This Will Make You Feel Good: Metal Fans Rally to Help a Dog

David Flinn plays base for Chelsea Grin, a death metal band from (of all places) Salt Lake City.  The music may be aggressive, but Flinn has a very soft spot for his dog.

He has a puppy named Solo who required some much-needed surgery with an estimated cost of $2,300–a fortune for all but the best-known death metal bands.

Flinn took his plea to Facebook and asked fans for help–and they came through.

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Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

One thought on “This Will Make You Feel Good: Metal Fans Rally to Help a Dog

  • May 17, 2013 at 4:13 pm

    If you can't afford a dog, then don't own one.


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