NewsOctober 15, 2021 12:15 PM ET7,901 views

Slaves change name to Rain City

More than a year after revealing plans to change their name due to its racial connotations, post-hardcore quintet Slaves have now announced that their new name is Rain City.

The band explains: "It was in Manchester, England aka Rainy City, that the five of us met. Our new name - Rain City - is a nod to the serendipity that brought us together and a reminder to keep looking up even when there's a cloud overhead. Thank you to all the fans that have stuck around!"


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rick_tocchet 10/15/2021 9:24:30 AM

Should of changed it to [blank post] and did us all a favor.


anonymous 10/15/2021 9:32:58 AM

your band met at a bukkake, we get it


anonymous 10/15/2021 9:46:03 AM

vatican (vaccine) city


anonymous 10/15/2021 10:14:51 AM

Ironically still slaves to the Twitter handle.


anonymous 10/15/2021 10:22:53 AM

A whole new level of wokeness


anonymous 10/15/2021 10:33:24 AM

If there any bands out there named Chain(s), Shackle(s), Cotton, Whip(s), Plantation or similar I wonder if they are changing their names, too.


anonymous 10/15/2021 11:29:34 AM

"Well boys, we did it. Racism is no more." - Rain City 2021


anonymous 10/15/2021 11:34:52 AM

Change it to broken up.


anonymous 10/15/2021 11:37:48 AM

They/them just got theys first period


anonymous 10/15/2021 11:40:23 AM

lmao SICK. This is way cooler.


easyhateoven 10/15/2021 12:01:03 PM

anonymous 30 minutes ago "Well boys, we did it. Racism is no more." - Rain City 2021 lol


anonymous 10/15/2021 12:12:31 PM

"We thought this was a better background to share, than the place in 'Rain City' we met being a slave auction."


anonymous 10/15/2021 1:01:04 PM

sorry guys, my band—Congolese Laborers Mining Coltan At Gunpoint—has decided to change our name to "Springfield Area Senior High School" to really get back to our roots.


anonymous 10/15/2021 4:30:24 PM

^ LOL


anonymous 10/15/2021 7:24:58 PM

Seattle is not stoked.


anonymous 10/16/2021 6:13:42 PM

Cucks are stoked.


anonymous 10/17/2021 8:48:05 AM

would say van flip but pretty sure this band doesn't do shit live or have any relevance of any kind so just break up i guess


anonymous 10/17/2021 10:32:13 AM

seriously? lol


anonymous 10/17/2021 10:34:07 AM

Disturbed should change the name of their hit single 'Down with the sickness' due to its COVID 19 implications. How dare they not address this. 2022- Disturbed/Rain City co-headline world woke tour


anonymous 10/18/2021 12:52:00 AM

The logic of 2021.


evil_hero 10/18/2021 7:24:01 AM

all 29 of their fans are confused


evil_hero 10/18/2021 7:24:13 AM

their music is terrible





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