Damn son!
Swedish drummer Adrian Erlandsson (known for his work with At the Gates, Paradise Lost and Cradle of Filth) posted that picture — to the left — online, with the following caption.

”Up yours, Mr. King, soft hitters don’t bend bass drum beaters!,” he wrote.

The message, according to Blabbermouth, is a response to a 2002 interview Slayer’s Kerry King gave to Sweden’s Close-Up Magazine.

Kerry was asked if they had ever thought of auditioning Scandinavian drummers during their whole search for a new kitman way back when.

“I haven’t seen a lot, but the only thing I’ve seen is a lot of soft hitters,” King said. “Like the guy in Cradle of Filth, who used to play in The Haunted. He hits like a fag! He hits everything, but he hits like a fag. This is Slayer; people expect more.”

Nice to see that that stupid comment King made almost ten years ago didn’t stick with Erlandsson, and never had any impact on him.

Entertainment At The Gates Drummer To Kerry King: “Up Yours”