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Category Archives: Violence

Machine Head’s Robb Flynn speaks on Southampton show incident

Posted by on May 14, 2018

Since the late ’70s, the mosh pit has continued to evolve to an area of sometimes unnecessary chaos that makes it difficult for your average concert-goer to enjoy the show. While self-expression at a metal show is one thing, what these kungfu-like moshers are doing could leave someone seriously injured or dead. Karate kicks, swings, […]

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This kid getting knocked out during a ‘circle pit’ is another reason we don’t like dubstep

Posted by on May 21, 2014

We’re not sure what show this was, or when it happened, but video has surfaced via LiveLeak of a kid getting knocked out at a show under the title “Metal kid didn’t see it coming.” It’s unclear what band is playing, but there’s definitely a bad dubstep breakdown with the singer begging to see a […]

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CBGB Fest Hardcore Show Shut Down After Stabbing

Posted by on July 6, 2012

Tonight was a night that many in the New York Hardcore community had been looking forward to for some time: the CBGB Fest show at Webster Hall featuring performances from Vision of Disorder, Cro Mags and Sick of it All. While details are still sketchy, the show has been shut down following a stabbing. According […]

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Metalliance Chicago Show Moved Due To Gang Violence

Posted by on March 24, 2011

We’re not sure where Mojoes is in Chicago, but apparently it’s on the wrong side of the tracks. According to a press release from eOne, this Sunday’s Metalliance Tour show at that venue is no longer happening due to a gang shooting. The city has apparently put a seven day hold on the venue’s operation […]

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