Watain's Set "Davide Totaro" Teitan

Watain Guitarist Steps Down After Photo Emerges Of Him Appearing To Give A Nazi Salute


Watain‘s live guitarist Set Teitan (aka Davide Totaro) has stepped down from his role in the band after a photo emerged online of him giving what looks to be a Nazi salute. The latest photo can be seen over at MetalSucks. The photo follows a similar controversy the band had earlier this year, having shot down allegations of Nazism after Teitan made a similar gesture onstage during a show in Stockholm, Sweden.

MetalSucks got word from the band’s frontman Erik Danielsson on the matter, he stated:

“The gesture on that picture was done in jest that’s as much as we have to say about that, but to put an end to this tiresome and time-consuming nonsense the guitarist in question has decided to step aside for a period of time to avoid further hopeless discussions on the subject.

“We furthermore spit upon the ill-willed ignorance of all those who maintain that Watain have any political agenda whatsoever, for 20 years we have proven otherwise and people should know better by now. Finally we would like to send a heartfelt fuck off to all who insist on feeding the mindless moral witch-hunt hysteria that is now festering on worldwide Heavy Metal culture. Hail Satan!”

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