CALL TO ACTION! 
Insomniac’s Headliners are the best, most creative fans in the world.  We love each one of you, and we are grateful every time you choose to participate in our events.  At Insomniac, we aim to create inspiring environments where you don’t need drugs to have a wonderful, spiritual experience. 
Behind the scenes, we work long hours with the brightest security, health and safety experts in the business to create safe environments for you.  Even with all of our precautions, every single person who comes to our events is responsible for their choices.

We ask each of you to do your part with safe, responsible behavior, and by obeying all of our event policies and the law – that is why we search everyone entering our events, maintain a strict 18 and over requirement, prohibit drugs and have extensive security staffing.  Sadly, it appears that today’s front-page story in the Los Angeles Times ignored all of these facts in their story about us. 
As part of their mission to twist facts to suit their sensational story, the LA Times treated the opinions of a few people as gospel, turned everyone who enjoys electronic music events into villains, and ignored anyone that did not agree with their biased opinion.  Rather than addressing the real issue, rampant drug use in the United States, Rong-Gong "Ron" Lin II and his team preferred to attack our company, our events, our music and Pasquale instead of doing any credible research on health and safety issues facing large music festivals across the world. 
Ecstasy is a global problem.  Silence is not the solution, nor is singling out a genre of music and its fans.  We encourage you all to engage in this discussion and help us keep our events going strong. 
We ask that all of you, our invaluable Headliners, voice your perspective to these reporters, email them at: ron.lin@latimes.com; paul.pringle@latimes.com; andrew.blankstein@latimes.com 
You can also reach them via Twitter at @PringleLATimes, @anblanx, and @ronlin. 
As always, for all of you who support our events and inspire us with your creativity and positivity, thanks for standing by us. ✌💗🌍🙏🎨🎵
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  • pasqualerotellaCALL TO ACTION!
    Insomniac’s Headliners are the best, most creative fans in the world. We love each one of you, and we are grateful every time you choose to participate in our events. At Insomniac, we aim to create inspiring environments where you don’t need drugs to have a wonderful, spiritual experience.
    Behind the scenes, we work long hours with the brightest security, health and safety experts in the business to create safe environments for you. Even with all of our precautions, every single person who comes to our events is responsible for their choices.

    We ask each of you to do your part with safe, responsible behavior, and by obeying all of our event policies and the law – that is why we search everyone entering our events, maintain a strict 18 and over requirement, prohibit drugs and have extensive security staffing. Sadly, it appears that today’s front-page story in the Los Angeles Times ignored all of these facts in their story about us.
    As part of their mission to twist facts to suit their sensational story, the LA Times treated the opinions of a few people as gospel, turned everyone who enjoys electronic music events into villains, and ignored anyone that did not agree with their biased opinion. Rather than addressing the real issue, rampant drug use in the United States, Rong-Gong "Ron" Lin II and his team preferred to attack our company, our events, our music and Pasquale instead of doing any credible research on health and safety issues facing large music festivals across the world.
    Ecstasy is a global problem. Silence is not the solution, nor is singling out a genre of music and its fans. We encourage you all to engage in this discussion and help us keep our events going strong.
    We ask that all of you, our invaluable Headliners, voice your perspective to these reporters, email them at: ron.lin@latimes.com; paul.pringle@latimes.com; andrew.blankstein@latimes.com
    You can also reach them via Twitter at @PringleLATimes, @anblanx, and @ronlin.
    As always, for all of you who support our events and inspire us with your creativity and positivity, thanks for standing by us. ✌💗🌍🙏🎨🎵

  • dannytrix714How could you bash on Edm music the way you did on your article? What kind of journalist or reporter do you believe to be without getting the perspectives on both sides. All you think we do is binge on alcohol or search for MDMA. You ignorant fool. What to expect from someone who works for the LA Times a piece of shit paper whose deceptful most of the time. Regardless of who you work for you should have the common sense to do more research on this topic; not only that but to get feedback on both sides. You have all these negetive sides bashing and labeling us as druggies. Have you bothered to talk with Mr Rotella himself? Have you seen the effort he's gone too, to meet all the safety guidelines. He's gone above and beyond what he needed to do. His events are made for those who don't fit in with the main stream stuff that this world tries to push down our throats. We aren't here to cause chaos; we aren't here because were lost. We are here to rebel against the main stream music we hear on the radio. We are here to express our creativity; we are hear to meet new people and experience a different world where no one can judge you for living life with such creativity and passion. We are hear to connect with the music that we Love so much; the music that at some point in all of our lives is the only thing keeping us up on our feet at night when we feel despair. We will keep on raving, we will keep on enjoying our music, we will fight, we will adjust to what ever you throw at us and we will never change
  • aprilaries17No matter what we stand strong behind @pasqualerotella !!! You clearly don't influence drugs just promote an escape for our daily lives with amazing artists!! PLUR!!
  • cavarixoBecause ecstasy is a growing drug they believe edm is behind it. Insomniac events are truly LIFE CHANGING without even having to touch any kind of drug or alcohol. Many people to this day bash me about listening to EDM. They've never had the music experience that many of us have had the great honor in witnessing.. and NO ONE will EVER completely understand how fucking amazing these music festivals are until they've gone and stood in a crowd of thousands of people singing one song together. I've met so many new people, it saddens my soul that they're so quick to jump to conclusions. My full support towards making these people understand the life of OUR music!
  • lwindyThey clearly have never been to an edm festival. Also alcohol kills more people than ecstasy... Sooo legalize it ✌💜🎶
  • mikayla.nicolleMy email: Manipulating facts to tell a story the way YOU see it Is just ignorant Instead of blaming insomniac and the whole EDM culture it would be best for yourself to go to an event and experience it all because after all "you can't judge it till you've experienced it " right? It's completely ignorant for ANY reporter to blame Pasquale when AFTER ALL he does everything in his power to prevent drug use at his music festivals ... When EDM lyrics talk about life and positive things and Rap lyrics publicize violence and drug use and not to mention degrading woman... Just saying for you to put all the blame on us and make each and every festival goer look like a low life druggie is just wrong.. If an individual chooses to take ecstasy or any type of drug for that matter it is there decision and that will be happening at any event if a person chooses to be doing drugs not just EDM festivals .. Drug use is involved in pretty much every genre, seems more like americas failed attempt at preventing it not Insomniacs. It would of been smart to interview the scene of ravers who attend to get a bias opinion and voice.. If 14 people have died at events since 2006 for as long as they've been around and how many people attend that is a extremely low number compared to the amount of people going .. Especially since 3 or so of them were NOT even at the event when they were killed . Why don't you write about something that is really a growing problem, how many gang related problems, drugs and murders have happened in LA since 06? Exactly. #WeGotYourBackPasquale #MuchLove @pasqualerotella @insomniacevents
  • mikayla.nicolleMy email: Manipulating facts to tell a story the way YOU see it Is just ignorant Instead of blaming insomniac and the whole EDM culture it would be best for yourself to go to an event and experience it all because after all "you can't judge it till you've experienced it " right? It's completely ignorant for ANY reporter to blame Pasquale when AFTER ALL he does everything in his power to prevent drug use at his music festivals ... When EDM lyrics talk about life and positive things and Rap lyrics publicize violence and drug use and not to mention degrading woman... Just saying for you to put all the blame on us and make each and every festival goer look like a low life druggie is just wrong.. If an individual chooses to take ecstasy or any type of drug for that matter it is there decision and that will be happening at any event if a person chooses to be doing drugs not just EDM festivals .. Drug use is involved in pretty much every genre, seems more like americas failed attempt at preventing it not Insomniacs. It would of been smart to interview the scene of ravers who attend to get a bias opinion and voice.. If 14 people have died at events since 2006 for as long as they've been around and how many people attend that is a extremely low number compared to the amount of people going .. Especially since 3 or so of them were NOT even at the event when they were killed . Why don't you write about something that is really a growing problem, how many gang related problems, drugs and murders have happened in LA since 06? Exactly. #WeGotYourBackPasquale #MuchLove @pasqualerotella @insomniacevents
  • _meech95Why INSOMNIAC theeres plenty of other promoters that throw these events.....
  • marleemarsss@tovarmichael13 because @insomniacevents is on top. that's who they want to bring down
  • sarahbea_07Screw LA, Vegas loves you 😝💗🌼🙏✌
  • farfetch_mikePOP A MOLLY IM SWEATIN!
  • arais_gThe music is my ecstasy no need to pop a Molly.
  • la_raver_lfDon't like it when closed minded biased people insult our scene. LA Times get your facts straight!
  • kebsrhizThe beats are all the stimulation any of us need... Speakerbugz
  • edmloveWill do!!! 💜✌🎶😊
  • nick_daleJust hating for what ur doing @pasqualerotella that's all! They want a piece of that change u make every event that sells out! #fuckhaters
  • dana_shamir1La times.... Such bs
  • chrisblntsmknpriceThis is amazing it's been like this for years now but the future will be different Thanks a lot for doing this for the scene and putting electronic music back in the spotlight Thanks so much ☺✌❤ @pasqualerotella P.L.U.R
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