s Threat to Withhold Funding: ‘Keep Your Grant’
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Two Women Arrested in Connection With Slashing Attack on Skindred’s Benji Webbe
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France’s Hellfest to Lose Government Funding After Refusing to Remove Down From 2016 Bill
The French government demanded festival organizers to remove Down due to vocalist Philip Anselmo’s controversial behavior at Dimebash 2016.