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Silverchair: Daniel Johns on triple-murder by teens who were ‘influenced by his songs’

Silverchair frontman Daniel Johns reveals he was devastated when two youngsters carried out a triple-murder after being ‘influenced by his music’

Former Silverchair frontman Daniel Johns has opened up a few infamous triple-murder in America that was supposedly impressed by his music.

In 1995, a 16-year-old boy from Washington, D.C., and his pal killed his dad and mom and brother in a criminal offense that shocked the capital.

When the police arrived to arrest the youngsters, the pair were allegedly enjoying the music Israel’s Son, from Silverchair’s debut album Frogstomp, which options the lyrics: ‘Hate is what I really feel for you/I need you to know that I need you lifeless.’

Former Silverchair frontman Daniel Johns (pictured in March 2015 in Sydney) has opened up a few infamous triple-murder in America that was supposedly impressed by his music 

Johns, 43, stated throughout an episode of his docuseries In The Mind of Daniel Johns: ‘It’s fairly devastating to jot down a music if you’re a young person after which have somebody’s lives taken as a result of apparently it influenced the individuals to homicide somebody.’

The singer and guitarist admitted he does not ‘like that individuals look to me for steering within the songs’.

‘I do not even know the place this ship goes. I do know the place it has been, and I write about it, after which I make predictions. Quite a lot of the time they occur, however I do not know I’m making a prediction,’ he stated.

In 1995, a 16-year-old boy from Washington, D.C., and his friend killed his parents and brother in a crime that shocked the capital. When the police arrived to arrest the teenagers, the pair were allegedly playing the song Israel's Son, from Silverchair's debut album Frogstomp, which features the lyrics: 'Hate is what I feel for you/I want you to know that I want you dead.' (Pictured: Johns on stage in Sydney on August 5, 2015)

In 1995, a 16-year-old boy from Washington, D.C., and his pal killed his dad and mom and brother in a criminal offense that shocked the capital. When the police arrived to arrest the youngsters, the pair were allegedly enjoying the music Israel’s Son, from Silverchair’s debut album Frogstomp, which options the lyrics: ‘Hate is what I really feel for you/I need you to know that I need you lifeless.’ (Pictured: Johns on stage in Sydney on August 5, 2015)

‘I did not realise it on the time. At the time, I used to be nonetheless, I assume… it affected me, however I needed to act prefer it did not,’ Johns stated.

‘I could not acknowledge it. I assume that was a part of the sample.’

It comes after Johns claimed his former band members refused to seem on his new album.

Johns (pictured in 2008) said during an episode of his docuseries In The Mind of Daniel Johns, 'It's pretty devastating to write a song when you're a teenager and then have someone's lives taken because apparently it influenced the people to murder someone'

Johns (pictured in 2008) stated throughout an episode of his docuseries In The Mind of Daniel Johns, ‘It’s fairly devastating to jot down a music if you’re a young person after which have somebody’s lives taken as a result of apparently it influenced the individuals to homicide somebody’ 

In a preview for his new docuseries, Johns revealed he requested Ben Gillies and Chris Joannou to play on his current chart-topping solo album FutureNever.

‘I requested them not out of necessity, I requested them as a result of I wished to make it clear that I haven’t got a difficulty with them as individuals,’ he stated.

‘I simply did not need to play beneath the banner of Silverchair.’

It comes after Johns claimed his former band members refused to appear on his new album. (Pictured: Chris Joannou, Daniel Johns and Ben Gillies in in New York on July 25, 2007)

It comes after Johns claimed his former band members refused to seem on his new album. (Pictured: Chris Joannou, Daniel Johns and Ben Gillies in in New York on July 25, 2007)

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