A chaplain is telling Fort Bragg that we plan to burn down churches

FORT BRAGG, NC – Chaplain (Captain) Chuck Williams wrote an open letter on Fort Bragg's Facebook page calling for the cancellation of on-post secular festival Rock Beyond Belief. Cpt. Williams claims,"It has now been made blatantly public by [event] organizers that part of this event will be... glorifying violence against people who possess a faith in God through the burning of churches. This is appalling!"Fort Bragg estimates that 5,000 people will attend the all-day event. It was p … [Read more...]

Fort Bragg: atheist festival *will* be critical of organized religion

Thanks to the efforts of my high ranking cyber-stalker, Fox News picked up a bogus story taking lyrics way out of context. The backlash could have threatened the entirety of the festival lineup at RBB. The short-term desired affect was achieved.Fort Bragg was pressured get me and all of the performers to sign a promise not to be critical of religion. This document was being called 'a rider'. It contained a whole host of other problematic concessions. Here are a few quick examples."Don't … [Read more...]

Thank You Fort Bragg

Rock Beyond Belief’s earliest attempts were not taken seriously by Fort Bragg, as visitors may remember.However, the situation has changed drastically in the months since our first approach fell through. Fort Bragg’s Garrison Commander, Colonel Sicinski has made the right call, and has now approved our event with the full government support that was promised.There is a tangible momentum building in the foxhole atheist community, and we’ve reached a flash point. Our voices will be heard. With … [Read more...]

Fort Bragg approves on-post atheist festival, Rock Beyond Belief

On March 31st, 2012, Fort Bragg will be hosting Rock Beyond Belief with the full support it was promised. This just might be the turning point in the foxhole atheist community's struggle for acceptance, tolerance and respect. It's an amazing time to be a non-believer in the U.S. Military on the cusp of a major break-through.The public is invited, free of charge, to see this revolution begin to bear fruit. Our key-note speaker, Richard Dawkins regularly draws crowds in the thousands, e … [Read more...]


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