What strength do I have,
that I should still hope?
that I should be patient?
Do I have the strength of stone?
Is my flesh bronze?
~ Job 6
Headless Heroes of the Apocalypse
If Outlaw merely annoyed the tyrannical Nixon administration, McDaniels' next project, Headless Heroes of the Apocalypse, caused major outrage. Depending on which story you read, either the supremely despicable Vice President Spiro Agnew or the equally contemptible Chief of Staff Harry Haldeman contacted Atlantic Records and demanded that the label stop recording the singer after the album was released in 1971.