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The BBC and Reuters report tonight that Italy’s heavy metal monk, Brother Cesare Bonizzi, who sings with the metal band Fratello Metallo, is retiring from the music business.
“The devil has separated me from my managers, risked making me break up with my band colleagues and also risked making me break up with my fellow monks. He lifted me up to the point where I become a celebrity and now I want to kill him,” the monk said in his farewell video.
Perhaps some gospel artists could take a lesson from Brother Bonizzi and recognize that fame and the limelight may have contributed to their pride and … er … “moral indescretions.”
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