By Thomas Cowley
It is not every day that you mistake a graphic logo for Jesus Christ with the trademarked logo for one of the most popular heavy metal bands in America. That only happens on Easter. At least that is what happened to a church in Richmond Virginia thanks to a hasty Google search and a complete lack of metal music knowledge. Those are the assumptions I am making at least.
The metal band’s official logo was apparently used as a graphic for some of the invitations to the church’s Easter play without knowing that the logo belonged to a band. Since then the Salem Community Easter Drama has released a Facebook post apologizing for the misuse of the image which read as follows:
“We understand there have been some unfriendly comments online because of a graphic we used on one of our invitation tickets that had not been properly vetted. That graphic is on those tickets only and is not the ‘official’ logo for the drama. We apologize for our mistake and for any confusion we may have caused. Now, back to our one true purpose, and that is lifting the name of Jesus Christ!”
While it was no doubt a simple mistake, that doesn’t mean we all can’t have fun laughing at it. Although, an Easter Play with music for Lamb of God would definitely be an interesting experience. That could be fun for the whole family right?