Oli Sykes Reveals New BMTH Song Critiques Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Oli Sykes Reveals New BMTH Song Critiques Israeli-Palestinian Conflict


  • Song Critique: Oli Sykes disclosed that “a bulleT w/my namE On,” a track from Bring Me The Horizon’s new album ‘POST HUMAN: NeX GEn,’ critiques the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
  • Controversial Lyric: The song includes the provocative line, “And if Jesus Christ returns/We’ll just kill the fucker twice,” sung by Spencer Chamberlain of Underoath. This sparked debate among fans about religion.
  • Perspective on Religion: Sykes clarified his views on religion, identifying as a deist rather than an atheist, and explained that while he values the positive impact of faith on his friends, his critique targets those in power.
  • Song’s Intent: Sykes explained the song aims to address the superficial public discourse on geopolitical issues and the handling of the conflict by those in power. The controversial lyric critiques how moral figures are often eliminated by those in power.
  • Empathy and Engagement: The song is written from the perspective of a war victim, reflecting despair and rage, and critiques the Western world’s moral failure in addressing the humanitarian crisis in Gaza.
  • Album Reception: NME’s four-star review praises ‘POST HUMAN: NeX GEn’ as a vibrant and creative force, justifying the four-year wait.

Source: NME


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