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Oliver Sykes accepting the award for his band Bring Me The Horizon at the APMAS

Hello. Right. I wanna say something that I thought I’d never actually talk about. Before we wrote ‘Sempiternal’, I was a fucking drug addict. I was addicted to a drug called ketamine. I was on it for years, and I was fucked off my head. And um. My band wanted to kill me. My parents wanted to kill me. My fucking brother wanted to kill me. Everybody didn’t want to take me too well. But they didn’t. They stood by me, supported me through all that shit. And we wrote sempiternal because of it. And no one fucking knows, no one fucking knows this but I went to rehab for a month. And through that time, as well as my fucking band and my family, you guys were sending me… You had no fucking idea that I was in rehab but you were sending me letters, you were sending me texts, you were sending me fucking emails. And when I got out of rehab, I didn’t want to scream anymore. I wanted to sing it from the fucking rooftops. And it’s all thanks to you. So thank you very much.
Oli Sykes’ APMA’s speech (via grimm-creeper)

Photo by Matt Christine

Photo by Matt Christine

Hell, I’m amazed you got this far.

Photos by Nathan Katsiaficas


Photo by Matt Christine

Photo by Matt Christine


Photo by Matt Christine

Photo by Matt Christine