Blue Eyed Devils

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Cloth patch of band logo.

Blue Eyed Devils was a white power music group which emerged from Delaware, United States in 1995,[1] and played its last show in 2003.[2] The band took its name from a reclamation of the ethnic slur "blue eyed devils" applied to white people by some Asian cultures, as well as the Nation of Islam movement.

The band was formed of members of the band Nordic Thunder, following the murder of vocalist Joe Rowan in 1994.[3] Two members of Blue Eyed Devils were brothers Robert and Ryan Huber; following the dissolution of the band, Robert formed the metal band Teardown.[4] Other members included guitarist/singer Wade Page, who also played for the bands End Apathy and Definite Hate,[5] and in 2012 committed the Wisconsin Sikh temple shooting.[6] Page killed himself during the attack after being wounded by police officers, according to the FBI. [7]

The band's records were released on member Ryan Huber's label, Tri-State Terror.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Blue Eyed Devils". Adl.org. Retrieved 2015-05-21.
  2. ^ "Robert Huber". Onepeoplesproject.com. 2013-03-05. Retrieved 2015-05-21.
  3. ^ Jeffrey Kaplan; Tore Bjørgo (1998). Nation and Race: The Developing Euro-American Racist Subculture. UPNE. pp. 142–. ISBN 978-1-55553-332-8.
  4. ^ Intelligence Report: A Project of the Southern Poverty Law Center. Klanwatch. 2006. p. 46.
  5. ^ Abraham H. Foxman; Christopher Wolf (4 June 2013). Viral Hate: Containing Its Spread on the Internet. St. Martin's Press. pp. 46–. ISBN 978-1-137-35622-2.
  6. ^ Scherer, Ron (August 6, 2012). "Sikh temple shooting renews fears over white supremacist groups; The gunman who killed six people in the Sikh temple shooting was in a hardcore racist rock band. Experts say white supremacist groups are on the rise, fueled by a bad economy and the election of a black president". Christian Science Monitor.
  7. ^ "Wisconsin temple shooter killed himself, FBI says". August 8, 2012. Retrieved February 22, 2015.
  8. ^ Resistance. Resistance Records. 2004. p. 9.